Atari VCS Review: Nostalgia Isn’t Enough

Atari VCS Review: Nostalgia Isn’t Enough

Depending on your perspective, the Atari VCS console/computer/set-top box is either a couple of years, or several decades overdue. Modeling itself after the venerable Atari 2600 (originally called the Atari Video Computer System, hence VCS) which launched in September of 1977, the modern VCS made its debut via a YouTube teaser in 2017. The company…

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Dump and Debug with this Raspberry Pi Pico Kit

Dump and Debug with this Raspberry Pi Pico Kit

The right debug board can make the development process for a project so much easier to get through—that’s why we appreciate this fascinating Raspberry Pi Pico-powered Debug’n’Dump board kit created by maker Thomas Roth (also known as Stacksmashing). The best Raspberry Pi projects are flexible and Roth has set the stage with this board design…

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Microsoft Building AI Upscaler to Compete with DLSS, FidelityFX

Microsoft Building AI Upscaler to Compete with DLSS, FidelityFX

Microsoft has begun to hire software engineers to develop machine learning-based upscaling algorithms implemented using its DirectX/DirectML application programming interface (API), which is designed for Xbox and Windows systems. The technology will compete both against AMD’s FidelityFX Super Resolution and Nvidia’s DLSS.  The software giant recently posted two job openings one for a Senior Software Engineer and…

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