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Android Oreo bug disables mobile data on Nexus and Pixel devices

Google officially unveiled the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android Oreo 8.0 last month. This is said to be the fastest and...

Identify critical vulnerability in Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chips and win $15,000

Qualcomm just introduced its top of the line next-gen chipset Snapdragon 835 earlier this week. Now the company announced a new bug bounty program...

First impressions of Android 7.0 Nougat

I downloaded and installed Android 7.0 Nougat on my Nexus 6P on Monday 08/29/16. Nougat is Google’s most recent version of Android, and I...

Read this before you drop $800 on the S7 edge. The hype is out...

I am having a real hard time grasping how there are so many full reviews of the biggest Android release of the year. When...

Bugs and software fragmentation spoils Samsung’s premium devices

When Samsung released the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge last year, both devices screamed premium and were laden with features beyond all other phones....

UPDATE: Samsung finally patches Galaxy Note Pro 12.2; users rejoice

You may have recalled my article three weeks ago about Samsung's update for the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 that broke all competitor's Bluetooth keyboard...

I Was Wrong: the “Android SMS Bug” is Real

Looks like I was wrong in my previous post: the Android SMS bug appears to be real, but dependent on a very specific condition that does not exist for most users. That's why most people cannot reproduce it.Specifically, there is something about certain email-to-SMS messages that corrupts Android's SQLite database, causing unpredictable results thereafter.

The “Android SMS Bug” Does Not Exist [Updated]

Over the past week, a supposed Android bug has gotten a lot of press, both on Android-related sites and mainstream tech sites. A bug report claims that SMS messages intended for one person are getting sent to a different, unintended recipient. Worrisome to be sure, but why has Google taken no action on it, leaving it at medium priority until all the bad press this week?My guess is that they have been unable to reproduce it.

Help Needed : The Hunt for Bugs

With the last version (0.9) of the Android SDK, the Google's Android Security team conceded that the last Android SDK has security bugs. To...
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