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Exploring Android Emulators: A Closer Look at MemuPlay and BlueStacks

Are you an avid gamer looking to enjoy your favorite Android games on a bigger screen? Android emulators like MemuPlay and BlueStacks are your go-to solutions. However, the question of safety often looms large when installing such software. I decided to take a plunge into the world of Android emulators, aiming to play the enthralling Warcraft Rumble, but was greeted by antivirus alerts. This prompted a deeper exploration - are MemuPlay and BlueStacks safe to use? Let’s delve into what I found out. MemuPlay: A Gamer’s Delight, but is it Safe? MemuPlay markets itself as a safe and free-to-play platform for Android gaming on PC. According to the official MemuPlay blog, it is portrayed as a safe platform that does not harbor malware, compromise Google accounts, or indulge in any shady practices like cryptocurrency mining or selling user data​1​. It earns its revenue from ads, which seems like a fair trade-off for a free gaming experience. However, as I dug deeper, I found some unsettling r

The great Twitch hack!

Twitch appears to have been hacked, leaking ALL the source code of  the streaming service, an unreleased competitor for the Steam app and also the details of creator payouts. The hacker said the purpose of the leak was to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space”, which he described as a “disgusting toxic cesspool”, according to the 4Chan post which was reviewed by the Bloomberg News. Twitch confirmed the breach and said it would provide updated when it has more information.   We can confirm a breach has taken place. Our teams are working with urgency to understand the extent of this. We will update the community as soon as additional information is available. Thank you for bearing with us. — Twitch (@Twitch) October 6, 2021 I'll recommend everyone to go and reset the password and add also a 2nd factor authentication and not the one with the SMS. You can use the Authy  app as a MFA for Twitch (it's really easy to use).

Adding Webcam support to MainsailOS

Mainsail is a beautiful, responsive and modern interface for Klipper Firmware and in this guide I will show you how to add webcam support (usb/pi webcam) to allow you to keep an eye on your 3D printer remotely! This guide will assume that you already have a working Raspberry Pi with Klipper and Mainsail installed. If you don’t, please check the 3DPrintBeginner tutorial on how to install Klipper and MainsailOS.   To add webcam support to Mainsail, we'll use mjpg-streamer —a command line application that copies JPEG frames from your camera input and combines them into a video stream that can be picked up by Mainsail's interface.    Installing dependencies Before we install mjpg-streamer we need to be sure that our host system has all the dependencies installed. To do this, we need to open a SSH instance with our Raspberry Pi: ssh pi @mainsailos . local     If you didn’t change the password at install of after the install, the pass should be: “raspberry”  

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Adding Webcam support to MainsailOS

Mainsail is a beautiful, responsive and modern interface for Klipper Firmware and in this guide I will show you how to add webcam support (usb/pi webcam) to allow you to keep an eye on your 3D printer remotely! This guide will assume that you already have a working Raspberry Pi with Klipper and Mainsail installed. If you don’t, please check the 3DPrintBeginner tutorial on how to install Klipper and MainsailOS.   To add webcam support to Mainsail, we'll use mjpg-streamer —a command line application that copies JPEG frames from your camera input and combines them into a video stream that can be picked up by Mainsail's interface.    Installing dependencies Before we install mjpg-streamer we need to be sure that our host system has all the dependencies installed. To do this, we need to open a SSH instance with our Raspberry Pi: ssh pi @mainsailos . local     If you didn’t change the password at install of after the install, the pass should be: “raspberry”  

The great Twitch hack!

Twitch appears to have been hacked, leaking ALL the source code of  the streaming service, an unreleased competitor for the Steam app and also the details of creator payouts. The hacker said the purpose of the leak was to “foster more disruption and competition in the online video streaming space”, which he described as a “disgusting toxic cesspool”, according to the 4Chan post which was reviewed by the Bloomberg News. Twitch confirmed the breach and said it would provide updated when it has more information.   We can confirm a breach has taken place. Our teams are working with urgency to understand the extent of this. We will update the community as soon as additional information is available. Thank you for bearing with us. — Twitch (@Twitch) October 6, 2021 I'll recommend everyone to go and reset the password and add also a 2nd factor authentication and not the one with the SMS. You can use the Authy  app as a MFA for Twitch (it's really easy to use).

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