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About 121 articles found for 13 February 2013:

 

Honey Boo Boo’s Mom Not Doing DWTS

Mama June won’t be part of the lineup, despite rumors, says TLC rep
by Elena Gorgan, February 14th, 2013
Frostbite 2 Will Help EA Keep Costs Down for Next-Generation Consoles

Frostbite 2 Will Help EA Keep Costs Down for Next-Generation Consoles

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 14th, 2013
The company will focus on a core group of ten to fifteen titles
Too Much Money Is Spent on Trying to Protect India's Tigers

Too Much Money Is Spent on Trying to Protect India's Tigers

by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Other endangered species also need help, rarely get it
 

Student Figures Out a Way to Harvest Electricity from Thin Air

Dennis Siegel's electromagnetic harvester soaks electricity from its surroundings
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Spotlight: Wooden Earphones Deliver Both Sound Quality and Environmental Protection

The Woodbuds are made solely from sustainable plantation hardwood and bioplastic
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Pidgin 2.10.7 Brings Numerous Fixes and Improvements

This release includes lots of improvements for Yahoo, MSN, Gadu-Gadu and IRC protocols
by Marius Nestor, February 13th, 2013
 

InCycle: Puma Rolls Out Its First 100% Recyclable or Biodegradable Range of Products

The new range features jackets, t-shirts, flip-flops, tracksuit trousers and a backpack
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Picture of the Day: Mini Horse Sports Colorful Casts, One on Each of Its Legs

Picture of the Day: Mini Horse Sports Colorful Casts, One on Each of Its Legs

by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
This mini horse named Roo is just 19 inch tall, weighs about 50 pounds
 

Emu Gets Stolen from Sydney Wildlife Park, Apparently for No Reason

Park employees maintain that the bird has almost no monetary value
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
 

Nokia Talks Package Tracker, Powered by HERE Maps

An easy to use app for keeping track of parcels on Windows Phones
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
Free Disk Cleaner and Defragmenter

Free Disk Cleaner and Defragmenter

by Ionut Ilascu, February 13th, 2013
Remove file clutter from drives and web browsers
 

Download Nokia Winter Ski & Ride for Windows Phone 8

A great app for the winter season, with free lessons, leaderboards, maps and more
by Ionut Arghire, February 13th, 2013
 

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

Viral of the Day: Thirsty Marco Rubio Must Have Water

by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Senator Marco Rubio delivers Republican response to Obama’s State of the Union address
 

Samsung Project J Includes an Android Smartwatch

It will ship with an arm band, bike mount and pouch, rumor has it
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Helena Bonham Carter Will Play Elizabeth Taylor in New BBC4 Film

Helena Bonham Carter Will Play Elizabeth Taylor in New BBC4 Film

by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Dominic West will play Richard Burton, film will focus on their troubled relationship
 

HP's New Printer Is a Guinness Record Setter

It is the fastest printer ever made, apparently, much to the company's pride
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Peanut Butter Joke Leads to Lawsuit Filed Against TSA Worker

Peanut Butter Joke Leads to Lawsuit Filed Against TSA Worker

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

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
RocksteadyXS, a Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth – Video

RocksteadyXS, a Wireless Speaker with Bluetooth

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

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
Police Arrest 6 Individuals Allegedly Involved in Separate NOTW Phone Hacking Case

Police Arrest 6 Individuals Allegedly Involved in Separate NOTW Phone Hacking Case

by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
The suspects are journalists and former journalists
 

February 18, 2013 Is NVIDIA GeForce Titan Day of Arrival

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

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

Jawbone Headset/Speaker Owner Accounts Hacked

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

ASUS Intros RT-N12HP Wireless-N300 Router

It has two very long antennas that can be detached if distance isn't an issue
by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
Christopher Dorner Killed, Charred Remains Found in Big Bear Cabin

Christopher Dorner Killed, Charred Remains Found in Big Bear Cabin

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

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
 

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
Japanese Police Determined to Enhance Anti-Cybercrime Capabilities

Japanese Police Determined to Enhance Anti-Cybercrime Capabilities

by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
The agency might even call in workers from private firms, but there are some concerns
 

New Webcam from Logitech Has Extra-Wide Field of View

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

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

Specialists say the ozone hole over the Antarctica is way smaller than it used to be
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
5 Inaccurate Details from the “Identity Thief” Movie

5 Inaccurate Details from the “Identity Thief” Movie

by Eduard Kovacs, February 13th, 2013
The film is funny, but not so accurate about the crime it's based on
 

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
Diabetic Dogs Cured with Gene Therapy

Diabetic Dogs Cured with Gene Therapy

by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
Researchers hope to soon roll out a clinical trial involving human patients
 

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
Western Digital Launches My Book AV-TV External HDD for Smart TVs

Western Digital Launches My Book AV-TV External HDD for Smart TVs

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
The storage device has a capacity of 1 TB and built-in GreenPower technology
 

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
 

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
Bruce Willis Talks Sobriety, Oscar Snub with GQ

Bruce Willis Talks Sobriety, Oscar Snub with GQ

by Elena Gorgan, February 13th, 2013
Star promotes “A Good Day to Die Hard,” promises not to go into politics
 

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
 

Pink Planet to Appear in the Sky This Month

Scientists say Mercury will be making a very special appearance
by Laura Sinpetru, February 13th, 2013
With GRiT Augmented Reality Earphones, Nothing Qualifies as Noise Anymore

With GRiT Augmented Reality Earphones, Nothing Qualifies as Noise Anymore

by Sebastian Pop, February 13th, 2013
They use the AMBi technology that delivers an “unmatched” experience
 

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

Garnet Red Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 LTE Launched

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

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
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Download Now Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7

The new update adds the Brawling (dueling) mechanic and features lots of bug fixes
by Andrei Dobra, February 13th, 2013
 

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

Watch: Skydiver Survives 13,000-Foot Fall

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

“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
 

“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
DNA Test Reveals That New Zealand Girl Is Not Madeleine McCann

DNA Test Reveals That New Zealand Girl Is Not Madeleine McCann

by Raluca Anghel, February 13th, 2013
The missing girl from Britain was last seen in Portugal in 2007