posted 15 days ago on neowin
QNAP is upping the ante in the storage war by promising not only performance and applications, but also virtualization on their NAS device. Run Windows or Linux on your NAS? We find out how it works. Read more...

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posted 15 days ago on neowin
Earlier this week during an AMA, Microsoft's Internet Explorer team said that they thought about re-branding the browser but decided that the current brand was strong enough in its current state. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
A Chinese website has posted images of the assembly parts and battery specifications of the upcoming iPhones, and has also revealed that the larger iPhone could be known as iPhone 6L. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
As it prepares to celebrate its seventh birthday, Virgin America is rolling out Google Nexus 7 tablets across its fleet, helping flight attendants to provide better onboard service to its passengers. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Mozilla has launched its new 'Flame' developer handset - featuring a dual-core Snapdragon 200, 1GB RAM, 8GB storage and 854x480px display - which it calls "a milestone in Firefox OS device releases." Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Unveiled earlier this week, Sony's Share Play feature allows sharing of titles even with those that don't own the game. But, Sony has failed to mention there will be a limit to the service. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
BlackBerry's latest BBM release for Windows Phone finally drops its 'beta' tag - while the more secure BBM Protected service is coming this year to iOS and Android for an annual fee of $30 per device. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
After introducing a new option for customers to pay £0.50 to jump the queue on the phone to its call centres, EE is facing backlash from its customers, who are already displeased with its service. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
SanDisk's Extreme Pro is the successor to the venerable Extreme II, which was among the best SSDs of its generation in terms of performance and reliability. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has withdrawn a security update from Windows Update after users reported a number of random BSOD occurrences following the update since it was released four days ago. Read more...

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posted 16 days ago on neowin
Steve Ballmer has taken the ALS awareness Ice Bucket Challenge, becoming the third and final Microsoft CEO to complete the task. Ballmer was challenged by a player on his new team, the L.A. Clippers. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
HTC's upcoming flagship, the M8 with Windows Phone has been uncovered in new high resolution photos and now we can finally see the back of the device that shows off the brushed metal exterior. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has posted up that its app WindUp is not a Snapchat competitor and that it is a research project designed to provide feedback to Microsoft on how content is shared. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates has joined in the ALS ice bucket challenging, dumping a bucket of ice water on himself to bring awareness to the disease. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has reportedly been in talks with Warner Bros about spinning off its now-dead Xbox Entertainment Studios unit, and potentially merging it with popular gaming YouTube channel, Machinima. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft's Xbox One is the first device to get Google's new-look interface for TV-sized displays, with a new app rolling out to the console now, and heading to other devices in the weeks ahead. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has been contacting some previous attendees of TechEd to get their opinions on possible names for its new enterprise-focused tech conference, including "Microsoft 4C" and "Microsoft Forsee". Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft is gearing up for a Windows Threshold preview and it is expected to arrive in late September but it's not clear yet if it will be a public release or kept close to Microsoft partners. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
After yesterday's report that showed Windows Phone shipments slowing down and the market share shrinking, we went and asked sales reps at Verizon, AT&T and Sprint about Windows Phones. Read more...

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posted 17 days ago on neowin
Microsoft has announced the availability of the Xbox One September update for preview members which comes loaded with plenty of enhancements to the console and expands some features to new markets Read more...

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posted 18 days ago on neowin
It has been rumored for some time that Microsoft would take Windows to the cloud and offer it as a service, but this could be a reference to their Azure RemoteApp product that offers up the DaaS. Read more...

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posted 18 days ago on neowin
If you don't trust the security and privacy of Snapchat, but still want disappearing messages, then Microsoft Research has you covered with a competitor called WindUp, available for Windows Phone 8. Read more...

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posted 18 days ago on neowin
Pinball FX2 is officially live on the Xbox One and as was expected, gamers will be able to import tables that were previously purchased on the Xbox 360. A free table is also included for everyone. Read more...

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posted 18 days ago on neowin
BlackBerry's new Passport - which features an unusual square high-resolution 1440x1440px 4.5-inch display - has been prematurely detailed in a promotional video from UK retailer Carphone Warehouse. Read more...

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posted 18 days ago on neowin
Microsoft worked with Saudi Airlines on a custom business intelligence platform for the company encompassing multiple Microsoft products, which will save the airline millions of dollars every year. Read more...

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