Signal recovers from a day-long service outage

  • January 17, 2021
Signal has learned first-hand that there really can be too much of a good thing. As Android Police reports, Signal has recovered from an outage that plagued the secure chat service for over a day. Messaging and even sign-ins became unreliable as the…

A major Slack outage welcomed us back to work this morning

  • January 4, 2021
So much for a smooth return to work after the holidays. Your first day back at the office (or your desk at home) might have been disrupted when Slack experienced serious issues on Monday morning. At first, the incident was somewhat limited as message…

Google details what happened during Monday’s cloud outage

  • December 18, 2020
On Monday morning, Google services like Gmail and Drive were down for about 45 minutes, leaving many Workspace users unable to do their work. In the aftermath of the incident, Google promised it would conduct an investigation into what happened. In a…

Yes, YouTube is down (Update: Back up!)

  • November 12, 2020
In an event that’s becoming just a bit too frequent, YouTube is have some issues. While the website itself still works, it’s impossible for us to actually play a video, as it gets stuck in an infinite loading loop. The YouTube TV premium streaming se…

iCloud outage takes down backups and photos for some users (updated)

  • November 1, 2020
If you’ve been having problems syncing data across your Apple devices, you’re not alone. Apple is reporting (via 9to5Mac) outages across several of its iCloud services, including backups, calendars, Find My, photos and even sign-ins. The company only…

Twitter confirms outage was caused by ‘inadvertent change’

  • October 15, 2020
Just a day after Twitter got caught up in an outrage cycle over whether or not it should allow leaks to a certain story and Senate Republicans floated the idea of sending a subpoena to CEO Jack Dorsey, the service is suddenly inaccessible for many pe…

Apple outage is causing iCloud, App Store, Music and TV+ problems

  • September 30, 2020
If you’re getting error messages instead of media across your Apple devices and services then you’re not alone. The company’s status page notes an outage that’s affecting many of its connected services that bring music, video and pictures to you. App…

Wink’s smart home platform faces a days-long outage

  • September 12, 2020
Wink’s switch to a subscription service for its smart home platform hasn’t had the best start. The company has confirmed reports (via Android Police and The Verge) of a wide-ranging outage affecting its services, including integration with Amazon Ale…