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Flying in the face of those that thought Microsoft would be charging for any and all upgrades to the NXE clothing range comes the news that the range has just been updated. For the low price of "absolutely nothing", you can now kit out your Avatar in stylish new winter gear, including a snowboarding jacket. Admittedly, the update is a very small one, but the fact that Microsoft haven't dragged ...read more
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just a moment ago youtube have updated there site layout whats new: the top search bar has been changed and the color has changed to make it stand out now when you upload a video you are able to upload up to 5 at once and when you are filling out the info on the video it is uploading in the background to speed things up when you now search on youtube if a video has been cut in to parts it will ...read more
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Mozilla will take another stab this week at convincing users running older versions of its Firefox browser to update to version 3.0, the company said Tuesday. On Thursday, Mozilla plans to offer Firefox 3.0.5, the most-up-to-date edition, to users of Firefox 2.0.0.18, the latest version of the company's 2006 browser. The offer will be the second so-called "Major Update" presented to users ...read more
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Jonathan Miller, the well-respected former AOL CEO, has been talking for months to potential investors interested in buying all or part of Yahoo, The Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Miller, abruptly ousted at AOL in 2006 after architecting a highly complex and, at the time, initially successful turnaround, has met with private equity investors and sovereign wealth funds to craft an ...read more
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Xbox Live Marketplace was just recently made available on the Xbox Live website. Instead of having to browse, purchase, and queue the content on the Xbox 360 directly, you can find content and queue downloads to your 360 with a few clicks (and spend your points even quicker!) A probable unforeseen bonus for many (which will be fixed soon more than likely) is most people can now receive some ...read more
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Microsoft certainly is one company not feeling the economic downturn at the moment. During the biggest shopping weekend of the year, they pulled out a huge victory in the shops, and over Sony's rival PlayStation 3 system. In a recent press release, figures show that the Xbox 360 outsold PlayStation 3 consoles three-to-one, and estimates a 25% increase on sales of the console from last years ...read more
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Bob Familiar, Architect Evangelist working for Microsoft, has posted a blog entry detailing next weeks MSDN Developer Conferences. The MSDN developer conferences take place across the United States from the 9th December through to the 19th February 2009. In the blog post Familiar states "attend an upcoming MSDN Developer Conference and you will receive a Windows 7 Beta 1 DVD". It's not clear ...read more
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YouTube rolled out an exciting change to all of its users today, by expanding the width of their videos to widescreen (16:9), from the previous standard format (4:3), making the player 960 pixels wide. A post, in the YouTube Blog, confirmed that all previous 4:3 aspect ratio videos will all still be watchable, and play just fine. This highly anticipated update to go widescreen comes as a ...read more
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The Promote feature will allow you to move results up to the top of the list of your results, for future searches. This little addition to the search engine will help users by adding their favourite web sites to the top of each individual search result, that brings back that page. So for instance, if a user wished to promote www.neowin.net to the top of the page, and query a search for a keyword ...read more
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Xbox Live Marketplace was just recently made available on the Xbox Live website. Instead of having to browse, purchase, and queue the content on the Xbox 360 directly, you can find content and queue downloads to your 360 with a few clicks (and spend your points even quicker!) A probable unforeseen bonus for many (which will be fixed soon more than likely) is most people can now receive some ...read more
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