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PSA: If you use ShareIt on Android, you should probably look for alternatives

If you're using the ShareIt app on your phone, you may want to uninstall it right away. Cybersecurity giant Trend Micro has discovered glaring security vulnerabilities in the file-sharing app that can be "abused to leak a user's sensitive data and execute arbitrary code with ShareIt permissions." In a report on the matter, Trend Micro has...

PSA: If you use NoxPlayer to play Android games on PC, you should read this

NoxPlayer users beware. A hacker group has gained access to the Android emulator's server infrastructure and has pushed malware to a few users in Asia. Slovak security firm ESET recently discovered the attack, and it has advised affected NoxPlayer users to reinstall the emulator to remove the malware from their systems. For the unaware, NoxPlayer is...

Most Xiaomi devices (except Poco F1) still facing long bootloader unlock waiting times

2018 is, unfortunately, turning out to be the year when once developer friendly smartphone manufacturers decided to lock users out of their own devices. It was not that long ago that Huawei moved to block users from unlocking the bootloader on any of the company's devices. While Xiaomi hasn't fully stopped users from unlocking the bootloader on...

PSA: Google Assistant says it’s “Offline” when you’re on a VPN, but everything still works

Google Assistant is one of the most advertised features for the new Google Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, although there are ways to enable it on non-Pixel Nougat devices as well as on non-Nougat devices. Although Google has currently restricted official compatibility to a very small subset of Android devices, you can still get full use...