Softpedia News Archive

About 250 articles found for 19 December 2012:

 

CRUX 3.0 RC1 Is Available for 64-Bit Architectures

Users of the previous versions of CRUX will be able to update
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
 

OpenMorrowind 0.20.0 Improves AI

A large number of features have been implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
 

Tumblr Launches Native iPad Client

Version 3.2.3 brings markdown support and a new Explore tab
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
 

Phoronix Test Suite 4.2 Final Version Officially Released

Get the latest Phoronix Test Suite benchmark from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
Justin Bieber Gives Pet Hamster to a Screaming Fan, Gets Severe Criticism

Justin Bieber Gives Pet Hamster to a Screaming Fan, Gets Severe Criticism

by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
The singer sentenced that hamster to death, green groups says
 

Nokia Publishes Video Ad for the Nokia Music Service

The service is available for free for all Lumia devices, ad-free as well
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Russia Plans Sustainable Stadium for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

Architecture firm Populous was commissioned to design the new stadium
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

EVGA Z68 and P67 Motherboards Get a New BIOS

Z68 and P67 motherboards benefit from BIOS version R16 to help fix some bugs
by George Grigore, December 20th, 2012
 

Jessica Simpson’s New Weight Watchers Ad Is Out

50 pounds (22.6 kg) thinner, Jess talks about total “freedom”
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
SparkyLinux 2.0.1 “Game Over” Distro Has Steam Beta

SparkyLinux 2.0.1 “Game Over” Distro Has Steam Beta

by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
A lot of games and tools were added in this distribution
 

DRAM Memory Prices Rose in Early December

They only edged up a slight bit, but that still shows a possible rebound
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Prey 2 Developer Wants Fans to Ask Bethesda About Game Launch

The game was delayed in order to facilitate Dishonored launch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
“The Heat” Gets Brand New, Red-Band Trailer

“The Heat” Gets Brand New, Red-Band Trailer

by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
These women are not playing around when it comes to fighting crime
 

Dark Matter Reveals Seeker and Samurai Enemies

Both of them require special tactics to be defeated
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
 

Download Gravity 2.80 Build 7268 Beta for Symbian

The most popular Twitter & social networking client for Nokia smartphones
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
Download Karateka iOS – Spinoff Based on Jordan Mechner’s Apple II Original

Download Karateka iOS – Spinoff Based on Jordan Mechner’s Apple II Original

by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
The developer promises to charm you with a classic love story set in feudal Japan
 

Firefox 20 Nightly Gets Color Blend Modes for the Canvas

The plan is to have blend modes part of the Canvas and CSS specs
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
 

Genius Releases USB-Powered Satellite Speakers

They work with desktops just as well as they work with laptops
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Party of Sin Review (PC)

Does this sinful puzzle platformer manage to impress?
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
Oppo Confirms That Find 5 Won’t Land in Europe

Oppo Confirms That Find 5 Won’t Land in Europe

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
The full HD smartphone will be launched in other markets
 

Dell Acquires Data Protection Solutions Provider Credant

Credant solutions are currently used to secure over 2 million endpoints
by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
 

Logitec Also Releases a Slim USB 3.0 Blu-Ray Drive

The optical disk reader and writer is up for sale at $117 / 88.25 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

FBI Offers $50K (€37K) Reward for Chicago Jail Escapees

They manufactured rope out of bedsheets they tied together, to break out of jail
by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
 

Battlefield 3: End Game Expansion Gets First Details

The add-on includes a dirt bike, an AA vehicle, and the return of Capture the Flag
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
New Study Explains Why There Were No Small Dinosaurs

New Study Explains Why There Were No Small Dinosaurs

by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
Unlike any other vertebrate species, there are more large dinosaurs than small ones
 

New “Iron Man 3” Photo: Tony Stark Is Beaten, Bruised, Probably Defeated

Stark is in a desperate need for a hug, will most certainly bounce back
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
 

Take a Look at the Dancing Cop from Rhode Island

Retired traffic officer Tony Lepore has been working as an entertainer since 1984
by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
 

“Will the World End in 2012?” PowerPoint Presentation Hides Malware

It's uncertain if the world will end on December 21, but don't forget about cyber safety
by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
 

AppArmor Vulnerability Patched in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and Ubuntu 11.10

User just have to update the AppArmor Profiles package, through the automatic update
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
Michael Bay’s “Pain & Gain” Gets First Trailer

Michael Bay’s “Pain & Gain” Gets First Trailer

by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
Colorful, torrid, explosive and exploitative, new action flick holds lots of promise
 

GStreamer 1.0.4 Fixes Various Memory Leaks

The developers have implemented a lot of fixes and updates
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
 

DOTA 2 Gets Bastion Voiced Announcer Track

Players can enjoy the soothing voice of Logan Cunningham
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
 

Download the Free Quickoffice iOS – for Google Apps for Business

iPad-based office solution for using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint files
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
LeAnn Rimes Trashed for Carly Rose Sonenclar Duet on X Factor – Video

LeAnn Rimes Trashed for Carly Rose Sonenclar Duet on X Factor

by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
She seemed drunk, forgot the lyrics, tried to out-sing Carly, viewers are saying
 

New 27-Inch Monitor Launched by BenQ

Equipped with a high-contrast IPS LCD, it uses LED and PWM
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Deezer Goes Free with Unlimited Music for a Year

The ad supported version aims to draw more users to the music service
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
Adam Lanza's Hair Stylist Says He Never Spoke While Getting a Haircut

Adam Lanza's Hair Stylist Says He Never Spoke While Getting a Haircut

by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
Watch an interview with a man that knew the Newtown killer for years
 

New iPhone 5 Jailbreak Scam Doing the Rounds

www.openanyphone.com simply presents users with a payment screen
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
 

Corsair Launches Entry-Level Power Supply Units

All of them are fairly low on the power scale, save one
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Tim Tebow, Camilla Belle Break Up

After two months of dating, couple heads to Splitsville
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
 

Dark Souls 2 Focuses on Concept of Time

The game will be like South Pole when compared to original
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Watch: Otter Pup Pretends to Eat, Practices Its Feeding Skills

Watch: Otter Pup Pretends to Eat, Practices Its Feeding Skills

by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
Seeing how committed it is, there is no way it'll get it wrong next time
 

Borderlands 2: Sir Hammerlock's Big Game Hunt DLC Confirmed, Gets Video

The new expansion for the shooter is out on January 15, 2013, for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
 

Hugh Jackman Gushes About His Wife: She’s the Greatest Woman I Ever Met

Actor sits down with Katie Couric for an interview, talks family and love
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
 

Phishers Promise Users a Demo of the Facebook 2013 App

The cybercriminals are trying to trick victims into handing over their credentials
by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 510 Arrives in Russia via MTS

Nokia Lumia 510 Arrives in Russia via MTS

by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
The smartphone is priced at $275/€210 off-contract
 

Ballmer Named One of the Worst CEOs of 2012

Steve Ballmer has made quite a lot of bad decisions lately, a new report says
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

Compressing Breasts with One's Hands Stops Cancer

Applying pressure on breasts helps prevent cancer, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

Windows Phone 8-Based Lumia 922 Allegedly Leaks

It would be Nokia’s next flagship, designed specifically for Verizon
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Minecraft Creator Donates to EFF to Fight Patents

Notch wants to eliminate the plague of the trivial patents
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
NASA Unlikely to Meet December 21 Computer Encryption Deadline

NASA Unlikely to Meet December 21 Computer Encryption Deadline

by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
That's according to a review made by the agency's inspector general
 

The People of Moscow Can Spend Doomsday in a Party Bunker

A Cold War bunker, built in 1956, is fitted for a party on the night the world ends
by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
 

College Girls Will Love Apple’s Pre-Shattered “iPhone 5C”

Surprise press event marks the unveiling of a new breed of iPhones
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
 

Acer's Ultrabook SSDs May Become a Bit Odd

The first mSATA solid-state drive with two independent SSD subunits
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Download Windows XP’s Pinball Game for Windows 7 and Windows 8

Windows XP was the last OS version that featured the classic Pinball game
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

IQ: No More and No Less Than a Myth, New Study Says

There is no way to measure general intelligence, specialists claim
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
Box for Android Gets Bumped to Version 2.0.2

Box for Android Gets Bumped to Version 2.0.2

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
It brings along a series of bug fixes for shared link handling
Kim Kardashian Unveils New Hairdo: Bangs
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Kim Kardashian Unveils New Hairdo: Bangs

Star gets everybody talking, tweets clarification later: they’re clip-ons
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
 

ASUS Updates Transformer Prime TF201 Android Tablet, Fixes Bugs

It's not a move to Android 4.2, but it does fix and change a few things
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
Lookout Mobile for Android Update Brings Performance Enhancements

Lookout Mobile for Android Update Brings Performance Enhancements

by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
New options for Premium users have been included as well
 

ZTE Unveils 5-Inch U887 Phablet

A mid-range smartphone, packing a dual-core CPU, 5MP camera
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Toddler Incubates, Hatches Seven Deadly Snakes in His Closet

Kyle Cumming hatched 7 eastern brown snakes, the world's second most venomous
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

Windows Phone 8 Update for European Nokia Lumia 820 Spotted on NaviFirm

Nokia has confirmed that the update won’t arrive until early February 2013
by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
 

Galaxy S II Tastes Android 4.0.4 at AT&T

The update arrives half a year after other models received it
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
Dell Expects Windows 8 to Hit the Jackpot

Dell Expects Windows 8 to Hit the Jackpot

by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
A company official says that sales of Microsoft’s new OS are very likely to skyrocket soon
 

Winamp for Android 1.4.5 Now Available for Download

The new version comes with support for Korean language
by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
ABC Newsman Sam Donaldson Arrested for DUI

ABC Newsman Sam Donaldson Arrested for DUI

by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
Television personality was caught drunk behind the wheel, will have to show up in court
US-CERT Warns About 2-Year-Old Vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player

US-CERT Warns About 2-Year-Old Vulnerability in Adobe Shockwave Player

by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
The company plans on fixing the issue only in February 2013
 

GOTY 2012 Action Adventure Runner-Up: Max Payne 3

The slow motion heart is still there, the style is different
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
 

WhatsApp iOS Is Now Free to Download

Send texts, audio notes, videos and photos to any smartphone
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
Twitter Account of Teen Mom Farrah Abraham Hacked

Twitter Account of Teen Mom Farrah Abraham Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
The celebrity claims she knows the "spinless boy" who did it
 

New Version of Skype for Windows 8 Available for Download

Microsoft has just released an updated version of Skype for Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
“The Great Gatsby” Trailer: Welcome into a World of Dazzling Beauty

“The Great Gatsby” Trailer: Welcome into a World of Dazzling Beauty

by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
Baz Lurhmann’s latest film promises to visually wow audiences
 

Watch Tom and Jerry for Free on Windows 8

A Windows Store application lets you watch more than 150 episodes at no cost
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
Watch: Edible Packaging Lets People Eat Burgers with Their Wrappings

Watch: Edible Packaging Lets People Eat Burgers with Their Wrappings

by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
Bob's edible packaging allows people to eat their fast food without unwrapping it
 

VLC UI Mockups for Windows RT Surfaced

Kickstarter funding is less than 9,000 GBP ($14,624/€11,064) from reaching goal
by Ionut Ilascu, December 20th, 2012
Apple CEO Tim Cook Profiled by TIME as Runner-Up for “Person of the Year”

Apple CEO Tim Cook Profiled by TIME as Runner-Up for “Person of the Year”

by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
TIME magazine looks at the Apple chief’s work conduit and stamina
 

27-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Transplanted Smoker's Lungs

Jennifer Wederell was suffering with cystic fibrosis, hoped the lungs would save her
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

Steam for Linux Enters Open Beta, Download Now

A comprehensive tutorial about how to use Steam on Linux is available on Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
How to Update Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 to PR1.1

How to Update Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 to PR1.1

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
The new firmware release is already being pushed to devices
Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise of the Hutt Cartel Expansion Announced
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Star Wars: The Old Republic Rise of the Hutt Cartel Expansion Announced

A new planet, new content, and a raised level cap are coming to the online game
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
High-End ADATA XPG RAM Released, Runs at up to 2133 MHz

High-End ADATA XPG RAM Released, Runs at up to 2133 MHz

by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
Despite the low memory sales, ADATA continues to push forward
 

Google's Latest Doodle Follows the Little Red Riding Hood Through Her Story

It's been 200 years since the Brothers Grimm published their first tales collection
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
 

Miss Universe 2012 Is Miss USA Olivia Culpo

20-year-old beauty queen brings the crown back to the US after more than a decade
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
UGNazi Hackers Take Over Twitter Account of WBC’s Fred Phelps Jr.

UGNazi Hackers Take Over Twitter Account of WBC’s Fred Phelps Jr.

by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
Another Phelps family member targeted by hacktivists
 

New Line of External HDD Cases Launched by Logitec

That's Logitec the Japanese product maker, not Logitech the Swiss peripheral company
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

Apple iCard Envisioned – “Payments Will Never Be the Same”

Seamless integration with Passbook for swipe-and-pay with your iPhone
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
 

Guardians of Middle-Earth DLC Introduces Two New Characters

Thorin Oakenshield and The Great Goblin are now available for all players
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Details Anti-Hackers Windows 8 Security Tools

The company promises to “go into great detail” on each security feature of the new OS
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
New Xbox 360 Entertainment Apps Launched, Include Vimeo and Crunchyroll

New Xbox 360 Entertainment Apps Launched, Include Vimeo and Crunchyroll

by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
Enjoy new services right on the Xbox 360 if you have a Live Gold subscription
 

Redbox Instant by Verizon App Now Available on Android

It enables users to buy, rent and watch videos on their devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Freak Texas Dust Storm Kills 1, Injures 17

The storm came as a result of prolonged droughts, caused a series of accidents
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

Jenny McCarthy Shows Off Ripped Abs, Reveals Diet Tips

Glamour girl is getting ready for a new show, talks staying in fantastic shape
by Elena Gorgan, December 20th, 2012
 

Team Fortress 2 Gets Access to Adult Swim Makeover

Gamers will get access to new gear items for all characters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Scam Artists Profit Off Sandy Hook, Newtown Victims, Ask for Donations

Scam Artists Profit Off Sandy Hook, Newtown Victims, Ask for Donations

by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
Someone in the Bronx was requesting money to allegedly help Noah Pozner's family
 

iOS 6 Passbook Badges Now Available for Download – Developer News

New guidelines set in place for developers looking to deploy passes on iOS
by Filip Truta, December 20th, 2012
 

Wasteland 2 Backers Get Free Bard’s Tale Copy Until End of the Year

Gamers need to log into their account before the end of the year
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Samsung to Showcase 5.5’’ Flexible Display at CES in January

Samsung to Showcase 5.5’’ Flexible Display at CES in January

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
The company’s bendable screen can deliver a 1280×720 HD resolution
 

UCWeb Launches UC Life Style Zone 1.0 for Android, Java and Symbian

To offer access to services such as weather, jobs and more
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Watch Microsoft’s “Windows 8: Share the Love” Ad

The Redmond-based company rolls out new clip to bring the sharing feature in the spotlight
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

Download blippar 1.3.1 for Android

With various enhancements brought to performance and stability
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Gives Tips on How to Protect Against Windows 8 Hacks

The company is willing to help developers build apps that cannot be cracked
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
Samsung GALAXY Note II Developer Edition Coming Soon to Verizon

Samsung GALAXY Note II Developer Edition Coming Soon to Verizon

by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
Only the 16GB model will be available for purchase
 

ZTE Launches Grand X in Indonesia with Jelly Bean in Tow

The handset packs a 1GHz dual-core Tegra 2 processor and 512MB of RAM
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Nimbuzz 2.3.0 Arrives on Android

It brings features such as Popular and Recent Chatrooms, invisible presence
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Nexus 4 Now Available in Australia via Mobicity, “Only a Handful Left”

The 16GB model can be purchased for $570/€450 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
John Carmack Says Next-Gen Titles Will Still Run at 30 FPS

John Carmack Says Next-Gen Titles Will Still Run at 30 FPS

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Developers will not make the jump to 60 FPS because of technical issues
 

Meizu MX2 Now Available for Purchase

The phone was launched in China, Hong Kong and Russia
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
BlackBerry Beta Zone Goes Live in 23 Additional Countries

BlackBerry Beta Zone Goes Live in 23 Additional Countries

by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
More countries are expected to be added in the future
 

Android 4.1-Based Acer V360 Emerges in Live Photos

It sports a 4.5-inch screen, 1GHz dual-core processor, 5MP camera
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Baidu Cloud Phone Launching on December 21

The smartphone will ship with a customized Android platform
by Cosmin Vasile, December 20th, 2012
 

600 Megapixel Astro Photo Is One of the Largest Ever Made

The full photo is 921 MB, but there are smaller versions available
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
Optus Pushes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update for HTC One X

Optus Pushes Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update for HTC One X

by Cosmin Vasile, December 19th, 2012
The update is available for download OTA (over the air)
 

Planetside 2 Might Move to Consoles, Not the PS3

The platforms benefited from Free Realms and DC Universe Online
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
 

Download Space Invaders for Windows 8

The classic arcade game arrives on the new Microsoft OS
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
 

Nokia Asha 310 RM-911 Spotted Online

The handset is expected to arrive on shelves in early 2013
by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
Sony Rolls Out Firmware Version 6.1.E.3.7 for Xperia ion

Sony Rolls Out Firmware Version 6.1.E.3.7 for Xperia ion

by Cosmin Vasile, December 19th, 2012
The update contains some performance enhancements and bug fixes
 

The War Z Pulled from Steam, Refunds Available

Valve says that the game was launched before it was ready
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
Microsoft Surface RT Shows Up at Verizon, but It’s Not for Sale

Microsoft Surface RT Shows Up at Verizon, but It’s Not for Sale

by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
Verizon uses the Surface RT to showcase Windows products
 

BitTorrent Is Used by Facebook, Twitter, the Internet Archive, Still Gets a Bad Rap

BitTorrent is not just a pirate's tool, it's used for plenty of legal content
by Lucian Parfeni, December 19th, 2012
 

Bones Grow Inside a Woman's Eye

Unreliable stem cell cosmetics caused this to happen, specialists explain
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Spam Alert: Adobe InDesign CS4 License Notifications Spread Cridex

Spam Alert: Adobe InDesign CS4 License Notifications Spread Cridex

by Eduard Kovacs, December 19th, 2012
One year after they were first seen, the bogus emails are still a success
 

Potty-Mouthed Bird Hurls Expletives at Zoo Visitors

Staff decides to isolate the bird, teach it a thing or two about manners
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update for HTC One XL Begins in Asia

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update for HTC One XL Begins in Asia

by Cosmin Vasile, December 19th, 2012
The upgrade is now available for download in Singapore and Taiwan
 

THQ Officially Files for Bankruptcy, Is Looking for a Fresh Start

The company will retain its franchises, studios, and current projects
by Andrei Dobra, December 19th, 2012
 

Bitdefender Internet Security 2013 75% Off

The license is valid for 5 years and applies for one PC
by Ionut Ilascu, December 19th, 2012
 

Clean Energy from Tornadoes: Company Gets $300,000 to Research the Idea

Billionaire Peter Thiel believes tornadoes can help promote sustainability
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
DOTA 2 Gets Greeviling Update, Frostivus Is Canceled

DOTA 2 Gets Greeviling Update, Frostivus Is Canceled

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 19th, 2012
Gamers get access to a new Player versus Environment mode
 

Windows 8 Could Be a Seismic Event for the Industry – UK Retailer

John Lewis official claims that Windows 8 could boost sales of many industry sectors
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
 

Ubuntu One Client for Mac OS X Is Officially Available

After two months of Beta testing the client has finally reached maturity!
by Marius Nestor, December 19th, 2012
FFmpeg Exploit Fixed in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

FFmpeg Exploit Fixed in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS

by Silviu Stahie, December 19th, 2012
Users just have to upgrade the system in order to correct the problem
 

PETA Trashes Lady Gaga's Outfits, Again

The celebrity decided to buy fur, PETA says she must be “out of her mind”
by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
 

Google's Santa Tracker Chrome Extension

You can keep an eye out for Santa and continue with your browsing
by Lucian Parfeni, December 19th, 2012
 

Microsoft Surface RT Is the Best Tablet Ever – Best Buy Customers

The device is now available at non-Microsoft retailers, including Best Buy
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
Spotlight: Airport in North Carolina Employs 1.9 Million Worms

Spotlight: Airport in North Carolina Employs 1.9 Million Worms

by Laura Sinpetru, December 19th, 2012
Their only job is to feed on the waste that gets produced at the airport
 

Man Demonstrates The Wrong Way to Clear Snow from a Roof

A funny video shows a man taking a tumble while shoveling snow off his roof
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Phanteks U-Type Tower CPU Cooler Launched

It uses P.A.T.S (Physical Antioxidant Thermal Shield) and two fans
by Sebastian Pop, December 19th, 2012
 

Softpedia Exclusive Discount: 44% Off Swift To-Do List Professional

Keep your to-dos, notes and tasks organized with Swift To-Do List, now available at $49.95
by Stefan Fintea, December 19th, 2012
Funeral Home Uses Scantily Dressed Girls to Entice Clients, in Ad

Funeral Home Uses Scantily Dressed Girls to Entice Clients, in Ad

by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
“The López Funeral Home Wants You,” their tagline reads
 

PC-BSD 9.1 Officially Released Before FreeBSD

The latest version of the PC-BSD operating system can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 19th, 2012
 

GOTY 2012 Worst Disappointment: Medal of Honor: Warfighter

The first-person shooter from EA and Danger Close is filled with cliché moments
by Andrei Dobra, December 19th, 2012
 

“Flying” Crocodile Jumps on Tourist in Australia

Friends on a trip to Australia's Northern Territory come across a crocodile
by Raluca Anghel, December 19th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 620 Can Prove a Great Business Smartphone, Nokia Says

It offers great apps, security features, an appealing design and a low price tag
by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
iPhone TV Tuner ESCORT MobileTV Launches in the US

iPhone TV Tuner ESCORT MobileTV Launches in the US

by Filip Truta, December 19th, 2012
$99.95 (€75) introductory price, works with free iDTV USA app from iTunes
 

You Can Save All the Tweets You Ever Made in a Single File Now

Twitter's export feature is now live for some users, more to come
by Lucian Parfeni, December 19th, 2012
HWiNFO32/64 4.10 Released

HWiNFO32/64 4.10 Released

by Ionut Ilascu, December 19th, 2012
It adds preliminary support for ValleyView and Avoton
 

VirtualBox 4.2.6 Available for Download

Maintenance release, fixes several stability and functionality issues
by Ionut Ilascu, December 19th, 2012
 

BlackBerry 10 Listed as Coming Soon to the UK

Users can already re-register for updates on availability at The Carphone Warehouse
by Ionut Arghire, December 19th, 2012
 

Pregnancy App Now Available for Windows 8 Users

The Mayo Clinic on Pregnancy app is now available in the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 19th, 2012
 

Script of the Day: Photobooth.js

A library to handle webcam video feeds via JavaScript
by Catalin Cimpanu, December 19th, 2012