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Android 11: Everything you need to know

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Android 11 is the latest edition of the Android operating system, this new OS is mainly focused on three users experience aspects – People, Controls for connected devices, and more privacy features for better security.

On June 10, Google officially launched the first beta of Android 11 and also revealed its features and improvements over Android 10. Check below for Android 11 Features and release date.

Android 11 Features:

  • Built-in screen recorder: Android 11 first Developer preview brings a built-in screen recorder.
  • Notification History: You can now check the history of your notifications, showing a recently dismissed section at the top followed by three notification and the time they came in. You’ll also have other new ways to compose messages, including new features to attach images right from the notification panel.
  • Dark Mode Scheduling: With Android 10, Google introduced a system-wide dark mode theme for its smartphones and now the company is going a step further by introducing Dark Mode scheduling on “Auto” and “Custom” timespans.
  • Bubbles: Debuted with Android 10, the Bubble feature now supports third-party messaging apps including Telegram and WhatsApp.
  • App pinning: Android 11 brings back the app pinning feature with up to 4 apps in default.
  • Mute notifications during video: Android 11 will let you mute notifications while you’re recording video.
  • One time permission: Android 11 lets you approve temporary access through one-time permission and apps will need to request permission again for the next access.
  • Airplane mode will no interrupt Bluetooth: Android 11, Bluetooth stays connected when the phone is on airplane mode.
  • Scrollable screenshots: Google will bring the scrollable screenshot option to Android in the upcoming builds.
  • Touch sensitivity: Android 11 brings the option that increases the sensitivity of your touchscreen in cases of using a screen protector.
  • More on Project Mainline: Project mainline gives users the ability to update parts of Android right through the Play Store. In Android 11, Google added 12 new updatable modules (parts), for a total of 22 modules that can be updated directly.

Android 11 Beta 1 Features:

June 11, 2020: Android 11 Beta 1 Feature

Android 11 Timeline, milestones, and updates:

Android 11 New Timeline

Android 11 timeline

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The Android 11 Developer Preview program runs from February 2020 until the final public release to Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and OEMs, planned for Q3 2020.

February: Developer Preview 1 – Early baseline build focused on developer feedback, with new features, APIs, and behavior changes.

March: Developer Preview 2 – Incremental update with additional features, APIs, and behavior changes.

April: Developer Preview 3 – Incremental update for stability and performance.

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May: Developer Preview 4 –  Incremental update for stability and performance.

June: Beta 1 – Initial beta-quality release, over-the-air update to early adopters who enroll in Android Beta.

July: Beta 2 – Platform Stability milestone. Final APIs and behaviors. Play publishing opens.

August: Beta 3 – Release candidate build.

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Q3: Final release – Android 11 release to AOSP and ecosystem.

Note: This article will be updated continuously.

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Hermit spyware is dangerous for Android and iOS: Google

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Google has started giving notifications to all Android and iOS global users for the new Hermit spyware attacks in Kazakhstan and Italy. The company states that the new Spyware attack is targeting the people of different countries. The name of this Spyware is Hermit Government Grade Spyware.

According to the latest report, Hermit Government Grade spyware use Government official to target the victims in the different countries and works on several modules. Apart from, Kazakhstan and Italy Hermit spyware is also spotted in Northern Syria. Hermit spyware is targeting iOS as well as Android users and its app for iOS carries six different harmful vulnerabilities two were unknown and were discovered recently.

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Hermit spyware use government official to operate and catch the victim in their traps. the several modules allow it to collect and control different types of victim information or data from the victim’s device such as:-

Calls logs, Photos, Emails, Messages, and Device location and redirect and record the ambient audio and phone calls.

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A harmful link is sent to the target user via “TEXT MESSAGE” for downloading the harmful applications from unknown sources. Google stated that it had notified all the infected users of Android and updated the Google Play Protect for other Andriod users which will now stop the harmful app from running in the background.

“Installing the downloaded APK requires the victim to enable installation of applications from unknown sources. Although the applications were never available in Google Play, we have notified the Android users of infected devices and implemented changes in Google Play Protect to protect all users.” wrote Google.

A recent report says that Hermit used the government officials for cutting the mobile data service from the network provider and then said to install the harmful app for restoring the data. Below you can check a screenshot of the app that prompts users to tap on the corresponding apps to fix their current app account-related issues and then begin an unknown background process to install and occupy an important pieces of information as mentioned above.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9T begins collecting June 2022 security update

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Xiaomi Redmi 9T June 2022 update

Xiaomi June 2022 security update is now taking its steps towards the entry-level Redmi 9T smartphones. The update is rolling out in Europe and Taiwan for the respective smartphone users through the OTA distribution.

So far, the Chinese manufacturer has pushed off the latest June 2022 security patch to many of its devices. Starting from the flagship models to reaching the entry levels, the company tried to cover all the devices with the latest improvement patches.

For the moment, Xiaomi Redmi 9T June 2022 security update is landing on the MIUI version V12.5.8.0.RJQEUXM and package size 2.8GB in Europe. Meanwhile, users residing in Taiwan are grabbing the June 2022 update with build number V12.5.4.0.RJQTWXM and package size 2.7GB.

Although the device is catching a fresh security patch. Yet, it is still running on the Android 11-based MIUI 12.5 system. Redmi 9T will get a major Android update or it has to rely on the same built is still a big question for its users.

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Xiaomi Redmi 9T June 2022 update

How to install the latest patch?

While the update is taking time to reach the compatible units. Users can try the manual way to install the new update to their device. Just run to the Settings menu, and select the About Phone section followed by the System Updates. Further, follow the on-screen norms to install the new patch.

Redmi 9T Specifications

The cost-effective smartphone that appears in four dashing colors, features an IPS LCD panel. With a 6.53-inch screen, it has a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels with 395 PPI pixel density. Besides, the device attaches a Snapdragon 662 processor and a 6000mAh battery.

On the optical side, the handset sports a quad-camera framework with a 48MP main shooter, an 8MP ultrawide lens, and a couple of 2MP macro and depth sensors. It further has a 8MP selfie camera at the top-center of the front screen.

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June 2022 OxygenOS 11 update rolling out for OnePlus Nord N100

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June 2022 update OnePlus Nord N100

OnePlus Nord N100 smartphone is receiving a new software update accompanying the latest June 2022 security patch. The update reports to bring improvements to the device functions and increase the stability of the mobile system.

The June 2022 security update for OnePlus Nord N100 is landing on the OxygenOS 11 interface in Europe and North America. However, the rollout is taking place in incremental batches. Hence, covering all eligible units in the respective regions will take some time.

According to the changelog, the update only installs the latest security patch. Still, the update is quite useful as it marks an end to several new bugs and vulnerabilities found in the last software build. Besides, the fresh patch provides better system security.

Users can check the changelog and other important information about the software, below.

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Software Info:

Latest Version

  • EU: 11.0.6.BE83BA
  • NA: 11.0.7.BE81AA

Changelog

System

  • [Updated] Android security patch to 2022.06

June 2022 update OnePlus Nord N100

How to Update?

Since the OTA update will take some time to reach all the smartphones, Users can check on the update by:

  • Heading to the Settings menu
  • Select the System option
  • Tap on the System Update
  • Follow the on-screen prompts
  • Select Download & Install option

OnePlus Nord N100

The 6.52-inch display smartphone features an IPS LCD panel with a refresh rate of 90Hz. Further, it sports a triple-lens structure that comprises a 13MP main snapper, a 2MP macro sensor, as well as a 2MP depth sensor. It has an 8MP selfie shooter at the top-right corner of the front screen.

The Midnight Frost look device packs a battery with a capacity of 5000mAh that gives a rapid charging of 18W and an octa-core Snapdragon 460 chipset with Adreno 610 GPU.

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