January 19, 2024, 5:20 PM

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Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple opens pre-orders for the Vision Pro, which has an M2 chip with an 8-core CPU and a 10-core GPU, 16GB of memory, and 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage options  —  Apple today finally shared additional tech specs for its Vision Pro headset following the start of pre-orders in the United States.
Zac Hall / 9to5Mac:
Apple releases Vision Pro accessories, including a travel case, a battery pack, and a Light Seal, all for $199 each, and Solo Knit and Dual Loop bands for $99  —  Apple Vision Pro is now available for pre-order, and so are lots of accessories for Apple's first spatial computer.  The price for most things?
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Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
X rolls out audio and video calling to Android, after launching on iOS in October 2023; all users can receive calls, but only Premium subscribers can place them  —  Elon Musk's own social network X is rolling out the ability to make audio and video calls directly from the app to its Android client.
Sources: Sam Altman has held talks to raise billions, including $8B to $10B from Abu Dhabi-based G42, to set up a network of factories to manufacture chips  —  - Push reflects concern about potential semiconductor shortage  — Project would involve working with major chipmaking companies
Piotr Lipinski / Reuters:
The EU Commission is seeking feedback on concessions Apple offered, including opening its Tap to Pay tech to third-party wallets for 10 years, to settle a probe  —  The European Commission is seeking feedback from rivals and customers on concessions Apple (AAPL.O) offered …
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Rabbit's $199 AI device R1 will use Perplexity AI's tech to answer user queries; the first 100,000 R1 buyers will get one year of Perplexity Pro for free  —  One of the standout gadgets of this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the rabbit r1, will use Perplexity AI's tech to answer user queries …
Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
AMD says it removed the country of diffusion labels from all new CPUs and APUs, after criticism that it removed the “Diffused in Taiwan” labels to appease China  —  The ‘Made in Malaysia’ markings will remain, though.  —  Earlier this month, news emerged that AMD has removed …
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