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Firmware 1.0.9 update for Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i available now

Firmware 1.0.9 update for Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i available now

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Canon has issued the latest build of its EOS 550D (Rebel T2i) firmware, 1.0.9. It specifically repairs a peculiar issue with occasional, but rare, tone jumping within some images. According to the documentation, 1.0.9 fixes "a phenomenon in which tone... >>

Kindle embraces Facebook and Twitter with forthcoming patch

Kindle embraces Facebook and Twitter with forthcoming patch

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A Kindle firmware update, due to be rolled out to all users in May, will allow owners to share their favourite passages from ebooks on Facebook and Twitter. The social networking-friendly patch will also improve PDF viewing, with new zoom and pan functionality.... >>

HTC Legend's missing apps bug fixed

HTC Legend's missing apps bug fixed

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HTC Legend owners in Europe have been missing a few applications since the handset was launched - Twidroid, Layar, MySpace Mobile, Barcode Scanner, Google Goggles, FXCamera and a handful more. What common factor can you see shared between all those apps?... >>

PS3 now 3D ready

PS3 now 3D ready

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The PlayStation 3 is now 3D-ready, even if Sony isn't. Yet. Available from last night, the company's latest firmware update, 3.30, ensures that the console will be compatible with stereoscopic gaming. And, although there's currently no 3D content, several... >>

HTC Desire gets first firmware update

HTC Desire gets first firmware update

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It might have only just got a rough and ready release in the UK, with many operators yet to stock the device, but that hasn't stopped HTC releasing an Over The Air (OTA) update for the new flagship Android 2.1 phone. "In our commitment to providing you... >>

Sony ditches support for Other OSes on PS3

Sony ditches support for Other OSes on PS3

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Sony has announced that it will remove the ability to install a secondary operating system on the PS3 on Thursday. The company will be launching the latest firmware update, PS3 firmware 3.21 on Thursday and with it disabling the feature that has been... >>

Sony updates PS3 firmware to version 2.60

Sony updates PS3 firmware to version 2.60

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Sony has updated the firmware for its PlayStation 3 console to version 2.60, which adds a number of new capabilities including a new photo gallery application and DivX 3.11 video support. Detailed on the official US PlayStation blog, the new Photo Gallery... >>

Sony announces firmware update for PS3

Sony announces firmware update for PS3

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Sony has announced that firmware update version 2.35 is on its way for PlayStation 3, but that it only contains minor bug fixes. On the official Sony blog Eric Lempel, director of PlayStation Network Operations, wrote: "I just wanted to give everyone... >>

PS3 firmware update sees Blu-ray Bonus View, DivX added

PS3 firmware update sees Blu-ray Bonus View, DivX added

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Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has announced the immediate availability of the latest system software update for PS3. Version 2.10 will improve the home ent side of things by enabling the console to play the latest interactive Blu-ray disc movies,... >>

Japanese PS3 gamers get e-money update

Japanese PS3 gamers get e-money update

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It might still be 2 months before the PS3 arrives in the UK, but Japanese gamers got an update to the consoles firmware today to allow them to use certain e-money currencies. The new firmware - firmware 1.5 was released by Sony Entertainment Japan to... >>