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Intel Arc is the new brand for their high-performance GPUs, Alchemist arrives in 2022

By Liam Dawe,
Intel announced today that Arc is the new, proper brand name for their upcoming high-performance discrete graphics hardware, based upon the Xe architecture with the first named Alchemist arriving in 2022.

OpenRazer 3.1 rolls out with new Razer device support and bug fixes

By Liam Dawe,
OpenRazer is the excellent free and open source driver collection for a big growing list of Razer devices. A big new release is out with OpenRazer 3.1.

Valve puts up a Steam Deck trailer and the head of Xbox seems to really like it

By Liam Dawe,
Valve has remembered they have an official YouTube channel with the release of a new advert for the Steam Deck, plus the Steam Deck gets a nod of approval from an unlikely source.

The V3DV Vulkan driver for Raspberry Pi 4 is nearing Vulkan 1.1 support

By Liam Dawe,
Iago Toral of Igalia has written up a blog post going over a bunch of work done for the V3DV Vulkan driver for Raspberry Pi 4 and it's coming along nicely.

I look forward to all the improvements KDE Plasma will get with the Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
One thing I am excited about when it comes to the Steam Deck is that it has a full desktop Linux mode, which is powered by KDE Plasma and I don't think that's getting the attention it deserves.

Valve dumped Debian Linux for Arch Linux with SteamOS 3 because surprise - faster updates

By Liam Dawe,
It was likely no secret to most Linux users who know a bit about distributions but Valve has clarified directly that the main reason for dumping Debian Linux for Arch Linux was for faster updates.

Imagine if you could customize the Steam Deck colours - try it out with this tool

By Liam Dawe,
With the upcoming Steam Deck from Valve only (currently) coming in one colour, it's fun to imagine what it would look like if you could customize the casing colours - so let's try it out.

Seems the Valve Steam Deck has been impressing people with some hands-on time

By Liam Dawe,
Recently a bunch of people from other sites went to Valve's offices for some hands-on time with the Steam Deck and it seems the overall impression was pretty positive.

A fan for the Valve Index? Consider it an essential upgrade purchase

By Liam Dawe,
It's Summer here in the UK, it's bloody hot and that has meant that playing VR has turned into a very sweaty experience.

I'm now a true convert after using a Vertical Mouse

By Liam Dawe,
After using traditional PC mouse for most of my computing life, I decided to finally see what all the fuss was about with a Vertical Mouse and I'm sold.

Building a Retro Linux Gaming Computer - Part 6: A Lone Marine Battled

By Hamish,
In the same vein as Quake: The Offering, the next game in the series got a similar treatment for Linux with Quake II: Colossus from Macmillan Digital Publishing, containing Quake II as well as it's two mission packs The Reckoning and Ground Zero.

AMD and Valve working towards a new CPU performance scaling design for AMD CPUs

By Liam Dawe,
With the X.Org Developers Conference 2021 coming up, they've now announced that the initial program schedule is up and there's a fun sounding talk from AMD developer Ray Huang on working with Valve on new performance scaling design for AMD CPUs.

Valve talk about learning from mistakes with the upcoming Steam Deck

By Liam Dawe,
As we all know the Steam Machines didn't go anywhere and Valve have clearly learned a lot from it, as they spoke about in a recent video from IGN.

AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT announced and launching August 11

By Liam Dawe,
AMD has lifted the lid on the AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT, a fresh RDNA 2 powered GPU that will be launching August 11.

AMD remains on-track for Zen 4 and RDNA 3 in 2022, Ryzen 5000 G-Series soon

By Liam Dawe,
AMD recently did their Q2 2021 financial results and investor call, and they seem to be thoroughly confident on their roadmap for upcoming advances with the Zen 4 and RDNA 3 architectures.

Get a closer look at the Steam Deck's Trackpad and Gyroscopic controls

By Liam Dawe,
The news around the Steam Deck keeps on coming in, with a new video posted up by (surprise) IGN that checks out the Steam Deck's Trackpad and Gyroscopic controls.

Intel Accelerated - new roadmap, goodbye nanometer and hello new node naming

By Liam Dawe,
Intel did a press event yesterday where they announced Intel Accelerated, a whole new roadmap and they're doing away with nanometer naming with something a bit more bland.

Valve talks performance of the Steam Deck, Big Picture UI being replaced and Gamescope

By Liam Dawe,
Need even more information on the upcoming Linux-powered Steam Deck from Valve? We've got some more that has trickled through to talk about.

The System76 Launch Configurable Keyboard is tiny, sturdy and very slick

By Liam Dawe,
System76 sent over a review unit a few weeks ago of their System76 Launch Configurable Keyboard, so here's what I thought about this tiny yet weighty device.

Valve corrects the RAM specs for the Steam Deck, games should run nicely from SD Card

By Liam Dawe,
It seems that Valve had incorrect details on the specification sheet for the Steam Deck, and as a result we now know the RAM is more impressive.
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