How to Go Back to iOS 6 (If You Can At All)

iOS 7 is here! It's different! It's beautiful! It's...terrifying! Not brave enough for this brave new world? It might not be too late to go back. Past a certain point it's going to become virtually impossible to put iOS 6 back on your phone, but for now you may be able to postpone the inevitable. Be warned: The road… » 9/19/13 2:20pm 9/19/13 2:20pm

Windows XP On a Dell Means $50 Downgrade Surcharge Starting Now

Here's the deal. Dell agreed to Microsoft's plan of allowing Windows XP sales after June 30, but at a surcharge over installing Vista. How much of one? $20 to $50. ComputerWorld says that customers who buy the Vostro (low-end) desktops and notebooks will pay this fee in order to downgrade from Vista, which Dell is… » 6/19/08 1:00pm 6/19/08 1:00pm

Microsoft Offering Vista-to-XP Downgrade Option to Anyone, Not Just OEMs

While many sites today are claiming that MS is only offering Vista-to-XP downgrade discs to OEMs, CNet Asia found out that Microsoft support will allow anybody with a copy of Vista Ultimate or Business to call and request a downgrade disc themselves, just like it says in the license terms. So there you have it, any… » 9/24/07 3:14pm 9/24/07 3:14pm

Pandora's Battery Unbricks and Downgrades All PSPs

Those of you who have managed to brick or accidentally upgrade your PSP have been looking for this Pandora's Battery software even if you didn't realize it. The app lets you turn any battery into an official Sony Jigkick battery, which is what their repair staff uses to unbrick (and also downgrade) your PSP. Best of… » 8/23/07 2:15pm 8/23/07 2:15pm