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 January, 2020 Stories
It’s time to think about what’s next for .NETpad, a project I had originally hoped to finish up by the end of 2019.
IKEA’s Symfonik lineup is perfect if you’re considering the Sonos ecosystem but are put off by the high prices of Sonos-branded speakers.
After months of work on .NETpad’s printing functionality, I think I’ve finally arrived at a solution that works.
With just weeks to go before Samsung launches its new Galaxy S20 lineup of flagship smartphones, the full specs have leaked.
Emboldened by the “techlash,” some smaller tech firms went public with the abuses they’ve suffered at the hands of Big Tech.
Happy Friday. Here’s another great set of reader questions to get the weekend started.
Google announced that it will bring over 120 new titles to Stadia in 2020 in a bid to shore up its game streaming service.
Google disabled Xiaomi’s access to its Assistant and Home and Nest devices after a security breach almost two weeks ago.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview build 19546 to Insiders in the Fast ring, and it has one new feature.
Microsoft is touting some new education-focused Always Connected PCs ahead of the BETT UK 2020 conference.
Microsoft has finally released a pre-release version of its new Edge browser that works natively in Windows 10 on ARM.
Microsoft plans to be carbon negative by the end of this decade, but it has even bigger sustainability plans for the future.
Fitbit is enabling a blood oxygen (SpO2) monitoring feature on its Versa and Ionic smartwatches and Charge 3 wearables.
Microsoft today revealed that A Plague Tale: Innocence, Children of Morta, and Gris are coming in the second half of the month.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the end of support for Windows 7, the beginning of the new Microsoft Edge era, Windows 10, and much more.
Citing the “limits of [its] core finances,” Firefox maker Mozilla this week laid off 70 employees. And more layoffs could be on the way.
I know that Bluetooth can't meet my whole-house audio needs, but I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the adapter I tested.
Andrew and Paul discuss the end of support for Windows 7, how Windows has changed since 2009, PC market share, and much more.
Those who stick with Windows 7 may not face any immediate security issues. But you need to worry about the long-term.
Today, Microsoft is making the first non-beta version of the new Edge browser available on Windows and Mac.
And yes, Samsung’s next line of flagship handsets will be branded as the Galaxy S20, and not as the Galaxy S11. Because 2020.
Microsoft today updated an early December build of Windows 10 and released it to the Slow Ring.
Microsoft delivered the final set of updates to Windows 7 users today and will begin displaying a full-screen warning.
OK, it was modest, but PC sales still grew in 2019. Here’s a look at what happened and at how things will change in the future.
Epic credits the success in part on its strategy of giving away games each week, and it says that it will continue to do so in 2020.
PC makers sold 264 million units in 2019, according to data collected by Gartner and IDC, a gain of 1.9 percent year-over-year.
Microsoft confirmed today that it will support Edge on Windows 7 for the same 18 month+ timeframe as will Google with Chrome.