Paul Thurrott is an award-winning technology journalist and blogger with over 20 years of industry experience and the author of over 25 books. He is the News Director for the Petri IT Knowledgebase, the major domo at Thurrott.com, and the co-host of three tech podcasts: Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte and Mary Jo Foley, What the Tech with Andrew Zarian, and First Ring Daily with Brad Sams. He was formerly the senior technology analyst at Windows IT Pro and the creator of the SuperSite for Windows.
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Recent February, 2020 Stories
Microsoft has published a list of features it plans to add to its Edge web browser over the next several months.
The promise of new web browsers like Microsoft Edge is that you can get the good parts of Google without the bad.
The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) isn’t particularly well-suited to traditional productivity applications.
I was surprised to discover that my biggest blocker in using a Chromebook was workflow related. How does Windows 10X measure up?
The latest Canary build of the new Microsoft Edge will finally add the long-awaited extension syncing functionality.
Happy Valentine’s Day, and Happy Friday! Here’s a predictably Windows 10X-heavy installment of Ask Paul to wrap up the week.
Brad has confirmed that Microsoft will launch Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2 at an event sometime in the next few months.
Microsoft announced that the preview version of Windows Terminal has been upgraded to version 0.9, adding several useful new features.
Microsoft announced this week that those testing the Master Chief Collection on PC now have access to Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary.
The U.S. government on Thursday charged Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei with racketeering and trade secret theft.
The Surface Duo isn’t a phone, Microsoft tells us. But you can download its, um, ringtone now from the USPTO website.
Sometime in the next month or so, Microsoft will finally begin rolling out Windows 10 version 2004. Here’s what to expect.
Mary Jo, Leo, and Paul discuss Windows 10X, Surface Duo and Neo, the end of Bingjacking, Windows 10, and Microsoft's partnerships.
The Galaxy Z Flip’s split-screen usage mode isn’t just for Samsung: Google confirmed it will bring it to other devices in Android 11.
Andrew and Paul discuss Microsoft's Windows 10X revelations, dual-screen devices, Apple's coming iPhone 9, subscription service fatigue, and more.
Erstwhile smartphone maker Essential announced today that it will cease operations and shut down the company.
Mehedi has updated his Twitter client, Tweeten, to version 5, adding native support for Windows 10 on ARM and several new features.
Microsoft is allowing interested gamers to pre-register for its upcoming Forza Street game for Android. It’s coming to iOS version too.
As expected, Microsoft has backtracked on its plan to force Office 365 Pro Plus users to use Bing as their search engine in Chrome.
Windows 10 version 2004 isn’t yet available to the public, but Microsoft has issued a cumulative update to the Slow ring.
For years, Microsoft has been trying, unsuccessfully, to find a way to modernize Windows and the apps that run on it.
Like many (or most) of you, we subscribe to a lot of online services. And we’re overdue taking a hard look at what we spend and why.
Today, Microsoft will finally explain how developers can target dual-screen experiences and give us our first real peek at Windows 10X.
A Twitter user snapped a photo of someone using a preproduction Surface Duo, indicating that Spring will come early this year.
In a market full of incredibly high-quality options, the Dragonfly nonetheless manages to stand out. It is a nearly perfect portable PC.
Microsoft announced this week that Office.com and the Office 365 App Launcher will now provide the same user experience.
Huawei, Oppo, Vivo, and Xiaomi are partnering on a new integrated mobile store for Android that can replace the Google Play Store.