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    The world’s second-most popular desktop operating system isn’t macOS anymore

    news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Wednesday, 17 February, 2021 - 22:27

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Enlarge / Just a few of the Chromebooks we've reviewed and tested in recent years. (credit: Valentina Palladino )

For ages now, every annual report on desktop operating system market share has had the same top two contenders: Microsoft's Windows in a commanding lead at number one, and Apple's macOS in distant second place. But in 2020, Chrome OS became the second-most popular OS, and Apple fell to third.

That's according to numbers by market data firm IDC, and a report on IDC's data by publication GeekWire. Chrome OS had passed macOS in briefly in individual quarters before, but 2020 was the first full year where Apple's OS took third place.

Despite the fact that macOS landed in third, it might not be accurate to see this as an example of Google beating out Apple directly. Rather, it's likely that Chrome OS has been primarily pulling sales and market share away from Windows at the low end of the market. Mac market share actually grew from 6.7 percent in 2019 to 7.5 percent in 2020.

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    Xbox cloud gaming service hits iOS, Windows PCs in spring 2021

    news.movim.eu / ArsTechnica · Wednesday, 9 December, 2020 - 17:17

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Enlarge / This demonstration of Microsoft's Project xCloud as played with a Razer Kishi controller, attached to a standard Android smartphone, could be a hint of what's to come to iOS devices in Spring of 2021. (credit: Microsoft)

In a blog post today outlining everything from upcoming games to plans for Xbox Series X/S, Microsoft announced that Xbox cloud gaming will come to iOS mobile devices and Windows PCs in spring of 2021.

On Windows PCs, the games will stream through the Xbox app or a Web browser, whereas the service will be limited to the mobile Web browser on iOS devices.

Microsoft's game streaming features require an Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription, which also includes an on-demand library of downloadable games for both Xbox platforms and Windows PCs, the EA Play downloadable game library, as well Xbox Live Gold, the company's online multiplayer service.

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    Test de Cyberpunk 2077 : un jeu fabuleux à explorer malgré des opportunités manquées

    news.movim.eu / Numerama · Tuesday, 8 December, 2020 - 10:16

Alors, Cyberpunk 2077 est-il à la hauteur de la hype ? [Lire la suite]

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    Passe-câble pas très pratiques

    Mathias Poujol-Rost ✅ · Wednesday, 10 January, 2018 - 09:25 edit

Les protections (#skins) de claviers #Typematrix comportent un trou pour faire passer le câble #USB vers le #PC, mais du coup si tu veux changer de « peau » il te faut retirer le #câble TOUT LE LONG… Imagine à tes débuts tu hésites et voudrais fréquemment changer…

Du coup j'ai préféré couper pour faire une « découpe ».