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About 216 articles found for 24 January 2013:

 

Fedora 19 Could Replace Gnome 3 with Cinnamon

This is just a proposal and no decisions have been made
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
 

Keep a Close Eye on Your Finances

Monitor transactions and analyze spending patterns in a colorful environment
by Iulia Ivan, January 25th, 2013
The French Government Translates the #Hashtag to Mot-dièse, the New Official Term

The French Government Translates the #Hashtag to Mot-dièse, the New Official Term

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
The French don't care much for English terms perverting their perfect language
 

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 Getting Window Application Mode

The Android Jelly Bean operating system can do another thing Windows can
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Avast Launches Bug Bounty Program

Researchers can earn as much as $5,000 (3,750 EUR) for finding vulnerabilities
by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
 

PHP 5.5.0 Alpha 4 Is Available for Testing

The latest versions of PHP can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
 

Sony Releases Official Jelly Bean Custom ROM for Xperia T

This build is mostly aimed at developers and Android tech-savvy
by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
Your iPhone Can Tell You If You’re About to Have a Heart Attack

Your iPhone Can Tell You If You’re About to Have a Heart Attack

by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
Physician deems smartphones like the iPhone as the future of medicine
 

Apple Complaint Against Samsung to Be Reviewed by ITC Bloomberg

One of the decisions in the patent fight doesn't sit well with the regulative body
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Halo 4: Spartan Ops Episode 7 Gets Trailer

The new add-on is out on Monday, January 28, for free
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

XWiki Enterprise 4.4.1 Repairs the Notification Widget

A lot of other fixes have been implemented in the latest version
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
Security Experts Find Critical Backdoor in Barracuda Products

Security Experts Find Critical Backdoor in Barracuda Products

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
Undocumented accounts allow attackers to gain root access to appliances
 

Logitech: We Are Not Giving Up PC Gaming, No Matter What Anyone Thinks

Stopping console peripheral production doesn't mean the same will happen to PCs
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Canvas Tablets Are Among the Cheapest Android Slates Yet

They both measure 7 inches in diagonal and ship for as little as $100 / 100 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Blind Sled Dog Gets Help from Its Brother to Navigate the Snowy Landscapes

Blind Sled Dog Gets Help from Its Brother to Navigate the Snowy Landscapes

by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Thanks to its buddies, Gonzo does not have to quit its job as a sled dog
 

White LG Optimus G to Arrive at Rogers in February

The white Nokia Lumia 920 and other LTE devices have seen a price cut
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
 

30% of All RAM Shipped in 2013 Will Be Mobile

The prediction fits all the talk about PCs losing ground to mobile products
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

New Crysis 3 Video Shows Off the Nanosuit

Check out the Nanosuit and Prophet in action in the new shooter
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
Strike Suite Zero Could Arrive Soon on Steam for Linux

Strike Suite Zero Could Arrive Soon on Steam for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
The soundtrack of the game has been spotted in the CDR database
 

Watch: Squirrel's OMG Moment Goes Viral

This African ground squirrel has an adorable reaction after noticing a leopard
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Cambridge University Building Graphene Center

Its scientists will try to puzzle through the capabilities of this revolutionary material
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Saints Row Should Drop Innuendos to Compete with GTA, Says Cliff Bleszinski

The two series show off the best of the open-world genre
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
Darksiders Developer Was Working on Unique Game Before Shutdown

Darksiders Developer Was Working on Unique Game Before Shutdown

by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
The Crawler project was set to blow people away, apparently
 

Chewbacca Finally Has a Girlfriend, All Thanks to the Staff at the Denver Zoo

This male red panda seems quite pleased with the idea of getting Daisy as a girlfriend
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Steve Ballmer Should Leave, Says Microsoft Partner

Steve Ballmer Should Leave, Says Microsoft Partner

by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
Izenda CEO believes that Microsoft needs a change of management
 

New Mini-ITX Motherboard from Axiomtek Ready for Intel Chips

It is made with medical, gaming and surveillance in mind, among other things
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

MSI Launches New Socket AM3+ Motherboard for AMD FX CPUs

The company makes an entry-level mainboard for 8-core chips
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Webminstats 2.6 Released with Minor Fixes

Webminstats 2.6 Released with Minor Fixes

by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
Download the latest Webminstats right now from Softpedia
 

Assassin's Creed 3: Tyranny of King Washington Chapter 1 Out on February 19

Experience the first part from the upcoming expansion on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

Falcom to Release Four YS Games for Windows 8

Four YS games will be ported to run on Microsoft’s new platform
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
Samsung GALAXY Xcover 2 Goes Official: Jelly Bean, 1GHz Dual-Core CPU, 4-Inch Display

Samsung GALAXY Xcover 2 Goes Official: Jelly Bean, 1GHz Dual-Core CPU, 4-Inch Display

by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
The smartphone will be showcased at MWC 2013 next month
 

NVIDIA GeForce R304 307.74 WHQL Driver – A Fistful of Fixes

The new driver offers support for the GeForce 7 and GeForce 6 series graphics adapters
by George Grigore, January 25th, 2013
 

ASUS Has Released PadFone 2 Android Firmware 10.4.11.13

WWE along with HK, RU, TW and CHT stock-keeping units apply to this firmware release
by Iulian Pascal, January 25th, 2013
GeoServer 2.2.4 Gets Official Monitoring Extension

GeoServer 2.2.4 Gets Official Monitoring Extension

by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
Download the latest GeoServer package from Softpedia
 

The Last of Us Demo Access Included in God of War: Ascension

Those who get the new game will be able to get the demo once it's released
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

Red Nokia Lumia 822 Available for Free at Verizon

The handset has been launched as part of Verizon's Valentine's Day promotion
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Labrador Helps Woman Deliver Her Baby

Labrador Helps Woman Deliver Her Baby

by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
The dog followed woman in the maternity ward, witnessed the labor
 

Smoking Could Soon Be Illegal in Oregon

Proposed bill aims to label cigarettes as prescription-only drugs
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Sapphire Edge HD4, the Smallest PC in the World

It is the latest in a longer product series and is superior to the others
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Microsoft Anti-Virus Hit by Virus Definition Update Issues

Microsoft Anti-Virus Hit by Virus Definition Update Issues

by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
The update feature bundled into Microsoft Security Essentials no longer works
 

Download WordPress 3.5.1 with Bug Fixes and Security Plugs

The latest update fixes several minor issues and patches some security vulnerabilities
by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
 

AT&T’s Lumia 900 to Get Windows Phone 7.8 on January 30

The update will bring along a variety of fixes and enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
DHS Concerned About the Possibility of a Cyber 9/11 [Reuters]

DHS Concerned About the Possibility of a Cyber 9/11 Reuters

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
Janet Napolitano says a major attack could take place any day
 

Rebooted SimCity Drops Single City Focus

Gamers will need to create supporting infrastructure
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

New Galaxy Note 8.0 Photos Emerge Online

The tablet PC should make an official appearance at MWC next month
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Extend the Dolphin File Manager with KDE-Services 1.7-8

Extend the Dolphin File Manager with KDE-Services 1.7-8

by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
The latest version of this great tool can be found on Softpedia
 

Money Quarrel Leads to 900 Dolphins Being Slaughtered by Villagers

The villagers say their killing these animals was an act of retaliation
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Prince Slams Madonna and Maroon 5 in New Interview

He speaks of Madonna's need for attention and Maroon 5 covering one of his songs
by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
 

Android 4.1.2 for Galaxy S II Now Available Online

Users can download and install it before Samsung sends it to them
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Polar Caps Made Out of CO2 Ice Explode During the Martian Spring – Video

Polar Caps Made Out of CO2 Ice Explode During the Martian Spring

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
During winter, temperatures drop so much that CO2 freezes
 

Incoming 2013: Star Wars 1313

Can LucasArts deliver a great Star Wars game without Jedi knights or Sith lords?
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

CM Storm Sirius S Gaming Headset Launched by Cooler Master

It is a 5.1-channel audio device based on a product released about two years ago
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
Chrome 25 Beta for Chrome OS Comes with Extended Multi-Monitor Support

Chrome 25 Beta for Chrome OS Comes with Extended Multi-Monitor Support

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
The latest update comes with a new Flash and several improvements
 

Rare Lynx Are Spotted in Colorado, Photo Goes Viral

The photo was taken by a National Park Service employee about a week ago
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

SEGA Plans to Use Relic for PC Online Games

The developer might revive Company of Heroes Online
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

Fat Shaming Is the Only Way to Curb Obesity, Bioethicist Says

Making overweight people feel bad about themselves might convince them to go on a diet
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

Remaining THQ Franchises Will Be Sold at a Different Auction

Darksiders, Red Faction, and much more will be auctioned off separately
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
BitTorrent Sync Is a P2P Dropbox

BitTorrent Sync Is a P2P Dropbox

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
BitTorrent's new app does cloud storage without the cloud
 

Original Counter-Strike to Arrive to Steam for Linux, Soon

The game has been spotted in the CDR database, but it's not yet officially available
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
 

HDD Prices Will Return to Historical Levels, but Slowly

Right now, platter spinners are at the pre-economic crisis levels
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Burger King Drops Firm Supplying Beef with Traces of Horse Meat

The restaurant chain has ended contract with Silvercrest Foods, owned by ABP Food Group
by Raluca Anghel, January 25th, 2013
Board of Investment of Sri Lanka Hacked by Davy Jones, Investor Data Leaked

Board of Investment of Sri Lanka Hacked by Davy Jones, Investor Data Leaked

by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
The hacker has also breached the site of an important theater
 

Dead Island: Riptide Gets 9 Minute Gameplay Video

Fans can see the new defense mode and more environments
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

It's Official: Obie the Obese Dachshund Gets to Live with His Foster Mom

The dog has managed to shed a considerable amount of weight, feels better than ever
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Starcraft 2: Heart of the Swarm's New Replay Feature Recovers Interrupted Games
hot
 
 

YouTube, Gmail, Google, Intel Turkmenistan Sites Defaced by Iranian Hackers

The attackers leveraged an SQL Injection vulnerability to hack the TLD administrator
by Eduard Kovacs, January 25th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 620 Coming to Three UK for £200/€235/$315 on PAYG

Nokia Lumia 620 Coming to Three UK for £200/€235/$315 on PAYG

by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
The smartphone is expected to arrive sometime next month
 

New Mid-Tower Case Launched by Fractal Design, Arc Midi R2

This goes to show that high-performance PCs don't need to be large and bulky
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

RIM to Sell Its Hardware Division to Lenovo Bloomberg

Both companies reportedly seek new strategic deals to boost presence on the market
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
 

McDonald's Commits to Selling Only Sustainable Fish

All of McDonald's locations in the US will serve certified seafood alone
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Apps “to Keep Kids Entertained”

Microsoft Releases Windows 8 Apps “to Keep Kids Entertained”

by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
The company reveals a new software category in the Windows Store
Halo 4 Gets Griffball Playlist and New Specializations on Monday

Halo 4 Gets Griffball Playlist and New Specializations on Monday

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
Gamers can choose between the Stalker and Engineer
 

90% of All LCD TVs Sold This Year Will Use LED (2013)

There is barely any price difference between them and CCFL now
by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
 

Dota 2 Update Adds Troll Warlord, New Features and Fixes

An All Random matchmaking system and a new tournament calendar option are included
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
Japan: Devil May Cry Takes the Lead, 3DS XL Keeps Its Position

Japan: Devil May Cry Takes the Lead, 3DS XL Keeps Its Position

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
The PlayStation Vita has yet another bad week, under 10,000
 

OS X 10.8.3 Build 12D58 Improves WiFi – Developers Handed New Download

Testers asked to focus on AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center, Graphics Drivers, and Safari
by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
 

New Stomach Bug Takes Its Toll on People in the US

CDC says the bug causes nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Acer Sets Off in Four Directions at Once

Acer Sets Off in Four Directions at Once

by Sebastian Pop, January 25th, 2013
The company hopes this will make up for the weakening of its brands
 

Bayonetta Launches on PSN on January 29 and 30

The game focuses on stylish and exciting combat sequences
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Emerges in New Press Shots in Black and White

The handset might arrive on the market in Canada in early February
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
SystemRescueCd 3.3.0 Distribution Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.4.27

SystemRescueCd 3.3.0 Distribution Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.4.27

by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
XFS Filesystem utilities have been added to the operating system
 

Skype 3.1 Arrives on Android with Portrait Calling on Tablets

It also resolves various issues previously affecting the app's performance
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
 

Microsoft Says Users Are Already Dumping Windows XP

The company claims that more consumers are upgrading to newer Windows versions
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
 

15,000 Nile Crocodiles Escape from Farm in South Africa

One of them made its way into a local school, another visited a sports field
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

HTC Desire U Officially Unveiled with Android 4.0 ICS and 1 GHz CPU

The smartphone will soon be available for only $275/€205 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
Expect More from Windows 8 in 2013 – Microsoft

Expect More from Windows 8 in 2013 – Microsoft

by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
The company says that it will work closer with its partners to boost Windows 8 sales
 

Microsoft Reports Revenues of $21.46 Billion (€16 Billion) for Q4 2012

The company has just announced its financial results for the fourth quarter of 2012
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
PayPal for Android Updated with UI Bug Fixes and Tweaks

PayPal for Android Updated with UI Bug Fixes and Tweaks

by Cosmin Vasile, January 25th, 2013
The application allows users to send money while on the move
 

Incoming 2013: Europa Universalis IV

The next big thing in grand strategy games, with new trade and administration systems
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
American McGee Apologizes for EA Trick Comment

American McGee Apologizes for EA Trick Comment

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
The industry depends on good collaboration between developers and publishers
 

Intel-Based XOLO X500 to Land in India at INR 8,999 in Several Days

The handset will run under Google’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich platform
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
 

Ubuntu Privacy Remix 10.04r3 Is Based on Ubuntu 10.0.4 and Linux Kernel 3.0.26

The latest version of Ubuntu Privacy Remix can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
 

Opera Mini Gets Loaded on Gionee’s Android Smartphones

The browser will be loaded on devices aimed at Vietnam and Nigeria
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
 

Antigua Turns to Piracy, of Music and Movies, to Battle US Embargo

Antigua can sell US IP without retribution the World Trade Organization decided
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Video Shows Cover Shooting and Explosions

Army of Two: The Devil's Cartel Video Shows Cover Shooting and Explosions

by Andrei Dobra, January 24th, 2013
See how a player eliminates an enemy from cover with a grenade
 

Download Might & Magic Clash of Heroes for iOS

The highly acclaimed RPG remastered and optimized for iPhone and iPad
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Wii U Miiverse Receives User Driven Communities During Spring

Gamers will be able to design their own social spaces
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
 

Create Your Own Windows 8 Live Tiles with This Free App

Picture Tiles is now up for grabs in the store at no cost
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
Huawei Ascend D2 Gets Disassembled, Shows Waterproof Features

Huawei Ascend D2 Gets Disassembled, Shows Waterproof Features

by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
The flagship device packs a 5-inch full HD screen, quad-core processor
McAfee: 631 Botnet Command and Control Servers Currently Active in the US

McAfee: 631 Botnet Command and Control Servers Currently Active in the US

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
The company has released a list of the top 10 countries hosting C&C servers
 

Dung Beetles Navigate Using the Stars, Milky Way

Dung beetles are better navigators than given credit
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
 

BALLISTIC Is Mass Effect 3 Weekend Operation

Players get to obtain a gold medal for any weapon in the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 24th, 2013
 

Pebble Smartwatch App Released for iOS – Free Download

A dashboard for your Pebble smartwatch with faces, message alerts, etc.
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 955 Concept Phone Runs Windows PRT

It sports both desktop and mobile phone features in a single design
by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
Cybercriminals Rely on Facebook Private Messages to Lure Users to Phishing Site

Cybercriminals Rely on Facebook Private Messages to Lure Users to Phishing Site

by Eduard Kovacs, January 24th, 2013
Victims might be tricked into handing over sensitive information
 

Download No Gravity for Windows 8

The famous game is now available on Microsoft’s newest OS too
by Bogdan Popa, January 24th, 2013
 

Sealed Bottle Garden Still Alive and Kicking After 40 Years

The man who planted the garden has never opened the bottle to allow in fresh air and water
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Paula Deen and Family Lost 178 Pounds (80.7 Kg) Together

After learning she had diabetes, the Food Network star knew a change was needed
by Elena Gorgan, January 24th, 2013
Ginormous Dinosaur Had a Tiny Brain, Almost As Big As a Tennis Ball

Ginormous Dinosaur Had a Tiny Brain, Almost As Big As a Tennis Ball

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
One of the biggest animals to walk the face of the earth couldn't have been very witty
 

Picture of the Day: Sumatran Tiger Is the Ultimate Snowball Warrior

Daseep is convinced the snowballs mean business, does not hesitate to fight back
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Women and Men Run Equal Risks of Dying from Lung Cancer

Anti-smoking campaign aside, people in the US still light up on a regular basis
by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
 

Calibre Plugin of the Week: Similar Stories

This is a plugin which can be used to find similar book in your library
by Silviu Stahie, January 24th, 2013
Watch: The “White Island” Volcano in New Zealand Puts on a Show

Watch: The “White Island” Volcano in New Zealand Puts on a Show

by Laura Sinpetru, January 24th, 2013
Volcanic activity in the area has been steadily increasing since November
 

Calligra 2.5.5 Improves Spreadsheet Recalculations

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

Apple CEO Sends Company-Wide Email Thanking Everyone for Their Work

“We sold over 75 million iOS devices in the holiday quarter alone,” says Cook
by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Download The Cave – One of the Coolest Adventure Games Released for OS X

Download The Cave – One of the Coolest Adventure Games Released for OS X

by Filip Truta, January 24th, 2013
Seven characters with unique stories and abilities looking for a way out of “The Cave”
 

Google Fiber "Not a Hobby," Google Plans to Expand the Service

Google could become a powerful ISP, but it will take years
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
No Android Plans – Only Windows Phone and Asha, Nokia CEO Says

No Android Plans – Only Windows Phone and Asha, Nokia CEO Says

by Ionut Arghire, January 24th, 2013
The handset vendor remains committed to its current strategy
 

Vine, Twitter's 6-Second Video Sharing App Is Live

The app makes it easy to share short videos on Twitter
by Lucian Parfeni, January 24th, 2013
Script of the Day: Sliderly

Script of the Day: Sliderly

by Catalin Cimpanu, January 24th, 2013
One of the easiest-to-use WordPress plugins for creating image sliders