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About 139 articles found for 12 December 2012:

 

Sleeping Dogs Is Officially a Franchise Despite Low Sales

Square Enix expects following games to perform better
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
 

Crysis 3 Maxes Out PS3 and Xbox 360, Looks Next Gen on PC

Crytek is quite happy with the quality of its upcoming shooter
by Andrei Dobra, December 12th, 2012
“Portrait” of Real-Life Hobbit Hits the Public Eye

“Portrait” of Real-Life Hobbit Hits the Public Eye

by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
This ancient human's face is anything but pleasing to look at
 

Fourth Largest Illegal Global Trade: Wildlife Trafficking

Wildlife traffickers spin $19 billion yearly, threaten international security
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
 

New Record: 1,500 Elephant Tusks Seized by Malaysian Customs

The tusks were hidden in wooden crates, their final destination was China
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
 

CrossOver Linux 12.0 Is Available for Download, Supports Guild Wars 2

The new version is designed to interact better with GNOME 3 and Unity
by Silviu Stahie, December 12th, 2012
Linux Kernel 3.8 Says Goodbye to i386, Linus Torvalds Agrees

Linux Kernel 3.8 Says Goodbye to i386, Linus Torvalds Agrees

by Silviu Stahie, December 12th, 2012
You better have upgraded by now, because the new Linux kernel will not support i386
 

Windows Phone 8 Users Get Microsoft Store 2.0 App

An app to browse Microsoft’s online Store offering
by Ionut Arghire, December 12th, 2012
 

It Took 30 Years, but the EU Finally Agreed to a Unified Patent System

It is unfortunate that this isn't enough to curb the ludicrous patent wars going on
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Enterprise SSD Market Welcomes BiTMICRO's MaxIO

They are designed for PCI Express operation, not SATA or SAS
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Mass Effect 4 Will Be Launched in 2014 or 2015, More Details Next Year

The game will not feature Commander Shepard as the protagonist
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
Obituaries Now Available for Pets in Singapore

Obituaries Now Available for Pets in Singapore

by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
Newspaper says this will make it easier for people to let go of their forever-lost pets
 

Silicon Power Announces a Bunch of Memory Cards

The Elite UHS-I series contains SDHC, SDXC, microSDHC and microSDXC cards
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Eurocom Announces Very Powerful Graphics Upgrades for Notebooks

Customers get to choose between high performance and ultra-high performance
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

New Game Arrives on Android: Contre Jour

With impressive graphics, great soundtrack, addictive gameplay
by Ionut Arghire, December 12th, 2012
Funny Scenes from Railway Stations – the Compilation

Funny Scenes from Railway Stations – the Compilation

by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Find out why it's not wise to go through a train station while you are plastered
 

How to Protect Your Mac’s Inbox from Spam and Malware

Cloudmark DesktopOne for Mac is a free download for OS X 10.6 and newer
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
 

UFO Allegedly Crashes Near Okinawa

The picture of the sunken UFO is strangely similar to one visible on Google Images
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
 

“Welcome to the Punch” Trailer: Know Your Enemy

New British gangster movie shows allegiances can be extremely fickle
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
Watch: a Mash-up of Internet Memes and Viral Videos

Watch: a Mash-up of Internet Memes and Viral Videos

by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Try to guess what memes are featured in this creative video
 

Lucius Review (PC)

Prepare to play the role of the Anti-Christ disguised as a six-year-old child
by Alexandru Niculaita, December 12th, 2012
 

Panasonic Intros Rugged Convertible Ultrabook

The laptop has a flip-over design but not the friendliest price
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

New Strange Enlightenment E17 Gamma Version Released

Download the latest Enlightenment E17 desktop environment from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 12th, 2012
 

Apple Trademarks OS X Startup Chime by Jim Reekes

Approved by Steve Jobs in 1997, the same sound is used today on every Mac
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
Superb Mini Server 2.0.2 Features Linux Kernel 3.2.35

Superb Mini Server 2.0.2 Features Linux Kernel 3.2.35

by Marius Nestor, December 12th, 2012
The SMS (64) Native CD 2.0.2 Extra is also available for download!
 

NVIDIA Helps DARPA Improve Embedded Processors

The two enter a research contract worth $20 million / 15.35 million Euro
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
Samsung GALAXY Camera Coming to Verizon on December 13

Samsung GALAXY Camera Coming to Verizon on December 13

by Cosmin Vasile, December 12th, 2012
The device will be available for purchase for $550/€425
 

Sony Intros motiongraph App for Android

Provides users with the possibility to create gifs on their phones
by Ionut Arghire, December 12th, 2012
 

Microsoft Blocks Free Windows 8 Activation Flaw

The company has patched a bug that allowed pirates to activate Windows 8 at no cost
by Bogdan Popa, December 12th, 2012
Mobile Apps for Children Still Not Good Enough When It Comes to Privacy Disclosures

Mobile Apps for Children Still Not Good Enough When It Comes to Privacy Disclosures

by Eduard Kovacs, December 12th, 2012
The FTC has issued its second report on this topic
 

Samsung Invents Foldable Display Based on Tiny Pixels

Maybe the time of dual-display devices is finally drawing to a close
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Jenna Bush Hager Is Pregnant, Confirms It on The Today

Former US President George W. Bush is getting ready to be a first-time granddad
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
 

Man Executed on the Street in NYC, Police Believe He Was Lured There

Help identify the hitman who ended the life of a Los Angeles visitor in Manhattan
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
The Secret World Is Now Practically Free-to-Play

The Secret World Is Now Practically Free-to-Play

by Andrei Dobra, December 12th, 2012
Those who own copies of the game can play it for free
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Denise Richards Will Babysit for Brooke Mueller While She’s in Rehab

Charlie Sheen’s exes are one big happy family, help each other out whenever need be
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
 

Nvidia 313.09 Beta Driver for Linux Greatly Improves Performance, Download Now

The latest Nvidia driver, specific to each platform, can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 12th, 2012
 

Researchers Find Skeleton, Close to Solving Mona Lisa Mystery

Fragments of a woman's skull were found in a wrecked building in the center of Florence
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Rechargeable Trackpad Released by Logitech for Macs

Rechargeable Trackpad Released by Logitech for Macs

by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
Apple system owners will find that the color fits their computers
 

New Currency: Queen Elizabeth II Replaced by Plants, Animals on Fijian Notes

Fiji's goals are to break away from the British crown, flaunt its biodiversity
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
 

PC Companies Wary of CES 2013, More Focused on MWC 2013

The second trade show will take place at the end of February next year
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Jennifer Lawrence Is AskMen’s Most Desirable Woman of 2013

“Hunger Games” star gets the crown, Kim Kardashian registers biggest drop
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
Toshiba Samples 4 TB Mission-Critical Enterprise HDDs

Toshiba Samples 4 TB Mission-Critical Enterprise HDDs

by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
Two storage devices are ready to be tested by IT administrators
The Doctor's TARDIS Is Up for Sale at Last, It's a PC

The Doctor's TARDIS Is Up for Sale at Last, It's a PC

by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
One can only hope that the case will become a standalone product at some point
 

Download Shazam iOS 5.5 with Google+ Integration, UI Refresh

Expanded sharing, enhanced submission service, updates for the visually impaired
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
 

Apple Is Now Testing HD TV Set Designs [WSJ]

Cupertino is looking into several designs for a large-screen, high-resolution device
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
 

Gunman That Killed 2 in Oregon Mall “Tentatively” Identified

The shooter committed suicide after killing two people and injuring a third person
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Rockstar Working on Adapting Its Game Engine for Next-Generation Consoles

Rockstar Working on Adapting Its Game Engine for Next-Generation Consoles

by Andrei Dobra, December 12th, 2012
The company is recruiting a lot of experienced developers
 

Silver-Black Wireless Bluetooth Keyboard from Logitech Released

The Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard can connect to three Apple devices at once
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

GOTY 2012 Best Multiplayer Runner-Up: FIFA 13

A game that's always surprising and delivers some great moments
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
J.R. Ewing’s Funeral Will Air on TNT’s “Dallas”

J.R. Ewing’s Funeral Will Air on TNT’s “Dallas”

by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
Larry Hagman’s iconic villain will get a proper farewell on the show
 

Five Major Companies Join The Linux Foundation

More and more companies chose to join the open software organization
by Silviu Stahie, December 12th, 2012
 

Innovative GODUS Game Needs More Kickstarter Pledges, Mac Support Confirmed

An immersive reinvention of Populous, the original god game by Peter Molyneux
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
One Critical, Three High Severity Vulnerabilities Fixed with Release of Chrome 23.0.1271.97

One Critical, Three High Severity Vulnerabilities Fixed with Release of Chrome 23.0.1271.97

by Eduard Kovacs, December 12th, 2012
Download the latest version to protect your computer against cybercriminal attacks
 

Pennsylvania Woman Tells Teens to Get a Job, Is Shot over a Cigarette

Three teens followed a couple home, shooting the woman when she refused them a smoke
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
 

Owner Wants Monkey Lost in Ikea Back

Check out home videos of Darwin, the dapper baby macaque
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
 

Secret Shuttle Launch Took Place Yesterday in Cape Canaveral, Florida

US Air Force refuses to feed the public's curiosity, keep most information to itself
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
Firefox OS' Secret Weapon: Apps Will Work on Android Too

Firefox OS' Secret Weapon: Apps Will Work on Android Too

by Lucian Parfeni, December 12th, 2012
The two big reasons why you should be building Firefox OS apps
 

The Market Is Waiting for Apple’s iTV with Arms Wide Open

Morgan Stanley analyst says the company could sell 13 million units in the US alone
by Filip Truta, December 12th, 2012
 

New Micro-ATX MSI Motherboard Has an Integrated CPU

The platform uses a Celeron central processing unit from Intel
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

One Direction Performs “Kiss You” on X Factor UK

Boyband returns to the stage that got them started, audience flips
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
Highway, Buildings On Fire After Gas Line Explosion in West Virginia

Highway, Buildings On Fire After Gas Line Explosion in West Virginia

by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
An explosion near Charleston caused massive damage, find out which roads are open
 

Researchers Use Plant Extract to Make Eco-Friendly Batteries

These green-oriented batteries might soon replace lithium-ion ones, specialists say
by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
 

LED ProLite 24-Inch Monitor Launched by Iiyama

It should be up for sale at around 198 Euro / $198-257
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
Steam Client Gets Updated with New Big Picture-Oriented Bug Fixes

Steam Client Gets Updated with New Big Picture-Oriented Bug Fixes

by Andrei Dobra, December 12th, 2012
The program should be more stable when interacting with its new feature
 

Serial Killer Israel Keyes Was Caught When He Broke His Own Rule

A detective on the Keyes case shares details about his thoughts and pattern
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
 

Razer Finally Posts the Specs of the Fiona Gamepad Tablet

It is more like a gaming notebook than anyone might have expected
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Was Boring, Stealth Improves Quality

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Was Boring, Stealth Improves Quality

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
The game is focused on Raiden and action-driven gameplay
 

Oregon Mall Shooting Leaves 3 Dead, Including the Gunman

The killer uttered the phrase “I am the shooter” before firing into the crowd
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
 

“Storage Wars” Lawsuit Claims Show Is Fake

Former star David Hester makes explosive claims after getting the axe
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
John McAfee to Be Released, Accuses Vice Magazine of Involvement in His Arrest

John McAfee to Be Released, Accuses Vice Magazine of Involvement in His Arrest

by Eduard Kovacs, December 12th, 2012
The publication's representatives have issued an official statement
 

Oppo Find 5 Officially Debuts with 5’’ 1080p Screen, Quad-Core CPU

The quad-core handset will arrive on shelves in early 2013
by Ionut Arghire, December 12th, 2012
 

London Tower Bridge Opens for Giant 50-Foot (15-Meter) Rubber Duck

A gaming company included the rubber duck in its Facebook campaign
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Miley Cyrus' Dog Dies, Leaves the 20-Year-Old Star Heartbroken

Miley Cyrus' Dog Dies, Leaves the 20-Year-Old Star Heartbroken

by Laura Sinpetru, December 12th, 2012
“Can't think of one good reason to get out of bed today,” Miley tweeted
 

Chicago PD Investigating Rick Ross Death Threats

Rapper says he’s not afraid of gangsters, police would probably disagree
by Elena Gorgan, December 12th, 2012
 

BlackBerry 10 L-Series Handset Smiles for the Camera Again

RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 devices should arrive in Q1 2013
by Ionut Arghire, December 12th, 2012
World's First 6W Server CPUs Launched by Intel
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World's First 6W Server CPUs Launched by Intel

The Atom S line, made of three chips at the moment, makes its debut
by Sebastian Pop, December 12th, 2012
 

Nurse Jacintha Saldanha Left Family a Suicide Note After Royal Prank

46-year-old nurse Jacintha Saldanha answered a prank call about the duchess of Cambridge
by Raluca Anghel, December 12th, 2012
Last-Minute Rescue Plan: Microsoft to Sell Surface in More Stores

Last-Minute Rescue Plan: Microsoft to Sell Surface in More Stores

by Bogdan Popa, December 12th, 2012
In addition, the company will increase production of its first tablet in history
 

New Lara Croft Game Uses Modern Filter for Classic First Adventure

The character is forced to grow up quickly in order to survive
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
Company of Heroes 2 Authenticity Is Linked to Intensity and Immersion

Company of Heroes 2 Authenticity Is Linked to Intensity and Immersion

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 12th, 2012
The game will try to re-create real-life scenarios in multiplayer