Having camera autofocus issues on your brand new Google Pixel? It could be your case

If you just got that brand new “Phone by Google” and slipped it in a case, and found out later that the camera had a problem focusing, it’d be quite usual to assume you got a defective unit. But as it turns out, if that’s you, try removing that case you slapped onto the back first. Some Reddit users trying to track down autofocus problems have found that some cases may be screwing with the camera’s ability to focus accurately.

As you can see in the video below posted by redditor HeshoMike, the camera refuses to settle in on an object and constantly tries to refocus. You’d have to be a pretty quick hand gymnast to capture a clear shot.
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Fix for the annoying Chromecast notification from Facebook

Facebook promised earlier this month that they will be building chromecast support in the Facebook android app which has been available on the iOS app for a while now. It would seem the social networking giant is working towards the promised feature and has been since quite a while actually. These are screenshots from March by a user who found that there was a chromecast icon in his Facebook app and it also worked. Whatever happened to that later.

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Fix : Cumulative Update KB3189866 stuck (at 45%, 95% etc.) on Windows 10

Microsoft has released Cumulative Update for Windows 10 version 1607 (KB3189866) and is available for download via the Window Update. For some, the update download was stuck at some figure. KB3189866 is a security update that includes several improvements and fixes in the functionality of Windows 10 Version 1607 & also patches several vulnerabilities. And it is therefore recommended that you install it soonest.

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Google patches lockscreen bypass flaw on the Nexus 5X phones

Google’s Android security team has patched a vulnerability that left Nexus 5X devices open to attack even if the phone’s screen was locked. Researchers at IBM’s X-Force Application Security Research Team discovered the flaw several months ago and worked with Google on a patch that was deployed recently.  Disclosure of the vulnerability was shared by IBM’s X-Force team on Thursday.
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Microsoft fixes the freezing and PowerShell issues in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

More computers around the world could soon be enjoying the benefits of Windows 10 after Microsoft claimed to have fixed a major issue with its latest update.

Released last month, the Windows 10 Anniversary Update was the first major update to Microsoft’s latest software version, but had caused  then there were issues with webcams and the latest to join the list was the breaking of PowerShell DSC. It almost seemed as if Microsoft was trying to stop people from using Windows 10.

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10 tips to avoid heating on android smartphones

Over the past couple of years, there have been many complaints in new Android smartphone models for overheating – There are tons of complaints about huge number of smartphones like Lenovo K3 Note , Micromax Yureka and Yureka Plus,  Yuphoria , Spark,  Lenovo A6000 plus , Lenovo A7000, Xiaomi Mi4i , Xiaomi Mi4 and Redmi 2.

Even some of the premium smartphones like the OnePlus 2 and almost every Sony Xperia Z and also many of the smartphones powered by the ill-fated Snapdragon 810 are alleged to heat for some of the users.  The other processor Snapdragon 615 Octacore is also not optimized in some of the smartphones. In some of the smartphones it works great.

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Prisma app over capacity or slow? Help, tips and tricks for quicker artworks

If you’re one of the many people trying out AI-powered artwork app Prisma in recent days, you’ll no doubt have run into the app’s main pain point — speed. Or rather, lack of speed. Prisma’s intelligent, artistic filters are impressive for sure, but they can take a lot of time to apply — particularly at peak times.

Let’s take a look at why Prisma can be so slow, and what you can do about it.

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