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Apple releases iOS 11.3.1 alongside security updates for macOS 10.13.4
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Enlarge / The 2018 iPad running iOS 11.3. (credit: Samuel Axon) Today, Apple released small software updates for iPhones, iPads, and Macs: iOS 11.3.1 for the mobile devices, and a security update to the already-released macOS 10.13.4 for Macs. At just over 49 megabytes, iOS 11.3.1 is a minor update that fixes iPhone 8s for […]

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LG promises to speed up bringing Android updates to its smartphones
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LG is making efforts to improve the user experience on its devices after it opened a “Software Upgrade Center” in its native Korea. The new lab will be focused on “providing customers worldwide with faster, timelier, smartphone operating system and software updates,” the company explained in a brief statement. The idea is to help get […]

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LG opens 'Software Upgrade Center' to accelerate Android updates
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Despite repeated promises of change by Google and its various hardware partners, slow and spotty rollouts are still the rule rather than the exception when it comes to new versions of the Android operating system. LG's latest plan to turn that around…

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Original 'System Shock' Code Open Sourced, More Updates Promised
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“The folks at Nightdive Studios this week released the source code for a Mac version of Looking Glass Studios’ 1994 classic System Shock,” reports Gamasutra. Friday the game’s new owners unveiled on GitHub “the original, unaltered source code that was discovered by OtherSide Entertainment and graciously shared with us a few months ago… We have […]

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Apple updates operating systems to fix app-crashing bug     – CNET
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Bug causes apps running on iOS devices and Macs to crash when a certain Indian symbol was displayed.

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Apple updates all its operating systems to address Indian Telugu crash
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Enlarge (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple has released software updates for all four of its consumer operating systems—iOS, watchOS, tvOS, and macOS—to tackle an issue that allowed usage of the Indian Telugu character to cause those devices to crash. The updates are labeled iOS 11.2.6, watchOS 4.2.3, tvOS 11.2.6, and macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 Supplemental Update, […]

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Quest Updates Toad Open Source Database Tools
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Quest Software on Monday announced a series of updates to its Toad open source database software applications, including new versions of its Toad Edge, Toad Data Point and Toad Intelligence Central products. After launching the first version of Toad Edge last summer, the company began seeing an uptick in downloads of freeware that supported MySQL […]

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 is here with enterprise and security updates
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Enlarge / High Sierra wallpaper. The low-hanging clouds in the background may or may not be related to the name. (credit: Apple) Rounding out several days of OS updates that included iOS 11.2, tvOS 11.2, and watchOS 4.2, Apple today rolled out macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 for supported Macs. You can download the update now […]

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Experts Propose Standard For IoT Firmware Updates
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: Security experts have filed a proposal with the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) that defines a secure framework for delivering firmware updates to Internet of Things (IoT) devices. Filed on Monday by three ARM employees, their submission has entered the first phase of a three-stage process […]

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