LAS VEGAS — Once again the marathon that is CES is drawing to a close. Four days of trade show plus two days of media events. All sprawled across five miles of Las Vegas in some insane number of hotels and conference venues. As usual, I stuck it out so you don’t have to. Here are some of the images that struck me as interesting, weird, or just plain worth remembering:
Apple’s M1 Continues to Impress in Cinebench R23, Affinity Photo
New Cinebench R23 benchmarks paint AMD in a more competitive light against the M1, but Apple's SoC still acquits itself impressively. The Affinity Photo benchmark, however, is a major M1 win.
Google Kills Free Photo Storage, Changes What Counts Toward Storage Caps
Google has announced some significant changes to Photos, especially if you use the service for automatic backup.
Intel’s 10nm Sapphire Rapids CPU Delidded, Photographed
Intel's Sapphire Rapids has been sighted in the wild. It looks as if Intel will hook the chip together a bit differently than AMD does, at least at the moment.
Google Hired Photographers To Help Train the AI-Powered ‘Clips’ Camera
Google unveiled this device in October 2017, but it's still not available. It's expected to go on sale soon, and now Google has detailed how it tuned the camera's neural network to understand what is a significant moment.