Category: Android

Samsung has released the Galaxy Z Flip phone with foldable glass display. After Samsung’s Galaxy Fold issues and failure, they’ve decided to release a different kind of foldable phone. The Galaxy Z Flip phone, which released on February 14, 2020, retails for $1,380. Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip is similar to a Motorola Razr, as it […]

Malwarebytes reports a low-end smartphone that has unremovable malware Malwarebytes is reporting that malware has been detected already pre-installed on a smartphone provided by Lifeline, a government-subsidized program that offers smartphones to low-income Americans. The smartphone model in question is the Android-based Unimax (UXM) U686CL made for Assurance Wireless, the company that provides the cellphones […]

Microsoft Teams rolling out a secure walkie-talkie feature Soon, you’ll be able to use Microsoft Teams to speak to your colleagues quickly and easily, via Walkie Talkie. The feature will turn smartphones or tablets into a walkie-talkie that will work over Wi-Fi. It can also be used over the cellular network. Microsoft is embedding the […]

Facebook admits to lawmakers that they need to track users at all time Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and Senator Chris Coons of Delaware asked Facebook to respect the decision of users and to keep their locations private. Facebook has now issued a response to those two senators explaining why it tracks users’ locations even […]

Blue light may not be as disruptive to sleep as night mode is Researchers at the University of Manchester have found that blue light may not be as disruptive to our sleep patterns as originally thought. The team found that using dim, cooler lights in the evening and bright warmer lights in the day may […]

iPhone users are finding that their cameras are being turned on by using the Facebook app Concerned iPhone users brought to light a bug that activates their device’s camera when using the Facebook app. It was noted that the camera was activated behind Facebook’s app as users were watching videos or looking at photos on […]

A revamped Nvidia Shield has been released Nvidia has introduced a revamped version of its Android TV streaming device, complete with faster processor and a new remote control. The Nvidia Shield was first introduced in 2015. The device doubles as a console for both local and cloud-based video games. In addition to that, a Shield […]

A zero-day vulnerability gives attackers full control of Android phones At least 18 different phone models are vulnerable to a zero-day vulnerability in Google’s Android mobile operating system that’s being exploited by attackers. At this time there has been reported evidence that the vulnerability is being actively exploited by exploit developer NSO Group or one […]

The FBI is warning about an attack that bypasses multi-factor authentication Recently, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Cyber Division sent out a Private Industry Notification (PIN) to warn about cyber criminals using social engineering and technical attacks to circumvent multi-factor authentication (MFA). The FBI still recommends that companies use MFA, stating “Multi-factor authentication continues to […]

Android’s Trusted Face unlocking method has disappeared from devices running Android 10 or below Trusted Face, Android’s unlocking safety feature, has been around since 2014, but recently was quietly removed from Android devices altogether. Both stock and OEM devices running Android 10 or below are affected. The feature had been accessible under Settings – Security […]