There are PCs I remember all my life, though some have changed. Some forever, not for better, some have gone and some remain.
Recent February, 2019 Stories
When Leo Laporte called me in 2006 about co-hosting a podcast, he asked me how I envisioned the show. Simple, I said: As a conversation.
Welcome to February, and Happy Friday: Here’s another set of questions and answers to wind down the week.
Megan Morrone, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss what to expect in Windows 10 version 1903, where Windows 10 is at now, and much, much more.
Here's an analysis of what this week's Microsoft's financial results mean for the software giant’s core businesses.
It occurred to me that there might be an interesting visual way to compare how Apple and Microsoft make money.
If you have been waiting for the audio version of my book to come out, wait no longer
This has inadvertently turned into a big week of iPhone news and commentary. But I think this is an important topic, so what the heck.
It’s been the best-selling iPhone since it launched in October. But the iPhone XR is, for some reason, still tainted by a sense of failure.
Thanks to a reader suggestion, digitizing my mountain of paper-based photos suddenly seems a lot less daunting.
Happy Friday! Here’s the final “Ask Paul” for January. As always, thanks for the thoughtful questions.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Cortana's demotion, Microsoft's big education BETTs, Windows 10, and much, much more.
Like some of you, I have many paper-based photos that need to be digitized. It’s a daunting, thankless task.
Two years ago, I sounded the alarm: Microsoft cannot afford to lose the education market to Google services and Chromebooks.
It’s time for a quick smart home check in to see where we’re at and look ahead at what we’d like to accomplish in 2019.
Andrew and Paul discuss rumors about a Microsoft foldable device, CES 2019, and Intel's Ice Lake and Project Athena.
Happy Friday. Here’s another round of Q’s and A’s for Thurrott Premium members.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss Windows 7's end of support in one year, rumors about PCs with folding screens, and much, much more.
Extended support for Windows 7 ends one year from today, on January 14, 2020. A moment of silence, please.
Welcome to the latest edition of Ask Paul. This week, I look at a problematic forum post and revisit a previous question too.
The PC market has now experienced seven years of decline, with PC sales hitting 259 million units in calendar year 2018.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the Microsoft giveaway, privacy, CES, Windows 10, and much more!
On this episode of First Ring Daily, we fight about who was right about Surface, Amazon has a number of Fire users, and giveaways are not fun.
Andrew and Paul discuss Apple's iPhone lies, some of the early announcements from CES 2019, and the GLAS smart thermostat.
Earlier this week, we learned that Apple’s iTunes and AirPlay services are coming to Samsung smart TVs. But it’s not just Samsung.
Welcome to 2019! Here’s the first set of questions and answers for the New Year.
Recent builds of Windows 10 19H1 partially answer two of my biggest complaints about this platform.