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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 08/12/2022

Adam Gelencser
4 min readDec 8, 2022

Quote of the day:

The only way to do great work is to love what you do. Steve Jobs

Jokes of the day:

What did one snowman say to the other snow man? Do you smell carrot?

My husband and I were happy for 20 years. And then we met.

Top 10 news of the day:

Apple announces new security and privacy measures amid surge in cyber-attacks

Encryption of iCloud storage means the information will be safeguarded from hackers as well as government agencies

Apple announced a suite of security and privacy improvements on Wednesday that the company is pitching as a way to help people protect their data from hackers, including one that civil liberty and privacy advocates have long pushed for. The tech gian… [5629 chars]

Apple Kills Its Plan to Scan Your Photos for CSAM. Here’s What’s Next

The company plans to expand its Communication Safety features, which aim to disrupt the sharing of child sexual abuse material at the source.

In August 2021, Apple announced a plan to scan photos that users stored in iCloud for child sexual abuse material (CSAM). The tool was meant to be privacy-preserving and allow the company to flag potentially problematic and abusive content without re… [5238 chars]

Sony Says It’s Resolved Long-Term PS5 Stock Shortages

Will deliver new-gen console to many customers — Sony bigwig Jim Ryan told an audience at the PlayStation Partner Awards a…

In the UK I can right now walk into 3 different stores and pick up PS5 Disc Edition GOWR Bundle. Now here’s the thing this stock as been there a while for the PS5, about a week and sales have definitely slowed for the PS5. One of my local stores had … [878 chars]

Will You Be Watching The Game Awards 2022?

And why do you watch it? — The Game Awards 2022 is just over 24 hours away, and we want to know if you’ll be tuning into G…

The Game Awards 2022 is just over 24 hours away, and we want to know if you’ll be tuning into Geoff Keighley’s annual bonanza. Over the last few years, Geoff and his team have managed to expand the event beyond its original vision. What started out a… [1442 chars]

The Best Game Story of 2022: Nominees

From God of War Ragnarok to Citizen Sleeper, here are our picks for the best game story of 2022.

Stories in games continue to evolve thanks to improvements in performance capture technology, the fidelity of the worlds that surround them, and the ever-growing talent pool of incredible writers. While games were once all about gameplay, story has i… [3743 chars]

Reader’s Choice award final round!

What’s your pick for the best smartphone of 2022? Vote now in the final round for our Reader’s Choice award!

Robert Triggs / Android Authority We’re in the home stretch now! There are just two phones left battling it out for your Reader’s Choice Award as the best smartphone of 2022. In one corner, we have the mighty Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. In the other, w… [1622 chars]

20 Hours of Diablo 4 on PS5 Has Us Believing in Blizzard’s Latest Trip to Hell

Heating up — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yEJcutkFJo&ab_channel=PushSquare Over the last week or so, we’ve spent a…

Subscribe to Push Square on Over the last week or so, we’ve spent around 20 hours with a preview build of Diablo 4 on PS5, with near full access to a generous (and mostly snowy) chunk of the game’s open world map. Complete with a series of main story… [6426 chars]

Days Gone Director Blames Woke Reviewers, Programmers for Critical Reception

Twitter time out needed — Days Gone has become a treasured title among PlayStation enthusiasts, perhaps partly because of …

Days Gone has become a treasured title among PlayStation enthusiasts, perhaps partly because of its slightly rough reception from critics. It’s important to remember that the undead open world was never slammed: it attracted a respectable 71 on Metac… [1981 chars]

Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake News Coming “Soon” Teases Series Creator

“I can’t say much yet” — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oFkbeCsEDrk&ab_channel=%E3%82%B9%E3%82%AF%E3%82%A6%E3%82%A7...

Subscribe to Nintendo Life on News on the Dragon Quest III HD-2D Remake has been sparse since its announcement in May 2021, but series creator Yuji Horii has hinted in an interview with Famitsu (with excerpts translated by SatsumaFS for Nintendo Ever… [1430 chars]

Microsoft Teams adds free communities feature to take on Facebook and Discord

Microsoft is taking on Facebook, Reddit, Discord, and more with its new communities feature in Microsoft Teams. Designed for consumers, Microsoft thinks Teams communities will appeal to groups that need organization and productivity tools.

Microsoft is launching a new communities feature for Microsoft Teams today, designed for consumers to use the best parts of Teams free of charge to create and organize groups. The new community feature will allow groups to use the calendar, meeting, … [4173 chars]



Adam Gelencser

Tech enthusiast, currently entrepreneuring — regularly sharing content on tech news and irregularly on other topics. Founder of QMapper.co video AI tool.