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Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 25/10/2022
Quote of the day:
Good things come to those who believe. Better things come to those who are patient. The best things come to those who never give up. Anonymous
Jokes of the day:
Where does Fonzie like to go for lunch? Chick-Fil-Eyyyyyyyy.
Algorithm: A word used by programmers when they don’t want to explain how their code works.
Top 10 news of the day:
Fog yeah — Itching to re-enter Silent Hill 2’s iconic fog? Well, that scratch could be satiated by Pyramid Head’s mass…
Itching to re-enter Silent Hill 2’s iconic fog? Well, that scratch could be satiated by Pyramid Head’s massive blade sooner than you think, because developer Bloober Team has confirmed that its upcoming PS5 remake is in the final stages of developmen… [665 chars]
Lightening the load — Back when Sony first announced the PS5, with its uber-fast SSD, it was believed that the device woul…
Back when Sony first announced the PS5, with its uber-fast SSD, it was believed that the device would do away with disguised loading screens. This was ultimately demonstrated effortlessly by Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart, where the titular duo were qui… [1817 chars]
iPhone maker is the latest digital platform to do so as services become increasingly important to its bottom line
Apple says it is raising prices for its TV+, Music and services-bundle subscriptions for the first time since their respective launches, becoming the latest consumer tech group to increase fees for customers. The iPhone maker increased the price of A… [2409 chars]
The issues surrounding Disco Elysium developer ZA/UM continue, as one ex-developer has apparently filed a lawsuit against the company.
The issues surrounding Disco Elysium developer ZA/UM continue, as one ex-developer has apparently filed a lawsuit against the company. According to a report from Tech News Space, an official website of the Estonian court revealed that the lead game d… [1879 chars]
Size definitely matters in this one
Captured on Nintendo Switch (Docked) In the world of Monster Rancher, bigger doesn’t always mean better, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. The newest entry in the series, Ultra Kaiju Monster Rancher, takes this philosophy and turns it up to epic proport… [5638 chars]
Following Samsung and Google Fit, Fitbit now supports Health Connect with version 3.69 widely rolling out this morning…
Following Samsung and Google Fit, Fitbit now supports Health Connect with version 3.69, widely rolling out this morning. Fitbit 3.69 started rolling out last week and is now seeing wide availability via the Play Store this morning. After updating, we… [1033 chars]
The Apple Watch Ultra lets you pick between three bands: the Trail Loop, the Alpine Loop, and the Ocean Band. All cost $99, but the Trail Loop makes the most sense for the average person.
Part of what makes the Apple Watch Ultra feel aspirational is the strap you pick at checkout. It’s the smartwatch equivalent of getting sorted into a Hogwarts house — you’re supposed to choose the strap based on the type of adventurer you are. Intrep… [8909 chars]
Victoria 3 is a warts and all take on a tumultuous period in history results in a surprisingly thought-provoking experience.
Victoria 3 review A warts and all take on a tumultuous period in history results in a surprisingly thought-provoking experience. Developer: Paradox Development Studio Paradox Development Studio Publisher: Paradox Interactive Paradox Interactive Relea… [6496 chars]
Paradox’s latest lets you rewrite history by building farms and setting taxes
I’ve been reviewing Paradox’s grand strategy games on this website for a very long time now, spending countless hours on everything from Crusader Kings to Hearts of Iron to Europa Universalis. I’ve even, believe it or not, played Sengoku. I will conf… [10576 chars]
Robert Kurvitz, lead developer for lauded RPG Disco Elysium, seems to be suing developers Studio ZA/UM after he was allegedly fired last year
Alright folks, bear with me, because it doesn’t look like this one is going to get less messy. As reported by Tech News Space, it appears that Robert Kurvitz, the lead developer and writer on Disco Elysium, is suing Studio ZA/UM, the development stud… [2486 chars]