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About 133 articles found for 5 November 2012:

 

Dreamfall Chapters Will Use Kickstarter Funding

The game is a direct sequel to The Longest Journey
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 5th, 2012
Professionals Lured to Scams with “Who’s Who” Publication Promises

Professionals Lured to Scams with “Who’s Who” Publication Promises

by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
Some scammers prefer targeted attacks to ones aimed at the masses
 

Download TeamViewer for Remote Control iOS 8.0

Fully optimized for all Windows 8 native gestures and touch capabilities
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
 

Pacemaker Gets Electricity from the Heart, Needs No Batteries

This experimental device turns the beatings of one's heart into electricity
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
 

McDonald’s Gift Card Scam Advertises Rogue Facebook App

Users are tricked into participating in shady surveys
by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
 

Experts Warn Botox at an Early Age Could Make You Look Older

There’s a new beauty trend around and younger women are jumping on the bandwagon
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
Hilton Starts Recycling Its Mattresses in the US

Hilton Starts Recycling Its Mattresses in the US

by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
85% of the hotel chain's old mattresses will be turned into new products
 

Neil deGrasse Tyson Finds Krypton, Superman's Homeworld

It orbits the red dwarf known as LHS 2520 in the constellation Corvus
by Lucian Parfeni, November 5th, 2012
 

Green Tip: The FitDesk Allows You to Work Out While Working

This innovative bike has a desk platform fitted between its handlebars
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
 

Free Battlefield 1942 Now Available on Origin for PC

EA is celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the franchise by giving games for free
by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
 

Autonomous Wave Glider Robot Rides Out Hurricane Sandy

The robot was out to sea monitoring conditions, it weathered Sandy with ease
by Lucian Parfeni, November 5th, 2012
New Interface Can Connect Multiple Mobile Devices

New Interface Can Connect Multiple Mobile Devices

by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
Handsets and tablets can be linked to display parts of the same photo
 

New Camcorder from Panasonic Supports 10-Bit HD Video

Based on the AG-AF105A MFT pro, it can stream, live, to external recorders
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

Hypergiant Star Is a Missing Link, Shrunk to Almost Half Its Size in 20 Years

The hypergiant is going through the Yellow Evolutionary Void phase
by Lucian Parfeni, November 5th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: 5 Minutes of Cat and Dog Loving

Who said dogs and cats can’t be friends is obviously yet to see this clip
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
 

Boost Mobile to Offer Activation for Sprint Phones Soon

Initially, the option will be available for 15 Sprint handsets
by Cosmin Vasile, November 5th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Dragon Baby Busts Out Kung Fu Moves

Viral of the Day: Dragon Baby Busts Out Kung Fu Moves

by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
Baby masters martial arts, triumphs against stuffed dragon
 

NX3, the New Mid-Tower PC Case from NOX

This may just make a good pair with the new mainboard from Gigabyte
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

Mass Effect Celebrates N7 Day on November 7

Different celebrations and events will be held later this week
by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
 

New Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean Leaks for Galaxy Note

The firmware is said to be slow, lacks the multi-window feature
by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
Viral of the Day: Otter Escapes Group of Killer Whales – Video

Viral of the Day: Otter Escapes Group of Killer Whales

by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
The tiny mammal jumps in a boat, avoids getting eaten
 

Big Kickstarter Hit, Ubiquitous Computer, Now Up for Pre-Order

This is one of those little critters that plug straight into power sockets
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

FEMA’s Hurricane Sandy Rumor Control: We’re Not Paying $1,000 for Debris Cleaning

The organization has instated a special webpage for those affected by the disaster
by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
 

Vertical Farm Debuts in Singapore, Grows Half a Ton of Vegetables Daily

By next year, the farm is expected to quadruple its output
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 Lands at AT&T on November 9 for 500 USD (390 EUR)

Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1 Lands at AT&T on November 9 for 500 USD (390 EUR)

by Cosmin Vasile, November 5th, 2012
The tablet will also be available at T-Mobile USA and Sprint
 

Odd Mini-ITX Motherboard with Just Two SATA Ports Released by MSI

Despite there being support for 16 GB of RAM, storage options are limited
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
Experts Find DOM XSS Flaw in “+1” Button of Google Plus - Video

Experts Find DOM XSS Flaw in “+1” Button of Google Plus - Video

by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
The vulnerability was found with the aid of a tool called DOMinatorPro
 

Corsair Intros Hydro Series H100i and H80i Liquid CPU Coolers

Being closed-loop models, they don't need external reservoirs or pumps
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

Global Temperatures Could Up by 6°C by 2100

This century will bring forth severe climate changes, new study says
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
Medal of Honor: Warfighter Review (PC)

Medal of Honor: Warfighter Review (PC)

by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
Does EA's new shooter actually impress or should it be demoted?
 

Sharon Osbourne Has Double Mastectomy

Star says she found out she had the “cancer gene,” wanted to be as safe as possible
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
 

Apple’s New iPads Sell 3 Million Units in Three Days

Apple announces milestone sale for its diminutive tablet PC and upgraded iPad 4
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
Grizzly Attack: Attendant Killed by Captive Bear in Montana

Grizzly Attack: Attendant Killed by Captive Bear in Montana

by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
The incident occurred while the victim was cleaning the bear's enclosure
 

New All-in-One PC Launched by Acer, Has 20-Inch Screen

Called Veriton Z2650G-UG645X, it sells for $629.99 / 492–629.99 Euro
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

New Jersey Hit by Earthquake

Small magnitude quake hits Sandy-affected area in northern NJ
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 Top the Market Despite New Versions

Windows 7, Internet Explorer 9 Top the Market Despite New Versions

by Bogdan Popa, November 5th, 2012
Older versions of Microsoft’s software are still utterly popular
 

Robert Bales: American Army Sergeant Faces Hearing over Afghan Killings

Bales is charged with 16 counts of premeditated murder and 6 counts of attempted murder
by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
 

F-Secure Releases Mobile Threat Report for Q3 2012

The study details the most prevalent threats recorded in the past 4 months
by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
Three-Fingered Frog Is Discovered in Brazil

Three-Fingered Frog Is Discovered in Brazil

by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
Nobody can say for sure why these animals are missing a finger
 

iPad mini Costs $188 / €146 to Build

Teardown analysis determines bill of materials (BOM) for Apple’s new tablet
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
FIFA 13 Patch #3 Now Available for Download on PC via Origin
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FIFA 13 Patch #3 Now Available for Download on PC via Origin

The new title update will make it onto consoles like the PS3 or Xbox 360 soon
by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
 

New Command & Conquer Beta Will Arrive in 2013

Developers want to offer players a chance to shape the game
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 5th, 2012
BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ Goes on Sale in the UK for 415 GBP (665 USD or 520 EUR)

BlackBerry PlayBook 3G+ Goes on Sale in the UK for 415 GBP (665 USD or 520 EUR)

by Cosmin Vasile, November 5th, 2012
The Wi-Fi only version is available for 200 GBP (320 USD or 250 EUR)
 

Xperia Handsets Taste New CyanogenMod 10 Release, Camera Support

This is the first release that brings a working camera app to CM10 for Xperia
by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
Forza Horizon Bondurant DLC Out Tomorrow, November 6

Forza Horizon Bondurant DLC Out Tomorrow, November 6

by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
Six new cars are joining the existing ones in the racing game
One Man Kept Any Mention of Climate Change Out of Hurricane Sandy's Wikipedia Page

One Man Kept Any Mention of Climate Change Out of Hurricane Sandy's Wikipedia Page

by Lucian Parfeni, November 5th, 2012
Though the topic is now, finally, covered by the page
 

iOS 6.1 Features: Going to the Movies with Siri

Users will be able to buy movie tickets via Apple’s voice assistant
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
 

Anonymous Hackers Claim to Have Breached PayPal, Information Leaked

The company's representatives say there's no evidence to support the hackers' claims
by Eduard Kovacs, November 5th, 2012
Original Dishonored Had Talking Corvo

Original Dishonored Had Talking Corvo

by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 5th, 2012
The developers decided to make the character a blank slate
 

Man Leaves Dying Note in Stranger's House During Sandy Storm, Survives

The 28-year-old from New Jersey fought 15ft (4.6 meters) waves to reach a neighbor's home
by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
 

Man Buys 4,000 Windows 8 Company Upgrades, Thousands of Surface Tablets

A company CTO claims that all businesses should do the same thing as soon as possible
by Bogdan Popa, November 5th, 2012
 

Low-Cost Gigabyte B75M-D2V Motherboard Revealed

A micro-ATX mainboard compatible with Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge CPUs
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

How to Fix Wi-Fi Gray-Out Issue in iOS 6

If the problem persists, Apple says to give them a call
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
Very Mature 3-Year-Old Girl Responds to Jimmy Kimmel’s “I Ate Your Candy” Prank

Very Mature 3-Year-Old Girl Responds to Jimmy Kimmel’s “I Ate Your Candy” Prank

by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
Jimmy Kimmel does it again with post-Halloween prank
 

Kaspersky Lab: Microsoft’s Windows Is Safer Than Ever

Security company admits that Microsoft’s products are more secure than previous versions
by Bogdan Popa, November 5th, 2012
 

Galaxy S III mini Confirmed at £25/mo at The Carphone Warehouse

The handset will be offered SIM-free as well, for £300 ($480 / €375)
by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
 

Red Orchestra 2 Now Has Steam Workshop Compatibility

Players can now share their mods for the realistic shooter right through Steam
by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
 

Barnes & Noble Slashes Nook Tablet and Nook Color Prices Again

The former gets $20 less expensive, the latter gets rid of $10
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
Magenta Nokia Lumia 920 Makes Appearance in Denmark

Magenta Nokia Lumia 920 Makes Appearance in Denmark

by Cosmin Vasile, November 5th, 2012
The smartphone has yet to be officially confirmed by Nokia
 

Galaxy Note II Gets Multi-Window Feature for All Apps

A new mod available for the device offers support for more apps than before
by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
 

Diver Takes Live Giant Octopus Home and Eats It

Conservationists are appalled by the man's feeding on this gentle and intelligent animal
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
Monarch Butterfly Gets Free Plane Ride to Texas

Monarch Butterfly Gets Free Plane Ride to Texas

by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
The butterfly was a “late bloomer,” needed help escaping fall temperatures
 

Freezer i30 CO CPU Cooler Released by Arctic

Unlike the other air coolers launched recently, it is not universally compatible
by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
 

Yoselyn Ortega: Nanny Charged in Lucia and Leo Krim Murders

Ortega has recovered from allegedly self-inflicted wounds and has been formally charged
by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
 

No 2012 Launch for Dust 514, Beta Until Next Year

Gamers are expected to offer feedback on the mechanics of the MMO
by Andrei Dumitrescu, November 5th, 2012
 

iOS 6.0.1 Fails to Resolve Wi-Fi Greyed-Out Button

iPhone 4S owners seem to be the most affected of all iOS customers
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
 

Dust 514 Open Beta Starts in Early 2013

The multiplayer shooter will remain in closed beta this year
by Andrei Dobra, November 5th, 2012
Microsoft’s $499 Surface Tablet Costs Only $271 to Make

Microsoft’s $499 Surface Tablet Costs Only $271 to Make

by Bogdan Popa, November 5th, 2012
Microsoft seems to turn its first tablet ever into a very profitable business
 

African Painted Dogs Attack, Kill Boy in Pittsburgh Zoo

The boy previously fell 11 feet (3.4 meters) from the railing, into the dogs' enclosure
by Raluca Anghel, November 5th, 2012
Rogers Promises Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III This Month, Galaxy Note Gets It in Late December

Rogers Promises Jelly Bean for Galaxy S III This Month, Galaxy Note Gets It in Late December

by Cosmin Vasile, November 5th, 2012
Samsung Galaxy S II will receive the Android 4.1 update next month as well
 

Unlocked iPhone 5s Appear on Apple’s Website

Query churns up listings for all models starting with a price tag of $649 / €505
by Filip Truta, November 5th, 2012
AMD Launches Opteron 6300 CPUs, 40% Better PPW Than Previous Generations

AMD Launches Opteron 6300 CPUs, 40% Better PPW Than Previous Generations

by Sebastian Pop, November 5th, 2012
They supposedly have 40% higher performance per watt than Intel Xeon
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12-Year-Old Giraffe Dies, the Cause Remains a Mystery

This was the third giraffe to die at the Greater Vancouver Zoo during the past 12 months
by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
 

How to Sync iCloud with Your Android Device

A simple way to bring contacts from various accounts to your new Android
by Ionut Arghire, November 5th, 2012
 

Bristol Palin Heckler Lawsuit Tossed

Man tries to argue Palin defamed him with her reality show, fails to do so
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
 

Makeup-Free Snooki Tweets New Lorenzo Photo

Reality star keeps millions of fans up to speed with every move of her little man
by Elena Gorgan, November 5th, 2012
20-Month-Old Green Anaconda Dies

20-Month-Old Green Anaconda Dies

by Laura Sinpetru, November 5th, 2012
The snake was looked after by the staff at Mysore Zoo, India
 

Space Sim Star Citizen Is Getting Closer to a Linux Release

The game developed by Chris Roberts will be getting some new goals on Kickstarter
by Silviu Stahie, November 5th, 2012