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, 2019 Stories
Documentation for the Microsoft Edge Insider Preview has appeared online, suggesting that the first preview release is imminent.
Huawei has sued the U.S. government, noting that its charges against the Chinese telecommunications giant were unfair and incorrect.
Sonos is trying to keep this one quiet for some reason, but the firm has quietly updated its entry-level Sonos One smart speaker.
Microsoft announced today that four great additional new game titles are coming to Xbox Game Pass in the coming week or so.
Fitbit today announced four affordable new wearables, including an inexpensive new version of its Versa smartwatch.
The Huawei Mate 20 Pro is the most powerful and impressive smartphone I’ve ever used, and it has the best camera.
Four months after the beta started, Pocket Casts 7 and its completely revamped user experience is now generally available on Android.
The latest marketshare data from IDC suggests that smartphones aren’t the only market about to be dominated by the Chinese.
Microsoft has issued a near-final build of Windows 10 version 1903 (19H1) to Insiders. There are no new features.
Samsung will integrate the functionality of the Calm mobile app into Samsung Health.
This is what happens when a nanny state acts as the gate-keeper to the devices it sells to consumers.
The USB Promoter Group said that it will incorporate Thunderbolt 3 capabilities into its USB 4 specification.
The business justification for Microsoft moving past a Windows-centric strategy is clear. Which explains why Intel is copying it.
Google has issued a public rebuttal to recently proposed copyright rules that are aimed specifically at big American tech firms.
Microsoft Band was an intelligent edge device before that was even a thing. But being too early wasn’t the problem this time.
A new report claims that usage of Hulu’s Live TV service is double that of YouTube TV, and well ahead of other competing services.
Andrew and Paul discuss MWC Barcelona, folding smartphones, HoloLens 2, and rumors about the Chromium-based Edge browser.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss HoloLens 2 at MWC Barcelona, Windows Lite, Windows 10, Xbox, and much more.
The latest update to the Grammarly Keyboard on iOS adds a new Dark theme, emoji search, and dictation functionality.
Modern implementations of the USB standard are a nightmare. This couldn’t possibly be more screwed up than it is.
The USB Implementers Forum revealed this week that its nearly two-year-old specification for USB 3.2 will become a reality in 2019.
Fitbit today announced that it sold 5.6 million wearables in the fourth quarter, up 3 percent year-over-year.
HP’s Spectre x360 has defined the state of the art in the premium portable PC market since the first version appeared in 2015.
Google has announced Flutter 1.2, the first feature update for its mobile app development framework.
The latest AdDuplex report shows that Windows 10 version 1809 usage share has hit 21 percent, almost double the usage from a month ago.
HoloLens 2 is a significant improvement over the original: It’s more comfortable and natural to use and features a broader field of view.
Google announced that it will formally support foldable displays, 5G communications, RCS messaging, and more in Android.