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Lenovo already has a cheaper slider phone

On paper, the cameras shouldn’t be too bad, either. The rear module — which reminds me of Sony’s XZ2 Premium — consists of a 16MP 1.22um f/1.8 main camera plus a 24MP 0.9um f/1.8 secondary camera — the latter is for AI-enhanced low-light photography using pixel binning, in order to ...

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Facebook is still growing at a slow but steady pace

More importantly, perhaps, the company said more than 2.6 billion people are now using Facebook, WhatsApp, Instagram or Messenger, aka its “Family” of apps, every month. That figure shows you just how powerful Facebook is as a whole, in case you had any doubt. Meanwhile, daily active users on the ...

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Apple patent shows new way to create 3D printed models

A patent filed by Apple Inc. shows a new method to print 3D models using triangular tessellation. The patent office approved the method, which breaks smooth surfaces into little triangles that approximate the shape of the original model, on October 23, 2018. The unique aspect of the patent involves the ...

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Panasonic unveils the first 8K camera with an 'organic' sensor

In contrast to regular single-layer CMOS sensors, an organic sensor has two layers: an organic photoconductive film and separate circuit. That allowed Panasonic to incorporate high-speed noise cancellation in the circuit, while increasing light-gathering powers in the organic light-sensing layer. That allows for better dynamic range, even in shooting situations ...

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