My Quest to Fix a Crashing Roku App Provides a Warning About AI

Two words in this statement popped out to me like a flying dinosaur in a mixed-reality headset: when possible. When I flagged this in a subsequent call, Roku reassured me that a fix for my issue will happen. In the worst-case scenario, if the problem won’t be solved in the next OS, sufferers will be … Read more

Microsoft is getting an AI eraser for the Photos app in Windows 10 and 11

Above and below, you can see how Microsoft disappears a dog’s leash and some unintentional photobombers using the power of generative AI: Selectively removing people from the background of a photo. GIF: Microsoft While that may not be quite as nifty a party trick as other AI fakery you’ve seen, you won’t need to buy … Read more

Best celebrity fitness app deal: 55% off Jillian Michaels: The Fitness App

TL;DR: A lifetime subscription to Jillian Michaels: The Fitness App is on sale for £158.65, saving you 55% on list price. Gym memberships aren’t cheap. Luckily, they aren’t the only way you can get a workout in, and exercise isn’t the only thing you can do to work toward your health goals. If you want … Read more

Apple Sports: This free iPhone app is every fan’s fantasy

Maria Diaz/ZDNET Apple just launched a new free iPhone app — called Apple Sports — that gives sports fans a personalized experience, making it easier to follow their teams’ and leagues’ scores and statistics.  After users download the app on their iPhones, they choose their favorite leagues and teams. Each day, the Apple Sports app … Read more

PayPal Ventures’ first AI investment, a credit-based dating app and Robinhood’s good week

Welcome to TechCrunch Fintech (formerly The Interchange)! This week, we’re looking at a new finance-based dating app, Robinhood’s earnings results and the startup in which PayPal Ventures made its first investment. Let’s dive in! To get a roundup of TechCrunch’s biggest and most important fintech stories delivered to your inbox every Sunday at 7:30 a.m. … Read more

OpenAI releases Sora, a credit score–based dating app launches and an anti-Tesla ad comes under fire

Welcome, folks, to Week in Review (WiR), TechCrunch’s regular newsletter covering noteworthy happenings in the tech industry. This week, OpenAI stunned the blogosphere with the release of Sora, a new AI model that can generate videos in impressively high fidelity. We’ve seen video generators before. But what makes Sora unique is its understanding of time … Read more

Can’t decide between Bluesky, Mastodon and Nostr? Nootti’s new app lets you post to all three.

Managing a social presence these days can be tough. It’s even tougher for those who are experimenting with the new wave of Twitter-like services, like Mastodon, Nostr and Bluesky, where staying active means a lot of duplicate posts to different networks. Thankfully, developers are starting to address our needs for cross-posting tools. In addition to … Read more

This Guy Made a Dating App Where You Can Only Date Him

“I’d never really done the online dating thing,” Los Mayers said. Mayers, an app developer living in Brooklyn, had met all of his previous partners in person the old-fashioned way. But last summer, his ex broke up with him, and newly single, he decided to give online romance a shake. Mayers spent a month on … Read more