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, 2019 Stories
YouTube Music is apparently converting into a Progressive Web App (PWA) this week and adding support for native playback controls.
Apple released yet another major update to the bug-ridden iOS 13, adding Deep Fusion camera tech and other new features.
In yet another blow to Adobe Flash, Google this week said that it will stop indexing Flash-based content in its search engine.
Google’s parent company, Alphabet, posted net income of $7 billion on revenues of $40.5 billion for the quarter ending September 30.
The big day is finally here: We’re going to add file save functionality to our Notepad clone. Plus, a starter status bar.
Apple said today that the long-rumored AirPods Pro will ship October 30 and will cost $250. They are now available for preorder.
Reuters reports that Google is in talks to acquire struggling wearables maker Fitbit, and has made an offer to do so.
With its monthly average user and subscriber numbers rising faster than expected, Spotify announces a profit.
I’ve wanted to add high-DPI support to our beginner Windows Form application for a while now. So let’s get that out of the way.
Thanks to several useful suggestions from readers, let’s improve our Notepad clone before moving on to add more new features.
Microsoft has beaten Amazon AWS and secured a controversial $10 billion contract with the Pentagon to modernize its systems.
A new leak confirms that Windows 10X will look like Chrome OS and is coming to laptops and other traditional PC form factors.
Happy Friday! And Happy (early) Halloween, since this will be the last Ask Paul of October.
Mikah Sargent joins Mary Jo and Paul to discuss the 19H2 magic window, new Surface PC reviews, Javier Soltero's betrayal, and so much more.
The fourth installment of our project loads a file more efficiently and prompts the user to save when changes are made.
Microsoft announced today that it is expanding its “Designed for Xbox” ecosystem to include mobile gaming on xCloud.
One week after arriving on Roku, the Apple TV app is now available on Amazon’s Fire TV Stick and Fire TV Stick 4K.
Google and Udacity announced a free Advanced Android with Kotlin class today at the Android Developer Summit.
Yes, there is a big difference between Google’s approach to smartphone photography and how its competitors implement similar functionality.
James Whittaker has left Microsoft, and my does he have stories to tell. And when it comes to Windows, he gets it right.
I spent a good chunk of yesterday getting up and running on my Google Pixel 4 XL, and so far, I have no complaints of any kind.
Microsoft has issued a new build of Windows 10 version 20H1 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, but with no new features.
The new version of Grammarly Keyboard for Android now supports swipe typing by default, dramatically expanding its appeal.
A new Stardock utility called TouchTasks makes Windows 10 easier to use on tablets and other multitouch PCs.
The Xbox Game Bar in Windows 10 is being improved this month with and FPS counter and achievement tracking.
Google’s annual two-day Android Dev Summit kicks off tomorrow and will be streamed online for the duration.
Google revealed today that its Pixel 4 handset family is the first that can take advantage of Google Fi’s dual connect technology.