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About 233 articles found for 22 January 2013:

 

Dead Space 3 for PC Is a Direct Console Port

The PC edition is basically the same one as the PS3 or Xbox 360 versions
by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
Nokia Lumia 505 to Arrive in Colombia, Chile and Peru Soon

Nokia Lumia 505 to Arrive in Colombia, Chile and Peru Soon

by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
The Windows Phone 7.8 smartphone will be available through Claro
 

Snowlinux 4 E17 Is Available for Download

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
 

Pebble E-Paper Smartwatches Finally Shipping

The Android wrist device is finally ready to reach initial bidders
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
AMD Cutting R&D Costs to Return to Profitability, Takes Other Measures

AMD Cutting R&D Costs to Return to Profitability, Takes Other Measures

by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Since the layoffs don't seem to have been enough, other harsh steps are being taken
 

Dead Space 3 Horror Still Involves Closet Scares

But characters will also deal with the blizzard and perception issues
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Bedrock Linux 1.0 Alpha 3 Adds Performance Improvements

Bedrock Linux 1.0 Alpha 3 Adds Performance Improvements

by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
The latest version of this basic distro can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

OCZ Gets New Global Sales Senior VP

The new staff member brings 20 years of experience to the fold
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
 

Shia LaBeouf Sent Co-Star Acid Trip Footage Before New Film

Actor admits to dropping acid for “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman”
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Crusader Kings II – The Republic Review (PC)

Get to play as mercantile princes interested in plots and trade expansion
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Cigar Smoking Toddler Featured in New Anti-Meat Consumption Ad

Cigar Smoking Toddler Featured in New Anti-Meat Consumption Ad

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
PETA wants parents not to feed their children any kind of meat
 

Amiigo Wrist Bracelet Is a Sensor That Knows What You're Doing

It can identify almost any exercise you're performing right off the bat
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Mega Overtakes Dropbox and Rapidshare, Though Only in Alexa Rank

Mega Overtakes Dropbox and Rapidshare, Though Only in Alexa Rank

by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
The site has proven quite popular in its first few days of existence
 

HTC Might Unveil M7 at a Pre-MWC Event

The smartphone could become official one week before MWC 2013
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
AMD Officially Confirms the Hiring of Former Apple and Qualcomm Execs
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AMD Officially Confirms the Hiring of Former Apple and Qualcomm Execs

What the company let slip the other day has finally been formally announced
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Cinnarch 2013.01.23 Features Linux Kernel 3.7.3 and Cinnamon 1.6.7

Cinnarch 2013.01.23 Features Linux Kernel 3.7.3 and Cinnamon 1.6.7

by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
The distribution makes use of Gnome 3.6.2 and Cinnamon 1.6.7
 

Red and White Lumia 920 Now Available at Rogers

The carrier is also expected to launch a Yellow flavor of the phone
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
 

Manti Te’o Opens Up to Katie Couric on Fake Dead Girlfriend

Notre Dame star admits to lying, insists he had no other choice in his situation
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Two Nintendo Wii U System Firmware Updates Coming in Spring and Summer

The two new versions should reduce loading times and bring new features
by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
CrunchBang 11 R20130119 Distro Drops Gnome Player for VLC

CrunchBang 11 R20130119 Distro Drops Gnome Player for VLC

by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
The distribution also comes with a new Iceweasel version
 

Motherboard Makers Don't Expect Any Growth from 2013

ASUS and Gigabyte have both given flat estimates for this year
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
 

Steve Harvey Breaks Down in Tears at Surprise Reunion

Comedian is reunited via satellite with the people who helped him get started
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Learn If People Like Your Looks with Photopoll iOS

Create and discover photo polls, get instant votes and comments
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Australian Prime Minister Releases National Security Strategy – Video

Australian Prime Minister Releases National Security Strategy

by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
The document focuses on a number of key areas, including malicious cyber activities
 

Beyonce Lip Sync Controversy: Everybody Does It

Video shows lip-syncing is not new, can be more scandalous than this
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Project Eternity Update Offers Info on Seven New Classes

Gamers will be able to choose from a variety of starting abilities
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

BackBox 3.01 Linux Distro Gets New Hacking Tools

The latest version of BackBox can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
Denise Richards' Dog Dies, Leaves Her Heartbroken

Denise Richards' Dog Dies, Leaves Her Heartbroken

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
The celebrity's French Bulldog was 13 years old when it passed away
 

Google Testing a Gray Navbar

The black navbar has stubbornly stuck around for quite a while
by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
 

New Origin Sale Includes Dragon Age, Batman, Men of War

Gamers can get a number of other games until January 28
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Man Shoves Chihuahua in a Hot Oven, Punches It in the Head

Witnesses say the dog dared bite the man, made him very angry
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
AntiSec Hackers Claim to Have Taken Down Microsoft Europe Website

AntiSec Hackers Claim to Have Taken Down Microsoft Europe Website

by Bogdan Popa, January 23rd, 2013
The webpage is still unavailable for the time being
 

Oscars 2013: Adele Will Perform “Skyfall”

Singer is also nominated for Best Original Song with the James Bond theme song
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Intel PROSet/Wireless Bluetooth Driver Version 2.6.1211 Is Out

New driver for the Intel Centrino Wireless-N and Advanced-N products is ready for download
by George Grigore, January 23rd, 2013
 

SolusOS 2 Alpha 7 Has Linux Kernel 3.3.6

The distribution also comes with Firefox 18.0 and Thunderbird 17.0.2
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
 

Husband Finds Out His Wife Uses a Dating Site, Pours Manure on Her Car

A man feels cheated by his wife as she creates an online dating account, gets revenge
by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Might Be Priced Below $300/€225

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 Might Be Priced Below $300/€225

by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
A 7-inch slate will also be released for under $200/€150
 

Download iUnarchive 5.2.5 for iPhone and iPad

Sorts archive contents alphabetically, fixes bugs, plays well with iOS 6
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Microsoft Blocks Even More Skype Malware

Microsoft Blocks Even More Skype Malware

by Bogdan Popa, January 23rd, 2013
The company tries to keep users on the safe side with enhanced protection
 

SimCity Beta Bugs Will Not Lead to Bans

Electronic Arts simply wants gamers to pay attention
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Cancer Patient Grows Nose on His Arm

The nose will later be cut off, transplanted onto the man's face
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
Samsung Readies More Tablets for 2013

Samsung Readies More Tablets for 2013

by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
There will be a greater variety of such devices this year
 

Beyonce Talks Fake Pregnancy Rumors with GQ

“People will just go too far sometimes,” star says of reports she wasn’t really pregnant
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
Google Ports Chrome Native Client to ARM, Phone and Tablet Support This Year

Google Ports Chrome Native Client to ARM, Phone and Tablet Support This Year

by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
Google still has big plans for its Native Client technology
 

Samsung Preps New Pixel Layout for Galaxy S IV’s Screen – Report

The phone will boast one of the highest resolution displays on the market
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
 

Download UC Browser Mini 8.2 for Android

The new version has yet to arrive on Google Play store
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
LG VS870 Spotted at FCC and WPC En Route to Verizon

LG VS870 Spotted at FCC and WPC En Route to Verizon

by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
Might be a CDMA flavor of the Android-based LG Escape
 

Shakira Gives Birth to Baby Boy, Milan

Milan Pique Mebarak is healthy, mother is healthy and happy as well
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
Logitech Got Burned for Betting on Video Conferencing [Reuters]

Logitech Got Burned for Betting on Video Conferencing Reuters

by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Buying LifeSize in 2009 has turned out to be a bad idea in the end
 

Over 1 Million Computers Protected Through AVAST Free for Education Program

CEO hopes to cover one third of US school computers by the end of the year
by Ionut Ilascu, January 23rd, 2013
Kris Humphries Jab: JR Smith Strikes Again on Twitter

Kris Humphries Jab: JR Smith Strikes Again on Twitter

by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
Baller is targeted on Twitter, few actually side with him
 

Nexus 4 Currently Back in Stock Online at T-Mobile

The Google phone is available at $199.99 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
AMD Posts Weak Financial Results for 2012 and Fourth Quarter

AMD Posts Weak Financial Results for 2012 and Fourth Quarter

by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
The company made $5.42 billion revenue, 17% less than in 2011
 

The Green Ninja Show: Climate Change Gets a Superhero

This superhero's goal is to inspire children to take action on climate change
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
 

Twitter Takes on YouTube, Embedded Tweets Now Hold Videos, Photos

Twitter is transforming into a media company with everything that entails
by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
Google to Finally Get Ready for New Motorola Smartphones

Google to Finally Get Ready for New Motorola Smartphones

by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
The mobile business posted Loss for the fourth quarter of 2012
 

Firefox 18.0.1 Lands in Ubuntu, Download Now

This latest version of Firefox arrived in Ubuntu with just one regression fix
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
 

I-O Data Announces Shock-Resistant Drive Enclosures and Portable DVD Writer

As far as storage accessories go, these are among the less forgettable
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Gangnam Style Made $8 Million, €6 Million on YouTube Alone

Gangnam Style Made $8 Million, €6 Million on YouTube Alone

by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
YouTube revenue is growing fast, Google still won't say how much it is
 

“Iron Man 3” Gets IMAX 3D Release Date

Movie was not shot with IMAX or 3D cameras, will be converted in post-production
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Google to Focus on Resolving Nexus 4 Supply Issues

The smartphone has been constantly out of stock since November
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
Kim Kardashian Says “I Would Die If I Had Children Right Now” – Video

Kim Kardashian Says “I Would Die If I Had Children Right Now”

by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
Reality star shocks fans with mean comments before learning she was pregnant
 

Apple Schedules Temporary Shutdown of iTunes Connect for January 26

“During this time, content delivery and iTunes Connect will not be available,” says Apple
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
 

Total Starcraft 2 Campaign Lasts for About 50 Hours

Players will control Kerrigan in most Heart of the Swarm missions
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Samsung Launches Three New Monitor Collections

Called SC200, SC450 and SC650, they are all meant for businesspersons
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Incoming 2013: Rainbow Six: Patriots

Incoming 2013: Rainbow Six: Patriots

by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
The new squad-based shooter is set to tackle some big controversies
 

Lindsay Lohan Rejects Dancing With the Stars Offer

Cash strapped star isn’t really that cash strapped after all, reports say
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Jay Ratliff: Dallas Cowboys Player Under Arrest for DUI

He was not willing to give out blood samples, when police arrived
by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Dog Kissing Booth Goes Viral

This pooch is so annoyingly cute, people must be fighting for its kisses
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
Linux Kernel (Quantal HWE) Vulnerabilities Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Linux Kernel (Quantal HWE) Vulnerabilities Fixed in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
Users will have to restart the system after the update
 

Steve Jobs’ Widow Launches “The Dream Is Now”

Help create a path to earned citizenship for hard-working people like yourself
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
 

Brandi Glanville Calls LeAnn Rimes “Insane”

The gloves come off again, reality star spares no punches in new interview
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
Charlie Parker: 3-Year-Old Wrestles Alligators, Boa Constrictors

Charlie Parker: 3-Year-Old Wrestles Alligators, Boa Constrictors

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
People say this kid must be the youngest wildlife ranger ever
 

Stepmom Gets 85 Years in Prison for Death of 10-Year-Old Boy

Tina Marie Alberson did not let her son drink water, which resulted in him dehydrating
by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
 

Download WhatsApp Messenger for Android 2.9.1035

The application received a small update that fixes a minor bug
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
 

My Net N900 Series Router Firmware Brings Considerable Fixes

The new firmware version for the N900 and N900 Central has a pretty impressive changelog
by Iulian Pascal, January 23rd, 2013
Intel Decides to Quit Making Motherboards

Intel Decides to Quit Making Motherboards

by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
Once the new Haswell CPUs come out, the company will stop making desktop platforms
 

Rumor Mill: Koch Media Buys Saints Row and Red Faction Developer

Ubisoft is interested in South Park: The Stick of Truth
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Google Chrome 24.0.1312.56 for Linux Fixes Mouse Wheel Scrolling

All three Google Chrome branches can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
 

Rumor Mill: SEGA Will Buy Relic Entertainment

The company is working on Dawn of War and Company of Heroes
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

ADHD on the Rise Amongst Children

The number of reported cases of ADHD jumped by 24% in just 9 years
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
NHL GameCenter App Now Available on Xbox 360

NHL GameCenter App Now Available on Xbox 360

by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
Stay up to date with every NHL event via your console
 

Galaxy S IV Now Rumored for a March 22 Unveiling

Samsung might plan an Unpacked Event in the US for that day
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
 

Google Morocco Defaced by Pakistani Hackers

PAKbugs relied on DNS poisoning to make the site appear as if it had been hacked
by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
 

RIM Intros BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10

A new business solution for managing devices within enterprises
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
“iPhone Math Prototype” Images Show Us What the 4.8” Device Could Look Like

“iPhone Math Prototype” Images Show Us What the 4.8” Device Could Look Like

by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Supporting recent rumors, the renderings show a bigger screen and a multi-color lineup
 

Beyonce Lip-Synced National Anthem at Obama Inauguration

Various reports say the band was definitely miming, Beyonce as well probably
by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
 

Google Chrome 24.0.1312.56 Stable Available for Download

It brings to the table security fixes and a handful of general repairs
by Ionut Ilascu, January 23rd, 2013
“French Stench” Caused by Factory Gas Leak Takes Over Britain

“French Stench” Caused by Factory Gas Leak Takes Over Britain

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
The smell was fairly similar to sweat and rotten eggs, people say
 

Microsoft Releases Windows Phone 7.8 SDK, Download Here

Apps created with this SDK will still work only on Windows Phone 7.5
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
FTL Sound Design Was Not Inspired by Star Wars, Says Composer

FTL Sound Design Was Not Inspired by Star Wars, Says Composer

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
The score was designed to match the themes of the game
 

Xiaomi MI2 to Arrive at China Telecom on January 26

The smartphone will pack CDMA connectivity, the same price tag
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
 

A Day in the Life of the Venus Express

Venus is the closest planet to Earth, but is still very much a mystery
by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
 

Incoming 2013: Super Smash Bros Wii U

A game that might spark lagging sales of the new Nintendo console
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Firefox OS-Based Handsets Could Land in Japan

Wireless carrier KDDI is interested in launching such phones
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
Motorola MOTOGO! Arrives in Mexico

Motorola MOTOGO! Arrives in Mexico

by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
The feature phone is available from main carriers in the country
 

Dual-SIM Byond B51 and B54 Android Phones Now Available in India

Both smartphones are powered by Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread platform
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
HP Releases Free “Getting Started with Windows 8” App

HP Releases Free “Getting Started with Windows 8” App

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
The app is available in the Store as a free download
 

LG Optimus G Arriving in Australia in March via Telstra

The smartphone will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean out of the box
by Cosmin Vasile, January 22nd, 2013
Microsoft Closes Doors of Korean R&D Division

Microsoft Closes Doors of Korean R&D Division

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
The company moves research and development unit in Beijing
 

Rip Audio CDs with Audex 0.76 Beta 1

This is a simple and powerful tool based on KDE 4
by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
Upload Hundreds of Photos to Facebook from Your Metro Windows 8 UI

Upload Hundreds of Photos to Facebook from Your Metro Windows 8 UI

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
Photo Uploader for Facebook does that at absolutely no cost
 

Victoria's Secret Agrees to Detox Fashion

Limited Brands agrees to eliminate hazardous chemicals from its supply chain
by Laura Sinpetru, January 22nd, 2013
Snowlinux 4 XFCE Distro Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.5

Snowlinux 4 XFCE Distro Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.5

by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

JamUp Pro XT 2.2.0 Now Supports AirTurn Wireless Pedal

Amp effects processor for iPhone and iPad gets a leg up in features, support
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
 

Western Digital Buys Network Backup Software and Device Maker Arkeia

The former has also announced the latest version of the latter's software
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Rainmeter Recompiled to Work on Windows RT

Here’s one more application that supports unlocked Windows RT devices
by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
 

LG Takes the Second Place in the US Phone Market in December

Samsung remained the top vendor, while Apple fell to the third position
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
SoundKonverter 2.0.0 Beta 1 Improves Parallel Replay Gain Calculation

SoundKonverter 2.0.0 Beta 1 Improves Parallel Replay Gain Calculation

by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
The latest version of SoundKonverter can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Black Ops 2 Revolution Reveals The Replacer Video

Designed to give gamers the time to play the Revolution DLC
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

Download Final Fantasy III 1.5.0 iOS

Update fixes crash occurring for some players using the Japanese keyboard
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
 

Canonical Closes Vino Exploit in Ubuntu OSes

A few other operating systems from Canonical have been affected by this vulnerability
by Silviu Stahie, January 22nd, 2013
 

It’s Official: Ballmer Buys His Own NBA Basketball Team

Microsoft’s CEO is one of the investors involved in the Sacramento Kings acquisition
by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
AnTuTu Benchmark Results Emerge for Xperia Z

AnTuTu Benchmark Results Emerge for Xperia Z

by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
The smartphone will hit shelves starting with the next month
 

LEGO Lord of the Rings Is 50% Off via Steam

Gamers can destroy the One Ring through brick-based gameplay
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 22nd, 2013
 

HTC’s Windows Phone 8S to Land at WIND, Mobilicity and Koodo Soon

HTC Canada is already teasing the handset’s arrival at these carriers
by Ionut Arghire, January 22nd, 2013
 

T.B. Apollish and T.B. Vegas Quad Case Fans Launched by Enermax

Both are ready to add some ventilation and color to high-end desktop PCs
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

How to Attend Apple’s Q1 2013 Conference Call

Learn what hardware and software you need to hear Tim Cook state the solid facts
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013
Microsoft to Give Free Windows 8, MSDN Subscriptions at Windward Code Wars

Microsoft to Give Free Windows 8, MSDN Subscriptions at Windward Code Wars

by Bogdan Popa, January 22nd, 2013
The company has prepared some special prizes for the developer contest
 

Parishioner's Face Is Used as a Model for Gargoyle on Church Wall

90-year-old Nora Sly has lived in the village of Cowley her entire life
by Raluca Anghel, January 22nd, 2013
Simple Video to GIF Converter

Simple Video to GIF Converter

by Ionut Ilascu, January 22nd, 2013
Feature-rich GIF creator, crop video, add text overlay
 

TSMC: 20nm Chips Will Be More Sought After Than 28nm

As system-on-chip devices become more relevant, business is growing
by Sebastian Pop, January 22nd, 2013
 

Script of the Day: Remote Preview

A testing utility for previewing URLs on a wide variety of mobile devices
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 22nd, 2013
 

iPhone 6 Set for 2014 with Larger Display [DigiTimes]

Apple to debut only the iPhone 5S and a low-cost iPhone this year, report suggests
by Filip Truta, January 22nd, 2013