We knew that Android 7.0 Nougat had improved security, but now Google has detailed what it’s done with the operating system update. A big part was addressing the issues with mediaserver.
With the announcement of the new Honor 8, some were wondering if a brand many in the U.S. don’t know can keep up with software updates. Now the company has pledged future software support for the device and other ... Read More »
It was just days ago that a minor panic swept through the Android world. Security company Check Point revealed four security vulnerabilities known as QuadRooter that impacted over 900 million devices using Qualcomm processors. This naturally caused a bit ... Read More »
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With the popularity of smartphones, mobile malware is not a surprise to anyone. One of the biggest scares in the mobile world was Stagefright, which affected nearly all Android devices. Thankfully, Android is a very safe operating system as long as you don’t deliberately sidestep its security features.
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Keeping your accounts secure is more important than ever these days, so Google wants to make sure you can keep tabs on which devices access your accounts, especially when a new one is added.
Google has announced that native Android notifications will now be sent out when your account is added to a new device, or ... Read More »
One of the main selling points of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 7 will be its iris scanner, a feature that we haven’t seen much before. However, there might be some serious usability issues with the new feature.
This video shows someone allegedly using the Note 7′s iris scanner, and it’s ridiculously fast. It ... Read More »
Google is being very open about how long it will support Nexus devices. A support page describes the rules Google has set, and honestly, they’re extremely good. Android version updates are guaranteed for at least two years from launch, and security patches are guaranteed for three years from launch or 18 months after the Google Store ... Read More »
Google created Android Security Rewards to reward people for finding security vulnerabilities in Android. And the reward was cash, which is the best kind of reward. To date, Google has paid out over $550,000!
There were 82 individuals who were paid, 15 of which got over $10,000. Many of the vulnerabilities were related to the ... Read More »
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 (or Galaxy Note 6, if you’re distrustful of rumors) has been rumored to have an iris scanner for a while now. This rumor seems more and more legitimate, especially since The Korea Herald has named the alleged supplier of the iris sensors.
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The last update that the Nextbit Robin received had some unintentional side effects: the audio improvements ended up being hugely detrimental to its speakers. The minimum volume setting was far too loud, and audio was generally distorted.
Nextbit recently announced June’s update, which claims to have fixed all audio bugs. The lowest volume ... Read More »