posted about 4 hours ago on neowin
If you like the idea of voice interaction with Cortana, but you don't like the battery drain that comes with 'Hey Cortana' voice activation, this new $23 hardware button might be just what you need. Read more...

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posted about 6 hours ago on neowin
While the free upgrade offer is only for consumers, Windows 10 Enterprise users will be pleased to know that Microsoft is offering a 90-day evaluation period for those interested in the OS. Read more...

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posted about 6 hours ago on neowin
A report from Strategy Analytics now claims that Huawei has overtaken Microsoft to become the third largest vendor of phones in the world, trailing only Samsung and Apple. Read more...

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posted about 7 hours ago on neowin
Tomorrow (July 31) is the last day on which you'll be able to buy the Lumia 640 or Lumia 735 in the US with a free one-year Office 365 Personal subscription, as the launch offer comes to an end. Read more...

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posted about 8 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft has released a new commercial for Windows today and it's all about 'do' and how that concept fits into Windows. The one minute clip is posted after the break. Read more...

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posted about 8 hours ago on neowin
Arbor Solution has unveiled a new tablet called the Gladius G1052C, a ruggedized tablet for commercial users. It supports editions of Windows 7 and 8, but it is also upgradable to Windows 10. Read more...

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posted about 8 hours ago on neowin
Windows 10's first post-launch update, known as 'Service Release 1', is expected in early August, ahead of a larger update in October bringing Edge extensions and the new integrated Skype experience. Read more...

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posted about 9 hours ago on neowin
Samsung's mobile revenues fell last quarter, but the company says it will maintain demand at the high end with price 'adjustments' for its Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and more new premium phones. Read more...

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posted about 9 hours ago on neowin
As part of KFC's 60th anniversary in Canada, the fastfood chain has teased the "Memories Bucket," that not only holds your chicken, but can also print pictures wirelessly via Bluetooth. Read more...

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posted about 11 hours ago on neowin
With Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced several new features that are pinned to the taskbar but if you want to remove these items to free up space, here are the steps you need to follow. Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on neowin
In Windows 10, Microsoft has introduced a new feature called Action Center which combines all your notifications into one area and also includes some handy quick-launch shortcuts. Read more...

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posted about 12 hours ago on neowin
After ditching its Xbox Music brand, and relaunching the music service as 'Groove', Microsoft has rolled out its new app to Android, and launched an updated site, including web player functionality. Read more...

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posted about 13 hours ago on neowin
Windows 10 has a built in notification system to let you know when an app is accessing your location. This notification does not show up in the Action Center but instead in the system tray. Read more...

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posted about 14 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft has confirmed to Neowin that ten Lumia handsets will be upgraded to Windows 10 Mobile initially, but made it clear that it plans to update "all Lumia devices running Lumia Denim software". Read more...

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posted about 16 hours ago on neowin
We've known that Microsoft was working on porting Windows 10 Mobile to some Android devices, but it looks like many more Xiaomi owners will get to try this out in the coming weeks. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on neowin
Microsoft is holding events all across the globe today to celebrate the launch of Windows 10. We took a look at a Microsoft Specialty Store to get in on some of the excitement. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on neowin
Samsung released their Q2 215 financial results. The company showed a drop in operating and net profits YOY, with S6 sales making only a marginal impact on revenue, despite its chip business blooming. Read more...

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posted about 20 hours ago on neowin
The Thinkpad T450s is Lenovo's latest addition to the “legendary” Thinkpad T series. This update brings Broadwell and several other refinements, but most notably a much needed trackpad redesign. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
You can already stream Xbox One games to your PC with Windows 10, but Microsoft has confirmed that it's currently working on allowing users to also stream PC games back to their consoles. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
Microsoft has posted a list of phones which it says "will receive a free upgrade [to Windows 10 Mobile] when available" - but it's not clear if those devices not listed will miss out on the upgrade. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
We're well into Windows 10's launch day now - so why hasn't your PC got the upgrade notification yet? If you're still waiting to upgrade to the new OS, don't worry - it's all part of Microsoft's plan. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
If you are a developer and have been awaiting the arrival of the Windows 10 SDK, Microsoft has finally released the bits and you can download them now via the link after the jump. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
Microsoft's Groove music service, which replaces Xbox Music, has made its way to the Xbox One - but more excitingly, the service is now supported on Sonos speakers, available today as a beta. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
Windows 10 Mobile is months away from launching, but Microsoft's Joe Belfiore says that it's "significantly feature complete", and that the company will "continue to polish and tweak" where needed. Read more...

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posted 1 day ago on neowin
Microsoft has an upgrade counter on its campus showing how many users have upgraded to the OS and not long after launch, it looks like there are roughly 16 installs per second of the OS. Read more...

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