Entries in 'firmware' (57)

PS4 update will allow DualShock 4 lightbar dimming

PS4 update will allow DualShock 4 lightbar dimming

An upcoming update to PS4 will allow users to lower the light emitted from their DualShock 4 controllers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2014 at 11:09AM in News
Xbox One controller requires separate update for stereo headset adapter

Xbox One controller requires separate update for stereo headset adapter

Those intending to use Microsoft’s new stereo headset with their Xbox One will have to go through the unusual process of updating their controller’s firmware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2014 at 2:32PM in News
Xbox One March update tweaks multiplayer social features; Official stereo headset and adapter revealed

Xbox One March update tweaks multiplayer social features; Official stereo headset and adapter revealed

This week sees the arrival of Xbox One’s first software update but Microsoft has already detailed what will be included in the March update.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2014 at 2:00PM in News
EA retracts PS4 firmware instability claim

EA retracts PS4 firmware instability claim

Electronic Arts claims a warning that blamed Sony for instability in PlayStation 4 games was posted in error.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 9:19AM in News

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PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

PS3 auto download feature extended to non PS+ subscribers

A new PS3 firmware update has extended the ability to enable automatic downloads to non-subscribers of PlayStation Plus.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2013 at 11:35AM in News
You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

You can now play Wii games on the Wii U GamePad... with a catch

Nintendo has released a 700MB firmware patch for Wii U that introduces a particularly interesting bit of functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 10:09AM in News
Sony promises PS3 firmware 4.45 fix next week

Sony promises PS3 firmware 4.45 fix next week

A fix for the broken PS3 firmware released a few days ago will be released next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2013 at 3:59PM in News
Sony pulls latest PS Vita firmware update

Sony pulls latest PS Vita firmware update

Sony has removed the new software update for PlayStation Vita temporarily due to a technical hitch.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 4th 2012 at 10:19AM in News

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Vita gets functionality update this Wednesday

Vita gets functionality update this Wednesday

Sony’s PlayStation Vita will get a hefty functionality update this week ahead of its US and European launch later in the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 6th 2012 at 11:26AM in News
Sony readies PS3 for Vita launch

Sony readies PS3 for Vita launch

A new firmware update will add Vita functionality to PlayStation 3 this week.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Nov 30th 2011 at 10:06AM in News
Xbox 360 update next week?

Xbox 360 update next week?

Consumer site Joystiq claims to have accessed leaked documents saying that Microsoft will begin rolling out a spring firmware update for Xbox 360 next week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2011 at 11:40AM in News
Cloud storage coming to PS3?

Cloud storage coming to PS3?

Sony could be the first to bring cloud gaming features to home consoles if the latest rumours are to be believed.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 31st 2011 at 10:29AM in News

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PS3 security update already hacked

PS3 security update already hacked

Sony’s latest PS3 firmware update has already been overcome by hackers just hours after going live.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 28th 2011 at 10:22AM in News
E-portal ready for 3DS launch

E-portal ready for 3DS launch

Nintendo has said it will continue offing an online games portal for its upcoming handheld, the 3DS.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 24th 2011 at 1:03PM in News
Custom PS3 firmware released

Custom PS3 firmware released

Following yesterday's news that the keys to PS3's most secrets cupboards have been published online, hackers have now released the tools needed to run a custom firmware version on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 5th 2011 at 11:12AM in News
Sony: How precise does Move need to be?

Sony: How precise does Move need to be?

In the future Sony could choose to upgrade its motion controller Move via firmware updates over PSN – but the platform holder has said that the device is accurate enough ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 29th 2010 at 8:38AM in News

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iOS 4.2 goes live today

iOS 4.2 goes live today

Apple has confirmed that its iOS 4.2 software update for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is available today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 22nd 2010 at 1:54PM in News
PSJailbreak returns

PSJailbreak returns

It was thought that Sony had won the battle, but the team behind the PSJailbreak hack has released a new version of the device that works with Sony’s latest firmware ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 15th 2010 at 1:48PM in News
Latest Xbox update blocks piracy

Latest Xbox update blocks piracy

It looks as if the recent update to the Xbox 360 UI was more than simply preparation for the arrival of Kinect – it’s also dealt a big blow to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 10:43AM in News
Best Buy charging for PS3 firmware upgrade

Best Buy charging for PS3 firmware upgrade

A New York branch on Best Buy is charging customers $30 for upgrading the firmware on their PS3 console, according to a report on DualShockers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2010 at 10:45AM in News
3DS to automatically block pirates

3DS to automatically block pirates

Nintendo president Saturo Iwata has stated that the 3DS will automatically download firmware updates – a method that the exec hopes will help combat Nintendo’s handheld piracy problems.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2010 at 12:21PM in News
Latest PS3 update blocks accessories

Latest PS3 update blocks accessories

A number of third party devices have been rendered redundant following the release of Sony’s latest PS3 firmware update that, amongst other things, introduces some new security measures to combat ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 10:38AM in News
Nintendo upgrades Wii, DSi piracy protection

Nintendo upgrades Wii, DSi piracy protection

Nintendo has improved its protection against piracy on Wii and DS with new firmware updates.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Sep 9th 2010 at 10:55AM in News
iOS 4.1 goes live but ‘death grip’ scandal rumbles on

iOS 4.1 goes live but ‘death grip’ scandal rumbles on

Apple’s first attempt to address the iPhone 4’s reception problems is here with news that the iOS 4.1 firmware update is now live and ready to download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 16th 2010 at 3:44PM in News