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 »
It seems that Samsung’s update to Marshmallow for a few of the higher-end models have been causing users some grief. Although it doesn’t seem like a common issue, some people have been locked out of their device entirely.
After the Marshmallow update has finished installing, some people found that neither their fingerprint nor their password ... Read More »
Google has posted its monthly Android Security Bulletin for June, showcasing all of the vulnerabilities found in Android. This month a critical vulnerability was found that could execute code through email, text or more by processing media files. Google doesn’t think the exploit has been used, but it’s been patched anyway.
Encryption in a messaging app is a no brainer. It offers a level of privacy that many users want, especially in recent times where privacy is a major concern and the lack of privacy is so obvious. But it can have consequences for future features.
With security threats on the rise, Google has continued to place a larger emphasis on privacy and security controls for users of its products. One of the steps it took last year was to introduce My Account, a hub for security and privacy controls related to a user’s Google account. Today, My Account ... Read More »
If you’re a highly-paid businessman who needs a phone as secure as it is ridiculously fancy, this might be the phone for you. Sirin Labs has launched an Android-powered smartphone called the Solarin, and it starts at a measly $13,800.
The Solarin features a 5.5-inch 2K IPS display, a Snapdragon 810 processor, a 23.8MP camera ... Read More »
Updates have been Android’s biggest problem ever since the operating system launched. With so many manufacturers making Android devices and creating their own versions of Android, Google has no control over how often they’re updated. And unfortunately, the updates are few and far between.
Devices being left on old versions of Android is a bad ... Read More »
Security has been a sore spot for Android since its inception. With so many manufacturers making Android devices with their own customizations, it became impossible for Google to control updates. Instead, it has been up to the manufacturers to update devices.
With new exploits constantly being found and security being a hot topic, both the FTC ... Read More »