Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Matt Brown https://www.neowin.net/ Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Matt Brown 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 A new Xbox One update is currently rolling out worldwide https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-currently-rolling-out-worldwide/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/img_6397_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is currently rolling out a small update for Xbox One consoles, introducing a variety of bug fixes for the New Xbox One Experience, and improving overall stability of the operating system. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-currently-rolling-out-worldwide">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 07 Jan 2016 21:26:34 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-currently-rolling-out-worldwide Letv's 'Le Max Pro' is the first handset to sport Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 chipset https://www.neowin.net/news/letvs-le-max-pro-is-the-first-handset-to-sport-qualcomms-snapdragon-820-chipset/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/dsc09211_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Letv has showcased its latest high-end flagship device, the &#039;Le Max Pro&#039; and is the first handset to use Qualcomm&#039;s Snapdragon 820 chipset, while also offering a range of notable features. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/letvs-le-max-pro-is-the-first-handset-to-sport-qualcomms-snapdragon-820-chipset">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 07 Jan 2016 07:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/letvs-le-max-pro-is-the-first-handset-to-sport-qualcomms-snapdragon-820-chipset Pre-orders for the Oculus Rift open at $599 https://www.neowin.net/news/pre-orders-for-the-oculus-rift-open-at-599/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/travel-bg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Pre-orders for the first consumer model of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset are now live, costing $599 for the headset, two controllers, two games and all required additional cables. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/pre-orders-for-the-oculus-rift-open-at-599">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Wed, 06 Jan 2016 17:28:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/pre-orders-for-the-oculus-rift-open-at-599 Rise of the Tomb Raider comes to the Windows Store, Steam and other retailers on January 28th https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-comes-to-the-windows-store-steam-and-other-retailers-on-january-28th/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/ss_2b612bfa62d920b061e900e1f7a975a2de6729ec.1920x1080_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Square Enix has announced that Rise of the Tomb Raider will be available for PC from January 28th, via Steam, the Windows Store and other top retailers. System requirements have also been revealed. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-comes-to-the-windows-store-steam-and-other-retailers-on-january-28th">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 05 Jan 2016 21:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-comes-to-the-windows-store-steam-and-other-retailers-on-january-28th Twitter looking to introduce 10,000-character tweets https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-looking-to-introduce-10000-character-tweets/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/1_tech-twitter-generic-2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report claims that Twitter is looking to increase the character limit per tweet from 140 characters, to 10,000. These changes are expected to arrive by the end of March. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-looking-to-introduce-10000-character-tweets">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 05 Jan 2016 19:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/twitter-looking-to-introduce-10000-character-tweets ReCore delayed for Xbox One and Windows 10 https://www.neowin.net/news/recore-delayed-for-xbox-one-and-windows-10/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/recore-3_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>It has been announced that Xbox One exclusive &#039;ReCore&#039; will be getting a PC release on Windows 10, however both platforms will see a delayed launch, during the second half of 2016. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/recore-delayed-for-xbox-one-and-windows-10">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 05 Jan 2016 16:20:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/recore-delayed-for-xbox-one-and-windows-10 Xbox One exclusive ‘Scalebound' delayed until 2017 https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-one-exclusive-scalebound-delayed-until-2017/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/2916147-scalebound-gamescom-2015-02-jpg_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Platinum Games has announced that its upcoming Xbox One exclusive action-RPG has been delayed until next year, to ensure the title meets player expectations upon release. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-one-exclusive-scalebound-delayed-until-2017">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 04 Jan 2016 15:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/xbox-one-exclusive-scalebound-delayed-until-2017 Major League Gaming sells 'substantially all' assets to Activision for $46 million https://www.neowin.net/news/major-league-gaming-sells-substantially-all-assets-to-activision-for-46-million/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2016/01/100829-mlg-352_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report has emerged that uncovers a deal between Major League Gaming and Activision Blizzard, offloading assets of the eSports firm to Activision for $46 million. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/major-league-gaming-sells-substantially-all-assets-to-activision-for-46-million">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sat, 02 Jan 2016 11:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/major-league-gaming-sells-substantially-all-assets-to-activision-for-46-million Steam's Christmas blunder was caused by a DDoS attack https://www.neowin.net/news/steams-christmas-blunder-was-caused-by-a-ddos-attack/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/2_steam-down_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Valve has officially confirmed that Steam was successfully taken offline this holiday, due to a Distributed Denial of Service attack. This lead to the caching errors that displayed personal data. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/steams-christmas-blunder-was-caused-by-a-ddos-attack">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 31 Dec 2015 03:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/steams-christmas-blunder-was-caused-by-a-ddos-attack Windows 10 is reportedly installed on over 200 million devices https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-is-reportedly-installed-on-over-200-million-devices/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/07/windows-10-hero-01a_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new report has surfaced which claims Windows 10 is now installed on over 200 million devices, after five months of availability. Microsoft aims for one billion installs after three years. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-is-reportedly-installed-on-over-200-million-devices">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 29 Dec 2015 17:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/windows-10-is-reportedly-installed-on-over-200-million-devices Microsoft introduces the second week of holiday discounts on Xbox Live https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-the-second-week-of-holiday-discounts-on-xbox-live/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/xboxone_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has introduced the second week of holiday discounts on Xbox Live today, valid until January 7th. Discounts are available on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-the-second-week-of-holiday-discounts-on-xbox-live">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 29 Dec 2015 11:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-the-second-week-of-holiday-discounts-on-xbox-live AT&T reaffirms that Microsoft can push Windows 10 Mobile updates without authorization https://www.neowin.net/news/att-reaffirms-that-microsoft-can-push-windows-10-mobile-updates-without-authorization/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/img_0937_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>In response to a recent post on the AT&amp;T forums, a company representative has reaffirmed that Windows 10 Mobile updates can be distributed by Microsoft, without prior carrier authorization. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/att-reaffirms-that-microsoft-can-push-windows-10-mobile-updates-without-authorization">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 28 Dec 2015 16:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/att-reaffirms-that-microsoft-can-push-windows-10-mobile-updates-without-authorization Rise of the Tomb Raider coming to PC next month https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-coming-to-pc-next-month/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/01/tombraider_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new listing has appeared on Steam for &#039;Rise of the Tomb Raider&#039;, which suggests the current Xbox exclusive will arrive on PC in January, nearly two months after its initial release. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-coming-to-pc-next-month">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sat, 26 Dec 2015 23:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/rise-of-the-tomb-raider-coming-to-pc-next-month HTC's Vive VR headset gets FCC approval https://www.neowin.net/news/htcs-vive-vr-headset-gets-ffc-approval/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/htc-vive_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The HTC Vive virtual-reality headset, produced in collaboration with Valve, has been approved by the Federal Communications Commission and is listed on the firm&#039;s online database. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/htcs-vive-vr-headset-gets-ffc-approval">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sat, 26 Dec 2015 15:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/htcs-vive-vr-headset-gets-ffc-approval Microsoft has delayed the Surface Hub once again, while raising the price by $2000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-has-delayed-the-surface-hub-once-again-while-raising-the-price-by-2000/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/01/surface_hub_pr_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has announced it will be delaying shipments of its upcoming Surface Hub, alongside a $2000 price increase for both variations of the conferencing device. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-has-delayed-the-surface-hub-once-again-while-raising-the-price-by-2000">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 22 Dec 2015 21:44:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-has-delayed-the-surface-hub-once-again-while-raising-the-price-by-2000 Here are all the games discounted on Xbox Live over the holidays https://www.neowin.net/news/here-are-all-the-games-discounted-on-xbox-live-over-the-holidays/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/xboxone_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The first wave of discounts on Xbox games over the holiday period have been detailed today and are now accessible on Xbox Live. Discounts are available on both Xbox One and Xbox 360 titles. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/here-are-all-the-games-discounted-on-xbox-live-over-the-holidays">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 22 Dec 2015 12:38:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/here-are-all-the-games-discounted-on-xbox-live-over-the-holidays Free trial for Rise of the Tomb Raider now available on Xbox One https://www.neowin.net/news/free-trial-for-rise-of-the-tomb-raider-now-available-on-xbox-one/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/09/1422984232-gi-rise-of-the-tomb-raider-1_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A free trial for the newly released &#039;Rise of the Tomb Raider&#039; is now available for Xbox One via Xbox Store, and gives gamers access to the first section of the game&#039;s story. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/free-trial-for-rise-of-the-tomb-raider-now-available-on-xbox-one">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 21 Dec 2015 14:32:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/free-trial-for-rise-of-the-tomb-raider-now-available-on-xbox-one Microsoft not looking to develop an Xbox app for Mac https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-not-looking-to-develop-an-xbox-app-for-mac/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/01/img_9158_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft&#039;s Xbox division, has stated that an Xbox app for Mac OS isn&#039;t on the company&#039;s radar, but will be considered if users show interest in the idea. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-not-looking-to-develop-an-xbox-app-for-mac">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 21 Dec 2015 05:22:02 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-not-looking-to-develop-an-xbox-app-for-mac Microsoft says Xbox One cloud technologies seen in Titanfall can be used on any platform https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-cloud-technologies-seen-in-titanfall-can-be-used-on-any-platform/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/12/titanfallmech_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Phil Spencer, head of Microsoft&#039;s Xbox division, has confirmed that the company&#039;s cloud technologies used in Titanfall can be used in any game, even if the title is exclusive to another platform. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-cloud-technologies-seen-in-titanfall-can-be-used-on-any-platform">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sun, 20 Dec 2015 15:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-says-xbox-one-cloud-technologies-seen-in-titanfall-can-be-used-on-any-platform Best Buy offering a free Halo 5: Guardians controller with an Xbox One bundle purchase https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-offering-a-free-halo-5-guardians-controller-with-an-xbox-one-bundle-purchase/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/11/xbox-one-halo-5_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Best Buy is now offering a complimentary Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians controller, alongside the purchase of select Xbox One bundles. The offer is valid both in-store and online. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-offering-a-free-halo-5-guardians-controller-with-an-xbox-one-bundle-purchase">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sat, 19 Dec 2015 12:08:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/best-buy-offering-a-free-halo-5-guardians-controller-with-an-xbox-one-bundle-purchase Apple Pay to arrive in China in early 2016 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-pay-to-arrive-in-china-in-early-2016/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/shutterstock_252335677_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced plans to bring its mobile payment system, Apple Pay, to China in 2016. The service will take on Alipay and WeChat Payment, which are already established in the region. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-pay-to-arrive-in-china-in-early-2016">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sat, 19 Dec 2015 05:48:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/apple-pay-to-arrive-in-china-in-early-2016 The buttons on the Surface Pen can now be customized https://www.neowin.net/news/the-buttons-on-the-surface-pen-can-now-be-customized/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/screen_shot_2014-09-01_at_3.41.15_pm_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The latest update for the Surface App for Windows has introduced greater flexibility in customizing the actions associated with various button inputs, when using Microsoft&#039;s Surface Pen. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-buttons-on-the-surface-pen-can-now-be-customized">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:22:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-buttons-on-the-surface-pen-can-now-be-customized Microsoft introduces 16 new games supported by Xbox One backward compatibility https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-16-new-games-supported-by-xbox-one-backward-compatibility/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/december-bc_large-tile_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has introduced 16 new Xbox 360 games that support the Xbox One&#039;s backward compatibility feature, which arrived on the console last month alongside the New Xbox One Experience. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-16-new-games-supported-by-xbox-one-backward-compatibility">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 17 Dec 2015 16:06:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-introduces-16-new-games-supported-by-xbox-one-backward-compatibility First expansion of Xbox One backwards compatibility library coming 'very soon' https://www.neowin.net/news/first-expansion-of-xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-library-coming-very-soon/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/xbox-one-windows-10-ux_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s Head of Xbox, Phil Spencer has confirmed that more games will support Xbox One backwards compatibility &#039;very soon&#039;, one month after the feature arrived on the console. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/first-expansion-of-xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-library-coming-very-soon">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 17 Dec 2015 04:12:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/first-expansion-of-xbox-one-backwards-compatibility-library-coming-very-soon Mozilla launches 64-bit Firefox for Windows [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/mozilla-launches-64-bit-firefox-for-windows/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/08/firefox-03_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Mozilla has released a new update for its flagship web browser, introducing a 64-bit version for Windows PCs. The update also increases performance and security on all platforms. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/mozilla-launches-64-bit-firefox-for-windows">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 17 Dec 2015 01:04:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/mozilla-launches-64-bit-firefox-for-windows Hideo Kojima leaves Konami to work on a PlayStation exclusive title https://www.neowin.net/news/hideo-kojima-leaves-konami-to-work-on-a-playstation-exclusive-title/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/5759484303_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>After three decades at Konami, Hideo Kojima has left the company to form his own independent firm named &#039;Kojima Productions&#039;. The first title to come from the studio will be exclusive to PlayStation. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/hideo-kojima-leaves-konami-to-work-on-a-playstation-exclusive-title">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Wed, 16 Dec 2015 18:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/hideo-kojima-leaves-konami-to-work-on-a-playstation-exclusive-title Star Citizen reaches $100 million in crowdfunding https://www.neowin.net/news/star-citizen-reaches-100-million-in-crowdfunding/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/ew4njtn_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Donations for upcoming space exploration simulator &#039;Star Citizen&#039; have reached $100 million, after almost three years of crowdfunding. This comes shortly after the major update to &#039;Alpha 2.0&#039;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/star-citizen-reaches-100-million-in-crowdfunding">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 15 Dec 2015 18:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/star-citizen-reaches-100-million-in-crowdfunding Leaked image shows 4 color variations of the Lumia 850 https://www.neowin.net/news/leaked-image-shows-4-color-variations-of-the-lumia-850/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/gsmarena_001_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new image has surfaced online, showcasing the four color schemes rumored for the cancelled Lumia 850. The image suggests that the device is no longer cancelled and will release next year. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/leaked-image-shows-4-color-variations-of-the-lumia-850">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Sun, 13 Dec 2015 16:40:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/leaked-image-shows-4-color-variations-of-the-lumia-850 Watch a fleet of robots build the Steam Controller https://www.neowin.net/news/watch-a-fleet-of-robots-build-the-steam-controller/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/lab_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Valve has created one of the largest automated assembly lines in the United States, in order to keep up with consumer demands for its recently released &#039;Steam Controller&#039;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/watch-a-fleet-of-robots-build-the-steam-controller">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:42:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/watch-a-fleet-of-robots-build-the-steam-controller Microsoft is still holding back the release date for 'Fable Legends' https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-still-holding-back-the-release-date-for-fable-legends/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/fable_legends_gamescom-2_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is keeping the release date for &#039;Fable Legends&#039; close to its chest, despite previous statements claiming the game was still on track to release later this year. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-still-holding-back-the-release-date-for-fable-legends">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Fri, 11 Dec 2015 14:54:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-is-still-holding-back-the-release-date-for-fable-legends The Xbox Wireless Adapter no longer requires Windows 10 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-xbox-wireless-adapter-no-longer-requires-windows-10/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/xbox-one-wireless-adapter_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new update to the Xbox One Wireless Adapter driver makes it possible to use the device on any Windows 7 or Windows 8.1 PC, despite the initial launch unit being restricted to Windows 10. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/the-xbox-wireless-adapter-no-longer-requires-windows-10">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Fri, 11 Dec 2015 03:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/the-xbox-wireless-adapter-no-longer-requires-windows-10 'Facebook at Work' set to launch in the coming months https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-at-work-set-to-launch-in-the-coming-months/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2014/09/facebook_office_sign_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A company executive for Facebook has stated that its upcoming &#039;Facebook at Work&#039; service is scheduled to be released in the coming months, and closely match the existing version of the site. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-at-work-set-to-launch-in-the-coming-months">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 10 Dec 2015 23:26:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/facebook-at-work-set-to-launch-in-the-coming-months Wallet for Windows 10 Mobile now supports loyalty cards https://www.neowin.net/news/wallet-for-windows-10-mobile-now-supports-loyalty-cards/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/img_0927_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new update is now available for the Wallet application for Windows 10 Mobile, adding support for retail loyalty cards. Select cards can now be scanned into the app, and used in-store. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/wallet-for-windows-10-mobile-now-supports-loyalty-cards">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Wed, 09 Dec 2015 22:00:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/wallet-for-windows-10-mobile-now-supports-loyalty-cards A new Xbox One update is rolling out to the public https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-rolling-out-to-the-public/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/08/xbox-one-windows-10-ux_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>The latest Xbox One update is now rolling out to the public, implementing tweaks for Microsoft Edge and fixes for a range of various bugs, to improve stability of the New Xbox One Experience. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-rolling-out-to-the-public">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Wed, 09 Dec 2015 17:16:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/a-new-xbox-one-update-is-rolling-out-to-the-public Microsoft's Kinect can now be used to try on clothes https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-kinect-can-now-be-used-to-try-on-clothes/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/themallone_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>A new online shopping experience has arrived on the Xbox One today, allowing Kinect owners to try on clothes in a virtual changing room, and purchase them through &#039;The Mall for Xbox One&#039;. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-kinect-can-now-be-used-to-try-on-clothes">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 08 Dec 2015 20:46:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-kinect-can-now-be-used-to-try-on-clothes Microsoft's Lumia 640 has been discounted to $20 via AT&T https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-lumia-640-has-been-discounted-to-20-via-att/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/05/img_0758_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>AT&amp;T is now offering Microsoft&#039;s Lumia 640 at a discounted price of $20, when purchased alongside AT&amp;T GoPhone credit. The handset offers great entry-level hardware at a relatively low price point. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-lumia-640-has-been-discounted-to-20-via-att">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 07 Dec 2015 21:52:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-lumia-640-has-been-discounted-to-20-via-att Microsoft delivering coding opportunities to young people via 'Hour of Code' https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-delivering-coding-opportunities-to-young-people-via-hour-of-code/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/img_20151021_163209_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft employees are offering a range of workshops and tutorials over the coming weeks, to support Code.org&#039;s &#039;Hour of Code&#039;, which aims to deliver basic coding skills to younger people. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-delivering-coding-opportunities-to-young-people-via-hour-of-code">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Mon, 07 Dec 2015 18:24:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-delivering-coding-opportunities-to-young-people-via-hour-of-code Some Lumia 950 and 950 XL orders in the UK are being delayed due to ‘software issues' [Update] https://www.neowin.net/news/some-lumia-950-and-950-xl-orders-in-the-uk-are-being-delayed-due-to-software-issues/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/11/img_6730_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>British retailer Argos is informing its customers that the release of the Microsoft Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets has been pushed back, due to &#039;software issues&#039; that have arisen. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/some-lumia-950-and-950-xl-orders-in-the-uk-are-being-delayed-due-to-software-issues">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Thu, 03 Dec 2015 10:36:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/some-lumia-950-and-950-xl-orders-in-the-uk-are-being-delayed-due-to-software-issues Microsoft's 'Surface Phone' allegedly releasing in 2016 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-surface-phone-allegedly-releasing-in-2016/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/10/1_img_0836_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s rumored &#039;Surface Phone&#039; may be a reality, according to a recent report. The handset is allegedly designed by the Surface team, and set to release during the second half of 2016. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-surface-phone-allegedly-releasing-in-2016">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:02:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/microsofts-surface-phone-allegedly-releasing-in-2016 Adobe renames Flash to Adobe Animate, embracing HTML 5 https://www.neowin.net/news/adobe-renames-flash-to-adobe-animate-embracing-html-5/ <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="https://cdn.neow.in/news/images/uploaded/2015/12/1_maxresdefault_medium.jpg" alt="" /></div>Adobe has announced that its &#039;Flash Professional&#039; application will be rebranded to &#039;Adobe Animate&#039; next year, as it transitions its efforts towards HTML 5 canvas and WebGL. <a href="https://www.neowin.net/news/adobe-renames-flash-to-adobe-animate-embracing-html-5">Read more...</a> matt.brown@neowin.net (Matt Brown) Tue, 01 Dec 2015 20:50:01 +0000 https://www.neowin.net/news/adobe-renames-flash-to-adobe-animate-embracing-html-5