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  • Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports Steam Deck

    Xbox Cloud Gaming now supports Steam Deck

    What just happened? Ever since Valve first unveiled the Steam Deck, some have wondered about its potential to utilize Microsoft’s Game Pass service on the go. Now, Steam Deck owners can at least access Xbox Cloud Gaming similarly to how it’s done on mobile devices. On Friday, Microsoft announced that it got its cloud gaming […]

  • Nvidia has reportedly reduced its manufacturing costs by up to 12 percent

    Nvidia has reportedly reduced its manufacturing costs by up to 12 percent

    In context: The PC hardware industry has been under intense pressure from crypto miners, scalpers, and gamers alike lately. Throw the ongoing chip shortage and the Covid-19 pandemic into the mix, and you have a recipe for pricing disaster. While we can’t say for sure when the situation will substantially improve for ordinary gamers, PC […]

  • Humble’s “Stand with Ukraine” bundle offers dozens of games, books, and software for $40

    Humble’s “Stand with Ukraine” bundle offers dozens of games, books, and software for $40

    In brief: Hot on the heels of itch.io’s bundle, Humble Bundle started its own charity package supporting Ukraine amid Russia’s invasion. It doesn’t offer quite as much content as itch’s, but it includes some pretty big names. This week, Humble is selling a bundle of 123 items, including games, books, and software. The minimum price […]

  • DJI’s Matrice 30 is an enterprise-class drone with all the bells and whistles

    DJI’s Matrice 30 is an enterprise-class drone with all the bells and whistles

    In a nutshell: Aerial drones are available across a range of price points, from cheap stocking stuffers to serious budget busters. DJI’s latest flagship squarely fits into the latter category, despite being compact enough to fit into a backpack. The DJI Matrice 30 drone is a professional piece of kit through and through. The standard […]

  • Telegram is banned in Brazil because it didn’t check its email

    Telegram is banned in Brazil because it didn’t check its email

    Facepalm: On Friday, Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Alexandre de Moraes ordered the suspension of Telegram because it wasn’t responding to communications from Brazilian courts and law enforcement. Telegram founder and CEO Pavel Durov quickly apologized, saying that his company had missed the court’s messages because they’d been checking the wrong email address. Telegram, which is […]

  • Overwatch 2’s PC-exclusive beta system requirements have been revealed

    Overwatch 2’s PC-exclusive beta system requirements have been revealed

    Highly anticipated: Overwatch took the multiplayer shooter genre by storm when it launched in 2016. It quickly grew in popularity and has since become a worldwide phenomenon, with entire eSports leagues and teams sprouting up around it. However, developer Blizzard Entertainment has seen fit to develop a sequel, Overwatch 2, which is officially receiving its […]

  • Intel Arc-powered laptop gets listed then removed weeks before release

    Intel Arc-powered laptop gets listed then removed weeks before release

    What just happened? Intel slated its Arc dedicated laptop GPUs for release at the end of March, but a seller accidentally revealed one Arc-powered computer before the lineup’s release date. An online retailer briefly created then removed a listing for the Samsung Galaxy Book 2 Pro, a 12th-generation Intel ultrabook with an Arc graphics card. […]

  • Cyclops Blink botnet is attacking and actively exploiting Asus routers

    Cyclops Blink botnet is attacking and actively exploiting Asus routers

    TL;DR: A Russian modular botnet called Cyclops Blink is hijacking Asus routers worldwide, reportedly in an attempt to build an army of compromised routers for use in cyberwarfare. The hackers want to use the vulnerable devices as command-and-control (C&C or C2) servers. Cyclops Blink is a Kremlin-linked malware that has existed since 2019. It is […]

  • Here’s the first Linux distro made for Apple M1 systems

    Here’s the first Linux distro made for Apple M1 systems

    Why it matters: The Asahi Linux Project has published the first public alpha of Asahi Linux, a distro made for the Apple M1 SoC and its derivatives. It’s been eagerly anticipated by Linux users wanting to take advantage of Apple’s newest silicon. Support for the M1 was added to the Linux kernel in June 2021, […]

  • Latest Gran Turismo 7 patch relies more on microtransactions, and gamers are pissed

    Latest Gran Turismo 7 patch relies more on microtransactions, and gamers are pissed

    Facepalm: The Gran Turismo series is unquestionably one of the most popular driving simulators ever released. The launch of GT7 was received favorably by critics, viewing it as a departure from previous efforts and a return to the game’s true roots. Despite the praise, players are absolutely panning Sony’s driving masterpiece on Metacritic for changes […]