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PS4 Update Sneaks in Key New Features

While most people know that the new firmware update for PlayStation 4 allows gamers to remote play via Windows PC (but not Windows 7, sadly), Sony managed to sneak through a number of appealing new features…

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FCC May Have Caused Manufacturers To Lock Down Routers Afterall

Last year we reported that the FCC (US Federal Communications Commission) may be moving to outlaw the practice of adding custom software to routers. The misunderstanding was cleared up with the FCC saying that they wouldn’t ban the…

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TP-Link to Block Open Source Router Firmware in the US

Popular network hardware manufacturer TP-Link have stated that they will be preventing their users from loading open source firmware such as DD-WRT and OpenWRT onto its routers sold in the United States as part of a…

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VirusTotal – Anti-Virus For Your Firmware

Malware happens all too often, with it spreading like a wildfire around the world due to the connectivity offered by the internet, with banks and companies being offered money to install it. While not all malware is…

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Hacker Confirms PlayStation 4 Jailbreak

The PlayStation 4 has been on the market for a while now, and since release, you can bet that hackers, modders and more have been tinkering with the hardware and software of the latest Sony console…

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FCC Speaks Out Regarding Router Hacking Laws

Back in September, the US Federal Communications Commission revealed proposals for new laws governing software requirements for Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) devices, the draft for which suggested that the government agency could outlaw router hacking,…

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Mad Catz Releases XInput Update for C.T.R.L.R Mobile Gamepad

Mad Catz released the C.T.R.L.R. controller a while ago and while it is a great controller for mobile gaming, it wasn’t the best when connected to a PC due to lack of the XInput compatibility. Instead,…

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QNAP Releases Official QTS 4.2 Version

QNAP started the beta version of their QTS 4.2 operating system a little while ago and it was very successful as well as received with positive feedback from users all around. Now the official version of…

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Has the PlayStation 4 Update 3.0 Made Some Games Unplayable?

Sony released its new firmware update for the PlayStation 4 this week, version 3.0, which introduced user enhancements, Twitter video sharing capabilities, YouTube streaming refinements, and a dedicated PlayStation Plus section. However, reports have emerged from…

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Intel 750 Series SSD Firmware Update Improves Boot Times

Intel’s 750 series SSD incorporates astonishingly high read/write speeds but encountered slow boot times compared to traditional SATA storage devices. Thankfully, Intel has released a firmware update today which addresses the prolonged boot problems. To upgrade your…

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D-Link Inadvertently Publishes Its Private Code-Signing Keys

Hackers are viewed within the media and by films as master genius’s who are able to hack into protected systems with the intention of stealing a vast array of information. There is some truth in this…

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NVIDIA Releases SHIELD and Tegra NOTE 7 Firmware Updates

NVIDIA has rolled out firmware updates for a number of its devices, including the SHIELD Portable, SHIELD Android TV (and TV Pro), and the Tegra NOTE 7, bringing with them a plethora of performance enhancements and…

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Researchers Create Silent Mac Worm

Macs have often be heralded as safe, or rather safer than Windows PC’s. This has often been accredited to the fact that unlike windows, developing applications on a Mac requires you have a particular license. With…

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PlayStation 4 Gets New Hack That Allows Users to Install Pirated Games

As security measures and tech advances, so do methods to take them down or work around them. This is the case for a new hack recently discovered for Sony’s PlayStation 4 consoles, which allows users to…

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Samsung Released Magician 4.6 and New EVO 840 Firmware

Samsung has released the new Magician version 4.6 software as well as the latest firmware for the EVO 840 SSD that should resolve the performance issues once and for all. But you should be aware of…

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Final Fix for Samsung EVO 840 Slow-Down Bug Is Upon Us

You might remember the Samsung slow-down bug that plagued the EVO 840 drive last year, the one that we thought already had been fixed. And it had, at least for some people, other still reported the…

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Thecus Releases New Firmware Update for ThecusOS 5.0

Thecus just released a firmware update for the ThecusOS 5.0 software that runs on its NAS servers. The new version 2.05.08 addresses several vulnerabilities and exposures and updates some features. The new version 2.05.08 is compatible…

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Voice Messaging Feature Arrives This April for the Xbox One

Microsoft is planning to get a voice messaging feature up and running on its Xbox One, which is due to arrive with the new firmware this April. Xbox One dashboard preview testers are said to be…

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New Router Malware Said to Inject Porn into Webpages

Security experts are said to have found a new type of malware that attacks routers and injects unwanted ads and pornography into websites by modifying the router’s DNS settings. While the malware can hijack nearly every…

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New PS4 Firmware Brings Suspend/Resume and USB Backup Functions

Sony is releasing a long-overdue software update for the PlayStation 4, which will include the oft-promised suspend/resume function, plus the ability to backup and restore user settings and data via an external USB drive. The 2.50…

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Playstation 4 2.50 Firmware Reduces the Suspend/Resume Time

It looks like Sony has been working in getting players into their game faster with its latest 2.50 firmware update for the Playstation 4. A beta tester has released a video from Vimeo showing the new…

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PS4 2.04 Firmware Update Suffering CE-32937-4 and SU-30709-9 Errors

Users have reported two specific errors while attempting to download the 2.04 PlayStation 4 firmware update. The SU-30709-9 error happens before the download begins, while the CE-32937-4 error halts the download after it has started. It is…

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QNAP Updates Mobile NAS QGenie with File Station Lite and FTP Server

QNAP’s QGenie pocket NAS and power bank is an awesome little device and now it just got better with the latest firmware for it, version 3.2.0. It adds File Station Lite and support for FTP servers.…

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Belkin Firmware Update Crashing Routers

A firmware update pushed last night from Belkin through to customers using older routers has sent router connections into a spiral of crashes and disconnects.  The firmware update reportedly caused a mass interruption of services, with…

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New PlayStation 4 Update Incoming, Finally Adding More Media Features

A fresh leak has escaped from the Sony camp and while I always take rumours with a pinch of salt, it does come from a reliable source. Tidux broke the news on Twitter around the same…

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Xbox One Update Brings More GPU Bandwidth and Better Performance Ratios

The Microsoft Xbox One update released this week is said to bring features such as extended hard drive support, Twitter, HBO Go and other social media applications, along with other significant tweaks and updates. According to…

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Western Digital Release System Update for My Cloud EX4 NAS

When I took a look at Western Digital’s My Cloud EX4 NAS a few months back I found the system to be a strong contender in the SOHO and SMB markets, offering up not only the…