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Google’s latest Pixel 6 and 6 Pro update fixes weak haptic feedback for notifications

Google’s recent Pixel software updates haven’t always landed flawlessly. At the end of last year, for instance, the company was forced to pause the release of an OTA after reports that the software caused the Pixel 6 and 6 Pro to drop calls. More recently, the March update introduced an issue that left the company’s latest phones producing much weaker notifications when you got a notification. Many Pixel 6 and 6 Pro owners complained after Google released the update, noting that no matter what they set their phone’s haptic feedback to, they would miss calls and emails because they couldn’t feel their device vibrating.

On Monday, Google began rolling out the May Pixel software update. It includes a fix for the vibration issue. “Improvements for haptic feedback under certain conditions and uses cases,” the company writes on its community website. The update resolves two other issues that affect all recent Pixels devices. The first involves a bug that had caused those phones to wake their displays without any input. The second solves a problem that could crash the Pixel launcher after you restarted your device. The update also includes the latest Android security patch from Google.

According to Google, it will roll out the May 2022 update to all eligible Pixel devices in the coming weeks. If you’re feeling adventurous, you can attempt to install the software on your phone by manually sideloading it. Just note that flashing a device always comes with a degree of risk.

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NVIDIA’s Shield TV Experience 9.0.2 update is rolling out with a ton of bug fixes

A couple of months since NVIDIA rolled out the Shield Experience 9.0 to its Shield TV boxes a new update is available to download which brings a number of bug fixes to smooth out the issues caused by the previous release. Shield Experience 9.0.2 doesn’t seem to add any new features as such, but Shield […]

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Here is December’s Security Patch with an impossibly long list of fixes for Pixel smartphones

Besides rolling out the latest Pixel Feature Drop, Google has also taken it upon itself to unload a lengthy list of fixes for its Pixel phones this December. And when I say lengthy, I actually mean mammoth. Basically, if your Pixel still has a bug after the December Patch then it’s a lemon. Or just […]

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iOS 14 update fixes a bug that reset your browser and mail defaults

One of the notable changes in iOS 14 is that it finally allowed users to set new default apps for their web browser and email. Chrome, Firefox, Gmail and others are already taking advantage of the setting, but after the update rolled out last week, m…
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Microsoft Launcher 6.2 released, containing new features and bug fixes including landscape mode

Microsoft Launcher 6.2 has been released, and the updated version includes several new features and a number of bug fixes to improve reliability and stability. We recently covered how the Microsoft Launcher received a major upgrade, and today’s update appears to be smaller but contains several useful new features. These include enabling landscape mode, a […]

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Android 11 Developer Preview 2.1 arrives with minor bug fixes

The Android 11 DP2 went live last month, fixing a few things and adding some others. It’s a slow buildup to Android 11’s official release, which should be later this year. Now Google has pushed out Android 11 DP 2.1, which is an incremental update to fix some of the things wrong with the original […]

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Google delays Pixel 4 security patch roll-out until next to pack in more handset specific fixes

“O, December update, wherefore art thou December update?” If you are the owner of a Pixel 4 or 4 XL, you might be wondering why the December update hasn’t begun rolling out to your brand new phone. There’s no need to worry, the Pixel 4 isn’t an app so Google hasn’t killed it off, instead, […]

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Oxygen OS Open Beta 4 for the OnePlus 7/Pro fixes critical bugs and adds features

Oxygen OS Open Beta 4 has been released for the OnePlus 7 Pro and will hit the OnePlus 7 next week. There have been many system-level issues with both phones that are being addressed, such as screen flashing, mobile data disruptions after an upgrade and more. New features are also being added, such as raise […]

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Amazon fixes security flaws allowing smart home hijacks

Some smart home device owners may have dodged a bullet. Amazon recently patched 13 security flaws in an operating system for the Internet of Things, FreeRTOS, as well as Amazon Web Services connection modules. The holes let intruders crash devices,…
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Google Play services update fixes Chromecast Wi-Fi bug

Google is now rolling out a promised fix for Chromecast built-in devices, such as Google Home, Android TV, Chromecast, etc., to kill a bug wreaking havoc on Wi-Fi connections with slowdowns and even outages. Affected routers include those from TP-Link, ASUS, Linksys, Netgear and Synology. The issue was described as one that in certain situations, a […]

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Facebook fixes faulty Live reactions count and other metrics

Facebook has kept its promise to be more transparent after it discovered that its system has been embellishing video views and ad data. The social network has admitted to (and fixed) a few more faulty metrics, starting with Live video reactions. You…
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Pansonics’s mirrorless selfie camera fixes your flaws

To get the best possible pictures — of yourself — you could do worse than Panasonic's latest Lumix, the GF8. With a 16-megapixel sensor and flip-around screen, the mirrorless camera will certainly take far better pictures of you (and other stuff) t…
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15 quick fixes for the Surface 3’s most common problems

You may love your Surface 3, but not when it stops working! Here’s how to fix the most common issues, from lazy OneDrive syncing to battery charging issues.

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