Mark Zuckerberg Says He Will Highlight Steps Taken to ‘Fix Facebook’

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Friday that the company had started sanitising itself in 2017 and “even this work will extend through 2019, I do expect us to end this year on a significantly better … Read more Mark Zuckerberg Says He Will Highlight Steps Taken to ‘Fix Facebook’

Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Like clockwork, Google has started rolling out the June Android security update for supported Pixel and Nexus devices. The list of devices that are compatible for the new update includes the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P smartphones as well as the Pixel C tablet. The June security patch fixes 20 issues dated … Read more Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to … Read more Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Update With Bluetooth Connectivity Fix Rolling Out

Samsung has been claiming tremendous response for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ across markets but the new premium smartphones aren’t without flaws. Both the phones were reported of having the red tint issue on the display which was recently fixed by Samsung. Some users were also experiencing Bluetooth connectivity issues on the new Samsung … Read more Samsung Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8+ Update With Bluetooth Connectivity Fix Rolling Out

Microsoft rushes out Windows 10 patch to fix broken Internet connections

An odd thing happened this morning. My Windows 10 PC notified me I had another system update ready and waiting for a reboot—the second update in less than a week! Turns out, this latest update fixes a big mistake that may (or may not) have rolled out earlier this month. Several Windows 10 users recently … Read more Microsoft rushes out Windows 10 patch to fix broken Internet connections

Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

When I reviewed the Xiaomi Mi Box last week, one of my complaints was about the layout of the home screen. Instead of having just one section for all your apps, the Mi Box splits your app library in two, with a separate section of “Mi Box Recommends” apps that can’t be customized. This isn’t … Read more Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

MORE LIKE THIS Xiaomi Mi Box review: Android TV elevated with cheap 4K HDR streaming Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity VIDEO How to repair Windows 10’s Master Boot Record When I reviewed the Xiaomi Mi Box last week, one of my complaints was about the layout … Read more Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but leave the Dirty Cow exploit to roam

Google released a new monthly batch of security patches for Android, fixing a dozen critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to compromise devices. One of the mitigated issues is a bit-flipping attack against memory chips that could lead to privilege escalation, but a more widespread rooting vulnerability in the Linux kernel remains unpatched. While Google … Read more Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but leave the Dirty Cow exploit to roam

AT&T Priv’s ‘No Service’ issue: BlackBerry working with AT&T to expedite the fix

BlackBerry has announced that it’s currently working with AT&T to speed up the release of a fix to the ‘No Service’ issue that some Priv users have been facing on the carrier’s network for over a month now. “The root cause for this issue has been identified, and a solution will be made available shortly … Read more AT&T Priv’s ‘No Service’ issue: BlackBerry working with AT&T to expedite the fix

AMD releases Crimson driver fix for Radeon RX 480’s power consumption concerns

The $200 Radeon RX 480 is a wonderful graphics card that launched with a troubling problem: It draws an excessive amount of power through your motherboard’s PCI-E slot, as discovered in extensive testing by PC Perspective and Tom’s Hardware. It shouldn’t be a problem for most PCs, but systems with cheap or dirty motherboards could theoretically be … Read more AMD releases Crimson driver fix for Radeon RX 480’s power consumption concerns