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About 181 articles found for 20 January 2013:

 

Gamers Start Petition to Ban Region Locking in the U.S.

People want their consoles to play all games, no matter their country of origin
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Check Out the Woman with the Biggest Hips in the World

Check Out the Woman with the Biggest Hips in the World

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Mikel Ruffinelli from Los Angeles, California has 100-inch (254-cm) hips
 

Google's 2013 Martin Luther King Doodle

Google is running the doodle in the US alone, but you can check it out here
by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
 

The Onion's Fake NRA Message Speaks of Gun Control While on a Shooting Spree

The group takes on the NRA for their “you need guns to stop bad guys with guns” policy
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
 

39% of US Adults Will Replace TVs with Tablets and New Media

Ideas that were absurd a couple of years ago are now appealing
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
Marvel Heroes Cost Comparable to World of Warcraft, League of Legends

Marvel Heroes Cost Comparable to World of Warcraft, League of Legends

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
The Ultimate Pack offers more value than the cover cost
 

Khloe Kardashian Says She’s Happy If She’s a Little Heavier

Reality star says she’s done with diets, won’t even try conforming anymore
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
UHDTVs Will Only Sell from Third Quarter Onwards

UHDTVs Will Only Sell from Third Quarter Onwards

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
The 4K resolution won't be on the market all that quickly
 

“Gutted” Teaser Trailer: God Sure Works in Mysterious Ways

New indie drama takes a peep at the lucrative market of organ trading
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

Connecticut Governor Says Video Games Destigmatize Violence

Calls on mayors to pay more attention to the issue of violent games
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
UltraDefrag 6.0 RC1 Released

UltraDefrag 6.0 RC1 Released

by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
Development is one step closer to launching a final build
 

Huge Final Fantasy Sale Begins on PAL PS Store on January 23

Big price cuts are available for classic Final Fantasy games for PS3, PS Vita, and PSP
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
 

Nvidia Releases New Linux Certified Display Driver 310.32, Download Now

Just a few days after AMD released a major update, Nvidia launches a new certified driver
by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
Man Drags Shark Away Before It Can Attack in Australia – Video

Man Drags Shark Away Before It Can Attack in Australia

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
The father-of-three grabbed the Dusky Whaler shark and pulled it away from the beach
 

Record Your Linux Desktop Experience with FDesktopRecorder

The latest version of this application can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
 

Riot Games Bans Two Pro League of Legends Players

Developers are trying to make the MOBA a more friendly experience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
 

Stream the US Presidential Inauguration Ceremony to Your iPhone, iPad

Inaugural 2013 is a free app that lets you watch the 57th US Presidential Inauguration
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
 

Photo of Purported Sony 6.44-inch 1080 Smartphone Display Emerges

Sony might soon grab the "largest smartphone" title for its own
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
 

Dropbox 1.6.16 Available for Download

New Experimental build also available with new tray popup
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
Chinese-Embassy.com Hacked by “Indonesian Defacer”

Chinese-Embassy.com Hacked by “Indonesian Defacer”

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
All of the site's webpages have been replaced with a defacement page
 

Woman Loses Legs and Fingers After Being Bitten by the Family's Dog

Common bacterium in the animal's saliva leaves doctors with no choice except amputate
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

ULR Leader Joseph Kony's Chief Bodyguard Killed

The UPDF has recovered 200 children and women abducted by the LRA, in the last six months
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update Arrives for TELUS HTC One X

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update Arrives for TELUS HTC One X

by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
The update is pushed OTA (over the air), in stages
 

NVIDIA GeForce Titan GK110 Graphics Card Set for February Release

The chip used in supercomputer Tesla cards will dominate the consumer segment
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

Download Shazam for iPhone 5.5.2

Update fixes the tag lists that were messed up in the last update
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Split Audio Files with Mp3splt-GTK 0.8

Split Audio Files with Mp3splt-GTK 0.8

by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
The latest Mp3splt-GTK package can be download from Softpedia
 

Huawei Ascend W1 Now on Pre-Order in Spain via Expansys

No specific info on the phone's price tag or release date has been provided
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Tomb Raider Achievements Revealed

Tomb Raider Achievements Revealed

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
See the achievements and trophies that are included in the upcoming reboot
 

Windows Firewall Control Updated to Version 3.8.2.1

It does away with crash occurring when trying to search for executable files
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
 

Mathematician Says Current BMI Formula Is Flawed, Rolls Out New One

Short people are fatter than they think, tall ones are thinner than previously assumed
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
AMD Releases Catalyst Driver for APUs and Embedded GPUs

AMD Releases Catalyst Driver for APUs and Embedded GPUs

by George Grigore, January 21st, 2013
Version 9.012 comes with no changelog or Windows XP support
 

RIM Re-Brands BlackBerry App World, Adds Music and Videos to It

Called BlackBerry World, it will become a one-stop entertainment hub for users
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Where to Watch Obama's Inauguration Ceremony Online

Where to Watch Obama's Inauguration Ceremony Online

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The 2013 ceremony will be live streamed in plenty of places
 

BioShock Infinite Religious Content Was Changed After Feedback

The story wasn't sacrificed, however, as the creator wants to maintain the plot
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
 

RoboForm 7.8.6 Available for Download

No new features present, developer focuses on repairs
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
Justin Bieber’s Mom Patti Mallette Is Producing Anti-Abortion Film, “Crescendo”

Justin Bieber’s Mom Patti Mallette Is Producing Anti-Abortion Film, “Crescendo”

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Project will raise money for the CPCs, pop star is reportedly displeased
 

Download Daily Wallpapers for Your Windows 8 Computer

Get new wallpapers right in the Modern UI with this free app
by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
 

Quad-Core Huawei Ascend G615 Officially Launched in Germany

The smartphone will be available next month for €300/$400
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
 

Mike the Murasoi: Fish Contains 2540 Times the Legal Limit for Radiation

Surprisingly, this so-called Fukushima fish displays no physical abnormalities
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Kupa Launches X15 Windows 8 Tablet, Formerly Kupa UltraNote

Kupa Launches X15 Windows 8 Tablet, Formerly Kupa UltraNote

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
It is a sort of foil to the Surface Pro slate from Microsoft
 

New Tomb Raider Game Won't Get a Demo

Those interested in the upcoming reboot will have to buy the full game
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
 

Download GPU-Z 0.6.7

It includes support for new hardware, adds readout for texture mapping units
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
 

iPhone 5S/6 A7 Chip Could Be Made by TSMC at U.S. Plant

Taiwanese chip maker expects to make almost all of the 28-nm chips for 2013
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Blaq 1.8.6 for BlackBerry PlayBook Brings New Features, Various Fixes

Blaq 1.8.6 for BlackBerry PlayBook Brings New Features, Various Fixes

by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Various UI changes were included, along with performance enhancements
 

Incoming 2013: Injustice: Gods Among Us

Can NetherRealm deliver a great fighting game based on DC Comics?
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
 

iOS 7 Will Remove Skeuomorphic “Special Effects,” Pundits Say

“…on retina displays, simple, pure, true designs like Letterpress have a bracing effect”
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
 

Download UC Browser 2.8 for Windows Phone 7.5

The new version has yet to be released on Windows Phone Store
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
Watch: “When the Zombies Come” Short Film in Full [Sundance 2013]

Watch: “When the Zombies Come” Short Film in Full [Sundance 2013]

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Short film impresses at Film Festival, is now available online
 

LG Confirms 5.5-Inch Optimus G Pro for Q1 2013

The handset will pack a quad-core processor inside
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Coming Soon to Israel

The smartphone is expected to arrive on January 26
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z Receives FCC Approvals

The smartphone is one step closer to landing in the US
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Opportunity Can't Move Its Arm Much, Only Drives Backwards, Celebrates Its 10th Year on Mars

Opportunity Can't Move Its Arm Much, Only Drives Backwards, Celebrates Its 10th Year on Mars

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The rover has been on Mars for 10 years, doing science all this time
 

Samsung Readying New Range of Galaxy Tablets: Santos, Kona and Roma

The upcoming slates are expected to hit shelves in the first half of 2013
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
 

Failure to Report SimCity Beta Bugs Could Lead to Bans

The publisher wants gamers to fulfill their responsibilities
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
 

foobar2000 1.2.2 Released

It repairs regression from version 1.2.1 that caused a crash occasionally
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
Watch: Possibly Biggest Chicken Egg in the World Holds Another Egg

Watch: Possibly Biggest Chicken Egg in the World Holds Another Egg

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Check out the egg Inception, or egg-within-an-egg phenomenon, and find out what causes it
 

New Resident Evil 6 Update Out Tomorrow, January 22

The big patch unlocks the Agent Hunt mode and adds new features
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Justin Bieber Moons Fans in Instagram Photo

Justin Bieber Moons Fans in Instagram Photo

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Star accidentally tweets revealing photo, takes it down almost immediately
 

Firebug 1.11.2 Beta 1 Released

Compatible with Firefox 17-20, it introduces Closure Inspector
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
 

Iconic Publisher Atari Files for Bankruptcy

The company might be forced to sell all of its properties, including Pong or Asteroids
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Smurfs' Village for Android Gets Major Update, Adds Premium and Coin Items

Smurfs' Village for Android Gets Major Update, Adds Premium and Coin Items

by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
The new version comes with new open space in the animal sanctuary as well
 

Red Panda Cub Is Born in New Zealand

Zoo keepers say this adorable cub is of utmost importance for the survival of the species
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Leonardo DiCaprio Announces Break from Acting

Star says he’s tired, wants to take some time off – indefinitely
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
 

Katy Perry Wows in Patriotic Outfit at Obama Inauguration Concert

Singer performs some of her biggest hits, entertains the kids
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Silver Linings Playbook Is the Most Pirated Movie of the Week

Silver Linings Playbook Is the Most Pirated Movie of the Week

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The top 10 most downloaded movies on BitTorrent this week
 

Windows 7 Keeps Top Spot as Windows XP Loses Ground Quickly

Users are apparently migrating away from Windows XP
by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
“It Was Crazy ... But I'm Innocent” – Manti Te'o Speaks About the Hoax

“It Was Crazy ... But I'm Innocent” – Manti Te'o Speaks About the Hoax

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Te'o told the press and those close to him that he had met his girlfriend in person
 

Audacity 2.0.3 RC1 Available for Download

It adds new effects, includes improvements and fixes
by Ionut Ilascu, January 21st, 2013
 

Dota 2 Now Has Over 3 Million Unique Monthly Players

Valve still has no plans to get the game into open beta stage
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
 

Blizzard Is Looking for New Diablo 3 Game Director

The company has a lot of content in the development pipeline
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
Sony Launches Xperia Tablet Z with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 10.1-Inch Screen

Sony Launches Xperia Tablet Z with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and 10.1-Inch Screen

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
The quad-core device features LTE, NFC and advanced audio
 

Intel: “PC” No Longer Means the Same Thing

The world will soon consider tablets another type of computer
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
Plants vs. Zombies Arrives on BlackBerry Smartphones

Plants vs. Zombies Arrives on BlackBerry Smartphones

by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
It promises 50 fun levels, 26 different types of zombies
 

Users Ask Microsoft to Launch Custom Emoticons and Winks for Skype

These could be the features users would miss the most after WLM’s retirement
by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
 

Future Mother of Cloned Neanderthal Man Sought After by Harvard Geneticist

Professor G. Church says the closest relative of modern humans might soon walk amongst us
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Next-Gen iPhone Production Will Be Handled Almost Entirely by Foxconn [China Times]

Next-Gen iPhone Production Will Be Handled Almost Entirely by Foxconn [China Times]

by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Hon Hai Precision scores near-exclusive assembly deal for next-gen iPhones, reports say
 

Mega Hits 1 Million Users in Less than a Day, Crippling Performance

The site proved a huge success, so much so that demand is much greater than expected
by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
 

Legend of Grimrock Developer Teases New Project

The team says that the future of the company is secure
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
 

January 21 Dubbed Most Depressing Day of the Year 2013

Bad weather, low motivation and debt levels may lead to low morale
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
 

PayPal Now Available for PSN Users in North America

PS Store customers can transfer funds into their PSN Wallets by using the popular service
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Website of the Presidency of the Republic of El Salvador Hacked by VandaTheGod

Website of the Presidency of the Republic of El Salvador Hacked by VandaTheGod

by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
The UGNazi hacker has breached other government sites as well
 

Apple Reportedly Launching “iPhone Math” Phablet with 5-Inch Display

Chinese newspapers say there is much to be expected from Apple this year
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
 

Hoax Alert: Sylvester Stallone Dies in Snowboard Accident

The Global Associated News site is once again used to spread fake rumors
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
Human Branding: Vegan Readies to Mark Volunteer with Hot Iron

Human Branding: Vegan Readies to Mark Volunteer with Hot Iron

by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
Becky Folkard's goal is to protest animal abuse and animal cruelty
 

Tomb Raider Will Not Have Season or Online Pass

The team wants to keep the multiplayer open for all players
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
iPhone 7 Already on Apple’s Roadmap, Says China

iPhone 7 Already on Apple’s Roadmap, Says China

by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Sketchy rumor says Apple will launch not one, not two, but three iPhones this year
Download Now Free Street Fighter X Mega Man V2 on PC

Download Now Free Street Fighter X Mega Man V2 on PC

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Plenty of bug fixes, new features, and a fresh challenge have been added
Intel Releases Prices for Low-Cost 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs
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Intel Releases Prices for Low-Cost 22nm Ivy Bridge CPUs

The Celeron and Pentium-series CPUs will be released this quarter
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
 

Gnome 3.7.4 Officially Launched, Features Search Anywhere Function

A new function that will help heavy keyboard users has been implemented
by Silviu Stahie, January 21st, 2013
 

Non-Genuine Windows XP Spotted in Australian Mall

It’s all because the operating system wasn’t activated, administrators say
by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
CyanogenMod 10.1 M-Series Builds Now Available

CyanogenMod 10.1 M-Series Builds Now Available

by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Based on the latest Android release, they are mostly stable
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Confirmed Once Again for January 31 for “Some Phones”

Windows Phone Colombia announced the roll-out would start at the end of the month
by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
SNL Mocks Lance Armstrong, Manti Te’o – Video

SNL Mocks Lance Armstrong, Manti Te’o

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
“Piers Morgan” gets to interview two of the most controversial men of the hour
 

Script of the Day: QuickAppsCMS

A new PHP content management system (CMS) to explore, test and use
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 20th, 2013