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About 187 articles found for 13 January 2013:

 

Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Adds New Crafting and Gem Recipes

New account-bound gear and Marquise jewels will soon be available
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Wallpaper and Lock Screen Images Emerge Online

Sony Xperia Z Wallpaper and Lock Screen Images Emerge Online

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
The handset will arrive on shelves before the end of Q1 2013
 

HP Back in PC Lead Again, Some May Say It Never Lost It

Lenovo will just have to try harder this year, since it isn't far behind
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
TSMC Sales to Drop Even Further in Q1 2013

TSMC Sales to Drop Even Further in Q1 2013

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Even after the downtrodden fourth quarter of 2012, things aren't looking up
 

Crytek Has Long-Term Plans for Crysis Universe

The company wants to add a number of alternate stories
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Lenovo Could Give Up IdeaPad Brand

The decision is attributed to so-called internal adjustments
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Nexus 4 Running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Caught on Video

Nexus 4 Running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Caught on Video

by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
The update might be pushed OTA (over the air) in the coming weeks
 

First Clean Samples from Lake Vostok, 3.6 Km, 2.25 Miles Under the Antarctic Ice

Scientists are looking for life in conditions similar to those found on Saturn's Europa
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
 

Free 2014 Chevrolet Corvette C7 Stingray DLC Coming to Gran Turismo 5

The recently revealed supercar is making its way onto the racing game
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Brighter LED Inspired by Firefly Bellies, of All Things

Brighter LED Inspired by Firefly Bellies, of All Things

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Like so many other things, technology draws inspiration from nature
 

Miss New York Mallory Hagan Is Miss America 2013

23-year-old stunner from New York is crowned most beautiful in the pageant
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Evolution 3.7.4 Ditches Unsubscribe for Newsgroups

The latest version of the Evolution package can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
 

Minecraft Gets Lobby System Courtesy of Modding Team

The feature might be integrated into the core game in the future
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

The First Trailer for The Pirate Bay Documentary Is Out

The film is coming this spring, for free on The Pirate Bay of course
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
Microsoft’s Products Are Becoming Harder to Hack – Security Expert

Microsoft’s Products Are Becoming Harder to Hack – Security Expert

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
The company has greatly improved the security of its products
 

BlackBerry 10 Native Twitter and Google Talk Apps Leak in Screenshots

Both applications received a few visual changes and improvements
by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: The Best of the Awards Show in GIFs

Something to remind you of some of the best moments of the night you might have missed
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Mafia Underboss Reveals Where Jimmy Hoffa Is Buried

Hoffa's final resting spot may be a field in northern Oakland County, Michigan
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

Crusader Kings II Gets Patch 1.09 Alongside Republic DLC

Players get access to bug fixes and new game mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
Blue and Red Megahalems Rev. B Coolers Revealed

Blue and Red Megahalems Rev. B Coolers Revealed

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
They are aimed at all current CPU sockets, regardless of manufacturer
 

Listen: Justin Timberlake “Suit & Tie” ft. Jay-Z

New album, “The 20/20 Experience,” will be out in music stores later this year
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Dust 514 Open Beta Starts on January 22

The game will quickly get enhancements after it is launched
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Get New Screenshots, Artwork, Details

Pokemon X and Pokemon Y Get New Screenshots, Artwork, Details

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Check out Chespin, Fennekin, Froakie, Xerneas, and Yveltal in action
 

Official Android 4.1 Jelly Bean ROM for Motorola ATRIX 2 Leaks

The leaked build is stable enough, but minor bugs might be present
by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
 

Commuters Celebrate 13th Annual No Pants on the Subway Ride

Participants are dared to keep a straight face while riding the tube with no pants on
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

ASUS Launches New BIOS for Intel Z77 Series Motherboards

On the list: SABERTOOTH Z77, P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT, P8Z77-V PRO, P8Z77-V Deluxe
by Iulian Pascal, January 14th, 2013
Red October: Espionage Campaign Targeting Government, Other High-Profile Organizations

Red October: Espionage Campaign Targeting Government, Other High-Profile Organizations

by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
The operation dates as far back as 2007 and it has made hundreds of victims
 

CES 2013: World's First Lumpy Tablet Makes an Appearance

Tactus, a California-based company, adds feeling to a normally flat surface
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Mark Rufallo Wants the White House to “Declare War on Climate Change”

The actor launches an online petition, labels climate change as an “enemy of the people”
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Mark Bridger: Man Responsible for April Jones Death Pleads Not Guilty

Bridger's attorney states that his client might be “responsible” for the girl's death
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Here’s a Quick Hack to Speed Up Your Windows RT Tablet

Here’s a Quick Hack to Speed Up Your Windows RT Tablet

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
A simple registry trick could make your device a bit faster
 

Broadcom Rolls Out EGL Drivers for Samsung Galaxy Y

After several months of discussions, Broadcom releases the EGL drivers for ROM developers
by George Grigore, January 14th, 2013
 

Europe Welcomes the First 4K UHD TV Channel

Eutelsat launches a demonstration channel broadcasted by satellite
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Microsoft CEO Wannabe Takes Over New Role

Eric Rudder is the new head of Microsoft Research, Trustworthy Computing
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
WhatsApp for Windows Phone to Get Lots of Improvements Soon

WhatsApp for Windows Phone to Get Lots of Improvements Soon

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Issues currently affecting users’ experience with it to be resolved as well
 

Resident Evil: Revelations Unveiled Edition Leaked via Achievement List

The new version of the game is coming to the PS3 and Xbox 360, reportedly
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
 

Slackware Based Absolute Linux 14.04 Has LibreOffice 3.6.4

This is just a maintenance release with a few fixes and a couple of new features
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
iPhone 5 Low Demand Rumor Sends Apple’s Stock Price Tumbling Down

iPhone 5 Low Demand Rumor Sends Apple’s Stock Price Tumbling Down

by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
The share price could go well below the $500 mark today
 

Pill Camera Can Detect Cancer and Other Ailments

All it takes is to swallow the thing and 3D renders of internal organs will be generated
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Souvenaid: Brain-Boosting, Anti-Alzheimer's Milkshake Starts Selling in the UK

Makers claim it can tackle the early symptoms of dementia, most doctors are reluctant
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Linux Kernel 3.0.58 Is Available for Download

This is just a maintenance release with few new features
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
A Facebook Phone Could Become Official Tomorrow

A Facebook Phone Could Become Official Tomorrow

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
The company will hold a press event on January 15 at its headquarters
 

Price of 85-Inch 4K Samsung UHDTV Discovered

The S9000 will start selling later, but pre-orders are already possible
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Fate of Sandy Hook Lies in the Balance, School Could Be Demolished

A part of Sandy Hook victims' parents do no wish for the building to be torn down
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Process Hacker 2.30 Available for Download

Process Hacker 2.30 Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
This revision should no longer crash on CPUs without SSE2
 

Windows 8 Will Eventually Succeed – HP CEO Bloomberg

Meg Whitman says that HP plans to stick with Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

A Sunset on an Earth-like Moon with Two Suns

What the sky might look like on a moon orbiting Kepler 47c and its two suns
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
BlackBerry 10 Sees 15,000 Apps Submitted in 37.5 Hours

BlackBerry 10 Sees 15,000 Apps Submitted in 37.5 Hours

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
RIM held Port-a-Thon events to encourage developers to submit apps
Sony Mobile India Cuts Prices on Several Xperia Smartphones

Sony Mobile India Cuts Prices on Several Xperia Smartphones

by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
Xperia sola, U, go, neo L and SL got various discounts at Sony Mobile stores
 

Smallest USB Wi-Fi Router Launched by ASUS

It has an Ethernet port and built-in 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
 

Download an App to See Picasa Photos on Windows 8

PicasaRT is now available for download in the Windows Store
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

Download fring iOS 6.1 for iPhone and iPad

Use the same phone number login on all your devices, including iPads
by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Salma Hayek, Paul Rudd Have Awkward Moment on Stage

Golden Globes 2013: Salma Hayek, Paul Rudd Have Awkward Moment on Stage

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Teleprompter fails to roll, the two presenters are forced to improv to save face
 

Driver Smashes Lincoln into Apple Store, Injures One Person

Paramedics took an injured person to the hospital in “good condition”
by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
 

Sumatra PDF 2.2.1 Available for Download

Addresses both functionality and stability problems
by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
Curiosity Close to Becoming a Mars Miner, Will Use Its Drill for the First Time

Curiosity Close to Becoming a Mars Miner, Will Use Its Drill for the First Time

by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
It will be the first time a sample from below the surface of a planet has been recovered
 

FreeNAS 8.3.1 Beta 2 Officially Released

The latest version of FreeNAS can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
 

PlayStation 4 Announcement Might Come During May, Before E3 2013

Gamers will find out all the features of codename Orbis
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

The Dog Who Wouldn't Die Returns Home After Surgery - Video

Buck has partially recovered from eye surgery, after having beet shot twice in the eye
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

Video Games Haven't Been Singled Out in Violence Debate, VP Biden Says

The U.S. Vice President says lots of factors can affect violent behavior
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
Windows 8 Now Supporting over 4,300 Flash Websites

Windows 8 Now Supporting over 4,300 Flash Websites

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
Microsoft adds 1,000 new Flash domains every month
ZevenOS-Neptune 3.0 Beta 3 Is Based on KDE 4.10 RC2

ZevenOS-Neptune 3.0 Beta 3 Is Based on KDE 4.10 RC2

by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
This latest release of ZevenOS-Neptune comes with a new KDE SC version
 

Nimbuzz for BlackBerry Update Adds Push Notifications

The update brings deeper Facebook integration as well
by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
 

Gleaming White Gaming PC from iBuyPower Strides Forth

The Revolt definitely lives up to its name, in more ways than one
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Kaepernicking Becomes Internet Craze After Player's 50-Yard Touchdown Run

Kaepernicking Becomes Internet Craze After Player's 50-Yard Touchdown Run

by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Kissing one's biceps in a celebratory manner is increasingly popular on Twitter
 

Here Are the Retail Releases for This Week

Gamers can kill some monsters in the new Devil May Cry
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

6 Philippines Government Sites Hacked in Protest Against Cybercrime Law

The attack comes just before a Supreme Court hearing on the Anti-Cybercrime Act of 2012
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
 

GAdmin-ProFTPD 0.4.4 Has MySQL Support

The latest version of the GAdmin-ProFTPD package can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
 

Airpocalypse: Pollution Levels in China Hit Record High

People in Beijing, Chengdu and other urban areas were asked to remain indoors
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Windows Firewall Control 3.8.1.1 Released

Windows Firewall Control 3.8.1.1 Released

by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
Translation support extends to Activation Process string
 

Download a Start Button for Windows RT Tablets

A recompiled app that provides you with such a feature is now available
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

Hoax Alert: Neil Tennant of Pet Shop Boys Dies in Car Crash

The Global Associated News website is once again used to spread false rumors
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
 

Protesters Gather to Fight Gay Marriage in Front of the Eiffel Tower

340,000 people demonstrated to show discontent for upcoming law on legalizing gay marriage
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Download Microsoft Tag for iOS 6, iPhone 5

Download Microsoft Tag for iOS 6, iPhone 5

by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
Version 5.7 delivers support for native iOS 6 Facebook integration, bug fixes
 

TP-Link Releases New 3G Mobile Wi-Fi Router

It has a pebble-like shape, an OLED status display and a rechargeable battery
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Survives Drop and Water Resistance Tests

Sony Xperia Z Survives Drop and Water Resistance Tests

by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Sony's next flagship smartphone features a 5-inch full HD screen
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Changes for Wizard and Monk Classes Revealed
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Warner Bros. Registers 15 New Batman-Based Domains

The new game might use the name Universe or Dark Knight
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Hugh Jackman Is Funny in His Acceptance Speech

Aussie picks up much coveted accolade for his role in “Les Miserables”
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Olive Oil Expected to Rescue 800-Year-Old Cathedral

The cathedral is threatened by acid rains, might soon completely disintegrate
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Users Need Time to Discover Windows 8 – Microsoft Employee

“You need to try it on a touchscreen PC to see how amazing the interface is”
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
Huawei Readying Thinnest Windows Phone 8 Handset for MWC 2013

Huawei Readying Thinnest Windows Phone 8 Handset for MWC 2013

by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
The smartphone will be available for only $515/€385 outright
 

Download Foursquare 5.4.1 iOS

“Find the places your friends love with Foursquare,” says the developer
by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
 

Pokemon X & Y Is Social, Has Solid Localization

The game will benefit from a simultaneous worldwide launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

BlackBerry 10 Will Arrive in India via Aircel

Specific info on availability and pricing will be announced at a later date
by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Java Receives Update 11

Java Receives Update 11

by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
Elevates security level of applets from “Medium” to “High”
 

Double Fine Interested in THQ's Franchises

The small independent studio will have to compete with EA and Warner Bros.
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
 

Tea Made from Coffee Might Be the Healthiest Brew Ever

One cup of coffee leaf tea can help those suffering with diabetes, cancer, heart disease
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Nokia Care App for Windows Phone 8 Updated to Version 1.3.0.6

Nokia Care App for Windows Phone 8 Updated to Version 1.3.0.6

by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
The application is only compatible with Lumia smartphones
 

Linux Kernel 3.4.25 LTS Released with Support for Apple Keyboard

Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download
by Silviu Stahie, January 14th, 2013
 

Incoming 2013: Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2

Can this niche shooter manage to strike from the shadows?
by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
 

Anonymous Hacks MIT Website in Memory of Reddit Co-Founder Aaron Swartz

The hacktivists call for a reform of cybercrime and copyright laws
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
Download WhatsApp for BlackBerry 2.9.653

Download WhatsApp for BlackBerry 2.9.653

by Cosmin Vasile, January 14th, 2013
Still no word whether the application will be supported on BlackBerry 10
 

iPhone 5 No Longer in Demand, Apple Cuts Part Orders [WSJ]

Screen orders for the January-March quarter have dropped to about half
by Filip Truta, January 14th, 2013
 

NHL 13 Celebrates End of Lockout with New Official Trailer

The game delivers a better simulation and more realistic physics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Claire Danes Wins Best Actress for “Homeland”

Star gets emotional, doesn’t forget to thank the other nominees in her category
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
CES 2013: Intel Haswell CPU Graphics Twice As Good As Ivy Bridge

CES 2013: Intel Haswell CPU Graphics Twice As Good As Ivy Bridge

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
The company showed two systems running side by side at CES 2013
 

Sony Mobile Australia Confirms Pricing for Xperia Z

The handset will cost AUD $749 (USD $790 / €590) at Sony
by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

Star wins Best Actress in Musical or Comedy, gloats over beating Meryl Streep
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Executives Leave Microsoft to Launch Adult Toys Shop

Executives Leave Microsoft to Launch Adult Toys Shop

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
Former Microsoft workers team up to create online shop for adult products
 

Lost Cat Walks 190 Miles Home, Amazes Owners

The cat's journey took two months to complete, cost the feline several pounds
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: Adele Wins with “Skyfall”

British songbird makes first appearance since giving birth, is totally overwhelmed
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Download Quake 2 for Jailbroken Windows RT Devices

Download Quake 2 for Jailbroken Windows RT Devices

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
The classic first-person shooter game is now available on tablets running Microsoft’s OS
 

Microsoft to Launch Critical Internet Explorer Update

The company confirms a patch for the recently reported IE8 security flaw
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

Golden Globes 2013: The Winners

Industry celebrates its best actors, directors and projects
by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
 

Starcraft 2 Introduces Free One-Time Name Change

Gamers will get another one when Clans are introduced
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 13th, 2013
 

Pear Linux 6.1 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

The distro features two new applications and updated packages
by Marius Nestor, January 13th, 2013
Introducing Ubuntu Unity Tweak Tool

Introducing Ubuntu Unity Tweak Tool

by Marius Nestor, January 13th, 2013
A powerful and handy one-stop configuration tool for Ubuntu!
 

Script of the Day: Kryn.cms

An OS dekstop-like system for managing PHP websites
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 13th, 2013