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Has iOS 4 made all of your photos blurry?

June 21st, 2010

iOS 4 has been available to the masses for only three hours, but we’ve already received a rash of bug complaints from early adopters. According to several of our readers, all photos synced to their device through iPhoto have been down-sampled so much that they’re now very, very blurry. We’ve tested this out on a …

Is the EVO 4G plagued by poor Wi-Fi reception?

June 7th, 2010

It certainly seems that way. All across the interwebz, proud new EVO owners are saying they’re having a horrible time when it comes to Wi-Fi signal strength. Some users claim to only have 1 bar of signal regardless of their proximity to a router, while others say that you need only be a few feet from …

Some handsets suffer Y2K16 SMS bug

January 3rd, 2010

Ah, yes, Y2K…remember the good old days?  ATM’s weren’t going to recognize your bank card, servers were going to spontaneously combust, and elevators would have no idea where the second floor was. For those of you who look back with nostalgia at the Y2K hysteria, there is a new, albeit much smaller, Y2 “something” glitch …

Sprint's Hero receives an OTA update

November 18th, 2009

Guess what, Sprint Hero users? The update that you have all been so patiently waiting for has finally arrived. No, we’re not talking about anything as big Android 2.0, but a bug killing maintenance release. Available OTA and coming in at 3748377 bytes, firmware 1.56.651.2 fixes that pesky SMS issues which caused significant battery drain …

More fail, less Epix; major bug plagues another AT&T / Samsung handset

May 10th, 2009

Ahh the Samsung Impression. It’s arguably the sexiest feature phone AT&T carries right now, with its 3.2-inch WQVGA AMOLED touchscreen, slide out QWERTY, 3 megapixel camera, HTML Web browser and plenty more. Specs aside however, the Impression appears to be the next victim in a still-forming line of Samsung handsets from AT&T stricken with severe …

Programmer reveals cause of Zune blunder

January 3rd, 2009

Ok, someone please tell Nelson Muntz he’s on in five… Now that Z2K has come and gone, we have to sit back and wonder how something so widespread could have such a simple fix – wait till it dies, then turn it back on. For real? The good thing, we suppose, was that if there …

Microsoft announces “fix” to Zune 30GB problems

January 1st, 2009

Are you still wrestling to bring your Zune 30GB back to life after it crapped out the other night? If so fear not, for Microsoft has published the official “solution” which will supposedly fix all of your troubles. It’s not a quick fix (though it is very easy), but at least if all goes well …

Ziphone creator discovers crippling iPhone bug

November 4th, 2008

If this isn’t the best way to score a job interview, we don’t know what is. Piergiorgio Zambrini, an Italian systems engineer and creator of the widely popular Ziphone application, recently applied for a job as an iPhone security engineer at Apple. Who needs a good interview when you can prove your worth by discovering …