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WhatsApp News: Security Flaw, Revealed By Exclusive Investigation

It’s been just revealed by Deutsche Welle that WhatsApp has a security flaw, according to a new investigation. It seems that links to private WhatsApp groups can be easily found online, and this happens despite the public outrage, which has led the company to change its stance and remove them from Google as well. Despite the removal, it seems that there are still available Internet archives that are still storing data, according to the latest info coming from security researcher Lav Kumar. Internet archives storing data are available online  He…

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Pixel Launcher: New Features are Being Tested on Android 11

Google is currently testing the Pixel Launcher in Android 11 on some app overviews, hiding certain application suggestions, and more. The launcher is a pre-installed app on Google Pixel devices, and it hardly sees any updates. The launcher doesn’t pack as many features as other third-party options, such as Lawnchair, Nova Launcher, and so on, but its minimalist design has made it incredibly popular. The app usually receives new features when Google launches a new Pixel device or a significant Android update, but the first Android 11 Developer Preview has…

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Android 11 Could Come With Some Impressive Gesture Features

The Developer Preview of Android 11 keeps unveiling brand new functionalities that Google has stored for its mobile OS. These features include a new gesture that allows users to double-tap the back of their Pixel smartphone in order to open apps and actions. The feature is not completely enabled as of yet but has been noticed in the Android 11 code by XDA Developers. Similar to any other feature in the Developer Preview; it may get adjusted or even entirely removed before the software is ready and officially launched. Allegedly, ‘Columbus’…

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WhatsApp Privacy Flaw Made Google To Index Group Chats

A Twitter user identified something quite intriguing recently. Google is supposedly recording WhatsApp group chats’ links, meaning our private group chats could be more discoverable. So, any invitation to WhatsApp group chats is recorded by Google, according to Motherboard. Also, Jordan Wildon, a journalist, detailed on its last Twitter post that he found how the messaging app’s “Invite to Group Link” option allows Google to record groups, turning them as available on the Internet. Such a thing happens because the links are shared outside the app’s secure private chat service.…

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Google Confirms Change Made To Google Play Store

Back in December, The New York Times reported that a popular messaging app that’s called ToTok was actually a spying tool that’s been used by the government of the United Arab Emirates to track users; conversations, social connections, and location as well. This app has been removed at the end of 2019 and the tech giant investigated and reinstated the app in January. The app was removed once again  Now, Google confirmed that the app mentioned above has been removed once again but did not offer the reasons why. TechCrunch…

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Android 11 Leaked on Google’s Developer Preview Page

Android 11 might take a while until it reaches your handset, but Google seems to be a lot faster in developing the upcoming version. As a recent leak resurfaces, we find out the company’s new plans. Android 11 was spotted on Google’s Developer Preview Page online, fueling speculations that a developer creation might be imminent. But, as things can’t always be so accessible, we still have to wait a lot for some details to be clarified. As spotted recently by Android Police, Google’s Android Developer page was modified to bring…

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Google Introduces Emoji Mashup Stickers on Android, Exclusive to Gboard

Google introduced a fantastic emoji mashup exclusive for Android to Gboard recently. Users can now enjoy the vast collection of emoji from a ghost cowboy to any other emotion at your choice for your preferred emoji. The options are endless thanks to such an upgrade. Also, Google brought a few extra features, with a collection of stickers that mix two existing emoji to make one with a much more appeal and a certain vibe. The upgrade has been dubbed “Emoji Kitchen” by Google and is perfect for the moments when…

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Google Maps Instructed a Man to Cross Frozen River in Which He Fell

Google Maps is used by most people, and it is considered one of the most reliable navigation applications out there. The tech giant behind the app had released new updates in order to make the service more precise, and it keeps implementing more tweaks. The logo of Google Maps has also been changed, and new adjustments of the user interface have been observed. However, after Google rolled out the most recent update, users have reported some glitches. One user said that the app drove him to cross a frozen river,…

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Google Pixel 4a is Most Definitely a 4G Phone

Numerous rumors about the Google Pixel 4a have been seen and heard, but probably most of them are going to remain simple speculations. Among the most peculiar references about Google‘s Pixel 4a that surfaced on the web lately was speculation claiming that it could come with 5G support. This particular rumor was a rather weird speculation if we take into consideration the fact that the mobile phone is created to be a cheaper version of the 5G device. However, a new leak has now completely dismissed the 5G rumor. These…

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Three Best Methods to Transfer Media From Android to Mac in 2020

As it introduced the 2016 MacBook series, Apple removed the usual ports of the device and replaced them with a Thunderbolt 3-enabled USB​ Type-C port. Now, all the new Mac devices pack USB Type-C ports rather than the standard USB, HDMI, and charging ports. While it does a great job when it comes to uniformity, the change came with some annoying things, especially when transferring files from Android. Most Android devices pack USB Type-A to Type-C cables. However, when trying to transfer content from Android to a Mac device, what…

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