Google Maps Made It Easier to Support LGBTQ+ Businesses

To help businesses celebrate the diversity of their owners, Google Maps is getting a new LGBTQ+ property attribute that will appear in the About tab.

This entirely optional attribute that businesses can assign themselves comes just before the end of Pride month, so customers and owners can better find queer-friendly venues and celebrate the diversity of their neighborhood.

Elden Ring works surprisingly well as a SNES game

The Lands Between got a 16-bit makeover, as a fan-made demake reworked Elden Ring’s brutal boss combat in the style of a classic SNES game.

Animation group 64 Bits has reimagined what Elden Ring might have looked like had it been made for Nintendo’s classic console, recreating many of its key environments, characters, and bosses as pixelated sprites appropriate for the time. although only one short video (opens in new tab) instead of a playable demo, the Elden Ring Demake for SNES includes some standout moments.

This is your last chance to get the Company of Heroes spin-off for free

Company of Heroes developer Relic is giving away a free game in celebration of its 25th anniversary, although it’s not one of their flagship titles.

Armor of Heroes is a top-down multiplayer arcade shooter that pits you and three other players against each other in rudimentary tank-busting skirmishes. There are nine game modes to choose from, a selection of maps and vehicles to switch between, and even the option to play in PvP, co-op, or AI multiplayer.

I never want Amazon’s Alexa to sound like my deceased relatives

At this year’s annual re:Mars conference, Amazon unveiled perhaps the scariest technology I’ve ever heard: an Alexa skill that can mimic other people’s voices.

On the surface, it doesn’t look too bad, right? The geek in me is already thinking about how I could feel like Tony Stark or Luke Skywalker with my own personal Paul Bettany speaker or Alexa-voiced Anthony Daniels (the voices of JARVIS from the MCU and C3-P0 from Star Wars, respectively). ).

The world’s biggest chip maker has made a breakthrough in AI

Cerebras Systems, manufacturer of the largest processorbroke the record for the most complex AI model trained using a single device.

using a CS-2 Systempowered by the company’s wafer-sized chip (WSE-2), Cerebras is now able to train AI models with up to 20 billion parameters thanks to new software-level optimizations.

Confirmed: Ads are coming to Netflix

Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos confirmed what was an open secret for a while; ads are coming to Netflix.

According to the Hollywood ReporterSarandos confirmed reports that leaked in the second week of May and revealed that a cheaper, ad-supported tier of Netflix is ​​on the way.

Email security threats are on the rise once again – are you protected?

The number of security threats arriving via email is growing once again, according to new research from Trend Micro.

The company’s latest report, based on data from products that complement native protection along with platforms like Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace, says that more than 33.6 million blocked cloud email threats were blocked in 2021 – an increase of 101% compared to the previous year.

Realme TechLife Watch R100 with 100+ Sport Modes Launches in India

Realme has launched yet another smartwatch, the Watch R100, under the Techlife brand. The smartwatch has a premium look that we haven’t seen on previous models. It can be said that it is one of the best deals on the budget of Rs 7,000. Undoubtedly, Indian players like Boat and Noise will struggle now.

As for the design, the wearable has a circular dial with a metallic finish and two right-side rotating crowns for navigation and other things. Watch straps enhance the look, giving it an aesthetic appeal.

The M2 MacBook Pro is phenomenal – but man, I’m going to miss the Touch Bar

Apple’s new 13-inch MacBook Pro is, of course, a great showcase for the newest member of the Apple Silicon team: the M2 chip. But it’s also a reminder that we can’t have our apple cake and eat it too.

As Apple introduces its remarkably powerful and energy-efficient M2, it is also preparing the smart and useful (and unfairly slandered (opens in new tab)) Touch bar.

Brave offers solution to one of the most controversial problems with search

Brave has announced an update to its privacy-centric search engine that it believes will give users a way to overcome bias in results.

To mark the full public launch of Brave Search, the company has released a new experimental feature called Goggles, which allows users to define a set of rules that can be applied to their search results.