Sat.Sep 17, 2022

Half-Life 2 Is Now Playable In VR

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Half-Life 2 is now playable in PC VR headsets with a free mod. If you own Half-Life 2 on Steam you can easily add the free community-made mod here.

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Let Them Fight: Feud Breaks Out Between 8kun and Kiwi Farms Founders

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Smashing rotten fruit is fun, as long as you’re not afraid of getting detritus all over your clothes. But do you know what’s even more fun? Try standing at a distance and watching two pieces of putrid produce repeatedly slam into each other until they’re nothing but a gross paste. Read more.

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Original PSVR Games Aren’t Playable On PlayStation VR2

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Original PSVR games aren’t playable on Playstation VR2, Sony confirms. On Sony’s Official PlayStation Podcast Hideaki Nishino, SVP of Platform Experience, was asked whether original PlayStation VR games could be played on PlayStation VR2.

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WiZ's Smart Lights Can Detect Your Presence Now—No Motion Sensor Required

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Having the lights turn on as soon as you walk into a room is exactly how we envisioned the smart home. But it hasn’t been easy to configure unless you program a routine or a motion sensor around the house to trigger the lights.

Are You Still Watching? How to Create Engaging Presentations for Virtual Learning

Speaker: Richard Goring, Director at BrightCarbon

Remote meetings are here to stay - and so is the Zoom fatigue that many experience. The importance of compelling content is more apparent than ever. In this webinar, learn how PowerPoint provides terrific tools to create the kind of dynamic visual content you need to capture your remote audience’s attention. Come along to this masterclass packed with live demonstrations of how to create compelling presentations for successful meetings in a virtual and hybrid environment. In this webinar, you will learn how to: Create dynamic visuals that support persuasive stories to engage your audience Develop professional-looking designs for presentations and other content Become a PowerPoint legend with techniques to make effective presentations quickly and easily June 30th, 2022 at 9:30 am PDT, 12:30 pm EDT, 5:30 pm GMT

OpenSim land area and active users up as grid actives decrease

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OpenSim metaverse added 2,349 active users while its land area grew by 806 regions this month despite the number of grids with stats lessening by 11 this month. It also added nearly 3,000 new registered users.

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Hands-On: Colossal Cave 3D Brings One Of Gaming’s Foundation Stones Into VR

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You may not have ever heard of Colossal Cave Adventure , but if you’ve played a video game in the last 45 years, you’ve walked in its footsteps. The original 1976 game was one of the first all-text adventure games and the first that got popular.

Congresswoman Urges FTC to Investigate Newly Revealed Police Software Surveilling Americans' Movements

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California Congresswoman Anna Eshoo is urging the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate a Virginia-based company revealed by the Associated Press to provide law enforcement agencies across the U.S.

EVGA and NVIDIA To Split: EVGA Won’t Make Next-Gen NVIDIA Cards

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In a move that will have significant repercussions for the video card industry in North America and Europe, EVGA today has announced that the company is parting ways from NVIDIA.

Daredevil's Charlie Cox Was Also Thrilled by the Yellow Suit

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Although Charlie Cox knew that Matt Murdoch-as-Daredevil wasn’t going to appear in Spider-Man: No Way Home , he was aware that he was going to be returning in all his superhero finery for She Hulk: Attorney at Law.

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Who C.A.R.E.S.!? How Learning Got Its Bad Rap & What We Can Do About It

Speaker: Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer at ELB Learning

Since when has learning and development become such a negative experience with learners? Treion Muller, Chief Strategy Officer for ELB Learning, will introduce a new learning framework called the C.A.R.E.S Learning Effectiveness Model.

Intel to Drop Celeron and Pentium Branding From Laptop Parts In 2023

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While we’re still over a quarter out from the end of 2022, Intel already has its eyes aimed at 2023 and its eventual refresh of its mobile processors. To that end, today the company has announced that they are making some branding changes for the low-end.

Rings of Power Airs Out Its Secrets, So That Things Can Finally Happen

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Last week ’s Rings of Power showed just how much strife can come from old prejudices and mistrust.

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Coinbase Launches Pro-Crypto Politician Identifier After Banning Talk of Politics

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