The update, currently in beta, includes some bug fixes and user interface tweaks. For example, users can now toggle back and forth between a light and dark colored keyboard, better for use in dark settings. The update also lets iPhone 5S users upload "burst mode" photos -- taken in rapid fire by holding down the shutter button -- into the photo stream.
Another feature that helps customize the experience is the ability to … Read more
If you have a Nest Learning Thermostat, you may have noticed a software update this morning. That's Nest 4.0. It's a total redesign of the Android and iOS mobile apps (the Web app got a makeover, too). And here's what it means for you.
The first thing you'll notice is that you no longer will you have to switch your phone from portrait to landscape mode to view your settings or turn your thermostat to Away.
You will be able to see the outside temperature in the top-left corner, complete with images depicting the current … Read more
A software update will be available for PlayStation 4 owners as soon as they power on the system. While the update isn't required (single player games can still be played without an Internet connection), it is recommend that you install it to receive the full benefits of Sony's latest console.
There are two methods for installing the update: directly onto an Internet-connected PlayStation 4 or with a USB flash drive. The latter can be utilized for those who don't have an Internet connection readily available.
Here's how to do it:
Step one: Insert a USB drive … Read more
On November 12, Microsoft is pushing out new updates and fixes for its various Surface tablet devices -- the bulk of which are for the ARM-based Surface 2.
According to Microsoft, the Surface 2 November updates include:Performance improvements for all Type Cover and Touch Cover versions; Wi-Fi and Bluetooth driver updates to improve wireless display performance; Camera improvements; Audio improvements, including switching to speaker playback after disconnecting a headset; System performance and stability improvements; and Battery life improvements.
There are no new updates in today's batch for the Intel-based Surface Pro 2 devices. (Microsoft made available for download … Read more