posted 12 days ago on neowin
Just weeks after the hacking group "Lizard Squad" released a tool to aid with DDOS attacks, another hacking services website has begun to draw attention by a number of news sites. Read more...

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posted 12 days ago on neowin
Last year, the gaming industry was bombarded by a hoard of new games. Some were new IPs, while others were yearly veterans. So which ones made it on the top 10 list of 2014? Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
MSNBC and CNN, two of the biggest news networks in the US will enable their viewers to vote and discuss the State of the Union speech from President Obama in real time on January 20. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
The successor to the OnePlus One could be an absolute beast, with specs said to include a 5.5-inch edge-to-edge display with 2K resolution, Snapdragon 810 chipset, 4GB of RAM, and 3300mAh battery. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has released Visual Studio 2015 CTP 5 for download with new features in debugging, diagnostics, the XAML language service, and ASP.NET 5; download links are posted after the jump. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Hackers this morning targeted the Twitter feeds of two major news agencies, sending out a barrage of doomsday tweets that made it seem as if China and the United States had just sparked World War III. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has released a new version of the Skype app exclusively for Samsung Smart TVs, bringing support for higher resolution and also throwing free group video calling into the mix. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
HTC is holding a press conference in Barcelona on March 1, the day before the Mobile World Congress begins, at which it is expected to announce its new flagship, which may be called the One M9. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Activists from the youth wing of Sweden's Pirate Party provided free Wi-Fi at a major security conference, and viewed the web usage of top government and industry figures via the unencrypted hotspot. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Details of another Windows vulnerability have been published by Google before Microsoft was able to release a patch, which can now be more widely exploited by anyone as a result of its disclosure. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
An 18-year-old man has been arrested in the UK, and computing equipment confiscated, as part of a joint investigation with the FBI into recent attacks against Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Hotline Miami 2 has been banned in Australia due to depiction of sexual acts. the developer has asked Australians to pirate the game and enjoy it regardless of what the Australian Board thinks. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Microsoft is expanding the global rollout of its delayed Lumia Denim update, and you can find out now if the update is available for your device, on your carrier, in your part of the world. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Last week a 'Phone Insider' app was found in the Store, and Microsoft's Gabe Aul confirmed that more details are coming on Jan 21. Now a different app has shown up and gives new hints for insiders. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
While the firmware update still doesn't address several issues that early adopters have been experiencing with the device, Microsoft has added an exercise feedback feature and guided workouts. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Christmas hasn't stopped here at Neowin. Today, we're giving one lucky reader an MK808B Plus Android TV Stick to spruce up their media center or give their TV some awesome smart features! Good luck! Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has released new firmware for all three Surface Pro devices, which improves things like Wi-Fi and BT connectivity, graphics stability and performance, Miracast, and other minor issues. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
After showcasing its new Smart TV line at CES 2015 running Tizen, Samsung warns you that it is going to flood the market in 2015 with all kinds of devices running the Tizen operating system. Read more...

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posted 13 days ago on neowin
Use Steam on Linux? then it's a good idea to back up everything you own (and then unmount your external storage) before attempting to debug or move the Steam folder... or you might lose everything. Read more...

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Microsoft has announced that they will begin selling the Xbox One for $349 again and the price drop goes live on January 16th; Xbox and Windows 10 news coming on January 21st too. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
Last week several Oscar-nominated movies leaked online. The producer of Leviathan has decided to invite people who downloaded the movie to donate to a good cause, instead of going after them in court. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
Bitcoin is not having the best time at the moment; the currency continues to decrease rapidly in value, dropping nearly 30% in the past 24 hours. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
Sales of Google's pricey eyewear have been suspended for an indeterminate amount of time, the company says, following poor sales figures and reviews - but future versions will still be developed. Read more...

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posted 14 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has sent out an email saying that they will be updating the Terms of Service for the Windows Insider program and by installing the next release, you automatically accept the new terms. Read more...

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