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About 129 articles found for 23 November 2012:

 

Metro: Last Light Publisher Clarifies “Horrible” Wii U Statement

THQ says 4A can't really focus on bringing the game to the Wii U right now
by Andrei Dobra, November 24th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 920T Spotted in Clearer Leaked Photos

The handset is expected to be launched in China in early December
by Ionut Arghire, November 24th, 2012
 

Halo 4’s Spartan Ops Evolved from ODST’s Firefight

Many players regret that the latter was not included in the new game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
 

Analyst: Negative Comments Will Not Impact Wii U Sales

5 million of them will be delivered before the end of the current fiscal year
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
GALAXY Note II Coming Soon at Vodafone Australia

GALAXY Note II Coming Soon at Vodafone Australia

by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
Specific details on its pricing and availability will be offered soon
 

Ratchet & Clank: Full Frontal Assault (QForce) Delayed on the PS Vita

Owners of the game on PS3 will be able to redeem free copies of the Vita version soon
by Andrei Dobra, November 23rd, 2012
 

Samsung GALAXY Ace Plus Lands at Telstra on Prepaid

The smartphone is now available for just $200/€160
by Cosmin Vasile, November 23rd, 2012
 

Meizu MX2 Spotted in New, Clearer Photos

The handset should land with a quad-core CPU, Android 4.1
by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
 

EndWeekGame: November 23

Playing Hitman: Absolution, Borderlands 2, XCOM and Fallen Enchantress
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
Watch: “Cheryl Cole – Access All Areas” Documentary in Full

Watch: “Cheryl Cole – Access All Areas” Documentary in Full

by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
Pop star allows cameras in for her first-ever solo tour
 

Buffalo 16x Blu-ray Writer Debuts

This is a fairly normal, run-off-the-mill optical drive for PCs
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
 

Vegas Party Train to Debut in 2013

The train will be equipped with big screen TVs, recliners and two ultra lounges
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
Pirates Are the Biggest Fans, the Threat Is People Who Don't Care About Your Song or Movie

Pirates Are the Biggest Fans, the Threat Is People Who Don't Care About Your Song or Movie

by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
Many pirates tend to spend more than non-pirates on entertainment
 

Warning: Fake Apple Invoices Doing the Rounds Carrying Malware

Blackhole exploit kit targets only Windows computers, Macs could be up next
by Filip Truta, November 23rd, 2012
 

Senior Couple Find Python Wrapped Around Toilet Seat

The snake slithered in through a hole in the bathroom wall, near the toilet pipe
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

Archon SB-E X2, Thermalright's Silent but Mighty CPU Cooler

Compatible with both AMD and Intel CPUs, it has adjustable air pressure
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
 

Free Windows 8 Start Button

With the App Store available Pokki is more than an application launcher
by Ionut Ilascu, November 23rd, 2012
Your Say: Windows 8 Is Confusing, It Needs a Start Button

Your Say: Windows 8 Is Confusing, It Needs a Start Button

by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
More and more readers claim that Microsoft must bring back the Start button
 

Norway Accuses Facebook of Spam for Ads in the News Feed

It believes Facebook should be treated no different than email
by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
 

Keep Your Personal Information Safe

Store your data in encrypted and password protected vaults
by Iulia Ivan, November 23rd, 2012
 

Elfin Skeletons Sell Lethal Pain Relievers

Fairly disturbing creatures were used to advertise Antikamnia pain medication
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
Despite the 29,000 Planned Layoffs, One HP Division Is Growing

Despite the 29,000 Planned Layoffs, One HP Division Is Growing

by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
HP Taiwan R&D team is growing somewhat, along with the marketing department
 

The Best Three Linux Games of 2012

This has been the best gaming year in history for Linux
by Silviu Stahie, November 23rd, 2012
Damian Dinning Is Leaving Nokia – Report

Damian Dinning Is Leaving Nokia – Report

by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
No specific info on what determined his decision has been announced
 

Officials Ask for Help to Decipher WWII Code Found with Carrier Pigeon

Cryptographers struggle to decode a handwritten message found in an English chimney
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

Hitman: Absolution Review (PC)

Can Agent 47 make a comeback or should he retire from the business?
by Andrei Dobra, November 23rd, 2012
 

Cockroach Moves by Human Brainwaves' Command

Scientists have made it possible for you to do the same at home
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
 

Oprah Winfrey Compares Justin Bieber to Michael Jackson

Preview of Oprah special puts The Biebs in line with the greatest stars ever
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
"Target Elimination Specialist" Job Post, Code 007, Snuck into UK Gov Site

"Target Elimination Specialist" Job Post, Code 007, Snuck into UK Gov Site

by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
Applicants are required to know how to operate a submarine and take their martinis shaken
 

Florida Driver Claims God Told Her to Drive 100 Mph (160 Km/h)

41-year-old Melissa Marie Miller was arrested for reckless driving and probation violation
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

HTC One X Tastes Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update in India

The upgrade is now pushed OTA (over the air), in stages
by Cosmin Vasile, November 23rd, 2012
 

Fashionable Wireless Speakers Launched by TDK Life on Record

All of them have Bluetooth support and “sleek and modern design”
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
“The Last Pictures” Photo Exhibition Launched into Space

“The Last Pictures” Photo Exhibition Launched into Space

by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
Trevor Paglen's art show in space could last billions of years
 

Cybercriminals Hack DNS Records of Go Daddy Sites to Distribute Ransomware

The hackers are most likely using compromised credentials to achieve their goal
by Eduard Kovacs, November 23rd, 2012
 

Halo 4 Receives FFA Throwback Multiplayer Mode on November 26

It will accommodate four maps for a mix of Oddball and King of the Hill
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
Adopting Linux Resulted in Massive Savings for the City of Munich

Adopting Linux Resulted in Massive Savings for the City of Munich

by Silviu Stahie, November 23rd, 2012
A study revealed the sum of money saved with the LiMux project
 

Ice Lady Gets Life Sentence for Double Murder of Ex-Husband and Lover

34-year-old Estibaliz Carranza will be serving her time in a mental institution
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

Nexus 4 Coming Soon at Three UK

The phone will be released on December 13 at £29 on a £35/mo plan
by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
 

Chinese Man Looks like Real-Life Werewolf

A genetic condition determines the growth of long hair on his chest, back and arm
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
Microsoft to Create “Surface” Brand, Foxconn and Others to Help

Microsoft to Create “Surface” Brand, Foxconn and Others to Help

by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
The Redmond-based technology company is planning to expand the Surface family
 

Scythe Moonbox, a Mid-Tower Case for Silent PCs

This is in a league higher than the Xigmatek Talon, but not by much
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
 

October 2012 Marked by US Election Spam, Report Reveals

The percentage of spam in email traffic dropped by 4.5% compared to the previous month
by Eduard Kovacs, November 23rd, 2012
 

Demi Moore Purposely Delaying Divorce from Ashton Kutcher

He’s eager to end the marriage but she’s dragging it on, says unconfirmed report
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
 

Itchy Empathy: Seeing Someone Scratch Makes Us Itch Too

Skin disorders might be cured more easily if we understand why people itch
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
Fourth-Generation iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular Arrives at Three UK

Fourth-Generation iPad with Wi-Fi + Cellular Arrives at Three UK

by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
The new iPad mini will also be released on the carrier's network
 

Nook Simple Touch Selling for Just $79 in Limited Quantities

The e-book reader from Barnes & Noble will be on special sale on November 25
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
 

Vodafone Australia Details Android 4.1.1 for GALAXY S III

The update will bring new features, optimizations and various fixes
by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
Distorted Sound Bug Plagues Tens of Microsoft Tablets

Distorted Sound Bug Plagues Tens of Microsoft Tablets

by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
Yet another issue found on Microsoft’s Surface tablet
 

Advanced Biomedical Research Company Hacked to Promote OpBigBrother

Hackers are fighting against mass surveillance operations led by governments
by Eduard Kovacs, November 23rd, 2012
 

Bizarre Kingston Flash Drives Are Cheap Despite Being Made of 24-Carat Gold

They are called the Data Traveler GE9 and have a strange choice of interface
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
Barclays Bankers Prefer the iPad over Any Other Tablet

Barclays Bankers Prefer the iPad over Any Other Tablet

by Filip Truta, November 23rd, 2012
“…we concluded that iPads were the best solution for their specific needs”
 

Bruce Willis Donates Private Resort to Non-Profit Organization

Actor bought the resort in the 1990s, is now handing it over to Soldier Mountain Ski Area
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
Another Study Shows That Pirates Buy the Most Music and Movies

Another Study Shows That Pirates Buy the Most Music and Movies

by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
Pirates are most of the time the biggest fans and they show it
Intel Broadwell Fuses CPU and GPU on 14nm Architecture
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Intel Broadwell Fuses CPU and GPU on 14nm Architecture

The PCH will become part of the system-on-chip as well
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
 

LG Optimus 7 Will Not Receive the Windows Phone 7.8 Update

The information has been confirmed via LG Electronics Poland
by Cosmin Vasile, November 23rd, 2012
Nexus 4 Can Offer LTE Connectivity, Here’s How to Activate It

Nexus 4 Can Offer LTE Connectivity, Here’s How to Activate It

by Ionut Arghire, November 23rd, 2012
Users in Canada claim to have successfully connected to LTE networks
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Elmo Sings at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Red monster is part of the Sesame Street float, sings “nothing’s gonna bring us down”
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
 

Not “Touching” Is What Happens as We Sit Down

We don't “touch”, we “interact at short distance”: how about this?
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
 

Google Street View Starts Shooting in Indonesia

The first images will be published online sometime next year
by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
 

Four-Legged Robot from Toshiba to Clean Up Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

The Quadruped walking robot can explore uninhabitable and irradiated areas
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
Six-Year-Old Girl’s “Guess Who” Letter Speaks About Gender Equality

Six-Year-Old Girl’s “Guess Who” Letter Speaks About Gender Equality

by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
A player complains about the game featuring only five female characters
 

Apple’s Black Friday Prices Revealed for the U.S.

Save $41 on the latest iPads with Retina displays, $101 on Macs
by Filip Truta, November 23rd, 2012
 

Forget the Labels, Windows 8 Product Keys Now Embedded in BIOS

Manufacturers have found a way to dump the traditional product key labels
by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
 

Famous Italian Warrior's Tomb Unearthed

Giovanni de' Medici exhumed: Italians want to know their heroes
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
Scam Alert: Twitter Is Going to Start Charging

Scam Alert: Twitter Is Going to Start Charging

by Eduard Kovacs, November 23rd, 2012
Users warned about bogus direct messages trying to lure them to malicious sites
 

Nintendo Wii U Europe Launch Day Games Revealed

24 titles will accompany the console's release across Europe next week
by Andrei Dobra, November 23rd, 2012
 

Chris Brown Cancels Concert After Rihanna Assault Protests

Organizer pulls out of Guyana performance scheduled for December 26
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
 

Cinnarch 2012.10.01 Distribution Is Based on Cinnamon 1.6.7

It also built on top of Linux kernel 3.6.6 and GNOME 3.6.2
by Silviu Stahie, November 23rd, 2012
Firefox Blocks Vulnerable Java 7 Update 7

Firefox Blocks Vulnerable Java 7 Update 7

by Lucian Parfeni, November 23rd, 2012
Mozilla recommends upgrading to the latest version, but you can disable it altogether
 

Road Built Around Elderly Couple's Home in China

The Baogens were dubbed “Nail Householders” because removing them is almost impossible
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

3DS and Animal Crossing Have Another Big Week in Japan

The two games beat out big Western releases like Assassin's Creed 3
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 23rd, 2012
ADHD Drugs Might Lower Criminal Behavior

ADHD Drugs Might Lower Criminal Behavior

by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
It's a big step to crime reduction in people suffering from ADHD
 

LulzSec Hacker Jeremy Hammond Denied Bail

The judge argued that he might flee knowing that he faced 37 years in prison
by Eduard Kovacs, November 23rd, 2012
 

Calibre 0.9.7 Improves the Ebook Viewer

The latest version of Calibre can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, November 23rd, 2012
 

Intel Low-Power CPU Development Accelerates

The next big push will happen around the middle of 2013
by Sebastian Pop, November 23rd, 2012
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Gets Revert DLC plus Major Update Soon

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD Gets Revert DLC plus Major Update Soon

by Andrei Dobra, November 23rd, 2012
Try out a brand new move and explore all sorts of classic levels
 

Two Dead in Texas I-10 Pile-Up as More than 100 Cars Collide

The victims were identified as a couple from Pearland, driving a Chevy SUV
by Raluca Anghel, November 23rd, 2012
 

Apple Store Down Internationally Update

Black Friday sales about to kick off worldwide as Apple hangs outage sign
by Filip Truta, November 23rd, 2012
 

Windows 8 Store Now Has More than 20,000 Apps

The Windows Store is growing bigger at a pretty slow pace
by Bogdan Popa, November 23rd, 2012
 

9.2 Million Year Old Rhino Skull Preserved in Volcanic Rock

The finding is a very rare one, high temperatures are destructive in such cases
by Cristina Macari, November 23rd, 2012
Gabriel Aubry Fight at Halle Berry House: He Threw the First Punch

Gabriel Aubry Fight at Halle Berry House: He Threw the First Punch

by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012
Report claims Berry’s fiancé Olivier Martinez was just trying to be civil
 

Halle Berry’s Ex Gabriel Aubry Arrested After Fight at Her House

Model got into a fight with Halle’s fiancé, was hospitalized and booked
by Elena Gorgan, November 23rd, 2012