Microsoft's Windows has held the crown of being the most-used operating system in the world for over two decades. But its reign has come to an end as Google's Android has trumped its rival OS.
Vivaldi has unveiled version 1.8 of its web browser, introducing many new features including one called "History", which allows users insights into their online activities and keep them private.
The Internet Archive, which has saved countless websites, digital publications, games, and software in its databases, is looking to create a full backup of its archive somewhere in Canada.
Following the San Bernardino shooting earlier this month, The U.S. Department of Homeland Security will soon look at the social media history of those applying for a visa to enter the United States.
Why is the Xbox's key color green? What's the history of the Duke controller? What about that Red Ring of Death? Learn all this and more in a conversation with the former Xbox leaders.
In the latest version of Windows 10 to makes its way outside the walls of Redmond, build 10120, Spartan has been updated to now support History, and it has the option to easily remove links as well.
Enthusiasts have been pushing the limits of silicon for as long as microprocessors have existed. These are but a few of the landmark processors revered for their overclocking prowess.
Last week, Neowin was in Seattle and we had a chance to sit down with the team behind the Microsoft Band to hear their story about how the product came to market.
This is the fifth and final installment in a series exploring the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the first transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips.
This is the third installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips on our connected devices.
This is the second installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the transistor to modern day chips powering our connected devices.
The invention of the microprocessor, DRAM, and EPROM integrated circuits helped bring computing to the mainstream. This is the first in a five-part series exploring the history of the CPU and PCs.
In the 100th edition of Channel 9's Defrag Tools series, Chad Beeder and Andrew Richards take us on a video tour of the campus and talk about the history of Buildings 22 and 26 including the build lab
New info comes to light regarding Microsoft's upcoming series for the Xbox. A documentary series slated for a 2015 release will bring interactivity to history, letting you "play TV".
What makes a product iconic? Design, functionality, styling, and innovation will get you part of the way there, but the true test how history remembers their status.
The Centre for Computing History will open their new museum in Cambridge, UK on Saturday. They aim to show off computer history and also to engage youth to take an interest in programming.
Until the advent of DirectX 10, there was no point in adding undue complexity by enlarging the die area, which increased vertex shader functionality in addition to boosting the floating point...
Prior to the Voodoo 5's arrival, ATI had announced the Radeon DDR as “the most powerful graphics processor ever designed for desktop PCs.” Previews of the card had already gone public...
Launched on November 1996, 3Dfx's Voodoo graphics consisted of a 3D-only card that required a VGA cable pass-through from a separate 2D card to the Voodoo, which then connected to the display...
The evolution of the modern graphics processor begins with the introduction of the first 3D add-in cards in 1995, followed by the widespread adoption of the 32-bit operating systems and the...
Videos have emerged of Steve Wozniak, the co-founder of Apple, speaking at an Apple enthusiast meeting in 1984. Wozniak talks on a range of subjects, and the videos are well worth a watch.
Neowin glimpses into the Atari of the 1970s, a company markedly different to that which we know today. We try to discover just how fun business was as part of one of the main companies of the decade.
The First Person Shooter is arguably the most successful genre in the PC gaming scene, and we have an infographic that shows where it started and what defined the genre.
AMD has long been subject of polarizing debate among technology enthusiasts. The chapters of its history provide ample ammunition for countless discussions and no small measure of rancour.
Almost twenty years after it had disappeared, the oldest functioning digital computer in the world has been restored and put on display. The hefty British bruiser was found in a municipal store room.
Neogamr staff members share their age by discussing memories of the first video games they remember playing. We want to hear hat your first experience with a game was!
Ever been curious about Microsoft product codenames and the stories behind them? For this week's Trivia Tuesday, we've assembled a sampling of some of the most interesting, from Opus to Longhorn.
Information from Russian newspaper Kommersant indicates that Russia's foreign intelligence agency, the SVR, has invested considerable sums of money into developing propaganda spambots for the state.
It would appear that Facebook's oldest user could be a 101-year-old Californian woman who, coincidentally, lives in the same area as the site is headquartered. She's been on Facebook since mid-2009.
Google has provided its encouragement for the 'Endangered Languages' project, intended to protect languages which are in danger of dying out.
A newly updated Windows Phone update history page from Microsoft lists the features that are a part of the "Tango" upgrade, but there's no word on when existing devices will get this update.
Neowin discovers a classic computer from the late 1980s, operating still as a daily piece of hardware at a silver mine somewhere in the world.
Alan Turing, one of the forefathers of modern computing, has become a target for petitioning. Should the petition prove effective, Turing could replace Darwin on some bank notes.
IE was launched way back in 1995 and is about to push out the tenth version of the platform. In this post, we take a look back at all 10 versions and what is ahead for the trusty old web browser.
Twenty-eleven is almost over and as we conclude our end-of-year articles it's time to look back at some of the most relevant stories of 2011. We'll do a brief recount of tech happenings in...
Launched in 1970, Xerox's PARC has played an instrumental role in the engineering of laser printing and many of the technologies that compose the PC you're reading this on: ethernet, the mouse, GUI...
Microsoft is bringing new features to Bing to help improve your search results. The new feature, Adaptive Search, will help personalize your search results and improve the overall Bing experience.
One hardcore Apple fan has made it his mission to get up close and personal with 35 years of the company's products, and he's sharing the results with the world.
15 years ago today on June 22, 1996, id Software changed the entire gaming industry with the release of the full version of Quake (id released a free multiplayer preview build, known as Qtest, several...