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iOS 8.1 is Available Now – Here’s Everything That’s New and How to Get It

Today as promised, Apple pushed iOS 8.1 for iPhone and iPad users. The software update includes a slew of bug fixes from versions 8.0.1 and 8.0.2, and also several new features. You can find the full changelog below. However, there are a couple notable features that stand out, and ones we’ve been looking forward to [...]


Samsung: Android 4.3 Coming To Galaxy SIII, S4 And Note 2 Next Month

Not only did Samsung announce a handful of new products yesterday at IFA in Berlin, they also gave some long-awaited details about the Android 4.3 update for the Galaxy SIII, Galaxy S4 and Note 2. Assuming no delays, they’re planning to have the update ready for customers next month. Android 4.3 was released initially by [...]


How To Delete Software Update For VZW Galaxy S4 That Blocks Root Access

Sprint, Verizon and AT&T have all pushed OTA updates for the Galaxy S4 that add Apps to SD functionality and some other enhancements. However, the update includes a new bootloader that can’t be reverted, which effectively makes it impossible to root your phone. I started getting the alert to install the system update on July [...]


How far should iOS developers go in backwards compatibility? iOS 3.0? iOS 4.0? iOS 5.1? (by @jkhowland)

I create iOS apps. Seeing people use those apps can be a lot of fun. I’ve always been of the opinion that more app users is better. Because of that, I have been supporting iOS 3.0 for every app update since I started 3 years ago. As Joshua Aikens aptly put it, I wanted ‘Little [...]


Kill those pesky “update available” pop-ups forever with Ninite

Ninite lets you install and update multiple programs at once. It’s really simple, and will save you a lot of time if you use Windows. Ninite claims to be “The Easiest, Fastest Way to Update or Install Software”. Great for setting up a new computer “No Clicking Next, Next, Next” — Ninite Ninite helps you [...]


iOS 5.0.1 = Longer Battery Life

Alright folks Apple just released iOS 5.0.1, Go get it! This update contains improvements and other bug fixes including: -Fixes Bug affecting battery life -Adds multitasking gestures for original iPad -Resolves bugs w/ documents in the cloud -Improves voice recognition for Australian users using dictation The beauty of iOS 5 is the ability to update [...]