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GOG partners with Amazon Luna to let users stream games to TVs, tablets, and other devices

GOG sells over 9,000 DRM-free PC games including new releases and classic titles (GOG used to stand for Good Old Games), including titles that are playable on Windows, Mac and Linux. But now the company plans to get into game streaming, allowing users to play some games on a smart TVs, phones, tablets, and other […]

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Sony’s $200 PlayStation Portal handheld game streaming device hacked to run native code (like a PSP emulator)

The Sony PlayStation Portal is a handheld device that looks like a portable game console, but it’s not positioned as a standalone device. Instead, Sony markets the Portal as a PlayStation 5 companion that lets you stream PS5 games from your console. That’s all you can do with it… officially. But unofficially? A small group of […]

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iOS 17.4 will support 3rd-party app stores and browser engines, app sideloading and game streaming… in the EU only

Apple is cracking open the walled garden that is its iPhone ecosystem… but only in Europe. Up until recently, the only official way to install apps on an iPhone was through the App Store (or with a developer account). But now, in order to comply with the European Union’s Digital Markets Act (DMA), Apple is […]

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PeakDo’s next-gen handheld game system pairs a Ryzen 7 8840H mini PC with an mmWave wireless console

There are a growing number of portable gaming PCs that pack everything you need for a standalone gaming experience into a handheld. But it takes a lot of processing power to handle modern gaming… and that leads to systems that offer just a few hours of battery life, if that. PeakDo’s handheld game systems are […]

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Sony PlayStation Portal handheld teardown reveals a Qualcomm SG4150P chip and 16.6 Wh battery

The PlayStation Portal is a handheld gaming device with an 8 inch full HD display squeezed between two halves of a Sony DualSense controller with haptic feedback and adaptive triggers, and stereo speakers. Available now for $200, the PlayStation Portal is designed for one thing only: streaming games from a PlayStation 5 console. You can’t officially […]

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Microsoft Store’s Instant Games feature lets you play some titles without downloading and installing

The major Windows 11 update that Microsoft announced last week is now rolling out to users. In a blog post announcing the release, Microsoft describes some of the new features including the AI-enhanced version of MS Paint, the new Copilot tool, and updates to File Explorer, the Clipchamp video editor and Windows Snipping Tool, among […]

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Sony brings PlayStation Remote Play to Chromecast with Google TV 4K and other Android TV platforms

Google may have killed off its Stadia game streaming service, but if you have one of Google’s Chromecast with Google TV (4K) media streamers, you can still use it to stream games from the cloud using NVIDIA’s GeForce Now, Netflix game streaming (beta), and a handful of less well-known services. Now Sony has announced one […]

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Sony’s $200 PlayStation Portal is up for pre-order, ships Nov 15 (Handheld for PS5 Remote Play streaming)

Sony’s PlayStation Remote Play feature lets you stream games from your console to other devices including phones, tablets, laptops, or other consoles in order to play games without being tethered to your PS5. Now Sony has announced it’ll launch the first mobile device designed specifically for Remote Play. The Sony PlayStation Portal is a handheld […]

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Lilbits: Telly’s free TV runs Android, MacOS Sonoma and iOS 17 announced, Pixel 8 processor details leaked

Apple kicked off its 2023 World Wide Developer Conference with a few major announcements: its long-awaited Vision Pro augmented reality glasses are coming next year for $3,499. The new MacBook Air 15 is a slim, lightweight laptop with a bigger screen. And there’s finally a Mac Pro with Apple Silicon: it’s a $6,999+ workstation with […]

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Sony’s Project Q is an 8 inch handheld that streams games from your PS5

Sony is working on a new handheld gaming device… sort of. The company’s next handheld won’t be a next-gen PSP or PS Vita, because it’s not really a standalone product at all. Code-named Project Q, the new device is basically a PS5 companion that will let you interact with your games from anywhere in your […]