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About 235 articles found for 20 December 2012:

 

GOTY 2012 Best Role-Playing Game Runner Up: Torchlight 2

Runic Games' dungeon crawling RPG is one of the best titles of the year
by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
 

Linux Mint 14 Xfce Edition Is Available for Download

Xfce 4.10 desktop environment has been implemented
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Watch: Kids Say What They Would Tell Santa, Adults Act on It

Children are asked what they would say if they were able to catch Santa in their home
by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, as the Prophecy Foretold

Gangnam Style Hits 1 Billion Views, as the Prophecy Foretold

by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
The video hit the 1 billion views milestone precisely on the day to end all days
 

TSMC Sales Down 10% This Month (December 2012)

Smartphone and tablet chip orders fell, so income dropped as well
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

Rosewill Intros Armor Evolution PC Case

It is a mid-tower capable of housing E-ATX motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Picture of the Day: Close-Up of a Roaring Tigress

Picture of the Day: Close-Up of a Roaring Tigress

by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
This amazing photo was taken at the Ragunan Zoo in Jakarta, Indonesia
 

Here Is the Full Achievement List for Dead Space 3

The game will see two characters working together in combat
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

Cinnarch 2012.12.21 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.6.10

The distribution makes use of Gnome 3.6.2 and Cinnamon 1.6.7
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

There's a 3D Firearms Printing Group and They Are Accepting Donations

That is to say there is now a website where gun files can be hosted
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Becomes Epidemic

iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Becomes Epidemic

by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
Customers keep reporting the same issue confirming iOS 6.0.2 is to blame
 

WhatsApp to Arrive on BlackBerry 10 After All

However, the software might not be available at launch
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

Zentyal 3.0-1 Has Samba 4.0.0

This latest version also comes with improved UTF-8 support
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

World of Tanks-Themed Mouse Pad Launched by SteelSeries

It is part of a peripheral and accessory series made in collaboration with Wargaming
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

Taylor Swift Is Already Bored by Harry Styles

They have nothing to talk about and it’s driving her mad, says report
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Ubisoft Interested in Buying THQ, Report Says

Ubisoft Interested in Buying THQ, Report Says

by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
The French publisher might end up owning THQ because of its bankruptcy
 

ASUS Concurs That Intel Won't Stop Making Socketed CPUs

Intel dispelled most of the worries, but SUS figured it could add its two cents
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

CCleaner 3.26 Available for Download

It adds cleaning for Office 2013 and Adobe Reader 11
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
Exclusive: Apple Approves Fake Halo 4 Games on iTunes [Updated]

Exclusive: Apple Approves Fake Halo 4 Games on iTunes Updated

by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
If an offer looks too good to be true, think scam first, then bargain
 

VLC for Windows 8 Is Almost Here, Passes 90% on Fundraiser

Developers have almost raised the money to start the project
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Man Enters Virginia Sandy Hook School with Piece of Wood Labeled Rifle

Christopher Johnson, of Strasburg, Virginia, tried to raise awareness on school safety
by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
 

Google Marks the End of Days with a Mayan Calendar Doodle

Google wants to at least make it a special day, if it's going to be our last
by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
 

New Trapdoor Spider Named After US President Barack Obama

The Aptostichus barackobamai lives in the American Southwest
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
 

4MLinux 5.0 Media Edition Has Audacity 2.0.2

This version of 4MLinux Media Edition is based on 4MLinux 5.0 Core
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
“The Dark Knight Rises” Is Top Movie Trailer on YouTube in 2012

“The Dark Knight Rises” Is Top Movie Trailer on YouTube in 2012

by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Trailer #3 has almost 27 million views, is third most watched overall
 

Windows 7 Manager 4.1.9 Available for Download

It updates several components, Junk File Cleaner among them
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
 

Blake Lively’s Wedding Photos Are Out

Photos from the September ceremony will be printed in Martha Stewart Weddings
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Facebook Is Looking to Drop the Two-Column Timeline

Facebook Is Looking to Drop the Two-Column Timeline

by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
A redesigned one column timeline is in the works and in testing
 

HP EliteBook Revolve, a Convertible Notebook Set for CES 2013

It will run either Windows 7 Professional or Windows 8 Pro operating system
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

LilyPond 2.17.9 Features Minor Fixes

The latest version of LilyPond can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Command & Conquer Gets First Sneak Peak with Insight from Fans

See what fans think about the free-to-play strategy game and admire a bit of gameplay
by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
How It Works – the Mayan Long Count Calendar

How It Works – the Mayan Long Count Calendar

by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
Learn about the three types of calendars that the Mayans used
 

Windows Phone 8 Update Arrives on T-Mobile’s HTC 8X Too

The update brings enhancements to Wi-Fi, text messaging, data usage
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

3D Printing Technology Transforms Music Files into Records

A tech editor has developed a technique that converts digital files into plastic disk
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

Wise Disk Cleaner 7.72 Available for Download

It improves cookie cleaning in Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
Fail: North Korean Rocket Control Center Uses Windows XP – UPDATED

Fail: North Korean Rocket Control Center Uses Windows XP UPDATED

by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
North Korean officials release video to showcase the recent successful rocket launch
Halo 4 Cheaters and Modders Use Headless Spartans in Multiplayer
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Halo 4 Cheaters and Modders Use Headless Spartans in Multiplayer

Players with modded Xbox 360 can use this exploit but they can still get shot in the head
by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
 

MySQL 5.5.29 Officially Released

Quite a few changes made their way into this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Confirmed: AMD China Leader Resigns

Not much of a reason is given for this particular staff modification
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Tredaptive: Merck Drug Fails to Reduce Heart Disease Risks

Tredaptive: Merck Drug Fails to Reduce Heart Disease Risks

by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
Merck & Co Inc's study on Tredaptive “did not meet its primary endpoint,” company admits
 

Blender Updated to 2.65a

This is a bugfix build, so there are no new features available
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
 

Google Employees Get a Chromebook, Nexus 7 or Motorola Razr M

Employees get to pick their presents, no Nexus 4 is available
by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
 

Download CrystalDiskInfo 5.2

It adds support for UASP (USB Attached SCSI Protocol)
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
Gnome 3.7.3 Integrates ownCloud, Download Now

Gnome 3.7.3 Integrates ownCloud, Download Now

by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
The latest version of the GNOME desktop environment can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Memory Companies Reduce Investment Plans by 20%

Capital expenditures for the year 2013 suffer a heavy blow
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

This Year, the Winter Solstice Falls on End-of-the-World Day

It's the shortest day of the year in the Northern hemisphere
by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
 

AnyDVD 7.1.3 Available for Download

Features an updated set of decryption keys, for Blu-ray
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
Garry Schyman Handles BioShock Infinite Soundtrack

Garry Schyman Handles BioShock Infinite Soundtrack

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
The same composer worked on the first two games in the series
 

Jake Tapper Leaves ABC, Moves to CNN

Starting 2013, Tapper will be CNN’s chief Washington correspondent
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
 

Nokia Details Photo Maps App for Lumia Devices

It enables users to easily place photos taken with the phone on the map
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

Student Wears Santa Getup, Suspended for Facebook “Surprise” Post

A concerned parent calls authorities about a post dubbed alarming, reminiscent of Newtown
by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
 

TightVNC 2.6.4 Released

Server component is no longer registered as a service
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
MRSA: Potentially Deadly Superbug Found in British Milk

MRSA: Potentially Deadly Superbug Found in British Milk

by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
Antibiotics have no effect on this superbug strain, specialists explain
 

Microsoft Appoints New Partner to Help Kill Windows XP

Centrix Software has been chosen to support enterprises when upgrading from Windows XP
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Sony Yuga to Be Released as Xperia Z in 2013

The smartphone will boast a 5-inch full HD display
by Cosmin Vasile, December 21st, 2012
 

Avidemux 2.6.1 Improves MP4 and FLV Demuxers

Some additional x264 option have been unlocked in this release
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
Facebook Enables Drag and Drop Photo Uploads Across the Site

Facebook Enables Drag and Drop Photo Uploads Across the Site

by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
Not all users have seen the feature just yet, but it's rolling out to all
 

First Look at Tom Hardy in “Mad Max: Fury Road”

Signed pic of the actor in character emerges online, gets fans super hyped
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
 

Galaxy S III Devices Hit with Failing Mainboards Issues

Devices are “dying,” but Samsung replaces failing parts without asking questions
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Ke$ha Explains “Forced” Comment About “Die Young” Song

Ke$ha Explains “Forced” Comment About “Die Young” Song

by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
She was too distressed, wasn’t thinking properly, pop star says in new statement
 

Michael Ealy Is Married to Longtime Girlfriend

Michael and Khatira Rafiqzada tied the knot in very private ceremony
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
 

UltraDefrag 5.1.2 Released

Problem with USB keyboard detection has been eliminated
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
Surprisingly Powerful Nano-ITX Motherboards Released by Axiomtek

Surprisingly Powerful Nano-ITX Motherboards Released by Axiomtek

by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Equipped with dual-core processors, they can actually power whole PCs, despite their size
 

Smiling Dinosaur Had Its Face Frozen in a Hideous Grin

This newly found dinosaur had so many teeth, it could not help but smile
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
 

Hiker Snaps Photo of Ghost-Like Phenomenon in Ukraine's Mountain Area

The Brocken specter effects is caught on camera in the Chatyr-Dag mountains, in Ukraine
by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
 

GOTY 2012 Best Sports Simulation: FIFA 13

The game does a great job of making football unpredictable
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

Instagram 3.4.0 iOS Adds Mayfair Filter

App now supported in 25 languages, adds Facebook iOS 6 integration
by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
Get Into StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Beta by Pre-Ordering via Battle.net

Get Into StarCraft 2: Heart of the Swarm Beta by Pre-Ordering via Battle.net

by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
Blizzard is beginning to expand the beta stage for Heart of the Swarm
 

WD’s New Firmware Updates My Book Live Duo to Version 2.40.06 - 048

Western Digital launches a new firmware that comes packed with a lot of changes
by George Grigore, December 21st, 2012
 

Thermaltake Level 10 GTS Case Goes Snow White

The mid-tower cases have design elements stemming from BMW's DesignWorks
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

Google Chrome 25.0.1364.5 Dev Available for Download

No new features for desktop versions, includes repairs for mobile version
by Ionut Ilascu, December 21st, 2012
 

Cybercriminals Rely on Syrian Civil War in Phishing Campaigns

A replica of a popular social media site lured victims by promising them a torture video
by Eduard Kovacs, December 21st, 2012
Fastest Ever Meteor, Tracked by Radar and Recovered in Near-Pristine Conditions

Fastest Ever Meteor, Tracked by Radar and Recovered in Near-Pristine Conditions

by Lucian Parfeni, December 21st, 2012
The meteorite provided a rare opportunity to study it shortly after it fell
 

Mageia 3 Beta 1 Has KDE 4.10 Beta 2

The distribution also comes with other flavors, such as GNOME and LXDE
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Pilot's Reaction to His Causing a Sonic Boom Is Hilarious

His sonic boom caused $22K in damage, so “oh, [expletive]” is an understatement
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
Asus Planning 7-Inch ME172V Tablet with Jelly Bean, Priced at $129/€129

Asus Planning 7-Inch ME172V Tablet with Jelly Bean, Priced at $129/€129

by Cosmin Vasile, December 21st, 2012
The slate is expected to arrive in early 2013 without 3G connectivity
 

Kickstarter Makes Tim Schafer More Open to Fans

The team is using a documentary to record the creation of their next game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

Acer Not Comfortable Staying at Home, Sets Up Factory in Brazil

A laptop assembly factory will be built in the South American country
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
 

BBB Warns Users About Scam Charities Leveraging Newtown Shooting

The agency provides 10 useful tips for those who want to make donations
by Eduard Kovacs, December 21st, 2012
Microsoft Wants to Lure iOS Developers into Windows 8

Microsoft Wants to Lure iOS Developers into Windows 8

by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
The company continues its efforts to bring more apps on the Windows 8 platform
 

How the Safari Browser Almost Ended Up Being Called “Alexander”

“Steve just started saying some names out loud,” says former Apple employee
by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
 

Kim Kardashian’s Acting Debut in Tyler Perry Movie – First Trailer

“Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor” will be out in March 2013
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
 

Nokia Updates Mapping Data for Windows Phone 8

The Nokia Maps application has received an update as well
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
7-Inch and 12-Inch Windows RT Tablets Created by HTC

7-Inch and 12-Inch Windows RT Tablets Created by HTC

by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Both of them will be released next year, during CES or MWC 2013
 

Windows 8 Users Click on a Third-Party Start Menu 10 Times per Day

Start Menu app developer says that users need such a feature in Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Nokia and RIM Sign Patent Licensing Agreement

RIM will pay Nokia for the use of patents in its products
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Madonna Threatens Fans to Cancel Concert – Video

Madonna Threatens Fans to Cancel Concert

by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Queen of Pop refuses to perform if fans smoke in the venue
 

Download Google Chrome 23.0.1271 iOS with Audio Fixes

Update fixes problem with audio routing on iPhone 5, says Google
by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
 

Apache Subversion 1.7.8 Officially Released

The developers have made a series of important changes in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Fat Joe Pleads Guilty to Tax Evasion

Rapper owes $700,000 (€530,222) in back taxes, could get jail time
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Download Minecraft 1.4.6 OS X with Firework Star

Download Minecraft 1.4.6 OS X with Firework Star

by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
Create Firework Rockets, enchant items, use Nether Brick Slabs
 

Far Cry 3 Patch 1.04 Now Available, Offers HUD and DLC Options

There are also bug fixes and stability improvements
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

SSD Demand Up 20%, Micron Reveals

The percentage should be different for the entire market, but not by much
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Man Standing Guard at School Is Phony Marine, Says He Is Deeply Sorry

Man Standing Guard at School Is Phony Marine, Says He Is Deeply Sorry

by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
Craig Pusley graduated from the Marine boot camp in San Diego, but was never deployed
 

Download an HD Video Player for Windows 8 with MKV Support

mobile.HD Media Player is now available in the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Google Chrome 25.0.1364.5 Dev for Linux Has Memory Fixes

All three Google Chrome branches can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
Microsoft on Surface Wi-Fi Bug: Sorry, We’ve Already Fixed It

Microsoft on Surface Wi-Fi Bug: Sorry, We’ve Already Fixed It

by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
The company claims that it has already issued a fix for this issue
 

Calibre 0.9.11 Improves Kindle Fire HD Connectivity

The latest version of Calibre can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
 

Windows 8 Users Get iCloud Control Panel 2.1.1

Apple increments iCloud PC utility days before Christmas
by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
Steam Greenlight Delivers Next Batch of Titles on January 15

Steam Greenlight Delivers Next Batch of Titles on January 15

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
Valve wants players to get involved and vote for their favorites
Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D44 – Developer News
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Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D44 – Developer News

Testers asked to focus on AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center, Graphics Drivers, and Safari
by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
 

Poisonous, Bright Pink Rhino Horns Might Discourage Poachers

Conservationists take drastic measures to safeguard South Africa's rhinos
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
Download Instagram 3.4.0 for Android

Download Instagram 3.4.0 for Android

by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
With a new filter, Mayfair, various other enhancements
 

RIM to Support BlackBerry 7 After BB10’s Launch, New Devices Planned

BB7 is a great platform for emerging markets, RIM says
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Clutter 1.13.2 Gets a New Gesture Recognizer

Clutter 1.13.2 Gets a New Gesture Recognizer

by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
The latest version of Clutter can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Windows 8 Won’t Inject New Life into the Windows Franchise – Analyst

Initial sales of the new OS have been disappointing, FBR Capital analyst David Hilal says
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Microsoft Kills Off Expression Software Tools

The company has announced that it’s phasing out the design tool suite
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Microsoft Relaunches Patch Tuesday Update to Fix Windows 7 Font Bug

Security update republished in order to address a Windows 7 issue breaking down fonts
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Here’s How to Create Playlists in Nokia Music

A service exclusive to Nokia’s Windows Phone-based Lumia devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Ron Gilbert Does Not Believe in Adventure Game Death

Ron Gilbert Does Not Believe in Adventure Game Death

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
The genre needs to keep the player interested and focused on progress
 

Dark Souls 2’s Dedicated Servers Will Improve Player Interaction

The first game in the series could have also benefited from them
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

White Flavor of Huawei Honor 2 U9508 Lands on Shelves

The phone is available in China at RMB 1,888 (around $300 / €230)
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

New 5.3’’ Android Smartphone for Next Year, Neo N003

It will sport a quad-core processor inside, Android 4.0.4
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

Amazon Mobile for Android Gets Bug Fixes, New Features

Users can now track their packages much easier with push notifications
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

Chaos Reborn Gets Details from Julian Gollop

The game will appeal to both older gamers and a modern audience
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
Windows 8’s Early Adoption Rate Still Below Windows 7’s

Windows 8’s Early Adoption Rate Still Below Windows 7’s

by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
New figures show that Windows 7 sales in the business sector remain low
 

KDDI Updates Pantech Vega PTL21 and LG Optimus G LGL21

Provides both of them with various performance improvements
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

The Little Red Riding Hood Doodle Inside the Chrome New Tab Page

The latest Google doodle works in Chrome as well
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
 

FIFA World Cup Draws 1.6 Million Players

The statistics for the matches are close to those of real-world leagues
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Only 6.45mm Thick, TCL S850 Is the Thinnest Smartphone to Date

Only 6.45mm Thick, TCL S850 Is the Thinnest Smartphone to Date

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
The handset sports a 4.7-inch HD touchscreen display
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Reportedly Available for Lumias via Nokia Care Centers

The update will be officially released to users only next year
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Download The Weather Channel for Windows 8

The Weather Channel is one of the many weather apps in the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

Nexus 7 3G Arrives in Singapore at S$499 (USD$410 / €310)

The tablet PC will hit shelves tomorrow with Android 4.2 loaded on it
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
Far Cry 3 Writer Wants Gamers and Developers to Provoke Each Other

Far Cry 3 Writer Wants Gamers and Developers to Provoke Each Other

by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
Stories should engage players and they should tell developers what they want
 

Peter Molyneux Has Another Project Ready to Go After Godus

The developer says that the idea is an even more ambitious one
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Claims It Fixed the Surface Wi-Fi Bug, Users Say It Didn’t

Patch Tuesday fixes also included an update to address the Wi-Fi bugs, Microsoft said
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

Dragon Mobile Assistant 2.0 Beta Available for Android

With new features in tow, support for Android 2.3 devices
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Fuse Gets Brand New Trailer, Shows Off New Footage

Check out the impressive shooter from Insomniac Games in action
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
First-of-Its-Kind “Unpackaged” Shop Moves to Hockney, East London

First-of-Its-Kind “Unpackaged” Shop Moves to Hockney, East London

by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
This shop asks customers to bring their own containers and bags, as they sell neither
 

Infographic: The Hobbit – Unexpected Cruelty

PETA shows exactly how animals were harmed and abused while filming The Hobbit
by Laura Sinpetru, December 20th, 2012
 

Facebook Will Allow Anyone to Send You a Message for $1

It's also revamping the message filtering process
by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
 

MetroPCS Announces ZTE Avid 4G

A new Android 4.0-based handset for its 4G LTE service
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
Bogus “Join My Network on LinkedIn” Emails Spread Cridex Trojan

Bogus “Join My Network on LinkedIn” Emails Spread Cridex Trojan

by Eduard Kovacs, December 20th, 2012
The fake notifications have been making the rounds for years, but they're still effective
 

Download Yelp 3.7 for Android

With Yelp Talk, a newly integrated action bar UI, other enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Upgrade Now Requires the Windows 7 Product Key

Microsoft has changed the way users can upgrade from Windows 7 to Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

phpMyAdmin 3.5.5 Final Is Available for Download

This latest release of phpMyAdmin only brings some minor fixes and updates
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
 

Mass Effect 3 Multiplayer Operation Prophecy Starts This Weekend

Not one but two separate goals can be completed between December 21 and 23
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
Star Trek: The Video Game Launches on April 26, 2013

Star Trek: The Video Game Launches on April 26, 2013

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 20th, 2012
Players will see Captain Kirk and Spock fight the Gorn
 

“Wanted: A Wife” – 82-Year-Old Man Wears Sign to Find His Soulmate

Sandy McCulloch, of Oregon, is trying to pick up women at the local hospital
by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
 

Nintendo TVii Coming to Wii U Today, December 20, in the U.S.

The new entertainment service will arrive today with support for Hulu Plus and Amazon
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Makes Its First Flight with a Rocket Engine

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo Makes Its First Flight with a Rocket Engine

by Lucian Parfeni, December 20th, 2012
A couple more tests are needed before the first powered flight
 

GOTY 2012 Best Action Adventure: Assassin's Creed 3

Ubisoft's latest Assassin's Creed title shines in terms of gameplay
by Andrei Dobra, December 20th, 2012
 

Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 7870 XT with Boost Graphics Card

The card uses Sapphire's own dual-fan cooler with copper heatpipes
by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
 

SwiftKey Updated to 3.1 on Android Phones and Tablets

With a new Berry theme, support for more languages and more
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
Gammatech Convertible Notebook Is Rugged and Grey

Gammatech Convertible Notebook Is Rugged and Grey

by Sebastian Pop, December 20th, 2012
Called U12Ci, it measures 12.1 inches in diagonal and should already be up for sale
 

5-Year-Old Tattooed Girl Sings Rap Tribute to Kaepernick

Sarah's biceps are inked, so that she can better resemble her idol, “Kaep”
by Raluca Anghel, December 20th, 2012
 

Softpedia Exclusive Discount: 50% Off Aurora 3D Animation Maker

Create logos and eye-catching animations in just a few minutes
by Stefan Fintea, December 20th, 2012
 

Microsoft Reveals Three Killer Keyboard Shortcuts in Excel

Here’s a new clip that presents 3 nifty hotkeys to get your work done faster in MS Excel
by Bogdan Popa, December 20th, 2012
 

Linux Kernel Exploit Closed in Ubuntu 11.10

Users are urged to update their systems as soon as possible to the latest Linux kernel
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
Google Getting Ready for a Cheaper Nexus 7 in Q1 2013

Google Getting Ready for a Cheaper Nexus 7 in Q1 2013

by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
The new tablet model might cost only $99 to manufacture
 

Download Dolphin Browser 9.1 and Dolphin Jetpack 1.0.3 for Android

Both optimized to offer a great experience when used together
by Ionut Arghire, December 20th, 2012
 

FreeType 2.4.11 Has TrueType Subpixel Hinting Support

A few other improvements have been implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 20th, 2012
Script of the Day: jQuery Mobile Twitter Bootstrap Theme

Script of the Day: jQuery Mobile Twitter Bootstrap Theme

by Catalin Cimpanu, December 20th, 2012
A jQuery Mobile theme based on Twitter's Bootstrap framework
 

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