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2.5 year old Android bug finally being fixed

A long time ago, in a galaxy far away, a user reported a bug involving not being able to resolve a hostname on a local domain. Other users started coming forward with the same problem, but that seemed to be the end of it. Then, 2.5 years later, a Google employee announced that the next Android update will address the issue. That's something to thankful for.

Android 4.2 deletes December events from People app

Android users with important dates to remember in December have an issue they need to know about. Android 4.2 has a weird bug that is causing a problem with the People app. The entire month of December has disappeared from the calendar in the app.

Verizon Galaxy S III WiFi Notification Bug won’t go away

After spending some time with both the new HTC DROID Incredible 4G LTE, and more recently the flagship Samsung Galaxy S III we are having a few issues and surely aren't alone. We've received multiple tips on this ongoing and out of control WiFi notification alert that simply can't be disabled. Between all the early adopters who pre-ordered, and early review units on the Galaxy S III we've found that not only can this not be disabled, but it's causing disconnect problems with daily usage too.

Some Sony Xperia S owners report screen heat, discoloration problems

The display on Sony's Xperia S is pretty awesome: a 1280x720 IPS display in a 4.3-inch phones makes for one of the highest pixel densities in the smartphone world, with color accuracy to match. But aparently all is not well in Xperia town - many users are reporting an unpleasant shift into the yellow spectrum when the phone gets hot, i.e., under any sort of high data or processing load. Sony told Cnet UK that they're aware of the problem, and will repair customers' phones at no extra cost.

iOS apps crash more than Android, says recent data

"Oh, I'd never use an Android phone - those things crash too much!" This mantra is often heard from those cradling their iDevices, basking in the self-satisfied glow of the latest incrementally updated iPhone Designed by Apple in California (and Made by Foxconn in China). But is it true? Recent research from mobile analytics firm Crittercism says no. Based on data collected in November and December of last year, iOS apps crashed at a significantly higher rate than Android apps - more than three times as much for top selling apps. Don't panic, Apple faithful, just keep repeating this soothing chant to yourself: "It just works."

Verizon claims Galaxy Nexus LTE signal is fine, update still coming to change meter

This is interesting. Verizon has now released what appears to be official statement to the crew over at The Verge basically saying that their new Samsung Galaxy Nexus with 4G LTE has zero signal or service performance issues like many (us included) have reported. They go on to mention it just reports the signal bars different and will change the meter in a future update.

Some HTC Rezound units having audio-out issues

If you're going to call a phone "Rezound", then launch it with exclusive Beats audio and high-dollar bundled headphones, you should probably makes absolutely sure there's no problem with the audio. That's the thought occupying many new owners of the HTC Rezound, which is having some trouble in the tunes department according to Droid Life. A few users are reporting static interference when using either the iBeats headphones or any other audio device - a black eye tin ear on the music-focused flagship device.

Samsung confirms volume fix for Galaxy Nexus, halts shipments temporarily

Earlier this week European Galaxy Nexus users started reporting strange volume fluctuations when certain network conditions were met, making the new flagship phone a headache to use in 2G/EDGE coverage areas. Google has already acknowledged the bug and is promising an incoming software fix, but Samsung's UK branch took the time to re-confirm the bug and its imminent patching. However, it appears that the manufacturer has frozen shipments of the Galaxy Nexus in the interim.

Online retailer Handtec stops Galaxy Nexus shipments and confirms volume bug

Following the latest Galaxy Nexus news we still have nothing new from Verizon but we did get an update from the popular online retailer Handtec. In a statement on their official blog the British retailer has announced they've stopped all shipments of the Galaxy Nexus and have confirmed there is some sort of volume bug. We reported on this earlier this week and it appears they are finally doing something about it.
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