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The FTC and the state of Florida have shut down bogus tech support companies involved in scamming $120 million USD from unknowing consumers. Read more...

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This Saturday, November 22nd, the Xbox One will turn one year old and Microsoft is celebrating that event with giveaways for everyone and a few gift bundles for random winners too. Read more...

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The November firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 is now available. The small update brings a wealth of improvements to the already excellent tablet. Read more...

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The Beats music subscription service will reportedly be rebranded under iTunes, and pushed to all iOS devices in an OS update next year - but it will continue to operate on a paid subscription model. Read more...

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Samsung has said that it will begin volume production of flexible displays for smartphones that can be folded next year, and the first such device will go on sale before the end of 2015. Read more...

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An EA executive has stated that Microsoft is catching up to Sony's PlayStation 4 in terms of sales, which is likely related to the Xbox One's recent price cuts and bundles. Read more...

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T-Mobile is finally selling HTC's Windows Phone 8.1 flagship - priced at $585.60 off-contract, or with $0 down on a two-year payment agreement at $24.40 a month - along with a free Xbox Dot View case. Read more...

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For those of you that didn't see yesterday mornings keynote on the Nokia N1 tablet reveal, Nokia has now uploaded a video to YouTube showcasing the N1 in use with an unannounced kickstand type cover. Read more...

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If you've been on the fence about Destiny, you now have the chance to check out the game for free. And you progress gets saved and transferred even to a new-gen console as long as it's the same family Read more...

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Two big names are launching official apps for Windows Phone today. Duolingo helps you easily learn a second language while Wolfram Alpha can give you the answer to life, the universe and everything. Read more...

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Whatsapp is partnering with a startup to bring end to end encryption to its messaging service in hopes of bolstering both the security and the privacy of its users regardless of what device they use. Read more...

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Jolla, the company made up of mainly ex-Nokia folks, has unveiled its new tablet project today and an Indiegogo campaign to go alongside it. The tablet comes with decent specs and is priced at $189. Read more...

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Microsoft Band users will be pleased to hear that the Health app, which could do with some more spit and polish, has been updated to fix some bugs and add features for all the platforms it supports. Read more...

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It looks like some iPhone 6 Plus handsets have hardware issues with the camera that makes capturing images or video virtually impossible. The problems seem to stem from OIS and need a hardware fix. Read more...

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Images have popped up showing what appears to be a 5-inch Lumia in manufacturing, but with a few striking differences. Gone is the Microsoft branding on the front, as well as the earpiece slit. Read more...

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Microsoft's Cloud platform, Azure, has been hit with another widespread outage that is impacting customers across the globe. Read more...

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If you have a Surface Pro 3, Microsoft has detailed the next update that will be coming to the device that will fix a few bugs and improve the overall experience. Read more...

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Microsoft's unofficial mascot, Clippy, is a hero on campus and (secretly) in our hearts. It was once the hated personal assistant that didn't learn, now a bit of an icon, and I got to become Clippy. Read more...

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PayPal is bringing its Here mobile app and credit card reader - which plugs into a phone via its 3.5mm headphone jack - to Windows and Windows Phone 8.1, with a pilot program launching in early 2015. Read more...

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Last week, Neowin was in Seattle and we had a chance to sit down with the team behind the Microsoft Band to hear their story about how the product came to market. Read more...

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A frustrated website owner filed a lawsuit against Google claiming that Google was purposely not showing results for the website in search results. The judge has ruled the case in favor of Google. Read more...

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UK retailers and carriers are now accepting pre-orders for Google's Nexus 6, with prices starting at £499 off-contract, or free on a two-year plan priced around £35 a month, with delivery from Dec 1. Read more...

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Microsoft has put out a notice today that they will be releasing an out-of-band security patch and it affects many of the company's major operating systems; immediate installation is recommended. Read more...

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HP has announced their ENVY x2 and it takes nearly all of the features and packages them into a form factor that mimics that of the Surface Pro 3 but the aesthetics are not as clean. Read more...

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Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 635 4G Windows Phone usually costs around $100, but it will be available for just $39.99 on Black Friday - even more affordable than the entry-level Lumia 530. Read more...

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