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About 123 articles found for 28 January 2013:

 

SimCity Has Special Filters for Color Blind Gamers

There are three modes they can choose from in order to get all the info
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 29th, 2013
Karbonn Officially Launches S1 Titanium Dual-SIM in India

Karbonn Officially Launches S1 Titanium Dual-SIM in India

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
The handset sports a price tag of INR 10,990 ($203 / €151)
 

Namco Apologizes for Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch Oversell

The company denies working with companies that are reselling the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
 

Global Wood Demand Set to Triple by 2050, WWF Says

Environmentalists worry about how this will impact on forests worldwide
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
 

79-Year-Old Wolfman Lets Wolves Eat from His Mouth

Werner Freund says the animals only obey him because he behaves like an alpha male
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
9000 Emperor Penguins Meet Humans for the First Time Ever – Video

9000 Emperor Penguins Meet Humans for the First Time Ever

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Scientists in the Antarctic establish contact with a colony of Emperor penguins
 

The Flattest Place on Earth Is Also the Biggest Mirror on the Planet

The salt flat Salar de Uyuni is the world's largest
by Lucian Parfeni, January 28th, 2013
 

Deep Silver Is a Perfect Fit for THQ's Saints Row and Metro Franchises

The publisher believes its out-of-the-ordinary track record is great for making new games
by Andrei Dobra, January 28th, 2013
Study Finds Primates Can Move in Unison, Just As Humans Do

Study Finds Primates Can Move in Unison, Just As Humans Do

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Primates alter their body movements in order to be in tune with others
 

Leonardo DiCaprio Dubbed the “World's Most Responsible Celebrity”

The actor is to appear on the cover of August Man's February 2013 Issue
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
 

Limited Edition Garnet Red Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 Goes Official

The device will be offered as a Valentine’s Day option for Samsung’s customers
by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
 

Volkswagen Promises to Make You More Jamaican in Super Bowl Ad

Driving a Beetle turns a man's frown “the other way around” in this new commercial
by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
January Jones: Mad Men Actress's Hair Is Falling Out

January Jones: Mad Men Actress's Hair Is Falling Out

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
She blames her hair loss on repeated bleaching and dyeing
 

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

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

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
Police Launch Nationwide Manhunt for Inmate Escaped from Michigan Jail

Police Launch Nationwide Manhunt for Inmate Escaped from Michigan Jail

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
As he took the identity of another inmate, guards realized he escaped four days too late
 

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

Elive 2.1.27 Alpha Debian Based Distro Has Wine 1.5.22

by Silviu Stahie, January 28th, 2013
The distribution also features some improvements for the E17 desktop environment
 

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
 

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

RIM’s BlackBerry World with Multimedia Content from Major Providers

by Ionut Arghire, January 28th, 2013
An extensive catalog of music, movies and TV shows will be available
 

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

Dog owners can pretty up their pooches with the help of whatever cosmetics they see fit
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Twitter Account of Doctor Who Actor Colin Baker Hacked

Twitter Account of Doctor Who Actor Colin Baker Hacked

by Eduard Kovacs, January 28th, 2013
The compromised account was used to advertise shady Acai berry diets
 

Watch: SNL Skit “YOLO”

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

Iran Launches Monkey into Space

The country has been working on it for several years
by Lucian Parfeni, 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
Famous Hacker Geohot Has Cooked Up an iOS App – Reactions

Famous Hacker Geohot Has Cooked Up an iOS App – Reactions

by Filip Truta, January 28th, 2013
“Everyone's getting into iOS app development,” says fellow hacker MuscleNerd
 

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
Newegg Defeats Powerful Patent Troll and Saves the Shopping Cart

Newegg Defeats Powerful Patent Troll and Saves the Shopping Cart

by Lucian Parfeni, January 28th, 2013
Too few companies do what Newegg did and settle rather than go to court
 

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
 

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
 

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

Cybercriminals Distribute Ransomlock Ransomware via the Impact Exploit Kit

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

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
 

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
Comment over Short Skirts Linked to Risk of Rape Sparks Outrage

Comment over Short Skirts Linked to Risk of Rape Sparks Outrage

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
Women's groups warn against victim-blaming by criticizing girls' outfits
 

Watch: Dolphins Form Life Raft to Help Dying Comrade

The dolphins did their best to try to keep the injured group member from drowning
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Honolulu Pro Bowl Delayed over Bad Weather Conditions

Honolulu Pro Bowl Delayed over Bad Weather Conditions

by Raluca Anghel, January 28th, 2013
A 30-minute delay was incurred, but it didn't stop the NFC from winning 62 to 35
 

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

Incoming 2013: Resident Evil: Revelations

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

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

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

Windows 8 Is Still Not Successful – Acer Bloomberg

Everybody expects the new operating system to perform better
by Bogdan Popa, January 28th, 2013
Gamers Should Not Be Part of Violent Video Games Debate, Says California Senator

Gamers Should Not Be Part of Violent Video Games Debate, Says California Senator

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 28th, 2013
Leland Yee says that gamers lack the required crediblity
 

Plane Crashes into Hudson River, Passengers Rescued

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

Waste Heat Produced by Large Cities Influences Climate Continents Away

This heat toys with atmospheric systems, ups temperatures in various regions
by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
First X79 Gaming Notebook Launched, It Is Made by AVADirect

First X79 Gaming Notebook Launched, It Is Made by AVADirect

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

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
O.J. Simpson Is Still Not Paying His Taxes

O.J. Simpson Is Still Not Paying His Taxes

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

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
Watch: The Ecological Footprint of a Cotton T-Shirt

Watch: The Ecological Footprint of a Cotton T-Shirt

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
Cotton t-shirts have an impressive ecological footprint, most people are unaware of this
 

SAG Awards 2013: Jennifer Lawrence Has Wardrobe Malfunction

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

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

SAG Awards 2013: Jennifer Lawrence’s Emotional Acceptance Speech

by Elena Gorgan, January 28th, 2013
Star wins Best Female Actor in a Leading Role for “Silver Linings Playbook”
 

iOS 6.1 Code Points to New-Generation 128GB iDevice

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

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
 

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
Crude Oil Spills in the Mississippi River Following the Crash of Two Barges

Crude Oil Spills in the Mississippi River Following the Crash of Two Barges

by Laura Sinpetru, January 28th, 2013
The incident occurred this past Sunday, nobody can say how much oil was spilled
 

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
 

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