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The Worst Bugs In Android 5.0 Lollipop And How To Fix Them

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now upon us, and while you might be rejoicing at all the new features you can take advantage of, you might also be cursing at the state that the new OS has left your device in. We’ve rounded up the most common Lollipop issues so far, together with the fixes you can try to get your gadgets working smoothly again.


The Worst Bugs In OS X Yosemite And How To Fix Them

There’s a lot to like about OS X Yosemite, Apple’s brand-new, super-powerful operating system of the future, but a quick glance around the software’s official support forums shows that not all users are having a trouble-free experience. If you’re struggling with strange bugs and quirks in Yosemite, then these are the fixes you can try.


Dropbox Deletes A Bunch Of User Files From The Cloud

Bad news for some people who only live on the cloud: Dropbox has confirmed that a bug in some older version of its desktop app has deleted user files from the cloud.


This Mantis Eating A Fly Alive Is So Damn Gross...I Can't Stop Looking

Video: [To the Rolling Stones' I Miss You] Look that mantis eat a fly/ You’ll never she her cry/ Lord I hate you. Mother Nature she’s the Ma’am/ She just doesn’t give a damn/ She will kill you.


Some Museums Have Flesh-Eating Beetles That Clean Off Skeletons

An animal skeleton is made up of hundreds of tiny bones, many of which are too fragile to be handled by human hands. That’s why many osteology departments at museums have a special team exclusively devoted to the careful cleaning of these specimens: a colony of millions of flesh-eating beetles.


Update OS X Now To Fix The Shellshock Vulnerability

Good news, Mac users. Apple just released an update for OS X that fixes a security flaw in the Bash UNIX shell. This is the part of the software that’s vulnerable to the Shellshock bug uncovered last week. And although the vulnerability only affects a small number of Mac users, a fix is certainly welcome.


Seeing An Ant Drink Water From Up Close Is Pretty Fascinating

I don’t know why I’m so mesmerised. Maybe because the ant looks positively alien from up close. Or maybe because I wish I could suck out and deflate the water I drink like a balloon letting out air instead of having to pour it in me like fuel. Whatever it is, it sure makes for a nice GIF.


Apple To Release iOS 8.0.2 In The Next Few Days

Cupertino is on high alert this afternoon after a software update to iOS 8 accidentally removed Cellular and TouchID functionality. The solution? Roll back, and wait until iOS 8.0.2.


These Decoy Insects Zap The Nasty Bugs That Try To Mate With Them

As they say, sex has consequences, even for male beetles. In their quest to eradicate an invasive beetle, scientists have created “femme fatale” decoys that lure the males in and zap ‘em dead — just as the unsuspecting males think they might be getting it on.


Apple Needs A Bug Bounty Program

Twitter just launched a bug bounty program. That’s a smart move, and it’s a move Apple should watch. Any big tech company that offers software should also offer a bug bounty program to protect it. Now is the perfect time to understand the value of giving hackers a reason to help.


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