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Microsoft Research has released Xim - an app that lets you share photos with anyone, but the twist here is that they don't need to use the app to see the photos, and you can control their experience. Read more...

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Fans of Windows 7 theme 'Aero Glass' will be happy to know that if you are running the Windows 10 Technical Preview, you will soon be able to bring this theme back to life thanks to a simple mod. Read more...

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A new book claims to dispel the myth that Elop was installed as CEO at Nokia as a 'Trojan horse' to facilitate a Microsoft buyout - but says instead that he was simply "one of the world's worst CEOs". Read more...

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Previously exclusive to Android, Google's News & Weather app is now available on iOS, offering content from 65,000 publications around the world - but don't expect it on Windows Phone any time soon. Read more...

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HTC is holding a relatively big event later on today where it plans to unveil new products. We have summarized what they probably will and most likely won't unveil at the 'Double Exposure' event. Read more...

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Let's be clear: this isn't an official patch. Someone hacked together a partially working Notification Center for Windows 10, which is currently disabled for most users in the Technical Preview. Read more...

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Emails have been sent out to some who signed up to the Office Pre-Release Program, informing these lucky few that they are now in a 'holding pattern' waiting to be offered programs for beta testing. Read more...

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Microsoft's most affordable 4G handset, the Lumia 635, is currently available to buy off-contract from just $84.99, with a 4.5-inch display, 5MP rear camera, 1.2GHz Snapdragon 400 and 8GB storage. Read more...

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Microsoft is now rolling out the latest firmware update for its Surface Pro 3, cryptically referring in its release notes to "additional upcoming configurations" for the Surface Pen on the tablet. Read more...

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This is the fourth installment in a five part series, where we look at the history of the microprocessor and personal computing, from the invention of the transistor to modern day chips. Read more...

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Finding a movie to watch in the theater is not a hard task but Bing is working to make the process even easier when you search for a showtime by providing a carousel of the movies in your area. Read more...

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Highscreen will reportedly launch its first Windows Phone a week from today, priced at around $100, including a front-facing camera, auto-focus rear camera, and a large battery. Read more...

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If you have Windows 10 installed, you can turn on the Notifications Center and have it show up - but don't get too excited, as there is not much else you can do as it's not fully functional, yet. Read more...

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Plex has launched an app for the Xbox One - including a redesigned home screen, new content discovery features and Kinect voice and gesture support - and it is also coming soon to the Xbox 360. Read more...

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After more than an year of disputes with government authorities in India, Nokia has finally decided to shut down its manufacturing unit in Chennai, which was excluded from the deal with Microsoft. Read more...

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The popular lightweight browser, Opera Mini, is now available for the Tizen-based Samsung Gear S smartwatch, bringing a fast and optimized web surfing experience to the device. Read more...

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Yahoo was alerted to a flaw in its servers by researchers scanning for Shellshock vulnerabilities, but said that attackers used a different vulnerability to compromise its servers. Read more...

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Microsoft has sent out invites to an event to be held on October 20 in San Francisco, to be hosted by Satya Nadella and Scott Guthrie, at which it will discuss "what's ahead" for its cloud services. Read more...

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Satya Nadella was on stage at Gartner Symposium ITxpo and talked about the company's future plans for the enterprise and gave new insight into the value proposition Microsoft offers. Read more...

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Samsung's S Pen is useful for much more than just writing a quick note or scrawling a doodle on a virtual piece of paper - and the company has put together a video showing some of what it can do. Read more...

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PC 7.1 Surround Sound headsets have had varying quality over the years, but does Turtle Beach's first foray in to DTS Headphone:X bring great 3D 360-degree audio and a very low price point? Read more...

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Microsoft and Adobe touted an improved working relationship at the latter company's annual MAX conference yesterday, a glance at the new Microsoft's focus on its software partners. Read more...

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Following up on our original guide to creating Windows USB installation media, we've addressed some of the feedback around tools, specifically Rufus and the Windows 7 USB/DVD Tool. Read more...

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Neowin's senior news editor for Europe, Andy Weir, is finally ready to buy a new-generation games console, but he can't quite decide between the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Which one should he buy? Read more...

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Following up on our guides on creating Windows 10 USB install media, we go a step further, walking you through a non-destructive Windows 10 installation using virtual hard disks (VHDs). Read more...

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