From the fake murder scene on Google Street View, to the burglar that logged into Facebook on his victim's PC, and the guy who proposed with 99 iPhones, we look back at top NeoBytes :) news from 2014.
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
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.
A group of scammers in California are reportedly selling floor tiles disguised as iPads with Apple logo and bubble wrap to unsuspecting users under the pretext of discounted "out of the box" price.
An old fax machine has become a source of headaches for the Office of the Secretary of Defense, after it was found that faxes cannot be received and they may remain incommunicado until November.
In their latest April Fools' prank, Google have released a third layer for its mapping service, offering the capacity to browse the globe as a treasure map. Ahoy!
MySpace Tom has been very active on Twitter lately and has been answering a lot of tweets that have headed his way, one of which has sparked quite the response from tweeters worldwide.
Image Credit: Facebook Nun expelled from order for having 600 friends on Facebook It would seem that our lord and savior doesn't approve of Facebook. As Spanish nun María Jesús Galán, dubbed 'Sister...
Tipped off by friends, two Norwegian pranksters dressed as scuba divers chased after a Google Street View car in Norway. The pair were spotted on Street View this week after Google updated its Maps for Norway...
Microsoft quietly released Songsmith at CES. With all the Windows 7 madness here at Neowin we missed this one. Songsmith generates musical accompaniment to match a singer's voice. Just choose a musical style, sing into...
Microsoft has been painstakingly reviewing the operations and procedures behind its Windows Genuine Advantage license validation tool, with a view to ironing out glitches that have cause problems for legitimate Windows users. Windows Genuine Advantage...
The office may start to sound like a fun place with the development by an Australian university of laughter-recognition software. SoundHunter was developed by computer scientists at Monah University in Melbourne to make it easier...
The newest 3-D video displays herald an interactive future for imaging. A half-meter-long protein floats in midair, several centimeters in front of a monitor. It looks like an oversize curled ribbon from a...