• Google will require regular security patches for smartphones going forward

    5 monthes ago - By Talk Android

    Ask anyone what their biggest gripe with Android is, and one of the most common answers will likely be the updates. Or, rather, the lack of updates. Unless you're rocking a flagship from a big manufacturer or a Google Pixel device, you're probably not getting them as frequently as you'd like, and that includes monthly...
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  • Google will require Android manufacturers to push out regular security patches

    Google will require Android manufacturers to push out regular security patches

    5 monthes ago - By Phone Arena

    Google will be requiring Android smartphone manufacturers to roll out frequent security updates. In recent times the search giant has pushed towards increased security within the Android ecosystem, with it currently pushing out security patches on a monthly basis. However, many smartphone manufacturers choose to skip these entirely. In a bid to change this, Google has confirmed that it will now begin requiring “regular” security patches from Android manufacturers.
    Speaking at the annual Google I/O event, the Silicon Valley-based company confirmed that it has updated its agreements with ...
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  • Google plans to revise Android partner agreements to improve the regularity of security patching by OEMs

    5 monthes ago - By WMPoweruser

    Software updates have always been a problem for Google because of the huge variety of different manufacturers in the market. This has caused several issues in the past for both Google and third-party OEMs. The issues are evident from the number as Android Oreo is still on just 5.7% of all the Android Devices and...
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  • Google may soon require Android manufacturers to push regular security updates

    Google may soon require Android manufacturers to push regular security updates

    5 monthes ago - By Digital Trends

    Google could be taking steps to ensure Android security updates are taken a lot more seriously. The company said at one of its sessions at Google I/O that it would start requiring manufacturers to push regular security updates.
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