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About 117 articles found for 26 March 2012:

 

Brian Reynolds Says Consoles Can Benefit from Keyboard Addition

Devices will allow gamers more control over their games
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 27th, 2012
Footage of Mass Effect 3 Team Assault FPS Project Leaked

Footage of Mass Effect 3 Team Assault FPS Project Leaked

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

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
Megan Fox Has Already Spent $60,000 (€45,423.5) on Plastic Surgery

Megan Fox Has Already Spent $60,000 (€45,423.5) on Plastic Surgery

by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
She's only 25, but she's already messed with her appearance too much, says report
 

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
 

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
Ubisoft Wants to Bring More Value to Games Instead of Anti-Piracy Software

Ubisoft Wants to Bring More Value to Games Instead of Anti-Piracy Software

by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
People need to be motivated to buy games, not punished for pirating them
 

Nebular Clouds May Be the Origin of Life

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

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
 

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

Progress is slow on Opera 12, but the latest snapshot has some big improvements
by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
AdvancedIO Launches V5031 10GE Network Card

AdvancedIO Launches V5031 10GE Network Card

by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
It is intended for financial services and said to be the fastest yet
 

NEC's Tactile Touchscreen Lets You Feel What's on Screen

It collaborates with the Tokyo Institute of Technology on the idea
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

Planex Releases Wall-Socket Wi-Fi Router

It connects to an existing WAN/uplink Ethernet cable
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

ASUS Launches the Z9PE-D8 WS Wonder Motherboard

Probably the most powerful LGA 2011 platform for the enthusiasts
by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
January Jones Eats Her Own Placenta

January Jones Eats Her Own Placenta

by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
Actress admits to taking placenta vitamin pills, recommends it to all moms
 

Spearphishing Attacks on Tibet Organizations Use AlienVault Report

The cybercriminals even spoofed the email address to make it look more legitimate
by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
 

Epic Mickey 2 Gets Full Details, Video and Screenshots Available

Mickey Mouse teams up with Oswald the Lucky Rabbit in this new game
by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
Samsung Integrates Satellite Receivers for Free in Africa LED TVs

Samsung Integrates Satellite Receivers for Free in Africa LED TVs

by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
The move is part of a collaboration with operator SES
 

The Cygnus Loop Like You've Never Seen It Before

The nebula looks remarkably well in this new photograph
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

“Chernobyl Diaries” Gets First Trailer

Horror film is inspired in extreme tourism trend, exploits the nuclear tragedy
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

SAMSUNG’s Exynos 5 CPU Is Ready

2GHz dual core monster taking on Qualcomm’s S4 & Co
by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
Apple CEO Visits Store in Beijing

Apple CEO Visits Store in Beijing

by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
Tim Cook even took the time to have his picture taken with fans
 

Impressive Olfactory Abilities Found in Anxious People

Their noses may help them detect threats more readily
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 11.6 Pictured. Maybe

Even though no one knows if anything will come of these rumors, a photo is a photo
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

Wix Debuts Drag-and-Drop HTML5 Site Builder, to Supplement Its Flash Editor

The site is debuting the HTML5 option for mobile sites and more flexibility
by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
 

Microsoft to Set Things Right for "Smoked by Windows Phone" Winner

He was initially told that he lost the competition at a Microsoft Store
by Ionut Arghire, March 26th, 2012
Low-Cost Tablets Will Dominate the Market by 2016

Low-Cost Tablets Will Dominate the Market by 2016

by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
And by “low-cost” we mean slates that sell for under $400 / 301 Euro
 

Windows Live Messenger Blocks Links to The Pirate Bay

All links are censored via an automated process, though it may not necessarily be evil
by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
 

17W TDP Sandy Bridge Based Celeron Coming in Summer

Cool Mobile CPU for hot summer days and long battery life
by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
 

AT&T Confirms Nokia Lumia 900 for April 8th

The wireless carrier will have it priced at only $99.99 on contract
by Ionut Arghire, March 26th, 2012
 

Princeton Reveals 24-Inch and 19-Inch Monitors

They should be shipping in Japan already, for rather strange prices
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

No Intrusive Social Features for Wasteland 2

The game will invite players to share their achievements and voices
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
Jupiter May Explain Strange Exoplanet's Composition

Jupiter May Explain Strange Exoplanet's Composition

by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
Our own gas giant appears to be dissolving, much to the puzzlement of experts
 

Microsoft Builds on Google's SPDY for HTTP 2.0 Proposal

Microsoft has a few suggestions of its own on what HTTP 2.0 should be like
by Lucian Parfeni, March 26th, 2012
 

Fake Windows AV Changes Its Name, But Never Its Nature

Crooks try to gain a profit by infecting computers with fake Windows antiviruses
by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Now in Post-Beta, Moving to RC in Two Months

Microsoft is already making OS-wide changes compared to Consumer Preview
by Ionut Arghire, March 26th, 2012
 

Intel's Valleyview Atom SoC to Have Multiple Versions

The embedded E600 series is going to be replaced by the new units
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
Autism Diagnostic Method Will Rely on New Biomarker

Autism Diagnostic Method Will Rely on New Biomarker

by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
The molecule could be used to detect the condition very early on
 

The Battle for 14nm Manufacturing Begins

IBM First, as usual, Samsung second and Intel nowhere to be found
by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
MacMall Giving Away MacBook Air at Chicago Store Opening

MacMall Giving Away MacBook Air at Chicago Store Opening

by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
Apple reseller announces its first store in the Chicago area
 

Whitney Houston Honored with Flash Mob in San Francisco

Fans pay touching tribute to the late diva, on her “I Wanna Dance with Somebody”
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Protein Structures Revealed at Picosecond Timescales

New investigations techniques developed by American researchers
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

Justin Bieber Drops “Boyfriend” Single

The Biebs is now shooting a video for it, release date not announced yet
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
New Unofficial Grand Theft Auto V Details Appear

New Unofficial Grand Theft Auto V Details Appear

by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
GTA V is supposedly out in May 2013, according to this source
 

Apple, Bring Back "Save As" in OS X Mountain Lion

A good chance for Apple to reclaim some lost fans
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
 

Britain's Got Talent Discovers Jonathan Antoine, the “Male SuBo”

17-year-old kid blows judges away with his impressive voice, goes to the live shows
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

XBMC 11.0 Has Support for iOS Devices

XBMCbuntu Live CD of XBMC was also updated to version 11
by Marius Nestor, March 26th, 2012
 

Xperia acro HD Tops Sales Charts in Japan

The smartphone is available on the airwaves of NTT DOCOMO and KDDI
by Ionut Arghire, March 26th, 2012
Astronomers Still in Doubt over Where the Moon Came from

Astronomers Still in Doubt over Where the Moon Came from

by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
It may not have emerged following a collision between Earth and another planet
 

Dishonored Focus on Choices Will Enhance Player Agency

Developer says that one of his favorite titles is Far Cry 2
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
 

NVIDIA Dares Intel to Start Making Chips for ARM Designers

Bold statements to hit Intel and probably help NVIDIA get lower costs from TSMC
by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
 

Advanced Micro Devices Makes Aerospace and Defense Products

AMD has partnered with Rockwell Collins for making aircraft devices
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

Average Temperatures May Increase by 3ºC by 2050

Global warming occurs significantly faster than previously thought
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

OTA Causes iOS 5.1 Adoption to Throttle

Users are more inclined to update over-the-air, rather than tethered
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
HackWEEKDAY Goes Turbo at HITB 2012 in Amsterdam

HackWEEKDAY Goes Turbo at HITB 2012 in Amsterdam

by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
Hackers, coders and developers can test their skills in a competition sponsored by Mozilla
 

YouTube Bans Madonna's “Girl Gone Wild” Video

Material is age-restricted until singer's camp comes up with a more suitable version
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Logitech Launches New Product Type, All-in-One Conference Camera

Peripheral maker develops a full HD webcam with motorized movement
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

Double-Slit Experiment Carried Out with 114-Atom Molecules

This is the largest iteration of the famous experiment ever made
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

Grandma Smashes Her Face into Apple Store, Sues

Evelyn Paswall was returning an iPhone when the incident occurred
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
Stanford University Hacked Again, 978 Users Exposed

Stanford University Hacked Again, 978 Users Exposed

by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
The university's public website is still full of security holes
 

Colorful GTX 680 iGame Kudan Graphics Card Pictured

It will be factory-overclocked but, unfortunately, the frequencies are unclear
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
 

“The Hunger Games” Is Third Biggest Opening Ever in the US

Lionsgate's highly anticipated release opens to $155 million (€116.9 million) domestically
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Fat-Rich Diets Cause New Brain Cells to Sprout

The neurons develop in a region responsible for controlling eating behaviors
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
IBM Power 7+ Pictured

IBM Power 7+ Pictured

by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
It’s a monster with 4 heads in a smaller, smarter package
 

Dead or Alive 5 Demo Shows Full List of Characters

Gamers will be able to play series favorites and newcomers
by Adrian Arsene, March 26th, 2012
 

Using T Cells to Fight Leprosy

Experts discover new activation mechanism for these immune cells
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

Steve Jobs: "the Greatest Entrepreneur of Our Time"

Fortune declares Apple’s late CEO the greatest business mind in recent time
by Filip Truta, March 26th, 2012
Galaxy Also Working on GTX 680 Hall of Fame Video Card

Galaxy Also Working on GTX 680 Hall of Fame Video Card

by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
It uses an unusual white PCB and the supposedly highest factory overclocking setting
 

PETA to Kim Kardashian: She Deserved to Be Flour-Bombed

Group says activist wasn't theirs, but will help her out if Kim files a complaint
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Angelina Jolie Says She Had No Idea of Leg-Gate

“I heard something, but I didn’t pay any attention,” she says of Oscars 2012 controversy
by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
 

Solar Eruptions Could Make for a New Power Source

Recent events delivered a lot of electricity to the atmosphere
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

Darksiders II Is a Launch-Day Title for Nintendo Wii U

The game even has support for the console's new tablet controller
by Andrei Dobra, March 26th, 2012
NVIDIA GPU Rebranding in Full Swing

NVIDIA GPU Rebranding in Full Swing

by Constantin Murariu, March 26th, 2012
No energy efficient mobile Kepler for laptops for now
 

Bigpond Users Warned of Account Limitation in Phishing Scam

The data breach that affected Telstra's Bigpond customers is still being leveraged
by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
 

Blizzard Worried About Fan Perception of Mists of Pandaria

The hardcore crowd needs to see developers interested in new content
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 26th, 2012
 

Mechanism Driving Plate Tectonics Called into Question

This research could reveal more clues about the origins of life
by Tudor Vieru, March 26th, 2012
 

[UPDATE]Galaxy Builds 4 GB GeForce GTX 680 Graphics Card

It will be factory-overclocked and equipped with a special cooler, predictably enough
by Sebastian Pop, March 26th, 2012
Kim Kardashian Will Take Flour-Bomber to Court

Kim Kardashian Will Take Flour-Bomber to Court

by Elena Gorgan, March 26th, 2012
Reality star says she's determined to make assailant pay for her actions
 

LulzSec Reborn, Claim Breach on Military Dating Site

The hackers leaked more than 170,000 user accounts and defaced a webpage
by Eduard Kovacs, March 26th, 2012
 

Microsoft Not Playing Fair the Smoked by Windows Phone Challenge

One Android user claims he won the challenge, but was said he lost
by Ionut Arghire, March 26th, 2012