It was during last month when some owners of Google’s Pixel 2 smartphone started complaining of a weird buzzing sound emanating from the device’s ear piece, especially when taking a phone call. And interestingly enough, there were other strange noises too, including a high pitch noise and what sounds like a ticking clock.
Apple has just rolled out the iOS 11.1.1 software update, which comes with a fix for the autocorrect bug that changes the letter I into an emoji of a question mark inside a box. To get this latest software update, owners of iPhone or iPad devices need only head to Settings, then tap on General, and then choose Software Update.
Some owners of Apple’s iPhone devices are complaining lately of a weird bug on iOS that sometimes corrects the letter I into an emoji that features a question mark inside a box (often preceded by an exclamation mark, a letter A, and even a hashtag symbol). According to Emojipedia, the bug appears to be in the autocorrect software of iOS 11.1.
According to a report recently published by ZDNet just this week, it appears that researchers have discovered a bug within the WPA2 security protocol utilized in just about every Wi-Fi enabled gadget today, including computers, routers, and even mobile devices. The flaw now goes by the nickname KRACK (which is short for Key Reinstallation Attack) and was reportedly uncovered by Mathy Vanhoef, a computer security academic.
According to a report recently published by Motherboard, it appears that there is a flaw in T-Mobile’s website that allowed unauthorized access to personal information of millions of the major US wireless carrier’s subscribers. The personal info reportedly included account numbers and email addresses. Thankfully, the flaw was already fixed last Friday.
Although OnePlus has gone and fixed that annoying glitch that rebooted OnePlus 5 units whenever users dialed an emergency number, many are still no doubt wondering what exactly caused the glitch in the first place. Well, the Chinese phone maker has recently released an official explanation, and it might be kind of awkward.
A trio of characters contained in a simple text message -- that is all it takes to deactivate (thankfully temporarily) an iPhone unit. This was revealed as much by an online hacker recently (via the YouTube channel EverythingApplePro). So which characters exactly will cause pandemonium on Apple’s smartphones? They include a white flag emoji, a “0” and a rainbow emoji.
Earlier today, Apple released an update for iOS to address the huge number of complaints they received from Verizon Wireless customers. These customers earlier expressed frustration over encountering signal drops and baffling GPS issues with their iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus devices.
Apparently for some. Apple has just started the deployment of the final version of its iOS 10 mobile operating system, but there are reports surfacing that users are encountering issues when downloading the newest iOS software update. What happened was that once users go through the whole download and install process over Wi-Fi, their iPhone device displayed an error message, which also instructed the users to plug their handset into iTunes on their computer.
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