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Neowin: Xbox One review

Neowin: Xbox One review

When Microsoft launched the Xbox 360 eight years ago, it was "just" a game console that could also connect to the Internet to play online and download smaller games along with DLC packs. Oh, and it could also play DVDs…
Neowin: BlackBerry Z30 review

Neowin: BlackBerry Z30 review

BlackBerry is in a tough spot, with consumers leaving the brand faster than a burning platform, and with carriers now turning a cold shoulder to the once dominant smartphone vendor, what’s a company to do? Well, for now, it seems,…
Neowin: Firefox OS Review

Neowin: Firefox OS Review

You have to respect a company or organization that tries to reinvent itself. It’s never easy, it usually comes with a lot of criticism and birthing pains, and if they make it to the other side, they’ll never be the…
Neowin: Microsoft Surface 2 review

Neowin: Microsoft Surface 2 review

The Surface 2 represents a fresh start for Microsoft’s tablet line. Sure, you could easily say that it’s the second installment of the Surface RT (now simply called Surface), but with a new marketing campaign, beefed up internals and an…
Neowin: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

Neowin: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 review

Samsung has been crowned the King of Android, as it seems that every other Android vendor is struggling to catch-up to Samsung’s titanic market share. Their Galaxy line of Android phones have become well known with consumers and the Galaxy…
Neowin reviews Windows 8.1

Neowin reviews Windows 8.1

Windows 8.1 is the start of something new for Microsoft. It’s a dynamic shift in strategy for its core OS and it is also a refinement to Windows 8, one that will likely shift the tide in terms of user…
Neowin: Customizing Windows 8.1's Start screen

Neowin: Customizing Windows 8.1's Start screen

Windows 8.1 brings with it many new features that will help consumers make the transition from an older version of Windows, to Microsoft’s latest offering. While the out-of-the-box settings are a great start for most users, there are several customization…
Neowin: Nokia Lumia 1020 review

Neowin: Nokia Lumia 1020 review

Nokia arrived late to the Windows Phone party at the end of 2011 but, since then, it has come to dominate Microsoft’s mobile ecosystem. Of those manufacturers that originally launched handsets with Windows Phone 7, just Samsung and HTC remain,…
Neowin: Halo Spartan Assault review

Neowin: Halo Spartan Assault review

Microsoft placed a great deal of hope on Halo when it first broke into the console business, and now it’s attempting to leverage the reputation Halo built with a new entry on Windows RT, Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8…
Neowin: Sony Vaio Tap 20 review

Neowin: Sony Vaio Tap 20 review

Windows 8 has brought with it an influx of new computer form factors, including dockable tablets, flipping convertible hybrids and even dual-screen laptops. But perhaps one of the most bizarre ideas came out of the labs at Sony. We all…