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Honor Play Update Brings ‘4D Smart Shock’ for In-Game Vibrations, Bug Fixes, and More

Honor Play is the company’s gaming-focused smartphone and currently the most affordable to sport the HiSilicon Kirin 970 SoC in the Indian market. It has been priced starting at Rs. 19,999 in the country. The smartphone from Huawei-owned brand, Honor, has received its latest software update that brings a new feature dubbed “4D Smart Shock”. This development comes after Honor India… Read More »

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has since replied on Tuesday, August 14, and has responded on the original issue tracker thread. In a response, the tech giant states that it is working on… Read More »

iOS 11 Bug Lets Camera QR Code Reader Redirect Users to Malicious Websites: Report

Another day, another iOS bug discovery. The stock Camera app on iOS 11 was recently updated to automatically detect QR codes and show link previews in case the QR code contains a URL. However, reports have surfaced online that suggest this feature has an apparent bug that can allow people to change the actual URL that is redirected on clicking the link shown in… Read More »

Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working remote exploit chain since the search giant has expanded the ASR program. Gong was awarded $105,000 (roughly Rs. … Read More »

Windows 8.1 and Earlier Versions Crash With New File System Bug; Microsoft Working on Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Security researchers discover new “$mft” system bug The bug can hang older Windows versions It however doesn’t affect Windows 10 users It seems there’s no end to issues related to older Windows versions as a new file system bug has been discovered that can crash PCs. The new file system bug unlike WannaCry ransomware at least won’t… Read More »