Softpedia News Archive

About 258 articles found for 22 April 2013:

 

BitTorrent Sync, the P2P Dropbox, Is Now Open to All

The service is still in alpha though, so there are rough edges
by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
 

Internet Download Accelerator 5.14.2 Released

It includes stability and functionality improvements
by Ionut Ilascu, April 23rd, 2013
Firefox OS Handsets Sold Out Fast, New Stock Coming Soon

Firefox OS Handsets Sold Out Fast, New Stock Coming Soon

by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
Geeksphone is seeing great demand for both Keon and Peak
 

Fedora 19 Alpha Goes "Schrödinger's Cat," Is Officially Released and Not

The distribution features a large assortment of desktop environments
by Silviu Stahie, April 23rd, 2013
 

Google Receives New Patent

Driving should be easier once a product with this patent is made
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

The Oldest Hamburger in the World Looks Intact After 14 Years

The McDonald's burger has been purchased in 1999, and it looks about the same
by Raluca Anghel, April 23rd, 2013
A “Fake” Start Button Might Not Save Windows 8

A “Fake” Start Button Might Not Save Windows 8

by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
The company is reportedly planning to bring back the Start button in Windows 8.1
 

Apple Acknowledges iCloud Outage for April 23, 2013

Cupertino signals issues with Apple ID creation, Game Center, iTunes Store
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
 

GNOME 3.8 Receives Deep Integration of ownCloud

Users will be able to view their ownCloud contacts, calendars and files
by Marius Nestor, April 23rd, 2013
 

H820e Wireless Headset Prepared by Logitech

It will come out next month, May 2013, in “Mono” and “Dual” versions
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
 

Google Earth 7.1.1 Available for Download

It adds support for LEAP Motion device, integrates Google Feedback tool
by Ionut Ilascu, April 23rd, 2013
 

The Evil Within Reveals First In-Game Screenshots

Players will have to explore a desolate asylum and face terrible monsters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 23rd, 2013
Yahoo! Updates New iOS Weather App

Yahoo! Updates New iOS Weather App

by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
Update adds bug fixes, performance improvements, updated language support
 

Bill Gates’ Casual Handshake Angers South Korean Officials

Gates is accused of a disrespectful attitude towards the South Korean president
by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
 

Upcoming Features of Fedora 19

Fedora 19 Alpha is now available for download on Softpedia!
by Marius Nestor, April 23rd, 2013
Xbox 720 Blocks Used Games, Requires Online Connection – Report

Xbox 720 Blocks Used Games, Requires Online Connection – Report

by Andrei Dobra, April 23rd, 2013
A brand new rumor dismisses previous speculation about the next-gen Durango
 

Twitter Servers Are Down

What seemed to be a brief stumble turned up to be an hour-long wait
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

T-Mobile Releases Jelly Bean for Optimus L9 and Galaxy S Relay 4G

The Android 4.1.2 update has already started to arrive on devices
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
 

Janice Dickinson Files for Bankruptcy

Former supermodel says she’s heartbroken, trying to pay everyone back ASAP
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
 

Endless Summer Is New Bethesda Horror Title

It's unclear how the experience will differentiate itself from The Evil Within
by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 23rd, 2013
Assassin, Xigmatek's New Series of E-ATX Full-Tower Cases

Assassin, Xigmatek's New Series of E-ATX Full-Tower Cases

by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
For people who feel that a large chassis just isn't large enough
 

Aereo Brings Internet-Based TV Service to Boston in May

The service will be available for the larger public starting June
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

Indian Hackers Deface 15 Bangladeshi Government Websites

The attack represents a protest against the hacks carried out by Bangladeshi hackers
by Eduard Kovacs, April 23rd, 2013
 

uTorrent 3.3.1 Beta Receives Update to Build 29579

Developer fixes a couple of problems affecting the stability of the client
by Ionut Ilascu, April 23rd, 2013
Harry Styles Slams Taylor Swift in Upcoming 1D Documentary: She’s Such a Pain

Harry Styles Slams Taylor Swift in Upcoming 1D Documentary: She’s Such a Pain

by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
“One Direction: This Is Us” arrives in theaters this August
 

Ambidextrous Genius Gaming Mouse Revealed, X-G510

It has on-the-fly adjustable sensitivity of up to 2000
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
Instagram Your Food and Find Out What's Inside and How to Make It

Instagram Your Food and Find Out What's Inside and How to Make It

by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
One Swedish company makes it possible for people to find out what their food is made of
 

Amazon Takes Redshift Service to Europe

The company will also power up the High Storage Instances for Amazon EC2
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

Three Years of the Sun's Life in Just 4 Minutes

NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory has been staring at the sun for three years now
by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
ASUS PadFone Infinity Updates Firmware to 10.6.8.1

ASUS PadFone Infinity Updates Firmware to 10.6.8.1

by George Grigore, April 23rd, 2013
This update comes with no release notes or hints of what has changed
World’s Largest Game of Pong Uses 29-Story Building

World’s Largest Game of Pong Uses 29-Story Building

by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 23rd, 2013
The game is a favorite for modern adaptations involving architectural icons
 

Download NeoOffice 3.3 Patch 6

The productivity suite now opens LibreOffice password-protected files
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
 

You Can Now Edit Google Maps in Germany and Finland

Users can now make contributions to Google Maps in a couple of more countries
by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
WikiLeaks Party Has Surprisingly High Support Among Voters

WikiLeaks Party Has Surprisingly High Support Among Voters

by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
Julian Assange's party registers for elections and hopes for Senate seats
 

Jenna Marbles on GMA: Being So Popular Is Ridiculous

The most famous person on the Internet calls fame “crazy,” “bizarre”
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
 

Lexmark Outs New Drivers and Software for Several Printers

This update refers to the X5630, X5650 and X5690 multifunctional printers
by George Grigore, April 23rd, 2013
Revo Uninstaller Pro 3.0.5 Available for Download

Revo Uninstaller Pro 3.0.5 Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, April 23rd, 2013
It brings to the table improvements for scanning for leftovers
 

E-Boda Launches the First Romanian Tablet

A 10.1-inch device powered by a quad-core ARM processor
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
UK Government Hit by 33,000 Malicious Emails Each Day, Cyber Security Minister Says

UK Government Hit by 33,000 Malicious Emails Each Day, Cyber Security Minister Says

by Eduard Kovacs, April 23rd, 2013
Chloe Smith shares some insight at Infosec Europe 2013
 

Verizon’s Lumia 928 to Be Unveiled Next Month Bloomberg

The handset has yet to be officially confirmed by either Nokia or Verizon
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
 

Microsoft Sued by VirnetX over Skype Patents Bloomberg

Skype is infringing a total of six different patents, VirnetX claims in a lawsuit
by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
Nike Pulls T-Shirts with “Boston Massacre” Print

Nike Pulls T-Shirts with “Boston Massacre” Print

by Raluca Anghel, April 23rd, 2013
The message is reminiscent of a series of Yankees-Red Sox games
 

Viral of the Day: Bagram Batman Keeps Soldiers in Afghanistan Safe

US Army and AFN Afghanistan release funny PSAs with the Caped Crusader
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
 

Google Loses Patent Battle to Apple Reuters

Google inherited the case when they purchased Motorola in 2012
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
Fresh GTA V and XCOM News Coming on May 13 at Take-Two Conference Call

Fresh GTA V and XCOM News Coming on May 13 at Take-Two Conference Call

by Andrei Dobra, April 23rd, 2013
The company will share its earnings and hype up its future games next month
 

Link to 2011 Murders Found in Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev's Case

His closest friend was killed in his apartment in 2011, along with two other people
by Raluca Anghel, April 23rd, 2013
 

Sony Releases Three New Speaker Systems

They all have Bluetooth and NFC support, but only sell in India
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
Twitterrific iOS 5.2.1 Adds Notification Badges

Twitterrific iOS 5.2.1 Adds Notification Badges

by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
The update also includes a notification count for replies, mentions & DM’s
 

XOLO Preps Android 4.1 Update for Some Smartphones

It will deliver it over-the-air in the next few days
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
 

4-Winged Dinosaur Named Microraptor Used to Feed on Fish

Fossil evidence shows that this early flying dinosaur also ate birds, small mammals
by Laura Sinpetru, April 23rd, 2013
“Futurama” Canceled Again

“Futurama” Canceled Again

by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
Animated series ends its run on Comedy Central this summer
 

LG Optimus G Pro Coming to India in June/July for Rs 40,000

The smartphone will be initially launched in the United States
by Cosmin Vasile, April 23rd, 2013
 

Ben Stiller Says Roger Ebert Apologized for “Zoolander” Review

Esteemed critic branded the comedy “offensive” and “tasteless”
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
Microsoft Updates Trackpad Settings to Fix Surface Pro Touch Cover Bug

Microsoft Updates Trackpad Settings to Fix Surface Pro Touch Cover Bug

by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
The company is trying to repair a tablet issue with a new software update
 

Galaxy S4 Arrives in Australia on April 27, on Pre-Order Tomorrow

The smartphone will feature a price tag of $899 AUD ($920 USD / 708 Euro)
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
 

Consumer Version of Google Glass Still a Year Away [BBC]

The augmented reality eyewear may already be shipping but it's not on sale
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
Stendhal 1.0.7 MMO Receives New Monsters

Stendhal 1.0.7 MMO Receives New Monsters

by Silviu Stahie, April 23rd, 2013
This is a very large update and users are advised to get it as soon as possible
 

Ben Affleck Will Live on Just $1.50 (€1.14) a Day for Charity

Actor and director joins Live Below the Line challenge for The Global Poverty Project
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
Google UK Celebrates St. George's Day with Vintage Doodle

Google UK Celebrates St. George's Day with Vintage Doodle

by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
The doodle is only shown on the UK version of the search engine
 

Khloe Kardashian Officially Dropped as X Factor Host

Mario Lopez will return for another season, will mostly likely be sole host
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
South Africa Loses an Average of 2 Rhinos per Day

South Africa Loses an Average of 2 Rhinos per Day

by Laura Sinpetru, April 23rd, 2013
Poachers kill these animals, steal their horns and sell them on the black market
 

CleanMyMac 2.0.3 Adds Support for iPhoto 9.4.3

Update also fixes an activation bug, free to download for existing users
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
Measles Outbreak Kills over 100 Dolphins in Italy

Measles Outbreak Kills over 100 Dolphins in Italy

by Laura Sinpetru, April 23rd, 2013
The dolphins all belong to the same species, wildlife experts say
 

UK Online Retailers Sales Gain 16% in March

Bad weather is to thank for the sales increase in March
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

XiaoMi Mi2S Hits New Sales Record

200,000 units were reportedly sold in 45 seconds, stock depleted
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
 

Google Glass Android App Gets Updated with Bluetooth Bug Fixes

The application allows users to configure and manage their Glass device
by Cosmin Vasile, April 23rd, 2013
iPhone 5S Faces New Delay over Fingerprint Sensor Coating [Reuters]

iPhone 5S Faces New Delay over Fingerprint Sensor Coating Reuters

by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
Apple is trying to find a coating that doesn’t interfere with the sensor
 

Modern File Explorer for Windows 8 Gets Updated, Download Available

The “Metro version” of Windows File Explorer recently received several improvements
by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
 

AMD Could Follow Up with ARM G-Series

The small X at the corner of the logo has a great significance
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
Apple Donates RMB 50M / US$8M to Chinese Quake Relief

Apple Donates RMB 50M / US$8M to Chinese Quake Relief

by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
“Our hearts are with the victims of the Sichuan earthquake,” says Apple
Porsha Stewart Learned About the Divorce Filing on Twitter – Video

Porsha Stewart Learned About the Divorce Filing on Twitter

by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
Reality star says she’s still heartbroken, sharing the same house with her future ex
 

The First Firefox OS Smartphones Are Now Available for Purchase

Geeksphone’s Keon and Peak were launched as Firefox OS Developer Phones
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
Verizon’s Galaxy S4 Now on Pre-Order at Best Buy

Verizon’s Galaxy S4 Now on Pre-Order at Best Buy

by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
The company announced the availability of reservations through its stores
 

Download Yahoo! for iPhone 3.0

The update comes with “Summaries by Yahoo!” thanks to Summly acquisition
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
Relic Will Work with Games Workshop on Dawn of War 3

Relic Will Work with Games Workshop on Dawn of War 3

by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 23rd, 2013
The game might be announced before the end of the year
 

Apple Adds “Download Later” Option to iOS 6, iTunes 11

It offers a new option for downloading TV shows, movies, music, etc.
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
 

First “Thor: The Dark World” Teaser Is Out, Quite Impressive

God of Thunder is faced with huge dilemma: “What will you sacrifice for what you believe?”
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
After Yahoo Mail, Calendar Is Getting an Update as Well

After Yahoo Mail, Calendar Is Getting an Update as Well

by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
With new features for events and todos, and a better layout for the Day view
 

Cinnamon Warning: Doctors Urge Kids and Teens Not to Take Part in This Challenge

Ingesting and aspirating dry cinnamon can cause one's lungs to collapse, specialists say
by Laura Sinpetru, April 23rd, 2013
 

New 24-Inch NEC Professional Desktop Monitors Debut

They are surprisingly expensive for supposedly entry-level models
by Sebastian Pop, April 23rd, 2013
Microsoft Will Soon Become the World’s Largest Company, Says New Investor

Microsoft Will Soon Become the World’s Largest Company, Says New Investor

by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
ValueAct Capital expects to see Microsoft growing bigger on the short term
 

AppShopper Is Back in the iOS App Store – Free Download

It offers a more social experience that complies with Apple’s guidelines
by Filip Truta, April 23rd, 2013
PSY's Gentleman Smashes Through 200 Million Views, Breaking Another YouTube Record

PSY's Gentleman Smashes Through 200 Million Views, Breaking Another YouTube Record

by Lucian Parfeni, April 23rd, 2013
PSY's latest single has been getting a lot of attention
 

Internet Sales Tax Bill Is Strong in Senate Despite Protests

A final vote is expected to take place by the end of the week
by Gabriela Vatu, April 23rd, 2013
 

Darksiders, Red Faction Sold to Nordic Games

THQ clears 6.55 million dollars (5.02 million Euro) from sale
by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 23rd, 2013
Grid 2 Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam, Has Unlockable Bonuses

Grid 2 Now Available for Pre-Purchase on Steam, Has Unlockable Bonuses

by Andrei Dobra, April 23rd, 2013
Get free DLC, as well as a bonus copy of the original Grid game
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Gets Firmware 1308 in Finland

The update brings along various improvements and fixes
by Ionut Arghire, April 23rd, 2013
New Microsoft Investor Might Try to Get Rid of Ballmer – Rumor

New Microsoft Investor Might Try to Get Rid of Ballmer – Rumor

by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
ValueAct Capital has purchased a $2 billion (€1.5 billion) stake in Microsoft
 

Windows RT 8.1 Spotted, to Arrive This Summer

Microsoft is also working on a Windows RT refresh as part of the Blue project
by Bogdan Popa, April 23rd, 2013
 

Salon Tells Woman She’s Too Fat to Tan, Refuses Her Refund

Kelly McGrevey of Norton, Ohio goes to the media after she’s discriminated against
by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
TV Anchor A.J. Clemente Fired After On-Air Profanities

TV Anchor A.J. Clemente Fired After On-Air Profanities

by Elena Gorgan, April 23rd, 2013
News anchor’s first broadcast with NBC local affiliate turned out to be his last as well
Nokia Lumia 520 and 720 Officially Introduced in Saudi Arabia

Nokia Lumia 520 and 720 Officially Introduced in Saudi Arabia

by Cosmin Vasile, April 23rd, 2013
They will be available for $185/€140 and $320/€245, respectively
 

Download One of the Simplest Password Generators for Windows 8

This tiny app takes care of password generation from the Metro UI
by Bogdan Popa, April 22nd, 2013
This Free Game Lets You Shoot a Holy Bow

This Free Game Lets You Shoot a Holy Bow

by Filip Truta, April 22nd, 2013
SummerTimeStudio releases “The Legend of Holy Archer” for iOS
 

Samsung Launches Galaxy Note 8.0 in South Korea

The tablet PC is already available at 550,000 won ($491 / 375 Euro)
by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
 

Leisure Suit Larry Reloaded Is Reborn on Linux

The developer have managed to finish the game, after a delay of nine months
by Silviu Stahie, April 22nd, 2013
Saints Row 4 Has Character-Tailored Alien Abductions

Saints Row 4 Has Character-Tailored Alien Abductions

by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 22nd, 2013
The game will focus on inventive and unique levels
 

Homeworld Franchise Acquired by Gearbox Software

The team wants players to decide the future of the universe
by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 22nd, 2013
 

ZTE’s V72A Tablet PC Emerges Online

The 7-inch slate should land on shelves with Jelly Bean on top
by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
 

Nokia Locks Public Access to Navifirm

Access to Nokia’s repository should have been restricted in January
by Cosmin Vasile, April 22nd, 2013
Gran Turismo 6 Listed for PlayStation 3 by Another Retailer

Gran Turismo 6 Listed for PlayStation 3 by Another Retailer

by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 22nd, 2013
The game is expected to launch in late November of this year
 

ASUS to Launch the Fonepad in India on April 24

The device was teased for the Indian market last week
by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
Teen Moms Are More Likely to Become Obese Later in Life

Teen Moms Are More Likely to Become Obese Later in Life

by Laura Sinpetru, April 22nd, 2013
Study finds teen births need be linked to a higher obesity risk
 

Download Photobucket 2.4.9 for iPhone

The app now backs up your photos and videos in their original quality
by Filip Truta, April 22nd, 2013
Watch: Windows 8.1 Pro Preview Build 9374 in Action

Watch: Windows 8.1 Pro Preview Build 9374 in Action

by Bogdan Popa, April 22nd, 2013
Here’s a short clip showcasing some of the new features available in Windows 8.1
 

Jude Law Takes a Stand Against the Canadian Seal Hunt

The actor wants the WOT to help end the practice of killing seals for their fur
by Laura Sinpetru, April 22nd, 2013
 

Stem Cells Transplanted in Mice Heal the Animals' Neurological Deficits

The stem cells restored the mice's memory, helped them regain their ability to learn
by Laura Sinpetru, April 22nd, 2013
 

Nokia Conference Beta Arrives on Lumia Smartphones

The app enables users to join conference calls while on the go
by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
Change Your OS X Resolution on the Fly with Pupil

Change Your OS X Resolution on the Fly with Pupil

by Filip Truta, April 22nd, 2013
Try it out for free for two weeks, pay $5 / €3.8 to keep it
 

Diet and Exercise Habits Need Be Changed at the Same Time, Stanford Researchers Say

Study finds that focusing on both these goals at the same time yields the best results
by Laura Sinpetru, April 22nd, 2013
 

Security App of the Week: 6Scan Security for WordPress

Another useful plugin that can protect your site against the recent brute-force attacks
by Eduard Kovacs, April 22nd, 2013
Windows 8 Gains Users as Windows 8.1 Launch Nears

Windows 8 Gains Users as Windows 8.1 Launch Nears

by Bogdan Popa, April 22nd, 2013
Microsoft’s new flagship OS increases its market share
 

Soya Beans Keep People Looking Young

Hormone in these vegetables encourages collagen production, researchers find
by Laura Sinpetru, April 22nd, 2013
 

Astronaut Chris Hadfield Demonstrates Throwing Up in Space

The Canadian astronaut has been doing plenty of videos aboard the ISS
by Lucian Parfeni, April 22nd, 2013
Grand Theft Auto 5 Live Action Commercial Gets Leaked Photos

Grand Theft Auto 5 Live Action Commercial Gets Leaked Photos

by Andrei Dobra, April 22nd, 2013
A city is torn apart by multiple car crashes in a supposed ad for GTA V
 

Sony Xperia SP Hits Shelves in Europe, Available in Russia First

The Android-based smartphone features a price tag of 17,990 Rubles (£373, €437, $569)
by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
 

Microsoft Launches New Landscape Theme for Windows – Free Download

New Zealand Landscapes: West Coast theme comes with a large collection of wallpapers
by Bogdan Popa, April 22nd, 2013
Huawei Intros the 5-Inch Android-Based Huawei A199

Huawei Intros the 5-Inch Android-Based Huawei A199

by Ionut Arghire, April 22nd, 2013
The handset packs a quad-core processor, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
 

SOCOM and MAG Veteran Abandons FPS Development

The designer says that the industry is too focused on violence
by Andrei Dumitrescu, April 22nd, 2013
Script of the Day: Inpage SEO Checker

Script of the Day: Inpage SEO Checker

by Catalin Cimpanu, April 22nd, 2013
JavaScript widget to check a page against basic SEO rules