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Facebook Wants You To Report Bugs By Literally Shaking Your Phone

Encounter a bug on Facebook? Just shake your phone. The shake to report features is coming to all iOS and Android users within the next couple of weeks.

Apps/Software May 29, 2019

Google's Android Tablets Disappeared Because Of A Bug, But They're Back In Store

The tablet section on the official Android website suddenly vanished, prompting speculation that Google is done selling tablets. It turned out that it was just a bug and the page is back online, with three slates available.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 4, 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

Google Chrome Crashing, Freezing After Windows 10 April 2018 Update? Microsoft Is Working On It

A bug within the Windows 10 April Update is causing devices to freeze or crash when using Google Chrome. Microsoft, Google, and Intel are now working on a fix.

Apps/Software May 6, 2018

Change Your Password Right Now, Says Twitter: Here’s What Happened

Twitter asks everyone to change their passwords in light of a bug that it says it has already resolved. No accounts were compromised, and there is no evidence of password misuse, the company stresses.

Security May 4, 2018

Cisco Warns The World Of Super Dangerous VPN Bug: Here's What It Does

Cisco released a security advisory for a dangerous VPN bug discovered by NCC Group. The vulnerability found in the WebVPN feature of the company's Adaptive Security Appliance software may be exploited by hackers to take full control of systems.

Security January 31, 2018

Study Reveals What Influences Bug Diversity In Our Home

More species of bugs prefer to live in high-traffic, ground-level areas. The type of outdoor environment surrounding each household affects the diversity of bug species.

Animals November 12, 2017

Instagram Bug Locks Users Out Of Their Accounts

Many Instagram users have been locked out of the platform, and their accounts seem deleted or disabled both to them and to others. Instagram says it's a bug and it's working to fix it as soon as possible.

Internet July 7, 2017

HTC 10's Android Nougat Update Rollout Hits A Snag As Bugs Turn Up

A still unconfirmed announcement states that HTC has halted the rollout of its Android Nougat update for the HTC 10 after users complained of bugs and problems. The statement came from HTC's subsidiary in Germany.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech January 14, 2017

'The Witcher 3' Gets Patch To Fix Funny Noblewoman Stalker Bug

CD Projekt Red released a patch for 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' that caused a noblewoman dressed in red to follow Geralt everywhere, even while riding Roach or engaging in battle.

Video Games June 16, 2016

Millions Of Websites Exposed To Hacking Because Of ImageMagick Vulnerabilities

Many websites have become exposed to hacking because of ImageMagick flaws that were recently uncovered. Researchers say sites that allow their users to upload images are in danger of malicious attacks.

Internet May 6, 2016

Backpack Bug In 'The Division' To Be Fixed In April 12 Update

Players of 'The Division' will have to endure a game-breaking bug for a little longer.

Geek April 4, 2016

'The Division' Patch 1.02 Fixed Bugs, But There's A Backpack Bug Locking Gamers Out

There's a bug on Ubisoft's 'The Division' that locks players out of their accounts. It looks like the culprit revolves around the crafting of a High-End Backpack, which seems to be the root of the problem.

Video Games March 25, 2016

Bedbug Genome Coded For Indestructability

Two new papers reveal that the bed bug is a living terror dreamt up by a sadist.

February 3, 2016

Facebook Accidentally Congratulates Users On 46 Years Of Friendship

It's only a couple decades early.

Internet December 31, 2015

Buglife Charity Shares Extreme Close-Ups Of Bugs And Insects Living In Your House This Winter

UK conservation charity Buglife partnered with Sony in a photo series on 10 bugs and insects living in homes this winter. The extreme close-up images were captured by UK photographer Mikael Buck.

Animals November 23, 2015

First Major 'Fallout 4' Bug Discovered By Players

Although 'Fallout 4' came out last week, players have now just reported the first major bug that crashes the game during a settlement quest that sends players to Monsignor Plaza.

Geek November 16, 2015

NSA Says It Discloses 91 Percent Of Zero-Day Bugs It Finds, But Does It Exploit Them First?

The National Security Agency has revealed that it discloses 91 percent of vulnerabilities it discovers to technology firms in the United States. ​The NSA, however, did not go into detail as to what it does prior to exposing these security flaws to developers.

Internet November 10, 2015

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Security Flaws Uncovered In Google Project Zero Audit

Google Project Zero audit has located several bugs in the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, 11 to be exact. So far, Samsung has fixed eight of them while three remain.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 5, 2015

Warning, Vault Overseers! 'Fallout Shelter' For Android Is Riddled With Bug That Erases All Your Progress

Android users of 'Fallout Shelter' are encountering a 'save data' corruption bug, which erases any progress made by the user. The bug also negates any in-app purchases made for items such as lunchboxes, which means gamers lose money because of the bug.

Video Games August 18, 2015

Windows 10 Issues: Cortana And Start Menu Show Critical Error

Users who have upgraded to Windows 10 have taken to Microsoft's Community forum to share that Cortana and the Start Menu are not working after the upgrade.

Apps/Software August 5, 2015

Report States That Warner Brothers Knew About 'Arkham Knight' PC Problems Before Game's Release

Kotaku recently cited multiple sources confirming that Warner Brothers' game development studio knew about the many problems that 'Arkham Knight' has on PC well before the game's release.

Geek July 1, 2015

Today's 'The Witcher 3' Patch Fixes XP Bug And Other Issues

For PC players of 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt,' today's patch fixes the XP bug issue some players reported, along with other issues experienced during gameplay. Expect patches soon for the console version, too.

Geek June 1, 2015

'The Witcher 3' Bug Prevents You From Gaining XP

If you're currently playing 'The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt' and noticed that you're not getting experience points for quests, you might want to stop playing until the developer fixes the bug.

Geek May 28, 2015

AT&T Nexus 6 Bug Prompts Smartphone Returns to Motorola

AT&T's Nexus 6 has been sent back to Motorola for repair more than any other version of the smartphone loaded with the new Lollipop mobile OS, reports say. Problems with black-out screens and connectivity are due to use of old software.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech November 21, 2014

Apple OS X Yosemite Update Boosts Wi-Fi, Patches Mail Bugs

Apple seeks to resolve a host of connectivity issues with its latest update for OS X Yosemite. Version 10.10.1 of Yosemite also serves enterprise users with a couple of patches.

Computers November 17, 2014

Ubisoft Promises 'Assassin's Creed: Unity' Patch to Fix Arno's Endless Fall, Hay Cart Traps, and More

Ubisoft has promised that it will fix several issues with 'Assassin's Creed: Unity' in upcoming updates. Some glitches include the protagonist falling right through the ground, disappearing faces, characters awkwardly floating or running in place, and odd bodily contortions.

Video Games November 14, 2014

OnePlus One update fixes screen artifacts, Wi-Fi, random reboot, other issues

CyanogenMod rolls out a new software update for the OnePlus One device. Some of the fixes addressed issues on security flaws, touchscreen, and black bar.

Apps/Software November 8, 2014

Sony releases new PS4 update that fixes issues caused by previous update

Sony announced yesterday that the company would release a new firmware update for the PlayStation 4, for fixing issues that the previous update caused with the system, including rest mode problems.

Geek November 5, 2014

Apple offers explanation about iOS 8.0.1 bugs, insists there are no quality control issues

Apple has broken the silence on iOS 8.0.1 bugs and admitted to the blunders. However, the company is insistent that it does not have any quality control issues.

Apps/Software October 29, 2014

New iOS 8 problems surface: Bluetooth connectivity in vehicles, bug deleting files in iCloud Drive

iOS 8 users continue to be saddled with problems. Users complain of Bluetooth connectivity issues and files on their iCloud Drive getting deleted.

Apps/Software October 2, 2014

Apple pulls iOS 8.0.1 update after iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus face issues, recommends iTunes restore

Wednesday's release of iOS 8.0.1 was supposed to squash some bugs in Apple's latest version of iOS. Hours after it released the update, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus users could no longer access cellular networks, Touch ID, and more, forcing Apple to pull the update and provide a fix for affected users.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech September 24, 2014

iOS 8 bugfest: Disappearing keyboard just one glitch of many, Apple yanks back update

iOS 8 continues to stumble, as an update meant to repair HealthKit support is itself riddled with bugs. Apple's latest mobile OS also crashes 70 percent more than iOS 7, reports state.

Apps/Software September 24, 2014

Apple HealthKit comes down with a bug, third-party app launches hit a roadblock

Like the Plus model of the iPhone 6, Apple's HealthKit platform has been delayed. iOS 8 is also turning out to be a drag for some users.

Apps/Software September 18, 2014

Android Browser vulnerability can be privacy disaster. What you need to know

The Android browser is simple; things are done without frills so a lot of people use it. Unfortunately, the browser has a bug, potentially compromising majority of Android users.

Apps/Software September 18, 2014

'Sims 4' arrives with patch kit to fix hibernating babies, Grim Reaper dating snafu

EA is inviting players to play with the emotions of a new generation of Sims. With a Day One patch installed, players can keep their Sims from dating the Grim Reaper.

Video Games September 2, 2014

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