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, 2020 Stories
Happy Friday! Here’s an early start to the weekend and a look ahead to a new week that will be my first time off since the pandemic began.
As it does every September, Amazon today unleashed another amazing collection of Alexa-powered smart home devices.
For the first time in over five years, I won’t be purchasing one of Google’s fall handset releases. And no, it’s not because it’s not a real flagship.
As a preview of what we can expect when Microsoft buys Bethesda, Doom Eternal is coming to Xbox Game Pass on October 1.
Seagate’s 1 TB Game Drive for Xbox Series X/s is now available for preorder at Best Buy if you’ve already run out of storage somehow.
Microsoft’s new Xbox Family Settings App for Android and iOS can help parents manage their children’s gaming activities.
Epic Games, Spotify, Tile, and several other companies have banded together to take on Apple and its unfair App Store policies.
Today, Microsoft explained the many improvements it’s made to the new Edge web browser since its initial release back in January.
Windows Insiders in the Dev channel received a new build today that adds a feature called Meet Now to the Windows 10 taskbar.
Google announced today that its Flutter app development toolkit can now be used to create native Windows applications.
Samsung today unveiled the Galaxy S20 Fan Edition (FE), which brings the best of its Galaxy flagships at more affordable prices.
Opera today announced Opera 71 for desktop and Opera 60 for Android, both of which support completely redesigned sync capabilities.
In a surprising development, Lenovo announced today that it will offer Ubuntu Linux preinstalled on ThinkPad laptops and ThinkStation desktop PCs.
Apple’s Swift programming language is available now on Windows for the first time, six years after it debuted on Apple’s platforms.
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 81 today, which a colorful new theme called Alpenglow that works with both dark and light modes.
While most small businesses have adapted to remote work by now, it’s time to get more out of the tools for which we’re already paying.
Understanding what you get with Microsoft 365 is key to taking full advantage of the value provided by this solution. But new features are added all the time.
Google announced today that it has released Android 11 for Android TV, about two weeks after it shipped on mobile.
Microsoft had precious little in the way of new Windows development announcements this week, so it offered up some rehashing instead.
Microsoft opened its first digital Ignite conference today, pledging to help customers navigate the challenges of our new reality.
The remastered version of Halo 3: ODST for PC is now available via the Halo: Master Chief Collection on Steam, Microsoft Store, and Xbox Game Pass.
When the Xbox Series S and Series become available for preorder tomorrow, you can also pick up some new versions of classic accessories.
The Xbox app for Android has been “completely rewritten from the ground up,” and provides several useful new features.
Microsoft will acquire the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the biggest game developers in the world, for $7.5 billion.
OnePlus announced today that it will debut its next flagship, the OnePlus 8T, on October 14 at 10 am ET via a virtual launch event.
Now that Microsoft has finalized Windows 10 version 20H2 you can easily install it ahead of its general release to the public.
With its stellar design, display, camera system, and S Pen, the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra sits at the pinnacle of the smartphone market.