Google Play turns one today, and to celebrate, the team is throwing freebies your way for a limited time only; what can be better than freebies I ask? Not a lot. Info after the jump.
HTC One M8 for Windows Review
Digital Storm Vanquish II gaming PC
Nokia Lumia 530: A first look at Microsoft's new low-cost Windows Phone
The Surface Twitter account has put up a contest where by answering a (for a NASCAR fan) relatively easy question, you could be selected to win a Touch Cover signed by NASCAR driver Alex Bowman.
The UK High Court strikes back: Following last years ruling that The Pirate Bay and its known addresses must be blocked by all major ISPs, the Court has now added three other sites to the ruling.
Microsoft has finally made Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 RTM as well as SP1 available in more than 30 languages. However, It's not on Windows Update yet; link after the jump.
For some, 2012 has already come to a close, for others not quite yet. In any case, on behalf of the Neowin team we wish all of our readers a safe and Happy New Year and give thanks for your support.
In what seems like almost daily new twists in the John McAfee saga where he is being sought for questioning by the Belize government over a murder inquiry, now an alibi video has been posted online.
Just over a week ago it was revealed that the first major update for Windows Phone 8 would land in the first quarter of 2013 and that update is codenamed Apollo+, not so according to one source.
Nokia are pressing on with their Lumia line, today at LeWeb 2012 in Paris the company unveiled the Lumia 620 which also runs Windows Phone 8 and won''t burn a hole in your pocket.
The First Person Shooter is arguably the most successful genre in the PC gaming scene, and we have an infographic that shows where it started and what defined the genre.
Microsoft Visio 2013 Viewer allows anyone to view Visio drawings inside their Microsoft Internet Explorer Web browser. Visio users can freely distribute Visio drawings.
IBM investigated the extent of online sales for this past Cyber Monday, a now permanent online discount following Thanksgiving and the Black Friday weekend and found it was awesome!
We've all been there: you want to attach a file in Gmail that's a few megabytes only to find the recipient server rejects it, or it's a little too large to attach. Now Google has a solution for that.
An overclocker by the name of AndreYang has set a world record in CPU frequency of 8.67GHz using the FX-8350 AMD chip, but only after two previously set records were set just yesterday.
The FBI has arrested a man in connection with the theft of 3,600 iPad Mini's, but the haul, and two others remain at large while a large number of iPad Mini's are appearing on sites like Craigslist.
Is it a phone, camera or both? It's pretty much both if you don't need to make calls on it. From today you can grab this exclusively at AT&T on or off contract, it also comes pre-loaded with Jellybean
It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a review submitted by a member in our forums. This week Osiris makes an appearance with a Samsung Smart PC (XE500T) review.
Microsoft has made the Office 2013 Professional Plus Evaulation available for download via the TechNet Evaluation program, both 32 and 64-bit versions can be downloaded for a 60 day trial.
Google has launched a new experiment that allows Chrome users to literally 'browse' the entire Milky Way. Called "100,000 Stars" the data is generated from among others, NASA and the ESA.
The Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) of the UK has once again hit Virgin Media with a ban on their advertising methods, after the service claimed you could "say goodbye to buffering" misleadingly.
A US district judge who had earlier this year blocked sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 due to Apple's claim of design infringement has now lifted the ban after a jury found Samsung innocent of wrong doing
Apple has their own spin on their line of products, and it's fair to say we know what to expect from them (most of the time). But what about a typical fan's take on the evolution of Apple?
It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a review submitted by a member in our forums. This week mrk returns with a video review of the Samsung Allshare Cast Wireless HDMI Dongle.
Smartphone manufacturers manage to cram in more and more technology into ever thinner devices; and while the trend now appears to be screensize, we ask you where smartphones will be in five years time
If you ever thought about owning a Netbook, today might be your lucky day to get one that's dirt cheap, runs Android 4.0 and has a 10.1 display. The deal is limited to the UK though.
Are you one of the lucky people in the UK patiently waiting for your iPhone 5 to arrive? If so, we've put togther a guide on how you can track your shipping status, after the jump.
Apple will today start rolling out iOS 6 to the world, and we have put together a guide for who can upgrade to it, when, the new (major) features and how you can get it.
An image sneaked out of Microsoft shows some extensive cosmetic changes to the Office 2013 icons, with Outlook getting the most changes. The new are cleaner and more appealing.
Today we take emoticons for granted, they are embedded in most chat programs as images too; But thirty years ago today, the sideways smiley face was born to remove confusion for the context of a post.
It's that time of the week again, where we showcase a review submitted by a member in our forums. This week n_K makes an appearance with a super in depth server rack review.
You have to see it to believe it. The Sheriffs Department in California released surveillance footage of a "smash and grab" on an Apple store that resulted in an estimated $600,000 worth of damages.
Probably not the real deal, but anyway. An "official Apple commercial" has surfaced online showing off the iPhone 5 and all of the rumors and more, which is expected to be confirmed today.
It appeared likely that the first generation of Lumias would be rendered all but obsolete just one year after launch due to their not receiving the Windows Phone 8 update; Nokia strongly disagrees.
A new app that spoofs an alternative location for your tweets has been launched, allowing anyone to tweet from anywhere in the world, adding an extra layer of privacy to fool a stalker, or employer?
Announced back in July, Mozilla is working on an open source operating system officially named Firefox OS; now a video has been uploaded showing of some features of the OS running on a ZTE phone.
Emma Watson is best known for her role in the "Harry Potter" series of films; but now McAfee has found that she's (unwillingly) much more likely to lure unwitting interwebs surfers to download malware
Twitter has announced a new feature called Twitter timelines, expanding on the existing "embed a Tweet" function. The feature allows webmasters to embed a complete timeline of a Twitter account.
Amazon is said to be announcing their own smartphone today at their press event; running a variant of Android 4.0 and shipping with Nokia Maps, it would seem that they too want a piece of that market.
A friend of a friend who works at a Foxconn plant in China got to play with an iPhone 5 (prototype) and has made few images of it, as well as a video of it booting, confirming what we already knew.
Up until now there are two versions of the Android powered Nexus 7, the 8 and 16GB offerings. If a rumor is to be believed, there will also be a 3G version coming out soon too.
Now that some people have had Windows 8 for around two weeks, we have got a pretty good idea about the upgrade experience from Windows 7 (or earlier) we asked our members to share this experience.
Time for another infographic! Today we look at the countries with the largest printing industries, including the USA, UK and Japan, and explores the sectors in which printing is most prominent.
Love it or hate it, Microsoft has certainly made the transition from earlier versions of Windows frustrating for most people. In this From the Forums feature a typical user shares his annoyances for 8
HTC just isn't letting up with all the leaks of their upcoming devices. Ahead of IFA Berlin yet another HTC device has appeared online suggesting they are also going to announce a tablet as well.
Samsung may have lost out to Apple pretty much across the board in the courts earlier this week; but the $1 billion dollars they will have to pay may have had a more positive affect than they realize.
Seventeen years ago today Microsoft unleashed Windows 95 onto the public with great fanfare and a massive marketing campaign. It started both a revolution in Personal Computing and made rivals angry.
Dramatic title is dramatic; but is it time for a little scaremongering? Time to remind casual users that you can do more to protect your online presence? We think we can never remind you enough of it.
After 25 years, Microsoft has updated its logo for the first time, bringing forward a design we had already seen in some promotional slides relating mainly to Windows 8 but weren't yet official.
The three new Genius videos that aired only last month were not only popular for all the wrong reasons, but they painted typical Mac users as pretty clueless; enter a "Genius" who attempted to educate
As if we didn't have enough evidence that the new iPhone will ship with a mini dock connector, an employee of an online accessories shop has leaked an image of the cable on his Twitter account.
Ever accidentally deleted content off a memory card located in a camera or smartphone? This program which is free for today only, can recover those files and is usually priced at $39,95