Elgato releases pedal controller for enhanced streamer controls

For $90, Elgato’s Stream Deck Pedal is essentially just three extra inputs that users can reach with their feet. It’s targeted at streamers who want to do things like control their mics, activate memes, or launch other apps while still playing a.....»»

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Quake II RTX receives HDR and AMD"s FSR technology support

As usual, the update is completely free and features a hefty roster of tweaks, improvements, and bug fixes outside of the headline additions of HDR and FSR. Interestingly, though, it wasn't Quake II RTX's developers that were entirely responsible for.....»»

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Blizzard is hiring artists, designers, and engineers for a "brand-new" franchise

On Tuesday, Blizzard announced that it is looking for developers to work on a brand new IP. It did not have many details about the project other than it will be a "survival game." It sounds like it is in the early conceptual stages, and Blizzard is l.....»»

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Samsung combines security IC with biometrics in new payment card solution

Samsung's fingerprint sensor, called S3B512C, adds a new layer of security when combined with a security chip and secure processor. It’s mainly meant for payment cards, but Samsung says it can also work for other kinds of authentication like employ.....»»

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"The Wordlinator" bot that was trolling Wordle players on Twitter got banned

Twitter dropped the ban hammer on an account ruining Wordle players' days. The troll was an automated bot called The Wordlinator (@wordlinator). It would search for tweets containing Wordle results, then reply with snide comments and the solution to.....»»

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US Commerce Department report highlights alarming chip inventory levels

The Commerce Department found that among 25 immediate / end users of semiconductors, median inventory levels had dropped to fewer than five days by September 2021. For comparison, the figure was closer to 40 days in 2019 before the pandemic......»»

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WinRAR is now Windows 11 optimized, adds .zst and .zipx support

WinRAR 6.10 adds support for Windows 11 context menus. This latest version can also extract .zst and .zipx archives. WinRAR is available to download for Windows, macOS and Linux......»»

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Report: Google"s foldable Pixel Notepad will be cheaper than Samsung"s Galaxy Z Fold 3

Rumors that Google is working on a foldable Pixel have been around for years—the company itself said it was working on prototypes back in 2019. An internal Google document suggested the folding Pixel would launch in 2021, but a report from November.....»»

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Take a look at this tiny mouse wheel you can operate with your foot

PC Watch (via Tom’s Hardware) reports that the device is the latest in Japanese company Cooyoo’s Crazy Small line of peripherals. It’s essentially nothing more than a tiny, USB Type-C clickable mouse wheel that measures just 1.8 x 1.5 x 1 inche.....»»

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MSI GE76 Raider with Alder Lake packs some serious power

Packing the new Core i9-12900HK and RTX 3080 Ti, the MSI GE76 is a gaming beast with a beastly price. Alder Lake gaming laptops are hitting the market now and so are reviews......»»

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Nvidia may walk away from $40 billion Arm acquisition

Bloomberg’s sources say that Nvidia has told its partners that it doesn’t expect the transaction to close, and current owner SoftBank is now preparing for an Arm IPO, an alternative that was rumored in July last year. It was back in September 202.....»»

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NASA"s James Webb Space Telescope reaches final destination nearly a million miles from Earth

NASA will spend the next several months waiting for Webb to cool down. During this period, engineers will also begin the process of aligning the telescopes optics to “nearly nanometer precision.”.....»»

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EA is working on three new Star Wars games: a Jedi title, a first-person shooter, and a strategy game

EA's time with the Star Wars franchise has not produced much in recent years. During its decade with exclusive rights to the license, EA released four major games: Star Wars Battlefront and its sequel, Fallen Order, and Squadrons. The former two titl.....»»

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Meta is building a massive AI supercomputer for the metaverse

As it sits today, the system is comprised of 760 Nvidia DGX A100 systems (6,080 GPUs) linked using Nvidia Quantum 1600 Gb/s InfiniBand two-level Clos fabric that has no oversubscription......»»

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YouTube is interested in adding NFT features to the platform

YouTube's CEO points to Web3 technologies as an inspiration for what's coming to the video platform in 2022. The letter doesn't specify how they will use NFTs or mention release dates for these features, but we should have our first look at them this.....»»

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Fan-made PC port of Zelda: Ocarina of Time set to arrive in a few weeks

Videogameschronicle reports that a group of community developers called Harbour Masters has been working on the Zelda port, which is now 90% complete and could arrive as soon as mid-February......»»

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HP"s latest desktops and all-in-ones show off Alder Lake internals, RTX graphics and DDR5

Conferencing between people working at home and in offices is the central theme of the press release announcing a series of new PCs from HP this week. Expected to launch at various dates between February and May, the computers feature Intel’s Alder.....»»

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Neil Young demands Spotify remove his music over Joe Rogan"s vaccine "disinformation"

Young’s open letter to his manager and record label was posted to his website but has since been deleted. “I am doing this because Spotify is spreading fake information about vaccines – potentially causing death to those who believe the disinfo.....»»

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Devs pull Zombie Survival mode from Battlefield 2042 immediately after release for awarding too much XP

Ripple Effect is a studio that helps DICE with expansions and game modes. Ripple's Senior Designer Justin Wiebe explained that they removed Zombie Survival and replaced it with a "Gun Game" mode because it borked the game's progression system. Eviden.....»»

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PlayStation inventor Ken Kutaragi shuns the metaverse, finds VR headsets "annoying"

The metaverse seems to be the next in-thing in the tech world. Everybody is talking about it, and seemingly every Big Tech company wants in on the ground floor. Mark Zuckerberg is so enthusiastic about the metaverse he changed Facebook's name to "Met.....»»

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