It’s the season for UI/UX changes, with Spotify’s new app, Apple’s iOS update. Below, we’ve rounded up the latest technology news for March.
The FiiO R7 is for people who take desktop audio really seriously. It’s a high-resolution audio player, streamer and headphone amplifier specifically designed for your desktop setup. It has a touchscreen and 64GB of local storage (it also supports up to 2TB of storage via microSD card).
Spotify revamps its app design
Making it to technology news is Spotify’s newly revamped app. The redesigned app adopts a similar short-form video feed similar to the one popularized by TikTok. In the updated Spotify mobile app, users will have access to new features, including the vertical scrolling discovery feeds, a new “Smart Shuffle” mode for playlist recommendations, a new podcast autoplay feature and more.
Apple smartwatch may have glucose testing without a needle
If reports are to be believed, Apple is one step closer to incorporating a no-prick glucose tracking feature in its smartwatch. The project dubbed ‘E5’ can be used by people suffering from diabetes who must constantly monitor their blood sugar levels. As the Apple Watch can already monitor your O2 levels and heart rate, the tech giant has been working on a project that will let it monitor your blood sugar levels as well.
Nothing Phone (2)
Nothing will be releasing its next smartphone this year, and it will be an upgrade compared to the current Nothing Phone (1). It is suspected to be launched on 19 July 2023 and will be a flagship-grade device that will carry the model number A065.
The artificial intelligence research lab OpenAI has released GPT-4, the latest version of its popular chatbot. With the launch of its latest version, users will now also be able to get detailed and extensively researched outputs. The company said, “We’ve created GPT-4, the latest milestone in OpenAI’s effort in scaling up deep learning.” It also added that AI technology “exhibits human-level performance” when it comes to dealing with professional and academic-level tasks. Could this be the biggest technology news for the month?
Apple unveiled the iPhone 14 in a new shade of bright yellow
As part of its mid-year cycle, Apple has announced that the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus are available in a new colour: yellow. They cost the same as other coloured iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 models. The prices are $799 (14) and $899 (14 Plus) respectively.