has fixed a rather nasty bug introduced by bView, an Android OS feature that lets apps display webpages without kicking you to the browser.
has posted a new version in the ay Store, which promises the following fixes:
- Fixed inline video crash issues.
- Added workarounds for graphics driver bugs which were causing some devices to hang.
You can also get the update right away by grabbing it from A Mirror. Even if you didn’t experience any problems yourself, it’s wise to have the latest version.
The story behind the story: Moving bView to the ay Store gives the ability to update it right away, as it’s not able to push out Android system updates to non-Nexus devices. took some heat for a bView security flaw in older Android devices that don’t use the Chromium-based version of bView. Instead of issuing a patch, which would likely get stuck in the long Android update process controlled by carriers device manufacturers, it’s focused on making bView secure for the long-term by updating it in the ay Store.