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Sony’s Xperia 1 IV smartphone features ‘the world’s first true optical zoom lens’ | Engadget

Sony's Xperia 1 IV smartphone has 'the world's first true optical zoom lens'

Sony has heavily leveraged its camera expertise to create its upcoming flagship smartphone, the Xperia 1 IV, it announced. It offers a slew of innovative, image-oriented features including what it calls the “world’s first true optical 85-125mm zoom lens,” along with true 4K at 120fps, livestreaming and external monitor capabilities …

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‘Cosmic horror.’ NASA pinpoints terrifying ‘sounds’ echoing from distant black hole

‘Cosmic horror.’ NASA pinpoints terrifying ‘sounds’ echoing from distant black hole

The unsettling “sounds” of a black hole can finally be heard thanks to new NASA technology, and listeners are calling the result hypnotic and downright “terrifying.” NASA posted a 34-second recording on YouTube May 4, explaining the source of the sinister recording comes from deep within the Perseus Galaxy Cluster, …

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Special education technology can allow inclusion, advances – SmartBrief

Special education technology can allow inclusion, advances - SmartBrief

(Image credit: The Washington Post/Getty Images) Approximately 13% of American public school students have special needs, such as speech-language issues and autism. Assistive technology can offer them new opportunities. Virtual learning and tools mean special-education students needn’t be separated from their classmates. Tools such as adaptive reading assistants and text-to-speech …

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Stop ‘saving’ your money, plus 3 other money mindset shifts that pay off in the long run, says business coach

Stop 'saving' your money, plus 3 other money mindset shifts that pay off in the long run, says business coach

Select’s editorial team works independently to review financial products and write articles we think our readers will find useful. We earn a commission from affiliate partners on many offers, but not all offers on Select are from affiliate partners. When it comes to managing finances, general advice says we should …

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