Twitter is preparing to grant amnesty to suspended accounts starting next week, and it will also introduce gold and grey checkmarks to differentiate individuals from companies and governments.
Leo and Paul discuss 10 years of the slippery slope, Windows 11, WSL in the Store, PC sales woes, Microsoft 365, Xbox, and much more.
Amazon is planning to invest over $1 billion a year to produce and release movies in theaters. The company is aiming to release 12 to 15 movies in theaters every year.
Netflix is hiring video game veterans to work on the company's first triple-A PC game, which is expected to be a third-person shooter built with Unreal Engine.
This Week in IT, I look at how well the iPhone SE has stood up as my daily driver over the last year and some of the challenges.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, deals are coming from everywhere, looking up things in real-time, and the bird holiday is tomorrow.
The Windows Subsystem for Linux has just dropped its “preview” label on the Microsoft Store. For Windows 10 users, this new Store version of WSL also brings support for Linux GUI apps.
Windows 11 supports three types of sign-in accounts: Microsoft accounts, work and school accounts, and local accounts. This book focuses largely on Microsoft accounts.
Windows 11 requires individuals who configure a PC for personal use to connect to the Internet and sign in with a Microsoft account (MSA) during initial setup.
Some have what Microsoft calls a work or school account, which is a special kind of Microsoft account based on a technology called Azure Active Directory (Azure AD or AAD).
Reset this PC is a system restore tool that helps you quickly reinstall Windows 11 and return it to a pristine, error-free state.
Before getting started with any of the recovery tools included with Windows 11, you should consider creating a recovery drive that can be used to boot your PC into the Windows Recovery Environment.
HP announced its quarterly and annual earnings today, but despite slightly beating expectations, the PC maker says it will lay off up to 6,000 employees.
Twitter has delayed the relaunch of its revamped Twitter Blue subscription as it's figuring out new ways to stop impersonation.
Windows 10 version 22H2, the latest version of the OS that Microsoft released last month has entered its final rollout phase.
They say that first impressions matter, and I have to say, the Pixel 7 Pro has made a great first impression. Which is interesting given how similar it is to its predecessor.
Hyperkin has revealed today an officially licensed version of Microsoft’s classic Xbox 360 controller for current-gen Xbox consoles and Windows PCs.
Microsoft says that it has offered Sony a 10-year deal to keep Call of Duty games on PlayStation, but Sony declined to answer.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Paul tries a new Pixel, Brad figures out how to spend more money, and it's nearly Thanksgiving.
After Twitter lost over half of its workforce this month, the company has reportedly started laying off more employees from its sales team.
After removing SwiftKey from the iOS App Store last month, Microsoft has brought it back due to “popular demand” and it’s also planning to bring new features to it.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Football is back, so is Bob, and it is likely a quiet week.
In early October, Google announced the Pixel 7 series smartphones, which are by all accounts fairly minor upgrades over the Pixel 6 series.
Rafael and I joined Len Epp for the first episode of the new Leanpub Launch series on YouTube to discuss the Windows 11 Field Guide.
My three-node Eero Pro 6E Wi-Fi mesh system arrived today. The first thing I did was ask my wife, “how badly do you need to be online today?”
The Windows 11 Insider build 25247 brings various new features including energy recommendations for your PC, a new search bar in Task Manager, and more.
YouTube is introducing a new launch sound and logo animation on its TV apps as it tries to improve the platform's mindshare in the video streaming space.
Happy Friday! Let’s get the weekend off to an early start with another blockbuster round of reader questions.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, a little bit about Teams, a lot about technology, and sending it out in style.
The new sign language view for Microsoft Teams allows people who are deaf or hard of hearing, interpreters, or other people using sign language to remain visible throughout every meeting.
On this episode of the Sams Report, Microsoft is gearing up for the holidays, Windows 11 hides new features, and ARM has a longer future ahead.
With Twitter teetering on the edge of collapse, it’s probably well past the time to download your archives. But try anyway.