Softpedia News Archive

About 128 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
 

Rumor: Crystal Meth Might Someday Cure the Flu

Further investigations are needed, researchers wished to emphasize
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Fake HP, BBB and Federal Reserve Bank Emails Lure Users to BlackHole Exploit Kit

Fake HP, BBB and Federal Reserve Bank Emails Lure Users to BlackHole Exploit Kit

by Eduard Kovacs, January 11th, 2013
Cybercriminals have been on vacation between December 30 and January 7
 

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

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
 

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
Firefox 19.0 Beta 1 for Linux Is Available for Download

Firefox 19.0 Beta 1 for Linux Is Available for Download

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

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

Windows 8’s Fast Startup feature may put files stored on a Windows partition at risk
by Bogdan Popa, January 11th, 2013
Watch: The Honey Boo Boo Song by Brad Paisley

Watch: The Honey Boo Boo Song by Brad Paisley

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

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)

A solid blend of card game and tactical experience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 11th, 2013
Reptile Guards Pot Stash, Dies After Authorities Recover It

Reptile Guards Pot Stash, Dies After Authorities Recover It

by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
"Mr. Teeth," the caiman, was found in a house in Castro Valley, California
 

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

The iPotty is a potty that can have an iPad attached to it
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
Apple Hires Xerox CFO Luca Maestri as Corporate Controller

Apple Hires Xerox CFO Luca Maestri as Corporate Controller

by Filip Truta, January 11th, 2013
Xerox has already initiated an external search for a new CFO
 

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
Sharon Osbourne to Lady Gaga: Contradictory, Hypocrite Attention Seeker

Sharon Osbourne to Lady Gaga: Contradictory, Hypocrite Attention Seeker

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

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

Visitors to the San Diego Zoo were delighted to see Xiao Liwu move about its enclosure
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Here Is AMD's Temash-Based Reference Tablet at Last

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

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

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

The new desktop application for managing BlackBerry 10 devices
by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
Ryan Gosling Stops by Jimmy Kimmel, Sells Knives – Video

Ryan Gosling Stops by Jimmy Kimmel, Sells Knives

by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Actor promotes “Gangster Squad,” shares a few funny anecdotes
 

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

The Academy does it again: DiCaprio, Afleck, Tarantino, Nolan
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Hacker Pod2g Announces PodDJ for iPad – A Brilliant Touch-to-Sound Reactivity

Hacker Pod2g Announces PodDJ for iPad – A Brilliant Touch-to-Sound Reactivity

by Filip Truta, January 11th, 2013
The only application of the App Store with which you can truly scratch on your iPad
 

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
The Native PDF Viewer Is Finally Live in Firefox 19 Beta

The Native PDF Viewer Is Finally Live in Firefox 19 Beta

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

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

A 16-year-old boy fired a 12-gauge shotgun at school, settling an argument with his victim
by Raluca Anghel, January 11th, 2013
Meredith Vieira Leaving “Millionaire” in May [Reuters]

Meredith Vieira Leaving “Millionaire” in May Reuters

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

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

“I’m ready,” he says in teaser clip believed to promote new single
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Birdsong Twitter Client Gets Removed from Windows Phone Store

Birdsong Twitter Client Gets Removed from Windows Phone Store

by Ionut Arghire, January 11th, 2013
The client was one of the top paid Windows Phone apps in the store
 

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

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

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

Flu Shots Shortage Reported by Some Drug Manufacturers

by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Despite others' saying there are plenty to go around, the public is growing restless
 

CES 2013: OCZ's Respectable Vector PCI Express SSD

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

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
Calibre 0.9.14 Gets Drivers for Kobo Arc and Polaroid Tablet

Calibre 0.9.14 Gets Drivers for Kobo Arc and Polaroid Tablet

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

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

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

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

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
 

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

Apple Wins Emmy in Technology & Engineering

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

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

The 10-foot-long python held on to the plane for almost two hours
by Laura Sinpetru, January 11th, 2013
Site of Indonesia’s President Defaced in Protest Against Corruption

Site of Indonesia’s President Defaced in Protest Against Corruption

by Eduard Kovacs, January 11th, 2013
The Jember Hacker Team has taken credit for the attack
 

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

The company actually expects to ship them this year instead of the next
by Sebastian Pop, January 11th, 2013
Microsoft Executive Confirms Work on Windows Blue, Sort of

Microsoft Executive Confirms Work on Windows Blue, Sort of

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

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

Wilko Johnson, Dr Feelgood guitarist, breaks the news to his fans on Facebook
by Elena Gorgan, January 11th, 2013
Google Launches Chrome Beta 25 for Android, Download Here

Google Launches Chrome Beta 25 for Android, Download Here

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

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