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In order to shift focus towards its PlayStation 4 console, Sony has officially confirmed that there are no first party games being developed for the PlayStation Vita.
Why does it take so long for new Windows 10 Mobile preview builds to be released? Simple: Windows 10 Mobile can't be patched in the same way that PC builds can, as Microsoft's Gabe Aul noted today.
Insiders are frustrated by the current quality of Windows 10 Mobile builds, but a Microsoft exec mentioned the company would start fixing the OS and making it stable, starting in July.
On Friday we learned what sort of rig Oculus Rift owners should have to experience the VR headset "at its peak" the team followed up with a post that OSX and Linux development has been paused.
Kabam has decided to discontinue Windows Phone app development stating that the company is "concentrating its resources on the biggest market opportunity", mainly Android and iOS.
Sean S. Cunningham, the creator behind the original 'Friday the 13th' film has revealed that a game based on the movie is currently under development and is slated for an October 2015 release.
Microsoft has made it clear that they are the productivity company no matter the platform and that holds true today with the announcement of a new Android emulator of Visual Studio
Since the smartphone era started, the message has been of an app 'gold rush'. But it looks like that time has passed, and the bigger app development businesses are dominating.
A team from the MIT university has created a new power adapter for use with laptops that is a quarter of the size and a sixth of the weight of current power 'brick' charging units.
HTC is reported to be developing two new budget handsets for the Desire range under the codenames A1 and V2 for retail at the lower-end of the market.
Teachers warn of infants struggling to play with building blocks, children with poor social skills and teenagers unable to handle pen-and-paper exams, due to 'overexposure' to tablets, phones and PCs.
Microsoft's approach to Windows Phone, from a performance perspective, is that all developers must use an entry level Windows Phone to make sure that the OS runs well, even on low end devices.
An independent games studio has praised the Xbox One, calling it "the most appealing console platform" to develop for, adding that "diving into the Xbox One universe has been super easy" for them.
Leaked Microsoft slides hint at a unified app development platform with the ability to easily "create a single app that targets Windows Phone and Windows", and a move to AppX packages in WP8.1.
There's really not a one-size-fits-all answer to the question of “why are users uninstalling my app?” But there do seem to be a few common factors that can contribute to this happening.
Samsung has introduced the 'Junior Software Academy' as an extra-curricular club for students in its home country of South Korea to learn about software development, from company employees themselves.
Despite having a reputation for being technologically backwards, North Korea is introducing a government-approved Android-based smartphone that may (or may not) be produced within the country,
A Microsoft product manager has announced that the Windows Phone App Studio saw about 30,000 projects started within the first 48 hours of the program's release on Tuesday.
GitHub, a major sharing site for developers, has been targeted for a Denial of Service attack. At present there is no clear evidence on what individual or groups are responsible for the action.
Beta testers are in the process of receiving Dell's tiny computer, formally known as 'Wyse'. The device runs Android 4.1 and could be available in only a matter of months, should testing go well.
Google's spring-cleaning of services continues, taking down another service. With Reader gone, the company has decided to eliminate Latitude next, as well as all products pertaining to the service.
A new, free alpha add-on from Mozilla makes it possible to test apps - and the Firefox OS itself - from within the web browser. All you need is Firefox, and a bit of time to work with the Simulator.
Fusion has been released on the Play Store for Android, after several months of design and code work. The app was designed by the community and built by one guy, making it quite a remarkable addition.
In an official blog post, Microsoft has outlined ways to preserve the future of an existing WP7 app, including how to bring the applications to WP8 while still maintaining a legacy version.
The BBC has released another app for iOS, with an Android version in development. But are apps on the way too for Windows Phone, Windows 8 and BlackBerry 10? The BBC tells Neowin what's happening.
India's president, Pranab Mukherjee, has unveiled the country's Aakash-2 tablet. A successor to the original Aakash, the new model brings Android 4.0 to the table and is aimed at students especially.
Information has just come forward which suggests Facebook's hinted native Android application is in its final testing phase. The new application will fix a bad call made regarding the use of HTML5.
Microsoft has finally given Windows 8 the rubber stamp of approval but while that platform is being cleaned up, Microsoft has already started development work on Windows 9.
Mozilla are trying to make HTML/CSS easier to learn by launching an online editor that allows you to create and host webpages.
Microsoft is wanting users to embrace its Metro UI so much that it is removing code that will prevent users from re-installing the Start Button, Start Menu and various parts of the desktop interface.
Microsoft is pushing their web platform out to the open-source community, released under Apache License 2.0. Is this the new model for future Microsoft development?
Samsung and HTC has officially released the Android 4.0 kernels for the Galaxy S II and various other HTC devices. This will result in better development from within the Android community.
Mika Mobile, the developer of Battleheart and Zombieville USA, have decided to call it quits with Android development, after putting in a lot of work with the platform and getting little in return.
Developers of the Facebook application for Android have turned to the community on Reddit to help develop and improve the application.
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According to a tipster, Nintendo is in "development hell" with the next version of the console. Developers are still having their own troubles as well.
Windows 8, for the time being, is still in internal development. According to WinBeta, Windows 8 Build 8042.0.110707-1940 has been compiled. It is a Milestone 3 Build and was compiled on July 7th. It appears that...
PopCap, the massively successful developer of casual games, has recently started making their way onto Android. First came Chuzzle, then came Plants Vs. Zombies and Peggle is due to follow soon. However, in a recent...
Microsoft is a massive corporation with ideas constantly flowing, but how does a corporation of this size collaborate on some of the key technology trends? To help answer that question, Microsoft put together an infographic...
It's obvious that Windows Phone 7 is trailing iOS and Android in developer interest. We know this because the user base just isn't big enough to allow anyone to really profit from the platform –...
Female? Have web coding or sales skills? Happy to work with your kit off? UK software firm Nude House could be the workplace for you. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the firm's 63-year-old owner, Chris...
The next version of Mozilla Firefox could be released in the last week of June, as the company moves to an accelerated release schedule. According to a draft document, posted by Mozilla’s Rob Sayre and spotted...
Speaking in an interview with Joystiq, Dave Stohl, Activision Executive Vice President of Worldwide Studios said that the publisher has made the decision to focus on the development of a single title at a time. The...
Skype, the venerable voice chat/VoIP solution that has graced the desktops of millions, has been trying to explore other markets as of late. Verizon has their Skype app for Android phones, and Neowin previously reported...
Microsoft has officially released Silverlight for mass consumption. The download brings many enhancements to the platform including support for Google’s Chrome browser. You can download the newest version now by visiting Microsoft’s office...
Microsoft said on Tuesday that Silverlight 4 will be released on April 15. The update includes many key additions including support for Google’s Chrome browser. This additional support should help with the adoption...
Neowin will be offline for a brief period today for a short maintenance window in which the servers that run the site are being re-racked at the datacenter. This will require all six servers to...
A year after Google's Android launch, the open source operating system has become a sensation for both developers and consumers. With at least 12 devices currently using Android consumers have a range of mobile devices...
I was having a surf around the net today, looking for some news to report to all of you Neowin viewers. I happened across a website called folklore.org which provides alleged real life accounts of...