An application called EngineerMode was found on OnePlus devices (as well as other devices from different manufacturers). This app is used at the factory to test various functions of the device. However, it was left in the software builds that ship with the OnePlus 3, Read More »
The great thing about buying a Google device is the software support. You get new version of Android first, you get monthly security updates without fail, and Google guarantees at least two years of OS update support and three years of security update support. Read More »
Android’s diversity has long been a blessing and a curse. A myriad of options are available for any price point or interest, but fragmentation and security have been sticking points. Google has implemented several initiatives to combat the issues, and the company has a new program in place to benefit security.
The Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are the latest budget devices from Nokia and HMD Global. With most budget devices, software support is iffy at best. Getting an update to the next Android OS version is nice, but consistent security updates are pretty uncommon.
After the recent report that claimed that some BLU smartphones were sending personal user data to China, Amazon pulled BLU devices from its virtual shelves. Now the phones are back on Amazon and the all-clear has been given.
Privacy is a big issue these days, with our privacy quickly dwindling for many reasons (including the information we willing put out on the internet every day). If you want increased privacy during your web browsing, the latest app from Firefox can help.
Firefox Focus isn’t meant to replace your regular browser. In fact, it’s missing ... Read More »