Tag Archive: Users


Hey Android fans, this stupid article says iPhone users won’t date you

Sorry, New York Post: This Android snob won’t read you.

Have you heard the news? If you use an Android phone, iPhone users think you’re icky and won’t date you. At least, that’s what this nonsense article in the New York Post wants you to believe. I’ll save you a click because it’s the same boring crap we’ve been reading for years wrapped in a different shell: People who use iMessage find green bubbles gross, and those  [Read More…]

Google will let Android users in Europe choose their default search engine

Users can pick their preferred search provider from a choice screen when setting up an Android device for the first time.

What you need to know Google will allow Android users in Europe to select their default search provider using a new choice screen starting in early 2020. A new choice screen listing various search providers will be shown to users when they set up a new Android phone or tablet in Europe. Google will hold auctions  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids flaw allowed unauthorized users to join group chats

The FTC may soon fine Facebook once more for the lapse.

What you need to know A ‘design flaw’ in the Messenger Kids app allowed unauthorized users to be part of group chats. Facebook has closed down the group chats and is alerting parents regarding the flaw. The “technical error”, reportedly arose from the way unique permissions were applied in group chats in the Messenger Kids app.

Facebook had launched the Messenger Kids app in 2017 as  [Read More…]

Wi-Fi calling is amazing, awesome, and elusive for unlocked Android users

Metal roofs, thick walls, and dead zones; things an Android user with Wi-Fi shouldn’t have to care about.

I did not expect to still be using the Google Pixel 3a. I thought I would transfer back to the Galaxy S10 when the 3a got added to the Android Q Beta in June, but here I am, still using a Beta phone as my daily driver. If I’m being perfectly honest, I’d like to go back to the  [Read More…]

Twitch Prime users can grab a new skin for Wattson in Apex Legends Season 2

Season 2 just began so get ready for a whole lot of new content.

What you need to know Twitch Prime users can get two new Apex Legends skins right now One skin is for Wattson, the other is for the L-STAR gun. There will be more skins for Twitch Prime users in the future.

Season 2 of Apex Legends has begun, bringing multiple balances, additions and changes to the game. The nuclear repulsor tower has been  [Read More…]

OnePlus accidentally sent garbled notifications to OnePlus 7 Pro users

Owners of the vanilla OnePlus 7 did not receive any such push notification.

What you need to know OnePlus 7 Pro owners started receiving garbled push notifications earlier today, causing both confusion and alarm. OnePlus has apologized for the spam notifications and confirmed that they were accidentally sent by the OxygenOS team during an internal test. The company has initiated an investigation already and will share more information soon.

Quite a few OnePlus 7 Pro owners were  [Read More…]

Shot on OnePlus app reportedly leaked hundreds of users’ emails

OnePlus has since made changes to better-secure information.

What you need to know It’s reported that hundreds of emails were leaked through the Shot on OnePlus app. An unencrypted access key was used to access user information. Email addresses could be cycled through using an insecure gid.

Privacy is an ever-increasing topic of discussion in our world, with companies like Facebook and Google regularly coming under fire for slip-ups here and there. Now, it’s OnePlus’s time to  [Read More…]

G Suite users are gaining the ability to compare documents in Google Docs

Google is making it easier to see and accept edit suggestions made between two documents.

What you need to know A new “compare documents” option is rolling out to Google Docs for G Suite customers. You’ll be able to highlight the differences between two documents, then create a new file containing those changes. Rapid Release domains will receive this feature over the next 15 days.

Whether you’re making edit suggestions on someone else’s writing or just need  [Read More…]

Some Google Maps users are getting an off-route alert for taxis

The new feature has only been spotted in India so far.

What you need to know The new off-route feature will alert you when your driver goes more than 500m off course. So far the new feature has only been spotted being tested in India. Google Maps has added the option to see speed cameras and a speedometer recently as well.

Google is testing a new feature for Maps which could save you some money or even  [Read More…]