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Miss the good ol' days of DOS games? Origin is now offering you a trip down the memory lane by allowing you to download SimCity 2000 Special Edition free of cost for a limited time and own it forever. Read more...

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The new Live Tile interface originally supposed to launch alongside the canceled Lumia McLaren flagship is supposed to show up in Windows 10 for phones as the evolution of regular Live Tiles. Read more...

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Google News will be shutting down in Spain in less than a week, ahead of the reform in tax laws due in January. The company won't integrate Spanish publishers in its news feed due to this tax as well. Read more...

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More images have surfaced of what was originally thought to be an upcoming Lumia 1030. Unfortunately it looks like this is the canceled Lumia McLaren flagship expected last fall Read more...

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Microsoft gets in the holiday spirit by doubling its free albums offering, making the total of free downloadable music albums a whopping 100 through the Music Deals & Xbox Music apps. Read more...

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Some people were concerned with how strong the 4.8mm Oppo R5 smartphone was, so Oppo decided to release a video detailing exactly how tough the Chinese smartphone really is. Read more...

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The cyber attack on Sony Pictures last month has led to the leakage of sensitive data, unreleased movies and more, much to the dismay of Sony. Now, the hackers have finally made their demands. Read more...

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The team behind the Bing search engine is giving some new insights about how it ranks content which will help webmasters and SEO gurus better optimize campaigns for better search result placement. Read more...

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Last month, a rare iPod sold for $90,000 USD. Although most items depreciate in value over time, it looks like a select variety of Apple products have gained value after being discontinued. Read more...

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For those that have wanted an offline solution for mapping and navigation, Nokia is ready to help you out. HERE for Android has been released as a beta and is now available for download. Read more...

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Microsoft is once again challenging the search warrant for customer data being stored on data centers in Ireland after being found to be in contempt of court. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced a new feature for Office Online that makes researching a topic more efficient as it uses machine learning to help you get your work done more easily and quickly. Read more...

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Microsoft and developer Mojang have released the first version of "Minecraft" for a mobile Windows platform, as the pocket edition of the game is now available for $6.99 on Windows Phone. Read more...

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30 McDonald's restaurants in the US are to be equipped with tablets allowing diners to design their own burgers, with plans to expand to 2,000 of the chain's 14,000 US locations by the end of 2015. Read more...

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Last week, Cortana in Windows 10 was finally uncovered and if you want a closer look at the new feature, we have put together a small gallery for your viewing pleasure. Read more...

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Ever uploaded a photo in a subconscious state and regretted it afterwards? Not anymore. Facebook is working on a digital assistant which will question you before you upload embarrassing selfies. Read more...

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An updated version of Microsoft's Flight Simulator X will soon be available on Steam for a "spectacular introductory price", with new original games and add-on packs coming next year. Read more...

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posted 8 days ago on neowin
Although a new initiative from Comcast to turn home routers into 'public wi-fi hotspots' across 19 cities in the US has left some customers angered, just 1% have reportedly opted out. Read more...

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Despite saying in February that it could not "take the risk" on Microsoft's mobile OS until its market share and app situation improved, Acer is said to be launching multiple Windows Phones next year. Read more...

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A list of upcoming deals for Microsoft's '12 Days of Deals' has leaked online and its first prediction came out true for today's Xbox deal. Check it out and see whether there's a special deal for you. Read more...

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It's time for another one of Microsoft's '12 Days of Deals' with the release of the Xbox One Assassin's Creed Unity bundle with a saving of up to $109.99. The deal will run for one day only. Read more...

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With the year nearly over the social network is looking back at some of the biggest events of 2014 and how those were shared by millions of people around the world on its platform. Read more...

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The famous, or rather infamous, torrent site is currently offline after a police raid yesterday targeted some of its equipment. At least one man is reported to have been detained. Read more...

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The Nokia N950 is a rare device that was only available to a handful of developers. Luckily, if you are in the market for the N950, one has popped up on eBay. Read more...

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While we get ready to close out the year, YouTube has unveiled a video that hopes to encapsulate some of the best moments, memes, and people that made 2014. Read more...

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