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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 03/12/2022

Instead of feeding myself excuses why I can’t, I give myself reasons why I can. Anonymous

I think circles are pointless.

I’d tell you a joke about NAT but I would have to translate.

There was a time during this pandemic when we had to plug in to our earphones and headphones almost the whole day due to various meetings and conferences. But now that a lot of companies and schools have gone back to in-person meetings and classes, there really isn’t a need to have devices that you

There was a time during this pandemic when we had to plug in to our earphones and headphones almost the whole day due to various meetings and conferences. But now that a lot of companies and schools have gone back to in-person meetings and classes, t… [1439 chars]

It’s Geoffmas once more! — The Game Awards 2022 is just around the corner, and we’re ready to settle down with a warm glas…

The Game Awards 2022 is just around the corner, and we’re ready to settle down with a warm glass of Mountain Dew and put out milk and cookies for Santa Geoff as he gets ready to drop a bag of trailers down our chimneys. It may seem like slim pickings… [3698 chars]

Nintendo has shared a lengthy statement in response to recent claims it told organisers of the unofficial Smash World T…

Nintendo has shared a lengthy statement in response to recent claims it told organisers of the unofficial Smash World Tour that the popular fan competition, including this month’s concluding Smash World Tour Championships, could “no longer operate”. … [6425 chars]

Christina Phillips, from Mississippi, described how walking to her room would leave her out of breath as she blamed her parents for letting her munch on fast-food snacks

Christina Phillips, from Mississippi, described how walking to her room would leave her out of breath as she blamed her parents for letting her munch on fast-food snacks One of the world’s fattest women now unrecognisable after shedding 500lbs One of… [2267 chars]

The Microsoft Surface Pro 9 gets new chips and ditches the headphone jack, but its strengths and weaknesses hold firm.

The Surface Pro 9 has a couple things going for it. When paired with a matching Signature Keyboard cover, the 13-inch tablet feels more like a true laptop experience than an iPad or Android device with a similar form factor. And when paired with Micr… [9328 chars]

Nintendo once had bold plans to quickly branch out into a raft of mobile game releases — but no more. When it launched …

Nintendo once had bold plans to quickly branch out into a raft of mobile game releases — but no more. When it launched its first app, Miitomo, back in 2016, Nintendo’s then-boss Tatsumi Kimishima said four more smartphone games would debut in the fol… [1931 chars]

Show me ya moves!

Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) Fun fact: if F-Zero GX — the last home console game in Nintendo’s seminal futuristic racing series — were a person, they would be old enough to vote now. Indeed, it’s been far too long since we’ve gotten a new F-Zero,… [6841 chars]

It’s the second day of our Advent Calendar for games of the year 2022, and today you’re solving a mystery and pulling weird faces

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. This time of year can be stressful, but it’s only the second day of December and… [2828 chars]

Update: Nintendo offers an explanation — Update [Fri 2nd Dec, 2022 11:30 GMT]: We heard earlier this week that the unoffic…

Update [Fri 2nd Dec, 2022 11:30 GMT]: We heard earlier this week that the unofficial Smash Bros. championships and upcoming tour would be cancelled with immediate effect after receiving a cease and desist notice from Nintendo. This was expected to co… [4221 chars]

A look at the games we’ve been playing recently.

2nd December 2022 Hello! Welcome back to our regular feature where we write a little bit about some of the games we’ve found ourselves playing over the last few days. This time: marshes, skymindedness, and the other Venice. If you fancy catching up o… [3284 chars]

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