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Google Pixel users experiencing SMS bug since Oreo update

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On the eve of the Pixel 2’s release, Google handsets are reportedly experiencing a bug that is seemingly connected to the Android 8.0 update. Devices running Oreo, which is currently limited to Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, could be prone to errors in receiving text messages. The problem was publicly …

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OnePlus dialling down its data collection amid controversy

OnePlus attracted a lot of attention last week when it was revealed that the company had been found collecting personal data without its users’ consent. Understandably, this prompted an outcry from OnePlus handset owners that has resulted in the firm scaling down its intrusive data collection methods. The controversy arose …

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OnePlus found collecting personal data without user consent

OnePlus is no stranger to controversy, having manipulated its launch day benchmarks for its OnePlus 5 smartphone. It’s latest debacle, however, is much more sensitive, with the company being accused of tracking personal information without its users’ consent. The accusation comes from security researcher Christopher Moore, who took to a …

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Bug in Samsung smartphones causing SMS messages to fail

The Galaxy S8 has been on the market since April, enjoying quite the success as Samsung’s flagship smartphone. Unfortunately for some users, however, something seems to be playing havoc with sending and receiving SMS messages. Users across the world have been affected by a bug that seems to be causing …

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