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About 238 articles found for 28 February 2013:

 

Turn Printable Files into Industry-Standard PDFs

PrimoPDF provides output profiles for different document quality
by Ionut Ilascu, March 1st, 2013
 

Photosynth Now Available for Windows Phone 8

Providing users with the possibility to create photo spheres
by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
 

UC Browser HD for Windows 8 Review

The first real alternative for Internet Explorer 10 Metro
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
 

Whispering Willows Trailer Reveals Astral Projection Puzzles

Gamers will be able to interact with spirits of the dead
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
aLinux 15.0 Is Based on KDE 3.5.10, Wants to Replace Windows 8

aLinux 15.0 Is Based on KDE 3.5.10, Wants to Replace Windows 8

by Silviu Stahie, March 1st, 2013
The latest version of aLinux can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Great White Sharks Now Protected Under California's Endangered Species Act

These animals can no longer be either harmed or killed, conservationists rejoice
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
 

New 23-Inch Monitor Released by ViewSonic

Called TD2340, it has 10-pint multitouch and several display inputs
by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
 

“Law & Order: SVU” Kills Rihanna on Chris Brown Episode

Inspired by the 2009 assault, new episode gets people talking with tragic ending
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
F-Secure Launches Safe Avenue Multi-Device Offering

F-Secure Launches Safe Avenue Multi-Device Offering

by Eduard Kovacs, March 1st, 2013
Safe Avenue has benefits for both consumers and operators
 

Sandstorm Hits Beijing, Air Pollution Reaches Dangerous Levels

The city’s residents try to cover their faces with whatever they can get their hands on
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
Ken Levine Explains Comstock Change for BioShock Infinite

Ken Levine Explains Comstock Change for BioShock Infinite

by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
It was based on the way the team reacted to one scene
 

SpaceX Launches Dragon Capsule Headed to the ISS with Supplies

The Dragon is now in orbit, but it will take it a few days to reach the ISS
by Lucian Parfeni, March 1st, 2013
Prince William Rescues Stranded Couple

Prince William Rescues Stranded Couple

by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
Man and woman were in Snowdonia in freezing conditions, says report
Invisible and Intangible Keyboard Made Possible by Tablet Camera

Invisible and Intangible Keyboard Made Possible by Tablet Camera

by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
The invisible part won't really help, but it's a good stepping stone for now
Micron Finally Gets Permission to Buy Elpida

Micron Finally Gets Permission to Buy Elpida

by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
The formerly high-profile company will finally be assimilated
 

iPhone 5S Shipping in August Alongside Cheaper Model – Report

Production to be handled by Foxconn Electronics and Pegatron, report says
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Wikileaks Source Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty to 10 of the 22 Charges

Wikileaks Source Bradley Manning Pleads Guilty to 10 of the 22 Charges

by Lucian Parfeni, March 1st, 2013
He revealed he was the source of the leak and that he tried to contact several newspapers
 

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Gets Fresh Screenshots

Check out new locations, characters, and adventures from the upcoming RPG
by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
 

Breezy Is the Simplest, yet Most Beautiful Windows 8 Weather App

This is clearly the best choice for users who want a quick weather forecast
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
O2 UK Releases TU Go VoIP App for Android

O2 UK Releases TU Go VoIP App for Android

by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
Users can make calls or send texts without mobile connectivity
 

Milk and Dairy Give Teens Acne, New PETA Billboard Says

The organization wants teens to quit drinking milk and eating dairy
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
 

iPod Blows Up in Woman’s Face, Burns Her Eye

Tina King sues Apple for $75,000/€57,000 in a personal injury / product liability lawsuit
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

Sea Quest for Windows 8 Released, Download Here

The arcade game is now available in the Store with a freeware license
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
Beast of Tenby: Mysterious, Unidentified Creature Found on the Beach in the UK

Beast of Tenby: Mysterious, Unidentified Creature Found on the Beach in the UK

by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
The mystery creature washed up on a beach in Pembrokeshire, Wales
 

Justin Bieber’s Post-Split, Revenge Fashion Makes Selena Gomez Laugh

Star steps out in ridiculous outfit, ex is having a blast looking at pictures, says report
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
 

Secure Distro Qubes 2 Beta 2 Has KDE 4.9 and Xfce 4.10

The latest version of this security oriented distro can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, March 1st, 2013
 

Watch: News Anchor Cannot Stop Laughing at a Fat Cat's Swimming Regime

Susan Bahorich is highly amused by the feline's attempts to get back in shape
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
Microsoft Surface Pro 128 GB Back in Stock at Best Buy

Microsoft Surface Pro 128 GB Back in Stock at Best Buy

by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
The device appears to be available once again in the US
 

“I’ve Never Had Surgery on My Face,” Says Nicki Minaj

Rapper and American Idol judge says she only looks different because of makeup
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
 

Mountain Lion Installation Bug Awaiting Fix in OS X 10.8.3

Mac App Store says “OS X Mountain Lion is not compatible with this computer”
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Japanese Companies Targeted with Malware-Carrying Antivirus License Renewal Emails

Japanese Companies Targeted with Malware-Carrying Antivirus License Renewal Emails

by Eduard Kovacs, March 1st, 2013
Symantec experts say several organizations have received such emails
 

Battlefield 3: End Game DLC Gets New Video

Check out the new maps, vehicles, and gameplay modes from the upcoming expansion
by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
106-Year-Old Woman Gets High-School Degree in Columbus, Ohio

106-Year-Old Woman Gets High-School Degree in Columbus, Ohio

by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
She refused to read a book assigned to her in high-school, and was never awarded a degree
 

PETA Is Disgusted by Beyonce’s New Shoes

The sneakers are made from various animal skins, spark outrage amongst animal lovers
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
 

Samsung Galaxy Camera Selling from The Source

It has a price of $499.99, less than the one from the December 2012 launch
by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
Soda Machine Sells Malt Liquor in Washington D.C.

Soda Machine Sells Malt Liquor in Washington D.C.

by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
Children could buy the liquor for $3 (€2.3) per serving
 

iWatch Rumor Killed by Corning Bloomberg

“People are not accustomed to glass you roll up,” says President James Clappin
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

Tomb Raider Gets Day One Patch 1.01 on PS3 Next Week

The game's release on March 5 will be accompanied by an update
by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
 

Mass Effect 3 Citadel DLC Gets Achievement List

Gamers will be able to explore new areas of the space station
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
 

Ketchup Truck Crash Snarls Traffic in Reno, Closes Down I-80

Interstate 80 will be reopened today, according to the Nevada Department of Transportation
by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
BigDog Robot Is More of a Mule That Plays Catch – Video

BigDog Robot Is More of a Mule That Plays Catch

by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
It can run, climb slopes and stay balanced on rough terrain too, among other things
 

HTC One (PN07110) Receives FCC Approvals

The handset has already been announced for the US market
by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
 

“90210” Is Ending After 5 Seasons, on May 13

CW series is pulled off air after ratings continue to dip
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
 

This Is the New Single-Column Timeline, Coming Soon

Facebook is getting ready to roll out a redesigned Timeline
by Lucian Parfeni, March 1st, 2013
 

Apple Reportedly Postpones 4.5” iPhone Production

The device is said to feature a polycarbonate body and a $330 / €250 price tag
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
The Witcher 3 Gets Fresh Details, Story Last Around 50 Hours

The Witcher 3 Gets Fresh Details, Story Last Around 50 Hours

by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
Geralt's spells have been upgraded and the combat system is much more precise
 

HTC One S Gets Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Update in India

The update is about 600MB in size and is pushed OTA (over the air)
by Cosmin Vasile, March 1st, 2013
Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Officially Launched in India as Galaxy Note 510

Samsung GALAXY Note 8.0 Officially Launched in India as Galaxy Note 510

by Cosmin Vasile, March 1st, 2013
No word on pricing options and availability for the moment
 

Scam Alert: YouTube Videos Advertise Free Google Glass

Trend Micro experts say victims are lured to shady survey websites
by Eduard Kovacs, March 1st, 2013
 

New Sharkoon PSU Is Perfect for Low- to Mid-Range PCs

It has a low wattage but a high-efficiency and a semi-modular design
by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
 

Liam Hemsworth Cheated on Miley Cyrus with January Jones

Report says actor left pre-Oscar party with January, spent the night together
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
Download Evernote 5.2 iOS – Snippets, New PDF Viewer, Formatting Options

Download Evernote 5.2 iOS – Snippets, New PDF Viewer, Formatting Options

by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Uninstalling and reinstalling the app should resolve crashes on startup
Download WordPress 2.0 for Windows Phone

Download WordPress 2.0 for Windows Phone

by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
With Gallery enhancements, fast access to dashboard, and more
 

UC Browser 9.0 iOS Needs Testers, Hop In

“We sincerely invite you to help us test the version,” says UC Mobile
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Download Foursquare 5.5 for iPhone

Download Foursquare 5.5 for iPhone

by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Updated Explore tab to show you more recommendations on a single screen
 

Hundreds of Massive Ice Boulders Wash Ashore in Michigan

Pictures of these weird ice rocks go viral in a matter of hours
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
 

Metro: Last Light Out in May, New Details Coming Soon

The new shooter will be published by Deep Silver this spring
by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
Overpowered AMD APU Used in Sony PlayStation 4 to Be Repurposed for PCs
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Download Subway Surfers 1.8.0 iOS – Go Surfing in Rome

Update to add Roberto, the Italian scooter kid, to your character collection
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Abou Zeid: Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed in Airstrike in Mali

Abou Zeid: Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed in Airstrike in Mali

by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
The French military has not confirmed killing Zeid
 

Google Puts an AirPlay of Sorts in YouTube iOS

“Send to TV” lets you control YouTube on TV, Xbox or Sony PS3 from your iDevice
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

Microsoft to Provide Financial Support to iOS/Android Developer

Bing Fund reveals a new project that’ll receive Microsoft’s support
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
As Far as Reparability Goes, Dell XPS 10 and Kindle Fire Take the Cake

As Far as Reparability Goes, Dell XPS 10 and Kindle Fire Take the Cake

by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
These are the tablets that don't necessarily need warranties to be called in
 

Watch: Helicopter Saves Deer Stranded on a Frozen Lake

The air currents created by the helicopter blew the animal to safety
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
FBI Director: We Can’t Close All Vulnerabilities, We Must Identify and Deter Attackers

FBI Director: We Can’t Close All Vulnerabilities, We Must Identify and Deter Attackers

by Eduard Kovacs, March 1st, 2013
Robert Muller shares some insight at the RSA Conference
 

75,000 Educational Apps Now Available on iOS

Over 60 percent of iTunes U app downloads originate from outside the US
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

rekonq 2.2 Internet Browser Has Adblock Improvements

A few other new options and changes have been implemented in this latest version
by Silviu Stahie, March 1st, 2013
 

Microsoft: We’re Working Super Hard to Bring More Surface Pros in Stores

The company says that it’s still working with partners to make more tablets available
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
Girls Gone Wild Files for Bankruptcy

Girls Gone Wild Files for Bankruptcy

by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
Controversial Joe Francis says it’s just a technicality, he’s not going anywhere
 

DmC: Vergil’s Downfall Achievements Leak Online

Those who have not yet finished the main story should tread lightly
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
Microsoft Hints at Upgrades for Windows Phone 8, New Devices

Microsoft Hints at Upgrades for Windows Phone 8, New Devices

by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
No specific info on future platform release has been provided
 

3D Is for Pedestrians, MIT Invents 4D Printing [BBC]

The objects printed can change shape after coming out of the machine
by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
 

Apple Again Blocks Flash in Safari

Cupertino programs Safari to disable older versions of the web plug-in
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

EVGA’s X79 Series Motherboards Benefit from a New BIOS Version 045

On the list: EVGA X79 SLI, FTW, and Classified, compatible with all of Microsoft’s OSes
by Iulian Pascal, March 1st, 2013
Canonical Updates Firefox for Ubuntu 12.10

Canonical Updates Firefox for Ubuntu 12.10

by Silviu Stahie, March 1st, 2013
A couple of other Ubuntu OSes were also affected by a regression
 

Unlocked Xperia Z Available at Clove UK at £522

The handset is available SIM-free and unlocked, with free wireless speaker included
by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
 

Sketchers Causes Controversy with “Daddy'$ Money” Teenage Girls' Line

Mothers believe the brand sends the message that girls are not independent
by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
 

Ouya Is Shipping to Kickstarter Backers on March 28

Kellee Santiago, from thatgamecompany, joins the game development team
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
Quick Look: Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army – with Gameplay Video

Quick Look: Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army – with Gameplay Video

by Cosmin Vasile, March 1st, 2013
Featuring both single player and co-op campaign for 1 to 4 players
 

Google Chrome 26.0.1410.19 Beta Available for Download

It eliminates issues hindering bookmark management on Windows
by Ionut Ilascu, March 1st, 2013
 

The GIMP Training Lands on Windows 8, Download Now

Read GIMP tutorials in the Metro UI of your Windows 8 computer
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
 

Apple Confirms 1 Billion iTunes U Downloads

iTunes educational content downloads have topped one billion
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.0.67 Released with Improved Driver Support

Linux Kernel 3.0.67 Released with Improved Driver Support

by Silviu Stahie, March 1st, 2013
This is a small maintenance release and it can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Mother Teresa Was by No Means a Saint, Researchers Claim

Paper shows how Mother Teresa’s hallowed image was carefully constructed by the church
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
 

Logitech’s SetPoint Driver and Utility 6.52.74 Is Now Available

Logitech SetPoint lets you configure your mouse and keyboard settings in any way you want
by Iulian Pascal, March 1st, 2013
 

Fresh Dota 2 Update Now Live on Steam, Brings Special Tutorial for New Players

New players will be able to try out a fresh adventure in the game
by Andrei Dobra, March 1st, 2013
Windows 8 Slow to Impress Last Month

Windows 8 Slow to Impress Last Month

by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
New stats confirm that Windows 8 is still increasing its share at a slow pace
 

Mariah Carey Has Wardrobe Malfunction on Stage

Singer busts out of her dress during So So Def’s 20th Anniversary Concert
by Elena Gorgan, March 1st, 2013
 

Flexible Corning Willow Glass Won't Be Ready Before 2016 Bloomberg

Manufacturers still need three or so more years to design products
by Sebastian Pop, March 1st, 2013
Miami-Dade County Sets Curfew for Residents Under 17 Years Old

Miami-Dade County Sets Curfew for Residents Under 17 Years Old

by Raluca Anghel, March 1st, 2013
During weekdays, they cannot go out between 11 p.m. and 6 a.m.
Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D74 – Developer News
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Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D74 – Developer News

Developers asked to test AirPlay, AirPort, Game Center, Graphics Drivers, and Safari
by Filip Truta, March 1st, 2013
 

Nokia Music+ Arrives in Portugal and Spain

The service was made available for users in other European countries recently
by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
Scientists Manage to Mind Meld Two Rats

Scientists Manage to Mind Meld Two Rats

by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
Brain-to-brain interface allows one rodent to control the behavior of another
 

Team Fortress 2 and Source Updated, Changes and Fixes Linked to Taunts

Restrictions are removed from Shred Alert, Brutal Bouffant and Buck Turner All-Stars
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
 

Windows 9 Rumored to Launch in November 2014

The first beta is expected to be released in the first month of the next year
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
Nokia’s Catwalk Flagship to Arrive at T-Mobile in Summer

Nokia’s Catwalk Flagship to Arrive at T-Mobile in Summer

by Ionut Arghire, March 1st, 2013
The handset should sport similar hardware with Lumia 920
 

40-Pound (18 Kg) Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica

The extraterrestrial rock was found by a team of researchers from Belgium and Japan
by Laura Sinpetru, March 1st, 2013
Windows 7 Is Still the Number 1 OS in the World, XP Very Hard to Kill

Windows 7 Is Still the Number 1 OS in the World, XP Very Hard to Kill

by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
Microsoft is still struggling to convince users to dump Windows XP
 

Windows Blue: Public Preview in June, Full Version in August

The first beta version of the Windows 8 upgrade is expected in just a few months
by Bogdan Popa, March 1st, 2013
 

PlayStation 4 Is Easier to Develop for than PS3, Says GRID 2 Developer

The team will not launch its game on the Sony console
by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
 

GAMEVIL Releases “King's Empire” on Google Play Store

It allows gamers to play with friends or other players around the world
by Cosmin Vasile, March 1st, 2013
Subway Surfers for Android Update Adds Rome World Tour

Subway Surfers for Android Update Adds Rome World Tour

by Cosmin Vasile, March 1st, 2013
The new update introduces a new character and more powerup upgrades
Splinter Cell: Blacklist Will Have a Wii U Version

Splinter Cell: Blacklist Will Have a Wii U Version

by Andrei Dumitrescu, March 1st, 2013
Gamers might get unique functionality for the GamePad
Download Real Racing 3 – Free for Android

Download Real Racing 3 – Free for Android

by Cosmin Vasile, February 28th, 2013
The game requires at least 1.7 GB of free space on the device
 

LG Optimus LTE III (LG-F260S) for South Korea Emerges Online

The smartphone will run Android 4.1.2 on SK Telecom’s network
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
Mt. Etna's Eruption Seen from Space – Photos

Mt. Etna's Eruption Seen from Space

by Lucian Parfeni, February 28th, 2013
Astronaut Chris Hadfield captured yet another stunning photo
 

Download AccuWeather 3.0.1 for Android

With a redesigned interface for both smartphones and tablets
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

Double Fine Hints at Brutal Legend for Linux

The superb action adventure could be ported to Linux, if sales go well
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

OpenSSL Regression Fixed in Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

Users will have to update the operating system in order to fix the problem
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
Tomb Raider Reboot Gets Brand New Trailer with Lots of Gameplay Footage

Tomb Raider Reboot Gets Brand New Trailer with Lots of Gameplay Footage

by Andrei Dobra, February 28th, 2013
Check out some intense sequences with the new version of Lara Croft
 

Google Is Testing an App Launcher on the Homepage

It's trying to get rid of the navbar once again, perhaps with better luck this time
by Lucian Parfeni, February 28th, 2013
 

Mark of the Ninja Has 67% Discount on Steam, Will Arrive Soon on Linux

The game wasn't announced for Linux just yet, but it will be eventually ported
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
 

Tower Defense RTS Anomaly 2 Announced for Linux

The sequel for Anomaly: Warzone Earth will be multiplatform
by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
Linux Kernel 3.8.1 Released into the Wild, Download Now

Linux Kernel 3.8.1 Released into the Wild, Download Now

by Silviu Stahie, February 28th, 2013
The latest version of Linux kernel, in this branch, can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

LINE Will Arrive on Nokia Asha Devices in March

It will bring along 1 to 1 chatting, 4 types of sticker sets
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

Xperia Z Now Available in Various European Countries

The handset will arrive in even more in the coming weeks
by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
 

WD’s My Book Live NAS Firmware Version 02.41.05-034 Is Out

This new firmware release will add support for streaming MKV files to Samsung HDTVs
by Iulian Pascal, February 28th, 2013
Download Nokia Suite 3.8.10 Beta

Download Nokia Suite 3.8.10 Beta

by Ionut Arghire, February 28th, 2013
The app comes with various bug fixes and enhancements packed inside
 

Script of the Day: jQuery Timelinr

A jQuery plugin for displaying vertical or horizontal timeline sliders
by Catalin Cimpanu, February 28th, 2013