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The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

The Sony Xperia 1 IV offers the first true optical zoom in a smartphone

Smartphones have point-and-shoot cameras (remember those?) beat in a lot of ways, but there’s one thing traditional cameras still do better than phones: zoom. The new Sony Xperia 1 IV aims to change that with a true continuous optical zoom lens. It’s a technical achievement, for sure, but at this stage, it’s more proof of …

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Kill the past, present and future with Suda51

Kill the past, present and future with Suda51 – Destructoid

[Art by OThatsRaspberry] From mortuaries to millions Before creating No More Heroes, Shadows of the Damned, Killer7, and countless others, Goichi “SUDA51” Suda worked in a mortuary. Then, almost overnight, he became a game director. His primary qualification? Confidence. An outsider to the industry, he made waves from the very start, using the otherwise by-the-book …

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Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard's Return

Mass Effect 4 Merch Has Fans Talking About Shepard’s Return

Screenshot: EA If there’s one thing Mass Effect’s Commander Shepard has earned, it’s some goddamned rest. Over the past 24 hours, flavor text for a promotional product, as spotted by a YouTuber, sent fans into a tizzy of speculation that the galactic hero would be returning in some sort of new adventure. But the fan-favorite …

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As Switch Hardware Sales Slow, How Long Can Nintendo Delay 'Switch 2'?

As Switch Hardware Sales Slow, How Long Can Nintendo Delay ‘Switch 2’?

Image: Nintendo Life / Zion Grassl Nintendo’s report for the 2021/22 financial year dropped today, and while Switch continues to sell well and software sales are looking healthy, signs that enthusiasm for the five-year-old system is beginning to ebb are also apparent. To be clear, the results present a far from gloomy outlook for the …

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Apex Legends Season 13 Patch Notes Finally Nerf Fortified Legends

Apex Legends Season 13 Patch Notes Finally Nerf Fortified Legends

Respawn Entertainment has released the patch notes for Apex Legends Season 13, and there are several interesting tweaks entering the fray this season. Among some of the biggest incoming changes are major nerfs for both the Spitfire and legends with the Fortified passive ability which reduces the defensive potential of characters like Gibraltar. Other legends …

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DJI Mini 3 Pro launch event

LIVE report: Watch the DJI Mini 3 Pro camera drone launch here

Refresh 2022-05-10T12:57:37.675Z  It’s here, the DJI Min 3 Pro is finally here!  2022-05-10T12:52:34.907Z This is your 5 minute call – Video dropping in 5 minutes time! 2022-05-10T12:40:05.819Z With less than 21 minutes to go, there is no denying that the YouTube chat hype train is real! Many cannot wait to place there order for this …

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Digital Wellbeing will be able to dim Android 13 wallpaper

Digital Wellbeing will be able to dim Android 13 wallpaper

The latest Digital Wellbeing feature coming soon to Android 13 devices is the ability for Bedtime Mode to dim your wallpaper. About APK Insight: In this “APK Insight” post, we’ve decompiled the latest version of an application that Google uploaded to the Play Store. When we decompile these files (called APKs, in the case of …

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FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

FFXIV Mod Drama May Prompt Official HUD Upgrades, Director Says

Screenshot: Square Enix As part of a larger blog reiterating the Final Fantasy XIV team’s disapproval of mods following their prevalence in a high-profile raid event, producer and director Naoki Yoshida promised to improve the massively popular game’s HUD to match the functionality of these unofficial tools. “We believe that people use [mods] to expand …

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