A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 18/10/2022
Quote of the day:
I am not a product of my circumstances. I am a product of my decisions. Stephen Covey
Jokes of the day:
Where do young cows eat lunch? In the calf-ateria.
My wife is really mad at the fact that I have no sense of direction. So I packed up my stuff and right.
Top 10 news of the day:
When even Zuckerberg is making fun of iMessage, you know you have a problem
Meta CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, has joined in on making fun of Apple about iMessage and its lack of interoperability.
Robert Triggs / Android Authority TL;DR Mark Zuckerberg is going after Apple’s iMessage. In an Instagram post, the Meta CEO positions WhatsApp as a more secure solution. WhatsApp is looking to expand its user base in the US. Over the years, Apple has… [1671 chars]
Apple could release new iPad Pro models in ‘a matter of days’ that will likely feature its M2 chip
Apple announced its next earnings call will be on October 27 and the firm is notorious for launching new iPad Pros ahead of the report. But the tablets could be revealed in just a press release.
Apple could release new iPad Pro devices ‘in a matter of days’ that are set to feature the same chip as the current MacBook Air, a Mini-LED display and support MagSafe Charging. The news was revealed by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, who stated the tech gi… [3159 chars]
Apex Legends’ next hero is trans “terraformer and defensive conjurer” Catalyst
Respawn has shared first details of Apex Legends’ 15th season — including a reveal for new hero Catalyst, the first tra…
Respawn has shared first details of Apex Legends’ 15th season — including a reveal for new hero Catalyst, the first trans Legend to join the line-up — ahead of its arrival on 1st November. Details of the new season, which Respawn is calling Eclipse, … [1226 chars]
Brazilian obstetrician delivered his pregnant wife’s baby girl inside apartment building elevator
This is the moment a quick-thinking obstetrician, Dr. Danilo Almeida delivered his wife’s baby girl inside the elevator of their central Brazil apartment building last month.
This is the moment a quick-thinking obstetrician delivered his wife’s baby girl inside the elevator of their central Brazil apartment building. Dr. Danilo Almeida was at his office on September 19 when Déborah Bittar alerted him that she was about to… [2266 chars]
What’s new in September’s 22Q2 Nest and Google Wifi update
Before announcing its new Pro 6E model, Google in September rolled out the latest 22Q2 update to the Google and Nest Wifi…
Before announcing its new Pro 6E model, Google in September rolled out the latest 22Q2 update to the Google and Nest Wifi. Following the “22Q1” update released in March, “22Q2” rolled out in September and is still based on Chromium M94. (The update w… [1026 chars]
Chromecast with Google TV
The Chromecast with Google TV is getting Android 12, and thanks to its HD version, we know what will be new in the update.
Chromecast with Google TV is finally set to get an Android 12 update, and the new Chromecast (HD) gives us an early look at what the platform will bring to Google’s big-screen experience. Here’s everything new in Android 12 for Google TV on Chromecas… [6387 chars]
Round Up: The Reviews Are In For Persona 5 Royal
Did it take their hearts..? — Well folks, we’re back with another review round up, and this time it’s for the long-awaited…
Well folks, we’re back with another review round up, and this time it’s for the long-awaited JRPG from Atlus, Persona 5 Royal. It’s taken a long time to get here but it seems the wait has been worth it. Before we dive into what other critics had to s… [3854 chars]
Every Upcoming First-Party Nintendo Switch Game
Release dates for Nintendo’s big hitters — The Switch’s slate is always packed with upcoming games, from the small indie s…
The Switch’s slate is always packed with upcoming games, from the small indie successes to the gigantic AAA blockbusters, but the backbone of Nintendo’s console will always be Nintendo’s own games. So, what’s in the works at Nintendo HQ in the next f… [512 chars]
The RPS 100 returns, and this time we want your help
Introducing the RPS 100: Reader’s Edition, in which RPS readers can vote for their top 100 favourite PC games of all time.
The RPS 100, our annual countdown of our favourite PC games of all time, is coming back for its second edition later this month — and let me tell you, with practically an all-new team in place since we last cast our votes, this year’s RPS 100 is look… [2312 chars]
Ridiculous Rumour Reckons PS Showcase Delayed Due to Investigation into Xbox’s Activision Acquisition
But it’s bull — An outlandish rumour picked up by several “reputable” websites claims that Sony has delayed its next P…
An outlandish rumour picked up by several “reputable” websites claims that Sony has delayed its next PS Showcase due to the Competition and Markets Authority’s ongoing investigation into Microsoft’s acquisition of Activision Blizzard. Given the scale… [1711 chars]