Modern Warfare 2 and Overwatch 2 drop prepaid phone restrictions | Biden News

Modern Warfare 2 and Overwatch 2 drop prepaid phone restrictions

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[ad_1] Activision has eliminated the prepaid cell phone restrictions for Battle.net’s 2FA system, meaning that anyone with a cell phone—no matter what kind—will be able to play Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 and Overwatch 2. Activision and Blizzard attacked the 2FA system, called SMS Protect (opens in a new tab)in October—not because of the … Read more

PC Gaming Performance May Drop With Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft Warns | Biden News

PC Gaming Performance May Drop With Windows 11 22H2, Microsoft Warns

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[ad_1] Bad news for PC gamers running the Windows 11 22H2 Update: You may experience slow performance due to a software bug. Microsoft started rolling out the Windows 11 22H2 update in September. But on Thursday, Microsoft issued a warning(Opens in a new window) on its support page: “Some games and apps might experience lower-than-expected … Read more

Intel confirms job cuts as the drop in PC sales affects its business | Biden News

Intel confirms job cuts as the drop in PC sales affects its business

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[ad_1] “We plan for the economic uncertainty to continue into 2023,” CEO Pat Gelsinger told investors in Intel’s latest earnings call. Intel is considering cutting jobs in a broader attempt to cut costs as a continued slump in global PC sales continues to affect its business. The chip giant posted a 20pc annual drop in … Read more

Magical Drop VI adds a PC version | Biden News

Magical Drop VI adds a PC version

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[ad_1] Publisher Forever Entertainment and co-developers Highball Games and Storm Trident have announced a Magic Drop VI also gets a computer version. Magic Drop VI is coming to Windows PC (via Steam) alongside its previously announced Nintendo Switch version, sometime this winter. Here’s a rundown on the game, plus a new trailer: Embark on a … Read more

Lilbits: PC shipments drop, 16-inch iPad reportedly, and Fire TV Cube 3 now shipping | Biden News

Lilbits: PC shipments drop, 16-inch iPad reportedly, and Fire TV Cube 3 now shipping

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[ad_1] Demand for personal computers rose at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic as an increasing number of people found themselves working and taking classes from home. But now it seems that demand is decreasing considerably. According to a report from Counterpoint, shipments fell by double digits between Q3, 2021 and Q3, 2022. Top PC … Read more

Linux Kernel Could Finally Drop 486 Support | Biden News

Linux Kernel Could Finally Drop 486 Support

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[ad_1] Linus Torvalds considers 486 chips “museum pieces” but they still have some users. Where will they go without Linux? Linus Torvalds, creator of the Linux kernel, is considering removing support for the Intel 486 processor. The move would come long after most users have moved on to newer processor architectures. Torvalds: 486 Chips “Museum … Read more

Magical Drop VI adds PC version | Biden News

Magical Drop VI adds PC version

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[ad_1] Magic Drop VI will launch for PC via Steam alongside its previously announced Switch version, publisher Forever Entertainment and developers Highball Games and Storm Trident announced. It will launch this winter. Here’s an overview of the game, via Forever Entertainment: About The legendary Japanese arcade game is back! Choose your favorite character—will it be … Read more

PC shipments drop as market boom ends | Biden News

PC shipments drop as market boom ends

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[ad_1] A worse-than-expected drop in worldwide PC shipments signals the end of the market’s pandemic boom, experts said. Second-quarter shipments of desktops, laptops and workstations fell 15.3% year over year, research firm IDC reported this week. After two years of growth, it was the second straight down quarter for the PC market. Sluggish corporate … Read more