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Apple ‘adding periscope telephoto lens to iPhones’

Apple ‘adding periscope telephoto lens to iPhones’

Technology
Apple will be adding a periscope telephoto lens to iPhones in the near future, potentially dramatically increasing the camera's zoom capabilities, according to reports.Respected analyst Ming Chi Kuo, who has predicted a number of new Apple features, says South Korean lens-maker Semco will be providing periscope lenses for Apple. The use of a periscope lens was revolutionary when introduced in Huawei's P30 Pro as part of a range of features which won the smartphone widespread praise for its camera set-up. The hardware of the P30 itself was capable of delivering a 5x optical zoom - without degrading the quality of the image being captured.Used alongside digital zooming techniques the P30 was able to achieve a 50x zoom. ...
Six Nations: Adding more teams would be a mistake – Eddie Jones

Six Nations: Adding more teams would be a mistake – Eddie Jones

Sports
England coach Eddie Jones believes increasing the number of teams in the Six Nations would be a mistake.Reports have suggested South Africa could join the competition in 2023, but there has also been speculation that an eight-team event might be introduced."It's called the greatest rugby tournament in the world and I think it is," Jones insisted. "So why would you want to add other teams that are going to decrease the level of competition?" There has also been a suggestion that Fiji would also like to join and could play their 'home' games in France.The last change to the structure of the event was in 2000 when Italy became the sixth nation.Since then they and Scotland are the only teams not ...
Roblox blames 'gang rape' on hacker adding code to game

Roblox blames 'gang rape' on hacker adding code to game

Technology
A popular children's video game has blamed a virtual "gang rape" on a hack of its systems.Amber Petersen's seven-year-old daughter was playing Roblox, when she was attacked by two male characters staging violent sexual acts. The firm said the incident was caused by an attack on one of its computer servers that has been dealt with.But experts have cautioned parents not to let young children play online without supervision.They warn it is unlikely this will be the last time such a hack occurs.After Ms Petersen witnessed the attack on her family iPad, she posted screenshots and an account of the event on her Facebook page, detailing the experience.Ms Petersen said that when her daughter had asked what was happening on the screen, sh...