iOS 16.1.2 today is a minor update that brings improved compatibility with wireless carriers, as well as some Crash Detection optimizations on the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro.
References to a new “Surface Insider Program” have been spotted in the latest Android update for Microsoft's Surface Duo devices.
Twitter has once again delayed the relaunch of its Blue Verified subscription as it tries to avoid Apple's 30% cut on in-app purchases.
On this quiet episode of First Ring Daily, we wish it was a Friday, not much has happened since Monday, and Paul learns a bit of math.
Every once in a while, two of my interests overlap, or collide. Such was the case with the recent remixing of The Beatle’s classic album Revolver, the perfect synthesis of technology and music.
Microsoft today released its last preview update of 2022 for Windows 10 and 11, and Windows 11 users are getting some new features.
The new “Create with Alexa” feature on Amazon's Echo Show devices can create unique animated stories that kids and parents can use in place of traditional bedtime stories.
It's still possible to use Windows 11 with a local account---sometimes called an offline account---if you prefer that configuration for some reason.
Windows 11 supports multiple sign-in accounts, each with its own customized Windows 11 experience. This can be useful in many situations, including for those with families.
In addition to supporting sign-in accounts, Windows 11 also lets you configure other accounts within a sign-in account that can be used for other purposes.
Windows 11 includes two features, Windows Hello and Dynamic lock, that respectively make it easier to sign into Windows 11 and then automatically lock the PC when you're done using it.
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).
The Xbox Games with Gold for the month of December 2022 include the 2D pixel art shooter Colt Canyon and the action game Bladed Fury.
Microsoft is reportedly ready to make some concessions to EU regulators as it seeks to complete its $68 billion acquisition of Activision Blizzard.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, talking nuts, looking at Windows, and the challenges of supported software.
The Windows 11 Insider build 25252 introduces a new VPN status icon in the Windows 11 taskbar, and some testers may also get a new Search bar that actually works.
Elon Musk seems to be ready to start a PR war with Apple. The Twitter CEO claimed today that Apple has threatened to remove the Twitter iOS app from its App Store.
Today, the Windows 11 Field Guide hit an interesting milestone: it’s now 500 pages long in PDF form, about the same length as its predecessor. But there's so much more to come.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, the bird has been served, the EU looks to Teams, and you can probably find a sale somewhere.
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.
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.