Android Bug Hunter Awarded Over $100,000 for Exposing Security Flaw in Google Pixel

Google has awarded $112,500 (roughly Rs. 71,83,300) to a security researcher for exposing a security flaw in Google Pixel smartphones. Guang Gong, in August 2017 submitted an exploit chain through the Android Security Rewards (ASR) programme. It was the first working [Read More…]

OnePlus 5 Now Receiving OxygenOS 4.5.15 Update With October Android Security Patch and Bug Fixes

HIGHLIGHTS Brings bug fixes and Google’s October security patch update Available as OTA download, rolling out in next few days File size of the update is 74MB OnePlus has started rolling out the latest software update for the OnePlus 5, OxygenOS 4.5.15, [Read More…]

YouTube HDR Video Support Out Now for Select Smartphones, Playback Speed Controls Comes to Android, iOS

YouTube introduced the High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for its videos back in November last year, but the feature could not be seen due to the lack of compatible devices. Gradually, mobile manufacturers such as Samsung, Google, LG, and Sony followed the suit to make their [Read More…]

Essential Phone to Get Android Updates for Two Years, Andy Rubin Confirms

Essential Phone, which garnered headlines for its attractive bezel-less design, was unveiled in June earlier this year and today, the company’s founder and Android co-creator Andy Rubin has announced that the handset is now available for purchase on the company’s own website, Sprint, and [Read More…]