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Saber Interactive may escape Embracer’s death hug and become a private company

Saber Interactive has reportedly found an exit strategy from the death grip of its parent company, Embracer Group AB. Bloomberg reported Thursday that “a group of private investors” will buy the studio in a deal worth roughly $500 million. Saber would then become a private company with about 3,500 employees.…

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Dell XPS 16 review: Beauty and power comes at a cost

Dell’s XPS 16 takes the minimalist design of the XPS 13 Plus and scales it up to a 16-inch system that’s far more powerful and functional. But just like with that earlier machine, which was Dell’s first attempt at implementing an “invisible” trackpad in its palm rest, there are some…

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Microsoft plans to streamline game upscaling across different graphics cards

Microsoft has developed a new API to simplify super-resolution coding in PC gaming. The company’s DirectSR, developed with hardware partners Nvidia, AMD and Intel, will provide a more streamlined tunnel for developers to tap into the companies’ three distinct approaches to graphical upscaling in Windows games. The company describes DirectSR…

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Google Chrome’s new slate of features will allow search even with a ‘bad’ network connection

Google just announced a trio of features for its Chrome browser to allow for “more helpful suggestions.” Some of these tools are for the smartphone app, while others work with the standard PC-based browser. First up, desktop Chrome users are getting new search suggestions that pull from what others have…

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The best DACs for Apple Music Lossless in 2024

A lot of people started to care about “high resolution” digital audio when Apple launched its upgraded music service to the masses. Call that the “Apple effect,” as infuriating as it may be, but the iPhone maker isn’t the only one in the hi-res audio game: Qobuz, Tidal and Deezer…

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Ford EV owners can now use Tesla Superchargers in the US and Canada

Ford EVs will gain access to Tesla's Superchargers across the US and Canada starting today, becoming the first non-Tesla vehicles to do so, Ford announced. The companies cemented the fast charging pact last year and numerous other automakers followed suit later on. The expanded network will be a big benefit…

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