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About 130 articles found for 23 January 2013:

 

Incoming 2013: Lost Planet 3

A mix of on-foot shooter and rig-based exploration
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
 

Demon’s Soul Success Linked to Hardcore Gamers

The spiritual sequel benefited from the same approach
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
Cliff Bleszinki Wants to Be Seen as Gaming Evangelist

Cliff Bleszinki Wants to Be Seen as Gaming Evangelist

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
The developer is proud of his work on Gears of War
 

LG Optimus G Pro Will Not Come to Australia

Two versions of the smartphone will be released soon
by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
 

Obsidian Discusses Attack Mechanics for Project Eternity

The team also changes the mechanics for damage distribution
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Over 280 Turtles Show Up Dead in Costa Rica, Nobody Can Figure Out Why

Over 280 Turtles Show Up Dead in Costa Rica, Nobody Can Figure Out Why

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
Conservationists suspect humans might have had a say in this matter
 

Ocean Plastics Made All the More Scary by Their Absorbing Toxins

The marine animals that come in contact with these plastics are more likely to get sick
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
 

The Pentagon Takes to Recycling Old Satellites

Whatever scraps are collected will be used to build new satellites, DARPA says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
 

Hot Soups Served in Melamine Bowls Linked to Kidney Stones

Study says melamine bowls are not the safest way to enjoy lunch
by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
 

How to Install Ubuntu on Nexus 7

A step-by-step and easy-to-follow tutorial, with screenshots!
by Marius Nestor, January 23rd, 2013
Fake Emails from Google Lead to Rogue Canadian Pharmacy Site

Fake Emails from Google Lead to Rogue Canadian Pharmacy Site

by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
Experts from Sophos have analyzed this spam campaign
 

Huawei Confirms New Devices for MWC 2013

The company might unveil a high-end Windows Phone 8 device at the event
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
 

Verizon’s DROID RAZR HD Down to $49 at Amazon

Both Black and White flavors of the device saw a price cut
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
Inspiring “People Are Awesome” Video for 2013 Goes Viral

Inspiring “People Are Awesome” Video for 2013 Goes Viral

by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
Watch a mash-up of jumps, twists, shots, throws and a lot of adrenaline-filled moments
 

iPad Email – Women Use It Differently, Study Shows

Women show stronger satisfaction with using their iPads for reading emails
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
 

Snowlinux 4 E17 Is Available for Download

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
New Kids on the Block Announce New North American Tour, The Package

New Kids on the Block Announce New North American Tour, The Package

by Elena Gorgan, January 23rd, 2013
98 Degrees and Boyz II Men will be joining NKOTB on stage
 

Pebble E-Paper Smartwatches Finally Shipping

The Android wrist device is finally ready to reach initial bidders
by Sebastian Pop, January 23rd, 2013
 

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
Waiter Refuses Service to Clients Who Insult Child with Special Needs

Waiter Refuses Service to Clients Who Insult Child with Special Needs

by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
Kim Castillo brought her 5-year-old son Milo, who suffers from Down's syndrome
 

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
 

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
Marriage Proposal at Disney World Gets Photobombed [Updated]

Marriage Proposal at Disney World Gets Photobombed Updated

by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
The bride was not the most shocked person in this shot
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

The distribution makes use of Gnome 3.6.2 and Cinnamon 1.6.7
by Silviu Stahie, 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
Drunk Mom Gets Stuck in Son's High Chair, Needs Fire Crew to Break Free

Drunk Mom Gets Stuck in Son's High Chair, Needs Fire Crew to Break Free

by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
31-year-old Serena Curtis says she will only tell her son about this when he gets older
 

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
Resident Evil: Revelations Out for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U in May

Resident Evil: Revelations Out for PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U in May

by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
The former 3DS exclusive is coming to brand new platforms with fresh content
 

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
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
 

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
 

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
SolusOS 2 Alpha 7 Has Linux Kernel 3.3.6

SolusOS 2 Alpha 7 Has Linux Kernel 3.3.6

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

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
 

SimCity Beta Bugs Will Not Lead to Bans

Electronic Arts simply wants gamers to pay attention
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Montana Phone Scam: Charges Added to Verizon, AT&T, and Frontier Bills

Montana Phone Scam: Charges Added to Verizon, AT&T, and Frontier Bills

by Raluca Anghel, January 23rd, 2013
Find out the names of the shell companies used in the scam
 

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

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

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
Solutionary Q4 2012 Report: 70% of Exploit Kits Originated in Russia

Solutionary Q4 2012 Report: 70% of Exploit Kits Originated in Russia

by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
The security firm has released its Q4 Threat Report
 

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
iTV with Cool Remote Is Coming This Year – Gene Munster [Bloomberg]

iTV with Cool Remote Is Coming This Year – Gene Munster Bloomberg

by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Financial analyst weighs in on his old theory on Apple’s full-fledged TV set
Mega Explains Its Encryption Dismissing Some of the Fears and Criticism

Mega Explains Its Encryption Dismissing Some of the Fears and Criticism

by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
Mega came under criticism over some of its encryption features
 

AMD Posts Weak Financial Results for 2012 and Fourth Quarter

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

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
Download Minecraft Skin Studio 1.0.3 iOS

Download Minecraft Skin Studio 1.0.3 iOS

by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Create, upload and share Minecraft skins on your iPhone or iPad
 

Google to Finally Get Ready for New Motorola Smartphones

The mobile business posted Loss for the fourth quarter of 2012
by Ionut Arghire, 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
 

“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
Twitter Fixes Bug That Allowed Third-Party Apps to Access DMs Without Permission

Twitter Fixes Bug That Allowed Third-Party Apps to Access DMs Without Permission

by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
The vulnerability was discovered by Cesar Cerrudo of IOActive
 

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
 

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
MIT Website Hacked for Second Time in Memory of Aaron Swartz

MIT Website Hacked for Second Time in Memory of Aaron Swartz

by Eduard Kovacs, January 23rd, 2013
The hackers have managed to gain access to MIT's name server
 

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

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

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
 

Intel Decides to Quit Making Motherboards

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

ADHD on the Rise Amongst Children

by Laura Sinpetru, January 23rd, 2013
The number of reported cases of ADHD jumped by 24% in just 9 years
 

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

Supporting recent rumors, the renderings show a bigger screen and a multi-color lineup
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
Beyonce Lip-Synced National Anthem at Obama Inauguration

Beyonce Lip-Synced National Anthem at Obama Inauguration

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

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