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Some Android Wallpapers Could Crash Phone

Background "wallpaper" can cause Android phones to crash thanks to a bug with the system. At the moment it appears to be an unfortunate glitch but it could be open to abuse. The image in question is viewable at , and features a scene ... with a forest in the foreground, a lake in the midground, and mountains in the background beneath a cloudy sky at sunset. The problem is that once set as the default wallpaper, the image causes the phone to crash. The phone then goes into a loop of restarting and crashing, with the only solution being a factory reset. That's not only time consuming ... (view more)

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'Desktop OK', and 'Console Palette Changer'

Desktop OK Save and restore the positions of icons. DesktopOK is a small but effective solution for users that constantly change their screen resolution often. Console Palette Changer Console Palette Changer is a utility ... which lets a user edit and load customized color palettes for the Windows console (formerly called the DOS prompt). If you spend a lot of time in the Windows console, you'll appreciate this fine utility. Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City, in partnership with Infopackets. ... (view more)

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