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UPDF adds AI tools to make it an even more powerful PDF editor, now 63% off


UPDF is now enhanced with artificial intelligence.
UPDF is now enhanced with artificial intelligence.
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Who doesn’t love working with PDFs? The obvious answer is everyone. PDFs can be a pain. But these days, PDF editing tools are getting smarter and easier to deal with. For instance, Superace Software’s UPDF, an easy-to-use PDF editor that’s now enhanced by artificial intelligence.

UPDF‘s AI boost makes it easy to summarize, translate and explain the contents of PDFs. It can also boost your writing capabilities, greatly speeding up the task of creating PDFs.

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Right now, Cult of Mac readers can get UPDF with the AI add-on for a whopping 63% off and can be entered to win an iPad Air and Apple Watch through September 30.

LimeWire AI Studio helps creators cash in on their content


LimeWire rebranded as an AI-powered content-sharing platform and community. Check out the merch store.
LimeWire rebranded as an AI-powered content-sharing platform and community. Check out the merch store.
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LimeWire, the popular file-sharing software that launched in 2000, recently rebranded itself as an AI-powered content-publishing and community platform.

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With the launch of LimeWire AI Studio, the company aims to give content creators ownership through the power of artificial intelligence and blockchain technologies.

Create any type of digital person with AI-powered Human Generator


Human Generator lets you quickly create a custom digital
Human Generator lets you quickly create a custom digital "person."
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The Human Generator, even among the myriad AI tools available in recent months, stands out as a beacon of innovation. The free online tool lets you quickly and easily create lifelike digital humans.

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By selecting certain parameters, you can specify physical attributes like body type, skin color and hairstyle. And you can further customize your creation by trying out various clothing types and backgrounds. Once you finish tweaking your digital human, you can download the image to use as you wish.

But how does the Human Generator fare in real-world usage, and should you integrate it into your creative arsenal? Let’s dive in and explore how this groundbreaking tool works to let you create and easily fine-tune digital “people” for use in a wide variety of applications.

Podcast platform uses AI to give you recs, and it’s $40 for life


This podcast platform uses AI to give you recs, and it's $40 for life.
Get AI-powered recommendations from this new podcast platform.
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For podcast fans, the struggle is real: There are a gazillion podcasts, and you’re stuck sifting through them all to find the good stuff. Podurama offers unique tools to help you find interesting new podcasts that aren’t just the popular ones everyone else listens to.

Right now, you can get a lifetime subscription to this AI-powered podcast recommendation service for 60% off.

Opera for iOS adds AI browsing


Now you have another option for using AI on your iPhone.
Now you have another option for using AI on your iPhone.
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The Opera browser for iOS now features an artificially intelligent assistant created in collaboration with OpenAI. Opera calls it Aria, and says it “offers you a cutting-edge generative AI service for free.”

Similarly to other such tools, Opera integrated its AI into the browser and makes it free to use once you opt in.

Get a lifelike AI text-to-speech generator at the best price on the web


Get lifelike AI text-to-speech for the best price on the web, just $37.99.
Use this lifelike AI voiceover tool for ads, audiobooks and more.
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Great graphics and well-written text are essential to any kind of online presentation, but never underestimate the power of the spoken word. If you doubt that people love to listen, consider the rising popularity of podcasts and audiobooks.

Now, thanks to AI, there’s an easy way for any creator to get top-tier voiceover talent at their fingertips with text-to-speech tool TexTalky. It’s available here for the best price on the web, only $37.99 (regularly $162).

8 AI tools that change how you create content for social media


A young woman influencer works to produce video content.
AI can help you make better social media, faster.
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The AI craze is in full swing, with more and more easily accessible AI technology available online for free. One of the ways you can use AI tools yourself is for creating engaging social media content. Deep-learning algorithms can intelligently create and edit content, increasing its quality and shortening the creative process.

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Today, we’ll take a closer look at eight popular AI tools you can use to enhance your social media presence and create more trending posts.

Let this AI writer crank out your ad copy, blogs and more


Let this $49.99 AI writer effortlessly handle ad copy, blogs and more.
Save time and convert more customers with a lifetime subscription to this AI writing tool that's focused on marketing and SEO.
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Unless you’ve been living in a cave, you already know that AI platforms like ChatGPT can mimic just about any kind of writing style. In fact, they can even code iPhone apps. It doesn’t take much imagination to realize what kind of a boon that can be for entrepreneurs, and there’s finally a tool that can harness the power of AI specifically for marketing and search engine optimization.

Whether you need SEO-focused ad copy, blog posts or almost other any kind of content, you owe it to yourself to give Linkdelta a try.

The latest AirTag and Apple Watch rumors make us giddy [The CultCast]


An Apple AirTag and an Apple Watch Ultra: We're talking the latest Apple rumors on The CultCast, episode 606.
AirTags with new functionality and Apple Watches in new colors sound good to us.
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This week on Cult of Mac’s podcast: Which gets you more excited, an AirTag with new AR capabilities, a pink Apple Watch or a black titanium Apple Watch Ultra? This week’s top Apple rumors fuel our imaginations …

Also on The CultCast:

  • Apple touts 1 billion paid subscribers, a gigantic number that pushed the company to record-high revenue for its services division last quarter.
  • Leander cooks up a cheap-and-dirty way to add CarPlay to any car, even an old beater. (Still can’t get him to come on the podcast, though, because … 👀.
  • Tim Cook finally plays the AI card as Apple tries to cash in on the latest tech buzzword.
  • Griffin proves he’s a total nerd the consummate tech collector by revealing what he uses an ancient Apple Newton for these days.

Listen to this week’s episode of The CultCast in the Podcasts app or your favorite podcast app. (Be sure to subscribe and leave us a review if you like it!) Or watch the video live stream, embedded below.

Tim Cook calls AI ‘absolutely critical’ to Apple products


Apple's got AI inside.
Why doesn't Apple go on and on about the "AI revolution"? Because it's already baked-in to Apple products.
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Apple has been conspicuously quiet about its plans for artificial intelligence, even as rivals like Google and Microsoft made headlines touting the latest tech buzzword. But CEO Tim Cook leaped to his company’s defense Thursday, pointing out that AI is already used by many Apple products.

And he also listed upcoming software and services that wouldn’t be possible without machine learning and AI.