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Apple suggests you should update your iPhone 5 while you still can
Apple suggests you should update your iPhone 5 while you still can
There are multitude of ways that you can differentiate Google's and Apple's mobile operating systems from each other. However, there's probably ...... 28 Oct 2019
Tesla releases largest software update ever, here's what's new in v10.0
Tesla releases largest software update ever, here's what's new in v10.0
Tesla has yesterday announced the largest software update to its vehicles in some time. In fact, the version 10.0 update is the largest ever, ...... 27 Sep 2019
Google introduces dark mode and more private incognito mode in Chrome 76
Google introduces dark mode and more private incognito mode in Chrome 76
Google has updated their web browser with a new version that brings along a few significant changes and feature updates. One of the more ...... 01 Aug 2019
Microsoft has started testing next year's massive Windows update
Microsoft has started testing next year's massive Windows update
Microsoft tends to release a couple important updates a year to Windows 10. However, software giant has already started testing a significant ...... 16 Feb 2019 - 5 comments
Electric car stops in the middle of street, updates its software, locks passengers in
Electric car stops in the middle of street, updates its software, locks passengers in
When car electronics started getting more and more complex back in early 2000s, people used to joke about car requiring a Windows update while ...... 03 Feb 2019 - 5 comments
Windows 10 October update greenlit again, doesn't destroy your files
Windows 10 October update greenlit again, doesn't destroy your files
In early October Microsoft released their newest October 2018 Update for Windows 10. Unfortunately the update had some major issues, including ...... 14 Nov 2018 - 3 comments
Windows 10 gets soon another major update
Windows 10 gets soon another major update
Microsoft is preparing another significant update to its desktop operating system. According to Microsoft's appearance at Berlin's IFA conference ...... 01 Sep 2018
Serious vulnerability found in 7-Zip - update now!
Serious vulnerability found in 7-Zip - update now!
Center for Internet Security has found a serious vulnerability in popular open-source (de-)compression tool, 7-Zip. The vulnerability allows ...... 04 May 2018 - 1 comment
Windows 10 gets an update with new Timeline feature
Windows 10 gets an update with new Timeline feature
Microsoft has revealed that they are releasing the next update for Windows 10 soon. In fact, the update simply called April 2018 update is available ...... 28 Apr 2018
Beloved VLC has updated its Android offering
Beloved VLC has updated its Android offering
One of the most popular PC media players of all time, VLC, has been on mobile for quite some time, but unfortunately the update schedule has ...... 05 Dec 2017
Microsoft is changing pace with Windows 10 updates
Microsoft is changing pace with Windows 10 updates
Microsoft's recent Creator's Update was in the works for a long time and finally the major update hit Windows 10 earlier this month. Now you ...... 21 Apr 2017 - 2 comments
A surprise feature from the world's most popular messaging platform
A surprise feature from the world's most popular messaging platform
WhatsApp has long ago surpassed SMS in popularity and its billion users is rivaled only by Facebook Messenger, both obviously owned by Facebook. ...... 21 Feb 2017 - 2 comments
Microsoft admits it pushed Windows 10 update too aggressively
Microsoft admits it pushed Windows 10 update too aggressively
Microsoft's unofficial podcast Windows Weekly had a surprise guest in Microsoft's Chief Marketing Officer Chris Capossela. In the podcast he ...... 23 Dec 2016 - 15 comments
Microsoft is working on a major design update for Windows
Microsoft is working on a major design update for Windows
Windows 10 has been largely a success for the Redmond giant but there's still work to do. The company is obviously trying to figure out how ...... 28 Nov 2016 - 14 comments
Next major Windows 10 update coming in March?
Next major Windows 10 update coming in March?
Windows 10 has definitely been one of the more successful OS launches for Microsoft and even the growth after the initial launch has been decent ...... 15 Oct 2016 - 5 comments
Apple releases macOS Sierra, brings Siri to desktop
Apple releases macOS Sierra, brings Siri to desktop
As promised, Apple has released the new version of its desktop operating system for all to download. The new OS carries an entirely new name, ...... 20 Sep 2016 - 2 comments
Apple launches iOS 10 as well as updates to Apple TV and Watch
Apple launches iOS 10 as well as updates to Apple TV and Watch
Apple has launched today the new mobile operating system that comes with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. The new iOS version is available for ...... 13 Sep 2016
PlayStation 4 gets major update with HDR
PlayStation 4 gets major update with HDR
Sony has revealed that PlayStation 4 has received its latest update. The patch version is a big 4.00 which means that there will be important ...... 13 Sep 2016 - 4 comments
Sony PS4 update to add YouTube streaming support and boost storage
Sony PS4 update to add YouTube streaming support and boost storage
Sony has given some insight into the upcoming PS4 firmware update version 3.00, codenamed Kenshin. The update is currently in beta and Sony ...... 02 Sep 2015
Sony releases mandatory 1.62 update for PlayStation 4
Sony releases mandatory 1.62 update for PlayStation 4
Sony Computer Entertainment has released the latest mandatory software update for the PlayStation 4, version 1.62. The update is a full 336MB ...... 18 Mar 2014
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