Starfield’s space combat is taking its cues from a beloved indie game

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Bethesda Softworks) Bethesda’s upcoming sci-fi RPG Starfield is taking inspiration from beloved indie spaceship sim FTL, and its in-game footage has given us a solid understanding of how exactly that plays out.Inspired by the indie game, Starfield’s space combat will involve redirecting power to the various subsystems of your ship…

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Did you pre-order a Steam Deck? Good news – Valve is increasing production

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Future / Valve) Valve has announced that Steam Deck production is being increased, promising that from June 28, 2022 shipment numbers from the console will have doubled, writing that “today we’ll be shipping more than double the number of Steam Decks every week”.This information comes directly from the official Steam…

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Meta is saving millions of dollars thanks to this clever memory hack

Home News Computing (Image credit: Facebook) Engineers at Meta, Facebook’s parent company, have revealed how they have been able to offer free memory using a software solution called Transparent Memory Offloading (TMO).It is now part of the Linux kernel and, in a nutshell, automatically offloads data to other storage tiers (e.g. Samsung’s CX memory expander)…

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Meta bringing down the hammer on fake reviews plaguing Facebook

Home News Software (Image credit: Austin Distel/Unsplash) Meta is updating its Community Feedback Policy to begin cracking down on people and businesses abusing its review system.Going forward, Facebook will apply stricter (opens in new tab) rules for what is allowed n Feedback posts. Apparently, some users and businesses were gaming the Community Feedback system to…

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Thought the Xbox Series X is too big? You haven’t seen anything yet

Home News Gaming (Image credit: Shutterstock / vfhnb12) We’ve seen plenty of talk about the size of this generation’s consoles, but one YouTuber has surpassed them all with an enormous Xbox Series X.Frustrated that Microsoft’s Xbox Series X fridge wasn’t an actual functioning console, YouTuber Michael Pick decided to go one better “I decided to…

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Sophos Firewall zero-day bug exploited weeks before fix

Home News Computing (Image credit: Shutterstock) A vulnerability in the Sophos Firewall, first discovered in late March and patched soon afterwards, was being exploited by a Chinese advanced persistent threat (APT), in the weeks before the patch was released, reports have revealed.Researchers from cybersecurity firm Volexity, the threat actor, known as DriftingCloud, exploited the CVE-2022-1040…

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