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Xiaomi Redmi 4 now receiving MIUI 9 stable version based on Android Nougat

Xiaomi Redmi 4 now receiving MIUI 9 stable version based on Android Nougat

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We have some good news for Redmi Note 4 users in India. Xiaomi has started rolling out the MIUI 9 stable update to the smartphone. The firmware update which carries the build number V9.1.1.0.NAMMIEI also brings Android 7.1 Nougat

Lazarus APT uses an Android app to target Samsung users in the South Korea

Lazarus APT uses an Android app to target Samsung users in the South Korea

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The North Korea linked group Lazarus APT has been using a new strain of Android malware to target smartphone users in South Korea. The hacking campaign was spotted by McAfee and Palo Alto Networks, both security firms attributed the attacks to the Hidden Cobra APT. The activity of the Lazarus APT Group surged in 2014 and 2015, its

Google’s Android phones collecting location data, even if it is turned off: Report

Google’s Android phones collecting location data, even if it is turned off: Report

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Using Android Architecture Components: Lifecycles and SQLite made easy

Using Android Architecture Components: Lifecycles and SQLite made easy

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Get started with the Room data persistence library, and learn how to create lifecycle-aware components using the Architecture Components Lifecycles library.

Motorola Android Oreo release schedule update: Moto Z, Z2 Force soak test goes live in select regions

Motorola Android Oreo release schedule update: Moto Z, Z2 Force soak test goes live in select regions

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Motorola has commenced inviting select owners of Moto Z and Moto Z2 Force for Android Oreo soak test in Brazil.

Google caught tracking Android users' locations even with setting turned off and Sim card removed

Google caught tracking Android users' locations even with setting turned off and Sim card removed

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Details were still collected even if a device has been reset to factory default settings, no mobile apps have been installed and there is no SIM card installed in the phone.

Xiaomi Begins Android 8.0 Closed Beta Recruitment For Mi 6

Xiaomi Begins Android 8.0 Closed Beta Recruitment For Mi 6

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Xiaomi has been busy working on a stable version of the latest iteration of its custom version of Android, MIUI 9, so it didn’t pay much attention to Android 8.0...

Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores

Skype removed from China Apple and Android app stores

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Apple says it removed the call and messaging app because it does not comply with local laws.

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 will get Android 8.1 Oreo sans Project Treble

OnePlus 5T and OnePlus 5 will get Android 8.1 Oreo sans Project Treble

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A few days back, OnePlus rolled out to the Android 8.0 Oreo update to its yesteryear models - the OnePlus 3 and OnePlus 3T. The company had already announced that the Android Oreo update will be the last major OS update

Google Responds to Claims It Secretly Tracks Location of Android Phones

Google Responds to Claims It Secretly Tracks Location of Android Phones

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Google has confirmed that the practice existed but has also revealed that it will stop collecting user location data by end of this month.

Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

Microsoft's Skype pulled from Apple, Android China app stores

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Skype, Microsoft Corp's Internet phone call and messaging service, has disappeared from app stores in China including that of Apple Inc, indicating the latest setback for a foreign tech service in the country.

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