Meta is testing out end-to-end encryption for Facebook Messenger

Similar to Meta-owned WhatsApp, the company’s other main endeavour, Facebook Messenger, is poised to soon transition to end-to-end encryption by default. The company is currently testing out the privacy feature on Messenger, as announced in a recent press release. If end-to-end encryption were to roll out for Messenger, only the sender of the message and … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Watch 5: Everything New, From Better Battery to Skin Temperature Sensors

what’s happening Samsung’s newest watches, the Galaxy Watch 5 and Watch 5 Pro, are arriving Aug. 26. They feature better battery life and skin temperature sensors, and promise more durability. Why it matters Last year’s Samsung watch was the debut of Google’s new Wear OS, and smartwatches are in search of better battery life. But … Read more

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

Photo: rafapress (Shutterstock) with iOS 16Apple is bringing even more privacy-focused features to your iPhone. We’ve already discussed Lockdown Modewhich protects your data when you suspect you may be targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack. Not exactly a universal use case—but another new feature, Safety Check, can benefit anyone with an iPhone. It lets you … Read more

Telegram founder blames Apple for holding back a major update

An upcoming Telegram update has been stuck in Apple’s app review for two weeks “without explanation,” according to a Telegram post from CEO and founder Pavel Durov (via MacRumors). He claims that the update is “about to revolutionize how people express themselves in messaging” but it hasn’t yet been approved. Durov discussed the unexplained holdup … Read more

Random: Wait, Was That A Nintendo Ultra Hand In The Splatoon 3 Direct?

Image: Nintendo The Splatoon 3 Direct was full of juicy info to get us ready for the upcoming squid shooter sequel, which will be released on September 9th. But like all good Nintendo fans, we weren’t watching the Direct just for the game updates, oh no, we were also on the hunt for Nintendo Easter … Read more