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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 05/03/2023

Adam Gelencser
4 min readMar 5, 2023

Quote of the day:

Opportunities don’t happen. You create them. Chris Grosser

Jokes of the day:

I ate a clock yesterday. It was so time consuming.

To whoever stole my copy of Microsoft Office, I will find you. You have my Word!

Top 10 news of the day:

Disability water bottle makers people slam UK shop selling it for £136 as ‘outrageous pricing’

An American firm that sells a hands-free water bottle to US wheelchair users — the Giraffe Bottle (pictured) — for £50 has hit out at a British retailer for hiking the price to an exorbitant £136.

An American firm that sells a hands-free water bottle to US wheelchair users for £50 has hit out at a British retailer for hiking the price to an exorbitant £136. Chicago-based Oak Hill Brands, which created the Giraffe Bottle, accused NineLife, of H… [2308 chars]

Top 10 most requested features Microsoft has already brought to Windows 11

You probably heard that Windows 11 lacks many features Windows 10 users want. Although the statement is true, the company is working hard to fix the situation. Here are the top 10 changes it has made.

According to the latest data from Statcounter, Windows 10 still holds almost three-quarters of the PC market. Some users cannot update due to incompatible hardware, some do not care, and some do not want to pull the trigger because Windows 11 lacks m… [1184 chars]

8 Video Games That Reward You For Doing Nothing

Stay still. Stay calm.

In this modern era of “always online always available”, we’ve seen the utter erosion of patience. If a parcel isn’t next day delivery, it’s annoying to some, if people don’t respond online it causes people to utterly melt down, and as such it means t… [604 chars]

Here’s that Xbox Series S toaster you’ve always wanted

Images of an Xbox Series S-themed toaster have popped up online. That’s right; if you’re looking for more branded kitch…

Images of an Xbox Series S-themed toaster have popped up online. That’s right; if you’re looking for more branded kitchen merchandise to go alongside your neon-green Xbox Series X mini-fridge, images of a “Series S Toaster” have appeared on a French … [1773 chars]

Are You Happy with Your PS Plus Essential Games for March 2023?

Plus or minus? — Going by the results of our previous polls, it’s been a good start to the year for PS Plus — but will t…

Going by the results of our previous polls, it’s been a good start to the year for PS Plus — but will that winning streak continue this month? March 2023’s PS Plus Essential games have been officially announced, with inconsistent FPS Battlefield 2042… [847 chars]

10 Weird Versions Of Iconic Games You Didn’t Know Existed

Looking for a different way to play a classic?

Once a game is out in the wild, has made its impact and is written into gaming history books, it often takes an immutable shape. The way it looks and plays is burned into the minds of gamers and is unshakeable… so it’s easy for most people to forge… [863 chars]

Ring is ruining its products with this huge policy change

Ring is locking a series of existing features behind its Ring Protect subscription plans starting March 29, and that’s a bad thing for consumers.

Starting March 29, 2023, all Ring customers will have to have a subscription in order to use the Home and Away modes in the Ring app. Additionally, new Ring Alarm customers will have to have a subscription in order to set or disable the alarm remotel… [4549 chars]

10 Failed Live Service Video Games With Shockingly Short Lifespans

Is the live service model dead yet?

It’s not a great mystery why so many video game publishers and developers are keen to get a solid live service game off the ground. Keeping players engaged means a product that brings in money for longer and that’s good for everybody. Well, so long a… [1855 chars]

After the Fall Review (PS5 / PSVR2)

Left4Dead VR

After the Fall is a co-op multiplayer, post-apocalyptic, first-person shooter from the developers of Arizona Sunshine, Vertigo Games. Decades after the 1980s apocalypse turned Los Angeles into a frozen wasteland, you join a group of underground survi… [2418 chars]

Following the Xbox Series X fridge, next up is reportedly the Series S toaster

The appliance is said to be planned as part of a new range of licensed Xbox products…

Images have emerged claiming to show a licensed Xbox Series S toaster. According to the images, the ‘Series S Toaster’ will cost 60 Euros and feature three toasting modes. The kitchen appliance sports a white shell and large circular ‘vent’, in the s… [1304 chars]

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Adam Gelencser

Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics. Founder of QMapper.co video AI tool.