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Quote of the day:

Beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. English Proverb

Jokes of the day:

A steak pun is a rare medium well done.

A byte walks into a bar looking miserable. The bartender asks it: “What’s wrong buddy?” “Parity error.” it replies. “Ah that makes sense, I thought you looked a bit off.”

Top 10 news of the day:

Resident Evil Village Third-Person Mode Demo Available Today

Capcom has announced that a demo for Resident Evil Village’s upcoming third-person mode will be available tonight, October 20, and will include 60 minutes of gameplay to try out in the new mode or in first-person for comparison.

Capcom has announced that a demo for Resident Evil Village’s upcoming third-person mode will be available tonight, October 20, and will include 60 minutes of gameplay to try out in the new mode or in first-person for comparison. Announced during the … [1620 chars]

Google says the Pixel Watch does not suffer from screen burn-in

The Pixel Watch is a first-gen wearable and some are encountering what they believe to be screen “burn-in.” Google says image retention…

The Pixel Watch is a first-generation wearable and some are encountering what they believe to be screen “burn-in,” but Google tells us that this is just image retention. In my case, “burn-in” impacted a Pixel Watch (Bluetooth/Wi-Fi) that was in use f… [3117 chars]

UK competition regulator seeking public opinion on Microsoft-Activision acquisition

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling on the public to share its views regarding Microsoft’s prop…

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is calling on the public to share its views regarding Microsoft’s proposed $69bn USD acquisition of Activision Blizzard. This is the next in the CMA’s ongoing investigation into the acquisition, which … [1721 chars]

Sony Posts Tone-Deaf Bloodborne Tweet, Chaos Ensues

Bloody hell — Update: Perhaps unsurprisingly, Sony has removed the Bloodborne tweet. We did take a screenshot before it wa…

Update: Perhaps unsurprisingly, Sony has removed the Bloodborne tweet. We did take a screenshot before it was taken down, however. You can find that in the original article below. Original Story: Sony, what are you doing? Why would you ever make a we… [1220 chars]

Millions of Facebook users warned to change setting today to stay private on the app

CHECK your Facebook settings today — you might be giving your activity away.Plenty of users may find that they’ve been accidentally broadcasting the

CHECK your Facebook settings today — you might be giving your activity away. Plenty of users may find that they’ve been accidentally broadcasting their Facebook habits. 2 Check your settings: you might have Active Status turned on Credit: Facebook / … [1831 chars]

PS5 Users Unimpressed with DualSense Edge Controller’s Premium Price Tag

Now you’re talking DualSense — The DualSense Edge got a release date earlier this week, but real headline was its price ta…

The DualSense Edge got a release date earlier this week, but real headline was its price tag. Realistically, we were expecting the ‘pro’ PS5 pad to sell for around £150 or so — that’s pretty much the standard cost of comparable controllers — but it’s… [1481 chars]

Bungie reportedly developing new Marathon project

Destiny developer Bungie is reportedly working on a revival of its long-dormant Marathon series. This new Marathon proj…

Destiny developer Bungie is reportedly working on a revival of its long-dormant Marathon series. This new Marathon project will take the form of a three-person squad-based extraction shooter, Insider-gaming reports, and is currently in a pre-alpha st… [1266 chars]

Intel Core i9–13900K review: an AMD Zen 4 beater

Intel’s new 13th Gen flagship processor beats out AMD’s latest Zen 4 CPUs. Intel has taken the performance crown once again.

I said in my AMD Ryzen 9 7900X review last month that 2022’s Intel versus AMD CPU battle had only just begun. And now, less than a month later, Intel is back on top. While AMD’s Zen 4 generation brings big gains over its previous Zen 3 desktop chips … [8115 chars]

Grab Your Torch, Alan Wake Remastered Is Out Now On Nintendo Switch

Follow my light — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lCv4iLlXQ-8 Surprise! You might have forgotten that Alan Wake Remastered…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Surprise! You might have forgotten that Alan Wake Remastered was quietly announced for the Switch earlier this year, but now you know for sure, because it’s out right now. Alan Wake originally launched as a console exclu… [1022 chars]

Intel Core i9 13900K and Core i5 13600K review: an effective redoubt against AMD’s Ryzen 7000 advances

Digital Foundry tests the Intel Core i9 13900K and Core i5 13600K, two Raptor Lake processors that offer more cores, higher clocks and winning results.

With AMD’s Ryzen 7000 chips firmly on store shelves, it’s now time for Intel to shoot their shot. Team Blue’s 13th-gen chips arrive today, and on paper they represent a huge upgrade over 12th-gen despite compatibility with existing Z690 (and new Z790… [7084 chars]

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Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics.