Paul Thurrott

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, 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.

Paul Thurrott’s Recent Posts

Nvidia Q3 earnings

Nvidia’s Revenues Tripled in Q3

Nvidia reported that it earned a net income of $9.2 billion on record revenues of…

Sonos products, 2023

Sonos to Dramatically Expand Its Product Offerings in 2024

With smart speaker sales cooling, Sonos will dramatically expand its product offerings to include new…

Canonical Releases Chiseled Ubuntu Containers for .NET

Canonical and Microsoft today announced the general availability of chiseled Ubuntu containers for .NET 6,…

iMessage is evil

The Great iMessage Debacle (Premium)

For the most part, moving between smartphone platforms is a straightforward enough process that I…

Pixel 8 Pro camera bar

Loving the Google Pixel 8 Pro Camera Upgrade (Premium)

I don't recall ever having issues with Google's Pixel Camera app, but the new design…

Music night

Improvisation: A Troubleshooting Story (Premium)

Last Friday, I flew home from Seattle and spent a single night in our old…

My third home office this year

From the Editor’s Desk: Running in Reverse (Premium)

This year has been … interesting. And while it may seem a little early for…

Half-Life 25th Anniversary

Original Half-Life is Free This Weekend to Celebrate 25th Anniversary

Valve has issued a 25th Anniversary Update for the original Half-Life alongside a new hour-long…

Apple, ByteDance, and Meta Contest Their DMA Gatekeeper Designations

The European Court of Justice confirmed that Apple, ByteDance, and Meta have each contested their…

Sam Altman and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Sam Altman Ousted from OpenAI

In a shocking surprise, AI wunderkind and OpenAI CEO Sam Altman was ousted from the…

Paul's colorful Windows 11 bloom

Will the Windows I Want Only Be Available in the EEA? (Premium)

It looks like the Windows 11 I want, and the Windows 11 we all deserve,…

Paul with Gaurav Seth

Gaurav Seth Interview: .NET 8 (Audio)

Gaurav Seth is the Partner Director of Product, Developer Platforms at Microsoft and I was…

Windows 11 Fall Update - it's Windows 11 version 23H2 ... mostly

Microsoft is Testing Copilot, DMA Compliance, More in Windows 11

Microsoft today released Windows 11 builds 22631/22621.2787 to the Release Preview Channel with some major… on YouTube

Amanda Silver Interview: Platform Engineering in the Age of AI (Audio)

I was delighted to speak to Amanda Silver, the corporate vice president and head of…

Apple iPhone 15 Pro

Hell Freezes Over, Apple to Support RCS on iPhone

Apple today confirmed that it will add RCS support to the iPhone in 2024 to…

Morning flight

Travel Lightly (Premium)

My trip to Seattle for Microsoft Ignite is interesting on a few different levels, but…

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