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.

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Embrace Change
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Embrace Change (Premium)

This old dog is regularly learning new tricks, even though I find change as difficult…

Pixel is a Lie
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Pixel is a Lie (Premium)

A year ago, Google announced that it would finally make its own smartphones. And the…

Google Headphone Adapter Review

Google Headphone Adapter Review

This is the review I was born to write. It is the most important article…

Windows 10 S at 6 (Months)
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Windows 10 S at 6 (Months): Is it Ready Yet? (Premium)

Over the summer, I used Windows 10 S every single day for two weeks and…

Pixel 2 XL Review Update: Display Changes

Google Pixel 2 XL Review Update: Display Changes

Last night, I finally received the update that Google rolled out to address some Pixel…

The 5T Proves that OnePlus Still Gets It
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The 5T Proves that OnePlus Still Gets It (Premium)

There is only one Android smartphone maker that has picked up Google's discarded Nexus mantle…

Oops, He Did It Again
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Oops, He Did It Again (Premium)

He was only joking, but a Satya Nadella jab about iPads has the PC police…

Microsoft Surface Book 2 First Impressions

Microsoft Surface Book 2 First Impressions

Microsoft's new Surface Book 2 takes everything that was wonderful about the original model and…

Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse Mini-Review

Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse Mini-Review

The new Surface Precision Mouse offers useful innovations and is more ergonomic than other Surface-branded…

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Android Fragmentation is Still a Lie (Premium)

I've long argued that Android fragmentation is a Red Herring since it doesn't negatively impact…

Like it or Not, Apple is Usually Right
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Like it or Not, Apple is Usually Right (Premium)

Apple is a divisive company, but it makes some of the best hardware in the…

Microsoft Surface Laptop Second Impressions

Microsoft Surface Laptop Second Impressions

I have a new Surface Laptop---in a gorgeous graphite gold color---in for a long-term review.…

Lenovo ThinkPad 25 Anniversary Review: An Anniversary to Remember

Lenovo ThinkPad 25 Anniversary Review: An Anniversary to Remember

The ThinkPad Anniversary Edition 25 is a traditional business-class laptop that mixes in some retro…

Firefox 57: Come for the Speed, Stay for the Text Rendering

For the first time in many years, a new version of Mozilla Firefox looks like…

Android Tablets Suck, But There's a Solution
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Android Tablets Suck, But There’s a Solution in Sight (Premium)

We have to point all the way back to 2013 and the second-generation Nexus 7…

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Microsoft’s Problem? It’s Not Technology (Premium)

It just keeps happening. Reading the paper this morning, I saw a story about a…

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