Paul Thurrott

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.

Paul Thurrott’s Recent Posts

In Defense of Windows 10 on Snapdragon
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In Defense of Windows 10 on Snapdragon (Premium)

With Snapdragon-based PCs suddenly looming on the horizon, there's been a lot of discussion about…

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Nintendo Switch at 10 Million Units: What Does This Mean for Xbox? (Premium)

Nintendo announced today that it has sold 10 million Switch consoles in just 9 months.…

Exploring Alternate Wireless Plans
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Exploring Alternate Wireless Plans (Premium)

Because of the work that I do, I often need to test multiple smartphones, and…

Thinking About Qualcomm's Snapdragon 845
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Thinking About Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 (Premium)

Last week, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 845, the chipset that will power most of next…

Hands-On with the Microsoft Surface USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter

Hands-On with the Microsoft Surface USB-C to HDMI 2.0 Adapter

Perhaps stung by my overly-fawning review of the Google Headphone Adapter, Microsoft has sent an…

Hands-On with Google AR Stickers

Hands-On with Google AR Stickers

Google has made its AR Stickers experience available on Pixel smartphones. And it is pretty…

Apple iPhone X First Impressions

Apple iPhone X First Impressions

I waited to purchase an iPhone X so that I could get the SIM-free version.…

Health Hacking: Diet and Nutrition
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Health Hacking: Diet and Nutrition (Premium)

This past week, I marked the one-year anniversary of my low-carb (sometimes ketogenic) diet. Here's…

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Thinking About Windows 10, Chromebook, and the Education Market (Premium)

As I noted back in May, Microsoft cannot afford to lose the education market: This…

Ask Paul: December 8
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Ask Paul: December 8 (Premium)

Thanks to everyone for the questions this week. The answers are a bit shorter than…

What if This is the Future of Windows?
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What if This is the Future of Windows? (Premium)

Even if I weren't in Hawaii this week, I'd still be suffering from the fog…

A Few Windows 10 on Snapdragon Questions, Answered
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A Few Windows 10 on Snapdragon Questions, Answered (Premium)

Everyone is understandably excited about the first Windows 10 on ARM PCs. But we have…

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Intel Makes Its Case for Always Connected PCs (Premium)

Credit Qualcomm for drumming up tons of excitement for a coming generation of Snapdragon-powered PCs.…

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The Always Connected PC is the Future of the Platform (Premium)

  The popularity of smartphones, and of mobile in general, has led to upheavals in…

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What’s the Value Proposition for Snapdragon-Based Always Connected PCs? (Premium)

Now that we've had our first hands-on experiences with ARM-based Always Connected PCs, we have…

Notes from the Road: Planes, Planes, and Beach
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Notes from the Road: Planes, Planes, and Beach (Premium)

I travel a lot for work. Rarely do I get to go to a place…

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