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About 164 articles found for 1 October 2012:

 

Sleeping Dogs Diary: Kung-Fu Fighting

My own character’s body is his ultimate close quarters weapon
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
 

AT&T Announces Xperia TL, Its Own Bond Phone

The handset arrives with exclusive content from the Skyfall movie
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
Innovation and New IPs Are Critical to EA

Innovation and New IPs Are Critical to EA

by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
The company focuses on bringing new experiences and new features to existing ones
 

Introducing openSUSE for ARM

openSUSE 12.2 ARM Release Candidate 1 available for testing!
by Marius Nestor, October 1st, 2012
 

Obsidian Encourages Player Imagination with Project Eternity

Players will have to fill in some blanks when it comes to graphics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
 

The 10 Most Useful Windows 8 Keyboard Shortcuts

Windows 8 comes with plenty of helpful keyboard shortcuts
by Bogdan Popa, October 1st, 2012
 

Advisory: How to Make Legitimate Social Media-Based Contests

There are some very precise rules you must know in case you want to run a sweepstakes
by Eduard Kovacs, October 1st, 2012
 

Unreal Engine 4 Is Not Threatened by CryEngine 3, Only by Unity

The team is focused on creating a revolutionary graphics engine
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
Cinderella Shoe, $500,000 (€388,289), Goes Up for Sale

Cinderella Shoe, $500,000 (€388,289), Goes Up for Sale

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Diamond-encrusted shoe is the most expensive in New Zealand
 

Google Is Now More Valuable than Microsoft

Microsoft has been losing value lately, but Google is seeing a surge
by Lucian Parfeni, October 1st, 2012
 

Windows Phone 8 to Taste Opera Mini and Opera Mobile

Should the Windows Phone SDK offer support for such development
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
Dead or Alive 5’s Attractive Women Are the Result of Fan Feedback, Dev Says

Dead or Alive 5’s Attractive Women Are the Result of Fan Feedback, Dev Says

by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
Team Ninja was surprised by the demands of its fans
 

Miley Cyrus Attached to “Bonnie & Clyde” Miniseries

Former Disney star is ready to make her big TV comeback, if all goes well
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

Microsoft Increases Security Around Xbox Buildings to Prevent Data Leakage

The company notified its employees that new security measures will be applied
by Bogdan Popa, October 1st, 2012
 

Softball-Sized Xi3 Modular Computer Has Desktop-Level Performance

It does come in a weaker variety, but that is the most important thing
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

New Media Molecule Game Is Scary and Exhilarating

The team is not offering any real details on mechanics or story
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
 

Jessica Simpson Wanted Lap Band Surgery to Lose the Pregnancy Weight

Report says she was so desperate she considered going under the knife
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Far Cry 3 Has RPG-Style Progression to Keep Players Hooked

Far Cry 3 Has RPG-Style Progression to Keep Players Hooked

by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
Players will develop their skills as they progress through the game's story
 

Firefox 18 to Get Support for Retina Displays

Mozilla has landed several HiDPI-display patches already in the Nightly branch
by Lucian Parfeni, October 1st, 2012
 

New Securifi Router Shows Off Its Touchscreen

Just because the antennas are invisible doesn't mean they aren't there
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

Christina Aguilera on Her Weight: I’m a Fat Girl, Get over It

Diva talks to Billboard about negative media attention, being naturally curvy
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

LINE Messenger Now Works on the iPhone 5

New authentication system that supports iTunes / iCloud backup restoration
by Filip Truta, October 1st, 2012
Galaxy S III Swarovski Edition Goes for £2099 ($3400/€2650)

Galaxy S III Swarovski Edition Goes for £2099 ($3400/€2650)

by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
It packs around 500 Swarovski crystals along the edge
 

Nokia Touts Benefits of Snapdragon S4 Chips

It promises an amazing experience on Lumia 920 smartphones
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
 

Adele Teases “Skyfall” Theme Song

Singer posts photo of sheet music but release date is still unknown
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

Sleep Debts Boost Diabetes Risks in Teens

New study finds positive correlation between the two conditions
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
Brute Force Attack Can Break PINs of Cisco CallManager Accounts, Researcher Finds

Brute Force Attack Can Break PINs of Cisco CallManager Accounts, Researcher Finds

by Eduard Kovacs, October 1st, 2012
The attack relies on a “sid” token obtained in response to an HTTP GET request
 

B&N Nook Simple Touch With GlowLight Shears $20 Off the Price

Not a surprise, seeing as how Amazon started shipping the Paperwhite
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

Watch: Lions and Hyenas Fight over a Warthog Carcass

Hyenas might have strength in numbers, yet the leopard is quite an agile cat
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
 

Watch: Video Discusses How Wind Turbines Work

The working principles behind modern wind turbines are rather old, yet still efficient
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
 

Climate Change Will Hit Forests in Southwestern US Very Hard

The conclusion belongs to a new study carried out by American experts
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
5 Incredible Surrealist 3D Sidewalk Drawings

5 Incredible Surrealist 3D Sidewalk Drawings

by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
These scenes are drawn so well, you will not believe they're not real
 

Twin Wins Miss Lebanon 2012, Sister Comes in Second

This is the first time twins battle for the tittle in any Miss Universe competition
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
 

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite E-Reader Now Shipping

Even if stockpiles prove a bit tight, sales are going forward
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

Shigeru Miyamoto Is Working on Secret Wii U Project

The developer is joined by Retro Studios and Nintendo EAD
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
New “Skyfall” Featurette: Shooting Underwater Fight Scenes

New “Skyfall” Featurette: Shooting Underwater Fight Scenes

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Video highlights the difficulty of shooting certain action scenes
 

Torchlight 2 Review (PC)

Can this old school role-playing dungeon crawler attract fans from Diablo 3?
by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
 

AT&T Announces New GoPhone Monthly Plan

It will become available for the carrier’s customers on October 7th
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
 

Venus May Have a Snowy Atmosphere

Orbiter detects extremely cold layer in its upper atmosphere
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
Sony Releases Extra Bass Headphones

Sony Releases Extra Bass Headphones

by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
Both over-ear and in-ear models have been introduced
 

Fuduntu 2012.4 Ditches Mono

It also comes with Linux kernel 3.4.10 and Thunderbird 15.0
by Silviu Stahie, October 1st, 2012
Christina Aguilera Promotes “Lotus” on Jay Leno – Video

Christina Aguilera Promotes “Lotus” on Jay Leno

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Singer talks about The Voice, her new album, her start in the industry
 

Water Floats Confirm SMOS Ocean Salinity Measurements

ESA officials are very happy about how the mission is performing to date
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
 

Specs of BlackBerry 10 Lisbon Also Available

It might arrive on shelves as RIM’s GSM BlackBerry 10 smartphone
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
 

Skills and Takedowns Give Far Cry 3 Players Tactical Freedom

Gamers will be able to specialize or focus their choices
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
 

Killer Whale at SeaWorld Has Massive Chin Injury

The animal's jawbone in exposed, staff claims they aren't the ones to blame
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
ENISA Appoints October as First European Cyber Security Month

ENISA Appoints October as First European Cyber Security Month

by Eduard Kovacs, October 1st, 2012
The pilot project's main goal is to raise awareness
 

Mars Like You've Never Seen It Before

This amazing image was collected by a European spacecraft
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
 

Pioneer Releases Briefcase-Sized 3D Color Hologram Printer

It is easy to use, despite the normal difficulty in creating Lippman holograms
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

British Man Kidnapped and Robbed by Young Tunisian Wife and Her Family

The man was locked in his bedroom and threatened on the first day of his honeymoon
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
 

O2 Phishing Scam: Account Maintenance Notification

Cybercrimnals try to steal the usernames and passwords of O2 customers
by Eduard Kovacs, October 1st, 2012
Galileo Satellite Pair Fueled Up and Ready to Go

Galileo Satellite Pair Fueled Up and Ready to Go

by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
The spacecraft are scheduled to launch in less than two weeks
 

Watch: Amazing Footage of a Dolphin "Stampede"

Thousands such marine mammals are filmed swimming together close to South Africa's coast
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
Lindsay Lohan Attacks Dr. Phil on Twitter in Her Mom’s Defense

Lindsay Lohan Attacks Dr. Phil on Twitter in Her Mom’s Defense

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
“You’re a fraud,” actress tweets in response to highly mediated TV interview
 

Architect Brings Forth Plans for Mind-Boggling Artificial Island

The island city could house 30,000 people, remain unaffected by overcrowding and pollution
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
African HIV Epidemic Allowed New Intestinal Disease to Spread, Too

African HIV Epidemic Allowed New Intestinal Disease to Spread, Too

by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
The condition is fatal in nearly half of all cases
 

SONY VAIO Tap 20 Home Tablet Officially Announced

The device is mostly an AIO, but also comes with a modest battery for limited mobility
by Constantin Murariu, October 1st, 2012
In 2013, Notebooks Makers Will Create Fewer Models

In 2013, Notebooks Makers Will Create Fewer Models

by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
Samsung, Dell, ASUS, Acer and Toshiba will reduce their model variety by 20%
 

Apple May Be Forced to Change Warranty Policies in the EU

Letter from EU Justice calls on Apple to extend coverage to match European laws
by Filip Truta, October 1st, 2012
 

MySQL 5.5.28 Has Enterprise Audit Plugin

A large number of bugs have been fixed in this version
by Silviu Stahie, October 1st, 2012
 

Ian Somerhalder Receives Honors for His Environmental Contributions

The 33-year-old actor shared the media attention with celebrity Jessica Alba
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
Microsoft Starts Offering MS Points Based on Achievements

Microsoft Starts Offering MS Points Based on Achievements

by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
The new Xbox Live Rewards system has been revealed
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Twitter's Discover Tab Redesign Better Showcases Media Tweets and Apps

The focus is on richer tweets that go beyond the traditional 140 characters
by Lucian Parfeni, October 1st, 2012
Treyarch Explains New Prestige Mechanics for Black Ops 2

Treyarch Explains New Prestige Mechanics for Black Ops 2

by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
Gamers are encouraged to level up and keep all their progress
 

Liam Hemsworth Wants Miley Cyrus Off Twitter, Less Talkative

He thinks she’s oversharing details of their personal life, would like her to stop
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

Owners of Tesla's Model S EV Can Travel Across the US for Free

Tesla's Superchargers are powered by sunlight, provide free energy
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
 

Heated Debate on the Benefits of Aspirin in Preventing Cancer

Researchers find some positive correlations, but more work is needed
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
US DOJ Ordered Pen Register Surveillance 37,616 Times in 2011

US DOJ Ordered Pen Register Surveillance 37,616 Times in 2011

by Eduard Kovacs, October 1st, 2012
The number of requests increased a lot in the last decade
 

Fanatic Puts Up Stained Glass Window with Soccer Scenes

Football is a religion for this Newcastle United Football Club fan
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
Pauly Shore Has a Rap Song, “Obama Got Osama”

Pauly Shore Has a Rap Song, “Obama Got Osama”

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Teaser for the full video is out, actually quite hilarious
AMD A-Series Desktop APUs Shipping, Here Are the Prices
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AMD A-Series Desktop APUs Shipping, Here Are the Prices

Though AMD has yet to make the press release, online stores have made their move
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

The Brain Hides Complex Information from You

Scientists decipher some of the mechanisms employed in doing so
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
 

OpenMorrowind 0.18.0 Has Leveling System

The developers have added a sleuth of new features
by Silviu Stahie, October 1st, 2012
More Than Half of Windows 8 Users Prefer Windows 7

More Than Half of Windows 8 Users Prefer Windows 7

by Bogdan Popa, October 1st, 2012
A new survey reveals that Windows 8 users aren’t exactly pleased with the new OS
 

Valve Explains Interest in Virtual Reality Technology

The company wants to stay ahead of the technology curve
by Andrei Dumitrescu, October 1st, 2012
 

Watch: Honey Boo Boo Child’s Impromptu Pro-Gay PSA

“Ain’t nothin’ wrong with being a little gay,” TLC’s young star says
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

Stunning Indian Model Wears Cellophane Dress, Poses for PETA

The ad shows the supermodel holding on to a meat hook, promotes vegetarianism
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
 

Sony Surprised by Lack of Third-Party Support for PS Vita

The company admits it's hard for developers to focus on many platforms at the same time
by Andrei Dobra, October 1st, 2012
Arnold Schwarzenegger Denies Giving Lover “Hush Money” – Video

Arnold Schwarzenegger Denies Giving Lover “Hush Money”

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Star opens up in first televised interview since cheating scandal
 

Microsoft Has Thousands of Jobs Open, Requests More Visas

The company is looking for new employees outside the United States
by Bogdan Popa, October 1st, 2012
 

Warming Oceans Could Lead to Smaller Fish

Climate change will adversely affect life in world's oceans
by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
 

Shocking Wedding Dresses Actually Worn in Church

Check out these inappropriate fashion-statement gowns
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
 

HP ElitePad 900 Windows 8 Tablet with Smart Jacket Unveiled

The company is focusing on the enterprise tablet market if that market exists at all
by Constantin Murariu, October 1st, 2012
Facebook Breaks Apple Guidelines but Still Gets Messenger 2.0 Update Approved

Facebook Breaks Apple Guidelines but Still Gets Messenger 2.0 Update Approved

by Filip Truta, October 1st, 2012
Facebook adds iPhone 5 support but forgets to include the necessary screenshots
 

Anne Hathaway and Adam Shulman Are Married

The two have tied the knot in a beautiful, nature-inspired ceremony in California
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
AMD Drowning in Bureaucracy, Another Employee Purge Nears
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AMD Drowning in Bureaucracy, Another Employee Purge Nears

Project WIN is proving troublesome, there are too many executives
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
New Biomarker for Detecting Tumors Possibly Discovered

New Biomarker for Detecting Tumors Possibly Discovered

by Tudor Vieru, October 1st, 2012
Researchers develop new technique to identify aggressive cancer
 

“Dexter” Season 7 Premiere: “Are You…?”

First episode of new season answers long-standing question of Deb’s reaction
by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
 

Pearl Harbor Could Soon House a Solar Farm

The Navy intends to install solar panels on its runway, historians go against the proposal
by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
 

Download Debian 6.0.6 Squeeze

The latest version of the Debian OS can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, October 1st, 2012
 

Hipster Gypsies – the New Age Look of the Modern Gypsy [Photos]

Travelers choose the liberating nomadic lifestyle, but don't give up on modern technology
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
Windows 8 to Push HDD Sales to Record Levels

Windows 8 to Push HDD Sales to Record Levels

by Bogdan Popa, October 1st, 2012
The new OS is expected to support the growth of the HDD industry
Intel Ivy Bridge-E/EP CPUs Will Have up to 12 Cores
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Intel Ivy Bridge-E/EP CPUs Will Have up to 12 Cores

The 10-core presentations were due to uncertainty about chip yields
by Sebastian Pop, October 1st, 2012
 

BlackBerry Laguna Specs Leak Ahead of Official Release

The smartphone is expected to arrive at Verizon in early 2013
by Cosmin Vasile, October 1st, 2012
Linux Kernel 3.6 Is Available for Download

Linux Kernel 3.6 Is Available for Download

by Silviu Stahie, October 1st, 2012
After seven release candidates, the final version is finally here
 

Handgun Shot Underwater Makes a Splash on YouTube

Check out the effects of water resistance over .40 Glock 22 bullets
by Raluca Anghel, October 1st, 2012
 

Development of Nokia City Lens for Symbian and MeeGo Killed Off

Nokia will focus on building for the Windows Phone platform
by Ionut Arghire, October 1st, 2012
 

Enterprise / Business Tablets – Defining a New Market Niche

Such tablets are considerably less powerful and less featured than TabletPCs
by Constantin Murariu, October 1st, 2012
 

Apple Releases iPhone 5 Software Update to Fix Wi-Fi Glitches

Cupertino giant pushes out carrier settings update 13.1 for American customers
by Filip Truta, October 1st, 2012
UK's Largest Coal Power Plant Gets Extreme Green Makeover

UK's Largest Coal Power Plant Gets Extreme Green Makeover

by Laura Sinpetru, October 1st, 2012
The facility is to become a biomass plant, up green energy production
Lindsay Lohan Assaulted in Hotel Room

Lindsay Lohan Assaulted in Hotel Room

by Elena Gorgan, October 1st, 2012
Actress got into an altercation with unknown man, has filed a police report
 

Scythe Launches Handy USB 3.0 Compact Flash Card Reader

The new gadget comes with a protective rubber case and SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Interface
by Constantin Murariu, October 1st, 2012