Posted inNews

NVIDIA GeForce Now game streaming adds RTX 3080 power for 1440p gaming at 120 fps

The promise of game streaming is that you don’t need to invest in a high-end gaming PC because you can basically just rent time on high-end hardware and stream games to your underpowered devices over the internet. Now that NVIDIA is upgrading its GeForce Now game streaming service with an RTX 3080 option, that’s probably […]

Posted inNews

BlueStacks X game streaming service puts 200+ mobile games in the cloud

BlueStacks was one of the first applications that made it possible to play Android games on a PC when the software first launched in 2011. But now that Microsoft is bringing native support for Android apps and games to Windows 11, you might be wondering what’s next for Bluestacks. Cloud gaming, apparently. The company has […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Steam Deck, GPD Pocket 3, Stadia Phone Link and a Nokia Tablet

Valve is sending out Steam Deck dev kits to game makers for testing in order to ensure that as many PC games as possible can run on the handheld, Linux-powered gaming PC when it begins shipping to customers in December. Some of those game makers have started sharing images and short videos showing the console […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Steam Deck, game streaming, and Google and Apple antitrust news and analysis

The Valve Steam Deck handheld gaming computer is set to begin shipping to customers in December. But it’s an unusual device for a bunch of reasons. It has a form factor that’s not quite like any other gaming computer, thanks to Valve’s built-in game controllers and trackpads. And it ships with the Linux-based Steam OS […]

Posted inNews

Amazon Luna game streaming expands to Fire tablets and Chromebooks

Amazon is expanding hardware support for its Luna game streaming service. When the company first launched Luna last year, it was available for PC, Mac, Amazon Fire TV devices, and iOS hardware. A few months later it expanded to Android. And now Amazon is bringing Luna to Chromebooks and Amazon Fire tablets. That’s right, up […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: More Windows 11 details leaked and Amazon’s war on fraudulent product reviews

A day after folks started digging into a leaked build of Windows 11, more details about the next version of Windows are starting to emerge. First of all, despite some significant changes to the taskbar, start menu, and other UI elements, the operating system is largely the same as Windows 10 under the hood. Second, […]

Posted inNews

Microsoft will bring Xbox cloud gaming to smart TVs (as well as its own streaming devices)

The idea behind Microsoft’s Xbox cloud gaming service is that you can stream games from the internet, allowing you to play Xbox titles without, you know, an Xbox game console. Up until recently that’s meant you could stream games to an Android phone or tablet. But in April Microsoft began rolling out a web app […]

Posted inNews

Microsoft begins rolling out web-based Xbox cloud game streaming for PC and iOS this week

Microsoft’s Xbox cloud gaming service launched last fall, allowing Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers to stream PC and console-quality games to mobile devices. But up until recently it only worked with Android phones and tablets. This week Microsoft is making good on a promise to bring the game streaming service to iPhones, iPads, and Windows […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Computex and Cortana canceled (kinda), postmarketOS updated, and streaming Xbox games to smartphones

The global COVID-19 vaccination rollout is underway, but so is the spread of new, more contagious variants of disease. So it’s unclear when things will get back to “normal,” whatever that means. But one thing seems pretty clear at this point: June is probably too soon to hold an international trade show that typically brings […]

Posted inNews

Lilbits: Facebook’s wristband, next-gen iPads, and Live Caption comes to Chrome

Facebook is working on a new wrist-worn device that uses sensors to detect the electrical motor nerve signals running from your brain to your fingers, allowing it to notice when you move your finger as little as one millimeter. And that could open the door for new ways to interact with virtual reality or augmented […]