Software updates archive

  • Tweetie update brings notification support
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    Tweetie update brings notification support

    By 15 May 2009

    The makers of Tweetie, the free Mac Twitter app, have released an update (version 1.1.1) bringing with it a number of bug fixes and requested features following feedback from users. Users keen to be notified of new tweets, now have the ability to set...

  • Apple OSX 10.5.7 update released
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    Apple OSX 10.5.7 update released

    By 12 May 2009

    Apple has issued a 264MB software update for its OSX Leopard operating system on Tuesday. The new 10.5.7 update which is recommend for all 10.5.6 users, according to Apple, promises to fix a number of issues including fixing security issues and adding...

  • Mammoth BlackBerry Storm update released
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    Mammoth BlackBerry Storm update released

    By 7 May 2009

    Vodafone has announced that the latest software update for the BlackBerry Storm - version 4.7.0.141 - is now available to download by desktop. The huge upgrade claims to deliver "a number" of improvements to the multimedia performance, messaging and the...

  • Truphone 3.0 announced for iPhone
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    Truphone 3.0 announced for iPhone

    By 28 April 2009

    Truphone has launched Truphone 3.0, an upgrade to its mobile VoIP application for the Apple iPhone. The company promises improved ease of use, speed of function response, intuitiveness and simplicity. In addition, voice quality is said to have been made...

  • T-Mobile G1 cupcake update finally confirmed for May
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    T-Mobile G1 cupcake update finally confirmed for May

    By 28 April 2009

    In the UK, T-Mobile has finally officially confirmed that its Android-based G1 will be getting the Cupcake, or 1.5, update in May. In addition, the operator has revealed that sales of the device are "set to reach" 100,000 units in the first 6 months -...

  • Mozilla releases Firefox 3.0.10 update
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    Mozilla releases Firefox 3.0.10 update

    By 28 April 2009

    Just a week on from Firefox 3.0.9 being released and Mozilla has issued version 3.0.10 already. Obviously this second release is to patch up security issues in the 3.0.9 version of the open source internet browser. Mozilla says 3.0.10 fixes two security...

  • Android Cupcake update now due May
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    Android Cupcake update now due May

    By 27 April 2009

    T-Mobile's German site has revealed that the "Cupcake" update for the Android mobile phone operating system, due to the operator's G1 phone, is now due in May. Promising lots of improvements, 1.5 introduces features such as speech recognition, home screen...

  • Sonos issues 2.8 update and new iPhone app
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    Sonos issues 2.8 update and new iPhone app

    By 15 April 2009

    Sonos has updated its iPhone "Controller" application to version 2.8.1, which refreshes the previous software, launched back in October 2008. In addition, the company has added support for the free Deezer internet radio service via the Sonos system's...

  • BlackBerry Storm update due soon
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    BlackBerry Storm update due soon

    By 14 April 2009

    It's being reported that Verizon Wireless is prepping an over-the-air software update for the BlackBerry Storm in the US, while Vodafone, the Storm operator in the UK, can't confirm when the update is due. The 4.7.0.113 update is expected to fix the handset's...

  • Android 1.5 "cupcake" SDK released
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    Android 1.5 "cupcake" SDK released

    By 14 April 2009

    The Android developer team has announced the release of what's described as an "early look" at the next version of the Android platform. The 1.5 version of Android is based on the "cupcake" branch of the operating system that we've brought you news of...

  • Sony issues 2.70 PS3 software update
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    Sony issues 2.70 PS3 software update

    By 2 April 2009

    Sony has announced that free software update 2.70 for the PlayStation 3 will be available from 2 April. The gaming giant says the "capabilities of PS3 are stepping up yet another gear" with this update. giving players more freedom to text chat, making...

  • Nokia issues software update for 5800 XpressMusic
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    Nokia issues software update for 5800 XpressMusic

    By 30 March 2009

    Nokia has announced the availability of a software update for the Nokia 5800 XpressMusic that it says "further improve(s) the performance and adds new functionalities to the device". Improvements in the firmware are said to include a faster user interface...

  • BlackBerry Media Sync updated
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    BlackBerry Media Sync updated

    By 27 March 2009

    Research In Motion has updated its Media Sync software for its BlackBerry smartphone range. The Media Sync 2.0 software now offers support for Windows Media Player, Microsoft's desktop multimedia library offering. This means that BlackBerry users will...

  • Opera announces Mobile 9.7
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    Opera announces Mobile 9.7

    By 27 March 2009

    Opera has announced that it will launch the new Opera Mobile 9.7, its "server-accelerated" full web experience for phones, at next week's CTIA Wireless event in Las Vegas. Opera Mobile 9.7 features Opera Turbo, Opera’s compression technology, along...

  • AOL updates Winamp
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    AOL updates Winamp

    By 18 March 2009

    AOL has announced an update to the Winamp media player available now to its 73 million users. Winamp 5.55 offers a multimedia "artist discovery" experience, a merchandise store plus the opportunity to purchase downloads and ringtones while iTunes and...

  • Apple reveals iPhone 3.0 software with 100 new features
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    Apple reveals iPhone 3.0 software with 100 new features

    By 17 March 2009

    At a press event in the US, Apple has unveiled its iPhone 3.0 OS software with over 1,000 new API functions. Highlights include the long-awaited ability to cut, copy and paste, MMS messaging, A2DP Bluetooth, peer to peer Bluetooth hook-up, subscription-based...

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched
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    Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched

    By 13 March 2009

    Mozilla has released Firefox 3.1 beta 3, a public preview release intended for "developer testing and feedback". The third beta for the release features a number of improvements to performance, web compatibility and speed. These include an improved Private...

  • iPhone 3.0 OS due 17 March
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    iPhone 3.0 OS due 17 March

    By 12 March 2009

    Apple is due to reveal the latest version of its iPhone operating system later this month. According to the US blog Engadget, and the FT's San Francisco correspondent, Apple has started informing press in the States that it will unveil iPhone 3.0 on 17...

  • Apple issues iTunes 8.1 update
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    Apple issues iTunes 8.1 update

    By 12 March 2009

    Apple has issued an update to iTunes, on the back of the new iPod shuffle launch, but the new software also offers improvements, as well as bug fixes. The 65MB 8.1 update, that's available to download now, is said to be "faster and more responsive". Apple...

  • Firefox 3.0.7 update released
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    Firefox 3.0.7 update released

    By 5 March 2009

    Mozilla has released a security and stability update on Thursday for Firefox 3.x users the foundation has announced. The new 3.0.7 update is now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux users as a free download from getfirefox.com. In a post on the company's...

  • Vista SP2 hits Release Candidiate
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    Vista SP2 hits Release Candidiate

    By 26 February 2009

    Microsoft has announced that the Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 has hit what the company calls an "important milestone" in its development: Release Candidate. The Release Candidate of SP2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server...

  • Snow Leopard
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    Snow Leopard

    By 24 February 2009

    For those of you keen to get your hands on Apple's coming-soon "Snow Leopard" OS, WorldOfMac have obliged with a gallery of pics showing the few visual changes to the system. Apple has revealed that the 10.6 update won't get a hoard of new features, but...

  • Apple announces Safari 4
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    Apple announces Safari 4

    By 24 February 2009

    Apple has announced the public beta of Safari 4, describing it as the world's fastest and "most innovative" web browser for Mac and Windows PCs. New features include top sites, for what's said to be a "stunning visual preview of frequently visited pages",...

  • Navteq launches Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0
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    Navteq launches Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0

    By 16 February 2009

    Navteq has launched Traffic Patterns Europe v2.0, an updated historic traffic database that now includes coverage of the UK. The newest version includes typical traffic speeds on 120,000km of primary and secondary roads across the UK and nearly 200,000km...

  • Apple issues big security update for Mac OS X
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    Apple issues big security update for Mac OS X

    By 13 February 2009

    Apple has issued software updates for its Mac OS X operating system, Safari for Windows and Java that patch over 50 bugs. The 44MB "Security Update 2009-001" software update for Mac OS X addresses a massive 28 security issues. In addition the Java for...