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About 140 articles found for 16 November 2012:

 

Meizu MX2 to Cost only $417 / €328

The handset might never reach markets outside China
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

Sony’s Xperia VC LT25c Now Official at China Telecom

It will be launched in the coming weeks in pink, white and black
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
DriveSavers Offers Recovery Solutions for Apple’s Fusion Drive [Updated]

DriveSavers Offers Recovery Solutions for Apple’s Fusion Drive Updated

by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
Hybrid storage solutions come with their advantages and drawbacks, experts say
 

Download ooVoo Video Chat 1.3.1 for iPhone and iPad

12-way group HD video chat solution updated to find friends faster, fix bugs
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Frito-Lay Rolls Out Caffeinated Cracker Jacks

Regular folks and specialists are worried about how this will affect children
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Foxconn Buys Land in Brazil, Possible Site for More Robots

Foxconn Buys Land in Brazil, Possible Site for More Robots

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Whatever factory the company builds there, there will be plenty of automation involved
 

Viral of the Day: The Dumb Ways to Die Song

Metro launches odd campaign, silly but effective video to go with it
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

New Pepsi Refresher Fights Off the Extra Pounds

“Pepsi Special” supposedly helps people lose weight, is the world's first “healthy” soda
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

ASUS PadFone 2 Expected in Germany on December 1

The Android device packs a quad-core processor inside
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

Yawning Contagion in Bonobos Depends on How Closely Related They Are

Scientists say yawning is an unconscious way of communication
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
Users Delighted with IE10’s Always-on “Do Not Track”

Users Delighted with IE10’s Always-on “Do Not Track”

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Microsoft does a pretty good job this time, users believe
 

Man Declared Dead in 1936 Celebrates 106th Birthday

Sam Ledward was about to be buried, when a hospital attendant noticed he was moving
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 810 Down to $99.99 at Best Buy

T-Mobile launched it a few days ago at $149.99 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

Reliable Media Recovery Solution

Reliable tool to recover lost/corrupt media files from local or removable drives
by Alexandru Tanase, November 16th, 2012
 

Tattoo Lover Decorates the Back of His Head for Movember

David Hawley sports one-of-a-kind 3D skull tattoo, complete with hair and moustache
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU Development Accelerates – Video

ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU Development Accelerates

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
The Cotton Candy Any Screen device platform is showing its worth
 

Russian Space Industry in Deep Crisis

Radical measures must be taken for Russian space industry's reinvigoration, officials say
by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
 

Wizorb for Linux Review

A block-breaking game that takes a new approach in the Arkanoid genre
by Silviu Stahie, November 16th, 2012
 

LTE-Enabled iPad mini Now Available at AT&T

Fourth-generation iPad is also available at the carrier
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

First Look at Villain in “Thor: The Dark World”

Christopher Eccleston is Malekith the Accursed, on-set photos leak online
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
Two ATX Mid-Tower Game Cases Launched by Zalman

Two ATX Mid-Tower Game Cases Launched by Zalman

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Only slightly different from each other, they are made of steel and ABS plastic
 

Dell Profits Down 47% in Third Quarter

While finances are still in the black, things aren'’t exactly pleasant
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

World War II Love Letters Surface During Superstorm Sandy

57 letters found in Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey, chronicle a decade-old romance
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Kate Middleton Snubs Kim Kardashian

Reality star reaches out to Duchess, is shut down and dissed, says report
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Orange-Powered Battery Developed by a Professional Photographer

Caled Charland used galvanized nails to light up a LED inside the fruit
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Amazon Now Ships AT&T Lumia 920 in 24 Hours

Amazon Now Ships AT&T Lumia 920 in 24 Hours

by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
Only the white and black versions are now shipping in 1 day
 

Robert De Niro Schools Jay-Z in Phone Etiquette

Actor scolds rapper for not returning his calls in front of friends and acquaintances
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Mine Waste Can Store CO2, Researchers Say

These findings can help cut down on the ecological footprint of the mining industry
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Rugged Ultra-Compact Keyboard Launched by iKey

Part of the WaterBoard series, it has a laser-etched legend and backlit keys
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Green Tip: Bicycle Taxidermy Lets You Hold On to Your Bike Forever

Green Tip: Bicycle Taxidermy Lets You Hold On to Your Bike Forever

by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Company helps you honor and commemorate your old bike
 

Big Sale on Amazon, Get Super-Cheap Storage, 72% Off

You'll get to pay as little as $28 / 22 Euro for 64GB of storage
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

Nokia Details SkyDrive for Lumia 920 and Lumia 820

A feature meant to keep files safe and at hand at all times
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
 

Burglar Caught on Hidden Camera Stealing Kitchen Sink

He walked into a police “capture house” and gave them enough proof to lock him up
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Samsung and Apple Allowed to Start Fighting over More Products, US Judge Rules

Samsung and Apple Allowed to Start Fighting over More Products, US Judge Rules

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
Just when you thought things were winding down, the storm returns
 

Cameroon's Army Is Sent to Defend the Borders, Keep Poachers at Bay

The country's high official wish to avoid another “elephant massacre”
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Photo Shows Different Suit for RoboCop

Remake will see RoboCop wear at least 2 different suits, it would seem
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Review (PC)

Does Black Ops II bring new things to the series or should we not answer its call?
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
Virgin Snake Gives Birth, Scientists are Astonished

Virgin Snake Gives Birth, Scientists are Astonished

by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
Wild snake females on the verge of a feminist movement
 

Apple Calls Taiwanese Writer an “Idiot” – Report

Giddens Ko got escorted out by Hong Kong police after filming inside Apple HQ
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

CIA Investigates Gen. Petraeus over Leaking Information to Broadwell

The initiative follows an FBI search for sensitive documents conducted at Broadwell’s home
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Nvidia 310.19 Video Driver for Linux Supports OpenGL 4.3

Features an improved nvidia-settings app and better Unity performance
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
 

Listen: Rihanna “Nobodies Business” ft. Chris Brown

Much talked about collaboration on “Unapologetic” leaks online
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Earns over $500 Million (€392M) in Its First 24 Hours

The game has once again broken sales records, according to Activision
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
The Race Is on: 15 Solar Cars Show Their Skills in the Atacama Solar Race

The Race Is on: 15 Solar Cars Show Their Skills in the Atacama Solar Race

by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
The vehicles will have to cross the Chilean Atacama Desert, the driest in the world
 

Bungie and Halo Made Xbox Live a Success

The Microsoft service would not have existed without Master Chief
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
 

Former Microsoft Exec Claims He Had to Work 70 Hours per Week

“Microsoft is not the most employee friendly environment on the planet”
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Vodafone Smart Tab II Now Available in the UK for £30/$45/€35

Vodafone Smart Tab II Now Available in the UK for £30/$45/€35

by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
The new tablet is powered by Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich
 

Green Tip: This November 18, Get “Food Tattoo for Hunger,” Raise Money for Charity

Tattoo artists all around the world will be inking food-themed tattoos
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Nicole Westbrook Performs “It’s Thanksgiving” Live

The “new Rebecca Black” makes TV debut with mentor Patrice Wilson
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

ICS Experts Say They’re Left Out of Government’s Cyber Security Talks

Joe Weiss discusses the issues surrounding policies and regulations with Norman ASA
by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
World's Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Highly Energy Efficient

World's Most Powerful Supercomputer Is Highly Energy Efficient

by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Titan came in third on the Green500 list
 

Oddest at World Records Day – How Many Girls Can Fit into a Mini

The team squeezed into the space above the dashboard, the footwells and the trunk
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Bull Elephant Turns Chevrolet Aveo Topsy-Turvy

The animal felt threatened, attacked the car and the people in it
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Avira Free Anti-Virus for Windows 8 in the Works

The company promises that a Windows 8 version of its software will come within weeks
by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Michael Lohan Learns DNA Test Results on TV

Michael Lohan Learns DNA Test Results on TV

by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
Lindsay Lohan has another sister: Ashley Horn is Michael’s daughter
 

Download Twitter iOS 5.1 with “Search” and “Discover” Enhancements

Microblogging just got a whole lot better with “tweets tailored just for you”
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Selena Gomez Wants No Contact with Justin Bieber

Breakup involved another woman, so she’s determined to get over Justin ASAP
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Sprint’s Data Plans for LTE iPad mini and iPad 4 Revealed

Carrier waiving the activation fee on all 3G/4G LTE tablets for a limited time
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Freight Train Hits Vets’ Parade Float in Texas, Kills 4

Other 17 participants were injured in Midland, 7 are still in critical condition
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
German Police Warn Mobile Phone Users of ZeuS Malware

German Police Warn Mobile Phone Users of ZeuS Malware

by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
A number of individuals reported fraudulent cash withdrawals in the past weeks
 

This Is What a Mainstream Windows 8 Laptop Looks Like

With a price of €619 / $619-788, the Terra mobile 1529 is now selling
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
BioWare Shows First In-Game Photo for Dragon Age 3

BioWare Shows First In-Game Photo for Dragon Age 3

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
Frostibte switch allows developers to deliver a beautiful game
 

Kris Jenner Laughs Off Divorce Rumors

They’re fine and have no plans to break up anytime soon, reality star and momager says
by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
 

Hasbro Releases Mr. Potato Head Anniversary Portraits

Mr.T, Dee Dee Ramone, Alfred E. Neuman and Alex Lora are turned into the potato character
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

The Differences Between GTA V’s Characters Make the Game Fun

Michael, Trevor, and Franklin will have a variety of adventures
by Andrei Dobra, November 16th, 2012
Dina Lohan “Hates” Cocaine, Doesn’t Do Drugs – Video

Dina Lohan “Hates” Cocaine, Doesn’t Do Drugs

by Elena Gorgan, November 16th, 2012
Momager of Lindsay Lohan says her daughter lied about drug-fueled argument
 

Paralyzed Girl Writes Heartwarming Letter to Drunk Driver

The jury was in tears before sentencing the man responsible for her injuries
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
 

Build Games for Ubuntu with Unity 4.0

The Unity game engine now supports the Linux platform!
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
 

Sony Confirms Flagship 2013 Xperia Device

It says the smartphone will be able to take down Galaxy S III and iPhone
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Hermann's Tortoise Babies Get Paternity Tests

Hermann's Tortoise Babies Get Paternity Tests

by Cristina Macari, November 16th, 2012
Italian scientists are concerned about tortoise's fertilization
 

LTE iPad mini and iPad 4 Now Selling at Sprint

Attractive data plans allow customers to connect to Sprint’s 4G LTE network
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
 

Budget-Friendly Tablet Released by Toshiba in the UK

Called AT300SE, it will be shipping this quarter (Q4 2012) for £300 ($476.35 / 373 Euro)
by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
 

BP Oil Settlement Announced: $4.5 Billion Fine, 2 Supervisors Accused of Manslaughter

The 2010 Gulf oil rig blowout killed 11 workers, leaked 206 million gallons of crude oil
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Bible Gets Man Through Border Patrol in 30 Seconds

Trying to send the Lord’s message speeds up one border check
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Microsoft Could Launch a Start Menu Option in Windows 8

Microsoft Could Launch a Start Menu Option in Windows 8

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Now that Sinofsky is out, Microsoft could reconsider its options for Windows 8
 

Design Director Will Kill Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Players with Facts

The team has the data to confirm or deny all player requests
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
XBMC 12.0 Beta 1 Has Support for Raspberry PI

XBMC 12.0 Beta 1 Has Support for Raspberry PI

by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
Also introduces HD audio, PVR, Live TV and 64-bit OSX support
 

Google Spends $75 Million (€58.8 Million) on a New Wind Farm

The 50MW wind farm will be built in Rippey, near Des Moines, Iowa
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Aaron Sorkin Spills the Beans on Steve Jobs Movie Scenes

Spoiler alert for those who really like to get into the spirit of Apple keynotes
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
Skype Suspends All Hijacked Accounts, Manually Restores Them

Skype Suspends All Hijacked Accounts, Manually Restores Them

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Accounts hacked via the recently spotted security hole are automatically suspended
 

Sony Tried to Get Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition on the PSN

The resources that the console move required were too significant
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
 

HTC Deluxe Press Render Leaks, It’s the Global Version of DROID DNA

The smartphone is expected to be unveiled by the end of the year
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
Tahiti LE GPU from AMD Gets November 27 Release

Tahiti LE GPU from AMD Gets November 27 Release

by Sebastian Pop, November 16th, 2012
There won't actually be a new AMD card reference design, only OEM cards
 

Dream Studio 12.04.1 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS

The distribution is supported for five years with updates!
by Marius Nestor, November 16th, 2012
 
 

FBI Agent Pursuing Petraeus Sends Shirtless Photo as a Joke

See the picture that started controversy about the agent’s relationship with Jill Kelley
by Raluca Anghel, November 16th, 2012
Google Chrome Is the Fastest Browser, as IE10 Beats Firefox

Google Chrome Is the Fastest Browser, as IE10 Beats Firefox

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
A new series of tests reveals that Chrome is still the leading browser on the market
 

Watch: Rare White Whale Spotted near Norway

This humpback whale has Leucism, lacks proper skin pigmentation
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
 

Watch: Whale Shark Rescued by Divers

The animal got caught in a rope that was cutting into its flesh
by Laura Sinpetru, November 16th, 2012
Kixeye Launches Zynga Countersuit, Claims Predatory Actions

Kixeye Launches Zynga Countersuit, Claims Predatory Actions

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
The two social game makers are fighting for supremacy
 

Panasonic FZ-A1 Toughpad Tablet Goes Official in Australia

The rugged slate will be available for purchase for $1500/€1215
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012