Google Fixing Long-Standing Android SMS Bug
Jan 5, 2011, 5:13 PM by Philip Berne
In an update on the Google Android bug tracker site, Google has acknowledged the issues surrounding the apparent SMS text messaging bug in Android device. Google claims the problem is actually two distinct issues, one of which has to do with how the message is displayed, and the other with how the message is delivered. Google says it has fixes for both issues. Presumably, pure Google devices like the two Nexus phones will receive a fix over-the-air, while carrier- and manufacturer-tweaked phones will need to wait for updates from the respective parties involved.
Google Pushes Minor Update to Android O Beta
Google today distributed a bug-fixing update to the Android O beta. The small patch, weighing it at about 55 MB, is meant to smooth out some performance issues present in the initial build.
Google's Pixel and Nexus Phones Catch Security, Dream VR Updates
Google today delivered minor system updates to its Pixel and Nexus devices. The factory images made available from Google for the Pixel and Nexus handsets bring back the "check for update" button within the system settings.
Google Sends Security Patch to Pixel Phones
Google has sent a fresh security patch to the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL handsets. Google says the update "fixes critical bugs and improves the performance and stability" of the Pixel smartphones.
Google's April Security Update for Android Now Live
Google today highlighted its April security patch, which is first being delivered to Nexus smartphones and tablets. The patch resolves 29 issues, of which eight are considered critical.
Nexus 6 Earns Android 7.1.1 from Google
Google this week said the Nexus 6 smartphone from Motorola should receive the Android 7.1.1 update in the days ahead. The updated system software installs the new app shortcuts, round app icons, the image-enabled keyboard with new emoji, and various bug fixes.