Softpedia News Archive

About 133 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
 

Incoming 2013: Baldur’s Gate 2 Enhanced Edition

A revival of the best party-based role-playing game of the '90s
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 18th, 2013
Intex Intros Aqua Flash and Aqua Trendy Dual-SIM Smartphones in India

Intex Intros Aqua Flash and Aqua Trendy Dual-SIM Smartphones in India

by Cosmin Vasile, January 18th, 2013
The handsets will be available for $175/€130 and $90/€65, respectively
 

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

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

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

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

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
The priest allows the animal to enter the church, says it is very well behaved
 

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
2013 DICE Awards Nominees Revealed

2013 DICE Awards Nominees Revealed

by Andrei Dobra, January 17th, 2013
Journey, The Walking Dead, and Far Cry 3 lead the pack
Three New SSDs Launched by Apacer

Three New SSDs Launched by Apacer

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
All of them have SATA III interface support and are aimed at ultrabooks
 

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
Russia Announces Moon Shot Is Planned for 2015

Russia Announces Moon Shot Is Planned for 2015

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
The country intends to eventually build a fully robotic base on the Moon's surface
 

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

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

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
“The Iceman” Gets New Trailer

“The Iceman” Gets New Trailer

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Michael Shannon is dedicated family man, cold-hearted killer
 

Bloodsucking Flies Help Researchers Track Down Endangered Species

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

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

Miiverse Will Be Huge on Nintendo 3DS, Says Iwata

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 17th, 2013
The social service will focus on game-related discussions
 

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

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

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
Twice as many Americans sought urgent medical attention after energy drinks hit the market
 

New USB 3.0 Hub Adds Seven Ports to Any PC

The principle is pretty much the same as on Ethernet switches
by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
Sarah Jessica Parker’s Role Cut from “Lovelace”

Sarah Jessica Parker’s Role Cut from “Lovelace”

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Gloria Steinem will no longer appear in Linda Lovelace biopic, producers confirm
 

Jennifer Lopez Tells Casper Smart to Get a Younger Girlfriend

Star opens up to People about mediated romance, says they “make each other happy”
by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Foxit Reader 5.4.5 Released to Address Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

Foxit Reader 5.4.5 Released to Address Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
Download the updated version of the application from here
 

Lenovo Enters the Chromebook Market

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

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 – Video

Cougar Spike, a New Mini Tower for Miniaturists

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
The company tries to sell its item in one minute and sixteen seconds
 

Child's Book of Rules – Author Located in Sacramento

Isabelle Busath, 10, co-wrote the book with cousin Isabella Thordsen, 8
by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
2012 Brings Twice the Number of Kobo E-Reader Sales

2012 Brings Twice the Number of Kobo E-Reader Sales

by Sebastian Pop, January 17th, 2013
Over 22 million pages of e-books were read during Christmas holidays
 

RIM Intros BlackBerry 10 Cascades MapView

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

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

Linux Kernel 3.2.37 LTS Is Available for Download

by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
Another stable branch of the Linux kernel is now available for download
 

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
UK Firms Easy Targets for Hackers, Swivel Secure Study Finds

UK Firms Easy Targets for Hackers, Swivel Secure Study Finds

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
51% of business owners are not concerned about cyber threats
 

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

US Navy Ship Runs Aground in the Philippines

by Raluca Anghel, January 17th, 2013
The ship does not appear damaged, but it is still stuck on a reef
 

Incoming 2013: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Can this new stealth game manage to please both fans and new people?
by Andrei Dobra, January 17th, 2013
 

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
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Expecting Second Child

Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Expecting Second Child

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Heroin addict, 21, says she wants to prove the world wrong
 

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

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

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
OpSlaughterHouse: Game Over Hackers Launch Operation Against Police – Video

OpSlaughterHouse: Game Over Hackers Launch Operation Against Police

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
They claim to have taken down the site of the FBI's IC3
 

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
Drupal 7.19 and 6.28 Released to Address XSS, Access Bypass Flaws

Drupal 7.19 and 6.28 Released to Address XSS, Access Bypass Flaws

by Eduard Kovacs, January 17th, 2013
Users are advised to update their installations as soon as possible
 

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

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

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
Obama Wants Violent Video Game Research to Prevent Another Sandy Hook

Obama Wants Violent Video Game Research to Prevent Another Sandy Hook

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 17th, 2013
The Center for Disease Control will get resources from Congress
 

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

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

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

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

by Elena Gorgan, January 17th, 2013
Television personality gets injections to the face and armpits to prevent sweating
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
Microsoft Contests Anti-Virus Tests, Claims Security Essentials Is Much Better

Microsoft Contests Anti-Virus Tests, Claims Security Essentials Is Much Better

by Bogdan Popa, January 17th, 2013
Microsoft’s app has failed to receive AV-Test certification for the second time
 

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

This is a maintenance release and features various updates
by Silviu Stahie, January 17th, 2013
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
Woman Who Couldn't Stop Growing Dies Because of a Cold

Woman Who Couldn't Stop Growing Dies Because of a Cold

by Laura Sinpetru, January 17th, 2013
Tanya Angus had a rare medical condition known as “acromegaly”