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, 2021 Stories
Microsoft announced today that its Immersive Reader is now rolling out to PowerPoint for the web, OneDrive, SharePoint, and MakeCode.
Today, Microsoft revealed the games that it will give away to those with Xbox Live Gold subscriptions in the coming month.
Kensington today announced its VeriMark Desktop Fingerprint Key, which provides Windows Hello fingerprint recognition to Windows 10-based PCs.
Last year, Microsoft launched its global initiative aimed at digital skills learning. Since then, it has trained over 30.7 million people in new skills.
Adobe today announced its Design Mobile Bundle, a collection of its best iPad apps for photo editing, graphic design, art, and social media.
Apple announced today that WWDC21, the coming rendition of its annual developer conference, will be all-virtual for the second year in a row.
Upstart search engine maker DuckDuckGo today is claiming that the tracking protection functionality built-in to most web browsers doesn’t actually work.
Epic Games today announced that it has filed a complaint to the UK Competition and Markets Authority in support of its investigation into Apple’s anticompetitive behavior.
Google announced today that it is adding over 100 AI-powered improvements to Google Maps throughout the coming year.
Microsoft announced today that Project Reunion 0.5 is now available with a focus on making it easier to create modern Windows desktop applications.
Well, just about: According to the latest AdDuplex report, Windows 10 version 20H2 now accounts for 29.9 percent of all Windows 10 PCs out in the world.
You can save hundreds of dollars by choosing the OnePlus 9 instead of the OnePlus 9 Pro. But whether you should do so depends on your needs.
At its /twitchgaming and [email protected] showcase, Microsoft highlighted over 60 games coming to Xbox, including over 20 that will launch day one on Xbox Game Pass.
Happy Friday, and welcome to the end of the month. Spring is in full bloom here after a horrible winter, so let’s kick off the final weekend of March a bit early...
The Microsoft Store’s annual Spring Sale starts today, offering deals and discounts on Surface PCs, gaming PCs, Xbox accessories, and more.
After posting my first impressions of the OnePlus 9 Series, I swapped my Mint SIM card over to the OnePlus 9 Pro and began installing and configuring apps. Here are some further impressions.
Well, this escalated. The Wall Street Journal reports that Microsoft could finalize its acquisition of Discord for at least $10 billion as soon as next month.
The OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro have arrived for review, and I’m eager to get started, especially with the new Hasselblad-optimized camera system.
If the stock Xbox Wireless Controllers are too tame for you, Microsoft now offers new Electric Volt and Daystrike Camo Special Edition versions.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss this week's corporate drama, Microsoft + Discord, new Windows 10 features, lots of web browser news, and much more.
Microsoft is finally starting to show us some hints about the visual changes coming to the next major version of Windows 10.
Firefox 87 adds improvements to Private Browsing and Strict Enhanced Tracking Protection and various other security and functional additions.
Amidst calls for it to use more efficient third-party silicon fabs, Intel this week announced that it would instead build more of its own.
Microsoft Edge Insiders in the Dev channel can now test two key coming new features: Themes and Microsoft account sign-in and sync on Linux.
Microsoft 365 customers who opt-in to First Release can now test the ability to export Word documents to PowerPoint presentations on the web.
Today, OnePlus unveiled the OnePlus 9 series, which includes the OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro. The marquee new feature? Dramatically better photography.
Today, OnePlus announced the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro smartphones and the firm’s first ever smartwatch, the OnePlus Watch.