Laurent is the Senior News Editor at Thurrott.com and the Editorial Manager at Petri.com. He's been covering the tech industry for many years and he loves to write about desktop and mobile apps, operating systems, and gaming.
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Recent April, 2022 Stories
Microsoft is adding more granular controls to the Auto HDR feature that recently made the jump from Xbox Series X|S consoles to Windows 11 PCs.
Microsoft has just opened registrations for its virtual Build 2022 developer conference, which will be free for everyone to attend on May 24-26.
A new Windows 11 optional update makes the Widgets button icon on the taskbar display the temperature on top of the weather icon.
Microsoft has quietly released a beta version of Teams optimized for Apple Silicon Macs.
March 2022 was a new record month for Xbox hardware unit and dollar sales in the US according to The NPD Group.
Google has started rolling out new cookie banners in Europe that allow users of Google services to reject all cookies with just one click.
EU's Digital Services Act is a new set of rules aiming to make big tech companies accountable for the content users encounter on the Internet.
Apple is expected to release a new 6.7" iPhone 14 Max this year as a cheaper alternative to the iPhone 14 Pro Max.
Netflix wants to change the way it invests in exclusive shows after the streaming service recently lost subscribers for the first time in over a decade.
Spotify is now allowing content creators in the US, Canada, New Zealand, Australia, and the UK to publish video podcasts on the platform.
Google wants to get rid of third-party Android apps that can record phone calls on its Play Store.
Microsoft Teams will soon be available to download from the Microsoft Store on Windows 10 and Windows 11.
Just like Microsoft, Sony is reportedly working with partners to introduce ads in free-to-play games on PlayStation consoles.
Amazon's new 'Buy with Prime' program will soon let Prime subscribers enjoy their Prime shopping benefits at other retailers.
The European Union’s plan to set USB-C as the new charging standard on portable devices reached a new milestone yesterday.
It’s now possible to update the firmware of Sony’s PlayStation 5 DualSense controllers on Windows 10 and Windows 11, no PS5 console required.
Netflix is open to the idea of introducing cheaper ad-supported plans to address its growth problems.
Microsoft has now disabled the SMB1 protocol by default on the latest Windows 11 Home Insider builds coming from the Dev Channel.
Microsoft announced last week that it was increasing rewards for its Microsoft 365 Bounty Program by up to 30%.
AMD's new Ryzen PRO 6000 Series processors for business laptops use a more power-efficient 6nm process technology and also integrate a Microsoft Pluton security chip.
The Surface Laptop Studio is getting support for Voice Clarity, an exclusive Windows 11 feature that leverages premium audio processing to capture the entire audio spectrum of your voice.
Microsoft is working with Ubisoft to bring more of their games to Xbox Game Pass, with Assassin’s Creed Origins coming very soon.
Windows 10 version 21H2, the latest version of the OS released back in November 2021 is now available for all users.
Microsoft has quietly started to update its session catalog for its upcoming Build 2022 conference on May 24-26.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a new ad network that will allow advertisers to show ads in free-to-play games on Xbox consoles.
Apple is currently 9 different Apple Silicon Macs using new M2 chips, and the MacBook Air, Mac Mini, and 13.3" MacBook Pro could be the first models to be released this year.
Sony and Nintendo have agreed to follow Microsoft and change their auto-renew practices for gaming subscriptions in the UK.