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About 240 articles found for 12 February 2013:

Steam for Linux Update Improves Non-ASCII Characters Display Method

Steam for Linux Update Improves Non-ASCII Characters Display Method

by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
Valve has released another consistent update for its Steam client
 

O.J. Simpson Threw a Super Bowl Party in His Prison Cell

He might be in debt and under lock for 33 years, but he’s determined to have fun
by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
 

Asetek Intros Liquid Cooling for Data Centers, Impresses Department of Defense

More effective and power-efficient than the active alternative
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
 

Viral of the Day: Thirsty Marco Rubio Must Have Water

Senator Marco Rubio delivers Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union address
by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Samsung Project J Includes an Android Smartwatch

Samsung Project J Includes an Android Smartwatch

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
It will ship with an arm band, bike mount and pouch, rumor has it
Surface Pro Buyer Receives 128 GB Model in 64 GB Box

Surface Pro Buyer Receives 128 GB Model in 64 GB Box

by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Microsoft apparently messed up the boxes for some Surface Pros
 

Download Skype 6.2 for Mac with One-Way SMS

“Now you can send one-way SMS without having to add and verify your mobile number”
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
HP's New Printer Is a Guinness Record Setter

HP's New Printer Is a Guinness Record Setter

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
It is the fastest printer ever made, apparently, much to the company's pride
 

Sprint GALAXY Note II Now Only $100/€75 at Amazon

The deal is only available to new customers and with 2-year agreements
by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
Alec Baldwin and Wife Confirm Pregnancy in TV Interview – Video

Alec Baldwin and Wife Confirm Pregnancy in TV Interview

by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Actor and Hilaria share the excitement in first interview with ExtraTV
 

Peanut Butter Joke Leads to Lawsuit Filed Against TSA Worker

Man jokingly says his peanut butter is explosive, gets arrested, retaliates
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Download Skype 6.2 for Windows

A new version of Microsoft’s popular VoIP platform is now up for grabs
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Flash Player Zero-Day Used to Push “Legal” Surveillance Malware

Flash Player Zero-Day Used to Push “Legal” Surveillance Malware

by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
The spyware is sold by an Italian company that caters to governments
 

Download Real Racing 3 – Free for iPhone and iPad

Officially licensed tracks on a 22-car grid and an extended lineup of over 45 vehicles
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
 

Nike: Music Should Be Body-Controlled

The company didn't use that precise wording but it did mention the idea
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Halo 2 PC Multiplayer Support Extended Until June

Halo 2 PC Multiplayer Support Extended Until June

by Andrei Dobra, February 13th, 2013
343 Industries is exploring other solutions to keeping online support for the shooter
 

Nokia Denies Showcasing Tablet PC in Pakistan

A Nokia tablet PC might still come in the not too distant future
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

Apple “Forgets” to Cut the Price on Base MacBook Air Models

Cupertino still charges $999/€999 for its entry-level (11-inch) notebook
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
Developer Reveals Plans for “Revenge of the Titans” on Steam for Linux

Developer Reveals Plans for “Revenge of the Titans” on Steam for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
The information has been made public by a developer on the Steam forums
 

RocksteadyXS, a Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth

Made by killer Concepts, it promises a long battery life
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
 

Apple Launches Cheaper MacBooks

13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display now starts at $1,499 (€1,112)
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
Samsung GALAXY Fame Coming Soon to Three UK

Samsung GALAXY Fame Coming Soon to Three UK

by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
The smartphone will be available for free on select plans
 

Justin Timberlake to Go on Summer Tour with Jay-Z

The tour will be in support of Justin’s comeback album, will include 13 dates tops
by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
 

Amazing Heaven Benchmark 4.0 Released for Linux

The developers from UNIGINE Corp. have implemented a few new major features
by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
 

Multiplayer and Its Elimination from BioShock Infinite Were Part of the Creation Process

The team didn't believe in the multiplayer prototypes, so the whole mode was scrapped
by Andrei Dobra, February 13th, 2013
 

Download the Latest Driver for Asus’ PB278Q LED Monitor

Asus’ PB278Q gets a new driver compatible with Microsoft Windows 8
by Iulian Pascal, February 13th, 2013
Allen & Heath GLD-80 Digital Mixer Firmware Version 1.10 Is Out

Allen & Heath GLD-80 Digital Mixer Firmware Version 1.10 Is Out

by George Grigore, February 13th, 2013
Updating the firmware resets the system parameters and fader calibration to default
 

Microsoft Surface Pro Torn Down, Gets Lowest Score for Reparability

Tearing down and repairing the tablet is quite a challenge, iFixit claims
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
February 18, 2013 Is NVIDIA GeForce Titan Day of Arrival

February 18, 2013 Is NVIDIA GeForce Titan Day of Arrival

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
The mighty GK110-based adapter will rock the world in five days' time
 

2013 State of the Union Address: President Obama Talks Climate Change

Barack Obama admits that the United States must tackle climate change, global warming
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Jawbone Headset/Speaker Owner Accounts Hacked

Some users of the MyTalk service may want to change their e-mail passwords and such
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
 

Aliens: Colonial Marines Single-Player Wasn't Outsourced, Sega Says

Gearbox has handled development with just a little help from other studios
by Andrei Dobra, February 13th, 2013
ASUS Intros RT-N12HP Wireless-N300 Router

ASUS Intros RT-N12HP Wireless-N300 Router

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
It has two very long antennas that can be detached if distance isn't an issue
Nimbuzz Debuts BlackBerry 10 Application

Nimbuzz Debuts BlackBerry 10 Application

by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
With GTalk, Yahoo! and Facebook Messenger integration
 

Christopher Dorner Killed, Charred Remains Found in Big Bear Cabin

The manhunt is officially over, police are waiting for identification of the body
by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
 

OS X 10.9 Petition Asks for ZFS and OpenGL 4.3 Support

Users want “a modern file system able to address huge drives and provide stability”
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
 

Download the February 2013 Patch Tuesday Security Image

The ISO image is now up for grabs for system administrators
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Alcatel Unveils Affordable One Touch Star Android Phone

Alcatel Unveils Affordable One Touch Star Android Phone

by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
The smartphone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform out of the box
 

Bem Wireless Bluetooth Speaker Plugs Straight into Power Sockets

The device, which has no cable or power brick, has a USB port too
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Record Mini-Movies or Stop-Motion Cines with Cinemagram 1.23

Record Mini-Movies or Stop-Motion Cines with Cinemagram 1.23

by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
New push notification settings let you specify the alerts you want to get
 

Samsung Galaxy S IV Won’t Feature S Pen Capabilities

The handset will sport a home button, with a back button to its left
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

Download Adobe Flash Player 11.6 and AIR 3.6 Stable

Flash Player improves UI for full-screen permission dialog
by Ionut Ilascu, February 13th, 2013
 

Neverwinter Reveals Mount Hotenow Zone

Designed for high-level players and with potential dragon battles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
New Webcam from Logitech Has Extra-Wide Field of View

New Webcam from Logitech Has Extra-Wide Field of View

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
It avoids the fish eye distortion and makes for a good means of videoconferencing
 

HTC Starts Counting Down to February 19 Announcement

The company appears very excited about the upcoming HTC One (M7)
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
Ozone Hole Shrinks, Finds Itself at Its Smallest in 10 Years

Ozone Hole Shrinks, Finds Itself at Its Smallest in 10 Years

by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Specialists say the ozone hole over the Antarctica is way smaller than it used to be
 

Google Chrome 26.0.1410.3 Dev Available for Download

Shows banner in “Clear browsing data” informing of Incognito mode
by Ionut Ilascu, February 13th, 2013
Jennifer Lawrence Sucks Thumb While Holding Teddy Bear at Airport – Photo

Jennifer Lawrence Sucks Thumb While Holding Teddy Bear at Airport

by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Star flies into London, pranks the paparazzi – presumably
 

EK-VGA Supremacy HWBOT Edition Waterblock Now Live

A high-performance liquid cooling component for AMD and NVIDIA cards
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Motorola X Phone to Be a “Real Breakthrough,” Arriving in July 2013

Motorola X Phone to Be a “Real Breakthrough,” Arriving in July 2013

by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
This would be the first smartphone developed 100% by Google
 

Diabetic Dogs Cured with Gene Therapy

Researchers hope to soon roll out a clinical trial involving human patients
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Canonical Fixes Oneiric Backport Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Canonical Fixes Oneiric Backport Kernel Vulnerability in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
Users can update their operating system to get rid of the problem
 

The Beer Belly Is a Myth, Nutritionist Says

Beer has fewer calories than wine, spirits and orange juice, Dr. O'Sullivan maintains
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Apple’s “iWatch” Is Being Designed by a Team of 100 People Bloomberg

The technology giant is finally tackling wearable computing, sources suggest
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
Cryptome Email, Website and Twitter Account Hacked

Cryptome Email, Website and Twitter Account Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
The repository's representatives say this was expected
 

Diablo 3 Players Are Dependent on Auction House, Says Senior Game Designer

The team wants to encourage them to focus on crafted equipment
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
 

ROSA Desktop.Fresh GNOME 2012 Distro Is Now Out

The latest version of ROSA Desktop.Fresh GNOME 2012 can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
Guild Wars 2 Is Undergoing Maintenance Until 12 GMT/4 AM PST

Guild Wars 2 Is Undergoing Maintenance Until 12 GMT/4 AM PST

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
Gamers will also be unable to access the Black Lion Trading Company
 

iPhone 5S/6 Won’t Have an OLED Display, Tim Cook Suggests

That much we can figure out after hearing the man’s Goldman Sachs speech
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
 

Coming Asteroid Worth $195B in Metals and Propellant

For the time being, the only problem is figuring out a way to catch it
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Opera to Showcase WebKit-Based Android Browser at MWC 2013

The company will widely adopt the standard across its mobile browsers
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

Windows XP Continues Losing Users, Shows New Report

Microsoft’s 11-year-old OS is losing ground in favor of Windows 7 and Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Pink Planet to Appear in the Sky This Month

Pink Planet to Appear in the Sky This Month

by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Scientists say Mercury will be making a very special appearance
 

With GRiT Augmented Reality Earphones, Nothing Qualifies as Noise Anymore

They use the AMBi technology that delivers an “unmatched” experience
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
SwiftKey Flow Beta Update Fixes Force Close Issues and Various Bugs

SwiftKey Flow Beta Update Fixes Force Close Issues and Various Bugs

by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
Several known issues have yet to be addressed in future updates
 

phpMyFAQ 2.8.0 RC Updates jQuery Sparklines

The latest version of phpMyFAQ can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 13th, 2013
 

Anonymous Tries, but Fails to Interrupt Obama’s State of the Union Address

The hacktivists don't seem to be discouraged, arguing that they've lost only one round
by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
 

Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 LTE Launched

The tablet should show up in various countries over the next months
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
 

Apple CEO Calls Greenlight Suit “A Silly Side Show”

“It’s not about whether they return cash to shareholders and not about how much”
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
Download Now Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7

Download Now Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7

by Andrei Dobra, February 13th, 2013
The new update adds the Brawling (dueling) mechanic and features lots of bug fixes
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Android 4.2.2 Features and Improvements Brought to Light

New app notifications, quick settings toggles, security enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

Watch: Skydiver Survives 13,000-Foot Fall

Gerardo Flores got away with some broken ribs and a lacerated tongue
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

“I Love Jenni” Returns for New Season After Jenni Rivera’s Death

Third season of the show premieres in April, will be followed by a special
by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
 

Intel Vows to Release TV over Internet Service by Year's End (2013)

It won't actually be Intel-branded, according to Intel media general manager
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Block iOS 6.1 Users, Microsoft Says After Finding Exchange Bug

Block iOS 6.1 Users, Microsoft Says After Finding Exchange Bug

by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Microsoft recommends administrators to block iOS 6.1 devices
 

Apple Addresses Battery Issues on MacBook Pro Computers

SMC Firmware Update 1.7 patches a rare issue causing batteries to act up
by Filip Truta, February 13th, 2013
Pink 3DS XL Returns to United States in Time for Valentine’s Day

Pink 3DS XL Returns to United States in Time for Valentine’s Day

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
Gamers will be able to get the handheld at all retail chains
 

Microsoft Issues Update to Fix Surface RT Wi-Fi Bug

Patch Tuesday brings fixes for Microsoft’s first tablet in history
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
 

“Ape Woman” to Be Buried in Mexico 150 Years After Her Death

Rare medical condition caused the woman's body to be entirely covered in hair
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Download Twitter for Android 3.7.1

Download Twitter for Android 3.7.1

by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
With various bug fixes and improvements packed inside
 

Run Android Apps on Windows 8 and Surface Pro

BlueStacks is now completely optimized for Microsoft’s latest platform
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
 

Download Twitter for BlackBerry 4.0.0.17

The latest version brings some bug fixes and a few improvements
by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
 

Internet Explorer 10 Gets Critical Security Updates

Microsoft released two critical bulletins and one security advisory for IE
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
3D Paperball for Windows 8 Receives Update, Download Now

3D Paperball for Windows 8 Receives Update, Download Now

by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
A new version of the game is now up for grabs from the store
 

Incoming 2013: Beyond: Two Souls

A game that mixes a complex story with top-notch motion tracking
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 13th, 2013
 

Byond Phablet PII Goes Official with 5.7-Inch HD Screen

Running under Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, it features a price tag of Rs. 14,999
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

Windows Live Mesh Will Be Shut Down Tomorrow

This is your last chance to move to SkyDrive before Live Mesh gets killed
by Bogdan Popa, February 13th, 2013
Spice Smart Flo Mi-351 Now Available in India for $70/€50

Spice Smart Flo Mi-351 Now Available in India for $70/€50

by Cosmin Vasile, February 13th, 2013
The smartphone ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread onboard
 

Download TV Guide US for Windows 8

This is one of the best TV guide apps for Microsoft’s newest OS
by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
Get Individual Springboard Wallpapers with Pages+ Jailbreak Tweak

Get Individual Springboard Wallpapers with Pages+ Jailbreak Tweak

by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
Jailbreak tweak lets you supercharge your iPhone with multi-page wallpapers
Capcom Will Not Revive Onimusha or Dino Crisis

Capcom Will Not Revive Onimusha or Dino Crisis

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 12th, 2013
The publisher is looking to innovate with new titles
 

iPhone Photography Gets Touch & Drag Focus with Fotor 3.0

Completely redesigned interface, Instagram support, fixed location bugs
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
 

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Rips Patrick Carney over Grammy Remark

Black Keys drummer Patrick Carney hinted that Bieber wasn’t “Grammy material”
by Raluca Anghel, February 12th, 2013
 

Create Psychedelic Videos on Your iPhone with Lumify 3.1

Experiment with different filter combinations and preview the result
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Gets Updated, Download Now

MediaMonkey for Windows 8 Gets Updated, Download Now

by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
A new version of the app is now available in the Store
 

Redesigned Plex for Android Arrives This Week

The app has been rebuilt from scratch, the company says
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
 

Supervolcano Forming Under the Pacific Ocean, Researchers Warn

The volcano is the result of a collision between several continent-sized “piles” of rock
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
 

Valentine's Day Is One of the Worst Times to Go Kissing People

Flowers, chocolates and greeting cards are way better, specialists warn
by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
New Kernel Vulnerabilities Affect Ubuntu 11.10

New Kernel Vulnerabilities Affect Ubuntu 11.10

by Marius Nestor, February 12th, 2013
Users are urged to update their operating systems immediately!
 

HP Announces Ubuntu Management Component Pack for ProLiant Servers

Ubuntu Management Component Pack 9.25 released for HP ProLiant servers
by Marius Nestor, February 12th, 2013
 

Get a $75 (€56) Discount for Windows 8 Products

Staples is offering a special discount for those buying Windows 8 devices online
by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
 

gscan2pdf 1.1.2 Brings Various Improvements

It fixes a few annoying issues and repairs some problems with tesseract
by Marius Nestor, February 12th, 2013
Fitbit for Android Gets Updated with Bluetooth 4.0 Syncing

Fitbit for Android Gets Updated with Bluetooth 4.0 Syncing

by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
The first application of the kind to offer such functionality
 

Crysis Could Go Free-to-Play Using a Co-Op Mode, Crytek Admits

The franchise can easily be turned into a free online experience
by Andrei Dobra, February 12th, 2013
 

Bill Gates Uses 80-Inch Windows 8 Tablet to Browse the Web

Microsoft’s co-founder recently joined Reddit for an AMA session
by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
 

Cairo 1.12.14 Fixes Various Issues

This is a development release, available for testing purposes only!
by Marius Nestor, February 12th, 2013
New Video Shows Security Features of Windows Phone 8 Lumia Devices

New Video Shows Security Features of Windows Phone 8 Lumia Devices

by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
Nokia explains how its Lumia devices can keep users safe
 

Download ICQ Messenger for iPhone and iPad 4.1.0

New chat backgrounds for Valentine's day, Facebook login, bug fixes
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
 

Demonoid Investigation Stalled as Admin Is Released

It seems that the case against Demonoid isn't going so well
by Lucian Parfeni, February 12th, 2013
 

Nokia Publishes Asha 310 Promo Video

The first handset in the popular series to sport dual-SIM and Wi-Fi
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
Dogs Can Understand Human Point of View, Study Says

Dogs Can Understand Human Point of View, Study Says

by Laura Sinpetru, February 12th, 2013
Domestic dogs are more likely to disobey in a dark room than in a lit one
 

Download Metro Split Screen Browser for Windows 8

Here’s an alternative solution for the built-in Internet Explorer
by Bogdan Popa, February 12th, 2013
Nginx 1.2.7 HTTP Proxy Server Is Available for Download

Nginx 1.2.7 HTTP Proxy Server Is Available for Download

by Silviu Stahie, February 12th, 2013
The latest version of Nginx can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Awesome Logitech Keyboard Looks like Jony Ive’s Work

Type on your Mac and toggle over to your iPad or iPhone with a single key stroke
by Filip Truta, February 12th, 2013
 

Keyboard Driven Utility for Multipurpose Text Interaction

A tool to search text, convert units, translate and copy text using global hotkeys
by Octav Fedor, February 12th, 2013
 

NoScript 2.6.5.6 Available for Download

It integrates a workaround for a Gecko race condition
by Ionut Ilascu, February 12th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Gets Torn to Pieces, Shows High-End Hardware

The handset is seen as a match for top-of-the-line handsets out there
by Ionut Arghire, February 12th, 2013
Globalfoundries: 7nm Chips Set for 2017 Launch

Globalfoundries: 7nm Chips Set for 2017 Launch

by Sebastian Pop, February 12th, 2013
They will follow immediately after the 2015-bound 14nm
 

uTorrent 3.3.1 Beta Updates to Build 29105

Silent auto-update code has been merged in this release
by Ionut Ilascu, February 12th, 2013
Script of the Day: Photobox

Script of the Day: Photobox

by Catalin Cimpanu, February 12th, 2013
A jQuery and CSS3 modal image gallery lightbox script