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We're only 12 days away from seeing the first full-color scientific images from NASA's incredible $10B James Webb Space Telescope. As the excitement builds, NASA has suggested that the first images will be just the beginning of what we can expect to see from Webb.'This is farther than humanity has ever looked before,' said NASA Administrator Bill Nelson during a media briefing earlier this week.

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In January, Xiaomi announced its 12 series flagship smartphones. Since then, Xiaomi has entered a partnership with Leica and announced the Xiaomi 12S Ultra smartphone. Per Xiaomi on the social media platform Weibo, the 12S Ultra will use Sony's IMX989 image sensor. It's a 1"-type sensor, measuring 13.2 x 8.8 mm, giving a crop factor of 2.72, relative to full-frame.Sony has previously used a 1"-ty

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The Olympus OM-1 changed the way photographers viewed SLRs – small could also be serious (Photo by Jim Grey)In honor of the 50-year anniversary of the Olympus OM-1, Kosmo Foto founder Stephen Dowling has written up a comprehensive tribute to the camera that redefined what an SLR camera could be by keeping the design simple and compact without sacrificing too much functionality.As we’ve covered be
Meike has announced the release of a new 50mm F0.95 lens for APS-C mirrorless camera systems. The lens, which offers a roughly 80mm full-frame equivalent field-of-view, is fully manual and available for Canon EF-M, Fujifilm X, Micro Four Thirds, Nikon Z and Sony E-mount camera systems.The lens is constructed of seven elements in five groups and has an aperture range of F0.95 through F16. Its mini

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Card tricks would be a lot easier if the magician knew the location of every card. Paul Nettle and Jeroen Van Goey created a Github project, 'The Nettle Magic Project,' that uses special markings and a camera to identify and locate every card in a deck.Each card in the deck is marked with a unique barcode. Of course, if the cards were marked in traditional ink, that would disrupt the illusion, so
Craiyon (formerly known as Dall-E mini) is an online experiment implementing the much more complex Dall-E AI-based image generation from natural text. Dall-E (sparkled from Elon Musk’s OpenAI) is a limited-access, high-end, AI model that’s already in its second generation … Continue reading →
With Nikon's 400mm F4.5 S VR officially announced, we can now share more details in this 'Director's Cut' of our preview video! Find out the exact size and weight, as well as the price of this exciting new Z-Mount lens.Subscribe to our YouTube channel to get new episodes of DPReview TV every week.IntroductionSample imagesSize and designAutofocusBokehFlarePrice is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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