Microsoft has tried to treat Windows 10 like a cloud service, with ongoing, seamless software updates. But it's very clear that this plan just isn't working.
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The touch strip above the keyboards on the MacBooks only serves to highlight a very strange aversion Apple has to a technology that it made popular on mobile devices: Multi-touch screens.
Microsoft enthusiasts are understandably going ga-ga over the expensive Surface Studio. But in doing so, they're missing out on the bigger Surface innovation: Surface Dial.
It's the day after a big Microsoft event, you can guess what we are going to be talking about; it's all things Surface Studio.
Surface Studio is a stunner, with its 28-inch liquid-smooth 4.5K display. But only the one percent can afford this device. And I don't quite see the point.
A day after the announcement of the Surface Studio, it’s time to fully digest the new device and take a closer look at what this device, and isn’t.
On this episode, we take a quick look at the Surface press showcase to show off the new device.
Brad is live in New York City, reporting from the venue where Microsoft will hold its Windows 10 event tomorrow. And Paul is in his pajamas.
I was indirectly responsible for a key member of the Windows 8 user experience team getting a job at Microsoft years earlier. Yep. Windows 8 was my fault.
It's a big week for Microsoft and on this episode, we talk a bit about the Surface Studio name, what all is going on this week and of course, that COD beta that went live over the weekend.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about Apple's upcoming event, Nintendo's new console and because it is Thursday, we take a look back at Windows Media Center.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, it's all about the three upcoming Microsoft events, a little bit about Cache and Bing has an updated election tool.
In this episode of First Ring Daily, we learn what happens when Brad stupidly changes his Skype password while recording the show, talk about the Health of Tech and a lot more.
The PC industry has been shrinking for several years, and while the reasons are clear, many questions remain. Key among them is when it ends.
In this episode of First Ring Daily, we take a look at the other software driving a big change in the market: web browsers.
The Duolingo language learning app is getting even better with the introduction of bot-based conversations. And this changes everything.
After one year of extensive experience with this incredible yet flawed product, I have some thoughts about Surface Book's first year and its future.
It's throwback Thursday and in this episode, we talk about the Band 2 and 3, Windows Server and that other Microsoft watch from way back when.
We focus on personal technology here at Thurrott.com, so the release of Windows Server 2016 may seem like a curious topic to discuss. But I used Windows Server in one way or another for almost 20 years. And now it's time for me to say goodbye.
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we hit upon Panos deleting a tweet, Sonos and music everywhere and finally, the RSS feed is ready.
Microsoft is quietly pivoting and if you are not paying attention, you might be missing the obvious signs that the company is turning into a security vendor.
On this episode of the First Ring Daily, we talk about the lifecycle of Windows as a product in the Microsoft portfolio, the newly discovered Paint app and updates to Paul's studio so he doesn't look blurry anymore.
InfoWorld's Eric Knorr penned an opinion piece this week in which he claims that Microsoft doesn't need Windows anymore. This seems controversial, and is sure to draw a lot of ire from the fan boys. But he's on to something.
We've all done it: You come down with some common ailment, Google the symptoms, and are shocked to discover that you could have cancer or some other terrible problem. So the advice is simple: Don't self-diagnose. But here's the thing: One time, I did do so, and Google saved my life.
For the past few years, speculation about a Surface phone has only intensified despite the failure of the platform on which it would run. I don't know if Microsoft still plans to release this device. But it shouldn't do so.
It's Thursday and what better time to take a look back at some of the technology of yesterday. On this episode, we look at the ill-fated Microsoft Kin that soured the relationship between Microsoft and Verizon. In addition, we talk about our live show for tomorrow and Gears of War.
At Google's keynote yesterday, they made a big deal about how AI is evolving. In this Episode of First Ring Daily, we talk about the future of AI and how Microsoft, Apple, Google, and even Amazon will play a role in the next era of computing.