Tech News Weekly

May 16th 2024

Tech News Weekly 337

AI News From Google I/O & OpenAI

Matter 1.3, Apple Accessibility, I/O & GPT-4o

Records every Thursday at 2:00pm Eastern / 11:00am Pacific / 19:00 UTC.
Category: News

Jennifer Pattison Tuohy of The Verge joins Mikah Sargent this week! Jennifer talks about Matter 1.3 being released by the Connectivity Standards Alliance. Mikah is excited by the new accessibility features Apple recently announced. What Google announced at its Google I/O 2024 event. And finally, OpenAI announces GPT-4o.

  • Jennifer Pattison Tuohy talks about Matter 1.3 being released, which brings further support to smart appliances and new features, but laments the fact that most major platforms have yet to adopt even Matter 1.2.
  • Mikah Sargent is ecstatic about Apple's new accessible features, including Eye Tracking and Vehicle Motion Cues.
  • Jason Howell attended Google I/O 2024 this past week and gives his recap and thoughts on what was announced at the event.
  • Finally, Pranav Dixit of Engadget stops by to talk about OpenAI's announcement of the next iteration of its generative AI model, GPT-4o, and how it differs from the previous model.

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