Apple is now taking pre-orders for its HomePod smart speaker. Among other features, it comes with a strong focus on high-fidelity audio, touch controls and Apple's smart assistant Siri built-in.
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AI or human eye; Twitter has been training a neural network to impersonate the human eye, recognising faces, animals, text and other objects to tailor image previews and avoid awkward auto-cropping.
One of the UK's 'big four' networks has announced "landline killer" broadband packages. The service is delivered over its 4G network, rather than traditional fixed lines, but comes at quite a premium.
In an announcement timed to coincide with its' 5th birthday and IFA 2017, Philips' lighting division has announced 'Philips Hue Entertainment', a new service dubbed as "surround sound for the eyes"
A Wi-Fi chipset used in both Android and Apple devices has been exploited by researchers to upload and execute arbitrary code. An iOS patch has been issued but Android users have been left waiting.
It was 25 years ago that Microsoft released Windows 3.1 and laid the foundation for the future of its operating systems. Today, Neowin pays homage to Microsoft's last 16-bit operating system.
Porn peddling website YouPorn has joined forces with HackerOne to help the firm identify software vulnerabilities on its platform, with a maximum reward of $25,000 for the most serious weaknesses.
LG says users of its UltraFine 5K monitors need to move either the monitor or their Wi-Fi router in order to prevent display problems, though an LG repair/replacement program is now available.
A hotel fell victim to hackers who managed to take control of its electronic key system, making it impossible for guests to access their rooms. A ransom of €1,500 was paid to restore the system.
Satellite TV provider Sky has announced plans to offer its subscription TV service via broadband next year for some customers, a notable departure from its traditional satellite delivery model.
The updated malware not only made it onto the Google Play store, but has been downloaded 'several million times' as part of specially crafted applications designed to infect a user's device.
Mozilla is undergoing a major re-brand that includes a new logo, colour palette and style guide, all of which it hopes will identify it as an evolving, open, healthy and accessible internet brand
AT&T announced just yesterday that it shut down its 2G network on the 1st January. A move which had been announced 4 years ago, it paves the way for the LTE to 5G transition when it arrives.
A Tesla driver was stranded 6 miles from home last week after testing Tesla's keyless driving feature. As he found out, the system only works if you have phone signal. And the desert doesn't have any.
Recognising safety concerns surrounding lithium-ion battery fires, scientists have developed a battery with a 'built-in' fire extinguisher at its core, enabling fires to be put out in just 0.4 seconds
Sony just entered the OLED TV market with a bang. Their new flagship display is free-standing, delivers 4K imagery via 8 million OLED pixels and, to top it off, the screen panel itself delivers sound.
Samsung has launched a new range of TV's, the Q9, Q8 and Q7 ahead of CES 2017, focussing heavily on new colour technology that is designed to provide ultra-realistic colour, regardless of brightness.
Fridge-freezers, kettles, light bulbs...everything is connected to your smartphone nowadays. As of today though, that list also includes your hairbrush which, rather creepily, now has a microphone...
An anniversary update to Samsung's smart fridge range has been unveiled at CES. The refresh includes the announcement of Family Hub 2.0 and an expanded range of connected refrigeration devices.
Norton has announced its first foray into the hardware business with a wireless router that it claims is designed to protect your network, including the IoT enabled devices that connect to it.
Cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike reported that Russian hackers used an Android malware variant to track and report on Ukrainian artillery movements, as well as Democratic emails during the US election.
Apple filed a lawsuit in California on Tuesday which indirectly accuses Nokia of conspiring with patent trolls to "extort exorbitant revenues unfairly and anticompetitively" from the tech giant.
South Carolina lawmakers have tabled a draft amendment that would see new computers blocked from accessing pornography. But there's a caveat; you'll be able pay $20 to unblock the whole filthy web.
Kurt Eichenwald, a prominent critic of US President-Elect Donald Trump claims he has been the victim of a 'twitter assault' after being sent a flashing image, successfully triggering an epileptic fit.
Apple has updated its servicing information to include details of its newly released AirPods line. Lost, damaged or out of warranty repairs start at $69, but costs are lower for battery replacement.
A Microsoft update for Windows 10 is preventing some users from getting online, thanks to a DHCP bug. Microsoft suggests rebooting initially, but ISPs have been giving their own advice to customers.
The BBC and ITV have teamed up to create what is being dubbed a 'Netflix-style' service for British TV content. Yes, it will contain Eastenders and Emmerdale, but don't worry, there are others too
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!
Apple just enabled single sign-on for the first wave of cable/satellite TV providers, allowing users to access content in various apps without signing into every app individually on iOS / Apple TV.
A statement made last week by Apple has been updated, hinting that more devices may be affected by the issue than first thought. An iOS update is due next week, with updated battery diagnostic tools.
Apple has posted an article to its Chinese support page explaining the cause of recent unexpected shutdowns on iPhone 6s devices. The shutdowns stem from of a "controlled ambient air" exposure issue.
Apple has quietly extended its 'Exchange and Repair' program for iMac computers affected by a 'droopy hinge' issue to cover devices up to five years. If you've paid for repair already, get a refund.
Cookie deletion and tracker avoidance your thing? Mozilla have just released a new browser for iOS focused on user privacy, single page browsing, and an integrated search experience.
Bowing to pressure from privacy watchdogs across Europe, Facebook has suspended its controversial collection of data from WhatsApp users, after 28 European authorities sent an open letter to the CEO.
Mobile operator Three UK has admitted to the hack of one of its databases, losing 6 million customer records amid reports that scams have already leveraged the leaked information.
Last week it was dongles, this week it's monitors. Apple has discounted the 4K/5K monitors it launched at its 'Hello Again' MacBook event just twelve days after they were first announced.
Ireland confirmed today that it "fundamentally disagrees" with the European Commission's findings that it granted illegal state aid to Apple and will formally submit its appeal tomorrow.
Apple is contacting customers who placed dongle orders at higher prices to inform them that they will be receiving a credit, bringing the price they paid back in line with Apple's recent price drops.
India's 'Forensic Science Laboratory' has purchased the tools used in the famous #ApplevsFBI San Bernardino iPhone case and offer its services to international law enforcement agencies.
If you're mourning the loss of the MagSafe port on either your MacBook or the newly released MacBook Pro, fear not. Griffin just announced a dongle that may help fill the void.