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About 224 articles found for 27 February 2013:

 

Webview Widget for Nokia Belle Gets Updated

The widget arrives on devices with various enhancements and fixes
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

THQ to Auction Off Darksiders, Red Faction, More in April

Bids can be placed until the beginning of the month and results will be shared after that
by Andrei Dobra, February 28th, 2013
Kanye West Disses Taylor Swift for Winning at the Grammys 2013 – Video

Kanye West Disses Taylor Swift for Winning at the Grammys 2013

by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Rapper also puts friend Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake on blast, calls them sellouts
 

“Man of Steel” Early Review: It’s Awesome, the Best Movie of the Year

Early screenings talk of a perfect superhero film, thanks to Nolan and Snyder
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
 

Samsung Showcases Digital Signage Platform

The open source technology uses an SoC, 4 GB or 8 GB storage
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Quick Look: Brutal Legend on PC – with Gameplay Video

Does this hack and slash strategy game transition well onto the PC?
by Andrei Dobra, February 28th, 2013
Megan Fox Practically Begged for Her Role on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

Megan Fox Practically Begged for Her Role on “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Michael Bay would have never taken her back had she not apologized profusely
 

Animal Shelter Manager 3.2.0 Gets New Alert System

A few other important features have been added to the software
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

Google Reportedly Preps Linux 3.8 Kernel for Next Android Release

It might include it in the upcoming Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

8-Week-Old Kitten Almost Chokes to Death on a Mouse

The cat tried to eat the mouse, the rodent's tail got stuck in its throat
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Razer Sponsors League of Legends Tournament Series

Razer Sponsors League of Legends Tournament Series

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
Gamers will get access to both hardware and cash prizes
 

BenQ: Large-Size LCD TV Sales Will Rise in 2013

While Innolux is only looking at 4K TVs, BenQ is gazing upon them all
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Ancient Crocs Used to Feast on Young Dinosaurs

Evidence suggests juvenile dinosaurs had to always be on the lookout
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
 

Canonical Fixes Sudo Exploit for All Ubuntu OSes

In order to fix the vulnerability, users will have to update the system
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
“The Conjuring” Gets First Trailer – And It’s Quite Terrifying

“The Conjuring” Gets First Trailer – And It’s Quite Terrifying

by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
First look at new horror film reveals little of the plot, is truly effective
 

Grml 2013.02 "Grumpy Grinch" Is Based on Linux Kernel 3.7.9

The latest version of this distribution can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

B&N Loses $6.1 Million, Nook Sales Drop Sharply

Revenues from the Nook segment were down 26 percent compared to last year
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
Rihanna Obtains Restraining Order Against Crazed Fan

Rihanna Obtains Restraining Order Against Crazed Fan

by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Fan tried to break into her home, is still at large
Suri Cruise Has Her Own Body Double, Photos Confirm

Suri Cruise Has Her Own Body Double, Photos Confirm

by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’ daughter uses a body double to fool paparazzi
 

Innolux: Many Ultra HD 4K TVs Will Be Launched in 2013

The displays will come in a variety of sizes, not just very large form factors
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
One Fizzy Drink a Day Is Enough to Give People Type 2 Diabetes

One Fizzy Drink a Day Is Enough to Give People Type 2 Diabetes

by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Such beverages are more dangerous to one's health than other sugar-based products
 

World's Oldest Woman Lives in Japan, Is 114 Years Old

Misao Okawa was born on March 5, 1898 and has never had serious health issues
by Remus Corcaci, February 28th, 2013
 

MIT Breakthrough Sees Invisible Motion in Videos

Movements that the human eye can't see are now clear as day
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
Blood Bowl II Is Official, More Info Coming Soon

Blood Bowl II Is Official, More Info Coming Soon

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
Over the top violent American football is returning to video games
 

A Firmware Update for Canon PowerShot S110 Is Here

This release works with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and 8 on both 32- and 64-bit architecture
by George Grigore, February 28th, 2013
The Facebook "Entity Graph" Is the Answer and Competitor to Google's Knowledge Graph

The Facebook "Entity Graph" Is the Answer and Competitor to Google's Knowledge Graph

by Lucian Parfeni, February 28th, 2013
Facebook may have a long way to go, but its search ambitions aren't humble
 

Sony Xperia Z Now Available at Three UK

The handset is available at £69 ($105 / €80) on contract
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

PAC Manager 4.5.1.2 Is Available for Download

This version of PAC Manager integrates a large number of new options
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

Create a Windows 8 Live Tile Showing the Time

Custom Clock Tile is a free app that helps you in this regard
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
 

Vodafone India Opens Registration for BlackBerry Z10

No specific info on the release date or pricing of the device has been provided
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
3DP NET 13.02 Available for Download

3DP NET 13.02 Available for Download

by Ionut Ilascu, February 28th, 2013
Updates drivers, extends the list of supported devices
 

NEC Acquires Cyber Defense Institute

The company wants to extend its cyber security solutions portfolio
by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
 

Kickstarter: SteadyWheel Portable Camera Stabilizer

It reduces shaking and, thus, makes recordings clearer and less jittery
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
Dropbox 2.3.2 Arrives on Android

Dropbox 2.3.2 Arrives on Android

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
Now offers the option to sort files by date modified
 

VirtualBox 4.2.8 Available for Download

Maintenance release, fixes crash affecting VMM component
by Ionut Ilascu, February 28th, 2013
Study Sheds New Light on Why Some People Get Zits and Others Don't

Study Sheds New Light on Why Some People Get Zits and Others Don't

by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
In some cases, acne bacteria might even protect the skin
 

Verizon’s BlackBerry Z10 Receives FCC Approvals

The smartphone will arrive on shelves with 4G LTE in a matter of weeks
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

HP Further Cuts PC Division Resources

The tablet and smartphone divisions get the resources instead
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
Microsoft’s Office 365 Gets New Ad – Video

Microsoft’s Office 365 Gets New Ad

by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
The company releases one more advertisement for the new Office 365
 

Ricky Martin Embraces Vegetarianism, Says He Feels Great

The singer has been a vegetarian for 7 weeks, kept it a secret until now
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Is Official, PS3 Version Has Extra Content

Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag Is Official, PS3 Version Has Extra Content

by Andrei Dobra, February 28th, 2013
The new pirate-themed assassin game is coming to PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U
 

Samsung Invites Users in Times Square on March 14 for Galaxy S IV’s Launch

The smartphone’s launch event will be streamed live from this location
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

Fujitsu Futuristic Cane Has Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi and 3G

It even has a companion app for smartphones and tablets
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
Download Skype 3.2.0.6673 for Android

Download Skype 3.2.0.6673 for Android

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
The new application release comes with video messaging capabilities
 

Use This to See Just How Much Power Your Appliances and Gadgets Need

A smartphone app can show exactly how much electricity is being consumed
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Galaxy Note 10.1 Lands on US Cellular’s 4G Network

The tablet PC features a price tag of $499.99 (€380) on contract
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

Kristen Bell Shows Baby Bump in Public

Actress lifts up her shirt to show growing belly for a picture with friends
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
 

TLC’s “My Strange Addiction” Introduces Woman Hooked on Her Stuffed Lamb

Audrey is 27 years old but she can’t bear to be away from her blue stuffed lamb
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Study: US Investors Interested in Cybersecurity Practices, Cyberattack History

Study: US Investors Interested in Cybersecurity Practices, Cyberattack History

by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
A report released by HBGary highlights some interesting things
 

Unwavering Pirates Will Have Their Browser Hijacked by ISPs in the US

The six strikes scheme is underway in the US, though there are few details
by Lucian Parfeni, February 28th, 2013
 

Taraji P. Henson Looks Dazzling in New PETA Ad

The celebrity appears to be wearing nothing except a pair of wings and a bit of fabric
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Wi-Fi Bug Now Affects the Surface with Windows 8 Pro Too

Wi-Fi Bug Now Affects the Surface with Windows 8 Pro Too

by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
Users report a similar bug in the Pro version of the tablet
 

Intel Readies Core i3-3245 and Celeron G470 CPUs

The former is Ivy Bridge, the latter is, oddly enough, Sandy Bridge-based
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

avast! 8 RTM Is Out

It fixes problem with firewall installation on Windows 8
by Ionut Ilascu, February 28th, 2013
 

SpaceX Blaster for Windows 8 Released, Download Now

“Take control of a solitary spaceship and survive as long as you can”
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
Project Eternity Update Details Engagement Melee Battle Mechanic

Project Eternity Update Details Engagement Melee Battle Mechanic

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
Characters will be able to trap a ranged fighter or a spellcaster
 

Microsoft: Check Out People’s Reactions to Windows 8

The company rolls out clip to show everyone that users actually like Windows 8
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
 

Severely Emaciated Dog Now Fighting for Her Life

Animal welfare inspectors say she looks like a “walking skeleton”
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
 

Download Chrome 25.0.1364.123 for Android

With better scrolling performance and pinch-zooming responsiveness
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
Watch: Microsoft Rolls Out New Office 365 Ad

Watch: Microsoft Rolls Out New Office 365 Ad

by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
The company has started a new advertising campaign for its productivity software
 

Western Digital Appoints New Executive for Strategy and Corporate Development

The world-class storage product maker wants to do better from a macroeconomic standpoint
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

BT Yahoo Phishing Scam: Final Warning

Cybercriminals are trying to collect the account credentials of unsuspecting users
by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
MSI GeForce GTX Titan with Twin Frozr Cooling in the Making

MSI GeForce GTX Titan with Twin Frozr Cooling in the Making

by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
We are probably looking at the fifth edition of the cooling module
 

Fake Adobe Flash Player Websites Distribute Ransomlock Ransomware

Some users might end up with click fraud components on their computers
by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
 

Researchers Grow Eyes on the Tails of Several Tadpoles

Experiments suggest that these eyes actually helped the tadpoles see
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Supermassive Black Hole Spins at Nearly the Speed of Light

Supermassive Black Hole Spins at Nearly the Speed of Light

by Lucian Parfeni, February 28th, 2013
Astronomer have determined the spin of a black hole for the first time
 

Perez Hilton Is Now a Father: Gossip Blogger Announces Birth of Baby Boy

Perez breaks the news on his blog, offers few details about his new bundle of joy
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
 

Apple Beats Samsung in Japan Too Reuters

The lawsuit filed by the Korean company does not have the intended result
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Firefox 19.0.1 Addresses Issue on Windows 8 Only

Update fixes stability problems on machines with certain Radeon HD graphics
by Ionut Ilascu, February 28th, 2013
Microsoft Dumps Physical Office 2013 Disks in Australia

Microsoft Dumps Physical Office 2013 Disks in Australia

by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
The company is betting big on the download service
 

Cybercriminals Rely on Legitimate NVIDIA App in Attacks Against Tibetans

The attackers' goal is to drop a version of the PlugX RAT onto the target host
by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
 

Two New Astro Gaming Headsets Launched

Both of them are expensive, although they do their best to justify that
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Cases of Rare Superbug on the Rise in the US

The superbug is resistant to antibiotics, health officials warn
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
HTC One Now on Pre-Order at Vodafone UK

HTC One Now on Pre-Order at Vodafone UK

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
The handset is available for free on select monthly plans
 

Listen: Clint Mansell’s “Stoker” OST in Full

Park Chan-Wook makes his English-language film debut tomorrow in US theaters
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Completely Kills Aero

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Completely Kills Aero

by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
New reports confirm that the bug still exists in the stable version of the browser
 

Forza Horizon March DLC Car Pack Revealed, Out on March 5

Seven impressive cars will appear for the Xbox 360-exclusive racing game
by Andrei Dobra, February 28th, 2013
 

Marines T-Shirt Ban in Middle School Prompts Outrage

An eight-grader was asked to remove a shirt with a depiction of guns on it
by Raluca Anghel, February 28th, 2013
Facebook Scam: Raunchy Tape of Rihanna and “His” Boyfriend

Facebook Scam: Raunchy Tape of Rihanna and “His” Boyfriend

by Eduard Kovacs, February 28th, 2013
A new version of an old scam surfaces on the social media website
 

Spire Diablo, a PC Case for Those Who Don't Want Embellishments

It is remarkably cheap compared to others we've seen, though there are concessions
by Sebastian Pop, February 28th, 2013
 

Superb RTS Wargame: European Escalation Is Now on Steam for Linux

Players will get the chance to explore a possible Cold War scenario
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

Scott Weiland Fired from Stone Temple Pilots

Rocker is terminated from band he co-founded and fronted, will fight the decision
by Elena Gorgan, February 28th, 2013
Galaxy S IV Browser Benchmark Shows Impressive Results

Galaxy S IV Browser Benchmark Shows Impressive Results

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
The handset takes the lead in charts, though it is still unconfirmed
 

Watch: Duck Dynasty Rolls Out Product for Vegans

The carrot call is “specifically designed to mimic the call of the wild carrot”
by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
 

Download an Office 365 ProPlus 30-Day Trial for Free

Microsoft offers a trial version of its new Office version at no cost
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
 

Gynecologist Hid Camera in Pen, Recorded Patients at Johns Hopkins Hospital

The doctor has committed suicide after finding out that the incident would be investigated
by Raluca Anghel, February 28th, 2013
Shell Cancels This Year's Plans to Drill in the Arctic

Shell Cancels This Year's Plans to Drill in the Arctic

by Laura Sinpetru, February 28th, 2013
Environmentalists say this is the company's way of calling it quits
 

WD Updates Its TV Live Media Players Through a New Firmware

WD TV Live Hub and TV Live Streaming Media Players each benefit from a firmware update
by Iulian Pascal, February 28th, 2013
 

Linux Kernel 3.7.10 Officially Released

The latest kernel in the 3.7.x branch can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
Nokia Lumia 720 Expected in India in Early March

Nokia Lumia 720 Expected in India in Early March

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
The Lumia 620 might arrive in the country at the same time
 

Huawei Ascend G710 Emerges in Leaked Photo

It should arrive on shelves with a quad-core CPU, 5-inch screen
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
New Allegedly Leaked Photo of Galaxy S IV Emerges

New Allegedly Leaked Photo of Galaxy S IV Emerges

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
It shows the smartphone’s boot logo with a 3D effect
 

Windows 8 Was Designed with Security in Mind, Microsoft Says

The company’s goal was to “provide ground breaking malware resistance”
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
 

Rachel McAdams Split: Actress Ends Relationship with Michael Sheen

The couple have dated since 2010, when they met on the set of “Midnight in Paris”
by Raluca Anghel, February 28th, 2013
 

Last Chance to Get a Cheap Windows 8 Upgrade

Microsoft’s $15 (€11.5) Windows 8 upgrade offer ends today
by Bogdan Popa, February 28th, 2013
 

Dog Shoots Owner with 9mm Beretta in Florida

The bullet entered his left calf, went through his shin and broke through a door
by Raluca Anghel, February 28th, 2013
GANG Announces Nominees for Video Game Audio and Music Prizes

GANG Announces Nominees for Video Game Audio and Music Prizes

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
The organization is keen on soundtracks that enhance the games
 

LG Optimus G Officially Launched in India at INR 34,500

The smartphone became available for purchase last week
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

HTC Won’t Launch Another Flagship This Year, HTC One Is the One

The company doesn't want to create confusion as last year with One X and One S
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

Camelot Unchained Will Be Unpredictable, Combat Driven

The overall MMO experience will focus on Player vs. Player battles
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 28th, 2013
 

Google Drive to Include Gmail Attachments Soon

There are clues that Google is working to merge the two products
by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
China Mobile Intros Ascend D2, HTC One TD-LTE Phones

China Mobile Intros Ascend D2, HTC One TD-LTE Phones

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
LG Optimus Vu II Plus and ZTE U9810 also announced
 

Nokia Lumia 920 Now on Pre-Order in the Philippines

The Windows Phone 8 flagship device will hit shelves in the country soon
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Adam Strange: Shark Kills Film Director off New Zealand Coast

A four-meter (13-foot) white shark bit the experienced season near Auckland
by Raluca Anghel, February 27th, 2013
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Kernel Source Released for Galaxy Note GT-N7000

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Kernel Source Released for Galaxy Note GT-N7000

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Only several weeks after the update started arriving on the smartphone
 

SimCity Fans Get Tips from Series Creator Will Wright

The developer talks about his own virtual strategies
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
 

Leatherback Turtles Might Be Extinct in Just 20 Years

These turtles are likely to soon fall off the biodiversity map, study finds
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Data Loss Incidents Affected over 1 Billion People in Last 5 Years, KPMG Finds

Data Loss Incidents Affected over 1 Billion People in Last 5 Years, KPMG Finds

by Eduard Kovacs, February 27th, 2013
The company has published its “The Data Loss Barometer” report
 

Hyundai Readies to Roll Out Mass-Produced Fuel Cell Cars

The first ix35 Fuel Cell vehicle stepped off the production lines yesterday
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Pet Labradors Are Record-Setting Blood Donors

Heledd and Garin have thus far saved the lives of countless pooches
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

BlackBerry Z10 Now Available at Wind Mobile

The smartphone can be purchased for $299 on WINDtab on $40 plan
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Indian Studio Uploads Pirated Copy of Its Own Movie to YouTube, Then Takes It Down

It seems not even the studios themselves can discern between legitimate and pirate copies
by Lucian Parfeni, February 27th, 2013
GnuTLS Vulnerability Plugged in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

GnuTLS Vulnerability Plugged in All Supported Ubuntu OSes

by Silviu Stahie, February 27th, 2013
A standard system update will repair this small issue
 

Bad Piggies for Android Gets 30 Flight in the Night Levels

The mobile game also comes with Road Hog time trials
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Chinese Government Secretly Encourages Tiger Trade, NGO Says

Report claims Chinese officials are merely pretending to help tigers
by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
 

Download Waze 3.6 for Android

The new flavor of the app sports new features, optimizations and bug fixes
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Picture of the Day: Hedgehog Takes a Bath

Picture of the Day: Hedgehog Takes a Bath

by Laura Sinpetru, February 27th, 2013
Ragweed very much enjoys curling in a ball and floating about
 

Sony Releases Experimental Firefox OS for Xperia E

The vendor is committed to supporting the platform and developers making apps for it
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Remember Me Gets Official Release Date, Video

The new action game is out at the beginning of June for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360
by Andrei Dobra, February 27th, 2013
TELUS Expects BlackBerry OS 10.1 in March, Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note in April

TELUS Expects BlackBerry OS 10.1 in March, Jelly Bean for Galaxy Note in April

by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
4G Samsung Galaxy S II X, Galaxy Rugby LTE and HTC One S will taste Jelly Bean too
 

Verizon’s Samsung Godiva Receives FCC Certification

It will arrive on shelves as a mid-range LTE-capable smartphone
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
 

Professional Data Obfuscation Tool

It can split data across multiple carriers, 3-password protection
by Ionut Ilascu, February 27th, 2013
 

Download VLC for Android 0.0.9

With new audio and video output methods packed inside
by Ionut Arghire, February 27th, 2013
Microsoft Registers Xbox Gold Domains Ahead of Xbox 720 Reveal

Microsoft Registers Xbox Gold Domains Ahead of Xbox 720 Reveal

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 27th, 2013
The addresses might be needed for the new online service
 

Script of the Day: BracketPress

A WordPress plugin for managing sport tournament brackets
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 27th, 2013