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Recent articles by Stephen:

Google, Apple, Adobe make your phone photos better by boosting raw format

Outgrowing JPEG's limits? Here's good news. → Read More

Intel 3D chip stacking could get you to buy a new PC

The chipmaker promises breakthrough performance. → Read More

Brave is the default browser on obscure HTC crypto-phone

It's a foot in the door for the ad-blocking web browser. → Read More

Lightroom supports photos from iPhone XS, Pixel 3, Galaxy Note 9

Plus Adobe's software is much smarter about creating panoramas. → Read More

New Firefox suggests ways to get more out of the web

Mozilla also builds better tab management abilities into Firefox 64. → Read More

iPad Pro future comes closer with $99 HyperDrive USB-C hub

Commentary: Sanho's six-port HyperDrive USB-C Hub shows how great it is that Apple ditched its proprietary Lightning port. → Read More

How 5G aims to end network latency

Low communication latency is why 5G will be radically different from today's mobile networks. → Read More

How 5G aims to end network latency

Low communication latency is why 5G will be radically different from today's mobile networks. → Read More

Brave browser matures with move to Chromium foundation

The ad-blocking browser says hello to Chrome extensions by moving closer to Google's software. → Read More

Firefox coming to Windows 10 on Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered PCs

Mozilla hopes for a new browser beachhead on laptops using phone processor tech. → Read More

Google gains power over web as Microsoft rebuilds Edge browser on Chrome tech

Google's Chrome project will now become that much more dominant. → Read More

Safari tests USB security key support to help fix our password problems

Apple's browser is catching up to Firefox, Chrome and Edge with better sign-on technology. → Read More

With Snapdragon 855 chip, Android phones get iPhone’s photo-packing ability

Qualcomm's next flagship processor supports a photo format called HEIF that Apple embraced more than a year ago. → Read More

As chip speeds fizzle, Intel and Berkeley offer spintronics fix

Researchers tout smaller electronics that consume lower power in a Nature paper. → Read More

How Google's 'Frankenphone' taught the Pixel 3 AI to take portrait photos

A quintet of phones sandwiched together generated the data to train the Pixel 3 to judge depth. → Read More

Revamped Capture One 12 takes on Adobe's Lightroom for photo editing

But the bigger your catalog of Lightroom photos, the harder it is to switch. → Read More

Google-Firefox search deal gives Mozilla more money to push privacy

Too bad fewer people are using Mozilla's web browser. → Read More

Devastating California wildfires boosted PurpleAir sensor sales so we can see if it's healthy to go outdoors

The company's map displays air quality around the world. → Read More

Microsoft now lets you log into Outlook, Skype, Xbox Live with no password

It's not yet time to laugh off data breaches, but authentication technology is advancing beyond the password-era problems. → Read More

What3words location tech takes you to nomadic Mongolian Airbnb hosts so you don't get lost in the taiga

Because nomads' tents don't have street addresses. → Read More