October 2020 security update brings a ton of fixes & improvements for Google Pixels

Yesterday, Google started rolling out the October 2020 security patch to all the eligible Pixel smartphones. Anyway, they aren’t the first devices to receive the new monthly patch as that mantle belongs to the Galaxy A50. However, these builds not only patches the security vulnerabilities but also brings fixes for a ton of bugs.

Pixel smartphones are the only way to experience the best Android experience. But like any other handset, their software is filled with bugs. There have been multiple reports on issues with Pixels ever since the first model.

Thankfully, Google has a habit of fixing them sooner rather than later by taking feedbacks from users and media around the world. Now, with the October 2020 security patch build, the search giant has bundled a total of four fixes and three improvements.

 

The new

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Common Home Repairs – Simple Fixes You Can Do on Your Own

If you’re looking to flex your DIY muscles, you’ve come to the right place. Here are detailed how-to instructions for tackling seven simple home repairs, ranging from unclogging sinks and silencing squeaky doors to cleaning moldy surfaces and soaking up oily stains.

And all you need are a few simple hand tools, a free afternoon, and the willingness to get things done. Okay, let’s get started!

Clogged Bathroom Sink

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The secret to unclogging a bathroom sink is to use a two-prong attack, starting with an ordinary sink plunger, which, despite its simplicity, is amazingly effective at dislodging clogs. However, to ensure that the plunger’s power is delivered directly to the clog, you must first cover the overflow hole on the side of the sink. Otherwise, when you begin plunging, the plunger will just suck air in and out of the overflow hole, delivering no pressure to

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Genuinely quick kitchen fixes you can do yourself

Even if only a fraction of your kitchen cabinets are actual wood — perhaps just the doors (not the cabinet boxes) or drawer fronts, in part or in full — you may have noticed your kitchen reacting to the changing seasons. Maybe every summer, that one cabinet door starts sticking, or every winter, a gap appears between two doors.

Wood, as a natural product, expands and contracts as temperature and humidity change: This can translate to your cabinets changing by fractions of an inch as the weather fluctuates. What many kitchen users do not realize, though, is that many cabinets are designed to be adjusted through the year! To see if yours were, simply open a door. If there are multiple screws within the hinging hardware itself (beyond the required screws that attach the hinge to the door and the hinge to the cabinet box), try adjusting these additional screws

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