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The POODLE bug knows no bounds and has even affected the MetroTwit app, and as a result, the developers have decided to issue a hotfix for the retired Twitter client - but this is probably a one-off.
Bono took the opportunity last night to apologise to fans who were forced to download 'Songs of Innocence' via iTunes following the iPhone 6 reveal in September and admitted to getting carried away
An unidentified woman in China was caught on CCTV battling a mobile phone that exploded in her hand while swapping out the battery. The manufacturer of the phone is unknown.
Google has submitted a transparency report for the requests it receives regarding the "Right to be forgotten" laws in Europe, in which shows that one in ten came from the UK.
Let's be clear: this isn't an official patch. Someone hacked together a partially working Notification Center for Windows 10, which is currently disabled for most users in the Technical Preview.
Since Windows Vista, Microsoft added in a start-up delay for apps, and it's pretty noticeable in Windows 8 and 10. However, this can be disabled, which results in apps starting quicker on boot.
In a first for the company, Microsoft is making available its vision for the datacenter in its next Windows Server and System Center platform broadly available for download today as well.
Soon, when traveling through Edinburgh airport, you may be met by a customer service rep wearing Google Glass. The airport is set to start trialing the use of Glass to assist passengers.
China has finally lifted its ban on console sales from the West, but at a price, the console will launch with ten "non-violent" titles and just five million will be up for grabs, costing more too.
If you managed to update iOS to 8.0.1 yesterday before Apple pulled the update, and have experienced problems with cellular service or the Touch ID functionality, here's how you can downgrade to iOS 8
Just a week after the public availability of iOS 8.0, it appears that 8.0.1 is already being put through its paces at partners & carriers pending approval which could mean a quick update for the OS.
Samsung has now confirmed that the 5.7-inch Note 4 phablet will be made available to South Koreans on September 26, with it going on sale in 140 countries after that by the end of October.
If you thought you were holding the iPhone 4 wrong #antennagate, or that an iPhone 5 scuffed too easily #scuffgate, now you may be wearing it wrong #bentgate, lets have a bend off!
Three weeks after the original round of leaks showing dozens of celebrities in compromising poses went online, it appears that another batch has leaked which include previous and other celebs.
New information has come to light that confirms that the Technical Preview will not be released to the public on the same day as the event in San Francisco, which takes place on Sep 30.
The Dropbox team has reacted quickly to incompatibility issues with iOS 8 and is urging users to upgrade both Dropbox and Carousel after a fix was pushed yesterday and a patch shortly after.
Gullible iPhone users have fallen foul to a hoax that is trending on Twitter that claims you can "quickly charge" your iPhone in any "standard household microwave" but it's all fantasy.
iOS 8 will be made available to the general public today, and we've added a countdown for you to keep an eye on, but there are still problems affecting the OS, so should you upgrade? Read on..
It's clear that Facebook is indeed taking users' privacy seriously, at least to the extent of what you want to share with friends and 3rd party app hook-ins; the app settings page has been updated.
Around half of the recovered E.T. Atari 2600 cartridges dug up earlier this year will now be heading to eBay in the coming weeks, giving you the chance to own a piece of "the worst game" in history.
The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus won't go on sale until 19 September, but pre ordering will be available from tomorrow. But until then you could have a play around with an actual sized iPhone 6 in 3D.
First reduced from 24 hours to 15 minutes in 2010, now Google has extended that window to 2 hours which means you have a bit more time to decide if you want to purchase an app or not.
Almost five million Gmail accounts were compromised on Tuesday and the details of those accounts posted online, Google has responded by saying their servers were not breached, indicating brute-force.
Earlier this year it was rumored that Google was killing off Google Voice completely, opting instead to integrate VoIP features to Hangouts; that rollout has started and you can migrate to it now.
Stardock has announced the immediate availability of ShadowFX, a customization tool that adds back drop shadows to Windows 8 along with a variety of custom options that tailor to your personal taste.
It seems Siri can't catch a break. Ever since Cortana arrived and consistently proved she can do better than Apple's assistant, Microsoft has been happily pointing this out in its commercials.
Once in a while an advertising campaign comes along that's so cheesy, or awesome, we feel we have to share it here on Neowin. Usually it's about technology (of course) and this kinda falls under that.
Microsoft did not stop at the reveal of three Lumia devices today, they also announced a broad range of accessories for wireless charging and screen sharing, and they will be available this month.
Microsoft today announced the Lumia Denim update that will be available immediately on the Lumia 730, 735 and 830. It will begin rolling out to other Windows Phone 8 devices in Q4.
Microsoft announced three devices today at IFA Berlin, among them was the Lumia 830 which will ship with 'Lumia Denim' for €330 excluding taxes and subsidies.
Well the leaks were more or less accurate on the Lumia 730 and 735, the two variants are indeed 'selfie' phones that feature a 5Mpx front-facing shooter at an attractive price as well!
Today Microsoft revealed three new Lumia devices, the 730, 735 and 830 with emphasis on their 'selfie' capabilities. Lumia Denim the next update for Windows Phone 8.1 was also revealed.
Forget Lumia Debian Red, according to sources by Chinese website WPDang the update will actually be called Lumia Denim, and it will be included with todays revealed launch devices.
Team Skype at Microsoft have rolled out an update for the Xbox One that brings photo viewing and an overall better snap experience to the console. That, and more!
Apple has broken their silence over the breached celeb accounts hack which resulted in dozens of celebrities having their most private moments put online for the whole world to see.
Microsoft China posted up an image teasing Windows 9 earlier today before quickly removing the post, and confirmed its name and other bits in the process, asking "will the Start menu make a return?"
If you are excited about the upcoming Passport smartphone from BlackBerry that features a real keyboard, then you may also be excited to know that it will also support 4K video recording.
Following Microsofts loss at court vs the U.S. government in a legal battle that requires the company to hand over emails stored in Ireland, the company reaffirmed its commitment to customer privacy.
Subscribers to Time Warner Cable woke up this morning to find they could no longer check Facebook, email or anything else as a major outage affecting cable services swept across much of the U.S.
A Copenhagen-based developer has discovered a vulnerability that allows telephone numbers in Safari pages on the iPhone to automatically place calls, to any number including the expensive ones.
The leaks surrounding the iPhone 6 just keep on coming! This time around we can possibly expect a 128GB version of the upcoming device, and helpfully, also a parked car locator!
Google Glass wearers can rejoice! Google has rolled out an update that promises to induce eye watering results now that you will be able to view all of your contacts through it instead of just ten.
Microsoft has enabled a new feature called "Free Play Day with Gold" which lets you download and play select titles on the Xbox One for 24 hours, although it has yet to be officially announced.
Not content with sticking favorited tweets from other users in your timeline, Twitter has now rolled out an update that inserts "popular tweets" into your feed, whether you like it or not.
The Xbox website has put up a page with a new media drive for the Xbox 360. Clocking in at 500gb and priced $20 cheaper than the 320gb version, we wonder, is a typo or simply a great deal?
The Internet never fails to create new lows when a celebrity dies, this time around Twitter has been forced to update its policy after gruesome images appeared on Zelda Williams account.
Intel is apparently accelerating the launch date for their next gen Haswell-E CPUs and X99 chipset, with manufacturers also rumored to be ready to roll out a number of new motherboards to choose from.
Those pesky developers over at Twitter are playing around with a select base of user accounts yet again, treating favorited (or starred) tweets just like retweets! The horror, the horror.....
Not to be outdone by her husband, Melinda also took the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on her birthday last Friday wearing a rather large hat. Check out the video after the jump.