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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 06/01/2023

We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars. Oscar Wilde

Why was the big cat disqualified from the race? Because it was a cheetah.

Hey Girl, Roses are #ff0000, Violets are #0000ff, I use hex codes, But I’d use RGB for you.

New high-res press images of the Galaxy S23, Galaxy S23+ and Galaxy S23 Ultra have leaked online, giving us a good look at the design. — SamMobile

Samsung fans across the globe are looking forward to the Galaxy S23 series launch. The company is expected to unveil the new lineup early next month. Before that happens, we can expect to see more leaks and rumors leading up to the launch. While rend… [1454 chars]

The wonderful and complex colony sim has sold half a million copies in under a month, say its developers.

Dwarf Fortress released on Steam on December 6th and by the end of the month it had sold half a million copies. That’s according to the monthly Bay 12 Games report, in which its developers traditionally share their revenue figures from player donatio… [1831 chars]

The developer behind AetherSX2 said it ‘doesn’t make sense to continue working on a hobby which isn’t fun anymore’

We may earn a commission from links on this page. The sole developer behind AetherSX2, a PlayStation 2 emulator for Android devices, announced that they are discontinuing development of the app due to the “neverending” online impersonation, complaint… [1810 chars]

After entering public beta in November, Google is rolling out Android Auto’s split-screen redesign, while WhatsApp calling is coming if…

After entering public beta in November, Google is rolling out Android Auto’s split-screen redesign into stable starting today (January 5). The tentpoles are navigation with fullscreen Google Maps and Material You media controls that visually match An… [1962 chars]

Look into the crystal ball… — After the bonkers bonanza of Game of the Year and holidays and wrapping up everything in a…

After the bonkers bonanza of Game of the Year and holidays and wrapping up everything in a neat little bow that happens at the end of every year, the slate is finally wiped clean for 2023. This is, arguably, one of the most exciting times in gaming — … [11038 chars]

Blockbusters everywhere — The results are in, and we’ve tallied the 20 most anticipated PS5 and PS4 games of 2023, as vote…

The results are in, and we’ve tallied the 20 most anticipated PS5 and PS4 games of 2023, as voted by you, the Push Square community. The poll was published just last week, at the bottom of our massive 60 Most Anticipated PS5, PS4 Games of 2023 list. … [6312 chars]

“A much better looking game versus Three Houses” — Fire Emblem Engage is just a couple of weeks away from its release and …

Right from the off, Digital Foundry confirms that Fire Emblem Engage is a much more accomplished game visually when compared to Fire Emblem: Three Houses, which is great to hear. Character rendering in particular is said to be a “huge step up” with i… [1268 chars]

Sony games chart highly — The PS5 has been named the UK’s second best-selling console of 2022 after it was overtaken by th…

@Dezzy70 True, though the same could possibly be said for Sony where they have some availability in the UK, where they’re the default winner, but not in the US where they’re fighting against a strong Microsoft….. more probably goes into distributio… [1211 chars]

Online social deduction game Goose Goose Duck, has surpassed Steam’s concurrent player record for Among Us, the game it…

Online social deduction game Goose Goose Duck, has surpassed Steam’s concurrent player record for Among Us, the game it has taken heavy inspiration from. Based on the latest figures, the free-to-play game garnered a peak of 563,677 players today, mak… [1377 chars]

UK games sales were down across the board in 2022, despite an increased interest in new releases. As per GSD market dat…

UK games sales were down across the board in 2022, despite an increased interest in new releases. As per GSD market data (thanks GamesIndustry.biz), video game sales fell by six percent, while console sales dropped by 29 percent. FIFA and Call of Dut… [1794 chars]

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Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics.