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, 2019 Stories
Andrew and Paul discuss Microsoft Ignite 2019, the quality of Disney+, and some new Apple rumors.
With the release of Windows 10 version 1909 this week, Microsoft has documented the features it’s removed and deprecated.
Brave offers many of the advantages of the new Microsoft Edge but it has even better tracking protection than Firefox.
In the wake of growing controversy over the short support lifecycle of most Chromebooks, Google is making some changes.
Microsoft last night issued Windows 10 build 19023 (20H1) to Insiders in the Fast ring. As usual, there are no new features.
Microsoft announced today that Minecraft Earth early access is available now on Android and iOS in the United States.
As expected, Microsoft today began rolling out the November 2019 Update, which will upgrade Windows 10 to version 1909.
Amazon is allowing users of its FireTV and Echo products to combine them and create a home theater solution.
The long-awaited Disney+ streaming video service is now available. Here’s a quick first peek at the user experience and content.
Today, Microsoft released its first Windows 10 version 20H1 build to the Slow ring, marking a major milestone.
Microsoft said today that it will support the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) everywhere in the United States.
After using NotePadWF extensively at Ignite 2019, I’m ready to make a few bug fixes and fit and finish improvements.
Google’s Stadia game streaming service will launch on November 19 with a library of 12 games that will grow over time.
The Google Stadia app can be downloaded now from the Google Play Store. But you need an invite code to use it now.
Microsoft has created a central repository for all of the keynote and session videos it recorded at its recent Ignite 2019 conference.
The ability to create stereo pairs with Google Home smart speakers is a great if long overdue addition to the platform.
I was just pondering the pointlessness of all the Google Home smart speakers we have. And then Google saved the day.
Microsoft is evolving the Windows 10 app development platform by turning its back on its original strategy.
I’ve returned home from Florida only a little worse for wear, so here’s another installment of Ask Paul to kick off the weekend.
Microsoft’s stunning---and stunningly expensive---Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is now available for purchase.
With the quiet death of Daydream View, Google is open-sourcing its earlier Cardboard effort to prop up its VR platform.
Mikah Sargent joins Mary Jo and Paul to discuss all the news from this week's incredible Ignite 2019 conference.
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates says that Windows Mobile, and not Android, should be the dominant mobile OS today.
Microsoft announced that it is now shipping HoloLens 2 to customers, and it’s coming with some new features, too.
The new Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge will launch in January with some key features missing in action.
With Chrome OS 78 now broadly available, Google is detailing the new features coming in this release.
The new Surface PCs aren’t just designed for individuals. With this generation, they’re optimized for the needs of businesses, too.