Tag: Security

Google Rolls Out October Security Patch to Pixel Devices, Fixes Fast Charging Issue

Google has started rolling out Android’s October security update that brings with it improvements for its Pixel smartphones with the most important being a fix for fast-charging issues that have been plaguing Pixel and Pixel XL phones since the release of Android 9 Pie OS. “Android 9 Pie launched two months ago and is receiving […]

Nokia 6.1 Plus, Nokia 3 Receiving September Android Security Update in India: Report

The Nokia 6.1 Plus mid-range smartphone as well as the Nokia 3 budget handset are reportedly receiving the Android security update for the month of September. The update will not be a surprise to the users of either handset as Nokia brand licensee HMD Global has been rather prompt in pushing out software updates for […]

OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T Receive OxygenOS 5.0.6 With September Android Security Patch

OxygenOS 5.0.6 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T also includes general fixes and improvements While OnePlus 6 lately received Android 9.0 Pie through OyxgenOS 9.0 update, OnePlus has now released OxygenOS 5.0.6 for the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T with the September Android security patch. The latest update also includes general bug fixes and […]

Nokia 6.1 Users Now Receiving September Security Update in India: Report

HMD Global has reportedly started rolling out a new update for Nokia 6.1 in India, and the update brings the September security patch. Nokia 6.1 users can check for a prompt in their notifications panel, or head to Settings to see if there is any pending update. The September security patch brings fixes to many […]

Samsung Galaxy S8 Reportedly Receiving Update That Brings AR Emoji, Super Slow Motion, September Security Update

Just days after its arrival on the Galaxy Note 8, the new software update that brings the September Android security patch is now rolling out for the Samsung Galaxy S8 users. The latest update also improves the camera experience with the company’s AR Emoji and Super Slow Motion. Both new features debuted on the Galaxy […]

Nokia 3.1 Receiving Android 8.1 Oreo Update, With September Security Patch: Reports

HMD Global launched the Nokia 3.1 smartphone in July, and it was one of the few smartphones to run on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box. However, the company is looking to rectify that, as users are now reporting receiving the Android 8.1 Oreo update. This update is apparently being rolled out to Nokia […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Update Brings September Security Patch, AR Emojis, Super Slow Motion Video

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 users are now receiving an update that not only brings the September security patch, but also brings two new features that were earlier found only on the Galaxy S9, and the Galaxy Note 9 smartphones. The latest update reportedly brings super slow motion and AR Emoji features for the Galaxy Note […]

Google Releases September Android Security Update for Nexus, Pixel Devices

Google has released the September 2018 Android security update for the supported Nexus and Pixel devices. The September Android security update fixes as many as 59 issues through two different patch levels and comes as the first update for the devices running Android 9.0 Pie that the search giant released as its latest Android version […]

Nokia 6.1 Plus Users Report of Missing ‘Hide Notch’ Option After August Security Update

The Nokia 6.1 Plus – the global variant of the Nokia X6 – was launched in India last month, and went on sale on August 30 for the first time. Its next sale is slated for September 6. The Nokia 6.1 Plus has earlier been launched in Hong Kong, with the Nokia X6 first launched […]

Xiaomi Mi A1 Update Gets August Android Security Patch, Other Improvements

Xiaomi Mi A1, the Chinese phone maker’s first Android One-based smartphone, has started receiving a software update that includes the August 2018 Android security patch. While the update is rolling out over-the-air (OTA), users can also flash the Fastboot ROM. As per the changelog, the August 2018 security update improves security and comes with some […]