Posts Tagged ‘Samsung Galaxy Nexus’

Nexus smartphones vulnerable to reboot or inability to connect to the internet via SMS attack

December 1 | Posted by sarah | Phone News Tags: , , , , , ,

Nexus smartphones are vulnerable to reboot or the inability to connect to the internet via SMS attacks. PCWorld reports, “Attackers could force phones from Google’s Nexus line to reboot or fail to connect to the mobile Internet service by sending a large number of special SMS messages to them. “The issue was discovered by Bogdan Alecu, a system administrator at Dutch IT... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners petition Google to update handset to Android 4.4 KitKat

November 5 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus are petitioning Google to allow the handset to be updated to Android 4.4 (KitKat), after the search giant announced that the handset would not be getting the update. The petition reads: Google released the new Android 4.4 “Kitkat” today. Explaining the phone will consume even less RAM (Memory) then the previous versions, you might expect them... Read more

Android 4.2.2 fixes random restart bug for most Google Nexus 4 handsets, but not all

February 19 | Posted by nadine | OS News Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Last week, the Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) update rolled out to the Google Nexus 4, Google Nexus 7, Google Nexus 10, and Samsung Galaxy Nexus. The update has fixed the random restart bug affecting the new Nexus device made by LG. Unfortunately, occasional crashes have been reported. Version 4.2.1 affected users when it suddenly restarted devices without warning. Most Nexus device... Read more