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Razer recruits Verizon to help with its 5G gaming handheld

Are we due for a deluge of gaming handhelds? It sure seems that way based on recent news to come down the pipe. During the keynote for Mobile World Congress Las Vegas, Razer and Verizon teased what they are calling the world’s first 5G gaming handheld. The Razer Edge 5G will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon G3X […]

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FPGA chip shown to be over 50 times more efficient than a Ryzen 4900H

Many people have probably heard of FPGA from its applications for legacy hardware emulation. A recent FPGA demonstration, however, managed to run a simple game utilizing ray tracing – something typically associated with the most advanced graphics processors. A pair of new workflow tools from two developers has allowed a modest FPGA chip to achieve […]

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China-based network tried to influence midterms, but long lunches and 9-to-5 hours hampered efforts

Meta has taken down a Chinese influence operation focused on US domestic politics ahead of the midterm elections that ran across several social media platforms. But the network’s efforts weren’t very successful for several reasons: those involved worked 9 to 5 (China time), took long lunch breaks, and didn’t do much over the weekends. Meta […]

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Alienware unveils cheaper QD-OLED gaming monitor with FreeSync

Dropping the G-Sync module could bring a few advantages. Apart from the lower price, the new model might also not require active cooling, thus completely eliminating the fan noise of the original. Additionally, it allows monitor manufacturers to add HDMI 2.1 support, but Alienware decided against it for cost-saving reasons. Alienware has just announced a […]

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Apple removes ad-free Instagram clone from App Store after Meta objects

If you’re an iPhone user looking forward to trying a version of Instagram that does away with ads and a lot of the modern bloat, here’s some bad news: The OG App, a third-party program that promises an experience more like the original social media platform, has been removed from the App Store at the […]

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Cloudflare launches invisible, privacy-focused Captcha to take on Google

For all the advancements the internet and technology in general have made, there are still times when accessing a website requires you to decide if a set of traffic lights are placed inside one box or two. Captchas such as that example remain a pain, but Cloudflare has released a version that does away with […]

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Intel’s Unison app could allow Apple-like phone-to-PC connectivity between Windows, Android, and iOS

Users with Macs and Apple mobile devices have enjoyed a range of connectivity features between those products for years –AirDrop, Handoff, Universal Clipboard, and AirPlay are just a few. Intel recently unveiled software seeking to build similar bridges between Windows PCs and phones running iOS and Android. Intel will release its new “Unison” app this […]