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Nexus 6P Bootloop Fix Has Been Found, Makes Your Phone Use 4 Cores

Have you been affected by the Nexus 6P Bootloop of Death? If you are one of the unlucky few with a Nexus 6P tucked away in some drawer, you’ll be happy to know that a fix has been found that’ll enable you to fully boot up your device once more. This has been achieved by disabling the big cluster of the device’s Snapdragon 810 SoC, which then allows the device to finally reach its lockscreen. In order to revive your Nexus 6P,...

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Programming with dplyr by using dplyr

(This article was first published on R – Enchufa2, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers) The title may seem tautological, but since the arrival of dplyr 0.7.x, there have been some efforts at using dplyr without actually using it that I can’t quite understand. The tidyverse has raised passions, for and against it, for some time already. There are excellent alternatives out there, and I myself use them when I find it...

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Galaxy Note 8 may be offered in a new ‘Deep Blue’ color

Samsung introduced the Coral Blue color option with the Galaxy Note 7 last year. The device didn’t survive but the color did. It was very well received and Samsung kept it around even after discontinuing the Galaxy Note 7 by releasing the Galaxy S7 edge in Coral Blue. It’s also selling the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in Coral Blue. Samsung’s 2017 flagships are also offered in Midnight Black and Orchid Grey colors. Word on the street...

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Matching NSError in a catch

EXCITING UPDATE! Swift is way more on top of this than I originally gave it credit for. The TL;DR is you can actually match NSErrors using their structs like so: catch URLError.timedOut { print("timed out!") }The updated post over here has all the details. For context, the rest of the original is provided blow. But seriously, check out the update. Say we're writing some sort of networking library on top of URLSession. We...

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Samsung may launch Bixby-powered earphones alongside the Galaxy Note 8

Samsung confirmed earlier this week that it’s going to unveil the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23. If a new report out of South Korea is believed, the Galaxy Note 8 may not be the only product that Samsung launches that day. It’s reportedly going to launch Bixby-powered earphones alongside the new flagship phablet. While the report claims that the Bixby earphones will be launched with the Galaxy Note 8, it doesn’t clarify if Samsung...