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, 2021 Stories
As promised last month, Minecraft Dungeons has launched on Steam along with cloud-saves, cross-play, and some bonus content.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the new Surface PCs and devices that Microsoft announced, HP's new PCs, Windows 11, Office, and more.
Watch along as Paul joins Leo to provide commentary while Microsoft unveils its 2021 Surface PC and devices lineup.
Those who use a PC with one or more multiple displays will appreciate a major change to how docking and undocking works in Windows 11.
Researchers have discovered an Exchange Autodiscover flaw that can be used to steal Windows users’ credentials.
Despite Apple’s complaints, the EU is ready to introduce legislation that will require device makers to use USB-C as a common charging solution.
Anyone who noticed that their Windows 11 taskbar wasn’t properly centered will be delighted with build 22463.
After years of glacial release cycles and a weird aversion to superior technology, Microsoft has finally taken a major step forward with Surface.
Today, Microsoft announced major updates to Surface Book, Pro, Pro X, Go, and Duo, plus several new Surface-branded peripherals.
Surface Laptop Studio replaces Surface Book and provides a 14.4-inch Flow touch display and Intel Core H-series processors.
Surface Duo 2 delivers two larger displays, a three-lens camera system, a faster processor, and 5G capabilities.
Surface Pro X is unchanged from last year, but now Microsoft is offering a new Wi-Fi-only model at a more affordable $899 starting price.
Surface Go 3 offers faster Intel Pentium and Core i3 processors, optional LTE Advanced connectivity, and all-day battery.
Surface Pro 8 provides a bigger 120 Hz refresh rate display, two Thunderbolt 2 ports, and optional Surface Pen Slim 2.
In addition to the new PCs and devices, Microsoft also announced new Surface- and Microsoft-branded hardware peripherals today.
I’ll be covering Microsoft’s Fall 2021 News Briefing today with Leo Laporte on TWiT. Here’s how you can tune in and see the future of Surface.
Today, HP is announcing several new prosumer and consumer PCs and peripherals, key among them an exciting 16-inch Spectre x360.
Amazon today announced three new Kindle Paperwhite e-reader models, with prices ranging from $140 to $190.
The PC Check Health app is back. And it’s ready to tell you why you won’t be able to upgrade to Windows 11.
Apple’s iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 aren't dramatic visual or functional updates like their predecessors, but Google is ready on day one.
As promised, several of Apple’s most important software platforms are getting major updates today after three months of testing.
Not to be outdone by Amazon’s new Fire TV Stick 4K Max, Roku has announced new 4k Streaming Sticks and a new set-top box.
OnePlus originally planned to ship a OnePlus 9T this fall, but the firm now says that it will instead hold off until early 2022 for a new flagship.
When I started my writing career in the mid-1990s, my mentor Gary shared with me some tips for being more productive.
Surface Pro 8 is getting a larger display with a high refresh rate and smaller bezels, plus dual Thunderbolt ports, according to a new leak.
I’ve been using a desktop PC of some kind at a desk of some kind for over 25 years. So transitioning to a more mobile setup is problematic.
Two and a half years after Microsoft announced that it was rebooting the PowerToys, the utilities are available in the Microsoft Store.