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, 2020 Stories
LG is offering a unique take on folding and dual-screen smartphones, the Wing 5G, which features a second hidden screen.
Google announced today that it has eliminated its entire carbon legacy and that its lifetime net carbon footprint is now zero.
With the TikTok soap opera finally behind us, I’d like to provide another view on Microsoft’s disastrous attempt to steal this service away from China.
Cloud Gaming will launch tomorrow in 22 countries and will offer Xbox Game Pass Ultimate members an initial launch line-up of over 150 games.
After rejecting Microsoft’s bid, ByteDance announced that it will partner with Oracle for TikTok’s U.S. operations.
NVIDIA announced that it will acquire Arm from SoftBank in a deal that is valued at $40 billion. The firm will pay $21.5 billion in stock.
It sounds nonsensical, but this move parallels what Google did previously with Project Treble in Android.
Microsoft originally planned to launch the Xbox Series S next week in a virtual event, but the timing was ruined by leaks.
Sony has announced a PlayStation 5 virtual showcase for next Wednesday. Will the firm finally announce its new console pricing?
Apple’s latest App Store documentation reiterates and expands on the rules that keep Microsoft’s Project xCloud out of the store.
When Apple releases iOS 14, you’ll finally be able to choose another browser as your default, instead of being forced to use Safari.
It’s a sober anniversary for a sober year, but let’s kick off the weekend on a happier note and another great set of reader questions.
If you’re interested in getting started creating your own video games, you should check out Xbox Academy, a free new workshop.
Windows 10 Insider Preview build 20211 is now available to Windows Insiders in the Dev channel, and it actually has a few new features.
Google is taking Android to 11 in the latest release, but there’s no real excitement or major new features to discuss, just continued evolution.
With the National Football League (NFL)’s first season under COVID starting this weekend, Microsoft is on hand to help out.
Hot on the heels of Android 11 comes Android 11 (Go Edition), which targets the unique needs of entry-level devices.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss this week's blockbuster news about the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Oh, and some other stuff too.
As you may know, I switched to Mint Mobile this past year for its incredibly low prices and excellent introductory offers.
Good news: You could win an Xbox Series X bundle, and winners will be chosen every 15 minutes! Bad news: You have to go to Taco Bell.
The Xbox Series S will offer 4 times the performance, 3 times the GPU performance, and over 40 times the I/O bandwidth of the Xbox One.
Microsoft announced that it will launch the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S on November 10, along with inexpensive All Access financing.
Thanks to blockbuster Switch sales, Nintendo is ramping up production of the portable console yet again to meet the additional demand.
Google said this week that it is bringing native Microsoft Office editing capabilities to the mobile versions of its productivity apps.
The business versions of Microsoft 365 offer unparalleled value, and they are especially useful in this era of remote work.
With Google releasing Android 11 earlier today, OnePlus announced that it is releasing the Android 11-based OxygenOS 11 Open Beta.
Google today announced the immediate availability of Android 11, the latest version of the most popular mobile computing platform.