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Spruce up your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL with a fresh coat of LineageOS 18.1

Spruce up your Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL with a fresh coat of LineageOS 18.1

Custom ROMs are the saviors of old Android phones. Google's Pixels get quite a lot of after-release support, but with the Pixel 2 series hitting end-of-life back in December, the writing is on the wall for the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. So if you're ready to say goodbye to official software updates a little early, why not hop on the Lineage train?

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[Update: OmniROM too] LineageOS beats Google to the punch, fixes 'KRACK' WPA2 vulnerability in Android

[Update: OmniROM too] LineageOS beats Google to the punch, fixes 'KRACK' WPA2 vulnerability in Android

Yesterday, security researchers published a paper on 'KRACK,' a security vulnerability in the WPA2 Wi-Fi protocol. I won't re-explain how it works here (click the above link if you want to learn more), but almost every modern operating system and device that can connect to Wi-Fi is affected. This includes Android, and if you're running Marshmallow or later, you're especially vulnerable.

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