Posts tagged glitch

Google Maps is in trouble again.

Google has apologized for its second major mapping embarrassment in one month, after a racist slur involving the N-word was demonstrated as finding the White House on Google Maps.

Searches including “n****r house” and “n****r king” returned the home of Barack Obama as one of the top suggestions.


If you set up your new Google Play Edition Xperia Z Ultra by restoring from a backup of your previous Android-powered handset, you probably ended up with a whole bunch of apps you no longer use or need. But that’s okay, because you can just go through your app drawer and uninstall them all… right?

Wrong. It seems the new handset carries a frustrating bug that causes the handset to restart itself when its user attempts to uninstall an app.

No, that was just a mistake. Oops.

No, that was just a mistake. Oops.

Some lucky folks at Verizon were recently able to upgrade to a new phone without losing their unlimited data plan. Color us totally jealous.

This was the result of a glitch, said Verizon, and not a change in policy like some may have mistakenly hoped for.

Verizon told AllThingsD on Monday that it would, however, honor the unlimited plans of customers that were able to upgrade without the dreaded limited data plan of doom.

Bleep bloop. Twee. Pew pew.

Bleep bloop. Twee. Pew pew.

Egadz is a glitch musician, using video game sounds and samples to create original electronica music. He’s been at it for a while, with a number of releases–some from as far back as 2002–to his credit.

Today, however, Egadz has released an mobile game, with a version on Android, iOS, and Windows 8, based on his new single, “Ghosts,” the video of which can be seen below.


This is one Google Now bug that Google won’t be too happy about: a glitch that causes the service to randomly “praise the iPad” when a user performs certain voice searches. Google Now reads out its response, but adds “he now praises the iPad” to the end of it. Check out the video below.