A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 06/11/2022
Quote of the day:
Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things. Robert Brault
Jokes of the day:
Did you hear about the runner who was criticized? He just took it in stride
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.
Top 10 news of the day:
Leonardo Softhouse Provides Development Update on the Fly the Maddog Series for MSFS
The Maddog is going to be update very soon with some much requested features.
Following the release of the Leonardo Softhouse Fly the Maddog earlier this year, the team has been noticeably quiet. Outside of some updates here and there, the team hasn’t really provided information on what they have been working on. However, that… [912 chars]
Persona 5 Royal’s eagerly anticipated console ports put to the test
Persona 5 is one of the most celebrated JRPGs of modern times, packing a compelling, character-driven story, a satisfyi…
Persona 5 is one of the most celebrated JRPGs of modern times, packing a compelling, character-driven story, a satisfying turn-based combat system and a confident sense of style. Technically speaking, it’s a very curious game: essentially, it’s a PS3… [10830 chars]
Android warning — important setting to turn on now for billions of users
Crafty hackers use dodgy apps to spread viruses onto Android phones once downloaded from the Google Play Store, but a simple setting can help keep your apps safe and your data private
Crafty hackers use dodgy apps to spread viruses onto Android phones once downloaded from the Google Play Store, but a simple setting can help keep your apps safe and your data private Android warning — important setting to turn on now for billions of… [2193 chars]
Audio-Technica’s two new record players are the epitome of retro cool
Japanese brand resurrects its ’80s portable oddity the Sound Burger while also unveils high-end see-though AT-LP2022 turntable as part of 60th anniversary
Audio player loading… Audio-Technica has announced the welcome return of one of the company’s most striking device’s, after unveiling a rejigged version of the ’80s-tastic Sound Burger portable record player. First released in 1983 at the height of t… [2330 chars]
Microsoft releases free Windows 11 22H2 virtual machines
Every now and then, Microsoft updates its Windows virtual machines that provide free access to the company’s developer tools. Now you can download the latest release based on Windows 11 22H2.
Developers who want to start writing apps for Windows 11 or just regular users curious to see Microsoft’s latest operating system can download official virtual machines provided by Microsoft for free. The company has once again updated its VMs full o… [1146 chars]
What Are You Playing This Weekend? (November 5th)
Bonfire Night gaming — Remember, remember the 5th November, gunpowder, treason and gaming. It’s something along those line…
Ollie Reynolds, Staff Writer So first of all, I finished Bayonetta 3. I found it to be… not great, personally. Not compared to the first two games, at least. Still, I’m thankful to have experienced it after such a long development period, even if it … [4092 chars]
When retro aesthetics wrongfoot you
I can’t stop thinking about Faith, that lo-fi horror game that came out a few weeks ago. Well, I call it “lo-fi” but fr…
I can’t stop thinking about Faith, that lo-fi horror game that came out a few weeks ago. Well, I call it “lo-fi” but frankly it looks old — like, really old. As though it came out on a BBC Micro 35 years ago. And that’s why I keep thinking about it. … [3698 chars]
Samsung Galaxy set for boost UK Android users have been waiting for
Samsung’s new Galaxy S23 could launch within months and it now seems almost certain that this flagship will get an important power boost in the UK.
The upcoming S23 could be boosted thanks to Qualcomm We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsu… [1562 chars]
The PSVR2 price is the final proof that Sony has finally gone insane
A reader is upset at the price of the PSVR2 and frustrated that Sony has been spending time and money making a VR headset at all.
PlayStation VR2 is not cheap (pic: Sony) A reader is upset at the price of the PSVR2 and frustrated that Sony has been spending time and money making a VR headset in the first place. So now we know. The PlayStation VR2 will cost $550/£530. Now, some … [4515 chars]
Maserati GranTurismo | The Brave Pill
Wrapper’s delight? Or Gangster’s paradise?
Having averaged just two Maserati Brave Pills a year since Brave Pill began, this week’s offering is going to break the pattern. It’s only two weeks since we featured the angular charms of a fourth-gen Quattroporte, but the selection committee was un… [6559 chars]