THAT’S A BUG!
Don’t set this image as your background

Don’t set this image as your background

September 16, 2020

In this episode we talk about a bug where if you set an image a background on certain Android phones it would put your phone into a boot loop.

Tweet that started this craziness https://twitter.com/UniverseIce/status/1266943909499826176 

https://petapixel.com/2020/06/11/photographer-sad-his-photo-went-viral-by-breaking-android-phones/ 

Let us know if you try it out on our facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/Thatsabug 

Contact tracing apps, where will they go wrong?

Contact tracing apps, where will they go wrong?

June 14, 2020

We talk about contact tracing apps on where it could potentially go wrong. We have Matthew Sampson of safecontact.io as a guest.

Power cycling; not just for your PCs and routers

Power cycling; not just for your PCs and routers

May 9, 2020

We discuss a bug where Boeing 787s need to be restarted every 51 days. While looking into this, we found other instances of restarting the aircraft to prevent bugs. https://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/may/01/us-aviation-authority-boeing-787-dreamliner-bug-could-cause-loss-of-control 

Boot.ini bug - when a game borks your computer

Boot.ini bug - when a game borks your computer

April 1, 2020

https://www.eveonline.com/article/about-the-boot.ini-issue We go back to a bug from 2007 in this episode. Nat and I discuss a bug where upgrading to a new version of a popular game deletes the boot.ini from Windows leaving your computer not being able to boot up. 

99 Android phones and Google Maps

99 Android phones and Google Maps

March 1, 2020

Nat and I discuss how a Berlin artist tricked Google maps into thinking there was a traffic jam. Also, how Strava location data being shared had unintended consequences

Xiaomi security camera

Xiaomi security camera

January 31, 2020

In this episode Nat Couture and Suhaim Abdussamad talk about the Xiaomi security camera bug where in certain conditions you could see the feed from other cameras. This bug was first reported by a reddit user - https://www.reddit.com/r/googlehome/comments/eine1m/when_i_load_the_xiaomi_camera_in_my_google_home/

 
 
Facebook Login

Facebook Login

January 1, 2020

 In this episode, Nat Couture and Suhaim Abdussamad talk about how the Facebook login allows slight mistakes in their login process. 

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