Kindle Receives 2.5 Update For Twitter and Facebook Support

The 2.5 update for Kindles, first let from the starting post late-May, has now been released onto the track for all keen book-jockeys out there. It includes Facebook and Twitter support for sending out a few lines of the book you're reading, password protection, PDF pan and zoom but a few new-and-improved organization… »6/15/10 2:40am6/15/10 2:40am


Apple TV Firmware V.2.3 Update Gives Third-Party Remote Support, AirTunes Streaming

For all you Apple TV users out there, Apple's now released firmware version 2.3. The patch, downloadable through the media hub's built in updater, now lets users stream music from AirTunes to any speakers connected to an Airport Express or other Apple TVs in the house. You'll also get the ability to use third-party… »11/20/08 3:00am11/20/08 3:00am

Google Fixes Bug That Makes Android Do Your Every Typed Command

Google's fixed that one bug that had you trying to figure out synonyms for “reboot” in daily texting »11/10/08 9:20pm11/10/08 9:20pm, lest you actually cause your G1 to reboot. The bug, which causes Android to interpret every word as a command, actually got a cure in late October, but Google's only starting to roll it out to affected G1s now. Of…

Firmware Update 2.5 For PS3, 5.0 For PSP Now Up For Download

Ready to finally watch internet television on your PS3? Are you ever! Head over to the console's Network, where firmware update 2.5 has just been released for download. Besides Flash 9 support, the update will also let players take in-game screenshots, view thumbnails of video scenes, voice chat and choose between… »10/15/08 12:14am10/15/08 12:14am

iPhone 2.1 Firmware Review: It Fixes Everything We Can See

iPhone's 2.1 update last Friday was supposed to fix a whole dump truck-load of issues people have been having with the iPhone 3G. If the update did succeed in getting rid of dropped calls, improving battery life, dramatically speeding up backup times, improving application install speeds, more accurately displaying… »9/15/08 3:00pm9/15/08 3:00pm

When Good Firmware Goes Bad... And Why You Should Wait To Update

"Firmware update" sounds like something you'd want. Something solid, yet fresh and new. But lately deciding to update is getting more complicated. The newest firmware is no longer just a nice downloadable present from a benevolent electronics overlord; on many devices, it has been buggy or downright dangerous to… »8/06/08 1:00pm8/06/08 1:00pm

PlayStation 3 2.42 Update Now Available (Might Want to Wait Before Installing)

The 2.42 firmware release for PS3 is now out, and you can go grab it now. You might want to wait until tomorrow morning to install it, however, since we all remember what happened with the 2.40 update. We recommend waiting until other people have canaried the situation out for you. As a side note, we really wish Sony… »7/29/08 11:59pm7/29/08 11:59pm