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Laurent Giret

Editorial Manager

Laurent was the Editorial Manager of the Petri IT Knowledgebase from 2022-2023. He's also the Senior News Editor of Thurrott.com.

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Microsoft Copilot

First Ring Daily: Did Copilot Do That?

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft accidentaly pushing Copilot on Windows on Windows Server builds, how Microsoft could make Copilot more useful for IT admins and security experts, and wonder if they could really trust AI to make changes for them.

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Intel Core Ultra

First Ring Daily: Intel Does AI

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott reflect on Intel’s recent talks about new AI, discuss why ARM continues to be the hope, and wonder if neural processing units (NPUs) really matter.

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First Ring Daily: The Future of Windows on ARM

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss what Paul learned from a recent briefing with Qualcomm about the company’s Snapdragon X Elite chips, which will power a new wave of ARM-based AI PCs coming later this year.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 10 for Business

First Ring Daily: Stoic Surface

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott look back at yesterday’s Surface and AI event yesterday from Microsoft and discuss why the company needs to do a better job at convincing organizations that its Copilot assistant is about to change how we work forever.

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Microsoft Teams unified client

First Ring Daily: Another New Teams App

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft’s unified Teams client that just entered public testing with Windows Insiders, and the consequences of Microsoft not completely killing the Windows 10 taskbar in Windows 11.

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Windows Subsystem for Android

First Ring Daily: Goodbye Windows Subsystem for Android

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft’s decision to drop support for the Windows Subsystem for Android and the Amazon App Store on Windows 11 in March 2025.

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Windows 11 PC with Copilot for Windows

First Ring Daily: The Moment Has Arrived

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss the first big update for Windows 11 in 2024, which brings new Copilot features and accessibility improvements.

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black friday Surface deals

First Ring Daily: Surface Peaks

As Microsoft is expected to refresh its Surface lineup with new AI features later this year, this episode of First Ring Daily has Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discussing Microsoft’s “peak Surface” moment.

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Microsoft Build 2024

First Ring Daily: Local AI, Cloud AI, and a Build of AI

In this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss how Microsoft’s Build 2024 conference will be all about AI and Copilots, and how AI technology could become the next big data harvesting tool. 

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Copilot on Windows

First Ring Daily: Copilot Gets Bigger

On this episode of First Ring Daily, Brad Sams and Paul Thurrott discuss Microsoft making Copilot on Windows open in an expanded window, and how the built-in version of the AI assistant still needs some work.

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