OnePlus’ 8 Pro has an accidental X-ray vision filter that sees through plastic and clothes

From The Verge: Well, here’s a camera trick we’ve not seen in a smartphone before: X-ray vision. Or, at least, something that looks very much like it. It’s a feature of the new OnePlus 8 Pro, which seems to use the phone’s infrared sensors to see through a small subset of black materials.

If you’ve got a OnePlus 8 Pro and want to try it out for yourself, just open up the camera app, swipe over to the “Photochrom” color filter, and point it some black objects.

Facebook to buy Giphy in reported $400 million deal

From CNET: Facebook on Friday said it has agreed to buy popular GIF-making platform Giphy. The social networking giant said Giphy will join the company as part of the Instagram team.

"By bringing Instagram and GIPHY together, we can make it easier for people to find the perfect GIFs and stickers in Stories and Direct," wrote Vishal Shah, Facebook's vice president of product, in a blog post.

Intel aims to reach 100 percent renewable energy use, zero waste by 2030

From The Verge: Intel unveiled its environmental goals for 2030 today, committing to cut down its greenhouse gas emissions and waste. By the end of the decade, the company aims to rely on renewable energy for all of its global electricity use and eliminate the trash it’s sending to landfills.

Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says the PS5 is so impressive it’s ‘going to help drive future PCs’

From The Verge: Epic CEO Tim Sweeney says next-generation gaming consoles, in particular Sony’s PlayStation 5, will bring about changes in game development that go far beyond a jump in graphics quality. During a press briefing for the company’s newly announced Unreal Engine 5, which is optimized to work with next-gen consoles, Sweeney says the PS5 is a “remarkably balanced device.”

Dell Redesigns XPS 15, Unveils All-New Supercompact XPS 17

From PC Mag: Dell today launched the latest version of its XPS 15 laptop and unveiled the XPS 17, a sleek and compact 17-inch addition to the XPS family.

The XPS 17 adds a truly giant-screen option to the line, while retaining the XPS's signature premium compact design. The XPS 17 will roll out sometime this summer at a starting price of $1,499.99, with the specific date yet to be determined.

VIPER GAMING by PATRIOT Launches New 64GB Kits of High-Performance VIPER 4 BLACKOUT DRAM

From Patriot Press Release: VIPER GAMING by PATRIOT today is proud to announce the launch of their 32GB memory module kits as part of the VIPER 4 BLACKOUT DDR4 PERFORMANCE MEMORY, offering gamers and video content creators the ability to equip their systems with more memory and further extending the potential performance.

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