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ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) firmware update to 14.02.1806.62

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus June firmware update is ready. It has a version number 14.02.1806.62 which is only one build higher than the firmware version from May. This leads me to believe there will be no large changes or improvements, maybe just updated security patches. I think we definitely won’t see the upgrade to Android 8 Oreo, which was promised… Read more »

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Battery drain fix

Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) was and still is marketed as “The Battery King” by Asus. One reason for this is that the battery is huge at 4130 mAh and the other other is claimed standby time “up to 26 days”. Asus is even marketing to use the ZenFone M1 to reverse charge other phones when they run out of… Read more »

ASUS ZenFone Max Plus (M1) Patch level analysis on firmware 14.02.1805.61

I have been testing my Asus ZenFone Max Plus (M1) for security patches for three months now since the Snoopsnitch tool has been released. I have repeated the same test with every new build of firmware that Asus has sent over the air and I have also reported my findings in the official forum. Today I have tried the analysis… Read more »