Facebook Messenger now lets an entire group share an AR experience

From The Verge: Facebook Messenger is adding “group effects” that allow everyone on a video call to participate in the same augmented reality experience at the same time. The effects are available now across Messenger video calls as well as Messenger Rooms, the service’s Zoom-like videoconferencing...

Nvidia Brings GeForce RTX 3080 Power to GeForce Now Game Streaming

From PC Mag: It may still be extremely hard to find a GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card, but that doesn't mean you can't use one if you have a fast enough internet connection.

Nvidia has announced a new membership tier for its GeForce Now game-streaming service that provides remote access to the...

AT&T profits rise as wireless, HBO Max subscribers flock in

From CNET: AT&T again saw wireless customers return to the service amid aggressive promotions -- particularly for the iPhone 13 -- as overall profits surged in the third quarter.

The company posted a net gain of 928,000 postpaid phone customers, or people with higher credit scores who pay their...

Raspberry Pi Suffers First Ever Price Increase

From PC Mag: For the first time, the price of a Raspberry Pi single-board computer is increasing and we have the global supply chain shortages to thank for it.

Eben Upton, chief executive of Raspberry Pi Trading, made the announcement today, but also made it clear the price increase is only...

The biggest announcements from Google’s Pixel 6 event

From The Verge: Google just wrapped up its Pixel 6 Fall Launch event, where it announced two new phones as well as a wealth of features that are supported by its new Tensor processor. Here are the biggest things Google announced during its live stream.

After months of leaks, we got the full...

Facebook reportedly plans to rename itself

From CNET: Facebook is planning to give itself a new name next week to reflect its focus on the metaverse, The Verge reported Tuesday.

The social media giant's CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, plans to discuss Facebook's rebranding at the company's annual Connect conference on Oct. 28, but an announcement...

Google Announces Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro: The New Real Flagship Pixels

From AnandTech: Today, after many weeks, even months of leaks and teasers, Google has finally announced the new Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro – their new flagship line-up of phones for 2021 and carrying them over into next year. The two phones had been teased quite on numerous occasions and have probably...

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