Photography

Google is revolutionizing smartphone photos with computing, not lenses

Julian Chokkattu/Digital Trends The Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL takes low-light images, high-resolution photos, and well-timed shots — but those big new photo features aren’t realized solely by the camera packed inside. Instead, Google is tackling tasks typically left to larger cameras with computers, not lenses and high-resolution sensors. (Read our hands-on preview […]

Gears & Gadgets

Azure Container Instances bring serverless computing to containers

Enlarge Ana Ulin Azure Container Instances (ACI), which let you create Linux and Windows containers without having to manage the virtual machines they run on, are now generally available. ACI brings serverless principles to containerized applications. Serverless computing, pioneered by Amazon’s Lambda and found on Azure as Functions, is designed to defer all system management […]

Computer

What is cloud computing?

Ask people what cloud computing is, and you’re likely to get a dozen different explanations, which probably doesn’t help you understand any better. The truth is, cloud computing has so many different applications it can be tough to define it on the spot. For that, you deserve a more complete explanation. Here’s everything you need […]