Samsung monthly updates: May 2022 security patch fixes Weather, Galaxy Themes flaws

The May 2022 security patch rollout is in full swing. After releasing the May update for a handful of Galaxy smartphones and tablets, Samsung finally went on to publish the official changelog on its monthly tracker. As usual, the new security patch consists of Android OS fixes issued by Google and vulnerability fixes on Samsung’s […]

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NVIDIA releases hotfix for Android 11, Plex server issue

A few weeks ago, we learned about the Android TV 11 update for the Nvidia Shield breaking apps and the Plex servers. That’s something unfortunate especially for Shield TV owners. A number of apps broke right after the update. We have no idea how it happened but a solution is now ready. The newer version, […]

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Surface Duo Android 11 0S update is finally here

It’s finally ready. The long overdue Android 11 update is now available for the Surface Duo after several months of delay. Earlier this month, we said Android 11 for Microsoft Surface Duo would start rolling out soon. The day has come and that highly-anticipated upgrade can now be downloaded and installed. As with most similar […]

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Surface Duo Android 11 update mess shows why Samsung is the foldable king

There’s no denying that Samsung has kickstarted the foldable smartphone revolution. Its launch of the original Galaxy Fold was an incredibly brave move. Despite the device’s stumble out of the gate, Samsung was able to prove that foldable smartphones could be more than a gimmick. With each passing year, it only got better. The Galaxy […]

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Galaxy A52s may have a strange display bug… unrelated to the display

The Galaxy A52s 5G is one of Samsung’s best value-for-money phones of 2021. It’s nearly perfect for what it set out to achieve, but some users are now reporting an issue related to the phone’s charging information screen. According to a few posts on the official Samsung Community forums, the problem is that the Galaxy […]

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Surface Duo may just jump to Android 12L

It’s already January 2022 and there is still no sign of the Android 11. Many OEMs have begun rolling out Android 12 for smartphones and tablets but Android 11 for the original Surface Duo remains elusive. It was supposed to be ready by summer of last year but it’s been delayed. The update is still […]

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Android Distribution Numbers for 2021 reported, Android 11 leads

More OEMs are getting busy with development of Android 12 for their devices. A number of them have already made related announcements. At this point, about a quarter of all Android devices are now on Android 11. That is the current distribution but the numbers will definitely change by next year. Google has stopped reporting […]

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Android 11 and One UI 3.1 update is finally live for Galaxy A21 in USA

Countless Samsung customers are either looking forward to Android 12 and One UI 4.0 or are already testing the beta firmware on their Galaxy S21s. But while all this is happening, a few other, not-so-known Galaxy phones are still waiting for Android 11 and One UI 3.1 to arrive. One such phone is the Galaxy […]

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Fairphone shows Samsung how you can support phones for much longer

Samsung is becoming more eco-conscious every year, or at least, its efforts in this area are becoming more visible to the consumers, for better or worse. For instance, these efforts led to the removal of the wall charger from the retail boxes of recent flagship models, but on the bright side, the retail packaging was […]

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Galaxy A02 finally gets the Android 11 update

The Galaxy A02 has finally started getting the Android 11 update. The new software is currently rolling out in Russia, but it could reach more markets over the next few weeks. The update also brings the September 2021 security patch that fixes more than 50 privacy and security-related vulnerabilities. Samsung has released the new software […]

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Microsoft Surface Duo to receive Android 11 OS update

Microsoft has officially announced the Surface Duo 2. The follow-up to the original Surface Duo hybride phone-tablet will be available in the market soon with a more affordable price and more advanced specs and design. It doesn’t mean the first-gen Surface Duo will be discontinued. The software giant has made known its commitment to roll […]

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This is my perfect Recent Apps screen idea that might never materialize

Over the years, we wrote several wishlists for One UI firmware updates, and lucky for us, some of the features that we wanted have become available in one form or another. In many cases, members of our community wished for similar software additions as us, which is always great but often unsurprising. Many of us […]

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Important privacy feature from Android 11 coming to older phones

Android 11 brought the auto-revoking permissions feature for the notorious apps that have not been used for a long, from accessing sensitive permissions granted by users. Till now this privacy option is only enabled for Android 11 and above devices. Now this useful privacy feature is going to trickle down to devices running on Android […]

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An Android 11 feature is coming to your Samsung phone… without Android 11

Google’s been making Android more secure with every major new release. One way Android keeps your data secure is through app permissions, with recent versions of the OS asking you to allow or deny an app from accessing device features such as camera or location the first time you install and run it so you […]

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Android 11 is now live for the unlocked Galaxy A20 in the USA

A little over two months have passed since the Galaxy A20 first began its journey towards the realm of Android 11, and Samsung has kept pushing the update to more markets since. Now the unlocked Galaxy A20 is finally getting Android 11 and a new security patch in the USA. Android 11 and One UI […]

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