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Xenoblade Chronicles 3 Nopon Coins guide: what they do and how to farm them

JRPGs love to create their own terms for just about everything. Currency, spells, abilities, classes — you name it and a JRPG will rename it. In Xenoblade Chronicles 3, not only do they have all those previously mentioned mechanics to learn but also two types of currencies. Thankfully, these aren’t the types that have invaded Read more

Every game verified for the Steam Deck
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Every game verified for the Steam Deck

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How engineers fixed Lucy spacecraft’s solar array issue as
it whizzed through space
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How engineers fixed Lucy spacecraft’s solar array issue as it whizzed through space

NASA’s Lucy spacecraft has had a troubled start to its mission, with a deployment issue affecting its solar power system — but fortunately, engineers were able to address the issue. Now, NASA has shared more information on how members of the Lucy team worked to troubleshoot and fix the problem from Earth and the craft Read more

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Light it up like dynamite: South Korea launches first lunar mission

South Korea began its first mission to the moon this week with the launch of its Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO) mission from Florida. Using a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, the uncrewed spacecraft was launched on a course to enter orbit around the moon in a year-long mission which sees the country becoming one of Read more

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Xenoblade Chronicles 3: Gem crafting guide

JRPGs have evolved a great deal since their early days. Where characters previously only got stronger by leveling up, the genre has gone on to include dozens of other factors in how strong a character can be with new weapons, armor, gear, clothing, and more. By the time we get to Xenoblade Chronicles 3 on Read more

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Be honest. Your next laptop doesn’t need a headphone jack

It’s been years since we’ve had to debate the merits of analog headphones jacks. But like it or not, we’ve all moved on from there in our smartphones, accepting the fact that wireless earbuds, USB-C (or Lightning) headphones, and the occasional dongle will suffice. Even the iPad Pro moved on from the beloved headphone jack. Read more

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Best smart ambient lighting by room

By now, we’re all familiar with smart lighting. Smart lights have the ability to operate on a schedule and do things like change color or be turned on or off with just your voice. A smart light bulb is perhaps the simplest form of connected lighting, but there are many more smart lighting options out Read more

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When did 5G come out? The long, complicated history of its release

Although 2022 will likely be heralded as the year 5G truly went mainstream, we’ve traveled a long and winding road to get here. Carriers began actively working on preparing this leading-edge cellular tech as early as 2015, but it wasn’t until the end of 2018 that the first 5G mobile towers came online. It also Read more

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Demon Throttle is an awesome retro shooter you’ll probably never play

Demon Throttle is an 8-bit retro throwback from Gato Robato developer Doinksoft and Devolver Digital that would feel right at home alongside other retro-inspired indie games on any digital game storefront. But Demon Throttle will never be available digitally. Like the NES games it’s inspired by, Demon Throttle is only available physically at launch. And Read more

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‘Wordle’ today, August 6: Answer, hints, and help for word of the day (#413)

Trying to solve Wordle #413 for August 6, 2022, and need some help? Today’s Wordle is a bit of a foreign one — you might space out a bit trying to guess it. We’ve got a few hints that will help you get the answer though. Before you take a look at the hints below, Read more