According to the latest rumor, Windows Phone 9 will be mostly redeveloped from scratch so the OS can run on both tablets and smartphones, while a new/revamped UI is potentially on the table
How the Windows Insider Program is making a positive change in Africa... and at Microsoft itself
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The Surface RT has been discounted in other regions aside from the United States, including the United Kingdom, the rest of Europe and Australia, with the cuts coming close to the equivalent of US$150
An iPhone 4 has allegedly electrocuted a young woman in China, after she was found dead holding the still-charging smartphone with burns on her hands and feet. Apple will fully investigate the issue
It's a massive battle between two flagship Android smartphones in The Verdict, where we compare the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 in a 50-minute-long video covering absolutely everything
A petition to Microsoft is asking for the software giant to bring back TechNet, or create an affordable alternative to MSDN, after it was announced TechNet would be closing its doors very soon
Now that the Nokia Lumia 1020 has been officially unveiled, let's take a look at the specifications compared to the phones it will be competing against on the market today
At Microsoft's Worldwide Partner Conference, the Xbox design team have shared some of the prototypes created for the Xbox One, and it's definitely a strange range of designs
Nokia's upcoming flagship smartphone, the Lumia 1020, will apparently cost $699 off-contract, and $299 on-contract in the United States, making it ~$100 more expensive than other phones on the market
PC shipments have once again declined for Q2 2013, with both Gartner and IDC reporting around an 11% drop. Rather than blaming Windows 8 this time, tablets have been listed as a reason for the decline
A petition on Change.org, currently with around 6,000 signatures, wants Microsoft to bring back the controversial DRM policies for the Xbox One so that "Steam for Xbox" can be envisioned
The public beta for the new Xbox 360 Dashboard will convert your current balance of Microsoft Points into real world currency, although the conversion doesn't line up to the converted game prices
For a PSA video showing emergency alert notifications, the United States government has decided to edit iOS onto a Nokia Lumia 920, rather than simply showing the operating system running on an iPhone
Nokia has updated both HERE Drive and HERE Transit for Windows Phone, bringing new features but also killing the exclusivity tag, allowing the app to be installed on all Windows Phone 8 devices
In a head-to-head battle we compare the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4's camera in a range of tests, including video recording, to see which Android flagship has the superior shooter
Microsoft VP of Windows Phone, Joe Belfiore, has confirmed that Nokia's upcoming flagship will be called the Nokia Lumia 1020 after shots taken by the device were discovered on his Flickr.
Nokia's impending update for their Lumia Windows Phones will reportedly bring Bluetooth 4.0 to the Lumia 720, 620 and 520, a leaked slide from a Hong Kong press conference has revealed
Forum user 'theyarecomingforyou' has posted his opinions of the Windows 8.1 Preview in a mini-review; it's well worth a read to hear what a Neowin member feels about the improvements
There's no doubting that the Intel HD Graphics 4000 chip is pretty bad at gaming, but just how bad is it at pushing 2560 x 1440 in recent PC games? Well here's a video to show you
A 2560 x 1440 resolution Ultrabook was at one stage unheard of in the Windows camp. Now, Toshiba has released a premium, high-res Windows 8 laptop; how does it compare to the famous 'Retina'?
Microsoft is rolling out the first batch of updates to the Windows 8.1 Preview through Windows Update, addressing a range of issues that were found within the first week of availability
Microsoft Studios is proudly touting that Halo 4 is the best-selling game (in the United States) that they've made, passing the sales of Halo 3 during each game's respective launch year.
Microsoft appear to have opened the floodgates for anyone to download the Windows 8.1 Preview through the Windows Store, even if you have a language pack installed which previously didn't work
An Asus employee talking through Asus Live Chat Support has apparently revealed the specifications for the next Nexus 7 tablet, which will include a Full HD screen and maybe a Snapdragon 600 chipset
Microsoft has killed Facebook and Flickr photo integration in the Windows 8.1 Photos app, claiming that many apps in the store are available for viewing photos and the integration is no longer needed
1080p assets for a Windows Phone emulator have been spotted in Visual Studio 2013, giving the strongest indication yet that Microsoft is gearing up to support 1080p Windows Phones very soon
The Windows Store now has 100,000 apps, after Microsoft announced the milestone today. It's taken the software giant just seven months to hit the 100K milestone, which is an impressive feat
Windows 8 has posted market share gains for June, passing Windows Vista after rising 0.83 percentage points to capture 5.10% of the market. It shows slow but continued gains for Microsoft's newest OS
Nokia's mid-range Windows Phone packing a sexy unibody, the Lumia 720, is put to the test in this week's review. Can Nokia once again produce a great smartphone for a lower price point?
Xbox executive Albert Penello believes that comparing the specifications of the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is "in some ways meaningless", and that "it's not going to matter" in the long run
Microsoft and Nokia have teamed up to construct a giant wall made from 200 Nokia Lumia 820 smartphones, connected together via Wi-Fi to form a 12,000 x 6,400 pixel display for interactive demos
Office 2013 RT is now available for the Windows RT 8.1 Preview, although it's missing a number of features that may have been useful in an enterprise setting, for security and mobility reasons
Microsoft has reportedly dropped the fee for re-certifying Xbox 360 games after a title update, which should benefit indie developers significantly as they were often stung by the roughly $40,000 fee
Google has given Motorola's logo a makeover, ditching the bold italic for a new, lowercase font featuring "a Google company", plus a rainbow selection of segmented colors
Microsoft confirmed to Engadget at BUILD 2013 that Internet Explorer 11 will be coming to Windows 7, similar to how Internet Explorer 10 came to Windows 7 several months after the launch of Windows 8
Microsoft's Larry Lieberman has commented on the current state of Windows Phone at BUILD 2013, saying "we're solidly the third ecosystem", while also mentioning they're not threatened by BlackBerry.
Microsoft has confirmed that the Kinect sensor included with the Xbox One will not be compatible with PCs, as it won't feature a USB connector or any support from Microsoft to run on Windows
The Windows RT 8.1 Preview has been spotted on a Surface RT at BUILD 2013, ahead of its public release in just a few days time. It's nothing too exciting, but at least the Preview is almost ready
If you thought the Galaxy Note was too small, perhaps the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra will satisfy your needs, including a super-fast Snapdragon 800 chipset, waterproofing and a thickness of just 6.5mm
The Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview has revealed changes that we expected: "Computer" has been renamed to "This PC", while Libraries are hidden by default in favor of top-level folders.
A new version of the famous Windows Betta fish has appeared in the boot screen for Windows Blue, looking different from the last time we saw it in the Windows 8 preview builds
Microsoft has launched the Windows Server 2012 R2 Preview, aka the Windows Server Blue preview, on the world today; a public version is now available to download ahead of BUILD 2013
Samsung's next major Android flagship has come to town, the Galaxy S4, complete with a gargantuan marketing budget. We have both the 3G i9500 and 4G i9505 on-hand, so here's our comprehensive review.
A screenshot of Windows 8.1 build 9428 has appeared, although it's not very exciting, showing a "Milestone Preview" in the lead up to Microsoft's BUILD conference next week in San Francisco
Aaron Greenberg of the Xbox team has refuted a statement by an alleged Microsoft employee on Pastebin, stating that the Xbox One's family game share was never time limited to just 60 minutes
Mozilla has announced that they're working on something called the Cookie Cleaninghouse, which will be implemented into Firefox later and has delayed the blocking of third-party cookies by default
Samsung has announced a new Windows 8 tablet, the ATIV Tab 3, which comes with an Atom processor and x86 capabilities in a body that's just 8.2 mm thin and weighs just 550 grams
Samsung has announced a new Ultrabook with a 3800 x 1800 display and Intel Haswell processors, known as the ATIV Book 9 Plus. A cheaper version, called the ATIV Book 9 Lite, will feature AMD APUs
Samsung has today announced the ATIV Q, a Windows 8/Android dual-OS tablet-slider with a very high resolution display accompanying one of Intel's new Haswell processors under the hood
While Microsoft has reversed their plans for Xbox One DRM and online requirements, it has killed the 10-member family game sharing plan, and the ability to have all your games linked to your account
AdBlock Plus has launched a preview version of their popular ad-blocking browser extension for Internet Explorer, enabling those who can't stand ads to block them using a rough-around-the-edges tool