Razer Phone users reporting nasty fingerprint scanner, camera, and screen problems

Razer just confirmed that its Razer Phone suffers from a selection of nasty and potentially game-breaking issues that numerous users apparently suffer from.

Apparently, multiple people have had their fingerprint scanners stop working on them. Weirdly enough, certain users also reported that the fingerprint menu disappear from the settings menu – should I imply what a grave security concern that one is? Apparently, a costly factory reset fixed the issue for some users but others were not that lucky.
Another lesser malady that affects some Razer Phones …


Users reporting that the latest Android 7.1.2 update has fixed the “shutdown bug”

So, a few days ago, Google released the Android 7.1.2 factory images and OTA files for the Pixel and Pixel XL. The update has been baking for quite and a beta program has been running for the past 3 months, for users who’d like to give it a whirl. It was highly anticipated, too, as some Pixel units have been plagued by an annoying “shutdown bug”, which the patch promised to fix.

Quick reminder — some Pixel phones seemed to not show the battery charge level right, so your phone might abruptly shut down even if the meter showed that you still have 35% of juice left. Curiously, the iPhone 6s …