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About 101 articles found for 12 November 2012:

 

Microsoft Tablets Imported in the UAE, Sold at “Ridiculous” Prices

The Surface isn’t yet available in the UAE, but consumers buy it at high prices
by Bogdan Popa, November 13th, 2012
 

Samsung GALAXY Music Arriving at Optus on November 15

The smartphone will be available for $150/€120 on no-term
by Cosmin Vasile, November 12th, 2012
 

Opera Mini Gets Loaded on Cherry Mobile’s Flare and Titan in the Philippines

Both smartphones will offer great social networking capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
From the Vaults: Haunted Toaster, 1984

From the Vaults: Haunted Toaster, 1984

by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Woman claimed her toaster was possessed by Satan, made television history
 

4 Public Gardens Destroyed by Sandy Are in Dire Need of Help

City officials and staff ask the general public to help get them back on track
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Advisory: Top 12 Scams of Christmas

Here's what you should know before you get into the holiday spirit
by Eduard Kovacs, November 12th, 2012
 

“Girls Gone Green” Series Could Soon Hit TV Screens

The show will focus on environmental sciences, green living
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Motorola RAZR MAXX Lands at Alltel Wireless

The smartphone is available for $130/€100 on 2-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, November 12th, 2012
Matthew McConaughey Is at His Lowest Weight Ever

Matthew McConaughey Is at His Lowest Weight Ever

by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Actor has dropped 30 pounds (13.6 kg) for new role, looks terribly frail
 

iPad Meets MS Office 2013 at SharePoint Conference Today

Harmon.ie to showcase new offerings with Office 2013 and SharePoint 2013
by Filip Truta, November 12th, 2012
 

Amish Farmer Accused of Abusing 52 Dogs

The man said he had no idea he was breaking the law by making the animals live in filth
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Moving Between GTA V's Protagonists Keeps Players Entertained

Rockstar avoids dull moments by allowing players to switch characters
by Andrei Dobra, November 12th, 2012
Rihanna Would Make Great James Bond Girl Because She’s “Dirty” – Video

Rihanna Would Make Great James Bond Girl Because She’s “Dirty”

by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Daniel Craig promotes “Skyfall,” talks about the pressure of being James Bond
 

Climate Change Fosters Culture Change

Too little attention is given to the cultural dimensions of global warming, study warns
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Photo of the Day: Elegant Solution to Zombie Outbreak

Here’s an idea that could actually save your life in case of zombie apocalypse
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
 

ASUS Cuts VivoTab RT Price to Tackle Microsoft Surface

VivoTab RT is a better tablet offered for almost the same price as the Surface
by Bogdan Popa, November 12th, 2012
 

Green Tip: Build Your Own Cardboard Chair

All it takes is some old boxes, some glue, a steel frame and determination
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
HTC Won’t Upgrade One V and Desire C to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

HTC Won’t Upgrade One V and Desire C to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
No smartphone with 512MB of RAM or less will get the chance to receive it
 

Mass Effect 4 Gets More Official Details, Runs on Frostbite 2

BioWare confirms that it will still respect the franchise's heritage
by Andrei Dobra, November 12th, 2012
 

How to Skip the Start Screen and Boot Directly to Desktop in Windows 8

Third-party apps can help you, but you can do the same thing without any software
by Bogdan Popa, November 12th, 2012
 

The Virgin Mary Appears to Patients on Hospital Window

Enthusiasts believe they can also spot Jesus, two windows away from where Mary "appeared"
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
SIM-Free and Unlocked White Nokia Lumia 920 Arrives in the UK Tomorrow

SIM-Free and Unlocked White Nokia Lumia 920 Arrives in the UK Tomorrow

by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
The smartphone will feature a price tag of £520 ($825 / 650 Euro)
 

Elite: Dangerous Space Sim Could Arrive on Linux

The developers are gathering funds with the help of Kickstarter
by Silviu Stahie, November 12th, 2012
 

How to Improve Your Ubuntu 12.10 Experience

A simple guide to help beginner users into the Ubuntu world
by Silviu Stahie, November 12th, 2012
 

Elmo Puppeteer Kevin Clash Leaves “Sesame Street” After Minor Abuse Allegations

Puppeteer denies all claims, insists relationship was between consenting adults
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Rust, Water Hold the Key to Storing Solar Energy

Rust, Water Hold the Key to Storing Solar Energy

by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
Light energy can be turned into hydrogen and stored for later use
 

Mysterious 300 Pound (136 Kg) Fish Caught in Cabo, Then Stolen

Watch the entire adventure as the rare, giant creature is captured, then lost by fishermen
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
 

Linux Mint 14 RC 64-bit Doesn't Run 32-bit Applications

The developers have assured users that the final version will not have this problem
by Silviu Stahie, November 12th, 2012
 

Watch: 10 Bets You Will Always Win – Second Edition

Learn how to drop a coin into an empty glass without touching the coin or the glass
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
 

Newly Single Justin Bieber Covers “Cry Me a River”

Either The Biebs is trying to send Selena Gomez a message or he’s just creating headlines
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
HootSuite Inadvertently Exposes Email Addresses of Thousands of Users

HootSuite Inadvertently Exposes Email Addresses of Thousands of Users

by Eduard Kovacs, November 12th, 2012
The company's representatives have blamed a technical issue
 

Daniel Craig: Gay James Bond Will Never Happen

Actor denies earlier rumors that future installments could possibly feature a gay 007
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
 

Aaron Thomas – “East Coast Rapist” Was Active for Two Decades

Thomas is on trial for the brutal rape of 17 women, but confesses to older crimes
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
 

Ferret Wedding Expected to Take Place on Christmas Eve

Lady Truffle and Crusher Hoblet have been “dating” for three years
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Angry Birds Star Wars Review (PC)

Is the Force strong with this one or should we look for other games?
by Andrei Dobra, November 12th, 2012
EMAs 2012: Psy Performs “Gangnam Style”

EMAs 2012: Psy Performs “Gangnam Style”

by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
K-Pop and Internet star hardly needs Justin Bieber’s manager to take over the world
 

Facebook Shuts Down Operations of Albanian Hackers

Albanian Pirate Group offered login credentials and banking details
by Eduard Kovacs, November 12th, 2012
Rihanna Performs on SNL – Video

Rihanna Performs on SNL

by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Singer wows with live renditions of tracks off upcoming “Unapologetic” album
 

Battle.net Hacking Lawsuit Has “Frivolous Claims,” Blizzard Says

The studio is dedicated to protecting user data and keeping its Battle.net system secure
by Andrei Dobra, November 12th, 2012
 

The “Devil” Crashes Remembrance Day Celebrations Wearing a Pink Corset

Hooded Jose Paulo Da Silveria crashed the parade on his skateboard, wearing horns
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
 

Anne Hathaway Spoofs Katie Holmes on SNL Again

New sketch pokes fun at Holmes, Ellen DeGeneres, is totally hilarious
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Microsoft Officially Says Goodbye to Windows Live Messenger

Microsoft Officially Says Goodbye to Windows Live Messenger

by Bogdan Popa, November 12th, 2012
Windows Live Messenger will be killed in the first quarter of 2013
 

BlackBerry 10's Official Launch Day Unveiled: January 30, 2013

RIM promises two smartphones running under the OS for that day
by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
 

Thief Steals the Keys to the Tower of London on Guy Fawkes Night

Guards saw the thief, but were forbidden to leave their posts and go after him
by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
Premature Baby Doll – Another Controversial Toy Sparks Outrage

Premature Baby Doll – Another Controversial Toy Sparks Outrage

by Raluca Anghel, November 12th, 2012
This toy comes with an entire intensive care package
 

EMAs 2012: The Winners

Taylor Swift, Psy and Carly Rae Jepsen win big in Frankfurt
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Japanese Nuclear Plant Sits on Top of a Seismic Fault, Geologist Says

Japanese Nuclear Plant Sits on Top of a Seismic Fault, Geologist Says

by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
Thousands gather in Tokyo to protest the Ohi nuclear power plant
 

iPhone 5S Entering Production, Says Chinese Newspaper

Apple accelerates certification processes for “related parts and components”
by Filip Truta, November 12th, 2012
 

Tweetro Records Too Many Downloads, to Be Removed from Windows 8

The third-party app is “crippled” by Twitter’s token limit
by Bogdan Popa, November 12th, 2012
 

Rob Zombie’s “The Lords of Salem” Gets R Rating

Cult director returns to the big screen next spring, avoids NC-17 rating
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
 

Undersea Gas Leaks near Israel Threaten the Mediterranean

Several vents are leaking gassy emissions into their surrounding marine environments
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 820 Offered with Free Windows 8 Pro Upgrade in the UK

Nokia Lumia 820 Offered with Free Windows 8 Pro Upgrade in the UK

by Cosmin Vasile, November 12th, 2012
Carphone Warehouse also includes a free wireless charging plate in the bundle
 

New Minecraft for Xbox 360 Update Gets Detailed, Brings Golden Apples

See what's included in the upcoming update for the popular game
by Andrei Dobra, November 12th, 2012
 

BitTorrent Trackers Disrupted by DDOS Attacks Launched by Unhappy Hacker

The attacker initiated the operation because What.cd refused to give him an invite
by Eduard Kovacs, November 12th, 2012
 

Nokia Launches Lumia 920 in UAE, Pre-Orders Already Sold Out

Lumia 820 announced as well, both arrive on shelves next week
by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
 

“Warm Bodies,” New Zombie Rom-Com, Gets Two Trailers

Zom-rom-com drops in theaters in February, just in time for Valentine’s Day
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
Climate Change Destroys Bamboo Forests, Threatens Global Panda Population

Climate Change Destroys Bamboo Forests, Threatens Global Panda Population

by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
Both the pandas' natural habitats and the pandas themselves face extinction
 

Hacker Releases iOS 6.0.1 Jailbreak for A4 Devices

Sn0wbreeze v2.9.7 supports iPhone 4 and below, downgrades to older firmware
by Filip Truta, November 12th, 2012
 

Ubuntu 12.10 (Quantal Quetzal) Review

The follow-up to the successful Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS is here
by Silviu Stahie, November 12th, 2012
 

Nokia 808 PureView Now Available at Rs. 25,000 in India

The 41MP Symbian handset is being sold unlocked and SIM free
by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
 
Confidential Info on Apple’s SBB Clock License Gets Leaked

Confidential Info on Apple’s SBB Clock License Gets Leaked

by Filip Truta, November 12th, 2012
Cupertino pays 20 million Swiss francs / $21 million / €17 million
Steve Ballmer: Sales of Our First Tablet in History Are “Modest”

Steve Ballmer: Sales of Our First Tablet in History Are “Modest”

by Bogdan Popa, November 12th, 2012
The Microsoft CEO claims sales are going quite as expected
 

World's Oldest Father Is PETA's Latest Poster Boy

The man fathered a child at age 96, PETA says his vegetarian diet did the trick
by Laura Sinpetru, November 12th, 2012
 

Skype for Windows Phone 8 Now Available in a Preview Flavor

With People Hub integration, new notification capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, November 12th, 2012
 

Kat Von D Splits from Deadmau5

Tattoo artist announces the breakup on Twitter, calls it a lesson learned
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012
 

Ashley Judd Running for Senator in Kentucky

Actress says she isn’t ruling out the possibility but won’t commit just yet
by Elena Gorgan, November 12th, 2012