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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Introduced this past spring, Galaxy Buds are Samsung’s take on Apple’s AirPods, a pair of “true” wireless earbuds.
Grammarly announced today that its Grammarly mobile keyboard is being updated to support synonyms on the go.
Yubico today announced the latest addition to its family of multi-protocol security keys, the Yubikey 5Ci.
Separate reports reveal more details about Apple TV+, the coming video streaming service, ahead of its November launch.
With its Nest smart home business now integrated into Google Home, Google is enabling Nest users to migrate to Google accounts.
At Gamescom 2019 today, HP announced new OMEN gaming hardware and software and a new line of Pavilion gaming PCs.
For the second time, Microsoft has released two separate Windows 10 19H2 builds to the Insider Program’s Slow ring.
Bill Stasior, who led Apple’s Siri efforts for several years, has joined Microsoft to lead an AI group under CTO Kevin Scott.
PUBG announced today that it will bring cross-platform play between Xbox One and PlayStation 4 to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.
To help users connect in non-optimal lighting conditions, Google Duo is picking up a new low light mode this week.
It’s Samsung’s Galaxy. We’re just living in it. Well, some of us are.
Microsoft announced today that it will acquire jClarity to help drive increased performance for Java workloads on Azure.
Microsoft announced today that it is working with Moon Studios to bring Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition to Nintendo Switch.
Windows 95 wasn’t as sophisticated as NT, but it ran well on mainstream PCs and offered many advances over its predecessors.
Apple has quietly revealed that it will implement an anti-tracking policy for its WebKit browser engine that’s based on Mozilla’s.
Visual J++ is a historical footnote today, but it’s fascinating to go back and see what Microsoft did with the Java platform.
Microsoft wasted little time usurping the Java platform and creating Windows-only Java technologies that angered Sun Microsystems.
Thanks to the open-source nature of Chromium, Microsoft has had its first major and positive impact on Chrome, Google’s web browser.
Happy Friday! Here is another round of questions and (attempted) answers to start off the weekend.
The Pixel 3a is pretty great, but you need to know what you’re getting into when you choose Google’s cheapest smartphone.
Months after releasing it as an extension, Google revealed that it will simply build its Password Checkup into the Chrome browser.
A recent firmware update for the Surface Book 2 and Surface Pro 6 is causing significant performance issues for some users.
Lenovo has given its ThinkPad X1 Yoga an all-new personality for 2019 and is further differentiating it from the X1 Carbon.
In keeping with its pledge to keep Chrome OS users better informed about the updates it supplies, Google today discussed Chrome OS 76.
Mikah Sargent joins Mary Jo and Paul to discuss the latest news about Windows, Cortana, Office, Xbox, and more.
December 7, 1995 was another day that would live in infamy. For Netscape and any other company that got in Microsoft’s way.
Lenovo announced its 8th consecutive quarter of revenue growth, thanks largely to double-digit growth in its PC business.