The 21MB download "fixes bugs that could allow someone to bypass the lock screen passcode," according to the software update description.
Officials are looking at the terms of the deals that the Cupertino-based company signs with carriers as part of a larger probe into agreements between phone makers and wireless providers.
"Introducing the new #GalaxyS4 Gold Edition - for a style that's uniquely yours!" Samsung said on its Saudi Arabia Twitter feed; no mention of the device has been made on the company's other pages.
The 16GB iPhone 5S carries a bill of materials of $191, while an $8 manufacturing cost brings it up to $199, IHS iSuppli found in its teardown of Apple's new smartphone.
Yahoo recently recycled a number of dormant email addresses, doling out previously occupied IDs to new users who requested them, but this has brought with it a few issues, especially with junk mail.
According to Twitter, a group's alerts will most likely be reserved for: warnings for imminent dangers; preventive instructions; evacuation directions; information on access to essential resources.
YouTube this week announced that it will dramatically revamp its comments section so that "comments will soon become conversations that matter to you."
As the news made the rounds, however, others were incredulous that anyone would fall for the hoax, while some sarcastically recommended that people try it out.
BBM for iOS and Android was scheduled to launch over the weekend, but before they had a chance to launch, an unreleased, older version of the BBM for Android was posted on file-sharing sites.
Tweeting from the @tim_cook handle, the Apple CEO's first message focused on his recent visit to a nearby Apple Store for the new iPhone launch.
Sony has taken another stab at Google TV with the launch of its Bravia Smart Stick, which plugs into the back of an HDTV for easy access to Google Play and Bravia apps.
Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 7 – and some of the biggest name apps got updated immediately with the new OS in mind.
Quickoffice integrates with Google Drive. If you sign into your Google Account from Quickoffice before 26 September, Google will give you an additional 10GB of storage for two years.
Though Microsoft will offer it as a free upgrade for existing Windows 8 users, the company this week provided details on how much it will cost to upgrade to 8.1 from an older version of Windows.
The haul makes it the "highest first day retail sales of any title in the history of the company and the Grand Theft Auto series," according to Take-Two, which owns GTA developer Rockstar Games.
the Google-developed option - known as AdID - would replace the cookies with a system that requires ad networks to adhere to specific guidelines in order to get their hands on Chrome data.
The listings for the 8GB and 16GB Nexus 4 smartphones on Google Play are currently accompanied by a note that says, "We are out of inventory. Please check back soon."
Bump, which is best known for its mobile app of the same name that lets users share data like contacts by simply tapping their phones together, has been picked up for an undisclosed fee.
Now, when working on a Note alongside other co-workers, their profile pictures will show up in the left margin as part of a feature Box has dubbed "note heads."
As Twitter becomes a bigger presence on your TV screen - most notably via persistent hashtags - the micro-blogging site wants it to be easier for new users to sign up and stay engaged.
The Redmond-based company regularly sees a 50 per cent increase in app downloads and in-app purchases during the holiday season, Microsoft's GM for Windows Phone Apps and Store said.
Auto-play videos will start showing up on Facebook's mobile apps in the coming weeks; initially, it will work on the Pages of musicians and bands, as well as individual accounts and verified Pages.
The iPhone 5S is the new flagship Apple smartphone, and there are plenty of smart features that help it stand out from the crowd.
Apple launched its new iPhones this week, as you doubtless noticed. Here’s a snapshot of how the Twitterverse reacted to them.