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About 224 articles found for 25 February 2013:

B&N Pulls a Dell, Goes Private, or at Least It Wants To [Forbes]

B&N Pulls a Dell, Goes Private, or at Least It Wants To [Forbes]

by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Scrapping the whole Nook business may be just one of its plans
 

Micron's P410m, a New SAS Solid-State Drive

It is made for mission-critical tier 1 storage applications
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Firefox OS Video Demo

The new mobile platform from Mozilla, aimed at developing markets
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Donkey, Buffalo and Goat Meat Found in Beef Products in South Africa

Luckily for the people eating them, these beef products contain no horsemeat
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: LG Optimus G Hands-On

LG's flagship Android handset, set to land in Europe soon
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
Experts Bypass Google’s 2-Step Verification by Abusing Application-Specific Passwords

Experts Bypass Google’s 2-Step Verification by Abusing Application-Specific Passwords

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
Google has addressed the issue after being notified by Duo Security researchers
 

Dell XPS 10 Windows RT LTE Tablet Approved by FCC

It will sell through AT&T, or at least will be compatible with its network
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
God of War: Ascension Single-Player Demo Out Today, February 26, Gets Special Trailer

God of War: Ascension Single-Player Demo Out Today, February 26, Gets Special Trailer

by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Watch some impressive footage from the upcoming free trial
 

Windows 8 for $14.99 (€11.45) – Only Two Days Left

Windows 7 PC buyers must register for the discount before the end of the month
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
Jamie Foxx Sings I Wanna Channing All Over Your Tatum on Kimmel – Video

Jamie Foxx Sings I Wanna Channing All Over Your Tatum on Kimmel

by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Foxx pays tribute to Tatum’s good looks, ladies in the audience go wild
 

MWC 2013: Hands-On Shots of I'm Watch Wrist Device

Featuring Bluetooth, it is described as the world's first real smartwatch
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, Gabe Newell and Will.I.Am Want You to Start Coding

Everyone "needs" to learn how to code and these people are here to convince you
by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: LG Optimus F7 Hands-On

MWC 2013: LG Optimus F7 Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
With premium features packed inside a fashionable LTE smartphone
 

Egypt Hot Air Balloon Explodes, Crash Kills 18 Tourists

French, Belgian, Hungarian, British, Japanese and Hong Kong nationals have been killed
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

Dog Gulps Down 109 Stones, Lives to Bark the Story

Barney ate the rocks while going for a walk on the beach with his owners
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

Morrissey Cancels on Kimmel, Wants Nothing to Do with the Cast of Duck Dynasty

The rocker says he will reschedule his performance if Duck Dynasty is kicked off the show
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Adobe Lightroom 4.4 RC Available for Download

Adobe Lightroom 4.4 RC Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
It includes correction to demosaic algorithms for some Fujifilm cameras
 

ConfigServer Firewall 6.00 Has Greatly Improved Startup Times

The latest version of ConfigServer Firewall can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 26th, 2013
Watch: Microsoft Launches a Brand New Internet Explorer Ad

Watch: Microsoft Launches a Brand New Internet Explorer Ad

by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
The company has just released a new IE commercial on the web
 

MWC 2013: Huawei Ascend D2 Hands-On

The 5-inch Jelly Bean smartphone was unveiled in January
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
Bible.org Hacked, Attackers Use Honeyclient Evasion Technique to Remain Undetected

Bible.org Hacked, Attackers Use Honeyclient Evasion Technique to Remain Undetected

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
Websense experts have analyzed the compromised website
 

Closure for Linux Review

A puzzle game about the war between the light and dark
by Silviu Stahie, February 26th, 2013
 

Watch Dogs Has "Hyperconnected" Multiplayer, Ubisoft Says

The game will blend asynchronous mechanics with new ones to create a bold experience
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Huawei MediaQ M310 Set-Top Box

The device is a fairly small contraption with 14mm thickness (0.55 inches)
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Secunia Releases Patch Management Solution for SMBs

Free to use for up to 5 PCs for both private users and small businesses
by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: “Hackers” Protest Against Kaspersky – Video

MWC 2013: “Hackers” Protest Against Kaspersky

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
The security firm has come up with a clever way to advertise its products
 

Cradlepoint Releases Firmware 4.2.0 for Enterprise Routers

The new update addresses MBR1400, MBR1400V2, CBR400, CBR450, IBR600 and IBR650 routers
by George Grigore, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: The Stunning Ladies

Metallic colors, gold, and bold hues dominate the red carpet
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Family Missing at Sea in California: Distress Signal May Help ID Passengers

A family of four has disappeared on an unregistered sailboat, off the coast of Monterey
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
Galaxy Note II Tastes Jelly Bean at Wind Mobile and Mobilicity

Galaxy Note II Tastes Jelly Bean at Wind Mobile and Mobilicity

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
The update brings along the Multi Windows functionality
 

AMD TressFX Technology Explained, Best-Looking Video Game Hair Ever

It is essentially a toolset for rendering individual strands of hair, as expected
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Astronomers Have Determined the Orbit of the Russian Meteorite

No one saw the asteroid coming, but astronomers now have an idea of where it came from
by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
 

Lingerie Thief's Tattoo Gets Him Caught, Man Dons Last Name on His Back

CCTV cameras captured the Iowa man prancing around the store with no clothes on
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

New Panasonic Sensor Captures 3D with Just One Lens

A new generation of photo and video cameras on the way
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 Hands-On

MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2 Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
A tough Android smartphone for those active outdoors
 

Two Rabbit Fever Cases Reported in North Carolina

Two hunters in eastern North Carolina have been affected by tularemia, reports say
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

Bit9 Says Its Systems Had Been Compromised Since July 2012

The security firm provides more details regarding the recent security incident
by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Huawei Ascend W1 Hands-On

The first Windows Phone 8 device from the Chinese maker
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Daniel Radcliffe Wanted to Carry Kristen Stewart in His Arms

Oscars 2013: Daniel Radcliffe Wanted to Carry Kristen Stewart in His Arms

by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
The two presented an award together, Kristen limped her way on stage
 

Download Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Final

Microsoft has officially released the final build of IE10 for Windows 7
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Fame Hands-On

MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Fame Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
A compact, good-looking Android device for people on a budget
 

Windows 8 Will Definitely Succeed – Lenovo

PC manufacturers continue to bet big on the new Windows OS
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
 

Dishonored: The Other Side of the Coin Story-Based DLC Leaked

New locations, characters, and adventures are apparently included in the add-on
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
ASUS PadFone Infinity Promo Video Emerges

ASUS PadFone Infinity Promo Video Emerges

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
The latest smartphone-tablet combo from the computer maker
 

Nokia Publishes Lumia 520 Promo Video

The most affordable Windows Phone 8 device in the Lumia range
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Slaps Kimmel, Cuts Off Taylor Lautner’s Fingers – Video

Oscars 2013: Seth MacFarlane Slaps Kimmel, Cuts Off Taylor Lautner’s Fingers

by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Jimmy Kimmel skit airs right after the Oscars, is hilarious
Firebug 1.11.2 Stable Released

Firebug 1.11.2 Stable Released

by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
It integrates Closure Inspector, compatible with Firefox 17 through 20
 

ECS Updates G24 All-in-One with Touch and ODD

The system is quite different from the one released back in January
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Download the Free Garden Glimpses Theme for Windows 7 / 8

Download the Free Garden Glimpses Theme for Windows 7 / 8

by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
Microsoft rolls out a brand new theme for Windows users
 

Akamai's Kona Site Defender Receives Update

Improves Web Application Firewall capabilities and network layer controls
by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
Nearly 90% of Namibian Users Run Pirated Windows

Nearly 90% of Namibian Users Run Pirated Windows

by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
Namibia is one of the countries with the highest rate of pirated software
 

Archos’ 80 G9 and 101 G9 Tablets Benefit from a Firmware Update

Archos’ 80/101 G9 Tablets are the devices compatible with the new firmware version 4.0.28
by Iulian Pascal, February 26th, 2013
Blizzard Warnings Issued for the US Midwest and the Great Plains

Blizzard Warnings Issued for the US Midwest and the Great Plains

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
The country's midsection gets hit by massive snowfall, hurricane-force winds
 

Nokia Releases Play To App for Windows Phone 8

A mobile application that makes sharing of content easier
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Microsoft Surface Pro Gets Unofficial Drivers

Crashctrl has published a list of Surface pro drivers hosted on their mirror
by George Grigore, February 26th, 2013
Crysis 3 Hunts Down Number One in the United Kingdom

Crysis 3 Hunts Down Number One in the United Kingdom

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
Followed by Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance and FIFA 13
 

To Avoid Legal Problems, The Pirate Bay Moves to Spain and Norway

The site will be connecting to the internet via the Pirate Parties in those two countries
by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: World's Smallest Wireless Charger Released by LG

Qi-compatible devices just need to lie down on it to regain their energy
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
Pidgin Vulnerabilities Found and Fixed in Multiple Ubuntu OSes

Pidgin Vulnerabilities Found and Fixed in Multiple Ubuntu OSes

by Silviu Stahie, February 26th, 2013
Users will have to update the application and restart it
 

PlayStation 4 Launch Regions Will Be Revealed Soon

At least one region will get the next-generation console this year
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Fujitsu Launches Second Waterproof Arrows Tab

The tablet is the Wintel counterpart to the one released in early February 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Huawei Ascend Mate Hands-On

A king-size Jelly Bean smartphone for gadget enthusiasts
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Renee Zellweger Looked Drunk, Botoxed to High Heaven

Twitter is flush with speculation about star’s frozen face, odd behavior while presenting
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Anonymous: Bank of America Is Spying on Us and the Occupy Movement

Anonymous: Bank of America Is Spying on Us and the Occupy Movement

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
The hackers have published hundreds of megabytes of data to support their claims
 

New Windows RT Whitelist Flash Tool Released for Download

Here’s a quick way to enable Flash websites to load on your Windows RT tablet
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway Shows Off Her Vegan Shoes

The shoes were custom made for the actress by designer Giuseppe Zanotti
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Download Now Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 7" Software Version 7.2.3

Download Now Amazon’s Kindle Fire HD 7" Software Version 7.2.3

by Iulian Pascal, February 26th, 2013
The latest software update version includes bug fixes and performance improvements
 

TP-Link Prepares IPv6-Ready Wireless Networking Devices

Various routers, both single- and dual-band, are ready to flood the market
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: ZTE Grand S LTE Hands-On

A Jelly Bean-based quad-core smartphone delivering a full HD resolution
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Download the Holy Bible for Windows 8

Read the Bible without even leaving the Metro user interface
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
 

Three Need for Speed: Most Wanted DLC Packs Leaked

The Terminal Velocity, Movie Legends, and NFS Heroes add-ons are coming soon
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Sentencing of LulzSec Hacker Sabu Postponed to August 23, 2013

Sentencing of LulzSec Hacker Sabu Postponed to August 23, 2013

by Eduard Kovacs, February 26th, 2013
Hector Xavier Monsegur is still cooperating with the government
 

Dell Intros Wireless Dock for Ultrabooks like Latitude 6430u

It adds all the features laptop owners could need without involving cable clutter
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

avast! Browser Cleanup Disables Unnecessary Add-ons in Browsers

No installation required, offers community reputation information
by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Nokia Lumia 520 Hands-On

The cheap Windows Phone 8 device packs premium features
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oakland Couple Go Missing in Peru During Biking Trip

A kidnapping alert has been issued for the Cuzco area, concerning U.S. citizens
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
LibreOffice 4.0.1 RC1 Is Available for Testing, Features Improvements to PDF Security

LibreOffice 4.0.1 RC1 Is Available for Testing, Features Improvements to PDF Security

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

iOS 6.1.3 to Block Evasi0n Jailbreak Tool

Apple is working to patch one of the vulnerabilites exploited by the jailbreak app
by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
 

MicroSDHC Card for HD Content Viewing Launched by Toshiba

The small storage cards use the SeeQVault technology to protect content
by Sebastian Pop, February 26th, 2013
 

Beyond Good & Evil 2 Is Coming, Says Ubisoft CEO

The publisher plans to reveal new information about the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
Microsoft Launches New Surface Commercial – Video

Microsoft Launches New Surface Commercial

by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
The company continues its marketing blitz for the tablet
 

Sony to Launch Firefox OS Smartphone in 2014

The company has already committed to the release of such devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Jack Nicholson Hits On Jennifer Lawrence

Actor interrupts Jennifer’s ABC interview, she’s totally stunned by it
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Steenkamp Security Footage Emerges, Video Shows Smiling Model Before Death

The model drives onto the Silverwoods estate in Pretoria at 6 p.m. on Valentine's Day
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

Download Now Halo 4: Majestic Map Pack DLC via Xbox Live

Three new maps and a new multiplayer mode are included in the add-on
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Watch Dogs Uses Entirely New Disrupt Engine, No Link to Assassin’s Creed

Watch Dogs Uses Entirely New Disrupt Engine, No Link to Assassin’s Creed

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
The technology is designed with next-generation consoles in mind
 

Oscars 2013: Jennifer Aniston Is Probably Pregnant

Fiancé Justin Theroux places hand on her tummy, the blogosphere flips
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

Updated Windows Phone App Arrives on Windows 8

With the ability to transfer playlists and ringtones
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Natalie Portman Prompts Pregnancy Rumors

Actress wears simple Dior dress, cut sparks plenty of talk about a possible baby bump
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Food Stamps for Pets Now Available for Struggling Families in the US

Food Stamps for Pets Now Available for Struggling Families in the US

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Donation-based program aims to help people look after their pets
 

Nokia Lumia 720 Promo Video Available

An affordable Windows Phone 8 handset with great camera capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Ang Lee Celebrates Win with In-N-Out Burger

Best Director is just like the rest of us, chows down on fast food after big night
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
Outlook.com Email Service Back Online – 2/26/2013

Outlook.com Email Service Back Online – 2/26/2013

by Bogdan Popa, February 26th, 2013
Microsoft has restored access to its email platform for all users
 

Oscars 2013: Elton John’s Son Is Already a Little Star

2-year-old Zachary high-fives Bono, is guest of honor at daddy’s fancy party
by Elena Gorgan, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Alcatel One Touch Star Hands-On

An entry-level, good-looking smartphone running Android 4.1
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: Firefox OS-Based Alcatel One Touch Fire Hands-On

MWC 2013: Firefox OS-Based Alcatel One Touch Fire Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
One of the first smartphones to be launched with Mozilla's platform on top
MWC 2013: Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Hands-On

MWC 2013: Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Hands-On

by Cosmin Vasile, February 25th, 2013
It does offer most of Galaxy Note II's features in a much larger size
 

MWC 2013: Sony Xperia Z Hands-On

Sony Mobile's latest flagship smartphone will arrive in 60 countries this week
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
Prehistoric Continent Pinned Down Under the Indian Ocean

Prehistoric Continent Pinned Down Under the Indian Ocean

by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Remains of this ancient continent are allegedly scattered between Madagascar and India
 

MWC 2013: Nokia Lumia 720 Hands-On

It will be available in Q1 for 250 EUR/330 USD before taxes and subsidies
by Cosmin Vasile, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Firefox OS-Based ZTE Open Goes Official

An entry-level handset with Mozilla's mobile platform loaded on top
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
MWC 2013: Huawei Ascend P2 Hands-On

MWC 2013: Huawei Ascend P2 Hands-On

by Cosmin Vasile, February 25th, 2013
The smartphone will be available in Q2 for 400 EUR/525 USD
 

T-Mobile Officially Announces Nokia Lumia 521

The carrier did not offer a specific release date for the Windows Phone 8 device
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

Firefighters Rescue Horse Stuck in Natural Sink Hole

The horse made it out of this ordeal without sustaining any injuries
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: The State-of-the-Art Skyscraper of 2050

Engineering multinational Arup releases picture of how future skyscrapers might look like
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Watch: Baby Pandas Learn to Walk

The slippery floor sabotages most of their efforts to get around on all fours
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
Meet the Firefox OS Mascot, a Fox That's on Fire

Meet the Firefox OS Mascot, a Fox That's on Fire

by Lucian Parfeni, February 25th, 2013
Fox is the name Mozilla gave to Firefox OS' new ambassador
 

MWC 2013: Opera’s New WebKit-Based Browser for Android

With features such as speed-dial, tabbed browsing, HTML5, and more
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

WhatsApp for BlackBerry 10 Lands in March

Also said to arrive as a native app, not an Android port
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Alcatel One Touch Scribe Easy Hands-On

A 5-inch Android 4.1 smartphone aimed at the masses
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
Mass Effect 3: Reckoning Multiplayer DLC Gets Gameplay Video

Mass Effect 3: Reckoning Multiplayer DLC Gets Gameplay Video

by Andrei Dobra, February 25th, 2013
A brand new "Awakened Collector" character will also join the game's co-op mode
 

Koalas Get Married at Chinese Safari Park

After exchanging their vows, the newlyweds agreed to sit for a photo shoot
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: ASUS Fonepad Launch and Hands-on Photos

An Android 4.1 device with both smartphone and tablet capabilities inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
MWC 2013: Alcatel One Touch Evo 7 HD Hands-On

MWC 2013: Alcatel One Touch Evo 7 HD Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
A 7-inch tablet PC powered by Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
 

Britain's Oldest Dog Turns 22, Still Feels Ready to Take on the World

Daisy's age is the equivalent of a human being 100 years old
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Chimps Get a Kick Out of Solving Puzzles

These animals experience feelings of satisfaction when completing puzzles, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 25th, 2013
 

Nokia’s Mapping and Navigation Services Become HERE

Now available on all Windows Phone 8 devices in specific markets
by Ionut Arghire, February 25th, 2013
Serious Sam 3: BFE Gets Another Serious Update for Linux

Serious Sam 3: BFE Gets Another Serious Update for Linux

by Silviu Stahie, February 25th, 2013
The developers are still improving this excellent FPS
 

Disney Reveals Cars Set for Infinity, Includes All Movie Characters

The new set joins Pirates of the Caribbean, The Incredibles and Monsters University
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 25th, 2013
 

Script of the Day: Formwatcher

A CoffeeScript framework for dealing with Web forms
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 25th, 2013