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About 216 articles found for 19 November 2012:

 

Files (Nautilus) 3.7.2 Renders Larger Thumbnails

The latest version of Nautilus can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Archaeologists Discover Scotland's Oldest Home

An old house of over 10,000 years discloses hazelnut-fond ancient Scottish
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
Sony Yuga and Odin Dimensions Confirmed, Info on US Availability Leaks

Sony Yuga and Odin Dimensions Confirmed, Info on US Availability Leaks

by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
Both smartphones will be available unlocked via Sony stores
 

GNOME Shell 3.7.2 Features Massive Improvements

The number of changes for this development version is impressive
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

4chan Founder Asks Company to Give Up “Moot” Name

Christopher Poole's lawyers have sent a "cease and desist" letter to Moot.It
by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
 

Nexus 4 Tastes Custom Android ROM

This is the first custom software released for the smartphone
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
Deer Attacks Men, Steals Their Cigarettes

Deer Attacks Men, Steals Their Cigarettes

by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
These two Texans had to ask for help from the police and the game warden
 

Siduction 12.2.0 RC1 Has Razor-Qt

The distribution still has the other desktop environment from the other versions
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Trailer Carrying Circus Animals Turns Topsy-Turvy

The man driving the truck hauling this trailer lost control of the wheel
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Quick Look: DmC Devil May Cry Demo – with Gameplay Video

Quick Look: DmC Devil May Cry Demo – with Gameplay Video

by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
Is this a great comeback for the franchise or do its moves lack style?
 

Intel SSD 525 mSATA Storage Drives Detailed and Tested

The SandForce-powered solid-state drives will debut in 2013
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
 

Vote to Decide Which Game Idea Double Fine Develops Next

The process has led to Iron Brigade, Stacking and Costume Quest
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
 

Amazing White Whale Spotted Swimming Wild in Norwegian Waters

It is only the third white humpback whale known in the world by now
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
Greenland Ice Is Melting at Ever Faster Rates

Greenland Ice Is Melting at Ever Faster Rates

by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Greenland's southeast and northwest coasts are affected the most, new study says
 

Nicki Minaj’s Official “Freedom” Video: All Hail the Queen

Rapper puts out visually stunning video companion for her latest single
by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
 

This Showerhead Is Really a Bluetooth Speaker

Just to show how far waterproofing can go when people think about it hard enough
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
 

Zorin OS 6.1 Educational Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The latest version of Zorin OS Educational can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Alien Face Spotted on Aurora Photos

A photographer was snapping shots of the Iceland sky when he came across a strange image
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
NBA 2K13 Review (PlayStation 3)

NBA 2K13 Review (PlayStation 3)

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
A game with plenty of style, but limited innovation
 

Facebook Will Now Grab All Your iPhone Pics Automatically, if You Let It

New beta uses a few select customers to test out Photo Sync on iOS
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
27 Years Ago Today, Microsoft Released Windows 1.0

27 Years Ago Today, Microsoft Released Windows 1.0

by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
Microsoft Corporation launched the first Windows flavor on November 20, 1985
 

President Obama and NZ Prime Minister Talk About Kim Dotcom

Megaupload’s founder wants to show Hollywood how to build “a proper internet business”
by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
 

German City Wants to Switch to Microsoft Office from Openoffice

The decision hasn't been made yet, but it will be voted soon enough
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Mars and Earth Share Similar Building Blocks, Scientists Reveal

Martian meteorites show correlation between the Mars' primitive lava and its surface
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
Unlocked Galaxy S III Mini Emerges at Amazon

Unlocked Galaxy S III Mini Emerges at Amazon

by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
The handset comes with support for AT&T and T-Mobile’s networks
 

White Nexus 4 Confirmed in the UK Bundled with Nexus 7

The bundle is now available for pre-order via TalkTalk
by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
Sonic & All-Stars Racing Will Get Wii U Patch Soon

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Will Get Wii U Patch Soon

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
The developers brought about problems via a previous update
 

One-Man Electric Helicopter Looks like Something James Bond Would Buy

The helicopter can reach 100km/h (62 mph), keep flying for 30 minutes
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Elders React to “Breaking Dawn Part 2”

Here’s the best explanation of why “Twilight” is for teens and girls
by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Cisco Wants to Buy Meraki, a Cloud Networking Company

Cisco Wants to Buy Meraki, a Cloud Networking Company

by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
The company will have to pay a little over one billion dollars
 

Halo 4: Spartan Ops Episode 3 Now Available for Download

Learn more about Dr. Catherine Halsey, the woman responsible for the Spartan program
by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
 

Samsung Pulls Laptop Commercial Involving Attacks on Puppies

A certain advertisement was clearly upsetting people, so it had to go
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
Selena Gomez Rushes to the Emergency Room After Date with Justin Bieber

Selena Gomez Rushes to the Emergency Room After Date with Justin Bieber

by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Star seeks doctor’s advice on nagging case of sore throat
 

Nokia and HTC Are Investigating Windows Phone 8 Issues

Some Lumia 920 and Windows Phone 8X units experience random reboots
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
 

Strange Being Refuses Coupling and Eats DNA Instead

Millenniums of survival with no mating proved as possible, according to scientists
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
 

Their Finest Hour Diary: Fighting for Europe

It might be a World War, but the main interest is in the Old World
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
Android 4.2 Now Available for Sprint’s Nexus S, Unofficially

Android 4.2 Now Available for Sprint’s Nexus S, Unofficially

by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
Most things work, but the phone could exhibit unexpected behavior
 

One-Month-Old Pudu Deer Is Frightfully Adorable

This baby Pudu deer is an orphan and lives in Santiago
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
 

ZevenOS-Neptune 5.0 Beta Ditches Deskbar

This is practically the only change for the new version of this OS
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Website Publishes Photos of Unclaimed Bodies, for Families to Identify

The UK Missing Persons Bureau debuts a platform where families can search for loved ones
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
Microsoft Gives Advice on How to Troubleshoot Windows 8 Apps

Microsoft Gives Advice on How to Troubleshoot Windows 8 Apps

by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
Here’s what to do in case you have problems running Windows 8 apps
 

Walking Dead No Time Left Gets Launch Trailer

This is the final episode in the first season of the series
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
 

Download the Best Free Apps for Your iPhone / iPad with Appsfire 4.0

Major overhaul on all levels, including UI, discovery, search, and sharing
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
Action Equals Character for Lara Croft in Rebooted Tomb Raider

Action Equals Character for Lara Croft in Rebooted Tomb Raider

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
The character will be better suited to the gameplay mechanics
 

CyanogenMod Starts Working on Android 4.2-Based CM 10.1

Some CM 10.0 features won’t be ported to the new release
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
 

Gmail’s 57th Language Is Cherokee

Terms like "inbox", "sign in" or "spam" now have Cherokee equivalents
by Ionut Ilascu, November 20th, 2012
 

Nicki Minaj Is Scared for American Idol Premiere

Rapper admits to feeling nervous about reception she’ll get as judge
by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Download Nokia HERE Maps iOS

Download Nokia HERE Maps iOS

by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
New mapping service available as a native iOS app from Nokia
 

Anne Hathaway Really Wants to Have a Baby

“Les Miserables” star opens up about baby plans with The Hollywood Reporter
by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
 

Same Structure Revealed in Human and Insect Ears

Scientists detect a novel case of convergent evolution among rainforest katydids
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
AMD Reveals Further Layoffs, 1,700 Is Just the Start
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AMD Reveals Further Layoffs, 1,700 Is Just the Start

As if 15% of the total workforce were not enough, 2013 will bring more
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
 

Elephant Owners Brought to Court, Accused of Torturing the Animal

Bobby and Moira Roberts allegedly chained Anne, allowed the staff to abuse her
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Download Free DmC Devil May Cry Demo on Xbox 360, Soon on PS3

Download Free DmC Devil May Cry Demo on Xbox 360, Soon on PS3

by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
Experience two levels from the upcoming hack and slash game
 

Blockbuster UK Launches Free iPad Magazine

New issues delivered to your Newsstand for free, every month
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
 

European Security Agency Issues Report on “the Right to Be Forgotten”

ENISA makes some recommendations on the EC's newly proposed data protection regulation
by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
 

Chinese Grandfather Models Teenage Girls Fashion Line

Liu Xianping is 72 years old, but he helped his granddaughter sell 5 times more clothes
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
“Now You See Me” Trailer: Look Closer and You’ll Be Amazed

“Now You See Me” Trailer: Look Closer and You’ll Be Amazed

by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
The Four Horsemen ride in theaters in June 2013, in Louis Leterrier movie
 

Windows 7 Tablet Project Canceled by Former Windows Boss

Steven Sinofsky didn’t agree with Microsoft building a Windows 7 tablet
by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
 

Download Your Free Copy of Audio Recorder for Mac

Capture and record audio from any source, including YouTube
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
 

Surfers Could Soon Have Plant-Based Wetsuits

Patagonia plans to provide customers with the world's first greener than green wetsuits
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
SQL Injection Vulnerability Used to Deface Israeli Microsoft Sites, Hacker Says

SQL Injection Vulnerability Used to Deface Israeli Microsoft Sites, Hacker Says

by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
A veteran black hat is unhappy with the fact that others are using his name
 

Comedy Shows Might Not Return for GTA V

The team is only adding content that makes sense for Los Santos
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
 

Jumping on the World's Biggest Pile of Leaves

A 17-feet (5-meter) tall, 60-feet (18-meter) wide pile was created for this clip
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
 

Download Gnomescroll OS X – Minecraft-like Multiplayer Voxel Game

Set in surreal planetary environments, features ores and tool crafting
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
10 Ideas to Change the World

10 Ideas to Change the World

by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
In 2012, scientists come up with breath-taking innovations
 

Retirement of Intel CEO Blamed on Lack of Mobile Market Progress

Otellini's decision surprised many people, including Intel's chairman
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
Linux Rootkit, Perfect for Targeted Attacks and Drive-by Download Scenarios, Found

Linux Rootkit, Perfect for Targeted Attacks and Drive-by Download Scenarios, Found

by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
Experts from Kaspersky and CrowdStrike have analyzed the new threat
 

Outrage over Mumbai, India Arrest for Facebook Like and Post

The Indian Press Council is asking for arresting officers to suffer legal consequences
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
 

Meet the Woman Behind the “New” Windows 8

Julie Larson-Green talks about Windows 8 and the “reinvented” Windows division
by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
 

Crusader Kings II Strategy Will Be Launched on Linux

This is a real-time strategy game in the spirit of Europa Universalis
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

PETA Plans to Picket “The Hobbit” Premiere on November 28

27 animals allegedly died while shooting this movie, the organization seeks retaliation
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Apple Has a Staffer Named Sam Sung

Apple Has a Staffer Named Sam Sung

by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
Specialist at one of the company’s retail stores bears the name of archrival Samsung
 

Great Apes Might Experience Mid-Life Crisis, Study Shows

Human emotional evolution might be biological and mostly out of control, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
Get Anomaly: Warzone Earth with Indie Royale Stuffing Bundle

Get Anomaly: Warzone Earth with Indie Royale Stuffing Bundle

by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
This is the only game in the collection that can be played on Linux
 

Firefox 17 – Waiting for the Official Debut

Only Extended Support Release available at the moment
by Ionut Ilascu, November 20th, 2012
 

GTA V Shines Spotlight on California’s Small Towns

The team is not interested in creating more big cities
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
 

Four Killed on Reservation in North Dakota, Suspect Commits Suicide

A grandmother and three children were shot down in the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
Greenpeace: Apple Scores Poorly on Energy

Greenpeace: Apple Scores Poorly on Energy

by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
Yet the Mac maker is a top scorer on policies and practices regarding conflict minerals
 

Edward Cullen's Feeding Grounds Now Under Protection

The Nature Conservancy acquires land in Washington's Olympic Peninsula
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
 

Two New ASUS EeeBox PCs Incoming, Both with Windows 8

Called EB1035 and EB1505, they use Intel Celeron CPUs
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Defeats Halo 4 in the UK

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Defeats Halo 4 in the UK

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
Followed by Halo 4, FIFA 13 and Assassin's Creed 3
 

Early Windows 8 Mockups Reveal a Less “Confusing” Interface

Here are the first photo showing the initial Windows 8 GUI
by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
 

Marc Anthony Pays Ex Dayanara Torres a Fortune in Monthly Alimony

Documents reveal singer is still forking $16,500 (€12,894) a month in spousal support
by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
 

System76 Launches Bonobo Extreme – the Fastest Ubuntu Powered Laptop

The price tag reflects the components integrated in this laptop
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
Islamic Jihad Uses Leaked Email Addresses to Threaten Israeli Officials

Islamic Jihad Uses Leaked Email Addresses to Threaten Israeli Officials

by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
“Gaza will be the graveyard of your soldiers,” they wrote
 

New Fuse Screenshots and Pre-Order Bonuses Available

Check out some great images from the game as well as the pre-purchase incentives
by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
 

Watch: New York's CO2 Emissions Showcased as Giant Spheres

This video shows just how much greenhouse gases get produced in the Big Apple
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
 

Telescopes Capture Astonishing Supernova Explosion

20-millennia old star comes to its end in a ravaging manner
by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
World of Warcraft Celebrates 8 Years of Existence with Player Gifts

World of Warcraft Celebrates 8 Years of Existence with Player Gifts

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 20th, 2012
Games get a Celebration Package and the Feat of Strength achievement
OS X 10.8.2 Still Unavailable for Late 2012 Macs
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OS X 10.8.2 Still Unavailable for Late 2012 Macs

Update silently pulled by Apple, no word on when it will come back
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Starts Black Friday Sales on Thursday

“Our spectacular Black Friday deals are starting a day early”
by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
 

Watch: Orca Whale Scares Diver, Swims Around with a Dog

The marine mammal scares the life out of the dog's owner, then escorts the pooch to shore
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Video of Bloodiest Fight Ever Between John Cena and Undertaker, Scam Alert

Video of Bloodiest Fight Ever Between John Cena and Undertaker, Scam Alert

by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
Scammers try to lure users to rogue surveys and malicious Facebook apps
 

Sledgehammer Games Is Working on Call of Duty, Job Listing Confirms

Modern Warfare 3 co-developer is looking for staff for the next Call of Duty title
by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
 

Download Mozilla Firefox 17.0 ESR for Linux

It brings an improved Awesome Bar and lots of other improvements!
by Marius Nestor, November 20th, 2012
Firefox 17 for Android Hits Gold, Supports ARMv6 Handsets Too

Firefox 17 for Android Hits Gold, Supports ARMv6 Handsets Too

by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
The browser also comes with enhancements for the visually impaired
Motorola IRONROCK Now Available in Mexico via Nextel

Motorola IRONROCK Now Available in Mexico via Nextel

by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
The PTT handset is powered by Google’s Android platform
 

Solid Explorer 1.3.9 for Android Now Available for Download

The latest version provides hot fix for file move and some crashes
by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
 

Download AC/DC's Entire Discography on iTunes

AC/DC available digitally for the first time, all tracks remastered for iTunes
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
Fancy for Android Updated with Coupon, Gift Option on Cart

Fancy for Android Updated with Coupon, Gift Option on Cart

by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
The latest version comes with minor UI improvements and fixes
 

Photo Supposedly Taken with Sony Odin C6503 Emerges on Picasa

The smartphone should arrive next year with quad-core CPU, Jelly Bean
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
 

Motorola RAZR i MT788 Coming to China in December

The smartphone will be available via China Mobile carrier
by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
 

Download Facebook iOS 5.2.1

Security release, contains all the goodies delivered in version 5.2
by Filip Truta, November 19th, 2012
 

New Far Cry 3 Video Presents Its Dynamic Open World

Explore the Rook Islands and check out a few of Jason's adventures
by Andrei Dobra, November 19th, 2012
Opera and DiGi Offer New Mobile Service in Malaysia

Opera and DiGi Offer New Mobile Service in Malaysia

by Ionut Arghire, November 19th, 2012
Users can browse relevant content through Opera Mini
 

Otomo Clan for Total War: Shogun 2 Available for Steam Pre-Order

The new faction comes complete with unique units and buildings
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 19th, 2012
 

HTC One SV Arriving in Australia via Optus and Virgin Mobile

The smartphone will be available with Android 4.0.4 ICS on board
by Cosmin Vasile, November 19th, 2012
 

Tattoo Artist Sues THQ over UFC Undisputed 3 Carlos Condit Tattoo

The company cannot afford more financial problems at the moment
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 19th, 2012
Windows 8 Start Menu App Sells Thousands of Copies

Windows 8 Start Menu App Sells Thousands of Copies

by Bogdan Popa, November 19th, 2012
Start8 remains one of the most popular apps for Windows 8 platforms
 

Specialists Investigate Whether or Not Deodorant Sticks Can Be Recycled

Global consumer goods company Unilever hopes that this is indeed the case
by Laura Sinpetru, November 19th, 2012
 

Samsung GALAXY S III La Fleur Edition Arriving in Late January

Galaxy S Duos, Galaxy Ace Duos and Galaxy Ace 2 will also have their La Fleur versions
by Cosmin Vasile, November 19th, 2012
 

How to Save Photos from Text Messages on Windows Phone 8

All photos will be available in the Saved Pictures album in the Photos Hub
by Ionut Arghire, November 19th, 2012
Download Puffin Web Browser iOS 2.3.3 with New Flash Engine

Download Puffin Web Browser iOS 2.3.3 with New Flash Engine

by Filip Truta, November 19th, 2012
Smoother Flash play with no toll on the battery life, says CloudMosa
 

Download the Official Windows Magic Landscapes 2 Theme

A second collection of landscapes is available for free
by Bogdan Popa, November 19th, 2012
 

Apple’s Stunning 2012 iMac Is Still on Track for November Launch — Report

The new all-in-one computers are not delayed, sources say
by Filip Truta, November 19th, 2012
Sprint, AT&T LG Optimus G Now on Sale at Amazon for $100/€80 on Contract

Sprint, AT&T LG Optimus G Now on Sale at Amazon for $100/€80 on Contract

by Cosmin Vasile, November 19th, 2012
The smartphone usually sells for $200/€155 on 2-year agreements
 

Samsung ATIV S Coming to Bell for $600/€470 Outright

The smartphone will also be available for $130/€100 on 3-year contracts
by Cosmin Vasile, November 19th, 2012
 

Calibre Plugin of the Week: Quick Preferences

A plugin that can be used to access Calibre's preferences quicker
by Silviu Stahie, November 19th, 2012
 

3 Year-Old Tastes Atomic Warhead Ultra Sour Candy

Atomic Warhead candy is so sour, it makes one 3-year-old look terrified
by Raluca Anghel, November 19th, 2012
Verizon Publishes Windows Phone 8X by HTC Video Ad

Verizon Publishes Windows Phone 8X by HTC Video Ad

by Ionut Arghire, November 19th, 2012
The handset landed on Verizon's network with wireless charging
 

PS3 Media Server 1.72.0 Repairs Subtitles

The latest version of PS3 Media Server can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 19th, 2012
 

Windows 8 to Become the Top Hacking Target in 2013 – Security Company

Websense expects the number of exploits to grow on Windows 8 platforms
by Bogdan Popa, November 19th, 2012
 

I Am Alive Receives 40% Price Drop on Steam

Gamers can explore cities and prepare for violent confrontations
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 19th, 2012
ECS Intros Mini-ITX Motherboard, NM70-TI

ECS Intros Mini-ITX Motherboard, NM70-TI

by Sebastian Pop, November 19th, 2012
Featuring an integrated Intel Celeron CPU, it is suited for compact/mini PCs
 

Male Nude Shocks Society at Vienna Art Exhibition

Art proves people are still incapable of taking nature as it is
by Cristina Macari, November 19th, 2012
 

ASRock's FMI1 Motherboard with Awkwardly Placed SATA Ports

One of the PCI ports may have to be left alone and two SATA ports are above PCIe
by Sebastian Pop, November 19th, 2012
Script of the Day: Vaadin

Script of the Day: Vaadin

by Catalin Cimpanu, November 19th, 2012
An open source Java framework for building Web user interfaces