Softpedia News Archive

About 50 articles found for 22 December 2012:

 

Security Brief: Westboro Baptist Church and Twitter Hacks

The main events of the week between December 17-December 23
by Eduard Kovacs, December 23rd, 2012
 

Watch: 2012 – The Year in Climate Insanity

“Climate change is about you and your lives,” the video wants to show
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

The Hawaiian Islands Are Dissolving, Might Eventually Fall off the Map

Groundwater is causing Oahu’s mountains to dissolve, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: Winter Sales on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360

Gamers need one sale to rule them all and feature all the discounts
by Andrei Dobra, December 22nd, 2012
Your Say: Ballmer Must Leave as Soon as Possible

Your Say: Ballmer Must Leave as Soon as Possible

by Bogdan Popa, December 22nd, 2012
Microsoft urgently needs a new leader, our readers believe
 

Weekend Reading: Taking Part in the Video Games Revolution

A more diverse crowd of developers can create new experiences
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 22nd, 2012
Holiday Street Sign Decoration Fail – How Do You Spell Holland Tunnel?

Holiday Street Sign Decoration Fail – How Do You Spell Holland Tunnel?

by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
A wreath goes over the “O” in Holland and a Christmas tree was supposed to cover the “A”
 

Download F1 2012 for Mac

“A thrilling simulation of the world’s most exciting motorsport”
by Filip Truta, December 22nd, 2012
 

NAND Flash Market Will Surpass DRAM in 2013

The memory segment shows just what depths it has sunken to
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

Microsoft Launches Wordament for iPhone and iPad

Try to find the most words possible or earn scoring bonuses by finding longer words
by Filip Truta, December 22nd, 2012
BioShock Infinite Is as Long as BioShock 1, Has a Different Feel

BioShock Infinite Is as Long as BioShock 1, Has a Different Feel

by Andrei Dobra, December 22nd, 2012
The upcoming game has replay value thanks to different endings and skill progression
 

Capes for Kids: Mother and Daughter Team Honor Sandy Hook Survivors

Students at elementary and middle schools in Newtown will receive “superhero capes”
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

12 Teen Students Lose 756 Pounds (342.9 Kg) in 4 Months

Independence camp changes the life of a dozen kids, helps them discover new confidence
by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012
 

Notebooks Will Use Metal Alloy Cases More in 2013

Demand and, by extension, orders for metal alloy cases should increase
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

ASUS Vivo Tab RT Up for Sale in the UK for £199.99

Launched last month, it is only now shipping in the United Kingdom
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

The 1912’s Perfect Woman Weighed 171 Lbs (77 Kg) at 5 Feet 7 Inches (170 Cm)

Elsie Scheel preserved her figure by eating beefsteak dinners and laying off tea or coffee
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
Miami Health Care Clinic Director Sentenced to 100 Months in Jail for Medicare Fraud

Miami Health Care Clinic Director Sentenced to 100 Months in Jail for Medicare Fraud

by Eduard Kovacs, December 22nd, 2012
He and his co-conspirators caused damages of more than $50 million (€39 million)
 

Mad Catz Releases Fighting Game Controller for Wii U Consoles

It is called the Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Arcade FightStick Tournament Edition S
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

India’s Playboy Bunnies Are Surprisingly Covered Up

The girls wear sheer skirts and tube tops come complete with draping over one shoulder
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

Facebook’s Poke App Is a Snapchat Clone Built in Just 12 Days

Messages are destroyed seconds after they arrive
by Lucian Parfeni, December 22nd, 2012
Two More Memory Makers Continue to Lose Money

Two More Memory Makers Continue to Lose Money

by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
The DRAM manufacturers suffer the twelfth quarterly loss
 

Michigan Student Faces Charges over Online Threat to a Teacher

A Chelsea District teenager will be tried in juvenile court over threats on a teacher
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
Antivirus Solutions Still Have Problems in Blocking Fake AV, Experts Say

Antivirus Solutions Still Have Problems in Blocking Fake AV, Experts Say

by Eduard Kovacs, December 22nd, 2012
Scareware can cause a lot of damage and it’s not easy to remove
 

Display Manufacturers Will Make Fewer Screens to Prevent Price Cuts

Since there will a a drop in demand, panel makers are thinking ahead
by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
 

Santa’s Plump Figure Sets a Bad Example for Children

As long as Santa is obese, who’s to tell kids to not eat too many cookies
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Mexico Frees Ex-Marine Who Carried Antique Shotgun over the Border

Jon Hammar was imprisoned for five months, part of that in a maximum security prison
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
New Overclocking Record Could Be Set on January 20, 2013

New Overclocking Record Could Be Set on January 20, 2013

by Sebastian Pop, December 22nd, 2012
Gigabyte hosts an overclocking competition for Intel CPUs
 

Woman Sleeps Through Tornado in Alabama, Storm Rips off Her Roof

If she had fallen asleep in her bedroom as usual, she wouldn’t be around to tell the tale
by Raluca Anghel, December 22nd, 2012
 

AquaAdvantage Salmon, a.k.a. the Frankenfish, Gets FDA Approval

This genetically engineered fish will not harm the environment, the organization says
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
Celebrities Rally for Demand A Plan PSA Against Gun Violence – Video

Celebrities Rally for Demand A Plan PSA Against Gun Violence

by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012
New video urges lawmakers to act to limit acts of violence by tightening regulations
 

24 Snakes Close Day Care Center, Spread Panic Amongst Parents and Kids

The pythons set up house in this nursery in Townsville, Australia
by Laura Sinpetru, December 22nd, 2012
 

Ashton Kutcher Files for Divorce from Demi Moore

Actor is finally ready to move on with his life, more than one year after the split
by Elena Gorgan, December 22nd, 2012