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

Saying Goodbye to the Original Pixel XL
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Saying Goodbye to the Original Pixel XL (Premium)

Over the weekend, I prepped my original Pixel XL for shipment back to Google and…

Mining Redstone 4: Fluent Design System (Premium)
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Mining Redstone 4: Fluent Design System (Premium)

I'm going to go deep on individual new features in Windows 10 version 1803 ("Redstone…

Announcing Some Big Changes to Thurrott.com

Announcing Some Big Changes to Thurrott.com

I am very excited to announce some big changes here at Thurrott.com that will impact…

The Most Launch Titles Ever? That Depends
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The Most Launch Titles Ever? That Depends (Premium)

Microsoft marketing found itself in hot water this month it repeatedly claimed that the Xbox…

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: I'm Calling It

Google Pixel 2 XL Review: I’m Calling It

The Google Pixel 2 XL is the smartphone flagship that I'll be using for the…

Google Pixelbook: Of Feedback and Day Two Awkwardness

Google Pixelbook: Day Two Awkwardness

Let's take another look at Google's Pixelbook and address some feedback and some day two…

Photo Themes Come to SwiftKey on Android and iOS

Photo Themes Come to SwiftKey on Android and iOS

Support for custom photo themes is now available in Swiftkey for Android and iOS.

OnePlus 5T Leaks Ahead of Launch, and It Looks Great

OnePlus 5T Leaks Ahead of Launch, and It Looks Great

Two tech blogs have leaked detailed information about the OnePlus 5T, which is set to…

Google Pixelbook First Impressions

Google Pixelbook First Impressions

The Google Pixelbook is the aspirational new flagship for a hybrid mobile computing platform that…

You Can Now Pre-Order Surface Precision Mouse Too

You Can Now Pre-Order Surface Precision Mouse Too

Surface Book 2 isn't the only new Surface hardware that you can pre-order today: You…

Google Pixel 2 XL: Day Three Notes

Google Pixel 2 XL: Day Three Notes

I assume it's understandable if I'm perhaps overly-sensitive to the quality issues that many have…

Chrome is Being Updated to Block More Web Annoyances

Chrome is Being Updated to Block More Web Annoyances

Google will enhance Chrome over the next few versions to prevent some of the most…

You Can Now Pre-Order Surface Book 2

You Can Now Pre-Order Surface Book 2

Grab your credit cards and kiss caution to the wind, folks: You can now pre-order…

SteamVR is Coming to Windows Mixed Reality Next Week

SteamVR is Coming to Windows Mixed Reality Next Week

Microsoft says that its Windows Mixed Reality platform will gain SteamVR compatibility about a month…

Call of Duty: WWII Sold 500 Million Units in Three Days

Call of Duty: WWII Made $500 Million in Three Days

Call of Duty: WWII made over half a billion dollars---that's $500 million---in its first three…

Microsoft Issues Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17035

Microsoft has just released a new build to the Fast ring and it is chock…

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