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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Samsung has announced its latest convertible Chromebook, the Galaxy Chromebook 2 360, which starts at just $430.
2010 was a big year for Microsoft: in the wake of Apple’s iPad announcement, it had some high-profile product launches and some big failures.
Happy Friday! Here’s another great set of reader questions to kick off the weekend a bit early. I think we all share the same concerns.
A new survey of 10 million Windows devices shows that 1.44 percent of them are running Windows 11, fewer than the number running Windows XP, 7, or 8.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft's anticompetitive licensing, a Windows 11 Taskbar defeat, Surface news, and much more.
Amazon announced today that it has released its first original and ad-free mobile games for kids.
Microsoft has issued some .NET-related pre-release milestones, among them .NET 7 Preview 3 and the .NET MAUI Release Candidate.
On Wednesday, January 27, 2010, Apple CEO Steve Jobs unveiled the iPad, realizing his years-long vision of leapfrogging Microsoft’s Tablet PC.
Apple has issued a major update to iMovie on the iPhone and iPad that makes it easier to create and share a finished movie.
DuckDuckGo announced this morning that its privacy-protecting web browser is now available on the Mac in beta.
With Microsoft now offering Windows on Azure, its critics alleged that the firm now makes it more expensive to do so on rival cloud platforms.
Windows 7 couldn’t have arrived at a better time for Microsoft: 2009 was a terrible year for the PC industry and a down year for Microsoft too.
After two years with Mint Mobile, I’ve moved my phone number back to Google Fi. I’ll miss hearing from Ryan Reynolds, and the lower overall cost.
Google has lowered the prices of its Google Fi Unlimited plans and has made improvements to all Fi plans, including the non-Unlimited plans.
In January 2010, I visited the Microsoft campus in Redmond, Washington and interviewed Mark Russinovich about Windows 7.
In an online AMA, Windows 11 team members explained that fixing the limitations it built into the Windows 11 taskbar is not a priority.
It’s been a long time coming, but Halo Infinite Season 2 will debut May 3rd with new content and an all-new Battle Pass that never expires.
Spotify announced today that it has updated its curious Car Thing accessory with several useful new features.
Happy Friday! Not surprisingly, given the events of this past week, we have a lot of questions. Actually, I do too.
I didn’t pay enough attention to the security announcements that came out of this week’s Windows 11 hybrid work event.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Windows 11 hybrid work event, other Windows 11 news, Microsoft 365, Xbox, and more.
What constitutes a technology topic? Phones, PCs, and smart TVs? What about cars and bikes? Or washing machines?
After three weeks in beta, Start11 v1.2 is now available, offering customers major improvements to the Windows 11 taskbar in particular.
Amazon revealed today that is raising the prices of Amazon Music Unlimited, its Spotify and Apple Music competitor.
The latest version of the Vivaldi web browser adds a Reading List to the sidebar and offers blocked tracker and advertising statistics.
At its Windows 11 hybrid work event yesterday, Microsoft highlighted new features that it is bringing to Windows 11 in the future.
I assume few enthusiasts were impressed with Microsoft’s first Windows 11 event since last summer. But that’s not the biggest problem.