Tag Archive: disables


Android Oreo bug disables mobile data on Nexus and Pixel devices

Google officially unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0 last month. This is said to be the fastest and the safest version of Android yet and it comes with some interesting features and background improvements. But some Android Oreo users, owners of Google Nexus and Pixel devices have taken to […]

Oculus update disables Gear VR App on Galaxy Note 7 due to safety concerns

Oculus, the Facebook-owned virtual reality company has pushed an update that disables the Gear VR app on the Galaxy Note 7. The update was first spotted by Reddit user Bahaman 23 and later received confirmation from a number of users. The move makes sense given the fiery issues the Galaxy Note 7 has been confronted

Oculus disables Gear VR functionality on Galaxy Note 7 due to fire concerns

Oculus, the Facebook-owned company that powers the software inside Samsung’s virtual reality ambitions (as well as the Oculus Rift headset, sold separately), has disabled its app from working with the Galaxy Note 7 after a number of replacement phones reportedly caught fire over the weekend.

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As first reported on Reddit, and confirmed by Android Central, Oculus has issued a forced update to its mobile app that, when paired with a Galaxy  [Read More…]

Skype updated with ‘aggressive battery savings,’ disables group chat push notifications

One of the big issues with Skype on mobile devices, battery life, is expected to be improved dramatically today with the latest update to the Android app. According to Skype, after installing version 4.7 of the app you should be able to keep the app running all day “without noticeably affecting battery life.” The savings come from a complete reworking of how Skype runs on mobile devices, but also from turning off group chat notifications for  [Read More…]