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Month: May 2018

The new Google Lens has come to the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

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Google Lens is expanding to more devices’ native camera apps, including the Sony Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact, as spotted by AndroidPolice. To activate the integration, users will only need to update their Google app in the Play Store. The upgraded Google Lens, which is the company’s artificial intelligence platform for parsing the real world, […]

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Google’s in-house incubator made a Waze-like app for the New York City subway

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Have you ever used New York City’s decrepit subway system and marveled that its speeds that are slower now than they were in the 1950s? Or how a commute of a few miles can easily stretch into hours, making a trip between Queens, Brooklyn, and Manhattan turn into a nightmare? It’s gotten so bad and […]

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Team Group Joins ‘Extreme SO-DIMM Club’ with T-Force Vulcan

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High-performance SFF and UCFF desktops as well as gaming notebooks are getting more popular among gamers these days, so it is inevitable that makers of PC components are starting to offer high-end parts designed for such systems. One of these companies is Team Group, which will be rolling out its T-Force Vulcan SO-DIMMs at Computex […]

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ARM Announces Mali-V76 Video Processor: Planning For the 8K Video Future

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Alongside today’s 76-series CPU and GPU announcements from Arm, the company also has one last product announcement for the day. Joining Arm’s video processor family is a new encode/decode IP block, the aptly-named Mali-V76. Arm’s Mali video decoders aren’t as flashy as their GPUs and don’t get the same degree of attention accordingly. But for […]

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Arm Announces Cortex-A76 Next-Gen CPU

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Another year, another TechDay from Arm. Over the last several years Arm’s event has come as clockwork in the May timeframe and has every time unveiled the newest flagship CPU and GPU IPs. This year is no exception as the event is back on the American side of the Atlantic in Austin Texas where Arm […]

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Arm Announces Mali G76 GPU – Scaling up Bifrost

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It’s been two years since Arm announced their first “next-generation” GPU architecture based on Bifrost and alongside with it its first implementation the G71. Following its release in the first products the GPU was off to a very shaky start as the G71 was quite a disaster in the Kirin 960 and Exynos 8895 as both GPU implementations blew […]

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Alibaba made a driverless robot that runs 9 mph to deliver packages

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Alibaba has just announced a couple of tech innovations that hint at a future with even more delivery conveniences. The company showed off a driverless delivery robot that will help ship goods purchased online to customers more conveniently and a storage locker with facial recognition that promises to keep food warm. The robot is called […]

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Microsoft’s Windows shakeup continues internally

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Microsoft announced a significant reorganization of its Windows business back in March. Windows chief Terry Myerson is departing the company in the summer, and Microsoft is slicing Windows into two teams. The new division that’s responsible for “Experiences & Devices,” is now being refined even further in more changes at Microsoft this week. Sources familiar […]

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Now Russia wants Zuckerberg to testify for them, too

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Lawmakers in Russia want Mark Zuckerberg to testify before them, as well. The Moscow Times reports that during Wednesday’s session of the upper house of the Russian Parliament, a senator proposed summoning Zuckerberg. In response, Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said that she would “issue an order,” and that they would “organize his arrival.” Zuckerberg testified before […]

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FSP Readies Cheaper Hydro PTM+ Liquid-Cooled PSU: Up to 1000 W w/ RGB

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Last year FSP introduced one of the world’s first commercial liquid-cooled PSUs for PCs, the Hydro PTM+ with the maximum output of 1400 W. Quite naturally, such a beast carries a price tag that is reachable only by enthusiasts with deep pockets, so this year the company intends to launch a cheaper liquid-cooled PSU that […]

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