Google's Custom SoCs for Chromebooks to Debut in 2023

Select Chromebooks Get Alpha Version of Steam

Google and Valve Software have officially launched an alpha version of the Steam gaming platform for Chome OS. For now, Steam alpha is available only on seven machines from various PC makers, but its very availability indicates that Google wants Chrome OS-based PCs to offer gaming capabilities. “I am very excited to share that today we are…

Oculus to Test In-Headset Ads in Select Games

Oculus to Test In-Headset Ads in Select Games

Looks like immersion doesn’t quite beat monetization — Facebook is going to start putting in-headset ads in certain Oculus games within the next few weeks. Welcome to the digital frontier! Instead of the Gateway Arch, we have a McDonald’s billboard. Don’t expect to have to karate kick pop-ups quite yet, though. According to a post…