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January 3, 2022

NEWS

CNET

Samsung Neo QLED TVs promise prettier pictures, better gaming at CES 2022

One, called Shape Adaptive Light Control is said to reduce stray illumination by analyzing on-screen objects and shaping the light to match. Another, called Object Depth Enhancer, employs more processing to further distinguish the objects from the …

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Kotaku

Square Enix President Hopes NFTs, Blockchain Games Become ‘Major Trend In Gaming Going Forward’

We aren’t even a week into 2022 and already another large video game publisher—this time it’s Square Enix—is praising the metaverse and blockchain gaming while planning to invest more resources into this terrible version of the future.

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Mac Rumors

Apple’s New Standalone Monitor Could Be Around Half the Price of the Pro Display XDR

Apple’s rumored new consumer-oriented standalone monitor could appear this year and come in at around the $2,500 price mark, based on comments made by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Pro Display XDR Blue Writing in his first “Power On” newsletter of 2022, …

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Mac Rumors

CES 2022: Eve Launches HomeKit-Compatible Outdoor Cam and MotionBlinds

Eve Outdoor Cam features a matte black metal frame and an opaque white glass for the light component, with IP55 water and dust resistance. It is equipped with a 1080p camera with a 157 degree field of view, and it can be mounted to the wall with a three- …

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ZDNet

Don’t waste your money on these Apple products: January 2022 edition

And a sizable chunk of those products will be Apple products. Apple is an interesting company. Some products go through a regular refresh cycle (the iPhone being the one that most people know) …

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CNET

AirPods Pro 2 to reportedly sport lossless audio support, sound-emitting charging case

Apple hasn’t updated the AirPods Pro since they launched in 2019, but a new version of the wireless earbuds with a refreshed design and other upgrades could debut later this year, if reports turn out to be true.

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The Verge

AirPods Pro 2 may come with lossless audio support and a charging case that makes sound

The second-generation AirPods Pro may support Apple Lossless Audio Codec (ALAC), and could even come with a case that makes a sound to help you find it, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a note to investors seen by AppleInsider and 9to5Mac.

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CNET

Alienware Concept Nyx offers a holistic view of gaming at home

The prototype implementation we saw essentially combines a game server, which is more or less a game PC on steroids, a smart controller and software that ties them together. Notably absent is a console like the Xbox Series X or S, PS5 or Nintendo Switch, …

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9to5Mac

Apple Silicon Mac Pro may be less upgradable than 2019 model

We’ve already seen just how much power can be offered by Apple Silicon chips compared to the 2019 Mac Pro. Benchmarks published last month show that the M1 Max MacBook Pro exports ProRes video three times faster than the Mac Pro.

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The New York Times

The Video Games That Got Us Through 2021

The year in video games was good, bad and everything in between. It remained difficult to purchase new consoles like the Xbox Series X, the Nintendo Switch OLED and the PlayStation 5. (One fine day, we’ll play Deathloop.) …

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