Tag Archive: 2012


New RAMpage attack affects all Android phones released since 2012

RAMpage can access passwords, photos, documents, and more.

There’s a new security vulnerability, boys and girls. It’s called RAMpage and is the latest type of Rowhammer attack to hit the scene.

RAMpage was discovered by a group of eight academics across three different universities and the official research paper was published on June 28, 2018. It reads as follows:

RAMpage breaks the most fundamental isolation between user applications and the operating system. While apps are typically not  [Read More…]

Nexus 4, 10 and 7 (2012) may still receive Android M after all

When Android M was officially announced, Google gave the bad news that the Nexus 4, Nexus 10, and Nexus 7 (2012) were not to receive the update due to the age of the devices, but that may be about to change.

A reference to the codename of the Nexus 10, manta, appeared in the AOSP repository for the device and an update dated May 28th was found marked as android-m-preview. Similar updates were found for the Nexus 4, and Nexus  [Read More…]

Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for 2012 and 2013 Wi-Fi Nexus 7s, Nexus 10

Google has released Android 5.1.1 factory images for the Nexus 7 (2013 Wi-Fi), Nexus 7 (2012 Wi-Fi), and Nexus 10 this evening.

The factory images will allow owners of the above devices to snag the latest version of Lollipop with build number LMY47V.

Google releases Android 5.1 factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012 WiFi), and Nexus 10

Google has released the first batch of factory images for the newly-announced Android 5.1 Lollipop tonight for select Nexus devices.

The devices included in this batch are the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012, Wi-Fi), and the Nexus 10.

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory image for Nexus 7 (2012)

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the WiFi version of the 2012 Nexus 7. This follows the rollout of the Android 5.0.1 on many Nexus devices recently. With the factory image up, an OTA update can’t be too far away, and we’ll keep you posted on AndroidCentral if we see Android 5.0.2 on other Nexus smartphones and tablets.

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Get the factory image for your Nexus 7 2012 NOW

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We know it’s late, but you never know when something fun is going to happen. Well with Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 owners having their fun with Android Lollipop, it seems that the owners of the 2012 Nexus 7 can jump in now too. The factory image for Android 5.0 Lollipop seems to have leaked, and thanks to the night owls, you can now download  [Read More…]

Yes, even the 2012 Nexus 7 will get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop

It looks like Google is being especially generous in terms of the devices that will get updated to Android 5.0 Lollipop. In addition to the Nexus 4, the Nexus 5, the 2013 Nexus 7, and the Nexus 10, Google will also update the 2012 version of the Nexus 7 tablet to Lollipop.

Source code for Android “L” preview is now available in AOSP, Nexus 4 and 7 (2012) included

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Android L preview is hot at the moment. Everyone is talking about it and we can’t wait for Google to release it when it’s done, hopefully this Fall. Google released Android “L” preview for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013) only, but there seems to be hope for Nexus 4, first-gen Nexus 7 and a Nexus 10.

Thanks to Android Police we managed to find  [Read More…]

Deal of the Day: LLOYD HD Clear Screen Protectors for Google Nexus 7 (2012)

These HD clear screen protectors are custom designed to protect your Google Nexus 7 (2012)’s display while giving you an ultra-clear, high definition look to your device. Durable and scratch resistant, the TruTouch sensitivity gives these custom protectors a more natural feel on your touchscreen.

The LLOYD HD Clear Screen Protectors are available for just $ 4.95, 80% off today only. Includes 3 per package, too!

Find more great deals on all Android accessories at ShopAndroid.com

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Deal of the Day: LLOYD HD Clear Screen Protectors for Google Nexus 7 (2012)

These screen protectors are custom designed to shield your Google Nexus 7 (2012)’s display while giving you an ultra-clear, high definition look to your device. Durable and scratch resistant, the TruTouch sensitivity gives these custom protectors a more natural feel on your touchscreen.

The LLOYD HD Clear Screen Protectors are available for just $ 4.95, 80% off today only. Includes 3 per pack.

Find other great deals on Google Nexus 7 (2012) accessories at ShopAndroid.com

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