Articles about upgrade

Motorola XOOM 4G LTE upgrade available tomorrow
When the Motorola XOOM Android tablet made its debut, it didn’t ship with 4G LTE connectivity. Consumers had to wait for Motorola and Verizon to provide the upgrade to the tablet, and now, after many months – it’s finally here. Motorola has just announced on its official Twitter account that beginning tomorrow, the 4G LTE upgrade for the Motorola XOOM will be available.Users will have to visit the Verizon website […]

Panasonic: No GH3 camera this year
Micro Four-Thirds cameras are starting to catch on, namely due to their quality and interchangeable lens which has managed to blur the line between compact cameras and DSLRs. This has resulted in manufacturers aggressively pushing out their cameras, and with the Panasonic GH2 released last year, it’s only normal that we should be able to expect an update or refresh to the GH series this year, but for Panasonic GH3 […]

iTwin Mac OS X support out of beta
iTwin, the nifty wireless filesharing device was announced to have Mac OS X support late last month. As of today, the device has left the beta testing stage and is now ready to be used by the public. Users who want to download the upgrade for their computers can head over to iTwin’s website to get it.

Intel offers software upgrades for its latest low-end processors
Do you remember last year in September when Intel gave consumers the option to upgrade some if its processors’ software with the use of a specially purchased unlock code? It didn’t go down so well with the consumers – after all, who liked the idea of purchasing a “crippled” processor? Well, it looks like Intel didn’t learn, or didn’t care – because they’ve done it again this year, this time […]


StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty demo upgraded to Starter Edition
If you’ve checked out the StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty demo but feel that there isn’t enough content for you to get a good feel of the game, Blizzard has some good news for you. The company has just announced that they’ve upgraded the StarCraft II demo and rebranded it as the StarCraft II: Starter Edition. More than just a name change, the StarCraft II: Starter Edition gives additional content […]

Nissan updates 2012 LEAF with more features and a higher price
Folks thinking about getting the Nissan LEAF but haven’t invested their hard earned cash into getting one will be pleased to know that their patience has paid off. Nissan has just announced that it launching an updated Nissan LEAF based on feedback of thousands of owners who have already driving one around. The new features will be available in the 2012 model which will also be sold in more regions […]

HP silently upgrades the Pre 3 processor (updated)
We all know that the Pre 3 was supposed to ship about 10 days ago – at least that’s what advertised when it put the phone up for pre-order. But the date came, and the phone didn’t turn up, and people were left wondering what went wrong. Well, it looks like the reason for the delay might have been discovered.A quick check of the official HP Pre 3 specs […]

Google Documents discussions gains some improvements
Google introduced the discussions feature to Google Docs not too long ago, and recently they’ve managed to update it with some new features to make it even more useful. The discussion pane has now been improved, which makes it easier to figure out which part of the document users are talking about. It’s also been given a visual tune up to look nicer.Users can now access document statistics to see […]

Motorola Xoom LTE upgrade on its way?
The folks over at Phandroid recently got their hands on an email that is supposedly a reminder from Verizon, letting XOOM customers know that the promised 4G LTE update to the tablet is on its way. Here’s what the email said:Thank you for submitting your Motorola Xoom for the 4G LTE upgrade. You should have recently received a package in the mail with instructions and materials for returning your device […]

Panasonic rugged Toughbook 31 upgraded
Since Intel launched its latest generation of Sandy Bridge processors, laptop manufacturers have been giving almost all their laptops upgrades to include the new processors. Panasonic is no exception, with the announcement of its Toughbook 31 fully-rugged laptop getting an upgrade.The new Toughbook 31 will feature the latest Intel Core i5 and i3 processors, increased RAM and hard drive capacity as well as speed, up to 20hours of battery life, […]

ASUS updates U43SD bamboo laptop
With the introduction of Intel’s latest Sandy Bridge processors, it’s a no brainer to assume that laptops will be getting upgrades to the new processors as well, especially popular models like ASUS’s bamboo laptop. The U43SD laptop has been refreshed with brand new processors and some minor updates.The U43SD now packs a larger 14″ screen, the latest Core i3 and Core i5 processors, an NVIDIA GeForce GT 520M graphics card […]

Doctors refuse to switch to electronic records
According to a lengthy and detailed report from the Washington Post, it seems that despite the benefits and incentives an electronic health record system could bring to a hospital or clinic, doctors are refusing to let go of their pen and paper systems. Electronic health records allow doctors to easily and quickly look up patient information, as well as access their history in a matter of seconds. There’s no need […]

MapQuest updated and supports an additional 8 countries now
It looks like these open source map charters have been hard at work. MapQuest has just announced the launch of 8 additional maps built using open technology and OpenStreetMap data. MapQuest now supports Australia, Denmark, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore and Sweden. Great news if you’re a believer/user of open source projects and/or you’re looking for a free alternative to Google Maps. They have even updated their MapQuest sites […]

PALRO Robot Upgraded With Improved Face Recognition And More
We’ve previously checked out PALRO the robot from Fujisoft and now the company has upgraded the robot’s software to version 2.0, offering some impressive face, body and object tracking capabilities to it. PALRO is now able to identify a face and track it even if someone turns their head and can also identify a person’s body at a distance while walking through a crowded room. It can easily turn its […]