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  1. Updating Acer Liquid smartphones yes or no?

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Hello forum users out there, It's been a while since logging in here ... I have a question about Acer Liquid smartphones and specifically whether I should or can update the unit with new system/Android code. From time to time I see messages on my phone suggesting I do this, with the message...
  2. Windows 7: failure configuring Windows updates interminable loop

    Windows Computing
    I am trying to recover from a faulty Windows 7 update, but seem to be stuck in an interminable loop, where even leaving the computer running overnight results in looping. The same following message appears in Normal, Safe, or Command Prompt Modes: 'Failure configuring Windows updates Reverting...
  3. Microsoft calls Xbox 360 update the "Future of TV"

    Industry News
    Microsoft this week will roll out a firmware update for the Xbox 360 Video game console which the company is calling the "Future of TV." According to the software giant, the updated firmware will usher in a "new era in entertainment" giving Xbox owners "A single box that ties together all the...
  4. Updated EastLink PVR firmware lets users add additional storage

    Industry News
    Years after it was made available to consumers on many cable and satellite systems across Canada, Eastlink Cable has updated its PVR firmware so customers with eSATA capable PVRs can add an external hard drive for additional program storage. The company, which relies on Motorola cable set top...
  5. HP to Address TouchPad Issues With Software Update

    Smartphone/Tablet (Android, Blackberry & iOS)
    Hewlett-Packard is trying to address buyer concerns related to sluggish software performance on the TouchPad tablet with a software update, which will be delivered over the air, the company said. "We are working on our first software release, which will improve many of their concerns with...
  6. Corel releases service pack for VideoStudio Pro X4

    Industry News
    Ottawa based Corel Corporation today announced a free service pack for VideoStudio Pro X4, its consumer video-editing software for Windows. Features of the software update include improved H.264 file conversion quality and MPEG-4 quality, greater support for digital 8 and Hi8 cameras, faster...
  7. Motorola ASTB upgrade last night

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    Last night a new version of firmware was sent out to all Motorola advanced set top boxes in all regions (except Vancouver). The upgrade was completed in Vancouver with few incidents a couple weeks so there should be few for most customers. Firmware updates should be the following on most...
  8. Motorola guide update in Vancouver completed

    Shaw Cable HD tuner and HD PVR Discussion
    As some may have noticed an update was done to Motorola DCTs last night in Vancouver region. The guide update (to version A28.0-5) corrected a couple minor bug fixes and updated some features of the VOD system. VOD Enhancements: -Multi-skip -- allows user to change rate of FFWD/REW operation...
  9. iTunes 9.1 adds support for iPad

    Industry News
    With just three days to the launch of the iPad, Apple has released iTunes 9.1 which brings support for the new device. The new software comes with several new features and improvements, including the ability to: sync music, video and apps with an iPad, organize and sync books downloaded from...
  10. Rogers Cable guide update fails to satisfy customers

    Industry News
    Rogers Cable today rolled out a minor revision to its Quickstart marketing menu after complaints from digital cable customers in Ontario. The update introduces a new menu option on Rogers set top boxes which allows users to change the order in which the QuickStart menu appears. Much to the...
  11. Windows Home Server PP3 update finally arrives next week

    Industry News
    On the Windows Home Server Blog today, Microsoft announced that its long overdue Windows Home Server (WHS) Power Pack 3 (PP3) will be available on November 24, 2009. Earlier this year members of the Microsoft Home Server had told Digital Home the new update would be available no later than the...
  12. Google BlogSearch revamped

    Home Computing
    From here on Google Blog Kind of a cross between Google News and Digg.
  13. Gran Turismo 5 Prologue Update Available Now

    Video Game Consoles and PC Gaming
    From Sony Playstation BLog
  14. Apple releases iTunes 8.0.1

    Portable Electronics: Cameras/eBooks/iPods/GPS
    Apple has issued an update to iTunes 8. The 58.5MB download addresses a flaw in iTunes TV episode downloads which would the HD versions of shows with the additional standard-definition copy meant for transfer to iPhones and iPods. iTunes 8.0.1 improves stability and performance and provides a...
  15. Google Desktop for Windows gets faster

    Windows Computing
    After getting complaints about the performance of Google Desktop, the software engineers at Google announced "Google Desktop 5.8 for Windows" this week a "lighter, faster product" which cuts down memory usage and shuts down five times quicker.
  16. Panasonic DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 Blu-ray Players

    Home Theatre Corner
    Panasonic HAS introduced two new Blu-ray players – the DMP-BD35 and DMP-BD55 -- to CEDIA Convention attendees The DMP-BD35/55 also excels in sound quality. Both models feature an HD Audio Decoder (Dolby TrueHD, Dolby Digital Plus and DTSTM-HD Master Audio Essential), which supports the...
  17. SA8300HD HDMI Problems: Discuss here only!

    Rogers Cable TV: HD PVR Discussion
    After several differently intoned conversations with Rogers CS, I resign to connect my new SA 8300 with component cables. Rogers official line has always, and continues to be, "We do not support HDMI." I find this unfortunate having just moved from NY where Time Warner provides the same box...