• Samsung opens up the new S Pen's remote button to third party app developers

    3 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The new S Pen that comes in the box with the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a handy tool. Thanks to the use of Bluetooth LE connectivity, the S Pen can double as a remote control that will activate the selfie camera's shutter, and control music/video streams for Galaxy Note 9 owners. And based on a report by XDA, more uses for the remote button will soon be on the way. This week, during Samsung's annual Developer Conference, the company announced that it will open up the new S Pen's remote functionality to third party developers.
    This means that the new S Pen ...
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  • Sony using open-source emulator for PlayStation Classic plug-and-play

    Sony using open-source emulator for PlayStation Classic plug-and-play

    3 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Inside that tiny box is the same open-source emulator you can download right now on your PC.
    Sony's upcoming PlayStation Classic uses the open-source emulator PCSX ReARMed to recreate its selection of 20 classic games. Kotaku's recent hands-on report with the plug-and-play HDMI system noticed an on-screen menu listing a legal license for the emulator.
    ReARMed is a popular, modernized branch of the original PCSX emulator, which was actively developed from 2000 to 2003 for Linux, Mac, and Windows. A new branch called PCSX Reloaded picked up that development later in the decade...
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