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BlueBorne Vulnerability Scanner Checks if Your Device is Vulnerable

This week, it was discovered that there was a nasty collection of vulnerabilities that impact devices with Bluetooth connectivity. Armis Labs had discovered this attack vector was present on all major consumer operating systems (Windows, Linux, iOS, Android) no matter what type of device it is (desktop, laptop, smartphone, tablet, wearable, IoT). If you have […]

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Custom Status Bar, Nav Bar, and Quick Setting Icons on any Samsung Nougat Device

With the ability to use Substratum on Samsung devices (called Sungstratum) without it requiring root access, we’re starting to see more new themes crop up that are specifically for these devices running Android 7.0 Nougat. A new and open source theme from XDA Senior Member OhayouBaka called StatusBar Icons should work on any Samsung Nougat device. With it […]

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Google Contacts is now Available on any Android 5.0+ Device

It used to be that the only way to get Google’s contacts app on a non Google Pixel or Nexus device was via manually installing the APK file. This meant you would not receive automatic updates and it would not be installed automatically when you restore the rest of your apps from the Play Store. […]

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Google Home v2.3 Prepares to add Cloud Device Casting, Support for 3rd-Party Assistant Speakers, Listing Reminders, and much more

As Google I/O 2017 approaches, we’re going to start seeing little tidbits of information release from many different sources. This time, one of those sources is coming from within the APK file of the most recent update of the Google Home application. Version 2.3 is now rolling out to users on the Play Store, and […]

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