iOS 5.0.1 beta appears to have solved the battery drain problem

We know that the iOS 5.0.1 beta has been rolled out to select users and the update is expected to bring about several fixes, namely the battery drain problem that seems to have plagued many iPhone users who have upgraded to iOS 5. So does the iOS 5.0.1 beta solve this battery issue? Well, according to some users it certainly does.


Droid X Gingerbread update fix released

Do you remember the Gingerbread update for the Droid X that was released not too long ago? Well, instead of just upgrading the phone to Android Gingerbread, it introduced host of new problems to the phone as well. It’s been quite awhile now, but Verizon has finally released an update for the phone to get rid of its problems. The update is rolling out today and can be downloaded over […]


Apple fixing potential iOS security threat

On Wednesday, a German site reported about a serious flaw in iOS that if left unfixed, could leave the operating system vulnerable to malware without the user’s knowledge. The issue is due to the way iOS handles PDF files – even those that are infected. Read up more about the security hole here. Fortunately it has been reported that Apple has learnt about the issue and is working on a […]


Mozilla plugs Firefox memory leak issues

While Mozilla’s Firefox is one of the most popular web browsers around, it’s not without its faults. One of the major problems that it’s known for is its notorious memory leak problem that has been a staple problem that’s been reported with every release of the browser. According to the latest reports, Mozilla might have solved the problem. Apparently the problem stems from the JavaScript engine in Firefox, and Mozilla […]


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T-Mobile G2x Gingerbread arriving this summer

Great news for users of the LG G2x: T-Mobile has announced that it will be releasing the Android 2.3 (Gingerbread) update for the phone this summer. But before that, they will also be releasing a software fix for the G2x that should address the random restart and shutdown issues that a small number of G2x owners have been facing according to a report from PCMag. As we learnt earlier this […]


Fix released for Skype downtime

Earlier today, we reported about an outage that a number of Skype users were facing. Apparently the downtime was due to a corruption that occurred in those users’ systems, though it wasn’t explained how such a thing happened. Anyway, Skype gave instructions on how to solve the problem but they were fairly technical and not for everybody. Thankfully they’ve come up with an update that fixes the problem automatically. If […]


Skype down: small number of users affected, temporary solution up

At the moment there seems to be an outage of Skype going on. A small number of users have reported about having trouble logging in or sending messages and making video calls. Skype is aware of the problem, and have found out what it is though they haven’t announced what it is yet. But Skype has posted a temporary solution to get Skype working again, head over to the official […]


Motorola Atrix 4G receives unofficial upload speed boost

Remember the whole controversy about AT&T capping upload speeds on their 4G phones? Well, AT&T mentioned that they were testing and preparing the network before releasing the update to 4G phone users on their network. It’s been awhile now and we’ve still yet to hear about the fix from AT&T, and despite the fix that is supposed to be on the way, the folks over at XDA-developers didn’t sit around […]


Skype for Android vulnerability fixed

Remember the Skype for Android vulnerability that was made public by Android Police last week? Skype recognized the issue and announced that they were working on a fix for it. Well it looks like they were pretty quick to their feet because today they’ve released an update that addresses the issues found. In case you weren’t aware of the issue, Skype for Android had a vulnerability where its database that […]


New Mac OS X update released for 2010 13″ MacBook Air

When the Mac OS X 10.6.7 update was released last week, in addition to the incompatibilities it caused with NVIDIA’s Quadro 4000 graphics cards, it introduced a major issue to the 2010 MacBook Air 13″ computers: the notebook would just crash whenever it ran iTunes. Nothing would cause the computer to respond except a forced shutdown via the power button. If you’ve been having these crashing problems, or you have […]


NVIDIA releases Quadro 4000 driver fix for Mac OS X 10.6.7

It looks like Apple’s Mac OS X 10.6.7 update released a few days ago doesn’t only bring improvements to the operating system. It introduces new problems to Macs that use NVIDIA Quadro 4000 graphics cards. It has been reported that the display driver for the graphics card was incompatible with OS X 10.6.7 and during installation of the update, it was simply removed. Without the proper drivers for the graphics […]


Skype downtime clarified – problem with supernodes

For those of you who are affected by Skype’s downtime, fret not, help is on the way. According to a blog post on the official Skype blog, Peter Parkes, Skype’s blogger-in-chief announced that the downtime is caused by their supernodes going down. He explains that Skype isn’t like other conventional phone or IM networks – it relies on individual connections between computers and phones to keep things up and running […]


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

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 you’ll want to keep an eye open as it should be popping up on your phone pretty soon. The update will be pushed out in stages from 9/30 12AM EST […]


Nexus One Update Grants It Multi-touch And 3G Connectivity Fix

Not having multi-touch was a big issue when the Google Nexus One was launched, but thanks to the latest update, Nexus One users won’t have to take flak from others who poke fun at it due to the lack of multi-touch anymore. The latest update also includes a general fix, which should help improve the 3G connectivity issues that some folks have been experiencing lately. You should be receiving a […]