Ubuntu's Chromium Snap Finally Seeing Progress On Supporting VA-API GPU Acceleration

Those making use of Ubuntu’s Chromium Snap for running the Google open-source web browser have been without VA-API support for GPU-based video acceleration within this sandboxed app. Fortunately, it looks like that will soon be crossed off the list for ensuring Ubuntu users can enjoy VA-API acceleration for lowering CPU resources and better power efficiency on Intel graphics and other Mesa Gallium3D drivers supporting VA-API… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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(PR) ProScreenCast Launches 4K 60Hz HDR Screen Casting Adaptor

ProScreenCast has announced their newest 4K 60 Hz with HDR screen casting adaptor, the SC01, is now available worldwide. SC01 build with HDMI 2.0b and is capable of streaming true 4K resolution up to 60 Hz refresh rate with HDR color, it is designed to stream video wirelessly to TV, projector or any display with HDMI. This allows you to experience 4K image quality on a big screen from your mobile phone or PC, without having to run cables across …

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Amazon launches a “micromobility” hub in Hackney, London with a fleet of e-cargo bikes and on-foot delivery staff to replace thousands of van deliveries (Sarah Butler/The Guardian)

Sarah Butler / The Guardian: Amazon launches a “micromobility” hub in Hackney, London with a fleet of e-cargo bikes and on-foot delivery staff to replace thousands of van deliveries  —  Online retailer opening ‘micromobility’ hub in Hackney as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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Ubisoft Announces Plan to Shut Down Servers for 15 Games

Ubisoft has recently announced plans to decommission servers for 15 games on September 1st 2022 removing any multiplayer functionality and limiting access to downloadable content for certain titles. The games set to lose their servers include several Assassin’s Creed titles for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and the Wii U alongside Anno 2070, Far Cry 3, Rayman Legends, and more. These games are mostly older releases except for the VR multiplayer shooter Space Junkies that was launched in 2019. UbisoftClosing …

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EVGA RTX 3090 Ti KINGPIN HYBRID Now Available for 2500 USD, Comes Bundled with a 1600 W PSU

EVGA has finally unveiled their flagship RTX 3090 Ti graphics card with the Kingpin Hybrid Gaming which will come bundled with a “free” SuperNOVA 1600 P2 power supply for a total cost of 2500 USD. The card features dual 16-pin power connectors requiring a total of six 8-pin power cables which is one less then the 9 available on the bundled SuperNOVA 1600 P2. The onboard cooling system consists of a single fan on the card for VRM cooling along …

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KernelMemorySanitizer v4 Published While Already Having Found 300+ Kernel Bugs

Being worked on the past several years by Google engineers and others has been the KernelMemorySanitizer (KMSAN) that has already found more than 300 kernel bugs even prior to being mainlined. Sent out prior to the US holiday weekend as the fourth iteration of these patches, building off the “request for comments” sent out in 2020… Adminlinuxchatter.com/

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(PR) Thermaltake Announces Thermaltake Pacific W8 and Pacific W9 CPU Water Blocks

Thermaltake, the leading PC DIY premium brand for Cooling, Gaming Gear, and Enthusiast Memory solutions, is constantly pushing limits to provide high- performance cooling solutions for all tech fans, PC builders, PC enthusiasts, and modders. This time, with no exception, introducing two all-new high-performance CPU water blocks, the Pacific W8 CPU Water Block with a full copper design and the Pacific W9 CPU Water Block with an acrylic design, are in stock for purchase now. Built with high-quality materials, the …

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(PR) Akasa Announces Revised SOHO H4 Plus and Alucia H4 Plus with LGA1700 Support

Akasa, a leading provider of active cooling solutions, has updated their tower cooler range for full compatibility with the latest LGA 1700 socket. The Akasa SOHO H4 Plus and Alucia H4 Plus enter the market with enough power to tame the newest 12th generation of Intel processors; the 185 W TDP will handle Intel’s Core i9-12900KS at base clock and up to the Core i7 12700 at Turbo Power. The H4 tower coolers are made up of a premium all-black …

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(PR) NZXT Announces CRFT 11 H510i Rivals

NZXT, a community-driven provider of PC hardware, software, and services, continues its collaboration with My Hero Academia—introducing an H510i case based on the rivalry between two of the franchise’s most exciting heroes, Deku and Bakugo. This mid-tower case is the second My Hero Academia entry into NZXT’s CRFT lineup, following the previously released H510i All Might. In the world of My Hero Academia, 80% of the population is granted superpowers, better known as “Quirks”. Izuku “Deku” Midoriya and Katsuki Bakugo …

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(PR) EK Introduces PCIe 4.0 GPU Vertical Bracket

EK, the leading computer liquid cooling solutions provider, is introducing a new vertical GPU mounting bracket. This is a shifted version of the EK-Loop Vertical GPU Holder EVO – Gen4 Riser and is intended for PC cases with horizontal bars between the PCIe expansion slots. It is the most secure and rigid vertical GPU mounting mechanism, as it stands out for the way it uses two ATX motherboard mounting points to additionally secure the graphics card. Not only is this …

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