Softpedia News Archive

About 167 articles found for 16 December 2012:

 

Automake 1.12.6 Officially Released

The latest version of the Automake tool can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
 

Sony Offers New Details on Its Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Plans

It will start the roll-out in February for Xperia T, Xperia TX and Xperia V
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Aptdaemon Vulnerabilities Fixed for Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Users just have to update the operating system in order to correct the problem
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
Libvirt 1.0.1 Released, Hundreds of Changes Implemented

Libvirt 1.0.1 Released, Hundreds of Changes Implemented

by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
Download the latest version of Libvirt from Softpedia
 

Nokia’s Juggernaut Spotted in Video Next to Lumia 820

Proves to be the prototype of 820 when in the development phase
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

DARPA Takes to Recycling Dead Satellites

Robots will be sent to collect whatever space junk they can find, bring it back to Earth
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
 

If Windows 8 Fails to Impress, Ballmer Could Be Out

Windows 8 appears to be Steve Ballmer’s last attempt at Microsoft’s helm
by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
Salix Live KDE 14.0 Beta 1 Ditches Firefox

Salix Live KDE 14.0 Beta 1 Ditches Firefox

by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
The 32-bit version of Salix Live KDE has support for old CPUs
 

AMD Radeon HD 8550M Leaked in ASUS VivoBook Ultrabook

The mobile Solar System graphics processing unit makes an appearance
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

GOTY 2012 Best PC Exclusive: Diablo 3

Quite a few PC exclusives have appeared this year, but Blizzard's RPG is the best
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
Swedish Payment Processor Sentenced to 4 Years for Role in Scareware Scheme

Swedish Payment Processor Sentenced to 4 Years for Role in Scareware Scheme

by Eduard Kovacs, December 17th, 2012
The crime ring he had helped made around $71 million (55 million EUR)
 

Gay Nativity Scene Features 2 Josephs and No Mary

A couple explain that they are trying to raise awareness about gay marriage in Colombia
by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
EK Releases a New Motherboard Waterblock

EK Releases a New Motherboard Waterblock

by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
For high-end platforms that just need that extra chill on the northbridge
 

Account and Ticket-Related Notifications Promote Rogue Pharmacy

pillscarehealthcare.com is the site promoted by the latest spam campaign
by Eduard Kovacs, December 17th, 2012
 

4MLinux Multiboot Edition 5.0 Is Available for Download

The latest version of 4MLinux Multiboot Edition can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
 

Janice Dickinson Is Engaged, Will Have Bigger Wedding than Brangelina

“World’s first supermodel” will tie the knot with Dr. Robert Gerner
by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
 

Visual Concepts Wants More Simulation Elements for NBA 2K Series

Arcade minded gamers will play the experience regardless of the focus
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
Fox Gets Its Head Stuck Inside a Car Wheel

Fox Gets Its Head Stuck Inside a Car Wheel

by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
Firefighters arrive at the scene, free the distressed animal
 

DARPA Plans 100 Gbps Wireless Network with 200 Km Range (124 Miles)

The US military will never be slow to respond again
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

Chaos Chronicles Gets Trailer, Offers Hex-Based RPG Battles

The game will allow the character to gather and lead a party
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
 

Quick Look: Party of Sin – with Gameplay Video

Play as the seven deadly sins and experience this puzzle platformer
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
Senior Mennonite Women Attacked over Faith, in Pennsylvania

Senior Mennonite Women Attacked over Faith, in Pennsylvania

by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
After tasering the 3 elderly women, a man tore up their Bible
 

iPhone 4S Now Sells for Just $49 (€37) at Walmart

Tied to a mandatory two-year contract, sold in physical stores only
by Filip Truta, December 17th, 2012
 

Stream2ip 1.0.3 Switches to GTK3 and Python3

A few other changes have been implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
 

Next Nokia Lumia 920 Update (PR1.1) to Resolve Camera Issues

The lack of details on photos taken with Lumia 920 will be eliminated
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Outrage As Swimmers Harass and Ride a Dying Sperm Whale

Harassing a marine mammal is a federal offense, the culprits will pay for their deed
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
Miley Cyrus Rocks Out to “Rebel Yell” at VH1 Divas – Video

Miley Cyrus Rocks Out to “Rebel Yell” at VH1 Divas

by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
Former Disney star covers Billy Idol, actually manages to pull it off
 

Firmware Update for Samsung 840 Series SSD Drives Is Out

MZ-7TD120 and MZ-7PD512 get updated to versions DXT07B0Q and DXM04B0Q
by George Grigore, December 17th, 2012
 

Media Player Classic Home Cinema 1.65 Available for Download

It brings to the table a big list of repairs and modifications
by Ionut Ilascu, December 17th, 2012
 

Sharp AQUOS SH930W with Full HD Display Lands in Russia

The smartphone is available for around $710 (€540) outright
by Cosmin Vasile, December 17th, 2012
 

Sprint GALAXY Note II on Sale at Amazon for $100/€75

The deal is available only to new customers with 2-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, December 17th, 2012
Senators Ask for Assault Weapons Ban, to Which Obama Remains Committed

Senators Ask for Assault Weapons Ban, to Which Obama Remains Committed

by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of New York, is one of those who are lobbying for gun control
 

iOS 6.0.1 Bug Causes App Store “Buy” Buttons to Go Blank

Graphical glitch erases text, potentially misleading app buyers
by Filip Truta, December 17th, 2012
 

Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition Fixes Crashes, Adds New Movie

Gamers also get an entirely new movie and a modified one
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
 

Far Cry 3 Online Multiplayer Modes Down for Maintenance Today, December 17 UPDATED

Ubisoft is once again forcing Far Cry 3 owners to play offline
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
 

USB 3.0 Hubs Are the New Rave Apparently

USB 3.0 chipmakers will be really proactive in this segment next year
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
Adam Lambert Performs at VH1 Divas – Videos

Adam Lambert Performs at VH1 Divas

by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
Singer hosts the show, sings live, wows fans as usual
 

Rogers Kicks Off Online Reservations for BlackBerry 10 All-Touch Phone

The first BB10 devices are set for launch on January 30, 2013
by Cosmin Vasile, December 17th, 2012
 

Raspberry Pi Gets Its Very Own App Store

Owners of the Linux-based PC can now visit the Pi Store
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

Ubuntu Builder 2.3.2 Supports Linux Mint 14

The applications also provides support for Ubuntu 12.10
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
“Mad” Elephant in Nepal Kills 4, Villagers Now on the Hunt for the Animal

“Mad” Elephant in Nepal Kills 4, Villagers Now on the Hunt for the Animal

by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
The elephant supposedly attacked an elderly couple, trampled them to death
 

Notepad++ 6.2.3 Released

It adds the possibility to remove empty lines, fixes "\r\n" bug
by Ionut Ilascu, December 17th, 2012
 

Very Compact Flash Drive Launched by Kingmax

It comes in up to 32 GB storage capacity and is resistant to the elements
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
The Most Awesome Mandy Patinkin Interview Ever – Video

The Most Awesome Mandy Patinkin Interview Ever

by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
“Homeland” actor gets really excited about baby, is latest viral star
 

Body Found, Believed to Belong to Missing ASU Student Jack Culolias

Jack Culolias vanished in the middle of a pledge ceremony for a fraternity
by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
 

foobar2000 1.2 Beta Available for Download

ffmpeg is now used to decode MP3, AAC and Vorbis
by Ionut Ilascu, December 17th, 2012
 

Star Wars: Battlefront Online Leak Shows Concept Art

The game was supposed to use an online shooter structure
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Gets Patched on PC

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Gets Patched on PC

by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
A brand new update has just surfaced for the first-person shooter
hot
 

Reporters Go Undercover to Prove That Foxconn Hasn’t Changed One Bit

iPhone 5 factories are still sweatshops, worker housing is still inhumane
by Filip Truta, December 17th, 2012
 

Sprint’s LG Optimus G Down to $49.99 at Amazon Wireless

The phone sports a quad-core processor, 4G LTE connectivity
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Silvio Berlusconi, 76, Is Engaged to Francesca Pascale, 27

Former Italian Prime Minister says he feels “less lonely,” happier than ever
by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
 

Download Free Street Fighter X Mega Man Now on PC

Mega Man goes up against characters from Street Fighter in this free downloadable game
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
Shooting Suspect’s Father Divorced Nancy Lanza, Recently Remarried

Shooting Suspect’s Father Divorced Nancy Lanza, Recently Remarried

by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
He is VP of taxes for a NYC financial company, and lives in a million-dollar mansion
 

Dirty Bomb Gets Pre-Alpha Gameplay Footage

Gamers will engage in multiplayer matches in London
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
 

BlackBerry 10’s Native Twitter Client Unveiled

Still a beta release, it might look different in the final OS flavor
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
Instagram Not Coming to WP8 Anytime Soon, but Something Special Is on the Way

Instagram Not Coming to WP8 Anytime Soon, but Something Special Is on the Way

by Cosmin Vasile, December 17th, 2012
Nokia hints to an exclusive Instagram app for Lumia handsets
 

Iranian CERT Warns of Data-Wiping Malware

The threat only deletes files on certain days, experts say
by Eduard Kovacs, December 17th, 2012
 

NextStar Wi-Fi, a Wireless Hard Drive Dock from Vantec

PCs can connect easily enough, but Apple and Google devices can do so as well
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

Video Shows Nokia Lumia 920 Disassembly and Assembly

It explains how users might replace broken parts inside their devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
Stephen Colbert Visits the Googleplex, Talks to Eric Schmidt – Video

Stephen Colbert Visits the Googleplex, Talks to Eric Schmidt

by Lucian Parfeni, December 17th, 2012
He was there to promote his latest book and had a long interview with Schmidt
 

GOTY 2012 Xbox 360 Exclusive: Halo 4

It shows exactly what the Microsoft console can deliver in terms of graphics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
 

Nokia Pulls Billing Support on N9 in China, Only Free Apps Now Available

The company claims it will upgrade its store billing system in China
by Cosmin Vasile, December 17th, 2012
The Last of Us Introduces Tess, Joel's Partner

The Last of Us Introduces Tess, Joel's Partner

by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
Check out a video and a few screenshots with the new character
 

Saber-Toothed Cat Fossils Unearthed in Las Vegas

The fossils were first found in June, tests confirmed they belonged to a saber-toothed cat
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
 

Despite Denials, Twitter Wanted to Buy Instagram

CEO and founder Systrom denied there were any other offers apart from Facebook
by Lucian Parfeni, December 17th, 2012
 

Incomplete Update Released for ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity TF700T

The new ROM will be either a timely relief or a disappointment
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

Superb RTS 0 A.D. Alpha 12 Gets Diplomacy and Fancy Water

A few other major new features have been added to this latest development version
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
Minecraft Will Get Present Update in Time for Christmas

Minecraft Will Get Present Update in Time for Christmas

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
All the chests in the game world will become red and green
 

An Apple Television Is Definitely Coming, Says Marc Andreessen

Well-connected Valley buff says we’ll see the product by 2015 tops
by Filip Truta, December 17th, 2012
Man with 47 Guns Planning a Shooting at an Indiana School Is Arrested

Man with 47 Guns Planning a Shooting at an Indiana School Is Arrested

by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
The suspect is a member of the Invaders Motorcycle Gang
 

Cargo Tank Spills Oil into NY City Waterway

Coast Guard officials are unsure about how much oil got in the water
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
Demonoid Is Down Again, Only a Month After Resurfacing

Demonoid Is Down Again, Only a Month After Resurfacing

by Lucian Parfeni, December 17th, 2012
Who knows how long it will stay down this time around
 

Medal of Honor: Warfighter The Hunt DLC Out This Week on PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Two new maps plus lots of weapon attachments and mods are coming to the game
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
 

Galaxy S IV Concept Phone Packs HyperAMOLED Screen, 8-Core CPU

The smartphone runs under Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Samsung’s Nature UI 2.0 on top
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Will Offer A.I. Based Training Mode

Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Will Offer A.I. Based Training Mode

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
The team wants to encourage gamers to try out the multiplayer
 

Two Police Officers Killed in Shooting Outside Grocery Store in Kansas

Cpl. David Gogian and Officer Jeff Atherly responded to a call about a suspicious vehicle
by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
 

ASRock Launches AM3+ AMD-Ready Motherboard

It features the AM3+ socket and has a black printed circuit board
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
Microsoft Scammer Warns of Fake Computer Hack

Microsoft Scammer Warns of Fake Computer Hack

by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
Yet another phone scammer claims he’s working for Microsoft
 

Sony Xperia HuaShan C5303 Emerges in AnTuTu Benchmark

It will be released in China, though international flavors are also prepared
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Party of Sin Launched on Steam, Linux Version Incoming

The players will be able to control the seven deadly sins
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
 

Halo 4 Players Banned After Downloading the Crimson Map Pack DLC

People are getting banned from certain sections of the online mode
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
 

Egyptian Hacker Claims to Have Breached Yahoo! Servers

Yahoo! is investigating the incident, but it's confident that users are not affected
by Eduard Kovacs, December 17th, 2012
You Can Export All the Tweets You've Ever Made Now into a Single Archive

You Can Export All the Tweets You've Ever Made Now into a Single Archive

by Lucian Parfeni, December 17th, 2012
Twitter is enabling users to get all of the tweets they have ever written
 

Obama to Nominate Senator John Kerry as the Next Secretary of State

This proves the President is indeed committed to dealing with climate change, some say
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
 

Samsung Preparing 110-Inch 4K UHDTV for CES 2013

Westinghouse will have a foil for its display right off the bat
by Sebastian Pop, December 17th, 2012
 

Kat Von D, Deadmau5 Are Engaged

DJ pops the question on Twitter, tattoo artist says yes
by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
Microsoft Wants Everyone to Honor IE’s Do Not Track

Microsoft Wants Everyone to Honor IE’s Do Not Track

by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
“The industry needs to fully implement a response to the signal”
 

DOTA 2 Might Get Frostivius Mode, Winter-Themed Items

Valve is not commenting on information uncovered by players
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2012
 

Freeciv 2.3.3, a Game Inspired by Civilization I & II, Is Now Available for Download

The developers have fixed a lot of bugs, including some multiplayer issues
by Silviu Stahie, December 17th, 2012
 

DmC Devil May Cry Out on PC on January 25, Gets Requirements

The game runs at 60fps or higher and comes with support for new graphical features
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
Nancy Lanza Taught Her Son, Adam, How to Shoot, “Loved Her Guns”

Nancy Lanza Taught Her Son, Adam, How to Shoot, “Loved Her Guns”

by Raluca Anghel, December 17th, 2012
Nancy was killed by Adam, before Friday's shooting in the small town of Newtown
 

Cyclone Evan Hits Fiji, Causes Major Structural Damage in Lautoka

Evan is the biggest cyclone to hit the Pacific island nation in 20 years
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
 

Google Talks Nexus 4 Stock Issues

The phone will ship this week to those with pre-Christmas delivery estimates
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Get a Free Lancia Delta HF Integrale for Need for Speed World

EA is offering a special code for anyone to redeem in the free-to-play racing game
by Andrei Dobra, December 17th, 2012
 

Microsoft Recommended to Abandon Windows Brand

Dell exec says he has talked to Ballmer about ditching the Windows brand for Windows RT
by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
China Scoops Up 2 Million iPhone 5s in Three Days

China Scoops Up 2 Million iPhone 5s in Three Days

by Filip Truta, December 17th, 2012
The handset will be available in over 100 countries by year’s end, Apple says
 

Sony Xperia Yuga C6603 Emerges in Live Photos

The flagship phone packs a fast Qualcomm chipset inside
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2012
 

Toutatis: Huge Asteroid's Flyby, Courtesy of NASA

Scientists use radar to piece together images of the asteroid's surface
by Laura Sinpetru, December 17th, 2012
Hacking Internet Explorer Isn’t so “Hard to Imagine” – Web Analytics Firm

Hacking Internet Explorer Isn’t so “Hard to Imagine” – Web Analytics Firm

by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
Spider.io claims that it’s easier to exploit IE than Microsoft said in its statement
 

Windows 8 Running Original Windows 3.1 Game

Microsoft has made Windows 8 compatible with apps running on most previous Windows builds
by Bogdan Popa, December 17th, 2012
 

Pope on Gay Marriage: “Unnatural,” a “Threat to Peace”

World Day of Peace 2013 annual address shows no progress on support for gay marriage
by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2012
openSUSE Conference 2013 to Be Held in Thessaloniki

openSUSE Conference 2013 to Be Held in Thessaloniki

by Marius Nestor, December 16th, 2012
Greece has been selected as the next target for the annual openSUSE Conference
 

THQ May Bring Their Games to Linux

Future THQ games could be built and ported via Unity 4
by Marius Nestor, December 16th, 2012
 

Evolution 3.7.3 Brings Numerous Fixes

The famous email and calendar client for the GNOME desktop
by Marius Nestor, December 16th, 2012
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Rolling Out Now to Nokia Lumia 800

The update is available for download via Zune desktop software
by Cosmin Vasile, December 16th, 2012
 

The Forsaken Fortress Game Is Coming to Linux

A 3D survival RPG game created with the Unity 3D engine
by Marius Nestor, December 16th, 2012
 

Script of the Day: Apostrophe (PHP)

A content management system (CMS) built on top of the Symfony PHP framework
by Catalin Cimpanu, December 16th, 2012