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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 08/04/2023

Adam Gelencser
4 min readApr 8, 2023

Quote of the day:

Pass on what you have learned. Yoda

Jokes of the day:

My boss told me to have a good day… so I went home.

I have a joke about trickle down economics, but 99% of you will never get it.

Top 10 news of the day:

Kimberley Garner is ever the beach beauty in a coral multi-strapped bikini while sunbathing in Miami

lThe former Made In Chelsea star, 31, looked gorgeous this week as she enjoyed a relaxed beach day in Miami, where she splits her time when not in the UK, with friends.

Kimberley Garner looked gorgeous this week as she enjoyed a relaxed beach trip in Miami, where she splits her time when not in the UK, with friends. The former Made In Chelsea star, 31, kicked back for the sunny day, snacking on crisps before taking … [2908 chars]

Bombshell new AI tech will allow bosses to know if you’re lying

THROWING a sickie could be a thing of the past after boffins used artificial intelligence to tell from your voice if you are faking a cold.They have d

THROWING a sickie could be a thing of the past after boffins used artificial intelligence to tell from your voice if you are faking a cold. They have decoded exactly how a caller with symptoms sounds and how that differs from a healthy person. 1 Scie… [1241 chars]

Monster Energy goes after Capcom and Pokémon Co. over use of the word ‘Monster’

Tough to swallow

In a legal battle ended as quickly as it began, Monster Energy went after Pokémon Co. and Capcom over their use of the word ‘Monster’ in their trademarks. As you might expect, these trademark complaints were shot down almost instantly. Monster Energy… [689 chars]

Retro-inspired RTS Tempest Rising debuts 20 minutes of multiplayer battling

The retro-inspired RTS Tempest Rising has debuted 20 minutes of footage from a multiplayer match.

Last August, THQ Nordic and Slipgate Ironworks — the devs behind Ghostrunner and Graven — announced their new retro-inspired real-time strategy game Tempest Rising. It’s an alternate history story about three factions who duke it out over a rare mine… [1938 chars]

How one of the greatest visual novels got an English translation because of its fans

It was a years-long journey, but cult Japanese visual novel Muv-Luv got an English translation — because of sustained interest from fans and community

You might not know what Muv-Luv is. I hadn’t even heard of it till a few years ago. Which is strange, since Muv-Luv is considered by many to be one of the most greatest visual novels of all time. What begins as a light-hearted slice-of-life high scho… [9019 chars]

Disney Plus may soon have enough Star Wars to make you love it again

Perhaps a full slate of Star Wars content can help turn Disney Plus around

Disney Plus is about to get some fresh Star Wars content and it could not come soon enough. Since its launch almost three years ago, Disney Plus has enjoyed a meteoric rise in subscribers (topping out at roughly 164.2M (opens in new tab)) numbers rig… [4009 chars]

Google killing off support for the Nest Secure, Dropcam, and Works with Nest program

By taking the burden off of itself to build and maintain the hardware, it can just focus on what it’s good at — bolstering its partners and providing a great software experience.

Google has recently announced that it’s ending support for its aging Nest Secure. Actually, I called this just the other day when the new ADT system was announced, so it’s funny timing to receive an email from Google today about some pretty significa… [3277 chars]

Steam Game Libraries Are In Serious Danger

Steam game libraries are in serious danger with a scary new update about to affect more than a million gamers.

Steam Users Are At Risk Of Losing Their Entire Game Library The Steam game library will soon stop working on PCs using legacy Windows OS. By Jason Collins | Steam, the world’s favorite PC gaming marketplace, will stop working on PCs, putting Steam us… [3011 chars]

Quiz: Can You Guess The Game From These Poor Descriptions?

Bad blurbs — Have you ever found yourself in a situation where somebody asks you what your favourite game is about, and be…

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where somebody asks you what your favourite game is about, and before you know it you find yourself spending the next 30 minutes explaining the lore intricacies of a fictional world to a person whose face n… [626 chars]

Get a sneak peek at GTA 6’s advanced water physics technology

Exciting news about GTA 6 is on the horizon! For months, rumors about the game have been circulating, but the latest leak provides specific details about the game’s graphics engine and water simulation capabilities. Although Rockstar Games has not yet revealed when GTA 6 will be released, insiders have disclosed that the company is developing…

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Adam Gelencser

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