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, 2020 Stories
For this installment of our UWP project, we’ll implement Find, Find Next, Find Previous, Replace, and Replace All with a fun new custom dialog.
With File Open and the Save prompt out of the way, we can move forward to the other app commands that involve file operations: New, Save, and Save As.
In this fourth installment, we’ll get started on file operations and custom dialogs, both of which occur asynchronously in UWP.
In this installment of the UWP Notepad project, we’ll implement the non-font user settings and a workaround for a UWP weirdism that had me stumped for days.
Microsoft is announcing a huge list of new features that are coming to Teams in the coming weeks and months, including a new line of hardware displays.
Google today announced the availability of Android 11 Beta 2 and the platform stability milestone at which its APIs are finalized.
Google announced today that it is partnering with Ubuntu maker Canonical to bring Linux desktop app support to its Flutter developer environment.
Qualcomm is delivering an overclocked version of its Snapdragon 865 mobile SoC for devices that hardware makers will introduce in late 2020.
Intel announced today that it will succeed the Thunderbolt 3 universal connector with Thunderbolt 4, separately from USB4.
Richard Campbell chats with Paul Thurrott about the current state of Windows Desktop, and the cycles that keep recurring.
Samsung revealed last night that it will host its next “Unpacked” event virtually on August 5; it is expected to unveil three new flagship smartphones.
In this second installment, we’ll use C# to implement user settings related to fonts, word wrap, the command bars, and auto save.
After far too many struggles, I think I’ve finally gotten the UWP version of .NETpad to the point where I can document how I created it. Again.
Apple today released the second developer betas for iOS 14, iPadOS 14, macOS 11, tvOS 14, and watchOS 7, paving the way for the public betas.
Microsoft executive vice president Peggy Johnson is leaving the software giant and will assume the CEO role at Magic Leap, maker of an erstwhile HoloLens competitor.
Microsoft announced today that Halo 3 will ship as part of the Master Chief Collection on PC next week, on July 14.
Microsoft has acquired the Finnish firm Movial, which had been working with it on the Android OS that will power Surface Duo.
Microsoft has rolled out a nice new Office.com portal user experience for it Microsoft 365 commercial customers.
It looks like AAA games for the Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5 will finally make a pricing leap upwards, by $10 to $69.99.
Microsoft’s LinkedIn has been called out for repeatedly copying data from the iOS clipboard. The firm says it was a bug, and not malicious behavior.
He hasn’t, but if Panos Panay were to ask me my advice on running Windows, I’d tell him to do what he’s been doing with Surface.
It’s been two years since I last evaluated Windows 10 on ARM application and driver compatibility. What’s improved since then?
Happy Friday and Happy Fourth of July! Here’s a great set of reader questions to kick off the holiday long weekend.
Like many of you, I had an immediate, visceral, and negative reaction to the news that Edge tabs were coming to ALT + TAB.
Andrew and Paul discuss the latest Apple news/rumors in the wake of WWDC, why Microsoft should be copying Apple, the new Windows 10 Start menu, and more.
To (re)align with the Chromium release schedule, Microsoft says it will pause Dev, Beta, or Stable releases for two weeks.
The European Commission has sent out questionnaires asking Google’s rivals whether its Fitbit acquisition would harm competition.