Download Apple’s update to protect your iPhone from the Telugu bug

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Apple issued a fix to the bug that was crashing iPhones with a single character. 

On Monday, the company released several updates, including iOS 11.2.6. If you’ve got an iPhone or iPad, you should probably download it ASAP.

Last week, a bug was discovered that crashed systems with a single character from the Telugu language, which is used in parts of India. Mashable tested the bug and found that, yes, it was a real problem

PSA: Go download iOS 11.2.6 NOW. Do it now to prevent someone from crashing your iPhone pic.twitter.com/wuOqV8NwOa

— (っ◔◡◔)っ Raymond Wong📱💾📼 (@raywongy) February 20, 2018 Read more…

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So here’s these dogs dressed up as Master Chief and Marcus Fenix

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The Year of the Dog fortunately means we get to see more, you guessed it, dogs.

To commemorate the Lunar New Year, Xbox devised an adorable cosplaying puppy gang called the CosPups. 

They dressed up a whole bunch of pooches as the platform’s most popular characters: Master Chihuahua, Sea of Fleas, Mutt-cus Fenix, Paw-za and PUG-G. See folks, all you need is dogs to sell more stuff. Read more…

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Volcano in Indonesia unleashes massive explosion

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Mount Sinabung in Indonesia has been erupting for about the past five years now, displacing tens of thousands as it sends debris flows toward populated areas. On Feb. 19, the volcano unleashed a far more explosive eruption that vaulted smoke and ash more than 25,000 feet into the air, prompting aviation alerts for aircraft to steer clear of the area. 

The eruption, which occurred on the island of North Sumatra, was caught on video by residents of Berestagi, which is about 15 miles to the west of the mountain, as well as residents of towns further away. Areas under the ash cloud saw the sky turn from day into night, while a layer of volcanic dust fell onto the ground. Read more…

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‘Black Panther’ star Chadwick Boseman hands over mask to Victor Oladipo

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It was a slam dunk for Wakanda on Saturday night, as Black Panther star Chadwick Boseman bestowed his own character’s mask on Indiana Pacers’ Victor Oladipo.

Black Panther co-stars Boseman and Michael B. Jordan sat courtside at the 2018 NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk championship at Staples Center on Saturday in Los Angeles.

Aw. Chadwick Boseman, Victor Oladipo and Michael B. Jordan.

Aw. Chadwick Boseman, Victor Oladipo and Michael B. Jordan.

Image: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

During the game, Boseman presented Pacers guard Oladipo with his own Black Panther mask, to the sheer delight of the crowd. Read more…

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These two guys tried that ‘tall man in a trenchcoat trick’ to see ‘Black Panther’

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Marvel’s latest hit Black Panther has audiences and critics swooning, and some people will do anything to see it.

That includes moviegoers resorting to tactics you’d only see in cartoons, a la Vincent Adultman from Bojack Horseman.

As per a video by Twitter user @steveslikecups posted on Saturday, two people were spotted in a trenchcoat trying to score themselves a “two for one special” to the movie. 

We tried getting the two for one special at black panther. The manager was not having itpic.twitter.com/Ktqsuh7s3m

— Pillsbury (@stevelikescups) February 16, 2018 Read more…

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