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About 122 articles found for 21 December 2012:

 

Fan Pressure Is Impeding Day Z Standalone Development

The community has also offered a lot of support for the project
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
 

Nimbuzz for Symbian Updated to Version 3.5

It brings easier friend search capabilities, UI improvements
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
 

Hong Kong Bans High Polluting Vehicles

Smog here is linked to 3,000 premature deaths yearly, officials wish to tackle this issue
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
 

EndWeekGame: December 21

Playing Dune, Far Cry 3, Mass Effect 3 and Borderlands 2
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
13,000-Year-Old Mastodon Bone Found by Boys in Their Backyard

13,000-Year-Old Mastodon Bone Found by Boys in Their Backyard

by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
The kids were simply playing, initially thought the bone was a rock
 

Nokia Releases WLAN Software Update for Belle FP1/ FP2

The update is available only as a trial for the time being
by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Mealworms and Superworms: The Chicken and Beef of the Future

Mealworms and Superworms: The Chicken and Beef of the Future

by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
These sources of protein have the potential to replace livestock, study says
 

Users Have Started Dumping Windows XP – Microsoft Partner

Microsoft’s efforts to move people from Windows XP are finally paying off
by Bogdan Popa, December 21st, 2012
 

Clouds Form Image of Santa Claus Riding In on His Sleigh

A nanny from Thurlestone, Devon, in the UK, snaps a shot of an unusual cloud
by Raluca Anghel, December 21st, 2012
THQ's Bankruptcy Won't Impact Games Currently in Development

THQ's Bankruptcy Won't Impact Games Currently in Development

by Andrei Dobra, December 21st, 2012
The company's president explains just how the bankruptcy procedure will happen
 

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
 

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

Rosewill Intros Armor Evolution PC Case

by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
It is a mid-tower capable of housing E-ATX motherboards
 

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

This amazing photo was taken at the Ragunan Zoo in Jakarta, Indonesia
by Laura Sinpetru, 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
World of Tanks-Themed Mouse Pad Launched by SteelSeries

World of Tanks-Themed Mouse Pad Launched by SteelSeries

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

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
 

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
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
 

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
 

New Trapdoor Spider Named After US President Barack Obama

The Aptostichus barackobamai lives in the American Southwest
by Laura Sinpetru, December 21st, 2012
Blake Lively’s Wedding Photos Are Out

Blake Lively’s Wedding Photos Are Out

by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Photos from the September ceremony will be printed in Martha Stewart Weddings
 

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
 

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
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
Apple Closes Kickstarter Project Forcing Entrepreneurs to Pay $11,000 / €8,330

Apple Closes Kickstarter Project Forcing Entrepreneurs to Pay $11,000 / €8,330

by Filip Truta, December 21st, 2012
Jamie Siminoff says “it’s an awful [thing] on the consumer side”
 

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

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

Gnome 3.7.3 Integrates ownCloud, Download Now

The latest version of the GNOME desktop environment can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 21st, 2012
Memory Companies Reduce Investment Plans by 20%

Memory Companies Reduce Investment Plans by 20%

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

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
 

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
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
 

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

Galaxy S III Devices Hit with Failing Mainboards Issues

by Ionut Arghire, December 21st, 2012
Devices are “dying,” but Samsung replaces failing parts without asking questions
 

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

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

Michael Ealy Is Married to Longtime Girlfriend

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

Surprisingly Powerful Nano-ITX Motherboards Released by Axiomtek

Equipped with dual-core processors, they can actually power whole PCs, despite their size
by Sebastian Pop, December 21st, 2012
Smiling Dinosaur Had Its Face Frozen in a Hideous Grin

Smiling Dinosaur Had Its Face Frozen in a Hideous Grin

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

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
 

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
 

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

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

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

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

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

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
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
 

Madonna Threatens Fans to Cancel Concert

Queen of Pop refuses to perform if fans smoke in the venue
by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
E-mail Addresses of 10,000 Indian Officials Compromised by Cyberattack

E-mail Addresses of 10,000 Indian Officials Compromised by Cyberattack

by Eduard Kovacs, December 21st, 2012
The attack that took place in July is called the biggest that has ever hit the country
 

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
 

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
Democratic Senator Introduces Violent Games Research Bill in Wake of Newtown Shootings

Democratic Senator Introduces Violent Games Research Bill in Wake of Newtown Shootings

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 21st, 2012
Congress will then use the results to create better regulation
 

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
LeAnn Rimes Fights Back: I Wasn’t Drunk on X Factor, Carly Rose Sonenclar Is to Blame

LeAnn Rimes Fights Back: I Wasn’t Drunk on X Factor, Carly Rose Sonenclar Is to Blame

by Elena Gorgan, December 21st, 2012
Singer says the only reason she sounded “off” was because of the 13-year-old girl
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
 

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

Microsoft Kills Off Expression Software Tools

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

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
 

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