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About 135 articles found for 30 November 2012:

 

Parted Magic 2012_11_30 Features Firefox 17

It also incorporates GRUB 2.00 and Linux kernel 3.6.8
by Marius Nestor, December 1st, 2012
 

New Kernel Vulnerabilities Affect Four Ubuntu OSes

All Ubuntu users are urged to upgrade their systems immediately!
by Marius Nestor, December 1st, 2012
 

Ron Gilbert Says Walking Dead Shows How Adventure Games Can Succeed

The developer wants a good performance for his own The Cave
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 30th, 2012
EndWeekGame: November 30

EndWeekGame: November 30

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 30th, 2012
Playing Far Cry 3, Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition, Mass Effect 3 and FM 2013
 

Khronos OpenCL 1.2 Specification Receives Major Update

The Khronos Group announces core revisions to the cross-platform standard
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
 

New Sapphire Vapor-X CPU Cooler Revealed

It supports both Intel and AMD central processing units
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
 

Capture and Annotate Images in a Snap

Skitch is a slick and easy to use tool to snapshot and annotate images
by Octav Fedor, November 30th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Charlie Chaplin Gets Autotuned, Sounds Awesome

Viral of the Day: Charlie Chaplin Gets Autotuned, Sounds Awesome

by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
If will.i.am had a brother, he would probably sound like this
 

Customers Disgruntled over iTunes 11 – Album Art Sidebar Gone

The visual changes in the new iTunes are not appreciated by everyone
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
 

No Difference Between Store-Bought and $7 (€5.5) Starbucks Coffee

Starbucks fails to impress with its new Costa Rica Finca Palmilera range
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
 

Microsoft Patents the Windows 8 Picture Password

The Redmond-based technology company has filed a patent for the new authentication method
by Bogdan Popa, November 30th, 2012
 

Sony Xperia T Now Available at Videotron

The smartphone can be purchased for $550/€425 outright
by Cosmin Vasile, November 30th, 2012
Man Offers Bald Head as Advertising Space, for $320 (€246) a Day

Man Offers Bald Head as Advertising Space, for $320 (€246) a Day

by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
Brandon walks around with camera crews and attractive assistants to market the logo
 

Nokia Too Is Working on Smartphones with Flexible Displays

Samsung is expected to be the first to bring such handsets to shelves
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
 

[Updated] Linux Ultrabook Launched by Dell, XPS 13 Developer Edition

It is about $50 more expensive than the Windows model (38-50 Euro)
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
 

Win Two Tickets to the F1 Grand Prix by Racing on Your iPhone

Choose from F1 RB8, Camaro SS and Hyundai Genesis Coupe Red Bull Editions
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Isn't Selling That Well, Analysts Say

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Isn't Selling That Well, Analysts Say

by Andrei Dobra, November 30th, 2012
Lower review scores and its launch right after Halo 4 means low sales figures
 

Introverts are Not Shy – Video Animation

A thought-provoking video conveys a deep reading into human behavior
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
 

Best at the 2012 National Beard Championship in Las Vegas

Find out how the “wings of destiny” beard style translates
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
Verizon Approves Jelly Bean for DROID RAZR HD / RAZR MAXX HD

Verizon Approves Jelly Bean for DROID RAZR HD / RAZR MAXX HD

by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
The update will bring along additional improvements as well
 

Taylor Swift Is Obsessed with Harry Styles, He Not So Much with Her

One Direction heartthrob is “creeped out” by her, wants out of the romance
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

Green Tip: Bring Your Own Bike Lane When Going Cycling

Batter-powered laser light makes it safer for you to ride your bike
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Jessica Simpson Will Marry Before Birth of Second Child

Report says wedding was scheduled for December, has been pushed back
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

Picture of the Day: Rescued Cat and Rabbit Are Best Friends

The two animals could not care less that they belong to different species
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
Samsung ATIV S Postponed in Canada, Now Arriving in Mid-December

Samsung ATIV S Postponed in Canada, Now Arriving in Mid-December

by Cosmin Vasile, November 30th, 2012
The smartphone was initially slated for a November release
Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack DLC Out on December 10, Gets Official Details
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Halo 4: Crimson Map Pack DLC Out on December 10, Gets Official Details

Three new maps plus a bonus game mode are coming to the first-person shooter
by Andrei Dobra, November 30th, 2012
 

Parsi Community Wants Vultures to Feed on Their Dead

The people hope these scavengers will once again roam one of their sacred sites
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

AMD's Socket AM3 CPUs Will Still Be Around After 2013

Anyone thinking FM1/FM2/AM3+ will completely take over are in for a surprise
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Linux Mint 14.1 Released, Fixes Major Bugs

Linux Mint 14.1 Released, Fixes Major Bugs

by Silviu Stahie, November 30th, 2012
Download the latest Linux Mint distribution from Softpedia
 

Microzap: New Technology Keeps Bread Fresh for 60 Days

Not wasting food just got a heck lot easier, most people agree
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

BPI Demands British Pirate Party Shut Down Pirate Bay Proxy

The UK Pirate Party won't close what has become one of the biggest sites in the country
by Lucian Parfeni, November 30th, 2012
 

Nokia Releases PhotoBeamer App for Lumia 920 and Lumia 820

Provides users with the possibility to easily view their photos on larger screens
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
 

iPhone 5S May Not Employ a New A-Series Chip

The existing A6/A6X SoCs will have to do if rumors about Samsung are correct
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
Stephen Baldwin Is Convinced His Faith Destroyed His Movie Career

Stephen Baldwin Is Convinced His Faith Destroyed His Movie Career

by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Actor-director talks about Angus T. Jones, says Hollywood and religion don’t match
 

Steven Tyler Apologizes to Nicki Minaj

Former American Idol judge says he’s no racist, wants Nicki to know that
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Unicorn Lair Found in North Korea

Unicorn Lair Found in North Korea

by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
This might just be the coolest archaeological find ever
 

How “Looper” Should Have Ended

Time traveling sure can be confusing, but no one has to die
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

CUER Solar-Powered Car Gets Unveiled

The vehicle is to compete in the 2013 World Solar Challenge
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Raspberry Pi Model A Complete, Shipping Now

It has lower specs than the Model B, but is $10 cheaper (7.68-10 Euro)
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Dual-SIM Acer Liquid Z110 Up for Sale in the UK for £110/€135/$175

Dual-SIM Acer Liquid Z110 Up for Sale in the UK for £110/€135/$175

by Cosmin Vasile, November 30th, 2012
The smartphone is powered by Android 2.3 Gingerbread platform
 

“Tiger Nanny” Eats, Plays, Sleeps with 4-Year-Old Bengal Tiger

The big cat is hardly aware of its friend's fragility, sometimes injures him
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

AMD: Today's CPU Technology Will Be Around Even 30 Years from Now

The x86 architecture isn't about to crash and burn any time soon
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Florida Lotto Winner Murder Trial Begins, Jury Selected

Florida Lotto Winner Murder Trial Begins, Jury Selected

by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
Dorice "DeeDee" Moore is accused of first-degree murder in the Abraham Shakespeare case
 

Nokia Publishes the Official Video of November 28 deadmau5 Show

The launch of Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 was celebrated with an audio-visual experience
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
 

Nintendo Plans 3D Mario and Zelda for the Wii U

The consoles also need support from third-party publishers
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 30th, 2012
 

Fracking Makes Livestock Fall Ill

Report links hydraulic fracturing to food animals' getting sick
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
Opera Mini and Opera Mobile Top 215 Million Users

Opera Mini and Opera Mobile Top 215 Million Users

by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
Over 194 million of them were using Opera Mini in October
 

Alec Baldwin Thrashes the Post for Siding with Stalker / Alleged Lover

Genevieve Sabourin talks to the publication, actor blows a fuse on Twitter
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

Windows 8 Usage Reaches Record High

New data shows that Windows 8 increases its market share in the US
by Bogdan Popa, November 30th, 2012
 

Man Posting Racy Datsun Ad on eBay Admits Model Is Not His Daughter

Kim Ridley posted photos of a woman posing in several provocative positions, by the car
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
 

DNA LEGO Bricks Construct a Tiny Spacecraft

A nature simulating process of creating objects out of tiny particles succeeds
by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
 

Museum of Modern Art Launches 40 Strong Video Games Exhibition

Pac-Ma, Tetris and Dwarf Fortress are part of the first batch
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 30th, 2012
NBA Star Andrew Bynum Sues Neighbors, They Sue Back

NBA Star Andrew Bynum Sues Neighbors, They Sue Back

by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Ex-Laker says neighbors are racists, they argue he’s too much of a rockstar
2012 iMacs Go on Sale, Order One While Supplies Last
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2012 iMacs Go on Sale, Order One While Supplies Last

Apple now taking orders for 21.5-inch and 27-inch iMac (Late 2012) models
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
 

Notebook Makers Banking on Touchscreens in 2013

The hope is that the new feature will offset the drop in consumer interest
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Secret Santa Showers Superstorm Sandy Survivors with $100 (€76) Bills

Secret Santa Showers Superstorm Sandy Survivors with $100 (€76) Bills

by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
An anonymous benefactor is performing random acts of kindness in NY and NJ
 

Hugh Jackman to Reprise Wolverine Part in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

With Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart back, chances are high Jackman too will return
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

Spotlight: iLumi LED Bulbs Are Smartphone-Controlled, Last 20 Years

The bulbs display millions of colors and are incredibly bright
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
Nineteenth-Century Warship Remains Discovered Near Israel

Nineteenth-Century Warship Remains Discovered Near Israel

by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
A much older ancient Greek port might be lying beneath the wrecks, scientists suspect
 

China Is the King and Queen of Illegal Logging

This country is the world's largest importer, exporter and consumer of illegal timber
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Ronald Post: Obese Death Row Inmate Proclaims Innocence

Post claims he intended to rob the inn where the victim worked, but reconsidered
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
 

Virtual Brain Made Functional by Canadian Scientists

Simulating the real neurons' functioning, Spaun can learn things and use them "wisely"
by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
64GB Samsung Galaxy S III Canceled in the UK

64GB Samsung Galaxy S III Canceled in the UK

by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
Online retailer Clove confirms that the smartphone won’t be launched
 

Woman Disfigured in Chimp Attack Gets $4M (€3M) Settlement

Charla Nash lost her eyesight and both hands, and was forced to undergo a face transplant
by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
 

270 Tonnes of Poisoned Bait to Be Dropped on South Georgia

The goal is to rid the island of brown rats, protect local wildlife
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Apple Plugs Security Holes in ATV2 and ATV3 Software

Two vulnerabilities patched with the help of prominent security researchers
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
 

OpenELEC 3.0 Beta 2 Released with Further Improvements

The developers are on a roll and are releasing one version after another
by Silviu Stahie, November 30th, 2012
 

Taylor Swift Is Not Eating, Scared Senseless of One Direction Death Threats

Report says she’s “shaken up” by fans’ reaction to dating Harry Styles
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Developer Wants Feedback on Hardcore Playlists

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Developer Wants Feedback on Hardcore Playlists

by Andrei Dobra, November 30th, 2012
Treyarch doesn't want Hardcore fans to be split up across different playlists
 

Cellphone Use Is Socially Contagious, Scientists Warn

Cellphone use linked to social inclusion among young people
by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
 

Microsoft Asked to Remove Goblin Virus from 25,000 Computers

The Lake Washington School District has found the virus in its network
by Bogdan Popa, November 30th, 2012
 

Nokia Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 on Pre-Order in Indonesia

Reservations will run from December 1 to December 16
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
 

UK Debuts Amphibious Home

This house rises with the water, can hold its ground during floods
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Gary Dourdan Pleads No Contest in Domestic Violence Case

Former “CSI” star is sentenced to 5 years of formal probation for beating his girlfriend
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Sony XBR 4K, a Superpowered, Super-Priced UHD TV

Sony XBR 4K, a Superpowered, Super-Priced UHD TV

by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Those who can afford it will get Xperia Tablet S, a media server and free UHD movies
 

Water Ice Discovered on Mercury

Signs of organic material on the planets' surface suggest the possibility of life
by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
 

Over 80 Puppies Found Stuffed in Buckets, Struggling to Breathe

Authorities seize the animals, man and woman are arrested for trafficking them
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Nook Devices Help B&N Earn $2 Billion (1.53 Billion Euro)

Sales of tablets and e-readers prove highly beneficial
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
Microsoft Releases Disclaimer to Show Real Surface Storage Space

Microsoft Releases Disclaimer to Show Real Surface Storage Space

by Bogdan Popa, November 30th, 2012
The company has published a disclaimer on the official Surface website
 

There’s No High Demand for Lumia 920, Deutsche Bank Says

Analysts suggest that Nokia faces low stock and poor demand
by Ionut Arghire, November 30th, 2012
Gilda Radner Cancer Club to Change Name, Uproar Ensues

Gilda Radner Cancer Club to Change Name, Uproar Ensues

by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
Gilda’s Club in Madison will be called Cancer Support Community Southwest Wisconsin
 

Respected Cooler Maker Scythe Shuts Down for Unknown Reasons

The websites are still online, but that probably won't last long
by Sebastian Pop, November 30th, 2012
 

Four-Century-Old Playing Cards Unveil Royal Secret

Made of gold and silver, the cards are believed to have belonged to royalty
by Cristina Macari, November 30th, 2012
 

Microsoft Surface Pro Battery to Last Only 4 Hours

The upcoming tablet with Windows 8 Pro will have about half the battery life of Surface RT
by Bogdan Popa, November 30th, 2012
Parents Allow 5 Kids, 18 Cats in Back of Moving Van, Get Arrested

Parents Allow 5 Kids, 18 Cats in Back of Moving Van, Get Arrested

by Raluca Anghel, November 30th, 2012
David and Rebecca Detjen were moving to California
 

Zara Agrees to “Detox Fashion,” Put Contaminated Clothes Behind It

Following an aggressive campaign led by Greenpeace, the clothing retailer goes eco
by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
 

Apple Launches Unlocked iPhone 5

Customers in North America can now have the handset shipped in 1 week
by Filip Truta, November 30th, 2012
Spotlight: Poo-Powered Robot Eats Wastewater, Then Goes to the Bathroom

Spotlight: Poo-Powered Robot Eats Wastewater, Then Goes to the Bathroom

by Laura Sinpetru, November 30th, 2012
This robot takes in organic waste, uses it to make electricity and later gets rid of it
 

Obese Death Row Inmate Says He’s Too Fat to Die, Is Denied

Ronald Post weighs over 400 pounds (181.4 kg), is scheduled for execution in January
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012
 

Hector Camacho Funeral Brawl: Several Catfights Break Out

Women in late boxer’s life get physical, extremely feisty on second day of wake
by Elena Gorgan, November 30th, 2012