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About 142 articles found for 20 November 2012:

 

GTA V’s Emphasis on Bank Robberies Explained

The three new characters are professional thieves who'll show how heists are done
by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
 

Oppo Find 5 Arrives in China on December 12

The smartphone is said to ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
Uncharted: Fight for Fortune Card Game for PS Vita Revealed

Uncharted: Fight for Fortune Card Game for PS Vita Revealed

by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
The new title is interconnected with Golden Abyss and will be released in December
 

MSN China Collapses, Loses 2 Million Users

The app loses ground in China, but Microsoft won’t continue its WLM – Skype merger
by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
 

Snapz Pro X 2.5.0 Bodes Well for New OS X Versions

Popular screen capture utility now requires OS X Lion or Mountain Lion to run
by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Kicks Off “Meet Your Match” Windows Phone Campaign

It shows once again that Windows Phone can perform better than competition
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
T-Mobile and HTC Partner to Help Give Kids The World This Holiday Season

T-Mobile and HTC Partner to Help Give Kids The World This Holiday Season

by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
Users grabbing the Windows Phone 8X this holiday season will be able to participate
 

HP Suffers Massive Loss Because of Fraud at Autonomy

Falsified financial reports said to have been discovered, odds of compensation uncertain
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
 

Meet Gnomescroll − a Multiplayer Voxel-Powered Game

It's all about guns, shovels, blocks and robots, or so they say
by Silviu Stahie, November 20th, 2012
 

Security Predictions for 2013 Provided from Three Different Angles

Experts from GlobalSign, Solutionary and SpectorSoft share some insight
by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
 

Green Tip: Treadmill Desks Allow You to Exercise While You Work

Some companies have already embraced the idea, many more might follow
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Ross Marquand’s Awesome Impersonations

Viral of the Day: Ross Marquand’s Awesome Impersonations

by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Al Pacino, Kevin Spacey, Matthew McConaughey, Brad Pitt, James Gandolfini
 

Penny Stocks Spam Influences Trading Volume Once Again, Experts Find

Avira warns users about emails in which they're asked to invest with a certain firm
by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
 

Fastest Western Digital HDDs Now in 4TB

The WD Black series, good for gaming laptops and workstations
by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
 

Nokia Explains Lumia 920’s Screen Resolution

The screen has 7% more pixels than HD displays, can show more
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
 

How to Roast a Thanksgiving Turkey by Shooting It

Turkeys are obliterated with dragon's breath rounds, AK-47s and M16s
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
TELUS Releasing Samsung GALAXY Ace II X on November 21

TELUS Releasing Samsung GALAXY Ace II X on November 21

by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
The smartphone will be available for $250/€195 outright
 

Cell Phone Crashing Prank Clip Goes Viral

A prankster stands close to random strangers in a park and ruins their conversations
by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
 

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 – Review

It takes a large step forward in terms of performance
by Ionut Ilascu, 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
 

Deer Attacks Men, Steals Their Cigarettes

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

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
NYC Serial Killer Targets Brooklyn Shopkeepers, Has Number 8 Obsession

NYC Serial Killer Targets Brooklyn Shopkeepers, Has Number 8 Obsession

by Raluca Anghel, November 20th, 2012
NYPD search for the man behind three murders, in which the same gun was used
 

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
 

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
“The Dark Knight Rises” Behind the Scenes Blu-Ray Extras Leak

“The Dark Knight Rises” Behind the Scenes Blu-Ray Extras Leak

by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Video shows how the biggest sets were made, concept art also emerges
 

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

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
 

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
 

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
Ouroboros, Razer’s Strange Contraption Known as a Mouse, Now Shipping

Ouroboros, Razer’s Strange Contraption Known as a Mouse, Now Shipping

by Sebastian Pop, November 20th, 2012
The ambidextrous peripheral made of several parts is now available
 

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

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

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”

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

by Elena Gorgan, November 20th, 2012
Here’s the best explanation of why “Twilight” is for teens and girls
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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
CyanogenMod Starts Working on Android 4.2-Based CM 10.1

CyanogenMod Starts Working on Android 4.2-Based CM 10.1

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

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

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

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

Same Structure Revealed in Human and Insect Ears

by Cristina Macari, November 20th, 2012
Scientists detect a novel case of convergent evolution among rainforest katydids
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
 

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
 

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
 

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

Download Gnomescroll OS X – Minecraft-like Multiplayer Voxel Game

by Filip Truta, November 20th, 2012
Set in surreal planetary environments, features ores and tool crafting
 

10 Ideas to Change the World

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

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
Outrage over Mumbai, India Arrest for Facebook Like and Post

Outrage over Mumbai, India Arrest for Facebook Like and Post

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

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
 

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
Hitman: Absolution's Contracts Multiplayer Will Be Free for All Owners

Hitman: Absolution's Contracts Multiplayer Will Be Free for All Owners

by Andrei Dobra, November 20th, 2012
Absolution won't use an online pass or anything like that
 

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

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

Edward Cullen's Feeding Grounds Now Under Protection

The Nature Conservancy acquires land in Washington's Olympic Peninsula
by Laura Sinpetru, November 20th, 2012
Anonymous Hackers Claim They Prevented Fraud at US Elections

Anonymous Hackers Claim They Prevented Fraud at US Elections

by Eduard Kovacs, November 20th, 2012
The hacktivists developed a firewall to foil Karl Rove's plot
 

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
 

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
Oprah Tweets Her Love for Microsoft’s Surface from an iPad

Oprah Tweets Her Love for Microsoft’s Surface from an iPad

by Bogdan Popa, November 20th, 2012
The Surface tablet made her Favorite Things gift list for 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
 

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
AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 on Sale in Retail Stores on November 23-25, Limited Stock

AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 on Sale in Retail Stores on November 23-25, Limited Stock

by Cosmin Vasile, November 20th, 2012
The smartphone will be available for only $50/ €40 on 2-year contracts
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
 

Firefox 17 for Android Hits Gold, Supports ARMv6 Handsets Too

The browser also comes with enhancements for the visually impaired
by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
New Wireless Carrier Launches in the UK: The People's Operator

New Wireless Carrier Launches in the UK: The People's Operator

by Ionut Arghire, November 20th, 2012
It will redirect 25 percent of its profits to charity
 

Motorola IRONROCK Now Available in Mexico via Nextel

The PTT handset is powered by Google’s Android platform
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
 

Motorola RAZR i MT788 Coming to China in December

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