Microsoft’s retooled Edge browser exits preview and has already won me over

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Microsoft’s retooled Edge browser exits preview and has already won me over

Here's something I never thought I'd say—I like Microsoft's Edge browser. And I don't just like it. I really like it so far. This is not how I felt before Microsoft rebuilt Edge around Chromium, the same open-source project that forms the basis of Google's own Chrome browser. But it's a different, faster browser now, and it's starting to roll out to Windows 10 PCs (and Macs). It's also available for Windows 7 and 8/8.1.

Ninja has an official Fortnite skin now

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Ninja has an official Fortnite skin now

It was inevitable. There's an official Fortnite Ninja skin now. Ninja, the blue-haired king of streaming whose name is practically synonymous with Fortnite, finally has a little piece of himself in-game. Well, all of himself from the looks of it. Ninja debuted his first official skin on Twitter on Wednesday, and soon you'll be able to play as the man himself.

Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.2 specification to make games run faster

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Khronos Group releases Vulkan 1.2 specification to make games run faster

Admittedly the development of low level graphics APIs is not exactly a sexy topic to the average user, including even some die hard gamers, but it's an important one all the same. These APIs make it possible for developers to better harness our GPUs and squeeze out the most performance possible. They can also lend themselves to producing prettier graphics. So, it's worth noting that Khronos Group has formally introduced Vulkan 1.2, the latest major update to its open-source, royalty-free graphics and compute API.

Destiny 2 players are trying to solve a new mystery in the Corridors of Time

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Destiny 2 players are trying to solve a new mystery in the Corridors of Time

Something is happening in the Destiny 2 Corridors of Time, the monochromatic maze-like mashup of time and space that's occasionally accessible through Osiris's Sundial. It's not clear exactly what's going on, but as detailed in this Reddit threadover at r/raidsecrets, players can now acquire a quest to explore the area, through which you can gain access to a secret room and a "mysterious thing." There's also new lore cards to unlock and a bunch of symbols on the floor in a hexagonal pattern on the floor.