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Facebook Testing Face ID, Touch ID Locking For Messenger App
If you don’t like it when people use your phone and go through your messages, then here’s some potentially good news for you. Facebook appears to be testing out protecting its Messenger app with Face ID or Touch ID (depending on your device), meaning that you might be soon able to biometrically protect your messages from prying eyes.

Adobe’s Photoshop Camera Is Now Available For Free On iOS And Android
Back in November last year, Adobe announced that they were developing a new app called Photoshop Camera. For those who might have missed the announcement, basically this is a camera app that comes with a variety of lenses and filters that allows users to take all kinds of funky and interesting photos.

Google Duo Now Lets You Join Group Video Calls With A Link
If there was ever a reason why Zoom rose so quickly in terms of popularity, it is because of the ease of joining group video calls. Instead of requiring users to register an account, basically Zoom hosts could send participants a link and they could click on it and join the video call as a guest.

Pokemon GO Will Soon Let Friends Raid Together Remotely
Pokemon GO was originally designed to be a social game of sorts, where players were expected to go out and walk around and play with other players. However, due to the coronavirus pandemic, it forced players to stay at home. Niantic for the most part did a good job at implementing features that helped players play from home.

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Dropbox Appears To Be Testing A Password Manager Of Their Own
Password managers are incredibly useful tools as it not only helps users remember their passwords to a variety of websites, but some even help users generate strong passwords that will make it difficult for hackers to attempt to guess them. Right now some of the more popular options include 1Password and LastPass.

Telegram Introduces An Enhanced In-App Video Editor
Back in the early days of messaging apps on smartphones, if you wanted to edit a photo or video, you would have to do so outside the app. This can be a bit troublesome and adds unnecessary steps, but that has since changed. In fact, in the latest update to Telegram, the company has announced that its app will now come with an enhanced video editing tool.

Google’s Pixel Smartphones Get A New Personal Safety Check Feature
If you’re walking home late at night on a street that is empty, we imagine that some people might feel a bit wary and unsafe. The good news is that if you own a Pixel smartphone, Google has announced that its Personal Safety app, which previously debuted on the Pixel 4, will now be available on all Pixel devices.

Facebook Will Now Let Users Delete Their Posts In Bulk
If you’ve been using Facebook for many years, chances are you might have amassed a bunch of posts dating back several years. Safe to say that many of us have made posts that we might cringe when we look back at them today, but the problem is if you want to delete those posts, you would need to do so one-by-one.

How To Scan Documents With Your Phone
Need to quickly scan a document to send to someone but don’t have a scanner? Not to worry because this guide will show you how you can use your phone to scan documents and clean them up.

Facebook Launches New Voice Calling App CatchUp
Facebook Messenger already allows for voice calls, but it seems that Facebook is testing out a new app called CatchUp that will also allow users to make audio-only calls. So what’s the difference? Why would there be a need for a new and separate app? With CatchUp, there will be one main difference: users can show their availability.

Fortnite Will Run At 90 FPS On OnePlus 8 Phones
There are various ways gamers can improve themselves in the games they play. It could be hardware where having a more responsive keyboard or mouse can help, better audio, a faster computer, and so on. Frame rates have also been found to help improve your gaming experience, and soon OnePlus 8 owners might have an advantage.

Switzerland Will Be The First To Take Advantage Of Apple And Google’s Exposure Notification API
Apple and Google have recently released their Exposure Notification API to the public, and now the onus is pretty much on governments and app developers to take advantage of it, and it looks like we might have our first candidate. A team in Switzerland will be the first to release an app that will be using the Exposure Notification API.

Apple Could Replace Messages On Mac With The Version Designed For iOS Devices
Apple has in the past denied that they would be merging iOS and macOS together. However, what the company has done is that they have created a development tool known as Mac Catalyst that would make it easier for developers to port iOS apps onto the Mac, thus creating some kind unified app ecosystem.

WhatsApp Testing Using QR Codes To Add New Contacts
In the latest beta for WhatsApp, it appears that the company is now testing out a new feature for adding contacts where you can simply scan a QR code to add them to your WhatsApp contacts list. This is versus before where you would need to add the person’s phone number to your phone’s contact list before you could start chatting with them on WhatsApp.