Good UI design is about making the user's life easier, except for these programmers on an informal Reddit competition, who are trying to make the worst possible volume slider they can think of.
At the annual Pwn2Own hacking contest, Microsoft Edge emerged as the least secure browser after being hacked at least five times. On the other hand, Google Chrome arose unscathed.
In light of the DDoS attack that utilized IoT devices to cripple huge swaths of the internet last October, the FTC has launched a contest to find creative ways to secure "smart" products.
Our good friends at Bienna have offered one lucky reader the chance to win this pair of these excellent Bluetooth earphones. If you fancy your chances, then come on in!
Following the launch of the Neowin Deals store, we're happy to celebrate the occasion by giving away a Chromebook Pixel worth $1000 to one lucky reader; multiple entry options are available.
Microsoft and Unity have teamed up to offer cash prizes of up to $10,000 to Unity game developers who participate in the Windows Game Developer Contest which runs till 20 March 2015.
In its latest contest for people to win an invite to buy its phone, OnePlus called on women to take and post photos of themselves on a forum, with "the 50 most well-liked ladies" winning an invite.
Microsoft is encouraging students to develop apps for its Office suite by holding a contest. Participants receive a free copy of Visual Pro 2013 to code on and the winner will walk away with $5000.
We're giving away a one-year Creative Cloud subscription, including Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects and more, courtesy of our friends at Adobe - and there's lots of ways to enter!
Microsoft has launched a new contest asking people to come up with a cool design to be placed on the Xbox One controller, with the grand prize winner getting $1,000.
It may be hard to get your hands on an Xbox One when it launches on Friday, but there are lots of contests and giveaways where you could obtain Microsoft's next generation console for free.
Unity is holding a contest for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 game developers where they could win cash prizes for the best games made with the Unity tools, with a total prize pool of over $100,000.
Do you want to feel like James Bond? Microsoft is here to help with that dream by offering one lucky person an Aston Martin V8 Vantage Coupe. Best of all, the contest is available to most of the world
Excited about the Lumia 925? You can now enter a contest and if you're among the five lucky winner Nokia will send you the brand new Lumia 925. All you have to do is sign up on Nokia's Facebook page
The April photography contest is now closed, and the voting is open to select the winner. Take a look at the photos, place your entry for the best, and help one lucky member win a Mimobot!
The official Neowin photography contest is underway and we have many excellent entries. Remember, the winner will take home an 8GB Captain Kirk Mimobot thumb drive!
Students aged 8-18 were asked to use Raspberry Pi to "Make the World Better." Creativity ruled, and some of the students used the tiny computer to help the elderly answer the door and take medicine.
The Surface Twitter account has put up a contest where by answering a (for a NASCAR fan) relatively easy question, you could be selected to win a Touch Cover signed by NASCAR driver Alex Bowman.
Microsoft are celebrating Windows 8's four month anniversary by giving you the opportunity to bag yourself a few prizes. All you need to do is share your Windows 8 stories with the world!
As part of today's launch of Office 365 Home Premium, Microsoft has launched a giveaway where the grand prize winner gets to choose from one of four services for a year.
NeoGamr has 22 keys to access the beta of Primal Carnage, the upcoming dinosaur themed first person shooter game from developer Lukewarm Media that's due out later this year.
The company that publishes all those "Dummies" books has launched a contest where one person will win Microsoft's upcoming Surface tablet, along with two Dummies related books.
Neogamr has 10 retail keys for the PC/Steam version of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the next game in the hit multiplayer shooter series that is officially released today.
Neogamr is giving away five Steam codes to our readers for the recently released PC port of Death Rally, the revamped version of Remedy's classic car combat action game.
Microsoft is revealing some of the prizes it plans to give away to one person in a giveaway contest starting on Monday, including a Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook, a Lumia 900 and more.
Neowin has partnered with threadsquad and launched a store that sells official Neowin T-shirts. Now we're turning to the members to submit great Neowin related designs that we can include in the store
Chip maker Qualcomm has announced a contest for creators of Windows 8/RT Metro apps, with $100,000 going to the grand prize winner of the best overall Metro app.
Microsoft has launched a new "Summer of Doing" contest on Bing, with prizes being awarded weekly for simply searching for words and content on the Bing service.
We are giving away our code we received at E3 2012 for one year of Sony's Playstation Plus subscription service to a lucky NeoGamr reader in the United States and Canada.
NeoGamr has 10 more keys to send out to some lucky readers which will give them the change to check out the current multiplayer beta for Runic Games' upcoming fantasy action-RPG Torchlight II.
NeoGamr has 25 keys to send out to some lucky readers which will give them the change to check out the current multiplayer beta for Runic Games' upcoming fantasy action-RPG Torchlight II.
We have five Steam codes to give away for Orion: Dino Beatdown, the just released multiplayer sci-fi shooter (with dinosaurs) from developer Spiral Game Studios.
We have 15 Steam codes to give away for the current beta of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, the next game in the hugely popular multiplayer shooter series.
Microsoft reveals the winner of its PC Hardware Design Project competition - a flexible keyboard that can be squeezed, bent and twisted, offering new ways to interact with computers and devices.
We have three Steam codes to give away to our readers for downloading a free copy of the recently released shooter-RTS game Gettysburg: Armored Warfare from Paradox Interactive.
Neowin is giving away codes to 25 of our readers to use Kinesis, the just launched 100th Hero unit in S2 Games' hit fantasy action-RTS game Heroes of Newerth.
The organizers of the third party "just for fun" Windows 8 logo contest have now posted up the 31 finalists for the public to vote on, with the winner receiving in cash.
Microsoft has announced a new giveaway contest to be held tomorrow (Valentine's Day) where it will give away a Windows Phone-based device to two lucky winners along with other prizes.
Microsoft is giving away a free trip to the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas but you had better hurry; the deadline to enter the contest ends tonight.
Neowin's latest giveaway is letting our readers get a chance to receive one of 25 closed beta test codes for Tribes: Ascend, the upcoming free-to-play revival of the classic sci-fimultiplayer shooter.