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 December, 2019 Stories
Web browsers are, by far, the most important applications we use on desktop and mobile. But privacy matters.
Not surprisingly, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is off to a fast start on the PC, even with only one game currently available.
It’s Friday the 13th, and after a particularly arduous trip to New York, I’m ready for the weekend to start. Let’s kick it off with …
A new Google Assistant feature called interpreter mode will bring real-time translation features to both Android and iOS.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Windows 7 EOL, Teams on Linux, Windows 10, hardware, mobile, web, and much, much more.
Google announced today that it is bringing verified SMS and real-time spam detection functionality to its Android Messages app.
We’re now hosting our second annual reader survey and if you participate, you could win a $250 Amazon gift card.
Microsoft today announced the availability of Operation 2, its next quarterly multiplayer update for Gears 5.
Today at Flutter Interact, Google announced Flutter 1.12, the latest version of its cross-platform developer framework.
Andrew and Paul discuss the best personal technology of the past decade: The iPhone, cloud computing, 4G LTE, and much more.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 build 19041.1 to Windows Insiders in the Fast and Slow rings, another near-final 20H1 build.
The latest version of Google Chrome adds new password and real-time phishing protections, tab freezing, and other new features.
Microsoft announced today that a preview version of Teams for Linux is now available in in .deb and .rpm formats.
Microsoft and Sony have separately revealed that the smash indie title Untitled Goose Game is coming to their consoles next week.
HP’s newest Spectre x360 13 brings forward its predecessor’s iconic design but in a much smaller package.
IDC reported this week that wearables shipments “surged” in Q3, thanks mostly to an expanding market for so-called hearables.
Cord-cutting services got more expensive in 2019, but despite one notable defeat, the number of services expanded dramatically.
Microsoft announced today that the Collections feature is now available in the latest builds of Edge Canary and Dev.
Google announced today that it is bringing Google Fi spam warnings, enhanced VPN network, and Wi-Fi calling to more phones.
Microsoft revealed today that it will finally shut down the Wunderlist apps and service, on May 6, 2020.
Our national nightmare is over: Microsoft announced today that Minecraft cross-play is finally coming to the PlayStation 4.
Google revealed today that it will make the Pixel family of smartphones better over time with so-called “feature drops.”
A recently-filed patent application shows that Microsoft may be changing a future Surface Book generation in major ways.
With our Notepad clone getting more mature, the remaining commands are, by nature, the most difficult to implement.
But Apple has declined to reveal when the incredibly expensive workstation-class products will ship to customers.
Google announced this week that it is adding support for Google Keep, Any.do, AnyList, and Bring to its Assistant.
After a long week, I’m looking forward to doing some coding this weekend. But first, here’s another great set of reader questions.