After dismal sales, Amazon is now practically giving away the Fire Phone, something they should've done to begin with. Has the ship sailed, or will people start buying the phone based on price?
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Should we be trusting our data to the nameless, faceless cloud and if so, can we protect ourselves at all? If not, why do so many people trust their data to companies they know nothing about?
To help celebrate the launch of Neowin's new design, Digital Storm was nice enough to provide the Vanquish II to give away to one of our lucky readers. This high quality gaming rig retails for $1300!
It's said that Apple's new campus is going to look like a giant space ship, and this aerial footage of the construction site confirms it: The place is massive and looks like it's ready to launch!
We take a look Zen Studios' latest pinball table for Pinball FX2, The Walking Dead. Find out if it's worth your $2.99 to defeat the walkers or if you should hide and let the walkers continue on alone.
If you love Microsoft's Age of Empires games, then you might want to check out today's Humble Bundle where you can get AOE II HD and AOE III: Complete, along with more games for the low price of $15.
QNAP is upping the ante in the storage war by promising not only performance and applications, but also virtualization on their NAS device. Run Windows or Linux on your NAS? We find out how it works.
If you don't trust the security and privacy of Snapchat, but still want disappearing messages, then Microsoft Research has you covered with a competitor called WindUp, available for Windows Phone 8.
Pinball FX2 is officially live on the Xbox One and as was expected, gamers will be able to import tables that were previously purchased on the Xbox 360. A free table is also included for everyone.
Still using a WIndows Phone 7 device? Still using Skype on that device? If so, make new plans because you won't be able to in the next few weeks when Microsoft kills off the product on that platform.
A variant of the Cryptolocker malware that encrypts all of your files and demands bitcoins to unencrypt them has been found in the wild, attacking Synology NAS devices running DSM version 4.3.
The NFL kicks off the pre-season today with the Buffalo Bills facing off against the New York Giants. Microsoft Surface tablets will be used by both teams, but there's some restrictions on them.
Although 3D printing has been around for awhile, Amazon is now opening it up to the masses by selling stuff online that is custom printed for each specific individual.
The FBI conducted a "Privacy Impact Analysis" to figure out how drones impact the privacy of citizens. Once complete, they redacted the entire document, even the cover, to "protect national security."
Today is the most important holiday of the year: Sysadmin Day. Go out and give thanks to the folks who keep your Internet service running, applications available, and databases running all the time.