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About 134 articles found for 15 November 2012:

 

Nintendo Claims Wii U Price Is in a Good Spot

The company has seen most stores sell their consoles very quickly
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
 

THQ’s Franchises Might Be Purchased by Ubisoft

The French publisher doesn't say if it's negotiating with THQ
by Andrei Dobra, November 15th, 2012
 

Spammers Trick Instagram Users into Signing Up for Premium Mobile Services

The profiles apparently belonging to attractive women are utilized to lure victims
by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
 

Pricier Nintendo Wii U Deluxe Edition Is Selling Better than Lower Priced One

Nintendo assures customers that all versions of the console will be in stock at stores
by Andrei Dobra, November 15th, 2012
Verizon Brings 4G LTE in 22 New Markets

Verizon Brings 4G LTE in 22 New Markets

by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
It also expands the available coverage in 40 other regions
 

AT&T Recycles 50,042 Devices in One Week

The company managed to set a new world record for recycling cell phones
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
 

Chatr Launches LG Optimus L3 and LG C195

Both handsets are available on no-term for $125/€95 and $90/€70, respectively
by Cosmin Vasile, November 15th, 2012
 

NASA Releases Gorgeous Map of Global Airborne Particles

The map shows how sulfate particles from burnt fossil fuels swirl above our heads
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
Nokia Updates Nokia Xpress Beta for Lumia

Nokia Updates Nokia Xpress Beta for Lumia

by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
The app arrives with new features and various enhancements
 

Company Turns Air, Greenhouse Gases Into Eco-Friendly Plastic

Newlight Technologies says its plastic is cheaper and better than oil-based ones
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
 

Photo of the Day: Zombified Iron Man

Because zombies are the new vampires, Marvel superhero also gets in with the times
by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
 

More DROID DNA by HTC Details Uncovered

No microSD due to slim body, great battery performance
by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
 

RIM Says BlackBerry 10 SDK Will Hit Gold on December 11

The company encourages devs to submit software to the App World by January 21
by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
Rogue Facebook App Spread via “You’re in Our Movie” Twitter DMs

Rogue Facebook App Spread via “You’re in Our Movie” Twitter DMs

by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
The scheme is designed to steal credentials and spread malware
 

Apple Seeks to Eliminate Noise Caused by Vibrating Motors in iPhones

“…a method of reducing noise from vibration of a device on a hard surface”
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
 

Cricket Launches Galaxy S III at $549.99 (€439)

This is the second 4G LTE smartphone to arrive at the carrier
by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
 

Spot the Differences Music Video Challenge Goes Viral

Significant changes in the background, alone, count as differences
by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
Basketball Player Tries to Score in the Wrong Basket, Misses 4 Times

Basketball Player Tries to Score in the Wrong Basket, Misses 4 Times

by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
A Belgian basketball player misses four consecutive shots
 

500% Increase in 4 Years Predicted for USB 3.0 Market

The universal serial bus standard will go a long way before USB 4.0 arrives
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
 

Saving Siberian Tigers: a Challenge for Russian Environmentalists

Russian authorities are taking measures to keep the Siberian tigers safe from poachers
by Cristina Macari, November 15th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 822 and HTC 8X Now Available on Verizon Wireless

The carrier is also expected to offer the Samsung Ativ Odyssey
by Cosmin Vasile, November 15th, 2012
31% of UK Mobile Phone Users Mistakenly Believe They Can “Stop” Text Spam

31% of UK Mobile Phone Users Mistakenly Believe They Can “Stop” Text Spam

by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
Cloudmark has commissioned a study to analyze awareness and interaction with spam
 

Amazon Kindle Fire HD Tablet Shipping at Last, for $299 / 299 Euro

After two months of waiting, people can finally get their hands on it
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
 

HTC 8X Now Available at Bell Canada for $600/€470 Outright

The smartphone can also be purchased for $50/€40 on 3-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, November 15th, 2012
Two New Audio Products Added to Ferrari by Logic3 Collection

Two New Audio Products Added to Ferrari by Logic3 Collection

by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
A speaker and a headphone set make their appearance
 

No Poor Design Choices Have Marred Penclic's Mini Keyboard

The Swedish company takes into account gender-specific aspects of computer work
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
 

Evernote 5 for Mac Officially Released

Overhauled note-taking app released in the Mac App Store
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
Bruce Jenner Sees Divorce Attorney to End Marriage with Kris Jenner

Bruce Jenner Sees Divorce Attorney to End Marriage with Kris Jenner

by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
He feels he’s being “treated like a doormat,” can’t take it anymore
 

Rescued Battery Hen Knows How to Count from 1 to 7

JJ is now trying to make head and tail of 8, owner says it is almost there
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
 

NASA Reports: 2012 Won't Be the End of the World

Breathe easy, the apocalypse isn’t this year, says new study
by Cristina Macari, November 15th, 2012
Woman Almost Dies After Being Bitten by a House Spider in Surrey

Woman Almost Dies After Being Bitten by a House Spider in Surrey

by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
These spiders are usually harmless, yet this 31-year-old is lucky to have survived
 

Matt Lauer’s Brand Is “Damaged,” He’s Dragging Today Show Down

Former NBC News executive says Lauer has got to go to save The Today Show
by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
 

Huawei Ascend W2 and Nokia Lumia 920T Emerge in Live Photos

Two Windows Phone 8 devices set to hit shelves in the coming months
by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
 

Warning: Jailbreak Scam Sites Now Resemble Genuine Hacker Blogs

Scammers rip off pod2g’s blog (and other hacker sites) for profit
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
Samsung Galaxy Camera Pre-Orders Possible in Australia

Samsung Galaxy Camera Pre-Orders Possible in Australia

by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
Harvey Norman customers can finally get their hands on one
 

Courtney Stodden’s Live Singing Debut Nixed

Reality star was scheduled to perform at gay club to launch her singing career
by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
 

GNOME 3.6.2 Has Been Officially Released

The second and last maintenance release for GNOME 3.6
by Marius Nestor, November 15th, 2012
 

Man Who Locked His Daughter in a Metal Crate Gets a “Present” from PETA

The green-oriented organization wants the district attorney to read “Dog in a Box”
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
Papa John’s Pizza Get Their Own Obamacare Internet Meme

Papa John’s Pizza Get Their Own Obamacare Internet Meme

by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
The boycott started when pizza chain owners announced they would cut employees' hours
 

Kingston Now Ships SSDNow V Series Drives

10 times faster than 7,200 RPM HDDs, they use LSI SandForce controllers
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
Google Chrome Is 22 Times Faster than IE10 – Developer

Google Chrome Is 22 Times Faster than IE10 – Developer

by Bogdan Popa, November 15th, 2012
IE10 isn’t such an advanced piece of software as Microsoft suggests, developer claims
STALKER 2 Was Two Years Away from Completion When It Was Canceled

STALKER 2 Was Two Years Away from Completion When It Was Canceled

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
The game needed more resources and never received them
 

Obama Breaks Climate Silence

The US President says his second term will be all about tackling global warming
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
 

Grand Theft Auto V Has a New Type of Story, Rockstar Says

The developer is quite confident in its upcoming open-world game
by Andrei Dobra, November 15th, 2012
 

Rihanna Wants Kids

Singer tells Ellen DeGeneres she can see herself as a mom down the road
by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
DROID DNA by HTC on Pre-Order at $149.99 via Wirefly

DROID DNA by HTC on Pre-Order at $149.99 via Wirefly

by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
The smartphone was announced with a November 21 launch date
 

Secret Layer Hides Files in Plain Sight

Encryption algorithms make sure your data is safe and sound
by Ionut Ilascu, November 15th, 2012
 

Canadian Scientists Discover Orbitless Planet

Lonely planets might be more than a scientific myth, astronomers reveal
by Cristina Macari, November 15th, 2012
 

Lenovo Intros New Mini PC, Several All-in-one Systems

The C-Series swells as Lenovo claims to have made the smallest full-function desktop PC
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
 

UFO Spotted in Pitlochry, Scotland, Scientists Find Explanation

The unidentified object emanating pulsating light is very visible on the witness recording
by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
elementary OS 0.2 Beta 1 Looks Really Beautiful

elementary OS 0.2 Beta 1 Looks Really Beautiful

by Marius Nestor, November 15th, 2012
A must-have Linux distribution for all ages and genders!
Unreleased 2012 iMac Incurs New Manufacturing Problems
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Unreleased 2012 iMac Incurs New Manufacturing Problems

Shipping potentially pushed to next year, according to insiders
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
 

SMS Scam Alert: Free $1,000 Gift Cards from TargetContest.com

Scammers are trying to harvest personal information and sell it to advertisers
by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
 

All Western Gamers Want Free-to-Play MMOs, Says Funcom Developer

They are no longer willing to pay in order to get access
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
 

Yoselyn Ortega: New York Nanny Indicted for Krim Children Murders

The nanny remains hospitalized, as she recovers from life-threatening injuries
by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
 

Gigabyte Launches an ATX Intel and a micro-ATX AMD Motherboard

The company is definitely covering both bases, for the most part
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
Elizabeth Banks Announces Birth of Baby Boy

Elizabeth Banks Announces Birth of Baby Boy

by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
Actress welcomes second son into the family via gestational surrogate
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Selling Out Everywhere: High Demand or Just Short Supply?

The smartphone sold out in less than a day at many carriers
by Cosmin Vasile, November 15th, 2012
 

Israeli Forces and Hamas Take the War to Twitter

The IDF and Alqassam Brigades threaten each other on the social media website
by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
Artist Creates Clouds Indoors, One of the Best Inventions of 2012

Artist Creates Clouds Indoors, One of the Best Inventions of 2012

by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
Berndnaut Smilde regulated humidity, temperature and light to achieve this effect
 

iOS 6 Could Be Overtaxing Your Data Plan Because of a Bug

Podcast listeners seem to be the most affected, research indicates
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
 

New Windows Phone 8 Ads Starring Jessica Alba and Gwen Stefani

Microsoft stresses on platforms personalization capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
 

WinZip for Windows 8 Released, Trial Available for Download

The “Modern” app comes with a price tag of $7.99 (€6.3)
by Bogdan Popa, November 15th, 2012
Xirrus Launches DPI Solution to Block Threats on the Network Edge

Xirrus Launches DPI Solution to Block Threats on the Network Edge

by Eduard Kovacs, November 15th, 2012
Application Control enables organizations to efficiently manage wireless traffic
 

Assassin’s Creed 3 for PC Will Include Bug Fixes from Console Patches

Ubisoft will remedy plenty of issues ahead of the PC version's release next week
by Andrei Dobra, November 15th, 2012
 

Climate Change Makes Orbiting Satellites, Space Junk Move Faster

Those in charge of overseeing the satellites must work extra hours to keep them on track
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
 

Mageia 3 Alpha 3 Is Powered by Linux Kernel 3.6.5

All Mageia 2 users can now upgrade to Mageia 3 Alpha 3
by Marius Nestor, November 15th, 2012
 

Samsung Announces 10nm eMMC NAND Flash Memory

Good for tablets and phones, the 64 GB card uses 64 Gb chips
by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
First 9 Minutes of “Star Trek Into Darkness” Will Premiere in IMAX Next Month

First 9 Minutes of “Star Trek Into Darkness” Will Premiere in IMAX Next Month

by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
J.J. Abrams’ highly anticipated sequel will tease with a prolog in December
 

GTA V Is Better Because of Late Console Cycle Launch

The game will benefit from experience accumulated on GTA IV
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
 

Microsoft Sued for Lying About Surface Storage Space

California man accuses Microsoft of false advertising on the Surface
by Bogdan Popa, November 15th, 2012
 

3DS Outsells Vita by 46 to 1 in Japan

Animal Crossing: New Leaf and Dynasty Warriors 7: Empires lead video game chart
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
Toshiba Reveals a Wi-Fi Embedded SD Card

Toshiba Reveals a Wi-Fi Embedded SD Card

by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
As a FlashAir card, it can send data to PCs without being removed from a camera
 

Splinter Cell Movie Stars Tom Hardy as Sam Fisher

Bane from The Dark Knight Rises will bring the famous spy to life
by Andrei Dobra, November 15th, 2012
 

Apple.com Start Page Relaunches After Months of Absence

Page features all the latest news, videos, store links, and more
by Filip Truta, November 15th, 2012
GALAXY Note II Now on Pre-Order at Optus in Australia

GALAXY Note II Now on Pre-Order at Optus in Australia

by Ionut Arghire, November 15th, 2012
The smartphone brings along true multi-tasking on Optus’ 4G network
 

Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer: Android Is Too Wild, Choose Windows

The company’s CEO talks about competitors in the mobile world
by Bogdan Popa, November 15th, 2012
 

Jon Bon Jovi’s Daughter Arrested After Heroin OD

19-year-old Stephanie found unresponsive in her dorm room, taken into custody
by Elena Gorgan, November 15th, 2012
 

German Boy to Get Soccer Gravestone, Facebook Users Spam the Church

A 9-year-old cancer patient's last wish will be granted, following a Facebook campaign
by Raluca Anghel, November 15th, 2012
 

16 Whales Are Euthanized After Being Found Stranded on a Beach

Anything else would have been “inhumane,” conservationists argue
by Laura Sinpetru, November 15th, 2012
NVIDIA Developing Wayne and Grey, Two New Tegra Chips

NVIDIA Developing Wayne and Grey, Two New Tegra Chips

by Sebastian Pop, November 15th, 2012
The design of the Grey will be complete within the next month and a half
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Slax 7.0 Release Candidate 2 Has KDE 4.9.3

It brings various fixes to some other components as well!
by Marius Nestor, November 15th, 2012
 

Intel-Based Motorola RAZR i Now Available in Peru

The smartphone can be purchased via main operators
by Cosmin Vasile, November 15th, 2012
 

Master Chief Halo 4 Look Driven by Tank Concept

The developers wanted to convey concepts like tough and heavy
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
Ubisoft CEO Explains Why Beyond Good & Evil 2 Development Is Slow

Ubisoft CEO Explains Why Beyond Good & Evil 2 Development Is Slow

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 15th, 2012
The leading designer is also involved with other projects