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Android 4.2.2 now available for Nexus 4 in an OTA update

Android 4.2.2 now available for Nexus 4 in an OTA update

By 14 February 2013

Google has begun rolling out Android 4.2.2 to Nexus 4 users in the form of an over-the-air update. Known as build JDQ39, the 54MB update was released for the other Nexus devices earlier.  Unlike Apple, Google doesn't provide an official change-log detailing... >>

Skype 6.2 released for Windows and Mac, adding eGifting Skype credits

Skype 6.2 released for Windows and Mac, adding eGifting Skype credits

By 13 February 2013

Microsoft-owned Skype has announced several updates to its Windows and Mac application in version 6.2.  The most notable addition is a new "eGifting" feature for both platforms, if you're not the physical gift-giving type. EGifting allows users to send each... >>

Google Plus and Music Android apps updated with new features

Google Plus and Music Android apps updated with new features

By 30 January 2013

Google has provided new updates for both its Google Plus and Google Play Music apps, adding several new features and bug fixes. Google Play Music has received the better updates of the two, adding the ability for instant mixes to continue playing past... >>

Microsoft confirms problems with latest Surface RT update, fix slated for February

Microsoft confirms problems with latest Surface RT update, fix slated for February

By 23 January 2013

A handful of Surface RT users found a bug after installing the latest update to their tablet. The update created some quirkiness in the Windows Update department, including the inability to load or search for updates and the inability to update third-party... >>

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

By 3 August 2012

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

By 6 June 2012

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

By 29 March 2012

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

By 7 March 2012

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

By 19 January 2012

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

By 13 January 2012

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... >>