Tag: Bricking Issue

Australia Slaps Apple With $9M Fine For Misleading Users About 'Error 53' Bug

Apple misled consumers about its Error 53 iOS bug that bricked devices, and now, it has to pay. An Australia federal court hit Apple with an AU$9 million fine, or about US$6.8 million.

Apple June 20, 2018

Microsoft's Latest Windows 10 Update Bricks Some PCs: How To Roll Back To Previous Version

The first cumulative patch for the Windows 10 April 2018 update is bricking some PCs, so wait for Microsoft to fix the issue before updating. If it's too late, here's how to roll back to a previous Windows 10 build.

Microsoft May 20, 2018

Samsung Responds To Galaxy Note 8 Battery Issues, Says It Only Got A Few Reports

Samsung acknowledged that it received reports of Galaxy Note 8 units dying, but only a few. The company offered a brief statement on the matter but has yet to fix anything or explain what went wrong.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 3, 2018

Australian Regulator ACCC Sues Apple Over 'Error 53' iPhone Bricking

Australian watchdog ACCC has sued Apple in Federal Court, accusing the company of making deceptive, misleading and false representations about consumers's rights. The dispute is tied to how Apple handled 'error 53' iPhone bricking cases.

Business Tech April 6, 2017

Nintendo Switch Data Cannot Be Saved If The Console Bricks

Gamers using Nintendo Switch run the risk of losing all their data if the console bricks. The Nintendo Switch reportedly does not provide the option for external game data backup.

Video Games March 31, 2017

Blackphone 2 Update Can Brick Your Smartphone, If You Purchased It From Black Market

Silent Circle, the maker of security-oriented smartphone Blackphone, has recently pushed out an update to disable fake Blackphones sold through unauthorized users. The genuine Blackphone can be bought from Silent Circle’s website.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 31, 2017

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Problems: Some Users Report Bricking, Crashes And Boot Loops

The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is in hot water, as multiple global users complained about the device entering boot loops, crashing or becoming unresponsive. The company has not yet addressed what looks like a serious hardware issue.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 30, 2016

Unable To Boot After Installing Android N Beta? Here's A Fix From Google

Android fans complained of booting issues after installing Android N preview firmware but Google has issued a fix. Here is a step-by-step guide of fixing the soft bricking issue.

Apps/Software March 12, 2016

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