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6.8-inch screen, 70 days of battery life and wireless charging. Amazon unveils new e-books Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition

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Amazon today officially announced new e-books – Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition. By and large, this is one model, just the Signature Edition has a little more features.

The Paperwhite has a 6.8-inch screen with thinner bezels than its predecessor. The maximum brightness has increased by 10% (now there are 17 LEDs), in addition, the user can adjust the color temperature. In the Signature Edition, the color temperature of the backlight is automatically adjusted based on the ambient light conditions.

6.8-inch screen, 70 days of battery life and wireless charging.  Amazon unveils new e-books Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition

The new Kindel are still IPX8 water resistant and feature dual band Wi-Fi adapters. The flash memory in the regular version is 8 GB, in the Signature Edition it is 32 GB.

Autonomy has increased to 10 weeks: the new Kindle – the longest-playing Kindle ever. For wire charging, the USB-C port is now used, it takes about 2.5 hours to fully charge (maximum power – 9 W). The Signature Edition is the first Kindle to feature wireless charging (10W Qi).

6.8-inch screen, 70 days of battery life and wireless charging.  Amazon unveils new e-books Kindle Paperwhite and Paperwhite Signature Edition

New items received an updated user interface with easier switching between the desktop, library and open book. Also, there are new possibilities for sorting books and new filters for searching. The Kindle can now be paired with an Android or iOS smartphone, making the initial book setup a little easier.

The dimensions of the Paperwhite Signature Edition are 124.6 x 174.2 x 8.1 mm and 208 grams. The devices are now available to order in the US, with real local sales starting October 27 for the Paperwhite and November 4 for the Signature Edition. Prices are $ 140 and $ 190, respectively. The ad-free versions add another $ 20 more.

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Realme’s first air conditioner to offer smart features

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The official Realme Link app has confirmed the soon release of the first Realme air conditioner. The company established a foothold in the market for a wide variety of categories of smartphones and gradually began to process the market for household appliances. The Chinese tech giant currently offers a wide range of products including air purifiers, washing machines, laptops and vacuum cleaners.

Also, the mention of the air conditioner is ours in the source code of the Realme website. The IoT section contains the line “air conditioning control”. The Realme air conditioner is expected to boast smart features and support for other Realme smart devices. In addition, users will be able to control these functions using their mobile phones.

It is expected that the Realme air conditioner will have a Quick Cold function to quickly cool the room, as well as a sleep mode in which it will continue to operate with minimal noise.

The source adds that the Realme AC air conditioner is in the final stages of development and will be announced soon. Given the pricing policy of the company, it can be assumed that the device will be very affordable.

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Blue Origin and Sierra Space plan to build a commercial space station

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Blue Origin and Sierra Space have announced plans to build the Orbital Reef commercial space station in low Earth orbit. According to the partners, “the station will usher in a new chapter in human space exploration and exploration, contributing to the development of a vibrant ecosystem and business model for the future.” The Orbital Reef Program has been supported by space industry leaders including Boeing, Redwire Space, Genesis Engineering Solutions and Arizona State University.

As conceived by the creators of the station, it will open up many new markets in space, giving customers the opportunity to “get their own address in orbit.” The partners expect to offer research, industrial and commercial customers a competitively priced one-stop-shop service, including space transportation and logistics, space placement, equipment placement and operation, including crew accommodation on board the station.

Orbital Reef is supposed to be used as a “mixed-use business park” in space. The shared infrastructure will effectively support the private needs of various tenants and visitors. The delivery and return of people and cargo will be entrusted to the reusable space transport. Coupled with advanced automation and logistics, it will minimize cost and complexity for both traditional space operators and new entrants. The open system architecture will allow any customer or country to connect to the project and will provide the ability to scale to meet demand by adding new modules.

The station is expected to start operating in the second half of this decade.

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Following Xiaomi, another smartphone manufacturer enters the automotive market. This is a Chinese company 360 Mobile

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360 Mobile previously produced smartphones and home appliances, and now the manufacturer has officially announced its entry into the automotive market.

In addition, 360 Mobile has confirmed that it will spend about half a billion dollars to acquire a stake in Nezha Motors and become the second largest shareholder in Nezha Automobile. 360 Mobile previously stated that the company’s strategic investment in Nezha Automobile includes smart, networked vehicle security. 360 Mobile’s network security expertise will expand the capabilities of Nezha Automobile. The company will continue to explore the safety of smart, connected vehicles. The goal is to provide intelligent, connected vehicle safety services for the entire industry.

At the moment, the aforementioned investments have been approved by the relevant state authorities and the corresponding agreements have been signed. Also, 360 Mobile is trying to attract additional foreign investment.

We will remind, earlier Xiaomi announced its entry into the automotive market, planning to release an electric car in 2024.

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