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HP apologises for ink-blocking update

September 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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HP has backtracked on a software update that blocked some ink cartridges made by third parties. A controversial firmware change made earlier this month meant HP printer owners using unofficial, usually cheaper, cartridges discovered they would no longer work. A campaign calling on HP to reverse the move was launched, backed by rights group the […]

Tesla updates software after car hack

September 21st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Tesla has updated its software after researchers from China hacked into the operating system of its electric cars. The team from Keen Security Lab remotely manipulated the brake system on a Tesla while it was on the move, from a distance of 12 miles (19km). Using a laptop, the hackers also managed to open a […]

How to Choose Which Apps Update First in iOS 10

September 20th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Have you ever downloaded or updated a lot of apps at once, then suddenly realised you need to use one of those apps? iOS 10 has a new little feature you’ll like: you can now prioritise a downloading app so that it jumps to the front of the line. If you have apps set to automatically update on […]

Apple fixes ‘bricking’ update flaw

September 14th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Apple says it has fixed a problem that was “bricking” people’s devices while updating to the latest operating system. Complaints from iPhone and iPad users updating to iOS 10 flooded social media after the software was rolled out on Tuesday. Discussion around the issue was trending on social media – but Apple said it was […]

Tesla Autopilot update seeks better safety

September 12th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Tesla will update its cars’ Autopilot function with new safety features designed to prevent collisions, the company has announced. Chief executive Elon Musk told reporters on Sunday that his cars would soon make greater use of the on-board radar to detect obstacles ahead. The car will also do more to make sure drivers are paying […]

How to Shut Down a Windows PC Without Installing Updates

August 30th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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You’re working on your laptop and you realise that it’s time to go. So, you shut down your laptop, but Windows insists on updating. Ten minutes later, you’re still waiting for Windows to update and you’re going to be late. There is a way around this: a way to can shut down immediately even when […]

The Best New Features in Android 7.0 “Nougat”

August 23rd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Android 7.0 Nougat is finally here, and Nexus users will start getting the updates very soon. Here are the coolest features in the latest version of Android. Right now, the update should be rolling out to the Nexus 6, Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 9, as well as the Nexus Player, Pixel C and General […]

Windows 10 update stops webcams working

August 22nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A Windows 10 update has stopped many popular webcams from working. The update, released earlier this month, stops many cameras being used for Skype or to broadcast and stream footage. The cause seems to be a change in the way Windows 10 handles video so it can be used by more than one program at […]

Chrome on Android now provides faster, more power efficient video playback

August 4th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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How many hours a week do you spend watching video on your smartphone? It’s an incredibly convenient way to digest clips from late night talk shows, news reports, sports highlights and more, but it’s also the easiest way to kill your battery. That’s why Google has made it a priority to turn Chrome into the […]

What’s New in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update

August 2nd, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10’s second big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, arrives on August 2, 2016. This is a huge update that touches every corner of the operating system. It includes many, many more changes than the November update did. The Anniversary Update will report itself as version 1607, despite the fact that it technically launched in August […]

Android 7.0 Nougat Public Release Tipped for August 5 Alongside Upgraded Camera App

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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In July, Google released its final preview build of Android Nougat, hinting that the public release is on the horizon. Now, a fresh leak hints that the company will publicly release Android 7.0 Nougat as soon as this month. The leak also reveals that Nexus 5 users won’t get the update. Tipster Evan Blass claims […]

Microsoft is updating Windows 10 again, in its latest bid to win you back

August 1st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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A new update to Microsoft’s Windows 10 is coming, but you’re forgiven if you didn’t know. It turns out not many people are going to tell you. Admittedly, there’s not much to talk about. The list of refinements for Microsoft’s free paper-anniversary update to Win 10 can fit on a small sheet with less than […]

BT Broadband fault Update

July 21st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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BT Broadband is still down in a number of areas in the UK today.  Once we have any updates, it will be posted here. Reports state that it is down to a faulty UPS http://www.theregister.co.uk/2016/07/20/telecity_power_outage_bt_offline/

Microsoft reveals update to Windows 10

June 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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It’s almost a year since Microsoft launched Windows 10 – which means two things. Firstly, there’s an Anniversary Update on the way. With that, some enhancements to Cortana and the web browser, Edge – as well as an attempt to reinvent the stylus. Secondly, there’s only one month left before the Windows 10 free upgrade […]

Complaints prompt Windows 10 update change

June 29th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Microsoft is to offer “clearer options” for users upgrading – or not – to Windows 10. The move comes following months of criticism that Windows 10 was being forced upon users using what has been described as a “nasty trick”. This week, a Seattle woman successfully sued the company for $10,000 over disruption caused by […]

Oculus anti-piracy update cracked in a day

May 24th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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An anti-piracy update for the Oculus virtual reality platform has been cracked within a day of release. The update lets games verify that they were legitimately purchased and are running on an approved Oculus device. It also breaks an unofficial patch called Revive that lets Oculus-only games run on rival devices. But Revive’s creator found […]

How to Update Windows 7 All at Once with Microsoft’s Convenience Rollup

May 19th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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When you install Windows 7 on a new system, you traditionally have to go through a long process of downloading years of updates and constantly rebooting. Not anymore: Microsoftnow offers a “Windows 7 SP1 Convenience Rollup” that essentially functions as Windows 7 Service Pack 2. With a single download, you can install the hundreds of […]

How to Install an Android OTA Update Without Losing Root

April 21st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Over-the-air updates have long been the bane of many rooted Android users’ existences. It’s an endless battle: installing the update breaks root or won’t flash at all, but everyone wants the latest version of their mobile OS. Thanks to a new tool called FlashFire, the struggle may be over. Why OTA Updates Don’t Play Nicely with Rooted Phones […]

What’s New in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update, Coming This Summer

April 11th, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10’s next big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, comes out this summer, and we’re starting to see some features in the Insider Preview builds today. Here’s what’s been announced so far, along with a few goodies we’ve discovered in the first preview. Cortana Becomes a Whole Lot Smarter Arguably the biggest update is Cortana. Microsoft continues […]

What’s New in Windows 10’s Anniversary Update, Coming This Summer

March 31st, 2016 by Mark Daly in Industry News No Comments »
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Windows 10’s next big update, dubbed the “Anniversary Update”, comes out this summer, and will be available for users of the Insider Preview builds today. Here are some of the new features coming in the update. Microsoft showed off a few of Windows 10’s new features–from the previously-named “Redstone” build, now called the Anniversary Update–at their […]

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