A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 25/02/2023
Quote of the day:
Don’t waste a minute not being happy. If one door closes, run to the next window — or break down a door. Brooke Shields
Jokes of the day:
Did you hear about the runner who was criticized? He just took it in stride
A byte walks into a bar looking miserable. The bartender asks it: “What’s wrong buddy?” “Parity error.” it replies. “Ah that makes sense, I thought you looked a bit off.”
Top 10 news of the day:
Nintendo confirms it won’t be at this year’s E3 following reports of a no-show
Following a report in January that Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony would all be skipping this year’s efforts to revitalis…
Following a report in January that Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony would all be skipping this year’s efforts to revitalise a flagging E3, Nintendo has confirmed it won’t be attending the show. In a statement provided to VentureBeat, Nintendo explained,… [1927 chars]
The real-life Black Mirror: Creepy VR app lets you rewatch memories
It may remind you of Netflix’s Black Mirror, but we will soon be able to relive our memories using a new VR app that captures footage and uploads it to a VR headset.
Reliving moments of our life may sound like the plot of Netflix’s Black Mirror, but new technology will soon let people step into a captured memory. Wist is developing a smartphone application to record unforgettable moments that are uploaded to a vi… [3411 chars]
Here’s the real reason why Samsung’s Galaxy S23 has a ‘huge’ system partition
Maybe your S23 doesn’t need to go on a diet, after all
The Galaxy S23 series has been the talk of the town since it was announced, and the sentiment around it has been mostly positive. Those feelings wavered a bit recently when it was reported that the 512GB S23 Ultra was using a whopping 60GB of storage… [4284 chars]
Galaxy S23 Ultra video camera test: something amazing happened
I take a lot of photos, but not much video. I challenged myself to concentrate on shooting video with the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, and this is what happened.
It’s no secret that the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra is an amazing camera phone. It thoroughly impressed me in my full review of the device, and it handily beat Google’s best in our Galaxy S23 Ultra vs. Pixel 7 Pro camera test. But that was all focused o… [9854 chars]
Nintendo Confirms It’s Missing E3 2023
Nintendo has announced that it won’t be taking part in E3 2023, saying that the event “didn’t fit into our plans.”
After reports that all three major platform holders were skipping E3, Nintendo has confirmed to IGN that it will indeed be missing the event slated for June. “We approach our involvement in any event on a case-by-case basis and are always considering… [1214 chars]
ITVX now available on Sky Q, live streams available
Sky Q users can now access ITV’s streaming service ITVX, after an upgrade which began roll-out across devices on Thursday.
Sky Q users can now access ITV’s streaming service ITVX, after an upgrade which began roll-out across devices on Thursday. ITV confirmed initial reports with the addition of Sky Q on its official list of supported devices. ITVX live streams are also … [1005 chars]
Spacebourne 2 is an absurdly impressive spacejank adventure
This week’s scout report delights in Spacebourne 2, a slightly janky game that has great ambition and offers much space fun.
Jank. I am saying “jank” several times upfront, not because Spacebourne 2 is particularly janky, but because it is a bit, and I want to temper your expectations so you’re not unfair on its flaws if you try it after I bang on for the rest of this arti… [536 chars]
Are You Playing Octopath Traveler 2?
A new path on PlayStation — Octopath Traveler II is here, bringing some traditional, turn-based RPG adventuring to PS5 and…
Octopath Traveler II is here, bringing some traditional, turn-based RPG adventuring to PS5 and PS4. Of course, the first Octopath Traveler is nowhere to be seen on PlayStation platforms — which makes the arrival of this sequel a bit weird — but the g… [473 chars]
Fyne Audio continues the retro-revival with Vintage Fifteen and Five speakers
Fyne’s new Vintage 15 and Vintage Five speakers made an appearance at Bristol Hi-Fi 2023, here’s what we learned
Fyne Audio has unveiled new “retro-inspired” Vintage Fifteen and Vintage Five speakers at the Bristol Hi-Fi 2023 show. The speakers are being marketed as “ultra, retro, cool” luxury speakers and will be available at an unspecified point “in March or … [3272 chars]
Hands on: Samsung S95C review
Samsung’s flagship 2023 OLED is brighter and more beautiful, and it looks great in action.
Why you can trust What Hi-Fi? Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test . We’ve been talking about QD-OLED for so long, it’s easy to forget that th… [8497 chars]