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 has kicked off its annual Xbox Spring Sale today, and for a limited time the company is offering up to 80% discounts on a selection of over 600 Xbox and PC games.
Google wants to make Pixel devices easier to repair, and the company has teamed up with iFixit to offer official spare parts for Pixel phones starting with the Pixel 2 later this year
YouTube is adding new filtering options on mobile to make it easier to find Live VODs and YouTube Shorts on a channel.
The Apcsilmic Dot 1 is a new entry-level Windows on ARM mini PC that looks like a good alternative to the Snapdragon WOA Mini PC released last fall.
Microsoft Edge 100, the latest version of the browser released last week added can now save even more resources by putting more inactive tabs to sleep.
Twitter has quietly changed the way tweets that have been embedded on a web page look once they have been deleted by the author
The Google Play Store will soon start hiding outdated Android apps that may not have the latest privacy and security features.
Microsoft has made some important name changes in its File Explorer app, though the File Explorer tabs that the company announced yesterday are still not there.
Google's new step-by-step Privacy Guide will allow Chrome users to review key privacy and security settings in just a couple of clicks.
The April 2022 Xbox Update brings the ability to switch TV input using the Xbox controller and to mute all sounds on the Xbox OS.
Twitter confirmed yesterday that the Edit feature has been in development since last year and that it will start being tested as a “Labs” feature for Twitter Blue subscribers.
Microsoft Teams' first video filters, Adjust Brightness and Soft focus, keep things quite professional compared to Zoom's more eccentric options.
Apple will hold its annual Worldwide Developers Conference on June 6-10, and the company has once again opted for an online format.
Microsoft has announced new features coming soon to Windows 11 including the much-anticipated Tabs in File Explorer.
Microsoft has just revealed the first new games that will join the Xbox Game Pass catalog in April, and the headliners include MLB The Show 22 and Life is Strange: True Colors.
Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and the richest man in the world has just taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter, making him the company’s biggest shareholder.
Microsoft Edge has now beaten Safari as the second most popular desktop web browser, according to the latest Statcounter data for March 2022.
Microsoft has reportedly announced an internal reorganization earlier this week and created a new Android division under Chief Product Officer Panos Panay.
The first episode of Halo The Series will be free to watch on YouTube for a week, though only in the US.
The Entertainment Software Association has pulled the plug on E3 2022, though the organization promised a "revitalized" physical and digital show next year.
Microsoft may finally start offering a family plan option for Xbox Game Pass, which has been a popular request from Xbox gamers.
Microsoft’s Your Phone app is being rebranded as Phone Link, and with the name change comes a fresh coat of paint and a new tabbed interface.
YouTube could have big plans for podcasts creators this year including the launch of dedicated podcast pages, audio ads, and new metrics for content creators.
WhatsApp will soon start rolling out several new features for voice messages, including the ability to pause and resume recording.
Microsoft's Build 2022 conference will be on May 24-26 this year, and it will once again be a virtual event that's open to everyone.
Apple has revealed the first scheduled games that will be available as part of its new Friday Night Baseball series, which will start airing next week on April 8.
Amazon Glow, a new mobile station allowing kids to connect to remote family members, is now available in the US.