"Well, for next year, our so-called dual-lens — dual-camera platform will be launched by, we believe, from major smartphone players," said Kenichiro Yoshida during Sony's most recent results call, as reported by Xperia Blog.
Yoshida warned however that the high-end smartphone market is "slowing down," which could impact demand and production by smartphone makers.
"So, we believe the real start, the takeoff of smartphone with dual-lens camera will be in the year of 2017," he noted.
Running rm -rf / on any UEFI Linux distribution can potentially perma-brick your system.
As a public service announcement, recursively removing all of your files from / is no longer recommended. On UEFI distributions by default where EFI variables are accessible via /sys, this can now mean trashing your UEFI implementation.
"The best camera," goes the old saying, "is the one you have with you." It’s true, too—spend just a few minutes browsing places like /r/pics and you’ll find stunning image after stunning image taken on a wide variety of cameras, from DSLRs with telephoto lenses all the way down to smartphones. A modern smartphone is equipped with a hell of a lot of picture-taking power and can spit out pro-looking images without a whole lot of effort, and nearly everyone has one on them all the time. Does that mean, then, that the best camera today is a smartphone?
Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.
It could also give future corporate IT managers the option of eliminating long, ever-changing passwords and replacing them with short personal identification numbers, or fingerprints and other identifiers.
Intel Authenticate will be added to the company's line of sixth-generation processors and tested by some businesses before entering production, said Tom Garrison, an Intel vice president.
Kickstarter has posted its post-mortem on how Europe’s most-crowdfunded project suddenly collapsed, marking the first time the company has hired a reporter to examine a failed project.
In a 13,000-word article first sent to backers of the Zano handheld drone and then re-posted on Medium, journalist Mark Harris concluded that Wales-based Torquing Group over-promised and under-delivered due to incompetence rather than malice.