Tag: firmware

Samsung Galaxy S8 Firmware Enters Development Just In Time For February Launch Date

A few days after major Galaxy S8 details were leaked, new information regarding Samsung's next-generation Galaxy S series have emerged. The company has reportedly just started firmware development for the handsets.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 15, 2016

Google Scraps All Chrome Branding In First Chromecast Preview Firmware: This is NOT 'Beta,' Says Google

Google has released a new Chromecast firmware version into its freshly launched Chromecast Preview Program. Users, however, are reporting that the new firmware is devoid of almost all Chrome branding.

Google September 26, 2016

Update Your Firmware: Hackers Can Download Files From Your Seagate Wireless Hard Drives

“An update a day, keeps hacking away” should be a line in every user agreement. Seagate shows why and how, after fixing major security flaws with an update.

Computers September 8, 2015

Apple Rolls Out Mac mini EFI Firmware Update 1.8 To Fix USB Keyboard Issues

The late-2012 Mac mini gets a firmware update that addresses the USB keyboard issues. Apple recommends Mac mini owners download the 4.8MB fix.

Apps/Software July 17, 2015

Verizon Sends Out Minor LG G4 OTA Update: Here Are The Performance Enhancements

The minor over-the-air update introduced three enhancements to LG G4 units under the Verizon network.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech July 1, 2015

Upgraded Apple Watch To watchOS 2 And Want To Downgrade? You Cannot

Apple Watch users, who are unhappy with the changes that the watchOS 1.0.1 or watch OS 2 beta bring, are in a conundrum because they are unable to downgrade the firmware. Apparently, the device's DFU mode, which aids restoration to an older version, is inaccessible.

Wearable Tech June 13, 2015

Here's How GoPro High-Definition Slow Motion Footage in 240fps Looks Like [Video]

The impending firmware update for GoPro Hero4 Black brings the ability to shoot high definition videos in slow motion at 240 frames per second.

Gadgets January 30, 2015

PlayStation 4 firmware update problems: What to do and what not to do

PS4 users report problems after a recent system update. Some issues are minor, others are not, so here are some tips on what to do if a problem arises with your console.

Geek November 4, 2014

Security expert hacks Canon Pixma printer to play Doom, highlights security weakness

A security demonstration showed that Canon’s Pixma printers are vulnerable to malicious attacks. Since the web interface is neither ID nor password protected, hackers can easily attack the machine’s firmware.

Gadgets September 16, 2014

BadUSB exploit: Is your USB device spying on you or stealing your data?

Researchers reveal how USB devices can tear apart digital ecosystems, rendering everything from keyboards to computer systems untrustworthy. An infected USB keyboard can be manipulated to do anything you're capable of doing on your computer, says SRLabs.

Apps/Software August 4, 2014

Apple MacBook Air EFI update to fix bug causes systems to crash

Apple rolled out the EFI update to fix issues on the mid-2011 model. Some users cited that the update has failed to install while some reported a system crash.

Computers July 25, 2014

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