Wednesday Poll: Is Your Phone Rooted?

We have asked this question before, but as time has gone by, it’s safe to say that rooted users have become the minority. That wasn’t always the case, but with phones and the Android OS performing and behaving much better, the needs for rooting aren’t as dire. Back in the day, you’d need to run custom kernel […]

Samsung Will Reveal “Very Soon” the Root Cause of the Note 7 Battery Issue

This afternoon, during their official press event for CES 2017, Samsung took the stage for the first time since the Galaxy Note 7 recall. Their opening remarks addressed the recall directly, noting how “challenging” the past year has been. Samsung Electronics America president Tim Baxter also suggested that the company is close to revealing the cause […]

BlackBerry Taking Quadrooter Vulnerability Seriously, Releasing Patch for Priv and DTEK50

Quadrooter, the malware potentially affecting millions of Snapdragon-powered smartphones, is still in the news. With the issue discovered, OEMs and Google are beginning to patch the problem, with BlackBerry taking the lead to protect its device purchasers. According to a post from BlackBerry, those who purchased either a Priv or DTEK50 smartphone from the company’s […]