Tag Archives: Devices

Android N’s Seamless replace characteristic no longer Supported by means of present day Nexus devices

Google on Wednesday at its I/O conference revealed upcoming enhancements to Android N, a lot of which have been protected in Android N Developer Preview three. The agency during the keynote showed that the Android N will deliver ‘Seamless Updates’, a characteristic borrowed from Chrome OS. We now understand that feature can be constrained to the following-era Nexus devices, however. ... Read More »

Google Makes OTA pix to be had for Nexus devices alongside factory pictures

earlier than every new Android model comes out within the marketplace, Google releases numerous preview updates for testing, after which the very last replace. those updates are to begin with made to be had most effective to pick out Nexus devices through manufacturing unit pictures. users needed to liberate bootloader on their smartphones to get the modern-day replace, however at ... Read More »

tens of millions of Qualcomm-based Android devices liable to attacks: file

Mandiant, a cyber-safety firm, has released a record which states that gadgets walking on Qualcomm chips or code written via the chip maker are liable to assault. This vulnerability has been identified as CVE-2016-2060 which exists in a software program package maintained by using Qualcomm and if exploited, can provide the attacker get right of entry to to the sufferer’s ... Read More »

Android N Beta Program Could Soon Expand to Non-Nexus Devices

The Android N Developer Preview released last month was Google’s way to offer developers a look at the new features of the upcoming Android build. The company also allowed only Nexus users to sign-up through the Android Beta Program that allowed them to test the new version, and receive new builds as OTA updates. (Also see: Android N Features: What’s ... Read More »

Android Marshmallow Now Running on 4.6 Percent of Active Devices: Google

Google’s Android Marshmallow version, which was released last year, is finally running on 4.6 percent of active Android devices. According to the latest Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending April 4, the number of Android Marshmallow-based devices logging into the store is steadily rising, while the share of Android Lollipop and Android KitKat powered devices is dropping ... Read More »

Android Marshmallow Now Running on 4.6 Percent of Active Devices: Google

Google’s Android Marshmallow version, which was released last year, is finally running on 4.6 percent of active Android devices. According to the latest Google Play distribution data for the seven-day period ending April 4, the number of Android Marshmallow-based devices logging into the store is steadily rising, while the share of Android Lollipop and Android KitKat powered devices is dropping ... Read More »

FBI Assures It Will Help Authorities Unlock Devices When Allowed by Law

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has assured law enforcement across the United States that it will help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones involved in investigations when it is allowed by law and policy. The FBI said in a letter to local authorities that it understands the challenges they face and that they lack necessary tools to monitor and investigate ... Read More »

Apple Re-Releases iOS 9.3 for Older Devices to Fix Activation Lock Bug

Less than a week after the release of iOS 9.3, and its retraction for select devices, Apple on Monday made available a new build of iOS 9.3 that it claims fixes the activation bug that many older iOS devices were facing. Last week, Apple pulled iOS 9.3 for select devices after many users complained that their iPhone and iPad were ... Read More »

Google Acknowledges Vulnerability in Millions of Android Devices; Promises Fix

Millions of Android smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to security attacks, Google has warned. The vulnerability, if exploited, gives an app unfettered root access, circumventing various Android security layers. The Mountain View-based company has made available a patch to OEMs, and says it is currently working on a fix for the Nexus lineup. Security researchers spotted an app in the ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Now Available for Windows Phone 8.1 Devices: Microsoft

After a series of delays, Windows 10 Mobile is finally ready for public exposure. Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Mobile for a range of Lumia and other smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. On Thursday, Microsoft announced it is making the latest iteration of its mobile operating system available for 18 smartphones. The smartphones include the Lumia 1520, ... Read More »