Softpedia News Archive

About 121 articles found for 17 December 2009:

 

360 Cities Unveils World's Largest Panorama Image, 18 Gigapixels

The image was stitched together from 600 individual photos
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

AMD Claims to Have Bested NVIDIA in Mobile Graphics

AMD claims a 16% increase in its mobile graphics market share
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

JooJoo Lawsuit Is a Losing Cause, Fusion Garage Says

Company claims that the JooJoo will be using a totally new board and mechanical layout
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
‘Dance in the Dark’ Is About My Insecurities, Lady Gaga Reveals

‘Dance in the Dark’ Is About My Insecurities, Lady Gaga Reveals

by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
Singer says message of the song is “It’s OK”
 

Professional Software Uninstaller

Remove applications completely
by Ionut Ilascu, December 18th, 2009
 

Google Stops Publishing Street View Imagery in Switzerland

Will continue to acquire images until court decision
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

146 Countries Use WiMAX, Total Deployments Reach 519

WiMAX network deployments increased by 112 in 2009, despite financial downturn
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

Robert Pattinson Flips Out at Kissing Fan

Actor gets a smooch from female admirer, is not happy about it
by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
Opera 10.5 Pre-Alpha Drops on December 22, 2009

Opera 10.5 Pre-Alpha Drops on December 22, 2009

by Marius Oiaga, December 18th, 2009
With additional horsepower
 

Verizon's Network Expanded in Rockland County, New York

Through the deployment of two new cell sites
by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
 

Google Fined €300,000 in France over Google Books

Will have to remove scanned books from its database
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

PhotoBucket and Ontela Merge

PhotoBucket and ground-breaking new start-up merge operations
by Catalin Cimpanu, December 18th, 2009
 

3D Technology to Be Developed by Sony and RealD

The companies partner for delivering excellent 3D solutions from 2010 onwards
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
Nokia N900 Review

Nokia N900 Review

by Cosmin Vasile, December 18th, 2009
Maemo 5 - the new OS star
 

Julie Benz Talks Rita’s Death on ‘Dexter’ Finale

Actress says she’s had more time to grieve
by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
 

How Galactic Tides Influenced Early Life

They might have played an important part in our existence
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Apple Patent Is for Moving Display

The product may not materialize soon, as it is the case with most patented inventions
by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
Demi Moore Responds to Fan Calling Her ‘Old’

Demi Moore Responds to Fan Calling Her ‘Old’

by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
“I’m 47,” the star tweets back
 

Android 1.6 Users Access the Android Market Most

Google delivers updated mobile apps,
by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
 

Mobile Gmail Pushes the Limits of Performance Thanks to HTML 5

Is now 2 to 3 times faster than just eight months ago
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
Psystar Slowly Being Erased from History

Psystar Slowly Being Erased from History

by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
The cloner’s site is gone, taking Rebel EFI down with it
 

Asteroid Defense: Two Options Have Priority

The "diplomatic" one may be more successful
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Fujitsu Unite Members Participate in National Walkout

Fujitsu's offer regarding job deadlines and pensions was rejected by 83% of the union's members
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

Early ‘Sherlock Holmes’ Reviews Say Movie Is a ‘Blast’

Critics are thrilled by Guy Ritchie’s reinvented detective
by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
HTC HD2 SD Card Storage Capacity Update Available

HTC HD2 SD Card Storage Capacity Update Available

by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
For camera versions equal to 6.26 (Build 1921.1625), or lower
 

Prevx to Protect One Million UK Users from Fraud

Partners up with leading identity protection vendor
by Lucian Constantin, December 18th, 2009
 

Sam Worthington Talks ‘Avatar,’ Shooting in His Underwear

Actor says he wasn’t sure what to expect from working with James Cameron
by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
 

Nokia and ST-Ericsson Announce TD-SCDMA Partnership

Nokia will use ST-Ericsson chipset platforms for TD-SCDMA devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
 

Low LCD Inventories Can't Keep Up with Growing Demand

After cutting their panel supplies, LCD makers can't meet the unexpectedly high monitor demand
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
Silverlight for Linux Evolves, Moonlight 2 Available for Download

Silverlight for Linux Evolves, Moonlight 2 Available for Download

by Marius Oiaga, December 18th, 2009
Moonlight 3 drops in Q3 2010
 

Bit.ly Launches Video Service Bitly.tv

Ranking the hottest video being shared at the moment
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

Download ATI Catalyst Display Driver 9.12

With support for DirectCompute 10.1 and OpenGL 3.2
by Traian Teglet, December 18th, 2009
 

Mozilla Namoroka, Aimed at Protecting Lemurs

All those living in Madagascar
by Giorgiana Bursuc, December 18th, 2009
 

Record Your Adventures with AccuTerra iPhone App

Developer updates navigation app with exciting, new features
by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
 

Atom N450-Based ASUS Eee PC 1005P/PE

Laptop is still unofficially announced but leaks reveal intriguing specifications
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
Nimbuzz Brings VoIP on Android

Nimbuzz Brings VoIP on Android

by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
Accounts for a total of 13 million users worldwide
 

Arabs in Detroit Discriminated Against After 9/11

More than a quarter of the population has reported this
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Atlantic Depression May Be an Impact Crater

Experts analyze the fried egg-shaped structure
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Google Transliteration Goes Global

Adds support for 17 non-Roman languages
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

Palm Talks webOS 1.3.5

Will focus on a wider availability of Pre and Pixi
by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
Download 1Password 3.0.2 for Mac OS X

Download 1Password 3.0.2 for Mac OS X

by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
1Password is a popular password manager and form filler developed exclusively for Mac OS X
 

Spirit's Right-Front Wheel Moves

After three years of being jammed
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

You Can Now Update Your Banking Information in iTunes Connect

Apple updates iPhone dev "News and Announcements" section
by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
 

FTC-Intel Case May Prove Favorable for ARM Chips

In case the FTC wins, ARM will have higher chances of winning netbook and smartbook market shares
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
Google Maps India Now Shows Landmarks in Directions

Google Maps India Now Shows Landmarks in Directions

by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
To make it easier to get your bearings in places where street signs are missing or hard to spot
 

Download Google Chrome 4.0.249.43 for Mac OS X

Stability improvements for all supported platforms
by Filip Truta, December 18th, 2009
 

ATI Linux Video Driver 9.12 Released

With support for SLED/SLES 10 SP3
by Marius Nestor, December 18th, 2009
 

Microsoft Holiday Discounts Available

Points users to the Microsoft Store and Bing Cashback
by Marius Oiaga, December 18th, 2009
 

Acer Selling the Timeline Olympic Edition Laptop

Acer shows its support for the 2010 Winter Olympics in a practical way
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
HTC HD2 Arrives in India

HTC HD2 Arrives in India

by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
Along with a 6-month free Internet offer
 

Uncertainty Looms over Final Climate Summit Day

Parties are unlikely to come to an agreement
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Vagrant Story Comes to PSN PAL

The classic hit game will be available for just €5.99
by Florian Totu, December 18th, 2009
 

Nadya Suleman in Green Mask, Supermom Mode on Photo Op

OctoMom causes furors with new paparazzi shots
by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
BlackBerry Curve 8520 Arrives in Russia

BlackBerry Curve 8520 Arrives in Russia

by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
Along with BES and BIS, on MTS' airwaves
 

NVIDIA's ION Platform Will Outmatch Intel's Pine Trail

The platform will supposedly be five to ten times faster than the Atom-Pine Trail pairing
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

Google in Talks to Acquire Yelp for $500 Million

Hoping to bolster its local offerings
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
 

TF2 War Ends, Soldier Wins

Special items, Gunboats, added, two new maps, free weekend and full game for only half the price
by Florian Totu, December 18th, 2009
 

VU Expert to Study Black Hole Evolution

Expert receives NSF funds for the job
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
Melanie Griffith Has Skin Cancer, Undergoes Surgery

Melanie Griffith Has Skin Cancer, Undergoes Surgery

by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
Actress’ rep explains recent bruise under her eye
 

CDMSII Scores Two Hits in Dark Matter Hunt

The detector is buried deep underground
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Final Fantasy XIV Taking Beta Applications

Only North American and European PCs can get in on the action
by Florian Totu, December 18th, 2009
NFL Star Chris Henry Dies in Hospital

NFL Star Chris Henry Dies in Hospital

by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
From injuries sustained during domestic dispute
 

Moon's Shadows Cold Enough to Freeze Nitrogen

NASA reveals new batch of LRO data
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Twitter Defaced in DNS Attack

The site is now back up and Twitter will update with details
by Lucian Parfeni, December 18th, 2009
Android Sees More Fans Around the World

Android Sees More Fans Around the World

by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
According to comScore
 

AMD Phenom II for Mobile Computers Supposedly Coming in May

AMD will launch the Danube platform and CPUs based on the 45nm silicon-on-insulator process
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

Premiere: Aurora Collision Caught on Tape

The phenomenon is too widespread to be seen unaided
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
Madonna Gets Domestic in New Dolce & Gabbana Ads

Madonna Gets Domestic in New Dolce & Gabbana Ads

by Elena Gorgan, December 18th, 2009
Shots published in Italian Vanity Fair show singer as busy housewife
 

NVIDIA Says AMD's DirectX 11 Cards Are Only a Short-Term Advantage

NVIDIA is confident that Fermi will be an eye-catcher
by Sebastian Pop, December 18th, 2009
 

The Force Unleashed II Is an In-House Project

LucasArts will personally take control of development
by Florian Totu, December 18th, 2009
 

Deepest Underwater Erupting Volcano Found

It has been discovered by marine scientists
by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
 

Waze Gets Holiday Version, Starts Holiday Treasure Hunt

Users can enjoy new features, win more prizes
by Ionut Arghire, December 18th, 2009
Mother-Like Behavior Promotes Neural Growth

Mother-Like Behavior Promotes Neural Growth

by Tudor Vieru, December 18th, 2009
More brain cells appear in rats exhibiting the behavior
 

Why Bosses Appear Incompetent

There is actually a good explanation for this
by Tudor Vieru, December 17th, 2009
Sony Wand Success Is Powered by Racing and FPS Titles

Sony Wand Success Is Powered by Racing and FPS Titles

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 17th, 2009
No name yet
 

AT&T Launches 3G Network in Vermont

Plans more upgrades in the future
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2009
 

Analysis of Cellular Motions Puzzles Scientists

The cells appear to move in highly complex ways
by Tudor Vieru, December 17th, 2009
 

The Soldier Gets Two New Items for the TF2 War

A Death-defying pickaxe and a rally banner
by Florian Totu, December 17th, 2009
 

TF2 War Has Demoman On The Ropes

It's time for some “brains over brawns” for the Scots
by Florian Totu, December 17th, 2009
 

Submerged Cities Give Clues on Fighting Global Warming

Experts investigate ruins off the UK coast
by Tudor Vieru, December 17th, 2009
Download Nvidia 190.53 Linux Display Driver

Download Nvidia 190.53 Linux Display Driver

by Marius Nestor, December 17th, 2009
Fixes lots of VDPAU bugs
 

Alanis Morissette Cured Depression with Running

Singer talks about how getting in shape got her through tough times
by Elena Gorgan, December 17th, 2009
 

The Latest uTorrent 2.1 Alpha Comes with Streaming Video Support

The release candidate version is now available for download
by Lucian Parfeni, December 17th, 2009
 

Broadcom Unveils New 1080p Video Mobile Processor

Also supporting 20 megapixel camera and 1 gigapixel rendering
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2009
Quickly Create Even the Most Complex Maps

Quickly Create Even the Most Complex Maps

by Alexandru Tanase, December 17th, 2009
A program that you can use to create maps for personal or business use
 

LG eXpo Now Available from AT&T

Priced at $199 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, December 17th, 2009