Tech Bytes: “X” takes action to protect Taylor Swift
“X” formerly Twitter confirms it is temporarily preventing users from searching for the singer’s name. It comes after explicit, deep-fake images of Swift circulated last week. X says it made the move to “prioritize safety”
Fossil is getting out of the smartwatch business. The announcement ended speculation after the company had not made a new watch since 2021. The gen 6 will be its last smartwatch. Fossil says it will keep updating its watches for the next few years.
Finally, Apple is out with a new ad for its soon-to-be-released “Pro Vision” headset. It focuses on how hand gestures can be used to control what users do. Voice and eye commands will also work. The nearly $3,500 device is available on Friday.