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The Four Strangest Android Bugs

Sep 26, 2011, 21:03 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Whitwam)

[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"The Motorola Droid launched in late 2009 to much fanfare. The Droid was running Android 2.0 and was the first Android device that captured the attention of users, but all was not well at launch. Many users reported their cameras just wouldn't focus.

"Users across the internet dreamed up all sorts of fixes. Some claimed that there was a plastic film that needed to be peeled off the lens. Other were convinced that a good solid cleaning of the glass with a lint-free cloth was the ticket. Still others said it was a hardware flaw. It turns out none of them were right, but it does illustrate the effect of confirmation bias for those obsessively cleaning the lens."

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