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Valve’s Steam Deck Teardown Video Warns Against Tearing Down Your Steam Deck

In a new teardown video demonstrating how (or rather, how not) to replace Steam Deck parts, Valve said that tampering with the handheld PC’s chassis to get a look inside “might mess things up, like, profoundly.” How profoundly you ask? The gaming giant said the batteries could explode, which might kill you.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Valve Patched A Steam Exploit That Let Users Add Unlimited Funds To Steam Wallets

A security researcher on Hackerone recently submitted an exploit that could be used on Steam to gain unlimited funds. The exploit has since been patched by Valve and the company awarded the user who discovered this exploit $7500. Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Use Dish Soap and/or a Garden Hose to Locate Leaks in an Air Mattress

After years of sleeping on low-quality air mattresses, you finally decided to invest in a good one. Maybe it even has special features—like a built-in air pump, or being thicker. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Valve Hopes To Avoid Thumbstick Drift On The Steam Deck

Thumbstick drift is a nasty and frustrating problem that seems to have become more common on some consoles and devices. Valve is aware of these issues and says it has done a bunch of tests and picked high-quality and reliable parts to avoid the “risk” of stick drift becoming a problem with Steam Deck devices.Read […]

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Everything You Need To Know About Steam Deck

Two hours before preorders opened up for this fall’s Nintendo Switch OLED model, Valve took a break from not announcing Half-Life 3 to unveil a handheld of its own. The Steam Deck, named after Valve’s everyone-uses-it digital games storefront, allows you to play your entire Steam library on a mobile device. Suffice it…Read more… Continue […]

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Gabe Newell Describes Steam Deck’s Price As ‘Painful’ For Valve

If you want to play Steam games on the go and don’t feel like waiting the requisite 0-100 days for beloved indies to get ported to the Nintendo Switch, Valve’s now offering an answer to your cries: The Steam Deck, a handheld with PC-ish specs and a surprisingly reasonable price tag. Valve president Gabe Newell […]

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Valve Really Doesn’t Want You Using VPNs To Get Cheaper Games

Ever since Valve began selling Steam games with different prices for different markets, people who live in the more expensive regions have been trying to find ways to get cheaper video games. Ways that Valve knows about, and is continuing to quietly crack down on.Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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I Wasted 12 Hours Because Of These Idiotic Mistakes. What Was Your Biggest Car Repair Error?

When fixing my 1958 Jeep FC-170, I made critical errors that cost me over an entire day of wrenching. My Jeep was already in dire straits, with a rusted engine which had a probability of ever running at 0.000000001 percent. I didn’t need these setbacks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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I Wasted 12 Hours Because Of These Idiotic Mistakes. What Was Your Biggest Car Repair Error?

When fixing my 1958 Jeep FC-170, I made critical errors that cost me over an entire day of wrenching. My Jeep was already in dire straits, with a rusted engine which had a probability of ever running at 0.000000001 percent. I didn’t need these setbacks.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Let’s Rank The Half-Life Games, From Worst To Best

The Half-Life franchise contains some of the best and most beloved video games ever made. While the vast majority of the series is very good, they can’t all be equally great. Let’s rank ‘em!Read more… Continue Reading at https://kotaku.com

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Counter-Strike Player Says He’s Been Offered Thousands For Match Fixing

Esports match fixing has been on the rise lately, so much so that we’ve seen charges, arrests and direct accusations of links to organised crime. And in perhaps the clearest signal of how rife things are getting locally, one player has spoken up about how much they’ve been offered to fix CSGO games.Read more… Continue […]

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Counter-Strike Player Says He’s Been Offered Thousands For Match Fixing

Esports match fixing has been on the rise lately, so much so that we’ve seen charges, arrests and direct accusations of links to organised crime. And in perhaps the clearest signal of how rife things are getting locally, one player has spoken up about how much they’ve been offered to fix CSGO games.Read more… Continue […]

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