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
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.
Surface Pro 7 is a versatile 2-in-1 tablet PC that should satisfy the needs of almost any productivity worker or creative.
One year after Adobe announced Photoshop for iPad, the app is finally available. Illustrator is coming to the platform next.
Surprise! Microsoft revealed today that it will extend support for OneNote 2016 and begin adding new features again.
Microsoft says that WinUI 3.0, its upcoming user interface framework for Windows 10, is now available in an early alpha preview release.
At its Ignite 2019 conference today, Microsoft announced that its new Chromium-based Edge browser will ship in January.
In this 11th installment of our start programming project, lets fix zoom and implement several of the Edit menu commands.
OK, I have time for two more small but fun changes: We can persist all of the user’s settings changes and add a starter About box.
It’s not just the Microsoft Store: Xbox is also previewing the Black Friday deals it will offer at the end of the month.
Yep, it’s November, and Microsoft is already promoting the Black Friday deals it will offer at its retail and online stores.
I was expecting to take a bit of time off from this project because of my Ignite trip, but this was too easy to pass up.
Some eagle-eyed readers have noticed that I’ve moved to Microsoft Outlook on my smartphones, and there’s a good reason for that.
Just ahead of its Ignite conference, Microsoft has announced major updates to its Outlook mobile app on Apple’s mobile devices.
It looks like Apple really is serious about subscription services: Even its flagship product line is moving in that direction.
With basic file save capabilities out of the way, let’s do a bit of fit and finish work and add some more new features.
Apple reported its latest quarterly financial results today, and its revenues rose just 2 percent year-over-year to $64 billion.
Most Chromebook users will probably embrace Google products and services, and there are advantages to doing so.
Mikah Sargent, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft earnings, a major Windows 10X leak, Microsoft's JEDI success, and more.