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With the current trend of the PlayStation 4 outselling the Xbox One, an intelligence firm predicts that the PS4 will triumph over the Xbox One in sales by 40% in the year 2019.
From Microsoft's Rooms and Intel's Skylake, to Indian Denim, Windows 10 patches, HTTP/2, privacy intrusions and Sony's wonky smartglasses, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Sony says its new 64GB microSDXC card offers 'premium sound' for its $160 price tag - five times higher than a 'normal' card - but its promises of offering better audio quality are dubious at best.
Sony has revealed pricing and availability details for its new AR smart-glasses - which feature an 8-bit green monochrome UI, battery life of up to 150 minutes, and a wired control unit.
From new Windows and Office upgrades, to Satya's sleep, Samsung slip-ups, OnePlus invites, dual-boot WinDroids, and a smelly Google patent, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Sony has released a seemingly infinite list of games which are scheduled for a 2015 release, including Final Fantasy Type 0 HD , Dead or Alive 5 Last Round and Resident Evil Revelations 2 Episode 1.
Sony has unveiled a new mid-range handset that promises a two-day battery life under active use, named the Xperia E4. The device also comes with software that can prolong the device's usage time.
Netflix is expecting new versions of the Xbox One and PS4 with 4K resolution support later this year - in fact, Sony is said to have "promised" a revised model of its console to a Netflix executive.
A report claiming that Snapdragon 810 processors were facing overheating issues was revealed a couple of months ago. Now, a Chinese analyst states that the issue has been fixed and the chip is ready.
Worldwide sales of the PS4 beat those of the Xbox One in Q4 2014, as they did throughout the year - but it seems that Microsoft has significantly narrowed the sales gap between its console and Sony's.
Sony Online Entertainment has been sold to a third-party investment firm, and the former Sony subsidiary will now make games for Xbox One, mobile and other platforms.
Sony has announced that it is closing its Music Unlimited service in March, replacing it with a new 'PlayStation Music' service, powered by Spotify, and coming to the PS4, PS3 and Sony Xperia devices.
According to a new report from Japan, Sony is planning to cut approximately 1000 jobs from its smartphone division in Europe and China. This comes after consecutive quarters of losses.
Sony has sold the very first PS4 20th anniversary edition for a whopping $128,000 USD. Luckily, the auction winnings will go to a charity in Japan that is focused on helping children.
Microsoft is poised to make 2015 the best year ever for Xbox through a large number of exclusive games and major software updates. Here's an early look at what's in store for 2015.
For all of the Plex users and PlayStation owners out there, you'll be happy to know that the Plex app is now officially available for download on both the PS3 and 4 in North and South America.
Sony's currently unreleased future flagship, the Xperia Z4, has been recently certified by Japan's wireless authority, meaning the device may be coming soon.
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the UK, and computing equipment confiscated, as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into recent attacks against Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network.
If you're struggling to choose between the Xbox One and PS4, this may be the ideal solution: the PlayBox, a beast of a device combining the two consoles in a laptop form factor with a 22-inch screen.
Sony was supposed to launch its PlayStation 4 console in China in just a few days but according to a statement that has been postponed indefinitely thanks to negotiations with the government.
The Sony Xperia Z4 specifications leaked just a month afther the launch of Xperia Z3, and now we learn that the much awaited flagship will come in two versions tailored for different markets.
The FBI Director James Comey has chosen to do a bit of explaining on how the Bureau arrived at the conclusion that North Korea is behind the hack of Sony Pictures in 2014.
The PlayStation Blog has announced that the critically acclaimed first person shooter, Duke Nukem 3D: Megaton Edition will be available on PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Vita today.
Sony has announced eleven new Bravia 4K TVs running Android TV, including the stunning X9000C series, which are just 4.9mm thick at their thinnest point, and available in sizes up to 75-inches.
After saying that its Lollipop rollout would start in early 2015, Sony has now confirmed that it will begin pushing Android 5.0 to its range-topping Xperia Z3 devices sometime next month.
The PlayStation 4 is the best-selling console of its generation and Sony has released the numbers to prove it. However the device failed to gain a significant sales boost during the holiday season.
Sony has announced a subscription program for the PlayStation Now service in North America, providing unlimited access to more than 100 PlayStation 3 games, for $19.99 a month, or $44.99 for 3 months.
From Windows 10 and modular smartphones, to HTC's new flagship, what's next from OnePlus, premium wearables, epic games and more, we look at some of the cool stuff that's on the way in the year ahead.
The US government has sanctioned North Korea over the Sony hacks, saying the country tried to intimidate US businesses and artists from exercising their right of freedom of speech.
PlayStation Plus members affected by the Christmas outage will receive a five-day extension and a once-off 10% discount in the PlayStation Store as a "thank you" for their patience.
After claiming responsibility to takedowns of both Xbox Live and PlayStation Network multiple times in recent months, Lizard Squad is becoming web mercenaries for hire.
A woman from California excitedly buys a shiny new PlayStation 4 for her boyfriend as a Christmas present. Unfortunately, upon opening the box, not only the boyfriend, but also she, was surprised.
An arrest has been made related to the attacks on Microsoft's Xbox Live service and Sony's Playstation Network, and the warrant for the arrest clearly states the reasoning behind it.
PlayStation's official Facebook page has announced the free games for January 2015 which include some cool titles like Infamous: First Light - provided you are a PlayStation Plus member.
US officials have admitted that North Korea lacks the capability to conduct the Sony hack itself as the attack was too sophisticated, but officials still thinks the country was involved.
Lizard Squad has claimed they gave the internal employee logins to the Sony hackers, which allowed them to break into Sony's systems, but it denied any role in the breach itself.
With all the ruckus on "The Interview," cyber criminals took advantage of the moment as they have created an app claiming to download the movie. Instead, a Trojan is waiting to attack host devices.
Sony has revealed that the controversial movie, 'The Interview', made $15 million through YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, and now it's available through Apple's iTunes.
From Android 5.0 and Windows 10, to the Apple Watch, Microsoft Band, OnePlus One, Google antitrust allegations and the console wars, we look back at highlights from the year's top tech news on Neowin.
Sony has attempted to step up the fight against pirate sites this year but has been caught unwittingly funding these very sites according to analysis by the MPAA.
"The Interview" release has been a back and forth for Sony, but the movie probably did a lot better than you think and streaming the movie proves to be a real test for premium VOD.
Few manufacturers cross the 12 inch barrier. Sony is reportedly preparing the release of a bigger tablet aimed at the high-end segment of the market, possibly a rival for the rumored iPad Pro.
Following a reaction from critics, Sony has reconsidered releasing the controversial movie. As it became available for streaming, it didn't take too much time to become a pirate hit online.
Later today, the movie 'The Interview' will stream online via YouTube, Google Play, Xbox Video and its own website, after Sony made last minute deals.
The recent leak of Sony information by a group called GOP may have opened Pandora's box. An email conversation from the leak shows something interesting about the settlement between MPAA and Hotfile.
Sony's game streaming service will soon be available outside of the company's ecosystem with PlayStation Now landing on Samsung smart TVs next year. Users will be able to stream hundreds of PS3 games.
After an enormous amount of attention was put on the upcoming Seth Rogen comedy "The Interview", Sony has decided to not heed the warnings of North Korea and release the movie in select theaters.
Amid a confrontation with the US over the Sony hacks, North Korea has experienced Internet outages, the cause is not yet known.
Sony has threatened Twitter and one of its users with a lawsuit after the user posted screenshots of leaked emails, it follows similar threats to news organizations reporting on the leaks.