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WhatsApp could soon let Android users send ‘self-destructing’ messages

The “Delete Messages” feature was previously named “Disappearing Messages.”

What you need to know The latest WhatsApp beta version for Android includes a new “Delete Messages” feature. Currently under development, the feature will allow users to send messages that will automatically be deleted after a set period of time. Since it hasn’t been enabled yet, you will not be able to try out the feature even if you install the latest WhatsApp beta on your phone.

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The discounted Pixel 3 could be Black Friday’s best phone deal

Don’t look down on a year-old Pixel; there’s a lot of value to be found here.

If you’re feeling like the Pixel 4 (in particular) and Pixel 4 XL just aren’t worth the money considering their battery shortcomings, but still want that Pixel camera and software experience, you have another choice: buy a Pixel 3 or 3 XL during the Black Friday sale season.

You may forgive the Pixel 3 and 3 XL’s shortcomings at these prices.

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Be prepared with these links to all the Disney+ apps we could find!

What you need to know Disney+ launches on the morning of November 12, 2019. Links to apps are starting to appear across on the internet. The exact timing for these apps to go live in the US and Canada is uncertain.

There are a lot of places to watch Disney Plus, so here’s a handy list.

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Google buying Fitbit could save Wear OS from certain doom

With Fitbit under its umbrella Google can pair wearables and fitness in a way that makes us want to buy them.

Wear OS is floundering. I know a lot of people really love the Google-powered smartwatches they own or are think of buying into the Google wearable ecosystem, but when you look at both sales and reviews of the competition — namely Samsung’s Tizen-based watches and Apple’s wearables — Wear OS is in the tank.

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Your Amazon or Google speaker could be spying on you, but it probably isn’t

A loophole lets your home assistant devices listen longer than they should, but that’s not the whole story.

Smart speakers like an Amazon Echo or Google Home exist to listen for your voice and provide feedback. This functionality is amazing for users, and a nightmare for any security professional. That’s why so much time and effort is spent by those security researchers and professionals into poking holes into these smart speakers’ armor, so they can pass along  [Read More…]

Samsung could be working on a mid-range Galaxy Note smartphone

As of now, however, there is no concrete proof that confirms a mid-range Galaxy Note device is on its way.

What you need to know A new report claims Samsung is working on a new Galaxy Note series device bearing model number SM-N770F. The model number suggests Samsung is developing a mid-range Galaxy Note series smartphone, similar to the Galaxy Note 3 Neo from 2014. It is tipped to feature 128GB internal storage.

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Could Android really be split away from Google because of antitrust issues?

It’s not as crazy as it sounds thanks to Android’s market penetration and relationship with other Google properties.

A company the size of Alphabet is always going to face the scrutiny of lawmakers in the U.S. and abroad. We’ve seen it for years — a country or group of countries haul Google into a court and ends up reaching some sort of “agreement” that mostly satisfies the original complaint and always puts money into state coffers and  [Read More…]

Android 10 could roll out to the Xiaomi Mi 9T as early as next month

The Mi 9T will be among the first non-Pixel mid-range phones to receive the Android 10 update.

What you need to know Xiaomi has promised that it will roll out the Android 10 update for the Mi 9T next month. The company had rolled out the Android 10-based MIUI 10 stable update for the K20 Pro last week, which is sold as the Mi 9T Pro in Europe. Xiaomi has already started closed beta testing of the  [Read More…]

Could this be the new design for the OnePlus 7T?

The OnePlus 7T is rumored to launch September 26 in India and October 10 in the U.S. and Europe.

What you need to know The new image shows a mock-up of what the new OnePlus 7T might look like. It was tweeted by notable leaker Evan Blass in reply to a tweet from Ishan Agarwal which showed a OnePlus meeting that featured the device. There is no concrete info on the OnePlus 7T at this time, but  [Read More…]

Huawei could get another 90-day reprieve from the U.S. Commerce Department

While the U.S. Department is expected to grant another temporary reprieve to Huawei, Trump still doesn’t want to do any business with the Chinese brand.

What you need to know Reuters has claimed the U.S. Commerce Department may give Huawei 90 more days to purchase components from American companies. The temporary license granted to Huawei in May is set to expire on August 19. Trump, however, has said that he doesn’t want U.S. companies to have any  [Read More…]