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 June, 2021 Stories
Microsoft used to push its productivity ecosystem by promoting how its products worked better when used together. Today, Apple has picked up this mantle.
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives today introduced several bipartisan bills aimed at curbing and even reversing the power of Big Tech.
Back in March, Google said that it would move Chrome to a new 4-week release cycle. Today, it explained how and when it will do so.
Woah! Here’s a great collection of excellent questions from readers, so settle in and let’s get the weekend started a bit early.
After a year-long test in which it received nothing but complaints from users, Google has given up on automatic URL shortening in Chrome.
E3 is virtual again this year, so Microsoft is hosting a virtual Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday instead of the usual in-person event.
An internal Amazon memo says that employees will be required to come to the office at least three days each week as the pandemic winds down.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss all the Windows "11" rumors, Samsung's Galaxy Book Go, Microsoft 365, Xbox, and much more.
The Lenovo ThinkPad X12 Detachable is Surface Pro done properly, with a superior keyboard cover, more modern components, and a lower price.
Ahead of its Xbox & Bethesda Games Showcase on Sunday, Microsoft has provided some context for its gaming platform. And it amounts to “Xbox everywhere.”
Google announced that it is releasing Android 12 Beta 2 today, adding new privacy features and more refinement to the coming platform.
One year after Apple shipped its first M1-based Macs, Microsoft plans to finally update OneDrive to run natively on that hardware.
Yesterday, Apple enabled spatial and lossless audio in Apple Music across its own platforms, with Android support coming soon.
Vivaldi is launching the next major version of its web browser, which features Vivaldi Translate and betas of Vivaldi Mail, Calendar, and Feed Reader.
Microsoft today announced Scheduler, a new extra-cost Microsoft 365 service that makes it easier to schedule meetings in an organization.
Microsoft announced today that it is adding enhanced voice capabilities in Outlook mobile for iOS. And yes, they’re coming to Outlook on Android soon.
Microsoft today announced Xbox Deals Unlocked, its latest summer sale, with videogame savings of up to 75 percent off.
Adobe announced today that it has successfully ported Illustrator and InDesign to Apple Silicon for native compatibility with M1-based Macs.
Google revealed today that it is making major changes to the Search Choice Screen that appears in Android in the European Union.
About seven months ago, I unplugged my Xbox One X and set it aside, replacing it with Microsoft’s powerful new Xbox Series X.
Today, Apple introduced new features for coming versions of iOS, iPadOS, macOS, watchOS, but didn’t reveal any new hardware devices as hoped.
If you have a recent Pixel, you may want to check for updates, as Google has just issued one its biggest-ever Feature Drops.
Google announced today that it is finally bringing the Stadia streaming game service to its Chromecast with Google TV on June 23.
Microsoft announced today that it is renaming Windows Virtual Desktop to Azure Virtual Desktop and is adding new capabilities to the service.
The makers of the world’s most popular web browsers are teaming up to improve the security and usability of browser extensions.
All it took was a single email to media, analysts, and enthusiasts, and Microsoft suddenly has the attention of the world.
President Joe Biden has signed an executive order banning U.S. investment in 59 Chinese tech firms that have military ties.