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GameStop Pre-Orders Are A Mess Right Now, Staff Says

GameStop Pre-Orders Are A Mess Right Now, Staff Says

Photo: SOPA Images (Getty Images) “Is there anything you want to pre-order?” Almost nobody walks in and out of a GameStop without hearing those words. Employees are measured against how many pre-orders they can rack up while GameStop rakes in the cash months ahead of a game’s actual release. But lately, the strategy has been …

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Game Devs And Stadia Employees Alike Were Blindsided By The Sudden Shutdown

Game Devs And Stadia Employees Alike Were Blindsided By The Sudden Shutdown

Photo: Hulton Archive / Stringer / Kotaku (Getty Images) Few thought Google’s troubled streaming service, Stadia, might ever become a dominant player in the gaming industry, but almost no one expected it to shut down so abruptly, including the company’s own employees. Stadia VP Phil Harrison, fast becoming the grim reaper of new gaming initiatives, …

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Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to create images.  What could possibly go wrong?  |  CNN Business

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to create images. What could possibly go wrong? | CNN Business

CNN Business — If you’ve ever wanted to use artificial intelligence to quickly design a hybrid between a duck and a corgi, now is your time to shine. On Wednesday, OpenAI announced that anyone can now use the most recent version of its AI-powered DALL-E tool to generate a seemingly limitless range of images just …

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Wizards Reveal MTG Arena Power 9 and Brothers’ War Spoilers!

September 29’s Wizards of the Coast announcement had so much product that the special effects and gimmicks were left out of the stream! Similarly, there is a ton of new things to cover. From prebuilt decks with banned cards, Brothers’ War Spoilers, and the literal Power Nine revealed for MTG Arena, a LOT is going …

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This underwater camera operates wirelessly without batteries

This underwater camera operates wirelessly without batteries

Enlarge / MIT engineers built a battery-free, wireless underwater camera that could help scientists explore unknown regions of the ocean, track pollution, or monitor the effects of climate change. Adam Glanzman MIT engineers have built a wireless, battery-free underwater camera, capable of harvesting energy by itself while consuming very little power, according to a new …

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Hate the New iPhone Battery Icon on iOS 16?  You Won't Have to Wait Too Long for a Fix

Hate the New iPhone Battery Icon on iOS 16? You Won’t Have to Wait Too Long for a Fix

This story is part of Focal Point iPhone 2022CNET’s collection of news, tips and advice around Apple’s most popular product. If you’re running iOS 16 on your iPhone and have explored many of the new features, you’ve probably noticed the redesigned battery percentage icon in the status bar. Apple removed the feature back with the …

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iOS 16.1 Beta Brings Adaptive Transparency to Original AirPods Pro

iOS 16.1 Beta Brings Adaptive Transparency to Original AirPods Pro

The third beta of iOS 16.1 that was released earlier this week expands the Adaptive Transparency feature introduced with the second-generation AirPods Pro to the original ‌AirPods Pro‌. As noted on Reddit, first-generation ‌AirPods Pro‌ owners who also have the AirPods beta software will now see an “Adaptive Transparency” toggle in the AirPods section of …

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Google Announces 7 Local Search Updates

Google Announces 7 Local Search Updates

At Google’s annual Search On conference, the company announced seven new features and updates to local search. These updates will significantly enhance how people explore neighborhoods, businesses, and restaurants in Google Search. The local search changes rolling out soon include: Search for restaurants by dish Discover restaurant specialties More support for digital menus Enhancements to …

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Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 CPU and availability details leak ahead of launch

What you need to know New details about the Surface Pro 9 and Surface Laptop 5 have leaked. Today’s details reveal CPU and availability information. Microsoft is expected to unveil the Surface Pro 9, Surface Laptop 5, and Surface Studio 3 in October. A new report from WinFuture has revealed more details about the upcoming …

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