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The latest data for desktop usage share shows that Windows 8 has gained during the last month while XP has lost nearly one percent, but Windows 7 still remains dominant. Read more...

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One of the many new manufacturers to sign up to Windows Phone will formally launch what it claims is the world's "slimmest and lightest" handset running Microsoft's mobile OS at IFA this week. Read more...

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Microsoft's low-cost Windows Phone 8.1 device, the 3G-only Lumia 630, is now available for just £89.95 in the UK - the price at which it was first promoted by Microsoft over three months ago. Read more...

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Chinese authorities looking into alleged antitrust violations by Microsoft have given the company twenty days to "make a written explanation" to questions and concerns raised by investigators. Read more...

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With only a couple of days left before the event at IFA, Microsoft is teasing the Lumia 730, the selfie phone expected to be unveiled there. The phone is rumored to feature a 5MP front-facing camera. Read more...

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Google has built up a test fleet of self-driving cars but they are having a few issues at the DMV where the company is told that the cars must have manual controls in the event something goes wrong. Read more...

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Apple is said to have teamed up with American Express as part of their upcoming payment service which will likely be part of the rumored NFC that will be included with the iPhone 6. Read more...

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Ahead of its expected unveiling on September 9, Apple is said to be considering charging as much as $400 for its new wearable device, although it will reportedly offer "lower priced versions" too. Read more...

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It's said that Apple's new campus is going to look like a giant space ship, and this aerial footage of the construction site confirms it: The place is massive and looks like it's ready to launch! Read more...

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A retailer is offering the Nokia Lumia 635 for just $79.99 off-contract, including free shipping, until September 4 - the lowest price we've seen so far for the new 4G Windows Phone 8.1 handset. Read more...

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posted 3 days ago on neowin
If you are excited about the upcoming Passport smartphone from BlackBerry that features a real keyboard, then you may also be excited to know that it will also support 4K video recording. Read more...

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Intel used their presence at PAX Prime in Seattle, WA to reveal their new Haswell Extreme Edition CPU as well as two new unlocked Haswell CPUs. These chips are fast. Read more...

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Google has removed another privacy app from its Play Store after it was said to violate the company's policies but the creators say that it stayed within the boundaries set by Google. Read more...

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From another Xbox One update and the death of MSN, to Surface, Spotify, iThings, recalls and other explosive events, we take a look back at some of the highlights from this week's tech news on Neowin. Read more...

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Microsoft has put up a firm stand against US prosecutors' request of providing customers' emails stored by the company outside of the country, despite being given a court order again. Read more...

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posted 4 days ago on neowin
Microsoft is said to be interested in Cyanogen, a highly popular version of Android, and that the company has met with Microsoft's CEO, Satya Nadella, in the recent weeks. Read more...

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Google has completely (and unexpectedly) removed all authorship functionality and Google+ integration from its search results and webmaster tools, saying that it was 'distracting' for the users. Read more...

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Samsung's back at it again, using Apple as a catalyst for its commercials. This time they are pitting the Galaxy Tab S against the iPad Air. But, how long will Samsung be king? Read more...

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Nintendo has announced its plans to release an improved version of its 3DS and 3DS XL. Although the release will only be in Japan for now, you can bet it'll be released globally in the near future. Read more...

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Apple's iWatch is expected to be announced in September is said not to ship until 2015 which means that it will miss the crucial holiday shopping season. Read more...

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For as little as $3 a day, you can now get a virtual partner - a real person who will call, text and IM you, listen to you complain, tell you how wonderful you are and wish you sweet dreams at night. Read more...

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posted 5 days ago on neowin
Microsoft's new Lumia 730 - known also as the 'selfie phone', due to its high-end front-facing camera - has been revealed in new leaked images, showing a design that has some hints of the Lumia 800. Read more...

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The popular Xbox 360 zombie game "State of Decay" will make its way to Xbox One in spring 2015, featuring remastered 1080p graphics and additional content. Read more...

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HTC has put out what may be the most anticipated phone of the year for Windows Phone fans - but after living with the device for a few days, is it really the king or do Lumias still reign supreme? Read more...

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Microsoft is finally shutting down its Windows Live Messenger service - still popularly known as 'MSN Messenger' - on October 31, after it closed in all markets last year with the exception of China. Read more...

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