Tag: bug

  • Can’t Receive Calls on iPhone 4S After iOS 9 Update? Here’s a Fix!

    Can’t Receive Calls on iPhone 4S After iOS 9 Update? Here’s a Fix!

    Over the weekend I was speaking to a friend regarding a problem with an Apple iPhone 4S, which after receiving the recent iOS 9 update has been unable to receive any calls. The mobile network was clearly available with signal icon present at the top. Making outbound calls wasn’t an issue, neither was texting back […]

  • Skype Bug Discovered – Message Causes Crashing

    Skype Bug Discovered – Message Causes Crashing

    A bug has been discovered within video and messaging service Skype which will cripple the user’s session and leave the programme un-openable when a series of characters are received. Yes, this does sound a lot like the recent Apple iMessage problem but in this instance when the offending characters are sent between Skype users they […]

  • ASUS Twitter Trolls Apple Over ‘iBug’

    ASUS Twitter Trolls Apple Over ‘iBug’

    Taiwanese tech company ASUS has taken to Twitter to poke fun at Apple’s recent iMessage plight. As we’ve reported, Apple iPhone users have been experiencing unexpected shutdown of their devices after receiving a text containing a specific series of characters to their message inbox. Also See: How To (Temporarily) Fix the Apple iPhone Message Bug […]

  • How to (Temporarily) Fix the Apple iPhone Message Bug

    How to (Temporarily) Fix the Apple iPhone Message Bug

    Earlier this week Apple’s messaging service was found to be vulnerable when a user’s iPhone received a specific string of unicode characters. Apple acknowledged the iMessage problem which was causing mobiles to completely shut down when opening the malicious mail and has now worked out a temporary fix which we will share with you now. […]

  • How to: Fix Xbox One Green Screen of Death

    How to: Fix Xbox One Green Screen of Death

    Xbox One owner! Have you recently encountered the insufferable Green Screen of Death (GSOD) fault with your console? Has it driven you to the brink of madness, heinously contemplating contacting your retailer and returning your console? Have no fear, Gadget Helpline is here! You should not panic or worry. Simply follow the below guide to […]

  • How to: Solve Wii U Freeze Glitch

    How to: Solve Wii U Freeze Glitch

    So you’ve finally given in and bought a Wii U now that they’ve come down in price a bit. The association of Disney Infinity and a number of other kid-friendly games certainly draws the crowds of parents, but the Wii U is still a “next gen” console and as such as plagued by issues. By […]

  • Nexus 7 2013 having video playback issues after Lollipop update

    Nexus 7 2013 having video playback issues after Lollipop update

    There has been much talk about the latest version of the popular Android operating system, Lollipop 5.0, and ever since Google announced it earlier this year, users have been eager to get their hands on the update. Well, according to latest reports, owners of the Nexus 7 (2nd edition) may have wished they hadn’t bothered with […]

  • Dropbox Selective Sync bug wipes some users’ files

    Dropbox Selective Sync bug wipes some users’ files

    This year has been a great one for cloud based services, if by great you mean they’ve all suffered at the hands of hackers or bugs. One cloud solution has managed to stay above it all though, until now. Bad news for people who use Dropbox as they have confirmed that a bug in some older […]

  • iOS 8.0.1 Leaves Users Without a Paddle

    iOS 8.0.1 Leaves Users Without a Paddle

    The problems seem to be never ending for Apple at the moment, first it was the “wave” prank, then came “bend gate” and now iOS 8.0.1 has run into a spot of bother too. iOS 8.0.1 was available over the air yesterday for around an hour and fifteen minutes, before it was pulled due to […]

  • Oculus Rift Offering Bug Bounty

    Oculus Rift Offering Bug Bounty

    We’ve already heard today about how Sony’s new direction is orientated towards virtual reality, according to a top Sony executive. The game company is looking to push the software forward into a new generation of games. Meanwhile, on the social media side of things, Facebook is apparently going to pay big bucks to anyone who […]

  • How to fix your bricked console from the 4.45 PS3 update with 4.46

    How to fix your bricked console from the 4.45 PS3 update with 4.46

    Sony finally releases a fix for the 4.45 update which bricked a small number of PS3 consoles

  • EA Offers Free Games to Upset SimCity Gamers in Attempt to Rebuild Faith

    EA Offers Free Games to Upset SimCity Gamers in Attempt to Rebuild Faith

    SimCity’s ‘always online’ bugs have caused irate gamers to turn on the publisher who is offering digital downloads of Mass Effect 3 and others for free.