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About 230 articles found for 14 February 2013:

 

EyePro Reminds You to Take a Break

It includes exercises for improving visual information process skills
by Ionut Ilascu, February 15th, 2013
 

Xperia Z to Arrive in Germany on February 21

The handset will be sold exclusively through Sony's Berlin store on that day
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

Scientists Say They’ve Built a Crash-Proof Computer

The new “systemic” computer is fundamentally different from other computers
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
4% of Cancer Deaths Are Caused by Alcohol

4% of Cancer Deaths Are Caused by Alcohol

by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Researchers warn the risks associated with alcohol consumption are gravely underestimated
 

Bump 3.5.6 Now Works with Computers

Just go to bu.mp on your computer and bump your spacebar key with your device
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Dropbox Experimental 1.7.5 Released

Dropbox Experimental 1.7.5 Released

by Ionut Ilascu, February 15th, 2013
"Recently Changed" features reintroduced in tray pop-up
 

Woman's Legs Won't Stop Growing, Right One Weighs 17 Stones (108 Kilograms)

Doctors had to amputate her left leg, the stump started growing again
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Crytek's Ryse Is Still in Development, Release Date Unknown

The first-person brawler might appear for the Xbox 720
by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
 

iOS 6.1.2 Likely Available for Download Before February 20 [iFun]

Sources in Germany who were accurate on iOS 6.1.1 are now singing the same tune
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
University Professor Bans Fox News in Class

University Professor Bans Fox News in Class

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Assistant professor Stephanie Wolfe cringes when she hears the name
 

PQI Air-Card Firmware Version 1.47 Is Available for Download

The SD Card Wi-Fi adapter lets users wirelessly browse media files from card
by George Grigore, February 15th, 2013
 

Google Chrome 26.0.1410.5 Dev Available for Download

It addresses instability problems in WebCore and network components
by Ionut Ilascu, February 15th, 2013
Special Forces Team X Review (PC)

Special Forces Team X Review (PC)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
A third-person multiplayer shooter focused on team play
 

Linux Kernel Xen Stack Corruption Fixed in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

Users have been urged to update the system as quickly as possible
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Unigine Also Updates Heaven Benchmark

Like Valley, it works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X operating systems
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

Russian Meteorite Was US Weapon Test, Liberal Leader Vladimir Zhirinovsky Says

The politician is quite convinced Americans are the ones to blame for today's incident
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Digital Key Accidentally Revoked by McAfee Causes Problems for Mac Users

The key was revoked on February 6, but the incident was discovered only one week later
by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
BioShock Infinite Gets Second Documentary-like Video

BioShock Infinite Gets Second Documentary-like Video

by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
Take a closer look at the imposing Songbird enemy from the upcoming game
 

Put Notification Center on Pebble Watches with This Jailbreak Tweak

Developer Conrad Kramer rolls out BTNotificationEnabler on Cydia
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Unigine Launches All-New GPU Benchmark: Valley – Video

Unigine Launches All-New GPU Benchmark: Valley

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
It depicts a lush landscape and works on Windows, Mac OS X and Linux
 

Apple Is Still On for That Spring Event, Says Piper Jaffray

Analysts just doing their job citing all the major rumors with a serious tone
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Microsoft to Start Phasing Out Messenger on April 8

The company provides more information on its plan to kill WLM
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
NCase, a Small PC Enclosure Made by Fans for Fans

NCase, a Small PC Enclosure Made by Fans for Fans

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Two users from a certain Forum board took matters into their own hands
 

Micromax Confirms 9,000 A116 Canvas HD Units Sold in 24 Hours

The cheap 5-inch HD smartphone runs under Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

iOS 6.1.1 Battery Drain Reported by Users

It seems Apple has yet more work to do in iOS 6.1.2
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Ready to Launch

The browser may arrive at the end of February or in early March
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
Cosmic Rays Originate from Supernova Explosions, the 100-Year Old Mystery Solved

Cosmic Rays Originate from Supernova Explosions, the 100-Year Old Mystery Solved

by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
The origin of these high-energy protons has been disputed for a century
 

Growl 2.0.1 Released for OS X 10.7 and Newer

Addresses issues with the positioning of banners in version 2.0
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Kate Upton Is Cute, Gorgeous in New Skullcandy Ad

Take a Supermodel to Work Day episode 2 also brings Big Boi and Stevie Johnson
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Mythbuntu 12.04.2 Is Based on MythTV 0.25.2

The latest version of the Mythbuntu distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Watch: Killer Whale Gives Birth at SeaWorld in San Diego

The whale calf is 7 feet long (2.13 meters), weighs 350 pounds (158 kg)
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
BlackBerry Z10 Goes on Sale at Three UK

BlackBerry Z10 Goes on Sale at Three UK

by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
It is now available for £69 on select plans from £34 a month
 

You Can Now Pay to Promote Friends' Facebook Posts

Facebook already makes it possible to pay to get your posts in front of more people
by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
 

Kangaroos Sabotage Women's Australian Open at Royal Canberra

The animals took over the golf course, players had to wait for them to leave
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

More Papal Secrets Come to Light After Benedict XVI’s Shock Resignation [AP]

As it turns out, the Pope’s decision to resign was not a surprising one in the least
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Website of Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives Hacked, Database Leaked

Website of Sri Lankan High Commission of Maldives Hacked, Database Leaked

by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
The hacker Davy Jones continues to target government sites from Sri Lanka
 

Kubuntu 12.04.2 LTS Has KDE 4.8.4, Download Now

The developers introduced a new display engine for the Dolphin file manager
by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
 

Download Twitter 5.3.2 for iPhone and iPad

Fixes issue with incorrect text in Connect and Discover in Arabic, addresses crashes
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
BlackBerry Z10 Gets Launched in Kuwait

BlackBerry Z10 Gets Launched in Kuwait

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Available through various carriers at 199 Kuwaiti Dinar ($705 / €528)
 

New “Oblivion” Trailer Premieres

Tom Cruise still remembers, will most likely fight for what’s right
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

No QWERTY-Enabled Nokia Windows Phone Planned for Now

The company doesn’t see demand for this type of smartphones
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army Out This Month on PC

Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army Out This Month on PC

by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
Rebellion's new shooter gets a full description and an impressive video
Android 4.2.2 (JDQ39) Available for Manual Download for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Android 4.2.2 (JDQ39) Available for Manual Download for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Users can even install it on JOP40F-based Nexus 10 tablets
 

Portable Battery Pack from Sanyo Stays on the Wrist

It has eight different adapters but, sadly, does not automatically recharge itself
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

Reddit Now Accepts Bitcoin Payments, a Huge Win for the Currency

It's also taking direct credit card payments for Reddit Gold
by Lucian Parfeni, February 15th, 2013
 

Download twabbit 1.3.1.70 for Windows Phone

With support for Skydrive image upload, Youtube.com video preview
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
BlackBerry Z10 Confirmed to Arrive in India on February 25

BlackBerry Z10 Confirmed to Arrive in India on February 25

by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
More details on carrier support and pricing will be available later
 

DROID DNA Receives Software Update at Verizon

The carrier published details on this update only a few days ago
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

Hero Cop Shuts Down Highway to Save Little Dog

Cujo, a small dog with a bad hip, caught a lucky break after running away from home
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Dropbox 2.1 Brings All-New PDF Viewer to iPhone and iPad

And you’ll now receive a push notification when someone shares a folder with you
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Aliens: Colonial Marines Diary – No More Health Packs

Aliens: Colonial Marines Diary – No More Health Packs

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
The game should have aimed for more innovation in its mechanics
 

Windows 8 Is Twice as Fast as Windows XP on a 7-Year-Old Laptop

Another demonstration that Microsoft’s new OS gets along very well with old hardware
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
 

Hero Pit Bull Saves Family from House Fire

Baby woke up her owners, dragged one other dog hiding under a bed outside the house
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
Qt Vulnerabilities Fixed in Four Ubuntu OSes

Qt Vulnerabilities Fixed in Four Ubuntu OSes

by Silviu Stahie, February 15th, 2013
Users just have to update the operating system to solve the problem
 

DmC Devil May Cry Vergil's Downfall DLC Gets New Screenshots, Details

Check out Dante's brother in action as he takes on different enemies
by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
 

Retro Belt-Drive USB Turntable, a Retro-Style Suitcase for the Erudite

Old-style records mostly act as museum pieces nowadays, but this might get the dust off
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

Download Now the Newest Firmware for ARCOS’ 97 Titanium HD Tablet

This firmware release will improve WiFi connectivity for devices that show low sensitivity
by Iulian Pascal, February 15th, 2013
Download Minecraft Explorer 2.0.3 with Xbox + Pocket Edition Updates

Download Minecraft Explorer 2.0.3 with Xbox + Pocket Edition Updates

by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Adds a cool 3D preview to the Skin Studio, supports Minecraft Papercraft Studio
Steam for Mac Just Got a Major Update

Steam for Mac Just Got a Major Update

by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Greatly reduced CPU usage and power consumption, among other additions
Meteorite Falls in Russia, 400 Injured, Extensive Damages

Meteorite Falls in Russia, 400 Injured, Extensive Damages

by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
More details emerge, 20,000 rescue workers sent to the region
 

LeAnn Rimes Sues Dentist for Ruining Her Mouth, Career

Country singer says she’s been through hell because of poorly done dental work
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Grid 2 Gets Gameplay Trailer and New Screenshots

Check out some impressive images and a great video with the racing game
by Andrei Dobra, February 15th, 2013
 

Shocking Footage of Meteorite Fall in Russia Emerges

Footage shows buildings being hit by flashing objects falling from the sky
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Micron Reveals 128 Gb NAND Flash Memory Chip

It might even lead to 2 TB solid state drives one day soon
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
After Getting Fired at Apple, John Browett Takes on Fashion Retail

After Getting Fired at Apple, John Browett Takes on Fashion Retail

by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
Browett is now Chief Executive of Fashion at Monsoon Accessorize
 

Nokia Music+ Service Arrives in the UK

With appealing new features when compared to Nokia Music
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

The Reason Why Windows 8 Is Unsuccessful: Everyone Likes Windows 7 – Analyst

Users are pleased with Windows 7, so they see no reason to upgrade, expert believes
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
US Department of Defense to Award Medal for Cyber Warfare Achievements

US Department of Defense to Award Medal for Cyber Warfare Achievements

by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
The Distinguished Warfare Medal will be awarded for actions in any domain
 

Game Stories Need to Improve, Says Super Smash Bros. Developer

Developers fail to connect players with their game universe
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
EK Launches Waterblock for Dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 Graphics Card

EK Launches Waterblock for Dual-GPU Radeon HD 7990 Graphics Card

by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
The water cooling gear maker revealed the EK-FC7990 incl. Backplate
 

“Melrose Place” Actress Sentenced to Just 3 Years in Prison

Amy Locane-Bovenizer was found guilty of vehicular homicide, victim’s family is outraged
by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
 

Download OS X 10.8.3 Build 12D68 – Developer News

Apple patches FILE bug, continues focus on wireless performance, graphics, Safari
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Microsoft Confirms That More Service Packs Are Coming (for Office)

The company is reportedly working on a new SP for its productivity suite
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
Unannounced Nokia Lumia Emerges in KPN Netherlands Video Ad

Unannounced Nokia Lumia Emerges in KPN Netherlands Video Ad

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
The handset features rounded corners and a very slim body
 

NVIDIA and Elemental Seal a Deal for On-Demand Video Using Tesla

The two intend to launch an IPTV platform that PCs, phones and tablets can all use
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
 

CyanogenMod Starts Working on Android 4.2.2 Releases

No nightly builds based on 4.2.2 have been announced as of now
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
Rare Sumatran Tiger Born in San Francisco

Rare Sumatran Tiger Born in San Francisco

by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
The cub was born at the San Francisco Zoo this past weekend
 

It’s Likely iOS 7 Will Be Tougher to Jailbreak, Says Hacker

David Wang (@planetbeing) says the exploits used in evasi0n are “lame”
by Filip Truta, February 15th, 2013
 

Team Fortress 2, Source Engine Updated via Steam

Gamers are getting fixes, performance improvements and updated mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
Chinese Man Sues After Dog Dies While Getting a Facelift

Chinese Man Sues After Dog Dies While Getting a Facelift

by Elena Gorgan, February 15th, 2013
Breeder wanted his Tibetan Mastiff to be more “attractive,” is now seeking damages
 

Meteorite Falls in Russia's Chelyabinsk Region - Video

The crash allegedly caused several explosions, forced authorities to evacuate locals
by Laura Sinpetru, February 15th, 2013
 

Samsung Acid Spill Endangers Residents

The incident that cost one person their life spilled over into the environment
by Sebastian Pop, February 15th, 2013
Black HTC One Emerges in Leaked Press Photo

Black HTC One Emerges in Leaked Press Photo

by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
The next flagship Android-based smartphone from HTC
Video Games Are Replacing Myths, Says Dead Space Artist

Video Games Are Replacing Myths, Says Dead Space Artist

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
Players have the numbers to sustain entirely new art forms
 

Download Swype Beta for Android 1.4.5

It may take up to 72 hours for existing users to update
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
Incoming 2013: Project Godus

Incoming 2013: Project Godus

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 15th, 2013
A Populous revival that aims to create a choice-driven experience
 

Talkbits Launches Social Walkie-Talkie App for Android

The application is now available in the UK and United States
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
 

fring for Symbian Gets Updated to Version 7.0

With a new, improved user interface, promising faster performance
by Ionut Arghire, February 15th, 2013
 

Download Gallery HD for Windows 8

A new freeware app lets you manage your photos and videos with minimum effort
by Bogdan Popa, February 15th, 2013
Largest Percentage of 2012 Cyberattacks Originated in Romania, Study Finds

Largest Percentage of 2012 Cyberattacks Originated in Romania, Study Finds

by Eduard Kovacs, February 15th, 2013
Trustwave has released its 2013 Global Security Report
 

Affordable Micromax A35 Bolt Arrives in India, Priced at $80/€60

The smartphone ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread out of the box
by Cosmin Vasile, February 15th, 2013
NTT DoCoMo’s Xperia Dogo SO-04E Receives Approvals

NTT DoCoMo’s Xperia Dogo SO-04E Receives Approvals

by Ionut Arghire, February 14th, 2013
The smartphone is expected to be launched in mid-2013
 

Microsoft Named the Most Relevant Tech Company Today

New study shows that Microsoft is more relevant than all of its rivals
by Bogdan Popa, February 14th, 2013
Castle Crashers and Torchlight 2 Are Steam Weekend Deals, 75% Off

Castle Crashers and Torchlight 2 Are Steam Weekend Deals, 75% Off

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 14th, 2013
Gamers can get a classic action RPG and a cooperative hack and slash
Dead Baby Polar Bear Sort of Brought Back to Life in Germany

Dead Baby Polar Bear Sort of Brought Back to Life in Germany

by Laura Sinpetru, February 14th, 2013
Museum plans to use Knut's fur in order to recreate the animal
 

Half-Life and Counter-Strike 1.6 Beta for Linux Updated Again

Both games received some important updates for the open source platform
by Silviu Stahie, February 14th, 2013
Next Gen Consoles Will Interconnect with Tablets and Phones, EA Says

Next Gen Consoles Will Interconnect with Tablets and Phones, EA Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 14th, 2013
Both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720 are going to feature support for mobile devices
 

Watch Live Asteroid 2012 DA14 Give Earth a Close Shave

NASA is live streaming the event as seen from several observatories
by Lucian Parfeni, February 14th, 2013
 

Jennifer Love Hewitt Shows Off Sensational Figure on Shape Cover

Actress says working out has saved her life, considerably boosted her self esteem
by Elena Gorgan, February 14th, 2013
Anti-Piracy Group Steals Pirate Bay Website, Pirate Bay Threatens to Sue

Anti-Piracy Group Steals Pirate Bay Website, Pirate Bay Threatens to Sue

by Lucian Parfeni, February 14th, 2013
Anti-piracy groups are against copyright infringement, unless they do it
 

BlackBerry 10 Gets 14 XLabz Apps Popular on PlayBook

However, users will need to repurchase them for their new devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 14th, 2013
 

Final 7 Wonders of Crysis 3 Video Revealed

Prophet unleashes the full power of his Nanosuit and uses all sorts of weapons
by Andrei Dobra, February 14th, 2013
Most Windows XP Users Will Move to Windows 7 – Microsoft

Most Windows XP Users Will Move to Windows 7 – Microsoft

by Bogdan Popa, February 14th, 2013
The company claims that consumers may avoid upgrading to Windows 8
 

New Owl Species Found in Indonesia

These birds only live on the island of Lombok, researchers maintain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 14th, 2013
 

Steam for Linux Client Officially Lands in Ubuntu Software Center

The client of the famous distribution platform has been launched
by Silviu Stahie, February 14th, 2013
jQuery Vulnerability Repaired for Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

jQuery Vulnerability Repaired for Ubuntu 11.10 and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

by Silviu Stahie, February 14th, 2013
Just update the operating system in order to fix the problem
 

Download PDF Viewer for Windows 8

Here’s a third-party PDF document viewer for Microsoft’s new OS
by Bogdan Popa, February 14th, 2013
 

Fring to Launch Windows Phone 8 VoIP Client

The company hasn’t provided a specific release date for it
by Ionut Arghire, February 14th, 2013
Here's Why Google's Flu Trends Went Off the Rails This Year

Here's Why Google's Flu Trends Went Off the Rails This Year

by Lucian Parfeni, February 14th, 2013
Flu panic led to a lot more searches than usual, from people who weren't sick
 

The Last Guardian Still in Development, Announcement Coming Soon, Creator Says

The long-awaited game will still be supervised by Fumito Ueda
by Andrei Dobra, February 14th, 2013
Microsoft Develops Criminal Justice Information System

Microsoft Develops Criminal Justice Information System

by Bogdan Popa, February 14th, 2013
The company designed a new system for the state of Illinois
 

Wii U Performance Will Improve, Says Ubisoft

New titles launched by Nintendo will drive attach rate up
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 14th, 2013
 

Script of the Day: Debug This

A very advanced debug utility for WordPress blogs and sites
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 14th, 2013