Top Android news of the week: 275 million vulnerable, Office Mobile, LG G5
This week in Android security experts told us that millions of devices are vulnerable to attack, we heard that the LG G5 is going to a small US carrier, and we got an impressive update to Office Mobile.
The newest flagship phone from LG is reportedly coming to a smaller carrier, US Cellular. The phone has a 5.3-inch display 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of storage. Rumors have the LG G5 priced by US Cellular for $636 off contract.
Microsoft Office Mobile received an update that has some helpful new features. Chief among them are the auto-save feature, so work will not be lost in a power outage or similar event. Real-time collaborative editing is now possible in some of the functions.
India gets Marshmallow for Galaxy Edge S6, S6 Edge, and S6 Edge 6+
Galaxy phone owners in India will be happy to find that Marshmallow is on the way. Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge, and S6 Edge + is getting them updated currently. It's not the latest Galaxy phone nor the latest version of Android but it's a step forward.
Hacking of Android devices seems to be always in the news, and security experts claim that over 275 million of them are vulnerable to hackers. Northbit has released a report that says the platform is vulnerable. Devices with older versions of Android are particularly vulnerable, as are Nexus devices running a stock ROM.