Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Matthew Jones Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Matthew Jones en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Samsung gives first look at the Nexus Prime <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/nexus4.jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Google&#039;s next flagship phone, tentatively dubbed the Nexus Prime, has appeared in a YouTube video posted by Samsung today. Meantime, a leaked photo has confirmed a 1280x720 Super AMOLED display. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 05 Oct 2011 09:26:30 +0000 The Zune HD lives...again <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1431844880zune_hz_color_print.jpg" alt="" /></div>For the second time in as many days, Microsoft&#039;s Zune HD media player has been brought back from the dead, after a support page declaring the end of the player was pulled and labelled a mistake. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 05 Oct 2011 06:18:56 +0000 ''Massive'' security hole uncovered in HTC Android phones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/11277449467908340921.jpg" alt="" /></div>Logging tools installed on HTC devices by the manufacturer itself are reportedly putting a huge range of user data, including phone numbers and SMS data, at risk of theft. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 03 Oct 2011 06:43:05 +0000 Facebook's ''Project Spartan'' revealed in blog post <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/fixed.jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Someone at Facebook appears to have gotten a little trigger happy, posting (and subsequently pulling) a blog post detailing the company&#039;s new HTML5 mobile experience, dubbed &#039;&#039;Project Spartan&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Fri, 30 Sep 2011 08:28:52 +0000 Apple employees begin iOS 5, iCloud training <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/1_two.jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple&#039;s retail employees have reportedly starting brushing up on iOS 5 and iCloud, leading to suggestions the iPhone 5 launch isn&#039;t too far off. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 05 Sep 2011 07:17:09 +0000 Culture of lewd behaviour and "excessive drunkenness" at Microsoft UK, former exec claims <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/19825736642.jpg" alt="" /></div>An alleged culture of wild partying and &#039;&#039;excessive drunkenness&#039;&#039; have been revealed in a £10 (US$16.2 million) million High Court battle between a former Microsoft UK exec and the company. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 01 Sep 2011 09:45:40 +0000 Linux kernel source code site hacked <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1254846673a.jpg" alt="" /></div>The site hosting the Linux kernel was reportedly hacked last week, though admins have reassured users the kernel itself remains absolutely safe. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 01 Sep 2011 09:43:50 +0000 Site to photograph every Apple product ever made <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/996709829apple-logo-1.jpg" alt="" /></div>One hardcore Apple fan has made it his mission to get up close and personal with 35 years of the company&#039;s products, and he&#039;s sharing the results with the world. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 31 Aug 2011 14:17:06 +0000 CyanogenMod 7 demoed on the HP TouchPad <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/17217526261755208095shop-touchpad-ov1-1.png" alt="" /></div>An Android port to HP&#039;s discontinued TouchPad could be closer than previously thought, after the CyanogenMod team showed off an early build running on the tablet. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 29 Aug 2011 08:10:37 +0000 Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 delayed in Australia for a second time <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/208675550447431106w_image10.jpg" alt="" /></div>Samsung&#039;s Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet will not go on sale in Australia for at least another month as a patent infringement battle with Apple drags on. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 29 Aug 2011 07:40:37 +0000 More TouchPads on the way, ''next to no'' progress on Android port <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/17217526261755208095shop-touchpad-ov1-1.png" alt="" /></div>Missed out on a TouchPad earlier this month? All may not be lost, with reports Best Buy and possibly HP will get fresh stock in coming days. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sat, 27 Aug 2011 13:53:13 +0000 Cell carriers prep for Hurricane Irene <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/uploaded/Irene.jpg_thumb.jpg" alt="" /></div>With Hurricane Irene bearing down on the US East Coast, major cell carriers are doing what they can to prepare for possible outages and damage to their networks. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sat, 27 Aug 2011 08:57:52 +0000 Software company looking for nudist recruits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Female? Have web coding or sales skills? Happy to work with your kit off? UK software firm Nude House could be the workplace for you. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that the firm's 63-year-old owner, Chris... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 07 Apr 2011 06:38:31 +0000 Windows 8 ''auto-colourization'' already possible on Windows 7 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/12162242531658068131win.jpg" alt="" /></div>If uncoordinated window and wallpaper colours have you feeling desperate for Windows 8 in 2012, help is at hand - so called ''Auto-Colorization'' is already available for Windows 7 via a small utility. Dubbed ''Aura'' the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 07 Apr 2011 05:38:31 +0000 iPhone 4 reportedly capturing images at random using front camera <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In an issue that will have privacy advocates up in arms, iPhone 4 owners are claiming their devices are, in effect, spying on them using the phone's front-facing camera. In a thread on Apple's support forums,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:52:40 +0000 Apple World Wide Developers Conference on June 6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced its annual World Wide Developers Conference will be held at San Francisco's Moscone West Center from June 6-10. According to a press release, Apple will use the event to ''unveil the future of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 28 Mar 2011 13:24:12 +0000 Rumour: OS X Lion nearing Golden Master stage <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/2450671951265923324li.jpg" alt="" /></div>Apple is reportedly getting ready to issue developers with a near-complete version of Mac OS X 10.7 ''Lion'', less than three months out from the start of a tentative release window for the OS. TechCrunch, without... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sat, 26 Mar 2011 09:15:33 +0000 Google holds Honeycomb source code, says it's not ready for smartphones <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google will keep the source code for Android 3.0 ''Honeycomb'' to itself for the foreseeable future, the search giant has said. BusinessWeek reported yesterday that Google had made the decision to keep Honeycomb closed-source - a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Fri, 25 Mar 2011 09:48:41 +0000 Rumour: Motorola working on in-house mobile OS <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Motorola is reportedly working on its own mobile operating system to either supplement or replace Google's Android OS on the company's mobile offerings. Citing ''a source familiar with the matter'' InformationWeek claimed Motorola has been gathering... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:52:06 +0000 Microsoft details global NoDo update schedule <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the release of the first Windows Phone 7 update yesterday, one question - ''when is the update coming?'' - has been replaced with another: ''when will I get it?'' In an effort to answer the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 24 Mar 2011 11:30:16 +0000 iOS 4.3.1 confirmed, goes hands-on <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just two days after rumours indicated Apple would release a minor iOS update within a fortnight, iOS 4.3.1 has appeared in the virtual flesh. While details are scarce, Boy Genius Report (BGR) apparently managed to convince... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 24 Mar 2011 10:52:06 +0000 Firefox 4 downloads top 7 million in 24 hours <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A year-long development cycle apparently wasn't enough to sour users on Firefox 4, with Mozilla's browser downloaded more than seven million times in the first 24 hours after its release on March 22. In a blog... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 24 Mar 2011 09:52:06 +0000 Amazon Appstore goes live, goes down, comes back up <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon's answer to the Android Market is now up and running, despite some early hiccups. According to Android Police, the Amazon Appstore for Android went live earlier tonight for around 30 minutes before being taken down... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 22 Mar 2011 13:09:42 +0000 Rumour: HTC Pyramid to ship with Android 2.4 in June <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A bevy of leaks have suggested mobile maker HTC's next flagship phone will ship with the next version of Google's Android OS, tentatively dubbed ''Ice Cream''. GSMArena got its virtual hands on a shot of the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 22 Mar 2011 10:37:18 +0000 Apple sues Amazon over ''App Store'' trademark <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>No points if you saw this one coming - Apple is suing Amazon, claiming the online retailer is infringing upon the Mac-maker's App Store trademark with its soon-to-be-released Android app store. Bloomberg reports that in a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 22 Mar 2011 07:47:33 +0000 Rumour: iOS 4.3.1 within a fortnight <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple is reportedly readying a minor iOS update, less than a fortnight after the company released version 4.3 of the mobile OS. Boy Genius Report has heard through the grapevine that iOS 4.3.1 could be as... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 22 Mar 2011 03:25:17 +0000 Mozilla to revamp development; Firefox 5 in June <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The next version of Mozilla Firefox could be released in the last week of June, as the company moves to an accelerated release schedule. According to a draft document, posted by Mozilla&rsquo;s Rob Sayre and spotted... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sun, 20 Mar 2011 07:52:56 +0000 iPod touch owners report iOS 4.3 graphical glitches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>iPod touch owners are reporting strange graphical glitches after updating their devices to iOS 4.3, which was released earlier this month. Engadget reports that after updating, screens on affected devices seem to flicker and distort. The... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:08:57 +0000 Firefox 4 final release on March 22 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After twelve betas, one release candidate and a year of development, Mozilla plans to release the final version of Firefox 4 on March 22 around 7AM PDT. Tech blog ConceivablyTech spotted the date on Mozilla's official... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 17 Mar 2011 07:00:06 +0000 Microsoft manager: Zune isn't dead <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft employees might be thinking of the infamous Mark Twain misquote - ''rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated'' - following media obituaries of the company's Zune hardware. Yesterday Neowin, along with numerous other tech... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Thu, 17 Mar 2011 00:37:06 +0000 Apple accused of deliberately crippling web apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Developers have accused Apple of pushing them to use the App Store by making web apps appear slower on iOS devices. According to The Register, web apps launched directly from the home screen are being disadvantaged... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 16 Mar 2011 07:41:42 +0000 Japanese iPad 2 launch delayed <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The launch of the iPad 2 in Japan has been postponed indefinitely as the country attempts to cope with the wake of the earthquake and tsunami disaster. Apple spokeswoman Nat Kerris told All Things Digital's John... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Wed, 16 Mar 2011 01:59:52 +0000 Twitter now handling one billion tweets per week <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>With the fifth anniversary of the launch of Twitter on March 21 fast approaching, the social networking site has released a few statistics to illustrate the site's phenomenal growth. In a blog post, Twitter's Carolyn Penner... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 14:58:44 +0000 Mozilla VP: Flash is on the way out <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The days of Adobe's Flash plug-in dominating large parts of the web are numbered, according to Mozilla VP of products Jay Sullivan. Speaking to Fast Company, Mr Sullivan said a move away from Flash would be... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 13:09:35 +0000 First Nokia Windows Phone to arrive in the next twelve months <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Consumers should expect to see the first Nokia-branded Windows Phone by the first quarter of 2012, according to the managing director of the mobile maker's Indian arm. In a story by Mumbai-based Daily News &amp; Analysis,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 12:09:35 +0000 Google adds WebM support to Internet Explorer 9 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Those of you who eagerly downloaded the final version of Internet Explorer 9 earlier today and raced off to play some royalty-free WebM video would have been disappointed - until now. In a tongue-in-cheek post spotted... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:09:35 +0000 Japanese Apple Stores pitch in after earthquake <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As the people of Japan struggled to comprehend the enormity of the natural disaster that struck last Friday, at least one Apple Store reportedly threw its doors open in an effort to help the public.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Tue, 15 Mar 2011 10:03:19 +0000 AT&T, Vonage offer free international calls and texts to Japan <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/248064850att-death-star.jpg" alt="" /></div>As Japan's earthquake and tsunami disaster continues to unfold, telco AT&amp;T and VoIP provider Vonage have moved to offer free calls and texts to US customers trying to get in touch with friends and family... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 14 Mar 2011 13:18:01 +0000 Windows Phone users hit by duplicate contact bug <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/8713836009770567485953076501318592959wp_large.jpg" alt="" /></div>Windows Phone users are reporting a strange contact bug that results in some contacts being duplicated. According to Microsoft enthusiast Long Zheng the bug - which he has personally experienced - appears to have no clear... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Mon, 14 Mar 2011 08:58:46 +0000 Twitter to developers: Stop copying official apps <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Twitter will no longer tolerate third-party apps that mimic official ones, in the clearest sign yet the social networking site is taking firm control of its platform. In a Google Groups post spotted by various media... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Matthew Jones) Sat, 12 Mar 2011 04:14:33 +0000