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 February, 2020 Stories
The Opera web browser has been rebranded with a new year-based naming scheme and some neat new organizational features.
Windows 10 Version 1909 hit 22.6 percent usage this month, AdDuplex says, up from 15.2 percent this past January.
Android Studio 3.6 focuses on core code editing and debugging quality is the first update since Google’s Project Marble.
Microsoft updated Microsoft Edge on iOS with the same tracking protection functionality it provides on desktop versions of the browser.
In an interesting twist in Huawei’s legal drama, Google this past week warned users not to sideload its app on their Huawei handsets.
If you have an Office 365 commercial account, you can use it to sign-in to Windows 10 instead of using a Microsoft account.
Viacom owns CBS All Access and Showtime, and the firm expects combined paid subscriber growth to continue skyrocketing this year.
Happy Friday! There are some great questions from readers this week about Windows 10X, the new Office app, and much more.
As usual, Samsung is issuing the first major new smartphone models of the year, and I’m once again jumping on the treadmill. Here we go again.
Like them or not, we can at least agree that the new Windows 10 icons are the most superficial design change that Microsoft could possibly make.
Mikah Sargent, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Crackgate, a Microsoft Edge roadmap, Windows 10, Office 365/Microsoft 365, and much more.
Some readers have asked whether it makes sense for an individual to move from an Office 365 consumer account to a commercial account.
A new Bloomberg report says that Apple is considering changing some policies in iOS to address recent antitrust concerns.
It’s landing almost a month earlier than usual, but Google today announced the release of Android 11 Developer Preview 1.
Adobe is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its flagship Photoshop application by adding new features on desktop and iPad.
It is perhaps not coincidental that the coming Windows 10X user experience mimics that provided by Office via multiple entry-points.
With its MWC plans thwarted by the Coronavirus outbreak, Microsoft will now host a Mixed Reality Dev Days event just before Build 2020 in May.
Multiple Surface Laptop 3 customers have experienced cracked displays. Microsoft says it is investigating the problem.
Today, Microsoft announced several new games coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC in the second half of February.
Microsoft users often complain about advertising in Windows. But as a prominent Apple developer points out, iOS is even worse.
Microsoft has published a list of features it plans to add to its Edge web browser over the next several months.
The promise of new web browsers like Microsoft Edge is that you can get the good parts of Google without the bad.
The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) isn’t particularly well-suited to traditional productivity applications.
I was surprised to discover that my biggest blocker in using a Chromebook was workflow related. How does Windows 10X measure up?
The latest Canary build of the new Microsoft Edge will finally add the long-awaited extension syncing functionality.
Happy Valentine’s Day, and Happy Friday! Here’s a predictably Windows 10X-heavy installment of Ask Paul to wrap up the week.
Brad has confirmed that Microsoft will launch Surface Book 3 and Surface Go 2 at an event sometime in the next few months.