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 two tech podcasts: Windows Weekly with Leo Laporte and Mary Jo Foley, and What the Tech with Andrew Zarian. He was formerly the senior technology analyst at Windows IT Pro and the creator of the SuperSite for Windows.
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Because it always rains when I drive, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s new schedule for Windows 10 and Office 365, Qualcomm confirms Windows 10 on ARM schedule, Microsoft puts killing Wunderlist on its To-Do list, and more.
Because Windows Vista is finally dead, this edition of Short Takes looks at the last stand for an unfairly maligned Windows version, the Creators Update, and upcoming Microsoft hardware events.
Because Spring is finally in the air, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s customer satisfaction win over Apple, the Windows Insider Program for businesses, Xbox “Project Scorpio”, and much, much more.
Because there’s a Microsoft coffee shop in Berlin, this edition of Short Takes looks at the Windows 10 Creators Update rollout, Galaxy S8 preorders at Microsoft’s retail stores, and much, much more.
Because I’ve pilkunnussija’d and I can’t stop correcting my own writing, this edition of Short Takes looks at a Surface Book 2 report, Windows Vista’s EOL, a controversial Windows 10 change, and more.
Because Project Olympus hasn’t yet fallen, this edition of Short Takes looks at a Wikileaks tech leak, Microsoft’s ARM server initiative, Google’s major new offensive against Microsoft’s enterprise businesses, Slack competitors, and more.
Because Windows phone is still dead, this edition of Short Takes examines Microsoft’s charitable contributions, a new LinkedIn strategy, security issues, and much more. Good night, and have a pleasant tomorrow.
Because tech bloggers invented the entire concept of fake news, this edition of Short Takes looks at a bunch of Microsoft news, of course, but also a ton of BS click-bait headlines that make us collectively dumber.
Because Microsoft Ireland is the coolest place in the world to work, this edition of Short Takes looks at a Patch Tuesday mulligan, a Digital Geneva Convention, Azure penetration and growth, and much more.
Because the irony is so thick I could cut it with a knife, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft and patents, Microsoft’s big legal win, and much, much more.
Because there’s a nude jogger terrorizing the Microsoft campus, this edition of Short Takes looks at basically anything and everything else.
Forget the naysayers: Apple has delivered another blockbuster quarter on the back of its most successful iPhone launch ever.
Microsoft has joined a Washington State lawsuit against a U.S. presidential Executive Order on immigration. The ban is unconstitutional.