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 August, 2018 Stories
Google has long allowed its Gmail users to disable Conversation View in the web version of its app. But now you can do so on mobile as well.
With Windows 10 version 1809 nearing completion, we now have a full picture of the improvements we can expect from this release.
The term "YouTube Signature Devices" first popped-up during the Galaxy Note 9 launch event. But the Note 9 isn't the only such device.
This week only, when you buy any Xbox One S or Xbox One X console or bundle, you will get a free digital copy of Madden NFL 19 valued at $60.
Two of Id Software's biggest game titles, Doom and Rage, are now available to Xbox Game Pass subscribers.
Despite my best efforts to time this for my return from Sweden, my second replacement Pixel 2 XL arrived on the day we flew home.
Andrew and I discuss the Samsung Galaxy Note 9, Galaxy Watch, Bixby powered Galaxy Home smart speaker, and much more.
Google is rolling out Chrome OS 68 to Chromebook users, bringing some additional Material Design 2 interfaces, PIN sign-in, and more.
Barely a week after it was buried under a mountain of firmware updates, Microsoft's latest Surface Pro is getting patched again.
Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Surface Go pros and cons, Microsoft Managed Desktop misreporting, new Redstone 5 news, and more.
Those lucky enough to be running Android 9 Pie already now have access to the beta version of Google's Digital Wellbeing.
Greetings from Sweden. This week's Ask Paul is a day early because we're flying home tomorrow. It's also one of the longest yet.
Roku reported strong earnings growth and it is expanding its video streaming service beyond its own set-top boxes and TVs.
Microsoft today started testing a Spotify add-on for the modern versions of its Skype app.
Microsoft is delivering Windows 10 build 17733 to testers on the Fast ring. There's only one new feature: A working dark theme for File Explorer.
Android 9 Pie includes a new Adaptive Battery feature that works alongside the battery life technologies that debuted in previous versions of the platform.
The Mail app that comes with Windows 10 was recently updated to support Windows Ink-based drawing and note-taking capabilities.
While several other Surface PCs have received massive sets of firmware updates in recent days, Surface Pro 3 received just a single update.
Google announced the release of Dart 2.0, the latest version of the programming language used with the Flutter cross-platform framework.
PCs from major PC makers ship with special software utilities for troubleshooting, support, and driver downloads. But Microsoft doesn't do this.
T-Mobile today announced a new Essentials wireless plan that undercuts the pricing of unlimited plans at Verizon and AT&T.
With Android Pie, it really is the little things that make a difference. Here are the new features that have impacted me the most so far.
Amazon's Echo devices may still dominate the smart speaker market, but customers rarely use them to purchase goods from the e-retailer.
Now that Microsoft's Movies & TV app is compatible with Movies Anywhere, the software giant is offering you an incentive to link up.
Microsoft announced today that it now supports Mastercard's digital wallet service, Masterpass, in the U.S.
On the heels of a similar sale for Surface Laptop, Surface Pro (2017) and Surface Book 2 are both on sale for up to $300 too.
I had my Google Pixel 2 XL replaced under warranty in April. Now I'm having its replacement replaced too.