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About 146 articles found for 27 November 2012:

 

Pen-and-Paper Origins Powered Baldur’s Gate Success

Enhanced Edition will have some tone in new Black Pits content
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 28th, 2012
 

HTC 8X Arrives in Hong Kong via PCCW Mobile

The smartphone is available for $645/€500 off-contract
by Cosmin Vasile, November 28th, 2012
 

Aquos Phone Zeta SH-02E Starts Shipping on November 29

This is the first handset in the world to sport an IGZO-based display
by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
Meizu MX2 Goes Official with 4.4’’ Screen, Quad-Core CPU

Meizu MX2 Goes Official with 4.4’’ Screen, Quad-Core CPU

by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
The handset also sports an 8-megapixel camera, a thin bezel
In 2013, SSD and Flash Drive Makers Will Move to More Advanced Technology

In 2013, SSD and Flash Drive Makers Will Move to More Advanced Technology

by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
Compared to previous transitions, achieving the desired supply will be problematic
 

iMac Late 2012: Availability by Model, Specs, Pricing

All you need to know to make an informed decision this Friday
by Filip Truta, November 27th, 2012
 

Mortally Wounded Mother Rhino Leads Its Calf to Safety Before Dying

The mother rhino was butchered by poachers, authorities made five arrests
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

Ubuntu Software Center 5.4.1.2 Review

A package management tool that is very useful, but far from complete
by Silviu Stahie, November 27th, 2012
Justin Bieber Tops Chart as Bing’s Most Searched Musician for 2012

Justin Bieber Tops Chart as Bing’s Most Searched Musician for 2012

by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
Hate him or love him but The Biebs is definitely here to stay
 

Fake Beyoncé Pictures on Flickr Lead Users to Rogue Media Player

Cybercriminals rely on black hat SEO to make sure internauts access their scammy page
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
 

Boy Plays Ping-Pong with His Kitten

The cat appears to be winning at the game of table tennis
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
Synology Intros New Plus Series NAS Devices

Synology Intros New Plus Series NAS Devices

by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
All of them are compatible with VMware vSphere 5 private cloud software
 

Scariest Elevator Prank Ever Goes Viral

A girl, dressed like she walked off the set of the Exorcist, pranks victims
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Motorola DROID RAZR M On Sale at Verizon for $50/€40 on Contract

The smartphone was initially priced at $100/€80 with two-year agreement
by Cosmin Vasile, November 27th, 2012
 

Children in Indonesia Travel to School on Suspended Aqueduct

Their alternative is trekking for three miles (4,8 km) through the rainforest
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Adblock Plus Now Available for Android

It can block all ads, video advertising, banners and more
by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
 

Sapphire's Tahiti LE Card Is Mightier Than the Rest

Unlike the others, it runs at a full 1 GHz or more when in Boost State
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
Video Conferencing Software Ekiga 4.0 Finally Released

Video Conferencing Software Ekiga 4.0 Finally Released

by Silviu Stahie, November 27th, 2012
The present version has spent three years in the making
 

Watch: Anaconda Regurgitates a Cow

The footage was shot in the Brazilian jungle and it's shocking, to say the least
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

Permafrost Action Is Mandatory, the UN Says

Frozen soils pack massive amounts of greenhouse gases, must not be allowed to warm
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
Human Brain's Condition During Coma Revealed by Scientists

Human Brain's Condition During Coma Revealed by Scientists

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Findings can lead to the disclosure of the human consciousness' mysterious behavior
 

Beer Factory Employees Throw Cases Around in Warehouse

A team of workers sorts through a pallet “like a conveyor belt”
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Battlefield 3: Aftermath DLC Gets Launch Trailer, Out Today on PS3

The new expansion will be released for PC and Xbox 360 next month
by Andrei Dobra, November 27th, 2012
 

Consumer Confidence in Technology Rising

The economy, sadly, is a massive disappointment to everyone
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
 

Anonymous Hackers Leak 1GB of Emails from Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The files contain internal correspondence detailing arms and money transports
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
Nokia Lumia 920 “Extremely Popular” at Walmart, Customers Asked to Wait Longer for Deliveries

Nokia Lumia 920 “Extremely Popular” at Walmart, Customers Asked to Wait Longer for Deliveries

by Cosmin Vasile, November 27th, 2012
The black and white versions are still available for immediate shipping though
OS X 10.8.3 Points to New Mac Pro Workstations
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OS X 10.8.3 Points to New Mac Pro Workstations

Mountain Lion beta confirms Apple’s plans to support AMD Radeon HD 7XXX
by Filip Truta, November 27th, 2012
 

FDA Shuts Down Major Peanut Butter Processor

Sunland Inc.'s peanut butter was linked to a salmonella outbreak on US soil
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
Firefox 18 Beta Blocks Mixed Scripting Content for Added Security

Firefox 18 Beta Blocks Mixed Scripting Content for Added Security

by Lucian Parfeni, November 27th, 2012
The feature is not enabled by default like in Chrome, that will come in the future
 

Military Dogs Suffer Post-Traumatic-Stress-Disorder

Some of PTSD affected dogs require long, complex treatment, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
 

Nintendo Wii Mini Is Official, Exclusive to Canada, Plays Only Games

A brand new design for the home console will be out on December 7
by Andrei Dobra, November 27th, 2012
“7th Heaven” Star Deborah Raffin Dies at 59

“7th Heaven” Star Deborah Raffin Dies at 59

by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
Actress and book publisher loses battle with leukemia
 

OCZ Releases Barefoot Vector SSDs

They won't go for a hike any time soon, unless laptops adopt them
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
Confirmed: 2012 iMacs Available on November 30
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Confirmed: 2012 iMacs Available on November 30

Apple officially confirms the launch date of its all-new iMacs
by Filip Truta, November 27th, 2012
 

Florida Man Chokes to Death in Roach-Eating Contest

An autopsy of Edward Archbold reveals he died from asphyxia
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
Antarctic Lake Reveals Signs of Possible Alien Life

Antarctic Lake Reveals Signs of Possible Alien Life

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Bacteria colony was discovered in the almost frozen Vida lake
 

Clone Your Drives with the New and Improved Clonezilla Live 2.0.1-5

The distribution benefits from a new Linux kernel and the latest Debian Sid repositories
by Silviu Stahie, November 27th, 2012
First Winter Arctic Sailing Might Be Performed by Gas Tank Ob River

First Winter Arctic Sailing Might Be Performed by Gas Tank Ob River

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Although stated as a great adventure, the expedition's reasons are rather economical
 

Use Coconuts to Make Your Bike Sound like a Horse

Original Content London's Trotify promises to make you feel as if you are riding a horse
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

Dannielynn Birkhead Models for Guess

6-year-old daughter of Anna Nicole Smith makes her fashion debut
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
It's Official: The New FIFA Mascot Is Named Fuleco

It's Official: The New FIFA Mascot Is Named Fuleco

by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
The armadillo got its name following an online poll
 

Unofficial Workaround for Microsoft Surface’s Wi-Fi Issues

A few simple steps that could fix your “limited” Wi-Fi connection
by Bogdan Popa, November 27th, 2012
 

Mind-Blowing Pie Chart Gives Climate Deniers Something to Think About

James Lawrence Powell shows global warming is not as controversial an issue as some think
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
A Pair of “Pac-Men” Appears on Saturn Moons

A Pair of “Pac-Men” Appears on Saturn Moons

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Earth stopped being enough, so Pac-Man went in space to conquer
 

Sony Xperia T in White Coming Soon in the UK

The smartphone will be available starting December 4
by Cosmin Vasile, November 27th, 2012
 

Motorola RAZR M Arrives at Telstra in Australia in White

The pale color flavor is available exclusively at this carrier
by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
Apple Has Started Shipping the All-New 2012 iMacs, Sources Say

Apple Has Started Shipping the All-New 2012 iMacs, Sources Say

by Filip Truta, November 27th, 2012
Making good on its promise to deliver the first systems in November
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Kingston Readies Many Wireless Storage Gadgets

They will be revealed at the 2013 edition of the Consumer Electronics Show
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
 

Forza Horizon Rally DLC Does Not Share Open World

Players will get access to new mode with seven core races
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 27th, 2012
 

Green Tip: This Christmas, Adopt a Snow Leopard

Dolphins, red pandas, great white sharks and meerkats are also available
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

Jamie Foxx Calls Barack Obama “Our Lord and Savior”

Star gets carried away, the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights responds
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
Lumia 920 Is Nokia's Most Sought-After Phone in the Past 10 Years

Lumia 920 Is Nokia's Most Sought-After Phone in the Past 10 Years

by Cosmin Vasile, November 27th, 2012
Finnish carrier DNA claims it has the highest demand for any Nokia phone
 

7 Security Holes Addressed with Release of Chrome 23.0.1271.91

Users are advised to update their installations to the latest version
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
 

North Korean Assassination Weapons Found on Hitman

Police found hidden weapons in the form of two pens and a flashlight
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

ATIV Smart PCs from Samsung Reach India

Both the Smart PC and Smart PC Pro are up for sale
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
Art Meets Science in Dreamy Photo Exhibition

Art Meets Science in Dreamy Photo Exhibition

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Dynamic photography exhibitions reveals the art in physics
 

Rare Titanic Iceberg Photo on Sale at Auction

The auction for a picture taken two days before the Titanic sank starts at $8,000 (€6,150)
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Air Pollution Ups the Risk of Autism

Poor air quality often goes hand in hand with this medical condition, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

PlugX RAT Developers Release New Version, Become More Confident

Kaspersky experts have found that the error logging function has been removed
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
 

Tim Allen’s Car Stolen by Man Claiming to Be His Son

Faustino Ibarra says he’s actor’s adopted son, did not steal the vehicle
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
24-Inch 3D Monitor from ASUS Has 144 Hz Refresh Rate

24-Inch 3D Monitor from ASUS Has 144 Hz Refresh Rate

by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
HDMI use is not recommended here, because of bandwidth limits
 

Real-Life Benjamin Buttons Brothers Age Backwards

Michael and Matthew Clark have the mental capacities of seven-year-old boys
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

You'll Be Able to Export All of Your Tweets Soon

Twitter will allow users to export tweets, hopefully by the end of the year
by Lucian Parfeni, November 27th, 2012
Steam Now Produced from Almost Freezing Water

Steam Now Produced from Almost Freezing Water

by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
New technology uses nanoparticles to make steam, renders boiling obsolete
 

Superman Will Be in “Justice League” Movie, Zack Snyder Hints

“Man of Steel” drops in 2013, will probably introduce Superman to bigger universe
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Misses Internal Sales Projections

Although Microsoft is yet to disclose these projections, Windows 8 is yet to meet them
by Bogdan Popa, November 27th, 2012
 

“Liz & Dick” Most Hilarious Moments

TV film is thrashed by critics and viewers, is marvelous piece of unintentional hilarity
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
US and Russian Astronauts Team Up for One-Year Space Expedition

US and Russian Astronauts Team Up for One-Year Space Expedition

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Kelly and Kornienko selected to launch to space in spring 2015
 

Lenovo P770 Goes Official with a 4.5’’ Screen, 3,500 mAh Battery

The phone runs under Google’s Android 4.1 Jelly Bean platform
by Ionut Arghire, November 27th, 2012
 

Facebook on Copyright Hoax: Users Own and Control the Content They Post

The social media website is trying to put an end to the copyright memes
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
Windows Phone 8 Apollo Plus Update in the Works at Microsoft

Windows Phone 8 Apollo Plus Update in the Works at Microsoft

by Cosmin Vasile, November 27th, 2012
The update will bring many new features and bug fixes
 

Hurst Officer Is Suspended as Outburst Goes Viral

The policeman knees a teenager, curses at him and taunts him after the arrest
by Raluca Anghel, November 27th, 2012
 

Crooks Leverage Flaw in Keycard Locks to Break Into Hotel Rooms

The vulnerability on Onity locks has been exploited in numerous cases
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
 

No eSports Future for Diablo 3, Despite PvP Update

The game lacks the core elements for competitive play
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 27th, 2012
Download Linux Kernel 3.6.8 Now

Download Linux Kernel 3.6.8 Now

by Silviu Stahie, November 27th, 2012
The latest stable Linux kernel can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Mountain Dew Bottles Used to Make Jackets, Pants

Burton Snowboards' 2013 outwear collection is made of recycled plastic bottles
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
 

Microsoft Releases Minesweeper for Windows RT

The classic Microsoft game can now be played on the Surface RT too
by Bogdan Popa, November 27th, 2012
 

Salix Xfce 14.0 Is Officially Announced, Sticks with GTK+2

The developers based the distribution on Linux kernel 3.2.29
by Silviu Stahie, November 27th, 2012
Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Confetti Exposes Undercover Police Officers

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade Confetti Exposes Undercover Police Officers

by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
It's a mystery how shredded law enforcement documents ended up being used as confetti
 

Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition Combines BG1 with BG2, Dev Says

It has the huge open world from the original with the story focus of the sequel
by Andrei Dobra, November 27th, 2012
 

Mob Wants to Set a Bear on Fire

Disturbing video shows the animal climbing up a tree to escape
by Laura Sinpetru, November 27th, 2012
Smoking Decomposes the Brain, Scientists Reveal

Smoking Decomposes the Brain, Scientists Reveal

by Cristina Macari, November 27th, 2012
Smoking has an influence on heart attacks and dementia, study shows
 

Go Daddy Resets Passwords of Customers Whose Sites Are Used to Spread Malware

The company has confirmed that the attackers are utilizing stolen passwords
by Eduard Kovacs, November 27th, 2012
 

NVIDIA Graphics Sales Grow, Intel and AMD Drop

The third quarter of 2012 proved surprisingly unbalanced
by Sebastian Pop, November 27th, 2012
Fox News Ends Interview with Author for Criticizing Network

Fox News Ends Interview with Author for Criticizing Network

by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012
Author Thomas Ricks will probably not be invited on Fox again
 

Dolly Parton on Gay Rumors, Whitney Houston, Career, New Book

Country singer opens up in new interview, never ceases to amaze with her honesty
by Elena Gorgan, November 27th, 2012