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About 223 articles found for 23 January 2013:

Exprespam Android Malware Might Have Infected Thousands of Smartphones

Exprespam Android Malware Might Have Infected Thousands of Smartphones

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Symantec experts say that it could have stolen 450,000 pieces of information
 

Matt Damon Finally Gets His Revenge on Jimmy Kimmel

Star kidnaps comedian, takes over his show after years of constant teasing
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

VIA ARMTiGO A800, the World's Smallest ARM Computer

It is suited for all sorts of embedded applications and specialized operations
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Lumia 920 Back in Stock at Clove UK in Black, Red and White

The Windows Phone 8 smartphone is available at £520 ($822 / €618)
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Tumblr Debuts New Twitter-Like Compose Window, Making It Even Easier to Share

Tumblr has always tried to keep things simple and the new tool fits that perfectly
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
OpenNMS 1.10.8 Released with Minor Fixes

OpenNMS 1.10.8 Released with Minor Fixes

by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
The latest version of OpenNMS can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Intel to Build $4 Billion 14nm Chip Plant in Ireland by 2015

The factory will have a total floor area of 2,635,200 square feet / 244,818 square meters
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Total War: Shogun 2 Gold Edition Launches on March 15

Gamers get the main game, Rise of the Samurai and Fall of the Samurai
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
Kris Jenner Abused, Kicked and Threatened to Kill Kim Kardashian

Kris Jenner Abused, Kicked and Threatened to Kill Kim Kardashian

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Late husband’s diaries reveal the matriarch is far from the perfect mother she poses as
 

Watch Ashton Kutcher Play Steve Jobs – First Footage Released Online

“How does somebody know what they want if they’ve never even seen it?”
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 to Land in Canada on February 5 in Black and White

Both TELUS and Bell are expected to release it on that day
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Bayonetta 2 Gets Brand New Video

The hack and slash game is on track to appear for the Wii U
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
Sofia Vergara, Fiancé Already in Couples Therapy

Sofia Vergara, Fiancé Already in Couples Therapy

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
The two will do some counseling before walking down the aisle, says report
 

LG Nexus 4 Coming to Videotron on January 30

This will be the first Canadian carrier to launch the smartphone
by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
 

Algiz XRW Rugged Notebook Launched by Handheld Group

The mobile computer is meant for use in areas with hazardous conditions
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

League of Legends Rolls Out for Mac OS X – PBE Now Available for Download

Open beta to be released as soon as the developers are happy with the closed beta
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Coffee Pest Forces Costa Rica to Declare State of Emergency

In the country's most affected regions, 50% of this year's harvests could be lost
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Microsoft Accused of Intercepting Skype Calls

Microsoft Accused of Intercepting Skype Calls

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Activists call for the company to release transparency reports
 

Former Linux Kernel Maintainer, Alan Cox, Quits Intel and the Linux World

The announcement was made on Google Plus and took everyone by surprise
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
 

Finland Publishes Its Cyber Security Strategy

Here are the guidelines and the principles on which the strategy is based
by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Kelly Clarkson: Mushrooms for Perfect Voice for Live Singing at the Inauguration

Kelly Clarkson: Mushrooms for Perfect Voice for Live Singing at the Inauguration

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Details of star’s pre-Inauguration dinner emerge online
 

Aliens: Colonial Marines Gets Awesome New Trailer

See plenty of great sequences from the upcoming squad-based shooter
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Rise of the Hutt Cartel for The Old Republic Receives First Look Video

Those who pre-order get access to extra goodies for characters
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
 

“Girls” Reality Show Is Currently in the Works

Craigslist ad is scouting for wannabe reality stars for a new show inspired by HBO series
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Microsoft Keeps the Surface with Windows 8 Pro Outside of Europe

Microsoft Keeps the Surface with Windows 8 Pro Outside of Europe

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
The company will only sell the device in the US and Canada in the first months
 

Twitter's Vine, Instagram for Video, Is Close to Launch

Twitter has been trying to diversify its products lately
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

HitmanPro 3.7.1 Available for Download

It adds "Erase USB flash drive" option to context menu in Kickstart
by Ionut Ilascu, January 24th, 2013
 

Bradley Cooper Would Love Lance Armstrong Role in Biopic

That would be quite a fascinating character, he says while promoting new film
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Revealed in Live Pictures Ahead of MWC 2013

Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Revealed in Live Pictures Ahead of MWC 2013

by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
The slate is expected to arrive on the market sometime in March
 

BioShock Infinite's Industrial Revolution Pre-Order Bonus Gets Video

The add-on has in-game bonuses and gives people access to the Industrial Revolution game
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Tiny Core Linux 4.7.4 Officially Released

The latest version of Tiny Core Linux can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
Hoax Alert: Actor Mickey Rourke Dies in Snowboarding Accident

Hoax Alert: Actor Mickey Rourke Dies in Snowboarding Accident

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Global Associated News is once again used for scam stories
 

LG's U560 Only Barely Qualifies as an Ultrabook

Having just been released, it stretches the limits of the word's definition
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Crysis 3 Multiplayer Open Beta Starts Next Week on PC, PS3, Xbox 360

Try out two online modes on two different maps for free on January 29
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Jennifer Lopez Gushes About Jason Statham on GMA

Diva can be seen next in “Parker,” she promises one hell of a ride for fans
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

Nokia 808 PureView May Be the Last Symbian Phone Ever

The company confirmed it would not launch other Symbian devices
by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
 

Maxthon 4.0.3.2000 RC Available for Download

It improves Cloud Push feature and interaction with the download manager
by Ionut Ilascu, January 24th, 2013
London Helicopter Crash Pilot Had Been Warned Not to Fly in Bad Weather

London Helicopter Crash Pilot Had Been Warned Not to Fly in Bad Weather

by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
50-year-old Peter Barnes was told by the client and a second pilot not to fly
 

Apple Maps Causes Bar to Lose Customers, Thousands in Revenue

Owner says the mapping service is sending people “blocks away” from Metrovino
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Scientific Breakthroughs Led to Better Prostate Cancer Diagnosis

The number of reported prostate cancer cases will treble in the in following years
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

New Beta Catalyst Driver Expected Next Week

Unofficial versions of the Catalyst 13.2 beta are already available for download
by George Grigore, January 24th, 2013
Samsung Reportedly Expects Galaxy S IV Sales of 10 Million a Month

Samsung Reportedly Expects Galaxy S IV Sales of 10 Million a Month

by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
The smartphone should be officially unveiled in March
 

Amazon Kindle and Paperwhite E-Readers Arrive in Canada

The e-paper gadgets are selling to the North of the Niagara
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Descent|OS 3.0.2 Legacy Distro Features MATE 1.4

The developer is considering launching a 64-bit version in the future
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
Verizon’s Galaxy Note II Down to $199.99 at Amazon

Verizon’s Galaxy Note II Down to $199.99 at Amazon

by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
The handset is available with a two-year contract agreement
 

Death’s Knell Available in MechWarrior Online

Gamers get a nimble machine with good offensive power
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
 

Resident Evil: Revelations Gets First HD Screenshots

Check out the upcoming zombie shooter for the PC, PS3, Xbox 360, and Wii U in action
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Confirmed: jOBS Movie Hits Theaters on April 19

The film will make its debut at the Sundance Film Festival this Friday
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Google Experiments with Wireless Network, Scaring the Bejesus Out of AT&T, Verizon

Google Experiments with Wireless Network, Scaring the Bejesus Out of AT&T, Verizon

by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
Google is working on a small network at its headquarters in Mountain View
 

Opera Posts Record Growth in Mobile Usage for December 2012

Opera Mini had over 208 million users that month, Opera Mobile over 21 million
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Download UC Browser 8.9 for Java

The new version features Incognito Browsing and more
by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
 

The iPhone 6 Could Look Like This

Colorful iPhone concept inspired by the design of the iPad mini
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Dual-SIM Nokia 206 Now Available in India for $65/€50

Dual-SIM Nokia 206 Now Available in India for $65/€50

by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
The handset can be purchased via leading retailer Infibeam
 

Beyonce Is Disappointed in the Inauguration Backlash

Singing to a pre-recorded track is a technicality, everybody does it, she says
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

Google Chrome 25.0.1364.45 Beta Released

It integrates improvements in overall stability and fixes
by Ionut Ilascu, January 24th, 2013
Walking Dead Episode 5 Receives Stats and Choice Trailer

Walking Dead Episode 5 Receives Stats and Choice Trailer

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
Gamers can see how the community has approached game situations
 

Microsoft Attacks PC Makers for Disappointing Windows 8 Sales

The company says its partners aren’t building enough touchscreen devices
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
 

Sony Fined by UK Authority for PSN Hacking

The company needs to pay £250,000 ($395,775/€297,132) for its security error
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
Barack Obama Gets “Need-to-Do” List from Greenpeace

Barack Obama Gets “Need-to-Do” List from Greenpeace

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
The organization wants to help the US President figure out its working agenda for 2013
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Sharp Working on iPad mini 2 Screens [DigiTimes]

Production of the larger iPads begins to decrease at Apple’s suppliers overseas
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Incoming 2013: Watch Dogs

Incoming 2013: Watch Dogs

by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
Can this novel open world game from Ubisoft surprise people?
 

Mali: World's Loneliest Elephant Needs Help Moving to Thailand, Making Friends

This elephant has been living alone for over three decades
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

New iMacs to Blame for Poor Mac Sales in Q1 2013

Tim Cook tells investors that the manufacturing of the Late 2012 models is troublesome
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem Confirmed by Atlus

Shin Megami Tensei x Fire Emblem Confirmed by Atlus

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
Development of the game will be handled by Atlus and Intelligent Systems
 

Samsung: We've Produced over 300 Million OLED Panels

The display technology achieves a milestone 68 as tall as Mt. Everest
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Cuteness Overload Sparks Aggression, Study Says

When the cuteness gets too much to handle, people become aggressive
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Apple CEO Downplays Rumors of Declining iPhone 5 Sales

Apple CEO Downplays Rumors of Declining iPhone 5 Sales

by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
“Any single data point is not a great proxy for the production,” says Tim Cook
 

Japanese Prime Minister Thinks the Elderly Should “Hurry Up and Die”

Taro Aso speaks about “tube people,” who cannot feed without special assistance
by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
Lindsay Lohan’s Movie “The Canyons” Rejected by SXSW

Lindsay Lohan’s Movie “The Canyons” Rejected by SXSW

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Project has significant quality issues, film festival refuses to include it for screening
 

iOS 7 – New APIs/Frameworks, Updated SDK Coming

Apple is seeking qualified personnel for developing and maintaining test APIs
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Adobe Flash Player 11.6.602.155 Beta Available for Download

It adds improvements for graphics data query and full screen permission dialog UI
by Ionut Ilascu, January 24th, 2013
DNA Bullets Used to Tag Potential Crooks, No Killing Involved

DNA Bullets Used to Tag Potential Crooks, No Killing Involved

by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
A British security company has launched a new suspect-tracking system
 

Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 Milestone 1 Is Available for Testing

Nouveau video RAM memory capacity detection has been improved in this version
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
 

Singer Chely Wright Expecting Twins with Wife Lauren Blitzer

The two made the announcement on Howard Bragman’s YouTube show, “Gwissues”
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
 

Google Image Search Gets a Tablet-Inspired Redesign

The new image search keeps people inside the search results page more
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

Bald Eagle Stuck Upside Down in a Tree Is Rescued by Firefighters

The bird accidentally got caught in a fishing line, needed urgent help
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
XBLA Developer Criticizes Microsoft Points Pricing Policy

XBLA Developer Criticizes Microsoft Points Pricing Policy

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
It might be one reason why Japanese developers avoid the platform
 

Western Digital Posts Profit and Several Billions of Revenue for 2012

The company definitely did better than AMD, during the last quarter at least
by Sebastian Pop, January 24th, 2013
 

Adobe Adds Retina Support for AIR Apps in Flash Player 11.6.602.155 Beta

Developers can now target their AIR application to use in hiDPI displays on supported Macs
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

10 Bangladesh Government Websites Defaced by Mauritania Hacker Team

The hacktivists are threatening the Bangladeshi Grey Hat Hacker group
by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Skype Updated and Available for Download

Skype Updated and Available for Download

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Microsoft quietly rolls out a new Skype version for Windows
 

HTC M7 Reportedly Receives Wi-Fi Certification

The Android smartphone should become official next month
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Shakespeare's Sonnets Get Stored in DNA

Researchers say DNA-storage is “apocalypse proof,” therefore well worth considering
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Windows Update Bug Workaround Found

An official fix won’t arrive sooner than early February, the company said
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
New Google Chrome 25.x Beta Fixes the Mosaic View Button

New Google Chrome 25.x Beta Fixes the Mosaic View Button

by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
All three branches of Google Chrome can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Player-Made Halo 4 Maps Coming in Two Weeks

Gamers can continue to use the Forge to add more content
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
This Internet Explorer vs. Murder Rate Chart Is About to Go Viral

This Internet Explorer vs. Murder Rate Chart Is About to Go Viral

by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Here’s how Internet Explorer’s market share dropped in the last few years
 

Sony’s Togari Phablet to Pack a 6.44-Inch Screen

The display is rumored to deliver a resolution higher than 1080p
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Change in Moroccan Law Will No Longer Link Rape to Marriage

In 2012, a teenager took her life because she was being forced to marry her assailant
by Raluca Anghel, January 24th, 2013
 

CrossOver Linux 12.1.0 Dumps Mono and Fixes Major Unity Bug

Download the latest CrossOver Linux trial right now from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Wants a Divorce ASAP

Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Wants a Divorce ASAP

by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Reality star has miscarriage scare, husband of 2 months is conveniently out of town
 

Apple Posts the Largest Corporate Earnings in History

AAPL falls 10% in after-hours trading as negative rumors continue to circulate
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Platinum Games Interested in Darksiders Franchise

Bayonetta developer could get the rights to Darksiders if they're cheap
by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
 

Deformed Dolphin Is Adopted by a Pod of Sperm Whales

The dolphin displays a severe deformation to its spine, but the whales don't seem to mind
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Temple Run 2 for Android Now Available for Download

Temple Run 2 for Android Now Available for Download

by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
The game can be had for free via Google Play Store
 

Microsoft Rolls Out Another Windows 8 App Update

SkyDrive for Windows 8 improved with live tile support
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Multiple Gas Powered Games Canceled Close to Launch

Multiple Gas Powered Games Canceled Close to Launch

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
The projects could have been successful if released
 

Incoming 2013: Lost Planet 3

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

PingMe Messenger for Android 2.0 Now Available for Download

This version comes with a brand new UI and lots of features
by Cosmin Vasile, January 24th, 2013
Demon’s Soul Success Linked to Hardcore Gamers

Demon’s Soul Success Linked to Hardcore Gamers

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
The spiritual sequel benefited from the same approach
 

Microsoft Launches Windows Azure Media Services

The feature is now available to all users who want to stream videos to various platforms
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
 

Cliff Bleszinki Wants to Be Seen as Gaming Evangelist

The developer is proud of his work on Gears of War
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Nintendo Might Ease Restrictions for Indie Developers Soon

Nintendo Might Ease Restrictions for Indie Developers Soon

by Andrei Dobra, January 23rd, 2013
Small game makers won't need to form a company or get an office
 

LG Optimus G Pro Will Not Come to Australia

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

Microsoft Launches Update for Bing Tags

The company rolls out a new option for its very own search engine
by Bogdan Popa, January 23rd, 2013
The First Wireless MIDI Pedalboard Controller for iPhone, iPad and Mac

The First Wireless MIDI Pedalboard Controller for iPhone, iPad and Mac

by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
iRig BlueBoard allows you to control your music apps from the floor
 

Obsidian Discusses Attack Mechanics for Project Eternity

The team also changes the mechanics for damage distribution
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
 

Firefall Gets Beta Weekend Starting on Friday

The game will offer a mix of role-playing and shooter mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 23rd, 2013
Microsoft Certified Professionals Help You Dump Windows 8 for $125 (€93)

Microsoft Certified Professionals Help You Dump Windows 8 for $125 (€93)

by Bogdan Popa, January 23rd, 2013
Confused with Windows 8? Here’s a quick way to downgrade
 

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
 

Find Out How Much Your Soul Is Worth and Get a Fair Deal for It on Facebook

Soul Compare makes it easy to evaluate your soul and make sure you get the best offer
by Lucian Parfeni, 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

Hot Soups Served in Melamine Bowls Linked to Kidney Stones

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

Download DisplayLink Driver 2.0 Alpha 2

Supports DL-3x00 and DL-1x95 devices on OS X Snow Leopard and up
by Filip Truta, January 23rd, 2013
 

Red Nokia Lumia 822 Lands at Verizon on January 24

The smartphone will be available for $50/€40 on 2-year terms
by Cosmin Vasile, 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
Botanicula Set to Launch Soon on Steam for Linux

Botanicula Set to Launch Soon on Steam for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
More and more games are being ported for Linux everyday
 

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
TPB AFK, the Inside Story of the Pirate Bay Is Premiering on February 8 – Video

TPB AFK, the Inside Story of the Pirate Bay Is Premiering on February 8

by Lucian Parfeni, January 23rd, 2013
The film will be presented at the Berlin Film Festival and on The Pirate Bay
 

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
Microsoft Wants Dell to Use Windows on Most of Its Devices [WSJ]

Microsoft Wants Dell to Use Windows on Most of Its Devices [WSJ]

by Bogdan Popa, January 23rd, 2013
The company isn’t seeking to take control of the company
 

DataCleaner 3.1.2 Gets a New Web Service

Get the latest DataCleaner package right now from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 23rd, 2013
 

Inspiring “People Are Awesome” Video for 2013 Goes Viral

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

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
 

Download WhatsApp 2.9.3 for Symbian

No official release notes were made available for the new app release
by Ionut Arghire, January 23rd, 2013
Nokia Lumia 620 Arriving at Rogers in March

Nokia Lumia 620 Arriving at Rogers in March

by Cosmin Vasile, January 23rd, 2013
This would be the cheapest Windows Phone 8 handset
 

Script of the Day: Iris

The color picker that ships with the WordPress platform
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 23rd, 2013