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Just when you think that summer is here, things in the tech world will slow down a bit and let you enjoy cool lemonade in the garden, all the big stories happen. Windows 11, Microsoft’s own Linux distribution, Pegasus spyware, Qualcomm’s M1 Killer, OnePlus deliberately slowing down applications on OnePlus 9, Steam Deck, NVIDIA RTX ray tracing running on Arm-based PCs, and more!
Everything from Microsoft
Microsoft has been busy for a few weeks Initial developer version of Windows 11For Windows 10 users who find that they cannot upgrade to Windows 11, there is still a lot of pain and pain.
Microsoft still does not repent and insists that you have at least Intel’s 8th generation processor, or at least AMD Zen 2 based processor, which is still the minimum requirement for Windows 11.
If you don’t want to run Windows 11, what are your options?
Or, you might want to run a Microsoft Linux distribution called CBL-Mariner!
The government approves Pegasus for network surveillance
After exposing Pegasus, the Guardian emphasized the danger of government-approved cyber surveillance. Pegasus is a complex malware that is being used by authoritarian regimes to target activists, politicians, and journalists. So, what is Pegasus? How does it work? Can you protect yourself?
RTX ray tracing on Arm-based PCs and games on Linux using Steam Deck
NVIDIA has demonstrated its RTX ray tracing technology on Arm-based PCs, there is no x86 chip here! The demo includes Wolfenstein: Youngblood, running in real time on the MediaTek Arm platform with ray tracing graphics.
Valve launched Steam Deck, a handheld gaming device equipped with an AMD processor, RDNA 2 graphics card and a 7-inch touch screen. It is basically a handheld computer. Which operating system does it run? Of course it is Linux!
I found these things very interesting, and so can you!
- How to write your first game (video) -Learning programming by writing games is a great way to improve your skills. Not only is it fun, but every line of code you add will be rewarded almost immediately! This is an introduction to Pygame Zero so that you can write games for Windows, macOS, Linux, and Raspberry Pi.
- Qualcomm says it can beat Apple’s M series (video) -Qualcomm’s new CEO Cristiano Amon said that Qualcomm can beat Apple’s M series processors, including M1. He said that Qualcomm was able to do this because it recently acquired Nuvia, a company full of former Apple engineers!
- OnePlus intentionally slows down the app (video) – OnePlus intentionally slows down the application speed on OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro. OnePlus seems to have an active power saving mode that can reduce the performance of applications such as Chrome, WhatsApp, Twitter, Zoom, Instagram, etc.
- The Zip file format is now 32 years old – You will think that you are 32 years old and the format will be well documented. Unfortunately, this is not the case.
- Insert 1 billion rows in SQLite in one minute – Current best: Insert 100M rows in 33 seconds.
- The art of haystacks in Romania – Over the centuries, this special haystack construction method has become more refined, so that Romanian haystacks have their own unique characteristics.
- List of elevator special modes – Elevator special mode is a mode used by elevators under special circumstances.
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