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Windows 10 integrates Linux files into File Explorer

Microsoft previously provided a full Linux kernel in Windows 10, and now the company plans to fully integrate Linux file access into the built-in File Explorer. A new Linux icon will appear in the left navigation pane of File Explorer, giving access to the root file system for all distros installed in Windows 10. The icon that will appear in …

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PS5 controller revealed: key features of DualSense

Sony has finally given us our first look today at DualSense, the new PS5 controller that comes with PlayStation 5 later this year. The DualSense sport is not just brand new functionality and a host of new features, but a whole new look to match. A post on the PlayStation blog with the new DualSense controller notes the design decision …

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Google makes Stadia Gaming Service free

Google removes the $ 130 entry fee for its Stadia cloud service indefinitely, the company said on Wednesday, making free high-end video games available to almost anyone with a computer during the coronavirus pandemic. The move gives millions of people in 14 countries access to videos with big budgets without spending hundreds of dollars on a gaming console or powerful …

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Google Stadia free version now available

Google’s video game streaming platform, Stadia, is now free for anyone with a Gmail address, the company announced on Wednesday. To sweeten the deal, Google also gives new users two months of Stadia Pro – including access to nine games – for free. Existing Stadia Pro subscribers will not be charged by the service for the next two months, Google …

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MIT projects turn spray paint into a functional user interface

Researchers from MIT have developed a way to create interactive surfaces with air-brushed inks – or in other words, graffiti that actually does things. The SprayableTech system allows users to create interactive room-size graphics with sensors and screens that can be applied to everything from walls to furniture. Spray-painted art on the walls can be used to light and switch …

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Fan failure forces “throwing speed” DIY strategy

As the coronavirus pandemic occurs near a peak in parts of the United States, hospitals educate medical staff on how to run ventilators while companies and doctors retrofit devices in the event that the facilities run out of respirators. In New York, doctors at Mount Sinai Health System have reused machines used to treat sleep apnea to help some COVID-19 …

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