Windows Might Finally Get MacOS’s Quick Look Feature

MacOS users have long enjoyed a simple yet useful feature: Quick Look. It lets you select a file and press the spacebar to see a preview of it. It can be used on almost anything, including videos, PDFs, Word docs, and images. Even better, with the file displayed you can…

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Game Developer Claims One Second Load Times are Coming

With the arrival of the DirectStorage API for Windows, game developers have begun talking about what it could mean for future games. The technology is currently in-use on the Xbox Series X and is part of the console’s Velocity Architecture. It allows for faster loading and decompression of game assets,…

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DirectStorage API Finally Available for Windows

Almost a year and a half after Microsoft announced Windows 11 DirectStorage would come to PC, it’s finally arrived. The good news is the much-lauded storage API could theoretically boost gaming performance for PCs that support it. The bad news is games have to be designed for it, so it…

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Apple Patent Envisions a Mac Inside a Keyboard

(Photo: USPTO) A recent patent filing by Apple suggests the company is working on some kind of full-blown Mac computer that could be tucked inside one of its Magic keyboards. The design could allow a person to simply unplug the keyboard from an external display, stuff it in their rucksack,…

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Windows 11 Users are Reporting Strange NVME SSD Behavior (Updated)

Reports have begun trickling out across internet forums and Reddit of Windows 11 users experiencing sluggish NVME SSD behavior in certain benchmarks compared to the same drives’ performance in Windows 10. Lending credence to the claims is the response from a Microsoft official in those same forums: “We’re investigating.” The…

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