Category Archives: devices

Firmware-Update for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4

[German]Microsoft has released Firmware Updates for Surface Book and Surface Pro 4 on October 11, 2017. These update shall improve stability and reliability of cameras and device..

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Will Microsoft axes the Surfaces product line soon?

[German]Microsoft axes its Surface product line, similar to Windows Phone, Microsoft Band or the Groove service, sooner or later? A bunch of PC execs and Canalys CEO say that.

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Firmware-Update for Surface Pro

Microsoft has released a Firmware update for Surface Pro that contains new WiFi and Bluetooth drivers for this device.

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HP Elite x3 – end of life?

[German]Hewlett Packard is still selling the HP Elite x3, a Windows 10 based higher end smartphone. But it seems this product is a kind of ‘lame duck’ or ‘dead horse’, because it has reached end of life – just one … Continue reading

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Security: Firmware update for D-Link DIR-850L router

[German]A few days ago, security researchers reported serious vulnerabilities in the D-Link DIR-850L router. Now D-Link has provided firmware updates to close the vulnerabilities.

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Surface Pro 3: Boot issues with Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 16288/16362

[German]A short warning to owners of Surface Pro 3 who participate in the Windows 10 Insider Preview program. The last insider preview build prevents the device from booting. 

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Firmware Update blocks again non HP Printer Cartridges

[German]Printer manufacturer Hewlett Packard has released a (new?) firmware update (September 13, 2017) for its Officejet models. After installation, the devices will no longer accept non HP ink cartridges. Here is some information about how to fix this.

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Firmware update

Microsoft released another firmware update (and updated drivers) for Surface Pro 4. Till now, no details, what’s in this update, has been released from Microsoft.

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Using Kyocera FS-1041 under macOS 10.12 Sierra

[German]Today a short information for Mac users. How to use a Kyocera FS-1041 laser printer in macOS Sierra 10.12. The Kyocera website doesn’t provides a driver for macOS Sierra.

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Windows 10 has an MTP problem with Android devices

[German]Owners of an Android device should be careful when copying or moving files at the device’s memory (internal/external) via USB connection using Windows 10. There is a risk losing files on the Android device, because the files do not arrive … Continue reading

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