Neowin News Feed for: Year Neowin News Feed for: Year en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Steam reported to hold special Lunar New Year Sale this February <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Steam is planning on celebrating the Lunar New Year by running a special sale for gamers this February. A report from Steam Database suggests the sale will run from February 15 to February 19. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Muhammad Jarir Kanji) Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:52:01 +0000 TechSpot: 2012, The Year in Tech <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/280675100c.jpg" alt="" /></div>As the year comes to an end it&#039;s time to look back at the most interesting and relevant tech stories of 2012. Numerous trends consolidated during 2012: Apple&#039;s dominance in the sector, mobile growth.. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Julio Franco) Sun, 30 Dec 2012 12:15:23 +0000 Your Facebook year in review <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>Facebook is giving its users a nice way to see what its biggest trends, stories and music were in 2012, as well as offering the same functionality to your individual user profile. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Andrew Stevenson) Wed, 12 Dec 2012 14:11:19 +0000 Happy New Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/nw_dailynews-new.gif" alt="" /></div>On behalf of everyone here at Neowin, Happy New Year!... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Wardell) Fri, 01 Jan 2010 05:03:49 +0000 Google: Expect 18 Android phones this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/773785712786139543ad.jpg" alt="" /></div>By year's end, there will be at least 18 phones on the market worldwide based on the Android operating system, Google disclosed today at the company's I/O conference. According to The New York Times, Andy... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Thu, 28 May 2009 10:06:27 +0000 Why Windows 7 will be out later this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>With the public Windows 7 release candidate right around the corner, and development towards the RTM on track, people are wondering &quot;When is the final release date for Windows 7?&quot; With many dates flying around,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Fri, 01 May 2009 06:39:24 +0000 Microsoft confirms Zune to go international this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_zune2.png" alt="" /></div>It looks like the folks at Microsoft just can't get enough of Twitter. There have been many leaks of information over the past few months coming from public tweets by company employees. We recently reported... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 07 Apr 2009 16:31:26 +0000 Skype to ship with Nokia phones this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/121527188824.png" alt="" /></div>If you thought that VoIP was already a huge hit, the biggest cell phone manufacturer Nokia, has just announced that Skype will be shipping with its entire lineup of mobile phones. Nokia will begin rolling... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Tue, 17 Feb 2009 09:57:51 +0000 A new year and a new beginning for the iPhone <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/630383334ag.jpg" alt="" /></div>To this date, the iPhone has only been offered by mobile service giant AT&T (In the U.S.). That has been the biggest down-side to many people interested in purchasing the device. In most rural areas,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Sean Bradford) Thu, 01 Jan 2009 20:32:59 +0000 DivFix++ v0.31 Released as a new year gift <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1779840815.png" alt="" /></div>DivFix++ is an AVI Video Repair and Preview Utility. This Program allows you to preview your AVI videos which are currently downloading from ed2k, kad, bittorrent, gnutella and any other network. Simply fix them and... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 29 Dec 2008 10:49:09 +0000 Mac Mojo: Audio/Video support in Messenger for Mac next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1824311960MSN_Messenger-3 (dragged).png" alt="" /></div>One of the nifty features missing in the Messenger for Mac is Audio/Video (A/V) support. It is not possible to do a video or audio chat using the Messenger for Mac. The recent update, Messenger... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Fri, 19 Dec 2008 03:20:46 +0000 GameSpy: 2008 Game of the Year Awards <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1399584693metronewsl.jpg" alt="" /></div>GameSpy has announced their list of 'Best of 2008' PC games, and also gave a &quot;State of the PC&quot; address. There have been quite a few discussions over how well PC gaming did this... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Spencer Scott) Wed, 17 Dec 2008 22:49:09 +0000 IGN announces their PC games of the year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/spore.jpg" alt="" /></div>It's that time of year where leading game sites start publishing their &quot;best of the year&quot; game lists, and IGN has posted their 'Best of 2008' PC Games.&#160; It was quite a list, and it... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Spencer Scott) Wed, 17 Dec 2008 17:50:53 +0000 Sony PS3 - no price cuts this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1392186604796473353ps3_logo.jpg" alt="" /></div>With the recent price drops from Microsoft for their Xbox 360 console, it would have been a fair bet for anyone that Sony would have followed suit to compete. If you were a betting person,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 13 Oct 2008 10:18:10 +0000 Microsoft to alpha test Office 14 before end of year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/229590409.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft will begin alpha testing the next version of Office in November or December, according to a blog posting by a Microsoft employee that was later pulled from the Web. According to the blog posting,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 20 Aug 2008 08:48:22 +0000 $345m Invested in Virtual Worlds This Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Hot on the back of Google getting involved with Virtual Worlds, with their 'Lively' project, figures have been released about the industry in general, and investment into Virtual Worlds. It turns out that over the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 10 Jul 2008 08:56:28 +0000 Windows Vista One Year Vulnerability Report <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Windows Vista shipped to business customers on the last day of November 2006, so the end of November 2007 marks the one year anniversary for supported production use of the product. This paper analyzes the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Thu, 17 Apr 2008 09:36:39 +0000 2007 Mod of the Year Winners <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As always, this year's contest started by rounding out the top 100 through community nominations. Public voting was then held to list to the top five games/mods in each of three categories - indie games,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 30 Jan 2008 18:02:18 +0000 MSI: LEDs, Blu-ray Disc, Eco big in laptops this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Notebook PCs coming out this year will likely include more colorful screens thanks to LED (light emitting diode) backlights and Blu-ray Disc optical drives this year, an executive from Micro-Star International (MSI) says, as well... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 29 Jan 2008 13:17:31 +0000 Windows Vista Security One Year Later <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Now that Windows Vista has been available to business customers for more than a year, it's a good time to go back and look at how it's holding up from a security perspective. I... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 24 Jan 2008 03:16:26 +0000 CeBIT Goes Green This Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Climate Savers Computing Initiative, established by many of the world's leading computer companies will use the 2008 CeBIT trade show to drive home the green IT message. The Initiative is led by Dell, EDS,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 22 Jan 2008 11:31:41 +0000 PC World names the 25 Most Innovative Products of the Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>PC World has put together a top 25 list of the most innovative products of the year 2007, noting the &#8220;Innovation&#8221;, the &#8220;Benefit&#8221; and a brief overview of each. All entries on the list are... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Dec 2007 23:52:41 +0000 Adobe Reports Record Quarterly and Fiscal Year Revenue <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended November 30, 2007. In the fourth quarter of fiscal 2007, Adobe achieved record revenue of $911.2 million, compared to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 17 Dec 2007 21:49:47 +0000 "w00t" crowned word of year by U.S. dictionary <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>&quot;w00t&quot;, an expression of joy coined by online gamers, was crowned word of the year on Tuesday by the publisher of a leading U.S. dictionary. Massachusetts-based Merriam-Webster said &quot;w00t&quot; -- typically spelled with two zeros... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Wed, 12 Dec 2007 13:32:39 +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 Samsung to produce faster graphics memory next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Samsung Electronics next year plans to begin mass production of a new type of graphics memory that both consumes less power and is significantly faster than existing chips. Called GDDR (Graphics Double Data Rate) 5,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 03 Dec 2007 13:31:40 +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 The hack of the year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Swedish hacker tells how he infiltrated a global communications network used by scores of embassies over the world, using tools freely available on the internet. In August, Swedish hacker Dan Egerstad gained access to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 14 Nov 2007 02:04:55 +0000 Asustek to push desktop version Eee PC next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Asustek Computer is developing a desktop version Eee PC which it hopes to launch in 2008, according to Jonathan Tseng, president of marketing at Asustek. Tseng noted that the PC will not include a display,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 09 Nov 2007 12:01:54 +0000 Vista: One Year Later <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One year ago today, Microsoft released Windows Vista to manufacturing. In the obligatory anniversary post we ask: Was it ready? Will it ever be ready? The answer to the first question is an emphatic &quot;no.&quot;... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 09 Nov 2007 11:56:17 +0000 A Year of Microsoft and Novell Partnership <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>At the time, the news that Novell and Microsoft were becoming partners was shocking. But, a year into the alliance, what has really come from it? The analysts give their two cents on the first,... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 09 Nov 2007 11:52:02 +0000 Time labels iPhone as Invention of the Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Stop. I mean, don't stop reading this, but stop thinking what you're about to think. Or, O.K., I'll think it for you: The thing is hard to type on. It's too slow. It's too... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Nov 2007 23:24:34 +0000 Will 2008 Be The Golden Year for Windows Vista? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Despite months of rumors and innuendo suggesting that sales of Windows Vista were lackluster, Microsoft last week turned in its best first quarter in eight years. And among the products credited with driving that revenue... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Wed, 31 Oct 2007 10:43:42 +0000 Intel to up 45nm Core 2 Extreme prices by 50% next year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Upcoming 'Penryn'-based 45nm high-end quad-core CPUs may well attract an even higher price premium than before, it has emerged. Intel has apparently informed customers that next year's Core 2 Extreme processors will cost up to... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 16 Oct 2007 09:45:50 +0000 6 Year Study: Mobile Phones Will Not Cause Cancer <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Mobile Telecommunications and Health Research Program conducted a six year study, possibly the largest investigation so far into health risks associated with mobile telephone technology, and concluded that mobile phones will not cause cancer... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 19:01:49 +0000 Google CFO to Retire by End of Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Inc. said Tuesday that its chief financial officer, George Reyes, will retire by the end of the year, creating the highest-ranking job opening at the Internet search leader since it went public three years... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 29 Aug 2007 23:28:57 +0000 AMD Promises "DirectX 10+" Graphics Chips Next Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Advanced Micro Devices said on Thursday that even though its ATI Radeon HD 2000-series graphics chips family has experienced massive delays, the company is still positioned to deliver competitive graphics solutions to the market place.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 27 Jul 2007 10:23:20 +0000 Worldwide PC shipments up around 12% on year in 2Q07 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Worldwide PC shipments totaled 61.1 million units in the second quarter of 2007, an increase of 11.7% on year, according to preliminary results gathered by research firm Gartner. Figures from International Data Corporation (IDC) put... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 19 Jul 2007 09:40:46 +0000 AMD's FASN8 May Be Delayed to Next Year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Advanced Micro Devices, the world's second largest manufacturer of x86 central processing units (CPUs) will delay the roll-out of its new enthusiast-class platform to next year, according to sources familiar with the plans of AMD.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 29 Jun 2007 11:50:18 +0000 Video game spending to surpass music spending this year <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In its annual &quot;Global Entertainment and Media Outlook&quot; report covering 2007 through 2011, consulting firm Pricewaterhouse Coopers has concluded that the video gaming industry is poised to overtake the music industry in the US, with... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 23 Jun 2007 19:07:45 +0000