A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 23/01/2023
Quote of the day:
Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud. Maya Angelou
Jokes of the day:
Which side of the chicken has more feathers? The outside.
“Honey, go to the store and buy some eggs.” “OK.” “Oh and while you’re there, get some milk.” He never returned.
Top 10 news of the day:
iPhone 14 Pro Max loses fastest download speed crown
In a new study from Ookla, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has lost its download speed crown to two Android smartphones, here are the details.
Last fall when iPhone 14 Pro Max launched, it took the top spot for the fastest download speeds in multiple studies beating out competitors like Samsung’s Galaxy S22 smartphones. As it turns out, in the latest report, the iPhone 14 Pro Max has lost i… [2193 chars]
What Review Score Would You Give Persona 3 Portable, Persona 4 Golden?
The gold standard? — We hope you’ve been staying up until the Dark Hour and exploring the Midnight Channel, because Person…
We hope you’ve been staying up until the Dark Hour and exploring the Midnight Channel, because Persona 3 Portable and Persona 4 Golden are finally out on Switch. The two games made their Nintendo debut last week, meaning the modern trilogy of Persona… [583 chars]
Monster Hunter Rise PS5 Port Is Practically Perfect, Says Performance Report
It even goes beyond 4K — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xSdLX_32UZE&ab_channel=DigitalFoundry Capcom has done an abso…
Subscribe to Push Square on Capcom has done an absolutely superb job of porting Monster Hunter Rise to PS5, says Digital Foundry. Their latest analysis reveals that the current-gen title provides a near perfect upgrade on the original Switch version,… [1163 chars]
First Samsung Galaxy S23 hands-on leak shows off the Ultra model
See a video clip of the Galaxy S23 Ultra being shown off in the real world, courtesy of the latest leak.
Audio player loading… Spare a thought for the team tasked with trying to keep the Samsung Galaxy S23 leaks down to a minimum, because something new is emerging almost every day now, and the latest sneak preview we have to share with you is a hands-on… [2448 chars]
Dead Space Remake is so terrifying even the dev team struggles to play it
Dead Space Remake is reportedly so scary, even members of the development team are struggling to play it. In an intervi…
Dead Space Remake is reportedly so scary, even members of the development team are struggling to play it. In an interview with PLAY magazine (thanks, GamesRadar+), technical director David Robillard admitted that they struggled to play it at night wi… [1344 chars]
January’s Developer_Direct Could Be The Start Of Something Big For Xbox
Comms on lock — Since Xbox basically ghosted The Game Awards in late 2022, I’ve talked at length about the form of future …
Since Xbox basically ghosted The Game Awards in late 2022, I’ve talked at length about the form of future Xbox events; asking the question of whether Xbox should go down the ‘Nintendo Direct’ route for upcoming showcases. Well, that future is almost … [2299 chars]
“Halo and Master Chief are here to stay,” insists 343 Industries studio head
343 Industries has issued a brief statement in a bid to quell concerns about Microsoft’s flagship franchise, Halo. In a…
343 Industries has issued a brief statement in a bid to quell concerns about Microsoft’s flagship franchise, Halo. In a brief message, studio head Pierre Hintze said that Halo and Master Chief were “here to stay” and that the 343i team would “continu… [1373 chars]
M2 Max With 38-Core GPU Loses to Laptop RTX 4070 in OpenCL Benchmark, A Performance Difference of 35 Percent
Apple’s M2 Max with a whopping 38 GPU cores ends up being slower than a laptop RTX 4070 in a leaked OpenCL benchmark
As more performance figures of the M2 Pro and M2 Max leak out, we get a closer look at their capabilities or, more accurately, their limitations. Currently, Apple’s maxed-out configuration of the M2 Max features a 12-core CPU and 38-core GPU, and whi… [2389 chars]
Cyberpunk 2077’s Phantom Liberty boasts the “biggest budget” ever allocated to a CDPR DLC
Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming Phantom Liberty DLC boasts CD Projekt Red’s “biggest budget” ever allocated to a DLC expansio…
Cyberpunk 2077’s upcoming Phantom Liberty DLC boasts CD Projekt Red’s “biggest budget” ever allocated to a DLC expansion. After a little back and fore between Polish outlet Parkiet and CDPR’s communications team to clarify whether “biggest” referred … [1844 chars]
New PS5, PS4 Games This Week (23rd January to 29th January)
Forspoken! Dead Space! — What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update…
What new PS5 and PS4 games are releasing in physical retailers and as part of the PS Store update this week? The first huge PS5 releases arrive this week in the form of a Square Enix RPG and a remake of a survival horror classic. For a full list of a… [643 chars]