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About 144 articles found for 6 December 2012:

 

HTC Launches HTC Butterfly in China

The Chinese version of HTC J Butterfly arrives with Android 4.1 loaded on it
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Lara Croft Is Feminine, Can Still Be Very Strong

Crystal Dynamics praises the BioWare Mass Effect approach
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 6th, 2012
Swiss Data Center Uses Glacial Water to Keep Cool

Swiss Data Center Uses Glacial Water to Keep Cool

by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
The center might win the 2012 award for the “Most Extreme Data Center Deployment”
 

Samsung Galaxy Admire 4G Now Official at MetroPCS

An LTE-capable device available at only $169 (130 Euro) plus tax
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Need for Speed: Most Wanted Ultimate Speed Pack DLC Out Soon

New cars, events, milestones, and rewards are coming to NFS: Most Wanted this month
by Andrei Dobra, December 6th, 2012
 

Air Canada Scam Alert: Your Order Processed

A new version of the Zbot Trojan is distributed in this spam campaign
by Eduard Kovacs, December 6th, 2012
Wireless Product Releases Continue with Ratoc Card Reader

Wireless Product Releases Continue with Ratoc Card Reader

by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Owners of several cameras and other gadgets might like it
 

iPad Beats Every Tablet in Battery Life Tests

Apple’s Retina and mini tablets scored 811 minutes and 783 minutes, respectively
by Filip Truta, December 6th, 2012
 

Global Warming Changes Spain's Christmas Menu

Overfishing also had a say in their eating less octopus and more spider crab
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
 

First Enterprise-Level 802.11ac Access Point Launched by Huawei

The product has already been awarded the "iF Product Design Award 2013"
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Sony Releases Beta of Flash Tool for Xperia Devices

Sony Releases Beta of Flash Tool for Xperia Devices

by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
Users and devs can load standard Sony software on unlocked phones
 

Kubuntu 13.04 and Edubuntu 13.04 Alpha 1 Released

The first Raring Ringtail ISOs are now available for testing!
by Marius Nestor, December 6th, 2012
 

British Airways Launches Windows 8 Modern App

The British Airways Inspiration App is now available in the Store
by Bogdan Popa, December 6th, 2012
 

CoolTweak Is a Simple Solution for Batch Image Resizing and Watermarking

Automatically processes all files in the background
by Ionut Ilascu, December 6th, 2012
Steam for Linux Will Get Eight Amazing New Games

Steam for Linux Will Get Eight Amazing New Games

by Silviu Stahie, December 6th, 2012
The games were vetted by The Steam Greenlight program
 

Create an Outdoor Wireless Network with EnGenius Wi-Fi Bridge

A waterproof long-range wireless bridge is ready and willing to serve
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
 

Top 10 Most Searched Words in 2012

Merriam-Webster publishes its most popular words of the year
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
XBMC 12 Frodo Beta 2 Is Out for Grabs, Adds Android Support

XBMC 12 Frodo Beta 2 Is Out for Grabs, Adds Android Support

by Silviu Stahie, December 6th, 2012
This latest iteration of XBMC will run on some Android-powered devices
 

Cougar Launches Case+PSU+Fan Giveaway, Releases White Cases

This is the closest thing to an early, double Christmas celebration
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
 

5-Port PNY HDMI Switch Will Turn Five Devices Into One

This allows five media sources to be connected to the same display
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Jack White Disses Lady Gaga: It’s All Artifice

Jack White Disses Lady Gaga: It’s All Artifice

by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
Artist talks to Esquire, explains his distaste in Mother Monster’s music
 

Black Marble: Astonishing NASA Images of Earth at Night

A complete flat map of the Earth by night composed out of Suomi NPP satellite images
by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
 

Watch: Cat Uses Force Field to Keep Dog at Bay

The cat need only look at the dog to make it back off
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
Snapseed with Built-in Google+ Lands on Android, Goes Free

Snapseed with Built-in Google+ Lands on Android, Goes Free

by Lucian Parfeni, December 6th, 2012
The popular photo app has been reworked with deep Google+ integration
 

Watch: Police Motorcyclist vs. Street Bump

A speed bump can be hard to avoid, and in this case a cop fails to do so
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
 

Mini-ITX Acrosser Motherboard Features Dual-Core Intel CPU

The platform should be up for sale this month, much to the joy of HTPC lovers
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
 

Snapseed for Android Now Available for Download

A powerful, popular photo enhancing and sharing app
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
Jan Brewer Punches Reporter Questioning Her About Global Warming

Jan Brewer Punches Reporter Questioning Her About Global Warming

by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
The question was an unexpected one, took the Arizona governor by surprise
 

Young Star Spotted in the Act of Growing

A baby star's mass was proved to be five times smaller than that of the sun
by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
 

Australian Prime Minister Agrees with the Mayans – the World Will End

Watch a funny clip in which Julia Gillard warns about the coming of the zombie apocalypse
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
 

Z9-Plus and Z9-Plus DIII, the New Mainstream Cases from Zalman

They aren't the cheapest cases out there but they aren't overly expensive either
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Genius Presents a New Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Kit

Genius Presents a New Wireless Keyboard and Mouse Kit

by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Yet another Wi-Fi enabled product makes its way to stores
 

Salmons in the Great Lakes Carry Contaminants Upstream

Other fish species might also become contaminated, specialist warns
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
Tomb Raider Reboot Still Has the DNA of the Series

Tomb Raider Reboot Still Has the DNA of the Series

by Andrei Dobra, December 6th, 2012
The new game will still retain the trademark features of the franchise
 

Branislav Milinkovici: Serbian NATO Ambassador Commits Suicide

Although his death is now ruled a suicide, it was originally registered as an accident
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
 

New Radeon HD 7850 Graphics Card Released by PowerColor

The factory-overclocked video card should be shipping soon, if it isn't already
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Apple’s CEO Publicly States He Wants a New TV Experience

Apple’s CEO Publicly States He Wants a New TV Experience

by Filip Truta, December 6th, 2012
And Apple’s engineers are probably going to make it for him, and us
 

Rhapsody Launches SongMatch App for Android

A new application for discovering songs, artists and more
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Stealth Computer Can Survive Trucks and Water

The sturdiness comes at a cost but it should be well worth it for clumsy people
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
 

Linux Mint “Nadia” Xfce 14 RC Has Been Officially Released, Download Now

Users can find the latest version of Linux Mint Xfce on Softpedia
by Silviu Stahie, December 6th, 2012
 

Malicious FedEx Postal Receipts Hide Cobra Trojan

A couple of security firms have analyzed this spam campaign
by Eduard Kovacs, December 6th, 2012
Cavemen Better at Drawing Animals than Modern Artists

Cavemen Better at Drawing Animals than Modern Artists

by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Paleolithic people's strong connection to nature gave them an extreme artistic accuracy
 

CB2 Slammed for Poking Fun at the Homeless with Lucky Beggar Wallet

Offensive product reminds people of poverty and collecting change
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
 

GeForce GTX 670 WindForce 2X Graphics Card Launched by Gigabyte

The specifications are left alone but the hardware is better than the reference model
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Famous 10,363-Carat Gem Joins Smithsonian Exhibition

Famous 10,363-Carat Gem Joins Smithsonian Exhibition

by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
The world's largest aquamarine gem will be displayed near Marie Antoinette's earrings
 

Total War Team Will Create Warhammer Fantasy Strategy

The Creative Assembly is working with Games Workshop on the new project
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 6th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: “The Dancing Dead,” “Walking Dead” Meets “Gangnam Style”

Awesome new video blends two of the most popular themes today: zombies and Psy
by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
Childless Couples More Likely to Die Early

Childless Couples More Likely to Die Early

by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Adoption may reduce the risk of premature death, scientists suggest
 

John Travolta, Olivia Newton John Reunite for Cringeworthy Christmas Video

Song is called “I Think You Might Like It,” video gets severely trashed online
by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
 

Next Windows Phone 8 Update Codenamed Portico

The update is said to bring minor bug fixes and a few enhancements
by Cosmin Vasile, December 6th, 2012
Channing Tatum Announces Break from Acting

Channing Tatum Announces Break from Acting

by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
It’s time to focus on something else for about a year, star says
Total War: Rome II Gets Faction Hub, Roman Details

Total War: Rome II Gets Faction Hub, Roman Details

by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 6th, 2012
The site will include military, civic and political details
 

Christmas Dreamy Scene Is Actually Human Intestine

In a British competition, science turns into art to get closer to the public
by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon Do Duet of “All I Want for Christmas”

Mariah Carey, Jimmy Fallon Do Duet of “All I Want for Christmas”

by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
Twosome, The Roots and four kids put on one heck of a performance
 

Florida Plans Python Whacking Contest

The Python Challenge will take place in 2013, promises a $1,500 first prize
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
First 480 GB mSATA SSD Revealed by Mushkin, Ultrabooks Rejoice

First 480 GB mSATA SSD Revealed by Mushkin, Ultrabooks Rejoice

by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
A single mSATA module can store as much as a hard drive
 

Lara Croft's First Kill in Tomb Raider Will Be Important, Dev Says

The reboot of the series shows Lara's relationship with guns and death
by Andrei Dobra, December 6th, 2012
 

Palace of First Chinese Emperor Discovered

The building was found within a small-city-sized mausoleum complex
by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Jay-Z Rides the Subway, Chats Up Old Lady

Jay-Z Rides the Subway, Chats Up Old Lady

by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
Video shows the rapper like we’ve never seen him before
 

SwiftKey Flow Beta Arrives on Android

Enables users to easily type through simply gliding the finger on the screen
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Grammys 2013: Justin Bieber Got Snubbed

The Recording Academy has completely overlooked one of the biggest artists of our times
by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
 

Penn State Sorority Apologizes over Racist Facebook Photo

Students uploaded a picture that depicts Mexicans as lazy drug users
by Raluca Anghel, December 6th, 2012
Intel Plans 7W Ivy Bridge CPUs, Leak Reveals
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Intel Plans 7W Ivy Bridge CPUs, Leak Reveals

The Core i-Series Y CPUs will be designed for tablets
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
First “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer Is Here

First “Star Trek Into Darkness” Trailer Is Here

by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
First teaser look at the sequel shows mayhem, danger, friendship
 

EVE Online Will Never Be Nice and Fluffy

Gamers will have lower barriers of entry, complex mechanics will remain
by Andrei Dumitrescu, December 6th, 2012
 

Levi's Gets 501,000 Reasons to “Detox,” Courtesy of Greenpeace

This fashion brand is poisoning Mexican rivers, the organization claims
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
 
First Jumper Spider to Survive a Space Journey Dies

First Jumper Spider to Survive a Space Journey Dies

by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Nefertiti died in natural conditions during a Smithsonian's exhibition
 

John McAfee Arrested in Guatemala

Authorities wanted to send him back to Belize, but a judge issued a stay order
by Eduard Kovacs, December 6th, 2012
 

Grammys 2013: The Nominations Are Out

Male artists lead the pack with most nods in major categories
by Elena Gorgan, December 6th, 2012
Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D38 – Developer News
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Download OS X 10.8.3 Mountain Lion Build 12D38 – Developer News

Testers asked to focus on AirPlay, AirPort, Graphics, Game Center and Safari
by Filip Truta, December 6th, 2012
Intel Not Abandoning Socketed CPUs After All

Intel Not Abandoning Socketed CPUs After All

by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
Everyone can calm down now, BGA-packaged chips aren't taking over the world
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BBM 7.0.0.121 Arrives in the BlackBerry Beta Zone

The new app release arrives on devices with a wide range of bug fixes
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Here’s Billy, the Abused Dog Rescued from a Puppy Mill

This is simply one of the most heart-warming rescue stories ever, people say
by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
 

Powerful Tool Revolutionizes Scientists’ Way to Understand the Earth’s History

The new device could help companies find the best places to drill for oil, scientists say
by Cristina Macari, December 6th, 2012
Fox Steals iPhone, Texts the Gadget's Rightful Owner

Fox Steals iPhone, Texts the Gadget's Rightful Owner

by Laura Sinpetru, December 6th, 2012
The animal simply grabbed the iPhone, made a quick getaway into the woods
 

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Arrives at Vodafone Australia

HTC's flagship Windows Phone 8 now available at $0 upfront on contract
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

Xperia V to Arrive in Singapore as the Bond Phone

The handset will also be launched in Malaysia and Indonesia soon
by Ionut Arghire, December 6th, 2012
 

HP Starts a Price-Fixing Lawsuit Just As Another One Closes

The company expects to have an easy time since the defendants have pleaded guilty
by Sebastian Pop, December 6th, 2012
3G Version of Nexus 7 32GB on Sale in Australia for $330/€265 Outright

3G Version of Nexus 7 32GB on Sale in Australia for $330/€265 Outright

by Cosmin Vasile, December 6th, 2012
The Wi-Fi only model is available as well for only $260/€205