Spotify code suggests HiFi tier is coming with lossless audio for $20 / month

/ Spotify’s long-awaited HiFi tier could feature 24-bit lossless audio, AI playlists, advanced mixing tools, and more. a:hover]:text-gray-63 [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63 dark:[&>a]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray”>Illustration by Nick Barclay / The Verge Spotify’s long-awaited HiFi tier could finally be getting closer to launch. Code within the Spotify app reveals new details about the “Supremium” tier, which could … Read more

Mastodon gets better search, onboarding, and cross-server interactions

/ Mastodon 4.2 is available now — well, whenever your instance admin gets around to upgrading. a:hover]:text-gray-63 [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63 dark:[&>a]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray”>Image: The Verge Mastodon, the federated microblogging platform, has been updated to version 4.2, which comes with massive improvements to search and the web interface, particularly for logged-out and first-time users. One of … Read more

Amazon’s rumored home projector can turn anything into a screen

/ How a retractable smart display, Map View, and robot vacuums could pull together Amazon’s ambient smart home vision. a]:text-gray-13″>If you buy something from a Verge link, Vox Media may earn a commission. See our ethics statement. a:hover]:text-gray-63 [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63 dark:[&>a]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray”>Photo by Jennifer Pattison Tuohy / The Verge Amazon is reportedly working on a … Read more

The iPhone 15 has a new optimized charging setting, here’s how it works

/ Apple’s new phones come with a setting to limit charging of the battery to 80 percent. It’s an apparent response to the battery longevity complaints that have proliferated around last year’s iPhone 14 models. a:hover]:text-black [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-e9 dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray-63 [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-13 dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63″>You can limit the battery charge to 80 percent on the iPhone 15 and 15 … Read more

How to turn off NameDrop in iOS 17

/ If you don’t want to exchange contact info every time your iPhone comes in contact with another, you can turn the feature off. a:hover]:text-gray-63 [&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-black dark:[&>a:hover]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a:hover]:shadow-underline-gray [&>a]:shadow-underline-gray-63 dark:[&>a]:text-gray-bd dark:[&>a]:shadow-underline-gray”>Illustration by Samar Haddad / The Verge iOS 17 offers a lot of interesting new features for your iPhone, one of which is called, appropriately, … Read more

Entertainment strikes pushing toward $6 billion in losses: ‘It just gets worse each day’

CNN  —  As studios and writers return to the bargaining table Wednesday, the economic impact of the months-long writers’ and actors’ strikes has surpassed a staggering $5 billion, and the pain is increasingly being felt across multiple industries, according to economists. In New York alone, the disruption of 11 major productions, which applied for the … Read more

YouTube unveils a slew of new AI-powered tools for creators

CNN  —  YouTube on Thursday unveiled a slew of new artificial intelligence-powered tools to help creators produce videos and reach a wider audience on the platform, as companies race to incorporate buzzy generative AI technology directly into their core products. “We want to make it easier for everyone to feel like they can create, and … Read more

He was investigated for sexting a student at the Coast Guard Academy. He’s now a college president.

Tune into CNN AC360 tonight for Chief Investigative Correspondent Pamela Brown’s report on this story. CNN  —  A college president, who wants his campus to become the business school “of choice for women,” once exchanged hundreds of sexually suggestive messages with a student he taught at the prestigious Coast Guard Academy, prompting prosecutors to recommend … Read more

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