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 September, 2018 Stories
Later than usual, but here's another round of questions and answers before I head off to Florida for Microsoft Ignite.
The ARM-based version of the HP Envy x2 suffers from poor performance and compatibility. How does an Intel chipset change things?
I have an incredible story of coincidence that I just have to share. Yes, Google is involved. But not in a bad way.
This week, Sony announced that its PlayStation Now service is picking up a crucial feature that will be familiar to Xbox Game Pass fans.
It's tough being a Call of Duty fan on Xbox. But I finally have some good news to share.
Megan Morrone, Mary Jo, and I discuss Microsoft Managed Desktop, Windows 10 version 1803, new Surface devices, and much more.
Today, Amazon announced numerous new smart home products, among them a smart display that will include Skype video call support. Oops.
Today, Amazon revealed that it is dramatically increasing the number of Alexa-powered smart home devices it sells.
The Cortana-based Harman Kardon Invoke smart speaker is currently on sale for just $50 at Best Buy.
Google announced that it has expanded the availability of its Emergency Location Service for Android to the United States.
Just weeks ahead of Google's annual hardware event, yet another new Pixel-branded device has leaked.
Look out, Apple, Google, and Microsoft: Amazon is trying to muscle in on this month of tech device announcements.
Google has announced the final pre-release version of its Flutter cross-platform mobile app toolkit.
Following in the rich traditions of Microsoft, Intel, Apple, and Google, Amazon has finally found itself the subject of an EU investigation.
Evernote's impending failure raises questions, but there's a broader debate to be had about how you choose the services you use and why.
Sony is jumping on the video game nostalgia bandwagon and will release a PlayStation Classic mini-console with 20 pre-loaded games.
Chrome OS 69 is available publicly today for the first time, bringing the same Material Design Refresh that we saw previously in the web browser.
Microsoft has issued yet another Windows 10 Insider Preview build. But this one could actually be the final build for Redstone 5.
Apple's newest flagships arrive on Friday and the first reviews are already out. How does the iPhone XS evolve the platform?
As it does for every new Windows version, Microsoft today detailed those features that are deprecated or removed in Windows 10 version 1809.
Apple announced today that it has released iOS 12 publicly to owners of compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices.
Linux inventor and maintainer Linus Torvalds has apologized for his abusive behavior towards others in the community.
10 years ago, a brand new iPhone cost $199. Today, an iPhone XS Max starts at $1099. What happened?
Microsoft has announced that five of its blockbuster Microsoft Studio games are now available via Steam and PC retail disc.
Google has apologized for remotely enabling a battery saver feature on users' Android handsets. But it never addressed the real questions.
With Google killing off Inbox, I'm searching for simple email clients for the PC/web and mobile. And my first option is an old favorite.
Just days after a new escalation of its Edge advertising efforts in Windows 10, Microsoft has backed off, pretending that it was just a test.