Paul Thurrott

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, 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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Microsoft Brings Voice Chat to Bing Chat on Desktop

With Cortana put out to pasture, Microsoft this week added voice chat capabilities to the…


Ask Paul: June 9 (Premium)

After two straight weekends of being out of state, it's nice to finally be home…

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Online Identities, Passwords, and Passkeys, Oh My (Premium)

I've been using a Google Workspace [email protected] my primary online identity since before we launched…

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Google Password Manager Improved with Five New Features

Google Password Manager now supports additional authentication methods, password notes, easier importing from other password…

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Adobe, Microsoft Make Separate Generative AI Pledges

Adobe and Microsoft have separately announced that they will help protect users of their generative…

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Vivaldi Brings Bing Chatbot to its Web Browser

The Vivaldi web browser will now masquerade as Edge so its users can access the…

Microsoft is Improving the C# Developer Experience in Visual Studio Code

Microsoft has released a preview version of the C# Dev Kit, a Visual Studio Code…

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Google Bard Improved with Implicit Code Execution, Sheets Export

Google announced two improvements to its Bard experimental AI chatbot, implicit code execution and Google…

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Android 14 Hits Beta 3 and Platform Stability

Google announced today that Android 14 has reached the Beta 3 milestone and, with it,…

Tip: Download the Updated Windows 11 Version 22H2 ISO

Microsoft has updated its downloadable Windows 10 version 22H2 ISO to include all of the…

Developer keynote speakers from Apple WWDC, Google I/O, and Microsoft Build 2023

Developer Story (Premium)

Apple's developer story contrasts sharply with the visions and solutions offered by Google and Microsoft.…


Apple WWDC 2023: Hot or Not? (Premium)

Apple's WWDC 2023 keynote was another prerecorded affair with somewhat interesting new hardware and software…

Apple Announces Vision Pro, its “Spatial Computing” Headset

As expected, Apple today announced its first augmented reality (AR) headset, called Vision Pro, with…

Brave Picks Up Vertical Tabs

Brave offers a safer and more private web browsing experience than any of its competitors,…

Microsoft Edge 114

Microsoft Edge 114 Arrives with Workspaces

Microsoft released version 114 of its Edge web browser last night with the new Workspaces…

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Microsoft Kills Cortana in Windows

Continuing the years-long winddown of its personal digital assistant, Microsoft quietly revealed that it will…


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