Category Archives: devices
[German]Users of a Lumia with Windows 10 Mobile who are still using version 1703 can be happy. Microsoft has released an update that fixes the PDF display error in the Microsoft Edge browser.
[German]Microsoft released a new firmware update for its Surface Pro (2017). This should solve various problems and also mitigate the Spectre v2 attack vulnerability.
[German]Owners of a Windows Phone 8.1 can now successfully download apps from the Microsoft Store. Microsoft has solved the problem that has existed for days now.
[German]Users of Tolino eBook readers should currently not install firmware updates on the devices. Two firmware updates for Tolino e-reader bricks these devices so that they are pretty useless.
At the end of February, Microsoft released a firmware update for the Surface Laptop. This website tells us that the Firmware-Update SurfaceLaptop_Win10_15063_1802008_1. msi is a Surface System Aggregator Firmware (v135.2114.3.0) which is supposed to improve battery reliability.
[German]Intel released another batch of microcode updates (to OEMs) to close the Spectre V2 vulnerability for 6th, 7th and 8th generation Intel CPUs.
German Netgear routers has (again) several vulnerabilities in the firmware that can be used to overtake devices without a password. However, firmware updates are available to close the vulnerabilities.
[German]Lenovo recalls certain models of its ThinkPad X1 Carbon notebook series due to fire hazard. However, only devices of the 5th generation that were manufactured between December 2016 and October 2017 are affected.
[German]Some Cisco products contains contains critical vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are quoted with warning level 10 of 10. Cisco Firewalls and Applicance should be updated as as soon as possible.
[German]Today an article about Microsoft Surface models addressing several topcis. Some Surface Book 2 devices has coil whine, and Microsoft released TPM firmware updates. And there is a trick to obtain a recovery image for the Surface LTE.