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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 18/01/2023

Impossible is nothing. Muhammad Ali

I never wanted to believe that my Dad was stealing from his job as a road worker. But when I got home, all the signs were there.

Four engineers get into a car. The car won’t start. The Mechanical engineer says “It’s a broken starter”. The Electrical engineer says “Dead battery”. The Chemical engineer says “Impurities in the gasoline”. The IT engineer says “Hey guys, I have an idea: How about we all get out of the car and get back in”.

It’s a big one! — Update [Wed 18th Jan, 2023 03:00 GMT]: This update (Version 2.1.0) has gone live for Splatoon 3 — update…

Update [Wed 18th Jan, 2023 03:00 GMT]: This update (Version 2.1.0) has gone live for Splatoon 3 — update your copy today in order to continue playing online. Original story [Tue 17th Jan, 2023 01:15 GMT]: Last week, we got the heads up that Nintendo … [10595 chars]

Slowbro is a good partner for this fight, but Clodsire is probably better

Like Charizard and Cinderace before it, Greninja is coming to Pokémon Scarlet and Violet through a seven-star tera raid at the end of the month. The limited time event will give you and your friends a chance to catch the Kalos water starter, but it w… [10292 chars]

Google Fit is now showing Fitbit step, distance, and full heart rate data as a result of Health Connect. Last November, Nest Hub…

Back in November, we noticed how Health Connect was responsible for combining Fitbit heart rate and Nest Hub Sleep Sensing data. Google Fit is now showing Fitbit step, distance, and full heart rate data. Health Connect is most likely responsible for … [1298 chars]

Union workers at Ubisoft Paris have been called to strike in response to CEO Yves Guillemot’s comments to employees tha…

Union workers at Ubisoft Paris have been called to strike in response to CEO Yves Guillemot’s comments to employees that “the ball was in their court’ following disappointing financial results in the company’s most recent quarter. “Today more than ev… [2399 chars]

As promised last week, Google is now letting you update your Stadia Controller to enable Bluetooth (Low Energy) support…

As promised last week, Google is now letting you update the Stadia Controller to enable Bluetooth (Low Energy) support. Stadia shuts down this week and the Controllers that people bought (and have since received refunds for) will lose their core func… [2043 chars]

Sci-fi grand strategy Stellaris will take a step back from the stars and concentrate on pre-FTL civilisations with its upcoming First Contact story pack DLC.

Sci-fi grand strategy Stellaris will take a step back from the stars and concentrate on pre-FTL civilisations with its upcoming First Contact story pack DLC. Paradox announced the DLC today after details, screenshots and a trailer leaked ahead of the… [1750 chars]

Tour these famous Edinburgh landmarks and dingy Edinburgh corners are recreated inside Far Cry 5 by a clever YouTuber named Mojo Swoptops.

While Dan Douglas captures English culture in a Duke Nukem 3D level, another mapper has been diligently recreating corners of Scotland in Far Cry 5. Since 2019, YouTuber “Mojo Swoptops” has rebuilt a wide and weird range of Edinburgh sights inside Fa… [2644 chars]

The new MacBook Pro 2023 models have launched with M2 Pro and M2 Max chips.

Apple has officially launched the new 14-inch MacBook Pro and 16-inch MacBook Pro with the new M2 Pro and M2 Max chips. And Apple is promising the longest battery life ever in a Mac. The new MacBook Pros claim to offer six times faster performance th… [2713 chars]

SHOPPING: Want to maximise your home security or have remote control of your heating and lights? You’re in luck. Amazon has a selection of smart home devices on sale.

SHOPPING: Products featured in this article are independently selected by our shopping writers. If you make a purchase using links on this page, MailOnline will earn an affiliate commission. Want to maximise your home security or have remote control … [913 chars]

The more she explained it, calmly and humorously, the more reasonable it started to seem to me

In those early honeymoon years, my husband and I seemed to have perfect chemistry in the bedroom. Then, perhaps inevitably, things slowed down once we had children. The breastfeeding and sleepless nights curtailed my energy levels and appetite for in… [3288 chars]

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