OpenAI has expanded the official ChatGPT iOS app outdoors United States
OpenAI not too long ago launched the iOS app for its conversational AI chatbot– ChatGPT. The app was solely obtainable for iPhone customers within the US, however now the AI lab has expanded the appliance to extra international locations, together with India.
“The ChatGPT app for iOS is now obtainable to customers in 11 extra international locations — Albania, Croatia, France, Germany, Eire, Jamaica, Korea, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, and the UK. Extra to return quickly,” OpenAI stated in a tweet on Could 25.
Later, the corporate confirmed to broaden the ChatGPT iOS app to much more areas. The whole checklist of nations the place the ChatGPT iOS app is on the market consists of the next:
- Costa Rica
- United Arab Emirates
- United States
It’s been greater than 5 months since OpenAI launched the generative AI chatbot to the general public in November 2022. Nonetheless, since ChatGPT was solely accessible by way of the online, dozens of pretend ChatGPT apps swarmed the Apple App Retailer and Google Play Retailer, making an attempt to affiliate themselves with the favored chatbot.
We expanded the ChatGPT iOS app to 30+ extra international locations immediately! Now serving customers in Algeria, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ghana, India, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Lithuania (🧵1/2)
— OpenAI (@OpenAI) Could 25, 2023
Safety researchers at Sophos described a few of these apps as fleeceware as a result of they have been charging customers cash for utilizing free ChatGPT options. These apps pushed unsuspecting customers in the direction of a free trial after which transformed it to a recurring subscription.
In the meantime, OpenAI neither prices customers for the chatbot nor reveals commercials. Nonetheless, it affords a paid model of the chatbot, known as ChatGPT Plus, that’s based mostly on a extra highly effective multimodal mannequin GPT-4 and comes with the flexibility to browse the online and use plugins for added options.
The official ChatGPT iOS app from OpenAI will assist customers entry the chatbot from their iPhones with out having to go to the online model. Presently, OpenAI doesn’t have an official ChatGPT app for Android.
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