Category Archives: Android

Wi-Fi in many devices is affected by serious vulnerability, please update

By | 28/02/2020

Every software or hardware we use is created by humans, so it may contain bugs, sometimes serious. Chips from Broadcom and Cypress Semiconductor are affected by serious vulnerability. It allows to to decrypt data sent wirelessly. This vulnerability got little strange name “KrØØk”. It mostly affects FullMAC WLAN chips, which are present in many iPhones, iPads, Macs, Amazon… Read More »

Google will kill another of its services

By | 25/11/2019

Yes, we are talking about Cloud Print. It’s one of the oldest current services that Google offers. Google is known for killing many of its services after relative short time. I don’t think this will be applied on YouTube or Gmail, at least not in upcoming years, because these services make great financial profit and they are very… Read More »

Samsung updated software for fingerprint sensor

By | 25/10/2019

Fingerprint sensor is a great way to improve security of our, but not limited to, mobile smart devices. Every human got unique fingerprint and this biometric security is based on this fact. Sometimes may sensor let pass fingerprint authentification test with fingerprint from other person, because no sensor is perfect and many humans got very similar fingerprint, but… Read More »

Samsung announced hi-end Android tablet

By | 01/08/2019

In the beginning, tablets were very popular, but now sales are lower. It’s not only because of longer lifespan of tablets without any significant software or hardware improvements, but they are also canibalized by big smartphones. The biggest smartphones are matching size of smaller tablets, so there is no reason why such owners should purchase a tablet. Also,… Read More »

Google abandoned its tablets

By | 21/06/2019

Tablets are here for ages, but they had very limited functionality and were very expensive. Some tablets (and old smartphones) even did not support touch and had to be controlled via stylus. And then, first iPad arrived. As Apple re-invented modern smartphone, it also re-invented modern tablet. Big touch screen with multitouch and simple interface were killing features.… Read More »

ASUS rebranded ZenFone 6 to 6z in India

By | 15/06/2019

It’s hard to register a trademark without violating rights of another company. Even common words are registered, like “Apple”, and Microsoft had also issues with “SkyDrive”. Microsoft was forced to rename SkyDrive following a trademark case with British Sky Broadcasting Group (BSkyB). The problem was the word “Sky” in the name of service. In some countries, there are… Read More »

Better times for Android updates

By | 08/05/2019

Android from Google is the most used mobile operating system. Unlike Apple’s iOS, which is only licensed for its Apple devices, many vendors use Android as operating system for their smartphones. Almost every company makes its own modifications and it leads into situation when only few smartphones on the market got the newest version. Cheap smartphones often got… Read More »