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Xiaomi Mi A1 Update Gets August Android Security Patch, Other Improvements

Xiaomi Mi A1, the Chinese phone maker’s first Android One-based smartphone, has started receiving a software update that includes the August 2018 Android security patch. While the update is rolling out over-the-air (OTA), users can also flash the Fastboot ROM. As per the changelog, the August 2018 security update improves security and comes with some bug fixes. The update also… Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Gets August Android Security Patch via Software Update

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has received a new software update that brings the August 2018 Android security patch. The update is rolling out in batches as a firmware-over-the-air (FOTA) package. Notably, the latest update comes weeks after Asus started selling the ZenFone Max Pro M1 6GB RAM variant in India. While the 3GB RAM version of the ZenFone Max Pro M1 comes… Read More »

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 Gets Face Unlock, April Security Patch, and More With OTA Update

Asus ZenFone Max Pro M1 has received its first major update just 10 days after its launch in India. In the new update that’s rolling out to the ZenFone Max Pro M1, Asushas introduced its Face Recognition feature, alongside improvements in battery, camera, fingerprint sensor, and gyroscope. It also brings the Android security patch for April 2018. The ZenFone Max Pro… Read More »

Microsoft Suspends AMD Spectre and Meltdown Patch Rollout After Complaints of Unbootable PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Users of PCs with certain AMD CPUs reported freezing at bootup Microsoft blames AMD for providing inaccurate documentation The two companies are working together to resolve the problems Following multiple user complaints that of PCs with AMD processors were freezing while booting after the installation of Microsoft Windows security patches, the software giant has announced that it has suspended the delivery of specific… Read More »

Windows Update borks elderly printers in typical Patch Tuesday style

icrosoft’s latest batch of software updates for Windows has been blamed for a mysterious ailment befalling some poor old Epson dot-matrix printers. Reg readers let us know that, after installing this week’s Patch Tuesday payload from Redmond, their Windows boxes no longer work with Epson’s dot matrix printers (which are still a thing, apparently, especially among those working with… Read More »

Windows 10 UPDATE – Microsoft planning BIG new patch full of great features

Windows 10 users will get a new Creators Update, available to download in September Testing has begun for the upcoming Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, ahead of a planned September 2017 release date for the big patch. Fast Ring Insider testers received the update to download in the past few days and have been trying out the new features… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ Reportedly Receiving Its First Update, Includes April Security Patch

While Samsung’s latest flagship Galaxy S8+ smartphone will get its release in several regions across the globe on Friday, the company has reportedly started rolling out the first update for the device already. While this first update doesn’t bring any interesting new features ahead of release, it does contain April 2017 security update that fixes several vulnerabilities associated… Read More »