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 July, 2018 Stories
Happy Friday! This week's edition of Ask Paul features another great set of questions from readers.
Xbox today launched what it's calling "the Ultimate Game Sale," offering savings of up to 65 percent on games.
Microsoft announced today that it earned a net income of $8.9 billion on revenues of $30.1 billion for the quarter ending June 30.
Friday night, my family is flying to Stockholm, Sweden for our 13th annual home swap. Which means that the stress level is set to 11.
Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Andromeda, Microsoft's relationship with Android, Office 365, the PC market, and much, much more
Microsoft has documented a nice set of new features that just arrived in the latest update to OneNote for Windows 10.
PC peripheral maker Kensington today announced a $300 dock for Surface Pro that looks an awful lot like Surface Studio.
What impact will this week's EU ruling against Google have on Android device makers, wireless carriers, developers, and users?
The EU has issued a record $5 billion antitrust fine to Google, asserting that the search giant has abused its power in smartphones.
T-Mobile's new day pass option for international travelers makes it the most affordable option of the major U.S. wireless carriers.
Google this week updated the software for its Chromecast devices to support a new Ambient Mode that displays when no content is being cast.
A coming update to the OnePlus 6 is aimed at improving various the device's camera experience.
There is great value to be had in the ThinkPad lineup if don't mind forgoing ultra-thin form factors and high-end materials.
Buy a Surface Laptop and Surface Book 2 and you'll get a free Surface Dock, valued at $200.
Thanks to a third-party browser add-on, you can now add your Chrome and Firefox web browsing activity to your Timeline in Windows 10.
Over the weekend, I noticed that the desktop version of Skype was being offered an upgrade that replaced that app with the modern version.
Roku today announced its first step into the smart speaker market with its Roku TV Wireless Speakers.
Yes, the PC market grew---if barely---in the most recent quarter. But what about calendar year 2018 and beyond? What are the broader trends?
Both Gartner and IDC agree that the PC industry grew---if very slightly---in the quarter ending June 30, the first that's happened in years.
This a few more key new features have arrived in July Update for Office 365 for Android is now available.
Despite a few curious compromises, the OnePlus 6 is a much better value than other flagship smartphones.
This week, Google quietly updated the stock Phone app in Android to push suspected spam calls directly to voicemail.
Our obsessive relationship with Andromeda is unhealthy. But I'm starting to think Microsoft is really going to make this thing.
Happy Friday the 13th! Here's what I believe is a record number of Ask Paul questions.
Two years ago, we were still debating whether Microsoft should buy Slack to gain credibility in the market for chat-based collaboration.
Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Surface Go, Windows 10 Redstone 5, Mary Jo's Andromeda blockbuster, and much, much more.
To mitigate the Spectre processor vulnerabilities, Google Chrome now uses an additional 10 to 13 percent more RAM.