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Ever wonder what it would be like if you experienced "Email in Real Life"? A comedy duo has done just this in their latest video, reenacting common email faux pas in real life.
With a month left before Apple launches the Apple Watch, comedian Conan O'Brien has a more affordable option for the market in the form of the Apple Pocketwatch, priced at $259 USD.
Has it ever crossed your mind to see if the cops in GTA V are racist? If not, a YouTube channel has made a video accompanied by an analysis to determine if the said personnel are racist as alleged.
While Windows 10 is under development, a pair of hackers/artists have taken the time to develop a web operating system called Windows 93, which spoofs the classic look of the OS back in the 90's.
A new wearable device promises to harness the power of self-pleasure, storing electricity generated by the movements of your wrist, and allowing you to use that power to recharge your phone or tablet.
Google has been awarded a new patent for a wearable that emits pleasant smells upon detection of physical activity. Weirdly enough, it also has a feature that lets you avoid nearby friends.
Worry no longer: the question of how long Satya Nadella sleeps each night need no longer keep you awake, as he has finally shared the answer. But how does it compare with other CEOs? And with Ballmer?
Well, there's some bad news for selfie-loving men: An intriguing study has revealed that men who take selfies and post them online without any editing show signs of psychopathy.
It seems that some people are not contented with taking front selfies. A group of people has invented a selfie stick that does not help take a picture of your face, but of your backside buns instead.
A lot of people don't know how to take a proper selfie. A few amazing people at the City Literary college want to help you master the forbidden art of self-obsession, for only £132.
A man stole an Android tablet from a charity shop in Tyneside, England, but had to return it after eight days. The reason was brilliantly ridiculous: he couldn't figure out how to operate it.
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 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.
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.