The Mi Mini PC is supposed to be a pocket-sized computer with a touchscreen display, support for dual booting Windows and Android, and surprisingly powerful hardware for a device with a list price of $299 that went up for pre-order on Indiegogo for half that price earlier this year. In May I expressed skepticism that […]
Intel recommends NOT installing Spectre & Meltdown updates just yet (following reboot issues)
Shortly after the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities affecting most Intel processors were disclosed, Intel started releasing software updates intended to make PCs, servers, and other devices with its chips more secure. The software patches are sort of a mixed bag, since they’re intended to make it tougher for malicious actors to steal private data without […]
BlackBerry PlayBook OS update shortening battery life
While the PlayBook itself has received a mixed bag of praise and criticism, RIM has been lauded for making good on its promise to update the PlayBook OS early and often. It appears, however, that there has been an unwanted side effect to those updates: decreased battery life. PlayBook users have been reporting the […]
Motorola XOOM update coming tomorrow?
It looks like Verizon is getting ready to push out a software update for the Motorola XOOM tablet tomorrow. Droid Life received a tip with some of the details, including improved wireless settings, support for Bluetooth in Google Talk, support for a Blutooth mouse, and other bug fixes and improvements. Verizon has also posted some […]