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 October, 2015 Stories
With its new hardware, Microsoft is shooting for the high-end of the market. And in doing so, it is providing a much-missed sense of leadership.
Surface Pro 4 features a bigger screen, a thinner and lighter body, better RAM and storage options, improved pen and Type Cover, and Windows Hello options.
While it wasn't a complete surprise, Microsoft's new Surface Book takes the firm's tablet line into new territory with a unique 2-in-1 design.
I'm heading to Microsoft's Windows 10 devices event. Here's what (else) is happening today, including some thoughts about getting Groove in the living room.
It looks like Amazon Fire TV isn't the only set-top box that will out-perform Apple TV this Fall with 4K Ultra HD video streaming: Roku 4 is on the way too.
For the past month, I've put my beloved but aging Lumia 930 aside and have lived life on the other side of the fence. Up first: The Moto X Pure Edition.
Google's newly-announced Chromecast and Chromecast Audio arrived at Chez Thurrott this afternoon, so I set them up and gave them a quick run. So far so good.
Be sure to stay tuned to Thurrott.com tomorrow for exhaustive coverage of Microsoft's Windows 10 device announcements, live from New York City.
This past week, Intel outlined the key ways that it contributed to Windows 10. And its involvement was perhaps a bit extensive than many had realized.
Here’s what’s happening today: How the relevance of Windows has changed since 2007, remapping Xbox One controller buttons, Apple headings to religion, more.
Here's what's happening today: I'm flying home from Colorado, 25 percent of Steam users are on Windows 10, and Microsoft/Google patent settlement questions.
Windows 10 build 10558 has leaked, providing our first peek at new Messaging and Skype Video apps and the ability to install apps to external storage.
Here's a quick peek at what's happening today around the web: Cortana on Xbox One, Xbox One Fallout bundle, Skype for iOS and Office Delve updates, and more.
Microsoft has delivered a new app called Home Team that helps you find high-quality local service providers. And good news: it only runs on Windows phones.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss the Google announcements, newly leaked information about the new Lumias, and more.
I've been spending a lot of time with Microsoft's mobile apps for Android and iOS, and comparing them to the built-in platform apps and to other competition.
It's October 1, and you know what that means: It's time for another month of free Xbox One and Xbox 360 games for Xbox Live Gold subscribers.
Microsoft announced today that it is adding its Skype Translator capabilities to the flagship Skype client for the Windows desktop.
Here's some great news for aspiring developers: Bob Tabor's amazing and free Windows 10 development for absolute beginners video series is now available.
Microsoft today updated the OneDrive for Business experience on the web and on mobile. And it is introducing new IT controls and developer experiences too.
OneDrive for Business users, your nightmare is finally coming to a close: Microsoft announced that it has shipped a preview version of a new sync client.
As part of yesterday's press event, Google announced that there are over 1.4 billion active Android users. So it's closing in on the Windows user base.
Microsoft will open its first flagship retail store on 5th Avenue in New York City on October 26. And a second flagship will open in Sydney, Australia.
With just a day left in the month, Microsoft has quietly squeaked out a second set of firmware updates for Surface Pro 3, improving ... well, something.
In a big day that was partially ruined by leaks, Google announced two new Nexus-branded Android handsets, a new Pixel C tablet, and new Chromecast devices.
HP this morning announced a number of new Windows 10-based PCs for the business market, including new all-in-ones, towers, desktops, and SFF designs.