New and revised HomePod Software is now rolling out

There is a new software update available for your Apple HomePod, and this time it wont brick your device

Google Homes and Home minis bricked after firmware update will be replaced

There is a solution for all the Google Home and Google Home mini speakers that have been bricked after the latest firmware update

iOS 12.1.4 is out with fix to Group FaceTime eavesdropping bug

The bug that allowed users to eavesdrop on anyone who could be put into a Group FaceTime call is finally patched up in the latest iOS update.
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LG G7 ThinQ bootloops have been reported, but a fix is coming soon

Once again we have reports of bootloop issues concerning an LG device, this time its the LG G7 ThinQ, but a fix is said to come soon
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Some Google Pixel 3 XL devices have buzzing and distorted speakers

Google Pixel 3 XL devices are presenting similar problems to the ones we saw in last years Pixel 2 that couldn’t be fixed by software updates

watchOS 5.1.1 has come to solve the bricking issue in Apple Watches

Apple Watches are starting to receive the new software update watchOS 5.1.1 that will solve the bricking bug and other issues

You can activate the ECG monitor in the Apple Watch Series 4 outside the US

Here is how you can get the ECG function in the Apple Watch Series 4 even if you live outside of the United States with a little change

iOS 12.0.1 is here to solve your current iPhone Xs bugs

The solution for all current bugs in your iPhone Xs and iPhone Xs Max is here with the software update of iOS 12.0.1 that’s now available

Apple has apparently solved its latest MacBook Pro throttling problem

MacBook Pro throttling problem might be no more after Apple has delivered an update that has made the CPU’s temperature and clock speeds stable

Apple is fixing Siri bug allowing hidden notifications to be read

It’s an easy breach of privacy and all someone needs to do to get at it is to take your iPhone and ask Siri to read out your notifications.

iOS 11.2.6 fixes Telugu character bug

It causes iPhone crashes and locked users out of their favorite messaging apps. Apple seems to have figured out what’s going on, though.

Patch to Google Cast bug will speed up Google WiFi, Chromecast devices

Users of those devices were disappointed to see slow speeds and no one exactly knew why, but Google’s put the spanner to the works.

Apple releases iOS 11.2.1 for HomeKit bug, others

Not a big update, but it’s not really needed at this point, if not for all the troublesome bugs that have been ruining iOS 11 for all of us.

December Android security bulletin will be the first to truly patch KRACK

More details about further fixes and special features for the Pixel and Nexus devices will be disclosed later. The first batch is out now.

Galaxy S8 Android Oreo beta resumes with third update

It took a couple weeks before major fixes could be applied to the US Android 8.0 beta. Galaxy S8 users are now able to head back into the experience.

iPhone ‘i’ bug fixed in iOS 11.1.1 update

You can now type “I love you” or “iPhone” or “iOS 11.1.1” once again without having it turn into disaster question mark boxes.

Huawei Mate 10’s early battery problems with Google Play Services quashed

The issue was with Google Play Services and it’s been tanking battery performance to a heat sink. But the Mate 10 Pro is reported to have a fix in.

watchOS 4.0.1 nixes cellular connectivity issues on Apple Watch Series 3

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus had some key early issues tamped down with minor software updates. Now, it’s the Apple Watch Series 3’s turn.

iOS 11.0.2 update fixes iPhone 8 earpiece static

It’s the second maintenance update for iOS 11 in just as many weeks and it’s certainly helping a few iPhone 8 users today.

Apple is fixing intermittent iPhone 8 earpiece static

While it doesn’t fix the issue, Apple has already pushed out iOS 11.0.1. The update fixes other bugs and makes minor improvements.

Could Nexus 6P bootloop problem lie with BIG cores?

The Cortex-A57 cores in the Snapdragon 810 have been identified by some industrious developers as the reason for bootloops on the Nexus 6P.

Nexus 6 data cut-out issue may have been solved

The issue was first reported last week from Nexus 6 phones on T-Mobile and has seen its spread around the world before engineers sussed it out.

Apple pulls iOS 9.3.2 for iPad Pro 9.7, offering exchanges because of Error 56

If you did install the update and are agonizing over the “Error 56” conundrum you’re in, contact Apple Support. You’ll likely get an exchange.

LG G3 had a security flaw patched in its Smart Notice widget

A new contact request could contain a malicious line of JavaScript code. Without a security check feature, the Smart Notice widget would pass it along.
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How to fix anything that’s wrong with your Android

Android problems can be divided into two categories, and the fixes for either type aren’t that difficult. Here’s how to fix your Android.