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
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.
WhatsApp is working on expanding its existing Groups with a new Communities feature for schools, local clubs, and other organizations.
The OnePlus 10 Pro has started shipping in the US and Canada today with some special limited-time offers on Amazon and Best Buy.
After becoming Twitter’s biggest shareholder earlier this month, the CEO of Tesla has now made an offer to acquire 100% of the company.
IMDb TV will be rebranded as Freevee on April 27, and the Amazon-owned streaming service plans to increase its number of original shows by 70% this year.
The Windows 11 Insider build 22598 will make Windows Spotlight the default background on select PCs.
The April 2022 updates for the Surface Duo 2 and the original Surface Duo bring security fixes for the two dual-screen devices, but there are also some Miracast improvements for the older dual-screen device.
The April 2022 Patch Tuesday updates bring notifications improvements on Windows 11 as well as a new Search Highlights experience on Windows 10.
Microsoft is reportedly planning to release a new Surface Laptop Go 2 later this spring, and it should bring a minor spec bump with no design changes.
Adobe has announced today the newest versions of Premiere Pro and After Effects, which now come with Frame.io for Creative Cloud.
Microsoft's Surface Duo 2 is currently down to $999 in the US, its lowest price ever.
Twitter has backtracked on its decision to change the appearance of deleted tweets that have been embedded on websites.
Netflix is introducing today a new Two Thumbs Up button that will let users tell the algorithm what movies and TV shows they really, really like.
Google announced today that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for its Fitbit algorithm to identify atrial fibrillation (AFib).
YouTube is ready to roll out picture-in-picture support on iPhones and iPads running iOS 15.
A new Twitter experiment allows users to escape a conversation by preventing other users to mention them.