Softpedia News Archive

About 54 articles found for 19 January 2013:

 

KDE 4.10 RC3 Is Available for Testing, Download Now

The KDE desktop environment is getting closer to a final release
by Silviu Stahie, January 19th, 2013
 

How Steve Jobs Closed Deals

Ex Color staffer shares an interesting story about Apple’s acquisition of the company
by Filip Truta, January 19th, 2013
How to Send a Message to Anyone on Facebook, No Matter Their Privacy Settings

How to Send a Message to Anyone on Facebook, No Matter Their Privacy Settings

by Lucian Parfeni, January 19th, 2013
The message will arrive in their inbox for free, guaranteed
 

Paradox Wants Open Next-Generation Consoles

The devices would then be able to compete with the PC
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 19th, 2013
 

Dropbox for Windows 8 Review

The famous Dropbox client has landed on the new Windows 8 OS
by Bogdan Popa, January 19th, 2013
 

Why Opera Sold Its Soul, Ditched Presto and Adopted WebKit

Apple's ban on pure web browsers forced Opera to take this desperate measure
by Lucian Parfeni, January 19th, 2013
Dotcom's Mega Only Works in Chrome, Desktop and Mobile Apps Are on Their Way

Dotcom's Mega Only Works in Chrome, Desktop and Mobile Apps Are on Their Way

by Lucian Parfeni, January 19th, 2013
The file sharing service is only accessible via Chrome for now
 

Amazon Lets You Rent e-Books on Kindle Now

So far, only textbooks seem to have been put up for this service
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
Manti Te’o’s Dead Fake Girlfriend Auditioned for The Voice

Manti Te’o’s Dead Fake Girlfriend Auditioned for The Voice

by Elena Gorgan, January 19th, 2013
Ronaiah Tuiasosopo, hoax mastermind, tried to impress judges with “sob story”
 

Manti Te'o Comes Forward, Denies Participation in Girlfriend Hoax

The player admits to willingly giving the impression that he had met Lennay in person
by Raluca Anghel, January 19th, 2013
 

Jelly Bean Android Update Ready for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2

New software improves the performance of the tablet
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
 

Kardashian Family Home Swatted in Another Prank Call

Kris and Bruce Jenner’s home is raided after 911 call
by Elena Gorgan, January 19th, 2013
 

Memory Prices Jump 10%, Growth Will Continue Through February 2013

4 GB modules are selling at $17.50 on average, after little over two weeks
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
OpEgypt: Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers Website Taken Down by Hackers

OpEgypt: Egyptian Cabinet of Ministers Website Taken Down by Hackers

by Eduard Kovacs, January 19th, 2013
The site of the Ministry of Information is also under attack
 

Orico Launches Rack Drive Enclosure with 12 TB Support

The product has SATA 6.0 Gbps, eSATA, USB 3.0 and FireWire 800 connectors
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 1080 Concept Phone with 12MP PureView Camera

A full HD Nokia smartphone running under Microsoft's Windows Phone OS
by Ionut Arghire, January 19th, 2013
Jamie Foxx Has Words for Spike Lee: You’re Being Irresponsible

Jamie Foxx Has Words for Spike Lee: You’re Being Irresponsible

by Elena Gorgan, January 19th, 2013
Star defends “Django Unchained,” goes after Spike Lee for speaking against it
 

Bigwater 760 Pro, Thermaltake's New CPU Liquid Cooler

It is a good old-fashioned water-cooling contraption, unlike other certain items
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
Chrome Now Encrypts All Google Searches Starting in the Browser

Chrome Now Encrypts All Google Searches Starting in the Browser

by Lucian Parfeni, January 19th, 2013
The feature was previously available only for signed-in users
 

Emma Stone’s W Magazine Spread Is Confusing, Unflattering

Star promotes “Gangster Squad,” talks serious vs. funny in real life
by Elena Gorgan, January 19th, 2013
Body of Poisoned Lottery Winner to Be Exhumed for Autopsy

Body of Poisoned Lottery Winner to Be Exhumed for Autopsy

by Raluca Anghel, January 19th, 2013
Urooj Khan’s wife prepared the last meal he had before he died
 

Tom Cruise’s Beverly Hills House Swatted in Prank Call

SWAT team, armed police guards arrive at actor’s house after murder tip
by Elena Gorgan, January 19th, 2013
Intel Prepares 8-Core Rangeley Processors for Late 2013
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Intel Prepares 8-Core Rangeley Processors for Late 2013

They are partially similar to Avoton units and integrate a number of I/O components
by Sebastian Pop, January 19th, 2013
 

Wood Bison Herd to Be Released in Alaska

The Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center plans to release a herd in the wilderness
by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2013
Woman Dragged onto Subway Tracks in Philly Survives, Suspect Arrested

Woman Dragged onto Subway Tracks in Philly Survives, Suspect Arrested

by Raluca Anghel, January 19th, 2013
The assault in the station was recorded on surveillance cameras
 

Worst Bed Bug-Infested Cities: Chicago Takes the Lead, Followed Shortly by Detroit

Bed bugs continue to be a problem in most of urban areas across the US, entomologists say
by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2013
 

Another Proof That Windows 8 Performed Well Below Expectations Bloomberg

HP executive confirms that Microsoft’s new OS had a pretty slow start
by Bogdan Popa, January 19th, 2013
 

Jets Collide in Miami, Passengers Miraculously Escape Unscathed

The accident involved two commercial jets carrying 240 and 350 passengers, respectively
by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2013
Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Cause Soft Tissue Damage, FDA Says

Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants Cause Soft Tissue Damage, FDA Says

by Laura Sinpetru, January 19th, 2013
New FDA report sheds new light on the health risks associated with all-metal hip implants