Google Stadia might get touchscreen controls on Android soon

From The Verge: Google appears to be testing touchscreen controls for Stadia on Android. 9to5Google has analyzed the latest Stadia release on Android, and found multiple references to a “direct touch” feature. Once enabled, direct touch will allow Stadia users to tap, swipe, and pinch elements in...

Slack now lets you DM anyone

From The Verge: Slack is starting to roll out a new feature that lets anyone using the service DM each other. Announced back in October, Slack Connect DMs will let Slack users privately message employees outside of their company. It’s designed for companies working with partners or clients, but you...

Asus Indicates Supplies of Nvidia's RTX 3000 GPUs Have Decreased

From PC Mag: Given the demand, you’d think that manufacturing for Nvidia’s RTX 3000 graphics cards would be ramping up. But PC vendor Asus says they remain in short supply, prompting higher prices.

Last week, Asus held an investors event, where executives projected revenue for this year’s first...

Intel will build other companies' chips in major turnaround effort

From CNET: After years of struggling to keep up with competitors, Intel will adopt their core strategy by making other companies' chips for them, new Chief Executive Pat Gelsinger said Tuesday. Intel largely has focused on making its own chips, but that'll change with the new and independent Intel...

OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro announced with Hasselblad-branded cameras

From The Verge: OnePlus has announced the first two phones in its OnePlus 9-series, the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. As expected, the OnePlus 9 Pro is the flagship, designed to face off against the likes of Samsung’s Galaxy S21 Ultra and the iPhone 12 Pro Max, while the OnePlus 9 is its lower...

Report: Nintendo's OLED Switch Uses DLSS Upscaling for 4K Visuals

From PC Mag: If you believe the rumors, at some point this year Nintendo is set to release a new Switch console with a 7-inch 720p OLED display and the ability to output 4K through a TV. But how will Nintendo achieve 4K visuals? Deep Learning Super Sampling.

As Bloomberg reports, Nintendo has...

Brazil Fines Apple $2M for Shipping iPhones Without a Charger

From PC Mag: Apple has been slapped with a $2 million fine in Brazil for selling iPhones without a charger.

In addition to levying a hefty fine (10,546,442.48 Brazilian real), São Paulo-based consumer protection foundation Procon on Friday also accused Apple of misleading advertising, selling...

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