Tag Archive: Problems


In-display fingerprint sensors and cold weather could mean problems

It’s all about that false positive acceptance rate.

It’s the time of year in the northern hemisphere where things can go from warm and delightful to chilly and brisk and that means it’s time to hear more about how fingerprint sensors on smartphones are having troubles. It might feel inconvenient, but there is a reason your fingerprint sensor might seem to work a little poorly in cold weather, and this is especially true of in-display fingerprint sensors.  [Read More…]

The $100 Automatic Pro OBD-II car adapter can track your car and diagnose problems

Real-time diagnostics and easy solutions.

The Automatic Pro real-time car tracking Connected Car OBD-II adapter has dropped to $ 99.99 on Amazon. This is its lowest price ever outside of Prime Day and Black Friday events. We have seen it hit $ 110 a couple of times, but this is the first drop to $ 100.

If you have a car that’s newer than the mid-90s, you most likely have an OBD-II port in it. You can  [Read More…]

Nokia 3.1 review: A great small budget phone with performance problems

Nokia nails the core hardware and features, but comes up short in specs and performance.

We often talk about “cheap” Android phones in reference to devices like the Moto G6, which typically cost about $ 225. But many people don’t even want to break the $ 200 barrier when they’re looking for a phone, whether it’s because they just broke their flagship device and don’t want to spend $ 800 again, or they simply don’t want to  [Read More…]

Best Phone For Seniors, Hearing Impaired, and Vision Problems in 2018

Best overall Best for hearing imparied Best for less Best for vision problems Best overall: Samsung Galaxy S9

The Galaxy S9 is one of the most well-rounded phones on the market, and it’s a great choice for power users and first-time smartphone owners alike.

From outstanding build quality and a gorgeous design to one of the best cameras on the market, the Galaxy S9 leaves little to be desired, but its long list of features can feel overwhelming  [Read More…]

Common Galaxy S9 problems and how to fix them

Even new phones can have problems — we’re here to help you with them.

Samsung’s hardware is solid, particularly in high-end phones like the Galaxy S9 and S9+. But any time you make tens of millions of a single phone and ship them around the world, some customers are bound to find issues — and at this scale, they can quickly become significant.

Now that the Galaxy S9 and S9+ have been out for several months, we’re  [Read More…]

Samsung Health’s new ‘Symptom Checker’ wants to help diagnose your medical problems using AI

It isn’t going to save your life, but it sure could ease your worries when things don’t feel right.

The Samsung Health app is about more than just tracking steps and bike rides — it’s actually more than just an app, as it’s also backed up by some super-useful services. The latest to debut on the platform is a feature called “Symptom Checker,” which aims to help you get started with diagnosing medical problems you’re having and getting you  [Read More…]

HTC’s already having shipping problems with the U12+ [Update]

Amazon orders might not go out until August 3.

Updated 12:38 PM ET: Looks like the U12+ is doing okay, after all. In a statement sent to Android Central, HTC said: “We’re aware a small number of U12+ orders were affected by a system error that made it seem like the orders were canceled. This is not the case, and we’re in the process of contacting these customers to ensure they know their order will be on its  [Read More…]

How to fix drift problems with Daydream View

Having your controller drift off while you’re in the middle of a game can be frustrating, but it is fixable.

Google Daydream offers a new way to interact with your world while in VR. With the use of the remote, you are given are a greater degree of ability to easily zip from one menu to another with aplomb and ease. At least, when the remote is working properly that how it seems. While controller drift during  [Read More…]

Let this $5 outlet tester help you diagnose electrical problems in your house

Don’t guess with electricity.

Whether you are moving into a new place or looking to replace a few outlets in your current home, you’ll want to know that everything is good before you plug something into the outlets. This outlet tester is down to $ 4.93 and has a GFCI test button, a bright LED display that’s easy to read, and much more. All you have to do is plug this test device into your outlet, press the button,  [Read More…]

How to fix common PlayStation VR problems

How to fix pretty much everything.

PlayStation VR is a great system that’s introduced many people to VR, but even the best systems experience problems from time to time. From tracking issues to display issues to audio issues, here’s how to fix pretty much any problem you experience with your PlayStation VR.

If you’ve exhausted all troubleshooting options and are still experiencing problems with your PlayStation VR, it’s probably time to contact Sony support.

How to update  [Read More…]