My condolences to anybody at Microsoft affected by what’s reportedly going to be a large round of layoffs. Round 5 p.c of the tech large’s workforce is regarded as affected, which interprets to 10,000 individuals probably shedding their jobs. It will make Microsoft the newest tech large to have reduce hundreds of jobs in current months, following layoffs on the likes of Meta and Amazon.
In lighter information, Samsung is making more parts and manuals available through iFixit, permitting would-be DIY repairers to repair Galaxy S22 units nearly a yr after their launch. So in case your Galaxy S22 is on the fritz when the upcoming Galaxy S23 lineup launches in February, you now have the choice of trying a restore your self moderately than upgrading your gadget (restore outlets, in fact, proceed to be an possibility).
Lastly, Apple has reportedly put its plans to launch a pair of light-weight augmented actuality glasses on maintain attributable to “technical challenges.” Its blended actuality headset (which might provide each AR and VR) remains to be believed to be on monitor for this yr, however these sleeker AR-only glasses are actually unlikely to satisfy their 2025 goal launch date.
For now, right here’s a foolish tweet to start out your day (don’t fear, it’s not truly “delicate content material” because the disclaimer suggests):