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About 143 articles found for 21 November 2012:

 

Thanksgiving Viral of the Day: Turkey Hunting Prank

Joker dressed as a “hunter” chases a "turkey” through supermarkets and parking garages
by Raluca Anghel, November 22nd, 2012
 

DICE Will Not Become a Battlefield Factory

The developers are free to express their own creativity
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 22nd, 2012
 

Turn App Store Promo Codes into “Tokens”

Never wrangle iTunes Connect to get a promo code again
by Filip Truta, November 22nd, 2012
Samsung Galaxy S4 with TouchWiz 6.0 Concept Phone

Samsung Galaxy S4 with TouchWiz 6.0 Concept Phone

by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
A 5.1-inch behemoth packing a 1.9GHz quad-core processor
 

Sony Xperia TX Officially Introduced in Australia

It will be available from November 28 through Vodafone and Sony stores
by Cosmin Vasile, November 21st, 2012
 

Photo of the Day: The Most Suave James Bond Tribute Ever

Nothing is better than James Bond – except perhaps several of them
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
 

Advisory: What to Do If Your Phone Is Stolen or Lost

Everything you need to know about filing a complaint and requesting service deactivation
by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
Peacock Falls for a She-Turkey, Saves Her Life

Peacock Falls for a She-Turkey, Saves Her Life

by Laura Sinpetru, November 21st, 2012
Pendragon and Miss McFeathers now spend each day by each other's side
Superman Explained: Why the Red Undies over the Costume?

Superman Explained: Why the Red Undies over the Costume?

by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
It’s more practical to have definition in that area and it can’t be achieved otherwise
 

Microsoft Still Working on Surface Wi-Fi Fix as Users Ask for Refunds

The Redmond-based tech titan is yet to release a patch for Surface’s Wi-Fi issues
by Bogdan Popa, November 21st, 2012
 

13.3-Inch Arnova FamilyPad Tablet Launched by Archos

Oddly enough, the tablet doesn't support Windows 8 for some reason
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
Soldiers Recreate Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders’ “Call Me Maybe” Video

Soldiers Recreate Miami Dolphins Cheerleaders’ “Call Me Maybe” Video

by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
Watch as buff soldiers make fools of themselves, lip-syncing to Carly Rae Jepsen
 

Drunk Lady Bombs News Report in Texas

She smiles and lurks in the background until the reporter notices her
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Third-Party Anti-Virus Software Blocks Windows 8 Modern Apps

Users complain that Windows 8’s Modern apps cannot be launched
by Bogdan Popa, November 21st, 2012
GStreamer 1.0.3 Is More Stable, Download Now

GStreamer 1.0.3 Is More Stable, Download Now

by Silviu Stahie, November 21st, 2012
As usual, the developers have implemented a lot of fixes and updates
 

Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick Are Engaged

He proposed in Paris, she said yes, unconfirmed report says
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
The First Motherboards with 4K Support: Gigabyte “TH”

The First Motherboards with 4K Support: Gigabyte “TH”

by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
Even though some graphics cards can’t handle the resolution, these mainboards can
 

Buffalo Reveals 4TB NAS HDDs, Wants a Small Fortune for It

Not exactly a rival to Western Digital's newest creation, but it will do
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
 

Strange “Grave Robber” Survived the Dinosaur Mass Extinction

Initially equivocated on the molelike animal's age, researchers reveal enigmatic survival
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 1.6 Available on Test Servers

Star Wars: The Old Republic Update 1.6 Available on Test Servers

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 21st, 2012
Gamers get access to more Warzones and Space Missions
 

AT&T Announces Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals

Windows Phone 8 handsets see price cuts through the end of the year
by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
 

Monkey Killer Thinks of Himself as “a Nice Guy”

22-year-old Michael J. Watkins recently beat to death a Patas monkey
by Laura Sinpetru, November 21st, 2012
US Categorically Denies Hacking Computers of French Presidency

US Categorically Denies Hacking Computers of French Presidency

by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
The US Embassy in Paris released a statement saying that France is one of the best allies
 

White Flavor of ASUS PadFone 2 Spotted Online

The Android 4.0-based handset should land on shelves next week
by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
 

New Jersey Woman Swam to ER Job After Superstorm Sandy

Marsha Hedgepeth swam to Route 37, then hitched a ride to work on a utility truck
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Watch: Kelly Clarkson Performs “Catch My Breath” on Ellen

Star denies engagement rumors, says she’s definitely going to be married soon
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
Xbox Live Marketplace Gets Black Friday 2012 Deals

Xbox Live Marketplace Gets Black Friday 2012 Deals

by Andrei Dobra, November 21st, 2012
Lots of downloadable games and content have received major price cuts
 

System Power S7 PSUs from be quiet! Released

PSUs that will not run screaming into the night, no matter what the company's name is
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
 

Baby Born with Heart Outside Her Body Survives

Doctors predict a successful, though not absolute, recovery
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
systemd 196 Drops Support for Various Legacy Concepts

systemd 196 Drops Support for Various Legacy Concepts

by Silviu Stahie, November 21st, 2012
The developers have implemented numerous other features
 

Tech Support Scammers Offer to Clean Up “Frozen Trojan”

They hope to convince victims to pay for an app called "Advanced Windows Care 2"
by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
 

Secret Intel 8-Series Motherboards Leaked by ECS

The company slipped and revealed the names of the motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
 

John and Ann Betar: Couple Celebrates 80th Wedding Anniversary

John is 101 years old, and Ann is 4 years his junior, but they are still in love
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Matt Lauer Will Be “Ousted” from The Today Show Any Day Now

Report claims execs have decided to cut Lauer loose, no one will really miss him
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
Mozilla Addresses 6 Critical Vulnerabilities with the Release of Firefox 17

Mozilla Addresses 6 Critical Vulnerabilities with the Release of Firefox 17

by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
A total of 16 security holes have been patched up
 

Syrian Woman's Facebook Picture Outrages, Causes Women's Rights Debate

Dana Bakdounis holds up her password, expressing she doesn't want to wear a veil anymore
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Rihanna Curses Out Her Band on 777 London Live Show

Pop star says being rock n’ roll like that did not allow them to rehearse
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
 

Sailfish OS Demoed on Nokia N950, Official Handsets in 2013

Jolla will focus on launching these devices in China
by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
 

Flying by Firing Guns at the Ground Is Possible, Scientists Prove

It might not be easy to get to "fly with the guns", but at least it's not impossible
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
 

Unusual Wi-Fi Card Reader Released by I-O Data

It can communicate wirelessly with handsets and computers
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0 for Linux Has New Menu Button

Mozilla Thunderbird 17.0 for Linux Has New Menu Button

by Silviu Stahie, November 21st, 2012
Get the latest version of Mozilla Thunderbird from Softpedia
 

Greenhouse Gases Hit Record High, Nations Build 1,200 New Coal Plants

The global energy industry seems oblivious to what environmental scientists have to say
by Laura Sinpetru, November 21st, 2012
Fiona Apple Cancels South American Tour to Be with Her Dying Dog

Fiona Apple Cancels South American Tour to Be with Her Dying Dog

by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
Singer begs her fans for understanding, prayers on Facebook
 

Stunt Goes Wrong as Wannabe-Red Bull Astronaut Fails on Landing

Man tries to prove that Red Bull gives you wings, jumps off a house
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Genius Intros Gila MMO/RTS Professional Gaming Mouse

It has 12 buttons, a laser sensor, and the Scorpion user interface
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
Man Brutally Punches Teenager on the Street, Is Caught on Camera

Man Brutally Punches Teenager on the Street, Is Caught on Camera

by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
The 16-year-old is knocked out and left in the street, after she is assaulted
 

Curiosity Makes New, Astonishing Discovery

There are slight reasons to suspect life tracks could have been found on Mars
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
Woman Finds Black Widow Spider in Grapes

Woman Finds Black Widow Spider in Grapes

by Laura Sinpetru, November 21st, 2012
Laurie Kaiser bought the grapes from a supermarket, had no idea what was in the bag
 

Woman Suspended for Facebook Photo at the Tomb of the Unknowns

Lindsey Stone published an “inappropriate” photo of herself at Arlington National Cemetery
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

AMD Sold 11.4% Fewer CPUs in Q3 2012 Than in Q2, 15.4 Million

One can only wonder whether layoffs will be enough to offset this situation
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
 

Price Is Right Model Brandi Cochran Wins Big in Pregnancy Suit

Model claims she was fired for getting pregnant, judge awards her $775,000 (€606,938)
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
Hottest Planet Known Slowly Eaten by Its Own Star

Hottest Planet Known Slowly Eaten by Its Own Star

by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
Smart star covers itself in magnesium and peacefully swallows its planet
 

North Carolina Store Gives Away Free Groceries Due to Tech Malfunction

Customers were left waiting for an hour and a half following a glitch in the system
by Raluca Anghel, November 21st, 2012
 

Jolla Unveils Sailfish OS, Intros SDK and UI

The platform sports a modern UI, great ease of use
by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
Official Photos of Prince William Expose Royal Air Force Usernames, Passwords

Official Photos of Prince William Expose Royal Air Force Usernames, Passwords

by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
4 out of 10 photographs contained visible sensitive information
 

More PS3 Games Get Ultimate Editions and Major Discounts

Sony is offering plenty of great deals on the PS Store this Black Friday
by Andrei Dobra, November 21st, 2012
 

Lindsay Lohan Does Jay Leno

Actress talks Barbara Walters cancelation, Thanksgiving and her dad’s love child
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
 

Apple Offerring Internships to Teach Siri New Languages

iPhone maker promises an exciting 6-month internship in Cupertino, California
by Filip Truta, November 21st, 2012
 

Jesse James Is Engaged to Alexis DeJoria

Television personality proposed to his new lady love after just two months
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
Unusual “Pie-Crust” Areas Spotted on Mercury

Unusual “Pie-Crust” Areas Spotted on Mercury

by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
NASA snapshots disclose novel phenomenon on Mercury's surface
 

Microsoft Confirms Windows 8 Upgrade Issues for PayPal Users

Affected users should contact the Microsoft Support operators, the company recommends
by Bogdan Popa, November 21st, 2012
 

Vyatta Core 6.5 Distribution Has Microsoft Hyper-V Support

Over 200 bugs have been fixed in this latest release of Vyatta Core
by Silviu Stahie, November 21st, 2012
 

DROID DNA by HTC Now Available at Verizon

The new high-end smartphone is available at $199.99 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
Web Intents Put on Hold in Chrome

Web Intents Put on Hold in Chrome

by Lucian Parfeni, November 21st, 2012
The feature is supposed to make it possible for web apps to "talk" to each other
 

Apple “Spaceship” Campus Will Not Be Finished in Time Bloomberg

“The project is running a little bit slow,” says David Brandt, Cupertino’s city manager
by Filip Truta, November 21st, 2012
5,000-Mile Walk Using Google Maps Alone

5,000-Mile Walk Using Google Maps Alone

by Lucian Parfeni, November 21st, 2012
The walking directions were used throughout the journey
 

The “Love Hormone” Intensifies Competition in Sports

Oxytocine release during sports practicing enhances inter-social relations
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
Anonymous: We Will Not Allow Israeli Propagandists to Undermine Our Efforts

Anonymous: We Will Not Allow Israeli Propagandists to Undermine Our Efforts

by Eduard Kovacs, November 21st, 2012
The hacktivists plan on providing humanitarian aid to Gaza
 

Bishop of Oxford Climbs atop a Church, Blesses New Solar Panels

The Bishop is very much concerned about the ecological footprint of churches in England
by Laura Sinpetru, November 21st, 2012
 

Linux Mint 14 Nadia Officially Released, Download Now

After six months of development, Nadia is finally here
by Silviu Stahie, November 21st, 2012
 

Nintendo TVii Service for Wii U Out in December

Entertainment apps like Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, or Hulu Plus will also arrive soon
by Andrei Dobra, November 21st, 2012
 

AMD's New Tahiti LE GPU Avoided by Graphics Card Makers

Club 3D is one of the few that has decided in favor of making such cards
by Sebastian Pop, November 21st, 2012
Jolla’s Smartphones to Arrive in Finland via DNA

Jolla’s Smartphones to Arrive in Finland via DNA

by Ionut Arghire, November 21st, 2012
Based on Sailfish, which was built around the MeeGo OS
 

Microsoft Needs Windows 8 to Work – Netflix CEO

Reed Hastings claims that Windows 8 is much more important than the Surface tablet
by Bogdan Popa, November 21st, 2012
 

Russia and Europe Join Forces on Mars Expeditions

Russia replaces the U.S. contribution in Martian missions
by Cristina Macari, November 21st, 2012
Danica Patrick Announces Divorce on Facebook

Danica Patrick Announces Divorce on Facebook

by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012
The breakup is amicable, NASCAR driver tells her fans
 

Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Get Windows 8 for Free

An activation flaw in Windows 8 allows anyone to get a free legitimate copy of the OS
by Bogdan Popa, November 21st, 2012
 

Mounting Evidence Suggests Human Barbie Is a Fake

Valeria Lukyanova may have had extensive work done despite claims to the contrary
by Elena Gorgan, November 21st, 2012