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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“After Steve: How Apple Became a Trillion-Dollar Company and Lost its Soul” is the first must-have book about the post-Jobs era at Apple.
With the Windows 8 Consumer Preview behind them, Steven Sinofsky and his lieutenants prepared for the final stages of the product’s journey to release.
Amazon revealed this week that customers will no longer be able to buy ebooks from the Kindle or Amazon apps on Android.
A new report has revived years-old rumors that Microsoft plans to release an Xbox streaming device for the Xbox Cloud Gaming service.
Well, after years of waiting, we’re finally getting our first peek at One Outlook. And … it appears to be an offline version of Outlook on the web.
Happy Friday! Here’s a weighty set of questions to help us kick off the weekend a bit early.
AMD this week launched a series of Chromebook-specific processors and hardware makers like Acer and HP are on board with new devices.
A common passwordless sign-in sounds great. But only Microsoft has truly embraced passwordless sign-ins. Apple and Google have a lot more work to do.
And the window that currently allows those in the Dev channel to switch over to the less aggressive Beta channel is about to close, Microsoft says.
Those of us who have been around awhile always recoil a bit when confronted by how the personal computing industry has changed.
With Mary Jo away at jury duty, Leo and Paul discuss an insane Microsoft video, Windows 11, more earnings, a metric ton of Xbox news, and more.
Microsoft announced today that GitHub will require all contributors to enroll in two-factor authentication (2FA) by the end of 2023.
I wasn’t aware that Amazon was transitioning away from the MOBI format on its Kindle eBook readers, but now it’s making another change too.
AMD last night reported that it earned a net income of $786 million on record revenues of $5.9 billion for the quarter ending March 26.
The May Xbox Update brings an activity feed with stories to the Xbox app on Android and iPhone and a new QoS service to the console.
On February 29, 2012, Steven Sinofsky stepped onto a small stage at the Hotel Miramar and introduced the Windows 8 Consumer Preview.
Mozilla today announced the release of Firefox 100 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, adding new subtitles and captions features for PiP.
Google’s supported Pixel handsets are already receiving the May 2022 update, which fixes bugs and security vulnerabilities.
If you’re looking to get into Android software development but don’t have any experience, Google may just have the (free) online course for you.
HP today announced four new ScanJet scanners aimed at businesses of all sizes that are trying to navigate the new hybrid work era.
The Lenovo Yoga 9i 14 is the first PC I’ve reviewed that utilizes Intel’s 12th-Gen Core chipsets and it arrives with a stunning new design.
Intel this week reported a quarterly net income of $8.1 billion on revenues of $18.4 billion, a decline of 7 percent year-over-year (YOY).
Well, this turned into a pretty dark week for Windows fans, but it’s Friday, and we’re going to get through it. Or at least past it.
Apple announced today that it earned a net income of $25 billion on revenues of $97 billion for the quarter ending March 26.
Retailing giant Amazon announced that it lost $3.8 billion on revenues of $116.4 billion in the quarter ending March 31.
Google announced today that developers can preview the SDK Runtime and Topics API for its upcoming Privacy Sandbox for Android.
If you have any hope at all that Microsoft put any thought into the design of the Windows 11 Start Menu, do not watch this video.