OnePlus

OnePlus admit to flaw in devices that prevents UK, US, European users from making emergency calls

An American customer had said his phone started rebooting when he tried to dial 911.<p>Cellphone manufacturer OnePlus on Thursday acknowledged that some …

OnePlus 5 911 Bug Fix Update Now Rolling Out

Following on from earlier about the OnePlus 5 911 bug fix update, the company has now confirmed that the update has started to roll out.<p>OnePlus just …

Android Lollipop

Glitch in cutting edge phone prevents it from calling 911

Chinese phonemaker OnePlus admits that a glitch on some of its phones prevented people from making 911 calls.<p>The problem was first spotted on Reddit, …

Reddit

OnePlus says it will fix the OnePlus 5’s dangerous 911 bug

A few days ago, a OnePlus 5 discovered a terrifying bug that made it impossible to call an emergency number, posting the entire story on Reddit. …

Milan has Officially Banned The Selfie Stick

"<p>Justice has been done.<p>Milan has had enough, and if we’re being honest, we can completely understand why.<p>Starting this Summer, the city’s town hall has banned selfie sticks from Milan’s historic Darsena docklands area.<p>According to news site The Local, the ban is part of a wider crackdown on …

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus has fixed the scary glitch that restarted phones when dialing 911

Emergency averted. Following reports from concerned users experiencing abrupt reboots when dialing the emergency hotline 911 from their all-new OnePlus 5 handsets, the Chinese phonemaker has managed to promptly patch the glaring bug.<p>“We have been in touch with the customer and have tested a …

iOS

Paranoid Android 7.2.1 features Nexus 5 support, a new boot animation, and more

Much was made about Paranoid Android’s 7.2.0 release, and with good reason – it brought numerous features and bug fixes, along with support for various smartphones. As such, the popular Android ROM’s 7.2.1 update might be seen as meager from the outside, though it is still relatively …

Android Lollipop

OnePlus has fixed a terrifying bug that made some of their newest smartphones reboot when you tried to call 911

Smartphone maker OnePlus has began rolling out an update containing a fix for a very serious glitch on Thursday.<p>On Tuesday, a OnePlus 5 owner complained on Reddit that his phone would reboot when he tried to call 911 to report a building fire nearby.<p>I had to dial 911 on my OP5 yesterday (saw a …

Phones

OnePlus 5 being updated to fix 911 bug

Recently it was revealed that some units of the OnePlus 5 had one big flaw: unexpectedly rebooting when a call was made to emergency services.<p>At the …

Mobile Technology

[Update: It's live] OnePlus 5's 911 rebooting issue will be addressed in a software update soon

• Update 1: 2017/07/20 1:22pm PDT It's live<p>If you've ever been involved in an emergency in which you've had to call 911, chances are that you felt …

iOS

OnePlus is rolling out a fix for a bug that prevented some emergency calls on the OnePlus 5

OnePlus has developed a fix for the OnePlus 5's 911 calling bug, issue may affect other Android smartphones

OnePlus has developed a fix for the software bug that caused some OnePlus 5 units to reboot after attempting to make a call to 911, according to the …

What you need to know about dual-SIM on the OnePlus 5

Here's what you need to know about one of the OnePlus 5's most underrated features.<p>There are many reasons why you might want to pick up a OnePlus 5 — …

Phones

OnePlus 5 Owners Should Install This 911 Fix Right Away

Morrelli was able to replicate the problem in a video he posted to Facebook. In that video, Morrelli dials 911 and, instead of connecting him, the …

Consumer Tech

2017 in phones so far: HTC U11 and Honor 8 are sleeper hits

Seven months of 2017 have already come and gone and it is a good time to assess the smartphones that have graced the labs at India Today Tech in this …

Phones

Opinion: Good smartphones are getting more expensive - because we're demanding more from them

When OnePlus announced the OnePlus 5, the newest handset from a company that has become synonymous with value for money among smartphone enthusiasts, …

Phones

Ads, Smaller Batteries, Jello Displays -- How 2017 OEMs Keep Delivering What You Never Asked For

Ads, Smaller Batteries, Jello Displays — How 2017 OEMs Keep Delivering What You Never Asked For<p>Last year it seemed that all the bad mojo in our …

Mobile Development

OxygenOS 4.5.6 OTA is rolling out now for the OnePlus 5 with a hotfix for 911 bug

OnePlus has <b>announced</b> the roll out of OxygenOS 4.5.6 update for its latest release, the OnePlus 5. The company announced that the update will be …

OnePlus 3T

How to fix OnePlus 5 battery life problems

No matter how long your battery lasts, there will always be someone who needs more.<p>The OnePlus 5 has above-average battery life thanks to its lean …

Phones

OnePlus 5 glitch stops smartphone users making emergency 999 calls

OnePlus has admitted that some of its OnePlus 5 smartphones are suffering from a glitch that prevents users from calling the emergency services.<p>The …

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OnePlus 5 owners find that the handset is rebooting when they dial 911

It’s hard to argue that OnePlus’ recently released OnePlus 5 flagship is an excellent phone at a low price, but reports have surfaced claiming the …

Tablets

OnePlus rolling out update for emergency calls bug | Pocketnow

OnePlus has told <i>Pocketnow</i> in a statement the day after reports of OnePlus 5 units not being able to complete emergency services calls that a software …

Technology

Unofficial Xposed Framework for Android 7.1 Nougat

Flashable Zip Brings Unofficial Xposed Framework to Android 7.1 Nougat<p>After months upon months of waiting, we’ve finally got Xposed Framework support …

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 5 glitch sees phone shut itself down when calling 999

The OnePlus 5 smartphone restarts itself when users try to call emergency numbers, users have claimed.<p>A glitch sees the phone shut down when a user calls 911, the US emergency services number, in a video shared online. Other users have reported issues when trying to dial 999.<p>The video shared to …

Phones

The OnePlus 5 Smartphone Giveaway

We have a great contest in the Geeky Gadgets Deals store this week, the OnePlus 5 Smartphone Giveaway.<p>All you need to do to enter the OnePlus 5 …

Geek

OnePlus 5 Gets Ports of Snapdragon Music and MusicFX Apps

Snapdragon Music and MusicFX Apps Available for the OnePlus 5<p>There are a number of CAF-optimized applications that are made to run well on Snapdragon …

Mobile Development

OxygenOS Open Beta 20 is Available for the OnePlus 3, Open Beta 11 for the OnePlus 3T

OnePlus has been focusing on the launch of the OnePlus 5 as of late, and it’s fair to say that it hasn’t been the smoothest launch for the company. …

OnePlus 3T

OnePlus 5 Update Fixes Dangerous 911 Bug

Several OnePlus 5 users had reported an unusual bug that was preventing them from being able to reach emergency services.<p><i>Update (7/20):</i> OnePlus in a …

Ziff-Davis

OnePlus 5 Users Reporting A Dangerous Flaw

The recently launched OnePlus 5 is an impressive device. With up to 128GB of storage, 8GB of RAM, the latest SnapDragon 835 system on chip, and a dual camera system on the rear of the handset, it has caught the imagination of many.<p>Unfortunately the handset has experienced a number of teething …

OnePlus releases its weather app to Google Play for faster updates

One of the best trends in Android over the past few years has been the move of pushing system apps into the Google Play Store to speed up updates. Rather than dealing with full system updates, the individual apps can be painlessly updated as needed. Today, OnePlus has pushed another of its system …

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