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 March, 2020 Stories
I don’t believe rumors that the Pixel 5 will be a mid-range handset instead of a flagship. But that is exactly what Google should do.
The C#/WPF/.NET Core 3 version of .NETpad is now complete and feature-comparable to its Windows Forms predecessor. So what's next?
Microsoft has updated its roadmap for the new Edge again, and there’s all kinds of good news for fans of the web browser.
Microsoft announced today that it is renaming UI Fabric to Fluent UI to simplify and consolidate its design language branding.
Today, Microsoft released the fourth cumulative update to Windows 10 version 2004, this time to PCs in the Windows Insider Slow ring.
Mary Jo, Leo, and Paul discuss Windows 10X, Windows 10, the Coronavirus killing our conferences, security, Microsoft Teams, and more.
Thanks no doubt to Coronavirus, this is a lighter-than-usual Ask Paul to kick off a weekend of hoarding toilet paper and not touching my face.
Microsoft announced that it was canceling Build 2020 after I broke the news first on Twitter last night. I have more news to share.
This morning, Corel announced the immediate availability of CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2020 with impressive new AI and collaboration features.
Microsoft announced new accessibility features and improvements to the Microsoft Edge Developer Tools and other Chromium-based browsers.
Microsoft said this week that it will support Visual Basic on .NET 5.0 but will no longer add new features or evolve the language.
The new emulator is still horribly slow and incredibly buggy, making it impossible to accurately assess the system’s ability to run legacy desktop apps.
Celebrating the launch of Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Microsoft has dropped the price of the Xbox One X to just $399, its “best value price ever."
The newly-virtual Google for Games Developer Summit will be held March 23, 2020, Google has announced.
New versions of the Microsoft Emulator and the Windows 10X emulator image are now available, and you no longer have to be an Insider to use them.
To complete my quick-and-dirty port of .NETpad to WPF and .NET Core, I had to overcome one final obstacle: Keyboard shortcuts.
Has Microsoft has solved the Chromebook problem? Does Windows 10X meet the needs of what we used to think of as an EdgeBook?
After months of rumors and leaks, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is finally getting its massive new battle royale game mode today.
I assume that the online troll army that previously obsessed over Sonos will now turn its attention to this unsuspecting company.
My Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra 5G arrived this past Monday, but I wasn’t able to switch over the SIM and use it full-time until Thursday.
I’m delighted---and more than a bit surprised---to discover that I’m almost done porting .NETpad to WPF and .NET Core.
Sonos will stop putting old smart speakers in what it calls recycle mode, even if they were used to upgrade to a new device.
HP has rejected another takeover offer from Xerox, for $35 billion, claiming that it undervalues the company.
Mikah Sargent, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Coronavirus, conference cancelations, certification cancelations, Windows 10, Cortana, and much more.
With the release of PowerShell 7, I’m thinking back to this automation environment's early days as a Longhorn Server project called Monad.
The company hasn’t officially announced this yet, but Stadia Pro customers can now play in 4K on the web if your connection is fast enough.
Today, Microsoft announced the immediate availability of PowerShell 7, the latest version of its cross-platform automation tool.