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 July, 2021 Stories
Qualcomm and ASUS have announced a lightly-skinned version of the ASUS ROG Phone 5 that’s aimed at Snapdragon Insiders and costs $1500.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the blowback in the wake of the Windows 11 announcement, Cloud PC, JEDI, Xbox, and much more.
OnePlus was found to be throttling apps to save battery life on its OnePlus 9 series handsets, triggering a new controversy for the firm.
Google argues that consumers have more choices on Android than they do on iPhone. That’s true, But it’s also irrelevant.
36 U.S. states and the District of Columbia have filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google, accusing it of abusing its Play Store monopoly.
The HP Elite Folio is one of those rare technology products that’s attractive for emotional rather than logical reasons.
Among the questions about Windows 11 is how---and how long---Microsoft will service it going forward, and how that compares to Windows 10.
According to a new report, Microsoft will finally unveil its Cloud PC offering next week, at its virtual Inspire partner conference.
The US Department of Defense said today that it was canceling Microsoft’s award of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) contract.
I feel like we just did this, but the Microsoft Store is now hosting a(nother) Back-to-School sale with deals on laptops, PCs, and more.
In its last announcement, Microsoft revealed several Xbox Game Pass titles for July 1, but now we’re getting several more games.
The new Nintendo Switch (OLED model) will ship in October at a price of $350, $50 more than the standard switch model.
I was running Windows 11 on all of my daily-use PCs before Microsoft even released the first official preview, and I’ve continued to expand its use since.
Microsoft said that it would release the first preview version of its Office Visual Refresh for Windows 11 last week, but it never happened.
In an interview this week, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon said that his firm will finally have competitive laptop CPUs, but not until late 2022.
OnePlus announced that it is merging its Android version with that made by Oppo, and it has a new set of support life cycles for its devices.
America celebrates Independence Day this weekend, so let’s get the holiday weekend started early with another great round of reader questions.
Microsoft last night acknowledged that a newly discovered vulnerability in “all versions of Windows” is being actively exploited.
A new report claims that Apple and Intel will be the first to use TMSC’s upcoming 3-nanometer chipset production technology next year.
With the Windows 11 drama starting to finally crest, Microsoft has begun sharing more information about the new platform.
Opera is offering up an odd proposition: Sure, use a Chromebook. But use Opera instead of Chrome. The Android version of Opera.
Yesterday, Apple released the first public betas of iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and its other coming platforms. Here’s a quick peek.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the first incredible week of dealing with the controversies surrounding Windows 11.
Lost in all the excitement and controversy around Windows 11 is the little OS that could, Windows 10, and its 1.3 billion users.
In honor of the late Donald Rumsfeld, I’d like to address what’s happening with the Windows 11 hardware requirements, at least right now.
Microsoft and AT&T announced today that AT&T is moving its existing and future 5G mobile networks to Microsoft Azure.
The search wars are heating up. A new paid contender, called Neeva, was started by former Googlers and is ad-free and private.