Jpegli: Google’s New Open-Source Library Promises Better JPEG Compression

April 07, 2024 – For a long time, JPEG has been a prominent image compression format. However, it has notable drawbacks, including quality loss and compression artifacts during the compression process. Recently, Google released Jpegli, an open-source encoding library that promises to address these issues. The need for Jpegli arose from website optimization demands, specifically…

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Google’s AI Strategy: Why Pixel 8 Users Face Limited Access to Gemini Nano

March 31, 2024 – Earlier this month, Google sparked curiosity with its announcement that amongst its two newest smartphones, Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro, only the latter would support its cutting-edge artificial intelligence model, “Google Gemini”. Despite the phones’ similar specifications, Google cited vague “hardware limitations” as the reason for excluding the model on…

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Apple to Embrace RCS Messaging on iPhones This Fall: A New Era of Cross-Platform Communication

March 29, 2024 – Recently, Google updated its Android page, introducing the official SMS experience while revealing that Apple will bring RCS support to iPhones this fall. This announcement marks a significant milestone in the evolution of messaging services, promising an enhanced communication experience for users across platforms. Highlighting the benefits of RCS, which include…

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Google Pixel 9 Pro: Leaked Case Renders Reveal Striking Camera Design and Sleek Profile

January 25, 2024 – Fresh revelations about Google’s upcoming flagship, the Pixel 9 Pro, have surfaced, this time through leaked protective case renders shared by gizmochina, a prominent technology outlet. These renders, purportedly based on the final retail design of the device, offer a closer look at the rumored redesigned camera bump. According to the…

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