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Pratt & Whitney will create an aircraft superengine in collaboration with NASA

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Pratt & Whitney, an American aircraft engine manufacturer, will partner with NASA to develop new turbofan engines that are significantly superior in performance to all previously produced units. To achieve this effect, a hybrid thermo-efficient gas generator (HyTEC) will help. NASA allocated $13.1 million for the project. The new engines will be able to run on SAF synthetic fuel and generate electricity.

Pratt & Whitney will create an aircraft superengine in collaboration with NASA

According to Autoevolution, the main goal of the joint project between Pratt & Whitney and NASA is to develop a new design of aircraft engines. As part of the HyTEC (Hybrid Thermally Efficient Core) research program, implemented since 2021, a hybrid thermally efficient gas generator will be created that can significantly reduce fuel consumption and increase power. GE Aviation and Honeywell are also participating in the project. Working prototypes should be ready by 2026.

The ultimate goal of the project is to extract perceptibly more power from the engine than the best examples of modern aircraft engines, while burning less fuel. It is assumed that this effect can be achieved by increasing the front fan and reducing the size of the core. Pratt & Whitney was commissioned to develop the new engine’s combustion chamber, a component in which fuel is mixed with compressed air and ignited. The engine must run on SAF renewable synthetic fuel and be electrified.

NASA experts are confident that the technical potential of modern turbofan engines is far from being fully exhausted. According to the researchers, the external circuit of the engine can be increased by at least 15% by reducing the gas generator while increasing the compression in the external circuit by 50%. This will increase efficiency by about 20%. The gas generator of a turbofan engine itself can be made to act as a generator: approximately 20% of the generator’s power is converted into electricity.

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$55 Orange Pi 14-inch monitor introduced. It is compatible with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and various phones

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The Orange Pi brand has unveiled its first external display. The device turned out to be thin (thickness does not exceed 15 mm) and compact – the diagonal is 14 inches.

$55 Orange Pi 14-inch monitor introduced.  It is compatible with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and various phones

Attention is focused on the wide compatibility of the Orange Pi display with game consoles. So, it can be connected to Nintendo Switch, Xbox, Sony PlayStation 4 and 5 consoles. For this, the display has two USB-C ports (one is combined with DisplayPort) and HDMI.

$55 Orange Pi 14-inch monitor introduced.  It is compatible with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and various phones

However, compatibility is not limited to consoles alone. The screen connects to various Huawei, Samsung, Oppo, Asus, Black Shark (and other brands) phones, as well as various models of Huawei, Apple, Xiaomi, Lenovo, HP, Dell and Asus mobile computers.

$55 Orange Pi 14-inch monitor introduced.  It is compatible with Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5 and various phones

Monitor screen resolution – Full HD, frame rate – 60 Hz. Maximum brightness – 700 cd / sq.m., color gamut – 45% of NTSC space. The mass of the device is only 550 grams, the price is $55.

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“Lightweight 14-inch high-end business laptop.” Asus Dawn Air 2022 unveiled – 1 kg mass, Core i7-1255U and 16 hours of autonomy

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Lightweight 14 inch high end business laptop Asus Dawn Air 2022 unveiled

Asus has unveiled a thin and light 14-inch laptop with decent battery life. The novelty is called Asus Dawn Air 2022 and is officially presented as a “lightweight 14-inch elite business laptop.”

Lightweight 14 inch high end business laptop Asus Dawn Air 2022 unveiled

It’s hard to say about “eliteness”, but the parameters are quite suitable for the business model, and in terms of the storage subsystem they even surpass many laptops in the class, since there are two M.2 slots for installing an SSD at once. Asus argues that the inclusion of RAID 1 will improve data safety.

The laptop received an IPS display with Full HD resolution, due to the fact that the frame is small, the screen occupies 94% of the lid area.

The body of the device is made of magnesium-aluminum alloy. Weight is 1005 grams, thickness – 14.9 mm. At the same time, in addition to two SSDs, the case contains a 66 Wh battery that provides up to 16 hours of battery life.

The hardware platform is based on the Intel Core i7-1255U processor, the amount of RAM was 16 GB, SSD – 1 TB. Asus Dawn Air 2022 received a pair of USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 4 interface, HDMI and USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-A ports, Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth adapters, a waterproof backlit keyboard, a fingerprint scanner, an NFC chip and Karman Kardon speakers with support for Dolby Atmos.

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Confirmed: Xiaomi 13 gets Samsung’s best AMOLED screen

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Confirmed Xiaomi 13 gets Samsungs best AMOLED screen

Today, another official teaser dedicated to Xiaomi 13 has appeared. It shows the flat screen of the smartphone, the same flat side frame and minimal screen frame. The inscription indicates that the phone received a Samsung AMOLED screen of the latest generation E6.

Confirmed: Xiaomi 13 gets Samsung's best AMOLED screen

Its feature (relative to the screen of the previous generation E5) is reduced power consumption with increased brightness. So, the maximum brightness on the street is 1200 cd / sq.m, and the peak reaches a value of 1900 cd / sq.m.

Recall that yesterday details about the Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro camera and the memory configuration of these models became known, and today data on the cost of these phones leaked to the Web.

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