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About 117 articles found for 11 February 2013:

 

Solar Capacity Worldwide Surpasses 100GW Barrier

30GW of new capacity were installed in 2012 alone, new report says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Chipmunk Bites Off Way More Than It Can Chew

The chipmunk’s efforts to stuff as many peanuts as possible in its mouth are hilarious
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Arrives in the US via Solavei

This is the first carrier to bring the new smartphone to the US
by Ionut Arghire, February 11th, 2013
Free-to-Play Games Will Rival Retail Ones in Terms of Quality, Crytek Says

Free-to-Play Games Will Rival Retail Ones in Terms of Quality, Crytek Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 11th, 2013
The Crysis developer is betting big on free experiences
 

GNOME 3.7.5 Brings a More Complete Classic Mode

It also includes better ownCloud support, infinite scrollback in Empathy, and more!
by Marius Nestor, February 11th, 2013
 

Spotlight: Transformer Desk Doubles as a Bedroom

The bed is neatly tucked away under the desk, promises a good night's sleep
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Asthma Drug Can Be Used to Treat Diabetes, Obesity

Amlexanox can improve on the overall health of obese people and diabetics
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
You Can Help Name Two of Pluto's Moons

You Can Help Name Two of Pluto's Moons

by Lucian Parfeni, February 11th, 2013
The most recently discovered moons don't have a name yet
 

HighPoint RAID Card for Truly Fast High-Capacity Storage

The host bus adapter is called RocketU 1144CM and supports up to 4 external drives
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
 

Grammys 2013: Amber Rose Shows Off Her Baby Bump on the Red Carpet

Heavily pregnant model comes out to support her man for the biggest night of the year
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

Fox Attacks Sleeping Baby in His Own Home, Severs One of His Fingers

The baby was just one-month-old, his mother immediately rushed him to the hospital
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
ASUS GeForce Titan: Same Clocks as GTX 690, 512-Bit Interface

ASUS GeForce Titan: Same Clocks as GTX 690, 512-Bit Interface

by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
The NVIDIA board might be even stronger than anybody though
 

No Ports for Castlevania: Lords of Shadows 2 and Mirror of Fate

The developer lacks the resources required to complete the work
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 11th, 2013
 

Some Dell Shareholders Unhappy About Private Buyout Reuters

The stock company is worth more than what Dell's offering, they say
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Hack in the Box Launches Twitter Competition, Winner Gets $1337 and a VIP Ticket

Hack in the Box Launches Twitter Competition, Winner Gets $1337 and a VIP Ticket

by Eduard Kovacs, February 11th, 2013
Here are the rules and the details of the contest
 

Apple Tells Paragon Its Dictionary Apps Are Spam

300 apps can be packaged into a single binary with in-app purchase API, says Apple
by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
 

Air Rotating Gardens Make Their Debut in Melbourne

These gardens are the first of their kind, each of them is unique in its design
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Samsung Formally Launches New Smart Cameras

The WB250F and DV150F mark the beginning of the Smart Camera 2.0 line
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Windows RT Jailbreak Tool Still Available, Microsoft Seems to Ignore It

Windows RT Jailbreak Tool Still Available, Microsoft Seems to Ignore It

by Bogdan Popa, February 11th, 2013
The hack that allows Windows RT users to run unsigned code is still alive and kicking
 

Now It’s the “iPhone Air”

Analysts strive to remain original in dubbing Apple’s rumored low-end iPhone
by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
 

FCC Approves Qi-Compatible Samsung Wireless Charging Plate

It will recharge any small gadget placed on it, assuming it supports the technology
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Oracle to Release Updated Version of February 2013 CPU

Oracle to Release Updated Version of February 2013 CPU

by Eduard Kovacs, February 11th, 2013
The new update will include fixes for all the vulnerabilities left out in the previous one
 

Nokia Lumia 920 on Sale at Amazon for Only $70/€50 on Contract

It is now available in cyan, yellow, red, white and black colors
by Cosmin Vasile, February 11th, 2013
5 Dead After Lifeboat Drill Goes Terribly Wrong

5 Dead After Lifeboat Drill Goes Terribly Wrong

by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
The people who died were all crewmen, no passengers were even injured
 

iOS 6.1 Sends iPhones into Recovery Mode, Customers Dismayed

Numerous issues revolving iOS 6.1 are plaguing Apple users
by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
Introducing Instant WebKiosk/UB 4.0, Live OS for Workstations

Introducing Instant WebKiosk/UB 4.0, Live OS for Workstations

by Silviu Stahie, February 11th, 2013
The latest version of Instant WebKiosk/UB can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

BlackBerry App World Gets Launched in Oman

BlackBerry users there can now download and install apps on their devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 11th, 2013
 

Nokia and Safaricom Team Up to Bring Lumia 920 and 820 in Kenya

Lumia 920 will be available for a special introductory offer of $630/ €470
by Cosmin Vasile, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Carrie Underwood Reveals Performance Secret – Video

Grammys 2013: Carrie Underwood Reveals Performance Secret

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
She was barefoot, standing on boxes for the light show to go flawlessly
 

Steve Jobs Wanted an iCar

Reports begin to dig up Jobs’ dreams amid iWatch rumors
by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
Addonics Launches Encrypted Cipher RAID Storage Devices

Addonics Launches Encrypted Cipher RAID Storage Devices

by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
They are called Cipher RAID Rack and the Cipher RAID Tower
 

Grammys 2013: Jack White Drops F-Bomb During Performance

Viewers react online to what they believe was a cuss word aired live on CBS
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

Pope Benedict XVI Resigns

Announcement shocks the world, Pope says He’s “no longer suited” for papacy
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 920, 820 and 620 Coming Soon to Mexico

The smartphones are expected to arrive sometime in April
by Cosmin Vasile, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Miguel and Wiz Khalifa Perform – Video

Grammys 2013: Miguel and Wiz Khalifa Perform

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
The two chose matching outfits to perform “Adorn”
 

First Impressions: The Surface Pro Is an Amazing Device

Early buyers find the new Surface Pro a pretty good tablet
by Bogdan Popa, February 11th, 2013
 

Tornado Hits Hattiesburg, Mississippi

Several additional twisters take their toll on other parts of the state and on Alabama
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Samsung Laptops Have UEFI BIOS Bug, Might Not Be Fixable

The problem has been discovered by users that have tried to install Linux
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Frank Ocean Performs “Forrest Gump” – Video

Grammys 2013: Frank Ocean Performs “Forrest Gump”

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
Singer shows up with bandaged fingers, still puts on an amazing show
 

No-Configuration Remote Desktop Connection

Ammyy Admin works out of the box, no installation required
by Ionut Ilascu, February 11th, 2013
 

“Omen” a More Suited Name for the Nemo Blizzard, Greenpeace Says

The organization maintains that climate change and global warming spawned this snowstorm
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
Apple’s Rumored HDTV Could Use AMOLED Display

Apple’s Rumored HDTV Could Use AMOLED Display

by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
OLED Association says Apple poached a researcher from LG Display
 

Apple Patents That Sparked Samsung War Are Valid, USPTO Decides

The grant means that Apple can push forward with its lawsuits without fear
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
 

Download Silence 2.0.1 for Android

With a brand new interface, various new features packed inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 11th, 2013
 

Oscar 2013: Animated Short “Adam and Dog” Retells Adam and Eve's Story

Minkyu Lee's animation tells the story of how man and dog first became friends
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Crytek Has Plenty of Ideas for Crysis 4

The studio wants to give the dev team some time off and then start work on a sequel
by Andrei Dobra, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Chris Brown, Rihanna Snuggle for Photo

Grammys 2013: Chris Brown, Rihanna Snuggle for Photo

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
Stars make their reconciliation official with public display of affection
 

Watch: Cat Enjoying a Hockey Game Will Not Be Disturbed

This feline will not tolerate anyone's interfering with his game watching routine
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Three Poachers Killed in South Africa by Wildlife Rangers

One more suspect was seriously injured, still managed to make a getaway
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Taylor Swift Mocks Harry Styles with British Accent – Video

Grammys 2013: Taylor Swift Mocks Harry Styles with British Accent

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
“We Are Never Getting Back Together” wasn’t written for Harry Styles, but it could’ve been
 

Designer Reveals Intriguing Fanless HTPC Made of Mahogany - Video

The cooling system seamlessly combines with wood and subtle lighting effects
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Users Angered by Microsoft’s Out of Stock Surface Pros

Users Angered by Microsoft’s Out of Stock Surface Pros

by Bogdan Popa, February 11th, 2013
The new tablet was sold out in less than three hours
 

Grammys 2013: Rihanna Wows with “Stay”

Singer brings new single to the awards show, Mikky Ekko too
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

Watch: CNN Anchor Blames Coming Asteroid on Global Warming

Deb Feyerick has a hunch that climate change sent the asteroid our way, needs confirmation
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Grammys 2013: Alicia Keys, Maroon 5 Perform

Two of the biggest voices of the moment come together for amazing duet
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

Carnival Cruise Ship Adrift off the Mexican Coast Following Engine Fire

The vessel will have to be towed to port, specialists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
Next Gen Console Games Will Be Similar to Crysis 3, Dev Believes

Next Gen Console Games Will Be Similar to Crysis 3, Dev Believes

by Andrei Dobra, February 11th, 2013
Visual quality won't immediately increase on the PlayStation 4 or Xbox 720
 

Apple Is Making an “iWatch” [WSJ]

New Work Times tech blog backs up the story mentioning Corning Willow Glass
by Filip Truta, February 11th, 2013
 

This Isn't a Flexible Screen, It's a Speaker Film from Fujitsu - Video

It can, however, be layered on top of a flexible display
by Sebastian Pop, February 11th, 2013
Helen Mirren Debuts Pink Hair at the BAFTAs 2013 – Photo

Helen Mirren Debuts Pink Hair at the BAFTAs 2013

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
67-year-old actress gets cute pixie cut, dyes it cotton candy pink
 

Watch: UFO Hoax Video Goes Viral

The footage was brought to us by visual effects specialist Aristomenis Tsirbas
by Laura Sinpetru, February 11th, 2013
 

Grammys 2013: Taylor Swift Brings the Clowns on Stage

Singer does “We Are Never Getting Back Together” in Alice in Wonderland-themed show
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
Grammys 2013: Bob Marley Tribute with Rihanna, Sting, Bruno Mars – Video

Grammys 2013: Bob Marley Tribute with Rihanna, Sting, Bruno Mars

by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
Tribute actually includes just one Marley song, is dubbed a disappointment
 

Grammys 2013: The Winners

Adele, Gotye, Fun., Kelly Clarkson are among the night’s big winners
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013
 

3 Killed in Reality Show Helicopter Crash in LA

Military-themed project ends in tragedy, as 3 passengers on helicopter die
by Elena Gorgan, February 11th, 2013