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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 2:40am 6/15/10 2:40am

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

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 3:00am 11/20/08 3:00am

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 12:14am 10/15/08 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 3:00pm 9/15/08 3:00pm

Download Samsung BlackJack II's Windows Mobile 6.1 Update Now

The BlackJack II (SGH-i617) finally gets its turn to ride the Windows Mobile 6.1 bus, which brings to it slight UI changes, better SMS threading, improved GPS navigation and internet connection sharing. There's little reason why you shouldn't get it, so download it now and join the 6.1 club. [ Samsung » 9/02/08 9:00pm 9/02/08 9:00pm

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 1:00pm 8/06/08 1:00pm

iPhone Developers Get Push Notification API

Apple's just seeded the push notification API to developers through the second beta release of the iPhone 2.1 firmware. What this means to you is that developers can now tailor their apps to receive notifications in the background while it's not running, something supremely useful for apps like AIM, and to a lesser… » 7/31/08 12:54pm 7/31/08 12:54pm

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

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 11:59pm 7/29/08 11:59pm

Sony Pulls PS3 2.40 Update To Fix Bricking Issues

Sony's just pulled the 2.40 PS3 firmware update due to reports of it bricking and causing various other problems. If you're unlucky enough to already have installed it and ran into issues, Kotaku has a few solutions up. If not, just hold off until the fixed release is available soon. UPDATE: Sony has issued an… » 7/02/08 4:52pm 7/02/08 4:52pm