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Software stored in a computer's ROM.


(Computer Science) computing a fixed form of software programmed into a read-only memory



software stored on a ROM chip.
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Noun1.firmware - (computer science) coded instructions that are stored permanently in read-only memory
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
computer code, code - (computer science) the symbolic arrangement of data or instructions in a computer program or the set of such instructions
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Leveraging advanced differencing algorithms, Smith Micros FOTA solution creates delta firmware update packages that are significantly smaller in size than the original firmware updates.
Customer requests are always welcome and often result in firmware updates down the road.
While Microsoft recently came up with an improved version of Surface Pro firmware update for its original tablet, the latest firmware update follows a similar software patch as that of Microsoft's latest ARM-based tablet.
The latest firmware update include better 2G network connectivity, enhanced full-HD video recording and access to Google Now by long-pressing the home key.
AVerMedia has been working on the firmware update with the feedback from end users.
This update supports the new recording format and available to users after the firmware update.
The firmware update is available by visiting http://www.
BDP-S570 Blu-ray Disc Player Available for about $250 --Full HD 1080p single-disc Blu-ray Disc, DVD, CD, SA-CD player -- Blu-ray 3D ready (with firmware update available this summer) -- BRAVIA Monolithic Design -- BRAVIA Internet Video and BD- LIVE(TM) -- IP Content Noise Reduction -- Built-in Wi-Fi Wireless (802.
For 34nm X25-M 160GB owners, the firmware update also offers a performance increase to sequential write speeds by delivering up to 100MB/s, a 40% performance improvement over the existing firmware version.
Earlier this week, Blackberry's manufacturer, Research in Motion, confirmed that diagnosis and offered a new firmware update, designed to remove the spyware.
Summary: Canon announced today it will release a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark II allowing users to manually control exposure when shooting video.