Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Vlad Dudau Neowin News Feed for: News Posts by Vlad Dudau en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 HTC U11 Review: U can't go wrong with this one <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HTC&#039;s U11 had a lot to prove given the disappointing results of last year&#039;s models. Luckily, through a combination of great engineering and good specs, the U11 is a flagship worthy of recognition. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 04 Sep 2017 16:38:01 +0000 Extra! Extra! Microsoft Security Intelligence Report is out, malware attacks on the rise <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft&#039;s latest Security Intelligence Report is now available, detailing the rise of attacks against the firm&#039;s software and its clients. Although attacks are on the rise, so are security measures. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 18 Aug 2017 19:14:02 +0000 Apple reportedly ready to launch LTE-only, standalone Apple Watch Series 3 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple will unveil a new Watch wearable at its September iPhone event. The new device will feature LTE connectivity and be able to make calls and stream music independent of an iPhone connection. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:56:01 +0000 Samsung ready to unveil Gear Fit2 Pro, a new waterproof fitness wearable <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>While the Galaxy Note8 will headline Samsung&#039;s upcoming Unpacked event, the company will also unveil a new waterproof fitness wearable dubbed the Gear Fit2 Pro, with support for iOS and Android. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:54:01 +0000 Over 60,000 people cancelled their Model 3 pre-orders, but Elon Musk is not worried <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A significant number of people has cancelled pre-orders for Tesla&#039;s Model 3 EV. However, that&#039;s a small drop in the bucket, according to the company&#039;s CEO, as demand is still outstripping supply. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 03 Aug 2017 07:06:01 +0000 Samsung most profitable tech company; beats Intel in semiconductor market after Q2 results <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung has posted a surprisingly positive financial report, outperforming even its own expectations, while also being more profitable than Apple for Q2 overall, and leaping Intel in the chip market. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 28 Jul 2017 10:16:01 +0000 WikiLeaks posts three more exploits, supposedly from the CIA, targeting Mac OS and Linux <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>WikiLeaks has been busy since the start of the year continuing to publish information on digital exploits and malware supposedly used by the US government to target and spy on our phones and laptops. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 28 Jul 2017 08:40:02 +0000 Preview version of Node-ChakraCore with N-API support is now available <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The new version of Node-ChakraCore is now available from Microsoft and it&#039;s based on Node.js 8 and fully supports the next-generation Node API. It also touts full cross-platform desktop support. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:40:01 +0000 Microsoft Flow and PowerApps get updates; admins get more control <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Flow and PowerApps services, launched earlier this year, are getting updates with new capabilities and expanded partnerships. Admins using the services are also getting &quot;granular control&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 28 Jul 2017 07:18:02 +0000 Apple's iPod touch models get a significant discount as they near end of the line <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple seems to be getting rid of its iPod line of devices. After quietly retiring the nano and shuffle models, the company has also dropped the iPod touch prices by a significant amount. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 28 Jul 2017 06:42:01 +0000 Google brings SOS Alerts to Search and Maps to keep you safe in emergencies <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google announced today the launch of a new alert system designed to keep its users safe in the real world. SOS Alerts system brings critical, official information to users near an emergency site. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 25 Jul 2017 17:50:01 +0000 Google and Raspberry Pi now let you build your own Google Assistant box out of cardboard <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google and Raspberry Pi has teamed up to bring voice commands and artificial intelligence to the maker community. As such you can now get the Voice Kit, a low-end Android Assistant box that you build. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 05 May 2017 07:18:01 +0000 Apple claims it created 2 million jobs in the US; will invest $1 billion in manufacturing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has put out new numbers claiming that, thanks to the App Store, it&#039;s responsible for about two million jobs in the US alone, despite the fact the company only employs 80,000 people directly. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 05 May 2017 06:12:01 +0000 Google updates security warnings after phishing scam makes the rounds on Gmail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google has made changes to Gmail&#039;s security systems to better protect users against phishing attempts. The new system offers warnings when clicking on suspicious links in an effort to keep you safe. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 05 May 2017 05:48:01 +0000 Ellen, Demi Lovato, and others getting shows on YouTube ahead of site's big redesign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just as YouTube is preparing to launch a website redesign with flatter elements and a &quot;dark mode&quot;, the company also unveiled some upcoming shows with Hollywood stars and famous artists. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 05 May 2017 05:28:01 +0000 Another credible report says Apple's iPhone Edition will face 'severe' shortages <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If you were hoping to get your hands on one of Apple&#039;s upcoming OLED iPhones, you might have to wait a while. According to some credible reports, the device will likely face shortages until 2018. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 24 Apr 2017 15:26:01 +0000 UK customers can now ship their hard disks to Microsoft to have data uploaded to Azure <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Over the weekend Microsoft has announced a number of new features coming to cloud customers in Britain. Two of them deal with transfer and processing of big data, and the third with containers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:52:02 +0000 Rockstar's upcoming Tiny Racers content harkens back to the glory days of GTA <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new racing mode is coming this week to GTA V Online, filling some users with nostalgia for the good ol&#039; days. The top-down mode will let you use weapons and stunts to overtake opponents. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:46:01 +0000 Apple pledges to eventually only use 100% recycled materials <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple touted its advances and focus on using renewable energy and recycled materials in its products. The company also said that one day it will fully rely on recycled minerals and end mining. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:28:01 +0000 HP unveils four new laptops designed for those who need power on the go <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>HP has unveiled four new devices today, all of them claiming to offer superior power and security while on the go. The ZBook series of devices is available right now, starting at just over $1,000. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Apr 2017 11:38:02 +0000 Vive offering financing for PCs, laptops and graphics cards bundled with its VR headset <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Vive originally announced a no-interest financing solution for its VR helmet earlier this year. Now the program has expanded to include high-end graphics cards, PCs and gaming laptops. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Fri, 21 Apr 2017 10:28:01 +0000 Over 1000 InterContinental and Holiday Inn hotels infected with credit card stealing malware <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Though the hotel operator originally said just a dozen locations had been affected, new data has been released, which shows over 1000 hotels in the US alone were overrun with malware. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:02:02 +0000 Facebook will read your thoughts and then share them; make people hear through their skin <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook unveiled a couple of research projects seemingly taken straight out of science fiction. One of them involves making people hear through their skin, while the other one reads your thoughts. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 16:24:01 +0000 Amazon gives devs access to tech powering Alexa, lets them integrate Lex service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Amazon has opened up an on-demand service for developers, called Lex. Devs can implement the feature in their apps to take advantage of some of the same tech that powers the popular Alexa assistant. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:52:02 +0000 Facebook continues to focus on VR: unveils two 360-degree cameras, the x24 and x6 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook is not only popularizing VR, but also helping the wider community adopt and develop more immersive technologies. As part of that, it unveiled two 360-degree cameras, called x24 and x6. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 20 Apr 2017 15:36:01 +0000 Fight the Swarm once more by downloading Starcraft and Brood War for free <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You can relive fond memories of fighting the swarm, or get depressed about losing Kerrigan all over again, as Blizzard has made Starcraft and its Brood War expansion free for PCs and Macs. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:16:01 +0000 Report corroborates Anniversary Edition iPhone rumors: AMOLED screen, radical redesign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A credible report citing industry sources and people inside Apple seemingly corroborates many of the previous rumors surrounding the anniversary model of the iPhone, expected later this year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:56:02 +0000 'New Google Earth' is here to show you the beauty of our planet, diversity of cultures <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One week after its original teaser, Google has unveiled the new version of Google Earth. Currently rolling out to users, it offers new sharing and discovery features with an emphasis on education. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 09:50:01 +0000 Xiaomi unveils Mi 6 flagship: Snapdragon 835, dual-camera, ceramic body, starts at $360 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Chinese company has finally taken the wraps off of its latest flagship device, the Mi 6. The new handset has some powerful internal specs, an attractive design, and a fairly affordable price tag. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:46:01 +0000 Regulator: Qualcomm unfairly barred Samsung from selling its own Exynos chips <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Ever wonder why Samsung&#039;s chips are only found in Samsung devices? According to the South Korean government, it&#039;s because Qualcomm has been pressuring Samsung and barring it from competing. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:04:01 +0000 Elon Musk has launched Neuralink; wants to turn everyone into cyborgs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Neuralink is the latest endeavor from famed CEO Elon Musk, who&#039;s looking to create a brain-computer interface, that could speed up cognition, aid memory, and change human minds for the better. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:32:01 +0000 Microsoft's Project Torino: a 'physical programming language' for visually impaired children <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has teamed up with researchers and educators in the UK to create a physical programming language that can teach visually impaired children the magic of coding by using tangible objects. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:56:01 +0000 High-profile Twitter accounts, hijacked by pro-Turkish hackers, call the Dutch 'Nazis' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A series of prominent Twitter accounts, including Amnesty, Unicef and the BBC, started throwing insults at Germany and the Netherlands and promoting Turkish propaganda thanks to a security breach. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:12:01 +0000 US Department of Justice going after four people involved in the massive Yahoo data breaches <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The DoJ is looking to indict four people who were allegedly involved in at least one of the attacks that left hundreds of millions of Yahoo user accounts exposed. Three of them are living in Russia. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 09:24:01 +0000 Microsoft addressed nine critical security issues with this month's Patch Tuesday <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After skipping last month&#039;s security patches, Microsoft has now finally caught up with the release of the latest updates. Included, are 18 total security fixes, nine of which are deemed critical. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Wed, 15 Mar 2017 08:58:01 +0000 Tag Heuer and Intel launch the $1,600 Connected Modular 45 smartwatch, with Android Wear 2.0 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The well-known watch manufacturer has released a follow-up device to its original smartwatch. Like the earlier model, the Connected Modular 45 comes with some intriguing features and a big price. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:44:01 +0000 Laser research paves way for computers 100,000 times faster than today, and quantum processors <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Researchers have managed to reliably move electrons around a semiconductor by using femtosecond laser pulses, opening the way to ultrafast computers, and in the future, quantum devices. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 11:14:01 +0000 The UK's health services now relies on Cortana Intelligence Suite to read medical research <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The UK&#039;s NICE, which informs NHS guidelines and practices, now relies on Microsoft-powered algorithms that can sift through mountains of data and present scientist with concise results. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 10:36:01 +0000 These are some of the security improvements coming with Windows 10 Creators Update <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Microsoft Security team has put out a list of the updates coming to Windows Defender ATP in the Creators Update. The new features will help keep enterprises more secure, more efficiently. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:54:01 +0000 Facebook updates its terms to prohibit spying on users <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has changed its terms and conditions today to bar developers and companies from using its data to spy on users. This comes after social network data was used to track peaceful protesters. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 14 Mar 2017 09:06:01 +0000