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The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

Smartphones have point-and-shoot cameras (remember those?) beat in a lot of ways, but there’s one thing traditional cameras still do better than phones: zoom. The new Sony Xperia 1 IV aims to change that with a true continuous optical zoom lens. It’s a technical achievement, for sure, but at this stage, it’s more proof of …

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Entrepreneurs create a space “academy” as commercial space flourishes

Entrepreneurs create a space “academy” as commercial space flourishes

Enlarge / An artist’s rendering of Star Harbor Academy in Colorado. Star Harbor A group of astronauts, engineers, and business executives is betting on a vibrant space economy by launching a new initiative called “Star Harbor.” Among several planned activities, this spaceflight campus would train future astronauts and make facilities such as a neutral buoyancy …

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Lenovo launches faster versions of its Legion 7 and Legion Slim 7

Lenovo launches faster versions of its Legion 7 and Legion Slim 7

Lenovo’s highest-end gaming laptops for 2022 have been unveiled. The 16-inch Legion 7 and 7i (the “i” denotes Intel CPUs) can be configured with the current best of the best in terms of processors and graphics. The Legion 7 is one of a few gaming laptops that can be configured with AMD’s Ryzen 9 6900HX …

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Google, AMD Release Security Audit of Epyc Processors Used in Google Cloud's Confidential Computing

Google, AMD Release Security Audit of Epyc Processors Used in Google Cloud’s Confidential Computing

An unusual partnership between Google and AMD may offer a blueprint for how the tech industry can better tackle processor security risks before they spiral out of control. The only problem? The setup requires an equally rare level of trust, which may be hard for other companies to replicate. On Tuesday, Google Cloud is releasing …

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The Legion 7 will be available in two models: a standard version with beefy components, and the more portable Legion 7 Slim.

Lenovo Legion 7 hands-on: New i9 chips, with bigger batteries to match

Now that the latest components from AMD, Intel and Nvidia are available, Lenovo is updating its 16-inch flagship gaming laptop with more lights, better performance and bigger batteries. And after getting a chance to go hands-on with the new Legion 7, I really appreciate that Lenovo made two slightly different versions to suit people’s needs. …

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You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

You Can Now (Try And) Play The Leaked 2001 Duke Nukem Forever Build

Picture: Duke Nukem Forever You know how yesterday we wrote about that 2001 build of the infamous Duke Nukem Foreverand how it was supposed to be released to the public in June? Yeah, by “June”, they meant “the day after”, because it’s now available to download and try out. Everything present in the 4chan leak …

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Apple Expected to Replace Notch With Pill-and-Hole on All iPhone 15 Models

Apple Expected to Replace Notch With Pill-and-Hole on All iPhone 15 Models

All four iPhone 15 models slated for release next year will feature a pill-and-hole display design that replaces the notch, according to display industry consultant Ross Young, who has a respectable track record with display-related information. In a tweet, Young shared a roadmap that indicates both standard and Pro models of the iPhone 15 will …

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