The unfortunate death of the Steam Controller

Key Takeaways The Steam Controller went through numerous revisions and design changes before its final release, showcasing Valve’s commitment to perfecting its functionality. Despite its innovative features, the Steam Controller struggled to gain popularity due to its inconvenient control schemes and clunky ergonomics, leading to its ultimate failure in the market. Valve’s exploration of other avenues, such as VR headsets and the Steam Deck, have resulted in successful devices that incorporate some of the lessons learned from the Steam Controller’s shortcomings. If you’re shopping for new controllers for your gaming…

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Donnie Glover killed: Ronnie Scott sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting 24-year-old college grad on Linkwood Drive

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison for the February 2021 fatal shooting of a 24-year-old college graduate in southwest Houston, according to Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg. Ronnie Davontay Scott, 29, pleaded guilty to murder on Monday for shooting Donnie Glover on Feb. 23, 2021, in the 4000 block of Linkwood Drive. According to police, text messages revealed Glover was pursuing a romantic relationship with another suspect, Nichole Clarke-Crocker, 21, who then worked with Scott on a plan to lure Glover behind…

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PS Plus February 2024 Extra and Premium games reveal date, time, leaks and predictions | Gaming | Entertainment

If you’re a PS Plus Extra or Premium subscriber, then Sony has some good news for you. The February 2024 Extra and Premium games line-up is about to be revealed, which means more great modern hits and classics to choose from. The next batch of PS Plus Extra and Premium releases will be officially unveiled at 4.30pm GMT UK time on the afternoon of February 14. The games will be available to download and play less than a week later, on the morning of February 20. Of course, there’s a…

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10 Best Xbox Series X/S Horror Games

The Green Team of games consoles has never had as much of a reputation for horror games as its rivals. Where the PS1 and PS2 had their golden ages, and Nintendo had a fun old time integrating horror into its Wii, Wii U, and DS gimmicks, the Xbox has traditionally been content to lap up the third-party games coming its way (well, unless you count that British Silent Hill-style game with all the mummies that came out about a million years ago). Related DualShockers Definitives: 10 Best Xbox Series X/S…

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The Last of Us Part 2 Remastered Gets New Update, Patch Notes Revealed

Naughty Dog’s latest patch for TLOU 2 Remastered is here. A new update for The Last of Us Part II Remastered has today been released on PlayStation 5 by Naughty Dog. Upon its launch this past month, Naughty Dog was quick to let loose a couple of initial updates that improved its latest version of The Last of Us Part II. Now, after a gap of time of nearly two weeks, update version 1.1.1 has gone live and has made some key changes to the title’s newest mode.  Available to…

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Houston wastewater spill: Gallons of sewage leaks from holding tank at Almeda Sims Treatment plant

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston Public Works said clean-up began on Tuesday morning after a holding tank’s structure failed and caused a major sewage water spill at a southwest Houston treatment plant. The spill happened at the Almeda Sims Wastewater Treatment plant around 10 a.m. on Tuesday in the 12300 block of Almeda Road near W. Orem Drive. According to officials, an estimated 600,000 gallons of wastewater were released in the spill. According to a release from Houston Public Works, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) has been notified.…

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Forget Pixel 7a — the Pixel 8 is down to an all-time low price of $399 without a trade-in

We’re always raving about the incredible value of the Pixel 7a, mainly because of its affordable $499 cost. It’s no wonder why it makes our best cheap phones list, but the newer Pixel 8 powered by Google AI is one worth looking at right now thanks to a deal that actually brings its price to less than the Pixel 7a. Normally, the Pixel 8 fetches for $699 when it’s not on sale — and currently $549 directly through Google. But Mint Mobile’s offer for the Pixel 8 gives the prized…

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Inflation is cooling. So why are food prices, from steak to fast-food meals, still rising?

Inflation may be rapidly cooling, but there’s one area that continues to eat away at Americans’ budgets: Stubbornly high food prices.  Rising food costs were one contributor to the hotter-than-expected inflation report on Tuesday, with food prices rising 0.4% in January from December, a faster pace than the overall 0.3% rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI).  The CPI, a basket of goods and services typically bought by Americans, measures two types of food purchases, groceries and “food away from home,” or restaurant and other prepared meals. Both are rising,…

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All-Star Weekend 2024: Houston Texans’ CJ Stroud to play for ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith in NBA celebrity game on Friday

INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana (KTRK) — The last time C.J. Stroud was in Indianapolis, he and his Texans torched the Colts to steal a playoff spot from their AFC South rivals. On Friday, No. 7 returns to the “Crossroads of America,” where he gets a chance to torch the basketball hard court. The reigning Associated Press Offensive Rookie of the Year is among the multiple stars of sports, Hollywood, and music to be added during the 2024 Ruffles NBA All-Star Celebrity Game on Friday, a precursor event to the NBA All-Star Game…

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You can now tell ChatGPT to remember things about you and tweak what it knows

ChatGPT wants to get to know you better. Key Takeaways ChatGPT now has a memory feature that allows it to remember information about you for future conversations. You can teach ChatGPT facts about yourself and edit its memory if it gets something wrong. The memory feature is currently being tested on ChatGPT Plus and the free version, with the ability to set up a memory with custom GPTs. Millions have made use of ChatGPT’s artificial intelligence, but up until now, the chatbot didn’t really have an idea as to who…

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