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Type ‘the1975..com’ Into Your Google App to See a Weird Bug in Action

If you’re an Android user, grab your phone, pull up Google’s Search app or Google Assistant, and type “the1975..com” into the search bar to see a bizarre and recently discovered bug that will show your most recent text messages. Read More >>

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Old Match.com Profiles Reappear Online Because ‘Delete’ Doesn’t Mean What You Think It Means

Dating site Match.com went live in 1995—it’s ancient in terms of the world wide web. That’s a whole lot of time for users to forget they ever had a profile or what embarrassing content might be on it. Thanks to a glitch, you might get an unexpected reminder because an unconfirmed number of “deleted” profiles are reportedly rising from the dead. 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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A Computer Error Let Every American Airlines Pilot Take Christmas Off

Travelling over Christmas is already a nightmare, but for people flying American Airlines during the last two weeks in December, things may have just gotten a whole lot worse. Read More >>

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Bank Glitch Allows Man to Spend Nearly £800,000 and Walk Away Free

Normally a glitch is a bad thing. Maybe it means your video game character gets stuck in a wall or maybe a glitch gets you wrongfully arrested. For an Australian man named Luke Moore, a simple bank glitch meant that he was able to blow $1.3 million on cars, travel, strippers and drugs over the course of two years. 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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Hitting the Same Block Millions of Times is the Weirdest Way to Crash Paper Mario 64

The great thing about Nintendo 64 games is that dedicated players are still finding exploits years later. But the true die-hards are discovering glitches that are purely theoretical. Read More >>

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iOS Maps Atrocities? Nah, These Are Works of Art

We're all familiar with the, uh, pitfalls of Apple's iOS Maps app. But Peder Norrby, the founder of a Stockholm-based tech company called Trapcode, has managed to capture some of the most bizarre 3D mapping glitches in high definition—turning them into lovely, surreal vignettes. 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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Apple’s Crappy DND Bug Will Apparently Magically Fix Itself, Next Week

Apple's arrogance magic seemingly even extends to glitches, as it's Do Not Disturb bug, which proves you shouldn't trust your iPhone as your alarm yet again, will mysteriously fix itself come next Monday. In fact, Apple's not going to bother doing anything about it and will just let people ride it out -- it's not like anyone's actually working yet, right? Read More >>

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A New Year and a New iOS Glitch, as Apple’s Do Not Disturb Feature Sleeps Through 2013

Apple's automated Do Not Disturb feature has gone a little haywire with the big switchover to 2013, and is now refusing to wake up some iPhones and iPads from their scheduled offline time. Read More >>

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iPhone 5 Scrolling “Glitch” Exposed by Flailing Fingers

A weird glitch with Apple's iPhone 5 has been uncovered, which sees touch input drop out when the phone's display is continuously stimulated. It's pretty niche and unlikely to break anything too seriously, but it might effect some gaming uses if left unchecked. Read More >>

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Greedy Glitch in Pay-as-You-Go Phone Left Woman Over £27,000 in Debt

Once, I bought a cheap pre-paid international mobile phone, to take on holiday to Mexico so as to avoid futzing with my iPhone's data and roaming and such. Read More >>

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Trouble For Nokia as a Lumia 900 Software Glitch Cuts Off Data

Nokia’s big flagship launch hasn’t gone all that well over in the states. It got the party right, even the price, but apparently it didn’t get the software right. Nokia’s confessed its newest kid on the block has an infuriating problem with its data connection, but all it needs is a software fix. Read More >>

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A Glitch Accidentally Told 300 People They Won the Lottery When They Really Didn’t

In what has to be one of the biggest Indian giver moves ever, Danish state run lottery company Danske Spil notified 300 people via email that they just won billions in the lottery... only they really didn't. They were only notified because of a glitch in the system, meaning for half an hour 300 people thought their lives had changed forever. Read More >>