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About 57 articles found for 29 December 2012:

 

Worst Movies of 2012

“Piranha 3DD” gets tops honors from Schmoes Know critics
by Elena Gorgan, December 30th, 2012
 

Most Anticipated Movies of 2013

“Star Trek,” “Hunger Games,” superheroes will probably rule the box office
by Elena Gorgan, December 30th, 2012
 

Linus Torvalds Destroys a Linux Kernel Maintainer on the Official Mailing List

The father of the Linux kernel is making some house cleaning before the year's end
by Silviu Stahie, December 29th, 2012
 

Weekend Reading: The Case for Impending Industry Disaster

Next-gen consoles and the Wii U are just the start of the decline
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 29th, 2012
Weekend Reading: 2012 Was Great for Games and Gamers

Weekend Reading: 2012 Was Great for Games and Gamers

by Andrei Dobra, December 29th, 2012
From impressive games, to big controversies and huge victories, 2012 had it all
 

Mercury's Peculiar One and a Half Day Year

Because it's so close to the sun, Mercury spins very slowly
by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
 

Most Annoying Songs of 2012

Sometimes, overexposure can become really irritating
by Elena Gorgan, December 29th, 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

Viral of the Day: Charlie the Unicorn Is Back

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

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

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

by Lucian Parfeni, December 29th, 2012
Facebook built Poke in 12 days and it shows, Snapchat doesn't have that excuse
 

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

Kickboxer and martial arts expert Jesse Finney managed not to hurt the robber
by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
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
Council on Foreign Relations Site Hosted Malicious Content Since December 21

Council on Foreign Relations Site Hosted Malicious Content Since December 21

by Eduard Kovacs, December 29th, 2012
English, Korean, Russian, Japanese and Chinese speaking users were targeted
 

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 Haswell CPUs Will Have Integrated Voltage Regulators

Intel Haswell CPUs Will Have Integrated Voltage Regulators

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

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
 

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
Artist in Warsow Puts Up Praying Hitler Statue in Former Ghetto

Artist in Warsow Puts Up Praying Hitler Statue in Former Ghetto

by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
The statue is part of a modern art exhibit, and it is ominously titled “Him”
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
Emma Stone Welcomes Puppy in Her Life

Emma Stone Welcomes Puppy in Her Life

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

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

Adults that fail to pay a visit to their elderly parents can be sued
by Raluca Anghel, December 29th, 2012
Microsoft Bans Windows 8 Complaints Application

Microsoft Bans Windows 8 Complaints Application

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

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

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

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

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

by Laura Sinpetru, December 29th, 2012
The 60-year-old woman merely wanted a dental implant, got more than she bargained for
 

Yoko Ono Blames Paul McCartney for Beatles “Divorce”

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