Microsoft issues out of band update
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Fixes app installation failures

Microsoft has released an important out-of-band (OOB) update which resolves an issue that was leading to app installation failures from the Microsoft Store.

Lenovo updates security on 100 laptops
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Bug effecting a million laptops

Lenovo has released security updates for more than 100 laptop models to fix critical vulnerabilities that make it possible for advanced hackers to surreptitiously install malicious firmware that can be next to impossible to remove or, in some cases, to detect.

Big Windows 11 update rolls out
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Can run Android apps in the US

Microsoft is releasing its first big update to Windows 11 today, which includes a public preview of Android apps on Windows 11 at least in the US.

Realme GT 5G is still missing Android 12
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Some Italian users got it

It is officially a year of a Tiger, and most of China is on holiday (happy holidays). It is easy to notice that brands out of mothership China are delaying the announcement of the Realme UI 3.0 for the Realme GT 5G phones.

Microsoft’s first 2022 patch Tuesday was pants
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Too much pain for users and admins

Microsoft's first Patch Tuesday for 2022 was so bad it appeared to have been written by the software genii at Apple.

Windows 11 updates on Snapdragon 8CX
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Update: now it does Galaxy Book S doesn't automatically gets it

I always like to play with the next generation of Windows and have been an active part of the Windows Insider program for years. Out of curiosity, after Intel-powered devices, I wanted to update Galaxy Book S powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8CX. I was surprised to see that Microsoft currently doesn't offer this feature, at least not automatically.

Sabrent rolls out firmware update for Rocket 4 Plus SSD series
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Fixes several caching and performance issues

Sabrent has released a new firmware update for the Rocket 4 Plus M.2 NVMe SSD series, which addresses some caching and performance issues seen with earlier batches of Rocket 4 Plus SSDs.

Xiaomi implements Qualcomm's GPU driver updates
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Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro first to get it

The big news during Qualcomm's annual Snapdragon technology summit was mobile gaming and its Elite Gaming set of desktop-level features, including an updatable GPU drivers, and while there was only a handful of supported devices, Xiaomi is now hopping on that train with its Mi 10, Mi 10 Pro and Redmi K30 Pro smartphones.

Nvidia Shield gets Android 9 update
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Experience upgrade 8.0 for 2015 and 2017 consoles

Nvidia original Shield TV, as well as the updated Shield TV 2017, have got an Experience upgrade 8.0 including Android 9.0 Pie.

AMD rolls out Radeon Software 19.1.1 driver update
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Fortnite performance boost and a couple of bug fixes

AMD has rolled out its latest Radeon Software Adrenalin 2019 Edition 19.1.1 driver update which brings minor performance improvements in Fortnite as well as fixes several bugs seen with earlier driver version.