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About 130 articles found for 11 January 2013:

 

Sony Xperia Z Not Coming to Canada After All

A Sony rep made an error regarding the phone's availability
by Cosmin Vasile, January 11th, 2013
Windows 8 Will Have a Negative Impact on the PC Industry in 2013 – Analyst

Windows 8 Will Have a Negative Impact on the PC Industry in 2013 – Analyst

by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
Even though many expect Windows 8 to take off this year, that won’t happen
 

Microsoft Admits That Selling Hardware Is a Devil of a Job

Phil Harrison issues a warning for Valve, as it plans to release the Steam Box
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
 

Update Google Chrome to Stay Safe, but Beware of Fakes

Make sure that the application you download is not hiding malware
by Eduard Kovacs, January 11th, 2013
 

EndWeekGame: January 11

Playing Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, Far Cry 3, FM 2013
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
Rumor: Crystal Meth Might Someday Cure the Flu

Rumor: Crystal Meth Might Someday Cure the Flu

by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Further investigations are needed, researchers wished to emphasize
 

2000-Year-Old Treasure Found in Ancient Black Sea Fortress

Archaeologists say they discovered numerous pieces of silver, gold and bronze jewelry
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
 

1000-Pound Butter Sculpture Ends Up Powering a Farm for 3 Days

The sculpture was revealed during this year's 97th Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Replace Your Mouse with Hotkeys

Replace Your Mouse with Hotkeys

by Alexandru Tanase, January 11th, 2013
A tool that allows you to use keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse
 

Man Wins Fishing Contest with Enormous Bass Stolen from Aquarium

On the contest's last day, he sneaked away by cliff-climbing, got the fish and returned
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
 

PC Sales Falling Faster Than Anyone Expected

Though still not a sign of the PC apocalypse, it is worrying nonetheless
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Simple Converter for Audio and Video

It offers the possibility to trim both audio and video
by Ionut Ilascu, January 11th, 2013
 

BlackBerry 10 Already Sees Great Demand in Canada

Rogers confirms that a great deal of users have registered for the OS
by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
Germans Won't See Music on YouTube Any Time Soon As Talks with Gema Break Down

Germans Won't See Music on YouTube Any Time Soon As Talks with Gema Break Down

by Lucian Parfeni, January 11th, 2013
Gema demands huge royalties for any music on the site
 

Firefox 19.0 Beta 1 for Linux Is Available for Download

The latest version of the Mozilla Firefox browser can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 11th, 2013
 

Hugh Hefner Made Crystal Harris Sign “Ironclad” Prenup

The two tied the knot on December 31 in a private ceremony at the Mansion
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
 

Plextor Launches Ultrabook mSATA M5M SSD

It is one eighth of the size of a 2.5-inch solid-state drive unit
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
User Data at Risk on a Windows 8 – Linux Dual-Boot System

User Data at Risk on a Windows 8 – Linux Dual-Boot System

by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
Windows 8’s Fast Startup feature may put files stored on a Windows partition at risk
 

Watch: The Honey Boo Boo Song by Brad Paisley

Country crooner comes up with new theme song, inserts himself in Honey Boo Boo’s life
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
 

CES 2013: BenQ Releases Full HD 3D Projectors

The company is in full form, releasing video devices of all sorts, more or less
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Appeals Court to Issue Ruling on Bin Laden Burial Photos Release

Judicial Watch is demanding the pics be released, under the Freedom of Information Act
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
Minion Master Review (PC)

Minion Master Review (PC)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
A solid blend of card game and tactical experience
 

Quentin Tarantino Shuts Down Reporter: “I Am Not Your Slave, You Are Not My Master!”

Director refuses to answer question on relation between movie and real life violence
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Check Out the iPotty, Premiered at CES 2013

Check Out the iPotty, Premiered at CES 2013

by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
The iPotty is a potty that can have an iPad attached to it
 

Schools May Warm Up to Tablets Due to Dell

The Latitude 10 Essentials may prove the missing link here
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Largest Structure in the Universe Threatens the Laws of Physics

Astronomers have found the largest structure to date 4 billion light years across
by Lucian Parfeni, January 11th, 2013
Urban Dictionary Teaches IBM Watson Supercomputer to Curse

Urban Dictionary Teaches IBM Watson Supercomputer to Curse

by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
The supercomputer has progressed from Jeopardy to interpersonal taunts
 

Sharon Osbourne to Lady Gaga: Contradictory, Hypocrite Attention Seeker

Kelly Osbourne’s mom comes to her defense, puts Gaga in her place in open letter
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
 

LG Is to Blame for Short Supplies of 27” iMacs [DigiTimes]

Industry sources say the Korean panel supplier is having production issues
by Filip Truta, January 11th, 2013
Watch: Baby Panda Makes Public Debut

Watch: Baby Panda Makes Public Debut

by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Visitors to the San Diego Zoo were delighted to see Xiao Liwu move about its enclosure
 

Here Is AMD's Temash-Based Reference Tablet at Last

The new APU flaunts its 50% performance advantage over its predecessor
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Windows 8 Blamed for PC Industry’s Collapse

A new report reveals that Windows 8 can’t stop the decline of the PC market
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
Additional BlackBerry Link Info Available via BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Update

Additional BlackBerry Link Info Available via BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha Update

by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
The new desktop application for managing BlackBerry 10 devices
 

Samsung Might Not Be the Only One Dumping Windows RT

Its decision to blast the ARM-compatible version of Windows 8 might be echoed by others
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Ex-Wife Drags Man Behind Truck for a Half a Mile in Florida

The women and 2 accomplices punched him and shocked him with a stun gun
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
Oscars 2013: The Biggest Snubs

Oscars 2013: The Biggest Snubs

by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
The Academy does it again: DiCaprio, Afleck, Tarantino, Nolan
 

Red Dust Storm Hits Australia, Cyclone Expected to Follow

The heat wave that has recently struck this country might have caused these phenomena
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
 

“The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” Official Movie Stills Galore

Fans get first look at the sequel with EW, check out old and new characters
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Most Tattooed Candidate to Czech Presidency Relies on Online Campaign

Most Tattooed Candidate to Czech Presidency Relies on Online Campaign

by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
Vladimir Franz's campaign budget is inexplicably small
 

The Native PDF Viewer Is Finally Live in Firefox 19 Beta

Mozilla has been working on it for more than a year, but it's finally ready
by Lucian Parfeni, January 11th, 2013
 

Club 3D Releases 80Plus Power Supplies

The collection is called Club 3D Radeon series, of all things
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
Taft High School Shooting: Attacker May Have Had a List, a Student Injured

Taft High School Shooting: Attacker May Have Had a List, a Student Injured

by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
A 16-year-old boy fired a 12-gauge shotgun at school, settling an argument with his victim
 

Meredith Vieira Leaving “Millionaire” in May Reuters

Host of popular US TV show is moving on after 11 seasons
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
 

New German Island Appears, Takes People Quite by Surprise

The island is the size of 25 football pitches, plants and birds already made it their home
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Justin Timberlake Announces Music Comeback – Video

Justin Timberlake Announces Music Comeback

by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
“I’m ready,” he says in teaser clip believed to promote new single
 

Incoming 2013: Fuse

Can Insomniac's new shooter deliver a quality experience?
by Andrei Dobra, January 11th, 2013
 

Mini-ITX Case in Black and Grass Green Launched by In Win

Called H-Frame Mini, it hasn't actually been detailed that much
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Justin Bieber Sued by Bodyguard for Assault, Insults

Moshe Benabou seeks financial compensation from teen pop idol
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Australian Operator Responsible for Do Not Call Register Fined for Making Illegal Calls

Australian Operator Responsible for Do Not Call Register Fined for Making Illegal Calls

by Eduard Kovacs, January 11th, 2013
Experts say that the customers of telemarketers should also be held responsible
 

Apple Debunks “Cheap iPhone” Rumors

Phil Schiller says, “we consider using only the best technology available”
by Filip Truta, January 11th, 2013
 

Flu Shots Shortage Reported by Some Drug Manufacturers

Despite others' saying there are plenty to go around, the public is growing restless
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
CES 2013: OCZ's Respectable Vector PCI Express SSD

CES 2013: OCZ's Respectable Vector PCI Express SSD

by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
It doesn't get any special points for performance, but should actually be affordable
 

Alexis Wineman: Profile of an Autistic Contestant to Miss America

At 18 years old, Wineman is also this year's youngest competitor at Miss America
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
 

Cyberpunk 2077 Details Reveal Braindances, Night City Setting

The game will allow players to make complex moral choices
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
 

How “Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2” Should Have Ended

New video offers different, more logical ending for the vampire film franchise
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Java 7 Zero-Day Possible Because Oracle Didn’t Properly Address Old Vulnerability

Java 7 Zero-Day Possible Because Oracle Didn’t Properly Address Old Vulnerability

by Eduard Kovacs, January 11th, 2013
Experts from Security Explorations detail the attack vectors
 

13-Year-Old Utah Girl Is Still Missing, Left Without Her Shoes or Coat

Volunteers are searching for a a teenager who disappeared over night, from her home
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Is Funny in New Promos

After the nominations are announced, host promises lots of fun in new ads
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Halo Will Improve in the Future, Says 343 Industries Leader

Halo Will Improve in the Future, Says 343 Industries Leader

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
The team wants to make sure that it eliminates launch and DLC problems
 

Very Fast Gaming Monitor Released by BenQ

The company makes some queer choices in its specs though
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
 

Apple Wins Emmy in Technology & Engineering

For ecosystem for real time presentation of TV content without specialized TV
by Filip Truta, January 11th, 2013
 

Jon Gosselin Hit with $39,000 (€29,431) Tax Lien

Former reality star hasn’t paid his taxes since he split from ex-wife Kate Gosselin
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Watch: Python Hitches Ride on a Plane's Wing

Watch: Python Hitches Ride on a Plane's Wing

by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
The 10-foot-long python held on to the plane for almost two hours
 

New Dota 2 Update Adds Medusa, Includes Many Other Fixes and Bot Tweaks

All sorts of improvements and new additions have been made to the online game
by Andrei Dobra, January 11th, 2013
CES 2013: Crucial Reveals DDR4 Memory Modules

CES 2013: Crucial Reveals DDR4 Memory Modules

by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
The company actually expects to ship them this year instead of the next
 

Microsoft Executive Confirms Work on Windows Blue, Sort of

Tami Reller talked about the future of the Windows platform
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Now on Pre-Order in Australia

It can be seen at Mobicity, with no specific release date
by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
 

Ambien Warning Issued by the FDA

Certain sleeping pills keep people from being alert during daytime
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
 

Boy Abducted in '94 from Indiana Found Alive in Minnesota

19 years later, Richard Wayne Landers Jr. is married and living in Long Prairie, Minnesota
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
“Game of Thrones” Actor Has Terminal Cancer, Refuses Treatment

“Game of Thrones” Actor Has Terminal Cancer, Refuses Treatment

by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Wilko Johnson, Dr Feelgood guitarist, breaks the news to his fans on Facebook
 

Google Launches Chrome Beta 25 for Android, Download Here

The Android channel joins beta versions of Chrome for Mac, Windows and Linux
by Cosmin Vasile, January 11th, 2013
 

Firefox 19 Beta for Android Gets Themes, Expanded Device Support

The browser can now be installed on devices with 600MHz processors
by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
 

Windows RT Jailbreak Tool Available for Download

The first jailbreak app released for Microsoft’s new OS is now available for free
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013