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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...

Sprint Epic 4G Update Arrives To Solve 3G Upload Speed Issues

09/30/2010, As expected, Sprint has announced a maintenance-release update for the Samsung Epic 4G, an update that is touted to address the slow upload speeds experienced by the mobile phone. The software will be automatically downloaded to Epic 4G phones, so...

PS3 3.50 Firmware Update Disables Unlicensed Sony PS3 Controllers

09/24/2010, All might not be rosy with Sony’s latest 3.50 firmware update for the PS3 that enables support for Blu-ray 3D discs as many users who use unlicensed third-party PS3 controllers have found that the update caused the system to stop supporting said...

PS3 firmware 3.42 now available

09/06/2010, The PS3 firmware 3.42 is now available for your downloading pleasure, and while it does not add any functionality (at first glance anyways) to your system apart from the standard “system software stability” area, it will be required if you...

Next PS3 Firmware Update Adds PlayStation Store Recommendations

07/28/2010, Sony has unveiled one of the features of the upcoming PS3 firmware update. With the 3.41 firmware installed, users will be greeted with recommendations for games and videos in the PlayStation Store, which should help promote popular titles to the users....

Motorola Milestone Gets Unofficial Android 2.2 FroYo Firmware

07/28/2010, Motorola still hasn’t officially confirmed if it will be offering the Android 2.2 FroYo update for the aging Motorola Milestone, but just because there isn’t any official means to do it just yet, doesn’t mean that you’ll have to...

Nokia releases firmware updates for bevy of handsets

07/02/2010, Nokia has just introduced new firmware updates for the E71, E66, N97 Mini and N97 owners. This would bring both the E71 and E66 up to version 500.21.009, where it offers features such as Ovi Maps 3.3 with free integrated navigation, a new version of Quick...

Nook 1.4 Firmware Rooted

06/30/2010, Barnes & Noble recently released the 1.4 firmware update for their nook ebook reader, and that proved incentive enough for a group of dedicated developers to work round the clock (or so it seems) to crack it open to the root level. Their success means...

Pandigital Novel Yanked Off Shelves For A Month

06/24/2010, Pandigital seems to be encountering some issues with its Novel touchscreen eReader, and after promising a firmware fix, the company has decided to halt sales of the eReader, promising that the device will go back on sale in about a month. The hiatus will...

Pandigital Novel eReader firmware fix to come

06/16/2010, The Pandigital Novel eReader wasn’t exactly a huge success when it was launched, since there were major firmware issues affecting it upon its release, but things do look as though they are being improved with a new firmware update for the device...