Updates

  • Don’t expect Android Nougat on your device anytime soon

    Google may have released Android version 7 (aka Nougat) today, but unless you have a Nexus device, expect a lengthy wait. The updated has over 250 major features according to Google, but that does nothing for the revenue of carriers and manufacturers. Ultimately the reason so many Android devices still run...
  • Windows 10 Build 10159 released just 1 day after 10158

      Another day, another Windows 10 build, literally. After teasing ‘a surprise’ earlier in the day, Windows Insider chief Gabe Aul has announced a brand new build of Windows 10 will roll out to the fast ring today. It was only yesterday that the last build 10158 was released,...
  • Moto 360 gets updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

    Motorola has one of the most popular smart watches with the round-faced Moto 360 and it’s now being updated. While later than some would like, the latest version of Android, 5.1.1 Lollipop is now being rolled out to Moto 360’s. If you have a Moto 360 and are furiously...
  • Understanding Windows as a Service

    CEO of Microsoft, Satya Nadella says with Windows as a Service, customers will get a continuous stream of innovation. This is a result of dramatic changes made to the way the company distributes updates. Learning from the experience with Windows XP and Windows 7, it’s clear Microsoft doesn’t want...
  • WordPress 3.7 updates automatically

    If you’re website is powered by WordPress, it’s time to update again, version 3.7 ‘Basie” has just been released. techAU has just been updated to run 3.7, never a bad idea given the vulnerabilities that are discovered in older versions.  This release features some of the most important architectural...
  • Poll: What do you think of the iOS7 update?

    This morning Apple delivered iOS7 to millions of devices across the globe. So now it’s your turn to let us know what you think. It’s easily the biggest visual change to the OS since the iPhone first launched, so naturally people will be split. The real question is how...
  • Facebook add videos, photos, websites to comments

    Just include a link within a comment and that content will then be pulled into the comment stream. This is both a good and bad thing. People have been posting links to this content anyway, this just makes it more visual and convenient. The downside is of course that...
  • Update Thursday – Boxee Box, Xbox 360

    Today we seen two of our favourite set-top boxes get an update. Both Boxee Box and Xbox 360 updates landed today, so what’s included and should you get them  ? Boxee Box Updated to version 1.0.3, the list of changes is pretty lengthy, including both bug fixes and improvements....