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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 02/01/2023

Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself. George Bernard Shaw

What do you call a cow with no legs? Ground beef.

Eight bytes walk into a bar. The bartender asks, “Can I get you anything?” “Yeah,” reply the bytes. “Make us a double.”

An avalanche of must plays await — What are the most anticipated PS5 and PS4 games of 2023? Publications like Push Square …

What are the most anticipated PS5 and PS4 games of 2023? Publications like Push Square sound like a broken record every January, when they proudly declare the next 12 months in gaming to be the best ever. However, in this instance, it could potential… [9529 chars]

The Horizon Zero Dawn remake/remaster for the PlayStation 5 is supposedly not being developed by Guerrilla Games itself, as per the insider.

Horizon Zero Dawn PS5 Remake Allegedly Not Being Developed By Guerrilla Games The latest rumor suggests another studio has taken the mantle to work on the PlayStation 5 remake/remaster. Horizon Zero Dawn has certainly towered the gaming industry with… [3940 chars]

Face the facts — The news cycle for another year is over, so forgive the upcoming “slow news days” as the gaming industry …

The news cycle for another year is over, so forgive the upcoming “slow news days” as the gaming industry winds down for Christmas and the new year. We hope you’ve enjoyed our Game of the Year content so far, but now it is time to turn our attention t… [5407 chars]

Some TV sets can be controlled by the Nest Hub, and the Google Home app is now finally starting to pick up those touch controls…

Some television sets can be controlled by the Nest Hub, and the Google Home app is now finally starting to pick up those touch-based controls. Back in August, Google said it was “rolling out redesigned controls for popular smart home devices in the G… [1140 chars]

Users with older iPhones and Androids handsets will need to get an upgrade after December 31 in order to use WhatsApp going into the New Year

Users with older iPhones and Androids handsets will need to get an upgrade after December 31 in order to use WhatsApp going into the New Year WhatsApp is to stop working on 49 smartphone models from today leaving millions without the app. Users with … [2410 chars]

The Tarnished has risen — There have already been so many long-form essays written, so many two-hour YouTube critiques pro…

There have already been so many long-form essays written, so many two-hour YouTube critiques produced about Elden Ring that the passage below is unlikely to contain a single original take on the FromSoftware title. Occupying the same sort of space as… [2063 chars]

Title re-emerges in Taiwan this time — Earlier this year, Konami hosted a livestream to reaffirm its commitment to the Sil…

Earlier this year, Konami hosted a livestream to reaffirm its commitment to the Silent Hill franchise, where it announced several new projects, including an avalanche of upcoming games: Silent Hill 2 Remake, Silent Hill Ascension, Silent Hill Townfal… [882 chars]

One of the moderators for Reddit’s Gaming Leaks and Rumours sub occasionally receives direct messages from one of the sub’s users who creatively leaks video…

One of the moderators for Reddit’s Gaming Leaks and Rumours sub occasionally receives direct messages from one of the sub’s users who creatively leaks video gaming news, just before it is officially announced. The person has previously creatively lea… [619 chars]

I look back at the best Linux distro releases of 2022. Ubuntu is (obviously) included, but so are non-Ubuntu based Linux distros like Fedora and Manjaro.

In this post I look back at the best Linux distros of 2022 — and spoiler: they’re not all Ubuntu-based! I know: I make the same joke every year I do this. But hey: I write about Ubuntu. I use Ubuntu. You may expect me to keep it all about Ubuntu. But… [7450 chars]

Never give up — There’s no doubt that Elden Ring was one of 2022’s biggest deals. The open world RPG released all the way …

Yes, I’ve completed it (spent 200 hours enjoying it thoroughly on just the one playthrough) and yes it was my first souls game too. This is my game of the year (even though I kind of think that Stray is also GotY for me) but Elden Ring is deserving o… [1542 chars]

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