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About 135 articles found for 8 February 2012:

 

New Jak and Daxter Game Was Explored by Naughty Dog

The studio couldn't do the series justice, so the project was shelved
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2012
 

King Arthur II – The Role-Playing Wargame (PC)

A tighter, simpler, more engaging experience than the original
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2012
 

Sprint Announces LTE for Baltimore and Kansas City by Mid-2012

The carrier will also improve its 3G services in these areas
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

No Media Center in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

It will be included only in some flavors of the final Windows 8 OS
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 
U.S. Cellular Rolls Out New “Voice Mail to Text” Service

U.S. Cellular Rolls Out New “Voice Mail to Text” Service

by Cosmin Vasile, February 8th, 2012
The new service is powered by Nuance’s Dragon Voicemail-to-text
 

Android 4.0 CyanogenMod 9 Not Ready Yet

The code can be compiled only for a handful of devices
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
Kelly Ripa Reveals Exercise Routine, Says It's an Addiction

Kelly Ripa Reveals Exercise Routine, Says It's an Addiction

by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
Talk show host says she has to exercise daily or she won't at all
 

Foreground-Based Approach to Metro Apps in Windows 8

Apps will benefit from increased performance, users from longer battery life
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

Mech Sim Hawken Set for December 12 Launch Date

The MMO will be free and will offer equipment for sale
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2012
Cowon Z2 Plenue PMP Runs Android Using a 1GHz Cortex-A8 CPU

Cowon Z2 Plenue PMP Runs Android Using a 1GHz Cortex-A8 CPU

by Sorin Nita, February 8th, 2012
A high-end portable media player for pretentious users
 

Galaxy Nexus Arrives at Videotron, $149.95 on Contract

The Android 4.0 device is available contract free as well
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

Marks & Spencer Launches Pop-Up, Toaster Pizza

New snack takes just 4 minutes to cook and is very light in calories
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
 

Metro-Style Apps with IE10 Performance When Showing HTML5 Content

Developers need to include an "iframe" element to enable IE10 performance
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

Wireless Logitech Touch Mouse M600 Lacks Buttons

One can only wonder if this is the end of standard mice
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
Background Checking Mobile App Marketers Warned by the FTC

Background Checking Mobile App Marketers Warned by the FTC

by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2012
The FTC wants to be certain they never issue inaccurate reports
 

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds ILC Camera Now Official

Leaks were right, the OM-D E-M5 is certainly one of the most advanced ILC cameras around
by Sorin Nita, February 8th, 2012
 

Kelly Osbourne Explains Her Bad Hair Color

She only has 3 years left to try out foolish things on it, she says
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
 

Google Releases Chrome 17 Stable for Linux

Download Google Chrome 17 final right now from Softpedia!
by Marius Nestor, February 8th, 2012
Samsung and AT&T Pull Gingerbread Update for Infuse 4G Due to “an Issue”

Samsung and AT&T Pull Gingerbread Update for Infuse 4G Due to “an Issue”

by Cosmin Vasile, February 8th, 2012
The handset manufacturer already works to deliver a bug fix
 

“The Bourne Legacy” Official Trailer and Poster

Plot detailed: “Jason Bourne was the tip of the iceberg”
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
 

Antec One PC Enclosure Targets Gamers on a Budget

It packs the same features as a high-end case but for a fraction of the price
by Sorin Nita, February 8th, 2012
 

Russell Brand Doesn't Want Katy Perry's Money in Divorce

There was no prenup but the split is amicable, says report
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
How to Use Your iPad to Get Real Work Done

How to Use Your iPad to Get Real Work Done

by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
“iPad at Work” written by industry expert David Sparks
 

Kylie Bisutti Quits Victoria's Secret: “My Body Is Only for My Husband”

Angel hangs up her wings because lingerie modeling clashed with her religious beliefs
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
 

Exercising Improves Enthusiasm

People who work out are also more excited than their peers
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

75-Inch Mitsubishi LaserVue TV Named Most Efficient ENERGY STAR

Operates on much less than the ENERGY STAR 5.2 requirement
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
US Retailers Sell Toilet Paper Made from Rainforest Woods

US Retailers Sell Toilet Paper Made from Rainforest Woods

by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
The conclusions belong to a new report released by the WWF
 

Enceladus Takes Center-Stage in New Cassini Photo

The moon is seen backdropped by the rings of Saturn
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

Prysm Intros New LPD Display, Close Proximity Panel

Laser Phosphor Display technology showcased during ISE 2012
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
Thin Samsung ST77 Camera Launched in South Korea

Thin Samsung ST77 Camera Launched in South Korea

by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
It comes in black and white color options and is good in low-light conditions
 

MonoTouch 5.2 Enables Faster iOS Application Development

Faster and easier creation of Dialogs, improved memory management, on-device unit testing
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
 

Blocking Google+ Users Is Now Easier than Ever

You have the option to block someone from the comments box
by Lucian Parfeni, February 8th, 2012
Lots of Skyrim Mods Already Available via Steam Workshop

Lots of Skyrim Mods Already Available via Steam Workshop

by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2012
Valve even mods the Portal 2 Space Core to the Bethesda role playing game
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Samsung Wants to Sell 50m TVs in 2012, 25m Smart TVs

Intends to launch Google TV models by the end of the year
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

How an Extremely Advanced Battery Material Works

Researchers never managed to learn why it displayed the properties it did
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

Viral of the Day: Russian Teen Is Real-Life Spider-Man

Video of teen doing parkour stunts leads to heated debate online
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
 

Rambus and NVIDIA Settle Differences with Patent Agreement

The agreement will last five years and settles all outstanding claims
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
"Women of the World" App Released by Fotopedia

"Women of the World" App Released by Fotopedia

by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
"A tribute to the diversity, beauty and strength of women around the world"
 

Preinstalled Apps in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

Camera, Messaging, Mail, SkyDrive, Calendar, People, Photos, Video, and Music apps
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

True Crime: Hong Kong Is Now Sleeping Dogs, Out This Year

Square Enix has just posted a stunning live action trailer and screenshots for the game
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2012
 

Scythe Releases Kaze Master Flat Fan Controller

It should already be available for 28 Euro / $37.17, excluding tax
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

Understanding Neural Energy Consumption Patterns

This could be useful for treating comas and similar states
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
Canon's New MX512 and MX432 Printers Are AirPrint-Enabled

Canon's New MX512 and MX432 Printers Are AirPrint-Enabled

by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
Company promises that all new printers will support the standard
 

1.5TB Buffalo DriveStation HDD Records TV

Can be scheduled via a PC to record broadcasts even while the computer is off
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

HTC Sensation XE in White Lands in the UK on February 20

It’s available for pre-order for £408 (650 USD or 490 EUR)
by Cosmin Vasile, February 8th, 2012
 

B&N Admits Nook Simple Touch 1.1 Update Broke Wi-Fi, Fix on the Way

No telling exactly how long it will take for the next update to be rolled out
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
Vonage iOS App Offers Free International Calls and Texts

Vonage iOS App Offers Free International Calls and Texts

by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
Works even with iPads and saves as much as 70 percent on international calls
 

“Osombie” Teaser Trailer: Osama Bin Laden Is Back, Undead

New clip promises cheeky B-movie, packed with explosions, male shirtlessness
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
Hitachi GST Unveils Ultrastar SAS 6Gbps SSDs with SLC NAND Flash

Hitachi GST Unveils Ultrastar SAS 6Gbps SSDs with SLC NAND Flash

by Sorin Nita, February 8th, 2012
THe first SSDs in the world to use 25nm SLC NAND memory
 

AMD's Senior VP and Chief Sales Officer Departs

The company's announcement was remarkably vague regarding the cause
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

BlackBerry Bold 9790 Now Available at Three UK

The handset is available for free on £28 per month plans
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

Aakash Tablet Will Be Distributed for Free

Lambasted or not, the product has the government's full support
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

Jennifer Aniston Is a Bit Sick of Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie Stories

“It’s a story headline that won’t go away,” star says of the no.1 tabloid story for years
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
Windows 8 Metro Apps Will Be Power Efficient

Windows 8 Metro Apps Will Be Power Efficient

by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
They will use device's resources only when necessary
 

Swagg Security Hackers Leak Data from Foxconn

Foxconn was targeted for the way the company treats its employees
by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2012
 

T-Mobile Announces All Phones Free on February 11th

The carrier’s Valentine’s Day promotion will kick off a bit early
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
HDDs Will Suddenly Get 100 Times Faster

HDDs Will Suddenly Get 100 Times Faster

by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
A new writing method uses heat instead of external magnetic fields
 

FBI Fears Cyber Threats While Investigating Leaked Call

Cyberattacks may become more dangerous than terrorist attacks
by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2012
 

Sharks Went Crazy in 2011

Frequency of attacks increased from previous years
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

Christina Aguilera Is Acting like a Demanding Diva on The Voice

Terrified her weight gain will show, singer is very demanding during shoots
by Elena Gorgan, February 8th, 2012
ESA ATV to Launch to the ISS in Early March

ESA ATV to Launch to the ISS in Early March

by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
Officials announce that the spacecraft is ready for launch
 

Ultrasound Communications Discovered in Primates

The diminutive creatures can only be found in southeastern Asia
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
AMD and Intel Low-Power CPUs Not Convenient Compared to ARM

AMD and Intel Low-Power CPUs Not Convenient Compared to ARM

by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
They might not put on a good show until 2013, some believe
 

Future Hard Drives Will Feature Advanced Magnetic Recording Capabilities

A new technique for storing data has just been developed
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
Microsoft Expands OneNote’s Reach with Android App

Microsoft Expands OneNote’s Reach with Android App

by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
OneNote now available on desktops and Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices
 

Nokia Slashes 4,000 More Jobs, Changes Manufacturing Operations

The company plans to transfer device assembly to factories in Asia
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
 

Pentax Readies Optio WG-2 Waterproof Cameras

All items should start selling this month, but the chest harness will take longer
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

Ninja Gaiden Sigma Plus Now a Launch Day Game for the PS Vita

A bunch of new screenshots have also been revealed with the hack and slash title
by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2012
 

PlayStation 3 Gets Firmware Version 4.10, Changes Are Cosmetic Only

The main change is to turn the PSN into the Sony Entertainment Network
by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2012
 

New Iron Superconductor Operates at Highest Temperature Ever

The material was discovered by a collaboration of American researchers
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
White Nokia Lumia 800 Already on Pre-Order in the UK

White Nokia Lumia 800 Already on Pre-Order in the UK

by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
It is available for reservations for £429.95 ($683 / 515 Euros)
 

HP Opensources Its Custom Android Code to CyanogenMod Team

The elusive kernel source will be put to good use by the community
by Cosmin Vasile, February 8th, 2012
 

NASA May Abandon the ExoMars Project

The endeavor is currently being developed in partnership with ESA
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

12 Charged for Participating in Cell Phone Cloning Scheme

The accused individuals presumably earned millions of dollars
by Eduard Kovacs, February 8th, 2012
 

AMD and Intel CPU/GPU Chips Made 20% Faster with New Technique

A team figured out how to make the CPU and GPU components work better together
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
Publishers Don’t Want to Invest in New IPs, Tim Schafer Says

Publishers Don’t Want to Invest in New IPs, Tim Schafer Says

by Andrei Dobra, February 8th, 2012
New Triple-A games won't appear because publishers are scared to take chances
 

Why December Was So Dry

Very little precipitations fell over North America and Europe
by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
 

Apple Orders iOS Developers to Make Retina Graphics

Starting now, all screenshots will have to be at 72 dpi, minimum
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
Download Latest Intel Graphics Driver for Sandy Bridge CPUs
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Download Latest Intel Graphics Driver for Sandy Bridge CPUs

Intel HD Graphics Display Driver 15.22.54.64.2622 for Windows Vista/7
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
Curiosity Carries Coin to the Surface of Mars

Curiosity Carries Coin to the Surface of Mars

by Tudor Vieru, February 8th, 2012
The object is used for calibrating a camera on the robotic explorer
Lion Internet Recovery Released for 2010 Macs
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Lion Internet Recovery Released for 2010 Macs

MacBook Air EFI update also fixes a reboot bug, changelog says
by Filip Truta, February 8th, 2012
 

Sabayon Linux 8 Has Linux Kernel 3.2 and Cinnamon

GNOME 3.2.2, KDE SC 4.7.4 and Xfce 4.8 are all on board!
by Marius Nestor, February 8th, 2012
IBM Not Really Making Any Chips for AMD
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IBM Not Really Making Any Chips for AMD

The company only provided consulting services to Gloabalfoundries
by Sebastian Pop, February 8th, 2012
 

LG Optimus Vu Packs a 5-Inch Display, 1.5GHz CPU

The handset should run under Android, might be unveiled at the MWC
by Ionut Arghire, February 8th, 2012
Red Dead Redemption Developers Plan New Open World Game

Red Dead Redemption Developers Plan New Open World Game

by Andrei Dumitrescu, February 8th, 2012
Company might be delivering a new Marston-powered game