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 November, 2015 Stories
The New Xbox One Experience is now rolling out, bringing a major UI refresh, performance improvements, and backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.
Box has completed work on the universal app version of its cloud storage app, providing a single solution across Windows 10-based PCs, tablets, and phones
Happy Veteran's Day. What else is happening today? The iPad Pro reviews are in, COD: Black Ops III is a huge hit, and Google is finally killing Chrome on XP.
I'm happy to announce the first major changes to this web site, which is now running on faster hardware and features a lightweight, fully responsive new UX.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss what to expect from the Fall Update for Windows 10 and the Xbox One New Experience.
Apple just delivered its first major app for Android, Apple Music, bringing the new music service to the largest mobile ecosystem, at least in beta form.
While the iPad Pro was inevitable, it also points to a crisis of original thought at Apple, which has been coasting on the iPhone's coattails for too long.
What else is happening today? A Thurrott.com visual refresh is coming soon, Anandtech takes on Surface Book battery life, and Sony finally kills Betamax.
Google has announced that its Google Maps mobile app for Android (and, soon, iOS) is finally getting true offline capabilities with downloadable maps.
Microsoft today revealed the full list of Xbox 360 games that will work on the Xbox One once its updated with the New Xbox One Experience, with more to come.
What else is happening today? Solu takes on PC and Mac, Google gets a legal reprieve, Apple launches the iPad Pro this week, Apple wins in court, and more.
I'm using Microsoft's ultimate laptop full-time, and this guide--a complete collection of all of my Surface Book how-to articles---can help you do the same.
Microsoft will soon release the Windows 10 Fall Update, incrementing the OS to version 1511 and providing users with a number of new and improved features.
Happy Saturday. What else is happening today? A Rick Steves Travel Festival webcast, Windows phones security, COD at the movies, Black Friday, more.
Surface Book handles storage expansion quite a bit differently than all previous Surface models, offering a full-sized SD slot rather than microSD.
Microsoft Garage's latest release is an add-in that makes it easier to share PowerPoint presentations or individual slides to Facebook and Twitter.
In the latest episode of What the Tech, Andrew Zarian and I discuss Microsoft's bad news about OneDrive, Andrew's Windows 10 experiences, and new Apple TV.
What else is happening today? A new Star Wars trailer from Japan, the incredible suckness of BO3 on Xbox 360, Microsoft's Lumia with Windows 10 update page.
Keeping a Thurrott family tradition, my son and I stayed up past midnight last night so we could play the latest Call of Duty title as soon as possible.
In the latest episode of Windows Weekly, Leo Laporte, Mary Jo Fo and I discuss OneDrive Storagegate, and new builds of Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile.
Many are understandably outraged by Microsoft's decision to scale back on the capabilities of OneDrive. But what are the alternatives for Windows users?
Once you're up and running with your new Surface Book, you should consider registering it with Microsoft. You might also extend the warranty to two years.
What else is happening today? Microsoft Movies & TV picks up SRT subtitle support, Google engineer takes on shoddy USB-C cables, Google Maps on iOS, more.
While the NVIDIA dGPU found in some Surface Book models is still somewhat mysterious, those who go this route gain some unique additional capabilities.
In my experience the real-world battery life of Microsoft Band 2 is 24 hours or less if you use the GPS. So my advice is to charge it every day if possible.
Here's what else is happening today: Halo 5 hits $400 million in first week, Microsoft introduces the team behind Arrow, Google knifes Samsung, and more.
Looking at a new Surface? The Microsoft Store is now offering a Surface trade-in program that can net you up to $700 towards the purchase of a new Surface.