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 September, 2019 Stories
Two years into its incredible embrace of the Internet, Bill Gates became convinced that the strategy was now threatening Windows from within.
It’s IFA this week, so Acer has unleashed a long list of new product announcements, including new Chromebooks, PCs, and displays.
The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) today published the official USB4 specification, which is based on Thunderbolt 3.
Mozilla announced the release of Firefox 69, the latest version of its flagship browser for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android.
I’ve got to box up my Galaxy Note 10 up and ship it back ahead of the arrival of my Note 10+. Here are a few final impressions.
I’ve approached the new NUC a bit gingerly, given my early reliability problems. But now that I’ve solved the display issue, all is well.
VBScript was best used with the IIS web server and Active Server Pages (ASP) to “activate the Internet” with databases and ActiveX components.
Apple announced Friday that it will replace the displays on aluminum models of the Apple Watch Series 2 and 3 for free.
With ActiveX, Microsoft would “activate the Internet” by bringing its COM technologies to the web.
Happy Friday! I’m out of the office this afternoon, so I wanted to get this done as early as possible. It’s a big one.
Those responsible for explaining what’s happening to Windows 10 have explained their recent inability to explain.
Microsoft today revealed the free games that Xbox Live Gold subscribers will gain access to throughout September.
Chris Beard announced today that he will step down from his role as Mozilla CEO at the end of 2019, ending a five-year run.
The hitch? They will only do so for out-of-warranty iPhone repairs. And it will only be available in the U.S. at first.
Today, Lenovo announced new Chromebooks, Windows 10 PCs, and displays aimed at the consumer market.
We already knew that the new, Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge won’t support the EPUB document format.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft's October hardware event, Windows 10, Microsoft on mobile, Xbox and Mixer, and much more.
A Microsoft executive said that HoloLens 2, the firm’s next-generation Augmented Reality (AR) headset, will ship next month.
Microsoft’s monthly round-up of new Microsoft 365 functionality across desktop, mobile, and web is now available.
Andrew and Paul discuss Microsoft's "save the date" for a hardware event, Apple halting a walkie-talkie feature, and Disney+.
Microsoft announced today that it is supporting the addition of its exFAT file system to the Linux kernel.
With Dark Mode support coming to both Android and iOS in the weeks ahead, Microsoft is updating its core mobile and web apps.
The Nikkei Asian Review reports that Google will move its smartphone manufacturing from China to Vietnam.
Apple will do for Siri what Microsoft should do---but won't---for Windows 10.
Fitbit today announced the Alexa-powered Versa 2 smartwatch, a more affordable Aria Air smart scale, and Fitbit Premium.
The surge is on: Windows 10 version 1903 now accounts for fully one-third of all Windows 10 usage worldwide, according to AdDuplex.
The issue isn’t how users can configure data collection. It’s that users can’t turn off data collection.