A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 12/01/2023
Quote of the day:
Believe you can and you’re halfway there. Theodore Roosevelt
Jokes of the day:
Can February march? No, but April may.
There are only 10 kinds of people in this world: those who know binary and those who don’t.
Top 10 news of the day:
Apple is reportedly working to bring MicroLED displays to the Apple Watch in 2024 or 2025. Here’s what you need to know about the next-gen screen technology, its benefits, and what it could mean for future iPhones and other Apple products.
Apple is reportedly planning to build MicroLED displays into future Apple Watch models — either in 2024 or 2025, according to a January 10th report from Bloomberg. The move would continue Apple’s progression toward using the company’s own parts acros… [7854 chars]
It’ll hopefully be with us very soon! — It looks like Ubisoft Plus is finally gearing up for release very soon on Xbox, as…
It looks like Ubisoft Plus is finally gearing up for release very soon on Xbox, as various Microsoft Store trackers have picked up over 20 Ubisoft games that are set to be included with the service whenever it finally launches. The likes of XB Deals … [592 chars]
From Jakks Pacific — The Super Mario Bros. Movie has a ton of marketing and merchandise behind it, as you’d expect. There …
The Super Mario Bros. Movie has a ton of marketing and merchandise behind it, as you’d expect. There are McDonald’s toys that differ depending on which country you get your Happy Meals from, advertisements on Twitch, and posters galore already. So of… [811 chars]
Ubisoft has confirmed the cancellation of three unannounced games following disappointing financial results for its mos…
Ubisoft has confirmed the cancellation of three unannounced games following disappointing financial results for its most recent quarter, with the publisher’s troubled pirate adventure Skull and Bones also receiving a further delay. Announcing the new… [1429 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. Update 1/11/23: Following the late 2022 rollout, Google today made official how “you can easily control pla… [1979 chars]
A new update for Xbox consoles will make them “carbon aware” — reducing the carbon footprint by optimising updates and …
A new update for Xbox consoles will make them “carbon aware” — reducing the carbon footprint by optimising updates and download times to when the most renewable energy in local energy grids can be used. The feature will be available for Xbox Insiders… [1605 chars]
The underwhelming trailer for LoL’s next season, Brink of Infinity, has fans worried
A new year means a new League of Legends season. And for the past few years, this has also meant a big, cinematic trailer to announce the new season. However, this time the trailer for League of Legends’ next season was pretty dang boring and underwh… [3858 chars]
14 more PS5, PS4, Classic games coming — Sony has today announced the line-up of PS5, PS4, and Classic games heading to PS…
Sony has today announced the line-up of PS5, PS4, and Classic games heading to PS Plus Extra and PS Plus Premium this month. Without even a hint of a leak this time around, all these titles should come as a pleasant surprise. There are 14 in total, a… [665 chars]
Stepping back in time
Captured on Nintendo Switch (Handheld/Undocked) Making any video game is exceptionally hard work. But creating a retro-style experience that feels 100% authentic to the source inspiration adds a whole extra layer of difficulty. Implementing pixel art… [5828 chars]
The Sims 4 has offered a hint at content coming in early 2023, with a roadmap dropping several clues teasing what to expect.
The Sims 4 has offered a substantial hint at content coming in early 2023. In a roadmap video posted on the game’s official Twitter account, we have confirmation that there will be one “BIG” update, one expansion pack, and two “unique” Kits. The upda… [2543 chars]