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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 04/01/2023

Don’t think about what might go wrong. Think about what might go right. Anonymous

The first time I got a universal remote control I thought to myself, “This changes everything”

There are only 10 kinds of people in this world: those who know binary and those who don’t.

Valve’s annual user-decided awards just dropped and Elden Ring reigns supreme in more ways than one

At this point, it goes without saying that Elden Ring is one of the most popular games of the past year. It’s won copious trophies, including the coveted Game of the Year accolade at The Game Awards. It blasted developer FromSoftware into mainstream … [3619 chars]

Through 2023, the new Qi2 standard is set to bring the best of Apple’s MagSafe to more devices, including Android smartphones.

Wireless charging has agreed upon the Qi standard for several years now as the technology has become more and more widely used in smartphones, but there’s still room for differentiation in the standard. One of the biggest upgrades to Qi came from App… [1792 chars]

The Alienware x16 is a looker and a powerhouse, check out our hands on with this ultra sleek gaming laptop.

15-inch gaming laptops are out, and 16-inch laptops are in. That seems to be the running theme for CES 2023 and the new Alienware x16 certainly champions this movement. The Alienware x16 is one of the thinnest and sleekest gaming laptops I’ve laid my… [1943 chars]

At launch, Google said Pixel Watch Fall Detection is “coming this winter,” and it’s now beginning to appear on some devices…

At launch, Google said Pixel Watch Fall Detection is “coming this winter,” and it’s now beginning to appear on some devices. After resetting their wearable, one Pixel Watch owner was prompted to set up Fall Detection to “get help quickly after a hard… [1448 chars]

Hitman 3 is being rebranded as Hitman: World of Assassination with the entire trilogy’s content being streamlined and packaged into one game.

Hitman 3 is being rebranded as Hitman: World of Assassination with the entire trilogy’s content being streamlined and packaged into one game. Announced in a blog post from developer IO Interactive, World of Assassination will become the only modern H… [1779 chars]

World of Assassination unites — If you already own Hitman 3, then it’s a good day: you’re getting all of the content f…

Also the great thing about this is that both Hitman 1 and 2 will both be upgraded graphical the same as Hitman 3. I already own Hitman 1 and 2, don’t own 3 but completed it when I rented it so I’m not sure if this will be worth it to me? @get2sammyb … [616 chars]

Don’t get your hopes up, though — At the start of December 2022, we reported that a trademark for ‘Pocket Card Jockey: Rid…

At the start of December 2022, we reported that a trademark for ‘Pocket Card Jockey: Ride On!’ had been filed by Game Freak. At the time, we weren’t quite sure what this would be in reference to, but now we have our answer (thanks, VGC). We’ve got go… [2347 chars]

A huge year for fans — Final Fantasy veteran Yoshinori Kitase has said that a “big announcement” is coming in 2023 — and…

Final Fantasy veteran Yoshinori Kitase has said that a “big announcement” is coming in 2023 — and it isn’t related to the ongoing Final Fantasy VII saga. Kitase is currently working on Final Fantasy VII Rebirth as the game’s producer, which makes his… [1036 chars]

We had heard the rumours, but now developer Nightdive Studio has confirmed its System Shock remake heads our way this M…

We had heard the rumours, but now developer Nightdive Studio has confirmed its System Shock remake heads our way this March. Huzzah! Sharing an update earlier today, Nightdive revealed the “scope and scale” of the project has “evolved dramatically” o… [2004 chars]

Stalker 2 developer GSC Game World has released a new trailer for its upcoming shooter, with pre-orders for the game on…

Stalker 2 developer GSC Game World has released a new trailer for its upcoming shooter, with pre-orders for the game once again being available (they were initially refunded in the latter half of 2022). The trailer in question, which begins with a po… [3832 chars]

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