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, 2021 Stories
Happy Friday! Here’s another great set of reader questions to kick off the weekend a bit early.
With Microsoft killing Windows 10X, many are scrambling to figure out the way forward. But the answer is right there in front of us.
Yesterday, I posted my first impressions of the Elite Folio ahead of my briefing with HP because I knew there would be a lot of interest.
The Brave web browser now has over 30 million monthly active users and the firm is introducing a new feature, called Playlist, on iOS.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Windows 10 version 21H1, Flash's untimely demise, Microsoft and Linux, tons of Xbox news, and much more.
Canalys claims that Apple saw iPad unit sales growth of 50.3 percent in the first quarter and extended its lead in the tablet market.
A new report claims that Chromebook sales surged 275 percent in the first quarter of 2021, dramatically outpacing the PC industry.
Nintendo has now sold 85 million Switch portable videogame consoles, with 28.8 million units sold in 2020 alone.
Microsoft announced today that it will allow commercial and public sector customers in the EU to store all of their data in the EU by 2022.
While Microsoft has long embraced a world of “no passwords,” Google has been a bit slower. That’s going to change. Eventually.
A Microsoft executive admitted during the Apple v. Epic court case that the software giant’s console business has never been profitable.
After employees balked at Google’s aggressive return to work schedule, the online giant said that it would implement a flexible hybrid work model instead.
Announced at CES 2021, the HP Elite Folio is a spiritual successor to the HP Spectre Folio that I reviewed in late 2018, but running Windows 10 on ARM.
There’s some more bad news for Google Stadia this week: Product lead John Justice has left Google, followed by six other Stadia employees.
Google today announced a new feature for Android tablets called Entertainment Space that combines access to movies, shows, videos, games, and books.
The Acer TravelMate Spin P4 is a durable 14-inch business-class convertible PC that combines excellent expandability with modern components.
Google today announced the release of Android Studio 4.2, a minor update to its flagship developer environment that adds a handful of new features.
Way back in 2017, Microsoft announced the schedule by which it would phase out support for Adobe Flash in its web browsers.
Amazon announced today that Alexa Show Mode is now available on Windows 10, but only on select Lenovo PCs.
Adobe announced today that it will be deepening the integration between its Creative Cloud and Google Workspace.
Intel announced that it will spend $3.5 billion to expand its manufacturing operations in Rio Rancho, New Mexico, outside of Albuquerque.
Sony announced today that it will integrate Discord with PlayStation on consoles and mobile as part of a new partnership with the chat service.
Microsoft has announced the first set of Xbox Game Pass titles to arrive this month across consoles, PC, and Xbox Cloud Gaming.
Verizon announced today that it will sell AOL and Yahoo to Global Management for $5 billion. The resulting company will be called Yahoo.
On September 30, 2014, I sat in a small audience with Mary Jo Foley as Microsoft’s Terry Myerson and Joe Belfiore explained their vision for Windows 10.
Microsoft’s decision to reduce its fees for game developers in its mobile store in Windows 10 wasn’t all that momentous.
Microsoft revealed this week that it has finalized Windows 10 version 21H1 and will soon begin deploying it to customers.