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I’ve got nothing to do today but smile. Paul Simon
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Top 10 news of the day:
Rumour: Verified Reddit leaker teases a Metroid Prime announcement
One of the moderators for Reddit’s Gaming Leaks and Rumours sub occasionally receives direct messages from one of the sub’s users who creatively leaks video…
One of the moderators for Reddit’s Gaming Leaks and Rumours sub occasionally receives direct messages from one of the sub’s users who creatively leaks video gaming news, just before it is officially announced. The person has previously creatively lea… [619 chars]
The 5 Best Linux Distros of 2022
I look back at the best Linux distro releases of 2022. Ubuntu is (obviously) included, but so are non-Ubuntu based Linux distros like Fedora and Manjaro.
In this post I look back at the best Linux distros of 2022 — and spoiler: they’re not all Ubuntu-based! I know: I make the same joke every year I do this. But hey: I write about Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu. You may expect me to keep it all about Ubuntu. But… [7450 chars]
Have You Completed Elden Ring?
Never give up — There’s no doubt that Elden Ring was one of 2022’s biggest deals. The open world RPG released all the way …
Yes, I’ve completed it (spent 200 hours enjoying it thoroughly on just the one playthrough) and yes it was my first souls game too. This is my game of the year (even though I kind of think that Stray is also GotY for me) but Elden Ring is deserving o… [1542 chars]
#3 — Horizon Forbidden West
Pure shores — How do you improve upon one of the better sci-fi stories in recent video game memory? You go off-the-rails, …
How do you improve upon one of the better sci-fi stories in recent video game memory? You go off-the-rails, of course! Dutch developer Guerrilla Games clearly hit Amsterdam’s finest pot shops while rolling up the plot for Aloy’s sophomore outing in H… [1705 chars]
Microsoft’s $200 Surface Earbuds have seemingly been abandoned
The Microsoft Surface Earbuds are $200 brand new, and you can buy them right now. Unfortunately, they’re over two years old, fail to compete with other wireless earbuds in their price category, and ha
The Surface Earbuds are a weird product in Microsoft’s line of Surface devices. Now over two years old, and still available to buy at a close to launch price of $160 (opens in new tab), the Surface Earbuds might be the worst “Surface” branded device … [3912 chars]
Three mind-blowing WhatsApp tricks added in 2022 you may have missed
WHATSAPP has rolled out dozens of changes this year — and you’ve probably missed some of the best ones.We’ve picked three of our favourite 2022 What
WHATSAPP has rolled out dozens of changes this year — and you’ve probably missed some of the best ones. We’ve picked three of our favourite 2022 WhatsApp updates that you need to check out as soon as possible. 1 You can create Communities on WhatsApp… [1592 chars]
Rumour: Leaked Images Of A Zelda: Tears Of The Kingdom Switch OLED Model Appear Online
Legit of Zelda? — Images of a special edition Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED Model have surfac…
Images of a special edition Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Nintendo Switch OLED Model have surfaced online, with photos of a Zelda-themed dock and set of Joy-Con, plus the box. Apparently found on the Chinese forum Tieba and posted to Famiboar… [1470 chars]
Rumour: Images of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Switch (OLED model) leak
The long-awaited The Legend. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is set to release this May and a user of the Chinese forum Tieba (which had leaked previous Nintendo…
The long-awaited The Legend. Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom is set to release this May and a user of the Chinese forum Tieba (which had leaked previous Nintendo Switch special edition consoles in the past) has purportedly leaked the first image of The L… [284 chars]
Urgent broadband alert! Check your Wi-Fi router and update it now
Broadband users are being urged to check their Wi-Fi routers without delay after a popular brand of internet boosters revealed it has found a flaw in its devices.
Netgear has issued an urgent alert to users SUBSCRIBE Invalid email We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understandin… [2255 chars]
Stalker 2 Showcases Its ‘Huge, Borderless Open World’ In New Gameplay Trailer
Coming to Xbox Game Pass in 2023! — https://youtu.be/cH3wS_Ld33U It’s been a while since we’ve seen much on Stalker 2, abo…
Subscribe to Pure Xbox on It’s been a while since we’ve seen much on Stalker 2, about 6 months or so in fact, so as a little ‘New Years’ treat the team at GSC Game World has released a brand new trailer for its upcoming Game Pass epic. The ‘Come to M… [605 chars]