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iPhone, iPad, and Mac users report video calling issues during pandemic

iPhone, iPad, and Mac users report video calling issues during pandemic

Recent updates to iOS, iPadOS, and macOS have created issues with FaceTime and other video conferencing apps, largely impacting users of older devices.

Unpatched iOS Bug Blocks VPNs From Encrypting All Traffic

An anonymous reader quotes a report from Bleeping Computer: A currently unpatched security vulnerability affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later prevents virtual private network (VPNs) from encrypting all

Facebook bug marked legitimate coronavirus info as spam

Facebook was quick to say that it would fight coronavirus misinformation, but yesterday, one tool appeared to go haywire. Users reported that Facebook was marking posts with legitimate information and
Facebook: 'Bug' caused legitimate COVID-19 posts to be marked as spam

Facebook: 'Bug' caused legitimate COVID-19 posts to be marked as spam

Facebook says as "bug" in its systems caused several legitimate posts including COVID-19 news articles to be mistakenly marked as spam, after several users complained that they had been erroneously
An NPC Protocol Droid In Battlefront II Has Had Enough And Fights Back

An NPC Protocol Droid In Battlefront II Has Had Enough And Fights Back

Look, everyone has a breaking point. One Battlefront II player pushed an innocent NPC droid to this point after shocking it. So the droid pulled out a blaster and fought back. Read more...
Google Pixel's new automatic dark mode not working in some apps

Google Pixel's new automatic dark mode not working in some apps

Google is already working on a fix The most recent monthly security update for Pixels was more than just security fixes. It was Google's second 'Pixel Drop,' with several new features and fixes,
Charjabug Can Power A House If It Eats Enough Food

Charjabug Can Power A House If It Eats Enough Food

Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s

Google yanks March security update for AT&T Pixel 4

Google has pulled the latest Android security update for Pixel 4 owners using AT&T after the supposed bug-fix created some major new headaches. Suddenly users have been unable to use Google Pay

Samsung is already working to fix the Galaxy S20 cameras

Samsung's Galaxy S20 is not even on the market yet, but reviewers from publications including PC Mag have already experienced bugs with the cameras. Samsung has now responded, saying that it's working

Bug In WordPress Plugin Can Let Hackers Wipe Up To 200,000 Sites

An anonymous reader quotes a report from ZDNet: WordPress site owners who use commercial themes provided by ThemeGrill are advised to update one of the plugins that come installed with these themes in

Car 'Splatometer' Tests Reveal Huge Decline In Number of Insects

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Guardian: Two scientific studies of the number of insects splattered by cars have revealed a huge decline in abundance at European sites in two decades.
How to Fix the 'Shut Down' Bug Affecting Windows 7 PCs

How to Fix the 'Shut Down' Bug Affecting Windows 7 PCs

January 14th, 2020, was supposed to mark the end of official Windows 7 support, but new bugs keep popping up and demand Microsoft’s attention. The latest one prevents users from shutting down or

Bug prevents Windows 7 users from shutting down their PCs

Microsoft was supposed to have ended Windows 7 support in mid-January, but it can't seem to completely let go -- and neither can some PCs, apparently. Many users on Microsoft's forums, Reddit and

Windows 7 Bug Prevents Users From Shutting Down Or Rebooting Computers

An anonymous reader writes: A weird bug of unknown origins has been hitting Windows 7 computers this week, according to multiple reports online. Windows 7 users have been reporting that they are
Shadow's Cancelled Nevada Caucus App Had Errors, Too

Shadow's Cancelled Nevada Caucus App Had Errors, Too

An error wouldn’t let users report results in a test version of the app. Shadow confirmed it was fixing some errors at the time.

Google Photos bug sent private videos to strangers

If you used Google Takeout to back up your Photos files from November 21st to 25th, 2019, a stranger out there may have a copy of your videos. The tech giant has started sending out emails, warning

OpenBSD Mail Server Bug Allowed Remotely Executing Shell Commands As Root

This week a remotely-exploitable vulnerability (granting root privileges) was discovered in OpenSMTPD (OpenBSD's implementation of server-side SMTP). ZDNet notes that the library's "portable" version

Google spent a record sum rewarding researchers for hacking its products

Google is not messing around when it comes to its bug bounty program. Last year it paid out $6.5 million to researchers that reported vulnerabilities -- almost double the $3.4 million paid out in
Fossil Sport's Wear OS H update has some bugs, but Fossil is working on a fix

Fossil Sport's Wear OS H update has some bugs, but Fossil is working on a fix

Most components of Wear OS are updated through the watch's Play Store, but there is still the occasional OS update. The last major release was Wear OS H, which included some new power management

'Destiny 2' is offline as Bungie tries to fix a data-erasing bug (updated)

You might not want to look at your Destiny 2 inventory right now if you're an avid player -- you could be in for a rude shock. Bungie has taken the game offline for "emergency maintenance" after