Android Stagefright May Lead To Better Updates

The Stagefright vulnerability is starting to look like it *may* be the impetus needed to start getting more regular, if not exactly timely updates for Android devices. Because of the way manufacturers and carriers customize Android for their products, it can take more time that one might thing to get updates out - when the updates are available at all. Not exactly Android's best aspect...
The likes of LG may well start to produce security updates 12 times a year, but how long will it be before they filter down to customers? Carriers will want to run their own tests and checks on updates that are produced, and with the problem of Android market fragmentation, this is something that could take some time. Some handset producers have the luxury of people able to push updates directly to handsets without the need to involve a middleman, but this is certainly not the norm.

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