Neowin News Feed for: Cost Neowin News Feed for: Cost en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Microsoft 365 is becoming more expensive for commercial customers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announcing that it is hiking the price for its commercial Microsoft 365 offerings. The cost increase will be applicable from March 1, 2022, and will impact millions of paid seats. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Fri, 20 Aug 2021 06:46:01 +0000 Hulu's Live TV streaming service price getting hiked to $65 per month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hulu is going to increase the price of its Hulu with Live TV bundle by $10/month from next month. The price hike means the Live TV streaming service will cost $64.99/month, the same as YouTube TV. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Rajesh Pandey) Tue, 17 Nov 2020 05:12:01 +0000 Bosch announces lower cost sensors for self-driving cars <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Bosch has announced that it&#039;s producing a new, low cost, lidar sensor that would unlock SAE level 3 - 5 vehicles for more people. Lidar is usually prohibitively expensive but this could change things. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 02 Jan 2020 14:26:01 +0000 The Galaxy S9+ is apparently Samsung's most expensive phone to build, at $379 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Reverse engineering and analysis service, TechInsights, broke down the estimated cost of building Samsung&#039;s newest Galaxy S9+ flagship and discovered it is the most expensive yet, to build. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 19 Mar 2018 12:36:01 +0000 The new iPhone 8 costs around $247.51 in materials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A week after the retail release of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, a research firm has dolled out numbers for the smartphones, offering up how much each unit costs to make when it comes to materials. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:02:01 +0000 Microsoft reveals first official international pricing info for Windows 10 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has begun informing its customers how much it will cost to buy a Windows 10 Home license for those not eligible for the free upgrade offer, including information on prices outside of the US. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:22:37 +0000 The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus: What are you getting for your money? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the latest iPhone models you&#039;re getting the latest and greatest from Apple, but that comes at a hefty premium. And we have to ask, what exactly has changed to warrant that premium? <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:48:01 +0000 Nokia Lumia 630: In the UK, it's more pricey than you may expect <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1475601204nokia-lumia-635.png" alt="" /></div>When Microsoft launched its Lumia 630 in the UK, it said the device would cost &quot;only £89.95&quot;. A month later, not one of the five launch partners that Microsoft named has priced the 630 as low as this. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 01 Jul 2014 08:23:43 +0000 Nokia Lumia 630 priced at €119 in Europe <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The affordable Lumia 630 is the first device designed for Windows Phone 8.1 to go on sale and, following its launch in Asia, will soon be available in Europe for €119 (single-SIM) / €129 (dual-SIM). <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 14 May 2014 18:42:15 +0000 Google Glass costs Google just $80 to make, possibly pointing to retail price <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A breakdown of the componants used by Google to make Google Glass, their glasses-esque computer, has found that the total cost is just $80 meaning that Google makes $1,420 per glass headset. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Sun, 04 May 2014 11:53:48 +0000 Huawei exec: Windows Phone isn't open enough and costs too much <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/454022460huawei-ascend-w2.png" alt="" /></div>Asked about Huawei&#039;s Windows Phone plans, an executive responded instead by listing the company&#039;s issues with the platform, including OS licensing costs, limited customization and &quot;the ecosystem&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Wed, 26 Mar 2014 16:23:54 +0000 OnePlus now says its 'world's best smartphone' will cost under $400 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/251415508oneplus.png" alt="" /></div>Days after revealing that its &quot;perfect smartphone&quot; with &quot;flagship specs&quot; will launch for under $500, OnePlus now says it will in fact cost far less - under $400 - but the device itself remains unseen. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Thu, 27 Feb 2014 08:28:53 +0000 Microsoft reveals pricing for Xbox One <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/325661229xboxonelogo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has finally announced pricing for the Xbox One console. When it launches in November, it&#039;ll go on sale for $499 in the United States, with pricing for some other markets also announced. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Mon, 10 Jun 2013 18:05:22 +0000 Apple's "Spaceship" Campus 2 is $2 billion over budget, behind schedule <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s new &quot;Spaceship&quot; Campus 2 is reportedly $2 billion over budget and will be a year late. According to BusinessWeek, the project is not going according to plan, with some angry investors. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Max Slater-Robins) Thu, 04 Apr 2013 16:01:20 +0000 Facebook charges $100 to send a message, apparently <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1794787763facebook-login.png" alt="" /></div>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. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Ferson) Tue, 01 Jan 2013 19:32:26 +0000 VMware, sort of, admit to being more expensive than Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1046630612av.jpg" alt="" /></div>The cloud computing and virtualisation race has been hotting up over the past few years, with Microsoft making great strides to compete with VMware in performance and, now as shown by Microsoft, cost. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Sat, 17 Nov 2012 11:28:31 +0000 Windows 8 Pro to launch for $70, price tag may jump to $199 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/205854932windows-8-logo-green.png" alt="" /></div>More details have surfaced regarding pricing for Windows 8, with unnamed sources claiming that Windows 8 Pro will launch at a discounted price of $69.99, before increasing to $199 in January. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andy Weir) Tue, 21 Aug 2012 12:37:44 +0000 Windows 8 Pro upgrade to cost $39.99 until January 31, 2013 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has just announced the upgrade price for all editions of WIndows in 131 markets, coming in at $39.99, Microsoft is making it hard to resist the upgrade. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 02 Jul 2012 18:59:59 +0000 Windows 8 will likely cost less than Windows 7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With Microsoft no longer natively supporting DVD/Blu-ray formats, the company may be looking to lower the cost of the OS by reducing royalty payments <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 04 May 2012 14:07:25 +0000 Raspberry Pi: The $25 USB key-sized computer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's yet another initiative to build low power, portable, and affordable computers for educational purposes, especially in the developing world. Previous attempts have not seen widespread success, such as the One Laptop Per Child initiative.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Denis Wong) Fri, 06 May 2011 08:54:04 +0000 Egyptian shutdown of ISPs cost $40 million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As the world erupted in protest over the Egyptian shutdown of Internet connectivity during the protests of the last week or so, many fail to realize how much this disruption of day-to-day economic activity is... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tzvi Friedman) Thu, 03 Feb 2011 18:29:15 +0000 Where your money goes when you buy an iPhone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/iPhone_3GS.jpg" alt="" /></div>There is no doubt that the iPhone is a cash cow for Apple and AT&T. But, behind the iPhone is a long line of other companies who are reaping the benefits of supplying parts... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 11 Dec 2009 16:15:25 +0000 Windows 7 pricing to be revealed next month? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/249062120win7box.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's pricing details schedule reveals that they plan to announce how much us ordinary consumers will have to pay for the next version of their operating system in mid-June, according to details seen by Tech... <a href="">Read more...</a> andy[at]neowin[dot]net (Andrew Fairbairn) Mon, 25 May 2009 13:10:05 +0000 The truth behind the cost of text messaging <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/611521712one copy.png" alt="" /></div>What are you currently paying for your text messaging? Is it 20 or 25 cents or are you one of the millions of users who buy a text messaging package with your phone plan... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Mon, 29 Dec 2008 13:53:06 +0000 Low Cost Laptops : Microsoft Paints Itself Into A Corner <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As the release of low-cost laptops based on Intel's upcoming Atom Processor draws near, Microsoft is getting boxed into a corner. The software company plans to stop selling most Windows XP licenses after June 30,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 Apr 2008 09:17:43 +0000 PS3 Dev Kit Cost Halved <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony has slashed the price of its PS3 development kit and promised further reductions as more studios adopt the technology, reports. The PlayStation 3 Reference Tool will now be available for EUR 7500 here... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew) Mon, 19 Nov 2007 15:56:20 +0000 "Hot Coffee" Suit Settlement May Cost Take-Two $2.75 Million <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Take-Two Interactive just issued a release featuring details on the preliminary settlement of the consumer class action lawsuit filed against it and Rockstar Games over the &quot;sexually explicit&quot; content in Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Nov 2007 16:35:17 +0000 Disney download rapped for cost and clarity <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Walt Disney Company has been censured by the UK advertising watchdog for not making clear that a children's mobile phone game cost £5 in its advertising. Disney broke Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) rules on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 11 Oct 2007 13:10:10 +0000 Privacy has a cost with new Secure Web Browser <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new web browser has hit the market and aims to provide you with the most secure internet experience possible. The e-Capsule Private Browser has been developed by Enterprise Information Security Systems and Technology (EISST)... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 28 Sep 2007 12:07:30 +0000 Cost of Exclusive GTA IV Episodic Content Revealed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Episodic content for GTA:IV is exclusive to the 360, how long for though, we don't know. What has emerged though, is the price Microsoft has had to pay for such a privilege. The measly sum... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Mon, 18 Jun 2007 15:58:34 +0000 AMD Plans to Achieve 30% Market Share at Any Cost <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The world&#8217;s second largest provider of x86 chips, Advanced Micro Devices, said at conference that it would lower its sales guidance for the first quarter of fiscal 2007. Speaking to investors at the Morgan Stanley... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 07 Mar 2007 14:22:24 +0000 Symantec confident users will see beyond cost of Norton 360 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As Symantec Corp. launched its new Norton 360 consumer security suite today, the company acknowledged that some users may be put off by the price, nearly double the list price of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Live... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 26 Feb 2007 13:15:29 +0000 EMI to Apple, Microsoft: Ditching DRM is going to cost you <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this month EMI hinted it would be the first major music label to rid many of its songs of DRM. This isn't exactly &quot;too good to be true&quot;, but there is a catch. EMI... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Feb 2007 02:15:45 +0000 RIAA says music CD should cost more, much more <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Recording Industry Association of America hasn't been making too many friends these days. I guess I should say that the organization does have many friends inside the music industry, because that's who makes up... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 08 Feb 2007 11:36:04 +0000 iPhone to cost around £595-£660 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Apple iPhone is going to dent your bank account a bit more than expected. The 4GB model will come in at a shade under £600 while the 8GB could be as much as £660... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 15 Jan 2007 15:20:53 +0000 Chip Can Stop PC Viruses, But Cost is a Hurdle <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers in Japan have developed a microchip that blocks computer viruses before they enter PCs, an advance that could change how security software is used. Chips in routers can stop viruses without slowing down programmes... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 28 Nov 2006 04:24:09 +0000 Epic cost Microsoft $1 Billion Bucks - Yikes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the most highly anticipated games this holiday season (and probably the most anticipated game on Xbox 360) is Epic Games' Gears of War. Interestingly, Epic and their shooter may... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Wed, 25 Oct 2006 00:05:41 +0000 Gears of War cost $10 million to produce <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From a developer standpoint the power of the next-gen consoles opens up doors that simply weren't there before, but equally brings concerns over escalating development costs possibly in the region of $20-$30 million. Speaking at... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 05 Oct 2006 19:23:29 +0000 PS3 games to cost how much?! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If this story turns out to be accurate, all I can say is - Yikes. $75 - $85 USD per game? Ouch. Following up on Ken Kutaragi's pre-TGS keynote address, Japanese site Impress Watch has... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Mon, 25 Sep 2006 21:48:30 +0000 China Cost Film Industry '$2.7bn' Last Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to a global movie body, movie piracy in China is costing the industry $2.7bn a year. The Motion Pictures Association say that around 93% of all films bought in China are pirated, and 40%... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Joe Cashman) Mon, 19 Jun 2006 16:39:58 +0000