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Microsoft clarifies the Xbox 360 replacement plan

05/19/2011, We previously reported that Microsoft would be replacing old consoles if the recent update for the Xbox 360 caused the drive to stop functioning. Well today, Xbox Live’s director of programming, Larry Hryb wrote on his blog: “Clarification...

2009 Mac Pros get new lease of life with firmware hack

05/11/2011, There is nothing quite like a programming genius to ensure some of the older devices out there in the market are still able to keep pace with newer ones, at least from the firmware perspective. A Mac enthusiast managed to find a method that allows Mac...

3DS firmware update details leaked

05/11/2011, Users looking forward to a new 3DS update arriving this month can look forward to a bunch of exciting new features that will be added to the firmware. A Japanese magazine Famitsu recently published an article that leaked details of the upcoming May...

Dell Venue Pro firmware update arriving this May 18th

05/04/2011, Originally, the Dell Venue Pro proved to be one of the highly anticipated Windows Phone 7-powered devices out there, but somewhere along the way, things went awry as attention of the masses was shifted elsewhere. At the end of March, whispers on the...

Samsung NX100 and NX10 cameras get firmware upgrade

04/19/2011, Samsung Electronics has just announced that it will be rolling out a couple of firmware upgrades for two devices that fall under the Samsung NX compact system camera family – we’re talking about the NX100 and NX10. This upgrade is not a minor one,...

PlayStation 3 version 3.6 firmware jailbroken

03/18/2011, Sony’s latest firmware update for the PlayStation 3 was said to close holes that hackers have been using to jailbreak the system, but it looks like they didn’t do a good enough job. A hacker who goes by the name of ThatBoringHacker recently...

First Nintendo 3DS firmware update includes a 3D music video

03/02/2011, While folks in the US will have to wait awhile longer before they get their hands on Nintendo’s latest handheld gaming console, the people lucky enough to get a Nintendo 3DS have just been treated with a firmware update for the device. In addition...

Custom firmware hacked into the iPod nano

12/29/2010, After the recent proof-of-concept hacking of the iPod nano’s file system, a developer out there has managed to get the device into DFU mode to install custom firmware files. The developer used a popular jailbreak recovery utility, iRecovery, to work...

Samsung Galaxy Tab firmware update touts ‘unhackable’ status

12/27/2010, Now this piece of news is certainly going to pique the interest of many – especially hackers, as Samsung just announced that they are working on a new firmware update for the Galaxy Tab that will definitely be a much tighter ship compared to what...

HP Updates LaserJet Printers With Mobile Printing

12/14/2010, HP has released a new firmware update for six of its business LaserJet printers, enabling mobile printing and additional built-in printing options with the promise that more models will be supported in the future. Thanks to the update, HP...

Nokia N900 PR 1.3 Update To Offer Maemo And MeeGo Dual Booting

10/14/2010, Nokia N900 owners might have a little something extra to boast about their phone soon. As it stands, the phone is powered by Maemo, but an upcoming PR 1.3 update promises to allow the phone to dual boot between Maemo and MeeGo, offering you a different...

Best Buy charges $30 to upgrade your PS3 firmware

10/04/2010, It is news like this – hearing of Best Buy charging a whopping $30 to upgrade your Sony PS3 firmware to that of 3.50, that really makes our blood boil. Isn’t that taking advantage of customers who aren’t too tech savvy and need a little...