12/10/2009, HTC Droid Eris owners out there will probably be getting their Christmas presents early. The OTA (over-the-air) firmware update from Verizon for said phone should be rolling out about now. It should be sent to a small group of people first and then slowly to the rest of the users. If you’re curious, it’ll update the ROM to 1.16.605.1 and the radio to version 220.127.116.11.09. Updated features include: While on […]
12/06/2009, If you own a WD TV Live HD media box, you might want to stay away from the recent firmware update released by WD (Western Digital). If the complaints that are going around the forum are anything to go by, it seems that after downloading and installing the v1.101.12 firmware update, many units that were previously working show nothing but a blank screen. WD has acknowledged the problem and has […]
12/06/2009, Folks who own a Nokia E75 smartphone will certainly want to check out the latest firmware update that Nokia has released. The version 201.12.01 firmware is quite a large download, weighing in at 153MB, but it will offer a whole bunch of improvements, such as: Integrated Ovi Contacts New shortcuts in Applications folder – Facebook, YouTube and MySpace Calendar speed improvements and synchronization bug fixes Updated clients: N-Gage, Share Online, […]
12/02/2009, Intel’s 34nm X25-M G2 SSDs aren’t exactly one that makes your pulse race with anticipation, mainly due to its wide range of seeming defects and problems. Well, nice to know that Intel isn’t going to sit around all day doing nothing, having just released their latest firmware update 02HD which will boast the highly anticipated Trim support. Have you made the firmware update yet, and can you tell the difference […]
12/01/2009, Anyone of you out there own a Sony Ericsson Satio? If the answer is affirmative, then you might be interested to know that firmware R1CA037 for the Satio is now available. So far early impressions have pointed to the cellphone responding a whole lot faster than normal, where we hope to see this update offer more than just a performance improvement.
11/08/2009, Those of you who have been running Apple TV with the 3.0 firmware might have encountered a problem where the unit would unexpectedly ditch all the content that was loaded into the device until a resync was performed. Well, it seems that Apple has noticed this rather quickly and issued a 3.0.1 firmware update, which they’re strongly recommending you to update to. Check out the official details here.
11/08/2009, Folks out there who own the Zune HD should be fairly happy to hear that Microsoft has released the latest firmware (4.3) for the Zune HD! It’s nothing too radical, but it should address some of the more irritating problems that you might have encountered. Some of the changes/fixes include: Support for the upcoming 3D games and applications. Auto Suggest feature for text input. Faster web browsing experience. Landscape keyboard […]
10/25/2009, If you’re wondering whether your device is amongst the lucky select BlackBerry device models to be able to get the BlackBerry 5.0 firmware update, you’ll be happy to know that we’ve managed to dig up a list of eligible devices, and the list goes: Bold 9000 series Storm 9500 series Tour 9630 Pearl Flip 8200 series Curve 8330 Curve 8350i Curve 8530 Curve 8900 If you’re using an older BlackBerry, […]
09/20/2009, Creative has more or less overcome a hurdle that plagued them for many years – the second firmware update for the Zii EGG now allows one to play music directly from an SD memory card inserted into the Zii EGG, which could prove promisin for future portable media players from Creative and perhaps current generation devices with an SD memory card slot.
09/13/2009, First impressions of the Zen X-Fi 2 yielded a less than glowing report, where most people thought the user interface fared was the worst aspect – it worked in a sluggish manner that rendered most people frustrated. Nice to know that it will be released in the US with version 1.00.10 firmware that improves the responsiveness of the user interface by leaps and bounds, making it a more than venerable […]
08/31/2009, Eric Lempel from the PlayStation Network Operations has posted that the PlayStation 3 3.0 firmware update was coming very soon, “just in time for the official launch of the 120 GB PlayStation 3″. For more details, watch this PS3 update 3.0 video.
06/01/2009, For those who have found that their Sony Ericsson XPERIA X1 came up short where cell signal reception is concerned, here’s a firmware update that is currently available which is said to solve the signal strength problem. The XPERIA X1 R3A firmware update will also other benefits including an increase in keyboard backlight intensity, a speeding up of the media panel as well as improved touchscreen responsiveness on its resistive […]
05/05/2009, BlackBerry 8900 owners, listen up! There is a new OS 18.104.22.168 leak out there, so proceed with caution if you’re one who loves living on the edge. We need not remind you that it would be prudent to make a backup of all your data before you install this leaked update, but for those who have already done so without running into any problems, what are your thoughts on it?
05/03/2009, Apple has released a software update over the weekend that is aimed at curing system freezing issues concerning iMacs which were released earlier this year, in particular those that came with an ATI Radeon HD 4850 graphics chipset. The iMac EFI Firmware Update 1.4 that weighs in at 1.7MB will handle the hard lock-ups that randomly occur, making iMac users reboot their systems all over again regardless of whether they’re […]