What The Tech
What The Tech Ep. 248 – Lenovo Smells Like Fish 2-24-1502/25/15
Andrew and Paul discuss Superfish on Lenovo PCs. Why is Superfish a big deal? Paul takes issue with crapware on computers. How come PC manufacturers still insist on pre-installing crapware? Microsoft finally opens up Xbox One development. Why did it...
What The Tech Ep. 247 – State of Windows Phone 2-10-15
Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft's Windows Phone. Will Microsoft release any new Lumia phones at Mobile World Congress? Also, how will Windows 10 affect the next Lumia flagship release? Paul talks about the Office 16 preview. What's...
What The Tech Ep. 246 – The Death of RadioShack 2-3-15
RadioShack is said to be filing for bankruptcy and Amazon may take over half of RadioShack stores. Why didn't RadioShack survive? Windows 10 will run on the newly launched Raspberry Pi 2. What would people do with Windows 10 on a Raspberry Pi? Andrew...
What The Tech Ep. 245 – Microsoft Augments The Universe 1-27-15
Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott dive further into their discussion of Microsoft's HaloLens and Paul's first hand experience using the device. What is the target demographic for HaloLens? Paul also talks about how the new universal apps in Windows 10...
What The Tech Ep. 244 – Windows 10 Event Recap 1-23-15
Andrew Zarian and Paul Thurrott discuss the many announcements from Microsoft's Windows 10 event this week. Microsoft says Windows 10 will be free for the first year. But what happens after the first year? Paul explains how Windows 10 will integrate...
What The Tech Ep. 243 – 4K Readiness 1-13-15
Paul talks about his upcoming launch of Thurrott.com. Microsoft will hold their Windows Event next week and Andrew and Paul discuss what Microsoft may do at the event. Will we see new info about Windows 10? And Andrew picks Paul's thought over the...
What The Tech Ep. 242 – CES 2015 Highlights 1-8-15
Andrew and Paul discuss highlights from this year's CES in Las Vegas. Andrew raves about the lack of bezel on the new Dell XPS 13. Paul talks about Intel's compute stick. Dish announces Sling TV. Is Sling TV a good choice? And Paul also discusses...
What The Tech Ep. 241 – Best of 2014 12-23-14
Andrew and Paul discuss the best of tech gear for 2014 including the iPhone 6, Nokia Lumia 635, Amazon Fire TV, and the HP Stream.
What The Tech Ep. 240 – Worst Of 2014 12-18-14
Andrew and Paul discuss their annual Worst of 2014 list. Andrew calls the Amazon Fire phone, Android fragmentation, and lack of hardware updates to Apple TV and Macbook Pro. Paul lists the lack of Lumia flagship phones, Surface mini, and Windows 10 as...
What The Tech Ep. 239 – 2014 Holiday Gift Guide 12-9-14
Andrew and Paul run down their top 5 Holiday wish list items including the Xbox One, HP Stream, Amazon Fire TV, iPad, and Lumia 635. Andrew and Paul also discuss ATT's Next plan.
What The Tech Ep. 238 – The Great 2014 Smartphone Debate 12-2-14
Andrew talks about ordering the Amazon Fire TV and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Is Roku still the king of set top boxes? Paul discuss the rumored Lumia 1030 Windows Phone. Is Microsoft finally launching a new flagship Windows Phone? Andrew and Paul rant...
What The Tech Ep. 237 – Xbox One Year Later 11-25-14
Paul talks about Windows 10. Have the new patches helped fix Paul's issues with Windows 10? Andrew asks Paul some follow up questions from viewers about OneDrive. Andrew and Paul discuss Xbox One. How is Microsoft's gaming console doing a year after...
What The Tech Ep. 236 – Nokia-roid 11-18-14
Nokia surprises everyone by announcing the Nokia N1, an Android tablet. But is Nokia turning into Polaroid? Paul explains why he reformatted and reinstalled the latest build of Windows 10. What is broken in Windows 10? Paul also discusses problems...
What The Tech Ep. 235 – Rethinking Microsoft 11-13-14
Andrew and Paul discuss the future of Microsoft and how Microsoft products should work across multiple platforms. Is Microsoft's current strategy under Satya Nadella on the right track? Andrew and Paul also debate what the perfect size is for a phone....
What The Tech Ep. 233 – One Big Unlimited Drive 10-28-14
Andrew rants about car technology and how far behind it is. Microsoft announces unlimited storage on OneDrive for Office365 subscribers. Is it really unlimited? Paul orders HP's new Stream laptop. Why choose the HP Stream over a Chromebook? And Amazon...
What The Tech Ep. 232 – Apple Pay vs PayPal 10-21-14
Andrew and Paul discuss Windows 10. How will Microsoft update Windows 10 going forward with the Technical Preview? Apple release iOS 8.1 and officially launches Apple Pay in the US. How big of a deal is Apple getting in the NFC mobile payments game?...
What The Tech Ep. 231 – Windows 8: A Punch In The Face 10-14-14
Google announces it is renaming it's delivery service to Google Express and expanding to new cities. Is Google going after Amazon? Microsoft says 1 million people have downloaded the Windows 10 Technical Preview. Paul shares his thoughts on the new...
What The Tech Ep. 231 – Re Selfie 10-8-14
Paul talks about his experience using Windows 10 a solid week in. What does Paul think Microsoft got right or needs to fix in Windows 10 Technical Preview? HP announces it will split into two companies. Is HP failing to adapt to the changing market?...
What The Tech Ep. 229 – Microsoft Ramps Windows Up To 10 10-2-14
Paul Thurrot recaps Microsoft's event in San Francisco where they announced the next version of Windows will be called Windows 10. Andrew and Paul discuss the why Microsoft chose to skip Windows 9, and whats new in Windows 10. What does Windows 10...
What The Tech Ep. 228 – The Pointillize Effect 9-23-14
Paul discusses the Microsoft September 30th event where Windows 9 will be shown off. Why is this event aimed at business users? Micrososft releases a wireless display adapter based on Miracast. What makes Microsoft's adapter better than Chromecast?...
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