Softpedia News Archive

About 131 articles found for 16 November 2012:

 

How to Fix iPhone 5 Wi-Fi Issues

Just switch your router from WPA/WPA2 over to WEP and keep fingers crossed
by Filip Truta, November 17th, 2012
 

phpMyAdmin 3.5.4 Final Is Available for Download

The latest version of phpMyAdmin can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 17th, 2012
 

German Council Slams OpenOffice, Wants Microsoft Office Back

“A new Microsoft Office license is essential,” the city council says
by Bogdan Popa, November 17th, 2012
 

Last Chance to Get the Digital Deluxe Edition for Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

Gamers can gain access to Nuketown 2025, soundtrack, World at War
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 17th, 2012
Root Available for DROID DNA Ahead of Official Release

Root Available for DROID DNA Ahead of Official Release

by Ionut Arghire, November 17th, 2012
Users will be able to easily install custom software on their handsets
 

Three Impressive GTA V Screenshots Now Available

Check out the city of Los Santos, its Vespucci Beach, and a police pursuit
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
External Battery Can Add 4.5 Hours to a Laptop’s Battery Life

External Battery Can Add 4.5 Hours to a Laptop’s Battery Life

by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
Notebooks are getting good at stretching battery life, but this will add some insurance
 

Breaking Dawn Part 2 – Movie Review

Bill Condon does justice to the source material, closing the book in style on the saga
by Elena Gorgan, November 17th, 2012
 

Top Crashing App in Windows 8: File Explorer, Soluto Survey Reveals

Windows 8 users experience an average of 3.1 application crashes per month
by Ionut Ilascu, November 17th, 2012
 

Beware of Robocalls Impersonating the FTC

Crooks try to convince victims that they’ll be refunded if they provide banking details
by Eduard Kovacs, November 17th, 2012
 

Staples TV Ad Claims Windows 8 Is Confusing

Staples is offering free Windows 8 training for every machine bought
by Bogdan Popa, November 17th, 2012
 

25 Chinese Housewives Tried for Smuggling iPhones and iPads

The women would get 20 to 30 yuan in commission for each device brought on the mainland
by Filip Truta, November 17th, 2012
RIM to Kick Off Production of BlackBerry 10 Devices in December

RIM to Kick Off Production of BlackBerry 10 Devices in December

by Ionut Arghire, November 17th, 2012
A small volume production will start at Taiwanese component makers
 

Download Dolphin Browser 9.0.2 for Android

With speed improvements, the ability to save PDFs in Dolphin
by Ionut Arghire, November 17th, 2012
VLC Media Player May Return to the iTunes App Store

VLC Media Player May Return to the iTunes App Store

by Filip Truta, November 17th, 2012
New Lesser General Public License means VLC could make a comeback on iOS
 

Apple Is Killing Messages Beta

Customers told to upgrade to OS X Mountain Lion to continue to use the service
by Filip Truta, November 17th, 2012
 

ARM Could Reveal a New PC Product or Strategy on November 22-23

The Technology Symposium in Taipei and Hsinchu, Taiwan, is the place
by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
Apple Backtracks on OS X 10.8.3 Seeding, Says Invites Were Premature
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FreeBSD.org Hacked, Users Urged to Check All Binary Packages Downloaded

FreeBSD.org Hacked, Users Urged to Check All Binary Packages Downloaded

by Silviu Stahie, November 17th, 2012
It seems that FreeBSD users are safe, at least for now
 

RAM Prices Stop Falling for a Change

Not that they had much more room to fall at this point
by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
 

Halo 4 Spartan Ops Episode 3 Gets Teaser Trailer

The new video focuses on Dr. Catherine Halsey and her Spartan program
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
 

Team Fortress 2 and Source Engine Get Updated

There are fixes and new options for server control
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 17th, 2012
Watch: This Year’s “Otters on Ice” Ballet, Courtesy of the San Francisco Zoo

Watch: This Year’s “Otters on Ice” Ballet, Courtesy of the San Francisco Zoo

by Laura Sinpetru, November 17th, 2012
The animals are having loads of fun just swimming around and playing
 

Nanoxia Deep Silence 2 Case, a Spacious Mid-Tower with E-ATX Support

It has a large space on the inside and can fit even the largest PC motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
 

Blizzard Admits to Wrongfully Banning Diablo 3 Linux User, Refunds His Money

A surprising admission of guilt from Blizzard has popped up on the Wine forums
by Silviu Stahie, November 17th, 2012
 

Peter Facinelli Wants Jennie Garth to Stop Talking About Divorce

“Twilight” star is upset that ex is making him look like the bad guy
by Elena Gorgan, November 17th, 2012
 

Chinese Scientists Translate Brain Waves into Music

Our brain is an innate artist, as revealed by scientists
by Cristina Macari, November 17th, 2012
IE10 on Windows 7 Breaks Down Aero

IE10 on Windows 7 Breaks Down Aero

by Bogdan Popa, November 17th, 2012
Lots of consumers complain that the IE10 preview kills the Aero GUI
 

Over 10,000 Identity Fraud Rings in the US, Study Finds

ID Analytics’ ID:A Labs reveals that most criminal organizations are composed of friends
by Eduard Kovacs, November 17th, 2012
 

Super Talent USB 3.0 Express RC8 Flash Drive

One of the world’s top USB 3.0 drives with SSD technology, company claims
by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
NY District Attorney Mark Suben Opens Up About His Shady Past

NY District Attorney Mark Suben Opens Up About His Shady Past

by Laura Sinpetru, November 17th, 2012
Mark Suben decided to come clean about one of his previous jobs only after being reelected
 

“Breaking Dawn” Shooting Prevented: Aurora Killer Copycat Arrested

Bolivar Police Department arrest 20-year-old planning a terrorist attack
by Elena Gorgan, November 17th, 2012
 

Adele as Mrs. Doubtfire Tumblr Goes Viral

The Internet has spoken: singing sensation and film character have a lot in common
by Elena Gorgan, November 17th, 2012
 

Phones4U Buyers Can Now Claim Their Free Lumia 920 / 820 Wireless Chargers

Though only two colors are available at the moment, namely White and Red
by Ionut Arghire, November 17th, 2012
Malware Targeting Windows 8 Relies on Google Docs as Proxy

Malware Targeting Windows 8 Relies on Google Docs as Proxy

by Eduard Kovacs, November 17th, 2012
Backdoor.Makadocs also works on Windows Server 2012
 

Ben Affleck Thinks Murderer Scott Peterson Got Better Treatment in the Press than He Did

Star complains about the media abuse he got during his Bennifer years
by Elena Gorgan, November 17th, 2012
 

Security Brief: OpIsrael, Skype Vulnerabilities and Piracy

The main cyber security events between November 12 and November 18
by Eduard Kovacs, November 17th, 2012
 

Halo 4 Diary: A Second and a Third Master Chief Trilogy

The series needs to evolve to sustain another five core titles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 17th, 2012
Dropbox 1.6.0 Stable Available for Download

Dropbox 1.6.0 Stable Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, November 17th, 2012
Features improved performance, Retina Display support
 

PC-BSD 9.1 RC3 Is Now Available for Testing

The final version is getting closer, as this is the last release candidate
by Silviu Stahie, November 17th, 2012
 

Watch: Honey Boo Boo Has Her Portrait Made from 25 Pounds of Trash

This art piece is made of junk and recycled materials, all inspired by the beauty queen
by Laura Sinpetru, November 17th, 2012
 

Danish Engineers Create Emotionally Manipulative Glasses

No more than 30 minutes to fight cold season melancholy
by Cristina Macari, November 17th, 2012
New Technique Can Laser-Print Any 2D Polymer Circuits, Bypasses All Current Problems

New Technique Can Laser-Print Any 2D Polymer Circuits, Bypasses All Current Problems

by Sebastian Pop, November 17th, 2012
No longer are solvents there to ruin everything people are trying to do
 

Open-Xchange 6.22.1 Drops Support for RHEL 5 and CentOS 5

A large number of changes and improvements have been implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, November 17th, 2012
 

Leaked Photo Unveils ZTE’s Alleged Grand X Pro

An Android smartphone with an appealing design and a thin bezel
by Ionut Arghire, November 17th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Already Disappointing, Microsoft Blames PC Makers

Sales aren’t going exactly as expected for the Redmond-based technology company
by Bogdan Popa, November 17th, 2012
 

Microsoft Shares Impressive Xbox Live Stats

Nearly 14.5 billion achievements have been unlocked in the last 10 years
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
Borderlands 2 Could Have Had Cross-Platform Multiplayer

Borderlands 2 Could Have Had Cross-Platform Multiplayer

by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
Gearbox wanted the feature but Sony and Microsoft didn’t
 

Rayman Legends Demo Out on November 18, New Screenshots Available

The colorful puzzle platformer will still be released officially in the spring of 2013
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
 

Pandora for Android Updated with New UI

The application allows users to watch the latest videos in real-time
by Cosmin Vasile, November 17th, 2012
 

Download Winamp for Android 1.4.2

The latest version includes a few new features and some bug fixes
by Cosmin Vasile, November 17th, 2012
Download VEVO 2.1 iOS, Put “Large” Videos on Your iPhone 5

Download VEVO 2.1 iOS, Put “Large” Videos on Your iPhone 5

by Filip Truta, November 17th, 2012
Support for iOS 6, native Facebook integration “for seamless sharing with friends”
 

Innovation Hungry Gamers Will Embrace Wii U, Claims Nintendo

The new experiences will impress them regardless of Sony and Microsoft efforts
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 17th, 2012
 

GO Power Master for Android Gets Android 4.2 Crash Fix

The latest update also improves the speed of Switching mode
by Cosmin Vasile, November 17th, 2012
 

Sleeping Dogs Gets Zodiac Tournament DLC and More Add-Ons Soon

A new story-based expansion is coming, alongside other DLCs
by Andrei Dobra, November 17th, 2012
Shadowgun: DeadZone Multiplayer for Android Now Available for Download

Shadowgun: DeadZone Multiplayer for Android Now Available for Download

by Cosmin Vasile, November 17th, 2012
Up to 12 players can battle online on various maps
 

Meizu MX2 to Cost only $417 / €328

The handset might never reach markets outside China
by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Dual-SIM HTC Desire SV Goes on Sale in India for $395/€310

Dual-SIM HTC Desire SV Goes on Sale in India for $395/€310

by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
The smartphone comes with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich
 

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
 

Dolphin Jetpack for Android Gets Android 4.2 Support

The update comes with lots of new features and improvements
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
 

DriveSavers Offers Recovery Solutions for Apple’s Fusion Drive Updated

Hybrid storage solutions come with their advantages and drawbacks, experts say
by Filip Truta, November 16th, 2012
Microsoft Previews World-Changing Technologies in New Video

Microsoft Previews World-Changing Technologies in New Video

by Bogdan Popa, November 16th, 2012
Here’s Microsoft’s view on how technology is changing the world
 

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
 

EndWeekGame: November 16

Playing Fallen Enchantress, NBA 2K13, Mass Effect 3, Call of Duty: Black Ops 2
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
Sony Xperia AX (SO-01E) Arrives at NTT DoCoMo

Sony Xperia AX (SO-01E) Arrives at NTT DoCoMo

by Ionut Arghire, November 16th, 2012
Sony also kicked off a SmartWatch promotion to celebrate the launch
 

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

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

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
Skyrim Gets 1.8 Update on Xbox 360

Skyrim Gets 1.8 Update on Xbox 360

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 16th, 2012
The game gets bug fixes and performance improvements
 

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
 

Yellow Nokia Lumia 920 Could Arrive at Rogers

The carrier only offers the black version of the smartphone
by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
 

Download The Sims 3 Ambitions 1.1.10 iOS with “Behind-the-Scenes” Adjustments

Update includes “improvements, additions, and optimizations” and iOS 6 support
by Filip Truta, 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
Black Friday and Thanksgiving Spam: Rolex Replicas, TV Sets and e-Cards

Black Friday and Thanksgiving Spam: Rolex Replicas, TV Sets and e-Cards

by Eduard Kovacs, November 16th, 2012
Symantec experts analyze some of the season's scams
Man Declared Dead in 1936 Celebrates 106th Birthday

Man Declared Dead in 1936 Celebrates 106th Birthday

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

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
 

iPad mini and New iPad Available at Verizon Today

Both available in black and silver, with 16GB, 32GB and 64GB internal memory
by Ionut Arghire, 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
Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL Now Available at WIND Mobile

Huawei Ascend D1 Quad XL Now Available at WIND Mobile

by Cosmin Vasile, November 16th, 2012
The smartphone can be purchased for $500/€390 outright
 

ARM Cortex CPU and Mali GPU Development Accelerates

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

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
 

Shazam for Windows Phone 2.3.0 Now Available

It brings free and unlimited tagging, an improved UI
by Ionut Arghire, 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
 

Script of the Day: WP Migrate Gen

A tool for correcting WordPress database migrations
by Catalin Cimpanu, November 16th, 2012