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 December, 2019 Stories
A recently-filed patent application shows that Microsoft may be changing a future Surface Book generation in major ways.
With our Notepad clone getting more mature, the remaining commands are, by nature, the most difficult to implement.
But Apple has declined to reveal when the incredibly expensive workstation-class products will ship to customers.
Google announced this week that it is adding support for Google Keep, Any.do, AnyList, and Bring to its Assistant.
After a long week, I’m looking forward to doing some coding this weekend. But first, here’s another great set of reader questions.
Microsoft announced today that four more game titles are available for customers using the Project xCloud public preview.
Microsoft is determined to complete the development of Windows 10 version 2004 before the troops go home for the holidays.
HP’s Elite Dragonfly is a beautiful and lightweight successor to the EliteBook 1030, one of the best portable computers I’ve ever used.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Microsoft 365 for Life, Windows 10 in 2019, new Microsoft Edge features, Amazon re:Invent, and much more.
Microsoft announced today that it is applying a consistent new design to its flagship mobile apps.
The Windows 10 Field Guide is now available for free to Premium members, and it will be updated through the end of 2020.
Windows 10 got off to a bad start in 2019, but it ended the year with an update that should provide a template for the future.
The last time Microsoft published a Halo game for the PC, it was a Games for Windows Live title for Windows Vista. Yeah. It’s been that long.
Andrew and Paul discuss the new MacBook Pro 16-inch, the top apps of the year, Google Stadia, Windows 10X, and more.
Google announced today that Focus mode, a new digital wellbeing tool in Android, is now out of beta and generally available.
Today, Microsoft revealed the new titles that are coming to Xbox Game Pass for Console and PC in the first half of December.
Microsoft today delivered .NET Core 3.1, the latest version of its cross-platform SDK and runtime environment.
Mobile microprocessor giant Qualcomm today announced its Snapdragon 865, which lacks 5G, and 765, which has integrated 5G.
Today, Microsoft outlined the ways in which it is improving its Edge browser’s use of tracking prevention technologies.
Halo: Reach is now available on the PC for the first time as part of Microsoft’s reissuing of Halo: The Master Chief Collection.
Mozilla today announced the availability of Firefox 71, which brings picture-in-picture (PIP) capabilities to Windows.
Microsoft announced that its Seeing AI mobile app for those with blindness and low vision now supports five new languages.
Google’s December Pixel Security Update fixes several issues on Pixel 4 and brings some Pixel 4 features to older Pixels.
The conversation about the top smartphone cameras has revolved around Huawei and Google in recent years. But that all changed in 2019.
Here’s one thing the U.S. government might not have considered when it banned Huawei from doing business in the country.
You didn’t think you were done shopping, did you? Today, Microsoft announced new Cyber Monday deals online and at retail.
I decided to take a look at adding some features that aren’t available in the real app. First up: Theme support.