Firmware

ipswDownloader 3

Wonderful tool that can download all iOS firmware

PRO: Simple to use
CON: Limited functionality
Vote: 6.9/10 (78 votes) Platform: Windows

ScreenBeam Utility 1.7.0.0

Configures and downloads the latest firmware for Actiontec ScreenBeam products

Vote: 3.0/5 (104 votes) Platform: Android

iPod, iPhone and iPad Firmware iOS 5.0.1

Comprehensive update to improve device battery life and iOS performance

PRO: Easy to install via iTunes
CON: Not for iPhone 4S
Vote: 6.5/10 (82 votes) Platform: Windows

FlashFire 0.73

FlashFire is the most advanced on-device firmware flasher for rooted devices

Vote: 4.5/5 (104 votes) Platform: Android

Mobileuncle MTK Tools 20140111v2.9.9

Power tools app for MTK on Android devices

… and flash your stock firmware and more. Have a device that’s a single or dual SIM and need to backup …

Vote: 2.4/5 (9 votes) Platform: Android

Nokia Software Recovery Tool 8.1.25

Great program for resetting your frozen mobile device

… model that you have. It will then show you any firmware updates you need. Though it works with most …

PRO: Compatible with various Nokia models
CON: No data backup option
Vote: 5.9/10 (252 votes) Platform: Windows

CyanogenMod Installer 1.0.1.4

Companion software for installation of a similarly named app

… to your device’s firmware could violate your warranty …

Vote: 2.5/5 (2 votes) Platform: Android

MacMakeUp 1.95d

A networking program that allows users to quickly change their MAC addresses 

… Changes only registry entry — no alteration of interface firmware Works only …

Vote: 4.5/10 (12 votes) Platform: Windows

PPSSPP - PSP emulator 1.9.3

Emulator that supports multiple formats of PSP software

… themselves coming in a variety of shapes and firmwares each hard to find themselves, emulating the PSP …

PRO: Perfect emulation of PSP games
CON: Advanced settings are a bit complex for less experienced users
Vote: 6.9/10 (461 votes) Platform: Windows

CopyTrans Manager 4.1.0.0

Convenient tool for transferring music to your mobile device

PRO: Includes built-in player
CON: Video preview doesn't work with large files
Vote: 6.1/10 (78 votes) Platform: Windows