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Facebook Fixes Bug That Marked Some Posts as Spam

A day after some users complained about their Facebook posts being marked as spam, Facebook on Saturday said it has fixed the bug that caused the problem. “We have fixed a bug that caused some posts to be incorrectly marked as spam. We’ve restored the posts that were affected and are very sorry this happened,” Facebook said in a tweet. Even journalist and ... Read More »

Some Android Smartphones, Tablets From ZTE, Archos Said to Have Pre-Installed Malware: Avast

HIGHLIGHTS Malware is named as Cosiloon It was found in phones from ZTE, Archos, and myPhone Adware, installed on a firmware level, is difficult to remove Hundreds of Android smartphones and tablets, including ones from manufacturers such as ZTE, Archos, and myPhone, have been found to ship with pre-installed adware. Interestingly, a large number of such handsets are not certified by Google. According to a ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Facing Issues With Bundled Headphone Adapters, Some Users Claim

HIGHLIGHTS The bundled USB Type-C to 3.5mm adapter not working for some users Pixel forum thread consists of numerous users with the same issue Android Oreo update has reportedly not fixed the issue Woes for Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners seem endless, as multiple users have posted on the Pixel User Community forum about faulty headphone adapters that Google has bundled with both ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

HIGHLIGHTS The benchmark tests pitted new iPad Pro models against MacBook Pro The 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models were included in the test Benchmark also included 2016 MacBook Pro models Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted ... Read More »

A Look Back at Some of Roger Moore’s Best Bond Gadgets

Roger Moore, who was among the more famous of the many actors to play James Bond, has died aged 89. We thought it would be good to celebrate him and the Bond movies by looking back at some of the best Bond gadgets, especially the ones that are now becoming reality. Bond’s early smartwatches A lot of Bond gadgets foresaw how ... Read More »

Some MacBook Pro 2016 Users Report Hearing a Popping Sound

It seems like getting the nod from Consumer Reports was not the end of issues for Apple’s MacBook Pro 2016 laptop as users are reporting a new ‘popping sound’ issue with the 15-inch variants of the notebook. As per user reports on the Apple support forum, it seems like several users are facing the sound-related issues from the laptop. The ... Read More »

Halo Wars 2 PC impressions: This console-fied RTS has some PC-specific problems

It’s the week of unfinished reviews, eh? After trialing For Honor earlier this week, I’m back with some impressions on Halo Wars 2. Again, initial impressions, not a full review. Given that the Windows 10 version only went live on Monday and that its multiplayer servers have been entirely dead, I just haven’t spent enough time with it to feel comfortable ... Read More »

The Nexus 4 is getting some CyanogenMod love with 14.1 nightly builds

If you are the type of person, who tends to form attachments to particular tech and don’t really feel like moving on or upgrading regularly, then chances are you have already found your perfect phone years back and are still with it. If that is the case and taking into account you are currently on a tech-centric site, chances are ... Read More »

Dropbox urges some users to change their passwords

Dropbox is asking users who signed up before mid-2012 to change their passwords if they haven’t done so since then. The cloud storage service said it was asking users to change their passwords as a preventive measure, and not because there is any indication that their accounts were improperly accessed. Dropbox said it was taking the measure because its security ... Read More »