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9 Android settings that'll strengthen your security – Computerworld

You might not know it from all the panic-inducing headlines out there, but Android is actually packed with powerful and practical security features. Some are activated by default and protecting you whether you realize it or not, while others are more out of the way but equally deserving of your …

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ZTE's potential catastrophic Android problem (The 3:59, Ep. 388) – CNET

Josh Miller/CNET On this podcast, we talk about: The 3:59 gives you bite-size news and analysis about the top stories of the day, brought to you by the CNET News team in New York and producer Bryan VanGelder. Check out the extended shows on YouTube. ZTE’s potential catastrophic Android problem (The 3:59, …

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Razer Phone Gets Android 8.1 Update, Goes on Sale at Best Buy – ExtremeTech

This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Razer launched its first ever smartphone late last year, but it has a surprising lack of RGB. Another thing it was missing at launch: updated software. The Razer Phone launched with Android 7.1 Nougat several …

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Crooks Hijack Router DNS Settings to Redirect Users to Android Malware – BleepingComputer

Malware authors have hijacked DNS settings on vulnerable routers to redirect users to sites hosting Android malware. According to Kaspersky Labs telemetry data, these were small-scale attacks, as crooks only hijacked traffic from just 150 unique IP addresses, redirecting users to malicious sites around 6,000 times between February 9 and …

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Huawei P20, Android security, Chromebooks, Huami Stratos, and Sony Xperia (MobileTechRoundup #429) – ZDNet

Kevin and I kicked off MobileTechRoundup show #429 with some preliminary thoughts on the new Huawei P20 Pro Android smartphone. It may be one of the best new smartphones, but not for US customers. Image: ZDNet Hands on with the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro Android security updates: truth, lies …

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Google explains new Private DNS setting in Android P – Android Police

Domain Name System, or ‘DNS’ for short, can best be described as a phone book for the internet. When you type in a domain, like google.com, the DNS looks up the IP address so content can be loaded. It’s a critical part of modern networking, but Android has never had …

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Google accidentally reveals Android P might have iPhone X-like gestures – The Verge

Google is testing a new navigation bar for Android P that looks similar to Apple’s new gesture and UI on the iPhone X. Google accidentally revealed the new navigation bar in an Android developers blog post (cached copy), and the company removed a screenshot it posted of it in action. …

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Android Is Still Failing Where Apple's iOS Is Winning – Forbes

Forbes Android Is Still Failing Where Apple’s iOS Is WinningForbesGoogle isn’t to blame for the specific problem of out-of-date Android installs, the device manufacturers are, but that doesn’t stop it being a blight on the OS. Numbers released by Statista show that 25% of Android devices currently in use are …

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