PS4 System Update 5.00 Beta Available

Codenamed NOBUNAGA, Playstation 4’s beta 5.00 system update is up for grabs starting today for those that were selected for the beta program. If you signed up for the beta and were chosen, you should have received an email with instructions on how to get started. New features include: Overhauled “Family on PlayStation Network” features, including master/sub-account system and parental controls Friend list management, including custom groups Broadcasting in communities, PlayStation VR, and 1080p60fps Twitch streaming on PS4 Pro Improved Tournaments brackets viewer And much more! For more details, you can find the full blog post here by Andrew Kelly:¬†https://blog.us.playstation.com/2017/08/17/ps4s-system-software-5-00-beta-rolls-out-today-key-features-detailed/

Windows 10 Fixes for the Anniversary Update

There are many good reasons to update and upgrade to Windows 10 with its respective Anniversary Update, including new features in Cortana, Windows Ink, and others. But as expected, there were still some system bugs that ticked users off quite a bit like the occasional system crash, and users freezing up when logging in. Good news: Microsoft has patched the freezing problem in an auto-update that came out August 31st. Users still experiencing the issue and can’t log in to download the update, there are two workarounds. If you have a second administrator account, log in with that to install

PlayStation Firmware 4.0 Beta Available

With less than a few hours to go, Sony is set to release v4.0 firmware as a beta preview for PlayStation 4 owners, which includes a significant UI refresh. Pop-up notifications, new system icons and backgrounds, and a handful of other tweaks comes along with the new dashboard. The Quick Menu system has also been overhauled. It also won’t cover the whole screen any more, which was never very convenient. Hitting the Share button is less of a time-suck and has support for clips 140 seconds versus the previous 10 seconds. V4.0 is significant upgrade that emphasizes more on Trophies

What You Need to Know about Microsoft’s Windows 10 Anniversary Update

It’s hard to believe a year has passed since the release of Windows 10 to the public. As many would have expected, there would be updates, but most of them are only minor. Here’s what you need to know when August 2 hits (at least, the major stuff):   Security Features Let’s face it, hackers like to find vulnerabilities on computers to steal user data, especially on PCs. At the same time, if you think about it, at least a good portion (70 to 80 percent) of the market runs on Windows, so it comes as no surprise hackers want