Tag Archive: Causing


Android 8.1 causing swipe issues on Pixel and Nexus devices

Swiping woes.

Android 8.1 was a pretty minor update when it was released in early December, and while it added nice touches such as enabling the Pixel Visual Core and a new security patch, it also introduced a new bug that doesn’t appear to have been fixed since it was discovered nearly a month ago.

On December 7, a thread was started on Google’s support site titled “Android 8.1 Issues” with a user reporting that swiping up  [Read More…]

Shortage of data causing Samsung troubles in launching Bixby Voice for the U.S.

Big data is a big deal.

The full launch of the English version of Samsung’s Bixby voice control interface for the Galaxy S8 is still in a holding pattern, after originally expecting to launch in June. The delay comes from a handful of issues with the service but is driven by a lack of usage data that’s ultimately required for the machine learning systems to work at their full potential. Although the service is already available in Samsung’s home  [Read More…]

After the Galaxy Note7, the Galaxy S7 edge is now causing major headaches

Samsung has barely concluded the nasty Galaxy Note7 chapter and already another issue has reared its ugly head. This time the device affected is the Galaxy S7 edge – one of Samsung’s two remaining flagship models in 2016. It seems that users from all over the globe are reporting the presence of a vertical pink

T-Mobile puts Galaxy S5 update on hold due to bug causing slow download speeds

If you’re on T-Mobile using a Galaxy S5 and wondering where the update is that we previously told you about, you’re going to have to wait a little bit longer. The update (G900TUVU1ANE5) was meant to be an improvement for intermittent failures for text messages and MMS messages but it appears to of have caused more issues than it resolved.

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Multiple app markets crossing streams, causing problems for some

Cross the streams

Now this is interesting. Seems that some of you who have purchased apps from the Amazon Appstore are starting to see conflicts with the Android Market. A couple scenarios appear to be playing out. In some instances, the Android Market sees an app that was purchased from the Amazon Appstore, knows an updated version is available, but then fails on updating because the app wasn’t actually purchased from the Android Market.   [Read More…]