WhatsApp Discovered to Have Security Bug That Can Expose Messages (Updated)

WhatsApp Discovered to Have Security Bug That Can Expose Messages (Updated)

…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 Tobias Boe…

WhatsApp Adds End-to-End Encryption for All Types of Communication

WhatsApp Adds End-to-End Encryption for All Types of Communication

…saging 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 encryption. That means if you send a message, make a phone call, send a photo or video, it will be locked down from access by anyone else other than you and the person you are talking to. With end-to-end encryption in place, not even WhatsApp can access your conversations, as long as you’re using th…

WhatsApp Reportedly Adding Voice Mail, Call Back Features; Ability to Send ZIP Files

WhatsApp Reportedly Adding Voice Mail, Call Back Features; Ability to Send ZIP Files

…ter an unknown amount of time. WhatsApp already supports sending a variety of file types, including PDF, DOCX, VCF, and others, and now it looks like the app will soon support sending ZIP files as well. Another feature is the ability to immediately call back someone that had just called you. You’ll apparently be able to access the call back option from a missed call without actually launching into the app first, which should make it easily accessi…

Skype for Outlook Free Download Receives Brand New Design

Skype for Outlook Free Download Receives Brand New Design

…a video chat app, but also as a useful messaging service & platform. Other types of IM app such as Viber and WhatsApp have been well-received, especially on mobile phones. By revamping the UI for Outlook.com, all of you who are using Microsoft’s emailing service may actually count on this messaging app. The company has also implemented other types of changes to Skype for iPhone gizmos and for Mac. Those who use Mac can notice the new improved chat…

NOTTI Bluetooth Smart Light review

NOTTI Bluetooth Smart Light review

…the display color and light level, the color code scheme for the different types of messages you get, etc. The app can differentiate alert types, including phone, message, mail, Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp, WeChat, Messenger, QQ, Skype, Instagram, and more. To turn the hardware on, simply tap and hold the “W” button on the front for about 3 seconds (this is also the procedure to turn it off). Once the light is on, a quick tap on the button will pu…

Daum Kakao to Buy Path ’s Social Media Services

Daum Kakao to Buy Path ’s Social Media Services

…obile users and keep them online to sell them ads, virtual goods and other types of services. The deal, which includes Path’s eponymous social network and its mobile messaging app Path Talk, will add 10 million monthly active users to Daum Kakao’s existing roster of 48 million users—four-fifths of which are in South Korea. Path was founded in 2010 by former Facebook Inc. executive Dave Morin as a way to share photos and messages with close friends…

How to Download Facebook Videos to Your iPhone’s Camera Roll [No Jailbreak Required]

How to Download Facebook Videos to Your iPhone’s Camera Roll [No Jailbreak Required]

…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 downloading capability to its platform, but there is actually a workaround to bypass this restriction without even having to jailbreak. There are third-party web browsers on the App Store that a…