A security "researcher" used vulnerabilities in embedded devices to create a huge botnet (dubbed Carna Botnet) that was then able to map out the Internet's IPv4 address range.
A week of Windows 10, holograms and Exploding Kittens on Mars
Office 2016 launching this year, touch apps coming soon
Microsoft reveals the next version of Windows 10
Introducing Windows 10 for phones
Hands on with HoloLens
Download: Windows 10 build 9926
Are you struggling to get a signal far away from your wireless router? Let Neowin help you out with this free Amped Wireless repeater! Read about the details on how to enter!
An ITC judge struck down a lawsuit by Motorola that looked to ban the Xbox 360 console from being imported into the United States due to patents on short-range wireless technology.
After a French court ruled Twitter had to turn over the identities of people engaged in anti-Semitic tweets, the company delayed and is now being sued for $50M for "playing the indifference card."
Students aged 8-18 were asked to use Raspberry Pi to "Make the World Better." Creativity ruled, and some of the students used the tiny computer to help the elderly answer the door and take medicine.
One common complaint about the Samsung Galaxy phones is that they continue using polycarbonate ("plastic"). But does that matter in today's age of custom cases? What do you think?
Do you have the Wii U? Do you like great games? Do you love pinball? If so, get ready to download Zen Pinball 2 from the Nintendo eShop next week.
Are you curious about what Google's guiding principles are when designing Android? Two employees held a talk at the SXSW conference to review what the company does to improve your life.
Intuit is having issues filing state tax returns with Minnesota and the state is calling into question the accuracy of the software company's tax software.
MakerBot has made a big splash at SXSW, displaying a prototype 3D desktop scanner that they expect to turn into a marketable product in the near future. Combine this with a 3D printer and have fun!
The latest Humble Bundle includes games for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and Android. For whatever price you want to pay, you can get cross-platform support for a bunch of games.
Best Buy is following Yahoo's lead in requiring users to show up to the office, thus eliminating the telecommuting option. Is this a sound business practice or a desperate move by the business?
In the wake of the data breach, Evernote gave out great advice to everyone. Unfortunately they didn't follow their own recommendation, perpetuating bad security practice.
Enjoy photography? Enjoy contests? Enjoy winning? Then take a look at Neowin's official monthly photography contest to try and win or just see great photography by our members.
Zen Studios, makers of the popular Pinball FX2 framework, are creating ten tables based on the Star Wars universe. The first three have been released and we review them. May the Force be with you!
The four CIOs from Boston's major league sports teams assembled for a panel to discuss how technology needs to be used to attract fans and "get butts in seats" at the stadiums.
"Apple Picking" has become such a problem that police in New York City have created a new division that is responsible for tracking down and returning stolen Apple products.
A small toy company called Wobbleworks just created a Kickstarter project for what they claim is the world's first 3D printing pen. The unique project blew past its $30,000 goal.
The latest version of the Firefox browser, 19, will be officially released tomorrow. If you want to jump on it early, the binaries are available for download today.
Social media site Posterous will shutdown its services and mobile apps in order to focus entirely on Twitter. They've provided a backup tool and instructions on how to migrate to another site.
Amazon was giving away iMediaShare free from their Android App Store this past weekend, leaving iOS users out in the cold. But we are here to fix that problem by giving away a copy to one lucky reader
Without warning, Apple removed the popular photo-sharing app, 500px, from the App Store. Why? Because users could potentially search for pictures of naked people.
We live in an increasingly connected world, and today's free app from Amazon's Android app store improves that connectivity by letting you stream anything from your phone/tablet to your television.
Another day, another Java security flaw. To quote the movie Wargames, "the only winning move is not to play." In this case, that means to constantly update Java and use it only if absolutely necessary
It looks like Amazon has found a way to sell MP3s to iPhone users without the need to pay Apple 30% of all sales. How long before Apple changes their policies to block it?
Valve has been making a lot of improvements to their Steam service, and today they announced "Steam Guides," labeled as "Player-created manuals & References." But does anyone care?
Did a Google Street View car run over a donkey in Botswana? The images seem to imply so, but Google denies it. How long before PETA gets involved and starts publicly protesting the search giant?
New market research is indicating the Apple's popularity with teenagers is dwindling. Does Apple have to worry about their competitors catching up to them? Or is the research inaccurate?
The White House has formally responded to a petition requesting that the United States government begin construction on a Death Star. The response shows that some in politics have a sense of humor.
A porn site recently studied who was viewing the raunchy material, from where, and when and compiled an interesting Infographic. The result? Washington, DC must sell a lot of tissues on December 27th.
Amazon has just announced a new service, AutoRip, that converts music you've purchased on physical CDs (now and in the past) into MP3s and stores them in the Amazon cloud, free of charge.
Google+, the often-mocked social media platform, may by "crazy like a fox" as features from the tool merge into other Google offerings. Do you find yourself using Google+ more as time goes on?
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, and of course, Happy Festivus for the rest of us. We hope you've enjoyed or content, and we'd like to give a free subscription to one lucky reader!
All Google wants for Christmas (of 2013) is to steal away 90% of Microsoft Office users from their chief competitor. Do users need all of the advanced features that Microsoft offers? Google says no.
Want a free Star Trek Mimobot? Then enter the drawing and try to win one of two 8 gigabyte USB thumb drives we're giving out to our loyal readers!
The iHangy is a great way to carry your iPhone around and we're giving one away for free. Check inside for details on how you could win your very own iHangy so you never lose your iPhone again.
New research shows that viewing pornography online negatively impacts our short term memories. While this is only one study, we... What were we going to say again?
'Tis the season for giving! Here at Neowin, we'd like to suggest some gifts that you can give to your other technology loving friends and family members. Or to put on your own list. Your choice.
Do you think McAfee's life on the run would make for a good movie? You're not alone! The rights to his life have been purchased by a studio and we expect to see the film in a theater near you.
Today we look at the Amped Wireless AP20000G access point. Is it a good candidate to expand the range of your wireless network? Or should you look at other product offerings instead?
Never do anything on Skype that you wouldn't do in front of your parents. That's the lesson one Utah man learned the hard way after having a sex session on Skype.
Apple is looking to improve the security of their operating systems and have hired former Windows Vista hacker Kristin (Chris) Paget on as a "core operating system security researcher."
Has John McAfee finally been found after allegedly murdering his neighbor last month? According to his official blog, the answer is yes.
A new four letter bill, the IAMA, looks to protect the Internet from other bad four letter bills like SOPA, PIPA, and ACTA. But will the Internet American Moratorium Act gain traction?
In the latest pinball offering from Zen Studios, Iron Man and Captain America face off against each other in Civil War, a battle between whether mutants should register with the government or not.
Your data should be backed up, but what tool is best for the job? We examine Acronis True Image 2013 (with Plus Pack) to see if it will fit your needs or if you should look elsewhere.
Google Fiber's gigabit speeds to the home is now live in the Hanover Heights neighborhood of Kansas City, and the feedback has been extremely positive, making the rest of the world extremely jealous.
Suppliers are beginning to ramp up for production of the latest generation of Blackberry mobile devices. Will RIM be able to hit a homerun here, or will it be three strikes and you're out?
What will Information Technology look like in the year 2020? That's what HP is trying to find out by crowdsourcing the Internet. Questions are asked on their site and an ebook will be published in Dec
Rumors are that Apple is looking to remove Intel processors from their Mac lineup and replace them with an architecture that closely resembles that of their mobile devices.