A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Quote of the day:
Whoever loves much, performs much, and can accomplish much, and what is done in love is done well. Vincent van Gogh
Jokes of the day:
My boss told me to have a good day. So I went home…
A programmer puts two glasses on his bedside table before going to sleep. A full one, in case he gets thirsty, and an empty one, in case he doesn’t.
Top 10 news of the day:
Sony’s latest State of Play showcase airs tomorrow with news on 10 games
Sony has announced it’ll be airing a new instalment of its State of Play digital showcase tomorrow, 13th September, hig…
Sony has announced it’ll be airing a new instalment of its State of Play digital showcase tomorrow, 13th September, highlighting a range of PS5, PS4, and PSVR2 games. It’s a late one for those of us in the UK, alas, kicking off at 11pm BST/3pm PT/6pm… [672 chars]
PS5, PSVR2 to Feature in Sony State of Play Livestream Tomorrow
Updates and gameplay from 10 titles — Nintendo’s not getting all the fun! Sony has announced a surprise State of Play li…
Nintendo’s not getting all the fun! Sony has announced a surprise State of Play livestream for tomorrow, 13th September. The broadcast will begin at 3PM PT / 11PM BST, and promises approximately 20 minutes of reveals, including “fresh gameplay footag… [1226 chars]
iPhone 14’s Sold in the US Won’t Include a SIM Card Tray
iPhone 14’s sold in the United States will not ship with a physical SIM card tray, meaning those that buy one in the US will have to use an eSIM for the phone.
Last week at Apple’s Far Out event, the company unveiled the iPhone 14 series, with most of the phones in the lineup set to release later this week. But if you plan to buy an iPhone 14 and live in the United States, you should know that it will not i… [944 chars]
Ubisoft moving away from $60 price tag for triple-A titles, Skull and Bones will be $70 at launch
Video games are not getting cheaper.
Video games aren’t cheap, and they aren’t going to get any cheaper. Recently Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot confirmed that Skull and Bones will launch at a $70 price tag and posits that future triple-A titles will also release at $70. Ubisoft said that s… [1639 chars]
Google’s next Pixelbook Chromebook is canceled
Google’s ChromeOS has been a hugely successful laptop operating system, but the company has struggled to make laptops that users want to buy. Now, Google has canceled an upcoming Pixelbook launch and shut down the team making it.
Google has canceled the next version of its Pixelbook laptop and dissolved the team responsible for building it. The device was far along in development and expected to debut next year, according to a person familiar with the matter, but the project … [7190 chars]
Halo studio boss Bonnie Ross announces departure from Microsoft
Bonnie Ross, the founder and head of Halo developer 343 Industries, has announced her departure from the studio and Mic…
Bonnie Ross, the founder and head of Halo developer 343 Industries, has announced her departure from the studio and Microsoft. Ross, who also serves as Microsoft corporate vice president, has been the head of 343 Industries for 15 years, having estab… [1629 chars]
The head of Halo is leaving Xbox after 15 years in charge
Bonnie Ross, who headed up Halo developer 343 Industries, will be leaving the studio. Head of production Pierre Hintze is now leading the studio.
Bonnie Ross, the corporate vice president of Halo developer 343 Industries, will be leaving the studio, Ross announced on Monday. “While I had hoped to stay with Halo until we released the Winter Update, I am letting you know I will be leaving 343 an… [1137 chars]
Apple iPhone 13 Pro vs iPhone 14 Pro: Is it worth the upgrade?
Looking to upgrade your iPhone? You could save money by choosing the 13 Pro over the latest 14 Pro, and here’s why
Apple’s latest announcement has many people excited for the launch of the new iPhone 14 range of smartphone devices, but if owning the latest tech has never really been your top priority, then we have some good news for you. Whenever the latest iPhon… [7394 chars]
What Do You Want To See At Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct Showcase?
Zelda? Metroid? More Zelda? — It’s happening folks, it’s finally happening! After keeping us in the dark for months on end…
It’s happening folks, it’s finally happening! After keeping us in the dark for months on end (bar some rumours which had us convinced of its truth), Nintendo has today announced that it will be hosting a full Direct Showcase tomorrow (September 13th)… [6907 chars]
Splatoon 3 amiibo Unlocks And Rewards — Full List
You lip-sync, we drip ink — If you’ve got your hands on a copy of the excellent Splatoon 3, you might be…
If you’ve got your hands on a copy of the excellent Splatoon 3, you might be aware that there’s a whole host of previously released amiibo that are compatible with the game. This includes the original amiibo released with the Wii U original Splatoon,… [5617 chars]