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Google Voice's delayed texts should (mostly) be fixed by now

Google Voice's delayed texts should (mostly) be fixed by now

When you're trying to keep on top of your communications, having one number that's tied to all your devices — and even accessible through a web interface — sounds like a dream come true. And for the most part, that's exactly what Google Voice is. But key to that success is it managing to actually do its job, and right now that's not exactly going as planned, as Google reports issues with text messages experiencing delays.

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Instagram is back online following hours-long outage in parts of the world

Instagram is back online following hours-long outage in parts of the world

Instagram was for many people in parts of the world over night, with an influx of reports coming from India (via India Today). Many people took to Twitter to say that the Instagram app on Android and iOS app wasn't accessible for them. WhatsApp and Facebook were still up and running, so it doesn't seem like all of Facebook was affected by the problems.

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Reddit's getting back to 'normal' following outage that prevented new posts

Reddit's getting back to 'normal' following outage that prevented new posts

If you're an active Reddit user, you might have noticed your favorite online communities are looking a little sparse this morning. While the site is back online and browsable, users were unable to create and submit new posts thanks to a mysterious error.

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Google is working on a fix for the Nest app bug that's ruining your energy history

Google is working on a fix for the Nest app bug that's ruining your energy history

A number of users have been complaining of broken energy history data in the Nest app over the weekend. The thermostats themselves seem to be fine, but the app data is incomplete, which sounds like a real pain in the posterior. Thankfully, Google is aware of the issue and is currently working to fix it.

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Internet sites coming back online following massive DNS outage

Internet sites coming back online following massive DNS outage

Something's up with the internet today, and it's not your connection. Dozens of sites across the web are currently offline or experiencing issues, including Steam, Amazon, HBO Max, and more.

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TikTok experienced an outage last night, but everything's fixed

TikTok experienced an outage last night, but everything's fixed

If you're a procrastinator, TikTok might be the most-used app on your phone. As an endless stream of videos algorithmically chosen just for you, it's easy to lose countless hours to scrolling. Of course, that only works if the app is actually working. A major outage affected TikTok users around the globe yesterday, but the service managed to come back online late last night.

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Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are coming back online following mass outage

Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp are coming back online following mass outage

No, you're not alone. As of late this afternoon, Facebook-powered services including Instagram and WhatsApp are experiencing a service outage. User reports on social media reveal a broad pattern of unavailability.

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Nest devices suffer a brief outage, Google says system should now be fully operational

Nest devices suffer a brief outage, Google says system should now be fully operational

If you tried to take a peek through your Nest Wi-Fi cameras earlier today, and couldn't, you weren't alone. The Nest system appeared to have a widespread outage on Wednesday, as reported by users on Reddit, Twitter, and other social networks. According to a statement from the official Google Nest Support account, the outage is over.

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Wink slowly starts coming back online following week-long outage

Wink slowly starts coming back online following week-long outage

Wink has been battling a severe outage for about a week and a half now, but it finally looks like its servers are slowly coming back online. The company has updated its status page, saying, "A fix has been implemented and we are monitoring the results. Most Hubs are back online." However, many customers are ready to cancel their mandatory subscriptions due to the events, and there's not much the cash-strapped company can do about it.

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Google says the 'device not set up yet' error for Assistant device controls has been fixed

Google says the 'device not set up yet' error for Assistant device controls has been fixed

If your Google Home was telling you, "sorry, that device isn't set up yet," when trying to control smart home devices like your thermostat or lights today, you aren't alone. Not everyone is affected, but what appeared to be an Assistant-related outage affected Assistant-based smart home device controls for many. According to a Google spokesperson, the issue was due to a "limited experiment" and has now been fixed. Things should be back to normal soon.

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