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Samsung 108MP Image Sensor announced, supports 6K recording at 30fps

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Samsung has officially introduced the world’s first 108MP Image Sensor for smartphones in collaboration with Xiaomi. After lots of rumours, Samsung made it official and the new image sensor will be first used on upcoming Xiaomi flagship device. The new HMX sensor will be the first mobile image sensor in the industry to go beyond 100 million pixels.

Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX 108MP Image Sensor

The new 108MP Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX has a 0.8um image sensor comes with a pixel size of 1/1.33-inch which claimed to be the first image sensor designed for a smartphone. The image sensor sports is equivalent to a large 12032 x 9024-pixel resolution photos and high-quality images even in low-light photography by absorbing more light in such condition.

The company claims, “With the latest addition, Samsung will expand its 0.8μm image sensor offerings from its recently announced ultra-high 64MP to 108MP, a resolution equivalent to that of a high-end DSLR camera.”

Samsung 108MP Image Sensor announced, supports 6K recording at 30fps

Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX 108MP Image Sensor

The HMX Sensor is developed using Samsung’s Tetracell and ISOCELL Plus technology that can generate brighter images at a resolution of 27-megapixel and the sensors intelligently choose the perfect ISO by matching environment condition. Alongside, the HMX sensor supports 6K video recording at 30 frame-per-second (fps).

Lin Bin, co-founder and president of Xiaomi said “For ISOCELL Bright HMX, Xiaomi and Samsung have worked closely together from the early conceptual stage to production that has resulted in a groundbreaking 108MP image sensor. We are very pleased that picture resolutions previously available only in a few top-tier DSLR cameras can now be designed into smartphones,”

The new Samsung ISOCELL Bright HMX 108MP camera sensor production will start later this month. By collaborating with Xiaomi, it’s confirmed that Xiaomi’s upcoming device will be the first smartphone to be equipped with this new sensor. We expect that could be Xiaomi Mi Mix 4 to feature a 108MP camera sensor.

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Tesla launches the Short Shorts, according to the Tweet by Elon Musk

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Tesla launches the Short Shorts

As a result of better-than-expected sales in its second quarter, Tesla’s stock price had reached an all-time high. Elon Musk, CEO, Co-founder of Tesla Tweeted about the same, humorous as always, making fun of the shorts for losing their money. “Shorts” refer to the people who short-sell the stocks, betting price to go down.

The Tweet said, “Tesla will make fabulous short shorts in radiant red satin with gold trim”. We now know that he was not kidding in his Tweet because they actually made it and posted it on their site where they usually sell the spare-parts of Tesla vehicles.

Tesla launches the Short Shorts, according to the Tweet by Elon Musk

Tesla launches the Short Shorts, according to the Tweet by Elon Musk

Tesla’s stock prices had hit a record $1200 per share. The product description of the shorts by Tesla says “Celebrate summer with Tesla Short Shorts. Run like the wind or entertain like Liberace with our red satin and gold trim design. Relax poolside or lounge indoors year-round with our limited-edition Tesla Short Shorts, featuring our signature Tesla logo in front with “S3XY” across the back. Enjoy exceptional comfort from the closing bell”.

Musk had Tweeted the link, after which the internet went crazy resulting in the malfunctioning of their website within 20 minutes of the tweet. After this, he tweeted, “Dang we broke the website”.

Tesla launches the Short Shorts, according to the Tweet by Elon Musk

Tesla launches the Short Shorts, according to the Tweet by Elon Musk

The shorts are priced at $69.420. 420 is the price at which Musk decided to take Tesla private a few years ago. This was long before the company’s stocks started flying rocket high. Last week he also planned of sending the shorts to SEC, who sued him for taking Tesla to private investors at $420.

Elon Musk had sent few shorts in 2018 to David Einhorn, who had the biggest Short position in Tesla to which Einhorn replied “I want to thank @elonmusk for the shorts. He is a man of his word! They did come with some manufacturing defects”.

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Audi unveils the Q4 Sportsback e-tron : ~$45,000 worth sleek electric SUV

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Audi unveils the Q4 sportsback e-tron : ~$45,000 worth sleek electric SUV.

Audi, on July 7th, unveiled the Q4 Sports back e-tron concept vehicle whose model will be based to design the new ~$45,000 worth sleek electric SUV. A virtual preview of this electric vehicle was released last month according to electrek and it says that the design is very similar to the Audi Q4 e-tron concept unveiled last year.

The Q4 e-tron has two motors, and a power output of 225kW. Audi claims that it will have acceleration from 0-100km/hr in 6.3 seconds with a top speed of 180km/hr. The battery with an output of 82kWh will power the vehicle for up to 450km.

Audi unveils the Q4 sportsback e-tron : ~$45,000 worth sleek electric SUV.

Audi Q4 Sportback e-tron concept | Photo: Audi

Low powered versions with a low battery will also be available, which will consist of a single motor. This will let the Q4 sportsback to release at lower prices.

Although they have just released the concept model, the exterior designer Amar Vaya says that, the product version of Q4 sportsback e-tron will be very similar to this.

The car will have a length of 4.6 meters and height of 1.6m which is just slightly shorter than Ford Mustard Mach E and Model Y which might be potential competitors for Q4 sportsback e-tron. Audi claims that the product version of Q4 sportsback e-tron will hit the markets by late 2020.

This might be one of the best looking Audi vehicle in the market with its aggressive and classy design.

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Reddit fixing the code that copied clipboard content on iOS

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Reddit fixing the code that copied clipboard content on iOS

Reddit was accused of using the user information from clipboard on iOS, similar to Twitter and LinkedIn. The company assured its users now that they have fixed the code that caused this particular issue. The updates will be released next week as per the statement by Reddit. The users can update the app as soon as it is made available.

The company said that” We tracked this down to a code path in the post composer that checks for URLs in the pasteboard and then suggests a post title based on the text contents of the URL.”

“We do not store or send the pasteboard contents. We removed this code and are releasing the fix on July 14th,” they added.

Reddit fixing the code that copied clipboard content on iOS

Reddit fixing the code that copied clipboard content on iOS

Lots of other apps were caught snooping in to the clipboard of the user’s system. This included TikTok, PUBG, Truecaller and nearly 51 other apps. LinkedIn and TikTok have also announced that they are fixing the bug that has caused the copying of data on iOS devices.

The issue was bought to light first in March 2020 by iOS developers Talal Haj Bakry and Tommy Mysk. The TikTok spokesperson said that this is an anti-spam feature to eliminate any potential confusion. According to LinkedIn’s engineering VP, Erran Berger, this was done to conduct “equality check between the clipboard contents and the currently-typed content in a text box”.

The list of companies accused according to the above-mentioned developer’s findings also includes The WallStreet Journal, New York Times, Reuters, Weibo, Call of duty and 8 ball pool. With the beta of iOS nearing its launch, many more companies are expected to bring the updates correction the same issue.

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