Softpedia News Archive

About 131 articles found for 17 January 2013:

 

OS X 10.8 Mission Control Lag Fixed on iMac (Late 2012)

The bug seems to crop up only on systems that work overtime
by Filip Truta, January 18th, 2013
Deadly Premonition Creator Works on New Over-the-Top Horror Game

Deadly Premonition Creator Works on New Over-the-Top Horror Game

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 17th, 2013
The experience might be too scary for some Western gamers
 

New Shylock Malware Infecting Skype Users

A new version of the Trojan horse is now out there in the wild
by Bogdan Popa, January 17th, 2013
 

Download Dolphin Browser 9.2 for Android

Now with easy sharing, support for desktop extensions and more
by Ionut Arghire, January 17th, 2013
 

Loyal Dog Still Goes to Mass Two Months After Its Owner Passed Away

The priest allows the animal to enter the church, says it is very well behaved
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
Expert: Not Having Internet Connections Doesn’t Necessarily Protect an Organization

Expert: Not Having Internet Connections Doesn’t Necessarily Protect an Organization

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
ICS can still be hacked if best security practices are not applied within closed systems
 

1000 Yaks Found in Tibetan Park

The species is presently listed as vulnerable, seems to be making a comeback
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
Over 90% of User-Generated Passwords Will Be Hacked in Seconds – Video

Over 90% of User-Generated Passwords Will Be Hacked in Seconds

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
Deloitte makes some interesting predictions for 2013
 

Three New SSDs Launched by Apacer

All of them have SATA III interface support and are aimed at ultrabooks
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
Amazon Debuts HTML5 MP3 Store for the iPhone, to Challenge Apple

Amazon Debuts HTML5 MP3 Store for the iPhone, to Challenge Apple

by Lucian Parfeni, January 17th, 2013
The new store is designed to bypass the App Store
 

Genius Intros Gila Professional Gaming Mouse

A CES Innovations Award Honoree, it is now available in North America
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
 

Download Dolphin Browser iOS 7 for iPhone, iPod touch

iPad installment updated to version 6.0 with brand new design
by Filip Truta, January 17th, 2013
 

Minimalistic Download Accelerator

EagleGet has been built with the absolute beginner in mind
by Ionut Ilascu, January 17th, 2013
openSUSE 12.3 Beta 1 Has KDE 4.10 RC2 and Linux Kernel 3.7.1

openSUSE 12.3 Beta 1 Has KDE 4.10 RC2 and Linux Kernel 3.7.1

by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
All three flavors of the new openSUSE can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Manjaro Linux 0.8.3 OpenBox Features Innovative Synapse Applications

The latest version of the Manjaro distro can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
Bloodsucking Flies Help Researchers Track Down Endangered Species

Bloodsucking Flies Help Researchers Track Down Endangered Species

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
Rather than go looking for the animals, the researchers wait for the flies to find them
 

HP Might Sell Autonomy, After Fraud Scandal

The company sounds like it wants to be completely done with that disaster
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
 

Woman Gets Wedged Between 2 Buildings, Is Rescued by Firefighters

She stayed there for 4 hours, before emergency operators managed to dislodge her
by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
 

DRAM and Display Industries Expected to Rebound

Whether this is wishful thinking or not remains to be determined
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
 

Miiverse Will Be Huge on Nintendo 3DS, Says Iwata

The social service will focus on game-related discussions
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 17th, 2013
Cisco Confirms Existence of Root Access Vulnerability in One Linksys Router Model

Cisco Confirms Existence of Root Access Vulnerability in One Linksys Router Model

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
The company promises to deliver a fix in the upcoming period
 

ASUS VivoTab Smart LTE Tablet Gets GCF Approval

The Atom Z2760-based slate is allowed to access LTE broadband now
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
 

Energy Drinks Linked to a Higher Number of ER Visits in New DAWN Report

Twice as many Americans sought urgent medical attention after energy drinks hit the market
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
New USB 3.0 Hub Adds Seven Ports to Any PC

New USB 3.0 Hub Adds Seven Ports to Any PC

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
The principle is pretty much the same as on Ethernet switches
 

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Role Cut from “Lovelace”

Gloria Steinem will no longer appear in Linda Lovelace biopic, producers confirm
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Jennifer Lopez Tells Casper Smart to Get a Younger Girlfriend

Jennifer Lopez Tells Casper Smart to Get a Younger Girlfriend

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Star opens up to People about mediated romance, says they “make each other happy”
Lenovo Enters the Chromebook Market

Lenovo Enters the Chromebook Market

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
The company introduces the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook
 

Manti Te'o Girlfriend Doesn't Exist, Story Is a Hoax

Lennay Kekua might be fictitious, the player only had an online relationship with her
by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
 

Cougar Spike, a New Mini Tower for Miniaturists

The company tries to sell its item in one minute and sixteen seconds
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
Child's Book of Rules – Author Located in Sacramento

Child's Book of Rules – Author Located in Sacramento

by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
Isabelle Busath, 10, co-wrote the book with cousin Isabella Thordsen, 8
 

2012 Brings Twice the Number of Kobo E-Reader Sales

Over 22 million pages of e-books were read during Christmas holidays
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
RIM Intros BlackBerry 10 Cascades MapView

RIM Intros BlackBerry 10 Cascades MapView

by Ionut Arghire, January 17th, 2013
Offers expanded possibilities for Cascades developers
 

Hilary Duff Is Selling Her Old Shoes on eBay

Star agrees to take part in charitable initiative for the Lancaster Opera House
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
 

Dog “Driving” a Car Runs Over Owner

The Boxer Bulldog jumped into the car, pushed the accelerator and killed its owner
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
 

Linux Kernel 3.2.37 LTS Is Available for Download

Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download
by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
World Series of Poker: Full House Pro Coming to Xbox 360 and Windows 8 in Spring

World Series of Poker: Full House Pro Coming to Xbox 360 and Windows 8 in Spring

by Andrei Dobra, January 17th, 2013
Check out a video of the free-to-play poker experience
 

Student's Blunt Wall Street Internship Cover Letter Goes Viral

“I have no unbelievably special skills,” the student states in his application
by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
 

GFI Software Launches ThreatTrack 2.0

An intelligent monitoring solution that plugs malware holes in real time
by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
 

Ryan Gosling Calls His Abs “Pets”

Handsome actor admits he doesn’t understand women’s fascination with his body
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
LG Sold 300 84-Inch 4K UHDTVs Already, Despite Huge Price

LG Sold 300 84-Inch 4K UHDTVs Already, Despite Huge Price

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
Westinghouse might have inadvertently helped its rivals
 

Windows 8 Users Can’t Live Without a Start Button

Statistics demonstrate that many Windows 8 adopters are actually downloading such an app
by Bogdan Popa, January 17th, 2013
 

US Navy Ship Runs Aground in the Philippines

The ship does not appear damaged, but it is still stuck on a reef
by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
NRA Calls Obama an Elitist Hypocrite in New Ad, White House Responds

NRA Calls Obama an Elitist Hypocrite in New Ad, White House Responds

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
“Are the President’s kids more important than yours?” new ad asks
 

Japan to Roll Out the World's Largest Wind Farm

Construction activities are set to debut this coming July
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
95-Year-Old Mob Boss Loses Case in Appeals Court, Is Going to Prison

95-Year-Old Mob Boss Loses Case in Appeals Court, Is Going to Prison

by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
John “Sonny” Franzese claims that he killed 60 people in his lifetime
 

Proof of Aliens: “UFO” Spotted Soaring over the Surface of the Moon

The footage sparked quite a controversy soon after being posted on YouTube
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
 

Angry Kris Jenner Speaks Out: Enough with the Lies!

Kourtney Kardashian joins her momager in shutting down “shameful” rumors
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Website of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Hacked

Website of Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
D35m0nd142 has defaced the site's Gordon McKay & Blue Hill libraries subdomain
 

Pet Grizzly Bear Goes Missing in Florida

Police officers advise people not to approach the animal if they happen to come across it
by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
 

Nintendo Wii U Ad Banned in UK for Misleading Customers

The commercial made it seem like all Wii U games were playable only with the GamePad
by Andrei Dobra, January 17th, 2013
Oracle Linux 5.9 Has Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2.6.39

Oracle Linux 5.9 Has Unbreakable Enterprise Kernel 2.6.39

by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
The users who already have a previous version in the 5.x branch just have to update
 

Thailand’s Ministry of Culture Hacked by Bad Piggies Team

The hackers are protesting against the cancellation of the Nua Mek 2 political soap opera
by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
Microsoft’s HelpBridge App Lands on Android, iOS and Windows Phone

Microsoft’s HelpBridge App Lands on Android, iOS and Windows Phone

by Ionut Arghire, January 17th, 2013
Users can ask for or provide help in case of a natural disaster
 

iPhone 5S Camera Could Have f2.0 Aperture, Says Analyst

A closer look at analyst Ming-Chi Kuo’s research note on Apple’s 2013 roadmap
by Filip Truta, January 17th, 2013
 

Kelly Ripa Admits to Botox Injections: I Get Them Every 7 Months

Television personality gets injections to the face and armpits to prevent sweating
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Surgeon Who Left 16 Items in a Man's Body Sued for Malpractice

Surgeon Who Left 16 Items in a Man's Body Sued for Malpractice

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
The man merely signed up for a routine surgery for prostate cancer
OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D54 Released to Testers
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OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D54 Released to Testers

Developers say Apple has tweaked wireless connections, focus areas stay the same
by Filip Truta, January 17th, 2013
 

Team Fortress 2 Update Adds New Items to Medieval Mode

Plenty of other bug fixes and improvements are included in the patch
by Andrei Dobra, January 17th, 2013
 

Woman Loses 222 Pounds (101.6 Kg), Is Now Running Marathons

Aimee Smith has transformed herself within a year, says anybody can do it
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
CentOS 5.9 Has Been Officially Released

CentOS 5.9 Has Been Officially Released

by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
This is a maintenance release and features various updates
AMD Open 3.0: Two Opteron CPUs and a Basic Server Motherboard Can Do Everything
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AMD Open 3.0: Two Opteron CPUs and a Basic Server Motherboard Can Do Everything

The hardware combination has only the essentials, but can behave like a building block
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013