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About 129 articles found for 19 February 2013:

 

Xperia Z Now Up for Pre-Order in Hong Kong

The handset sports a price tag of HK$5,698 (around $735 / €545)
by Ionut Arghire, February 20th, 2013
Here's How You Cook on the International Space Station – Video

Here's How You Cook on the International Space Station

by Lucian Parfeni, February 19th, 2013
Chris Hadfield demonstrates a popular recipe done in space
 

Destiny Will Redefine Shooter Genre As Halo Did, Says Activision

Developer Bungie has long-term plans for the new franchise
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 19th, 2013
 

Women Who Hid Boy for 8 Years Convicted

Krystle Tanner and her mother Gloria Walker were arrested in March 2012
by Raluca Anghel, February 19th, 2013
Marvell Announces Quad-Core SoC for Smartphones and Tablets with Roaming

Marvell Announces Quad-Core SoC for Smartphones and Tablets with Roaming

by Cosmin Vasile, February 19th, 2013
The PXA1088 system-on-chip will be commercially available this year
 

Study Links Caffeine Consumption to Low Birth Weight Babies

Caffeine negatively impacts on the child's ability to grow while in the womb
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Pluto's Moons Still Need Names, You Can Now Vote for Star Trek Ones

SETI is holding a vote on names for Pluto's newest moons
by Lucian Parfeni, February 19th, 2013
Scambook Advisory: Beware of CyberCrime@FBI.gov Ransomware – Video

Scambook Advisory: Beware of CyberCrime@FBI.gov Ransomware

by Eduard Kovacs, February 19th, 2013
Less tech savvy users can learn a lot from this video
 

Picture of the Day: Siberian Flying Squirrel Smiles for the Camera

These adorable animals are the only species of flying squirrels found in Europe
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Maingear SHIFT Gaming Desktop Gets NVIDIA GeForce Titan

As one might have expected, the card already has design wins
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
Scammers Rely on Chrome Extension to Harvest Likes on Facebook

Scammers Rely on Chrome Extension to Harvest Likes on Facebook

by Eduard Kovacs, February 19th, 2013
Victims are tricked into installing Business Flash Player
 

Watch: Documentary “Speidi: Scandal, Secrets & Surgery” in Full

America’s most hated couple is now big in the UK but still outrageously annoying
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

NVIDIA GPU Boost 2.0 Versus GPU Boost 1.0

How the new technology does things so much better than its predecessor
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
 

ESET Smart Security 6 Review

Introduces Anti-Theft feature to recover lost or stolen laptop
by Ionut Ilascu, February 19th, 2013
NASA Has Lost Communication with the International Space Station

NASA Has Lost Communication with the International Space Station

by Lucian Parfeni, February 19th, 2013
A software update went wrong leaving the crew with limited communication methods
 

Google May Be Working with Visa, PayPal to Kill Pirate Sites, but Its Involvement Makes No Sense

Google has absolutely nothing to do with the sites, the ads they run or the money they get
by Lucian Parfeni, February 19th, 2013
 

HTC One Full Specs Rundown: 4.7’’ Screen, 4MP BSI Camera, Snapdragon 600

The Android 4.1-based smartphone will be launched in Silver and Black
by Ionut Arghire, February 19th, 2013
 

Bungie Isn't Ruling Out Destiny for PC

The game is currently going to appear for PS3 and Xbox 360 as well as PS4 and Xbox 720
by Andrei Dobra, February 19th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia E to Land at O2 UK in March

The carrier is currently listing it on its website as expected next month
by Ionut Arghire, February 19th, 2013
OCZ Launches Vertex 3 SSD Made from 20nm Flash

OCZ Launches Vertex 3 SSD Made from 20nm Flash

by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
The Vertex 3 series is made of MLC NAND Flash and uses SATA III
 

Digital Storm Also Gets NVIDIA GeForce Titan Cards

The Bolt gaming personal computer pairs the card with a top-tier Intel configuration
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
 

Guy Pearce Gets His Own “Iron Man 3” Poster

Marvel gives him his own character poster, but won’t reveal how big his role is
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Tiny Finger Mouse Called Mycestro Debuts

The small gadget sticks to your index finger and does everything normal mice can
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
First Trailer for NBC’s “Hannibal” Is Here

First Trailer for NBC’s “Hannibal” Is Here

by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
New series sees Mads Mikkelsen take over from Sir Anthony Hopkins
 

Teen Shoots Dog with an Arrow, Kills It

Caisen Green then takes a picture of the dead animal, posts it on Facebook
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Impire Review (PC)

Dungeon building meets squad and resource management
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 19th, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel Presents Valentine’s Day Challenge: Snakes, Rats, Worms and Kidney Stones

Jimmy Kimmel Presents Valentine’s Day Challenge: Snakes, Rats, Worms and Kidney Stones

by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
Here are some of the funniest pranks men played on their significant others
 

Russian Meteor Fragments Hit the Online Market

Unfortunately for collectors, police officials confiscate the out-of-space merchandise
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
Apple Invents 3D Version of OS X, Patent Granted Today

Apple Invents 3D Version of OS X, Patent Granted Today

by Filip Truta, February 19th, 2013
The next major release of Apple’s Mac OS may blow competition out of the water
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Python Needs Help in Fighting Trademark Bully in Europe

Any EU company that is using Python can help establish the legitimacy of the trademark
by Lucian Parfeni, February 19th, 2013
 

NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan's Cooling Module

This is the active cooler that has to cope with those 250W
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Threaten There’s Not Much Time Until They Resume Attacks

al-Qassam Cyber Fighters Threaten There’s Not Much Time Until They Resume Attacks

by Eduard Kovacs, February 19th, 2013
The hacktivists are determined to re-initiate Operation Ababil
NVIDIA Tegra 4i Technical Specifications
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NVIDIA Tegra 4i Technical Specifications

It has a quad-core ARM CPU, a 72-core GPU and even LTE
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
Kate Middleton Attacked by Author Hilary Mantel

Kate Middleton Attacked by Author Hilary Mantel

by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
She is a “plastic princess” “born to breed,” too thin and too shallow
 

Roadkill Set to Go on the Menu in Montana

The state's House of Representatives passes bill saying people can legally eat roadkill
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

“Star Trek Into Darkness” Gets Awesome Motion Poster

Same poster, now with more debris, fire and Benedict Cumberbatch’s intoxicating voice
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Microsoft Surface Pro Tablet Gets DisplayLink USB Dock

It will give the tablet more audio and display ports, plus peripherals
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
Foxtons Chooses Nokia Lumia 820 for Business Use

Foxtons Chooses Nokia Lumia 820 for Business Use

by Ionut Arghire, February 19th, 2013
The company will deploy the device to its around 900 employees
 

Sars-like Virus Makes Its First Victim in the UK

The patient passed away this past Sunday at a hospital in Birmingham
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

iPad mini 2 Likely to Cost $12/€9 More to Manufacture

Bill of materials to reach $200 / $150 when all is said and done, iSuppli reports
by Filip Truta, February 19th, 2013
 

“iWatch” Will Be a True Personal Computer, Says Former Apple Staffer

Former Apple executive Jean-Louis Gassée believes Apple is serious about the product
by Filip Truta, February 19th, 2013
Guerlain Chicherit Achieves World's First Car Backflip – Video

Guerlain Chicherit Achieves World's First Car Backflip

by Raluca Anghel, February 19th, 2013
His Mini Countryman flew 75 ft (22.9 m) into the air and did a complete 360-degree flip
 

Shank 2 for Linux Review

A 2D platformer that teaches the old ways to the young gamer generations
by Silviu Stahie, February 19th, 2013
 

Listen: Mariah Carey “Almost Home” in Full

Brand new song is leading single from “Oz the Great and Powerful” OST
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

SHINee Tops the Charts with “Dream Girl” Album

South Korean popular band has another hit on their hands with new album
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

CBS Anchor Rob Morrison Accused of Choking Wife in Domestic Dispute

Police responded to a disturbance call at Connecticut home, took Morrison in custody
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
Fujitsu and Orange Team Up to Offer Stylistic S01 Smartphone for Seniors

Fujitsu and Orange Team Up to Offer Stylistic S01 Smartphone for Seniors

by Cosmin Vasile, February 19th, 2013
The handset ships with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform onboard
 

Nestlé Recalls Beef Ravioli and Beef Tortellini Containing Horse Meat

The recall is not due to food safety issues, but to the company's high standards
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Two New LED-Backlit Displays Released by Acer

The H6 Series measure 21.5 and 23 inches, respectively, and can tilt
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
Clive Davis Comes Out as Bi – Video

Clive Davis Comes Out as Bi

by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
Music mogul opens up in new interview to promote his autobiography
 

Former NC State Coach Sidney Lowe Arrested for Tax Evasion

Lowe has failed to pay state taxes for 3 years, is now in trouble for it
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down During Bail Hearing, Argues Against Premeditation

Oscar Pistorius Breaks Down During Bail Hearing, Argues Against Premeditation

by Raluca Anghel, February 19th, 2013
Pistorius will not be judged by a jury, as the system has been abolished in South Africa
 

Destiny Gets More Details, Will Also Appear on Next Gen Consoles

Bungie's new game hits the PS3 and Xbox 360 but also the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720
by Andrei Dobra, February 19th, 2013
 

Bungie’s Destiny Has Powerful, Future-Proof Graphics Engine

The team wants to keep the series relevant for ten years
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 19th, 2013
Leaked Walmart Emails Reveal Poor Sales, Cause Stocks to Plummet

Leaked Walmart Emails Reveal Poor Sales, Cause Stocks to Plummet

by Raluca Anghel, February 19th, 2013
Execs complain about the worst start-of-the month sales in 7 years
 

Fergie, Josh Duhamel Expecting Their First Child

Four years after tying the knot, the two are getting ready to become parents
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Aliens: Colonial Marines Captures United Kingdom Number One

Dead Space 3 is in second and Assassin's Creed 3 makes a surprising return
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 19th, 2013
 

Baby Seal Wanders into Traffic in Carson

The animal almost gets run over by a driver, wildlife officials jump to the rescue
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
Samsung Launches Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi)

Samsung Launches Galaxy Camera (Wi-Fi)

by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
The device is similar to the original, but lacks 3G broadband support
 

Harry Styles Talks About Taylor Swift Split

Months after the breakup, Harry talks about Taylor, is being incredibly mature about it
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Gaming HTPC System Launched by Velocity Micro

Though the computer is small, it still has an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 600 graphics card
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
 

Pat Derby Dies of Throat Cancer

The renowned trainer and animal rights activist died at age 69
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
Separate Story Makes King Washington DLC a Focused Experience, Dev Says

Separate Story Makes King Washington DLC a Focused Experience, Dev Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 19th, 2013
Ubisoft had more time to make a great add-on because it didn't worry about the main story
 

iOS 7 Siri Will Be Able to “Do a Lot of New Cool Stuff,” Source Says

iPhone 5S motherboard leak also includes some tidbits on the upcoming software
by Filip Truta, February 19th, 2013
 

Portland Hospital Gunman Dead, Shot by Police Officers

An unidentified man threatened security staff at Portland Adventist Medical Center
by Raluca Anghel, February 19th, 2013
 

This February 65-Inch LCD TVs Will Be 8% Cheaper, 32-Inch 2%

The major holiday seasons in North America and China are showing their effect
by Sebastian Pop, February 19th, 2013
 

Leaked iPhone 5S/6 Logic Board with A7 Chip

1.2Ghz with PowerVR quad-core SGX554MP4 GPU and 2GB of RAM
by Filip Truta, February 19th, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.8 "Presidents' Day Release" Edition Announced by Linus Torvalds

Linux Kernel 3.8 "Presidents' Day Release" Edition Announced by Linus Torvalds

by Silviu Stahie, February 19th, 2013
The latest version of Linux kernel can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Dr. Drew Pinsky Talks Mindy McCready’s Suicide

Mindy was on Celebrity Rehab with Dr. Drew, and is the fifth participant to die
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

“Space” Slime Shows Up in Somerset Following Russian Meteor Crash

Folktales say such astral jelly comes from outer space
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Coming Soon to O2 UK

The smartphone is expected to hit shelves in February
by Cosmin Vasile, February 19th, 2013
 

Britney Spears and Her Grocery List: Celebrities Are Just Like Us

Paparazzi show increased interest in the star now that she’s single again
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
 

Rob Kardashian Isn’t Sorry for Bashing Rita Ora on Twitter

He had to make her hate him, he says on the latest episode of the family’s reality show
by Elena Gorgan, February 19th, 2013
Bill Gates Says That “Windows 8 Is Key to the Future”

Bill Gates Says That “Windows 8 Is Key to the Future”

by Bogdan Popa, February 19th, 2013
Microsoft’s founder claims that Windows 8 will be the foundation of many new products
 

68 Pythons Found and Killed During this Year's Florida Hunt

Burmese pythons are an invasive species in Florida, wildlife researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 19th, 2013
 

Microsoft’s Innovations Should Go Beyond Windows 8 – Bill Gates

The company’s co-founder calls for more innovation from the software giant
by Bogdan Popa, February 19th, 2013