CharaChorder aims to radically boost typing speed on existing keyboards

Last year we told you about the CharaChorder Lite, a special keyboard that lets users type faster by using groupings of keys to represent entire words. Well, any keyboard can now do that, if it's equipped with the CharaChorder X.

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IBM reveals Osprey, the world’s most powerful quantum computer

IBM has unveiled the most powerful quantum processor in the world – the Osprey, with a massive 433 quantum bits (qubits). The new chip headlines a raft of advances in quantum computers announced, as the company prepares for a massive leap next year.

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DALL-E 2: A dream tool and an existential threat to visual artists

The greatest artistic tool ever built, or a harbinger of doom for entire creative industries? OpenAI's second-generation DALL-E 2 system is slowly opening up to the public, and its text-based image generation and editing abilities are awe-inspiring.

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Tiny 160-gram mini PC packs dual 4K HDMI ports for portable media center

You don’t always need a big desktop rig covered in RGB LEDs – decent specs can come in tiny packages. The Pix Nii is one of the smallest and lightest mini PCs we’ve seen, which along with its dual 4K HDMI ports could make it a great media center.

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“Lost” Apple computer prototype goes on the auction block

A "lost" artifact from the dawn of the age of the personal computer is going up for sale. Steve Job's original, hand-soldered "Apple Computer A" prototype built in 1976 to support Apple's first big contract is on the auction block at RR Auction.

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Raspberry Pi Foundation brings Wi-Fi to Pico microcontroller

Last year, the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the first product based on silicon that was developed in-house. Now the Pico microcontroller has been upgraded with built-in Wi-Fi for running new Internet-of-Things projects.

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Lenovo packs a lot of power into ThinkStation P360 Ultra mini-PC

Lenovo has launched an interesting addition to its ThinkStation line of desktop workstations, which offers the kind of tower-like performance needed to run CAD and BIM modeling applications but in a space-saving compact form factor.

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Diamond-based quantum computer paired with supercomputers for first time

A quantum processor, developed by German-Australian start-up Quantum Brilliance, runs at room temperature, and will now work in tandem with classical supercomputers at the Pawsey Supercomputing Research Centre.

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Deepfake tool gives animated life stories of dead relatives a voice

Early last year, MyHeritage made use of deepfake tech to bring old photos of deceased loved ones to life, and more than 100 million animations have since been created. Now the company is back with LiveStory, which adds vocal storytelling to the mix.

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Apple unveils powerful new Mac Studio desktops and display

Apple has unveiled new desktop computers and monitors at its keynote presentation today. The Mac Studio is a new desktop workstation running on a powerful new processor, and the Studio Display is a new ultra-HD Retina screen.

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