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 October, 2020 Stories
At a virtual [email protected] event today, Acer launched numerous new products, including several PCs, Chromebooks, and a new smart speaker.
Microsoft’s PlayFab managed game services now offer a new Pay-as-you-Go plan with no minimum monthly commitment.
Mozilla relies on Google for most if not all of its revenues, so the firm is predictably worried about the search giant’s antitrust issues.
Amazon announced that its Luna game streaming service is now available, as is the web-based client for iPhone and iPad.
I should be reviewing the OnePlus 8T right now, but my review unit was stolen by someone at FedEx. So we need to chat. About the phone, not FedEx.
Microsoft announced today that the first preview version of its Edge web browser is now available on Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, and openSUSE Linux.
Microsoft announced today that it has begun rolling out the October 2020 Update, which will upgrade Windows 10 to version 20H2.
Parallels Desktop is now available for Chromebook Enterprise, allowing business customers to run Windows apps directly on Chrome OS.
The question isn’t whether Google is abusing its monopoly in online search, of course it is. The question is what to do about it.
As expected, the U.S. Department of Justice today accused Google of abusing its monopoly power in online search.
Here we go again. Another year. Another Pixel. And another problem. Is this the end of the line for Google’s beleaguered smartphone family?
It seems like Microsoft only recently released Windows 10 version 2004, but the software giant should release its successor any day now.
Microsoft announced today that its the first version of its Chromium-based Edge WebView2 developer technology is now generally available.
Microsoft says that a bug in its Edge web browser is causing Office web apps to be installed on users’ PCs and that a fix is on the way.
The HP Envy 15 is a mobile workstation aimed at creators who prefer a minimalist design, powerful performance, and modern components.
Two weeks ago, I finally switched from a Fitbit Charge 3 tracker to a Fitbit Versa 3 smartwatch. I don’t know why I waited so long.
For only the fourth time, Microsoft will unleash a new generation of Xbox consoles in the coming weeks. What a time to be alive.
Happy Friday and Happy iPhone Day! Let’s kick off the weekend with an unusually long Ask Paul thanks to some great reader questions.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft and remote work, Microsoft 365 outages, One Outlook, PC sales, tons of Xbox news, and much more.
Sony today posted the first videos and screenshots of the PlayStation 5 user interface, which is similar to that on Xbox Series X|S.
Late last year, Microsoft transitioned its core, web-based Office applications to Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Now it’s taking the next step.
Because of my focus on photography, I typically buy the most expensive iPhone every year. But there’s a new sweet spot for 2020.
Microsoft announced today that the October Xbox Update is now available on Xbox One with another UI refresh and more.
OnePlus today announced its OnePlus 8T, a mid-season refresh of its first 5G-capable smartphone, the OnePlus 8. It starts at just $749.
We already knew that Xbox Series X and Series S users will be able to play thousands of previous-generation games at launch.
We’re closing in on the ides of October, so Microsoft has revealed which game titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass in the second half of the month.
As part of its phased migration from Google Play Music to YouTube Music, Google no longer sells music from its Play Store.