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Hang bugs — when software gets stuck, but doesn’t crash — can frustrate both users and programmers, taking weeks for companies to identify and fix. Now researchers from North Carolina State University have developed software that can spot and fix the problems in seconds.

“Many of us have experience with hang bugs — think of a time when you were on website and the wheel just kept spinning and spinning,” says Helen Gu, co-author of a paper on the work and a professor of computer science at NC State. “Because these bugs don’t crash the program, they’re hard to detect. But they can frustrate or drive away customers and hurt a company’s bottom line.”

With that in mind, Gu and her collaborators developed an automated program, called HangFix, that can detect hang bugs, diagnose the relevant problem, and apply a patch that corrects the root cause of the error. Video

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Here’s What You Need To Remember: While the F-35 continues to be an advanced fighter jet, there are times when it is clear that upgrading an old war bird like the B-52 is often a lot easier than working out the bugs in what should be a state-of-the-art fighter jet.

Introduced in the 1950s, the B-52 Stratofortress has remained in service thanks in part to the numerous upgrades it has received over the years. In fact, because it was introduced before the days of advanced computers, the B-52 has actually been at times much easier to update than more modern aircraft.

By contrast, the U.S. military’s highly advanced F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, which was developed with the latest and greatest aviation computer systems and software, has had no shortage of problems and bugs to work out, while upgrades have been anything but easy.

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Since its introduction, the F-35s

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iPhone bugs


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iPhone bugs

  • Apple published a new support document on its website informing iPhone owners that they need to reset and restore their phones if they run into certain bugs.
  • iOS 14 and watchOS 7 apparently shipped with a number of problems, including missing workout route maps, health data not loading, and increased battery drain.
  • No matter what you do, be sure to backup your phone before you erase anything.

If you were wondering why Apple was pushing out iOS 14.2 beta releases just hours after iOS 14 was seeded to the public, a new support document on the company’s website might provide an explanation.

On Wednesday, Apple published this support page detailing several issues that might affect iPhone and Apple Watch owners who upgraded to iOS 14 and watchOS 7. Bugs in new software aren’t especially uncommon, but the solution Apple suggests to users who

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Spellbreak, a free-to-play battle royale where every player has an elemental power to fight with, has received its first major update. The game, which launched on PC, Switch, PS4, and Xbox One on September 3, has updated to version 1.1, and has fixed numerous bugs and issues in the process.

Update 1.1 brings several fixes to Spellbreak across all platforms, as well as some system-specific changes for each different version of the game. It doesn’t add any major new features, but instead focuses on tweaking and improving what is already there.

“We wanted the focus of this one to be on stability and performance across all of our platforms,” the Spellbreak blog reads before detailing the patch notes.

The complete patch notes for Spellbreak Update 1.1 are below.

Gameplay

  • The Lighting Bolts spell’s recovery animation can now be interrupted by casting a sorcery.
  • Fix edge case where reviving or exiling
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Types of Software Bugs

May 4, 2020 | software | No Comments

Every software product contains some errors. A software bug is such a system behavior that does not meet the requirements and produces the incorrect results. It is impossible to develop a bug-free system.

The failures of software products can be of various types. Here are some of them.

  • Functional bugs – the improper system behavior or enabled product features.
  • Communication issues – the process of user’s communication with the product may be impossible because of this type of errors, for example, the guide is unavailable or the notifications are not shown.
  • Missing commands – some expected commands are omitted in the system.
  • Syntactic bugs – the grammar mistakes or misspelled words and sentences used in product GUI. Such errors can be connected with the localization procedure.
  • Improper handling of the errors – if something goes wrong, the user should get the proper and clear notification. Its text should be short
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