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Samsung unveils the world’s inaugural transparent MicroLED screen at CES 2024.

During its First Look event at CES, Samsung has unveiled a groundbreaking innovation – the world’s first transparent MicroLED display, adding to the list of surprises at the event. While there’s still no word on how much it will cost or when this technology will find its way to retail devices, Samsung showed off not one, but three different transparent micro-LED displays with slightly different designs. Two of the demo units featured tinted glass to make it easier to overlook areas behind possible panels, while the other appeared to be…

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Get ready for a tech spectacular at CES 2024! From AI TVs to innovative laptops and smart homes, discover the latest in consumer electronics and gaming. ( Gaming 

Get a sneak peek into what to expect at CES 2024: From TVs and laptops to AI and gaming

Get ready for the highly anticipated Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024, taking place in Las Vegas from January 9 to 12. The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) is hosting this year’s CES, which guarantees an impressive display covering 2.4 million square feet and showcasing over 4000 exhibitors. This event serves as a platform for unveiling the year’s tech trends, as companies present their newest advancements in a wide range of fields. Whether it’s TVs or gaming equipment, here’s a glimpse of what to expect at CES 2024. 1. televisions Televisions are…

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Apple made big strides in expanding the Mac's gaming capabilities in 2023. Read on to know how the synergy between software and its M Series chipsets is helping achieve this. Gaming 

Apple’s Focus on Gaming for Mac Becomes Evident with 2023 Initiatives

Apple’s Mac computers have traditionally not been known for their gaming prowess; Instead, they’ve gained a reputation as reliable tools that creatives and professionals rely on to get things done. However, that hasn’t stopped Apple from trying to change that perception—indeed, making significant strides in this area. It was only earlier this year that the iPhone manufacturer introduced a game mode with macOS Sonoma. This mode maximizes system performance so AAA games can run as well as possible. Speaking of AAA games, of course, we can’t forget the move to…

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Ever wondered what X would be like if it allowed PS5 gamers to stream directly on the platform? Well, that future may soon become a reality, per Elon Musk. Gaming 

Elon Musk Teases Possibility of Direct Streaming of PS5 Games on X Platform: Find Out More

PlayStation 5 gamers may soon be able to stream games directly to X (formerly Twitter), possibly through an official app, as a recent conversation between Elon Musk and a user suggests. For X, user @AlexJonesMW3, responding to Elon Musk’s Diablo gameplay video, asked if X could launch a standalone streaming app for PS5. “I’m happy to pay whatever price I have to pay to be able to stream directly from my PS5 to @X,” the user said. He also asked Musk if he could contact someone at PlayStation. To which…

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Chinese gaming giants recently suffered big losses due to new online game restrictions. In response, regulators approved 105 games to mitigate the impact. Gaming 

China Rushes to Approve 105 Online Games Following Recent Restrictions

Over the years, we’ve seen the Chinese government clamp down on online gaming, which includes limiting the amount of time children can spend playing games and the constant dissemination of information emphasizing how addictive gaming is. Recently, Chinese regulators announced new restrictions aimed at introducing spending limits across gaming platforms and even preventing minors from tipping game streamers. These were implemented by the National Press and Publications Administration. Shortly after the announcement, several companies, including gaming giants Tencent and NetEase, were forced to bear the brunt of the announcement as…

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Let's take a look at how 2023 has unfolded for gaming, and why it is a landmark year in gaming history. Gaming 

Here’s Why 2023 Will Go Down as an Exceptional Year in Gaming

The year 2023 is almost over and there are no more major video game releases in sight. But looking back, this year has been incredible for gaming, both in terms of games released and the evolution of the industry. We saw huge releases this year like Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for PS5, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft finally releasing a first-party game with Starfield. Square Enix and Ubisoft also added the release of Final Fantasy XVI and Assassin’s Creed Mirage. And of course,…

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Epic Games is gifting 17 free games, kicking off with Destiny 2: Legacy Collection. Additionally, there are big discounts on games like Alan Wake 2 as well. Gaming 

Epic Offers 17 Free Games and Significant Discounts on Alan Wake 2 and More

Epic Games has revealed that it will be giving away a total of 17 games as part of its holiday celebrations. The first game in this lineup is Destiny 2: Legacy Collection, which can be claimed until December 20th. When you visit Epic Games’ free games page, you’ll notice that the next mystery game hasn’t been revealed yet. It will be interesting to see what it is on December 20th. New games are still unlocked in the same way going forward. The holiday festivities extend beyond free games; you can…

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Fortnite-maker Epic Games triumphs over Google in a landmark antitrust case and CEO Tim Sweeney put things in perspective. (REUTERS) Gaming 

CEO Tim Sweeney’s response following Epic Games’ surprising victory against Google in an anti-trust lawsuit

Epic Games, the company responsible for Fortnite, has won a major legal battle against Google regarding its Play Store policies. This high-profile case, which had garnered significant attention from the tech industry, resulted in a jury finding Google guilty of antitrust violations. The verdict represents a significant milestone for Epic Games in its ongoing efforts to promote fair competition within the app store market. In an interview with CNBC, Epic Games’ CEO, Tim Sweeney, discussed the contrasting outcomes of the company’s legal disputes with both Apple and Google. Sweeney attributed…

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PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023 lets you create a year-end summary of your gaming on a PlayStation 4 or PS5. You can see how many games you played, your most-played game, the trophies you earned, and more. Gaming 

Learn How to Create Your PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023

It’s that time of year again, when streaming apps like Spotify, YouTube Music, and even social media apps like Reddit release their year-end reviews. And now PlayStation, Sony’s gaming division, has released its own synopsis. PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023 allows you to create a year-end summary of your gaming experience on PlayStation 4 or PS5. You can see the number of games you’ve played, your most played game, the rewards you’ve earned and more. This year has been particularly exciting with the release of many critically acclaimed games such as Marvel’s…

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Admit it, you've spent 25 hours playing Suika Game too, right? Gaming 

Nintendo has launched its Switch year in review website

Nintendo has joined Sony and Microsoft in releasing their own year in review tools, allowing players to discover the amount of time they have dedicated to playing The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom, Pikmin 4, and Suika Game on their Nintendo Switch this year. Sign in to the web app with your Nintendo Account to see the first game you play on Switch this year. You can then scroll down to see how many different games you’ve watched on the console during our last trip around the sun,…

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It will tell you how many hours you've spent gaming this year. Gaming 

Comparing your performance with other players in Xbox’s 2023 year-in-review recap

Xbox is providing users with a comprehensive overview of their gaming habits and preferences for the year. The 2023 recap showcases the total amount of time spent gaming on the Xbox system in the past year, highlights the most active month, displays the total number of achievements earned, and presents a pie chart illustrating the top genres enjoyed. This information can help users determine if their gaming preferences have evolved over time. Additionally, users will be able to view a list of the games they have played the most this…

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Once considered the biggest gaming event, E3 is now permanently cancelled. Read on to find out why. Gaming 

E3, the Formerly Prominent Gaming Event, Faces Permanent Cancellation

E3, once the biggest annual show in the video game industry where developers showed off their latest games to the public, has been canceled permanently. Over the past few years, several editions of E3 have been canceled, first due to the COVID-19 pandemic and then due to a lack of commitment from developers and major publishers such as Sony, which decided to hold its own events such as the PlayStation Showcase instead. Stanley Pierre-Louis, CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, the organization responsible for E3, said in a statement to…

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Epic has spent years railing against the practice and got a federal jury to agree that Alphabet Inc.’s Google unit had acted unfairly as a monopoly. The case is likely to accelerate the weakening of app store rules, which have already come under fire from regulators and lawmakers around the world. (AP) Gaming 

The $200 Billion App Store Industry Faces Major Threat Following Google’s Legal Defeat

The recent legal loss of Google to Epic Games Inc., the creator of Fortnite, poses a significant risk to the app store duopoly dominated by Apple Inc. This duopoly generates nearly $200 billion annually and has a profound influence on how billions of mobile device users engage with apps. The loss handed down by a San Francisco jury on Monday is a blow to the two companies’ business model for apps, where they charge fees of up to 30 percent to software developers who usually have no other options. Epic…

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A federal court jury has decided that Google’s Android app store has been protected by anticompetitive barriers that have damaged smartphone consumers and software developers, dealing a blow to a major pillar of a technology empire. (AP) Gaming 

Epic Games emerges victorious in antitrust lawsuit against Google regarding obstacles to its Android app store

A major setback has been dealt to Google’s technology empire as a federal court jury has ruled that the company’s Android app store has been shielded by unfair barriers, causing harm to smartphone consumers and software developers. Monday’s unanimous verdict came after just three hours of deliberation following a four-week trial that revolved around the Google Play Store’s lucrative payment system. The store is the main place where hundreds of millions of people around the world download and install apps that run on smartphones running Google’s Android software. Epic Games,…

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GTA 6 trailer is finally out, but some finer details might have escaped your notice. Let's see what Rockstar has in store for gamers once the game launches. Gaming 

Latest Update on GTA 6 Reveals Exciting Developments

The official trailer for GTA 6 is finally out, and the 1 minute and 30 second trailer nicely highlights what fans can expect from the game when it launches in 2025. The trailer opens with a sunset in Vice City, Rockstar’s fictional Miami, and then reveals Lucia – the first female protagonist in the GTA franchise. Throughout the runtime, we can see several details surrounding the story, including a possible relationship between Jason, the male protagonist, and Lucia, possibly inspired by Bonnie and Clyde. While most of the trailer shows…

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Netflix is expanding its games catalog with the launch of GTA: The Trilogy - The Definitive Edition on December 14. Here's what you need to know. Gaming 

Grand Theft Auto Comes to Netflix: Play for FREE on Mobile!

Netflix is offering subscribers Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – The Definitive Edition starting December 14th – arguably the biggest addition to its game catalog to date. This game is not just one game, it consists of GTA III, GTA Vice City and GTA San Andreas – their remastered versions with updated graphics. It should be noted that these games will be available on the Apple App Store, Google Play Store and of course the Netflix mobile app. For the uninitiated, GTA III, GTA: Vice City and GTA: San Andreas…

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Some of the titles on YouTube Playables are mini-games such as Angry Birds Showdown, Brain Out, Daily Solitaire, The Daily Crossword, and more. (Unsplash) Gaming 

Unlock the Fun with YouTube Playables – Discover 30+ Mini-Games Now!

YouTube made an announcement in September 2023 about its new Playables segment, which marked its return to the gaming industry after discontinuing its Stadia gaming service in January 2023. After a two-month testing period with a limited group, YouTube Playables has now been officially launched, offering over 30 mini-games or arcade-like games. Premium subscribers can enjoy titles such as Angry Birds Showdown, Brain Out, Daily Solitaire, The Daily Crossword, and others. Droidlife reports that a notification alerting Premium users that the feature is coming to YouTube was sent last week.…

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Ubisoft accidentally showed ads in Assassin's Creed Odyssey while gamers were playing, and users are upset despite the company's statement. Gaming 

Ubisoft’s Advertising Blunder: What Happened After Ads Appeared in Assassin’s Creed?

Ubisoft has been making Assassin’s Creed games for over a decade, and while the series has had its ups and downs, it’s developed a cult following for its mysterious gameplay and historical settings. However, fans were recently frustrated when Ubisoft accidentally showed in-game ads in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, its 2018 flagship action RPG. This affected the gaming experience, and many users reported that these ads appeared in the middle of in-game “pop-ups”. Since then, Ubisoft has acknowledged this bug and dismissed it as a “technical issue”. “We have learned that…

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Deceptive Designs: Dark patterns manipulate consumers, (unsplash) Gaming 

Liz Weston Exposes How Amazon and Epic Games’ Deceptive ‘Dark Patterns’ Cost You Money!

Do any of these things sound familiar to you? ● You can’t find an easy way to cancel an unwanted subscription, so you let it continue for another month. You tell yourself you’ll try again later. ● You feel rushed to make an online purchase that you regret, but you cannot cancel the transaction or request a refund. ● You want to read an article or shop online, but you are bombarded with pop-ups asking for your information. There’s no easy language to say, so you click “allow” just to…

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Gaming as a career is on the rise, going mainstream. HP study finds nearly half of Indian gamers now view it as a viable income source. Gaming 

Parents Rejoice: Indian Gamers Making 6-12 LPA, Study Finds!

As games and eSports begin to impact the economy of content creators more than ever before, gaming careers are becoming more mainstream and diverging from the niche market that existed just a few years ago. Amidst this shift, a recent survey by HP has revealed that nearly half of Indian gamers are seriously considering gaming as a source of income. Based on the answers, they earn between Rs 6,000 and Rs 12,000. This study involved 3500 participants including 500 parents from 15 tier 1 cities and 15 tier 2 cities…

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