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 May, 2019 Stories
On Friday, Google published the results of a year-long study on wide-scale and targeted account hijacking attacks.
Google’s Pixel handsets have been dogged by reliability issues since the line's inception. But there were hopes that the Pixel 3a would be different.
If true, this could mark the beginning of the end of Huawei’s smartphone and smart devices business.
In a sure sign that they are selling poorly, Microsoft has cut the price of Surface Headphones to a more reasonable $250.
Happy Friday! Here’s another round of questions and answers to get the weekend off to a good start.
This year has seen a resurgence in smartphone innovation and excitement. And with the OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus is leading the charge.
Google’s surprise announcement that it would replace its Home brand with Nest was well-received. Then all hell broke loose.
Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss more news from Build 2019, Windows 10 version 1903, a new Windows XP security patch, and much more.
This is an awkward time to review the Google Pixel 3 XL, I know. So I’ll be brief: You should only buy this handset now if there's an excellent sale.
I’ve been pushing the notion that Microsoft could win big in cloud-based game streaming since before the firm announced its xCloud plans.
In a surprise announcement, Microsoft revealed today that it is partnering with video game rival Sony on game streaming.
Amazon today unveiled an update to its $50 Fire 7 tablet that offers more performance and storage and adds Alexa Hands-Free capabilities.
The May 2019 Xbox Update is now available with improvements to your friends list, messaging, and My Games & Apps.
A year after Apple controversially blocked its availability, the Steam Link app is finally available again on iOS and Apple TV.
Instagram is shutting down Instagram Direct, its erstwhile SnapChat competitor, a little over a year after launching the standalone app.
The U.S. government formally added Huawei to its Entity List, barring it from doing business with any company based in the United States.
Google’s latest mid-range wonders, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, are now available directly from Amazon.com.
Andrew and Paul discuss Microsoft Build 2019, the Google Pixel 3a XL, the OnePlus 7 Pro, and much more.
Microsoft today issued a new Windows 10 20H1 build to Insiders that includes a single new feature.
Google Podcasts is finally adding that most basic of features: The ability to auto-download new episodes of subscribed podcasts.
The latest OnePlus flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 7 Pro, might be good enough to catapult this quirky firm to fame and fortune.
Google is finally consolidating its Google Flights, Hotels, and Trips services into a single destination on web and mobile.
In a bid to better target Amazon’s dominance in online shopping, the search giant is consolidating its Shopping Search and Express services.
Over a year after the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws ravaged the PC industry, Intel has revealed a new, even more serious set of vulnerabilities.
In an unusual move, Microsoft today issued a security patch for Windows XP, which hasn’t been officially supported since 2014.
It’s not generally available yet, but Microsoft has already issued the second quality update for Windows 10 version 1903.
Google has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that accused it of knowingly selling defective Pixel handsets to customers.