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About 229 articles found for 26 February 2013:

 

LG Optimus L3 II Will Arrive in Brazil This Week

The handset will enjoy global availability, LG announced
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Kate Gosselin Got More Plastic Surgery Ahead of Celebrity Wife Swap

Experts note that the reality star looks different, say a facelift probably explains it
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Real Estate Expert Becomes AMD Board Member

Real Estate Expert Becomes AMD Board Member

by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Martin L. Edelman has been appointed to the company's BOD
 

Pessimism Helps People Live Longer, Keep Healthy

Optimists are more likely to become disabled or even die, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

School Allows Anti-Gay T-Shirt in Class, Cites the First Amendment

The student wore the shirt during an event meant to raise awareness on bullying
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
 

Star Wars Pinball Review (Xbox 360)

Three tables based on the movie series with some interesting mechanics
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
Microsoft Is Yet to Fix the Surface RT Wi-Fi Bug

Microsoft Is Yet to Fix the Surface RT Wi-Fi Bug

by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
The new patches aren’t supposed to fix the Wi-Fi bug affecting hundreds of tablets
 

Photo of the Day: Justin Bieber Goes Shopping in Gas Mask

Teen heartthrob goes to extreme lengths not to be recognized, is a tad ridiculous
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Alcatel One Touch Evo 7 Hands-On

A 7-inch tablet running under Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 “Easily” Better than NVIDIA Tegra 4

The biggest name on the mobile processor market isn't daunted in the least
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Secunia Releases Personal Software Inspector for Android

Secunia Releases Personal Software Inspector for Android

by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
It extends its vulnerability intelligence and scanning technology to mobiles
 

Enermax Prepares a Series of Fanless PSUs as Well

All of them are 80 Plus Platinum-certified and have thick heatsinks
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Hands-on with Alcatel One Touch Idol

A 4.7-inch smartphone with mid-range specs, premium features
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: “Paperman” Producer Kicked Out for Throwing Paper Planes

Kristina Reed wanted to celebrate Oscar win in a unique way, producers weren’t having it
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Download Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Language Packs

Download Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Language Packs

by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
The company has released several language packs for its new browser
 

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Review (PS3)

Is this hack-and-slash game a great new direction for the Metal Gear series?
by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
 

Runner2 Is the First Steam Game Launched on Three Platforms

The full name of the game is BIT.TRIP Presents... Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien
by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
 

Microsoft Officially Launches Office 365 for Businesses

The company has also introduced three new versions of its productivity suite
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
MWC 2013: A Quick Look at Nexus 4’s Wireless Charger

MWC 2013: A Quick Look at Nexus 4’s Wireless Charger

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Designed to keep the phone at a 33.5-degree angle while charging it
 

Download Razer Arctosa Keyboard Driver Version 1.01

This release offers Windows 8 support for the Arctosa Keyboard
by George Grigore, February 27th, 2013
 

Enermax Also Readies DreamBass Notebook Cooler

It works for any laptop of 15.6 inches diagonal and lower
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Prehistoric Shark Had Teeth That Looked and Worked like a Chainsaw

Prehistoric Shark Had Teeth That Looked and Worked like a Chainsaw

by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
The shark's teeth were fitted on a spiral, helped the animal rip through its prey
 

Watch: Bill Gates and Friends Invite Users to Code

Tech leaders warn that schools should focus a lot more on computer programming
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
 

RoboForm 7.8.7 Available for Download

It integrates plenty of fixes, improves functionality and stability
by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
 

Canonical and XDA Developers Looking for Official Partnership

The new Ubuntu for Phones OS has made quite an impression of the community
by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
 

Harry Styles of One Direction Hit with Shoe in the Groin

Eager fan accidentally injures teen idol during live show in Glasgow
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Bruce Schneier: There Is an Important Difference Between Espionage and Cyberwar

Bruce Schneier: There Is an Important Difference Between Espionage and Cyberwar

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
The confusion simply fuels the cyberwar arms race, the expert believes
 

Microsoft Showcases 7 of the Best Windows 8 Apps

“App builders are bringing amazing experiences to Windows 8 and enjoying success”
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
Disabled Puppy Wonky Makes Amazing Recovery

Disabled Puppy Wonky Makes Amazing Recovery

by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
The pooch can now walk, run and play, looks ready to take on the world
 

Photoshop Touch for iPhone Released

The official Photoshop app is now available on both the iPad and the iPhone
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
Oscars 2013: Michelle Obama Harshly Criticized for Surprise Appearance

Oscars 2013: Michelle Obama Harshly Criticized for Surprise Appearance

by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
She’s the First Lady, not a celebrity and not an actress, angry voices say online
 

Unlocked Lumia 720 and Lumia 520 Expected in the UK on April 1

Both running under Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 platform
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Final Version – First Bugs Found

Users have started reporting bugs in the stable release of IE10 for Windows 7
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
MWC 2013: LG Optimus L3 II Hands-On

MWC 2013: LG Optimus L3 II Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
The most affordable smartphone in LG’s L-Style series
 

Sleipnir for Windows Updated to 3.9.1.4

It includes UI modifications, 30% faster start-up time
by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
 

Tiny Core Linux 4.7.5 Is Available for Download

The latest version of the Tiny Core Linux distro can be found at Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Madonna Snubs Demi Moore for Ashton Kutcher

Demi’s best friend chooses sides after divorce, flirts with her ex in front of everyone
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Apacer Reveals New SSDs for Industrial Computers

They have the PATA interface, otherwise known as IDE
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
2013 PSN Gamers' Choice Awards Winners Revealed, Get Price Cuts on PS Store

2013 PSN Gamers' Choice Awards Winners Revealed, Get Price Cuts on PS Store

by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
The best games have seen their prices slashed in honor of their performances
 

Tweetro+ for Windows 8 Gets Important Update, Download Now

The application now boasts full compatibility with Twitter API 1.1
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
 

Beyonce's New Sneakers Spell Animal Cruelty

The shoes are made of anaconda, ostrich, crocodile, stingray, calf's hair
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Giant Eel Caught in Jersey, Dubbed Sea Monster, Turns Out to Be a Hoax

Giant Eel Caught in Jersey, Dubbed Sea Monster, Turns Out to Be a Hoax

by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Fisherman Doug Cutler took the photo from a certain angle, making the eel look bigger
 

MSI Installs Sound Blaster Cinema Audio Chips in G-Series Motherboards

It looks like the Bigfoot Killer NIC Network Controller isn't the only asset
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: LG Optimus L5 II Hands-On

A mid-range Jelly Bean device with decent specifications
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Snowy Owl Spotted in Scotland

The species is native to the Arctic regions, wildlife researchers explain
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Twitter Is Down, Client Apps Don't Work Either

Twitter is working on it, but hasn't provided any details on the problem
by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
Lenovo Intros A1000 and A3000 Android Tablets

Lenovo Intros A1000 and A3000 Android Tablets

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Both with 7-inch touchscreens, set to land in the second quarter of the year
Scam Alert: Invitation to a Human Rights and Global Financial Crisis Conference

Scam Alert: Invitation to a Human Rights and Global Financial Crisis Conference

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
Bogus emails are being sent apparently by a fictional mouse
 

Watch: Japanese Whalers Ram One of Sea Shepherd's Ships

The activists were asking for it, Japan's Fisheries Agency says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

LFTP 4.4.4 Has UDP Tracker Support

The latest version of LFTP can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
 

Watch: David Bowie’s Gender Bending Video for “The Stars (Are Out Tonight)”

Short film explores our culture’s obsession with celebrity, is positively brilliant
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
XSS Vulnerabilities Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4

XSS Vulnerabilities Fixed in Apache HTTP Server 2.4.4

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
The flaws were reported last year by Niels Heinen of Google
 

Download Intel’s RSTe (RAID) Driver 3.6.0.1093 Now

Intel has released the RSTe driver that supports SCU, SATA RAID, and SATA AHCI Controllers
by Iulian Pascal, February 27th, 2013
 

Sony Xperia Z User Manual Now Available Online

Users can learn more on what the device has to offer before it hits shelves
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Saturn's Peculiar North Pole Hexagon, Seen Up Close by Cassini – Photo

Saturn's Peculiar North Pole Hexagon, Seen Up Close by Cassini

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
The hexagon cloud pattern has puzzled scientists for decades
 

Google Chrome 27.0.1423.0 Dev Released

It integrates fixes for known regression bugs and stability issues
by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
 

Phoronix Test Suite 4.4 (Forsand) Final Officially Announced

The latest version of this benchmarking suite can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
 

VIA Showcases Vantage Digital Wall Made of Sixteen 46-Inch Displays

The exhibition is happening at the Digital Signage Expo (DSE) 2013
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Gears of War: Judgment Gets Haven Map and Execution Mode for Free on Launch

Gears of War: Judgment Gets Haven Map and Execution Mode for Free on Launch

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
The new mode is designed to encourage team-based play
 

Microsoft Unveils Touch-Optimized Website to Promote IE10

ExploreTouch.ie is a new project aimed to demonstrate IE10’s touch capabilities
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
 

Xbox 720 Electronic Arts Exclusivity Deal Might Be Announced by Microsoft

EA games or DLC for EA titles might appear first on the Xbox 720 and then on PS4
by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
 

Dell Latitude 10 Essentials, Now for Law Enforcement and Banks

The tablet has better security than its original incarnation
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Download a Freeware ZIP Compression Tool for Windows 8

Download a Freeware ZIP Compression Tool for Windows 8

by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
mZIP can handle various archive formats and comes with a free license
 

JPMorgan Cuts 17,000 Jobs, 7 Percent of Workforce

The cuts are set to be enforced in the next two years, primarily in the mortgage sector
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
No Retail Stores from Google, Andy Rubin Says

No Retail Stores from Google, Andy Rubin Says

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
He believes Google doesn't need them, though that may be wishful thinking
 

MWC 2013: Lenovo Intros New 10.1-Inch S6000 Tablet

It relies on a dual-core processor and has an IPS display
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Firefighters Can See Through Flames Now, Thanks to Infrared Holography

Firefighters Can See Through Flames Now, Thanks to Infrared Holography

by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
Special cameras will help locate trapped people much faster
Budweiser Maker Sued for Watered-Down Beer

Budweiser Maker Sued for Watered-Down Beer

by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Anheuser-Busch reps stress that alcohol labeling regulations are being observed
 

Windows Phone 7.8 Rollout Halted in Germany

Supposedly due to various issues caused on devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Chrome 26 Beta Uses Google Docs' Intelligent Spell Checker

Chrome 26 Beta Uses Google Docs' Intelligent Spell Checker

by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
The spell checker is now context sensitive and checks for grammar as well
 

Oscars 2013: Anne Hathaway Rehearsed Her Speech for Weeks

Report says she was worried people might not like it, make fun of her
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
 

Dead Bird Becomes Robot, Spies on Swamp Sparrows [BBC]

Helped unravel the mystery that wing flapping is a sign of male aggression
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

Guild Wars 2 Has Patch Download-Related Connectivity Issues

ArenaNet advises gamers to be patient and wait for the problem to clear itself
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
MWC 2013: LG Optimus L7 II Hands-On

MWC 2013: LG Optimus L7 II Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
A mid-range smartphone packing Jelly Bean in a stylish design
 

Microsoft Goes to Court After “Forgetting” to Deliver Sold Software

The Australian subsidiary is accused of charging clients for undelivered apps
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Hands-on with Orange’s Stylistic S01

An easy to use Android smartphone designed for seniors
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

The Sea Shepherd Organization Is a Gang of Pirates, US Court Says

Judge makes it possible for Japanese whalers to take legal action against the activists
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
God of War's Zeus and Dead Space's Isaac Clarke Coming to PS All-Stars Battle Royale [Updated]

God of War's Zeus and Dead Space's Isaac Clarke Coming to PS All-Stars Battle Royale Updated

by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
A new stage is also set to arrive in March for the fighting game
 

HTC Tiara Emerges with Windows Phone 8 GDR2

The first smartphone to sport the next Windows Phone 8 flavor
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Rare Look at True Invisibility Cloak

It is made of two optical crystals that are found in nature
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

AFP Twitter Account Hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

The hackers wanted to spread the truth about what was happening in Syria
by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
MWC 2013: Intel-Based Acer Liquid C1 Hands-On

MWC 2013: Intel-Based Acer Liquid C1 Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
It sports an Atom Z2420 CPU, 8MP camera, Ice Cream Sandwich
Green Day Singer Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Rehab, Public Meltdown

Green Day Singer Billie Joe Armstrong Talks Rehab, Public Meltdown

by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
It was pretty bad, singer reveals in his first post-rehab interview with Rolling Stone
 

Watch Video Intro of AMD Temash-Based Tablets

In the company's own words, the devices overachieve
by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Tastes Leaked OS 10.0.10.648

An unofficial new platform build for STL100-3 models
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Guns for Beyonce Tickets: Hip Hop Mogul Wants to Clean Up the Streets of NYC

Michael “Blue” Williams has interesting proposal for private gun buyback program
by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
120 Mph (193 Kph) L.A. Chase Prompts Woman's Arrest – Video

120 Mph (193 Kph) L.A. Chase Prompts Woman's Arrest

by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Police are still searching for a male driver of the vehicle
 

Download Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android Phones

The application is available for purchase now, with popular features inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
AMD: Holodecks to Become Reality Within the Next 25 Years – Video

AMD: Holodecks to Become Reality Within the Next 25 Years

by Sebastian Pop, February 27th, 2013
AMD general manager and LeVar Burton discuss the concept
 

ASUS Memo Pad Goes Official in India at INR 9,999 ($185 / €142)

The tablet PC is set to become available for purchase in the coming days
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Toll Rises to 19 Dead in Balloon Crash in Egypt

While an English passenger succumbed to his wounds, two people survived the crash
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
 

Facebook Touch for Windows 8 Updated, Download Now

A new version of this unofficial Facebook client is up for grabs
by Bogdan Popa, February 27th, 2013
Download Twitter for Windows Phone 2.0

Download Twitter for Windows Phone 2.0

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
A major refresh of the popular social networking mobile client
 

Sony Xperia ZL Expected in Russia in March, Now on Pre-Order

The smartphone will be priced at 27,490 Rubles (around $900 / €690)
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Full Cast Announced for Dancing With the Stars, Season 16

Full Cast Announced for Dancing With the Stars, Season 16

by Elena Gorgan, February 27th, 2013
Andy Dick, Wynonna Judd and Kellie Pickler are perhaps the most famous names on the list
 

Incoming 2013: Wargame AirLand Battle

A strategic take on World War III with fully simulated units
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
Samsung Starts Pushing Android 4.1 to Galaxy R Style in South Korea

Samsung Starts Pushing Android 4.1 to Galaxy R Style in South Korea

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
The new platform release is available for devices on all three networks
 

Justin Bieber Gets X Tattoo on His Left Arm

The tattoo depicting the Greek letter “Chi” can be viewed as an illustration of Christ
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

Frostbite 2 Command & Conquer Gameplay Footage Looks Impressive

The game will initially offer three factions and no single player
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Acer Liquid E1 Hands-On

A mid-range Android smartphone with appealing capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
Google Chrome 26.0.1410.12 Beta Available for Download

Google Chrome 26.0.1410.12 Beta Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, February 26th, 2013
It includes better spell checking, support for grammar and homonyms
 

Valve Announces New Batch of Greenlight Approved Games

All of them will be officially launched in the coming months
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Acer Liquid Z2 Hands-On

An entry-level smartphone running under Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
China's Nitrogen Pollution Upped by 60% Between 1980-2010

China's Nitrogen Pollution Upped by 60% Between 1980-2010

by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Fertilizers, livestock, coal and cars are the ones to blame, study says
 

Brain Cells Are Able to Outlive the Body

Life extension might be well within reach, study suggests
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

A Mediterranean Diet Can Add Years to One's Life

Heart attack and stroke risks are lowered by almost a third, study says
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
Ubuntu Developer Summit Is Dead, Long Live Online UDS

Ubuntu Developer Summit Is Dead, Long Live Online UDS

by Marius Nestor, February 26th, 2013
Canonical replaced the physical Ubuntu Developer Summit event with an online one!
 

Watch: The Honest Coca-Cola Obesity Commercial

This commercial pokes fun at the company's anti-obesity campaign
by Laura Sinpetru, February 26th, 2013
 

Nokia RM-914 (Lumia 520) Spotted at the FCC

The cheapest Windows Phone 8 Lumia is nearing an US launch
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
 

Elemental: Fallen Enchantress Is 66% Off on Steam

Gamers will get access to a mix between RTS and RPG
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
Command & Conquer Free-to-Play Gets New Screenshots

Command & Conquer Free-to-Play Gets New Screenshots

by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
Check out the three factions from the upcoming strategy game in action
 

MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Grand DUOS Hands-On

An Android 4.1-based 5-inch smartphone with dual-SIM capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
MWC 2013: LG Optimus G Pro Hands-On

MWC 2013: LG Optimus G Pro Hands-On

by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
The latest phablet from LG, packing better specs than Optimus G
 

Sverre Liliequist: Skier Proves Faster than Avalanche

A skier triggers an avalanche during the Swatch Skiers Cup, held in Switzerland this month
by Raluca Anghel, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: Samsung Galaxy Express Hands-On

A mid-range device capable of fast data transfer rates
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
First Glimpses of the WebKit Opera for Android, Landing in a Few Weeks

First Glimpses of the WebKit Opera for Android, Landing in a Few Weeks

by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
Opera is showing off its first WebKit-based browser
 

Tomb Raider Reboot Gets New Screenshots

Check out Lara as she escapes a burning temple and explores a settlement
by Andrei Dobra, February 26th, 2013
 

The New Google+ Sign-In Is a Direct Shot at Facebook

Google is gunning for Facebook Connect with its new tool
by Lucian Parfeni, February 26th, 2013
 

MWC 2013: LG Optimus F5 Hands-On

A 4G LTE-capable device with mid-range capabilities
by Ionut Arghire, February 26th, 2013
The Secret World Drops Monthly Updates, Content Still Coming to the MMO

The Secret World Drops Monthly Updates, Content Still Coming to the MMO

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 26th, 2013
The team wants to make sure that new events are quality focused
 

Script of the Day: Timer alert

A simple countdown timer, complete with a sound alert
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 26th, 2013