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Facebook Says a ‘Bug’ Changed Millions of Users’ Default Privacy Settings to Public

For ten days in May, a Facebook “bug” changed the default privacy settings of new posts for as many as 14 million users, Recode reports. As a result, posts meant to be shared privately may have instead been shared publicly. Read More >>

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Apple Erases Tiny Bug From iPhone X Ad, Hasn’t Yet Fixed Actual Bug

Once you see it, you can’t un-see it. Last week, a purely cosmetic bug in iOS 11 embarrassingly found its way into an Apple ad. Now, the ad is fixed, but the bug isn’t. Read More >>

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YouTube ‘Bug’ Has Been Screwing Users Subscriber Counts

The trolls over on 4Chan’s politics board noticed a curious YouTube glitch this week that allowed them to drive down subscriber numbers on any channel their tiny hearts desired. Today, the Team YouTube Twitter account announced that uh, yeah, there’s a bad bug rapidly dropping subscriber counts. Read More >>

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A New Facebook Glitch is Reposting People’s Random, Old Updates

Facebook users are reporting a bizarre bug that — like the video Year In Review or the persistent On This Day feature — dredges up digital memories. The only problem is that it’s doing so without their knowledge or permission. Read More >>

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Why the 1970 Bug Bricks Your iPhone

Thanks to scum-of-the-internet 4chan, we’ve all been hearing lately about a particular iOS bug that will brick modern iPhones, if you set the date back to 1/1/1970. Why does that happen? YouTuber Tom Scott explains. Read More >>

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Apple Reportedly Fixing Misleading iPhone 6S Battery Life Issue

Apple is reportedly working on a fix for an iPhone bug that causes the battery percentage level to freeze. It’s believed to affect both the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, and can trick users into thinking they have more power to eat into than they actually do. Read More >>

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A Privilege Bug in OS X is Being Exploited to Hijack Macs

A new bug in the latest, fully patched version of OS X is being exploited by hackers. The vulnerability allows attackers to install malware on a Mac without needing any system passwords. Read More >>

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Here’s Apple’s Temporary Fix For That iPhone Messages Bug

If you're an iPhone user, you may have noticed a bug emerged this week, which caused Messages on iOS to crash when a specific string of text was received. It could apparently be sent from any device - a Windows, iOS and Android - and while it may have amused some, it was generally annoying to most of us. Read More >>

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Your Version of Windows Has a Huge Vulnerabilty, Get the Patch Now

As scary as Heartbleed was this past Spring, it looks like virtually every Microsoft Windows user is in for a little deja vu. Microsoft just released a critical patch for a huge server vulnerability—one that affects every current version of Windows out there. Read More >>

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Apple Knows What’s Nuking Your iOS 6.1 Battery Life and Is Fixing it

If you've got bugs in your products you'd assume the company who made them is going to fix them, but it's reassuring that Apple's come out and said it specifically. Apparently Cupertino's identified the bug that's killing iOS 6.1 iPhone batteries, and is in the process of crushing the life out of it. Meanwhile, here's what you have to do to stop it for now. Read More >>

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This Code Will Nuke Pretty Much Any App on a Mountain Lion-Running Mac

Here's something a little weird and potentially hilariously fun -- there's a little eight-character code that causes pretty much any app on a Mac to crash, instantly. Writing said code, which we had to put in an image using a Windows machine, will cause your app to crash, losing anything open. Read More >>

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Facebook Thinks That All Months Have Just 30 Days

This may be a temporary problem, but it has been confirmed by several people, including Giz and Gizzettes: right now, you can't set your date of birth as the 31st of any month on Facebook. Read More >>

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Adam Buxton’s Hilarious Music and Random Internet Video Show Is Moving to the Goggle Box

He of BBC Radio 6 fame, Adam Buxton’s live show at the BFI in Southbank, called Bug, has managed to snag itself its own TV show courtesy of Sky. Bug shows a combination of weird and wonderful music videos, mashed together with YouTube comments, anecdotes and Buxton’s own creations, into a wonderfully off-the-wall show that you’ll now be able to watch from the comfort of your own home. Read More >>

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Apple Explains the iMessage Bug (Updated)

According to Apple, the iMessage bug we posted yesterday isn't really a bug. It's a rare incident caused by an employee's over eagerness to help a customer. Read More >>

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iPhone Bug Allows People to Peek Into Your Photos Without a Password

There's a bug in Apple's iOS 5 that would allow anyone to look into your photos without using a password—users would only have to click on the camera button on your iPhone to access all the images. Read More >>