Microsoft's Skype for Linux alpha app has gotten a few bug fixes with the latest release, marked version 1.7. The update includes a new layout for group calls and bug fixes for connectivity issues.
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The Elementary OS team have released a stable version of Loki which previously went through two betas. Loki is built on top of Ubuntu 16.04 and provides a number of improvements over Freya.
Google announced the controversial decision to kill Chrome apps on every platform other than ChromeOS, but your hard work might be saved with a package that turns Chrome apps into Electron apps.
Xiaomi may be gearing up to announce a smartwatch if the latest rumors are to be believed. Not much is known about the watch, but those who claim to have insider knowledge say it won't be cheap.
Elephone, a company known for making smartphones, has detailed plans for making a biometrically encrypted USB flash drive that uses an integrated fingerprint reader to encrypt and decrypt the drive.
A Chinese manufacturer called Jumper will soon be releasing a MacBook Air-inspired laptop that, with its low price tag and fairly decent specs, may prove to be popular among budget-conscious buyers.
Chrome 52 introduced a new layout for the Chrome browser. If you're interested in turning on the new look or reverting it back, this guide will take you step-by-step through how to do it.
A video of someone showing off what he describes are the "iPhone 7 EarPods" - the next-generation EarPods that are missing a 3.5mm headphone jack and have a Lightning plug instead - has surfaced.
After a four-month effort by the Linux team, the latest kernel has finally been released after seven Release Candidate versions. One of the more noticeable updates includes support for the AMD RX480.
The Vine team at Twitter had a domain that allowed anybody - without authentication - to download their images for the Vine webapp. The vulnerability has since been fixed.
Following on the release of Flow, Microsoft Research has introduced CAP - or Conditional Action Programmer - an IFTTT-style webapp that creates new tasks through Natural Language Processing.
The highly-anticipated successor to the original YI action camera - the YI 4K - is launching within the next few days and will be sporting a very attractive $249 price tag in the US.
In the first update of its kind since... well, let's just say it's been a while, Microsoft has updated its Skype for Web service to allow Linux and Chromebook to use Skype's voice calling features.
Xiaomi has recently released the latest version of their Mi Band fitness tracker range, and while it has a number of new features, it also disappoints in many areas. Check out our full review!
Qualcomm has accused Meizu of violating different patents relating to 3G and 4G communication standards. After unsuccessfully trying to negotiate this with Meizu directly, a complaint has been filed.
The Outlook team has updated Outlook for Android Wear to include a fairly interesting watch face centered around the wearer's calendar, and provides a flexible ability to personalize the watch face.
An alleged changelog for the upcoming version of the iOS Facebook app shows end-to-end encryption is on the way in the near future, possibly as soon as the next app update, among other changes.
A teardown of the latest Google Photos APK reveals a number of interesting new features on the way with the most notable being free unlimited and uncompressed photo and video storage for Nexus owners.
How small can bezels go? Really small, apparently, as a couple of different smartphone manufacturers have shown us. Here we check out two phones in particular that have almost non-existent bezels.
The Elephone W2 has a quartz watch face but also tracks your sleep, counts your steps, wakes you up in the morning and various other things. Check out our full review here!
Xiaomi has announced a new smartwatch aimed at kids called the Mi Bunny. Coming in both pink and blue, it has a number of features including route tracking and the ability to make voice calls.
The Elephone Vowney has some pretty decent specs including 4 GB of RAM and a pretty good 21 MP shooter. But are good specs all that's needed for a good phone? Find out in our full review!
WordPress.com, the paid side of WordPress, has started to utilize the Let's Encrypt project to enable HTTPS for all of the websites with custom domains that are hosted on the service.
Vernee, a new player to the smartphone world, is looking to release their first high-end device - which includes a 1440p display and 128 GB storage - some time between April and May.
Amazon has published detailed instructions on Github about how to make a Raspberry Pi-based DIY version of the Echo device - a product which uses Amazon's Alexa Voice Service.
In yet another round of giveaways for our Neowin readers, you can now enter to win the 4K Elephone ELE Cam action camera! Entry methods are detailed inside - good luck to everyone! :)
Here we review the 60% Vortex POK3R mechanical keyboard that has everything from an aluminum case through to thick PBT keycaps out of the box! But does it have any flaws? Read this review to find out!
The Oukitel K6000 has a 6,000 mAh battery and the Oukitel K10000 has a whopping 10,000 mAh battery. But do they really last for over a week? Find out for yourself in our review of these two phones!
The alleged 4-inch iPhone that Apple is expected to release in the near future might come in a few different colors, including hot pink, if the latest rumors prove themselves to be true.
Windows Store, the platform Microsoft launched to download and buy software on Windows, has now officially received a total of three billion visits since the launch of Windows 10 last year.
Some Google Fiber users are reporting that they've been invited to beta test Google's potential telephone service, which has reportedly been given the name "Google Fiber Phone."
The first Mi Band released by Xiaomi was heads and shoulders above the competition, if not in price then by quirks like battery life. Check out our review of the Mi Band 1S to see if this still holds!
Spotify is set to release updates to their Android and iOS apps over the next few weeks that will enable something that had only previously been available to select beta testers: video streaming.
During a court case with Oracle, it was revealed by a lawyer for Oracle that Google has made as much as $31 billion in revenue, with $22 billion of that being profit, from the Android OS.
'Tis the season to be jolly with yet another giveaway! This time it's the five-inch Bluboo Xtouch with eight cores, 3GB of RAM and a bunch of other nifty features! Good luck to those who enter! :)
Samsung paid Apple $548 million this month alone for patent infringement, but Apple isn't done yet and is filing to receive an additional $180 million in supplemental damages.
The Xtouch is a great looking phone, but unfortunately has more flaws than what it should have. Neowin goes hands on with the smartphone and gives it a full review -- check it out!
The original 'official' domain to one of the most notorious and highly publicized warez sites, The Pirate Bay, has been suspended by EuroDNS -- the registrar for the domain.
The Chinese Bluboo Xtouch smartphone was dropped from 20 feet -- or about 6 meters -- and managed to not only keep working but the screen hadn't even slightly shattered either.
If you live in the United States or Canada, you'll now be able to order a OnePlus X direct from OnePlus themselves without having to go through a reseller.
Xiaomi announced a successor to the Piston 3 IEMs just a couple of days ago, and we've already received a pair and spent some time with it in this Neowin-exclusive review.
The Tor Project has created a cross-platform messenger app, based on Instantbird, which allows people to chat securely over the Tor network on services like Google Talk, Facebook Chat, Yahoo! and IRC.
In a video posted by Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oukitel, the currently unreleased K6000 is shown to charge four other smartphones, as well as an iPad, through its USB port, among other things.
1MORE, the company behind the highly-regarded Xiaomi Piston 3.0 headphones, has sent us their own variation of the in-ear monitors. Check out our full review of the product!
Yota produced a truly innovative product with the YotaPhone, and Chinese manufacturer Oukitel is looking to get in on the action. The Oukitel U6, coming in August, also features two displays.
Smartphone manufacturer Oukitel is getting prepared to release a smartphone with a giant 10,000 mAh battery, and we have managed to get our hands on some exclusive photos of the device.
The Ulefone Be Touch has taken a bit of inspiration from the iPhone 6, but it still manages to maintain its distinctiveness and scores higher than the OnePlus One in benchmarks. Check out our review!
Tronsmart's latest car charger is not only Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0-compatible but it also delivers a maximum output of 54W across four ports making it the world's most powerful to date.
2.5D screens? Ten-core MT6797 SoCs? Dual-batteries? The next year of Chinese smartphones will be really interesting, and this article will prime you on the next 12 months of Chinese handset tech.
Battery life is one of the biggest complaints of smartphone users, but that might soon change if the Doogee starts a trend with the giant 6000 mAh battery in the Doogee S6000 smartphone.