Softpedia News Archive

About 60 articles found for 15 December 2012:

 

GOTY 2012 Best Surprise: Spec Ops: The Line

The violent shooter from Yager and 2K Games has delivered a stunning experience
by Andrei Dobra, December 15th, 2012
 

Apple’s iPad Is the Tablet of Choice in the Pharma Industry

New research sheds light on iOS adoption in healthcare, business, education
by Filip Truta, December 15th, 2012
 

Decembeaver: Movember for Women

Anti-cancer campaign encourages ladies to bid razors and wax farewell
by Laura Sinpetru, December 15th, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: Wii U’s Emphasis on Local Multiplayer

Nintendo Land, New Super Mario U, ZombiU, or Rayman Legends don't support online modes
by Andrei Dobra, December 15th, 2012
 

Air Pollution Now Linked to 3.2 Million Premature Deaths Yearly

Study says air pollution made it all the way into the top ten global health risks
by Laura Sinpetru, December 15th, 2012
Weekend Reading: Forward Unto Dawn and Video Game Movies

Weekend Reading: Forward Unto Dawn and Video Game Movies

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 15th, 2012
A good way of using a solid character to power a new experience
 

Tweaking Bundle for Windows 8

EnhanceMy 8 includes optimization tools for Windows 8
by Ionut Ilascu, December 15th, 2012
 

PhotoBeamer Arrives on Windows Phone 7.5 Lumia Devices

It enables users to view photos from their devices on larger screens
by Ionut Arghire, December 15th, 2012
 

Download Dropbox 2.0 iOS – An Elegant Update to an Even More Elegant Service

Fresh user interface with subtle gradients, less text, and more photo-centric services
by Filip Truta, December 15th, 2012
NASA Plans to Replace the Light Bulbs Aboard the ISS with LEDs to Help with Sleep

NASA Plans to Replace the Light Bulbs Aboard the ISS with LEDs to Help with Sleep

by Lucian Parfeni, December 15th, 2012
Sleep deprivation is one of the biggest problems astronauts face
 

Windows 8’s Picture Password Is Totally Hackable

Microsoft’s new Picture Password feature could be hacked by almost anyone
by Bogdan Popa, December 15th, 2012
 

Total War: Rome II Has Carthage as Second Faction

Gamers will see the benefits of democracy and mercenaries
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 15th, 2012
 

Enlightenment E17 Beta LUCKY RUBBER DUCKY Officially Released

This Beta version of the desktop environment brings quite a few changes
by Silviu Stahie, December 15th, 2012
Foxconn Denies Having Problems with Its Robot Worker Plans

Foxconn Denies Having Problems with Its Robot Worker Plans

by Sebastian Pop, December 15th, 2012
The one million Foxbots will be deployed as planned, by 2014
 

“Snowfall” Trailer: Where James Bond Meets Christmas

Mock trailer replaces James Bond with a very naughty Santa Claus
by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
 

Tablets Sold for Under $150 Only Need Cheaper Components

7-inch slates may become cheaper than even Amazon’s Kindle Fire series
by Sebastian Pop, December 15th, 2012
MyBB 1.6.9 Security Release Available for Download

MyBB 1.6.9 Security Release Available for Download

by Eduard Kovacs, December 15th, 2012
A high-risk SQL Injection has been addressed with this update
 

Indiana Jones Mystery Package Sent to the University of Chicago

In it lies Abner Ravenwood’s diary, a character featured in Raiders of the Lost Ark
by Raluca Anghel, December 15th, 2012
 

Low-Cost Braven Bluetooth Speakers Released

The company actually launched just one speaker in several colors
by Sebastian Pop, December 15th, 2012
Benedict Cumberbatch Talks “Star Trek Into Darkness” Villain in New Interview

Benedict Cumberbatch Talks “Star Trek Into Darkness” Villain in New Interview

by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
John Harrison is fearsome, cold, calculated, manipulative, a warrior
 

Microsoft: Windows 8 Is Not Our Response to the iPad

Newly-instated chief puts forth some strong arguments, building a good case for Microsoft
by Filip Truta, December 15th, 2012
 

Wireless Cloud Routers Launched by D-Link

The company also releases a SharePoint Mobile Companion
by Sebastian Pop, December 15th, 2012
 

Despair as the Mayan Apocalypse Nears – Top 3 Failed Apocalypse Predictions

With just over 200 failed Apocalypse predictions in history, this one must be accurate
by Laura Sinpetru, December 15th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Jay-Z’s Sister Trolls News Reporter

Viral of the Day: Jay-Z’s Sister Trolls News Reporter

by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
Woman becomes viral star after news blooper is posted online
 

Same Gender Army Wife Banned from Spouses Club in Fort Bragg

The club changed their regulation after she applied, citing she has no military spouse ID
by Raluca Anghel, December 15th, 2012
 

Jenni Rivera’s Family Disgusted by Leak of Death Scene Footage

Footage from the crash site emerges online, was probably leaked by Mexican cops
by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
 

Intruder Arrested at Taylor Swift’s Nashville Home

Man is cuffed after trespassing, says he wanted to be with Taylor on her birthday
by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
As the Mayan Apocalypse Nears, China, Russia and America Go Crazy

As the Mayan Apocalypse Nears, China, Russia and America Go Crazy

by Raluca Anghel, December 15th, 2012
The Chinese buy candles, the Russians stock up on kerosene, and Americans build shelters
 

Golden Corral Restaurant Closes Following 167 Reported Cases of Food Poisoning

This budget buffet and steak house voluntarily agreed to no longer serve customers
by Laura Sinpetru, December 15th, 2012
 

Facebook Blunder: Media Posts the Picture of the Wrong Adam Lanza

An innocent man has his photo shared 14,000 times on Facebook, is getting hate mail
by Raluca Anghel, December 15th, 2012
Ainol NOVO9 FireWire 9.7-Inch Tablet Supports 4K

Ainol NOVO9 FireWire 9.7-Inch Tablet Supports 4K

by Sebastian Pop, December 15th, 2012
The display may not support UHD resolution, but the GPU does
 

Apple Explains Why China Didn’t Queue Up for the iPhone 5 Launch

Cupertino is preventing riots and scalping with new rules set in place for the country
by Filip Truta, December 15th, 2012
 

Amanda Bynes Reaches Settlement in Both Hit and Run Cases

Star reaches “civil agreement,” all charges are dropped
by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
Doctors Pluck Feather from Baby’s Neck, No One Knows How It Got There

Doctors Pluck Feather from Baby’s Neck, No One Knows How It Got There

by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
7-month-old baby puzzles doctors in Kansas after feather comes out of her neck
 

Rage: The Scorchers DLC Confirmed, Out on December 18

New areas, missions, and the possibility of playing after the game’s ending are included
by Andrei Dobra, December 15th, 2012
 

3 New Petitions Ask for Gun Control After Elementary School Shooting

New tragedy re-ignites the debate on the need to have stricter gun control
by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
 

ZombiU Review (Wii U)

Is the zombie shooter capable of showing off the Wii U's power?
by Andrei Dobra, December 15th, 2012
Connecticut Gunman Identified: 20-Year-Old Adam Lanza, Dead

Connecticut Gunman Identified: 20-Year-Old Adam Lanza, Dead

by Elena Gorgan, December 15th, 2012
24-year-old brother of the suspect is now being questioned by the police