Tag Archives: Security

OnePlus Software Maintenance Schedule Announced With 2 Years of Android Updates, 3 Years of Security Updates; 5G Phone Coming in 2019

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus has promised three years of security patches to all users CEO Pete Lau said that the 2019 OnePlus phone will support 5G The company is also working to partner with US carriers for next year OnePlus launched the 8GB RAM/ 256GB storage OnePlus 6 variant without the Marvel branding just days ago, and has priced it at Rs. 43,999. Now, the company has ... Read More »

Nokia 5, Nokia 6 Receiving August Android Security Update Alongside Google Pixel Devices

HMD Global has time and again stressed how it has prioritised software support, and has even made headlines on the steps it is taking to keep its promise. Now, the Nokia 5 and Nokia 6 are receiving the August security patch on the same day as the Google Pixel and compatible Nexus devices. Furthermore, Chief Product Officer at HMD Global, Juho Sarvikas reiterates on social media that the ... Read More »

Snapdeal promises higher salaries, job security to staff as investor SoftBank pushes for sale

New Delhi: Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal have reached out to employees promising them higher salaries compared to last year as the company heads towards a possible sell out in the coming weeks. In a letter to employees, the founders said while the company’s investors are “driving the discussions around the way forward”, their “top and only priority ... Read More »

Google Pixel’s Audio Distortion Issue Reportedly Fixed With February Security Update

Google seems to have finally fixed one of the issues that have been plaguing the audio output of the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones. Several Reddit users are pointing that the latest February Android security update seems to fix the audio distortion issue. The audio distortion issue was first reported last year and caused the Google Pixel as well as ... Read More »

Google Releases February Android Security Update for Pixel, Nexus Devices

Google has released its monthly Android security update for the month of February for its Pixel and Nexus devices. The company however was second to rollout the security update as Sony released the update to its Xperia devices last week. Similar to previous releases, Google’s February Android security update focuses on fixing security issues in the operating system. The February ... Read More »

Sony Starts Rolling Out February Android Security Update Ahead of Google Pixel Phones

Sony has earned itself some bragging rights as the Japan-based company has started rolling out the February Android security update to its Xperia devices, even ahead of Google’s own Pixel smartphones. Google makes its security patch available to the OEMs every month with bug fixes and security improvements to the Android build but this time around Sony has definitely surprised ... Read More »

Nexus 6 Now Receiving Android 7.1.1 Nougat Update With January Security Update

Google has finally started rolling out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for Nexus 6 smartphone. Although Google’s own Pixel smartphones and other supported Nexus devices had already received the update from search giant, Nexus 6 was deprived of the update previously due to a last minute bug, which was specific to the smartphone. To recall, the Android 7.1.1 update brings about ... Read More »

Google Begins Rolling Out January Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has started rolling out its monthly security update for the month of January for its Nexus and Pixel devices. Alongside, Google has also published factory images and full OTA images for Nexus and Pixel devices. Google Pixel and Pixel XL users can download the Nougat-based builds NMF26U and NMF26V respectively. Other devices that have received the updated factory images ... Read More »

LG Puts Up January Security Bulletin Before Google

LG first started its security bulletin in June last year, and since then it has been posting monthly bulletins and rolls out security patches just like Google, Samsung, BlackBerry and other other manufacturers. Ringing in the New Year, LG is already out with its January security bulletin with details on all the patches it is serving its Android devices this ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge Users in India Receiving December Security Update

Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge are receiving December security updates. The update is being rolled out in India as well. The size of the update varies depending upon your current version and it brings the Android December security update as well as other stability improvements and bug fixes. The Samsung Galaxy S7 is receiving software version G930XXU1BPL2 while the ... Read More »