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GOG is giving away a free copy of Metro: Last Light Redux

Looking for a place to spend some of that holiday cash? GOG’s annual Winter Sale is worthy of consideration as it enters the final stretch with discounts of up to 91 percent on more than 3,500 titles. And even if you don’t spend anything, you might as well take advantage of the site’s latest free […]

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Check out the world’s smallest portable Nintendo 64

Nintendo dashed all hopes of launching a miniature version of its beloved Nintendo 64 console more than two years ago, but that doesn’t mean everyone gave up on the idea. One YouTuber ran with the concept and even took it a step further by creating what is believed to be the world’s smallest portable Nintendo […]

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Spending on mobile apps hit $407 million on Christmas Day

Worldwide spending on mobile apps and games surpassed $100 billion in a single year for the first time ever in 2020, supercharged by a shift in behavior that came about as a result of the global pandemic. But that’s only scratching the surface of an even bigger story involving Christmas Day spending.According to preliminary estimates […]

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Epic patches bug that caused CPU temps to spike while the Games Store was running

Despite great holiday sales and free game giveaways, many PC users still (somewhat understandably) dislike the Epic Games Store. Today, it seems Epic has given its detractors yet another piece of ammunition: a recent bug was causing those with select CPUs to see significant temperature spikes when the Epic Games Store app was open.Closing the […]

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Apple loses copyright battle against iOS virtualization startup Corellium

Corellium’s co-founders were early pioneers in the jailbreaking scene. At a Black Hat conference last year, Corellium reps praised the software’s ability to offer iOS replicas to anyone, including “foreign governments and commercial enterprises.” Apple filed suit in August 2019, asking for the destruction of all infringing code and cash compensation.On Tuesday, a US District […]

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At least 100 million PCs still run Windows 7, one year after support ended

It’s been almost a year since Microsoft ended its extended support for Windows 7. Barring those organizations willing to pay for extended security updates (ESUs), the move pretty much pulled the curtain down on the venerable OS. But despite Microsoft constantly warning people they should upgrade, it is estimated that at least 100 million PCs […]