Tag Archive: causes


Bug causes Galaxy S8 and Note 8 screen to turn on randomly while charging

This doesn’t seem to be widespread, but it’s definitely annoying.

When you charge your phone, you typically just plug it in or place it on a wireless charging pad and forget about it. It’s a process that you don’t really think about on a daily basis, but when something goes wrong with it, it can prove to be awfully irritating.

For some users of the Galaxy S8/S8+ and Note 8, the display on their phones is randomly  [Read More…]

PSA: Galaxy S6 heart rate sensor still causes issues with Google Fit

Is your Galaxy S6 heart rate sensor lighting up whenever you touch it? Incompatibility with Google Fit is to blame, and there’s an easy fix.

RuFraud malware causes premium SMS charges for folks in Asia and Europe, apps pulled from Market

RuFraud

The folks over at Lookout have warned us about a new malware threat, this time targeted at users outside of North America.  The RuFraud malware will sign up users in Russia, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Czech Republic, Poland, Kazakhstan, Belarus, Latvia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Ukraine, Estonia, Great Britain, Italy, Israel, France, and Germany to a premium SMS service by hiding inside apps that pretend to be download helpers for popular games and utilities, or wallpaper  [Read More…]