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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 26/12/2022

There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship. Thomas Aquinas

What do you do on a remote island? Try and find the TV island it belongs to.

I was reading a great book about an immortal dog the other day. It was impossible to put down.

Valve’s Steam Link hardware left such a good impression on me that nothing has matched it in regards to ease of setup or providing a stable, lag-free connection since.

Back in 2018 I managed to nab a physical Steam Link when Valve was flogging them for £2.50 here in the UK ($2.50 in USD). I was actually buying a Steam Controller for my then-partner and spotted the bargain while browsing through the Steam website, s… [5648 chars]

Memories and mistreatment — Over the holidays we’re republishing some choice features from the last 12 months. A mix of ta…

Over the holidays we’re republishing some choice features from the last 12 months. A mix of talking points, interviews, opinion pieces and more from NL staff and contributors, you’ll find our usual blend of thoughtfulness, expertise, frivolity, retro… [7898 chars]

One more time — Our Game of the Year coverage continues with the Best PS5, PS4 Remake, Remaster, or Re-Release of 2022, of…

Our Game of the Year coverage continues with the Best PS5, PS4 Remake, Remaster, or Re-Release of 2022, of which a top four has been put together by the Push Square editorial team. This category crowns the best PS5, PS4 titles that we have played in … [3168 chars]

Video game preservation site Forest of illusion has a lovely surprise for Nintendo fans as they have secured a prototype for Super Mario World (USA) and have…

Video game preservation site Forest of illusion has a lovely surprise for Nintendo fans as they have secured a prototype for Super Mario World (USA) and have not only showcased it, but they have released it for fans to enjoy. The prototype is from 25… [1221 chars]

The Epic Games Store’s free game for Christmas has turned out to be a delivery of Death Stranding, the Kojima Productions-developed post-apocalyptic, exploration-focused action game.

The Epic Games Store is celebrating Christmas with easily the biggest giveaway from its daily holiday promotion so far. Hideo Kojima’s Death Stranding Director’s Cut is now free to claim for all PC gamers for the next 24 hours. Set in a post-apocalyp… [1687 chars]

Despite Microsoft’s warning, a Microsoft employee recently leaked a new version of Notepad on Twitter. Thankfully, we managed to get to know about the upcoming capability before it was deleted.

Microsoft is busy developing new features not only for Windows 11 but also for its stock apps. The next major change coming to one of Windows 11’s stock apps, Notepad, is likely to support tabs, a leaked feature by a Microsoft employee shows. Tabs in… [1608 chars]

Anyone wanting a new iPhone 14 in their pocket might want to take a trip to Three Mobile’s store with the UK network offering this flagship device for half the usual price.

We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info It might be Christmas … [1042 chars]

Listen to a glimpse of Yasunori Mitsuda soundtrack — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1-ZB-IX-sfc The Messenger developer S…

Subscribe to Push Square on The Messenger developer Sabotage Studio’s promising throwback RPG effort Sea of Stars will launch in Summer 2023, according to a new dev diary featuring co-composer (and Chrono Trigger legend) Yasunori Mitsuda. You can lis… [758 chars]

A happy new year — What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this …

What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this week? It’d be unfair to expect too much from the PS Store update between Christmas and New Year. We’re only aware of Hyper Gunsport so far. For a f… [437 chars]

Over the past few week’s many of you, including us, have been surprised at older Nintendo Switch games and Nintendo 3DS games getting random software updates.

Over the past few week’s many of you, including us, have been surprised at older Nintendo Switch games and Nintendo 3DS games getting random software updates. the cause of this was never explicitly stated by Nintendo and the patch notes for the games… [1959 chars]

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