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Your old Android phone is getting better about keeping you safe from barely-used apps

Your old Android phone is getting better about keeping you safe from barely-used apps

Google is alerting app developers to some big coding changes ahead of the planned expansion of Android's permission auto-reset policy. This means more users will have permissions they've granted to apps automatically revoked starting in December. Here's what you need to know as a consumer.

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TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

TeamWin updates TWRP to 3.5.1, Android 11 support coming soon

The evergreen TeamWin Recovery Project received a sizable update to 3.5 back in December. Late last night they posted 3.5.1, which they're calling a "mini release," waiting for full support for Android 11. Most of the changes are housekeeping and small support additions, now split into two branches for Android 9 and 10.

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Asus says the 2018 ROG Phone will stay on 2018's Android Pie

Asus says the 2018 ROG Phone will stay on 2018's Android Pie

Asus has a mixed history with software support, but more often than not, the company slips behind on keeping its phones updated. The original ROG Phone was released in late 2018 with Android 8.1, a few months before Android 9 Pie became available, and finally received Pie a year later. Now it seems the gaming flagship will stay on the outdated OS.

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A 'customizable' phone is coming to India, courtesy of Lava

A 'customizable' phone is coming to India, courtesy of Lava

Smartphones, for a lot of us, are the most important tools that we use on a day-to-day basis, and it's definitely great to be able to buy one that perfectly suits our needs. This is precisely why smartphone companies offer several variants of each smartphone — to make sure everyone has something to choose from. Taking this one step further is Indian smartphone brand Lava, whose new smartphone can be customized according to your needs.

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T-Mobile Galaxy Tab A 8.0 receives Android 10, just in time for Android 11

T-Mobile Galaxy Tab A 8.0 receives Android 10, just in time for Android 11

Android 11 is on the horizon, but there are still plenty of phones and tablets that need an upgrade to Android 10. Samsung has been ramping up its rollout on tablets, as most versions of the Tab S5e and Tab S6 now have Android 10, and the company's cheaper tablets are next in line for the update.

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OxygenOS 10.3.6 arrives for the OnePlus 6 and 6T

OxygenOS 10.3.6 arrives for the OnePlus 6 and 6T

OnePlus is currently rolling out its first update to the OnePlus 6 and 6T since July, and users are rightly a little annoyed that it's taken so long. That means three months without the latest security patches, and if you're expecting a sizeable update with exciting new features, sadly this isn't it.

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With Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 receiving Android 10, HMD Global is completing its update queue

With Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 receiving Android 10, HMD Global is completing its update queue

The Nokia 3.1 and 5.1 supposed to receive Android 10 this spring, but one thing led to another because it's 2020 and the phone never got the upgrade. That is, until now.

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LG Stylo 5 finally receives Android 10 on Verizon

LG Stylo 5 finally receives Android 10 on Verizon

LG's Stylo 5 launched almost a year ago with Android Pie. When we reviewed it, we noted the device had good design and amazing battery life, but its prospects for software updates were unclear due to LG's history. While the future's still far from certain, we're happy to see that LG is finally getting around to giving the phone a major refresh, with the company starting to turn the Stylo 5's Android 10 update loose on the wild.

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Android 10 (Go edition) is rolling out to the Nokia 2.1

Android 10 (Go edition) is rolling out to the Nokia 2.1

The Nokia 2.1 is nearly three generations old now, with the 2.4 rumored to debut in just a couple of days, but this budget phone from 2018 is still getting updates. The 2.1 is starting to receive the Android 10 (Go edition) update, with ten Asian markets getting it first.

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