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About 124 articles found for 13 November 2012:

 

Fans Have Driven SimCity Innovations, Social Side

The Maxis team will satisfy as many of their requests as possible
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 14th, 2012
 

Wii U Will Sell 3.5 Million Units During 2012

The device will then slow down and fall behind the original Wii
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 14th, 2012
 

Halo 4 Rakes In $220 Million (€173 Million) in Its First 24 Hours

The game is on track to break sales records and become the biggest Halo game of all time
by Andrei Dobra, November 13th, 2012
How Not to Get Ripped Off on Black Friday – Video

How Not to Get Ripped Off on Black Friday

by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
Scambook experts offer some valuable advice for shoppers
 

Download These Six Mac Apps for Free – Limited Time Offer

MacCleanse, Hider, Tunes Cleaner, Musictube, Picturesque, Colorado Desktops
by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
 

Suncorp Bank Phishing Scam: 1 Unread Message

The organization advises users to forward malicious emails to them
by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
 

God of War: Ascension Multiplayer Users Can Align with Ares

Check out a video with Ares' warriors in action in the game's online mode
by Andrei Dobra, November 13th, 2012
 

The Human Race Is Losing Its Intelligence, New Study Says

Thanks to life in crowded urban areas, there is no more pressure to be smart
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
Xperia Angler Quad-Core Concept Phone Spotted

Xperia Angler Quad-Core Concept Phone Spotted

by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
With a 2GHz CPU, 4.7-inch screen, 64GB of internal memory
Video Makes Fun of the DSLR Clueless, Raging on About Their Cameras

Video Makes Fun of the DSLR Clueless, Raging on About Their Cameras

by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
These pretend artists have the gear, but no idea how to use it
 

Denise Richards Rescues Puppy Left Homeless by Sandy

The celebrity asks that other people adopt, help with relief operations
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
 

Anne Hathaway Reveals Drastic Weight Loss Diet for “Les Miserables” Role

Star covers Vogue, admits she wasn’t exactly thinking of her health when dieting
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

Symantec Makes Cyber Security Predictions for 2013

Ransomware will replace scareware and cloud services will become more tempting targets
by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
Gay Marriage Manifesto - Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends

Gay Marriage Manifesto - Gay Men Will Marry Your Girlfriends

by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
Watch a hilarious clip that reveals why straight men should support gay marriage
 

Nokia Maps Does Not Cover Cyprus and Israel at the Moment

Nokia says that coverage should become available in the coming months
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

Top 10 Ubuntu App Downloads for October 2012

Amnesia: The Dark Descent and Command & Conquer Tiberium Alliances lead the charts!
by Marius Nestor, November 13th, 2012
 

Sony’s 2013 Xperia Lineup Leaks

Three high-end smartphones, two mid-rangers and two entry-level devices
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
Driver Holds Up Idiot Sign, Her Punishment for Driving on the Sidewalk

Driver Holds Up Idiot Sign, Her Punishment for Driving on the Sidewalk

by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
A judge ordered Shena Hardin to hold up the embarrassing sign
 

UFOs Sighted Hovering in the Sky over Denver

Several unidentified flying objects were caught on camera by local TV
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
 

Verizon Intros DROID DNA by HTC, Now on Pre-Order at $199.99

The new mobile phone will become available for purchase starting with November 21
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
Mass Effect 4 Is Developed by BioWare Montreal with Help from Edmonton

Mass Effect 4 Is Developed by BioWare Montreal with Help from Edmonton

by Andrei Dobra, November 13th, 2012
The newly formed studio will still respect the franchise's heritage
 

Original “Prometheus” Script Leaks Online – Read It Here

Jon Spaihts’ draft emerges online, screenwriter authenticates it
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

CyanogenMod 10.1 to Bring Android 4.2 to Devices

It will lack some of the features that CM users have been accustomed with
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

One Direction Announce 3D Movie for August 2013

Morgan Spurlock will direct “biggest concert event” ever
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
Police Dogs and Cows in Nepal Get Blessed by Locals

Police Dogs and Cows in Nepal Get Blessed by Locals

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
The animals have vermillion powder and flowers placed on their heads
 

Petition Urges Macy’s to Drop Donald Trump

Dump The Donald, he doesn’t reflect the “magic of Macy’s,” it says
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

Sprint Confirms the Launch of Windows Phone 8 Handsets in 2013

The carrier will make the phones available on its LTE network
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

By 2017, the US Will Be the World's Largest Oil Producer

In 23 years' time, the country will be on the brink of self-sufficiency energy-wise
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
 

Valeria Lukyanova: Human Barbie Works as Spiritual Adviser

Valeria teaches the secrets of out-of-body travel and how to explore one's potential
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
Best Tweets on Microsoft Windows President’s Departure

Best Tweets on Microsoft Windows President’s Departure

by Bogdan Popa, November 13th, 2012
Sinfosky has already left Microsoft, so here’s what Twitter users say about it
 

Call of Duty Updated on iPhone and iPad

Activision Publishing updates zombie game and Elite mobile app in one shot
by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
 

Watch: The Sound of “Skyfall”

Video shows how director Sam Mendes made James Bond film a more captivating experience
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

Download Xcode 4.6 DP2 – Developer News

Updates to the Apple LLVM compiler, LLDB debugger, and Objective-C language
by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
“Twilight” Star Shakes Up Foggy Graveyard in New PETA Ad

“Twilight” Star Shakes Up Foggy Graveyard in New PETA Ad

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
“Respect Life: Go Vegetarian,” Christian Serratos says
 

HP Actually Lets Windows 8 Users Downgrade to Windows 7

The company clarifies the Windows 8 to previous Windows downgrades policy
by Bogdan Popa, November 13th, 2012
 

GTA V’s Huge Open World Allows for More Vehicles and Exploration

Players should use not just cars but also bikes, helicopters, jet skis, or fighter jets
by Andrei Dobra, November 13th, 2012
 

Watch: Petraeus' Scandal, Just a Conspiracy – the Taiwanese Animation

Filmmakers denounce Petraeus's fall as he was set to testify about the Benghazi protests
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
GTA V Has Mission Music, Expanded Radio Stations

GTA V Has Mission Music, Expanded Radio Stations

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 13th, 2012
The core elements of the new soundtrack are still under development
 

Swamp Thing, Animal Man, Lobo and Blue Beetle Come to Injustice

Confirmed characters include Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Green Lantern
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 13th, 2012
Students Get $15,000 (€11,794) for Waste-to-Paper Project

Students Get $15,000 (€11,794) for Waste-to-Paper Project

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
Their method is low-cost and low-tech, suitable for poorer communities
 

First Official Trailer for “The Host” Is Here

Stephenie Meyer’s bestseller comes to the big screen in March 2013
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

Insane Amount of Apps-Gone-Free on Apple’s Mac App Store

Nine free apps to download from Apple, some slashed from as much as $15/€14
by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
 

Pesticide Exposure, Head Injuries Triple the Risk of Parkinson’s Disease

Trauma makes the brain more vulnerable to weed killers, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
Family Finds Live Lizard in Supermarket Salad Bag

Family Finds Live Lizard in Supermarket Salad Bag

by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
The animal was discovered as the father prepared to make sandwiches
 

CSI Star Gary Dourdan Files for Bankruptcy

Legally troubled star files for Chapter 11, makes international headlines
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

ROSA 2012 Enterprise Linux Server Released

Based on the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 operating system!
by Marius Nestor, November 13th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Coming to Saudi Arabia on November 23

The smartphones will be available for SAR 2499 and SAR 1899, respectively
by Cosmin Vasile, November 13th, 2012
 

Chinese Pirates Choose Windows XP over Linux “Because It’s Free”

One of our readers shares more info on how Chinese firms “support” the anti-piracy fight
by Bogdan Popa, November 13th, 2012
Experts Investigate Malware Used in Gozi-Prinimalka Campaign Against US Banks

Experts Investigate Malware Used in Gozi-Prinimalka Campaign Against US Banks

by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
Trend Micro researchers have identified some of the targeted institutions
 

Samsung Galaxy Stratosphere II Now Official at Verizon

It will arrive in the coming weeks with a dual-core CPU, 4G LTE capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

Hugh Jackman Mocks Daniel Craig for James Bond Role

Skit for Britannia Awards proves why Jackman is so incredibly popular, loved
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
European Commission Officials Say Their Computers Were Hacked in Azerbaijan

European Commission Officials Say Their Computers Were Hacked in Azerbaijan

by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
They believe that someone has attempted to spy on them
 

Quick and Simple Life Hacks – Open a Bear Bottle with No Bottle Opener

Learn to open a beer using another bottle, a car key or a drawer
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
 

Android 4.2 Up for Grabs for Nexus 7 Tablets Too

Users can either wait for the OTA update or can upgrade their devices manually
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

Scam Alert: Get the New Facebook Black

Cybercrooks are trying to lure users to a shady survey site
by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
 

Apple’s Palo Alto Store Is a Bit Too Noisy, Some Say

“The visually striking glass roof becomes a veritable parabolic sound mirror”
by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
Oxford American Dictionary Names “GIF” the Word of the Year

Oxford American Dictionary Names “GIF” the Word of the Year

by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
The acronym for Graphics Interchange Format has now been dubbed an actual word
 

Nokia Lumia 920T Pre-Orders Canceled in China Due to Pricing Error

The smartphone was available for $580/ €455 and sold out in 30 minutes
by Cosmin Vasile, November 13th, 2012
 

Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy Put on Public Display of Affection at the Games

Controversial duo takes his kids to see the New York Knicks, shuts haters up
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
 

Spotlight: Levitating Luminescent Spheres Help Clean the Air

These balls need only be allowed to float about the room, improve on air quality
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
 

Petraeus Successor, Gen. John Allen, Sent Emails to Jill Kelley

20,000 to 30,000 pages of emails had been exchanged over the last two years
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
Coca Cola Takes Nissan's New Electric Vans for a Test Drive

Coca Cola Takes Nissan's New Electric Vans for a Test Drive

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
The company will get to try out the e-NV200 ahead of its official market launch
 

Sinofsky’s Goodbye Letter for Microsoft’s Employees

Steven Sinofsky sent his very own letter to all Redmondians to explain his decision
by Bogdan Popa, November 13th, 2012
 

Haiku R1 Alpha 4 Released, Fixes over 1,000 Bugs

A true BeOS open source operating system for personal use
by Marius Nestor, November 13th, 2012
 

CloudFlare Warns Customers of Phishing Scam

Users who have fallen for the scheme are advised to change their passwords immediately
by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
 

GTA V Is like a Los Santos Holiday, Says Dan Houser

Players need to explore the myths of Hollywood in the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 13th, 2012
Iranian Hacker Responsible for Attacks on US and Israeli Sites Arrested

Iranian Hacker Responsible for Attacks on US and Israeli Sites Arrested

by Eduard Kovacs, November 13th, 2012
He wanted to demonstrate that the websites were easy to breach
 

Toddler Found Locked in Dog Cage, Father Arrested for Neglect

Tulsa, Oklahoma dad was sound asleep when police uncovered his 18-month-old daughter caged
by Raluca Anghel, November 13th, 2012
Man Uses His Toyota Prius to Power His Home for a Week

Man Uses His Toyota Prius to Power His Home for a Week

by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
Bob Sakala and his family lost access to electricity after hurricane Sandy hit New Jersey
 

GNOME Shell 3.6.2 Has Been Officially Released

The GNOME desktop environment will be announced on November 14
by Marius Nestor, November 13th, 2012
 

Halo 4 Shoots Down Assassin’s Creed 3 in the United Kingdom

Followed by Assassin's Creed 3, FIFA 13 and Need for Speed
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 13th, 2012
Download Aperture 3.4.3 for OS X 10.8.2 / 10.7.5

Download Aperture 3.4.3 for OS X 10.8.2 / 10.7.5

by Filip Truta, November 13th, 2012
Fixes bug causing the app to prompt for a serial number with each launch
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Confirmed for Q1 2013 Release

The update is expected to be launched in Brazil next year
by Cosmin Vasile, November 13th, 2012
 

56-Year-Old Woman Kills Wolf, Uses Nothing but an Axe

The animal attacked her cattle, the woman had no choice but to fight back
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
 

Nimbuzz 1.1.1 Now Available for Windows Phone

It sports Push Notifications, Auto Save for incoming Pictures and more
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
Justin Bieber Talks Selena Gomez Split

Justin Bieber Talks Selena Gomez Split

by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012
“I don’t know what’s going on in my life,” pop star says after breakup rumors
 

Customize Windows 8 Start Screen Background

Randomize the background images in Windows 8 modern UI
by Ionut Ilascu, November 13th, 2012
 

Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Starts Arriving on Nexus Devices

Nexus 4, Nexus 10 and Galaxy Nexus owners have started to receive it
by Ionut Arghire, November 13th, 2012
 

Lion Escapes During Circus Performance

The animal scared the life out of spectators, circus staff had a tough time restraining it
by Laura Sinpetru, November 13th, 2012
 

Barbara Walters Is Disappointed in Lindsay Lohan

Walters talks canceled 20/20 segment, huge disappointment on The View
by Elena Gorgan, November 13th, 2012