The government warns you against the different techniques of hackers, ZoneADSL reveals which operator breaks down most often in France, many users are victims of a malfunction of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 screen, this is the recap ‘ of the week.
If you are the owner of a Galaxy Z Fold 3, unfortunately expect your screen to crack eventually. While the government warns the French against all the new scam campaigns of the moment, ZoneADSL reveals that it is the Free operator which records the highest number of breakdowns in 2022 and Cloudfare denounces the repercussions of the blocking of pirate sites on legal sites.
A new SMS scam campaign
The government has published a ticket to warn the French against new scam campaigns that are currently rampant. Indeed, the list of current scams is long. You will therefore have to be wary of fraudulent SMS, but also fake fuel allowances, false fine payments or even express orders for Crit’Air stickers. We therefore recommend that you be particularly vigilant!
Read: SMS scam: the government warns against these new hacker schemes
The Z Fold 3 screen cracks… just after the end of the warranty
According to many testimonials, the screen of the Galaxy Z Fold 3 would have a big problem. Indeed, several users have explained that they saw their screen crack, while their smartphone had not suffered any fall. Importantly, most Galaxy Z Fold 3 owners report that their screen problem appeared right after the warranty expired. It remains to be seen whether Samsung has something to do with this malfunction…
Read: The Galaxy Z Fold 3 has a serious screen problem, it cracks right after the end of the warranty!
Get Rid of Windows 11 Watermark
All systems can now migrate to Windows 11, even if they do not meet all the hardware requirements, since the update can be forced. However, Microsoft fights against this approach by imposing an unobtrusive watermark that appears at the bottom of your screen. If you are concerned, go to our dedicated news to find out how to get rid of this ugly watermark.
Read: Windows 11: here are two simple techniques to get rid of the ugly watermark imposed by Microsoft
Which operator to choose if you want to avoid breakdowns?
Are you looking for your future operator but would like to avoid breakdowns? The ZoneADSL tool has unveiled its referencing of breakdowns that occurred last year on the various Internet and mobile networks of the four main operators in France. According to the results, it is Free which would have suffered the greatest number of outages in 2022, ahead of SFR which is in second position, followed by Bouygues Telecom and Orange.
Read: Orange, Bouygues Telecom, Free, SFR: here is the operator that breaks down most often
The fight against pirate streaming also affects innocent sites
The fight of copyright protection organizations continues against pirate streaming. Unfortunately, as the company Cloudfare points out and laments, blocking pirate IPTV can harm many innocent services. Indeed, some perfectly legal sites are sometimes inadvertently blocked and nothing obliges the rights holders or the ISPs to repair the harm caused to them.
Read: IPTV: Pirate streaming blocking affects thousands of innocent services
Our tests of the week
Asus ROG Zephyrus M16: a laptop that could appeal to gamers
Demanding gamers might be particularly tempted by the ROG Zephyrus M16. Asus offers here a monster of power. We love its QHD+ 240Hz screen, its 1080p webcam and its keyboard, which is very pleasant to type. During our test, we were disappointed by the autonomy, which is average for a gaming PC, and by the fans, which were too noisy in game.
Read: Asus ROG Zephyrus M16 review: a monster of power for demanding gamers
The Find N2 Flip finally arrives in France
Oppo finally releases its Find N2 Flip, a folding smartphone with an elegant design, equipped with two quality screens and offering much better autonomy than the competition. If its selfie sensor is up to par, the general photo part is average and we regret the absence of optical stabilizer on the main sensor. Please note that the Find N2 Find only has IPx4 certification.
Read: Oppo Find N2 Flip test: a very good smartphone that arrives very late
Pharaoh A New Era: a modern remake of the famous game Pharaoh
If you know the famous city-builder Pharaoh, you might love the remake of the cult game, Pharaoh a New Era. The game was released on February 15 and now you can experience this excellent remake on PC. The Breton developer Triskell Interactive has particularly focused on the graphic part of the game and it is a success. This new title should delight fans but could also appeal to new players.
Read: Pharaoh A New Era: the remake of the cult game is out today, we were able to try it