Tag Archive: Group


Here’s what you need to know about the WhatsApp group chat security flaw

Relax, nobody is going to be hacking your WhatsApp messages, at least not this way.

A lot of talk went down yesterday about a new way to exploit WhatsApp and bypass the end-to-end encryption the company likes to mention that it has whenever it can. I’ve seen tweets and comments that run the gamut from “it’s FUD” to talking about some backdoor that Facebook had installed.

The good news is that it’s neither. In fact, it’s not  [Read More…]

Lead Google Duo engineer teases group calls, web app, and more

Group calls in Duo might finally be a thing.

Although it still isn’t quite as popular as Apple FaceTime, Google Duo has quickly become one of the best video/audio calling apps around. Google’s pushed out regular updates to the app since its debut less than two years ago, and Duo’s lead engineer recently teased a few upcoming features we could see later in the year.

On January 9, Justin Uberti posted a Tweet promoting Duo video calls  [Read More…]

OnePlus 3 closed beta group now getting Android 8.0 Oreo

Good news for owners of the OnePlus 3 who are part of the closed beta group, as the Android 8.0 Oreo update has just started rolling out for their device. What about the OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 5 you might be wondering? They are expected to receive the latest Android update too very soon via […]

LastPass launching revamped family service with intuitive group features

Keep everything locked tight from the public but freely shareable in your family.

LastPass is set to seriously improve its “family” tier of service, adding tons of intuitive features that make it easy to manage family-focused data between multiple users. The new LastPass Families, which is coming later this summer, is a big improvement over its current “family” plan which is simply a cheap way to get multiple individual subscriptions for people  [Read More…]

Good things are coming to VR and mobile graphics from the Khronos Group

Open XR, WebGL 2.0, and glTF 2.0 aren’t just buzzwords — they’re new specifications to help beef up graphics rendering for smartphones, virtual reality headsets, and browsers.

There were a few exciting announcements to come out this week from the Khronos Group, the consortium behind the Vulkan API that helped your Galaxy S7 and Pixel soar despite graphics-heavy gameplay. As part of GDC 2017, the group announced several initiatives that will hopefully aid in standardizing 3D image  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger now lets you group video chat with up to 50 people

Not spending the holidays with your family this year? Facebook has just made it easier for you to stay in touch via a new feature that debuted in its popular Messenger app. Similar to Skype, Facebook is now allowing users to host Group Video Chats in Messenger. All you need to do is open a

AT&T buys Time Warner’s media group for $85.4 billion

AT&T Time Warner merger deal is reached, $ 85.4 billion in cash and stock will change hands if approved.

AT&T’s proposal to buy Time Warner, Inc’s media division for $ 85.4 billion is now final. Announced on the company’s press site, the deal settled at $ 107.50 per share and was half cash and half stock. This will give AT&T possession of cable networks such as CNN, TNT, and HBO as well as Warner Bros. film  [Read More…]

Project Fi introduces $15 Group Plans

Google has added group plans to it’s popular Project Fi wireless provider service. This means that you can easily add a line to your existing plan for a flat monthly rate, and no change in other pricing otherwise. Project Fi only charges you for the data you use, at $ 10 per GB per month on

WhatsApp now lets you easily tag people in group chats

WhatsApp beta has picked up an update to 2.16.272 that lets users tag people in group chats. To tag someone in a chat, just use the @ symbol and start typing out the contact’s name. You’ll see suggestions pop up as you start typing, and you can even tag multiple contacts in the same message if you like annoying several people at once. Even if the intended contact has that particular group chat muted, he or she will receive the  [Read More…]