Fortnite will drop DirectX 9 support when Season 10 goes live

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Fortnite will drop DirectX 9 support when Season 10 goes live

The Fortnite system requirements dictate that you must have, among other things, a bare minimum of an Intel HD 4000 GPU in order to play the game. As it turns out, that was a bit of a fudge, because the game will actually run on DX9 GPUs. But it will be un-fudged when Season 10 rolls around.

USB inventor explains why the connector was not designed to be reversible

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USB inventor explains why the connector was not designed to be reversible

I learned a long time ago that it takes three licks to get to the Tootsie Roll center of a Tootsie Pop, because commercial breaks during Saturday morning cartoons told me so. Sometime later, I also learned that "three" is usually the magic number for correctly plugging in a USB Type-A device. It's a maddening dance and it begs the question, why wasn't the Universal Serial Bus designed have a reversible connector from the outset?