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The Callisto Protocol PC Patch Slightly Improves Stuttering

The Callisto Protocol turned out to be a harrowing experience for PC gamers on one day, and not because of any horror specific to the game. As we and several other publications reported, this game version was plagued by the well-known Unreal Engine shader compilation issue, which turned out the first run through any level …

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You can currently nab the ludicrously fast 2022 11-inch iPad Pro for a cool discount

Apple’s top tablet the iPad Pro is among the few products that don’t struggle to justify their price tag but that doesn’t make affording it any easier. Luckyly, the 11-inch 2022 iPad Pro is on sale right now. Equipped with the same M2 chip that powers the MacBook Air and the 13-inch MacBook Pro computers, …

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How to downgrade a PS4: full tutorial by Modded Warfare

Scene youtuber Modded Warfare has published an impressive tutorial video where he details a full downgrade of his PS4. In the video, the youtube goes from 6.72 to 10.01, then downgrades back from 10.01 to 6.72. PS4 Downgrade. Important notes and disclaimers (seriously, read this first!) Now, to be extremely clear: this is nothing new …

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Android malware apps with 2 million installs spotted on Google Play

A new set of Android malware, phishing, and adware apps have infiltrated the Google Play store, tricking over two million people into installing them. The apps were discovered by Dr. Web antivirus and pretend to be useful utilities and system optimizers but, in reality, are the sources of performance hiccups, ads, and user experience degradation. …

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Android owners on 24-hour time have a new, easier way to set times for appointments

Military time has its pros, but Android has always had a connection with the experience As someone who was born and raised in the good ol’ United States of America, I love using 24-hour time. It’s a long story, but to the point of the one at hand, I find it slightly upsetting that many …

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Stack Trace From The 1950s Punches Again

This repair/tutorial video by the Telephone Connections Museum of Seattle features an amazing piece of electro-mechanical technology from the 1950s — the 5XB trouble recorder. Museum volunteer Sarah the “Switch Witch” has a deep passion for old phone equipment, and gives an excellent description of the trouble recorder, the problems it solved, how it works, …

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Face ID out, “Apple Ring” in! Google might hold the secret to the next huge iPhone innovation?

When Apple first introduced its advanced 3D face unlocking technology as part of the iPhone X back in 2017, there was a lot not to like about it… Face ID was slower to unlock your iPhone than Touch ID; it didn’t work when you looked at your phone off an angle, and it took up …

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Quest 3 will be evolution instead of revolution

Image: Meta/MIXED Der Artikel kann nur mit aktiviertem JavaScript dargestellt werden. Bitte aktiviere JavaScript in deinem Browser und lade die Seite neu. Meta Quest 3 is coming in 2023, that much is certain. You shouldn’t expect a technical revolution, though. That’s a good thing. In October, Mark Zuckerberg announced that the “next generation of our …

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Here’s When It Comes Back Online

Fortnite is down after a massive Season-ending live-event. Screenshot: Erik Kain Updated 04/12/22. See update below. Fortnite has gone offline following an epic—if slightly too-long—live-event that saw the destruction of the Chapter 3 map and the piecing together of the new Chapter 4 map, courtesy of the Paradigm. The event itself was pretty cool. You’re …

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