Samsung has announced that its lineup of Galaxy phones and tablets will now get security updates for at least four years, allowing users to keep devices for longer while staying safe from threats.
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Google's October updates for Pixel devices bring security updates and fixes a recently reported issue with the swipe-up gesture in the launcher. It also brings auto-rotation and other improvements.
Samsung has begun rolling out a firmware update with the July security patch to the S20 line. The update improves camera quality, adds Bluetooth mic support for the voice recorder app, and more.
Three years after releasing the Galaxy S8 and S8+ flagships, Samsung is now moving the monthly security patch to a quarterly schedule. The phones will likely receive another year of patches.
Google has detailed the April security patch, listing the vulnerabilities patch in Android. It has also detailed updates to the Pixel line of devices, including functional updates to Bluetooth.
Google is reportedly pulling the March security updates for Pixel 4 users on AT&T. Users began reporting that the update breaks Google Pay, likely because the AT&T build wasn't certified by Google.
Google begins rolling out its monthly Android patch to Pixel devices today. The patch fixes a few annoying Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL bugs, such as the RAM management issue and other reliability problems.
Essential has been doing a great job of keeping things up to date on its phone. Last month it delivered Android 9.0 Pie and today, it has released Google's September security update.
According to a new report from Security Research Labs, many Android handset manufacturers are actually lying about the security updates that are being installed on your Android phone.
Google's security bulletin for April details fixes for Pixel devices which include stability improvements to the modem and audio speaker during calls, among other things. The images are available now.
It's a busy start of the year for Samsung, what with the Oreo beta test for the S8 and S8+ now over. Before that drops for those devices, the January security patches will be rolled out first.
Samsung has started pushing the latest monthly Android security update to its flagship phones, including 28 patches for the Android OS, and a further 12 fixes for issues specific to Galaxy devices.
HMD Global wasted no time in bringing the latest Android security update to its devices. Within hours of Google publishing the August security bulletin, HMD began its rollout to the Nokia 5 and 6.
Google has published its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and released new system images and OTA files for supported Nexus and Pixel devices, targeting a range of vulnerabilities in the OS.
The Galaxy S5 is almost three and a half years old now, but that hasn't stopped Samsung from updating it with the latest Android security patches, along with various bug fixes and system improvements.
OnePlus has released its latest update for the 2, bumping its software up to OxygenOS 3.6.0, which includes the Android security patches from June - but the device remains on Android Marshmallow.
Three years after launching the LG G3, T-Mobile has begun rolling out a new update for the device - but if you were hoping for an upgrade from Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow to 7.0 Nougat, think again.
Many Google Pixel owners are reporting issues regarding the installation of recently released July 2017 Android security patch. Google is investigating the problem but no fix has been released yet.
Google has published its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and released new system images and OTA files for supported Nexus and Pixel devices - but some devices got the update two days ago.
T-Mobile is rolling out a new software update for the HTC 10 - but instead of bringing the very latest security fixes to the device, it only includes patches that Google released three months ago.
Google has already released its July security update for Android, but Samsung is among numerous manufacturers that still haven't delivered the June security patches to many of their devices.
Almost seven months after Google originally released Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Sony has finally begun to roll it out to the Xperia Z5 family, Z4 Tablet, and Z3 Plus, including the latest security patches.
The Galaxy S6 and S6 edge are over two years old now, but they're still being updated with new security patches. Samsung has now begun rolling out the latest June security update to both handsets.
Just over two weeks after Google released the latest Android security update, Samsung has begun rolling out the patches to four of its handsets, bringing fixes for dozens of vulnerabilities.
Google has issued its June security update for its Pixel and Nexus devices. The update secures discovered vulnerabilities with the OS. Android partners have also been informed of the vulnerabilities.
Two and a half months ago, Samsung began its Nougat rollout for the Galaxy Note5, starting in Turkey. Now, the update is making its way to Europe... with three-month-old Android security patches.
After releasing the May security patches to the Galaxy S7 last week, Samsung has now begun rolling out the latest monthly Android security update to its Galaxy S7 edge too, starting in India.
After bringing the May security update to the Galaxy S7 in Europe this week, Samsung has now begun rolling out the latest patches to its Galaxy A5 (2017) in several European markets.
Nine months after Google released Android 7.0 - and months after the update arrived for the device on Sprint, T-Mobile, Verizon, and even AT&T - Nougat is finally available for the unlocked LG G5.
A couple of weeks after Google released its Android security update for May to its supported Nexus and Pixel devices, Samsung has begun rolling out those patches to its Galaxy S7 flagship.
After updating its Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ to Android 7.0 Nougat last month, Verizon is now rolling out the Android security patches for April to both of the high-end handsets.
Google has wasted little time in publishing its latest monthly Android security bulletin, and releasing new factory images and OTA binary image files for its supported Nexus and Pixel devices.
Seven months after they were unveiled, Google has added its Pixel phones to its product support life cycle page, confirming that OS updates will end in October 2018, and security updates a year later.
Sony has begun to upgrade two of its high-end handsets - the Xperia XZ and X Performance - to Android 7.1.1 Nougat, including the very latest Android security patches as part of that update.
Samsung has begun rolling out the latest security patches for its new Galaxy S8+ in Europe. The update includes fixes for dozens of Android vulnerabilities, and 16 issues unique to its Galaxy devices.
Just over two weeks after they were released by Google, Samsung has begun rolling out the April security patches to its Galaxy S7 and S7 edge in Europe, bringing fixes for dozens of vulnerabilities.
An update marked as "CONFIDENTIAL INTERNAL ONLY" - intended solely for use by "Googlers" - was accidentally pushed to some Pixel XL devices outside of the company, with unreleased security patches.
Samsung has begun rolling out the latest Android security patches to its new flagship tablet, the Galaxy Tab S3, also bringing various bug fixes and system enhancements to the device.
The April security patches are already available from Google, but T-Mobile is only now updating the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy Note Edge with the March security update, which was released six weeks ago.
Eight months after Google released Android 7.0, and four months after HTC began its rollout for the One M9, Sprint is finally upgrading the device to Nougat... with two-month-old security patches.