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The James Webb Space Telescope has cooled to a record low temperature and is ready to take test pictures

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NASA has announced that the James Webb Space Telescope has cooled to the right temperature and is ready for further manipulations.

The James Webb Space Telescope has cooled to a record low temperature and is ready to take test pictures

To be more precise, we are talking, of course, about the temperature not of the entire telescope, but of Webb’s Mid-Infrared Instrument (MIRI). It was cooled to a temperature of -266 degrees, which is only a few degrees above absolute zero.

To achieve such a low temperature, the telescope used an electrically driven cryocooler that reduces vibrations. Three more observatory instruments also required cooling. The cooling itself is necessary so that the telescope does not blind itself, since it operates in the infrared range.

Now that the instruments have cooled to operating temperature, the scientists will make test images of stars and other known objects that can be used to calibrate and verify the instrument’s performance. The team will carry out this preparation along with the calibration of three other instruments, providing the first scientific images as early as this summer.

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Everything ingenious is simple. Samsung Galaxy S23 gets a charging system that can bypass the battery and power the phone directly

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Everything ingenious is simple Samsung Galaxy S23 gets a charging

Samsung has implemented an ingeniously simple solution in its latest flagship Galaxy S23. There is an item in the menu called Pause USB Power Delivery. When activated, the phone’s battery will not be charged, instead the device will be powered directly from the power supply.

Everything ingenious is simple.  Samsung Galaxy S23 gets a charging system that can bypass the battery and power the phone directly

This battery bypass system has an advantage in cases where the phone is used for a long time under load. For example, in games. If you power the device and simultaneously charge the battery, then you need high power, which is accompanied by significant heating of the phone.

Everything ingenious is simple.  Samsung Galaxy S23 gets a charging system that can bypass the battery and power the phone directly

The experiment showed that in the game, when the phone is powered in the usual way (through the battery), the consumption is 17 W, and if the battery bypass system is enabled, the consumption will be only 6 W – three times less. Naturally, the phone will heat up minimally. Moreover, this technology allows you to extend the life of the battery, as the number of full charge and discharge cycles is reduced.

Everything ingenious is simple.  Samsung Galaxy S23 gets a charging system that can bypass the battery and power the phone directly

It is important to note that the technology works with a battery charge of more than 20%. That is, if the mains power is interrupted unexpectedly, no data in the game or application will be lost, as the phone will automatically switch to battery power.

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Beeline has a service to combat number spoofing

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Beeline has a service to combat number spoofing

The VimpelCom operator (known under the Beeline trademark) announced the launch of a new service that expands the capabilities of the proprietary anti-fraud platform.

Beeline has a service to combat number spoofing

Generated by the Midjourney neural network

As the press service notes, “Cloud verification” of calls will allow partner operators to protect their numbering from being used for illegal purposes, as well as protect subscribers. In addition, interaction with the state system for ensuring compliance by telecom operators with the requirements for the provision of communication services and traffic transmission services is provided.

Now the operator provides “Cloud Verification” in a test mode, the service is available for test participants free of charge. At the end of the pilot period, the service will be provided on a commercial basis.

According to VimpelCom, more than ten partners are already connected to the service, and from October to December 2022, they managed to process 24.5 million calls and block 6.8 million calls with number spoofing.

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Flat screen AMOLED 1.5K, 64 MP, Dimensity 9000, 5000 mAh. OnePlus Ace 2 Pro specs revealed

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Flat screen AMOLED 15K 64 MP Dimensity 9000 5000 mAh

Yesterday OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 11R (aka OnePlus Ace 2 in China), but according to well-known leaker Digital Chat Station, the company is already preparing a Pro version. An insider revealed her parameters.

Flat screen AMOLED 1.5K, 64 MP, Dimensity 9000, 5000 mAh.  OnePlus Ace 2 Pro specs revealed

This is what OnePlus Ace 2 looks like

The OnePlus Ace 2 Pro is expected to feature a 6.7-inch AMOLED flat screen with a resolution of 1.5K. The hardware platform will be SoC Dimensity 9000, the software platform will be Android 13 with ColorOS 13.

The camera will register sensors with a resolution of 64, 8 and 2 megapixels (respectively, OmniVision OV64M, Sony IMX355 and GalaxyCore GC02M). The maximum amount of RAM will be 16 GB, the battery capacity will be 5000 mAh, and it will support 100 W charging.

Previously, Digital Chat Station was the first to accurately announce the specifications and release dates of Redmi K50 and Xiaomi 12.

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