A daily dose of what’s up in the tech world
Daily tech news & jokes to have a good start for 11/10/2022
Quote of the day:
Live for yourself and don’t ever stop. John Tew
Jokes of the day:
What did one plate say to the other plate? Dinner is on me!
Two fish in a tank. One turns to the other and says, “Do you know how to drive this thing?”
Top 10 news of the day:
HBO show wasn’t the main reason for remake — For a lot of PlayStation fans, the release of The Last of Us: Part I perplexe…
For a lot of PlayStation fans, the release of The Last of Us: Part I perplexed them. The game — less than a decade old, and already remastered for the PS4 — was treated to a magnificent remake by Naughty Dog, much to the bemusement of sceptics. Now t… [1444 chars]
Google has confirmed that the Tensor G2 processor powering the Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro is built on a 5-nanometer manufacturing process.
Robert Triggs / Android Authority TL;DR The Google Tensor G2 architecture “includes 5nm.” We saw rumors before the launch of the Pixel 7 series that the G2 would have a 4nm build, but that is not the case. Widespread claims of the Tensor G2 having a … [3237 chars]
Phil Spencer’s shelf is at it again. Ever since it was discovered the Xbox boss had secreted an Xbox Series S in plain …
Phil Spencer’s shelf is at it again. Ever since it was discovered the Xbox boss had secreted an Xbox Series S in plain sight behind him during a video interview months before the console was announced, fans have been scouring his furnishings for teas… [2724 chars]
YouTube is introducing handles to its platform over the next month and some select users will have first dibs.
Edgar Cervantes / Android Authority TL;DR YouTube is bringing account handles to all users starting this week. YouTube hopes that the handles will increase audience reach and visibility. Some users will get to choose their handles before everyone els… [2214 chars]
There’s a lot — One of the neat things about owning a PS5 or PS4 these days is that you can legitimately build a fairly la…
One of the neat things about owning a PS5 or PS4 these days is that you can legitimately build a fairly large compilation of great retro games, as publishers have been pretty proactive porting old favourites in recent years. One upcoming collection t… [2870 chars]
Just weeks away from launch, we’ve got pressing questions — A new Pokémon Generation comes about as frequently as Summer …
A new Pokémon Generation comes about as frequently as Summer Olympics or major elections, and for us living the Nintendo life, it’s way more important. With Generation IX comes new games, new Pokémon, new mechanics, and a whole lot of speculation sur… [11058 chars]
Locked and loaded — One of the best accessories for the original PSVR was the amazing Aim Controller, which utilised simil…
One of the best accessories for the original PSVR was the amazing Aim Controller, which utilised similar technology to the PS Move to place a real, physical rifle in your hands. While it didn’t get as much support as it arguably deserved, it was outs… [780 chars]
A video shows a group of youths trashing a Currys store in Highgate, Birmingham, before making off with mobile phones. Shoppers filmed the scenes as a member of staff tries to stop them.
A video shows the moment a group of youths trashed a Currys store in Highgate, Birmingham before making off with mobile phones. Members of the public shopping in the store filmed the shocking scenes in which the four young men run through the tech sh… [2201 chars]
No one is safe — The new Need for Speed game is cool — but its official Twitter account is trying to be cooler. Rather t…
The new Need for Speed game is cool — but its official Twitter account is trying to be cooler. Rather than settle for standard, clinical public relations, EA has perhaps cottoned on to the modern style of corporate social media: embrace the memes and… [1024 chars]
And other Capcom classics — So, you’re on an epic losing streak and you’re about to karate chop your expensive Hori ar…
So, you’re on an epic losing streak and you’re about to karate chop your expensive Hori arcade stick like a stack of bricks! Well, there’s no need to rage quit Street Fighter 6 entirely — just find something else to do. One of the neat features of it… [1033 chars]