The latest update to Android 8.1 has introduced a bug in the 2016 Pixel XL, and it’s a potentially dangerous one. The device is designed to charge using the USB Power Delivery standard, and more specifically, to draw 18 watts. The bug causes the phone to attempt pulling 25W ... Read More »
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People are reporting a new bug with the Google Home Mini. Some users are seeing crashes when playing music at full volume through the speaker.
The strange thing is that it only crashes with some songs. Those affected say “Royals” by Lorde and other examples are the culprit. Playing ... Read More »
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Since there’s no shortage of problems being brought up with the Pixel 2 siblings, it’s only natural that even more are brought up. Another problem discovered with the devices is the camera performance under LED lights.
LEDs run on pulse width modulation, which essentially means that power is being pulsed on and ... Read More »
It really seems like people are picking on the new Pixel 2 duo. Many smartphones have issues that go unreported later in their life (we’re looking at you, LG!) but Google’s latest smartphones seem to have a host of issues pop up during the launch.
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The Google Pixel 2 launch has been nothing if not problematic. From screen burn-in issues to devices that failed QC being shipped to customers, the launch has been a tad messy and many people aren’t happy. Unfortunately, a new issue is ... Read More »
The new Google Home Mini is an awesome baby version of the regular home assistant device, but apparently the pre-release models have a serious issue. Those models were given out at the Google announcement event and they ended up recording everything they heard all the time.
Normally, ... Read More »
Streaming music over Bluetooth always means a loss of quality compared to a good cable, but codecs like Qualcomm’s aptX try to change that. AptX is a codec that allows for higher quality audio over Bluetooth.
Google Assistant is encountering a weird bug this past week. For some reason, it thinks that Arizona is in the Eastern time zone. Not location-wise, but it will report the time as EST. Neighboring states aren’t affected, and things like weather and physical location work fine. But for some reason, it ... Read More »
If you haven’t heard, some OnePlus 5 owners are reported a “jelly scrolling” effect. This is when the screen shifts unevenly when scrolling, and it looks pretty bad. Sadly, OnePlus called it “natural” and not a defect.
The reason for ... Read More »