Sony and Red Digital Cinema are lawyering up over allegations of patent infringement, with two patents in particular coming under scrutiny, amid calls for the infringing products to be destroyed.
Sid Meier's Civilization franchise is on special offer over at Gamersgate, with massive reductions on some titles. It's an ideal time to pick up the Gods and Kings expansion if you haven't yet!
Twitter has introduced a beta version of the Lolcat language to the site, inviting users to contribute translations and alterations as needed. Now you can finally talk the talk of an early meme.
Nokia's phone designs always seem to be found among US Design Patents, and the most recent is no exception. The D675587 patent contains a phone with some striking similarities to another Nokia model.
Microsoft Research, in cooperation with the Technion Institute of Technology in Israel, is working on a system to potentially divine the future from newspaper headlines and other sources.
Dropbox is to bring some big changes in coming months, with a greater emphasis on image sharing and file previews. Gone are the days of structured folders; the future seems to be document previews!
In association with our friends at BundleStars, Neogamr is giving ten games each to two lucky readers. All games are Steam-redeemable, so you've nothing to lose by entering. Good luck!
More 'confirmed' information on the Galaxy S IV seems to be arriving on the scene. Among other things there's a rumored shipping date, outstanding specs, and wireless charging capability. Maybe.
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.
Galaga, that Namco gem of the 1980s, has reached Android devices. Entitled 'Special Edition', the game is free and - according to the Play Store description - compatible with pretty much everything.
A smartphone is often expensive enough to be investment of sorts, so many people like to protect them. Nokia's approach to physical protection has been pretty unusual, with 3D printing tips for the Lumia 820....
In an official blog post, Microsoft has outlined ways to preserve the future of an existing WP7 app, including how to bring the applications to WP8 while still maintaining a legacy version.
Another indie game bundle is offering 10 games for less than $1 each, with proceeds going to the good folks at the Special Effect charity. You can never have too many Steam-friendly games, can you?
Preserving a backup from your Android handset can be a wise idea, though it has been one that has long required root access. While not the first to avoid this, SAB claims to be able to avoid rooting.
Talent agent Micah Johnson was able to screencap some very unusual activity from Facebook. The social network wanted to charge $100 to deliver a message as part of a new counter-spam initiative.
New York City narrowly missed out on lower crime than in 2011, with the theft of Apple devices being just enough to push the famous city over a potential record for decreasing crime levels.
Chinese laws forcing real-name registration to use the internet have been passed, with further revisions likely to come. The legislation could allow removal of "illegal" posts within the country.
Theories have appeared, with one being that Facebook's Poke app is a direct result of a failed buyout. Potentially supporting a bruised ego, Poke might just be a challenge to Snapchat's niche.
With the list of issues potential Nexus 4 buyers have faced being as long as your arm, Google's Dan Cobley has spoken publicly to issue an apology for the lack of handsets on sale in the Play Store.
WhatsApp's developers have indicated that they do not plan to support BlackBerry 10. One good thing for BB10 buyers is that they don't completely rule out a return with their wording.
According to unnamed sources, Logitech has bought a huge quantity of mechanical keyboard switches in preparation for 2013. We can only wonder what they've got in store for the future.
The FBI has confirmed the arrest of 10 people over the Butterfly Botnet; a botnet that, peaking at more than 11 million machines infected, harvesting details on bank accounts and passwords.
Microsoft has launched fourteen Innovation Centres across four Indian states. The centres allow for students to gain certification with Microsoft's products, with seven in Andhra Pradesh alone.
Famous software activist Richard Stallman has accused Ubuntu developers Canonical of ignoring the privacy of its users by enabling a form of surveillance in association with Amazon by default.
A Mexican court has fined Yahoo $2.7 billion dollars over an apparent breach of a contract that seems to date back to 2003. The search giant obviously intends to challenge the decision made.
Facebook has removed an image seemingly showing a woman in rather, ahem, 'risque' positioning while proving someone's theory that the Terms of Service are somewhat flawed in their usage.
The hottest Android phone on the market right now could be up to two months from your pocket if you're buying from Google. Current delivery estimates are 8 to 9 weeks at most for the flagship phone.
Microsoft's software prices are set to rocket within the workplace, while their Office 365 subscription price goes down. Say what you will, but Microsoft is really pushing a switchover for the future.
Windows Phone 8's Room functionality is exclusive to WP8 phones, right? Wrong, it seems, because the company has explained how the technology can be used on other smartphones you might own and love.
BundleStars has listed eight games for as many dollars on their site, with all titles being available through Valve's Steam service. You thought you'd survived Steam's sales without buying didn't you?
A DNS change has put 284 webpages at a weakness to hackers. Among the pages defaced by a group of seemingly Turkish hackers are the eBay, Microsoft and Google sites. No groups claim responsibility.
Hackers identifying themselves as part of the Anonymous collective have admitted their guilt in an attack against PayPal, which the company alleges lost them £3.5 million during 2010.
Russia and Turkey are receiving a different default engine to most WP8 handsets, with Yandex coming as standard on both. The partnership could help gain some control for Yandex within Turkey.
Microsoft has turned against a partner they've had since the mid-1980s in Callison Architecture, due to poor quality work on one of their main data centers. This left thousands of machines at risk.
Kim Dotcom's extradition to the United States hearing could be pushed all the way back to July 2013, with the family's case reaching box-office proportions in terms of plot twists and turns.
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.
If you need a ridiculous amount of storage space, Western Digital can say that they more than have you covered. The company has brought its top-tier hard drives to a monstrous 4TB capacity.
Malware known to pre-date Windows 8 has seemingly been updated to identify Microsoft's newest operating systems. It is currently spreading through Google Docs, with an apparent focus on Brazil.
WordPress has added functionality today, allowing bloggers across the world to pay using the digital Bitcoin currency while side-stepping issues such as PayPal being unavailable or limited.