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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 13/12/2022
Quote of the day:
Gratitude is the sweetest thing in a seeker’s life- in all human life. If there is gratitude in your heart, then there will be tremendous sweetness in your eyes. Sri Chinmoy
Jokes of the day:
‘Put the cat out’ … ‘I didn’t realize it was on fire
UDP is better in the COVID era since it avoids unnecessary handshakes.
Top 10 news of the day:
Another Android app is taking up residence on my Chromebook. This time around, it is Google Keep and the new split-panel view.
Google Keep has been a long-standing service that I and many others like me have learned to lean on daily. Perhaps not up there with Google’s big apps like Gmail, Photos, and Drive, Google Keep has still managed to carve out its own place in the larg… [1945 chars]
Likely to launch next year — A revised PS5 hardware model with a detachable disc drive is now in developers’ hands, acco…
A revised PS5 hardware model with a detachable disc drive is now in developers’ hands, according to original rumourmonger Tom Henderson. The reliable Insider Gaming scribe first broke news of the revamped console earlier in the year, but now claims t… [1567 chars]
GameCentral attempts to play the PS5 update of The Witcher 3 and finds CD Projekt has learned nothing from the launch of Cyberpunk 2077.
The Witcher 3 on PS5 — oops, they did it again (pic: CD Projekt) GameCentral attempts to play the PS5 update of The Witcher 3 and finds CD Projekt has learned nothing from the launch of Cyberpunk 2077. The release of Cyberpunk 2077 in 2020 was a teac… [7122 chars]
System spec needs a lot of memory — In case you missed it, Returnal is making the jump to PC in the near future. As far as…
In case you missed it, Returnal is making the jump to PC in the near future. As far as we recall, it’ll be the first PS5-only game to be ported to computers, save for the remaster package Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection. The system specs for … [1112 chars]
Scientists at the University of California, San Francisco, recruited 9,204 children aged nine to 10 and followed up with them after two years. They found significant links.
Every hour a child spends playing video games per day raises their risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by 13 percent, a study suggests. There was also a correlation between watching YouTube content and OCD — with every hour spent streaming vi… [3631 chars]
But it will have a massive budget — FromSoftware is one of the biggest and best developers on the planet right now, and so…
Miyazaki explained that the construction aspects will return, allowing you to build your own mecha from a selection of different parts and components. “The real impetus for this project, I think, or at least one of the real appeals for me comes from … [1617 chars]
In a recent podcast appearance, Xbox head Phil Spencer claimed that Sony wanted to retain PlayStation’s console dominance by “making Xbox smaller”.
Xbox boss Phil Spencer has claimed that PlayStation’s move to block Microsoft’s Activision Blizzard acquisition is rooted in its desire to “protect their dominance on console” by “making Xbox smaller”. As reported by Eurogamer, Spencer told the Secon… [1938 chars]
After conspiracy theories emerge — More than 150 employees from Sony are credited with helping bring The Callisto Protocol…
Rumours are always likely to occur when there is clearly a different priority between platforms (for whatever reasons). In this case, its clear that the PS5 version was optimised and more ready to release than other versions — or, to put it another w… [1265 chars]
A closed beta for Final Fantasy 7 Ever Crisis will launch in summer next year. This is the mobile remake of Final Fanta…
A closed beta for Final Fantasy 7 Ever Crisis will launch in summer next year. This is the mobile remake of Final Fantasy 7 that was first announced back in February 2021 and originally intended for a release this year. Now it looks like it’s been pu… [1437 chars]
The first reviews are in — https://youtu.be/nCk1__TYksU It’s time! High on Life has been our most highly anticipated Xbox …
Ahead of the release, critics have been going hands-on with the full game to provide some reviews. We’ve also been playing High on Life here at Pure Xbox (the PC version), but unfortunately we received our review code quite late, so we’re delaying ou… [3117 chars]