Neowin News Feed for: First Neowin News Feed for: First en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 This was the first video on YouTube, posted 13 years ago on this day <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It was on this day, 13 years ago, that the first video was uploaded to YouTube. The video is now nearing 50 million views, and features a young Jawed Karim spending some time at the zoo. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Timi Cantisano) Mon, 23 Apr 2018 18:16:01 +0000 Asus unveils the first 4 GB RAM smartphone, another that looks familiar <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Asus has unveiled the world&#039;s first 4 GB RAM smartphone, the first of it&#039;s kind. Along with it, they have also announced the Asus Zenfone Zoom, a device focused on capturing high quality photos. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Mon, 05 Jan 2015 20:02:15 +0000 Kinect used by students to control robots in competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1246932370kinect_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Kinect for Windows is being used as the basis for a new student competition called FIRST that will have the Kinect motion gesture device control student-created robots. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Mon, 09 Jan 2012 02:11:33 +0000 Microsoft airs first Windows 7 TV advert <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7horizsmall.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft aired its first Windows 7 commercial last night at the 2009 company meeting and across TV stations in the US. Microsoft chose Europe's The Final Countdown as the theme tune for the advert and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 11 Sep 2009 06:10:42 +0000 One of the first Microsoft store locations spotted <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/870501641ms-store-logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>An image of one of the very first Microsoft stores currently being built has surfaced on Maximum PC. We've previously reported that the first Microsoft store locations would be in both Arizona and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Sun, 09 Aug 2009 15:41:13 +0000 Microsoft releases the very first Bing commercial <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/901781005bing_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft's new Bing search (or rather, decision) engine is still in beta, but that doesn't mean that the Redmond company can't begin to advertise it. To show that they mean business, they have already released... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Wed, 03 Jun 2009 09:18:49 +0000 Microsoft to give first JavaOne keynote next month <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1737605401Sun_Oracle_logo.png" alt="" /></div>Here's a world first, kids: on June 4th, Microsoft will give its first ever keynote at Sun's annual JavaOne conference in San Francisco. This is quite surprising as Sun and Microsoft have had a relatively... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sam Symons) Tue, 26 May 2009 10:04:19 +0000 Microsoft My Phone, first impressions <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1187039120metroreviewother.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft unveiled its new service called My Phone, a service to sync text messages, photos, video, contacts and more to the Web, at the Mobile World Congress. The My Phone service helps users to automatically... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Tue, 17 Feb 2009 08:20:16 +0000 Chrome for Mac in progress - First screenshot posted <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/google_chrome.jpg" alt="" /></div>Mike Pinkerton, co-creator of Camino and a developer on the Mac version of Google Chrome, has posted the first screenshot of Mac Chrome to his blog. One thing to note though... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Fri, 13 Feb 2009 23:17:43 +0000 Western Digital launches world's first 2TB Hard Drive <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/7159462471.jpg" alt="" /></div>Western Digital haven't officially launched their brand-new WD20EADS 2TB Western Digital Caviar Green HDD, however it is already available for purchase at Australia's Mwave online store. Priced at AU$377.80 (US$250) Western Digital will be the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Tue, 27 Jan 2009 10:55:50 +0000 First Windows Mobile 6.5 beta ROM leaks <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/logo_wm_large.png" alt="" /></div>Wmpoweruser is reporting that the first Windows Mobile 6.5 ROM has leaked and is available for Blue Angel (O2 XDA IIs, Qtek 9090, T-Mobile MDA III) devices. The ROM has leaked at XDA-developers, an enthusiast... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 21 Jan 2009 15:09:27 +0000 First Office 14 screenshot unveiled? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1691134809666360647534307528faa.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft enthusiast and blogger Stephen Chapman sends word that he has discovered an early concept Office 14 screenshot from a PowerPoint presentation hosted on The screenshot itself appears to be from a slide deck... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Sun, 11 Jan 2009 17:58:07 +0000 Clear, first 4G network launched <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/18343845CLEAR_secondary_logo1.png" alt="" /></div>Clearwire and Intel have teamed up to produce the world's first 4G network that launched on January 6, 2009, in Portland, Oregon. The network called Clear allows consumers and businesses the chance to connect... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Lyle) Sat, 10 Jan 2009 19:02:24 +0000 Steve Ballmer Kicks Off CES 2009 With His First CES Keynote <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Neowin Staff) Thu, 08 Jan 2009 02:50:13 +0000 First 100 .com domains ever registered <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/computer.gif" alt="" /></div>The Internet domain game has been going strong for over 20 years. Have you ever thought back and wondered what some of the first domain registrations were? Surprisingly the first domain name ever... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Sun, 04 Jan 2009 19:22:36 +0000 First Impulse Weekend Sale is On! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/723360273image.png" alt="" /></div>The first ever &quot;Impulse Buy&quot; sale is going on in the&#160; Impulse Store!&#160; Several games are available and you will be able to download them immediately via the Impulse digital distribution system.&#160; Pick up games... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Spencer Scott) Fri, 12 Dec 2008 11:12:03 +0000 World First OLED Wireless Photo Frame <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2078728748.png" alt="" /></div>Kodak's wireless photo frame is the first to use Organic Light Emitting Diodes, the new technology expected to replace LCDs soon. The 7.6 inch frame sports a 800x480 resolution with a touch-sensitive frame (not... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 08 Dec 2008 05:58:08 +0000 Australians getting their first Android based phone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ruslan Kogan, the 25 year old entrepreneur and head of Kogan Technologies, today announced that Australians will soon be able to get their hands on the first Google Android based phone in that country. Dubbed... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Thu, 04 Dec 2008 03:02:28 +0000 Asus Eee Box - First Look <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/570616904asus.jpg" alt="" /></div>As a brand name, Eee is a phenomenon. Scarily reminiscent of a console counterpart with which it rhymes, the Nintendo Wii, Asus' new Eee Box range has as much potential in the desktop sector. Of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 24 Sep 2008 10:29:26 +0000 First wave of 'Real PC' ads go public <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews.gif" alt="" /></div>As expected, Microsoft unveiled their first wave of &quot;Real PC&quot; ads tonight featuring a wide range people who break the PC stereotype that has been set by Apple in their ads. According to Microsoft... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Michael Stanclift) Fri, 19 Sep 2008 05:06:33 +0000 First flip-phone BlackBerry launched <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/13713883511191151920af.jpg" alt="" /></div>Research In Motion is launching a flip version of its popular BlackBerry Pearl smartphone, a move that reasserts its push into the consumer market. Like RIM's original Pearl model, the first-ever flip BlackBerry comes loaded... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:06:41 +0000 First Gates-Seinfeld ad leaves folks scratching their heads! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1174140061vista_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>The first Windows ad from Crispin Porter + Bogusky, the ad agency that won the big $300 million contract with Microsoft, features Jerry Seinfeld and Bill Gates. It has made its appearance on television, but... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 06 Sep 2008 09:53:30 +0000 First Impressions of Firefox 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/firefox.png" alt="" /></div>Firefox 3 is finally here. I've been testing the betas and release candidates off and on and there's no doubt it's an improvement on Firefox 2, probably a big improvement. I'm moving over to it.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 19 Jun 2008 09:23:09 +0000 Microsoft Unveils First OS for Portable Navigation Devices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/13201244221289658936_Satellite.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft on Tuesday introduced its first-ever embedded OS for portable devices that use GPS (global positioning system) and maps to get people where they want to go. Windows Embedded NavReady 2009 is aimed at companies... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:15:31 +0000 i'm Initiative donates $1.3M in its first year. <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The i'm Initiative, where every time someone who has chosen to participate in the i'm Initiative has a conversation using Messenger, Microsoft shares a portion of our advertising revenue with the organization selected by the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 29 Apr 2008 09:44:41 +0000 Microsoft releases first Windows Vista Feature Pack <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>From So I guess this is what you call teaching an old dog new tricks. A couple of days ago Microsoft released a new update for Windows Vista that adds additional wireless support and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 18 Apr 2008 13:04:33 +0000 Fujitsu to Release World's First 7200-RPM 320 GB 2.5" HDD <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Fujitsu Limited today announced its new MHZ2 BJ series of 2.5&quot; hard disk drives that feature a rotational speed of 7200 RPM and capacities up to 320 GB Sales of the new series will begin... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 24 Mar 2008 10:05:40 +0000 Lukewarm reaction to first IE8 beta <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yesterday at the MIX '08 session, Microsoft employees Ray Ozzie, Dean Hachamovitch and a host of Microsoft partners touted the new Silverlight and IE8 betas to what could be seen (from my perspective) as a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 06 Mar 2008 11:16:40 +0000 Canada's First Mobile Education Research Centre <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A University of Guelph professor is establishing Canada's first mobile education research centre, with the support of a $620,000 grant from Research in Motion (RIM). The Centre for Mobile Education Research (CMER) will be... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Feb 2008 12:48:42 +0000 Happy first birthday Windows Vista! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>365 days and 100 million licenses later, enthusiasm for a safe, reliable and engaging Windows Vista experience is high. Since the worldwide release of Windows Vista one year ago today, people are doing more and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 31 Jan 2008 11:45:24 +0000 ASUS World's First Onboard Dual RV670XT with EAH3870X2 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>ASUS, producer of top quality graphic solutions, has today unveiled the latest generation of AMD GPUs &ndash; the world´s first on-board dual RV670XT, with the ASUS EAH3870X2/G/3DHTI/1G and EAH3870X2/G/HTDI/1G. The EAH3870X2/G/3DHTI/1G comes equipped with the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 26 Jan 2008 14:35:38 +0000 Sears First US Retailer to Use 2D Bar Codes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Efforts to implement retail 2D bar codes in stores are accelerating: Sears, in conjuction with vendor ScanBuy, became the first U.S. retailer to begin a public trial that started in mid-December at a store in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 20 Jan 2008 21:59:39 +0000 First Nvidia GeForce 9800GX2 Pics <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The first pictures of what seems to be the GeForce 9800GX2 have just popped up on the web. We now have a good idea of what the card looks like. We know that the 9800GX2... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 06 Jan 2008 16:19:39 +0000 Apple Trades at $200 for the First Time <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Wednesday, shares of Apple Incorporated peaked at the $200 mark for the first time ever; they now stand at $198.95. Apple shares have traded between $76.77 and $199.33 in the past year, rising steadily... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 27 Dec 2007 02:56:22 +0000 First Russian BitTorrent User Sentenced <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With rampant piracy across much of Russia, one could be forgiven for thinking they don&#8217;t care about copyright there. That assertion is now up for debate as the first BitTorrent user in Russia is sentenced... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 14 Dec 2007 20:17:51 +0000 First In-game Screenshot of Star Trek Online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Entry 5.0 of Star Trek Online's DevLog debuts the first ever in-game screenshot of Star Trek Online. It features a starship orbiting a planet and showcases the &quot;Interaction System&quot; -- a set of commands which... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Yusuf Mohamud) Thu, 06 Dec 2007 12:00:33 +0000 Users, Web Developers Vent Over IE7's First Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Users of Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) turned a blog post by a Microsoft Corp. program manager into a complaint free-for-all that took the company to task for not following through on browser upgrade promises and... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 05 Dec 2007 12:00:38 +0000 The First Year of IE7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's been a little over a year since we released IE7 on Windows XP and for Windows Vista, so I thought it would be worthwhile to talk about where we are after the year. According... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Mon, 03 Dec 2007 11:12:37 +0000 Microsoft First Office Up for Sale <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>I sense a Neowin member with a lot of cash donating us a piece of history with our newly crowned Neowin HQ in the US. According to property retailers Commercial Association of Realtors New Mexico,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 27 Nov 2007 10:51:34 +0000 First look at Firefox 3.0 Beta 1 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>I noticed that the Beta 1 for Firefox 3.0 was made available sometime yesterday. I've been curious as to whether the Firefox dev team would do a serious revamp for this release or just... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 20 Nov 2007 15:21:03 +0000