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A few days, Microsoft published a video highlighting new features of Windows 8.1 and why you should be using the platform but the reasons are a bit underwhelming and highlight Windows 8 shortcomings. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Some recent articles have cited Microsoft's financial results as proof that Microsoft lost $400 million on the Xbox One, but their math skills need some significant work. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has sent out press invites for an event to be held at the IFA Berlin electronics trade show, and the invite includes a camera-themed hint that could point to a couple of rumored devices. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
More details have emerged on the rumored Nokia Lumia 830, and it's shaping up to be something of a mid-range device with a top-of-the-range camera - the same 20MP camera from the Lumia 930 and 1520. Read more...

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Microsoft has confirmed that its Xbox One console will finally make its way to Russia next month, launching there on September 26 - just a few days after its launch in China and many other markets. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Samsung has recently scheduled an event for September 3 and its new beast, the Galaxy Note 4, is expected to make its debut. Luckily, we get to have a sneak peek on the device thanks to some leaks. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Acer's latest 13-inch Chromebook starts at $279.99 and comes in a range of configurations, offering Full HD display, 32GB SSD, 4GB of RAM, and up to 13 hours of battery life, plus NVIDIA's Tegra K1. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Microsoft is building out the next major release for Windows, code named Threshold, and we have uncovered a few more small details about Cortana's integration. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
With its latest OS release, Windows Phone 8.1 Update, Microsoft has updated Office to now include support to allow you to open password-protected Office files on your device - but there's a catch. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
The long-awaited public beta of the latest iteration of Elementary OS known as "Freya" has finally been released and it comes with a series of improvements both under-the-hood and to the design Read more...

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Microsoft India has published its planned rollout schedule for Windows Phone 8.1 with the Lumia Cyan update for Nokia devices - and many handsets will be left waiting until September for the update. Read more...

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Google has made changes to its YouTube app on Android to introduce playback support for 1440p content, allowing devices with Quad HD screens to stream and display video at their full resolution. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Microsoft says that EA Access - the subscription gaming service from EA, offering unlimited access to a range of games for $4.99 a month, exclusively on the Xbox One - is "very much a game-changer." Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
In a new series of ads by Microsoft shows off its Surface Pro 3 by going head to head with Apple's Macbook Air. Some of the best features of the Surface Pro 3 make an appearance. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
As more and more details leak, HTC's new premium tablet is expected to be announced soon with some impressive specifications. To sweeten things up, it will probably come with Android L out of the box. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Despite previous report it looks like Microsoft will continue to produce ultra low-end phones. Aimed at developing market and first-time mobile phone owners the company is launching the new Nokia 130. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Microsoft's research team has created a new video technology that can create a 'hyperlapse' which is a lot like a timelapse but on steroids and will usher in a new style of video. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Targeting the entry-level market, the newly-released Zenfone 5 packs a 5.0-inch 720p display, an 8-megapixel camera, customized software, and a rarely-used Intel Atom dual-core SoC. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Later this month, HTC is expected to announce a new Windows Phone based on the One but the specs have already leaked and the device will include support for their Dot View case as well. Read more...

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posted 11 days ago on neowin
Leaked images show the unconfirmed iPhone 6 in its retail packaging, possibly proving that the device in fact is being manufactured and is ready for its rumored announcement on September 9. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
Earlier this year, the US government relaxed the rules on high-definition satellite imaging and because of this, Google and Bing maps will soon look even shaper once a new satellite launches. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has released a new app to the iTunes app store called "SNIPP3T" to give users the latest scoop on their favourite celebrities along with the ability to follow them on social media. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
China has cracked down on what it calls "internet rumor-mongering," detaining 85 people and punishing 16 websites for falsely spreading rumors about everything from earthquakes to violence. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
After it started accepting the popular virtual currency, Wikipedia has seen a surge in donations via Bitcoin -- over $140,000 worth -- in its first week alone. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Earlier this week, we brought you information that said Windows Threshold will do away with the Charms bar but what we want to know is if you will miss it or if it's the right path forward? Read more...

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