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Track Record In China Sets Cisco's "TOS" Scandal In A More Sinister Light

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Cisco did some apologizing this past week. The networking giant apologized for all the confusion about Cisco Connect Cloud and the suspect terms of service that many people viewed as a way for the company to monitor behavior and potentially cut off their router if they infringed. Cisco Connect Cloud is...
Track Record In China Sets Cisco's "TOS" Scandal In A More Sinister Light

Samsung begins rolling out Exynos vulnerability patch, initially for Galaxy S3 owners in the UK

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Samsung has finally begun rolling out a patch to fix the Exynos vulnerability that leaves a range of its smartphones open to being hacked. SamMobile noticed that the update has made its way to owners of the Galaxy S3 in the UK, but it is not yet available in other markets....
Samsung begins rolling out Exynos vulnerability patch, initially for Galaxy S3 owners in the UK

Raspberry Pi Camera Module Now On Sale, $25 To Add An Eye To Pi Hardware Hack Projects

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Calling all hardware hackers: the Raspberry Pi camera module has gone on sale online via Pi suppliers including RS Components and Premier Farnell/Element14, providing the eye required for all those computer vision projects you had in mind for the Pi microcomputer. The camera module actually went on sale yesterday and is currently temporarily...
Raspberry Pi Camera Module Now On Sale, $25 To Add An Eye To Pi Hardware Hack Projects
HTC One X hits the FCC bound for AT&T

New Firmware for Samsung's Line of Blu-ray Players

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We're spreading the word about new software intended for Samsung's new line of Blu-ray players, which also includes the splendid aluminum body 3D models. If you're a fan of extreme video quality and have decided to enter the world of Blu-ray fidelity, good for you! But if you're also thinking...
New Firmware for Samsung's Line of Blu-ray Players

Official Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy S III spotted in the wild, blends old with new (video)

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Getting Jelly Bean to run on a Galaxy S III has so far required a strictly unofficial build that strips away much of Samsung's handiwork. If you prefer the official software to the point where thoughts of TouchWiz keep you comfortable at night, you'll be glad to hear that...
Official Jelly Bean for Samsung Galaxy S III spotted in the wild, blends old with new (video)
Asus rolling out Transformer Pad TF300T update with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Hulu Plus on Apple TV redesigned with simplicity and easy discovery features in mind

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It's not often that we see those services present on the Apple TV get tweaked, but today Hulu announced its Plus offering has been on the receiving end of a major design overhaul. Clearly taking a cue from Cupertino's own iTunes app on the tiny media box, the Hulu...
Hulu Plus on Apple TV redesigned with simplicity and easy discovery features in mind
3 alternatives to Chrome OS on Google's Chromebook Pixel

Microsoft explains latest Hotmail, Outlook glitch

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Microsoft attributed the March 12 glitch affecting Hotmail and Outlook.com to a temperature spike in one of its data centers. Many users said they had no access to the services on Tuesday night and into Wednesday morning. SkyDrive was also affected. According to a Wednesday Outlook blog post by Microsoft VP...
Microsoft explains latest Hotmail, Outlook glitch
CyanogenMod 9 RC1 brings near-final Android 4.0 ROM to 37 devices
Samsung Galaxy Note Android 4.0 OTA update rolling out

Sony Google TV devices may get update to close root trick

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While it's currently possible to root Sony's Google TV hardware and load unofficial software onto it, an upcoming update may reverse this exploit, GTVHacker learned. The official, over-the-air security update may be arriving as soon as Monday, and no longer enable the recovery downgrade to be run. Users who root...
Sony Google TV devices may get update to close root trick
Official Android 4.0 ROM for Galaxy S II Skyrocket leaks
Absinthe 2.0 untethered jailbreak tool launches, supports iOS 5.1.1, new iPad

LoJack for Android to be embedded in Samsung Galaxy S4's firmware

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Since the Galaxy S4's launch, Samsung's been eager to make security one of the device's stronger selling points. Through its partnershup with Absolute Software, makers of LoJack for Laptops, Samsung will soon embed a theft recovery system right into the the phone's firmware. LoJack for Android smartphones, launching exclusively...
LoJack for Android to be embedded in Samsung Galaxy S4's firmware

Nexus 7 camera hacked to enable 720p recording

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Device modders have hacked the firmware powering Google's Nexus 7 tablet, allowing the device to record 720p video on its front-facing camera. The hack, revealed in a post on the XDA Developers forum, apparently does little more than add several lines of code to the Nexus 7's media profiles, telling...
Nexus 7 camera hacked to enable 720p recording

Raspberry Pi lands MPEG-2 and VC-1 decoding through personal licenses, H.264 encoding and CEC tag along

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Making the Raspberry Pi affordable involved some tough calls, including the omission of MPEG-2 decoding. Licensing fees alone for the video software would have boosted the board's price by approximately 10 percent. Now, after many have made media centers with the hardware, the foundation behind the project has whipped...
Raspberry Pi lands MPEG-2 and VC-1 decoding through personal licenses, H.264 encoding and CEC tag along

aTV Flash 2.1 (black) offers very specific favorites, TV shows in playlists

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It's not hard to find a media app with some type of favorites system. It's tougher to find one that lets us be very specific on just what a favorite can be. The new aTV Flash (black) 2.1 update, however, will let Apple TV modders be as exacting as...
aTV Flash 2.1 (black) offers very specific favorites, TV shows in playlists

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean preview download is live, probably won't work on your Galaxy Nexus -- yet

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Google has opted to deliver Android 4.1 Jelly Bean as an OTA update to the ICS already on the Nexus phones and tablets it just handed everyone at I/O 2012, and there's a manual download link available too. As Android Police notes, only GSM phones running the IMM330D firmware...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean preview download is live, probably won't work on your Galaxy Nexus -- yet

Archos G9 tablets start getting Android 4.0 upgrade

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Archos used Thursday to roll out Android 4.0 upgrades to its G9 tablets (PDF). All 80 G9 and 101 G9 models should start getting the new firmware over-the-air. Archos' implementation adds unique touches besides what Google brings to the platform, such as 1080p video and automatic subtitle downloads for many...
Archos G9 tablets start getting Android 4.0 upgrade

Canon updates 5D Mark III firmware, concedes it won't get continuous autofocus for video

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Canon has released an updated firmware for the 5D Mark III that adds support for the forthcoming 40mm f/2.8 lens and fixes a variety of small power and auto-exposure issues. What was absent was the long-promised support for continuously autofocusing video, which the company confirmed to The Verge has...
Canon updates 5D Mark III firmware, concedes it won't get continuous autofocus for video

Samsung brings out Galaxy S III Developer Edition for Verizon, answers the call for an unlockable bootloader

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We didn't have too many reservations about the Galaxy S III for Verizon in stock form. Anyone who's been eager to load new firmware, however, has been up in arms over the particularly locked down bootloader that Big Red (but no other US carrier so far) demands. Enter the...
Samsung brings out Galaxy S III Developer Edition for Verizon, answers the call for an unlockable bootloader

Microsoft is working to fix the Windows Phone 7.8 Live Tile freezing issue

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If you are an old-school Windows Phone user who had a handset before Windows Phone 8 came out, you might be running the Windows Phone 7.8 update. If so, you may have noticed that your life tiles are a bit less than live. Dead, even. Yes, the Windows Phone 7.8...
Microsoft is working to fix the Windows Phone 7.8 Live Tile freezing issue

HTC M7: first image of the 2013 flagship

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Thanks to a trusted source with access to an early version of its firmware, we’ve finally been given a first look at the HTC M7, a flagship device meant to reverse the fortunes of the slumping Taiwanese manufacturer. The render is apparently part of a short animation clip instructing new...
HTC M7: first image of the 2013 flagship

GoPro HD Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

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More Info GoPro's new Hero3 is lighter, faster, higher res and has WiFi, comes in three flavors starting at $199 GoPro Hero3 action camera hands-on GoPro lets all Hero3 owners in on iOS, Android fun with updated app, firmware GoPro's lineup of mount-anywhere cameras has been dazzling extreme sports...
GoPro HD Hero3 Black Edition review: taking action cam quality to the next level

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

How Apple is boosting its iAd platform with seamless Twitter and Passbook integration

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Launching last week, Apple’s new iOS 6 software has been very well received; of the 400 million iOS devices in the wild, over a quarter of them have already updated to the new firmware and enjoyed many of the 200 new features present in the OS (just don’t mention Maps)....
How Apple is boosting its iAd platform with seamless Twitter and Passbook integration

"Apple will provide you any iPad OS software updates that it may release from time to time, up to and..."

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“Apple will provide you any iPad OS software updates that it may release from time to time, up to and including the next major iPad OS software release following the version of iPad OS software that originally shipped from Apple on your iPad, for free. For example, if your iPad...
"Apple will provide you any iPad OS software updates that it may release from time to time, up to and..."
Nest thermostat update tracks the sun to keep temperatures steady
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