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What’s Forest Gump’s Facebook password? 1forest1

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

Update: Panda Global CEO resigns — Update #2 [Tue 6th Dec, 2022 04:05 GMT]: Panda Global has now released its own statemen…

Update #2 [Tue 6th Dec, 2022 04:05 GMT]: Panda Global has now released its own statement — revealing Alan Bunney is no longer CEO. Panda’s Cup Finale has also been postponed due to security concerns for staff and contractors. You can see the full sta… [4485 chars]

Xfce 4.18 features a raft of enhancements to this lightweight desktop environment. In this post I run through the best new features and changes.

We spotlight the most striking new features and changes I can’t lie: my excitement levels are rising because an all-new version of the Xfce desktop environment is edging towards release. Nearly two years of development has gone in to shaping Xfce 4.1… [5670 chars]

The Callisto Protocol suffered from performance issues on launch day and Striking Distance Studio CEO says there was an error in patching the correct file in because someone was in a hurry.

The Callisto Protocol’s stuttering issues are due to a “damn clerical error,” according to Striking Distance Studios CEO Glen Schofield. In a string of separate replies on Twitter, Schofield explained that at launch, the wrong file was patched in for… [1286 chars]

In addition to a Feature Drop for phones, Google today is rolling out the first on-device OTA update for the Pixel Watch this December…

In addition to a Feature Drop/security patch for phones today, Google is rolling out the first on-device OTA update for the Pixel Watch this December. Rather than introduce new features, there are four fixes/enhancements across Calls, Settings, Watch… [1656 chars]

Sable is not so stable

After a year of exclusivity over on Xbox and PC, Sable — a coming of age exploration game — has finally made its way over to PS5. The important question, as always, is has the wait been worth it? And the answer is yes, but only if you’re willing to o… [2473 chars]

Geralt rides again — https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Nzs-__nlTo&ab_channel=DigitalFoundry Those tech wizards at Digit…

Subscribe to Push Square on Those tech wizards at Digital Foundry are back, and this time, they’ve had a chance to go hands on with The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt — Complete Edition on PS5. Developer CD Projekt Red has already told us what to expect from t… [733 chars]

Patch 03.00 is here — Photo mode has been added to God of War Ragnarok, just under a month after the game’s PS5 and PS4 re…

Photo mode has been added to God of War Ragnarok, just under a month after the game’s PS5 and PS4 release. The title’s latest update is available to download now, and the photo mode itself appears to be everything that we’ve come to expect from a Pla… [11841 chars]

Download festival — There’ll be no physical version of Monster Hunter Rise when it launches on PS5 and PS4 early next ye…

There’ll be no physical version of Monster Hunter Rise when it launches on PS5 and PS4 early next year. The port of the critically acclaimed Nintendo Switch and PC release was hastily announced last week, following a series of leaks. However, physica… [653 chars]

Including Starfield, Redfall & Forza Motorsport — Microsoft has confirmed today that Xbox Game Studios (first-party) title…

Microsoft has confirmed today that Xbox Game Studios (first-party) titles will be getting a price increase from 2023 onwards, with Starfield, Redfall and Forza Motorsport all reflecting the new $69.99 USD price point next year. This will affect games… [1041 chars]

First 18 minutes of footage showcased — The first 18 minutes of gameplay have from EA’s upcoming Dead Space remake have …

The first 18 minutes of gameplay have from EA’s upcoming Dead Space remake have been published by IGN, and it’s looking like a remarkable upgrade from the PS3 original. While this opening is largely identical to the 2008 original, there are some mino… [926 chars]

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