Category Archives: devices

Lenovo reverts to Stock Android on Smartphones

It seems (probably) a good news: Lenovo is ditching its own Vibe Pure UI on smartphones and will ship those devices with pure Android. All vendor specific bloatware will be removed.

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QNAP fixes critical NAS bug that may causes data loss

[German]Vendor QNAP has fixed a critical bug in its firmware for NAS drives, that may causes data loss in several RAID configurations.

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Fix for Nexus 6P und Nexus 5X boot loop

Users of a Google Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X smartphone are observing a nasty bug: The devices are forced suddenly in a boot loop and becomes non useable. There has been a class action suite filed against Google in the … Continue reading

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Firmware Update for Surface Pro 4 (July 21, 2017)

Microsoft has released another Firmware Update for Surface Pro 4 (July 21, 2017) to improve drivers and battery usage.

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Surface Pro/Surface Laptop teardowns–not repairable

The folks from iFixit has published teardowns of Microsoft’s Surface Pro and Surface Laptop. The iFixit-Verdict: The Surface Laptop is not a laptop. It’s a glue-filled monstrosity. Both notebooks are practically not repairable.

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No Android 7 (Nougat) for OnePlus 2

Bad news for users of a OnePlus 2 handset. Although the vendor promised an update to Android 7, it’s now clear, that this update never will arrive. According to Android Authority, OnePlus told this site, that ‘customer service has been … Continue reading

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Surface Pro 3: Firmware Update June 2017

Microsoft has released on June 6, 2017 another firmware update for Microsoft Surface Pro 3. This updates UEFI and also the Embedded Controller Firmware.

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Exchange ActiveSync: no calendar attachments on mobiles

[German]Some users of mobile devices facing a problem. Attachments for calendar are not downloaded from Exchange ActiveSync client on mobile devices. But there is a solution from Microsoft.

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Firmware-Update for Surface Pro 4 (May 25, 2017)

[German]Microsoft has released another Firmware-Update for Surface Pro 4 on  May 25, 2017. This update contains allc urrent software, firmware, and drivers for the Surface Pro 4; including optional WinTab drivers.

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Subtitles put video player at risk–hacked in translation

Video players are vulnerable. Check Point researchers revealed a new attack vector which threatens millions of users worldwide – attack by subtitles viewed in media players.

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