Softpedia News Calendar

About 134 articles found for 14 January 2013:

 

Many More Former Microsoft Employees Are Actually Using Apple Products

Steven Sinofsky isn’t the only one that uses devices from a rival company
by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
 

What Hyperspace Really Looks Like or How CMBR Becomes Visible Again

At speeds faster than the speed of light, the blueshift effect is quite noticeable
by Lucian Parfeni, January 14th, 2013
Shakespeare, Wordsworth Labeled Rocket-Boosts for the Brain

Shakespeare, Wordsworth Labeled Rocket-Boosts for the Brain

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Reading works by these authors is more beneficial than self-help books
 

World First: Global Atlas in Renewable Energy Goes Public

The atlas is meant to promote investments in harvesting green energy sources
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

Having a Twitter Account Helps People Lose Weight

Twitter doubles as a support system for those going on a diet, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

84% of the Fish We Eat Contains Unsafe Mercury Levels

Specialists advise people to only eat certain kinds of fish once every few weeks
by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
 

The Car: The Place Where Most Electronic Devices Are Stolen From

A study commissioned by ESET shows some interesting facts about stolen mobile devices
by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
Lemon Pie: Dog Mutilated by Drug Traffickers Is Doing Better

Lemon Pie: Dog Mutilated by Drug Traffickers Is Doing Better

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
The pooch has grown accustomed to its prosthetic limbs, seems to have overcome the trauma
PC Gaming Has a Place in the Living Room, Valve Says

PC Gaming Has a Place in the Living Room, Valve Says

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
The Steam Box will allow PC gaming to reach new areas of the home
 

Blind Russian Girl Criticizes Putin's Adoption Ban

Natalya Pisarenko has written an open letter to Russian president Vladimir Putin
by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
 

PhotoScape Review

Image touch-up software designed with the beginner user in mind
by Ionut Ilascu, January 14th, 2013
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Adds New Crafting and Gem Recipes

Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Adds New Crafting and Gem Recipes

by Andrei Dobra, January 14th, 2013
New account-bound gear and Marquise jewels will soon be available
 

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

Even after the downtrodden fourth quarter of 2012, things aren't looking up
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Getting Bored at Work Is Actually Beneficial, Study Finds

Getting Bored at Work Is Actually Beneficial, Study Finds

by Laura Sinpetru, January 14th, 2013
Those who have a boring job are more creative than others, researchers claim
 

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
 

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
Rev. Charles Engelhardt: Philly Priest on Trial for Abusing Altar Boy

Rev. Charles Engelhardt: Philly Priest on Trial for Abusing Altar Boy

by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
The priest allegedly assaulted the boy when he was 10 years old
 

Brighter LED Inspired by Firefly Bellies, of All Things

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

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
 

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
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
 

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
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
 

Europe Welcomes the First 4K UHD TV Channel

Eutelsat launches a demonstration channel broadcasted by satellite
by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Rumor Has It Anne Hathaway Is Pregnant

Golden Globes 2013: Rumor Has It Anne Hathaway Is Pregnant

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Fashion correspondent Giuliana Rancic says everybody’s been talking about it
 

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
Philippines Authorities Have Some Leads in the Investigation on Government Hackers

Philippines Authorities Have Some Leads in the Investigation on Government Hackers

by Eduard Kovacs, January 14th, 2013
The National Bureau of Investigation "has some people in mind"
 

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
Windows 8 Will Eventually Succeed – HP CEO [Bloomberg]

Windows 8 Will Eventually Succeed – HP CEO Bloomberg

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

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

RIM held Port-a-Thon events to encourage developers to submit apps
by Ionut Arghire, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon Take Rivalry on Stage

Golden Globes 2013: Jay Leno, Jimmy Fallon Take Rivalry on Stage

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
NBC comedians present award, don’t get too many points for their brief moment
 

Sony Mobile India Cuts Prices on Several Xperia Smartphones

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

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
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
 

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

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

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

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
Oldest Woman in The World Dies in Kawasaki, Japan

Oldest Woman in The World Dies in Kawasaki, Japan

by Raluca Anghel, January 14th, 2013
Koto Okubo, born on Christmas Eve, 1897, is 114 years old
 

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
 

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
Airpocalypse: Pollution Levels in China Hit Record High

Airpocalypse: Pollution Levels in China Hit Record High

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

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

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

by Sebastian Pop, January 14th, 2013
It has a pebble-like shape, an OLED status display and a rechargeable battery
Diablo 3 Patch 1.0.7 Changes for Wizard and Monk Classes Revealed
hot
 
 

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

Users Need Time to Discover Windows 8 – Microsoft Employee

by Bogdan Popa, January 14th, 2013
“You need to try it on a touchscreen PC to see how amazing the interface is”
 

Pokemon X & Y Is Social, Has Solid Localization

The game will benefit from a simultaneous worldwide launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 14th, 2013
Golden Globes 2013: Ben Affleck Wins Big with “Argo”

Golden Globes 2013: Ben Affleck Wins Big with “Argo”

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Actor / director takes home Best Movie, Drama and Best Director
 

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
 

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
 

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

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

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

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
Golden Globes 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

Golden Globes 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

by Elena Gorgan, January 14th, 2013
Star wins Best Actress in Musical or Comedy, gloats over beating Meryl Streep
 

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
Microsoft to Launch Critical Internet Explorer Update

Microsoft to Launch Critical Internet Explorer Update

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

Golden Globes 2013: The Winners

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