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About 117 articles found for 13 December 2012:

 

Ellie and Tess Reflect Core Truths About The Last of Us

The two female characters are designed to enhance each other
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 13th, 2012
 

Tiger Caught in Barbed Wire Fence Rescued by Villagers

The feline got its paw entangled in the fence, could not escape on its own
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
 

Download Pictures Lab 5.0 with Windows Phone 8 Optimizations

The software arrives with support for Lens, various UI improvements
by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
 

Invisibility Cloak Developed by Camouflage Company

The first to get their hands on it will be the US and the Canadian Military
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
BlackHole Exploit Kit Alert: Your Citi Credit Card Statement Is Ready to View Online

BlackHole Exploit Kit Alert: Your Citi Credit Card Statement Is Ready to View Online

by Eduard Kovacs, December 13th, 2012
Users are tricked into accessing a malware-serving website
 

Top Three Most Hardware Demanding Games on Steam for Linux

A few of the games from Steam have high system requirements
by Silviu Stahie, December 13th, 2012
 

List of Changes in NaviFirm Windows Phone 7.8 Update for Lumia Devices

The update has emerged for all Nokia Windows Phone 7.5 devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
 

Seagate Presents Video 2.5 HDD for Media Devices

The storage device is made for 24/7 operation and supports 12 video streams at once
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
 

Cheese-Making Dates Back to 7,500 Years Ago

Ancient milk residues found in Poland suggest dairy shaped up Europe
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
How to Install Windows Phone 7.8 on Lumia Devices from NaviFirm

How to Install Windows Phone 7.8 on Lumia Devices from NaviFirm

by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
The process is not recommended for beginners, and will wipe the device clean
 

Limit Theory, an Infinite Space Exploration Game, Is Coming to Linux

The developer has managed to raise enough money on Kickstarter
by Silviu Stahie, December 13th, 2012
 

Cannon Used to Fire Drugs over Mexico – U.S. Border

A pneumatic-powered cannon was used to throw the cans over the border
by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
 

Optical Drives Are Losing Steam Due to Windows 8

Despite what some may think, the new Windows OS has its disadvantages
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
China's 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Was Man-Made

China's 2008 Sichuan Earthquake Was Man-Made

by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
Weight of the Zipingpu dam reservoir argued to be the earthquake's primary cause
 

Google Debuts "Confirmed Click" Mobile Ads

These ads ask users to confirm that they intended to tap on them
by Lucian Parfeni, December 13th, 2012
 

60-Inch TVs Are Vizio's New Focus

Large-size television sets are becoming more important
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
Very Rare Microquasar Discovered in Andromeda, the First Outside Our Galaxy

Very Rare Microquasar Discovered in Andromeda, the First Outside Our Galaxy

by Lucian Parfeni, December 13th, 2012
The phenomenon is caused by stellar mass black holes, as opposed to supermassive ones
 

New Meteor Shower to Give the Geminids a Run for Their Money

This shower has never been seen before, stands to produce roughly 30 meteors per hour
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
 

XBMC 12 RC Improves Support for Android and Raspberry Pi

The latest version of this amazing distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 13th, 2012
 

SodaStream Commercial Banned on TV in the UK

The commercial was making the bottled drinks industry look bad, had to be removed
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
 

Stunning Geminid Meteor Shower to Peak Tonight

Sky watchers should ready themselves to see 100 or more meteors per hour
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
Karateka Review (PC)

Karateka Review (PC)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 13th, 2012
The game mechanics are interesting as is the difficulty variation
 

Download Huge Borderlands 2 Patch Now on Xbox 360, Soon on PC and PS3 Updated

The update solves the badass rank reset glitch and many other bugs
by Andrei Dobra, December 13th, 2012
 

Google Removes 2.5 Million Pirate Links Each Week, 10 Times More than 6 Months Ago

Google is getting more removal requests than ever, growing at a huge rate
by Lucian Parfeni, December 13th, 2012
Mozilla Is Working on a Multi Process Replacement for Firefox's Gecko, Servo

Mozilla Is Working on a Multi Process Replacement for Firefox's Gecko, Servo

by Lucian Parfeni, December 13th, 2012
Servo is a new rendering engine built with the Rust programming language
 

Massive Xbox Live Arcade Discounts Leaked, Start on December 18

Microsoft is preparing an end of the year sale for Xbox 360 owners
by Andrei Dobra, December 13th, 2012
 

Sharp's 60-Inch 4K LCD, the Integrated Cognitive Creation

The ICC Purios gets detailed, even if it won't be launched for a couple of months
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 620 Coming Soon to the UK

Nokia Lumia 620 Coming Soon to the UK

by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
It has already been listed at The Carphone Warehouse
 

Greenpeace Gets Waitrose to Quit Shell Partnership

It only took 40,000 mails, hundreds of Facebook posts, some store visits and a spoof video
by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
Sony Releases Firmware Update for Xperia Tablet S

Sony Releases Firmware Update for Xperia Tablet S

by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
The Android 4.0.3 update adds memory card support for SDXC models
 

Drobo 5N, a New, Sophisticated NAS of up to 20TB

It supports BeyondRAID, has five drive bays and an mSATA bay
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
 

UCWeb Tops 400 Million UC Browser Users

It enjoys a 50 percent market share in China, 25 percent in India
by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
 

Calculate Linux 13 Beta 1 Features KDE 4.9.4 and GNOME 3.4

The developers also provide an assortment of other flavours for this distribution
by Silviu Stahie, December 13th, 2012
Frankentree: Jellyfish Genes Make Christmas Trees Glow from Within

Frankentree: Jellyfish Genes Make Christmas Trees Glow from Within

by Laura Sinpetru, December 13th, 2012
One such tree would cost about $300 (€230), yet it will well be worth the money
 

Apple Now Has More Users than Microsoft

Goldman Sachs looks at the entire computing ecosystem: Android 1st, Apple 2nd
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
 

Adult Video Games Approved for Windows 8

PEGI 18 games get the green light for the new Windows Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 13th, 2012
 

North Korean Satellite Still in Orbit, as UN Criticizes Rocket Launch

The country has been condemned for its nuclear program
by Lucian Parfeni, December 13th, 2012
 

Acer Forced to Admit Tablets Will Stay Popular, Pushes Forward

Despite grumblings aimed at Microsoft, Windows 8 is part of the plan
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
Lady Gaga's Little Sister Natali Germanotta in Restaurant Fashion Shoot

Lady Gaga's Little Sister Natali Germanotta in Restaurant Fashion Shoot

by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
Natali models for the Germanottas' Upper West Side restaurant, Joanne Trattoria
 

Virus X-Ray for Mac Provides Free Malware Detection

VirusTotal scanner that checks for trojans, backdoors, rootkit, viruses etc.
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
Huawei Ascend W1 to Compete with Lumia 620, HTC 8S

Huawei Ascend W1 to Compete with Lumia 620, HTC 8S

by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
It will pack better hardware specs, a lower price tag
 

Atheists Pay for Billboard in Midtown Manhattan, Dub Jesus a “Myth”

"Keep the Merry!" and "Dump the Myth!" is written on the massive Times Square banner
by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
 

Rare 5:4 Nearly Square Monitor Released by Iiyama

There are actually two monitors, but only the color sets them apart
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
California Department of Health Care Inadvertently Exposes Details of 14,000 People

California Department of Health Care Inadvertently Exposes Details of 14,000 People

by Eduard Kovacs, December 13th, 2012
The information was available on the Internet for nine days
 

The Chinese Act Out Because of Doomsday Phobia

Some residents are building arks, while others are spending their life savings
by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
 

Cop Tases Chinese Woman Trying to Buy iPhones for Her Family

Mrs. Li reportedly resisted arrest and is now facing criminal charges
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
Hacking Critical Infrastructure Is Easy, Protecting It Is Rocket Science – Video

Hacking Critical Infrastructure Is Easy, Protecting It Is Rocket Science

by Eduard Kovacs, December 13th, 2012
ICS security expert Joe Weiss makes recommendations on how such systems can be protected
Xbox 720 Is Out in Fall of 2013, Features Deep Skype Integration
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Samsung Adds LCDs on Top of LG OLED Patent War

Despite general misgivings, lawsuits aren't getting any fewer
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
Woman Arrested in Airport with Two Bags of Cocaine in Her Implants

Woman Arrested in Airport with Two Bags of Cocaine in Her Implants

by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
She was searched because police thought she was “acting funny”
 

China’s iPhone 5 Ships with Something Extra Inside the Box

Chinese buyers get the Lightning to Micro-USB adapter free of charge
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
 

ASUS to Sell VIA-Powered Tablets for $99 / 75-99 Euro

As unlikely as it sounds, VIA might score one over AMD and Intel
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
STALKER Franchise Is Still Owned by GSC Game World and Sergey Grigorovich

STALKER Franchise Is Still Owned by GSC Game World and Sergey Grigorovich

by Andrei Dobra, December 13th, 2012
The post-apocalyptic RPG series hasn't changed hands
 

AMD A10-5800K Trinity APU Overclocked to 7.93GHz

A well-known overclocker sets a new record with the strongest AMD APU
by Sebastian Pop, December 13th, 2012
 

Australian Police Now Warn Against Using Google Maps

Trucks, buses in Australia directed down a road not built for heavy traffic
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Attack PNC, Bank of America, SunTrust, US Bank

al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Attack PNC, Bank of America, SunTrust, US Bank

by Eduard Kovacs, December 13th, 2012
As they promised, the hacktivists resumed their operations
 

Brooke Burke Is Cancer Free

Dancing With the Stars co-host says recovery after surgery is going well
by Elena Gorgan, December 13th, 2012
 
 

Download Google Currents 2.0 for Android

Makes it easier to scan through categories, hot topics
by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
 

Dream JB Was a Social Experiment, No iPhone 5 Jailbreak for You

Site author decides to issue an unconventional warning against jailbreak scams
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
Amsterdam Mayor Plans to Ban Smoking Pot in Schools

Amsterdam Mayor Plans to Ban Smoking Pot in Schools

by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
A new ordinance will help administrators control smoking near school grounds
 

Android Users Get Sound Search for Google Play Widget

They can discover music around them much easier than before
by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
 

Download Google Maps iOS, Now Free in the App Store

A brilliant interface and an extremely intuitive Directions feature
by Filip Truta, December 13th, 2012
 

“Sunny Side” Gang Triplets All in Jail in Michigan

The Shivers are in jail for unarmed robbery, home invasion and multiple weapon charges
by Raluca Anghel, December 13th, 2012
Windows No Longer the Number 1 OS, Has a Market Share of 20% – Goldman Sachs

Windows No Longer the Number 1 OS, Has a Market Share of 20% – Goldman Sachs

by Bogdan Popa, December 13th, 2012
A new report claims that Windows’ market share has dropped significantly in the last years
 

VLC 2.0.5 for Linux Arrives with Many Changes

Fixes DVB-S, PulseAudio, MKV, embedded subtitle fonts issues
by Marius Nestor, December 13th, 2012
 

Track Palin Files for Divorce After 18 Months of Marriage

Sarah Palin’s eldest son splits from wife Britta, reportedly amicably
by Elena Gorgan, December 13th, 2012
 

NASA Apocalypse Video Leaks: Told You So!

The world will not end in 2012 – here’s why NASA is so sure about it
by Elena Gorgan, December 13th, 2012
 

Justin Bieber Murder Plot: Three Criminals Planned to Kill Singer in New York

Details of gruesome murder-for-hire plot targeting The Biebs emerge online
by Elena Gorgan, December 13th, 2012
Opera Mini Data Plan Launched in Vietnam

Opera Mini Data Plan Launched in Vietnam

by Ionut Arghire, December 13th, 2012
Available at MobiFone for people who are using Opera Mini
 

Crysis 3 Is Accessible for Low-End PCs, Impressive on High-End Machines

The team is aiming for a balanced approach that suits the game world
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 13th, 2012