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About 124 articles found for 25 January 2013:

 

Apple's 11” MacBook Air Is Now $200/€148 Cheaper at Best Buy

Two-day Winter Doorbuster Days sale slashes hundreds off low-end MBA
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

Linus Torvalds Announces Linux Kernel 3.8 RC5

The latest Release Candidate for the 3.8 branch has been announced on Google Plus
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
 

OpenELEC 3.0 RC2 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.7.3

The final version of this distribution is just around the corner
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
 

Resident Evil 6 Gets Siege Mode DLC in March

Protect or hunt down an AI-controlled character in this multiplayer experience
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
Microsoft Working on Outlook 2013 for Windows RT

Microsoft Working on Outlook 2013 for Windows RT

by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013
The company is preparing a new email client for the tablet OS
 

Download “Top Eleven” Football Manager for iPhone, iPad – Free

Prepare your squad for matches, coach and mentally prepare players, manage finances
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

US Vice Presidents Wants Research into Violent Video Games

Neither the industry nor the critics should be afraid of the facts
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
Bill Gates Claims “Windows 8 Has Done Well”

Bill Gates Claims “Windows 8 Has Done Well”

by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013
The Microsoft co-founder once again states that he wants to focus on his charity work
 

H.265 Video Codec Approved, Here Comes the Second Web Video War

H.265 may have a harder time becoming ubiquitous like H.264
by Lucian Parfeni, January 26th, 2013
 

Disqualified Contestants Sue American Idol for Alleged Racism

Nine African-American applicants claim to being treated as “violent criminals,” “liars”
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Mageia 3 Beta 2 Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.8 RC

The developers haven't explained which Release Candidate they are using for the kernel
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
World's Oldest Portrait Has Been Around for 26,000 Years

World's Oldest Portrait Has Been Around for 26,000 Years

by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
The portrait is roughly the size of a thumb, depicts a woman's face
 

Cairo 1.12.10 Officially Released

The latest version of Cairo can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
 

Apple Is No Longer the Most Valuable Company out There

AAPL shares continue to dive below the $500 mark following Q1 2013 earnings call
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

LaCie Blade Runner, an External HDD That Looks like a Cooler

It is only being produced in limited quantities for those that have specific tastes
by Sebastian Pop, January 26th, 2013
German Soldiers Are Growing Breasts, But Only on the Left Side of Their Bodies

German Soldiers Are Growing Breasts, But Only on the Left Side of Their Bodies

by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Doctors think it's because of a drill during which they slam rifles into their chest
 

Mumbai Gives Female Residents Chili Powder in Self-Defense Campaign

Knives have also been handed out, and women were encouraged to use them if attacked
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
Source: iPad mini 2 Codenamed J85 Launching in October
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Source: iPad mini 2 Codenamed J85 Launching in October

Apple’s next diminutive tablet computer will most likely have a Retina display
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
Valve’s Legendary Half-Life Is Now Available on Macs

Valve’s Legendary Half-Life Is Now Available on Macs

by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
The company’s debut shooter is finally playable on OS X systems
 

Subway Issues Apology for Sub-Standard Footlong

The company states that it values customer satisfaction, and will mend the issue
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Polar Bears, Activists Shut Down Shell Fuel Station in Davos

The protest was part and parcel of Greenpeace's Save the Arctic campaign
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
 

Production of 2012 iMacs Is Ramping Up

Shipments of the new all-in-ones are expected to remain stable through 1Q 2013
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
Convert Your Videos with Curlew 0.1.15.3

Convert Your Videos with Curlew 0.1.15.3

by Silviu Stahie, January 26th, 2013
Download the latest version of Curlew from Softpedia
 

Bigfoot in Oregon – Is an Animal Making These Strange Sounds?

Strange noises come from a swamp on the Umatilla Indian Reservation
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Rockstar Threatens to Sue Walking Dead Creator over L.A. Noir Name

The developer launched the action shooter L.A. Noire during 2011
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
 

Magnetic Levitation Used to Make 3-D Artificial Lungs

Researchers ditch petri dishes, turn towards magnetic levitation instead
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Watch: Woman Falls into Icy Canal While Texting

Watch: Woman Falls into Icy Canal While Texting

by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
The British radio personality was saved by a bystander
 

Working Tractor Beam Invented, It's Very Small Though

Scientists only tug very tiny particles, but at least they proved the concept is viable
by Sebastian Pop, January 26th, 2013
iPad 5 Codenamed J72 Launching in October – Report
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iPad 5 Codenamed J72 Launching in October – Report

The tablet is expected to take (design) cues from the iPad mini
by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
 

Tina Turner Renounces Her U.S. Citizenship, Will Become Swiss Citizen

The 73-year-old has been living in a Zurich suburb for more than 15 years
by Raluca Anghel, January 26th, 2013
 

Download Now New Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Patch on Xbox 360, Soon on PS3

The new update is also heading to the PC and Wii U platforms soon enough
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
 

Dolphin Dies in Highly Polluted NYC Canal

Marine researchers say the dolphin must have been sick for quite a while
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
iPhone 5S Codenamed N51 and N53 to Launch in July – Report

iPhone 5S Codenamed N51 and N53 to Launch in July – Report

by Filip Truta, January 26th, 2013
Trusty source says the phone will pack a 13-megapixel camera and a speedier CPU
 

Google Saint Helena Defaced by Pakistani Hackers

PAKbugs hacked the DNS servers and made the domain point to their own website
by Eduard Kovacs, January 26th, 2013
 

Watch: Hilarious Scottie Puppy Pinwheel Goes Viral

The pooches simply love drinking milk and spinning at the same time
by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
Hypersonic SpaceLiner That Travels at 24 Times the Speed of Sound to Be Built by 2050

Hypersonic SpaceLiner That Travels at 24 Times the Speed of Sound to Be Built by 2050

by Laura Sinpetru, January 26th, 2013
This vehicle would only need 90 minutes to travel from London to Sydney
 

Incoming 2013: PlayStation 4

The PS4 (aka the Orbis) is going to be revealed soon enough
by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Gets Free Gray Fox DLC Skin in Europe

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Gets Free Gray Fox DLC Skin in Europe

by Andrei Dobra, January 26th, 2013
Play as the classic Cyborg Ninja with his special Fox Blade
 

We Found Gold in Windows 8 – Software Developer

Extended Results says its software is doing great on Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013
 

No Pre-Orders for Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro

The company may not allow customers to pre-order the device before launch
by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013
 

Windows 8 Is a Foundation for the Future, Says Bill Gates

Microsoft’s co-founder talks about the company’s latest OS
by Bogdan Popa, January 26th, 2013
Rockefeller Video Game Bill Will Be Re-Introduced in the Senate

Rockefeller Video Game Bill Will Be Re-Introduced in the Senate

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
The National Academy of Sciences will conduct research
 

Incoming 2013: Next-Gen Handheld

A console that needs to deliver a revolution to drive sales
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
 

Future Movies Might Be Revealed via Disney Infinity

Content will be delivered via download for next-gen consoles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 26th, 2013
Hyundai Launches 7-Inch Quad-Core Android Tablet Priced at $165/€120

Hyundai Launches 7-Inch Quad-Core Android Tablet Priced at $165/€120

by Cosmin Vasile, January 26th, 2013
The slate ships with Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich onboard
 

Apple Needs to Sell Cheaper Stuff, Says Detwiler Fenton

Analysts forget that Apple is a company with a strong philosophy about value
by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
DOTA 2 Updated, Berserker Rage Fixed

DOTA 2 Updated, Berserker Rage Fixed

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
Players should continue pointing out game issues to Valve
 

SimCity Inhabitants Are Not Fully Simulated Sims

Players will be able to easily change their mood, goals
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

Nokia Lumia 620 Starts Arriving in Singapore

The handset sports a price tag of around $250 in the country
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Nintendo Wii U Party Game Coming This Summer

Nintendo Wii U Party Game Coming This Summer

by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
All sorts of activities will be included in the upcoming title
 

Download Penguin Almighty for Windows 8

The game is now available for download on all Windows 8 platforms
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
 

Nokia Updates Cinemagraph on Windows Phone 8 Devices

The software is now easier to use, can be installed on more devices
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Quitting Cigarettes Before the Age of 40 Ups One's Life Expectancy

Quitting Cigarettes Before the Age of 40 Ups One's Life Expectancy

by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Still, those who never take up the habit are bound to live longer
 

EndWeekGame: January 25

Playing Devil May Cry, Mass Effect 3, Crusader Kings II and FM 2013
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 25th, 2013
 

H&M Rolls Out Cutting-Edge Water Conservation Strategy

The company makes significant progress in terms of improving on its ecological footprint
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
Canada’s MTS Launches BlackBerry 10 Pre-Orders Too

Canada’s MTS Launches BlackBerry 10 Pre-Orders Too

by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Most carriers in the country will sell these devices soon
 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Limited Edition Gets Final Packaging

The upcoming hack and slash game has a very special Collector's Edition
by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Week-Old Baby Elephant Goes for a Swim

The elephant still has to figure out what water is all about, yet mum is ready to help
by Laura Sinpetru, January 25th, 2013
 

X³: Reunion Is Set to Arrive on Steam for Linux

The game has appeared in the CDR database and the launch date can't be too far off
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
Google Currents 2.0 Brings Edition Sidebar, Breaking Stories

Google Currents 2.0 Brings Edition Sidebar, Breaking Stories

by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
Users can now “star” stories for future reference (offline reading)
 

Here’s to Hoping Blocksworld Reaches iPads Worldwide

Linden Lab acquires Blocksworld HD game, currently available in Sweden only
by Filip Truta, January 25th, 2013
Facebook's Radically New Graph Search Now Available to Some – Screenshot Tour

Facebook's Radically New Graph Search Now Available to Some – Screenshot Tour

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
The feature is rolling out to users who got in early in the waiting list
 

Opera Mini Gets Loaded on TECNO’s Devices in Africa

A co-branded flavor of the browser arrives on the company's handsets
by Ionut Arghire, January 25th, 2013
Resident Evil 6 on the PC Has Exclusive The Mercenaries: No Mercy Mode
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Download Now Painkiller Hell & Damnation Medieval Horror DLC via Steam

Download Now Painkiller Hell & Damnation Medieval Horror DLC via Steam

by Andrei Dobra, January 25th, 2013
Get the new add-on for the classic shooter right now
 

GLX Extension Enabled in XOrg Server 1.13.2

This is just a minor release with very few new features and changes
by Silviu Stahie, January 25th, 2013
 

Download My Computer+ for Windows 8 with Metro Interface

Here’s a quick way to easily manage your files on a Windows 8 device
by Bogdan Popa, January 25th, 2013
Download Opera 12.13 RC, the First Release Candidate

Download Opera 12.13 RC, the First Release Candidate

by Lucian Parfeni, January 25th, 2013
The update brings bug fixes and stability improvements
 

Script of the Day: File Directory List

A PHP script for custom styling file lists on the Web
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 25th, 2013