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About 128 articles found for 11 January 2013:

 

Flipboard Gets Updated with Daydream for Android 4.2 Support

It also features a series of fixes for bugs discovered in the previous release
by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
 

Bing and Even Yahoo Gain on Google in December

Yahoo increased its search share for the first time in 2012
by Lucian Parfeni, January 12th, 2013
Windows 7’s Business Appeal Was Three Times Higher than Windows 8’s

Windows 7’s Business Appeal Was Three Times Higher than Windows 8’s

by Bogdan Popa, January 12th, 2013
New data shows that Windows 8 still needs to improve its sales performance
 

Blackberry 10 to Land at Canada’s Koodo, WIND and Mobilicity Too

Other carriers have already kicked off reservations for the platform
by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
 

Microsoft to Launch Office 2013 on January 29 – Rumor

Sources familiar with the matter hint that the new Office may be unveiled this month
by Bogdan Popa, January 12th, 2013
Dead Space 3 Gets Dev-Team Edition, Extra Physical and Digital Content

Dead Space 3 Gets Dev-Team Edition, Extra Physical and Digital Content

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 12th, 2013
Gamers can get access to figurines, more weapons and costumes
 

Monster Sunspot AR1654 Spews Massive Flare Headed Towards Earth

It's not big enough to cause big problems, but its effects will be felt
by Lucian Parfeni, January 12th, 2013
 

Florida's Burmese Python Hunt Debuts Today

Hundreds of amateur hunters have signed up for the challenge
by Laura Sinpetru, January 12th, 2013
NCS Altus XT, a Mobile Workstation for Government Agencies

NCS Altus XT, a Mobile Workstation for Government Agencies

by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
It should be good for education and enterprise customers as well
 

Untangle Gateway Platform 9.4 Officially Announced

Download the latest Untangle Gateway Platform version from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 12th, 2013
 

Britney Spears Confirms She’s Out of X Factor US

It was a very difficult decision but she wants to be back in the studio, she says
by Elena Gorgan, January 12th, 2013
Apple Officially Blocks Java 7 in OS X to Address Zero-Day Flaw
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Apple Officially Blocks Java 7 in OS X to Address Zero-Day Flaw

Cupertino updates Xprotect.plist blacklist to require unreleased version of Java
by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
HRSD Canada Loses Hard Drive Containing Details of over 500,000 Individuals

HRSD Canada Loses Hard Drive Containing Details of over 500,000 Individuals

by Eduard Kovacs, January 12th, 2013
The drive contained names, dates of birth, social insurance numbers and other information
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Sold Out at Clove UK Again, Before Landing on Shelves

The retailer expects ordered devices to be shipped starting with January 15
by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
 

Tails 0.16 Has New Iceweasel Version

This is just a maintenance release and users have been asked to upgrade
by Silviu Stahie, January 12th, 2013
 

CES 2013: Zalman Demos LED-Backlit LCDs

Four new LCDs were on show in Las Vegas until yesterday
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
 

iPad mini 2 with Unchanged Design to Roll Out in Two Months from Now, Analyst Says

According to Brian White, the iPad mini should be similar to the first-generation model
by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
Sysinternals Suite for Windows Updated and Available for Download

Sysinternals Suite for Windows Updated and Available for Download

by Bogdan Popa, January 12th, 2013
The new version comes with three major improvements
 

Two Low-Cost Fans Launched by Japanese Company Scythe

They are made for desktop cases and are available in several variants
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
 

UC Browser 8.6 for Android Private Test Begins

The company is already hard at work with the development of UC Browser 9.0 for Android
by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
The Cheapest iPhone 5 Is at Walmart

The Cheapest iPhone 5 Is at Walmart

by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
Retailers slashes 60 bucks off the already cheaper $187/€140 handset (16GB)
Intel to End Socketed CPUs in 2016, Only BGA Starting with Skymont
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Intel to End Socketed CPUs in 2016, Only BGA Starting with Skymont

Broadwell CPUs will not be removable, motherboard maker says
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
 

iOS 6.1 Could Be Released as GM to Developers on Monday

Fifth beta (before the final release to the public) might be days away
by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
 

White House Refuses to Build Death Star, Does So in a Funny Manner

“This Isn't the Petition Response You're Looking For,” White House titles their response
by Laura Sinpetru, January 12th, 2013
Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Focuses on Stealth and Survival

Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Focuses on Stealth and Survival

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 12th, 2013
Gamers will be unable to deal with more than 3 zombies
 

Another Fake VLC for Windows 8 App Available for Download

One more multimedia player that copies VideoLAN’s app shows up in the Store
by Bogdan Popa, January 12th, 2013
 

CES 2013: ADATA Reveals SX1000 Enterprise SSDs and Others

The collection of storage drives is quite fast, thanks to SandForce controllers
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
 

Secret World Sees 400% Increase in Activity After Free-to-Play Move

Gamers will still have to pay for game package and DLC
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 12th, 2013
Microsoft Not Pleased with Windows RT Jailbreak Tool, Says It May Block the Hack

Microsoft Not Pleased with Windows RT Jailbreak Tool, Says It May Block the Hack

by Bogdan Popa, January 12th, 2013
The company is now investigating the jailbreak software
 

Z3RO Pro Computer, a PC the Size of a Paperback

Created by Xi3 Company, it will start selling in Q2 2013
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
 

Lions Are Hit with Snowballs at China Zoo

Observers are referring to the incident as an example of animal cruelty
by Raluca Anghel, January 12th, 2013
 

HP Sued for Not Paying Overtime Work

As if the company wasn't in enough trouble, it is accused of misclassifying workers
by Sebastian Pop, January 12th, 2013
Firefox Blocks All Current Java Versions to Block Zero-Day

Firefox Blocks All Current Java Versions to Block Zero-Day

by Lucian Parfeni, January 12th, 2013
Java 7 Update 10 has been blocked along with all other versions
 

Swype for Symbian Beta Update Brings Bug Fixes

The update will resolve timeout issues experienced in the previous version
by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
 

Top 10 Paid Apps on Ubuntu Software Center for December 2012

RC Mini Racers is in the first place and it's followed by Stormcloud
by Silviu Stahie, January 12th, 2013
 

First Half-Life 2: Episode 4 (Return to Ravenholm) Images Leaked

New details have surfaced about a supposed Half-Life project from Arkane Studios
by Andrei Dobra, January 12th, 2013
Sony Confirms Xperia Z for the Middle East

Sony Confirms Xperia Z for the Middle East

by Ionut Arghire, January 12th, 2013
No specific release info has been provided for the time being
 

Incoming 2013: Metro: Last Light

Can 4A Games really showcase its skills with the upcoming shooter?
by Andrei Dobra, January 12th, 2013
 

Watch: 20-Year-Old Toddler Documentary, “Child Frozen in Time,” in Full

Brooke Greenberg baffles doctors with peculiar condition, has wonderful family support
by Elena Gorgan, January 12th, 2013
 

Firefox 20 Aurora Released

Flaunts panel-based download manager and per-window private browsing
by Ionut Ilascu, January 12th, 2013
Megan Fox Quits Twitter After Just One Week

Megan Fox Quits Twitter After Just One Week

by Elena Gorgan, January 12th, 2013
Actress joins and then ditches social media because she doesn’t see a point to it
 

20-Year-Old Toddler: Medical Condition Keeps Child from Becoming an Adult

Doctors are trying to pin down the genetic mutation responsible for this medical mystery
by Laura Sinpetru, January 12th, 2013
 

Seattle Woman Pledges to Eat Only Starbucks for a Year

Blogger Beautiful Existence says this is about feminism, living life in the fast lane
by Elena Gorgan, January 12th, 2013
 

Borderlands 2 Gets More Powerful Shotguns Today, January 12

Better loot is coming to the game to promote Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt add-on
by Andrei Dobra, January 12th, 2013
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Gets First Dueling Details, Out Soon on PTR
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Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Gets First Dueling Details, Out Soon on PTR

Players will soon be able to fight one another in a special new zone
by Andrei Dobra, January 12th, 2013
Dropbox for Android Updated with UI Improvements and Lots of Tweaks

Dropbox for Android Updated with UI Improvements and Lots of Tweaks

by Cosmin Vasile, January 12th, 2013
It now allows users to share multiple photos at once
Clash of Clans 3.3 iOS Adds Heroes and Dark Elixir – Free Download

Clash of Clans 3.3 iOS Adds Heroes and Dark Elixir – Free Download

by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
Supercell updates its epic combat strategy game for iPhone and iPad
Apple Is Everything an Enterprise Software Company Should Be, Says NetSuite CEO

Apple Is Everything an Enterprise Software Company Should Be, Says NetSuite CEO

by Filip Truta, January 12th, 2013
Zach Nelson says Apple will become the model for the next generation of tech companies
 

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

Even though many expect Windows 8 to take off this year, that won’t happen
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
First BlackBerry 10 Device May Arrive in Canada on February 28

First BlackBerry 10 Device May Arrive in Canada on February 28

by Cosmin Vasile, January 11th, 2013
It will be available via Best Buy for $800/€610 outright
 

New Twitter Client for Windows 8 Promises the Best Metro Experience

fantweestic! is one of the newest Twitter clients for Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
 

Cut the Rope for Android Updated with 25 New Levels

The game is available for free via Google Play Store
by Cosmin Vasile, January 11th, 2013
 

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
 

Mozillux 13.1.1 Distribution Has Linux Kernel 3.2.0-35

The latest version of Mozillux can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 11th, 2013
Nine Team Fortress 2 Items Will Be Eliminated from the Game

Nine Team Fortress 2 Items Will Be Eliminated from the Game

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
Players will still be able to get all of them via trades
 

Make Ubuntu Look like Mac OS with Gnome Cupertino 2.1.1

Get this superb Gnome 3.6 compatible theme from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, 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
ConfigServer Firewall 5.72 Officially Released

ConfigServer Firewall 5.72 Officially Released

by Silviu Stahie, January 11th, 2013
The latest version of CSF can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Rumor: Crystal Meth Might Someday Cure the Flu

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

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
Far Cry 3 Patch 1.03 Deploys on PlayStation 3, In Certification on the Xbox 360

Far Cry 3 Patch 1.03 Deploys on PlayStation 3, In Certification on the Xbox 360

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
The same fixes are already available to all gaming on the PC
 

Rygel 0.17.6 MediaServer Fixes GStreamer

As usual, this latest release features a lot of changes
by Silviu Stahie, January 11th, 2013
 

Facebook for Every Phone Has 185 Million Likes, 100 Million More than Facebook

The page for the feature phone app is the most popular on the site, by a huge margin
by Lucian Parfeni, January 11th, 2013
Journey, Mass Effect 1, Far Cry 3 Are the Most Popular PS Store Downloads

Journey, Mass Effect 1, Far Cry 3 Are the Most Popular PS Store Downloads

by Andrei Dobra, January 11th, 2013
Sony has revealed the best sellers in the month of December
 

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

A tool that allows you to use keyboard shortcuts instead of mouse
by Alexandru Tanase, January 11th, 2013
Man Wins Fishing Contest with Enormous Bass Stolen from Aquarium

Man Wins Fishing Contest with Enormous Bass Stolen from Aquarium

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

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
Trine 2 Magic Mayhem Mode for Wii U No Longer a Priority for Frozenbyte

Trine 2 Magic Mayhem Mode for Wii U No Longer a Priority for Frozenbyte

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
The mode is not up to the quality standards of the developer
 

Simple Converter for Audio and Video

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

Script of the Day: CleanerPress

Tweak, optimize and improve a WordPress site's performance
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 11th, 2013