Live video streaming poised to make a comeback with Meerkat

Amazon’s landmark acquisition of Twitch arguably signalled the arrival of live streaming video. With infrastructure and technology finally up to speed, streaming live video from a mobile device is poised to become the...

Shazam to expand beyond music with object recognition feature

Song recognition app Shazam is planning to expand beyond music and into the visual world. Speaking at this year’s Mobile World Congress, chief executive Rich Riley said the app will soon...

Microsoft launches free preview of Office for Mac 2016

Microsoft has announced that the next major update to Office for Mac, and the first such update in five years, is now available to download and test for free as a...

uTorrent update selectively installs cryptocurrency mining software without notice

uTorrent, one of the most popular BitTorrent clients on the web, isn’t really any different from most other free software on the web. It earns revenue through in-app advertising and also...

Macs are no longer exempt from Java’s deceptive adware installation practice

Oracle’s Java software has long been a sore spot for Windows PC users. The default installation deceptively includes the option to install the Ask.com toolbar, a piece of irritating aware that...

Microsoft at MWC: next Windows 10 preview to include Project Spartan, universal apps highlighted

The next public release of Windows 10 will include Project Spartan, Microsoft’s lightweight Internet Explorer replacement. Kevin Gallo, Microsoft’ technical lead for Windows universal apps, confirmed the news during Mobile World...

WhatsApp adds two new browsers to its web client messaging

About a month ago WhatsApp announced that its 700 million users will be able to access the popular messaging service through a new web browser client. Since then the company began...

Stardock will improve Windows 10’s Start menu with Start10

As users of the Windows 10 Technical Preview will know, Windows 10 brings back the Start menu after a lengthy hiatus. The revitalized Start menu includes both a traditional list of...

Neowin: Brad Wardell talks Start10, the follow-up to the popular Start8 Start menu app

Earlier today, Stardock released Start10, a Start menu replacement for Windows 10 and we had a chance to chat with its creator, Brad Wardell about the new application. If you want...

Layer’s open-source app messaging platform now open to everyone

Start-up company Layer is ready to open its new messaging platform to everyone starting today. The San Francisco based company claims to offer the infrastructure and developer tools to bring “iMessage”...

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Motorola’s second generation Moto E adds a quad-core CPU, larger screen...

Motorola has unveiled its second generation Moto E smartphone and while it’s not the type of high-end device that you’ll be hearing a lot about...

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