How to Fix Pebble Smartwatch Problems with Custom Firmware

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The Pebble smartwatch has been available to the public for about a year now, and it has received mixed reception thus far. It’s certainly an innovative product, but the execution leaves something to be desired for a lot of users. The Pebble simply just has a few quirks that don’t make sense at all, including […]

Sony Offers Huge Performance Upgrades to QX10, QX100 Lens Cameras

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Sony will be releasing a new firmware upgrade and a software update to the PlayMemories Mobile app for iOS and Android in the coming months that will offer significant performance gains to the QX10 and QX100 lens camera. The cameras are one of the most innovative, albeit clunky to use, camera in recent times. The […]

iOS 7 Release Keeps Impatient iPhone Owners Awake

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With a promised delivery date of September 18, iPhone owners are now impatiently pinging Apple’s servers to see if the latest iOS 7 operating system is available for download. The software will be available for existing iPhone owners today and will ship on September 20th pre-installed on new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c smartphones. READ: […]

Sprint Update Secures Your Galaxy S4, Allows for More Storage [Updated]

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A new over-the-air, or OTA, software update for the flagship Galaxy S4 by Samsung on Sprint brings a number of new features. For one, the software update will make your Galaxy S4 more secure, which will bring joy to IT administrators. Update: Following our post, Samsung Mobile had reached out to us saying that Knox isn’t […]

Sprint Quietly Updates Galaxy S3 to Hold Over Users Until Galaxy S4 Launch

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Sprint has quietly rolled out a software update to its Galaxy S3 smartphone from Sasmung, bringing a number of improvements to the device with the most notable feature being the inclusion of Samsung’s simul-tasking Multi-View windows. The update was announced yesterday launches today, bringing the version number to L710BPMD4. Sprint advises that the update will […]

FM Radio Making a Comeback With Windows Phone 8 GDR2 Update

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With the upcoming GDR2 software update for current Windows Phone 8 devices, Microsoft may once again enable the FM radio functionality that was present on Windows Phone 7 but disappeared with Windows Phone 8. The technical capabilities for enabling the FM radio feature is present on the hardware and the software update will provide code […]

Verizon Begins Rolling Out HTC Droid DNA OTA Update

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Verizon Wireless is now beginning to roll out an over-the-air (OTA) software update for the HTC Droid DNA on its network. The update itself weighs in at about 100 MB so you can either check for it and download the update over a 4G LTE, 3G, or WiFi network. Though the update doesn’t bring any new features or […]

iOS 6.1 Upgrade Brings Exchange, Passcode Security Bugs

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Though the iOS 6.1 software update may have improved network connectivity for many users, the software isn’t without faults of its own as users are now reporting a number of new glitches that are showing up after they upgrade the firmware on their iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad and iPad mini. One of them relates […]

Nokia Italy Confirms Windows Phone 7.8 Coming This Month

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After a user had reached out on Twitter asking about the Windows Phone 7.8 software update for Windows Phone 7.5 devices, Nokia’s Italian arm had publicly responded saying that the update is coming ‘in a few days,’ promising that more details will follow. In the recent past, there have been talk that Nokia has been […]

AT&T’s Galaxy Note 2 Starts Getting Multi-Windows Update

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AT&T will be the fourth largest carrier in the U.S. to be pushing out a software update to its variant of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 that will deliver a split-screen Multi-Window view to the phablet, allowing the 5.5-inch Android device to run two apps simultaneously side-by-side. The Multi-Window view was launched natively on the […]

Microsoft to Patch Windows Phone 8 Rebooting Issue in December

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Just in times for the holidays, Microsoft will deploy an over-the-air software update for Windows Phone 8 devices to correct an early issue that caused some smartphones running the company’s mobile OS to randomly reboot. The patch is expected to be arriving sometime in December and Microsoft has confirmed that it had identified the problem […]

Nexus 7’s Android 4.2 Jelly Bean Update Delayed by Google

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Originally promised for a launch on October 29th for the Nexus 7, Google’s next-generation Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software update seems to have hit a snag as the tablet’s manufacturer, Asus, has confirmed that it is still waiting for Google to deliver the code to begin pushing out to consumers. According to Asus, the update […]

Google Updates Google TV With Access to Movies, Music, TV Shows

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Google has begun rolling out a software update for its Google TV technology, found within set top boxes and integrated in select TV sets, to give users access to more content. Specifically, the update now allows Google TV owners access to Google’s Play Store for movies, music, and TV shows. The over the air update […]

US Cellular Becomes Second U.S. Carrier to Support Google Wallet

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It looks like a recently released over the air update for the Samsung Galaxy S III on US Cellular has enabled Google Wallet functionality using the NFC radio inside that Android smartphone. As a result, US Cellular becomes the second U.S. carrier to support Google’s mobile wallet efforts, following national carrier Sprint. Rival national carriers […]

Motorola: No Android 4.0 Update for Atrix 4G, Photon 4G, Electrify Smartphones

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Motorola Mobility had released a statement with some bad news for owners of the Android-powered Motorola Atrix 4G (AT&T), Motorola Photon 4G (Sprint), and the Motorola Electrify smartphones. Those devices, unfortunately, would not be upgraded to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, though Motorola is committing to continue supporting those devices with maintenance updates to ensure […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Upgrade for Galaxy S III Coming for Samsung’s IFA Event

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With leaked testing builds of the Android 4.1 software and Samsung’s proprietary TouchWiz Nature UX for the Galaxy S III flagship smartphone floating out, it’s a matter of time before the company updates its smartphone. According to ‘sources familiar’ with the matter, speaking to Android Central, it appears that the Android 4.1 update will be released […]