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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Record-setting hybrid atom array could power quantum computer RAM and CPU

Researchers have demonstrated key tech that could help scale up quantum computers, creating a model with a record-breaking 512 qubits. The team combined atoms of two elements into an array, so atoms can be manipulated without disturbing their neighbors.

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Compulab gives industrial mini-PC Elkhart Lake processor refresh

We've seen a number of fanless mini computers from Israel's Compulab over the years, aimed at the Internet of Things, AI edge computing or industrial automation applications, and now the company has updated its modular fitlet model with Intel's latest Atom processor.

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Typealike tech uses computers’ existing webcams for gesture control

While it is already possible to control computers via hand gestures, doing so typically involves using peripheral electronic devices. The Typealike system, however, brings such functionality to existing computers, no added electronics required.

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The Intel 4004, the first computer on a chip, turns 50

This month marks the 50th anniversary of Intel's 4004 processor, the first commercially available microprocessor built on a single chip. Originally designed for a Japanese desk calculator, it helped spark the personal computer revolution.

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Crystal prism provides better control to quantum computer chips

As revolutionary as they could be, quantum computers still have a few issues, such as controlling more than a few dozen qubits. Now researchers have found a way to control potentially millions of qubits at once, by adding a crystal prism to the chip.

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COVID-19 pandemic sparks new laws banning after-hours work emails

Even before the pandemic struck in 2020, technology was blurring the boundary between home and work. Pressure to be contactable 24/7 led to calls for "right to disconnect" laws protecting employees – calls that have been increasingly heeded in the COVID era.

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