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Quote of the day:
Be happy. It really annoys negative people. Ricky Gervais
Jokes of the day:
Two peanuts were walking down the street. One was a salted
Never date a baker. They’re too kneady.
Top 10 news of the day:
iPhone 14 Pro Max hands-on: In a league of its own
The new iPhone 14 Pro Max looks like a leap forward with its new 48MP camera, always-on display and very clever replacement for the notch
The iPhone 14 Pro Max is a beast of a phone, and I’m not just saying that because of its larger lenses. This big-screen flagship packs a new 48MP camera, an always-on display and a new A16 Bionic processor that should once again lap the Android compe… [7046 chars]
Herbal supplements are at the center of heart rhythm issues
Dr Danielle Belardo, a California-based cardiologist, warns that some herbal supplements could be causing heart rhythm issues in young people.
Cardiologists are warning that poorly regulated over-the-counter herbal supplements are causing heart rhythm issues in users in their 20s. Doctors told Insider that the supplements are the most common cause of arrhythmia in patients coming to their c… [4021 chars]
Your First Ever Hands-On Look at the All-New iPhone 14 Pro
Following today’s Apple event, media personnel have shared the first hands-on photos and videos of the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, which both…
Following today’s Apple event, media personnel have shared the first hands-on photos and videos of the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, which both feature an new pill-shaped notch replacement called the Dynamic Island, a new Deep Purple color… [1263 chars]
PlayStation boss calls Microsoft’s post-acquisition Call of Duty offer “inadequate on many levels”
PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has spoken out against Microsoft’s offer to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for “at least se…
PlayStation boss Jim Ryan has spoken out against Microsoft’s offer to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for “at least several more years” beyond Sony’s existing agreement with publisher Activision Blizzard, calling the deal “inadequate on many levels”… [2653 chars]
New iPhone 14 Pro Color Options: Space Black and Deep Purple
The iPhone 14 Pro introduces two new color options: Space Black and Deep Purple, in addition to Silver and Gold carried over from previous generations…
The iPhone 14 Pro introduces two new color options: Space Black and Deep Purple, in addition to Silver and Gold carried over from previous generations.This is the first time that the a “Pro” iPhone model has been introduced with two all-new color opt… [1002 chars]
Cyberpunk 2077 Ending Development on PS4 and Xbox One, CD Projekt Red Confirms
CD Projekt Red has officially confirmed that the Edgerunners update will be the last one to be released on last gen-consoles, making Phantom Liberty, and future expansions, PC and new-gen exclusives.
CD Projekt Red has decided to end development of new content for the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Cyberpunk 2077, confirming in an update note that future expansions, including the recently announced Phantom Liberty, will only be released on PC, PS5,… [2094 chars]
CD Projekt says it’s already “thinking about” multiple new Witcher games
It’s probably not much of a surprise given CD Projekt’s previous assertion that its currently in-development new Witche…
It’s probably not much of a surprise given CD Projekt’s previous assertion that its currently in-development new Witcher game would mark the start of a “new saga for the franchise”, but the studio has now explicitly confirmed it’s already “thinking a… [1581 chars]
The iPhone 14 won’t have a SIM tray in the US
The new iPhones only support eSIMs. On major carriers, that’s not an issue, but smaller resellers and international carriers are left out for now.
The new iPhone 14 lineup will ship without physical SIM trays — but only in the US. They’ll be able to use two eSIMs at once (and store more than that), but is the lack of a physical tray a big deal? And is it user-hostile and stupid? First, a refres… [3548 chars]
Apple drops the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 11 from its lineup
Now that the iPhone 14 is here, Apple removed the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max from its lineup. Apple will also no longer sell the iPhone 11 and iPhone 12 Mini, while the iPhone 13 is now $100 cheaper.
While Apple’s September 7th “Far Out” event brought us the new iPhone 14, it also spelled the end for some earlier models. From now on, Apple will only sell 5G-capable phones: the iPhone 14, iPhone 14 Plus, 14 Pro, and 14 Pro Max, iPhone 13, iPhone 1… [1671 chars]
PlayStation: Xbox’s Call of Duty offer was “inadequate on many levels”
PlayStation calls Xbox Call of Duty offer inadequate
Microsoft has promised to keep Call of Duty on PlayStation for three years beyond the current agreement between Activision and Sony, says PlayStation CEO Jim Ryan. In a statement provided to GamesIndustry.biz, Ryan says the offer was “inadequate on m… [1759 chars]