Tag Archive: Security


The June 2020 security patch is now rolling out to the Galaxy Fold

The Galaxy Fold 5G, however, will need to wait a while longer.

What you need to know Samsung is now propagating the June 2020 security patch to Galaxy Fold devices. The update comes mere days after the Galaxy S20, S10, and Note 10 series began receiving the update. The rollout for the 5G variant of the phone, however, has yet to start.

Yet another month, yet another security patch for Android devices. This time around, it’s the  [Read More…]

June 2020 security patch rolling out to Pixel phones

The update is rolling out in stages starting today.

What you need to know The June 2020 patch also has an accompanying Pixel Feature Drop. High-priority and moderate-priority bugs in the Android framework and system have been addressed. The update is rolling out now for supported phones.

The beginning of the month means Google’s Pixel phones will be seeing a new update, and June is no exception. Starting today, Google began rolling out the latest security patch  [Read More…]

OnePlus 6 and 6T get new OxygenOS 10.3.4 update with May security patch

The update also adds the Epic Games store to OnePlus’ Game Space for users in India.

What you need to know OnePlus has started rolling out a new stable OxygenOS update for the OnePlus 6 series. It brings the May 2020 Android security patch, a few bug fixes, and improved system stability. For users in India, the update adds a new Work-Life Balance feature and access to some Epic Games titles from within Game Space.

Earlier this  [Read More…]

TCL 10 Pro will only get one Android update, two years of security patches

TCL promises at least one major OS update for its affordable phones.

What you need to know The TCL 10 Pro and 10L are TCL’s first own branded phones. The company promises to deliver at least one major OS update. It will also deliver two years of security patches every two months.

While often cheaper and more powerful (broadly speaking) Android phones don’t get nearly the same amount of support as iPhones, with the TCL 10 Pro  [Read More…]

Nokia 5.1 Plus is now getting Android 10 with April 2020 security patch

The phone will not receive any more OS upgrades after Android 10.

What you need to know HMD Global is now rolling out the Android 10 update for the Nokia 5.1 Plus. Along with all the new Android 10 features, the update brings the April 2020 security patch. The update is being dispatched in batches.

The budget-friendly Nokia 5.1 Plus, which made its global debut in August 2018, has finally started receiving the stable Android 10 update.  [Read More…]

Up your home security with $130 off this Arlo Ultra 4K camera system

You may have kitted your house out with a bunch of smart home tech, but have you spared a thought for your home security system? Instead of settling for an old or unreliable alarm, you really ought to upgrade to something like Arlo’s Ultra camera system — especially with discounts of up to $ 130 via Woot right now. The UHD Arlo cams heave seen a few discounts since their release, but the deals at Woot today are among the  [Read More…]

Smarter home security is more affordable with $80 off the EufyCam E system

You’re probably spending much more time at home than usual right now so it might be the exact right time to upgrade your smart home gear. This deal on the 3-camera eufyCam E Wireless Home Security System at Newegg drops it to just $ 319.99 making today the day to add some smart home security to your setup. All you have to do to get the deal is enter code 93XPJ74 during checkout and you’ll see the price fall by  [Read More…]

Zoom moves to assuage security and encryption woes with Keybase acquisition

The video conferencing app’s sudden success has been accompanied by increasing concern about its security standards.

What you need to know Zoom CEO Eric Yuan this Thursday announced that his company was acquiring Keybase. The latter is a cybersecurity startup with an expertise in encryption. The goal of the acquisition is to help Zoom implement end-to-end encryption in its own platform.

Zoom’s unprecedented growth spurt as a result of the ongoing pandemic hasn’t been without its challenges,  [Read More…]

The May 2020 security patch is heading to the Galaxy S10, Z Flip and A50

The Galaxy S20 series received the update last week.

What you need to know The May 2020 security patch is now available for the Galaxy S10, Galaxy Z Flip, and Galaxy A50. The S10 series’ rollout includes both the U.S. and Europe, while only European users have received Z Flip and A50 updates thus far. The update has already been rolling out to the Galaxy S20 series, Note 10 series, and Galaxy Fold over the last week.  [Read More…]

Nokia 6.2 gets Android 10 update with April security patch

Nokia 6.2 is the sixth smartphone from HMD Global to have received the Android 10 update this month.

What you need to know HMD Global has started rolling out the Android 10 update for the Nokia 6.2. The update comes with several Android 10 goodies and the April 2020 security patch. In the first wave, the update will be rolled out to Nokia 6.2 units in 43 countries by May 3.

HMD Global today announced that it  [Read More…]