A man in China bought 99 iPhone 6 handsets and arranged them in a heart shape, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend as he proposed to her, in front of friends and onlookers. She was not impressed.
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Microsoft partnered up with CNN for the elections coverage and gave the news team a bunch of Surfaces to proudly display, but some of the announcers couldn't let go of their iPads during the event.
Over the past week, reports have been emerging from across the world from iPhone 6 owners complaining that the new handset has been pulling their hair out. So... 'Hairgate'. It's a thing, apparently.
A tourist downloaded two episodes of a BBC sitcom while on holiday in Turkey, but later found the downloads came via her mobile network while on international roaming - and not via her hotel's Wi-Fi.
A nervous customer in Australia was one of the first to get his hands on a brand new iPhone 6. Sadly, during an unboxing in front of the store, the device met the pavement.
A city in China is tackling the problem of people staring at their screens while walking by introducing special pedestrian 'lanes' on sidewalks for those who just can't stop looking at their phones.
Even though Microsoft paid $400m to make the Surface "the official tablet of the NFL," in at least two separate incidences the announcers during the games referred to the Surface as an "iPad."
After a huge launch of products yesterday, it looks like Apple had one more thing to debut exclusively on the Jimmy Kimmel show. The iLine will be one of the more unique products to date.
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.
For as little as $3 a day, you can now get a virtual partner - a real person who will call, text and IM you, listen to you complain, tell you how wonderful you are and wish you sweet dreams at night.
Jimmy Kimmel strikes again! This time he's showing off the new Apple "iWatch" to a select few, only to reveal that he is really giving displaying a Casio watch with an Apple sticker.
If you thought paying for "horse armor" was bad, then check out the latest DLC being offered up by Sony for the latest Killzone game on the Playstation 4. If something smells bad, it's probably this.
Are you afraid of the NSA spying on you? If so, you might want to do what Germany is considering: Ditch e-mail altogether and use the old fashioned typewriter... and not the electronic version either!
Comcast has earned itself a reputation for dismal customer service - and a call recorded by a customer trying in vain to disconnect their Comcast service is a perfect example of why.
Google is attempting to increase culture around the world by mapping musueums using robots similar to "Street View" cars. These robots must be vain, as they're taking a lot of selfies in the musuems.
A man broke into a home in St Paul, Minnesota, logged into Facebook on the victim's computer, forgot to log out, and left his clothes behind. You'll get no prizes for guessing what happened next.
A man went to the hospital after he swallowed a Blackberry mobile phone and it became lodged in his throat. Warning, the video is not for the squeamish, and bodily fluids are shown.
After spotting a Google Street View car approaching, a British man decided to stage a fake 'murder' scene to be caught on cam - but a concerned user called the cops after seeing it online.
Can the all-aluminum body of the HTC One M8 survive against the full force of a Trackingpoint XS1 sniper rifle, chambered in .338 and fired from 1,100 yards? No, but it's pretty cool to watch anyway.
A U.K. man is sending the plays of William Shakespeare to a seller who scammed him out of £80 for a PlayStation 3 that was never sold. The catch? He's sending the plays via text message.
Conan, the late night TV comedian, has offered up congratulations to Satya Nadella and penned his advice for turning around the ‘scrappy startup' which includes investing in the Zune.
A list of 25 of the most popular passwords used among people with accounts that were hacked in 2013 has been published. There's a new winner plus quite a few other interesting choices.
A clever Xbox One member changed his gamertag so that it would interact with the Kinect. While mostly harmless, it generated some laughs (and frustration) from members of the community.
Behold: the parody video Microsoft probably wishes it could release as part of its 'Scroogled' campaign, introducing Google BlackMail: "Either sign up for Google+ or we release all your private info!"
Can't drag yourself away from your console on Christmas Day? No need to waste valuable gaming time cooking a huge meal or eating it with loved ones, thanks to the Christmas dinner in a can, from GAME!
The latest "South Park" episode parodies the current Xbox One-PS4 battle as the kids try to get Microsoft's console on Black Friday but run into conflict from others who want Sony's device.
A team member from Western Digital and his family members recently created a model Formula 1 RC car that was made from the parts of 250 WD hard drives. The project took 400 hours to complete.
Microsoft has posted up a brief video tour of the company's archives, which shows off some truly historical items as well as some odd props like a life-sized Clippy costume.
Still craving the return of the old-school Start menu? Then the Windows 95 Phone from Nokia could be what you're looking for, fusing the classic OS with Nokia hardware in one terrifying abomination.
Internet Archive has launched the Historical Software Archive, the browser based alternative for running old software and games, away from the more traditional DOSBox and emulator software.
Fox News debuted its new studio filled with huge Windows 8 touchscreens this past week and many late night talk show hosts jumped in to make fun of the futuristic set up.
The series finale of "Breaking Bad" happens tonight, and as it turns out a bunch of locations in the show, including Walter White's home, are located a few miles from the birthplace of Microsoft.
Oracle is facing a lawsuit stemming from a $33k strip club bill that one of its employees racked up at last year's OpenWorld conference and that the company is now refusing to pay.
Apple's decision to launch a gold colored version of the iPhone 5s is the subject of a very funny parody video from the Conan late night talk show that shows an interesting new designer.
A dedicated father decided he wanted to help take some the burden off of the tooth fairy by building a tooth transport system for his sons using some pipes, Raspberry Pi, and an iPhone app.
"Our customers' love for Siri proves that ignorance is bliss. They still want to go on unforeseen adventures with Apple Maps..." Behold, the video showing how Apple *won't* announce its new iPhone.
Think you're hot stuff in the sack? Want to compare your skills with your buddies? Then check out Spreadsheets, the app that shows how long you last, how loud you are, and how much you... thrust...
In two days time, the Curiosity Rover will have been on the surface of Mars for one (Earth) year, and to mark the occasion NASA has put together a two minute timelapse video of its travels.
Social media, gaming, music, video, apps...all in the palms of our hands. But what would our world be like without mobile phones? Check out this rather amusing video from Qualcomm to find out.
Some slightly bizarre research found that 1 in 10 respondents refused to turn off their ringtones at a funeral service, with 1 in 6 admitting to calling, texting or using social media while there.
Navigating through layers of menus and options to connect to a human being in a call centre is, let's face it, an utter bore. But one man hopes to make the whole process that little bit easier...
An Iranian scientist claims to have invented a machine that can predict what will happen to any person five to eight years in the future with "98 percent accuracy". Only in Rus... wait, Iran?!
After recent comments by a Microsoft employee discussing 'always online' consoles, a man has recorded a profanity-laden rant against the company, ending in the violent destruction of his Xbox 360.
A survey reveals that 75% of us use our phone in the bathroom, while 24% of men now sit down to use the lavatory so they always have two hands free for their phone...plus more, erm, fascinating stats.
It was a mere sixty-seven years ago when the first computer bug was found and removed. Do you know what the problem was and who fixed the bug?
An approved patent application reveals Sony plans to get you to shout at your TV or play an interactive game with it in order to skip through the commercials more quickly.
A rumour of unknown origin has caused a worldwide explosion of rage among Twitter users, infuriated by the suggestion that the next iPhone will cost $800... despite no evidence to support the claim.
Do you have a Facebook account? New research suggests that if you don't, you may be more likely to commit violent crimes against humanity. Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction.
One of the world's largest telecommunications providers has launched a trial in which free Wi-Fi access is provided in exchange for picking up dog poop - the greater the weight, the longer you'll get.
The unmistakable aroma of unboxing a brand new Apple MacBook Pro has been recreated and bottled in a new fragrance, with an intoxicating bouquet of cardboard, ink, plastic, and just a hint of glue.