This new Android feature lets you make calls without speaking – but it’s limited for now

June Wan/ZDNET Ever had a phone call you had to take but just didn’t feel like talking? Google may have an answer. Taking a page straight out of Samsung’s and Apple’s playbook, Google has unveiled a feature that lets users type a message to be read aloud during a phone call. Also: This $69 Android … Read more

Telegram now lets anyone use its voice-to-text transcription feature

There is one important caveat: only Premium Telegram subscribers have unlimited access to transcriptions — free users will be limited to converting just two messages per week. Still, that’s better than nothing, and could prove useful in rare situations where you need to keep your hands free. Telegram says the transcription feature is rolling out … Read more

Google Celebrates 1 Billion RCS Users with a New Feature Drop

Google’s bet on RCS is paying off, or at least that’s what it wants us to think. After a few minor wins, including Apple quietly confirming RCS support in the next iPhone and officially surpassing 1 billion monthly active users, Google is celebrating its successes by announcing new features for Messages users on Android. “Even … Read more

Tesla Cybertruck will usher in a new ‘Powershare’ bidirectional charging feature

Tesla announced a new “Powershare” vehicle-to-load charging capability, only available on the new Cybertruck. The feature will allow Cybertruck owners to power their camping equipment, power tools, or even their entire home during a blackout, just by using their electric truck as a mobile generator. The truck also features a 240-volt outlet in the rear … Read more

Today on Sky Sports Racing: Deauville Listed action and jumps cards at Sedgefield and Southwell feature on Tuesday | Racing News

Listed action from Deauville, the return of jumps racing at Southwell (12.40 to 3.40) following the recent flooding, and a competitive card at Sedgefield (12.15 to 3.20) feature live on Sky Sports Racing on Tuesday. 12.50 Deauville – Fabre’s Babala and 2021 winner Integrant feature in Listed contest The first of a trio of Listed … Read more

OpenAI drops a big new ChatGPT feature with a joke about its CEO drama

ChatGPT’s voice feature is now available to all users for free. In a post on X (formerly Twitter), OpenAI announced users can now tap the headphones icon to use their voice to talk with ChatGPT in the mobile app, as well as get an audible response. The release comes as OpenAI’s staff struggle with the … Read more

Paddy Power Gold Cup: Horse-by-horse guide to Saturday’s Cheltenham feature | Racing News

The Paddy Power Gold Cup Handicap Chase at Cheltenham on Saturday represents the first major handicap of the jumps season. The race has been won in recent years by the likes of Taquin Du Seuil (2016), Al Ferof (2012) and Imperial Commander (2008). This year’s renewal has attracted a field of 14 and looks to … Read more

A hefty stable Steam Deck update gives the Dock a brand-new feature

Some of the biggest are ones we’ve already seen in a September beta, like support for VRR and HDR external displays, the ability to tweak your screen’s color and undervolt your processor with new firmware, and a graphics driver update with a big performance improvement for Starfield (though it still looks like mud in cities). … Read more

November Handicap preview: Local Dynasty ‘a player’ in competitive Newcastle feature | Racing News

Local Dynasty looks to build on his early promise as he tackles 12 furlongs for the first time in the rearranged Virgin Bet November Handicap (3.45pm), highlight of a strong card at Newcastle on Saturday, live on Sky Sports Racing. The Godolphin-owned gelding was considered a potential Classic prospect after winning three of his four … Read more

Samsung details ‘Galaxy AI’ and a feature that can translate phone calls in real time

Samsung wants to make sure you know it cares about AI, too. In a new blog post, the company previewed what it calls “a new era of Galaxy AI” coming to its smartphones and detailed a forthcoming feature that will use artificial intelligence to translate phone calls in real time. “Galaxy AI is a comprehensive … Read more