Softpedia News Calendar

About 127 articles found for 30 January 2013:

 

Activision Explains Why It Uses Region Locking

Companies need to make sure content is suited for each market
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
Dead Space 3 PC Port Means All Versions Are Equal

Dead Space 3 PC Port Means All Versions Are Equal

by Andrei Dobra, January 30th, 2013
Visceral tried to make the game feel the same across the PC and consoles
 

PETA Slams Iran's Space Program, Says It's from the 1960s Space Race Era

Members of this organization were taken aback by pictures of Iran's space monkey
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

Couple Risks Jail Time for Nursing Injured Deer Back to Health

Authorities say Jeff and Jennifer Counceller are guilty of illegally harboring the animal
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Photo of the Day: Animal Services Employee Cradles Rescued Pit Bull

Photo of the Day: Animal Services Employee Cradles Rescued Pit Bull

by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
26 pit bulls used in dog fights have been rescued in Florida
 

Satellite Image of the Entire UK Blanketed by Snow

There's rarely any snow in the UK, let alone covering most of the country
by Lucian Parfeni, January 30th, 2013
ooVoo Video Calling Arrives in BlackBerry 10

ooVoo Video Calling Arrives in BlackBerry 10

by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
The service will enjoy tight integration with BlackBerry 10 core functionality
 

Vampire Baby Dolls Are the New Trend in Movie-Inspired Toys

The Twisted Bean Stalk Nursery creates vampire, zombie and Avatar-inspired baby dolls
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

7-Year-Old Cuffed, Interrogated by Police for 10 Hours

Innocent kid was held in custody over $5 (€3,69) dispute, his family claims
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

10% of All Monitors Will Have Touchscreens by the End of 2013

This will happen primarily due to Windows 8 and its ARM variant, Windows RT
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Oscars 2013: Barbra Streisand Will Perform

Star will return to the stage for the Oscarcast after 36 years
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
White BlackBerry Z10 Exclusive to Verizon at $199.99

White BlackBerry Z10 Exclusive to Verizon at $199.99

by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
Both BlackBerry Z10 and BlackBerry Q10 will arrive at Verizon
 

“Justice League” Movie Depends Entirely on “Man of Steel”

New franchise won’t be made if Superman flick flops, says studio boss
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Incident Response Is Only the First Step in Proactive Threat Mitigation, Experts Say

Incident Response Is Only the First Step in Proactive Threat Mitigation, Experts Say

by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
Solutionary has published an interesting advisory
 

Megan Fox Is Done with Acting, Quits

Star talks to Marie Claire about the joys of motherhood, says that’s what matters most
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Jetway Out with AMD R-Series Embedded Mini-ITX Motherboard

It goes to show that Advanced Micro Devices really is serious about this segment
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
PvP Progression Detailed for The Elder Scrolls Online

PvP Progression Detailed for The Elder Scrolls Online

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
The MMO will include battles for up to 2,000 players
 

Billionaire Sells Canned Fresh Air to People in China

Human society simply must start taking better care of the environment, Chen Guangbiao says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

Autonomous Flying Drones Created to Record Races

Lehmann Aviation has introduced the LA100 UAV drone made of carbon fiber
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Facebook Scam Alert: We Are Giving Away UGG Boots to All Users

Cybercriminals are trying to trick users into installing a rogue browser extension
by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
iOS 6.1 Software Update Fails to Install, Deletes Data on Some iDevices

iOS 6.1 Software Update Fails to Install, Deletes Data on Some iDevices

by Filip Truta, January 30th, 2013
Customers continue to report issues with the iOS 6.1 update from Apple
 

France Announces Illumination Ban Meant to Save Energy, Reduce Light Pollution

The ban is set to come into effect later this year, targets non-residential properties
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

RIM’s BlackBerry 10 Launch Event Live Coverage

The company is expected to launch two new smartphones, the Z10 and N10
by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013
 

South Korea Succeeds in Putting Satellite into Orbit for the First Time

Only weeks after North Korea did the same, intensifying the space race between countries
by Lucian Parfeni, January 30th, 2013
 

AMD Expects Embedded Chips to Supply 20% of Revenues

This year, the company hopes its change in focus will yield results
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Teenage Girl Comes Out to Her Parents, Uses a Cake to Send the Message

Teenage Girl Comes Out to Her Parents, Uses a Cake to Send the Message

by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
The 15-year-old used icing to confess what she couldn't say in person
 

Cubical Aluminum Cases from Abee Ready to House Small PCs

There are two of them, one for mini-ITX and one for micro-ATX motherboards
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Ammo Flash Drive from Strontium Is Plated with 24 Karat Gold

Ammo Flash Drive from Strontium Is Plated with 24 Karat Gold

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
A storage device for the rich that want to feel and look that way all the time
 

flareGet 1.3-5 Review

Simply put, this is one of the best download managers for Linux and it could be better
by Silviu Stahie, January 30th, 2013
 

US Minesweeper Stuck in the Philippines Will Be Cut into Pieces

Authorities hope this measure will help prevent any further damage to the coral reefs
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
 

Watch: Rescued Fox Lives with Dogs, Thinks It's One of Them

The people who rescued Roxy found it dangling off a bridge with a rope around her neck
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Man Breaks Record, Conquers World's Biggest Wave Ever at 100 Ft (30 M)

Man Breaks Record, Conquers World's Biggest Wave Ever at 100 Ft (30 M)

by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
Surfer Garrett McNamara also set the previous world record
 

Hulk Hogan Causes Outrage with Photo of Daughter’s Legs

Brooke works out a lot to stay in such a great shape, her dad is “proud”
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Manly Men Have a More Active Love Life Than Others

Manly Men Have a More Active Love Life Than Others

by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Study finds two people's love life is influenced by traditional gender roles
 

Taco Bell Commercial Insults Fruits and Vegetables, Gets Pulled

The commercial poked fun at a healthy life style, caused quite a controversy
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Enemy Unknown Creator Wanted to Reboot X-COM in 2003

Enemy Unknown Creator Wanted to Reboot X-COM in 2003

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
The project would have probably been a disaster because of limited experience
 

Cisco to Acquire Prague-Based Cognitive Security

The acquisition will take place in the third quarter of the 2013 fiscal year
by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
Hackers Use Brazilian Nightclub Fire to Spread Trojan Horse

Hackers Use Brazilian Nightclub Fire to Spread Trojan Horse

by Eduard Kovacs, January 30th, 2013
Victims are promised a video of the incident at the Santa Maria nightclub
 

Fujifilm Launches 9 New FinePix Cameras

Six are bridge cameras, the others are point-and-shoot and/or compact
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Ashley Judd Splits from Husband Dario Franchitti

Couple release joint statement about the demise of the 12-year marriage
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Spice Stellar Pinnacle Mi-530 Officially Introduced in India

Spice Stellar Pinnacle Mi-530 Officially Introduced in India

by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013
The smartphone will be available beginning January 31 for $260/€195
 

Alec Baldwin and Wife Stay Mum on Pregnancy Rumors

Hilaria Thomas is carrying the couple’s first child, reports online say
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Prince of Persia Needs Time to Rest and Breathe, Says Developer

The game might return with a new approach and a new development team
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
 

Kimberly McCarthy: Rare Female Execution Halted, Postponed Until April

McCarthy 's defense team will try to prove she was discriminated against by a white jury
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

Fatal Gas Leak Gets Samsung Fined $1000 / 740 Euro

The company gets a slap on the wrist for not reporting it on time
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
Dark Souls 2 Will Be More Accessible, Says Game Director

Dark Souls 2 Will Be More Accessible, Says Game Director

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
New players will have all the information they need about the game mechanics
 

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3, 10-Inch Tablet Confirmed in AnTuTu Benchmark

The score and looks suggest similarities with the Google Nexus 10
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Giant Sinkhole Swallows Whole Apartment Building in China

300 people have been evacuated from the area as a facility disappeared into the ground
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
Rugged Photo Camera Optio WG-3 Launched by Pentax

Rugged Photo Camera Optio WG-3 Launched by Pentax

by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
It will ship from April 2013 and will be accompanied by the WG-10
 

Borderlands 2 Hot Fix Now Available on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360

A few urgent changes have been made to the game until the launch of the next update
by Andrei Dobra, January 30th, 2013
 

ESPN Anchors Bad-Mouth Tim Tebow on Air

Hannah Storm and Mark Schlereth have no idea that their conversation isn’t a private one
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Watch: Stephen Colbert Talks Climate Change, Says We Should All “Get Used to It”

Our kids have no need for a “habitable planet,” Stephen Colbert says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Jason London Arrested in Bar Fight, Soils His Pants in Police Car

Jason London Arrested in Bar Fight, Soils His Pants in Police Car

by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Actor gets beaten up, is busted for disorderly conduct and assault
 

Samsung Request for New Trial Denied, Did Infringe Apple Patents, Though Unwillingly

The US Judge in charge of the case says that the infringement cannot be considered willful
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Victims of 1985 Terrorist Attacks Awarded $1 Billion (€741 Million) Each

Rome and Vienna airport attacks' survivors are entitled to damages, a judge rules
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

Picture of the Day: Headless Penguins Strike a Pose

The animals do have heads, yet don't want to be photographed with them
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
China's Coal Consumption Rivals That of the World

China's Coal Consumption Rivals That of the World

by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
The country burns almost as much coal as the rest of the world combined
 

This USB Cable Lets Smartphones Screens Be Controlled via PCs

No longer is remote assistance possible only from PC to PC
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

Obsidian Reveals Pantheon for Project Eternity

The developers also talk about the creation process for one major deity
by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
 

Casey Anthony Gives First TV Interview Since Murder Trial

Anthony refuses to talk about trial, only takes questions on the bankruptcy filing
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
 

Sea Shepherd Intercepts Japanese Poachers, Not One Whale Is Killed

Operation Zero Tolerance is going according to plan, the organization says
by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
Surface Pro 64GB Comes with 23GB of Free Storage

Surface Pro 64GB Comes with 23GB of Free Storage

by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
The other 41GB are reserved for Windows 8’s install, built-in apps and recovery partition
 

XBMC Media Center 12 Final Released, Features Raspberry Pi and Android Support

The distribution also comes with HTML Live Streaming support, among tons of other features
by Silviu Stahie, January 30th, 2013
 

Lindsay Lohan Is Too Sick to Be in Court, Not to Shop

Actress claims she’s got upper respiratory infection, pictures prove otherwise
by Elena Gorgan, January 30th, 2013
Cats Kill Billions of Birds, Other Animals on a Yearly Basis

Cats Kill Billions of Birds, Other Animals on a Yearly Basis

by Laura Sinpetru, January 30th, 2013
These otherwise adorable companions constitute a major threat to wildlife
Quad-Core FX-4130 Vishera CPU Launched by AMD
hot
 

Quad-Core FX-4130 Vishera CPU Launched by AMD

The chip has two Piledriver modules and a price of $99.99 / 74.13-99.99 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, January 30th, 2013
 

White Nexus 4 Allegedly Emerges in Leaked Photo

No specific info on when it might arrive on shelves has been provided
by Ionut Arghire, January 30th, 2013
 

Instagram's Cat with Eyebrows Looks a Little Worried

Sam, the kitty, has its own handle and prides itself with its facial hair
by Raluca Anghel, January 30th, 2013
 

AT&T Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 for Nokia Lumia 900 Arrives on January 30

An internal memo of the carrier mentions the update will be available later today
by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013
Crytek Wants to Involve Fans in Homefront 2 Development

Crytek Wants to Involve Fans in Homefront 2 Development

by Andrei Dumitrescu, January 30th, 2013
The game creation process was not affected by THQ auction
 

Huawei Ascend G330 Officially Introduced in India

The smartphone ships with Android 4.0.4 ICS platform onboard
by Cosmin Vasile, January 30th, 2013