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    Apple Devices Now Compatible With 8BitDo Controllers

    8BitDo controllers are now compatible with Apple products, including iPhones, iPads, and Macs, thanks to firmware upgrades and recent software updates from Apple (iOS 16.3, iPadOS 16.3, tvOS 16.3, and macOS 13.2). While compatibility is currently limited to certain models such as the Lite SE, Pro, Pro 2, SN30 Pro+, SN30 Pro for Android, and Ultimate Controller 2.4g, additional models are expected to become compatible soon. The exceptional qualities of 8BitDo’s mobile gaming controllers have…

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    LG Unveils Iridescent Laptops from USD$1,499

    LG has revealed the pricing and availability of its stylish 2023 Gram Style laptops, which were first announced at CES. The ultra-portable laptops, which run on Windows, are now available for purchase, with prices ranging from USD$1,499 to USD$1,999. During the CES demo, LG’s new notebook looked quite captivating with its sleek design. The lid and keyboard deck are made of iridescent Gorilla Glass 3, with a nano-magnesium alloy base. Additionally, the vanishing trackpad is…

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    Dead by Daylight Mobile x Sadako Rising Collaboration Event 

    A significant update has been released for Dead by Daylight Mobile, the popular 4v1 horror action asymmetrical multiplayer game. This update introduces various graphical improvements, new functionalities, and fresh content, including the Sadako Rising Collaboration event. This event features Sadako, the vengeful ghost from the Ringu franchise, who possesses the ability to teleport through TVs on the map and strike down anyone who watches a cursed VHS tape. With her supernatural powers, she can eliminate…

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    Dungeons & Dragons Activities In Conjunction Of New Movie

    Wizards SEA invites all aspiring clerics, fighters, magic users, and thieves to gather a party, or join a new one, of adventurers for some fantasy fun in the world’s first role-playing game (RPG), Dungeons and Dragons (D&D). In conjunction with the release of the upcoming movie, Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves, which opens in theatres on 31 March 2023, a series of fringe activities will be available for audiences of all ages to join the table and…

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    Logitech Debuts In Watsons To Offer Consumers Greater Accessibility

    In an industry first, Logitech Singapore has inked a strategic partnership with Watsons, Singapore’s leading beauty and health retailer, with the aim of retailing a variety of its lifestyle and tech products in-store islandwide.  Products from Logitech’s personal workspace solutions category – including the K380 Multi-Device Bluetooth Keyboard, Pebble Wireless Mouse M350, Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse, POP Wireless Mouse, BRIO 500, and Zone Vibe 100 Wireless Over the Ear Headphones – will be on display…

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    Microsoft Bing Chat AI Searches Available To Everyone

    Last month, Microsoft launched a beta version of Bing powered by ChatGPT, which garnered significant attention and improved the reputation of the struggling search engine. Recently, Microsoft seems to have made this new Bing accessible to almost everyone who wishes to try it out, according to Windows Central. Although the signup page still displays a “join the waiting list” message, signing in provides immediate access, which has been confirmed by both myself and a colleague.…

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    Google Warns Of Exploitable Flaws In Android Phones, Urges Action

    Google’s security research team has identified vulnerabilities in Samsung chips, which are present in numerous Android devices, wearables, and automobiles. The team is concerned that these flaws may be discovered and exploited soon. According to a recent blog post by Google’s Project Zero head, Tim Willis, the company’s security researchers discovered and reported 18 zero-day vulnerabilities in Samsung’s Exynos modems over the past few months. Among these vulnerabilities were four critical flaws that have the…

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    Uniqlo Releases Attack on Titan UT Summer Collection

    The story of Attack on Titan, also known as Shingeki no Kyojin, has captured the hearts of a vast audience worldwide with its powerful David-and-Goliath-like narrative. Its themes have resonated with people from all walks of life, making it an unprecedented phenomenon. With over 100 million copies sold, this Japanese manga series has garnered immense popularity both domestically and internationally. As its anime adaptation airs its final season, the story of Attack on Titan is…

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  • NewsDiablo IV beta

    Diablo 4 Open Beta Dates, Early Access And How To Get Into Beta

    Diablo IV set to release in June 2023 for PC and consoles, with two beta periods scheduled prior to launch. Participation in the beta can earn players rewards in the final game. The first beta is set to begin shortly, so here’s what you need to know. It’s important to keep in mind that although progress made during the early access beta will transfer over to the open weekend, it won’t carry over to the…

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  • GamingCOD 2

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Five-Day Free Access Starts March 17

    Battle amongst the wintry peaks surrounding the Himmelmatt Expo; skirmish through the cargo ship containers on the compact, fan-favorite Shipment; and join Captain Price, Farah, and Gaz as they embark to Atomgrad in Special Ops Raid Episode 01.  Following the launch of Season 02 Reloaded, the Free Access period will feature a limited selection of Multiplayer and Special Ops experiences for non-game owners to get into Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II.  From March 17 through 21,…

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    Duolingo’s Max plan offers AI tutoring for US$30/month

    On Wednesday, Duolingo joined the bandwagon of companies leveraging generative AI technology with the introduction of Duolingo Max, a pricier subscription tier that offers access to two GPT-4 features. One of these features, called “Explain My Answer,” enables users to request Duo, the chatbot named after the language-learning platform’s owl mascot, to provide a detailed explanation of why their answer to a question was correct or incorrect. Additionally, users have the option to seek further…

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  • NewsDisney star wars new lightsaber

    Disney’s New Retractable Lightsaber Resembles The Genuine Article

    Disney’s Imagineers have been occupied since 2018 developing a retractable lightsaber that appears realistic. It appears that the lightsaber is finally ready, but it is frustrating to know that this impressive gadget will not be available for purchase. After years of wishing and wondering, I have come to terms with the unfortunate reality that I will never be able to wield a genuine lightsaber resembling those featured in the Star Wars movies and TV series.…

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    Google Unveils New AI In Gmail, Docs To Compete with Microsoft

    Google has revealed that it will be introducing a collection of upcoming generative AI functionalities across its range of Workspace applications, which includes Google Docs, Gmail, Sheets, and Slides. Some of the new features that Google plans to introduce to its Workspace applications such as Google Docs, Gmail, Sheets, and Slides include generative AI functionalities for brainstorming, summarizing, and generating text. These capabilities are similar to what OpenAI’s ChatGPT currently offers. Additionally, users will be…

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    Fake ChatGPT Chrome Extension Hijacking Facebook Accounts

    It has been discovered that a bogus Chrome extension, posing as ChatGPT’s, is equipped with the ability to hijack Facebook accounts and create unauthorized admin accounts. This serves as a reminder that cybercriminals continue to employ various methods to spread malware. In a technical report, researcher Nati Tal from Guardio Labs revealed that a cyber criminal using a fake ChatGPT-branded Chrome browser extension is hijacking prominent Facebook business accounts to create a network of Facebook…

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    Only The PS5 Can Handle The Final Fantasy 16’s Combat

    You might be curious as to why Square Enix’s upcoming action RPG, Final Fantasy XVI, will only be released on PlayStation 5 on June 22. According to Square Enix, it’s because of the “power of PlayStation 5” that allows the development team to achieve next-generation combat. So, when do we start calling it current-gen? The highly anticipated Final Fantasy XVI is the latest addition to the long-running RPG series. Ever since its announcement in June…

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    Pokemon Fans Devastated As Team Rocket Disbands

    The most recent episode of Pokémon Journeys: The Series was just broadcasted in Japan on Friday, causing panic among fans. As the anime’s final season, fans had anticipated a satisfying conclusion to Team Rocket’s storyline, but the episode left them disappointed instead. Even those who dislike Team Rocket believe that the infamous team deserved a better outcome. Ash and Pikachu’s 25-year journey is coming to an end, as they embark on their final season together.…

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    Microsoft confirms it won’t be on the E3 2023 show floor

    During E3’s return to the Los Angeles Convention Center this June, Microsoft won’t be present on the show floor due to the ongoing pandemic. Instead, Microsoft will be hosting their Xbox Games Showcase on June 11th and co-streaming the event as part of E3 Digital. An Xbox spokesperson confirmed the news, stating that more details will be shared soon. Back in February, IGN reported that Microsoft, along with Sony and Nintendo, would not have a…

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    Audeze Maxwell Wireless Headset at CanJam Singapore 2023

    At CanJam Singapore 2023 on March 25-26, 2023, Audeze, a top audio technology brand and trailblazer in high-end gaming audio products, is set to launch their latest product, Maxwell. Maxwell is an ultra-low-latency wireless gaming headset that boasts a remarkable 80+ hours of battery life, making it a class-leading option for both PC and console gamers. At the world’s premier headphone audio show hosted at Pan Pacific Singapore, Audeze Maxwell will be displayed alongside AFTERSHOCK…

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    Pokemon GO Developer Announces ‘Peridot’ Release Date

    Niantic, the developer of the popular game Pokemon GO, is set to release a new augmented reality game called “Peridot” soon. The game will be available on mobile devices in May, and pre-registrations are currently open, with rewards being offered based on the number of pre-registrations. According to a game preview, Peridot, unlike Pokemon GO, doesn’t require players to catch creatures. Instead, Peridot offers a different approach where every Peridot is “100% genetically unique” and…

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    APPLE YELLOW IPHONE 14 PLUS – FIRST LOOKS

    Hello, yellow! Apple announced a new vibrant colour for both the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus – and yes, you guessed it (if it wasn’t already apparent enough), it’s yellow. This beautiful shade of yellow is a pop of vibrancy in addition to the iPhone 14 lineup – coming with a durable Ceramic Shield front cover, a refreshed internal design for better sustained performance, and fantastic battery life. With iPhone 14 being renowned for…

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    Comex IT Show 2023: 10 Things You Need For Your Home

    Here are 10 things you’ll (probably) need to complete your dream home! Image source: Xiaomi Xiaomi One thing I love about Xiaomi is how they have such a great ecosystem for home living products. They can literally suit your every need. Need a Door lock? Xiaomi has a Smart Door Lock and Doorbell. What about cleaning the house? Xiaomi has 4 types of vacuum cleaners you could get! Even a mini vacuum for your desk.…

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    Comex IT Show 2023: Top Products You Need To See IRL

    Here are some of our top picks for products you should check out while you are at Comex IT Show 2023! Image source: Woosa Woosa Having terrible sleep? Always waking up to a backache? The Woosa Adjustable Base comes with over 100 different customizable headboard design and material options to fit seamlessly into your bedroom. Pair it with any of Woosa’s premium foam mattresses for an indulgent night’s sleep. Designed in Singapore and entirely made…

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  • PhonesOppo Find N2 FLip

    OPPO Find N2 Flip Sets New Benchmark For Flip Phones

    OPPO has announced the Find N2 Flip on 2nd March. “Our research into foldable smartphones began in early 2018, and in 2021, we surprised and delighted our customers with the launch of our first foldable phone, the Find N, which offered an almost invisible crease and OPPO’s advanced Flexion Hinge. With the Find N2 Flip, we take foldables from the fringes to the forefront in a compact, sleek, awesome way, and we’re now ready to…

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  • NewsSony Bravia XR series

    Sony Electronics Introduces 2023 BRAVIA XR TV Lineup

    Sony Electronics Inc. unveiled its 2023 BRAVIA XR™ TV Lineup, featuring the Cognitive Processor XR™, promising an unparalleled home entertainment experience. The BRAVIA XR line comprises four new models: A95L QD-OLED, A80L OLED, X95L Mini LED, and X90L Full Array LED. Each model comes equipped with a range of features that offer viewers an immersive experience, whether they are watching movies, streaming apps or gaming. 2023 BRAVIA XR TVs have the updated Cognitive Processor XR,…

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  • GamingThe Golden Girls get an RPG game!?

    A Persona-Style RPG Where You Play As The Golden Girls?!

    It can be considered as the ultimate manifestation of the phrase “don’t let your memes be dreams” that an individual is currently developing a Persona-inspired RPG centered around The Golden Girls, which is expected to be released later this year. Joey Pagano and Chris Lindgren are the developers behind The Golden Girls Take Manhattan DX, a turn-based JRPG with a fast-paced gameplay that puts you in command of Rose, Dorothy, Sophia, and Blanche as they…

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    Counter-Strike 2 Leak – Game Might Be Coming Soon

    Valve has recently been focusing primarily on hardware, starting with VIVE VR and now with the Steam Deck. However, according to a new report, they may soon release a massive project – the much-discussed Counter-Strike 2. Over the years since the release of the original Counter-Strike in 2000, there have been numerous rumors about a possible sequel. Despite this, the game has persevered and the 2013 release of CSGO still stands as one of the…

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  • NewsPanic's Playdate handheld console that plays retro games with a crank

    Catalog Store For Playdate’s Retro Handheld Console Launched!

    Panic’s Playdate has been offering two options for game installation since it began shipping last spring. The device includes a collection of free seasonal games, which are added to your Playdate’s library at a rate of two per week over 12 weeks, resulting in a total of 24 games during the first season. Additionally, games purchased through marketplaces such as Itch.io can be sideloaded onto the device. Panic has now introduced a third method of…

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  • NewsYoutube reverses swearing policy

    YouTube Revises Swearing and Monetization Policy

    YouTube is revising its profanity policy that was introduced in November 2020, which had strict rules on the use of strong and moderate profanity, making any video with rude language in the first few seconds ineligible for advertising. This caused many creators to lose monetization status, even for videos published prior to the new policy. However, the updated policy now allows the use of moderate and strong profanity without risking demonetization. YouTube’s latest guidelines provide…

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    Phantom Brigade, When A Video Editor Is Also A Gamer

    Are you a fan of XCOM? Do you like giant mechs with big freak off lasers? If you’re also interested in time management, then you should check out Phantom Brigade, a new turn-based tactics game. The game has two modes: one where you lead a squad of mechs in battle, and the other where you manage your resources, pilots, and upgrades to liberate regions from an enemy army. I always had a fondness for turn-based…

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    DragonBall Z Game After 15 Years – Fans Going Super Saiyan

    After a decade of waiting, a new Dragon Ball Z: Budokai Tenkaichi game is finally in development, causing longtime fans to go wild with excitement while leaving everyone else hopelessly confused. /「ドラゴンボール Sparking!」シリーズ 最新作情報が解禁!\映像はコチラから↓#ドラゴンボール #バトルアワー pic.twitter.com/VMMPWWeSUr— ドラゴンボールゲームスバトルアワー2023公式 (@db_eventpj_jp) March 5, 2023 The announcement of this new 3D fighter adaptation of the popular manga and anime series was made during the Dragon Ball Games Battle Hour 2023 esports event on Sunday night. However, apart from the…

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    VALORANT Debuts New Los Angeles Agent, Gekko the Angeleno

    Riot Games and VALORANT debuts their 22nd agent, Gekko the Angeleno. Gekko is an Initiator and hails from Los Angeles, where he was born and raised. He’s known to lead a tight-knit crew of calamitous creatures who excel in creating chaos on the battlefield. With his buddies bounding forward and dispersing enemies, Gekko chases them down, regroups, and reinitiates again to get the upper hand in combat. Don’t get too dizzy now Dizzy (E) EQUIP…

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    Xiaomi 13 Series “co-engineered with Leica” Launches in Singapore 

    Xiaomi has just launched its latest flagship smartphone series, the Xiaomi 13 Series, in Singapore. The company collaborated with Leica to provide users with a unique smartphone photography experience. The Xiaomi 13 and Xiaomi 13 Pro models are co-engineered with Leica and feature professional optical lenses, advanced computational and software capabilities, and premium features such as the Snapdragon® 8 Gen 2 and Xiaomi’s Surge battery management system. The launch event was attended by guests, media,…

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    POCO’s Mega Sale this 3.3!

    Score fantastic deals on POCO’s best-selling phones as it announces its 3.3 Mega Sale. From powerhouse smartphones with best-in-class chipsets to fun devices that offer all-around entertainment experiences, consumers will be spoilt for choice. Special promotions will be available on selected sets in limited quantities, for one day only on 3 March 2023, exclusively on Lazada and Shopee.  In addition, get up to SGD 20 worth of discount vouchers on top of the promotional offers,…

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    Exciting Flash Deals at Xiaomi’s 3.3 Mega Sale

    This March, set your alarms and get ready to snap up exciting one-day flash deals of up to 70% off on popular Xiaomi AIoT products and selected Xiaomi and Redmi smartphones from its 3.3 Mega Sale.  In addition, get up to SGD 60 worth of discount vouchers on top of the promotional offers, with a minimum amount spent on Xiaomi products that day. Terms and conditions apply.  The one-day campaign will be available exclusively on…

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    Apple Arcade in March Is Something To Get Excited About

    Did you know that if you just got yourself an eligible Apple device (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV or Mac), you’re eligible for 3 months of Apple Arcade for free? This month, more new developers and four new games are being added to the Apple Arcade catalogue — Kimono Cats from HumaNature Studios, a Hawaii-based studio building playful and charming games; Osmos+ from Canadian developer Hemisphere Games; Cluedo: Hasbro’s Mystery Game+ from London-based Marmalade Game Studio, who specialises in bringing…

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    Pokémon Sleep App Is Finally Coming

    At the Pokémon Presents event held today, we were given a sneak peek at the much-awaited Pokémon Sleep app. The presentation included a delightful live-action advertisement and some real in-game footage. The app is set to release in 2023, and it promises to showcase the charming ways in which the Pokémon characters nap and slumber. Perhaps, it could even assist you in regulating your own sleep patterns. Dubbed as a “game that will make you…

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    Microsoft Brings iMessage to Windows

    A new version of Microsoft’s Phone Link app for Windows is being introduced, and it now includes support for iPhones, which was previously unavailable. The most significant addition is support for iMessage on Windows, which is a first. However, there are some limitations to the functionality of this feature that should be noted. The purpose of the Phone Link app for Windows is to replicate your phone’s content, including notifications, phone calls, and messages, on…

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    Magic Cards Worth US$100,000 Found In US Landfill

    During the weekend, a Reddit user known as LATIN0 shared some intriguing pictures online. While at the dump, they had stumbled upon multiple boxes in pristine condition that contained Magic: The Gathering cards. LATIN0 had shared the discovery out of pure interest and curiosity, writing “Someone threw away 6 pallets of Magic TG cards at my local city landfill.” However, shortly after the post, chaos ensued. The post quickly gained tens of thousands of upvotes,…

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    Nvidia’s Latest Drivers Can Upscale Blurry YouTube Videos

    Today, Nvidia is launching new GPU drivers that feature an innovative technology called RTX Video Super Resolution. This AI-based upscaling technology can enhance the quality of older, low-resolution web videos on RTX 30- and 40-series cards. This technology is compatible with Chrome or Edge browsers. It uses edge sharpening and video artifact reduction techniques to refine video quality. This new driver can support videos with frame rates up to 144Hz and resolutions ranging from 360p…

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    RadioGPT: AI Taking Over Radio Stations?

    RadioGPT blends GPT-3 technology with Futuri’s AI-based targeted story detection and social content platform, TopicPulse, along with AI voice technology, to offer an unparalleled personalized radio experience for every market and format. RadioGPT analyzes over 250,000 sources of news and information, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, to detect popular topics in a particular geographic area. It employs GPT-3 technology to generate a script suitable for on-air usage, while AI voices transform it into compelling audio.…

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    Meta unveils ChatGPT rival AI LLaMA

    The FAIR team at Meta, the parent company of Facebook, has unveiled a cutting-edge AI language model named the Large Language Model Meta AI (LLaMA). Both large tech companies and startups are now placing a strong emphasis on AI progress, using extensive language models such as Microsoft’s Bing AI, OpenAI’s ChatGPT, and Google’s upcoming Bard AI to support various applications. Nevertheless, Meta has highlighted that its LLM stands out from these models in several ways,…

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    Scammers Using ChatGPT to Spread Malware

    In a matter of months, ChatGPT has experienced explosive growth, making it the fastest-growing app ever. As expected, scammers have taken advantage of its popularity and are using it to deceive unsuspecting internet users. Experts in cybersecurity have already discovered numerous domains that have been recently registered and include the term “ChatGPT.” While not all of these domains are being used for malicious purposes, many of them are already being exploited by scammers. Dominic Alvieri,…

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    1000+Hz Monitors Possible With New Tech

    Researchers from Nottingham Trent University, the Australian National University, and the University of New South Wales Canberra have developed a proof of concept technology that has the potential to disrupt the monitor, display, and TV industries worth over $100 billion. The researchers have proposed using metasurfaces, electrically tunable arrays of nanoparticles, instead of traditional liquid crystal cells in these devices. According to the researchers, this new technology could provide substantial advantages over current liquid crystal…

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    SpaceX’s Crew-6 astronaut mission launch for NASA on track

    According to a prelaunch teleconference held by NASA and SpaceX on Saturday, everything appears to be on track for SpaceX’s Crew-6 astronaut mission, with liftoff scheduled for 1:45 a.m. EST (0645 GMT) on Monday. During the conference, Dana Weigel, NASA’s deputy ISS program manager, stated that the crews were in great spirits and fully prepared for the mission. Meanwhile, Benji Reed, senior director of SpaceX’s Human Spaceflight Program, emphasized that there was still work to…

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    Nokia Has Changed Their Logo

    Nokia, a once-dominant smartphone company, has revealed a new brand identity for the first time in almost 60 years. The unveiling took place on Sunday, ahead of the start of Mobile World Congress Barcelona, and marks a significant departure from the company’s previous logo, which was defined by an iconic typeface and “Yale blue” color. Nokia claims that the new logo is more modern and digital, reflecting the company’s status as a business-to-business technology innovation…

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    Mac Mini M2 & M2 Pro Is Now Here

    With an affordable price tag starting at S$849, Mac mini is now even more versatile, capable and powerful. The new Mac mini is supercharged by M2 and the all-new M2 Pro, making it one of the most powerful mighty machines in Apple’s lineup to date. The brand new M2 Pro chip delivers pro-level performance to Mac mini for the very first time. Allowing users to run super high-performance workflows that were previously almost impossible in…

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    Gen Z Prefers Apple – Challenges Arise for Android

    According to a report, younger generations are worried about getting left out socially if they don’t own an iPhone, which is pushing them to invest in other Apple products and services. This trend has resulted in Apple’s expanding market share across multiple product categories. Gen Z, or those born after 1996, make up 34% of all iPhone owners in the US, but only 10% own Samsungs. It’s a pretty even split between iPhone and Android…

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    Microsoft Bringing CoD to Nintendo players

    Microsoft said they were going to bring Call of Duty to Nintendo for a decade if their Activision Blizzard acquisition was approved last year. Now, President Brad Smith tweeted that they’ve signed a “binding” 10-year contract, and Nintendo’s getting the same access to CoD as Xbox. And that’s not all – Smith hinted that we can expect more Xbox games to make their way to Nintendo platforms in the future. “Microsoft and Nintendo have now…

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    Prototype Drone Flies Through The Air And “Swims” Underwater

    A team of scientists from the Shanghai Research Institute for Intelligent Autonomous Systems, Tongji University, and the Unmanned Systems Research Group at the Chinese University of Hong Kong developed the TJ-FlyingFish, which is currently in its functional prototype phase. Although aerial drones are known for their ability to cover long distances rapidly, aquatic drones are designed to explore underwater environments. The TJ-FlyingFish combines the best of both worlds as it is a quadcopter that can…

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    HP Envy x360 – Ultimate Creative Swiss Army Knife

    So you’re a creative professional who works on-the-go. You’re always on a lookout for a power plug because of the intensive work that you do. You also would prefer to work on a tablet but sometimes it’s just too bulky to lug around in your everyday carry. I feel you, fam. HP’s latest offering, the HP Envy x360 might be everything you’re looking for and more. Packed with a 13.3″ OLED display that allows for…

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    Sealed iPhone auctioned for over US$63,000

    A sealed OG iPhone that went up for auction recently was expecting it to sell for at least US$50,000, but it ended up going for even more than that. In fact, it set a new record and sold for almost twice as much as one that was sold just six months ago. Last year, in August and a few months after, we saw a couple of these original iPhones that were still sealed in the…

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    Self-Cleaning Touchscreen Displays Might Be A Thing

    You know how all cars are starting to have touchscreens instead of buttons? It’s gonna keep happening, and someday the whole dashboard will just be one big, greasy screen. But check this out, General Motors has come up with a way to fix the annoying problem of always having to wipe off fingerprints. They just patented a new screen design that can magically erase fingerprints on its own, so you won’t have to keep cleaning…

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  • NewsMind Control

    Mind-Controlled Computing Tested On Humans

    The Synchron Switch is a device that’s inserted via blood vessels to enable individuals with little to no physical movement to control technology, such as computer cursors and smart home devices, using their thoughts. The technology is still in the early stages, with three patients in the U.S. and four in Australia having undergone the procedure so far. Synchron, a brain interface startup, is developing technology that aims to revolutionize the lives of individuals with…

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    Meta’s Monthly Subscription Service – Meta Verified

    Meta Platforms declared that it is experimenting with a new monthly subscription service known as Meta Verified. The service enables users to authenticate their accounts by providing a government ID and acquiring a blue badge. The aim is to support content creators in developing their communities and expanding their reach. Later this week, a subscription package for Instagram and Facebook will be released. It will come with added security measures to prevent impersonation, and will…

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    Diablo IV Open Beta From March 24

    During IGN Fan Fest, Blizzard announced that it will offer Diablo IV fans the opportunity to play the highly anticipated action RPG before its scheduled release on June 6th. Similar to its approach with Diablo II: Resurrected, the studio will host an early access weekend for players who have pre-ordered the game. This early access period will occur from March 17th to March 19th. Following that, the open beta will start on March 24th and…

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    5 Accessories for Your New MacBook Pro M2 Pro/M2 Max or Mac Mini M2

    So you’ve just gotten yourself the new M2 machines and you’re looking to have it on a desktop setup. Here’s 5 things you’ll want to complete your new setup and complement your Apple ecosystem. Sony WH-100XM5 (Sony XM5) Headphones The reigning King of active noise cancellation (ANC), the ever popular Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones ensure that you remain focused while working and not get distracted halfway through watching that immersive movie. Stay connected to multiple devices…

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  • NewsTwitter Verifed

    Elon Musk Developed System Prioritising His Tweets

    Twitter engineers developed a system with the purpose of providing exclusive promotion to Elon Musk’s tweets. When Biden tweeted that he’s rooting for the Philadelphia Eagles with his wife, the tweet went wild and got almost 29 million views. Meanwhile, Musk tweeted his support for the Eagles too, but only got around 9.1 million views before he got fed up and deleted it. In less than 24 hours, the impact of that meeting was felt…

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    PlayStation Plus Added Titles for February

    Playstation just revealed the whole lineup slated for release on February 21 and it’s going to be lit. PlayStation Plus is a monthly subscription service that offers various benefits for PlayStation console users, such as online multiplayer capabilities and a collection of “free” games that are available for as long as the user remains subscribed. The subscription is available in three tiers, including Essential, Extra, and Premium, which allow users to access a selection of…

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    Audiobook Narrators Voices Unknowingly Used to Train AI

    An audiobook narrator from Texas had been concerned that artificial voices produced by algorithms could take away jobs from people like him. His fears were confirmed earlier this month when he and other narrators and authors discovered a provision in contracts between Findaway Voices, a major audiobook distributor, and authors that allowed Apple to use audiobook files for training and models in machine learning. Findaway was bought by Spotify in June of last year, causing…

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  • NewsIE 11 to Edge

    Microsoft Permanently Kills Off Internet Explorer Today

    Microsoft’s process of phasing out Internet Explorer has made it seem like we’ve been hearing about its demise for a long time, but this is because it is being carried out gradually. The next step in this approach involves Microsoft issuing an Edge update that will permanently disable Internet Explorer (IE) on specific versions of Windows 10. The company had previously revealed its plan to release this update in December 2022, initially stating that it…

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  • First LooksSamsung S23 Ultra - Gaming Asphalt

    Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra – The Ultimate Android Flagship 2023?

    If you haven’t already read our All You Need To Know post, you can check it out here. Today we have the Samsung S23 Ultra in Lavender on-hand (I prefer the Green – @Samsung please and thank you.) Here’s what we like most about it and why people are rushing to pick them up on Day 1. Feels In The Hand For people with smaller hands, the Samsung S23 Ultra might take a little getting…

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    TikTok Creators Might Start Charging for Premium Content

    TikTok might have a plan to keep growing: help creators make more cash. According to sources, TikTok is developing a paywall feature that would allow creators to charge $1 (or any amount they choose) for access to a specific video. It’s not entirely clear how it would work, but this would be a way for influencers to make money directly from their most popular content. The social network is also thinking about updating its Creator…

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  • NewsJapanese Delivery Robot

    Japan Allow Autonomous Delivery Robots to Address Labor Shortages

    Japan is giving the green light to self-driving delivery robots to hit the streets to combat labor shortages and rural isolation. With almost 30% of its citizens over 65 and many living in rural areas without easy access to necessities, Japan is facing a tough time. To make things even harder, there are labour shortages in cities and new rules that limit truck driver overtime, making it difficult for businesses to keep up with deliveries.…

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    Reddit Got Hacked – Claims User Data Still Safe

    A phishing incident led to the theft of company data but Reddit claims user data is safe. Reddit recently reported a security incident, in which some company data was compromised. However, the company has reassured users that their personal data was not affected by the breach, as far as they are aware. They have emphasized that they are continuing to investigate the situation to ensure the security of all user data. According to a company…

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  • NewsSuper Mario Bros Commercial 2023

    Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Just Dropped During SuperBowl

    Another new trailer for the upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie has been released today during the Super Bowl. Check out the fresh twist on the Mario Rap from the ‘Super Mario Bros. Super Show’ – a Live-Action Series that was popular way back in 1989-1991. Here’s the original if you need a refresher or you’re unfamiliar – no judgement. And here’s what dropped earlier today, an animated version of the iconic original. This might be…

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    AI Chatbots May Not Always Give Accurate Info

    Prabhakar Raghavan, Google’s head of search, has cautioned against relying too heavily on AI chatbots for delivering accurate information. In an interview with the German newspaper Welt Am Sonntag, he stated that these types of AI systems can sometimes produce false but convincing answers, which he referred to as “hallucination.” He went on to say that such an occurrence results in the machine providing a “completely fictitious answer that is nonetheless convincing.” Despite this warning,…

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  • NewsPanerai Razer Pop Up Event

    Razer and Panerai Raise Awareness With Collab Watch 

    The partnership between Panerai and Razer marks a new page in both the world of traditional watchmaking and gaming, as both brands share a common goal – to support Conservation International Asia-Pacific, specifically in the aspect of their vital research on marine species.  With a common passion for ocean conservation, Italian watch maker Panerai and the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, Razer began a partnership in late 2021 to sponsor non-profit environmental organisation Conservation…

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  • NewsNintendo Game Boy

    Game Boy and GBA Games Now Available on Nintendo Switch

    If you’re a retro gamer and you’re on the Nintendo Switch, you’re gonna want to sit down for this exciting news. So Nintendo just dropped the bomb that a bunch of Game Boy games are coming to the Switch online service. You’re going be able to play games from the Game Boy, Game Boy Color, and Game Boy Advance on the Switch, but there’s a catch for the last one. They spent most of the…

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  • NewsMicrosoft Bing

    New Bing AI Refuses to Write Job Cover Letter

    The advent of AI-powered chatbots like ChatGPT has sparked discussions about the morality of using such technologies for purposes like job applications and exams. However, Microsoft’s recently launched AI-enhanced Bing search engine appears to incorporate certain safeguards. Microsoft recently announced that it has integrated an AI language model into Bing, claiming that the tool is even “more powerful” than ChatGPT. The tech giant has invested over $11 billion in OpenAI, the creator of ChatGPT, since…

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  • NewsFitbit Ionic

    Fitbit Recalls 1.7M Smartwatches Over Burn Hazard Concerns

    Fitbit just recalled 1.7 million smartwatches because of a burn risk, as the lithium-ion battery inside can overheat, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission said on Wednesday. A million of these risky watches were sold in the US, and around 693,000 were sold internationally, according to the commission’s recall statement. People have been reporting that their Fitbit smartwatches have overheated, with 115 reports in the US and 59 internationally. Sadly, two out of 78 US…

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  • NewsNintendo Switch

    Nintendo Switch has outsold the PS4 and Game Boy

    The Nintendo Switch has surpassed both the Game Boy and the PlayStation 4 to become the third highest-selling gaming console in history. According to Nintendo’s earnings report, the console has sold a total of 122.55 million units as of the end of 2022, now ranking behind only the DS and the PlayStation 2 in terms of lifetime sales. Nintendo is facing challenges due to its outdated hardware. Consumers are opting for the latest OLED model,…

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  • NewsBing

    Microsoft’s New Bing and Edge Browser with ChatGPT technology

    Microsoft announces its utilization of conversational AI to develop a novel method of web browsing, allowing users to interact with Bing using a ChatGPT-like experience, posing inquiries and receiving answers in a more natural language format. Microsoft has unveiled a renovated version of its search engine, Bing, which will now be powered by a more advanced AI technology that drives the chatbot, ChatGPT. The company has also launched AI-enhanced features for the Edge browser to…

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  • NewsGoogle AI Bard

    Google unveils its ChatGPT competitor, Bard

    Well the time is now. It looks like Google is jumping on the chatbot train and releasing their own version of ChatGPT, named Bard. The CEO, Sundar Pichai, announced the project in a recent blog post and described it as an “experimental conversational AI service” that will answer questions and have conversations with users. For now, it’s only available to a select group of testers, but it will be available to the public soon. Not…

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    Hogwarts Legacy Game Revives the Magic of Harry Potter

    Hogwarts Legacy, the most highly-anticipated game of 2023, is nearly here. This new video game is set in the magical school of Hogwarts in the 1800s, around 100 years prior to the events in the Harry Potter books. Players control a fifth-year student at Hogwarts and embark on a dangerous journey to uncover the hidden truth of the Wizarding World. The game features iconic locations like Diagon Alley, Hogsmeade, and the Forbidden Forest, as well…

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  • NewsAirspeeder Mk3

    Airspeeder’s Flying Race Pods Aim for Olympics

    Australian company Airspeeder, which created the world’s first electric flying racing car, is now aiming to have its electric pods included as a sport in the Olympics. According to a recent report by ABC News, Airspeeder is hoping their flying racing pods can be a demonstration sport at the 2032 Brisbane Olympics. Stephen Sidlo, Head of Media at Airspeeder, said that their electric flying pods are the future of transportation and compared it to pod…

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  • NewsAnthropic AI

    Google Invests Nearly $400 Million into Anthropic, ChatGPT’s competitor

    Google just invested a ton of money, around $400 million, into a startup called Anthropic. They’re working on a competitor to ChatGPT, which is made by OpenAI. Neither Google nor Anthropic will say anything about the investment, but they did announce that they’re working together. Anthropic will use Google’s cloud computing services. This is just the latest example of big tech companies teaming up with AI startups. The field of AI technology that can create…

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  • NewsDiscord and Playstation

    PS5 Beta Testers Now Get Discord Voice Chat

    Starting today, beta testers in the US, Canada, Japan, and UK can join Discord voice calls on their PS5 consoles. The integration allows PS5 users to link their accounts and transfer calls to the PS5 through the Discord mobile app. Sony is also introducing support for Variable Refresh Rate at 1440p and eother dashboard improvements. The Discord voice integration on PS5 is similar to how Microsoft introduced Discord support on Xbox. Sony has stated that…

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  • NewsDog and Boy Netflix

    AI-Generated Art in Netflix’s ‘Dog and Boy’ Anime Causes Controversy

    Recently, Netflix unveiled “Dog and Boy,” an animated short film, which it described as an “experimental effort” to address the persistent labor shortage in the anime industry. Netflix Japan explained on Twitter that the background images in the three-minute video were created using image generation technology. Although the short film received positive feedback, it also sparked controversy. The company claims that the project is a “experimental effort” aimed at resolving the shortage of labour in…

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  • NewsMustang White Electric

    Ford Slashes Prices Amidst Tesla’s Price Cut in US

    Ford announced on Monday that it has lowered the price of its electric Mustang in the United States by up to $5,900, following the worldwide price cut by Tesla, as reported by Reuters. We have recently launched attractive and competitive offers for the Mustang Mach-E [electric version], and we can give our European customers short delivery times in most specifications,” Ford reports. Tesla’s recent price cuts for the Model Y and Model 3 are not…

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  • NewsApple Airtag

    AirTag Helps Passenger Track Lost Wallet Despite Airline’s Claim

    Apple’s AirTag has been a lifesaver for many people who have lost items, especially luggage at airports. But this time, a passenger named John Lewis accidentally left his wallet on an American Airlines flight. Despite the airline saying they couldn’t locate the wallet, thanks to AirTag, Lewis was able to track its journey to 35 different cities. John shared the story on his Twitter account, revealing that he had forgotten his wallet on the plane…

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    Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2023 – Are You Ready to Share Your Epic?

    Samsung lovers – this is it. The new Galaxy S series will redefine the way you think of a ‘premium experience’. Source: Samsung S23 Series Powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 for Galaxy, the Galaxy S23, S23+ and S23 Ultra are all equipped with groundbreaking mobile gaming experience and a 12MP (Selfie Cam) to allow you to take the best selfies, anytime, anywhere. With next level productivity at its forefront, the most powerful chipset on…

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  • ReviewsMacbook Pro - M2 Pro - Closed 3

    Which MacBook Pro would you need – M2 Pro or M2 Max?

    Your machine is slowing down, and can’t keep up with all the lightning quick tasks you need to navigate on a daily basis. You’re on the hunt for a new laptop. You’re torn. You don’t know which one you’d need. The MacBook Pro with M2 Pro? Or the MacBook Pro with M2 Max? MacBook Pro now comes outfitted with the most stellar performance, out-of-this-world battery life, advanced connectivity, and the best display ever in a…

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  • NewsRishi Shiv Prasanna

    Rishi Shiv Prasanna Is Our Generation’s Albert Einstein

    This young genius from India is blowing everyone’s minds with his talent and imagination. Rishi Shiv Prasanna, an 8-year-old from Bengaluru, just earned a big honor – the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award for Innovations as an Android app developer. And that’s not all. This kid’s got it all – he’s not only an app developer, but also an author and YouTuber. And to top it off, he has an IQ of 180, which…

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  • NewsTwitter Money

    Twitter’s New Payment Platform Plan To Take On Apple Pay and PayPal

    Since Elon took over Twitter, they’ve been trying to boost their income. Now, it looks like Elon is taking Twitter to the next level by making it a payment platform to compete with the likes of Apple Pay and PayPal. Instead of just being a social network, Twitter could soon offer more services. So, back in November, Elon Musk mentioned during a Twitter advertisers meeting that he wanted Twitter to allow users to send money…

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  • NewsE3

    Microsoft, Sony & Nintendo All Skipping E3 2023

    All three kings of console gaming manufacturers looks like they’re skipping E3’s big return. E3 2023 will take place from June 13-16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center, with the last two days open to the public. The event is being organized by the Entertainment Software Association and ReedPop, the company behind other pop culture events like Star Wars Celebration and PAX. E3 2023 was supposed to be a major event for the gaming world,…

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    ChatGPT Might Replace Google In 2 Years

    Paul Buccheit, the man behind Gmail, thinks ChatGPT has the power to overtake Google in just a couple of years. He says ChatGPT will make search, Google’s most profitable product, irrelevant. Even if Google were to step up their AI game, Paul thinks they couldn’t fully use it without hurting their most valuable part of the business. ChatGPT, created by OpenAI, has been all the rage since it launched in November 2022. It’s a chatbot…

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    AI Generated Content Is Taking Over And We’re Not Surprised

    Someday, there’s gonna be an app that’s like TikTok but all the content is made by AI. It’ll be generated on the fly to keep people hooked. OK so I grew up on the internet and it’s like one of the biggest things that made me who I am today. I had a computer with internet in my room as a teenager and it gave me access to all kinds of stuff I shouldn’t have…

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  • NewsDonkey Kong in Super Mario Bros Trailer

    New Super Mario Bros. Movie Trailer Just Dropped – We’re Hyped!

    The upcoming Super Mario Bros. movie has generated a lot of interest, with many people curious about how the actors will portray their characters. The casting of Chris Pratt as Mario and Jack Black as Bowser has been well-received, as both actors have shown a talent for comedic roles in the past. However, the voice of Seth Rogen’s Donkey Kong character has not yet been revealed, and it remains to be seen how he will…

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    Hi-Fi Rush Game Dropped Silently and it’s a Huge Success

    The game Hi-Fi Rush was unexpectedly launched on January 25 and has quickly gained popularity among internet users. Its features of colorful graphics, flashy combat, and a cast of memorable characters make it a standout in the action game genre. The surprise release, with no prior knowledge of its existence, has added to its appeal and success. The lack of a prolonged marketing campaign has contributed to its fresh and exciting nature. The writer acknowledges…

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    There’s A US$2000 Indie Game on Steam

    A new game called The Hidden and Unknown was released on Steam this week with a ridiculous price tag of US$1,999.90. The game is self-published and deliberately short, lasting less than two hours, which means it can be completed within Steam’s refund policy. The Hidden and Unknown starts with an 8-minute Star Wars-style introduction. Which is totally unskippable. It presents a theory about an imbalance between masculine and feminine energy that is causing infertility in…

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  • Audio

    Apple Homepod and it’s features – and the closest thing you can get to one in Singapore

    The new Apple Homepod has just been announced and it looks like a game-changer in the world of speakers. It boasts spatial sound, which creates an immersive audio experience, and you can even pair two Homepods together for stereo sound. You can also chat with Siri and get answers to your questions, as well as syncing it with your smart home devices. Unfortunately, you won’t be able to snag the new Apple Homepod in Singapore…

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    Bondee: The Latest Social Media App and Why You Should Be On It

    Bondee is a virtual avatar social app developed by Singapore-based tech firm Metadream. It allows users to interact with each other through a meta-universe environment, with the goal of creating a virtual world where users can “live with their friends.” When using the Bondee app, users can customize their own personal 3D virtual avatar from a variety of options, including hairstyles, clothing and accessories. Users can also create their own virtual space or home, which…

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    Most Smart Appliances Stay Offline Despite Needing Internet

    The reason why many consumers are not connecting their smart appliances to the internet is that they do not see the value in it. The manufacturers believe that connecting the appliances to the internet can provide them with data and insights about how customers use their products, allowing them to send over-the-air updates and sell relevant replacement parts or subscription services. However, consumers do not see the benefit in spending time to connect their appliances…

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  • NewsRick and Morty

    Adult Swim Not Working With Justin Roiland, Rick and Morty Season 7 Continues

    Adult Swim, the cable network that airs the hit sci-fi comedy show Rick and Morty, has announced that it has ended its association with co-creator Justin Roiland. This comes after allegations of domestic violence against Roiland surfaced earlier this month. Despite Roiland’s departure, the network has confirmed that Rick and Morty will continue with the talented and dedicated crew that is hard at work on Season 7. The show received a 70-episode order back in…

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    Peter Griffin currently exists as a 1980’s sitcom and you’re not ready for this

    YouTuber Lyrical Realms is using AI to create some wild videos, including music videos with their own lyrics as input for AI image generation models. Recently, they posted fake opening titles for Family Guy, but with a twist. They imagined the show as an ’80s live action family sitcom, complete with huge hairdos. Image from Youtube: Lyrical Realms The video starts with the Family Matters theme song and takes us through the characters, including the…

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    Persona is gaining popularity – it’s time you get on it if you haven’t already

    The Persona series has gained increasing popularity in the West over the last decade. This has led to a growing interest in the series, with Persona 5 being a major video game release and re-releases of older games receiving significant attention. As a result, it is now easy to find people to talk to about Persona 5 and Persona 4, as well as watch videos and read articles about the games. The popularity of these…

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    Amazon To Discontinue One Of It’s Charity Donation Program To Reduce Cost

    Amazon announced that it plans to shut down its charity donation program, AmazonSmile, as part of its broader cost-cutting efforts. The program, which has been in operation since 2013, donates a percentage of eligible purchases on the website to the shopper’s chosen charity organization. Amazon has donated roughly $500 million to charities through the program. The company cited the program’s lack of growth and impact as the reason for its closure. Amazon will instead focus…

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    Steam Deck Has Come A Long Way Since It’s Release

    The Steam Deck was released in 2022, and a year later in 2023, I would still recommend it to anyone who is interested in it. Valve has made significant progress in the last year with over 100 updates. They have shown that an early access game console can be worth the investment. Valve has also proven skeptics wrong about the capabilities of Linux, as the Steam Deck has been at the top of the Steam…

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  • NewsCircles.Life

    Circles.Life launches 5G in Singapore 

    It’s finally here.  Circles.Life today announced the launch of its 5G SA (Standalone) services in Singapore as part of its commitment to lead the 5G evolution in Singapore, and give power back to the consumer.  5G Speeds, Photo by Circles.Life As one of the first Mobile Virtual Network Operators (MVNO) in Singapore to unveil the offering, the launch is a testament to Circles.Life’s mission to continuously push the boundaries of the ever-evolving telecommunications landscape and…

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