Category: Mobile

You can now sign up to be a Starlink beta tester SpaceX now has over 500 Starlink low-earth orbit (LEO) internet satellites in orbit! As per SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, SpaceX needs about 400 Starlink satellites to provide minor coverage and 800 for moderate coverage. Well, with those 500+ satellites it seems that […]

WhatsApp was showing private user data in Google search WhatsApp has finally resolved an issue that caused the phone numbers of some of their users to appear in Google search results. Click to Chat, a feature that WhatsApp designed to help users communicate more readily, was at the base of the issue. This communication feature […]

Android users received a great Google Authenticator update While Google Authenticator for iOS was updated last year for adjustment to iPhone X screens, Android users have been waiting for more than three years for improvements. Well, after three years, the Google Authenticator app received a much needed update for Android. Thanks to the new update, […]

Earbuds and smartwatches could soon be charged wirelessly Thanks to the NFC (Near Field Communication) Forum, in the near future you may be able to buy a smartphone that can wirelessly charge small devices such as earbuds and smartwatches. The NFC Forum is responsible for near-field communications. They recently released the Wireless Charging Specification (WLC) […]

The Microsoft Surface 3 is here Microsoft has unveiled their newest addition to the Microsoft Surface family with the upcoming release of the Surface 3. Available since May 21, 2020, this detachable PC has arrived packed with updated features. Externally, the Surface 3 looks much the same as its previous version. There are two model […]

A tiny Facebook code change brought down several apps These days, most major apps include code that comes from Facebook. That code allows users to log in to dozens of websites with an easy click by choosing to “Log in with Facebook.” That small bit of code caused crashes to multiple iOS apps this month, […]

Microsoft hasn’t yet announced the Surface Go 2, but details have been leaked Expected to be officially announced in May 2020, the Surface Go 2’s details have been leaked a little early by excited insiders. The Surface Go 2 will feature thinner bezels and a larger 10.5 inch display. The overall size of the device […]

Instagram has rolled out DM access on the internet In January, Instagram began testing the preferences of a small group of users, as well as testing the functionality of web-based DMs. With the feedback Instagram received, they opted to update the web application in order to more closely mimic how DMs appear on the Instagram […]

People are connecting over the phone more than ever With many states on lockdown or practicing social distancing due to COVID-19, cell phone users are turning to phone calls to connect. Verizon reports that they are seeing an average of 800 million wireless calls daily on recent weekdays. That’s nearly twice the volume of calls […]

An unpatched Apple iOS bug could expose data There is a currently unpatched security vulnerability that is affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later. The bug prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from encrypting all traffic and can lead to some internet connections bypassing VPN encryption to expose the data of users, or to leak their IP addresses. […]