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 December, 2018 Stories
Scanning over the thousands of articles we wrote this year, I've collected my picks for the top Windows and PC stories of 2018.
When it comes to paid and free online services, I’m usually looking for cross-device and -platform availability, with as little lock-in as possible.
Here are the Premium articles that resonated most with Thurrott.com readers in 2018.
Usage of Windows 10 version 1809 doubled this past month, but it continues to be deployed very slowly.
Microsoft has in no way promoted this advantage as it did with previous versions of Windows 10.
As with my PCs, I install the same basic set of mobile apps on each phone and tablet that I use. Here’s a quick rundown.
Microsoft this week announced the full and updated driver download sets for all of its 2018 Surface releases.
Windows Weekly takes a week off and takes a look back at the biggest and best Microsoft stories of 2018.
I install the same basic set of desktop applications, web apps, and Store apps on every PC I use. Here’s a quick rundown.
I’ve developed a strategy for minimizing the annoyances in Windows 10 and optimizing it to be as efficient as possible.
Xbox fans can now save up to 65 percent off of select Xbox One and Xbox 360 digital games and enjoy other discounts and sales.
It's been several years since Microsoft has released a webcam. But that's about to change.
Andrew and Paul offer some personal technology predictions for 2019!
Happy holidays! Here's the final "Ask Paul" for 2018, with another great set of reader questions.
Microsoft was nice enough to donate some Microsoft hardware devices and software product keys for us to give away. Here's the first round.
Crapware, ads, and endless system updates routinely top the list of Windows 10 complaints. But there's another issue that gets little attention.
Qualcomm has won another patent-infringement injunction against Apple, this time in Germany.
Corel today confirmed that it will acquire desktop virtualization provider Parallels for an undisclosed sum.
It took over 25 years, but iconic Amiga puzzle-platformer "Lemmings" is finally coming to mobile!
Microsoft's Chris Capposela graciously donated some great Microsoft hardware and software for us to giveaway.
In this very special 600th episode of Windows Weekly, we close out 2018 with another visit by Microsoft CMO Chris Capposela. And he comes bearing gifts!
Like any special interest group, the Microsoft community is far too easily swayed by bias-confirming conspiracy theories.
Microsoft today announced a new Office app for Windows 10. It will replace the My Office app that currently ships with the system.
Apple today released iOS 12.1.2 for iPhones only, and the version available in China addresses two Qualcomm patent violations.
According to a report from TrueCaller, spam phone calls surged by over 300 percent in 2018.
With Windows Sandbox, Microsoft is taking a big step towards doing exactly what I've been calling on the company to do for years.
Remember those reports that the China sales ban on iPhones applied only to older models running iOS 11? That's not true.