2019年03月29日

Microsoft Release Firmware Updates for Several Surface Models

Microsoft has released new firmware updates for many Surface models, including both the first- and the second-generation Surface Laptop.


This month, however, the brand new versions do not bring a lot of significant improvements, though they refine the experience with certain components.


First and foremost, the Surface Laptop series gets a new firmware, with both original version and also the model launched last year being supplied with this release if they are still running Windows 10 April 2018 Update (version 1803) or newer.


Windows 10 Fall Creators Update is the oldest version of Windows 10 that also receives updates for Home and Pro users, therefore if the Surface Laptop is running this version, it should be first updated towards the latest Windows 10 feature update to obtain the new firmware.


"No updates for that Surface Pro 6"


Based on the official changelog, the Surface Laptop firmware update comes with driver improvements, as the Surface Intersil Ambient Light Sensor (HID) - System devices component is bumped to version 4.1.139.0 to enhance device stability. The same improvement can be obtained on both Surface Laptop models.


At the same time, Microsoft has additionally released new drivers for that Surface Studio 2, however this time no changelog has been provided, despite the fact that the brand new version can already be downloaded using this link.


The other Surface models haven't yet received new firmware updates. The Surface Pro 6, for example, got the latest pack of improvements in October 2018, and at the time of penning this article, there's no information regarding when Microsoft could ship a new update.


As always, you are recommended to maintain your device connected while updating the firmware and steer clear of to interrupt the procedure. It shouldn't take more than a few minutes to set up the brand new release along with a reboot is obviously required.

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2019年03月28日

NVIDIA GeForce 425.11 Hotfix Is Available - Download Now

NVIDIA has announced the supply of the new GeForce graphics driver, namely version 425.11 hotfix, which removes an insect that caused Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands game to crash when accessing the inventory menu.


Moreover, the 425.11 build also resolves the graphics corruption observed in games on ASUS ROG Strix GL702VS notebooks (introduced in driver 419.35), along with the random Ark Survival Evolved crashes encountered with GeForce RTX 20 series GPUs.


Regarding compatibility, the current release is suitable for both desktop and notebook configurations, but only those running under a 64-bit variant of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating-system. Also, remember that there are two available packages: one standard and one DCH driver.


Bear in mind that attempting to install NVIDIA's 425.11 hotfix release on OSes other than the ones above isn't recommended and might cause various malfunctions, even if it might appear to work.


Therefore, for those who have encountered these problems, save the appropriate apply for your computer's operating system, run it, wait for all data required for the installation to become extracted, and follow all instructions displayed on the screen for a complete and successful upgrade.


Once finished, be sure to execute a system reboot to permit all changes to take effect properly. If this task isn't requested automatically through the wizard, it might be a good idea to carry on with it manually so that any potential problems are avoided.


That said, download NVIDIA GeForce Graphics Driver 425.11 Hotfix for Windows 10 64-bit, apply it in your device, and always check our website to stay "updated one minute ago."

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Now you can Install Android 9 Pie in your Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Computer

Developer Arne Exton released a new form of his RaspAnd OS for the tiny Raspberry Pi computer with support for Google's latest Android 9 Pie mobile operating-system.


The RaspAnd OS has finally been update to Android 9.0, enabling you to run the mobile OS from Google in your tiny Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ computers. RaspAnd Build 190315 is now available and comes with the Linux 4.14.61 kernel and excellent Wi-Fi support for both Raspberry Pi 3 models.


"RaspAnd Pie 9 runs very well on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and 3 Model B+ .i.e. the machine is pretty responsive if you use a micro SD card of excellent quality," said Arne Exton. "You can compile your own Android Pie 9 system for Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+."


Dubbed RaspAnd Pie 9, the machine comes pre-installed using the Google Chrome internet browser, Aptoide app manager, ES File Explorer file manager, Termux terminal emulator, Nova Launcher app launcher, AIDA64 system information tool, and also the Rotation Control Pro app for determining your screen's orientation.


"No Google Play Store and Bluetooth support, costs $9"


Unfortunatelly, RaspAnd Pie 9 doesn't come with support for the Google Play store, though you can continue to install Android apps with the Aptoide package manager, which turns out to be a great replacement. Furthermore, Bluetooth support isn't available in this version, and it also looks like you can't run Netflix.


The developer also warns users thinking about installing Android 9 Pie that the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B and Model B+ computers have their limitations, so some apps might not work as expected or whatsoever. However, all pre-installed apps work perfectly, says Arne Exton, including Spotify, which you can install with Aptoide.


RaspAnd Pie 9 (RaspAnd Build 190315) is available for purchase for $9 USD from developer's website. It comes as a zip archive you need to extract to acquire a picture, which you'll then need to install on the Micro Sdcard class 10 or higher using either the win32 disk imager, Rufus, or Etcher in Windows 10, or even the dd command in Linux.

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