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About 126 articles found for 29 November 2012:

 

NFS: Most Wanted Diary – A Game Without Punishment

Criterion understands that players need to have the freedom to experiment
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 30th, 2012
 

Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 Go Official in Singapore

Both Windows Phone 8 devices will hit shelves on December 8
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
Wii U GamePad Is a Nine-Axis Device, Offers More Accuracy

Wii U GamePad Is a Nine-Axis Device, Offers More Accuracy

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 29th, 2012
Gamers can use it for first-person shooters and racing games
 

Remember Me Blends Combat with Adventure Gameplay

The game wants to deliver an experience accessible to all players
by Andrei Dobra, November 29th, 2012
 

iPad mini – Apple’s Best iPad Yet

Arguably the most portable and user-friendly tablet on the market today
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
 

Opera and Entel Partner to Bring Mobile Web to Chile

A customized flavor of the browser will be available for Entel’s customers
by Ionut Arghire, November 29th, 2012
Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Really Loves Ke$ha – Video

Teen Mom Jenelle Evans Really Loves Ke$ha

by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Most ridiculous conversation takes place on “Teen Mom 2”
 

New Mid-Tower Case Launched by Japanese Company

Acubic D80 is the latest ATX-compatible enclosure from Abee
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

Make Free Calls with textPlus iOS 5.0

Text faster thanks to new app optimizations, including landscape mode
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
 

Shocking Video Documents Backside Implants Gone Wrong

Woman tries to augment her backside, is left with moving implant
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Rugged Samsung Rugby III Coming to AT&T on December 14

Rugged Samsung Rugby III Coming to AT&T on December 14

by Cosmin Vasile, November 29th, 2012
The handset will be available for $100/€80 on 2-year contracts
 

Toshiba MG – a High-Capacity, Business-Critical HDD Series

The 3.5-inch drives work in NAS, SAN and tiered storage systems
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

$5.5 Million Is What a Good Patent Lawsuit Can Bring

It goes to show what a researcher can do when his lawyers know their stuff
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

Man Who Won the Lottery 7 Times Unveils His Secrets

Richard Lustig racked up more than $1 million (€770,000) in lottery winnings
by Raluca Anghel, November 29th, 2012
Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 7750 OC Graphics Card

Sapphire Launches Radeon HD 7750 OC Graphics Card

by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
This is, sadly, one of those items that won’t be readily available
 

The Great Lakes Are Tainted by High Levels of Plastic Pollution

Chemistry professor and her students analyze water samples, reach startling conclusions
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Viral Video of the Day: Amazing Anamorphic Illusions

A shoe, a roll of tape, and a Rubik’s cube are transformed in front of the viewer's eyes
by Raluca Anghel, November 29th, 2012
Here Are Some Quick Tips for Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition

Here Are Some Quick Tips for Baldur’s Gate Enhanced Edition

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 29th, 2012
Always have a hand on the Spacebar for a quick pause
 

Seidon 120M All-in-One Liquid Cooler Launched by Cooler Master

This is one item that won't have buyers pulling their hairs out
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
Mod Use Is Ban Reason in Planetside 2

Mod Use Is Ban Reason in Planetside 2

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 29th, 2012
The developers want nothing to interfere with game experience
 

Women Prefer Thin Over Macho, Study Shows

Masculinity is less related to attractiveness and health than previously thought
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

Hindu Devotees Bathe in Foaming Industrial Waste – Photo Gallery

It may look like fresh snow, yet this river “icing” is actually highly toxic
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Scientists Successfully 3D Print a Motion Sensing Glove

The gadget was created in a single, unbroken run of the Bits from Bytes BFB3000
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
Chrome Blocks 94 Percent of Phishing Attacks, Firefox 90 Percent, Study Finds

Chrome Blocks 94 Percent of Phishing Attacks, Firefox 90 Percent, Study Finds

by Lucian Parfeni, November 29th, 2012
All browsers perform radically better than just three years ago
 

DashDrive Durable UD310 – a Water-Resistant ADATA Flash Drive

It comes in 8, 16 and 32 GB capacities but it is a bit slow
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

From Blood Red to Neon Blue: Australian Beaches Start Glowing

The algae which first made these waters red are now making them neon blue
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Khloe Kardashian Tells Ellen the Truth About Christmas Card

They’re not always together, sometimes Photoshop is used to make them appear so
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
 

Birth of New Alien Planets Detected Around Distant Star

Non-spherical particles gathering suggests the formation of a baby planet
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
Xbox 360 Is Undercutting Wii U Sales in the Short Term

Xbox 360 Is Undercutting Wii U Sales in the Short Term

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 29th, 2012
The Nintendo device will gain the upper hand in 2013
 

Samsung Galaxy Note II Now Available at Verizon

The handset brings a 5.5-inch screen to the carrier’s 4G LTE network
by Ionut Arghire, November 29th, 2012
CFEngine Community Edition 3.4 Adds XML Editing

CFEngine Community Edition 3.4 Adds XML Editing

by Silviu Stahie, November 29th, 2012
The latest version of the CFEngine Community Edition can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Nikki Sixx Is Engaged to Courtney Bingham

Rocker proposes with massive 6-carat diamond ring, she says yes
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
 

Bacon-Flavored Shaving Cream Invented by J&D Foods

The product is a limited edition one, for those who want to feel exquisite: hurry!
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

Time Warner Wants Apple to Make a Television Set

CEO Jeff Bewkes hopes Apple will eventually release the much rumored device
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
AMD E1-1500 APU in the Works, E2-2000 Also Coming

AMD E1-1500 APU in the Works, E2-2000 Also Coming

by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
Both of them have a TDP of 18 Watts and two x86 cores
 

Birds Tortured to Make Warm and Pricey Winter Coats

Workers in the down industry sometimes pluck the birds while they are still alive
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Prehistoric Skeletons Show First Sicilians Weren't Seafood Lovers

Mediterranean Sea wasn't much of a food provider for prehistoric humans
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

“Pacific Rim” Viral Campaign Kicks Off with Two Videos

Guillermo del Toro’s film will have aliens, robots, mayhem, destruction
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
 

Photo of Cop Giving Boots to a Barefoot Man Goes Viral

Officer Lawrence DePrimo stopped to buy a pair of boots to a stranger
by Raluca Anghel, November 29th, 2012
Wireshark 1.8.4 Officially Released with Numerous Fixes

Wireshark 1.8.4 Officially Released with Numerous Fixes

by Silviu Stahie, November 29th, 2012
The latest version of Wireshark can be downloaded from Softpedia
 

Jill Kelley Defends Herself, Claims She Is the Victim in the Petraeus Scandal

Negative attention brought about the removal of her honorary consul for South Korea title
by Raluca Anghel, November 29th, 2012
 

US Candidate for Secretary of State Has Big Money in Tar Sands

Susan Rice’s investments in oil companies might foster conflicts of interest, some say
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
PS Plus December Update Brings Free Batman: Arkham City, Limbo, Vanquish

PS Plus December Update Brings Free Batman: Arkham City, Limbo, Vanquish

by Andrei Dobra, November 29th, 2012
Lots of free games coming to PS3 and PS Vita owners with Plus subscriptions
 

Microsoft Security Essentials Fails AV-Test, Loses Certification

Microsoft’s anti-virus is the only free solution that failed to get the certification
by Bogdan Popa, November 29th, 2012
 

Microsoft Is Here to “Sell, Sell, Sell” – Steve Ballmer

Company CEO claims Microsoft’s Stores sell products that help Microsoft make money
by Bogdan Popa, November 29th, 2012
NASA Searches New Use for Former Space Telescopes

NASA Searches New Use for Former Space Telescopes

by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
Scientists were asked to propose novel ideas for the use of the two telescopes
 

30% Price Cuts Sought for Notebook Components in 2013

Overall costs should drop by 20-30%, or at least ODMs hope so
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

OS X 10.8.3 to Fix Screen Flickering on 2012 Macs

Intel acknowledges graphics glitches, tells Apple to process the patch
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
 

Bus Crashes into House in New York, Kills 6-Year-Old Boy

The driver swerved out of control while trying to avoid injuring a jaywalker
by Raluca Anghel, November 29th, 2012
 

Bobbi Kristina Brown Totals Camaro in Horrific Crash

Whitney Houston’s daughter involved in another accident, as engagement ends
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Forza Horizon December Car Pack Brings Halo-Themed Raptor, Six Other Cars

Forza Horizon December Car Pack Brings Halo-Themed Raptor, Six Other Cars

by Andrei Dobra, November 29th, 2012
A Ferrari, an Aston Martin, a McLaren, an AMC, a Ford, and a Hummer join the game
 

Sharp Pleading for Help from US Companies

It is offering shares in exchange for an investment
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

Spectacular Saturn Vortex Spotted by NASA

The storm was similar to the earthly Hurricane sandy, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

Kanye West Deposed in Kim Kardashian Divorce

Kris Humphries is “dragging his feet,” Kim’s attorney is none too pleased about it
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Roadkill Couture: Dead Animals Turned into Outfits by Innovative Artist

Roadkill Couture: Dead Animals Turned into Outfits by Innovative Artist

by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
The animals used to make these clothes were all “ethically sourced,” Jess Eaton says
 

Study on International Trade in Python Skins Shows Concerning Situation

Authorities are worried about the legality of the trade and the pythons' welfare
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

Scott Forstall “Got what He Deserved” Says Ex Apple Staffer

Tony Fadell also had occasional run-ins with Forstall, reports say
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
Eco-Friendly and Cheap LCD Monitor Launched by NEC

Eco-Friendly and Cheap LCD Monitor Launched by NEC

by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
It is, or will be, available in both black and white
 

Woman Grows Beard for Cancer Awareness, Improved Self-Esteem

36-year-old Siobhain Fletcher has already raised a lot of money on the Movember website
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
 

Largest Black Hole Blast Discovered: Link to Cosmological Mystery Solving

Distant quasar might reveal the origins and mechanisms of the galaxies, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
 

Control Which HDD Is Active in a PC with This Power Switch

Those who don't mind a few extra cables may want to try this out
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
Grand Theft Auto IV and Its Expansions Get Discounts on PAL PS Store

Grand Theft Auto IV and Its Expansions Get Discounts on PAL PS Store

by Andrei Dobra, November 29th, 2012
Play the most recent GTA games before the release of Grand Theft Auto IV
 

Windows Boss Confirms the PC Industry Disappoints Microsoft

The lack of Windows 8 devices is not at all pleasing the Redmond-based technology firm
by Bogdan Popa, November 29th, 2012
 

Watch: Swiss Shepherd Adopts, Nurses Orphaned Tiger Cubs

The cubs were born in mid-November in Russia, their mother abandoned them
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Jessica Simpson Is Pregnant with Her Second Child

Star and fiancé Eric Johnson are already getting ready to add another member to the fam
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Intel 2013 CPU Roadmap Updated

Intel 2013 CPU Roadmap Updated

by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
Some chips will disappear by year's end, mostly Sandy Bridge models
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Watch: Woman Bursts Out Crying After Realizing Climate Change Is Real

The “Chasing Ice” documentary changed this 59-year-old’s life forever
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
 

Apple Breaks Ground on Santa Clara Campus

Two custom six-story buildings that will house 1,200 employees
by Filip Truta, November 29th, 2012
 

Neolithic Cave Might Have Inspired Myth of Hades

Giant cathedral-like Greek cave entices scientists for decades
by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
Galaxy Note Tastes Leaked Android 4.1.2 Test Build

Galaxy Note Tastes Leaked Android 4.1.2 Test Build

by Ionut Arghire, November 29th, 2012
It works just fine, but lacks the S Pen capabilities
 

Download Adobe Photoshop Touch for Android 1.4.1

With an optimized user interface for 7-inch Android tablets
by Ionut Arghire, November 29th, 2012
 

Remember Me's Nilin Goes Against the While Male Hero Stereotype

The mixed-race young woman can handle herself in all sorts of situations
by Andrei Dobra, November 29th, 2012
 

Steve Ballmer: People Get Windows 8 and Like It

Microsoft CEO talked about Windows 8 during the company’s annual shareholders meeting
by Bogdan Popa, November 29th, 2012
 

BP Oil Banned from New Government Contracts

The company has the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico to thank for this
by Laura Sinpetru, November 29th, 2012
5 Things to Know About Gay Conversion Therapy

5 Things to Know About Gay Conversion Therapy

by Cristina Macari, November 29th, 2012
The therapy is both inefficient and unnecessary, scientists prove
AMD Temash APUs Set for CES 2013 Demo
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AMD Temash APUs Set for CES 2013 Demo

The next-generation accelerated processing units will join the Z-60 soon
by Sebastian Pop, November 29th, 2012
 

Zig Ziglar Dies

Motivational speaker who inspired millions has passed away, aged 86
by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Demi Moore’s New Boyfriend Is 26 Years Old

Demi Moore’s New Boyfriend Is 26 Years Old

by Elena Gorgan, November 29th, 2012
Star has been quietly dating Vito Schnabel, says unconfirmed report