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Quote of the day:
I am happy because I’m grateful. I choose to be grateful. That gratitude allows me to be happy. Will Arnett
Jokes of the day:
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Top 10 news of the day:
The EVGA Z20 is a solid full-size mechanical gaming keyboard in a UK layout, and it’s 69% off right now at Amazon UK.
The EVGA Z20 optical mechanical keyboard is a super-solid option with a boatload of features — and it’s currently 69% off at Amazon UK, bringing it down to a measly £39.98. This is an awesome price for a keyboard of this size and quality, and well wo… [2260 chars]
Starting on Samsung Galaxy and Google Pixel smartphones, BMW owners can now use a Digital Car Key to unlock their car.
After originally only supporting Apple devices, BMW is launching support for digital car keys on Android, starting with devices from Google’s Pixel line and select Samsung Galaxy models. Announced today, BMW will bring “Digital Car Key Plus” to Andro… [1588 chars]
PROFESSOR ROB GALLOWAY: The past few years has seen an explosion in the numbers of people suffering from depression.
Working in A&E, I often see the terrible effects of depression; the acute impacts from self-harm and suicide attempts — but also the harmful long-term effects on people’s physical and mental health. The past few years has seen an explosion in the num… [9990 chars]
Expand your mind with the Steam Puzzle Fest, which is offering discounts on brainy games like Baba is You, Tetris Effect Connected, Monument Valley, and many more.
The Steam Puzzle Fest sale is now live, offering deals on a variety of fun titles to pique your curiosity and engage your grey matter through Monday, May 1, at 1:00 p.m. EDT / 10:00 a.m. PDT. The sale offers an eclectic mix of titles, from classic po… [771 chars]
Pharmacist Adeel Sawar (pictured), from Leeds, is struggling to keep his pharmacy business going thanks to vast NHS underfunding.
One Friday evening last month, a panicking patient rushed into the Roundhay Pharmacy in Leeds, desperate for a lifesaving heart drug that two other chemists could not provide. The patient’s GP had sent him urgently to the Roundhay in the hope that ph… [9173 chars]
Google is pushing an update to its Authenticator app that brings account sync.
What you need to know Google Authenticator receives an update that brings one-time code sync to your account. Google states it hopes the change can alleviate some of the hassles and help services retain users through “convenience and security.” Googl… [2107 chars]
Workers at the Persona publisher are organizing for better pay and healthcare
Over 140 workers at Sega of America’s Irvine, California office have announced plans to form a new union to fight for better pay, adequate staffing, and more balanced schedules. It’s the latest front in the video game industry’s growing unionization … [2824 chars]
A deluge of DJI Mavic 3 Pro leaks has revealed almost everything about the drone’s specs and pricing.
As is customary before a big DJI launch, a deluge of leaks has just revealed most of the specs and pricing for the incoming DJI Mavic 3 Pro — and they’ve revealed a few surprises about the flagship consumer drone. The Mavic 3 Pro is expected to offic… [4598 chars]
Perspective puzzle game Viewfinder has a free demo available for Steam Next Fest and it’s well worth checking out.
Steam Puzzle Fest kicks off today, offering tons of discounts on all of your favourite puzzle games. Really, though, one of the best experiences you can have this Steam Puzzle Fest week is by downloading the free demo for upcoming puzzler Viewfinder…. [2163 chars]
Inside Taylor Swift’s stunning £500k car collection including Porsche 911, Audi R8 and luxury Toyota SUV
Taylor Swift’s stunning £500,000 car collection, including a Porsche 911, Audi R8 and luxury Toyota SUV, has been revealed.The American artist is one
Taylor Swift’s stunning £500,000 car collection, including a Porsche 911, Audi R8 and luxury Toyota SUV, has been revealed. The American artist is one of the most recognised singers of the past decade — equally famous for her pop music and attendance… [3186 chars]