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Signal now also beats WhatsApp in the image sharing department

Signal now also beats WhatsApp in the image sharing department

Millions and millions of images are sent via messaging apps daily. To ensure they don't strain servers, most messengers, including WhatsApp, compress the files you send. But Signal is now introducing an option to send 4K images when you don't want to destroy the quality.

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[Compress this!] Google issues a machine learning challenge to build a better JPEG

[Compress this!] Google issues a machine learning challenge to build a better JPEG

When you navigate to a website on your expensive new Android device, or try to view an image that someone has sent you on your gorgeous Super AMOLED Quad HD display, the last thing you want is to find yourself standing there, waiting for a progress bar to crawl across the screen, or to squint angrily at the spinning loading icon as it sputters.

(Did you know that the loading icon is called a “throbber”? I just found out, and I’m now stuck on the idea of a “sputtering throbber.” That’s neither here nor there.)

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