Xiaomi sold 100 million devices in 10 months

Xiaomi targeted to ship more than 100 million smartphones in 2018 and according to the latest information, it managed to reach the milestone with two months to spare. Lei Jun delivered a speech at Zhong Guan Cun Forum in Beijing, China, where he announced the number was reached on October 26. Lei Jun, who is … Read more Xiaomi sold 100 million devices in 10 months

Android Devices Running Versions Below Android 9.0 Pie Vulnerable to Tracking by Apps: Researchers

HIGHLIGHTS Newly discovered Android security flaw can be used to track users The vulnerability can expose details to all the apps in your device Google apparently fixed the flaw with Android 9.0 Pie only Researchers have pointed out an Android security flaw that apparently exposes details about a user’s device to all applications running on the device. Google has … Read more Android Devices Running Versions Below Android 9.0 Pie Vulnerable to Tracking by Apps: Researchers

Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

Like clockwork, Google has started rolling out the June Android security update for supported Pixel and Nexus devices. The list of devices that are compatible for the new update includes the Google Pixel, Google Pixel XL, Google Pixel 2, Google Pixel 2 XL, Nexus 5X, and Nexus 6P smartphones as well as the Pixel C tablet. The June security patch fixes 20 issues dated … Read more Android June Security Update Now Rolling Out to Nexus and Pixel Devices, Proximity Sensor Fix Included

iTunes 12.6 Brings Movie Rental Viewing to Multiple Devices

HIGHLIGHTS iTunes 12.6 to allow multiple devices to watch same movie rentals Earlier, it restricted movie viewing only on the purchased device This feature is supported with iOS 10.3 and tvOS 10.2 softwares Apple has released an updated version of iTunes that brings a much needed multiscreen viewing feature. Called ‘rent once, watch anywhere’, the feature … Read more iTunes 12.6 Brings Movie Rental Viewing to Multiple Devices

iTunes 12.6 Brings Movie Rental Viewing to Multiple Devices

HIGHLIGHTS iTunes 12.6 to allow multiple devices to watch same movie rentals Earlier, it restricted movie viewing only on the purchased device This feature is supported with iOS 10.3 and tvOS 10.2 softwares Apple has released an updated version of iTunes that brings a much needed multiscreen viewing feature. Called ‘rent once, watch anywhere’, the feature … Read more iTunes 12.6 Brings Movie Rental Viewing to Multiple Devices

Software updates for workstations and mobile devices: How to stay safe and sane

With cybercrime on the rise, maintaining a regular schedule of updates and applying critical out-of-band patches as vulnerabilities are discovered are paramount to maintaining the integrity of security in your organization. Ransomware attacks netted criminals an estimated $5 billion in 2017, using exploits that were originally found by the NSA. As security flaws become increasingly weaponized, performing … Read more Software updates for workstations and mobile devices: How to stay safe and sane

Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

Android 8.1 Oreo, after being publicly tested with two developer preview versions, has now been released. The update, which is available for eligible Pixel and Nexus devices, will be made available over-the-air (OTA). Factory images and OTA files are also available for download and installation. The general release of Android 8.1 Oreo comes just a week … Read more Android 8.1 Oreo Update Now Rolling Out to Pixel and Nexus Devices

FBI Says It Couldn’t Access Nearly 7,000 Mobile Devices Because of Encryption

The FBI hasn’t been able to retrieve data from more than half of the mobile devices it tried to access in less than a year, FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sunday, turning up the heat on a debate between technology companies and law enforcement officials trying to recover encrypted communications. In the first 11 months … Read more FBI Says It Couldn’t Access Nearly 7,000 Mobile Devices Because of Encryption

October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Just like every other month, Google has now released the monthly security update for the month of October as well. The over-the-air (OTA) rollout of October monthly security patch for Nexus and Pixel devices, which are supported by the search giant itself, has already been started and should show up soon on the devices. Further, the California-based … Read more October Android Security Update Released for Google Nexus, Pixel Devices

Intel introduces IoT provisioning solution to help install devices automatically

Chipmaker Intel wants a piece of the growing Internet of Things market and they have developed the Intel Secure Device solution to help companies provision IoT devices in a secure and automated way. Dipti Vachani, vice president and general manager for the Internet of Things Group at Intel, says we hear that 50 billion IoT devices will … Read more Intel introduces IoT provisioning solution to help install devices automatically