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About 177 articles found for 27 January 2013:

 

Twitter Publishes Transparency Report on Government User Data Requests

Twitter follows Google's lead in disclosing the type and amount of legal requests it gets
by Lucian Parfeni, January 28th, 2013
 

Plants Vs Zombies Arrives on Symbian

Promises 50 levels of zombie-killing fun in Adventure mode
by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
Watch: Dog Is Desperate to Take a Stick Home, Evil Fence Won't Let It

Watch: Dog Is Desperate to Take a Stick Home, Evil Fence Won't Let It

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Fear not, in the end it all works out just fine, all thanks to the dog's owner
 

The Cave Diary: Seven Archetypes, Seven Dark Secrets

Double Fine assembles an interesting cast of characters for its adventure game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
 

Libav Vulnerabilities Fixed in Multiple Ubuntu OSes

Users can just upgrade the system in order to fix the problem
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
 

Apple Headquarters Made in Minecraft

Entire 1 Infinite Loop HQ made with elements from the popular building game
by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
Rick Ross Crashes Rolls Royce in Florida Drive-by Shooting

Rick Ross Crashes Rolls Royce in Florida Drive-by Shooting

by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Rapper and another passenger in the car were not injured in the incident
Working Xperia Z Demo Units Spotted in Stores in Japan

Working Xperia Z Demo Units Spotted in Stores in Japan

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
The smartphone will arrive in the country on February 9
 

Mark Steines Splits with Wife Leanza Cornett

Television journalist and wife of 17 years announce separation in joint statement
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
 

Maggie Q Wears Nothing but Paint in New PETA Ad

A vegetarian diet is the best way to fight back climate change, the celebrity believes
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
 

Elive 2.1.27 Alpha Debian Based Distro Has Wine 1.5.22

The distribution also features some improvements for the E17 desktop environment
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
Rex Mundi Hackers Say They Will Sell "Buy Way" Data to Other Belgian Company

Rex Mundi Hackers Say They Will Sell "Buy Way" Data to Other Belgian Company

by Eduard Kovacs, January 28th, 2013
Buy Way says it hasn't paid the cybercriminals any money
 

Seann William Scott Ends Engagement with Lindsay Frimodt

Actor and Victoria’s Secret model go separate ways after several years as a couple
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
 

HTC 8S Coming Soon to Bell, Priced at $280/€205

The smartphone is expected to hit shelves on February 1
by Cosmin Vasile, January 28th, 2013
 

Watch: Scooter Stunts That Leave You Breathless

The Lucky Pro Riders team pulls out flips, rail grinds, jumps and slides
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
 

RIM’s BlackBerry World with Multimedia Content from Major Providers

An extensive catalog of music, movies and TV shows will be available
by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell Join Forces for DICE Keynote on Storytelling

J.J. Abrams and Gabe Newell Join Forces for DICE Keynote on Storytelling

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
The pair will explain how the various mediums can collaborate on narrative
 

Opera 12.13 RC 2 Available for Download

Fixes the internal communication error on Facebook
by Ionut Ilascu, January 28th, 2013
 

Intel Releases New BIOS for the DH61AG Desktop Board

Recovery, Iflash and Express BIOS Update, and Integrator Toolkit BIOS Files are available
by Iulian Pascal, January 28th, 2013
 

SeaMonkey 2.16 Beta 2 Brings "Reply to List" Feature

A new version of the SeaMonkey 2.16.x branch has been made available
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
Samsung ATIV Odyssey Now Available for Free at Best Buy

Samsung ATIV Odyssey Now Available for Free at Best Buy

by Cosmin Vasile, January 28th, 2013
The deal requires customers to commit to a new 2-year agreement
 

The Average Price of a Windows 8 Metro App Is $3.49 (€2.60)

Windows 8 apps are a bit more expensive than the ones available on the iPad
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
 

Inexplicably, Samsung and Nokia Want a Piece of Spotify's Tiny Pie

Both Samsung and Nokia are pushing cloud music services despite small chance of success
by Lucian Parfeni, January 28th, 2013
Crufts: Dog Show Ditches Ban on Hairspray, Other Looks-Enhancing Products

Crufts: Dog Show Ditches Ban on Hairspray, Other Looks-Enhancing Products

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Dog owners can pretty up their pooches with the help of whatever cosmetics they see fit
 

Watch: SNL Skit “YOLO”

You Only Live Once can also read as You Ought to Look Out
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
 

Linux Kernel 3.4.28 LTS Brings New Drivers

This is a small maintenance release with few improvements and changes
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
Pope Releases Dove for Holocaust Day, It's Attacked by a Seagull – Video

Pope Releases Dove for Holocaust Day, It's Attacked by a Seagull

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
The bird escapes, and hides out among the coves of the Vatican building
 

Iran Launches Monkey into Space

The country has been working on it for several years
by Lucian Parfeni, January 28th, 2013
 

Linux Kernel 3.7.5 Is Available for Download

The latest kernel in the 3.7.x branch can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
 

Adele’s Father Puts Her on Blast for Baby’s Name

Mark Evans speaks to the press to get his daughter back, criticizes her instead
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Sony C530X HuaShan Revealed in Live Pictures

Sony C530X HuaShan Revealed in Live Pictures

by Cosmin Vasile, January 28th, 2013
It will ship with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean platform onboard
 

Here Are the Retail Releases for the Week

Including Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch and Dungeonland
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
 

Samsung Allegedly Tries to “Cover Up” Fatal Acid Gas Leak

Or at least this is what the company is investigated for having allegedly done
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
XYplorer 12.0 Available for Download

XYplorer 12.0 Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, January 28th, 2013
It changes license, adds interface translation tool, multilingual support
 

Flixster for BlackBerry 10 Lands in BlackBerry World

With all the features that users might have expected for it to include
by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
 

Watch: Haunting Footage of the Fire Aftermath As 230 Die in Nightclub

3 days of national mourning have been declared for the victims of the Santa Maria fire
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
Injustice Reveals Kryptonite Lex Luthor Armor

Injustice Reveals Kryptonite Lex Luthor Armor

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
The team wants to group heroes and villains in new ways
 

Secret Service Dog Falls off a Roof, Dies on the Spot

Veterinarians do their best to revive him, their efforts are futile
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
 

Windows Running on Nearly 62 Percent of Computers Worldwide

New data indicates that Windows is still installed on the majority of worldwide systems
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Planetside 2 Gets Six-Month Roadmap, New Planet Planned

Planetside 2 Gets Six-Month Roadmap, New Planet Planned

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
Gamers will get access to Hossin during April, resource change in May
 

32-Inch UHD 4K IGZO PC Monitor Released by Sharp

The higher pixel density of the IGZO technology helps achieve the resolution
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

Cybercriminals Distribute Ransomlock Ransomware via the Impact Exploit Kit

Symantec experts have noticed a global spike in the number of infections
by Eduard Kovacs, January 28th, 2013
 

ASUS Wants to Sell 24 Million Notebooks This Year (2013)

The company also intends to ship 12 million tablets on the side
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
New BlackBerry 10 Screenshots Show Pictures and Video Gallery Apps

New BlackBerry 10 Screenshots Show Pictures and Video Gallery Apps

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
Users will be able to purchase new content through the BlackBerry World
 

Casey Anthony Files for Bankruptcy

“Toddler mom” owes a lot of money to a lot of creditors, has no steady income
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
iBall Andi 4.5Q Coming Soon to India with 4.5-Inch Display and Jelly Bean

iBall Andi 4.5Q Coming Soon to India with 4.5-Inch Display and Jelly Bean

by Cosmin Vasile, January 28th, 2013
The smartphone will be available for $250/€185 off contract
Real Housewife of Miami Lisa Hochstein Sues Internet Commenter

Real Housewife of Miami Lisa Hochstein Sues Internet Commenter

by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Reality star goes after woman claiming she worked as an escort
 

Windows 8 Overtakes Mac OS X 10.8, Becomes the Fourth Most Popular OS in the World

Microsoft’s new operating system increases its market share on a daily basis
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Watch: Dolphins Form Life Raft to Help Dying Comrade

Watch: Dolphins Form Life Raft to Help Dying Comrade

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
The dolphins did their best to try to keep the injured group member from drowning
 

Download DejaOffice iOS 1.4.0

User interface updates, improved wireless connections, fixed bugs
by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
 

Honolulu Pro Bowl Delayed over Bad Weather Conditions

A 30-minute delay was incurred, but it didn't stop the NFC from winning 62 to 35
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
Sony Introduces Referral Program for PlayStation Vita in the United States

Sony Introduces Referral Program for PlayStation Vita in the United States

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
Gamers can get PSN credit and Sony Reward Points for their efforts
 

Very Slim yet Cheap HD Notebook Launched by MSI

It almost qualifies as an ultrabook, but is much cheaper than one
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

Incoming 2013: Resident Evil: Revelations

The upcoming survival action game has recently been confirmed
by Andrei Dobra, January 28th, 2013
 

SAG Awards 2013: Claire Danes Wins for “Homeland”

Brand Spanx-ing new mom thanks entire cast for her win in emotional speech
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Pile of Ancient Human Skulls Unearthed in Mexico

Pile of Ancient Human Skulls Unearthed in Mexico

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Archaeologists believe the skulls belonged to victims of mass human sacrifice
 

Windows 8 Is Still Not Successful – Acer Bloomberg

Everybody expects the new operating system to perform better
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
 

New Opera 12.13 RC1 for Linux Adds Partner Content

Get the latest version of the Opera browser for Linux from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
Plane Crashes into Hudson River, Passengers Rescued

Plane Crashes into Hudson River, Passengers Rescued

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
The small aircraft transported a 39-year-old woman and a 43-year-old man from New Jersey
 

Windows Firewall Control Receives Update

Minor build that focuses on overall functionality of the program
by Ionut Ilascu, January 28th, 2013
Waste Heat Produced by Large Cities Influences Climate Continents Away

Waste Heat Produced by Large Cities Influences Climate Continents Away

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
This heat toys with atmospheric systems, ups temperatures in various regions
 

First X79 Gaming Notebook Launched, It Is Made by AVADirect

The Clevo X79 P570WM is a true desktop replacement, the company says
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

WinMetro 1.2.0.693 Available for Download

It adds more settings, improves overall functionality
by Ionut Ilascu, January 28th, 2013
Fruitarian Diet Sent Ashton Kutcher to the Hospital with Pancreas Problems

Fruitarian Diet Sent Ashton Kutcher to the Hospital with Pancreas Problems

by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
“My pancreas levels were completely out of whack,” Kutcher said
 

Vigil Games Not Finding a Buyer Is a "Travesty," Former THQ Boss Says

The studio's Crawler project was quite impressive and deserved to be made
by Andrei Dobra, January 28th, 2013
 

Cases for Intel's NUC Mini Computer Released by Tranquil PC

The miniature personal computer can shed its skin and take on a new one
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

Windows 8 Sales Deemed “Soft” One More Time

Another analyst claims that Windows 8 is performing below expectations
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Gray Lumia 920 Arrives in Russia in February with WP8 Portico

Gray Lumia 920 Arrives in Russia in February with WP8 Portico

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
The handset is available in the country in white, yellow, red and black at the moment
 

O.J. Simpson Is Still Not Paying His Taxes

The IRS has filed yet another lien against him for unpaid back taxes
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
 

Rio de Janeiro Implements QR Bar Codes on Sidewalks

Tourists are directed to a website they lets them access a map and get info on local sites
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
 

Intel's mSATA SSD 525 Series Now Selling in Japan

They have 30 to 240 GB capacities and prices of up to $295 / 219-295 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
Dead Space 3 Launch Trailer Now Available

Dead Space 3 Launch Trailer Now Available

by Andrei Dobra, January 28th, 2013
Take Down the Terror and listen to Genesis' In the Air Tonight thanks to the video
 

Watch: The Ecological Footprint of a Cotton T-Shirt

Cotton t-shirts have an impressive ecological footprint, most people are unaware of this
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
SAG Awards 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Has Wardrobe Malfunction – Video

SAG Awards 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Has Wardrobe Malfunction

by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Christian Dior dress ripped in two when someone stepped on it from behind
 

Japan Will Have a 4K TV Broadcast Running by July 2014

It is meant to give demand for ultra high-definition TVs an early boost
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

230 Die in Nightclub Fire in Brazil, Bouncers Block Emergency Exit

There was only one exit, and the facility was not equipped with fire extinguishers
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
 

SAG Awards 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

Star wins Best Female Actor in a Leading Role for “Silver Linings Playbook”
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
iOS 6.1 Code Points to New-Generation 128GB iDevice

iOS 6.1 Code Points to New-Generation 128GB iDevice

by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
Developers find references to a new iPhone/iPad with double the current max storage
 

Hackers Turn US Sentencing Commission Website Into Game

The site has been breached for a second time in less than 48 hours
by Eduard Kovacs, January 28th, 2013
 

Counter-Strike 1.6 Beta Officially Released on Steam for Linux

The famous multiplayer first-person shooter can now be played on Linux
by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
 

Very Low Profile Memory Launched by Super Talent

They are updated green memory modules for PCs and servers of all sizes
by Sebastian Pop, January 28th, 2013
 

SAG Awards 2013: The Winners

“Lincoln,” “Les Mis,” “Argo,” “Modern Family,” “Boardwalk Empire” win big
by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Chris Taylor Admits Wildman Is a Long Shot

Chris Taylor Admits Wildman Is a Long Shot

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
Gas Powered Games has been affected by recent staff layoffs
 

Download Rowi 3.2 for Windows Phone

The Twitter client now offers support for SkyDrive image previews
by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
 

Bill Gates Is One of the Biggest Windows 8 Advocates

Microsoft’s co-founder defends the recently released operating system
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Galaxy S IV for AT&T Emerges in UAProf as Samsung SGH-I337

Galaxy S IV for AT&T Emerges in UAProf as Samsung SGH-I337

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
The phone sports a full HD screen, Android 4.2.1 Jelly bean
 

Download UC Browser for Windows 8 with English Support

The popular browser is now available in the Windows Store
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
 

Nokia Debuts Music+ Service for Just €3.99/$3.99 per Month

This is the premium version of the free to use Nokia Music service
by Cosmin Vasile, January 28th, 2013
 

Nearly 40,000 Metro Apps Now Available on Windows 8

The number of apps submitted to the Store is increasing at a very slow pace
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Confirmed: Microsoft Office 2013 to Be Unveiled on January 29

Confirmed: Microsoft Office 2013 to Be Unveiled on January 29

by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
The company confirms that the new Office suite will go on sale tomorrow
 

Apple Updates “MacBook Pro External Ports and Connectors” KB Document

“Learn about the available ports and connectors for the MacBook Pro (13-inch, Mid 2009)”
by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
 

Download Lightroom 4 Retouching iOS App – Now Free

Learn how to use Adobe’s famous Lightroom 4 to retouch your photos
by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
 

Cinemagram 1.22 Introduces “Shorts”

Users can now combine “cines” to create a mini-movie on their iDevice
by Filip Truta, January 27th, 2013
First Leaked iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S Parts Emerge (Photos)

First Leaked iPhone 6 and iPhone 5S Parts Emerge (Photos)

by Filip Truta, January 27th, 2013
A possible first glance at the speaker modules of Apple’s next iPhone models
 

Indonesia's Critically Endangered Macaques Are Making a Comeback

Recent estimates show that the Sulawesi black macaque population is on the rebound
by Laura Sinpetru, January 27th, 2013
 

Script of the Day: ImpressPages CMS

A PHP content management system with lots of drag-and-drop and inline editing
by Catalin Cimpanu, January 27th, 2013