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Microsoft AutoUpdate update required for future updates

Future updates will require this AutoUpdate patch to be installed.

By May 31, 2012


Microsoft pulls Office 2011 SP2 from AutoUpdate

Following problems with identity database corruption after installing the latest update, Microsoft has pulled the update from its automatic update service.

By April 20, 2012


How to auto update Android apps

Automatic updates on Android devices can keep your apps up-to-date on the latest bug fixes, feature adds, and enhancements. We'll show you how to set up automatic updates on your Android device.

By May 2, 2011


It's time to embrace software's auto-update era

As software becomes a constant work in progress, it's time to let its makers bear responsibility for keeping it current.

By December 20, 2010


Chrome OS security: 'Sandboxing' and auto updates

Google operating system will feature many of the same security features as the Chrome browser, including "sandboxing" of applications, auto updating, and antiphishing.

By November 23, 2009


Vista SP1 auto updates also halted

Microsoft says it has stopped automatically updating machines to Vista Service Pack 1 after discovering a bug that can cause problems between the OS and another of the company's products.

By April 29, 2008


Mozilla CEO says Apple's Safari auto-update 'wrong'

The Firefox browser is updated automatically, too. But that's different because people downloaded it on their own in the first place, says Mozilla chief John Lilly.

By March 21, 2008


Choosing the right thermostat for the CNET Smart Home

Smart thermostats are one of the more competitive niches in the smart home. Here's how we narrowed down our choices.

By October 8, 2015


Spring cleaning: Keep your apps, device software up-to-date

As companies look to improve and fix products through software patches and updates, it’s more important to ensure that everything is up-to-date.

By April 10, 2015


Office 2016 for Mac gets first public preview

Microsoft has released a preview of its updated Office suite for Mac OS 10.10 users. The official version is due out around the middle of the year.

By March 5, 2015