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Quote of the day:

The secret of being happy is accepting where you are in life and making the most out of everyday. Anonymous

Jokes of the day:

Why don’t you find hippopotamuses hiding in trees? They’re really good at it.

Today I learned that changing random stuff until your program works is “hacky” and a “bad coding practice” but if you do it fast enough it’s “Machine Learning” and pays 4x your current salary.

Top 10 news of the day:

Resident Evil Village: The Winters’ Expansion Review

When we look back at Resident Evil Village, The Winters’ Expansion probably won’t be considered an essential part of it for either story or gameplay reasons.

After beating Resident Evil Village the first time, I was extremely satisfied with how the horror story played out from start to finish. When Capcom announced it was making an expansion, I knew it would be a tough act to follow. Unfortunately, the th… [4990 chars]

New Android photo picker

November’s changes to Android from the monthly Google Play System updates brings Android 13’s photo picker, tweaks to Wallet, and more.

Google has begun previewing the latest changes to Android as part of November’s Google Play System updates, including improvements for Wallet and parental controls. Update: Google is bringing its updated photo picker to nearly every Android device, i… [3290 chars]

Arcade Paradise DLC Brings More Cabinets To The Floor From Today

Empathy, Smoke ’em, and CyberDance Euromix — https://youtu.be/3DdwNOeG1c8 Arcade Paradise, the management sim that lets …

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Arcade Paradise, the management sim that lets you run an arcade inside a washeteria, is getting some brand new DLC today. For just $3.99 / €3.99 / £3.49, you can pick up The Coin-Op Pack #1, which allows you to get three… [1321 chars]

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Leaks of the Game (So Far)

Wanting to see Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Leaks? Especially some of the biggest ones so far? Here is a list of some important leaks.

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet is coming out very soon and there is no doubt that the leaks are going to continue. Even to the point that the whole game will likely be leaked here soon. If that happens this article will be updated. For now, here is a lis… [4511 chars]

Philips Hue Bridge is getting updated to Matter early next year

The Philips Hue Bridge is now Matter certified, opening the door for a software update to make most existing and new Philips Hue products Matter compatible.

The Philips Hue Bridge is now Matter certified, with a software update coming to all users by Q1 2023. The free update will make most existing and new Hue lights and accessories Matter compatible. Developers, or anyone willing to live on the edge, ca… [1425 chars]

Kojima rejects ‘ridiculously high’ acquisition offers to stay indie

On his most recent podcast, Kojima admits he’s received multiple acquisition offers, and refutes rumours of his cancelled Stadia game.

This is all so Hideo Kojima (pic: Kojima Productions) On his most recent podcast, Kojima admits he’s received multiple acquisition offers, and refutes rumours of his cancelled Stadia game. Given his close working relationship with Sony, there was spe… [3836 chars]

Modern Warfare 2 gun attachments are making weapons worse, players say

Using attachments in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 might actually be making weapons worse, players believe. Filling up…

Using attachments in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 might actually be making weapons worse, players believe. Filling up attachment slots was common advice for previous Call of Duty games, since the drawbacks were negligible compared to the benefits. … [1330 chars]

Square Enix announces NFT project Symbiogenesis

Final Fantasy maker Square Enix has announced Symbiogenesis, an interactive NFT project. Symbiogenesis will launch in s…

Final Fantasy maker Square Enix has announced Symbiogenesis, an interactive NFT project. Symbiogenesis will launch in spring next year as a browser-based game for PC and mobile, Square Enix announced today, and be a new “franchise” for the company wh… [1205 chars]

16k people are still using their e-ink Pebble watches

The Pebble was a wonderful early-adopter e-ink smartwatch achieving aesthetic and functional completeness within its limitations. The company behind it was eaten by Fitbit, but more than 16,000 people are still using their Pebbles, a decade after manufacture. A community thrives, and hacks as it thrives. Now for the really exciting part: we’re thrilled to…

The Pebble was a wonderful early-adopter e-ink smartwatch achieving aesthetic and functional completeness within its limitations. The company behind it was eaten by Fitbit, but more than 16,000 people are still using their Pebbles, a decade after man… [705 chars]

McIntosh Expands Its CI Lineup With The MI502 Digital Amplifier

The McIntosh MI502 Digital Amplifier utilizes class D amplification in a form factor CI installers will love.

McIntosh Group pulled off a rather spectacular home theater demonstration at CEDIA 2022, in partnership with Kaleidescape, Trinnov Audio, and a number of other brands that was the talk of the show. CEDIA focuses on the home theater and CI categories … [2152 chars]

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