Neowin News Feed for: Popular https://www.neowin.net/news/tag/popular/ Neowin News Feed for: Popular en-us Neowin Ignition News editor@neowin.net (Managing Editor) developers@neowin.net (Neowin Developers) 5 Neowin.net https://www.neowin.net/images/pegasus/icon.png https://www.neowin.net Apple's $19 Polishing Cloth is backordered into 2022 due to immense popularity https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-19-polishing-cloth-is-backordered-into-2022-due-to-immense-popularity/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2021/10/1635564421_apc2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s revolutionary $19 Polishing Cloth that &quot;cleans any Apple display... safely and effectively&quot; is reportedly outpacing demand, and if you order one now, you would probably get it in 2022. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-19-polishing-cloth-is-backordered-into-2022-due-to-immense-popularity">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Sat, 30 Oct 2021 03:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apples-19-polishing-cloth-is-backordered-into-2022-due-to-immense-popularity Minecraft has now sold over 25 million copies on PC and Mac https://www.neowin.net/news/minecraft-has-now-sold-over-25-million-copies-on-pc-and-mac/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/mc-realms_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The five-year-old game has now sold more than 25 million copies on PC and Mac. The title is available on multiple platforms and crossed the 100 million copies sold across all of them six months ago. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/minecraft-has-now-sold-over-25-million-copies-on-pc-and-mac">Read more...</a> usama.jawad@neowin.net (Usama Jawad) Thu, 05 Jan 2017 08:30:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/minecraft-has-now-sold-over-25-million-copies-on-pc-and-mac Nokia's cheapest Windows Phone now world's best-selling Windows product https://www.neowin.net/news/nokias-cheapest-windows-phone-now-worlds-best-selling-windows-product/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/350068524lumia520_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft reveals that the world&#039;s best-selling Windows-based product right now isn&#039;t a PC or a tablet, but a Windows Phone: the entry-level Nokia Lumia 520, available from just $79 off-contract. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/nokias-cheapest-windows-phone-now-worlds-best-selling-windows-product">Read more...</a> andyweir@neowin.net (Andy Weir) Sun, 29 Sep 2013 02:33:45 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/nokias-cheapest-windows-phone-now-worlds-best-selling-windows-product Study: Googling Oneself is More Popular https://www.neowin.net/news/study-googling-oneself-is-more-popular/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>More Americans are Googling themselves - and many are checking out their friends, co-workers and romantic interests, too. In a report Sunday, the Pew Internet and American Life Project said 47 percent of U.S. adult... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/study-googling-oneself-is-more-popular">Read more...</a> () Sun, 16 Dec 2007 21:38:46 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/study-googling-oneself-is-more-popular Facebook: More Popular Than Porn https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-more-popular-than-porn/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Perhaps a more interesting &mdash; and more accurate &mdash; way to figure out where college students are going online is to assess which of the 172 web categories tracked by Hitwise get the most hits... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-more-popular-than-porn">Read more...</a> () Sun, 04 Nov 2007 18:19:00 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-more-popular-than-porn Chinese Anti-Corruption Game Proves too Popular https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-anti-corruption-game-proves-too-popular/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Chinese government-sponsored online game that allows players to learn government anti-corruption measures and to kill corrupt officials and their bikini-clad mistresses has been overwhelmed by user demand. The Ningbo Haishu District Discipline Commission in... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-anti-corruption-game-proves-too-popular">Read more...</a> () Tue, 28 Aug 2007 20:39:20 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/chinese-anti-corruption-game-proves-too-popular Casual Gaming is Most Popular Online Entertainment Activity https://www.neowin.net/news/casual-gaming-is-most-popular-online-entertainment-activity/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Internet has quickly grown to become a very popular, if not the most popular, source of entertainment. A study by Parks Associates has concluded that the most popular online activity for entertainment is playing... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/casual-gaming-is-most-popular-online-entertainment-activity">Read more...</a> () Sun, 19 Aug 2007 18:30:25 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/casual-gaming-is-most-popular-online-entertainment-activity ANI Trojan Sticks It to Popular Geek Hardware Site Visitors https://www.neowin.net/news/ani-trojan-sticks-it-to-popular-geek-hardware-site-visitors/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>More than a month after Microsoft patched the .ANI vulnerability, Tom's Hardware has found the W32.ani Trojan lurking in one of its banner ads. ScanSafe, a managed Web security services company, found that Tomshardware.com was... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/ani-trojan-sticks-it-to-popular-geek-hardware-site-visitors">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 May 2007 21:14:08 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/ani-trojan-sticks-it-to-popular-geek-hardware-site-visitors Popular Instant Messenger, Gaim, Forced to Change Name https://www.neowin.net/news/popular-instant-messenger-gaim-forced-to-change-name/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It was announced, yesterday, that the popular multi-headed instant messaging client, Gaim, has undergone a name change. The new name, Pidgin, comes after years of secret discussions and legal issues with internet giant, AOL. The... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/popular-instant-messenger-gaim-forced-to-change-name">Read more...</a> (Christopher Vendemio) Sun, 08 Apr 2007 03:02:40 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/popular-instant-messenger-gaim-forced-to-change-name Sony puts popular importer Lik-Sang out of business https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-puts-popular-importer-lik-sang-out-of-business/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sony, a company not content with illegally putting root kits onto customers machines, pushing out proprietary formats as much as they can and making sure customers laptops explode has now gone one step further. The... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-puts-popular-importer-lik-sang-out-of-business">Read more...</a> tom.warren@neowin.net (Tom Warren) Tue, 24 Oct 2006 14:51:23 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/sony-puts-popular-importer-lik-sang-out-of-business How popular are podcasts really? https://www.neowin.net/news/how-popular-are-podcasts-really/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>We hear about podcasts all the time but in reality, how popular are they really? A recent Neowin.net poll asked users if they listend to the two podcasts that Neowin.net sponsors: PowerUser.TV and PowerUser.TV:... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/how-popular-are-podcasts-really">Read more...</a> (Brad Wardell) Tue, 19 Sep 2006 20:37:44 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/how-popular-are-podcasts-really MSN Blogs Sift Through Popular Culture https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-blogs-sift-through-popular-culture/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has quietly launched MSN Filter, expanding its presence in the growing sea of blogs that have washed onto the Internet. MSN Filter, which launched last week, features blogs that cover... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-blogs-sift-through-popular-culture">Read more...</a> () Mon, 08 Aug 2005 16:48:36 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/msn-blogs-sift-through-popular-culture Apple Faces Spotty Shortages of Popular iPods https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-faces-spotty-shortages-of-popular-ipods/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Spotty shortages abound for Apple Computer Inc.'s wildly popular iPod digital music players amid Wall Street expectations for a doubling in sales of the devices in the holiday quarter, analysts said on Wednesday. &quot;I was... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-faces-spotty-shortages-of-popular-ipods">Read more...</a> () Thu, 23 Dec 2004 05:21:30 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-faces-spotty-shortages-of-popular-ipods Porn 3X more popular than searches https://www.neowin.net/news/porn-3x-more-popular-than-searches/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Online porn sites get about three times more visits than the top Web search engines, including market leader Google Inc., a research firm said Thursday. Web sites categorized as &quot;adult&quot; accounted for about... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/porn-3x-more-popular-than-searches">Read more...</a> () Sat, 05 Jun 2004 00:40:46 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/porn-3x-more-popular-than-searches Digital Illusions sign popular Battlefield 1942 mod makers https://www.neowin.net/news/digital-illusions-sign-popular-battlefield-1942-mod-makers/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Trauma Studios, the creator of the popular Desert Combat free modification for Battlefield 1942, has been signed into a commercial deal with BF'42 creators Digital Illusions CE (DICE) to collaborate on a future game in... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/digital-illusions-sign-popular-battlefield-1942-mod-makers">Read more...</a> marcel@neowin.net (Marcel Klum) Sun, 08 Feb 2004 17:41:28 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/digital-illusions-sign-popular-battlefield-1942-mod-makers Suit seeks to ban sales of popular video game https://www.neowin.net/news/suit-seeks-to-ban-sales-of-popular-video-game/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A lawsuit by Haitian groups that asks for the top-selling video game &quot;Grand Theft Auto: Vice City&quot; to be removed from store shelves will be decided in federal court. Haitian civil rights... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/suit-seeks-to-ban-sales-of-popular-video-game">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Jan 2004 22:24:47 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/suit-seeks-to-ban-sales-of-popular-video-game Music labels monitor P2P nets to list most popular songs https://www.neowin.net/news/music-labels-monitor-p2p-nets-to-list-most-popular-songs/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Major record labels have been snooping onto the world's peer-to-peer song-sharing networks in a bid to measure which artists are proving popular among file-sharers. Media tracking company BigChampagne has been monitoring P2P services since 2000,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/music-labels-monitor-p2p-nets-to-list-most-popular-songs">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 18 Nov 2003 12:02:38 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/music-labels-monitor-p2p-nets-to-list-most-popular-songs Al-Jazeera more popular than sex https://www.neowin.net/news/al-jazeera-more-popular-than-sex/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In spite of being mostly knocked offline, the Web site of Arab satellite news network Al-Jazeera was among the most sought-after on the Internet last week. The Web portal Lycos reported that &quot;Al-Jazeera&quot; and variant... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/al-jazeera-more-popular-than-sex">Read more...</a> mx@vmstan.com (Michael Stanclift) Mon, 07 Apr 2003 15:16:34 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/al-jazeera-more-popular-than-sex Low Yields to Stop x86-64 Processors from Becoming Popular https://www.neowin.net/news/low-yields-to-stop-x86-64-processors-from-becoming-popular/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks xStainDx...There are a lot of concerns in regards availability and pricing of AMD's next generation x86-64 processors these days. Since AMD has been postponing their code-named K8 aka Hammer CPUs for ages now, a... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/low-yields-to-stop-x86-64-processors-from-becoming-popular">Read more...</a> daniel@neowin.net (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 17 Jan 2003 09:07:12 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/low-yields-to-stop-x86-64-processors-from-becoming-popular EDIT: Popular file-share utilities contain Trojans https://www.neowin.net/news/edit-popular-file-share-utilities-contain-trojans/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>EDIT: Thanks RenGx for posting this story in our forum. Popular file-sharing software from Grokster and the Limewire Gnutella Client contain the W32.DlDer Trojan, Symantec revealed last week. According to... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/edit-popular-file-share-utilities-contain-trojans">Read more...</a> () Thu, 03 Jan 2002 12:36:21 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/edit-popular-file-share-utilities-contain-trojans By POPULAR DEMAND XP MUSIC https://www.neowin.net/news/by-popular-demand-xp-music/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>aaahhhhh! soo soothing! :cheeky: Thanks, Shouts and a general back scratch goes out to Rev0x who has answered the cries of the Neowin community to post the ripped tracks off the WinXP Tour,... <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/by-popular-demand-xp-music">Read more...</a> steven.parker@neowin.net (Steven Parker) Thu, 01 Nov 2001 16:04:42 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/by-popular-demand-xp-music