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Nvidia Shield slashed to $199 for April, getting remote game streaming

Nvidia's Android-based handheld game system, Shield, will receive a temporary price drop for April, cutting the system by $50 to $199 for the month. The price cut is accompanied by new features arriving in a software update for the system next week, including a new user interface for the Shield's...

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PS Vita software update makes room for more apps on home screen

A new system software update coming to the PlayStation Vita will add detailed memory card file management to the Content Manager, along with the ability to display up to 500 apps on the handheld's home screen, according to the PlayStation Blog. System Software 3.10 will also add the ability to...

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Here's a look at March's Xbox One update

Microsoft has released a preview video detailing the new features and enhancements coming in next month's Xbox One firmware update, including improved party chat functionality and friends list features. Starting next month, Xbox One player parties will have party chat enabled by default -- a...

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Xbox One February update rolling out through the weekend

The February firmware upgrade for Xbox One is reaching consoles starting today. If you're using "Instant On," the low-power state that allows you to verbally boot up your Xbox One, the update will automatically download the next time you power down your console – during off-peak hours for...

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Report: Xbox One controller precision being tuned for Titanfall [update]

Update: A Microsoft representative has confirmed the planned update, which will arrive sometime this month. "Yes. The February update will increase the sensitivity of the outer boundaries of the thumbsticks on the Xbox One controller. The update will happen automatically when your controller...

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PS4 firmware version 1.60 available now

The PlayStation 4's 1.6 firmware is available now. The main features of the update include DVD playback quality improvements, wireless headset support and, OH SWEET MERCY, YES - it is now possible to mute the microphone for the PlayStation Camera. Yes, we've been listening to all your spousal spats...

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PS4 system update 1.52 out now, improves system software stability

Sony released the latest PlayStation 4 system update this morning, and apparently it's a rather minor one. Habitual followers of the firmware scene will be au fait with the words "system software stability," which the 1.52 firmware is said to improve. We'll be looking see if there's any more to...

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PSA: PS4 firmware out early in Europe

PlayStation Europe has already rolled out the PS4 1.51 firmware update, so continental PS4 owners-to-be can prepared extra early for the console's launch on November 29. As per the 1.5 update that arrived ahead of the North American launch, Europeans can download the 308MB update and store it on...

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Microsoft pulls offline USB updating instructions for Xbox One [Update: Microsoft responds]

Microsoft pulled its support page that instructed users how to update their Xbox One systems offline using a USB drive. We've included an image of the cached support page above, which is no longer available to view. The Xbox Support page instructed Xbox One owners with a two gigabyte USB stick...

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Updating an Xbox One with a USB stick is a three-step process

Much like the PS4, prospective Xbox One owners can download the system's day-one update early to a USB stick. The process is listed on Microsoft's support page as an "emergency offline update" procedure, and boils down to a few simple steps. Those looking to update their systems offline will...

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