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About 127 articles found for 21 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: FIFA 14

It will be hard to improve on an almost perfect game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

Samsung GALAXY Grand Landing in India on January 22

The smartphone will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean onboard
by Cosmin Vasile, January 22nd, 2013
 

Gabriel Knight Creator Says Stories Drive Adventure Game Success

Puzzle design and interesting characters are also important
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 21st, 2013
"Death Valley Dreamlapse" Spectacular Timelapse of the Geminid Meteor Shower – Video

"Death Valley Dreamlapse" Spectacular Timelapse of the Geminid Meteor Shower

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The sky over the inhospitable Death Valley can be quite breathtaking
 

City of Angels Camp Website Hacked and Defaced

The hacker has breached several government sites over the past few days
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
 

New Type of Volcanic Eruption Pinned Down by Researchers

Underwater volcanoes can erupt in ways undocumented up until now
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
LCD TVs and Monitors Should Be Getting Cheaper This Month

LCD TVs and Monitors Should Be Getting Cheaper This Month

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
January 2013 will bring a price cut to large-size LCD panels
 

Study Links Loneliness to Poor Health

Being lonely for a long time impacts on one's immune system
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Green Tip: Use Coffee, Bread and Mushrooms to Make Meat

Once mixed, these three flavors taste almost identically to chicken
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Func Launches Black Rubber-Coated Gaming Mouse

Called Func MS-3, the peripheral has adjustable sensitivity and upgradeable firmware
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
Unofficial iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Fix Reportedly Works for Some

Unofficial iOS 6.0.2 Battery Drain Fix Reportedly Works for Some

by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Solution shared on Apple’s forums successfully tested by several users
 

UnionBank of the Philippines Customers Warned About Phishing Scam

The campaign is dangerous because many users have linked their banking accounts to PayPal
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
 

Webmail Phishing Scam: Your Email Needs to Be Reset Immediately

Access to corporate email accounts is highly useful for a targeted attack
by Eduard Kovacs, January 21st, 2013
 

Watch: Tigers Take Down Frosty the Snowman and His Entire Family

The cold weather is no excuse for the tigers not to continue playing as they usually do
by Laura Sinpetru, January 21st, 2013
 

Xperia Z Comes with Free Sony SRS-BTV5 Wireless Speaker in the UK

The handset is available for pre-order at Clove UK for less than before
by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
Girl Who Wants to Avoid Charge Makes It Look like a Ghost Car Drove In

Girl Who Wants to Avoid Charge Makes It Look like a Ghost Car Drove In

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
A Chinese girl pranks a parking attendant and gets away without paying a fee
 

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

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

“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

Connecticut Governor Says Video Games Destigmatize Violence

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

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

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

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
Massive Mars Crater Housed Ancient Lake Fed by Underground Water

Massive Mars Crater Housed Ancient Lake Fed by Underground Water

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The finding raises hopes of an underground water network, perhaps surviving today
 

Tomb Raider Achievements Revealed

See the achievements and trophies that are included in the upcoming reboot
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
President Barack Obama Is Sworn In for Second Term – Video

President Barack Obama Is Sworn In for Second Term

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
“I did it!” Obama tells daughters as he hugs them after being sworn in
 

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
 

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
Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Rival Sees Daylight

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro Rival Sees Daylight

by Bogdan Popa, January 21st, 2013
Kupa launches its very own tablet with Windows 8 Pro
 

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

Project will raise money for the CPCs, pop star is reportedly displeased
by Elena Gorgan, 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
Samsung GALAXY S III Mini with NFC Arriving in the UK in Late January

Samsung GALAXY S III Mini with NFC Arriving in the UK in Late January

by Cosmin Vasile, January 21st, 2013
The smartphone will be available for around £270/€320/$430 outright
 

Incoming 2013: Injustice: Gods Among Us

Can NetherRealm deliver a great fighting game based on DC Comics?
by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
The Full Explanation of Why Mega Only Works in Chrome, Snubbing Firefox, IE, Safari, Opera

The Full Explanation of Why Mega Only Works in Chrome, Snubbing Firefox, IE, Safari, Opera

by Lucian Parfeni, January 21st, 2013
The new cloud storage site uses some cutting edge HTML5
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Coming Soon to Israel

The smartphone is expected to arrive on January 26
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
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
 

Justin Bieber Moons Fans in Instagram Photo

Star accidentally tweets revealing photo, takes it down almost immediately
by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Gun Appreciation Day Show Ends in Accidental Shooting, 3 Injured

Gun Appreciation Day Show Ends in Accidental Shooting, 3 Injured

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
A seller's gun discharged as he was pulling it out of its case
 

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
 

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 – Video

Katy Perry Wows in Patriotic Outfit at Obama Inauguration Concert

by Elena Gorgan, January 21st, 2013
Singer performs some of her biggest hits, entertains the kids
 

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

Te'o told the press and those close to him that he had met his girlfriend in person
by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
Nexus 4 Demand Said to Be 10 Times Higher than Expected

Nexus 4 Demand Said to Be 10 Times Higher than Expected

by Ionut Arghire, January 21st, 2013
LG will ramp up production soon to resolve stock issues
 

Intel: “PC” No Longer Means the Same Thing

The world will soon consider tablets another type of computer
by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
God of War: Ascension Single-Player Demo Out in February, Gets New Trailer

God of War: Ascension Single-Player Demo Out in February, Gets New Trailer

by Andrei Dobra, January 21st, 2013
Learn more about Kratos' new adventures next month
 

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]

Hon Hai Precision scores near-exclusive assembly deal for next-gen iPhones, reports say
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Mega Hits 1 Million Users in Less than a Day, Crippling Performance

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

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

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
 

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
Intel: We Will Begin Mass Producing 14nm Broadwell CPUs This Year (2013)

Intel: We Will Begin Mass Producing 14nm Broadwell CPUs This Year (2013)

by Sebastian Pop, January 21st, 2013
The fifth-generation Broadwell CPUs will sell in 2014
 

iPhone 7 Already on Apple’s Roadmap, Says China

Sketchy rumor says Apple will launch not one, not two, but three iPhones this year
by Filip Truta, January 21st, 2013
Albuquerque, N.M. Shooting: Teen Arrested for Killing 3 Children, 2 Adults

Albuquerque, N.M. Shooting: Teen Arrested for Killing 3 Children, 2 Adults

by Raluca Anghel, January 21st, 2013
The killer used multiple weapons, including an assault rifle
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
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