On this edition of the Sams Report, there is a massive re-org at Microsoft, xCloud is fighting Apple, and Xbox Live Gold goes free - sorta.
Apple has been quietly waging war against its own developers for years in an effort to grab as many revenues as possible from its ecosystem.
Microsoft will still hold a virtual Ignite conference in September as planned, but it will now hold a second Ignite in early 2021 as well.
A new report claims that Microsoft is attempting to purchase TikTok’s entire global business and not just its U.S.-based assets.
Google today released the third and final beta of Android 11 and says that the final Android 11 release is coming very soon.
We have seen internal Microsoft documents describing a massive reorganization of its Windows business, which is now called Windows + Devices.
An Android blog has obtained what it says are Google internal documents that describe several upcoming Pixel handsets.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft's terrible plan to buy TikTok, Cortana getting dropped from everything but Halo, an Xbox newsapalooza, and much more.
Google is expected to announce the Pixel 5 in October, but the firm has taken the unprecedented step of discontinuing its predecessors months early.
Parallels is porting its Desktop virtualization solution to Chrome OS for Enterprise so that users can run Windows apps locally on Chromebooks.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, Apple stiffs xCloud, Android apps on your desktop, and a Tok of Tik.
In the wake of its legal challenge to Google, Sonos has finally gone after the market leader, Amazon, albeit indirectly.
Nintendo is the latest beneficiary of the COVID-19 lockdown: Sales of Switch hardware and software has surged during the pandemic.
Testers who were using Microsoft’s Project xCloud received some bad news this week when the beta expired a month earlier than expected.
The HP Envy 15 is a beast of a laptop aimed at content creators who want an affordable no-compromises mobile workstation.
Razer has a new peripheral that is designed to make xCloud gaming better but it doesn't come cheap.
Google today announced the release of Flutter 1.20, the next major release of its cross-platform app development framework.
Almost every year, it seems that Microsoft and Samsung extend their partnership on mobile, and this year is no different.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, lighting hits close to home, TikTok is still a thing to talk about, and a better way to play xCloud.
Xbox Game Pass subscribers on console and PC have several new games to look forward to in the first half of August.
In a move that appears to mimic OneDrive’s Personal Vault, Google’s Files app for Android now provides an encrypted Safe Folder.
A class-action lawsuit involving 20 US-based families claims that TikTok steals private data and sends it to servers in China.
Google announced today that it is launching a new feature called Nearby Share on select Pixel and Samsung devices.
Google revealed today via a support document that it will begin shutting down its Google Play Music service in September.
Over the weekend, Microsoft admitted that it would like to acquire the non-Chinese assets of TikTok. Doing so would be a mistake.
As part of its quarterly earnings announcement, Sony said that its PlayStation Plus subscription service added 3.4 million users, for 44.9 million total.
Google said today that it would work with EU antitrust regulators to overcome any obstacles to its $2.1 billion purchase of Fitbit.