Firmware updates for Android devices typically bring new features, the latest security patches, bug fixes, and much more. But for owners of the Life One X2 from Blu, the OTA update rolling out right now is locking them out of the handset and has made it impossible to recover any of their data…
blu Stories November 28, 2017
blu Stories August 30, 2017
Blu Vivo 8: Android 7.0 Nougat, fingerprint scanner, and a 4,010 mAh battery for just $299
Blu’s been making affordable Android phones for a few years now, and following a misstep with Amazon earlier this month, the company has announced its latest smartphone — the Blu Vivo 8. The Vivo 8 won’t knock your socks off, but the features and specs it offers are quite impressive for its price.
blu Stories August 5, 2017
Blu phones are back on Amazon following a ‘false alarm’
At the beginning of last week, Amazon removed Blu smartphones from its website following the finding of a “potential security issue.” However, after a little less than a week since this announcement was made, all appears to be well once again.
blu Stories July 31, 2017
blu Stories December 18, 2016
The $50 BLU R1 HD is back on sale at Amazon just in time for the holidays
Earlier this year, Amazon and BLU revealed the first “Prime-Exclusive” Android smartphone, the BLU R1 HD. The metal/glass budget smartphone turned heads earlier this year with its outstanding price point, but after some controversial software was discovered on the device, it was pulled off the market. Now, it’s back.
blu Stories November 15, 2016
There are a lot of fantastic budget smartphones on the market today, but there are always concerns with smartphones that are super cheap. One of those is security, an increasingly important part of any smartphone. Now security firm Kryptowire has uncovered an alleged backdoor hidden within some budget Android smartphones.