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Sony PS3 v3.50 Firmware Update Disabling Some USB Peripherals

Sony PS3 v3.50 Firmware Update Disabling Some USB Peripherals

If you have a PlayStation 3, then you've probably updated your home video game console to the latest and greatest firmware version from Sony. If you're not already taking advantage of the 3D support for Blu-ray discs, or looking forward to looking at 3D panoramic photos, then perhaps you've been kicked in the shin with the latest update. Consumers are beginning to report that the update to version 3.50 has caused some USB peripherals to lose their functionality, including many "counterfeit" PS3 controllers.

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Amazon Kindle Firmware v3.0.2 Now in Early Preview Stage, Available to Download

Amazon Kindle Firmware v3.0.2 Now in Early Preview Stage, Available to Download

It hasn't even been a month since Amazon publicly released the Kindle's update to v3.0.1, but now it seems that the company is already in the preview stage for its next big update. The previous update brought with it a few stable fixes to help improvement, as well as on-device account creation. And, while it was listed as going Over the Air (OTA) "in the next few weeks," that's not stopping Amazon from moving on ahead with development.

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Amazon Kindle firmware v3.0.1 goes public

Amazon Kindle firmware v3.0.1 goes public

Looks like Amazon were satisfied with just 24hrs public testing of their beta v3.0.1 Kindle firmware for the third-gen ereader, since they've now begun distributing it generally.  Currently available to download, and set to go out as an OTA update "in the coming weeks", Kindle firmware v3.0.1 promises various unspecified "performance improvements" together with the ability to set up a new Amazon account directly from the Kindle itself.

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Pogoplug Now Supports Cloud Printing with New Firmware, Wireless Adapter and Biz Model Now Shipping

Pogoplug Now Supports Cloud Printing with New Firmware, Wireless Adapter and Biz Model Now Shipping

The Pogoplug keeps getting updated, and there's not a single bad spot in sight. This time around, with a brand new firmware that's being pushed out to the devices right now, the pink box will officially support plenty of features that the company previously made official over the last few months. One of the most exciting ones: cloud printing!

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iPhone 4 proximity sensor won’t be fixed in iOS 4.1

iPhone 4 proximity sensor won’t be fixed in iOS 4.1

Apple's promised fix for the iPhone 4's temperamental proximity sensor won't be included in the upcoming iOS 4.1 firmware release, according to Apple Australia spokeswoman Fiona Martin.  The fix - which will address some handsets' tendency to activate the iPhone 4's touchscreen and trigger phantom keypresses that could mute or end the call - was confirmed a work-in-progress by Apple CEO Steve Jobs back in July.

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Sony Reissues PS3 Firmware v3.41, Fixes Hard Drive Installation Problem

Sony Reissues PS3 Firmware v3.41, Fixes Hard Drive Installation Problem

A few days back, we reported that the latest firmware update to Sony's PlayStation 3, version 3.41, was causing some major problems for those who like to take advantage of installing new hard drives into their console. It was a problem that many PS3 owners were having. And while we waited for Sony to respond, folks were trying to figure out their own way to fix the problem. Reverting back to previous firmware versions seemed to be the only logical fix, but that's all changed now, as Sony has come forward with a (hopefully) permanent fix of their own.

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