Tag Archive: Issues


Common Google Pixel 3 issues and how to fix them

No phone is perfect — here’s how you can address problems plaguing your Pixel.

The Pixel 3 and 3 XL are fantastic phones, but they aren’t without their issues. Several well-reported problems with the phones have cropped up as thousands of devices get out to people and were put to use. Some of the complaints are due to the fact that Pixels are hyper-analyzed by the Android enthusiast crowd, but there are still many legitimate gripes that  [Read More…]

Original Pixel XL users experiencing quick charging issues with Android Pie

Some owners of the original 2016 Pixel XL have been experiencing issues with quick charging since upgrading to Android Pie. The issue existed back on the Android P beta as well, but by the time you get an official release, all bugs should be resolved.

When quick charging the original 2016 Pixel XL can charge at a maximum rate of 5V/3A significantly decreasing charging times. With the Android Pie update, many users are reporting a much slower charging rate.

Regardless  [Read More…]

No, you’re not the only one having issues with your Google Home [Updated]

The Home Mini and Chromecast are also derping.

Update: Google says it is rolling out a fix for misbehaving Google Home units and Chromecasts, but to speed up the process, you should reboot your device.

We have a fix for Google Home and Chromecast. It will automatically roll out within the next 6 hours. To get back up and running now, reboot your device → https://t.co/CM4ov63F46. Thanks for sticking with us!

— Made by Google (@madebygoogle)  [Read More…]

10 Quick Changes to Fix Your Phone’s Speed Issues

It’s time to give your phone a tune-up.

So you bought a shiny new phone, and a few months later you realize it isn’t as fast as it used to be. We’ve all been there, and the issue isn’t limited to budget phones either — high-end devices like the Galaxy Note 8 are also prone to the occasional slowdown after several months of usage.

Thankfully, you can try a few things to get your phone running back  [Read More…]

Troubleshooting 5 common PlayStation 4 controller issues

Put that credit card away and try these steps to fix what’s ailing your PS4 controller.

We would all love to live in a perfect fantasy world where everything works exactly the way it was intended. But we don’t, and our tech lives by the same gnarly rules of life that everything does.

PlayStation 4 gamers know all too well how a bad controller can ruin their days off, but you don’t have to put your gaming  [Read More…]

Samsung addresses battery issues with Exynos-powered Galaxy S9

Samsung’s equivalent to “you’re holding it wrong.”

Depending on where you live, you’ve got access to one of two variants of the Galaxy S9/S9+ – one that’s powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 processor and another that uses Samsung’s own Exynos 9810 chipset. Reports came out earlier this month highlighting the Exynos version’s considerably worse battery performance compared to the Snapdragon one, and since then, users have been demanding answers from the company.

A little less than two  [Read More…]

Samsung’s Galaxy S9 battery ‘issues’ are all about Apple

Samsung makes more than just phones and the Exynos 9810 Galaxy S9 is a €950 beta test.

By now you’ve probably heard that the Exynos-powered international version of the Samsung Galaxy S9 doesn’t have the greatest battery life. Some say it’s fair, some say it’s the most horrible thing ever, so that means it’s somewhere in the middle and that’s not good enough for a phone in 2018. Especially a very expensive phone.

This time North America  [Read More…]

PSA: Sling TV is experiencing streaming issues across multiple platforms [Update]

Sling’s aware of the issue and working on it as we speak.

Updated 3:26 PM ET – Sling TV’s support account on Twitter has started telling users that they should be able to access their programming once again by signing out of the app and then logging back in. If you’ve got Sling, let us know if this works for you!

If you’re a Sling TV subscriber and are having trouble watching your favorite game, reality show, etc.,  [Read More…]

Amazon issues recall for 260,000 power banks due to overheating concerns

Amazon has issued a recalled for more than 260,000 battery packs it has been selling under its Amazon Basics brand. The accessories were manufactured in China.

The post Amazon issues recall for 260,000 power banks due to overheating concerns appeared first on AndroidGuys.

How to fix Bluetooth issues on the Honor 7X

Having trouble with Bluetooth? Try these troubleshooting tips.

For under $ 200, the Honor 7X is simply one of the best budget phones you can buy. It offers a modern design with an aluminum unibody construction and an 18:9 display, along with an impressive pair of cameras for the price around the back and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. But the 7X doesn’t come without its flaws.

A number of users have reported various problems with Bluetooth connectivity  [Read More…]