Tech Year in Review – The Best and Worst of 2022


This Week in IT, I’m going to be looking back at the best and worst tech news of 2022! Including:

The first major update to Windows 11 which brought File Explorer tabs and changes to the Start menu, iOS 16 with its new lockdown mode and customizable lockscreen, the rise of Mastodon after Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter scares away staff and users alike, and a look at Apple’s M2 chip and new devices in 2022. Plus, much more!

  • The first major update to Windows 11, 22H2 and Moment 1
  • Major new features in Microsoft Teams and the 2.0 enterprise client, which is missing in action
  • Skype real-time translation with a synthesized version of your voice • Is Teams for consumers a failure?
  • One Outlook (Project Monarch) and why you would use it over Outlook on the Web. And predictions about how Microsoft may develop the client for Windows in the future.
  • Elon Musk’s Twitter buyout and the rise of open-source decentralized alternative Mastodon.
  • The Apple M2 chips, M2 MacBook Air, and the future of Windows on ARM, including this year’s developer device, Project Volterra.
  • iOS 16 lockdown mode and the customizable lockscreen.
  • The state of security in 2022 and what you can do to stay safe in 2023 and beyond.