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How to set up payments and shop with Google Assistant on Google Home

by Jimmy Westenberg 3 days ago2 comments

Google seeking input on what to do with Pixel 2

by Kris Carlon 2 days ago123 comments

How to use Android Instant Apps

by Jimmy Westenberg 5 days ago16 comments

The dark side of fitness trackers

by Adam Sinicki 4 days ago6 comments
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Android App permissions explained

App permissions are built into an app by its developer. So what are app permissions and how does a developer set them? Which ones should be set and why?
by Alex MullisOctober 31, 20162

Hackers win $215,000 for exploiting the Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s

A hacking team has taken a fully updated and security-patched Nexus 6P and iPhone 6s and won $215,000 from a mobile security competition.
by Kris CarlonOctober 27, 201640

Google delivers device-local Safe Browsing API to developers

The Android team announced back at Google I/O 2016 that they would be making a device-local Safe Browsing API a reality, and today it is here.
by John DyeSeptember 15, 20162

Google offering $350k in prizes through its new Project Zero hacking contest

Think you can hack a smartphone? Do you want to win a lot of money? You might want to check out Google's new Project Zero hacking contest.
by Jimmy WestenbergSeptember 14, 20164
 
 

First Nougat patch rolls out with September’s Android Security Update

September’s Android Security update is now rolling out to Nexus devices, and we’ve got access to the Factory Images and OTA Files.
by John DyeSeptember 6, 201637

Opera cloud servers hacked, passwords and account details feared compromised

Opera has confirmed a server breach and that passwords and account details for 1.7 million Opera sync users may have been compromised.
by Kris CarlonAugust 27, 201621

Verizon updates the Galaxy Note 7 before you’ve even unboxed it

Verizon has put out the August security patch for the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on launch day, so you should have your first update before you've even set it up.
by Kris CarlonAugust 19, 20164

BlackBerry patches QuadRooter: first big manufacturer to do so

This BlackBerry update fixes 3 of the 4 QuadRooter vulnerabilities. They didn't even need to patch the last one, because it was already defended against.
by John DyeAugust 15, 201624

It’s still possible to bypass Factory Reset Protection on Samsung phones

RootJunky has found yet another new method to successfully bypass Factory Reset Protection, this time on the current crop of Samsung Galaxy devices.
by Kris CarlonAugust 12, 20167

Galaxy Note 7 will boast improved security from Knox 2.7 update

The Galaxy Note 7 will drop with improved security, manageability, and productivity from Samsung's Knox 2.7 update.
by Josh NoriegaAugust 11, 201615
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