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

Thinking About the Content Roadmap

I wanted to discuss my ideas for building out the content on this site, a…

What I Use: Carry-On Bag

I’m semi-obsessed with traveling as lightly as possible. But it’s not always possible, as is…

Product offerings - Windows 8.1 with Bing

Windows 8.1 with Bing Pricing Explained

A trusted source close to Microsoft has provided me with some Windows 8.1 pricing information…

Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5 is Now Available

Microsoft on Friday issued the latest Community Technical Preview release for Visual Studio 2015. CTP…

Microsoft + Android: Next Lock Screen

Microsoft this weekend updated its Next Lock Screen app for Android, a personalized lock screen…

Major Update Makes Spotify for Windows Phone a Real Contender

The new version of Spotify for Windows Phone finally puts this app on par with…

Lumia 930 (source: Microsoft)

What I Use: Nokia Lumia 930

With no new Lumia flagship on the horizon, I took a $400 hit recently and…

HP Envy x2 Detachable PC

First Look: HP Envy x2 Detachable PC

As you may know, I’m heading to Redmond, WA this week for Microsoft’s Windows 10…

Ask Paul: Questions About the New Site

Here are some answers to reader questions about this new site, thurrott.com.

Microsoft Lumia 535 Review

The Lumia 535 is a fine low-end smart phone and a great example of what's…

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Review

The Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro is the most impressive transforming Ultrabook I've ever reviewed, with…

Microsoft Again Reduces Xbox One Pricing to $350

Over the 2014 holiday season, Microsoft temporarily reduced the price of all Xbox One models…

Microsoft Delivers Firmware Updates to Surface Pro Models Only

A few days later than usual, Microsoft provided its expected monthly Surface firmware updates. But…

Lumia Denim Explained

Microsoft has released a major new firmware update for its Lumia smart phones. Dubbed Lumia…

Major Updates to Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health Now Available

Microsoft this week announced the first major updates to its Microsoft Band fitness tracker and…

Lumia Users: Take Better Selfies with a Nokia Treasure Tag

As you may know, I’m no fan of selfie sticks. But if you have a…

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