Softpedia News Archive

About 135 articles found for 28 December 2012:

 

GOM Audio – Review

Audio player designed for both regular users and more seasoned ones
by Ionut Ilascu, December 29th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Charlie the Unicorn Is Back

One of YouTube’s first virals makes a splashing return with a new adventure
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

2013 MacBook Air to Have a New Type of CPU [DigiTimes]

Taiwanese publication cites the usual industry sources / supply chain part makers
by Filip Truta, December 29th, 2012
Chrome Dominates in December, but IE Still Wins Out in 2012

Chrome Dominates in December, but IE Still Wins Out in 2012

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
Chrome became the most popular browser in the world in 2012
 

Tomb Raider Multiplayer Confirmed by Magazine

Eidos Montreal, the developer behind Deus Ex: Human Revolution, is making the online mode
by Andrei Dobra, December 29th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Is the New Vista, Early Adoption Rates Show

Vista has always been considered a complete failure for Microsoft
by Bogdan Popa, December 29th, 2012
Amazon Makes It Easier to Host a Site with S3 on the Cheap

Amazon Makes It Easier to Host a Site with S3 on the Cheap

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
It's possible to host simple, static websites with S3
 

Kourtney Kardashian Shows Off Slim Figure on Magazine Cover

Reality star has lost the pregnancy weight – all 45 pounds (20.4 kg) of it
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

US Cellular Rolls Out Multi-View Update for Galaxy Note II

Users should check on their devices to see whether the update is available for them
by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
 

Git 1.8.0.3 Released as GPLv2, Download Now

Some documentation fixes were implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 29th, 2012
 

NetBSD 6.0.1 Released for the Masses

This is just a maintenance release with a few fixes
by Silviu Stahie, December 29th, 2012
F.lux – Better Lighting for Your Mac’s Display

F.lux – Better Lighting for Your Mac’s Display

by Filip Truta, December 29th, 2012
Makes the color of your computer's display adapt to the time of day

 

Google Had to Remove 51 Million Pirate Links This Year

Google got 3.5 million requests just last week and the number keeps growing
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

Lazy Flaws Let You Save Any "Private" Snapchat or Facebook Poke Video

Facebook built Poke in 12 days and it shows, Snapchat doesn't have that excuse
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
Words With Friends 1.1 Arrives on Windows Phone 8

Words With Friends 1.1 Arrives on Windows Phone 8

by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
With various bug fixes and performance improvements packed inside
 

Minecraft Sells 453,000 Copies on Christmas Day

A new update for the game will arrive during January
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 29th, 2012
 

AMD Kabini, 10% Faster Than Bobcat APUs

The manufacturing process remains the same but not the performance
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

iPad mini Supplies Are on the Low in China

iPhone 5 no longer experiencing shortages, customers can just walk in and buy
by Filip Truta, December 29th, 2012
MMA Fighter Stops Crime, Captures Vodka Thief

MMA Fighter Stops Crime, Captures Vodka Thief

by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Kickboxer and martial arts expert Jesse Finney managed not to hurt the robber
Kabini X4 5110, AMD's Entry-Level APU
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Kabini X4 5110, AMD's Entry-Level APU

It will replace Brazos and Brazos 2.0 at some point in 2013
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Fukushima Nuclear Disaster Made Kids Fat

Because of radiations risks, children were forced to spend too much time indoors
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
 

Internet on Planes Easier to Install Now, Thanks to FCC

A new application procedure should streamline the process
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
Intel’s “Redhookbay” Spotted in Benchmarks with Android 4.2.1, Dual-Core CPU

Intel’s “Redhookbay” Spotted in Benchmarks with Android 4.2.1, Dual-Core CPU

by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
It could be powered by Merrifield, with a PowerVR SGX 544MP GPU
 

Intel Haswell CPUs Will Have Integrated Voltage Regulators

The VRM will no longer be built into the motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Rebecca Tarbotton: Leading Environmentalist Dies in Swimming Accident

The executive director of the Rainforest Action Network passed away at 39 years of age
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
 

Sandy Hook: Ryan Lanza’s “I Am a Victim” Post Is a Hoax

Fake Ryan gave an interview via Facebook, and posted on behalf of the family
by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Samsung USA: Free Flip Covers and TecTiles for Galaxy S III and Note II Owners

Samsung USA: Free Flip Covers and TecTiles for Galaxy S III and Note II Owners

by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
Users will have to register in Samsung Owner’s Hub
 

Acer: Touch Support Will Become a Normal Part of Windows 8 PCs

The company feels it is one of the conditions for the revival of the PC market
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Katt Williams Arrested for Child Endangerment

Comedian is now in jail, his 4 children are now in protective custody
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Richard Simmons’ Reaction When Car Runs Over His Foot

Viral of the Day: Richard Simmons’ Reaction When Car Runs Over His Foot

by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Video shows why fitness guru is so popular: he’s unbelievably awesome
A10-6800K, AMD's Top 28nm Richland APU
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A10-6800K, AMD's Top 28nm Richland APU

It is a quad-core processor with a TDP of 100W and Radeon HD 8000 graphics
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

2013 Expected to Seal the Fate of Scottish Wildcats

The species is almost extinct, only needs a gentle push to fall off the biodiversity map
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Mission Impossible: Microsoft Can’t Get Rid of Windows XP

Mission Impossible: Microsoft Can’t Get Rid of Windows XP

by Bogdan Popa, December 29th, 2012
The 11-year-old operating system remains surprisingly popular
 

Emma Stone Welcomes Puppy in Her Life

The celebrity adopted the pooch together with boyfriend Andrew Garfield
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
 

Fujitsu Dishes Out the Latest Windows 8 Criticism

Not so much against the OS as against its perceived failure to revitalize the PC market
by Sebastian Pop, December 29th, 2012
 

Megadeth Investigating Christmas Card Plagiarism Claim

Band members respond to plagiarism accusations, assure fans a solution will be found
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
New China Family Law Forces Grown-Up Children to Visit Senior Parents

New China Family Law Forces Grown-Up Children to Visit Senior Parents

by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Adults that fail to pay a visit to their elderly parents can be sued
 

Notifications App for Windows Phone Now Available

A notifications center for Microsoft's mobile operating system
by Ionut Arghire, December 29th, 2012
 

Microsoft Bans Windows 8 Complaints Application

The so-called Windows 8 Complaints app has disappeared from the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 29th, 2012
 

Marilyn Monroe FBI File Reveals She Was Under Constant Surveillance

Missing file offers more details into her life, nothing at all about her death
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
Watch: “Rapper's Brain in Flow” Video Sheds New Light on Creativity

Watch: “Rapper's Brain in Flow” Video Sheds New Light on Creativity

by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Freestyle rapping is all about letting creativity “flow” through you, the video says
 

Sofia Vergara Sizzles in Cutaway Swimsuit

Actress shows off enviable figure in daring Agent Provocateur one-piece
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

Freak Accident: Dental Drill Goes Down a Woman's Throat and Into Her Lung

The 60-year-old woman merely wanted a dental implant, got more than she bargained for
by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
Yoko Ono Blames Paul McCartney for Beatles “Divorce”

Yoko Ono Blames Paul McCartney for Beatles “Divorce”

by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
John Lennon’s widow lays the blame at McCartney’s doorstep in recently unearthed interview
 

NASA Reveals Swift's Most Stunning Photos - Gallery

Swift was designed to detect gamma ray bursts, but it captures some spectacular photos
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

Silvio Berlusconi to Pay Ex Wife €100,000 ($131,000) Alimony Per Day

Days after announcing his engagement, former Italian Prime Minister settles divorce
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
 

2013 Predictions: Best of YouTube

Flying cars, UFOs, less economic stability – what is in store for the New Year?
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 2012
The Top 10 Most Instagramed Places in the World, Thailand Dominates

The Top 10 Most Instagramed Places in the World, Thailand Dominates

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
Instagram has revealed the most photographed locations of 2012
 

Marketing Is Important for Indie Games

The developer of Dust: An Elysian Tail highlights indie problems
by Andrei Dobra, December 29th, 2012
Kascend Video Player Update Adds Movie Filtering Function

Kascend Video Player Update Adds Movie Filtering Function

by Cosmin Vasile, December 29th, 2012
The new version features optimized account management
 

The Phases of the Moon, from Full Moon to New Moon, Explained

The moon's position around the Earth and the sun determines the phases
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

Nokia Asha 2050 Goes Official in China

The handset comes with dedicated QQ button, instead of Facebook key
by Cosmin Vasile, December 29th, 2012
 

6.1-Inch Huawei Ascend Mate Emerges in New Photos

It should be officially introduced at CES 2013 in January
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
 

Wasteland 2 Features Irradiated Hermit Crabs

The team consulted scientists in order to determine the shape of the future
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 28th, 2012
New Version of File Expert for Android Features More Themes

New Version of File Expert for Android Features More Themes

by Cosmin Vasile, December 28th, 2012
The latest update brings improved translations and new operations
 

Fresh Video Shows Off Soul Sacrifice's Music Recording Process

See how the impressive soundtrack of the PS Vita game was recorded
by Andrei Dobra, December 28th, 2012
 

Lumia 920 to Go Free on Contract at China Unicom Too

The Windows Phone 8 device will land on shelves next year
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
 

Instagramers Put Down Their Phones for Five Seconds on Christmas, the Web Goes Crazy

A supposed drop in users led to Facebook stock price dropping 3 percent
by Lucian Parfeni, December 28th, 2012
Get the Latest Microsoft Downloads with This Free Windows 8 App

Get the Latest Microsoft Downloads with This Free Windows 8 App

by Bogdan Popa, December 28th, 2012
Microsoft Download News keeps you up to date with the latest downloads
 

Fujitsu Confirms Demand for Windows 8 Is “Weak” Bloomberg

One more company confirms that Windows 8 isn’t selling very well right now
by Bogdan Popa, December 28th, 2012
 

EndWeekGame: December 28

Playing Mass Effect 3, Borderlands 2, Alpha Centauri
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 28th, 2012
 

New Nokia PureView Concept Phones: Lumia 928 and Lumia 828

Both running under a customized flavor of Windows Phone 8
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
New Shipping Lanes: California Re-Routes Ships to Protect Whales

New Shipping Lanes: California Re-Routes Ships to Protect Whales

by Laura Sinpetru, December 28th, 2012
Some marine mammals are too slow to avoid ships, get hit by them
 

GitLab 4.0, a Clone of GitHub, Is Available for Download

The project files are hosted on GitHub and can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 28th, 2012
 

Advisory: Signs That Tell You Your Phone Has Been Hacked

Lookout experts provide some valuable advice to help you keep your phone secure
by Eduard Kovacs, December 28th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Will Be Harder to Hack – Security Expert

Microsoft still has work to do, but Windows 8 is clearly more secure, researcher says
by Bogdan Popa, December 28th, 2012
 

Climate Change Now Blamed for Volcanic Eruptions

New evidence suggests the volcano-climate relationship works both ways
by Laura Sinpetru, December 28th, 2012
Bobcat Is Too Nice and Too Cute to Be Released into the Wild

Bobcat Is Too Nice and Too Cute to Be Released into the Wild

by Laura Sinpetru, December 28th, 2012
Volunteers are working around the clock trying to get it to toughen up
 

ChatON for iPhone Now Supports Samsung Accounts

ON/OFF toggle for your profile image, Samsung Account and phone number
by Filip Truta, December 28th, 2012
Windows 8 Can Get Your Boyfriend to Propose to You – Video

Windows 8 Can Get Your Boyfriend to Propose to You

by Bogdan Popa, December 28th, 2012
One more ad that brings Windows 8’s features in the spotlight
 

Rdio 3.14 for Windows Phone 8 Now Available

The app offers better online streaming / playback, Metro UI enhancements
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
 

Download Your Podcasts With gPodder 3.4.0

The latest version of this versatile application can be downloaded from Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 28th, 2012
 

Tesla Rolls Out East Coast Supercharger Stations

The two charging stations allow people to travel from Washington, D.C. to Boston
by Laura Sinpetru, December 28th, 2012
 

Multi-track Sequencer Qtractor 0.5.7 Gets New Features

This version has received LV2 Options and Buf-size extension support
by Silviu Stahie, December 28th, 2012
Corel Slashes Price on CAD 2013 Software for Mac

Corel Slashes Price on CAD 2013 Software for Mac

by Filip Truta, December 28th, 2012
Native DWG high-performance CAD design solution for Mac users
 

Download Manager Aria2 1.16.1 Reduces Disk Activity

A few other changes were implemented in this version
by Silviu Stahie, December 28th, 2012
 

New Galaxy Note II Video Ad Focuses on Multi-View

A feature that enables users to do more on the large screen of the phone
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
Softpedia Exclusive Discount: 56% Off Dexster

Softpedia Exclusive Discount: 56% Off Dexster

by Stefan Fintea, December 28th, 2012
Purchase an great audio editor and recorder at an awesome price
 

Run Your Business with Kraft 0.50

An application that can be used to operate small businesses
by Silviu Stahie, December 28th, 2012
 

It’s Too Early to Judge Windows 8 – Acer

Acer President Jim Wong talks about Microsoft’s new operating system
by Bogdan Popa, December 28th, 2012
 

BlackBerry 10 Rumored to Get a Netflix App

The mobile client might not be available when the OS launches
by Ionut Arghire, December 28th, 2012
 

Black Mesa and Misery Win Mod of the Year Awards

STALKER – Lost Alpha is the most awaited release of next year
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 28th, 2012
Download National Geographic Traveler Magazine for iPad 1.6

Download National Geographic Traveler Magazine for iPad 1.6

by Filip Truta, December 28th, 2012
Subscriptions to National Geographic Traveler magazine are now available
 

TSMC Factory Plans Raising Environmental Concerns

The 450mm Fab in Central Taiwan not getting a warm welcome
by Sebastian Pop, December 28th, 2012
 

Softpedia Exclusive Giveaway: 40 DefenseWall Personal Firewall Licenses

Win one of the 40 DefenseWall Personal Firewall licenses just by leaving a comment
by Stefan Fintea, December 28th, 2012
 

Script of the Day: CSS3 ColorPicker

A Photoshop-like jQuery and CSS3-based color picker
by Catalin Cimpanu, December 28th, 2012