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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 18/09/2022

Kindness is free. Sprinkle that stuff everywhere. Anonymous

I’ve been trying to come up with a dad joke about momentum . . . but I just can’t seem to get it going.

Relationship Status: just tried to reach for my dog’s paw and he pulled it away so I pretended I was reaching for the remote.

Tech enthusiast Ramal, from Brisbane, has wowed millions online after sharing a little-known iPhone hack that helps users draw perfect shapes on screenshots and pictures.

An Aussie tech whizz has shared a little-known iPhone hack for annotating screenshots and photos. In a viral TikTok video, Ramal, from Brisbane, explains how you can add perfectly neat shapes and symbols to images simply by holding your finger down f… [2477 chars]

We don’t want lobbies to disband.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2’s beta has just started its first weekend and the reception from the players has had ups and downs. Though most fans agree this will be a great sequel for the new generation, there are complaints that range from unbeara… [1738 chars]

Sony is currently about to release the PSVR2, but the company has now confirmed a horrible detail about the VR tech.

Sony confirmed PSVR games won’t be playable on the PSVR2. By Jason Collins | Sony has a really strange history with backward compatibility when it comes to its gaming tech, stemming from the company’s push for bigger profits — which also caught the a… [4049 chars]

Big discounts on Nokia T20 Tablet in India, US & UK — Read in News on Nokiapoweruser

Retailer Amazon in India and Nokia Mobile in the UK and US are offering some good discounts and deals on Tablet Nokia T20. In India there is a discount of INR 1349 being offered on Nokia T20. The discount is available only on all Nokia T20 variants i… [889 chars]

Phil Spencer wants you to know that Microsoft hasn’t “given up” on bringing Final Fantasy 14 — currently only ava…

Phil Spencer wants you to know that Microsoft hasn’t “given up” on bringing Final Fantasy 14 — currently only available on Sony consoles — to Xbox. It’s been three years since Spencer first mentioned plans to bring Square Enix’s fan-favourite MMO to … [1350 chars]

Valve is showing off Steam Deck’s unreleased dock at Tokyo Game Show. Though the Steam Deck Steam page mentions the doc…

Valve is showing off Steam Deck’s unreleased dock at Tokyo Game Show. Though the Steam Deck Steam page mentions the dock and still invites interested players to wishlist the item, we’ve not seen nor heard much about it since Valve began shipping its … [1247 chars]

Very little drop-off from console release — The original PSVR was amazing, but on the rare occasion a tentpole AAA title g…

The original PSVR was amazing, but on the rare occasion a tentpole AAA title got ported to it, the visuals took an enormous hit. Resident Evil 7 Biohazard is a great example: the experience was transformative in virtual reality, but the Bakers’ famil… [1579 chars]

In our latest poll, we ask our readers how much storage they opted for in their current smartphones.

When it comes to purchasing a smartphone, there are quite a few things to take into consideration. Aside from display size, RAM, and color, storage size is one of the most critical aspects of buying a phone. These days, there are quite a few sizes to… [1601 chars]

Apex Legends developer Respawn has nerfed the Heat Sink skin iron sights and says it is “improving the competitive inte…

Apex Legends developer Respawn has nerfed the Heat Sink skin iron sights and says it is “improving the competitive integrity of iron sights now and in the future”. In an update posted to the game’s official website (via Reddit), Respawn responded to … [1862 chars]

Yes, you can pet the dog — As you know, the PS Store has become overrun with cheap and cheerful Platinum Trophy games. But…

As you know, the PS Store has become overrun with cheap and cheerful Platinum Trophy games. But here’s a real stat padding release: Stroke the Dog. At just £3.29/$3.99, the release has an eye-watering 71 Trophies for you to unlock — and all you need … [894 chars]

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Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics.