In April of last year, the popular messaging app WhatsApp announced that all types of communication offered by the service would be secured with end-to-end encryption. However, as reported by The Guardian, right around the same time a cryptography and security researcher notified the developer, and Facebook, that a security bug made it possible for messages to be read not only by would-be attackers, but also by Facebook. The researcher is... Read more »
Encryption garnered plenty of attention over the last few months thanks to a lengthy battle between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and that battle won’t completely fade any time soon. Now WhatsApp is throwing its hat into the conversation as well. One of the most popular messaging platforms, with over one billion users, has just announced that all of its means of communication within the app is now secured with end-to-end... Read more »
WhatsApp is one of the most popular messaging platforms out there, and the service is reportedly adding a few new features that could make the service even better for frequent users, after bringing end-to-end encryption to the platform not too long ago. Now, according to a report from PhoneRadar, another update is coming down the pipe, and this one is focusing on even more ways to communicate. First up, the ability to record and send voice... Read more »
Outlook.com is getting the new improved Skype look. This state-of-the-art design which was revealed this week by Microsoft alters the contact list, message and video chat. All these icons will be moved to the right side of the app’s inbox. The private conversation as well as the group chats will all be seen on the right side of the screen. This will offer users easy access. Users can still add the video as well as the voice calls to their... Read more »
So, now I’m sitting here thinking Notti thoughts. No, not naughty, Notti, as in the portable desktop LED device you can use to provide a visual cue for new messages, notifications, and phone calls. Some of you may be asking, “Why not just answer the phone when your ringtone goes off?” The WITTI folks who make the Notti realized there are times and places you may not wish to use audio cues, so a small light is a good option. If... Read more »
SEOUL—In a sign that the battle for control of mobile messaging is heating up, the operator of South Korea’s dominant messaging app said Friday that it would acquire two of San Francisco-based Path Inc.’s services for an undisclosed amount. The move by Daum Kakao Corp., which itself was formed through a merger of Daum Communications Corp. and Kakao Corp. last year, marks the company’s boldest move yet to expand beyond its home market. The... Read more »
Facebook is one of the most popular social media networks out there. It is the place where you can quickly connect with friends and families, share photos and funny memes, watch videos, send and receive messages, and do much more. While you can watch many different types of videos on Facebook, ranging from funny clips to movie trailers, one of the major drawbacks is that you cannot download them to your iPhone. Facebook might never bring video... Read more »
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