Next week, Valve is launching a „Steam Link“ app for iOS and tvOS, allowing users in the Apple ecosystem to play Steam games streamed from a host Mac/PC (using either a 5GHz network or a wired Ethernet connection) onto an iPhone, iPad, or Apple TV. In advance of the app’s launch, our sister site TouchArcade got the chance to go hands-on with Steam Link and came away entirely impressed by the quality of gaming that can come out of Valve’s app.
TouchArcade reports that Steam Link works so well that it „feels like there’s some kind of actual wizardry powering it all,“ and once it’s set up (a „simple“ process) the app [...]
At its Google I/O developer conference last week, Google debuted a revamped Google News app focusing on balanced news delivery with personalized news suggestions, and as of today, the new Google News app is available for download on the iPhone and iPad.
According to Google, the News app is designed to use „the best of artificial intelligence to find „the best of human intelligence“ by taking advantage of new AI techniques to organize a constant flow of new information into digestible storylines.
A „For You“ section offers up personalized news suggestions based on user interests, which is designed to learn user preferences through [...]
As part of its recent Q1 earnings call, TSMC announced that its 7-nanometer FinFET process node has entered into high volume manufacturing (HVM), meaning we could see consumer devices featuring the process as soon as the second half of this year.
Previous reports indicated that TSMC is expected to have sole production responsibility for Apple’s upcoming A12 chip and its variants expected to debut in new iPhone and iPad products starting this fall. The 7nm node (referred to as CLN7FF, 7FF, or simply N7) is expected to have an approximate 40 percent power and area benefit over TSMC’s 10nm FinFET process, utilized in Apple’s A11 processors.
Google this morning posted a story on its Keyword Blog that highlights the ongoing growth of its AI helper, Google Assistant. According to the company, the Assistant now works with „every major device brand“ in the U.S., meaning that it can connect with more than 5,000 smart home devices, up from 1,500 in January.
This growth period saw media and entertainment queries increase by 400 percent, with Google users taking advantage of „OK Google“ commands on Android TV, smart TVs, and Chromecast. Another popular area for Google is security cameras like Nest’s products, including the Nest Hello doorbell. When someone rings the doorbell, Nest can [...]