Google has ended support for Google Play Games Services (GPGS) on iOS citing low usage. Additionally, the company is removing some features from GPGS - including Gifts and Quests - on Android as well.
Amazon has silently added support for Microsoft's calendars to its digital assistant. Users can now use Alexa to check on their schedules and edit meetings by using voice commands.
With Windows 7 approaching the end of extended support in three years, Microsoft is once again encouraging enterprise users to upgrade to Windows 10, touting security features and enhancements.
Microsoft has added support for Apple's macOS Sierra version 10.12 in the latest version of System Center Configuration Manager and System Center Endpoint Protection (SCEP) for Mac.
While other major browser developers have already withdrawn support for older Windows operating systems, Firefox has continued to hold out but that could change during the course of next year.
Microsoft's new global customer support partner has launched a 'self-help app' to assist users in diagnosing problems with their phones, along with new insurance plans to protect against damage.
Microsoft is adding an official 'third tier' to the product lifecycle of Windows / SQL Server. Launching in 2017, customers can pay a fee for six years of additional support. Server 2008 lives on!
Patch 1.8 for Fallout 4 has finally brought mod support to the title on PlayStation 4. However, the feature comes with quite a few limitations, which are likely to mar its overall potential.
Apple's Twitter support account has been crowned the winner of the Twitter Awards #Customer category. The social media firm revealed @AppleSupport was active for a massive 17 hours a day.
Microsoft is ending support for its Lumia Highlights app. The app - which was rebranded several times - provided news, highlights and offers from the company when it was functional.
Leading UK consumer group Which? has criticized Microsoft after numerous complaints from users experiencing issues with Windows 10, saying the company "should be doing more" to support its customers.
Next week, Microsoft will close its Lumia Twitter accounts for individual markets and regions, as well as its @LumiaHelp support account, merging those activities into 'unified, global' accounts.
It's been a tough period for Microsoft lately as Amtrak and Rovio recently announced the end of their support for the Windows Store. Now, fitness and food tracking app MyFitnessPal has done the same.
It's that wonderful day of the year where everyone in companies small and large shower their sysadmins with praise and gifts... Maybe. Tell us how your company recognized your work today!
In what appears to be a final email to customers, Amazon has informed Windows phone users that it'll be retiring its app on August 15 - a bit later than the previously reported date of July 25.
After nearly 70,000 people signed a petition to persuade Niantic to bring Pokemon GO to Windows phone devices, a Microsoft support representative claims that the company is working on it.
Rovio has announced that it is ending support for Windows phones and PC platforms, in an effort to shift focus to developing for Android and iOS, which will be kept "supported and updated".
A new report claims that BlackBerry is discontinuing its devices running on BlackBerry 10. However, support for existing devices on the OS will continue with uninterrupted warranty and technical aid.
After supporting Windows Phone for more than two years, Kiloo has ended support for popular endless runner, Subway Surfer. However, fret not, a Windows 10 Mobile version is in the works.
Nvidia has launched a new version of its graphics driver improving SLI profiles for a number of games and adding support for its newest graphics card, the GeForce 1070 GTX, which launches this week.
Enterprises who use Microsoft Azure for their cloud computing will soon be able to access a higher level of support. The roll-out will begin on May 1 and will be completed before September.
Microsoft says that it will end support for Skype for TV in June, with no further updates or improvements, and warns that some manufacturers may remove the app "from some or all of their models".
After confirming in December that it was ending Firefox OS development for phones, Mozilla has said that it will "end-of-life support for smartphones after the Firefox OS 2.6 release" in May.
Those still on Windows 8.0 will need to upgrade to a newer version of Microsoft's OS as of today or else risk using a less secure operating system as its support period comes to a close.
Microsoft is cutting off support for older versions of its Internet Explorer browsers today. The company is prompting users to upgrade to IE 11 or to Windows 10 and use the new Edge browser.
Microsoft boasted about visits to its Store since the launch of Windows 10, but the departure of popular apps like Comedy Central shows that there's still room for improvement.
Microsoft has taken another step towards its launch of Windows 10 Mobile, adding a new 'Software update for Lumia with Windows 10' page to its support site, for those with Windows Phone 8.1 handsets.
Microsoft has updated its Windows Device (formerly 'Phone') Recovery Tool, adding support for HTC's Windows Phone 8X, after some handsets were crippled by the installation of an unsupported preview.
Microsoft's October event is still a couple of weeks away, but it appears that the company accidentally confirmed one of its upcoming products, ahead of its official unveiling.
Although this has been a possibility for a while through third party vendors, it wasn't through Microsoft's own Online Service Center. This week, the option has now been added.
Microsoft has announced that it is ceasing support for several Lumia apps which include Storyteller, Refocus, Beamer, Panorama and Photobeamer. These apps have now been removed from the store.
Everyone else has a day, so why shouldn't a sysadmin? From all of us at Neowin, we wish all of the admins a very happy and special sysadmin day, even if your own employer doesn't recognize you.
The US Navy has paid Microsoft $9.1 million to extend its Windows XP support contract with the company, which covers 100,000 machines and underlines a big problem with the government's infosec.
Microsoft confirms that support for Windows Phone's built-in group sharing feature, Rooms, will end next month, advising that users seeking similar functionality consider "an alternative solution".
With the latest release of Windows 10, Microsoft has included a 'Contact Support' app that will make it easier for you to service your machine or deal with billing issues too.
After previously committing to support Chrome on Windows XP until April 2015, Google has announced that it is extending support for its browser on Microsoft's defunct OS until the end of this year.
Gabriel Aul announced that the next build of Windows 10 for phones would feature support for additional phones. While this was obviously coming users are glad it's sooner rather than later.
Microsoft has announced that they will be offering 'official support' for the Xbox One on Reddit by using special accounts that are designated as official Microsoft support staff.
If you're a part of a business that still uses Windows XP and has been paying Microsoft to offer continued support, get ready to shell out the big bucks.
Even though ARM devices with Windows RT are no longer being built, a Microsoft spokesperson reiterates that the company is still committed to support the OS with updates in the future.
Windows 10 for Phones' first insider build is just around the corner. With just a couple of weeks to go, Joe Belfiore has revealed that the OS will natively support FLAC in future builds.
Microsoft is now offering support for its Surface line of tablets on Twitter and has launched a new account to address issues that you may have about your device.
With Windows 10 technical preview now out, we know that many of you have questions that are specific to your install and to help answer these questions, we have a forum available.
A developer has created a cumulative rollup of updates for Windows XP called 'Unofficial Service Pack 4' after Microsoft ended its support for the ageing operating system earlier this year.
Huawei has dropped support for Windows Phone. The company cites profitability as the main issue, but this comes amid continued tensions between Microsoft and the Chinese government.
Sony has confirmed that it will not support PlayStation Mobile on the newest versions of Android - with support ending at Android 4.4.2 - and no further devices will be PlayStation Certified.
HTC devices haven't received the Windows Phone Update 1 Developer Preview. Going by what HTC is saying, it seems to be dropping support for the low-end 8S, with the device no longer receiving updates
Microsoft has announced a suite of new services available for its cloud platform, Azure, and exceptional support is something that the company plans to specialize in to make its service stand out.
Early next year, Microsoft will end mainstream support for Windows 7 but this does not mean you have to upgrade your OS to Windows 8 to keep your machine secure from external threats.
Microsoft's Phil Spencer says the company will sell "millions more Xbox 360s", and that it has "an obligation" to customers old and new to keep offering new games for the 360 alongside the Xbox One.