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  • iPhone 3.0 handles hotspot log-ins gracefully, with aplomb

    iPhone 3.0 handles hotspot log-ins gracefully, with aplomb

    Reader Andrew noticed an interesting happenstance when he stopped by his local coffee shop with his 3.0 enabled iPhone. He writes: When at work my phone picks up the wifi of the coffee shop next door. That network is open but you have to accept a web certificate and put in a password on a login re-direct page every time you connect to the network. This can be annoying when your phone… Read More

  • Canon outs new firmware for 50D, XSi, and XS

    Canon outs new firmware for 50D, XSi, and XS

    New firmware time, shutterbugs! It's a big firmware for the 50D and addresses the vertical banding issues that have plagued the otherwise fantastic digicam. Plus, the new firmware updates all three cameras so they will support the AF assist beam feature of the new flash, Speedlite 270 EX, which is scheduled to be released sometime this month. Canon via PhotographyBay Read More

  • iXtreme version 1.6 adds further Xbox Live ban precautions

    iXtreme version 1.6 adds further Xbox Live ban precautions

    Six years ago, news of a new Xecutuer BIOS would have had me counting down the hours till school let out, at which point I'd go home and flash my X2 Pro with Team Xecuter's latest handiwork. (That particular Xbox has since been moved around so much in various moves that the X2 Pro has been disconnected, thus ending the fun.) But now, the iXtreme hacked firmware for the Xbox 360? I couldn't even… Read More

  • Next-gen iPhone revealed deep in latest firmware?

    Next-gen iPhone revealed deep in latest firmware?

    There is a slight chance that MacRumors stumbled across the first evidence of Apple's next iPhone. It boils down to a previously unused product code - iPhone2,1 - which suddenly made an appearance in firmware 2.2.1. The current generation iPhone is notated with the product code, iPhone1,2 so they might be onto something. Plus, iPods have seen similar product code increases as new models were… Read More

  • Next-gen iPhone revealed deep in latest firmware?

    Next-gen iPhone revealed deep in latest firmware?

    There is a slight chance that MacRumors stumbled across the first evidence of Apple’s next iPhone. It boils down to a previously unused product code – iPhone2,1 – which suddenly made an appearance in firmware 2.1.1. The current generation iPhone is notated with the product code, iPhone1,2 so they might be onto something. Plus, iPods have seen similar product code increases as new… Read More

  • PS3 2.60 firmware now available

    PS3 2.60 firmware now available

    Calling all PS3 owners. When you get home from your mind numbing cubical job, hop on your PS3 and download the 140MB 2.60 firmware. It should add DivX 3.11 support, along with some new Photo Gallery app that will surely make you feel better after a long day of working for the man. Video demo of the latest firmware after the jump. Read More

  • It seems the latest Mac firmware doesn't fix the 4GB RAM issues

    It seems the latest Mac firmware doesn't fix the 4GB RAM issues

    Apple sent out new firmware yesterday that was suppose to fix a few items in the latest MacBook Pro. Early reports indicate that it doesn’t seem to fix the RAM issues though. James Kendrick, from jkOnTheRun, is indicating that his system still freezes and locks up with 4GB of RAM installed. Anyone else experiencing the same? Read More

  • PS3 2.53 firmware finally shows up and enables full screen Flash

    PS3 2.53 firmware finally shows up and enables full screen Flash

    It took a while, but the full-screen Flash 2.53 PS3 firmware is available for your updating. So yeah, now, after the long holiday weekend, you can watch YouTube videos full screen on you TV. Exciting. Available via System Update. Read More

  • Apple TV 2.3 firmware now available

    Apple TV 2.3 firmware now available

    Remember your Apple TV? That thing next to the TiVo? It’s ready for its upgrade. The improvements are very minor but it now supports third-party remote control learning and AirTunes streaming to other audio outputs including Airport Express speakers as well as other Apple TVs. You should be able to download the new firmware in Settings. Read More

  • Google sends out Android update RC30 – blocks ‘jailbreak’

    Google sends out Android update RC30 – blocks ‘jailbreak’

    While a significant chunk of G1 owners still await the RC29 update that started rolling out a few days ago, Google has already queued up another one. While people generally welcome updates with open arms, this ones got a few folks upset. Last week, an eagle-eyed tinkerer realized that you could gain root access to the G1 by using telnetd, essentially “jailbreaking” it. Now, this… Read More