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343 Industries is halting online services for Xbox 360 Halo games starting January 13

Xbox 360 Halo games have been out for a while, entertaining us for many hours since their launch. However, starting January 13, 343 Industries will disable and reduce the online services of many Halo games, but that won’t stop you from playing single-player modes as well as splitscreen, Forge, and LAN. Halo’s support FAQ has […]

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NASA didn’t equip the James Webb Space Telescope with cameras. Here’s why.

When the James Webb Space Telescope launched into space on Christmas Day, some were surprised to learn the observatory wasn’t equipped with cameras that would allow us to follow its journey from Earth to its destination at the second Lagrange Point roughly a month later. As it turns out, there are plenty of good reasons […]

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AMD says it’s exploring adding Ryzen 5000 support on 300-series motherboards

If you’ve been contemplating buying a Ryzen 5000 series CPU but aren’t too excited about the need to purchase a newer motherboard, you may be in luck. AMD is currently exploring ways to allow people with B350 and X370 motherboards to use a Zen 3 CPU, which was previously out of the question. AMD’s CES […]

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Awesome Games Done Quick speedrunning marathon for charity starts this weekend

Awesome Games Done Quick, the bi-annual speedrunning marathon for charity typically held during the cold season, is scheduled to kick off this weekend as a virtual event. This time around, Games Done Quick will be raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation. For those not familiar with Games Done Quick, the organization hosts charity events […]

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French privacy regulator hits Google and Facebook with fines over deceptive UI design

Recently we’ve seen a huge push towards user privacy while on the internet. Aside from the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), European countries have pushed back in numerous cases where data collection and user tracking are concerned. The latest in this privacy-focused effort comes out of France, where the Commission nationale de l’informatique et des […]

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Trade court rules that Google infringed on Sonos’ patents

A US trade court has ruled in favor of Sonos in its ongoing legal battle against Google for allegedly infringing on its speaker technology patents. Google already responded with software updates to get around the IP claim, which many of its customers aren’t taking well. In 60 days, Google will be banned from importing into […]

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Blue Tiger unveils world’s first solar-powered headset

Blue Tiger recently unveiled a headset that uses solar power for unlimited use without needing conventional charging. The company positions it as a high-grade headset for on-the-go use. It garnered some notice at CES 2022 this week and is set to launch this spring, though with no word on pricing. Blue Tiger’s Solare headset uses […]