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WhatsApp Exploit Could Reveal Who You Could Be Talking To

10/11/2017, The messenger app WhatsApp comes with a feature that lets you know when someone is online or the last time that person was online. However it also seems that this particular feature could be used to stalk someone where you could potentially find out what...

OnePlus Found Collecting Identifiable Analytics Data From Its Users

10/10/2017, Collecting data on how someone uses a piece of hardware or software is important if companies and developers are trying to figure out what works and what doesn’t, like what kind of problems users might be running into, whether or not things like battery...

How to turn OFF OK Google on your phone

10/10/2017, The “OK, Google” voice-search can makes things easier/faster because it may be faster than typing in a long search term. You can perform a lot of things with the help of Google’s voice search functionality (call contacts, set the alarm,...

Apple Reportedly Allowed Uber To Record Your iPhone’s Screen

10/06/2017, If you’re hoping for your app to be approved by either Apple or Google, there are quite a few strict guidelines you have to follow to ensure that your app does what it says it does. This is to prevent apps and developers from trying to do sneaky things...

Mattel Cancels Their AI-Powered Speakers Over Privacy Concerns

10/06/2017, With companies like Amazon showing that there is a demand for smart speakers, it did not come as a surprise to see other companies follow suit. In fact earlier this year Mattel announced that they would be launching a smart speaker of their own aimed at...

DJI’s ‘Privacy Mode’ Now Available To Drone Owners

10/02/2017, Back in August, drone maker DJI announced that they will be introducing a new privacy mode for their drones. Basically what this meant is that drone owners could operate their drones without data being transferred back to DJI’s servers, so for those...

FBI Not Required To Disclose iPhone Unlocking Details

10/01/2017, As you might have heard, there was some fuss not too long ago about how the FBI requested Apple’s help in unlocking an iPhone belonging to one of the terrorists in the San Bernardino case. Apple did not oblige the FBI’s request which led to the FBI...

Apple Publishes Whitepaper On Its Face ID Technology

09/28/2017, Apple’s new iPhone X is taking a huge gamble by choosing to implement a new security feature in the form of Face ID. Apple isn’t just introducing a new security system, but they’ve also removed an existing security system with Touch ID, one that has...

Safari 11 Released For macOS Sierra And El Capitan Devices

09/20/2017, About a week ago Apple confirmed that its next OS update, macOS High Sierra, would be released to Mac users on the 25th of September. One of the features of macOS High Sierra would be a new version of Safari, but the good news is that if you wanted to...

Apple Says Face ID Can Be Disabled In Emergency Situations

09/15/2017, There are many burning questions that many have about the new Face ID security feature found on Apple’s new iPhone X. Many of these questions will most likely be answered when the phone is released and people have had more time to play around with it,...