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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 11/01/2023

Even the smallest shift in perspective can bring about the greatest healing. Joshua Kai

If you want a job in the moisturizer industry, the best advice I can give is to apply daily.

I’m reading a book about anti-gravity. It’s impossible to put down!

Grab your dartboard — Another year, another round of ‘New Nintendo Switch Pro/2/+/On/Up/Over’ rumours. Whispers of new or …

No, it’s arguably research, development, and release timing of new hardware that will have been impacted most by the production difficulties of the past few years. The nomenclature gets a little messy when discussing this hypothetical device, with di… [4733 chars]

Does having a kid mean saying goodbye to gaming? According to this new mom, no. The challenge of Hollow Knight or Blasphemous may be too much, but Vampire Survivors and Slay the Spire hit just right.

It was just me, The Penitent One, and Our Lady of the Charred Visage. I was ducking and dodging purple laser beams like a pro, and she was down to less than half her health. I knew I would defeat her this time. Then my 3-week-old daughter woke up and… [5381 chars]

Naoki Yoshida told us all about the inner workings of Final Fantasy 14’s new maritime settlement-building mode.

Legendary adventurer, freedom fighter, god-slaying protector of the realm — you can be almost anything in Final Fantasy 14, including a humble gardener. Last summer, patch 6.2 of Final Fantasy 14 added the Island Sanctuary, a free-roam coastal island… [4553 chars]

The Chosen One — https://youtu.be/YQ2mYyeIPbo Next month, Tales of Symphonia returns to a Nintendo console when Tales of S…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Next month, Tales of Symphonia returns to a Nintendo console when Tales of Symphonia Remastered launches on Switch (and other platforms) on 17th February. Ahead of that date, Bandai Namco and Nintendo have shared a gamep… [1393 chars]

Games represented 42.1 percent of the UK’s total home entertainment revenues in 2022.

Preliminary figures from the Digital Entertainment and Retail Association’s annual report (hereon referred to as ERA) reveal video games represented 42.1 percent of the UK’s total home entertainment revenues in 2022. The UK trade organisation has est… [1279 chars]

Physical game sales are seemingly on the verge of being snuffed out, at least in the UK, as last year an estimated 90% of all games sold were digital.

Physical game sales are seemingly on the verge of being snuffed out, at least in the UK, as last year an estimated 90% of all games sold were digital. As reported by the BBC, the digital entertainment and retail association (ERA) said that 89.5% of g… [1509 chars]

Fortnite has today seen a brief period of downtime, as developer Epic Games rushed out a much-needed maintenance patch …

Fortnite has today seen a brief period of downtime, as developer Epic Games rushed out a much-needed maintenance patch to fix a major issue with one of the game’s most-used items. The Shockwave Hammer, introduced last month alongside the game’s bumpe… [1623 chars]

Former Striking Distance employees have not been credited for their work on The Callisto Protocol.

Multiple former Striking Distance employees have not been credited for their work on The Callisto Protocol, a decision described as “egregious” by one developer. GamesIndustry.biz revealed that “roughly 20 people” who contributed their time and effor… [3179 chars]

Meta is ending support for its original Quest VR headset. Owners will no longer be able to create or join a party and w…

Meta is ending support for its original Quest VR headset. Owners will no longer be able to create or join a party and will lose access to social features on Meta Horizon Home from 5th March. However, they will still be able to use the headset with co… [957 chars]

CHECK that you’re not making a major mistake with your Ring doorbell.Amazon has warned users that putting the doorbell in the wrong place could be a m

CHECK that you’re not making a major mistake with your Ring doorbell. Amazon has warned users that putting the doorbell in the wrong place could be a major headache. 3 Make sure you’re not placing your Ring doorbell too high Credit: Amazon Ring 3 Ama… [1971 chars]

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