Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

Nokia 3 Gets December Android Security Patch Update

HIGHLIGHTS Update is based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat Gets the latest security patch update from Google Rolling out to users globally, including India HMD Global has started rolling out the monthly software update for the Nokia 3. The Android update, which started rolling out last week, includes Google’s latest Android security patch update. Although this update is still based on Android 7.1.1 Nougat, the security patches offer an improved level of security for HMD’s budget Nokia 3 smartphone. Most high-end, flagship smartphones from other brands haven’t yet received the update for the…

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OnePlus 3, 3T Start Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0 OTA Update

OnePlus 3, 3T Start Receiving Android 8.0 Oreo-Based OxygenOS 5.0 OTA Update

HIGHLIGHTS Android Oreo-based OxygenOS 5.0 now rolling out The new update available for OnePlus 3, 3T OnePlus 5T to receive Oreo-based open beta by end of December OnePlus seems to be setting an example for other Android OEMs with its (relatively) timely Oreo updates. The Chinese company has unveiled OxygenOS 5.0, the first official Android 8.0 Oreo OTA update for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T smartphones. OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T users have already experienced the Android 8.0 Oreo update before as part of the company’s closed beta programme as well as, more recently, the Open…

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Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

Android Oreo Now on 0.3 Percent of Active Devices, Marshmallow Powers Majority: Google

HIGHLIGHTS Android 8.0 powering 0.3 percent active devices Marshmallow still powering majority of devices Nougat now running on 20.6 percent devices Android 8.0 Oreo, Google’s latest mobile operating system, after showing up in October Android distribution chart for the first time has made a small rise in new version chart. The latest distribution numbers from Google reveal that the Android Oreo is inching closer to 1 percent of active Android devices though it may take couple of more months. Last month, Android Oreo was reported running on 0.2 percent of Android devices, and…

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Plex App for Android Will Now Let You Play Files Stored on Your Phone

Plex App for Android Will Now Let You Play Files Stored on Your Phone

Popular media server Plex has just brought a major update to its app for Android. You can now open and play pretty much any video file stored on your Android device or SD card, and you no longer have to play it through a third-party player. The company says that with this update, you will no longer face the problem of opening video files stored locally. The latest update for Android will now let you play local video files including .MP4s, .MKVs, .AVIs, .WMVs, and .WMDs, among other formats, within…

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Reliance Jio JioFi Offers, WhatsApp Video Calling in India, Android O Beta, and More: Your 360 Daily

Reliance Jio JioFi Offers, WhatsApp Video Calling in India, Android O Beta, and More: Your 360 Daily

Reliance Jio has introduced new offers to ensure customers to buy new JioFi routers. A Jio exchange offer gives JioFi buyers 100 percent cashback with benefits worth Rs. 2,010 (ten Rs. 201 booster packs); Without exchange, Reliance Jio is offering a 50 percent cashback with benefits worth Rs. 1,005 (five Rs. 201 booster packs). It appears to be another tactic from the company to ensure that the huge user base built up over the past few months doesn’t entirely abandon the company after its free period. In related news, telecom…

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Google Reportedly Won’t Fix a Major Threat Before Android O’s Release

Google Reportedly Won’t Fix a Major Threat Before Android O’s Release

A new Android security flaw has come to light that could potentially expose your Android smartphone to a lot of malware. Google has reportedly confirmed that it is aware of the issue, and has said that the fix will arrive with Android O. Now, Android O’s commercially release is still months away, which means users will remain exposed to the flaw till then. The flaw was first found by research firm Check Point, and it claims that the exploit exposes users to malware attacks like “ransomware, banking malware and adware.”…

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New Android Malware Samples Found Every 10 Seconds, Claims G Data

New Android Malware Samples Found Every 10 Seconds, Claims G Data

It is not a hidden fact that Android is not the safest mobile platform and that its open nature, which is also considered to be one of its biggest strengths, often gives room for vulnerabilities that can be exploited and compromise users’ security. G Data antivirus software firm has now discovered that the malware-infected applications are increasing at an alarming rate on Google’s mobile platform and at the current speed, 3.5 million new malware samples are expected to be discovered on the OS by the end of this year. G…

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Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

Opera Mini Android Gets Opera Cricket Help Stay Up to Date on IPL 2017 Live Scores and More

As IPL 2017 fever is beginning to catch on, Opera Cricket feature has now been added to the Opera Mini browser on Android with the latest update. It helps users stay up-to-date with all the cricket-related action. Opera Cricket will provide users with live scores, commentary, video, notifications, and more. The latest update is already available on Google Play store. Post the update, Opera Mini users on Android will see a Get Started banner to activate the Opera Cricket feature and will enable users to track scores, stats, and watch…

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Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Google, Lookout Detail ‘Chrysaor’ Android Malware, Related to Pegasus iOS Malware

Researchers at Google and mobile security firm Lookout have now discovered that infamous iOS spyware Pegasus, which was described as sophisticated and discovered last year, has now turned up on Android in the form of ‘Chrysaor’. Notably, the advanced form of malware can potentially give remote control of the device to the exploiter and even deletes itself, remove all traces. Before you start getting uneasy, Google has clarified that the infected apps that carried the malware were never made available through Google Play store. Further, Google said that it tried…

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Karbonn A91 Typhoon With Android 5.1 To be had On line at Rs. 2,899

Karbonn A91 Typhoon With Android 5.1 To be had On line at Rs. 2,899

Home handset maker Karbonn Mobiles has introduced a new access-stage Android telephone, the Karbonn A91 Storm. The new handset is now listed at the organization website while is now To be had to shop for via an e-trade website priced at Rs. 2,899. At this rate factor, the Karbonn A91 Typhoon may be competing towards Intex’s entry-level Aqua 3G Pro Q telephone which went on sale lately priced at Rs. 2,999. The Karbonn A91 Hurricane is a dual-SIM (regular-SIM + ordinary-SIM) supporting cellphone that runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It…

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