Mainstream support for Windows Phone 8.1---the last version of Microsoft's mobile platform that was worth a damn---ends tomorrow.
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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer this week expressed regret that he didn't make the software giant a "world-class hardware company." Steve, please. You did the right thing.
If you're a Windows Insider, be careful not to install any new builds today: An internal mishap at Microsoft has triggered an errant release.
Microsoft has been promising to integrate Windows 10 PCs with our Android smartphones since early 2016. We're still waiting.
Today: Thurrott.com is going to Africa, Xbox Insiders Program will have four rings (probably), Norway v. Windows phone, All new Chromebooks will run Android apps, more.
A Google Play Services update has started rolling out on Android, providing an excellent Instant Tethering feature. We need this on Windows.
Today: Microsoft to stop updating Minecraft on Windows phones, Cortana coming to the Android lock screen, Office Lens for iPad, more.
After a successful first-gen NexDock device in 2016, the firm is jumping on board with the Intel Compute Card for 2017.
Today: A Games with Gold reminder, a Windows 7 warning from Microsoft Germany, a reported Windows licensing change is coming, much more.
Just three days after it delivered its biggest-ever Windows Insider build, Microsoft is back with a new build for both PC and Mobile.
If you're anything like me, your Microsoft account is the core of your online identity. It's time for a check-up.
Here's a New Year's Resolution to embrace: It's time to take control of your online identity, which is comprised of multiple accounts.
It wasn't the best of times or the worst of times. But 2016 was a notable year for the personal technology we cover here at Thurrott.com.
In mid-2010, I was one of the lucky few to get a prototype Windows phone, the Samsung Taylor. Over six years later, it still works fine.