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Intel Promising a Fix For the 320-Series SSD Issue

Written on August 16, 2011 by Lulu

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Intel has promised a fix regarding to their 320-series SSD issues within two weeks.

Intel promised a fix for their 320-series SSD drives within two weeks via firmware update. MacWorld reported that the chipmaker has isolated the issue which saw a number of 320-series solid state drives fail after a power outage, resulting in a Bad Context 13x error. The firmware fix promises to avoid future problems that may occur. However, it will not recover the lost data for owners who are currently suffering from the said issue.

Reported a month ago, Intel was put in boiling water because of their slow response to the said problem. The chip maker acknowledged the issue in late July, and advised the current owners of such SSD drives to carefully shut down their computers. They also recommended frequent backups.

Apparently, the primary fix has fully wiped the SSD with a secure erase, destroying any data on the drive. Intel also replaced disks for a number of customers. As all the solutions involve losing every data on the disk, back-up becomes even more necessary nowadays. The firmware is currently in final validation testing based on a report from Intel. However, they did not announced a specific date for the release.

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T-Mobile Shares Fixes for HTC Sensation 4G Data Connectivity Issues

Written on June 21, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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After hearing several complains from HTC Sensation 4G owners, T-mobile gives tips on how to fix the mobile device's data connectivity issues.

Right before Sensation 4G’s were sold at Walmart, a couple of owners started complaining about the data connectivity issues. Most of the customers said that their HTC Sensation 4G are stuck on a 2G network and then dropped off from 4G. Some even grumbled that they suffered from intermittent data issues, in which data are working in one minute and then cut out on their next attempt.

As seen on the T-mobile’s forum, those negative reactions began arising around June 10. And before the issue got worst, the company immediately reviewed the problem and revealed some fixes that might help the owners who are suffering from the data connectivity thing.

Check out T-Mobile’s quick fixes after the skip.

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