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Steam Deck Q&A will feature a closer look at the AMD Zen 2 CPU & GPU

As anticipation mounts for Valve’s Steam Deck, the company will be offering a better look at various aspects of the device next week. One area that will be focused on during an upcoming virtual conference is a closer inspection of the handheld gaming console’s AMD APU. Valve will host a free, one-day online event on […]

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Yahoo ceases service in China due to “challenging” business and legal environment

Yahoo was a pioneer of the early Internet, getting its start way back in 1994. By 2000, it had become the most popular website in the world but lost significant market share to Google by the late 2000s. The company attempted to reinvent itself multiple times but hasn’t been a major influencer in the field […]

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Apple is reportedly redirecting iPad components to the iPhone 13

It’s long been reported that Apple isn’t feeling the chip shortage quite as much as other firms, but it might not be immune to its effects. According to a new report, Cupertino has reduced its iPad production to allocate components to the iPhone 13. Citing “multiple sources,” Nikkei Asia reports that iPad production has been […]

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Fortnite’s Chinese version is shutting down on November 15

China is continuing its crusade against popular online games, with Fortnite being the latest victim of the country’s increasingly restrictive regulatory environment. The popular battle royale game had been in beta since 2018, but it looks like the Chinese government has decided that it won’t be granting a license to Epic Games and Tencent for […]

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Arizona PC builder that applied for Meta trademark says Facebook can buy the name for $20 million

Facebook changing its corporate name to Meta could cost the company more than expected. An Arizona firm called Meta PCs that sells laptops, accessories, and customized rigs already applied to trademark the “Meta” name in August but is willing to sell it to Zuckerberg and co. for $20 million. Last week saw Facebook confirm rumors […]

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Google says the Pixel 6 Pro’s flickering display will be fixed next month

The Pixel 6 Pro has arrived to glowing reviews; however, some users have reported experiencing display flickering with the device when it’s turned off. Raising suspicions of what could be yet another quality control issue with Google’s new hardware, the company has now acknowledged the problem, which it says is not hardware related, and that […]

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Hacker Gary Bowser pleads guilty to piracy charges, agrees to pay Nintendo $4.5 million

The unfortunately named Gary Bowser, a member of the Team-Xecuter hacking group, has pleaded guilty to charges relating to the sale of hardware and software that allowed people to play unauthorized or pirated games on various consoles, including several from Nintendo. It comes after Nintendo of America, which has both a president and a famous […]