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Sony issued an update for PlayStation 4 consoles last night, which is expected to further improve system stability. Update 2.03's notes are minimal, simply stating that "system software stability during use of some features has been improved" with the patch. The update arrived three weeks after fi...

December 3rd 2014 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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Hot on the heels of the PS4's 2.01 system update is - you guessed it - 2.02, available to download now. We've successfully nabbed and installed the firmware, but the patch notes currently offer little to report on what it's changed. According to Sony's support page, with 2.02 "system software stabi...

November 11th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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Update: As our post went live, Nintendo of America unveiled a trailer pinning the 11 new Amiibo figures for February 2015. In the video, which you'll find below the break, Nintendo notes "some of our retail partners will be releasing a certain number of these as exclusive figures, so stay tuned for...

November 11th 2014 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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PlayStation Europe announced a new PS4 firmware update is "rolling out today," designed to fix at least one of a range of issues that cropped up following the 2.00 patch. The company's Twitter account said the 2.01 update "addresses issues some users have encountered when powering on the system fro...

November 5th 2014 at 6:25am 0 Comments
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Microsoft rolled out the new October system update for the Xbox One, which we've verified is available to download now. As detailed last month, the new firmware overhauls the Snap feature, which lets you view a main and side window on screen simultaneously. Now, bringing up the Snap Center brings l...

October 16th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Remember Karsten Nohl? The security researcher who discovered how to infect just about any USB device with scarily savvy malware and delivered a lengthy talk about it at this year's Black Hat conference? At the time he didn't want to share the code for his exploit, but fellow researchers Adam Caud...

October 2nd 2014 at 7:37pm 0 Comments
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Much like a prospective office assistant, Nintendo's Wii U can now put "good organization skills" on its resume. Thanks to a new system update this week, the console will now allow players to sort their home screen icons into folders. The Wii U menu also added a download management icon in the lat...

September 30th 2014 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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So, you've upgraded to iOS 8 and now you're having second thoughts? Well, I'm sorry to tell you, but you no longer have the option of downgrading your device back to iOS 7. This sad news comes to you from developer Steven Troughton-Smith (via AppleInsider), who tweeted the information on Friday:...

September 29th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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Similar to the Vita, Sony has announced that a future software update on the PS4 will add the ability to use themes, giving players the ability to customize the console's dashboard. Themes teased during the reveal were animated, featuring famous PlayStation Japan characters Toro and Kuro kicking b...

September 1st 2014 at 3:59am 0 Comments
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Microsoft launched an Xbox One system update today, rolling out a collection of new features and interface tweaks in response to user feedback. The Xbox One's August update reorganizes user activity feeds, adding text entry and expanded options for shared media. After applying the upgrade, player...

August 18th 2014 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Devices like the Safeplug can deter companies and governments from snooping on your devices at home, but they're not much good when you're on the road. That's where the PORTAL (Personal Onion Router To Assure Liberty) project comes into play. Load the customized firmware on to certain travel hotsp...

August 14th 2014 at 11:28pm 0 Comments