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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 13/01/2023

Life is trying things to see if they work. Ray Bradbury

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My wife and I have reached the difficult decision that we do not want children. If anybody does, please just send me your contact details and we can drop them off tomorrow.

Back to basics — When it was first announced last year, Ubisoft framed Assassin’s Creed Mirage as a much more traditional …

When it was first announced last year, Ubisoft framed Assassin’s Creed Mirage as a much more traditional Assassin’s Creed title — something of a return to the series’ original blueprint, before it adopted the open world RPG elements that defined Assa… [1121 chars]

GOG’s Connect service, which let users grab a free copy of a game they already owned on Steam to add their GOG library,…

GOG’s Connect service, which let users grab a free copy of a game they already owned on Steam to add their GOG library, is officially no more. Launched in 2016, GOG Connect was a neat proposition on paper, allowing users to link their GOG and Steam a… [1335 chars]

A Microsoft employee published a guide today which explains how one can configure a Windows 11 VM. The idea occurred to them when Windows 11’s system requirements stopped them in their tracks.

While various users have many different complaints about Windows 11, one of the biggest ones has generally been related to the stringent Windows 11 system requirements themselves. And it looks like someone at Microsoft realized today the sort of trou… [1221 chars]

Will you detach or not? — Sony doesn’t seem to have a PS5 Slim or a PS5 Pro ready to release any time soon, but a hardware…

Sony doesn’t seem to have a PS5 Slim or a PS5 Pro ready to release any time soon, but a hardware refresh it is allegedly planning is a detachable disc drive. Suggested to be launching in September this year, the idea appears to be that the platform h… [922 chars]

Tip of the iceberg — Last year was a very strong one for games, but indies in particular really shone. The quality across …

Last year was a very strong one for games, but indies in particular really shone. The quality across the varied and exciting range of smaller titles on PS5 and PS4 has been commendable for a while, and that’s set to continue all throughout 2023. Yes,… [10669 chars]

“Twin ceramic rotor drives on each wheel!” — https://youtu.be/NTI3Gv7BgHE Heart Core has set our hearts alight today wit…

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on Heart Core has set our hearts alight today with a brand new announcement — its stylish, action-packed boss rush game Gripper, inspired by the likes of Furi and the anime Akira, is coming to Switch and PC in early 2023. Y… [2862 chars]

The Callisto Protocol does well — Sony’s latest look at the PS Store sales charts for the month of December 2022 has revea…

Sony’s latest look at the PS Store sales charts for the month of December 2022 has revealed that not every newer PS5, PS4 game sold so well digitally on its online marketplace. While The Callisto Protocol did well in sixth place across the USA, Canad… [1305 chars]

Last chance to play — When the new PS Plus Extra and Premium update goes live next week, on Tuesday the 17th January, it’s…

When the new PS Plus Extra and Premium update goes live next week, on Tuesday the 17th January, it’s important to note that ten PS4 titles will be leaving the PS Plus Extra catalogue. These titles might not be the most popular, but if you do want to … [302 chars]

Apparently slated for 8th March — No sooner has one PS5 firmware update come that some are already looking ahead to the ne…

No sooner has one PS5 firmware update come that some are already looking ahead to the next one. As Sony patches in support for the upcoming PS5 DualSense Edge controller, Tom Henderson, a reliable scribe at Insider Gaming, has said another PS5 firmwa… [1253 chars]

Astell&Kern has launched a combined a digital audio player and desktop headphone amplifier that’s built around a dual-tube Triple Amp System and is the first product to feature the latest flagship DAC from ESS.

Around this time last year, Astell&Kern combined a digital audio player and desktop headphone amplifier into a single device for the launch of the Acro CA1000. Now a new model joins the family, which is built around a dual-tube Triple Amp System and … [1949 chars]

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