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Epic 4G and Epic 4G Touch have new kernel source available, look for OTAs soon

Epic 4G and Epic 4G Touch have new kernel source available, look for OTAs soon

Jerry Hildenbrand 13

Both the Samsung Epic 4G and the Samsung Epic 4G Touch have new kernel source up at Samsung's open source portal.  The Original Epic 4G has the kernel and other open-source bits for update version EL30 ready to download, and the Epic 4G Touch has the same for version EL29.   Usually when we see source code up for grabs at Samsung, it's soon followed by an OTA update.  We've heard rumors...

Older phones running custom Android firmware from Moto, HTC, and Samsung have major security issues, say N.C. State researchers

Older phones running custom Android firmware from Moto, HTC, and Samsung have major security issues, say N.C. State researchers

Jerry Hildenbrand 28

Researchers at N.C. State University have performed a study of eight Android phones (HTC's Legend, EVO 4G, and Wildfire S; Motorola's Droid and Droid X; Samsung's Epic 4G; and the Nexus One and Nexus S from Google) and found more potentially disturbing information.  While the Nexus phones and OG Droid (phones that run stock Android) had one minor security issue, namely a code bug in the...

Epic 4G Gingerbread update moving along nicely -- EE19 is now in the works

Epic 4G Gingerbread update moving along nicely -- EE19 is now in the works

Jerry Hildenbrand 28

It's not just the international versions of the Samsung Galaxy S phones that have some serious Gingerbread cooking -- Samsung and Sprint are hard at work getting a Gingerbread build for the Epic 4G ready for roll-out.  Case in point -- Android Central forums member qbking77 shows us a link to the latest entry in the testing process, dated May 19, at Sprint's website.  Of course we'd all...