Tag Archive: Update


Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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Google Maps update brings offline navigation and search

Google Maps is getting offline navigation to ensure you never get stranded in a strange place when your data connection disappears. Users can download entire areas onto their smartphone, then get turn-by-turn directions even while they’re offline. “Roughly 60 percent of the world is without Internet today, and even where online access is available, it […]

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The new Apple TV just received its first software update

Apple released the first update for its new fourth-generation Apple TV today with tvOS 9.0.1. The new tvOS 9.0.1 update is a minor update that mostly focuses on performance improvements and bug fixes that have been discovered after the device went on sale at the end of last month. Apple TV owners can grab tvOS […]

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iOS 9.1 update is breaking Touch ID for some users

iOS 9.1 brought a whole lot of new emojis, but some users are complaining that it had another unintended consequence too — breaking their Touch ID fingerprint sensor. Posts on Apple’s Support Communities website claim that the recent update either slows down their Touch ID, or in some cases means it even fails to recognize […]

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Twitter’s next OS X update will bring support for El Capitan’s dark mode

Although the microblogging service pays a lot of attention to its iOS client, even rolling out a new feature called Moments last week, Twitter has traditionally ignored its OS X client. But it’s about to get a much needed update, including a dark mode custom tailored for OS X El Capitan. The announcement of the […]

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OS X 10.11.1 update brings new emoji, Microsoft Office fixes and more

The first big update for OS X El Capitan has been released to the public today after months of beta testing of its new features and improvements. OS X 10.11.1 brings more than 150 new emoji characters to the Mac, along with improved compatibility with Microsoft Office 2016, better VoiceOver reliability and numerous other bug […]

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Google Translate update brings Split View, new instant visual language

Learning a new language is hard work, especially if you’ve been raised in the U.S., which tends to eschew any real multi-lingual literacy. These days, however, Google Translate lets us all communicate a little more easily across language barriers. A new update for the app today brings both Split View support for newer iPads along […]

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Apple’s iOS 9 update woes break the Internet’s heart

If you’re having trouble downloading iOS 9, you’re not alone. Apple released the latest version of its mobile operating system today, but a lot of users are getting download errors when they try to snag the new firmware. With nowhere left to turn, they have taken to Twitter to vent their frustrations. Here are some […]

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Can you dig it? Shovel Knight’s getting a free update

Indie favorite Shovel Knight is getting a new, free update based on a popular bad guy from the first release. Called Shovel Knight: Plague of Shadows, the new expansion will include a whole new way to play in the Shovel Knight universe with new levels, music, art, and platforming. The villainous Plague Knight, master of […]

Google Hangouts’ slick update is all about the browser

Google’s chat and video messaging service, Hangouts, got a whole new standalone web app on Monday afternoon. “We are launching another way to use Hangouts today,” writes Google’s Jordanna Chord on Google Plus. “From our new site you’ll be able to take advantage of the best of Hangouts in the browser, along with an inspiring […]