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 September, 2015 Stories
Now, you can access all of the eligible Disney movies you purchased elsewhere in Microsoft's Movies & TV, and vice versa. Here's how to set it up.
Walt Disney Company announced this week that it would expand the availability of its cloud-based video service content to include Amazon and Microsoft.
Over the next week or so, I'm going to upgrade my wife's and kids' PCs to Windows 10. And with such frequently-used PCs, there's no guarantee of success.
Microsoft has quietly released Messaging Skype Beta, a curiously-named app download that integrates Skype into the relevant Windows 10 Mobile experiences.
To the click-baiters, Microsoft is "aggressively pushing" its new web browser, Edge, when users search for alternative browsers using its Bing search engine
Windows 10 really expands on your options for taking screenshots. Indeed, there are almost too many ways to take screenshots in Windows 10.
At its Friday address at IFA 2015 in Berlin today, Microsoft provided a demo of Windows 10 before launching into a list of new Windows 10-powered PCs.
Bad news, Lumia fans: Microsoft announced today that it is scaling back its collection of Lumia-branded apps ahead of the release of Windows 10 Mobile.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss the Lenovo Miix 700, the success--or lack of success--of Windows phones, and more.
I've written a lot about how you can legally acquire Windows 8.1/10 Setup media from Microsoft online. But you can obtain Microsoft Office Setup media too.
In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss the new PC and device announcements from IFA and more Windows 10 silliness.
Microsoft has issued major new versions of Skype for Android, iPhone and iPad, adding UI, navigation, and search improvements on each platform.
This week, Microsoft added instant language translation capabilities to Cortana in Windows 10 in the US and China. So let's see how it works.
The Moto X Pure Edition is an unlocked wonder with universal radios that provides high-end features, great customization choices, and affordable pricing.
At IFA in Berlin this morning, Acer announced a coming Windows 10 Mobile handset and a Continuum dock that will turn that handset into a lightweight PC.
What do you get when you combine the versatility of the Yoga lineup of convertible laptops with the legendary quality and durability of ThinkPad?
This week, Amazon updated the Prime Video service and its Amazon Video mobile apps to allow Android and iOS devices to enjoy offline viewing of videos.
It's impossible to look at the Lenovo Miix 700 and not see a Surface knock-off. But to be fair, it also fixes some of Surface's biggest shortcomings.
Microsoft has announced new delivery dates for the unlocked Surface 3 4G LTE in the US, and also in Canada, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom.
Samsung is set to release its third generation smart watch family soon. And it looks like they will correct some of the issues I have with the Apple Watch.
Google announced this morning that its Android Wear computing platform is now compatible with Apple's iPhone, a genius and desperate cross-platform play.
It's time to take a look at how you can have the best and most error-free Windows 10 experience possible, even when you buy a new PC with crapware.
Microsoft's online store is now offering the Xbox One Elite Bundle for preorder. This new version of its console offers better storage and a new controller.
Believe it or not, September is almost upon us. But that means another month of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.