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After launching its first Windows Phone in September, KAZAM is launching two more - the Thunder 450W and 450WL - which both include a three-year warranty and free screen replacement in the first year.
Just 12.3mm thick and weighing 1.2kg, the latest Ultrabook from ASUS features an Intel Core M processor, 8GB RAM and 128GB SSD, and offers up to ten hours of battery life - not bad for $699.
Can deals get any crazier than this? For $79 you can pick up the Windows 8.1 loaded HP Stream 7 tablet and receive two freebies worth more than the price you paid for it.
A 3G tablet that's 8mm thick, weighs 525g, runs both Android and Windows, and has a QXGA display? For $230? It sounds too good to be true - but the 9.7-inch Cube i6 Air is real, and on sale now.
With 2 Gb RAM and the latest quad-core Atom chipset, we'll soon review it to see if it meets the mark. But for now, check out our first impressions and unboxing of the PiPO X7 Windows 8.1 mini-PC!
Figures for Q4 2014 show that Windows devices now make up 9% of the global tablet market with over 6 million shipments, including over 2 million Surface tablets - and further growth is predicted.
Bank of America is joining Chase Bank in killing off its Windows Phone and Windows 8.1 apps, with support ending in early March, and the company suggests you "just go to bankofamerica.com" instead.
Alaska Airlines is to offer Windows tablets to passengers on its long-haul flights, providing access to movies, TV shows, music and Xbox games - and all content is free to enjoy until March 31.
HP's new high-end Windows notebook features a 360-degree hinge, 13.3-inch display with Quad HD resolution, 8GB RAM, and up to 512GB storage with a Core i7 processor, and is expected to launch soon.
Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be made available as a free upgrade for all users on Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 for its first year of availability.
Microsoft has been very quiet about the pricing of Windows 10, but a recent document published on a partner site reveals how much money the Redmond giant makes from licensing Windows 8.1 to OEMs.
From tardy updates and Micromax crapware, to cutting-edge flagships, wireless keyloggers, Steamtastrophes, and another Xbox price cut, we look back at highlights from this week's top tech news.
Microsoft has slammed Google for publishing a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1, saying it was just days out from a fix and the disclosure was a "gotcha", instead of protecting customers.
Intel has managed to put a PC in a stick and is selling the low-end machine for $149.99; its specs are quite good for the price and appear to compare favorably with other entry-level machines.
The new Transformer Book Chi Series tablets feature aluminium unibody construction and come with dockable keyboards, with screen sizes from 8.9-inches, up to the 12.5-inch model with WQHD resolution.
HP's new business-focused Windows tablet includes stylus and 3G support, 8MP rear camera with autofocus and LED flash, 2GB RAM, up to 64GB storage, and the option to pre-install Windows 8.1 Pro.
A researcher from Google has published a security vulnerability in Windows 8.1 that is said to allow for elevated privileges, and now how to execute the flaw has been made public.
A new Windows 8.1 tablet has gone on sale in the UK for just £49 - including a free Office 365 subscription (and unlimited OneDrive storage) that's actually worth more than the device itself.
For years, Surface owners have been limited in their ability to create recovery drives without having a working device
Microsoft has released a tool designed for Windows 8.1 and 7 users to help them prepare for the upcoming Windows 10 technical preview release that will occur in early 2015.
Microsoft teamed up with Virgin Atlantic to surprise passengers by helping Santa to 'board' their flight, with a little help from some Windows 8.1 tablets and a few carefully concealed projectors.
We have seen a new breed of Windows 8.1 devices this holiday season, and it looks like the prices are still falling as there is a new 7in Windows 8.1 tablet that costs $59.99.
HP has a new $200 laptop and by pushing the barrier to entry so low, they had to cut a few corners but the question is, did they cut too deep or is this a good buy at such a low price?
The '12 Days of Deals' are back this Christmas, kicking off with the Toshiba Encore Mini for $79 - including a free 16GB microSD card, one-year Office 365 subscription and unlimited OneDrive storage.
The PC games platform Steam has rolled out a beta version of its new video streaming feature that lets you share your game sessions with other gamers and is the first strong competition to Twitch.
Microsoft's outdated OS, Windows XP is continuing its steep decline and during the month of October it dropped roughly 4% while Windows 8 climbed steadily during the same time period.
HP is offering 15% off everything on its UK store today, which is particularly good news for those shopping on a budget, with devices like the Stream 11 Windows 8.1 notebook available for just £152.
For less than $100, you can now buy the Microsoft Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone, and a 7-inch Windows 8.1 tablet, with a free one-year Office 365 subscription and unlimited OneDrive online storage.
Microsoft's low-cost strategy for Windows tablet is hitting new pricing points as the WinBook TW70CA17 is being priced at $60 by MicroCenter and this is not for an RT device.
This week saw devastating Azure outages, lot's of Black Friday deals and plenty of Windows 10 news which included a kernel change in our in-depth tech roundup of the week.
On Black Friday, stores across the US try to entice you to venture out at ungodly hours of the morning and if you are in the market for a low-priced notebook, staples has one on-sale for $99.
Microsoft is hoping that HP's new $199 Windows 8.1 laptop will be a sales hit this festive season and is now promoting the device - which includes a one-year Office 365 subscription - with new TV ads.
Walmart will offer an 8-inch Windows 8.1 tablet for just $99 on Black Friday, including a free one-year Office 365 subscription worth $70 with unlimited OneDrive storage, and a free 16GB microSD card.
If you have an installation of Windows 8.1 and you need to re-install the OS but can't find your install media, Microsoft has made it very easy to create the contents you will need.
Coinciding with the launch of its festive ad campaign, UK retailer John Lewis teamed up with Microsoft to create a 'Magical Toy Machine' for kids to interact with 3D versions of their favourite toys.
ASUS has resurrected its budget-focused Eee brand on a new 11-inch Windows 8.1 notebook, which features a Bay Trail-T processor, 2GB RAM, up to 64GB storage, a webcam and microHDMI port for just $199.
Text files within the Xbox Music website are already showing that OneDrive locker service support will be coming very soon, allowing users cloud access to their music files from any Xbox Music device.
The latest data shows that Microsoft's Windows 8.1 has gained significant marketshare during the month of October, coinciding with a marked decrease in Windows XP's percentage points.
The Linx 7 is one of the most affordable Windows tablets ever to launch in the UK, and offers an Intel Bay Trail-T processor, 32GB storage, front and rear cameras, and a year of Office 365 Personal.
HP's Stream 11 laptop, which costs only $200, is now on sale and it looks like it will include a $25 Windows Store credit as well, in addition to the one free year of Office 365 that comes with it.
In an effort to focus solely on paid subscription services, Microsoft has announced that it will be ending the ad-supported Xbox Music service in December, leaving no free option for streaming.
Toshiba has unveiled the Satellite Radius 11, a low-cost notebook-style PC with a touchscreen that folds over 360-degrees for 'tablet-style' usage, along with up to 4GB RAM, 32GB SSD and full HDMI.
ZOTAC has launched a Windows 8.1 mini PC that includes a quad-core Intel Bay Trail CPU, 2GB RAM, 32GB storage, full-size HDMI port and more in a tiny package, priced under $200.
Over in the UK, Argos is now selling the Bush Windows Phone for £69.95, and Bush MyTablet running Windows 8.1 for just £129.95 - the latest examples of a new brand launching its first Windows devices.
Intel's HDMI stick that packs a CPU, RAM, wireless connectivity options and costs just over $100, has gone on sale on a Chinese retailer's website and can be shipped to most parts of the world.
From Windows news and Android 5.0, to a bunch of Apple devices, Surface, Xbox and PS4 updates, stuff on fire, and Bono, we take a look back at highlights from the week's top tech coverage on Neowin.
Windows App Studio Beta has been updated to support app localization in 9 international languages other than English and now allows sideloading apps on Windows Phone 8.1.
The Windows 10 Technical Preview lacks many consumer-focused features including Media Center, which some have installed using their Windows 8.1 product key - but Microsoft has warned against doing so.
Microsoft has released a new 'Surface Hub' app, allowing users to adjust their preferences for the Surface Pen - but future releases are expected to offer even more customization options.