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Quote of the day:
A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new. Albert Einstein
Jokes of the day:
Thanks for explaining the word “many” to me. It means a lot.
Two fish in a tank. One turns to the other and says, “Do you know how to drive this thing?”
Top 10 news of the day:
PlayStation Beats Nintendo, Xbox to Another Sales Milestone
500 million home consoles sold — Already enjoying a particularly lucrative financial quarter, Sony has crossed another sal…
Already enjoying a particularly lucrative financial quarter, Sony has crossed another sales milestone, becoming the first console manufacturer to sell 500 million home consoles. Obviously, that removes handhelds from the equation (sorry, Nintendo, th… [590 chars]
Destiny 2’s New Mid-Season Patch Makes One Witch Queen Exotic a Must-Have
Bungie’s mid-season update to Destiny 2 breathes new life and a lot more firepower into a slept-on Exotic weapon from the Witch Queen era.
As is tradition, Bungie’s latest mid-season update has brought a slew of new changes to Destiny 2’s sandbox. Though this particular patch has been met with some less-than-enthusiastic feedback by many players, one Witch Queen-era Exotic appears to be… [4158 chars]
WHY are people sending voice notes? Gen Z says audio is more personal than texts
Voice notes are the new way to communicate, especially among Gen Z, who says sending audio is more personal than texts, and prefer the short recordings over calls, which can trigger anxiety.
Voice notes have become the new way to communicate, especially among Gen Z, who say sending audio is more personal than texts, which can sometimes muddle the meaning, and phone calls can trigger their anxiety. The messages, called ‘voice notes’ or ‘v… [5869 chars]
Honkai Star Rail codes for April 2023 and how to redeem codes in Honkai Star Rail
Get free Stellar Jade and Credits with these April 2023 Honkai Star Rail codes, and find out how to redeem active codes, like potentially livestream codes.
Honkai Star Rail codes can provide you with free Stellar Jade, Credits, and character and Light Cone experience, with some of these helpful rewards included this April 2023. We suspect these active codes have the same sort of expiration date as with … [3180 chars]
It’s wild that Pixel will challenge Samsung on foldables
Google is going to be the first brand to give Samsung a real challenge on foldables, and it’s wild to think Pixel will be doing that.
As more and more foldables are hitting the market, expanding out of China and leaking constantly, I’ve lately been regularly reminded and blown away by the fact that Google Pixel is somehow going to be the first brand to truly give Samsung a challeng… [3574 chars]
Net Yaroze — Sony’s Fascinating First Foray into the World of Indie Game Development
Let’s do it together — In the 1980s, the hobbyist game development scene was absolutely thriving in the UK. Home computers…
In the 1980s, the hobbyist game development scene was absolutely thriving in the UK. Home computers like the ZX Spectrum, BBC Micro, and Commodore 64 all allowed their users to write custom code from scratch, in what was known as the Basic programmin… [6270 chars]
Two babies conceived by a sperm-injecting robot controlled by a Playstation controller are born
The procedure, completed in Barcelona, involved student engineer Eduard Alba manoeuvring a tiny IVF needle carrying sperm cells, which were then deposited into eggs.
The experiment intends to make IVF more easily accessible to hopeful parents Two babies have been born after a robot guided by a Playstation 5 controller fertilised human eggs. The procedure, completed in Barcelona, involved student engineer Eduard A… [1584 chars]
Here’s a peek at Diablo 4 collector’s edition
Diablo content creator and partner Wudijo has revealed what’s included in the Diablo 4 Collector’s Edition. Wudijo capt…
Diablo content creator and partner Wudijo has revealed what’s included in the Diablo 4 Collector’s Edition. Wudijo captured their first impressions when they recorded the unboxing — which was delivered in a box clearly marked “do not ship before 1 Ju… [927 chars]
You’re not holding the OnePlus Pad right and the Android Police podcast never will
Care to share your ThoughtPhones with us, Will?
Will goes back-to-back this week on the Android Police podcast with a debrief of his reviews of the OnePlus Pad and the Motorola ThinkPhone. Both devices provide one hell of a time each and we explore the depths of such depravity. We also roam around… [441 chars]
I asked ChatGPT and Bard what TV I should buy — only one knew the world’s best TV
Today’s chat bots aren’t quite ready to replace the Geek Squad when it comes to knowing about the latest models, but one was better than the other.
One of the great hopes of new AI ‘knowledge’ systems such as ChatGPT and Google Bard is that they can synthesize information from many sources online, and give you a summary — much easier than trawling through a bunch of different sites, right? An ob… [9639 chars]