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Stardew Valley Creator Working On Version 1.6, Includes "Some New Content"

Stardew Valley Creator Working On Version 1.6, Includes “Some New Content”

Although Eric ‘ConcernedApe’ Barone is now hard at work on his next game Haunted Chocolatierhe’s not completely done with the lifestyle-farming simulation Stardew Valley. In a brief exchange with a fan on social media, Barone was asked if Stardew would receive any future updates such as Version 1.6 and 1.7. While he’s not so sure …

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Minecraft Community in Shambles After Discovering Consequences for Yelling at Children Online

Minecraft Community in Shambles After Discovering Consequences for Yelling at Children Online

Microsoft dropped a new 1.19.1 update for Minecraft, which allows users to report each other in game for violating community standards. The rules that could result in a ban are pretty standard: no bullying, no hate speech, no doxxing, no soliciting sex in a game that is mostly played by children. You know, stuff that …

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Persona 5 Zine Is Defrauded Of $ 20,000 By Former Lead Organizer

Persona 5 Zine Is Defrauded Of $ 20,000 By Former Lead Organizer

Image: Atlus Last night, the creative team behind a highly anticipated fan-made Person 5 anthology zine announced that its project lead had confessed to spending $ 27,600 CAD (approximately $ 21,300 USD) of the zine’s funds for “personal use.” The money was originally intended for printing and shipping unofficial art and merchandise to customers. One …

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Linus Torvalds' Latest Commentary Against -O3'ing The Linux Kernel

Linus Torvalds’ Latest Commentary Against -O3’ing The Linux Kernel

This should not be too surprising considering some of Linus Torvalds past commentary about compiler optimizations and bad experiences long ago with GCC, but Linus Torvalds is not interested in seeing a tunable Kconfig option for using the -O3 compiler optimization level for building the Linux kernel without substantial justification. As I wrote about earlier …

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iOS 16-inspired Android lockscreen on Google Pixel [Gallery]

iOS 16-inspired Android lockscreen on Google Pixel [Gallery]

Android 12’s double-line clock is one of Google’s most notable expressions of Material You. Following iOS 16’s big emphasis, one concept design imagines how the Android and Pixel lockscreen could evolve with the addition of depth. The Android lockscreen on Pixel phones today starts with the day / date in the top-left corner, while weather …

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Amazon's Alexa may mimic the voices of dead people: 'Make memories last'

Amazon’s Alexa may mimic the voices of dead people: ‘Make memories last’

Evercore ISI senior managing director Mark Mahaney argues Amazon’s stock ‘fundamentals’ are getting better and still going up. “Alexa, sing this song like Grandma used to.” Amazon announced on Wednesday, June 22, that it may soon feature the mimicking voices of customers’ dead relatives within its Alexa products. Rohit Prasad, Amazon’s senior vice president and …

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