Google Search’s New AI Overviews Will Soon Have Ads

Last week Google introduced a radical shake up of search that presents users with AI-generated answers to their queries. Now the company says it will soon start including ads inside those AI Overviews, as the automatic answers are called. Google on Tuesday announced plans to test search and shopping ads in the AI summaries, a…

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Google Taps AI to Show Shoppers How Clothes Fit Different Bodies

One of the new ad formats Google announced today will allow brands to link short-form videos they made—or ones they hired creators to film—to their advertisements in Google’s search engine. AI-generated text summaries of the clips will be included below. “I’ve got three Gen Z-ers at home, and watching them shop, it’s very video-based,” said…

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How to Clean Your Flat-Screen TV

Screens can scratch easily, and even paper towels and tissues contain fibers that can do damage. “Your best bet is to use a soft, anti-static microfiber cloth—the kind used to clean eyeglasses and camera lenses—and wipe in a circular motion,” says Scott Meadows, who cleans more than 200 TVs a year in his role as…

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Best Portable Air Conditioners for a Home Office

Before you go shopping for a portable air conditioner, there are several things to keep in mind that could cause some slight annoyances. They aren’t so portable. Portable AC units come on casters, and you can put them in any room where you can install an exhaust to the outside. But “portable ACs can weigh…

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The End of ‘iPhone’

If Apple did drop the “i,” it would hardly be the company’s most significant makeover. Segall points out that the company is familiar with overhauls, and he believes Apple CEO Tim Cook wouldn’t lose any sleep over dropping the Jobs-era prefix. Apple did not respond to a request for comment on this article. “Apple has…

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Turn Off These 3 TV Features for Better Picture Quality

One issue with LCD-based TVs in particular is that the image can blur during fast-moving scenes, especially in action movies or sports. TV manufacturers use various technologies to reduce motion blur, such as repeating frames or inserting black frames into the video signal. These techniques go by a number of names, including Auto Motion Plus…

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The 18 Best PlayStation Plus Games (May 2024)

Sony released the PlayStation 5 well over three years ago, and gamers who initially duked it out to snag an early console may now have their sights set on the PS5 Pro upgrade model, rumored to launch later this year. Whether you have a PS5 or you’re still holding on to that dusty PS4, PlayStation…

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