Cloud service will turn any photo into 3D holographic image

Following the Kickstarter launch of a personal holographic image display, the Looking Glass Factory has announced a new cloud-based service capable of adding depth to any 2D photo to create a 3D holographic image for viewing in its Portrait device.

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Fun machine learning experiment creates a vocal opera in your browser

Google's Arts and Culture lab has launched a clever browser experiment in collaboration with David Li. The Blob Opera puts four operatic voices at your disposal to create glorious AI-driven performances.

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Chinese quantum computer completes 2.5-billion-year task in minutes

A Chinese quantum computer called Jiuzhang has apparently achieved "quantum supremacy" – conducting a calculation in 200 seconds that would take a regular supercomputer a staggering 2.5 billion years to complete.

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Ulta-rare working Apple-1 computer with box going to auction

A rare piece of cyber history that helped usher in the modern computer age is going up for sale as RR Auction's Steve Jobs + Apple Auction offers a functioning Apple-1 computer from the 1970s, complete with its original box signed by Steve Wozniak.

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2D material helps new computer chip process and store data like a neuron

Engineers at EPFL have created a new computer chip that can both process and store data in the same circuit. It’s made using a two-dimensional material called molybdenum disulfide, paving the way for smaller and more energy efficient electronics.

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Raspberry Pi 400 hides a whole PC in a keyboard

Desktop computers can get rather bulky, which is unnecessary for people who just need to access the internet or do office work. If a mini PC takes up too much space for you, the new Raspberry Pi 400 packs a whole home computer into just a keyboard.

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New mini PC packs dedicated GeForce GPU for some moderate gaming

Not everybody needs powerful computers – mini PCs can be great for work, media centers, or some modest gaming. Minisforum is now unveiling the EliteMini H31G, a small PC with a dedicated GPU that should let it run some more heavy-duty games.

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Nvidia’s new GeForce RTX 30 GPUs crunch up to 8K resolution at 60 fps

This year is big for new generations of gaming tech, with new consoles on the way. Now Nvidia has revealed its new generation of GPUs with the GeForce RTX 30 series, the beefiest of which can play games in 8K resolution at 60 frames per second (fps).

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Western Digital gives portable SSD a serious speed boost

WD has announced its second generation My Passport SSD line, which is aimed at content creators on the move. There's up to 2 TB of solid state storage on offer, blazing fast read and write speeds, and the drive can survive a drop of up to 6.5 feet.

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Apple iterates 27-in iMac with faster brains and SSD as standard

Apple has announced a modest upgrade to the 27-in iMac. The new machines pack up to 10-core Intel processors, solid state drives (SSD) for faster storage, a higher-resolution FaceTime camera and a few other hardware tune-ups under the hood.

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