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Top 10 news of the day:
With the recent arrival of the Street Fighter 6 Demo, many players were left wondering if there was not going to be any more time to try out the game online before release, but we have the answer to that …
With the recent arrival of the Street Fighter 6 Demo, many players were left wondering if there was not going to be any more time to try out the game online before release, but we have the answer to that now. Capcom just announced the Open Beta Test … [1646 chars]
Any day now — Update: The speculation continues, unobstructed, without official confirmation from Sony. Giant Bomb’s Jef…
Update: The speculation continues, unobstructed, without official confirmation from Sony. Giant Bomb’s Jeff Grubb, who’s been beating the May PS Showcase drum for a fair few months, has nailed down a “week of May 25th” window for the anticipated even… [1393 chars]
DR MEGAN ROSSI: Fussy eating — and its possible effects on a child’s long-term health — is a real concern for some parents, and understandably so.
Spend time with parents of young kids and you can almost guarantee that at some point the conversation will turn to what their offspring will and won’t eat. Fussy eating — and its possible effects on a child’s long-term health — is a real concern for… [8528 chars]
DR MARTIN SCURR: This question will be of interest to many of the eight million people in the UK who take statins to lower their cholesterol.
I’ve been taking statins for over 30 years. I am now on my fourth type, as each one causes me bad side-effects. How important is it that I take them? Name and address supplied. This question will be of interest to many of the eight million people in … [5829 chars]
CARA LEE:She was referred for a mammogram which confirmed there was a mass in her right breast. Seven days later Karen was sent for a biopsy, and the results were shattering.
After experiencing repeated bouts of stomach cramps and heartburn excruciating enough to take her to A&E, Karen Myers decided to use her private healthcare to get to the bottom of what was wrong. But the results of the MRI scan she underwent were far… [14851 chars]
Sony’s new Bluetooth speaker is waterproof and has extended battery life, but the best thing about it may be its price.
Sony has announced a new portable Bluetooth speaker alongside its substantial new SRS-XV800 party speaker . The SRS-XB100 is a lightweight wireless model for music fans on the move, and it’s designed to bring better-than-average loudness through Sony… [3265 chars]
After the recent leak of Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Nintendo is reportedly pursuing legal action against the creators of intendo Switch emulators.
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom was leaked last week, and Nintendo has set its sights on emulators that are being used to play it. According to a May 4 tweet from programmer Simon Aarons, the Japanese developer started issuing DMCA takedown… [2177 chars]
The 35-year-old astronaut, from Richland, Washington, was a member of the Expedition 66 crew from November 10, 2021 to May 6, 2022. Her time in space totaled 177 days.
A female NASA astronaut who spent almost six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS) has revealed what it was like living 250 miles above Earth in zero gravity, with everything from bathroom habits to exercise regimes laid bare. Kayla Bar… [6636 chars]
A GP has revealed the best anti-ageing skincare routine to help you look younger in your fifties.Dr Ginni Mansberg, from Sydney in Australia, said tha
A GP has revealed the best anti-ageing skincare routine to help you look younger in your fifties. Dr Ginni Mansberg, from Sydney in Australia, said that your skin will become more sensitive in the decade after you turn 50 — so you’ll have to “up your… [1782 chars]
A new YouTube video claims to show a dummy unit of iPhone 15 Ultra — the most expensive of the upcoming iPhone 15 range that is expected to be released this September.
Dummy unit also has USB-C port reflecting legislation passed in 2022 by the EU It shows a USB-C port, thinner bezels, ‘brushed aluminum edges’ and much more Apple fans may have been gifted the best view yet of the firm’s next smartphone, the iPhone 1… [6477 chars]