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About 173 articles found for 26 March 2012:

 

Mark Shuttleworth Explains Smarter Notifications for Ubuntu

The notification system of Ubuntu OS will be revamped
by Marius Nestor, March 27th, 2012
 

Your New iPad’s Battery Is Fine, Tests Reveal

Actual research shows that the iPad works as intended
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
 

Download the Latest Firmware for GoPro Hero Series Cameras

Update the firmware in your action-oriented cameras
by Florin Tibu, March 27th, 2012
Laptop Makers Have Better than Expected First Quarter (2012)

Laptop Makers Have Better than Expected First Quarter (2012)

by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
It looks like February, at least, brought somewhat better tidings
 

Kaspersky PURE 2.0 Available for Download

Improved interface, simpler parental controls and data encryption
by Ionut Ilascu, March 27th, 2012
 

Spitzer to Release 200 Infrared Galactic Portraits

The datasets' release dates will be spread throughout 2012
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

Avira Launches Free Mac Antivirus App

Targets all types of users and organizations with a single package
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
7 GHz Ivy Bridge Intel Chip Tears Through Super Pi

7 GHz Ivy Bridge Intel Chip Tears Through Super Pi

by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
CPU is just one month away and sparing no benchmarks in its path
 

Smoking May Lead to Schizophrenia

Research identifies a series of risk factors for the mental disorder
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

EP Decides Not to Refer ACTA to the Court of Justice

The final vote will take place this summer, as originally planned
by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: The Queen Crashes Wedding

John and Frances Canning have the surprise of a lifetime when royal couple pops in
by Elena Gorgan, March 27th, 2012
 

Bios of the Day 03/27/2012

An all-mixed up BIOS selection is today's downloadable goodie
by Florin Tibu, March 27th, 2012
Costco Offers $69.99 BOGO Deal on Samsung GALAXY S Blaze 4G

Costco Offers $69.99 BOGO Deal on Samsung GALAXY S Blaze 4G

by Cosmin Vasile, March 27th, 2012
The promotional deal should be available in stores and online
ACCC: Apple Misleading Customers with 4G LTE iPad Marketing

ACCC: Apple Misleading Customers with 4G LTE iPad Marketing

by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
Australian regulatory body dragging the Cupertino computer giant to court
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Graphene Nanosheets Can Now Be Mass-Produced

Investigators develop new, cheaper production process
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

Samsung Releases HMX-QF20 Wireless Camcorder

It should sell for around $396.01, or 297 Euro, give or take
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Hulu+ Now Supports Droid RAZR and RAZR MAXX

The application will arrive on more Android devices soon
by Ionut Arghire, March 27th, 2012
 

Phantasy Star Online 2 Adopts Free-to-Play Model

The game can be played between the PC and the PlayStation Vita
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
Wikipedia Debuts Slick and More App-Like Mobile Site in Beta

Wikipedia Debuts Slick and More App-Like Mobile Site in Beta

by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
The latest updates are mostly visual, but are a significant improvement
 

BlueStacks Beta Available for Download

Better app compatibility, new, improved interface, sync options
by Ionut Ilascu, March 27th, 2012
 

Intel's 2011 Market Share Is Highest in over 10 Years

Analysts discover that the Santa Clara company ended the year with 15.6%
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Madonna Plants a Kiss on Nicki Minaj on Her Birthday

Video shot backstage emerges online just now, as Madonna's album drops in stores
by Elena Gorgan, March 27th, 2012
 

Cyber Security Center Launched by Oxford University

The University's security experts can coordinate their efforts in the new center
by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
Elecom Intros MF-MSU3 USB Flash Drives

Elecom Intros MF-MSU3 USB Flash Drives

by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
No prices were given, unfortunately, but everything else is pretty clear-cut
 

Intel Promises 75 Different Ultrabooks by Year's End

There seem to be 26 currently up for sale, according to the company
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Yahoo Meme to Be Shut Down in Two Months

The simplified blogging service, unsurprisingly, failed to gain any traction
by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
 

Oral Bacteria Can Lead to Blood Clot Formation

The microorganisms can also trigger the development of endocarditis
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

New Kernel Vulnerabilities Affect Ubuntu 11.10

All Oneiric Ocelot users are urged to upgrade their systems!
by Marius Nestor, March 27th, 2012
Syrian Hackers Overtake Al Arabiya Facebook Account

Syrian Hackers Overtake Al Arabiya Facebook Account

by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
The Syrian Electronic Army took credit for the hack
 

Five Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities Fixed for Three Ubuntu OSes

Users can correct the problems by updating the operating systems
by Silviu Stahie, March 27th, 2012
 

GTK+ 3.4.0 Available for Download

This new version now provides support for touch devices
by Silviu Stahie, March 27th, 2012
 

Novatech nFinity Ultrabook Revealed

It is only available in the United Kingdom right now, alas
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
Lian Li Unveils New Line of Beautiful Data Storage Enclosures

Lian Li Unveils New Line of Beautiful Data Storage Enclosures

by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
Space-efficient and elegant-looking cases from the famous aluminum master
 

SpeedFan 4.46 Available for Download

Introduces support for new devices, improvements available
by Ionut Ilascu, March 27th, 2012
 

Complete Nelson Mandela Archives Are Now Online Thanks to Google

The company helped the Nelson Mandela Center of Memory digitize its extensive archive
by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
 

Android 4.0 Leaks for AT&T’s Galaxy S II Too

The official Ice Cream Sandwich ROM for AT&T’s original Galaxy S II emerges
by Ionut Arghire, March 27th, 2012
Download Camera+ 3.0.1 for iPhone

Download Camera+ 3.0.1 for iPhone

by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
Updated empty Lightbox graphic, bug fixes related to Facebook sharing, more
 

Lesance Ultrabook Appears in Japan, Measures 14 Inches

It should eventually reach other countries, albeit branded differently
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Warner Bros. Teases New Spy vs. Spy Video Game

Publisher has not offered details on platform or launch date
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
 

NoScript 2.3.6 Available for Download

Improves protection against XSS (cross-site scripting) and ClearClick
by Ionut Ilascu, March 27th, 2012
Testers Wanted to Improve Mozilla Thunderbird

Testers Wanted to Improve Mozilla Thunderbird

by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
Become a willing test subject to help make Thunderbird better
 

BP Oil Spill Severely Affected Deepwater Corals

The conclusion belongs to a new scientific investigation
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

“Magical” SATA Cables Make Your Music Sound Better

They're made of silver and gold and promise tube-like quality
by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
 

Kingston Buys Stake in Taiwan-Based Memory Maker

Kingston, being one of the DRAM makers that are better off, grows some more
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
A Google+ Powered Comment Platform May Be Coming

A Google+ Powered Comment Platform May Be Coming

by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
It would enable third-party sites to leverage Google identities
 

LG Promises a Dozen Smartphones for India This Year

The company will launch its entire new Android lineup in India
by Ionut Arghire, March 27th, 2012
 

Assassin’s Creed III Special Editions Officially Revealed

Get a Freedom, Join or Die, or a Special edition of the upcoming adventure game
by Andrei Dobra, March 27th, 2012
 

Download Opera 11.62 Final for Linux

The final version of Opera 11.62 is now available for download!
by Marius Nestor, March 27th, 2012
HTC One X Confirmed for Release in India in April

HTC One X Confirmed for Release in India in April

by Cosmin Vasile, March 27th, 2012
The smartphone is expected to be priced at 630 USD (470 EUR)
 

MSL Carries Out Course Correction Maneuver

The spacecraft is currently scheduled to arrive at Mars later this year
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

iPad 3 Battery Needs Fixing, Says Tech Expert

Dr. Raymond Soneira insists that Apple needs to address a flaw in the new iPad
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
“Angry Birds Rio” for Android Update Adds 12 New Bonus Levels

“Angry Birds Rio” for Android Update Adds 12 New Bonus Levels

by Cosmin Vasile, March 27th, 2012
These levels can be unlocked by collecting all the fruits in the episode
 

Vala 0.16.0 Introduces udisks2 Bindings

A large number of new features were implemented in this final version
by Silviu Stahie, March 27th, 2012
 

Centon Unveils SATA III Solid State Drive Line

American company Centon Electronics Inc. announces their new line of SATA III 2.5” SSDs
by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
Official MIUI ROM for Samsung GALAXY Nexus Now Available for Download

Official MIUI ROM for Samsung GALAXY Nexus Now Available for Download

by Cosmin Vasile, March 27th, 2012
Although it’s a bit laggy compared to official ICS builds
 

Razer and Portal It's Gosu Team Up for Tournament Hosting

If it's multiplayer you like, you might want to keep an eye on this
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Old Telescopes Made of Bones Rediscovered

They were once considered to be luxury items, reserved for the elites
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
Ancient Monolith Marks the Path of the Midsummer Sun

Ancient Monolith Marks the Path of the Midsummer Sun

by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
The stone was built on a custom foundation, some 4,000 years ago
 

Google Play Gets Top Placement in the Google Navbar

As Google continues to push new products in front of users, whether they like it or not
by Lucian Parfeni, March 27th, 2012
 

Cupertino STAR Award Goes to Steve Jobs

City Chamber invites Michael Foulkes to accept the award
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
 

Impressive Structure Seen from the ISS

The amazing new image was snapped by an ESA astronaut
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
Miley Cyrus Denies Engagement Rumors

Miley Cyrus Denies Engagement Rumors

by Elena Gorgan, March 27th, 2012
Star insists she has no plans of tying the knot with beau Liam Hemsworth
 

Imation Launches New NAS Server Products

They’re called T5R and R4 and come with somewhat powerful dual-core x86 CPUs
by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
 

Nintendo Wii U’s Power Is on Par with PS3 and Xbox 360, Darksiders II Dev Says

Vigil Games won't have to upgrade the graphics of the game for the new console
by Andrei Dobra, March 27th, 2012
FIFA Street Continues to Top United Kingdom Chart

FIFA Street Continues to Top United Kingdom Chart

by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
Followed by Operation Raccoon City, Mass Effect 3, FIFA 12 and SSX
 

Vanilla Forums Open to XSS Attacks, Fix Released

Vanilla 2.18.4 was released to address the XSS issue and some minor bugs
by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
 

Russia's Strongest Supercomputers Use NVIDIA GPUs

Turns out that Russia has its own version of the top supercomputer list
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Satellites Reveal How Northern Permafrosts Are Melting

Space-based instruments produce high-resolution images covering these soils
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
YouTube Unlocks Account After Anonymous Threatens Executives

YouTube Unlocks Account After Anonymous Threatens Executives

by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
Being accused of censorship is like being associated with the devil
 

Guild Wars 2 Gets Fresh Screenshots

Check out the game's world and its unique characters
by Andrei Dobra, March 27th, 2012
 

2011 Arctic Sea Ice Extent Was 9th Lowest on Record

The final measurements for this winter were just made available
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

Sapphire Intros Pure Platinum A55V Motherboard

It is powered by the AMD A55 FCH chipset and supports Llano FM1 APUs
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

CSS Corp Site Hacked by LulzSec, Database Leaked

The hackers explained that they didn't make the announcement about April 1
by Eduard Kovacs, March 27th, 2012
HTC Shuts Down HTCSense.com

HTC Shuts Down HTCSense.com

by Ionut Arghire, March 27th, 2012
The company promises a new, updated service for its users
 

ZALMAN Shows Custom Cooled AMD Radeon HD 7950 Card

Triple slot cooling ensure much lower temperatures than standard cooling
by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
 

Donald Trump Jr. Under Investigation for Zimbabwe Hunting Trip

The Zimbabwe Conservation Task Force wants to establish the legality of the safari
by Elena Gorgan, March 27th, 2012
 

Buckliball Technology Opens the Way for Morphable Structures

Researchers in the United States drew inspiration from a toy during this study
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

iPhone 5, Proview, Foxconn Now on Tim Cook’s Agenda

Reports suggest Apple’s CEO is in China to clear up image, sign deals
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
Warren Spector Wants High Definition Epic Mickey Release

Warren Spector Wants High Definition Epic Mickey Release

by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
Company is also working on The Power of Two sequel
 

Common Plant May Be Key to Fighting Cancer

The wild tomatillo is a common weed in North America
by Tudor Vieru, March 27th, 2012
 

Teso K116 Is an Ultrabook-Tablet Halfbreed

It will likely be one of the first Windows 8 machines based on x86
by Sebastian Pop, March 27th, 2012
 

Kinect Star Wars Launch Trailer Now Available

Check out some lightsaber duels and a bit of pod racing in this fresh video
by Andrei Dobra, March 27th, 2012
 

Download Safari 5.1.5 for Mac and Windows

Fixes issue that could affect website usability when running in 32-bit mode
by Filip Truta, March 27th, 2012
ECS Shows the Thinnest Sandy Bridge Socket 1155 Mainboard

ECS Shows the Thinnest Sandy Bridge Socket 1155 Mainboard

by Constantin Murariu, March 27th, 2012
Mini-ITX with a twist: it’s called Thin Mini-ITX and can carry the power of Sandy Bridge
 

New Pokemon Announcement Coming Next Week

Both Nintendo Wii U and 3DS could be launch platforms for new game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
 

Raspberry PI to Undergo CE Compliance Testing

The developers of the board hope there won't be any delays in shipping
by Silviu Stahie, March 27th, 2012
 

LG Optimus 4X HD to Land in India in May

This is the first quad-core Android smartphone from LG
by Ionut Arghire, March 27th, 2012
“Pay with Square” for Android Allows Payments Just by Saying Your Name

“Pay with Square” for Android Allows Payments Just by Saying Your Name

by Cosmin Vasile, March 27th, 2012
Users will need to link their credit cards and setup the application
 

Brian Reynolds Says Consoles Can Benefit from Keyboard Addition

Devices will allow gamers more control over their games
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
Grand Theft Auto V Isn’t Coming in 2012, GameStop Believes

Grand Theft Auto V Isn’t Coming in 2012, GameStop Believes

by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
The large retailer doesn't expect to sell GTA V this year
 

Footage of Mass Effect 3 Team Assault FPS Project Leaked

The game appears to be faster and more open than the current multiplayer
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
 

If Apple Sold You Water, You’d Probably Buy It

With marketing this good, the $30 cup accessory seems like a bargain
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
New The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Video Focuses on Cinematic Sequences

New The Witcher 2: Enhanced Edition Video Focuses on Cinematic Sequences

by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
Get some more insight into how the stunning introduction was made
 

Beyonce Orders Custom Louboutins for Daughter Blue Ivy

She may be young but she already has a wardrobe full of designer items
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Schafer: Comedy and Emotion Are Central to Video Games

Studio at one point created emotion-driven Kinect game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
 

Mass Effect 3 Diary – Combo Explosions Are Extremely Satisfying

Whether they're biotic, electric, cryo or flame, explosions are great in Mass Effect 3
by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
With ARM Support, Chrome OS Is Taking the Fight to Android's Home Court

With ARM Support, Chrome OS Is Taking the Fight to Android's Home Court

by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
But Chrome OS is still getting trampled by Android numbers
 

Apple Launches Free eBook to Explain the iPad

"The definitive guide for getting the most from your new iPad, straight from Apple"
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
 

Genius SP-i250G Portable Speakers Debut

They work with any product as long as a 3.5 mm jack is present
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
Snuggle Truck Game Added to Humble Bundle for Linux

Snuggle Truck Game Added to Humble Bundle for Linux

by Marius Nestor, March 26th, 2012
Humble Bundle: Grab six games for the price of one!
 

Miss Universe Canada Beauty Booted for Being Born a Man

Pageant axes hopeful Jenna Talackova after learning she's transgender
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
Nebular Clouds May Be the Origin of Life

Nebular Clouds May Be the Origin of Life

by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
They synthesize organic molecules that are the backbone of RNA
 

iPad 3 Charge Meter Lies to Protect the Battery, Report Suggests

Apple reportedly said that over-charging may harm the Li-ion unit
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
 

Mysterious Motorola RAZR-Like Device Emerges as “Blade”

It will probably be launched in China in the following weeks
by Cosmin Vasile, March 26th, 2012
 

Trials Evolution Has Limbo-Inspired Track

RedLynx pays homage to Playdead's impressive 2D game
by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
The First 64-bit Opera 12 Snapshot Is Here with HTML5 Drag and Drop

The First 64-bit Opera 12 Snapshot Is Here with HTML5 Drag and Drop

by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
Progress is slow on Opera 12, but the latest snapshot has some big improvements
 

Zynga: Social Gaming Does Not Threaten the Hardcore

Company has plans to move to home consoles at some point
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
 

Script of the Day: jQuery HTML5 Fullscreen Slideshow

True fullscreen image slideshow with jQuery and HTML 5 magic
by Catalin Cimpanu, March 26th, 2012