Tag Archive: Crash


A ‘cursed’ wallpaper could crash your phone with its color profile

An improperly coded image can somehow crash the Android System UI.

WARNING!!!Never set this picture as wallpaper, especially for Samsung mobile phone users!It will cause your phone to crash!Don’t try it!If someone sends you this picture, please ignore it. pic.twitter.com/rVbozJdhkL

— Ice universe (@UniverseIce) May 31, 2020

What you need to know There’s a photo of a sunset making the rounds because when set as a wallpaper, it will brick some Android phones. The image has an  [Read More…]

Google will soon roll out car crash detection for Pixel phones in the U.S.

The ‘Personal Safety’ app was listed on the Google Play Store accidentally and is no longer available to download.

What you need to know Google has quietly rebranded the Emergency Information app for Pixel phones as “Personal Safety.” The app description on the Play Store reveals car crash detection will soon be available for Pixel smartphones in the U.S. Once the feature is rolled out, the phone will help users reach 911 if it detects they’ve been  [Read More…]

Take this crash course on which Android tablets you need to avoid

The history for Android tablets hasn’t been great. Whether that’s due to Google being slow to adapt Android for the bigger slates, developers not bothering to support the things, or due to device makers just not getting imaginative enough, the Android tablet scene has never been able to make an impact like, say, Apple’s iPad. Still, there are a ton of Android tablets out there, but a vast majority of them aren’t worth buying. Aside from the obvious random brands  [Read More…]

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled is a remaster of a classic kart racer

Crash Team Racing is the next of our childhood classics to be remastered.

After successfully releasing the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, Activision is back at it again remastering another classic Crash title. It’s been nearly twenty years since Crash Team Racing first released for the original PlayStation in 1999, and though the Mario Kart series has dominated the kart racing scene for those two decades, Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled looks to give it a run for  [Read More…]

Instagram says it’s fixed a bug that was causing the Android app to crash

If it’s still not working, try uninstalling and reinstalling the app.

Instagram is the world’s most popular app for sharing photos and videos of your life, but since yesterday, June 4, there’s been a bug that’s caused the Android app to repeatedly crash. The issue was affecting Android phones of all kinds, but thankfully, the issue’s been fixed.

According to a Tweet that Instagram shared this morning:

Yesterday, there was an issue causing the  [Read More…]

Top Tips and Tricks for CATS: Crash Arena Turbo Stars

Blast your opponents away with these tips and tricks for CATS!

CATS is an explosive new game for Android developed by ZeptoLab. It’s a game that challenges you to build the best battling war machine using parts you unlock from timed crates as you work your way up the rankings.

It’s easy enough to learn the base mechanics at play here, but harder to actually unlock and determine the best strategies to win. You’ll need to invest  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Shield Tablet and Tablet K1 updated with stability and crash fixes

It’s always good to get an update, no matter how small.

NVIDIA’s tablets, the much-older Shield Tablet and refreshed cheaper Shield Tablet K1, are both getting the same “software upgrade 5.1” with various fixes aimed at improving instances of crashes and instability. The pair of 8-inch tablets should download the update automatically, but you can always check manually in your settings if you’re impatient.

The release notes are the same for the Shield Tablet and newer  [Read More…]

Automatic for Android hits 1.0 – Adds Crash Alert and Do Not Disturb

The Automatic app for Android has only been available in Google Play for a few weeks, even so, has still been a beta release for the most part. Today, Automatic for Android officially hits version 1.0 and adds two new awesome features in the process — Crash Alert and Do Not Disturb.

Do Not Disturb is an Android exclusive and won’t be found on the iOS version. The DnD feature allows you to silence your phone  [Read More…]