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Quote of the day:

There may be people that have more talent than you, but theres no excuse for anyone to work harder than you. Derek Jeter

Jokes of the day:

When Dad drops a pea off of his plate ‘oh dear I’ve pee’d on the table!

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

Top 10 news of the day:

Microsoft reveals how much money Game Pass actually makes

Microsoft has revealed Game Pass earnings data to Brazilian regulators to help build a favorable case for the upcoming merger with Activision-Blizzard.

Microsoft reveals just how much money it makes from Xbox Game Pass on consoles, and it’s quite a bit. 5 VIEW GALLERY — 5 IMAGES Right now multiple worldwide regulators are sifting through tons of games industry data. The massive Microsoft-Activision … [1484 chars]

Ohio police are deployed to roller coaster after woman’s iPhone falsely alerts them of car crash

Sara White, a 39-year-old dentist, was riding the Mystic Timbers rollercoaster at Kings Island last month when her phone’s crash detection software went off.

A woman’s brand new iPhone 14 Pro alerted Ohio police last month that she was in a serious car crash and was not responsive — when in reality she was just enjoying a rollercoaster. Sara White, 39, and her family were on a daytrip last month to Kings … [7311 chars]

PMDG Provides Update News on 777, Xbox and More

Rob gives us a glimpse what the team is working on following the release of the 737–800 earlier this year.

Following a summer break, PMDG’s Rob gave a detailed update on what has been happening at PMDG HQ over the past few weeks. This includes new information on the upcoming 737–900, the universal tablet, the 777 and more. Starting with the 737, Rob said … [1528 chars]

24 Switch Games We Missed, As Recommended By You

Part 5 of our list of hidden gems is our biggest yet — Back in September, we asked you lovely readers to tell us what hidd…

Back in September, we asked you lovely readers to tell us what hidden gems slipped through our fingers. You championed them, and our backlog (both personal and professional) is feeling even more daunting. We’re not kidding when we say we had tons of … [1255 chars]

You never saw this Persona 5 Royal co-op card game announcement coming

Prepare to steal hearts on the tabletop scene.

Persona 5 gave us our first taste of stealing hearts with the Phantom Thieves in 2017. Persona 5 Royal took that experience and made it even better in 2020, giving players an unforgettable heart to steal. While Persona 5 Strikers gave players the cha… [1750 chars]

Android, Google Camera [Gallery]

Besides sharing that the Pixel Tablet is powered by Tensor G2, Google showed more of the Android UI and several Smart Display-inspired…

Besides sharing that the Pixel Tablet is powered by Tensor G2 and has a Charging Speaker Dock, Google showed more of the Android UI and several Smart Display-inspired screens. Android for tablet Google explicitly said that the “foundation for Pixel T… [4132 chars]

From abandoned board game to birthing a genre: Football Manager at 40

Over the last ten years, I’ve interviewed many of my childhood heroes — those talented coders I used to read about in t…

Over the last ten years, I’ve interviewed many of my childhood heroes — those talented coders I used to read about in the pages of Crash or Your Sinclair. But today is different, because back in 1982, not only did Kevin Toms create a smash hit game, … [8996 chars]

Right-hand-drive Porsche 924 Carrera GT for sale

The mid-engined V10 isn’t the only Carrera GT

After many years in the doldrums, the transaxle Porsches — and specifically the 924 — are being appreciated as the classics Porsches they always should have been. There might be just four cylinders, and they might not be behind the driver, but the 92… [2674 chars]

Ferrari Portofino | PH Used Buying Guide

The California was big selling but not a big hit among aficionados. Its replacement did much better…

Key considerations Available for £140,000 3.9-litre V8 petrol twin-turbo, rear-wheel drive Will cruise or storm at will Looks better than the California, so they say No reliability problems that we could find Drive one before you say it’s not a prope… [14165 chars]

Small town microbrewery faces name battle with drinks giant

The multinational firm believes the microbrewery’s name is too ‘similar’ to one of its drinks

When retired police officer Steve White launched a microbrewery in a remote corner of the North Pennines he was inspired by his picturesque surroundings. A keen amateur astronomer, he settled on the name Dark Sky for his fledgling business, hoping to… [959 chars]

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