This week on the substantiate, Devindra and Engadget Buyer’s Guide Editor Kris Naudus chat about Valve’s new Steam Deck portable with Jordan Minor, Apps and Games Analyst at PCMag. Is the equipment potent enough to truly make it a portable gaming PC? And should we trust Valve with hardware at all after the Steam Machine debacle? Likewise, we dive into Jeff Bezos’s jaunt to space, Facebook’s spat with the Biden administration and the issues surrounding NSO’s controversial spyware Pegasus.
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What is Valve’s Steam Deck and can it compete with the Switch?- 1:21
Check out PCMag’s preview of the Steam Deck!
Jeff Bezos strokes seat– 27:14
President Biden gets tough on Facebook…almost- 33:15
Details about NSO’s zero-click phone spyware programare troubling- 37:03
A recap of the Anime Tube Kickstarter disaster– 48:39
Soon you can buy a Sad Wolverine figure( but it’s expensive)- 48:39
Working on- 59:08
Pop culture selects- 1:02: 49
CreditsHosts: Kris Naudus and Devindra HardawarGuest: Jordan MinorProducer: Ben EllmanLivestream farmers: Julio Barrientos, Owen Davidoff, Luke BrooksGraphics creators: Luke Brooks, Kyle MaackMusic: Dale North and Terrence O’Brien
Read more: engadget.com