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 January, 2019 Stories
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Microsoft giveaway, privacy, CES, Windows 10, and much more!
Here it is, folks, the giveaway you’ve been waiting for: Five Surface Go tablets with Type Covers and five Surface Headphones.
Google announced this week that its ineffective ad blocker for Chrome will be distributed worldwide starting in July.
When Microsoft first started putting advertisements in Windows back in 2012, I accurately called it a slippery slope.
Amazon said this week that there are now well over 30 million active users of its Fire TV family of living room video streaming boxes.
Andrew and Paul discuss Apple's iPhone lies, some of the early announcements from CES 2019, and the GLAS smart thermostat.
No, Samsung is not preinstalling an uninstallable Facebook app on some of its phones. And no, this is nothing to get excited over.
A new report claims that Apple has cut production of new iPhones by another 10 percent in the wake of its blockbuster sales warning.
Earlier this week, we learned that Apple’s iTunes and AirPlay services are coming to Samsung smart TVs. But it’s not just Samsung.
Hulu announced this week that it now has over 25 million active subscriptions in the US, a growth of 47 percent year-over-year.
Intel this week finally showed off its coming 10nm Core and Xeon chipsets to a big audience at CES.
We’re never going to get the hard numbers we all want, but Microsoft does have some good Xbox milestones to share from last year.
Roku announced today that there are currently 27 million active accounts using its living room streaming devices and smart TVs.
There are over 100 million Amazon Alexa-powered devices out in the world. But there are ten times as many Google Assistant-powered devices.
Anyone who cares at all about Windows or Microsoft should be rooting for Windows 10 on ARM to succeed.
If you’re one of the select few who is betting on Windows 10 on ARM already, you might want to take a look at this.
Thanks to everyone who participated in round two of Microsoft’s Windows Weekly Giveaways! Here are the winners.
I’m confused that anyone was surprised by Apple’s admission this past week that its latest iPhones aren’t selling as well as expected.
Welcome to 2019! Here’s the first set of questions and answers for the New Year.
Just a reminder that we’ll be hosting day two of Microsoft’s Windows Weekly Giveaways here on Thurrott.com starting at 1 pm.
Recent builds of Windows 10 19H1 partially answer two of my biggest complaints about this platform.
Microsoft’s Surface Headphones would make more sense if they were part of a broader family of related peripherals.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul ring in the New Year with a look at our Microsoft predictions for 2019.
With the understanding that both of these things are mostly theater, only one really resonates with all of its customers.
Yes, Windows 10 usage finally surpassed that of Windows 7. But this belated milestone is really about Windows 8.
The Mozilla Foundation this week announced that it has big plans to modernize its Thunderbird email client in 2019.
Apple has finally confirmed what industry onlookers have known for months: It is experiencing a “challenging quarter.”