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About 128 articles found for 26 November 2012:

 

“Two and a Half Men” Is Filth, Please Stop Watching, Says Star

Angus T. Jones badmouths his own show, says it’s not worth our time
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
 

Sloopy, the Dancing Chihuahua Does the Conga

Sloopy stands on two legs and moves to the beat of Gloria Estefan
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Umniah Brings Opera Mini to Users in Jordan

Umniah's customers can download a new, special flavor of the browser
by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
 

RIM Partnered with over 50 Operators for App World Carrier Billing

It expects increased app sales based on the availability of this payment option
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
Shadowgate, Grandfather of “Point & Click” Adventure Games, Successfully Funded on Kickstarter

Shadowgate, Grandfather of “Point & Click” Adventure Games, Successfully Funded on Kickstarter

by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
The game is scheduled to be released in November 2013
 

How to Install Oracle Java in Ubuntu

Remove OpenJDK from Ubuntu and install Oracle Java
by Marius Nestor, November 26th, 2012
 

Scammers Spread Their Messages via The Daily Mail’s Share Feature

The CAPTCHA system deployed by the website is not enough to stop spammers
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
Tom Cruise Shuts Down Trafalgar Square for “All You Need Is Kill”

Tom Cruise Shuts Down Trafalgar Square for “All You Need Is Kill”

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Actor works on new film, plenty of on-set photos emerge online
Razer's Krait Mouse Goes Orange, Gets a 4G Optical Sensor

Razer's Krait Mouse Goes Orange, Gets a 4G Optical Sensor

by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
The company is updating all its gaming peripherals, it seems
 

Cat-Friend vs. Dog-Friend – What If Your Friends Acted like Pets

This video notes the behavioral differences between cats and dogs
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Google's Touchscreen Chromebook − Pros and Cons

A touch-based Chromebook could make sense, but there's a lot of riding against it
by Lucian Parfeni, November 26th, 2012
 

Camel Runs Away from Circus, Escapes to Los Angeles

“Abdullah” the camel moves pretty fast, and attendants have to chase after it
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Huawei Ascend D2 Spotted in Benchmarks

Two different device models have emerged in AnTuTu
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
Undersea Resort and Hotel Charges $15,000 (€11,500) per Week

Undersea Resort and Hotel Charges $15,000 (€11,500) per Week

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
The facilities are set to include several restaurants, bars, a gym and a wedding chapel
 

Best Steam for Linux Games on Sale Right Now, Deals Expire Tomorrow

If you get the games on any other platform, you will also have them for Linux
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Saturn and Venus Align Early Tuesday, a Sight to Be Seen

The beautiful rings of Saturn will be visible from Earth through telescopes
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Morgan Freeman Narrates HRC Ad for Marriage Equality

Actor lends his voice for a good cause, first TV ad is out
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Windows 8 Update Causes the Start Screen to Freeze

Windows 8 Update Causes the Start Screen to Freeze

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
A faulty patch is apparently doing more harm than good
 

Amazon Kindle Fire at Just $129 on Cyber Monday

The tablet normally sells for $174 but benefits from special offers
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

Nationwide Hacked, Customer Details Compromised

Social security numbers, driver's license numbers and other information possibly stolen
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
Donald Trump’s Kids Urge Him to Quit Bashing Obama, Cool It Down

Donald Trump’s Kids Urge Him to Quit Bashing Obama, Cool It Down

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Eric, Donald Jr. and Ivanka have had enough of their dad’s making a fool of himself
 

Opera and TIM Partner to Deliver Mobile Apps to Users

The two companies launch the TIM App Shop with over 55,000 apps
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
 

Thermaltake Reveals New Mini-ITX Case

For HTPCs and people who simply want their systems small
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
Release Dates for Halo 4 DLC Map Packs Leaked
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Release Dates for Halo 4 DLC Map Packs Leaked

Find out when the Crimson, Majestic, and Castle War Games add-ons will be released
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
Hugh Jackman Was Not First Choice for Wolverine

Hugh Jackman Was Not First Choice for Wolverine

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Jackman is grateful to Russell Crowe for turning it down and recommending him
 

Texan Applies to Change His Name to “Secede”

Arlington resident Larry SECEDE Kilgore will be running for governor
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Marijuana Helps a Seven-Year-Old Girl Fight Leukemia

Medical marijuana's use is authorized by the state of Oregon for children with cancer
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Unofficial Unlock Available for DROID DNA’s Bootloader

The process is rather complicated and risky, users should refrain from it
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
X Factor UK Eliminations: Rylan Clark Is Sent Home, Doesn’t Shed a Tear

X Factor UK Eliminations: Rylan Clark Is Sent Home, Doesn’t Shed a Tear

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Judges vote in favor of boyband Union J, model takes it with his chin up
 

Brazilian Angler Chokes on Sole Fish, Dies

The fisherman couldn't stop the fish from blocking his windpipe
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Database-Destroying Narilam Malware Almost Extinct, Experts Say

Researchers haven't been able to find any links to Stuxnet, Duqu, Flame or Gauss
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
 

Intel NUC Gets New and Colorful Clothes from Abee

A wide line of replacement cases has been put together
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
Linux Lite 1.0.2 Returns with a Vengeance, Get It Now

Linux Lite 1.0.2 Returns with a Vengeance, Get It Now

by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
A new version of the Linux Lite distribution has been launched
 

Grapefruit Can Be Fatal If Eaten with Certain Drugs

A concerning unawareness on the risks was noted among patients
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
 

Lady Gaga Discovers 35 Monsters in Her Garage in Peru

Singer wakes up to find fans had come to share Thanksgiving leftovers with her
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
 

Ultrabook Shipments to Double in 2013

Manufacturer reports suggest as much, although the term “ultrabook” was used loosely
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
Watch: Britney Spears ft. will.i.am “Scream and Shout” Official Video Preview

Watch: Britney Spears ft. will.i.am “Scream and Shout” Official Video Preview

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Short clip teases fans ahead of big premiere on November 28
 

Buffalo's Latest Wi-Fi Router Forced to Limit Itself

The router can barely claim to be an 802.11ac wireless Ethernet device
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

UberStudent 2.0.4 Is Based on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

The distribution also relies on the XFCE desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Mars Cave Explorations: a Growing Temptation for Scientists

Martian caves could be a precious source of information on the planet's history
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Justin Bieber Responds to “White Trash Prince” Label

Justin Bieber Responds to “White Trash Prince” Label

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
The Biebs is criticized for his poor fashion taste, he fights back
 

Windows 8 Still Trailing Behind Windows 7 and Windows XP

New data shows that Windows 8’s market share grows bigger at a slower pace
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
 

Faulty CSS Leads Users to Believe Kaspersky Site Was Hacked

A large image of the Nyan Cat covered the regular content on the Antivirus 6.0 webpage
by Eduard Kovacs, November 26th, 2012
Nexus 7 3G Now Back in Stock in the UK via Google Play Store

Nexus 7 3G Now Back in Stock in the UK via Google Play Store

by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
The tablet is now available for purchase for £240/$385/€295
 

Vodafone Brings Xperia TX to Australia on November 28

The carrier will release it at $0 upfront on the $50 Plan
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
 

HTC 8X Now Available in Israel via Orange and Cellcom

The smartphone can be purchased for £635/ $1016/€785 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
 

Alcohol-Exposed Fetuses Manifest Structural Brain Changes, Study Shows

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome brings the U.S. an expense of $4 billion every year
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Bruno Mars Does “Locked Out of Heaven” on X Factor UK

Bruno Mars Does “Locked Out of Heaven” on X Factor UK

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Bruno and his band set the stage on fire with gorgeous rendition of new single
 

Woman Arrested in Florida for Riding Manatee

Ana Gloria Garcia Gutierrez was charged with a second degree misdemeanor
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
Microsoft Secret Talks Reveal European Takeover Strategy

Microsoft Secret Talks Reveal European Takeover Strategy

by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
The Redmond-based company is looking into ways to expand its business in Europe
Minecraft Update 1.5, Redstone, Gets First Details
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Minecraft Update 1.5, Redstone, Gets First Details

Pressure plates, new minecarts and much more are included in the patch
by Andrei Dobra, November 26th, 2012
 

Rihanna Makes It Rain “Diamonds” on X Factor UK

Star continues to promote new “Unapologetic” album, puts on amazing show
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Drug Addicts Are Less Sensitive to Negative Messages, Study Shows

Drug Addicts Are Less Sensitive to Negative Messages, Study Shows

by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Substance-addicts' brain is less active when it comes to risk assessment
 

20.5-Inch OLED, Sony's Monochrome Display with 2560 x 2048 Resolution

As strange as it sounds, the display is perfect for what it needs to do
by Sebastian Pop, November 26th, 2012
 

Anne Hathaway Says “Les Miserables” Haircut Made Her Look like Her Gay Brother

Star talks chopping all her hair off for the role that is said to win her an Oscar
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Fishermen Find “Monster” 1,000 Lbs. (454 Kg) Tuna

Fishermen Find “Monster” 1,000 Lbs. (454 Kg) Tuna

by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
The fish caught in Nova Scotia, in Canada, took two hours to bring on the boat
 

Minecraft Is Coming to Raspberry Pi for Free

Notch and his studio will soon give users Minecraft: Pi Edition
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Sales Are Well Below Expectations – Market Analyst

Microsoft’s latest operating system fails to impress in Australia, too
by Bogdan Popa, November 26th, 2012
 

Download Minecraft Reality 1.0 iOS

13th Lab rolls out game that lets you combine Minecraft worlds with the real world
by Filip Truta, November 26th, 2012
Nokia Launches Asha 205 and 206 in Emerging Markets

Nokia Launches Asha 205 and 206 in Emerging Markets

by Cosmin Vasile, November 26th, 2012
Both will be available in Q4 and will be priced at $60/€45
 

Christmas Scent Boosts Sales, Researchers Say

Simple scents are more easily perceived and more effective when it comes to sales
by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
Rhythmbox 2.97 Review

Rhythmbox 2.97 Review

by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
A music management application that integrates well with GNOME desktop environment
 

ZTE Rumored to Plan 8-Core CPU Phone Called ZTE Apache

It would also pack it with a full HD screen, 13MP camera
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
Kevin McHale’s Daughter Dies at 23

Kevin McHale’s Daughter Dies at 23

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Daughter of Houston Rockets coach had been battling lupus for some time
 

Taylor Swift Dreams of Bad Boys

Star is the first to admit she falls in love fast and hard, says she has no choice
by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Full Moon Does Not Have an Influence on Our Psychological Condition, Scientists Reveal

Full Moon Does Not Have an Influence on Our Psychological Condition, Scientists Reveal

by Cristina Macari, November 26th, 2012
It has been proven: humans mental imbalance is not caused by lunar phases
 

iOS 7 Updated Notification Center Alerts Envisioned

With Jonathan Ive calling the shots on UIs, we should expect some changes
by Filip Truta, November 26th, 2012
 

Shoplift Suspect Dies at Walmart, in Confrontation Over 2 DVD Players

A customer in Lithonia, Georgia died as three employees confronted him in the parking lot
by Raluca Anghel, November 26th, 2012
 

Shatter for Linux Review

An Arkanoid clone that is fun, simple and will keep players hooked
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Linux Kernel 3.7 RC7 Is Officially Released, Download Now

This is supposed to be the final development version before the final release
by Silviu Stahie, November 26th, 2012
 

Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Arrives on Galaxy S III at Vodafone Australia

The update arrives both OTA and via the Samsung Kies desktop software
by Ionut Arghire, November 26th, 2012
Katt Williams Sued by His Own Fans in Class Action Suit

Katt Williams Sued by His Own Fans in Class Action Suit

by Elena Gorgan, November 26th, 2012
Fans take action against comedian, organizer Live Nation