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 I told you so, this edition of Short Takes looks Microsoft’s future in cloud gaming, Intel’s plans to fix security flaws, Microsoft’s new bug bounty, Samsung’s rocky year, and much more.
Because baseball season can’t start soon enough, this edition of Short Takes looks at Windows’s not-so-new S mode, Microsoft’s best-selling Surface PC, the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update, and so much more.
Because March showers bring the Apocalypse, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft helping Intel to ship firmware updates, Microsoft and Google going after Slack, a new boss for Cortana, and so much more.
Because he started it, this edition of Short Takes looks at HP’s PC resurgence, Intel’s next mobile setback, Always Connected PCs, the limits of Windows 10 on ARM, and much more.
Because it was 62 degrees yesterday but it will still snow tomorrow, this edition of Short Takes looks at 5 years of Surface Pro, an unfixable Skype bug that was already fixed, Amazon v. Microsoft, and so much more.
Because I’ve fallen and I can’t get up, this edition of Short Takes examines Microsoft’s latest marketing gaff, Build 2018 vs. Google IO 2018, Google vs. Nest, Broadcom vs. Qualcomm, and much, much more.
Because we get much closer to Spring every day, this edition of Short Takes corporate earnings from Microsoft, Google, Apple, and Amazon, and some of the interesting facts we can mine from each. Plus some other stuff.
Because winter in Narnia was shorter than this, this edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft’s coming $1 trillion market cap valuation, a major Surface Laptop correction, Microsoft v. AWS, and much, much more.
Because baby it’s cold outside, this edition of Short Takes looks at Surface Book 2 market expansion, IBM revenue growth, Apple’s $350 billion “contribution,” new tech industry corporate headquarters, and much more.
Because Meltdown and Spectre are the gifts that keep on giving, this edition of Short Takes looks at more news about these vulnerabilities, CES 2018, and more.
Because it’s the end of the world as we know it, this edition of Short Takes looks at the many issues swirling around the Spectre and Meltdown security vulnerabilities. TDLR: We’re doomed.
Because there’s a chill in the air, this short New Year edition of Short Takes looks at Windows Hello security, Surface Pro with LTE, and much, much more.
Because it’s the gift that keeps on giving, this special holiday edition of Short Takes looks at Microsoft v. Google, the next version of Windows 10, some new Apple controversies, Eric Schmidt, and much, much more.