Microsoft on Monday announced a long-awaited overhaul of the mobile version of Skype for iPhone. Skype for iPhone 5.0, which will launch “in about a week,” is an entirely new app built from the ground up to take advantage of the latest features and technologies in iOS.
Microsoft is gearing up for the Xbox One’s June update, which will finally add long-awaited support for external hard drives. Other new features include the ability to associate real names with gamer profiles, new Xbox Live Gold membership benefits, and expanded support for the console’s TV features.
Apple on Wednesday released an update to the Safari Web Browser for Mavericks, Mountain Lion, and Lion. Safari 7.0.4 for OS X 10.9, and version 6.1.4 for 10.8 and 10.7, addresses several security vulnerabilities and promises to resolve a memory corruption issue.
Just over a month after launching Office for iPad, Microsoft today provided the first major updates to the suite of apps, bringing a number of user-requested features such as AirPrint support, PowerPoint SmartGuides, and row and column AutoFit for Excel spreadsheets.
Apple on Tuesday released iOS 7.1.1, a minor update that includes a number of bug and security fixes. It’s available now for direct download from Apple’s support site, and will be rolling out shortly to iOS 7.1 devices.
Microsoft is continuing its streak of regular updates with the release of the Xbox One April Update today. The update brings a number of minor improvements, including friend notifications, 50Hz Blu-ray output support, and the ability to initiate future updates on demand.
Apple on Wednesday released iTunes 11.1.5, a minor update to the company’s media player and management software. The update reportedly addresses a stability issue that could cause iTunes to crash when a device was connected, and also improves compatibility with iBooks for users running OS X Mavericks.
Microsoft has started rolling out the first major update to its latest productivity suite. Office 2013 Service Pack 1 is available now via Windows Update or direct download from Microsoft and includes improved support for Windows 8.1 and IE11, support for high-DPI displays, and numerous bug fixes and performance improvements.
Apple on Tuesday released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2. The free update brings several new features, including FaceTime audio support, as well as a number of bug fixes and improvements. Of note, the update does not appear to include a fix for the critical “Goto Fail” bug discovered last week.
Apple on Friday released updates for iOS 7 and iOS 6, reportedly addressing an SSL connection verification issue. Both updates are available now via Apple’s support site, iTunes, or over-the-air software update.