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Over the last nine days, Microsoft has been rolling out firmware updates for the Lumia 550 and 650, enabling double-tap to wake on the 650. The company has finally published a changelog.
HP Elite x3 users in the UK have reported that their handset was updated this weekend with new firmware, possibly getting it ready for the Windows 10 Anniversary Update in a couple weeks time.
Microsoft today released new firmware for the Surface Pro 3. It's the first such update to be made available for the device since April 19 of this year. There's no word on what's in the new update.
New firmware is rolling out for the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL today, which will enable a long-awaited feature: double tap to wake. The update also contains other improvements.
Microsoft released new firmware and drivers for its Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book devices. The new versions improve battery life, do away with Sleep issues and bring greater system stability.
Microsoft has released a number of driver updates for both the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4. The firm seems to also be changing the way that it documents new driver updates.
A new firmware update is available for the Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL. The new firmware is not available OTA, as it focuses on fixes through the repair channel, and must instead be flashed.
Microsoft today will begin rolling out a firmware update for the Lumia 550 and the Lumia 650. Users of the Windows Insider Preview should also be able to obtain the new firmware.
After being snubbed in a few rounds of firmware updates, the AT&T model of the Microsoft Lumia 950 finally has one available. One other Lumia 950 model has also received a firmware update.
After promising to deliver firmware updates to Insiders since January, Microsoft will finally be delivering tomorrow. The firm also announced a new firmware update for certain Lumia 950 models.
Microsoft has announced new firmware updates for Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950 XL in select markets. There are also updates for LG Lancet and Lumia 830 users that are running Windows Phone 8.1.
When Windows Phone 8.1 devices are updated to Windows 10 Mobile, the update will not be bundled with device specific firmware. This is not to say that there will not be any future firmware updates.
Microsoft released firmware updates to both the Surface Book and the Surface Pro 4 today with quite a few fixes for each device. This update fixes the dreaded power management issue.
Microsoft says that new firmware has begun rolling out for its newest flagships, bringing various improvements and fixes, with availability expanding "gradually during the coming days and weeks."
If you've purchased or plan to purchase a new Microsoft Lumia 950 smartphone, you'll be happy to hear a firmware update is available for your device and includes several key fixes.
In an attempt to address complaints regarding graphics stability issues, Microsoft has released a new firmware containing updated drivers for the Surface Book and Surface Pro 4.
Just days ago Microsoft acknowledged display issues with a small number of Surface Books and Surface Pro 4s. Microsoft has now pushed out a fix for these issues plus some other stability improvements.
Microsoft has released a firmware update for the Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book that will enable 'Windows Hello'. 'Hello' will allow users to log in via facial recognition.
Macs might seem like a safer alternative than PCs when it comes to digital attacks. But researchers have proven that's not actually the case when they created a firmware worm that infects Macs.
Microsoft has pushed out new firmware updates to both the Surface 3 and the Surface Pro 3 - the updates are available now and can be downloaded by searching for updates with Windows Update.
Microsoft has released a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 that will enable new features when Windows 10 arrives and the Surface 3 has also been updates as well.
Microsoft has released new firmware for the Band but the change log has a lot of room for improvement as it only lists "general fixes and improvements" for what is new or has changed.
After announcing yesterday that it intended to deliver the Denim update to all Indian devices by the end of the month, Microsoft has now pushed the firmware to four new devices.
Despite having released a fix a few months ago for the Lumia 535's touch sensitivity issue, the problem has persisted for some. Microsoft is reportedly still working to ease the issue on the device.
Samsung released an SSD firmware update that has been shown to improve performance of the Pro 3, but for now the firmware has been quickly pulled for unspecified reasons.
As part of the preview wave for the February update, Microsoft has released new firmware for its controllers. These bring some speed and stability improvements but will require separate updates.
Microsoft has confirmed that some of its Lumia handsets will not get new firmware with the Denim update that's rolling out now, and which includes the latest version of the Windows Phone OS.
While the firmware update still doesn't address several issues that early adopters have been experiencing with the device, Microsoft has added an exercise feedback feature and guided workouts.
Microsoft has released new firmware for all three Surface Pro devices, which improves things like Wi-Fi and BT connectivity, graphics stability and performance, Miracast, and other minor issues.
A new update is rolling out for the Lumia 535, one that supposedly fixes the touchscreen issues which users have been experiencing. The patch is currently available in "select markets".
The latest firmware update from Microsoft is now rolling-out to select devices around the world including India and Europe. The focus currently is on the low-end devices as they're the most numerous.
The November firmware update for the Surface Pro 3 is now available. The small update brings a wealth of improvements to the already excellent tablet.
The carrier's representatives have made some public comments regarding the availability of the Lumia Denim firmware update. According to them branded devices should receive the update early next year.
If you're running a preview version of Windows Phone on Lumia hardware you might want to press the 'check for updates' button as many devices around the world are getting the Cyan firmware update.
The Surface RT, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 3 all received firmware updates today as part of Patch Tuesday. Improvements for Ethernet, WiFi and the front-facing LifeCam were amongst the updates.
Nokia/Microsoft is showing no signs of slowing down the development of Lumia handsets, as well as firmware for those devices. Now, images have leaked online showing off the successor to the Lumia 720.
Tomorrow morning, the Surface Pro 3 will go on-sale at stores around the US and ahead of that launch, an update for the firmware has been released by Microsoft that fixes quite a few bugs.
A security firm warns that low-cost Android handsets are being sold via sites such as Amazon with malware baked into their firmware, blocking security updates and sending user data to Chinese servers.
Microsoft has decided not to release new firmware updates for its Surface tablets for a second straight month on "Patch Tuesday", one week before the rumored reveal of new Surface products.
Microsoft has revealed the details of the latest firmware updates for the Surface 2, Pro and Pro 2 tablets, which should be available via automatic download later today.
From 19 February, HP will limit firmware updates to customers under warranty and Care Pack Service clients. HP says the move will put the company in line with the best practices of the industry.
Microsoft has started rolling out a new firmware update to some Surface Pro 2 users, although it is unclear if this is the update that was promised a month ago after the December firmware was pulled.
A message from a Surface Pro 2 owner on Microsoft's support forums claims the company will release updated firmware drivers for the tablet on Jan 14th, after pulling the update from December.
A new statement from Microsoft says that the company will work to offer a new firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 "as soon as possible" which may mean a quicker release than expected.
Microsoft has now pulled the automatic firmware update for the Surface Pro 2 tablet released earlier in December due to increasing reports of errors from many users.
Many Surface Pro 2 owners have reported being unable to install the latest firmware update for the tablet. While Microsoft has not yet commented, there does seem to be a workaround for the issue.
The team behind the CyanogenMod firmware for Android plans to grow its user base to become larger than Windows Phone, with $7m in funding and a hardware manufacturer partnership to be announced soon.
Microsoft will not offer any firmware updates for either its Surface Pro or Surface RT tablets this month, which is the first month both products won't get such an update.
A developer on the XDA forums has leaked a custom Jellybean 4.3 ROM for the HTC One ahead of the official update, which will be rolled out in the U.S. soon, skipping 4.2.2 altogether.