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Fandom Acquires GameSpot, Giant Bomb, GameFAQs, and Metacritic in $55 Million Deal

Fandom Acquires GameSpot, Giant Bomb, GameFAQs, and Metacritic in $55 Million Deal

Image: Fandom For once, the latest big business-acquiring-other-big-business news isn’t about Embracer or Tencent — instead, it’s all about Fandom, a for-profit wiki hosting service that provides news and information from a variety of media, in an acquisition that seems to have surprised many. In a post on Monday, Oct. 3, Fandom announced that they …

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Full specs of Google Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro leak ahead of Google’s hardware event

Camera upgrades for the Google Pixel 7 and Google Pixel 7 Pro could be more significant than we thought, judging by the latest leaks. And at least one of the features beats what the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max have to offer. Even if the hardware sounds familiar at first, improvements can …

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Google prototypes, open sources an extra long keyboard with one row of keys

Google prototypes, open sources an extra long keyboard with one row of keys

enlarge / Google Japan jokes that you can increase productivity by having two people type on the keyboard at the same time. Google Japan has a history of joke keyboard concepts that challenge common notions of computer input. The latest concept, the Gboard Stick version, puts every key in the same row, so hunting and …

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PS5 Seemingly Jailbroken With PS4 Exploit, Now Can Kojima's PT .  to carry out

PS5 Seemingly Jailbroken With PS4 Exploit, Now Can Kojima’s PT . to carry out

Image: Sony / Kotaku Hackers circle the PS5 almost a year nowand it looks like they finally managed to jailbreak the 2020 hardware with a new kernel level exploit first discovered on PS4. While it doesn’t grant access to run certain types of code, the exploit has reportedly made it possible for at least one …

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OnePlus introduces its incredibly affordable Nord Watch

The Nord Watch has a 1.78-inch AMOLED display Source: OnePlus The OnePlus Watch was a poor first attempt from the company. It was widely panned due to its poor software experience and inaccurate step tracking. The BBK-owned company never dipped its toes into the smartwatch segment after that, though it didn’t give up the category …

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Giant Bomb, GameSpot, MetaCritic and more sold to Fan Wiki Company

Giant Bomb, GameSpot, MetaCritic and more sold to Fan Wiki Company

Image: fandom The gaming press world has been in quite a bit of turmoil lately. Tencent just got stripped Fanbyte, G4TV just fired a bunch of employeesand Future Publishing just unleashed a host of writers and editors, despite making hundreds of millions of dollars last year. So it is perhaps with some trepidation that we …

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PS5 Is Apparently Jailbroken And People Are Already Installing PT On It - IGN

PS5 Is Apparently Jailbroken And People Are Already Installing PT On It – IGN

Sony’s PlayStation 5 appears to be jailbroken – so of course people are installing PT PlayStation mud SpectreDev earlier today unveiled the new jailbreak – an experimental IPV6 kernel exploit for the PS5. This jailbreak relies on a WebKit vulnerability as an access point, so it only works on PS5s with firmware 4.03 or lower… …

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