Tag Archives: Android

Windows 10 has an MTP problem with Android devices

[German]Owners of an Android device should be careful when copying or moving files at the device’s memory (internal/external) via USB connection using Windows 10. There is a risk losing files on the Android device, because the files do not arrive … Continue reading

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Android security updates August 2017

[German]Google has released the August 2017 security updates for supported Android devices. These updates are also shipped to OEMs. Here are a few details, what to know.

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Lenovo reverts to Stock Android on Smartphones

It seems (probably) a good news: Lenovo is ditching its own Vibe Pure UI on smartphones and will ship those devices with pure Android. All vendor specific bloatware will be removed.

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Googles support periods for Nexus and Pixel devices

Google has published/refreshed the support periods for its Nexus and Pixel devices. These periods marks the end of Android support.

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Android Security Update & Fix for Google Pixel Freeze Bug

[German]Google has released June 2017 Android Security Updates. And they are shipping also a fix for the freezes occurring randomly on Google Pixel smartphones.

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How to use an Android device as a light box for slides

Today a small how to for photographers and enthusiasts in need for a light box to view slides (transparencies) or old photo negatives. Semi professional photographers own a light box (or a light table) to view slides. But you can … Continue reading

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Blu will change Software on cheap chinese phones

Last month security firm Kryptowire discovered some “telemetry” functions within Android ROMs, provided by chinese firm  Adups, shipped on cheap china phones ($50), shipped by Miami based vendor Blu. The phone was sending data to a server in China. Blu … Continue reading

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Multiple vulnerabilities in Android AirDroid app

AirDroid is a popular Android app used by over 50 million users to remote access devices. But security researchers from Zimperium found multiple vulnerabilities and recommend uninstalling this app.

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Android Security-Update October 2016 for Nexus

Google has released/announced the next security update for Android that fixes several security issues. October 2016 update is/will be available for Google’s nexus devices.

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Remix OS version 3.0.101 released

Chinese vendor Jide has released an update of Remix OS version 3.0.101 for x86 architecture. Remix OS is an Android-x86 based OS port supporting windows for apps.

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