Tag Archives: fix

iOS 12.1.2 is out to fix eSIM-related issues

Today Apple has released iOS 12.1.2 for supported devices. As its version number implies, this is a minor update, weighing in at 100MB. It doesn’t bring any new features to the table, but it might be quite important for you if you own an iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, or iPhone XR. That’s because it fixes bugs with eSIM activation ... Read More »

Big Tech made the social media mess. It has to fix it

After virtually every mass shooting, every high-profile hate crime over the past decade, the story played out much the same: All the warning signs were on full display on social media. As if on cue, reports circulated of social media abuse moments after the world learned the names of alleged mail bomber Cesar Sayoc and Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect Robert ... Read More »

Occasional fasting may be a fast fix for our health

Many people routinely fast, going hungry for a day or a couple of days either for spiritual or health reasons. Some say fasting cleanses toxins from the body. Others enjoy a spiritual awareness that hunger arouses. The irregular diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors is often cited as an evolutionary basis for deliberately restricting our modern diet. Tens of millions of people of ... Read More »

How Apple can fix its awful pre-ordering system

If you were like me last night, you set your alarm for the dead of night. Then when the alarm went off, you wiped the crust from your eyes, opened your MacBook, hit refresh a bunch of times, looked at the clock, cursed Apple, switched to your iPad, spend a bunch of money, and went back to bed. This is ... Read More »

5 COMMON SONY XPERIA XZ PREMIUM PROBLEMS AND HOW TO FIX THEM

The Sony Xperia XZ Premium is Sony’s top-of-the-line phone this year, and it boasts impressive hardware and specs. It hit retailers on June 19, but people in other parts of the world have already gotten their hands on the highly anticipated smartphone, allowing us to assemble some tips and tricks, and to take a look around various forums to see what Xperia XZ Premium problems ... Read More »

Abbott: ‘Texas will fix’ its embattled special education system

AUSTIN — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott suggested over the weekend that he supports an effort to increase funding, training and transparency in special education, including by permanently ending the state’s de facto cap on the percentage of students who can receive services. “Texas will fix flaws in special education beginning this week,” Abbott wrote Saturday on Twitter along with a ... Read More »

Microsoft rushes out Windows 10 patch to fix broken Internet connections

An odd thing happened this morning. My Windows 10 PC notified me I had another system update ready and waiting for a reboot—the second update in less than a week! Turns out, this latest update fixes a big mistake that may (or may not) have rolled out earlier this month. Several Windows 10 users recently reported difficulty connecting to the ... Read More »

Android TV home screen bloat and how to fix it

MORE LIKE THIS Xiaomi Mi Box review: Android TV elevated with cheap 4K HDR streaming Windows 10: The best tricks, tips, and tweaks HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity VIDEO How to repair Windows 10’s Master Boot Record When I reviewed the Xiaomi Mi Box last week, one of my complaints was about the layout of the home screen. Instead ... Read More »

Android patches fix Drammer RAM attack, but leave the Dirty Cow exploit to roam

Google released a new monthly batch of security patches for Android, fixing a dozen critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to compromise devices. One of the mitigated issues is a bit-flipping attack against memory chips that could lead to privilege escalation, but a more widespread rooting vulnerability in the Linux kernel remains unpatched. While Google releases firmware updates for its ... Read More »

AT&T Priv’s ‘No Service’ issue: BlackBerry working with AT&T to expedite the fix

BlackBerry has announced that it’s currently working with AT&T to speed up the release of a fix to the ‘No Service’ issue that some Priv users have been facing on the carrier’s network for over a month now. “The root cause for this issue has been identified, and a solution will be made available shortly as BlackBerry is working with ... Read More »