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Forget Ice Cream Sandwich, the world's trickiest firmware update cost Wall Street $440 million

Forget Ice Cream Sandwich, the world's trickiest firmware update cost Wall Street $440 million

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If you think any problems or delays in updating your mobile phone's operating system are bad, just wait until you hear what happened to the Knight Capital Group when it updated its computer systems. The brokerage that handles around 11 per cent of all... >>

Kindle update incoming with parents and kids set to benefit the most

Kindle update incoming with parents and kids set to benefit the most

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Owners of the £89 Kindle will soon be receiving an automatic update that will improve their overall reading experience, with parents and children in particular needing to pay note. Along with adding a higher contrast font that Amazon claims makes its... >>

Improved battery life comes with Nokia Lumia 800 update

Improved battery life comes with Nokia Lumia 800 update

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If you’re lucky enough to be a proud owner of a Nokia Lumia 800, we have some good news for you. Your smartphone is about to get even better, thanks to the latest update to be rolled out. And the best news is that your battery life will be improved,... >>

Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling

Skype 5.6 for Mac arrives with better group calling

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It's about time that a 0.1 update for Skype on the Mac arrived, don't you think? Luckily, so does the Microsoft owned VoIP giant that has rolled out version 5.6 of the software with a few tasty updates. The UI for group calling has had a tweak so that... >>

Nokia Lumia 800 second update rolls out: Battery improvements incoming

Nokia Lumia 800 second update rolls out: Battery improvements incoming

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As promised in December Nokia has started the rollout of its second update for the Lumia 800, which amongst other things fixes issues with the phone's battery, and should hopefully reach handsets across the world in the next 2 weeks. This comes after... >>

Skype for Mac 5.5 beta update brings calling UI improvements

Skype for Mac 5.5 beta update brings calling UI improvements

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Skype has announced its 5.5 beta update for Mac which delivers a few new features as well as a host of tweaks. These include improvements to the call UI and tweaks to the call quality; Skype also says that its looked into the stabilisation of its service... >>

Skype 2.6 for Android update: Photo and video messaging for free

Skype 2.6 for Android update: Photo and video messaging for free

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Skype has announced the launch of Skype 2.6 for Android, bringing with it a whole bunch of new features including photo and video messaging for free over Wi-Fi or your 3G network. Not only this but if you're lucky enough to own an Android device packing... >>

PS3 prepped for PS Vita with v.4.00 update

PS3 prepped for PS Vita with v.4.00 update

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Sony is prepping its PlayStation 3 games console in readiness for the Japanese launch of its PS Vita handheld device. The version 4.00 update will enable the PS Vita and PS3 to share information, which will mean you'll be able to copy games, music, photos... >>

LG Ice Cream Sandwich lineup confirmed: Is yours in the list?

LG Ice Cream Sandwich lineup confirmed: Is yours in the list?

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LG has confirmed which of its mobiles will be getting the upgrade to the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, and, as expected, the list mainly consists of LG's higher-end handsets. Pocket-lint brought confirmation at the beginning of November... >>

PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games

PlayStation Vita Remote Play: Total control on all PS3 games

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We've known for some time now that the PlayStation Vita would be able to function as both a controller for the PS3 and display PS3 content via its screen, however we weren't sure of  the extent to which this new functionality would be implemented. The... >>