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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 04/12/2022

Every strike brings me closer to the next home run. Babe Ruth

What did the shy pebble wish for? That she was a little boulder.

Debugging: Removing the needles from the haystack.

It’s time to PlayStation — How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy …

How much do you know about PlayStation and the gaming industry that surrounds it? If you fancy yourself a walking PlayStation encyclopaedia, then why not put your brain to the test with our PlayStation General Knowledge Quiz? This is Issue 22 of our … [400 chars]

Android Auto has entered public testing for its new Coolwalk redesign. Have you tried it out yet?

After a lengthy wait, Google has finally launched a public beta of its new Android Auto redesign, dubbed “Coolwalk.” The updated UI aims to make it easier to multitask while keeping the most important cards within your reach. The update is currently … [1709 chars]

It’s early days for World of Warcraft: Dragonflight, but the new dragonriding feature is a massive step up from the current flight system found in the rest of the game.

World of Warcraft: Dragonflight is immediately striking, thanks to the open vistas of the Dragon Isles. It’s a very open expansion, and the player gets a new ride with a set of wings almost immediately, thanks to the new dragonriding feature. The pla… [2260 chars]

Plus or minus? — December’s PS Plus Essential games have been announced, and as always, we’ve got three titles to scrutini…

First essential games I’ll actually play since what? A Plague Tale: Innocence? Definitely happy 😁 (I tried Tony Hawk’s for a minute, but the nostalgia didn’t hook me, I think that was an essential) Never got round to Mass Effect, and it’s definitely … [811 chars]

As temperatures start to drop, it’s a good time to remember that Google’s Nest Doorbell (battery) is not a good option for cold climates.

Google’s Nest Doorbell lineup provides useful features and software that’s getting a whole lot better, but as colder temperatures start to arrive for many, it’s a good time to remember that the Nest Doorbell (battery) does not hold up very well in th… [2939 chars]

Valve is giving away a Steam Deck “every minute” during the upcoming The Game Awards. The giveaway will take placed on …

Valve is giving away a Steam Deck “every minute” during the upcoming The Game Awards. The giveaway will take placed on 9th December (UK time) and is open to entrants from countries where the handheld system is sold, namely US, Canada, UK, and the EU…. [1607 chars]

It’s the third day of our Advent Calendar for games of the year 2022, and today it’s dark and scary and you left home without a map…

Welcome to the RPS Advent Calender 2022! Every day we open a new door and reveal one of our favourite games this year. Check the main calendar post to see the full list. Welcome to day three of the RPS Christmas Advent Calendar. Well, I say day. Actu… [3691 chars]

Sega has unveiled a new combat trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin. The publisher says the video teaser “shows the new com…

Sega has unveiled a new combat trailer for Like a Dragon: Ishin. The publisher says the video teaser “shows the new combat styles and diverse weaponry” and gives you a chance to see “the brilliant swordman Sakamoto Ryoma defeat enemies with his samur… [1699 chars]

This weekend’s PC game deals include a charity bundle featuring almost 90 games, another Platinum Collection bundle from Fanatical, FPS-heavy free events from EA, Ubisoft, and more.

The Yogscast’s yearly Jingle Jam charity bundle has returned with a massive haul of games, this time offering almost 90 titles to grab for a single price: £35 (about $42). The games include A Total War Saga: Troy, Age of Wonders: Planetfall, You Suck… [3743 chars]

Our gaming plans this weekend include Darktide, Pentiment, and God of War Ragnarok — what are you playing?

With Cyber Monday behind us, it is now time for Christmastime. I mean, I did watch 25 Christmas movies in November. But now it’s super Christmastime. Top movie tips so far, by the way: The Noel Diary and Christmas Under Wraps. I just wish the Hallmar… [3742 chars]

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