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The Pixel 2 camera’s secret weapon: A Google-designed SoC, the ‘Pixel Visual Core’

A custom built eight-core processing unit that can run three trillion operations each second powers Google’s camera — and it has even more planned. We’ve been using the Pixel 2 and it’s bigger sibling the Pixel 2 XL for a bit. While getting things ready for a review and testing all the things there was one consistent discussion, and it centered around the photos the Pixel 2’s cameras were churning out. What we were seeing from both the 12.2MP rear camera and 8MP front-facing was just so much better than…

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Technology 

What’s new in Microsoft Visual Studio Code 1.17

The September 2017 release of Visual Studio Code, aka version 1.17, has arrived with a number of significant updates. Among the many improvements, the upgrade to Microsoft’s open source code editor brings region markers to the code folding support and boosts the performance of the built-in terminal. With code folding, developers can hide away regions of source code using folding icons on the gutter between the line numbers and the start of a line of code. The region markers allow you to specify with comments exactly where your foldable blocks begin…

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