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 October, 2015 Stories
Microsoft's new Surface Book marks a major departure from previous Surface devices. Key among the changes is a superior new keyboard with a new key layout.
Happy weekend. What else is happening today? Steve Ballmer comments on Microsoft v. Apple, maybe Halo 5 will ship on the PC, and Pandora talks Apple Music.
This week, Microsoft issued its first update for the Xbox (Beta) app for Windows 10, adding Facebook integration and a number of other new features.
What else is happening today? Some thoughts about COD: Black Ops 3, Halo 5, and Ashes of the Singularity, plus new Surface celebrations at Microsoft Store.
An update is triggering the Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) on Surface devices and other Secure Boot-enabled PCs that are running the Windows 10 preview.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss the new Surface Book. Microsoft’s first convertible laptop, Surface Pro 4. and more.
The new eraser button on Surface Pen, which comes with Surface Book, works differently than previous Pens, and has three different functions.
Microsoft bills Surface Book as "the ultimate laptop," but it features a removable screen that can be configured as a portable clipboard or a creative canvas.
What else is happening today? Joe B. is taking some time off, Michael Dell rips on Surface pricing, Apple ships iOS 9.1, YouTube Red takes out the ads, more.
In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Foley and I discuss breaking news about the Windows 10 Fall Update and our new Surface reviews.
What else is happening today? All kinds of stuff: Microsoft is improving inking in OneNote, Parchi for Android, device encryption in iOS and Android, more.
The new Surface Dock can transform a Surface Pro 3, Surface Pro 4, or Surface Book from a 2-in-1 into a 3-in-1, making it a truly powerful desktop PC too.
With its new Surface Book, the Surface team is defining a new product category with a unique 2-in-1 that really delivers on both performance and good looks.
Surface Pro 4 may look like Surface Pro 3, but it improves on everything that needed to be improved while carrying forward with what was already magical.
I've got good news and bad news: Today, less than a week after the previous build, Microsoft has graced us with a new Windows 10 Mobile build.
Here's what's happening today: I'm coming to the UK with Mary Jo Foley in mid-November, the official Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer debuts, more.
Fans of Lenovo's YOGA convertible laptops won't be surprised to discover that the newest model, the YOGA 900, retains the elegant design of its predecessors.
Here's what's happening today: Yet another controversial change to Windows 10, misunderstanding Microsoft's Windows 10 upgrade mistake, the new Nexus phones.
Here's what's happening today: A game developer dumps on Xbox One, of Intel's desperate attempt to be relevant in mobile, and an iOS jailbreak makes a point
I've come to an uncomfortable conclusion: Unless Microsoft can overcome the app gap, my favorite mobile platform is doomed. Thank goodness for Android.
Happy Saturday. I'll be working on the book for most of the day if possible. But here's what else is happening: George Harrison arrives on Groove, more.
Microsoft reiterated this week that the Lumia 950/950 XL include the most advanced imaging hardware and software that has ever appeared in a Lumia handset.
Here's what's happening today: Lenovo refused to resell Microsoft Surface, Google won its book scanning court case, and new free games from Games with Gold.
Microsoft has issued the first-ever post-RTM Windows 10 build to Windows Insiders on the Slow ring, following the first-ever ISO release of a post-RTM build.
On Thursday, Microsoft started rolling out gapless playback support in Groove, starting first with the Groove mobile app on the Windows 10 Mobile preview.