With the upcoming Advanced Data Protection feature for iCloud, Apple will offer end-to-end encryption for even more iCloud data including iCloud backups and Photos.
More than 10 million pilots have now played Microsoft Flight Simulator across Windows, Xbox, and Xbox Cloud Gaming, Microsoft announced today.
The free version of Microsoft Teams is getting a new Communities feature on iOS and Android. Teams Communities will let members easily organize in-person, virtual, or hybrid events.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Microsoft heads to DC, Paul has a flicker, and Brad figures out the end game.
Apple announced this week that it was overhauling pricing capabilities on its App Store and adding 700 new price points developers can use across the world.
Microsoft has just announced a 10-year deal to bring Call of Duty to the Nintendo Switch. The company also pledged to keep releasing Call of Duty games on Valve’s Steam platform
I probably spent more time listening to podcasts this year than ever before, so much so that it likely impacted my audiobook time in 2022.
This chapter focuses on advanced topics related to displays, including multiple display configurations, wireless displays, and how you can use your PC as a wireless display for another PC.
Your PC is compatible with a wide variety of external hardware devices, including keyboards, mice and touchpads, removable storage, printers, multiple displays, and more.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that pairs compatible devices over a short distance, creating a so-called personal area network, or PAN, that they can use to exchange data.
USB---or, Universal Serial Bus---is the most common hardware standard for physically connecting external peripherals to your PC.
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.
This was another banner year for audiobooks, with several excellent new titles and then some favorites from the past.
The Windows 11 preview builds 22623.1028 and 22621.1028 for Beta Channel Insiders address performance issues affecting games and GPU-intensive apps on Windows 11.
Apple unveiled today Apple Music Sing, a new karaoke mode that will be available later this month for Apple Music subscribers
In the summer of 1982, I was introduced to Stephen King with the book Night Shift, a collection of horror short stories that has stood the test of time.
PC gamers can now connect their Ubisoft account to Amazon Luna and play Ubisoft games they own on Amazon’s cloud gaming platform for free.
Google now offers continuous scrolling on the desktop in the US, which allows users to keep scrolling down to see up to six pages of search results.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Microsoft pens an editorial, Edge ships another update, and game pricing will increase.
Microsoft Edge 108 includes new features for IT pros as well as important security fixes, but there are no new consumer-facing features this month.
Microsoft president Brad Smith says that Xbox is a distant third in consoles and has no presence at all in mobile gaming.
Google today announced the latest Pixel drop, which brings new features to Pixel phones, Pixel Watch, and Pixel Buds.
Microsoft is following other game publishers and will raise the price of first-party Xbox games in 2023. Starfield, Redfall, and Forza Motorsport will be priced at $70 in the US.
Google is reportedly scaling down its investments in its Google Assistant, and we may no longer see third-party devices having Google Assistant built-in.
Apple’s upcoming mixed reality headset may not start shipping until the second half of 2023 as the company reportedly needs to deal with “software-related issues."
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad outlines his weekend, Xbox may get a hall pass, and the holidays are coming quickly.
Today I'm going to tell you why you should sign up for Petri's December Teams conference and how the knowledge you gain could help YOU supercharge Teams in your organization and even pass SC-400.
The Google Messages app on Android is rolling out end-to-end encryption support for group chats. The feature is currently available in open beta via the Google Play Store.
Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said this week that he regrets his company waited until this year to launch an ad-supported tier.
Happy Friday! After a busy holiday week, Ask Paul is back and this is another mammoth installment with some great reader questions. And a quick book update.
The software powering Apple's upcoming mixed reality headset has reportedly been renamed from “realityOS” to “xrOS” internally, with "XR" being short for "extended reality."
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Economists gets behind Microsoft, Apple gets more aggressive with fees, and Paul heads to NYC.