Use the color found in this logo http://www.neowin.ne.../logo-short.jpg
As for backgrounds for the articles, use an off-white or a cream colored style.
Add a share button on articles (at the top) to post headline to twitter,facebook, etc)
Have the option to use the neowin color as the icons instead of the background and make the background cream colored or white (like iOS 7 is) for daytime reading
Make an app bar at the bottom, allowing you to post a comment.
Update the neowin logo font and remove the .net
Change the font to segoe UI or helvetica neue ultra light
Have you seen http://www.neowin.ne...neowin-app-wp8/