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 May, 2019 Stories
Google’s latest mid-range wonders, the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL, are now available directly from Amazon.com.
Andrew and Paul discuss Microsoft Build 2019, the Google Pixel 3a XL, the OnePlus 7 Pro, and much more.
Microsoft today issued a new Windows 10 20H1 build to Insiders that includes a single new feature.
Google Podcasts is finally adding that most basic of features: The ability to auto-download new episodes of subscribed podcasts.
The latest OnePlus flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 7 Pro, might be good enough to catapult this quirky firm to fame and fortune.
Google is finally consolidating its Google Flights, Hotels, and Trips services into a single destination on web and mobile.
In a bid to better target Amazon’s dominance in online shopping, the search giant is consolidating its Shopping Search and Express services.
Over a year after the Meltdown and Spectre security flaws ravaged the PC industry, Intel has revealed a new, even more serious set of vulnerabilities.
In an unusual move, Microsoft today issued a security patch for Windows XP, which hasn’t been officially supported since 2014.
It’s not generally available yet, but Microsoft has already issued the second quality update for Windows 10 version 1903.
Google has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit that accused it of knowingly selling defective Pixel handsets to customers.
The OnePlus 7 Pro offers a leading edge design and features but is still much more affordable than other flagship smartphones.
The makers of WhatsApp are warning users to upgrade the popular messaging app to avoid a spyware attack.
First announced in September 2018 for new Echo smart speakers, Alexa Guard is now available on all Echo speakers.
After spending more time with the Google Pixel 3a XL, I can report some early findings on the display, audio, and performance.
It won’t ship until 2020, but Lenovo has offered a quick preview of what it’s calling the world’s first foldable PC.
My plastic and purple-ish Pixel 3a XL arrived today, offering a first peek at Google’s affordable new flagship alternative.
Apple today announced the release of iOS 12.3 and tvOS 12.3, which bring the new TV app to over 100 countries.
Lenovo today announced a new lineup of ThinkBook ultra-thin laptops aimed at small- and medium-sized businesses.
The Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL remind me of a similar Nokia effort, the Lumia 830. Let's take a look back.
The U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that iPhone users could sue Apple for antitrust violations related to the iPhone App Store.
Google is allowing users to auto-delete web and app activity from their Google accounts on a schedule. Here's how.
You can now write software on Chrome OS. Including, apparently, Android apps made with Flutter and Android Studio.
A few Reddit posts claiming that Google’s Digital Wellbeing is slowing down the firm’s smartphones have gained some traction.
I’ve ordered a Google Pixel 3a XL to compare it to the much more expensive Pixel 3 XL. Here are a few thoughts ahead of its arrival.
And as part of a recent reorganization, we also have a better understanding now about how the firm will evolve Windows moving forward.
Happy Friday! And welcome to the post-Build hangover edition of Ask Paul.