Tag Archive: Keys

Telegram is being ordered by Russia to hand over user encryption keys

Telegram will appeal the new ruling, but this still isn’t a good sign.

Telegram, the ultra-popular messaging app that’s most well-known for user security and privacy, may have to hand over its user’s encryption keys to the Russian government. It was reported on March 20 that Telegram had lost an appeal in court against Russia’s Federal Security Service (the spiritual successor to the KGB) which is asking for encryption keys as a result of President Vladimir Putin wanting access  [Read More…]

Never waste your time looking for keys again with this $42 5-pack of TrackR Pixel tracking devices

How much time have you wasted in your life shuffling around your home looking for your keys? Never again!

These TrackR pixel 5-pack Bluetooth tracking devices are down to $ 42.29 on Amazon. These trackers normally sell for $ 75. They dropped to $ 50 for the Black Friday shopping season, but that was the lowest they’ve ever gone before this deal.

There are a couple of other packs on sale, but they are either out of stock (you  [Read More…]

Google ‘Ultra Pixel’ phone rumored to ditch navigation keys, have dual cameras, and more

According to a new rumor, the Google Ultra Pixel will feature dual-cameras, a new kind of fingerprint scanner, and get rid of Android’s navigation buttons.

Google’s Pixel 2 event next Wednesday will be here before we know it, and alongside the highly anticipated Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, we’re also expecting Google to show off a Home Mini, and Pixelbook to go alongside its latest flagship smartphones. However, according to a new rumor that just popped up, Google  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 update gets rid of the black navigation bar, lets you auto-hide nav keys

Galaxy S8 picks up a slew of new features in latest update, but not all of them are great.

The Galaxy S8 and S8+ are receiving an update that brings the June 1, 2017 security patch along with several UI tweaks. There’s now an icon to the left of the navigation bar that lets you auto-hide the navigation keys when you’re in an app. allowing you to make full use of that 18.5:9 panel. You can toggle it with  [Read More…]

Galaxy S8 could have pressure-sensitive on-screen keys

Report from Korea suggests GS8’s virtual home key will be pressure-sensitive — and the Note 8 may take things even further.

Tucked away in an iPhone-related report from Korean outlet The Investor are a few interesting details about how Samsung will handle the transition from physical buttons to virtual keys in its own upcoming flagship. The site reports that, as the sole supplier of OLED panels for the iPhone 8, Samsung Display is working on integrating a sensor for  [Read More…]

Save 66% on Kerbal Space Program Steam keys (Deal of the Day)

Every so often we highlight products and services that fall outside of the scope of Android and mobile devices. Today is one of those situations as our Deal of the Day relates to Steam and a specific, yet popular, title. Available for only $ 13.59 right now, you can get yourself a license to Kerbal Space

Let’s talk about the Pixel’s crazy new on-screen keys

Android’s on-screen buttons get a big overhaul as part of the new Google UI on the Pixel phones. So let’s take a look at what’s new, and revisit what’s come before.

So the first proper render of one of the new Google Pixel phones has leaked out, and with it we’re getting a look at some new UI tweaks in that device’s software. The Pixel phones put the Google brand front and center, and so we’re seeing some significant  [Read More…]

Latest HTC 10 teaser shows capacitive keys on the ‘fastest and smoothest Android’

The latest HTC 10 teaser shows off the capacitive keys on the bottom of the phone. HTC is set to debut the phone officially on April 12, and has been teasing different aspects of it using the hashtag #powerof10. The company has already teased the speakers, cameras and more of the phone, and the latest tweet puts the emphasis on the performance.

Not all phones are created equal. The fastest and smoothest Android. You’ll  [Read More…]

Dropbox adds support for USB security keys when using Chrome

Dropbox has announced that it will now offer support for USB security keys for logging in via the service’s website. Dropbox already supports two-factor authentication for its site and apps sending one-time codes either through SMS or authenticator apps. USB keys, also known as Universal 2nd Factor or U2F, add a new, physical dimension to securing your Dropbox account.

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KeySmart 2.0: A better way to manage your keys, $16.99

There are often times when I feel like an old prison guard with a huge loop of keys at the hip weighing me down from one side. If you’re anything like me, you’ve got more keys than you’d care for but can’t quite leave the house without all of them. This means carrying around a hunk of jingling metal everywhere you go. It can be quite embarrassing trying to go for a jog when you alarm every fellow runner you approach  [Read More…]