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, 2015 Stories
Here is a screenshot gallery showing the Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 clean install process.
Microsoft today announced major improvements to the photos experiences in OneDrive on the web and on mobile devices and PCs.
The Lumia Denim update enables you to download a new version of the Lumia camera app that includes some impressive new features, but only on certain phones.
At least week's Windows 10, Microsoft clearly communicated which Windows 10 devices will be able to access the traditional desktop and which will not. Here's a recap in case you missed it, along with a question Microsoft actually didn't answer.
In Windows 10 Technical Preview 2, Microsoft has configured the taskbar with two huge wastes of on-screen real estate: The Cortana search bar and the Task View button. Cortana can be significantly shrunk down, but I recommend removing both controls since both are superfluous.
In Windows 10 Technical Preview 2, you can configure File Explorer to open to the This PC view instead of the Quick Access view. Here's how.
In Windows 10, Microsoft is making a new Store app, currently in beta, which will eventually provide access to apps, games, music and videos.
For Windows 10, Microsoft is a new Photos experience, a universal app with improved features that will also work on Windows Phone.