Thurrott | News & Analysis for Tech Enthusiasts

Thinking About PC Backup Strategies

Thinking About PC Backup Strategies

When it comes to PC backup, one size doesn't fit all. Not only does the built-in backup functionality in Windows vary—sometimes...

What The Tech 249: Mobile World Congress

What The Tech 249: Mobile World Congress

In the most recent episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Samsung Galaxy S 6 and...

Gartner Estimates Don’t Improve Windows Phone’s 2014 Market Share

Gartner Estimates Don’t Improve Windows Phone’s 2014 Market Share

Last week, I wrote about Windows Phone market share in 2014, basing the discussion on just IDC's estimated unit sales figures. Well, this...

Windows Phones Heading to Intel in 2015

Windows Phones Heading to Intel in 2015

Here's a phrase you don't hear very often: Smart phones with Intel processors. But if Intel's next-generation Atom x3/5/7 processor...

Microsoft Targets Doers in Recent Marketing

Microsoft Targets Doers in Recent Marketing

In using concise productivity-oriented marketing terms to market Windows and Windows Phone in recent advertising, Microsoft is finally...

Ask Paul: The Importance of Clean PC

Ask Paul: The Importance of Clean PC

Much of my email traffic is from people looking for help, but regardless of that it's full of mostly positive exchanges. Sometimes,...

Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Preview Program

Microsoft Announces Xbox 360 Preview Program

Microsoft will soon start an invite-only Xbox 360 Preview Program, similar to that on the Xbox One, which will allow selected users to...


Recent Articles

Leak Reveals Cortana Integration in Project Spartan

A video leaked by tech enthusiast blog WinBeta shows off Microsoft's prerelease web browser, code-named Project Spartan, running in an...

March 3, 2015 with 0 Comments

Tip: Save Big on Xbox One and Xbox 360 Games with Deals with Gold

I previously wrote about how Xbox gamers can get several free games each month if they have an Xbox Live Gold subscription. But there...

March 3, 2015 with 0 Comments

Microsoft Demos New Features for Windows 10 for Mobile

During its Mobile World Congress press conference Monday morning in Barcelona, Microsoft showed off a few features in Windows 10 for...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Samsung Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge Preview

With its latest flagship smart phones, Samsung is listening to its customers and going with high-quality materials and less bloat. The...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Samsung Galaxy S 6 is Not the Microsoft Android Phone We Were Hoping For

Unlike Microsoft, Samsung went for the Apple jugular at Mobile World Congress this week, announcing its next flagship phones, the Galaxy S...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Microsoft Announces Universal Foldable Keyboard

Microsoft didn't just announce two new Lumia smart phones at Mobile World Congress this week: It also announced a new Microsoft Universal...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Microsoft Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL Photo Gallery

Here are Microsoft's official shots of the new Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, it's new mid-range smart phones. Both devices feature Snapdragon...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

Microsoft Treads Water at MWC 2015 with the Lumia 640 and 640 XL

As expected, Microsoft announced its latest smart phones, the Lumia 640 and Lumia 640 XL, at its Mobile World Congress press conference...

March 2, 2015 with 0 Comments

The HP Spectre x360 is What Happens When a PC Maker Collaborates with Microsoft

For years, I've railed against the openly hostile attitudes that most PC makers have towards Microsoft, and in recent months I've been...

March 1, 2015 with 0 Comments

Microsoft Accidentally Reveals Lumia 640 and 640 XL Ahead of Launch

Tomorrow morning at its Mobile World Congress press conference, Microsoft will announce some number of new Lumia handsets, among them the...

March 1, 2015 with 0 Comments

Follow Paul

Sponsors