[FoRK] Google Fails
sdw at lig.net
Sat Mar 10 13:11:10 PST 2012
And another. Notable only because they're unusual and clustered. (What does it mean? Rushing things out the door?) Normally
everything works well.
I have two active Android phones. On one, an automatic change was pushed that changed "Market" to "Play". I then manually
triggered updates on 5 apps. Something crashed, and now there is no "Market" or "Play" or "Google Play" on the phone... On the
other, there was no push, but when I triggered Market, it showed the new agreement acceptance dialog, and still shows as "Market" as
> Missing Android Market/Google Play App
> Some users are reporting that updates to Google Play require a device reboot to work properly. If the Google Play app disappears
> or force closes upon first open, please reboot your device and try opening the app again. We apologize for any inconvenience, and
> we're working hard on a more permanent resolution.
Didn't work, still broken.
On 3/10/12 11:21 AM, Stephen Williams wrote:
> First, on Wed. evening from 8pm until at least 10pm, Gmail was broken for me: Displayed a message that my mailbox was
> unavailable. In a massive coincidence (? Unless there was a major Internet cut), my colo ISP was offline for the same time period.
> Then, I noticed yesterday that maps.google.com isn't working right at all, especially in Firefox or Aurora (a Firefox experimental
> version). It still works fine in Chrome. The problem is that it lags terribly, fails to load image blocks at various
> resolutions, and sometimes goes into load/fail attempts to load blocks that just keeps redrawing the wrong info.
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