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, 2022 Stories
Roku today announced Roku OS 11, which adds some long-overdue personalization features, including a personal photo screensaver.
Most didn’t appreciate it at the time, but the 2008 Professional Developers Conference (PDC) was an inflection point for Microsoft.
Two weeks after it headed to other supported Pixel handsets, the March Feature Drop is available for Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro.
After years of pushing Chrome OS on tablets, Google now claims that Android tablets are the future of computing. I’m sorry. What?
Apple’s “Get a Mac” TV ad campaign reached new heights when they began attacking Longhorn and Windows Vista, but it took Microsoft years to respond.
Happy Friday! Here’s another great set of reader questions---with some consistent concerns, go figure---to kick off the weekend.
Samsung today announced new Galaxy A33 5G, A53 5G, and A73 5G midrange smartphones, giving a new push to its best-selling lineup.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Windows 11 controversy of the week, Microsoft 365/Teams, hardware, Xbox, and much more.
Five weeks after the release of Android 13 Developer Preview 1, Google has issued a second Developer Preview with new features and other changes.
At its Google for Games Developer Summit on Tuesday, Google confirmed rumors that it is pivoting Stadia to be a different kind of service.
Microsoft will rename its Microsoft Partner Network (MPN) to the Microsoft Cloud Partner Program (MCPP) and is making major changes.
While pumping gas the other day, I was bothered by the suddenly high price, but there was something else that irritated me more.
I think it’s safe to say that the Windows 11 taskbar ranks among this platform’s worst new features. But Start11 continues to improve it.
As a consumer of tech reviews, you may rarely if ever consider how difficult it is to recommend products to people with different needs and wants.
Five years into the Microsoft Teams era, Microsoft is adapting this versatile product to better fit into the intra/post-pandemic world of hybrid work.
Microsoft today announced a set of software updates that improves its Surface Hub 2S collaboration workspace
Google announced today that Google Domains has exited beta and is now available in 26 countries worldwide.
Microsoft now says that the recent addition of an advertisement in a Windows 11 Insider Preview build was unintentional.
Intel announced today that it will invest over $36 billion in Europe, with about $19 billion of that earmarked for a new German fab.
Lenovo today announced new third-generation versions of its ThinkPad X13, ThinkPad X13 Yoga, and ThinkPad L laptops.
Today, Microsoft unveiled a two-minute-long story trailer for the Halo TV series, titled “Look Beyond.” And it is spectacular.
In 2007 and 2008, Steven Sinofsky and this team prepared the follow-ups to Windows Vista: Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1) and Windows 7.
Microsoft announced today that DirectStorage is now supported in PC games running on Windows 10 and 11.
The appearance of a new HP Conferencing Monitor for review has thrown a (temporary?) wrench into my More Mobile computing setup.
Happy Friday! I’m still reeling from our trip, but here’s another great set of reader questions to kick off the weekend a bit early.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss new Windows 11 in-box apps and search features, Patch Tuesday, Microsoft v. Russia, Xbox, and much more.
Though it was impacted by the same delays as Longhorn/Windows Vista, Longhorn Server targeted a market that was more than willing to wait.