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Samsung Android 5.1.1 Release: 10 Things to Know Now

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Samsung's New Security Update Policy

Samsung's New Security Update Policy

In response to Stagefright, Google and Samsung are making some changes to how their approach security. Now instead of lengthy waits for bug fixes, the two companies are going to roll out monthly security fixes to their devices

Samsung's still working out how it will all work but it did have this to say when it announced the policy change a few short days ago:

"Samsung is currently in conversation with carriers around the world to implement the new approach. In collaboration with carriers and partners, more details about the specific models and timelines will be released soon."

If Samsung gets this right, it will be a huge change for Android and some of its most popular smartphones and tablets.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. Mike McMonigle

    09/25/2015 at 11:02 am

    When will Android 5.5.1 be made available to Galaxy Tab S owners? I am having issues with screen mirroring which I have read, have been fixed in 5.1.1.

  2. Karen

    10/13/2015 at 5:37 pm

    I can’t get screen mirroring to work wit either only since the update to 5.1.1 I have a note 4

  3. MarkModel13

    11/06/2015 at 11:11 pm

    It killed my battery ! On my Galaxy Note 4 – I’ve just bought a brand new battery, it stays fot 2 days, aftrer 5.1.1 only 8 hours ! Horrible !

  4. Jesse G.

    12/28/2015 at 7:12 pm

    Same here. it kills the battery.

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