Bait and fix: Apple is basically forcing you to get AppleCare for your new MacBook Pro

The new MacBook Pros aren’t cheap. The least expensive 13-inch model costs $1,800 and goes all the way up to $6,700 for the maxed-out 15-inch model with a 2.9GHz Intel Core i9 processor. And now there’s a hidden catch that might make them way more expensive. Along with the high price tag and any dongles you may need to purchase […]

Mark Zuckerberg Says He Will Highlight Steps Taken to ‘Fix Facebook’

As countries over the world including India face elections amid the spread of fake news and political interference on social media platforms, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said in a post on Friday that the company had started sanitising itself in 2017 and “even this work will extend through 2019, I do expect us to end this year on a significantly better […]

Click fix: Web-design tweak may end BRS opt-in confusion

Defense officials appear to have shifted the position of the links on the myPay website, after some service members raised concerns that troops could making an irrevocable decision about the Blended Retirement System with one mistaken click. A Military Times reader provided information about the new configuration. The “Opt Into the Blended Retirement System” link has been […]

macOS High Sierra Bug Can Give Anyone Root Access to Your Mac – How to Fix

Apple Inc. customers have discovered a significant security flaw in the latest version of the operating system for Mac computers that allows anyone to log in without a password, potentially making private user data vulnerable. The issue, discovered in the MacOS High Sierra operating system for laptops and desktops that was released in September, allows […]

iPhone X Screen ‘Temporarily Unresponsive’ in Cold Weather for Some Users, Apple to Fix With Software Update

HIGHLIGHTS Some iPhone X users reported the issue Phones in extreme cold conditions are likely to be affected Apple promises an update to fix the issue Some iPhone X users have complained about their smartphone’s screen not responding in cold weather. Apple has now acknowledged the issue and promised a software update for iPhone X […]

Pixel Users Facing Issues in Receiving Text Messages, Google Promises a Fix

Several Google Pixel phone users have reported that they aren’t able to receive text messages on their handsets. In response to the complaints on its product forums, Google has acknowledged the bug and confirmed a fix is on its way. The issue, as first highlighted by a Verizon subscriber using an Android 8.0 Oreo-running Pixel XL, disables the functionality to […]

BlueBorne Attack Fix Rolling Out With September Android Security Update for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has finally released official system images for the September Android security update, after reports of OTA updates already being rolled out started coming in earlier this week. The September Android security patch can now be installed on compatible Nexus and Pixel devices, and it’s crucial that you download it, as it brings along the fix for the […]

OnePlus 5 Emergency Call Bug Fix Reportedly Causing Battery Life Issues

While OnePlus can be commended for swiftly pushing out a fix for the emergency calling bug, it appears its swiftness may have resulted in another issue. The bug fix update for the emergency call issue, where OnePlus 5 users faced unexpected reboots while calling helpline numbers including 911, reportedly brought along battery life issues to the smartphone. OnePlus has separately been tipped […]