Category Archives: Android

Google suspends cooperation with Huawei

Google (and other US companies) has suspended cooperation with chinese device manufacturer Huawei – due to a measure based on sanctions imposed by the Trump administration.

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Android: URL bug in Google Chrome 74.0.3729.157

[German]The current Android Chrome version 74.0.3729.157 browser app has an annoying behavior of the URL input box, I would call it a bug. When tapping the URL box, the search is started immediately and the search field of the browser … Continue reading

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Some Nokia 7 Plus devices sends data to China Mobile

A nasty story about Nokia: Owners of som eNokia 7 Plus phones has had their activation data sent to the mobile network operator China Mobile. Also switching the device on, transfers data.

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Security updates for Android and iOS – a comparison

As an owner of an Android or iOS mobile device, you get a certain amount of security updates. If you are questions which platform is better suited for security patches, here’s a small overview might help you.

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Android: ES File Explorer vulnerable

Android file manager ES File Explorer has a vulnerability that put 100 Million Users’ Data at Risk. A hidden web server runs always in background.

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Samsung Galaxy S7 vulnerable to Meltdown

Surprise: The Samsung Galaxy S7 is also affected by the meltdown vulnerability, although no Intel CPU is working there. This was announced to Reuters by security researchers from the University of Graz. Researchers Daniel Gruss, Moritz Lipp and Michael Schwarz … Continue reading

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Android 9.0 (Pie) announced

[German]Google announced on August 6, 2018, Android 9.0 and released it for the Google Pixel. The name of the new Android 9.0 version is a surprise: It has become Android Pie.

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Android-x86 8.1 RC1 released

[German]Android x86 is designed to run on Intel CPUs Android x86 is (Windows PCs) and is maintained by the Android x86 project. On June 18, 2018 the Android x86 project announced the release candidate 1 of Android x86 8.1.

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End of life for Groove Music on Android and iOS

Users of an Android or iOS device who are using the Groove Music apps need to look for an alternative. Microsoft has withdrawn the app from Google and Apple store and will retire Groove Music on December 1st 2018.

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Android bug allows Google to access text messages

A rather odd bug in Android gives Google the possibility to access text messages from Android devices. A user has found that out by accident.

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