There's been a lot of Azure news here at TechEd, and Microsoft wants everyone to try it out for themselves. To entice you, they're offering you $200 worth of service credits for the first month.
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Hands on with Verizon's Lumia 735
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Review: Ulefone Be Touch
Polling app Straw goes global with 2.0 release (and we chat about it with @BenThePCGuy)
Microsoft: Windows Insider program is not a free upgrade path for XP users to Windows 10
Acer announced the Iconia W3 today, and we managed to see it up close and personal at TechEd North America. Check out our impressions!
We are liveblogging from the TechEd North America 2013 conference in hot and humid New Orleans. We expect several product update announcements, including Windows Server Blue, SQL Server 2014, and more
TechEd is starting today, and there will be plenty of new announcements. Windows Server 2012 R2, System Center 20012 R2, and SQL Server 2014 will all be available for public preview later this month.
Microsoft's TechEd Surface deal appears to be a ringing success. The conference hall was bustling with attendees waiting in line for hours to purchase the two Microsoft tablets.
Do you want a Surface RT with touch cover for $99? Or maybe you'd prefer to buy a 128GB Surface Pro for $399? If that interests you, then fly to New Orleans next week and attend TechEd with us!
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to New Orleans next week to talk with company leaders at TechEd 2013.
While there are still many questions about what the upcoming Xbox One will and won't be, we have learned a lot in the past week. Based on what you already know, will you buy an Xbox One at launch?
In a partnership with the NFL, Microsoft plans on bringing Surface technology to the sidelines of NFL games. They also have plans to increase interaction between the game and fans with Smartglass.
Everyone likes a good deal, but free money is even better! Check out the Microsoft Store where you can get a $10 credit off of a future purchase for simply giving them your email address.
If you own a Windows Phone, Microsoft would like to give you the chance to win some prizes. Simply download the Microsoft Store app, spin the wheel, and see if you're lucky.
What does an ex-CEO of a multi-billion dollar company do after getting fired? Why it's obvious that he records a music album... about business... for young adults just entering the workforce...
What was once old is new again: DirecTV is once again rumored to be interested in purchasing Hulu, but will they pull the trigger or once again balk at the high price tag?
Did you know that most identity theft is done the old fashioned way, by stealing your mail, wallet, or social engineering on the phone? That's what we learned at the Secure360 conference today.
The United States Department of the State has forced Defense Distributed to remove the blueprints from their website. Although the site has complied, has the genie already been let out of the bottle?
Zen Studios is releasing its hit pinball platform, Pinball FX2, on Steam this coming Friday, but one lucky reader will win a code for the tables before you can buy them!
The second monthly photography contest is complete, and ArcticRift was the winner! The contest's next theme is "The View From My Window," and the prize is a Neowin subscription!
The world may be in for a shock because it looks like we'll soon have the ability to use a 3D printer to create a fully working plastic firearm. What does this mean for the future?
The April photography contest is now closed, and the voting is open to select the winner. Take a look at the photos, place your entry for the best, and help one lucky member win a Mimobot!
You know how Apple used to sue everyone with an "i" in front of their name? It looks like Fitbug is doing the same with the word "fit" as they claim trademark infringement against rival Fitbit.
The official Neowin photography contest is underway and we have many excellent entries. Remember, the winner will take home an 8GB Captain Kirk Mimobot thumb drive!
One theme was clear at MMS 2013: Microsoft is serious about competing with and overtaking VMware in the virtualization market, and companies like Dominos Pizza and Xerox are on the forefront.
Microsoft began filming its "Bing vs. Google" commercials in Topeka, Kansas, the town that, in an effort to lure a Google Fibre install, temporarily renamed itself to "Google, KS."
What did Brad Anderson have to say at the MMS 2013 keynote conference? We learned about cloud computing, especially around Azure and Intune, as well as the consumerization of IT, and yummy pizza!
Microsoft announced that they are one of the founding members of the OpenDaylight Project, an effort run by the Linux Foundation designed to create a new and common Software-Defined Networking.
We're here in windy Las Vegas, and the MMS2013 opening keynote is set to start at 8:45am PT. Join us here as we live blog our thoughts on what Brad Anderson from Microsoft has to say.
Google's latest application gives the Internet smell - over 15,000,000 scentibytes of smell, to be exact! Will this new app make the mainstream, or will it be a smelly pile of poop?
The photography competition from March is now closed, a winner has been chosen, and a new theme for April has been selected. Participate in the next contest and you could win a Mimobot!
Today is World Backup Day. Do you backup your data? And more importantly, do you test restoring your backups? If not, today's the day to take a few minutes and ensure your data is safe from harm.
What does Microsoft have planned for the enterprise environment? We'll be traveling to Las Vegas next week to talk with company leaders to find out their vision for the corporate world.
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.
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.