HP refreshes Spectre x360 laptop with Intel 12th-gen and Ryzen 5000 chips, Intel Arc GPU, beefed up webcam, and a quieter fan, starting at $1,650 (Scharon Harding/Ars Technica)

Scharon Harding / Ars Technica: HP refreshes Spectre x360 laptop with Intel 12th-gen and Ryzen 5000 chips, Intel Arc GPU, beefed up webcam, and a quieter fan, starting at $1,650  —  HP Spectre laptops try out Intel discrete graphics, boosted webcams, new hues.  —  HP has revamped its Spectre x360 lineup of convertible … Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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(PR) Qualcomm Cuts the Cord with the New Wireless AR Smart Viewer Reference Design Powered by the Snapdragon XR2

Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. announced another milestone in making extended reality (XR) the next computing platform with the Wireless AR Smart Viewer Reference Design, powered by the Snapdragon XR2 Platform. The cord-free reference design helps OEMs and ODMs more seamlessly and cost-efficiently prototype and bring to market lightweight, premium AR glasses to enable immersive experiences that unlock the metaverse. Greater Performance, Sleeker Device: The purpose-built, premium Snapdragon XR2 Platform now packs powerful performance into a slim, smaller AR glass form factor. …

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AMDVLK 2022.Q2.2 Released As First Update In Over One Month

While Mesa’s RADV open-source Radeon Vulkan driver continues seeing a lot of activity on a near daily basis by developers from Valve, Red Hat, Google, and other independent contributors, AMD continues with AMDVLK as their official open-source Vulkan driver derived from their internal, closed-source Vulkan driver for Windows and Linux. Out today is AMDVLK 2022.Q2.2 as the latest open-source snapshot of this Vulkan driver… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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Fedora BIOS Boot SIG Launched For Those Wanting To Maintain Legacy BIOS Support

Fedora will keep around its legacy BIOS support that was decided earlier this month after a proposal to deprecate legacy BIOS support to focus resources on UEFI-only booting. However, Fedora will be relying more on the community to maintain that legacy boot support and as such the Fedora BIOS Boot SIG (Special Interest Group) is now established… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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Koo, an app touted as India's answer to Twitter, has self-verification features that Elon Musk may want but shows risks of handing over data to the government (Nilesh Christopher/Rest of World)

Nilesh Christopher / Rest of World: Koo, an app touted as India’s answer to Twitter, has self-verification features that Elon Musk may want but shows risks of handing over data to the government  —  “Already doing what Elon Musk wants to do is such a high,” co-founder of Koo, Aprameya Radhakrishna, posted on Twitter.  —  • BENGALURU, INDIA Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Koo, an app touted as India's answer to Twitter, has self-verification features that Elon Musk may want but shows risks of handing over data to the government (Nilesh Christopher/Rest of World) Read More

YC-backed DeFi startup Stablegains faces a lawsuit after losing $44M of users' funds by investing them in UST, after earlier claiming it was investing in USDC (Timothy Craig/Crypto Briefing)

Timothy Craig / Crypto Briefing: YC-backed DeFi startup Stablegains faces a lawsuit after losing $44M of users’ funds by investing them in UST, after earlier claiming it was investing in USDC  —  Stablegains has been accused of misleading customers about where their money was going.  —  Key Takeaways Adminlinuxchatter.com/

YC-backed DeFi startup Stablegains faces a lawsuit after losing $44M of users' funds by investing them in UST, after earlier claiming it was investing in USDC (Timothy Craig/Crypto Briefing) Read More

Snapchat is testing Family Center, which lets parents see who their teens are friends with and whom they are texting; teens have the option to not participate (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch)

Sarah Perez / TechCrunch: Snapchat is testing Family Center, which lets parents see who their teens are friends with and whom they are texting; teens have the option to not participate  —  Snapchat is preparing to introduce a new parental control feature dubbed “Family Center,” which will allow parents to see who their teen … Adminlinuxchatter.com/

Snapchat is testing Family Center, which lets parents see who their teens are friends with and whom they are texting; teens have the option to not participate (Sarah Perez/TechCrunch) Read More

(PR) ZADAK Announces TWSG4S PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD

here’s another hot new ZADAK product on the market, and this one is going to take gamers one step beyond. It’s the TWSG4S M.2 PCIe Gen4 x4 SSD, and it delivers read-write speeds that many Gen4 x4 SSDs can’t – 7,400 and 7,000 MB/s, respectively. This is an ideal expansion SSD for new game consoles and PCs, giving players the chance to dominate their games. It ships with two powerful heatsinks in the box. One is made of ultra-thin graphene …

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Linux To Introduce The Ability To Set The Hostname Before Userspace Starts

While the hostname on Linux systems is widely relied upon for different applications, setting the hostname is usually left up to user-space by the init system at boot. However, should any user-space processes try to read the system hostname prior to it being set, it could lead to unintended results. So now finally in 2022 there is a kernel parameter working its way upstream with “hostname=” should you want to ensure the hostname is set before user-space is started… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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