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 March, 2021 Stories
As part of its opening day Ignite 2021 festivities, Microsoft announced today that the Power Automate Desktop app for Windows 10 is now available.
Microsoft Ignite 2021 is underway this week virtually, and it appears to be pretty light on news about Windows. But here are some sessions to pay attention to.
As you may know, Google improves the Pixel user experience every few months with Feature Drops that add new and improved functionality.
Mobile microprocessor giant Qualcomm today unveiled its Snapdragon Insider program in an attempt to connect with fans and influencers.
Amazon announced this morning that Alexa Conversations is now available for developers to use in the United States.
Microsoft’s 343 Industries has provided an update on the delayed Halo Infinite, describing it as a “spiritual reboot” of the popular video game series.
The ThinkPad C13 Yoga Chromebook Enterprise is the first Chromebook to feature AMD processors, including one designed specifically for Chrome OS.
Happy Friday! This last Ask Paul for February has another great set of reader questions, including a few stumpers, to get the weekend started.
I hope no one was hoping to escape reality for a few hours using Xbox last night because the service experienced an hours-long outage.
For the quarter ending January 31, 2021, HP posted net earnings of $1.2 billion on revenues of $15.6 billion, the latter of which was up 7 percent year-over-year.
Marketed as the world’s first foldable PC, the Lenovo ThinkPad Fold X1 is a unique and tantalizing take on the future of portability.
New smart TVs running the new Google TV platform will support a Basic mode in which the TV’s smart features are all disabled.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss new Office updates for 2021, Windows 10, HoloLens rumors, Power Fx, Surface Pro 7+ replacement SSDs, and much more.
According to a new AdDuplex report, Windows 10 version 20H2 is now in use on over 20 percent of Windows 10-based PCs.
Amazon’s Luna game streaming service is still in preview, but if you live in the U.S. and own a Fire TV device, you can now try it without first being invited.
Google announced today that its Jetpack Compose UI toolkit for Android is now available in beta, letting developers create interfaces with less code.
Sony built its videogame empire on platform exclusives, but the firm revealed this week that it will be porting PlayStation games to the PC.
Microsoft announced today that it is bringing its third Feature Experience Pack (FEP) to the Beta channel of the Windows Insider Program.
Microsoft announced today that it will sell replacement SSDs to commercial customers who purchased a Surface Pro 7+.
Android users won’t need to wait for Android 12 to get new functionality: Google announced several new features today, and they work on Android 6 and newer.
There are still several days left in February, but Microsoft today revealed which four new titles are coming to Games with Gold in March.
Sony announced today that it will bring a next-generation virtual reality (VR) solution to PlayStation 5 sometime in 2022.
Mozilla released Firefox 86 today, adding Total Cookie Protection, improved picture-in-picture capabilities, and a new printing experience.
Lenovo today announced new ThinkPad T- and L-series portable PCs, plus completely redesigned ThinkPad X13 and X13 Yoga PCs, and more.
Smartphone makers sold 1.32 billion handsets in 2020, a decline of 9.6 percent when compared to the 1.46 billion units sold in 2019.
Samsung announced today that it will provide at least four years of Android security updates on its Galaxy Z, S, Note, A, M, XCover, and Tab products.
Spotify announced today that it plans to release Spotify HiFi, a lossless audio tier of its music streaming service, sometime in 2021.