Ask The Readers: How Do You Manage Updates?

Your operating system, your apps, your phone, even the GPS unit in your car: these days just about everything needs updates and patches. How do you track and stay on top of all the updates?

This week we’re interested in hearing your tips and tricks for keeping atop the myriad of updates and patches that seem to come at us non-stop. Do you automate it? Set reminders? Use programs or web-apps to stay on top of it for you? Whatever your on-top-of-updates workflow, we want to hear all about it.

Sound off in the comments with your update-centered advice and then check back on Friday for the What You Said roundup.

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.