Firmware updates archive

  • Fujifilm X-Pro1 firmware v2.0 update announced
    Cameras

    Fujifilm X-Pro1 firmware v2.0 update announced

    By 6 September 2012

    Yes we know it's boring, but sometimes firmware can give your kit that kick up the metallic behind that it so desperately needs. When the X-Pro1 was launched this year it received critical acclaim, but one of its biggest issues was a rather sluggish focus...

  • Xbox 360 system update is preparation for a system update
    Gaming

    Xbox 360 system update is preparation for a system update

    By 19 July 2011

    Microsoft has rolled out a fairly meaty Xbox 360 system update today, although no matter how hard you look, there's nothing new to be found. That's because this update, which takes around five minutes to download and complete (on a superfast broadband...

  • Nintendo 3DS firmware update hitting UK 7 June
    Gaming

    Nintendo 3DS firmware update hitting UK 7 June

    By 12 May 2011

    The Nintendo 3DS is to finally get the firmware update that UK owners have been crying out for, but not for another month. Nintendo has announced that the forthcoming patch will be available to download on 7 June. There are few details on what the update...

  • Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Humax HD-Fox T2 TV Portal 1.02.03 Firmware Beta hands-on

    By 27 January 2011

    Pocket-lint has managed to get its hands on a pre-release (beta) version of the forthcoming firmware update for the Humax HD-Fox T2 (which will also arrive for the HDR-Fox T2) and has had a play with the company's brand spanking new TV Portal feature....

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

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

    By 26 November 2010

    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
    Gadgets

    Kindle embraces Facebook and Twitter with forthcoming patch

    By 29 April 2010

    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
    Phones

    HTC Legend's missing apps bug fixed

    By 22 April 2010

    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
    Gaming

    PS3 now 3D ready

    By 22 April 2010

    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
    Phones

    HTC Desire gets first firmware update

    By 1 April 2010

    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
    Gaming

    Sony ditches support for Other OSes on PS3

    By 29 March 2010

    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
    Gaming

    Sony updates PS3 firmware to version 2.60

    By 21 January 2009

    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...

  • Gaming

    Sony announces firmware update for PS3

    By 16 May 2008

    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
    Gaming

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

    By 18 December 2007

    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
    Gaming

    Japanese PS3 gamers get e-money update

    By 24 January 2007

    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...

  • Sony PSP 3.0 firmware available for download
    Gaming

    Sony PSP 3.0 firmware available for download

    By 21 November 2006

    Sony has released an update for its PSP handheld console in Japan. The new update, version 3.0 allows the PSP to interact closely with the Sony PS3 including the PSP remote feature that allows you to watch content stored on your PS3 via your PSP and a...

  • HP issues firmware to prevent Photosmart R707 from overheating
    Cameras

    HP issues firmware to prevent Photosmart R707 from overheating

    By 6 June 2006

    HP has issued a firmware update for over 675,000 of its Photosmart R707 cameras world-wide because of safety concerns over its batteries. Some non-rechargeable batteries can overheat when the camera is connected to an AC adapter or docking station. One...