Tag Archive: Sent


Your Google Photos videos may have been ‘incorrectly’ sent to strangers

Google says it conducted an in-depth analysis after resolving the issue to prevent it from happening again in the future.

What you need to know A technical issue affected Google Photos’ ‘Download your data’ service between November 21, 2019 and November 25, 2019. During the affected period, Google says some Google Photos content may have been incorrectly exported to unrelated users’ archives. Google says the issue was identified and resolved on November 25, 2019.

Google today started  [Read More…]

You can now get your best photos sent to you by Google free for 6 months

What you need to know Google photos will ship you 10 of your photos each month. The service will cost $ 8.99 a month. Right now, there is a six-month free trial.

Users of Google Photos are starting to see an invite to a new service that will offer physical photos to your door for a monthly fee. The service is called unsurprisingly, “Monthly Photo Prints,” and it promises to send you 10, 4×6 inch matte copies of  [Read More…]

Amazon mistakenly sent some buyers condoms instead of a Nintendo Switch

There were also books, batteries, and a tambourine.

What you need to know Amazon customers who bought a Nintendo Switch on Black Friday were in for a rude surprise this week. Instead of their console, some customers report receiving an assortment of items, such as condoms, batteries, and books. A tambourine also made the cut.

It’s Black Friday and you just splurged on a Nintendo Switch on Amazon. Well, unfortunately for you, the condom Amazon sent instead  [Read More…]

Get cheap plane tickets sent to your inbox for $21 with Matt’s Flights

We’ll let you in on a secret: Airlines make mistakes, and some of these mistakes can net you cheap plane tickets. You just have to be patient and scour the web 24/7 for a good deal. Obviously, most of us don’t have the time to monitor ticket prices constantly, but Matt does. With a Matt’s Flights subscription, you’ll get cheap ticket deals sent straight to your inbox, and you can sign up for just $ 21.25 using MERRYSAVE15.

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Weird glitch caused Valentine’s Day text messages to be sent 9 months later

The “bug” affected users on several different carriers as well as devices.

What you need to know Several users in the U.S. received old text messages on their phones overnight due to a buggy “maintenance update.” Majority of the messages were originally sent on or around Valentine’s Day. The delayed text messages were sent from and received by users across all the four major U.S. carriers.

Thousands of people across the U.S. were left confused late Wednesday  [Read More…]

OnePlus accidentally sent garbled notifications to OnePlus 7 Pro users

Owners of the vanilla OnePlus 7 did not receive any such push notification.

What you need to know OnePlus 7 Pro owners started receiving garbled push notifications earlier today, causing both confusion and alarm. OnePlus has apologized for the spam notifications and confirmed that they were accidentally sent by the OxygenOS team during an internal test. The company has initiated an investigation already and will share more information soon.

Quite a few OnePlus 7 Pro owners were  [Read More…]

Fake presidential alerts can be easily sent out using LTE vulnerabilities

The attack has a success rate of 90%.

What you need to know The University of Colorado Boulder discovered a vulnerability with presidential alerts. Using LTE, the alerts can be easily spoofed and sent out to thousands of people. The test was performed successfully 9 out of 10 times.

Last October, the Federal Emergency Management Agency sent out the nation’s first “presidential alert.” Using the same alert system that delivers AMBER and weather alerts to your phone,  [Read More…]

Here’s how to delete a sent message in Facebook Messenger

Whoops, meant to send that to a different chat 😬

We’ve all been there before at one point or another — you jump into Facebook Messenger and accidentally fire off a message to the wrong group chat. Best case scenario you follow up with a “whoops, wrong chat” and move on, worst case scenario the comment was about someone in that group chat and now it’s only a matter of time before it all blows up in  [Read More…]

An Amazon Echo sent someone’s private conversation to one of their contacts

Time to bust out the tinfoil hats.

Amazon’s Echo gadgets have exploded in popularity over the past couple years, but some folks have been reluctant about the idea of having an always-listening speaker in their home. Thanks to a report out of Seattle, a lot more people might switch to that mindset.

According to KIRO 7 News, an Echo Dot recorded the private conversation of a husband and wife in Portland, Oregon and sent it to the  [Read More…]

OnePlus explains why it sent a push notification survey to OnePlus 5 customers

OnePlus gets caught out advertising the OnePlus 5 to OnePlus 5 customers.

OnePlus came under fire once again yesterday for sending out a push notification to OnePlus 5 customers asking them to take part in a survey to win a OnePlus 5. As expected, the move didn’t go down well over on Reddit, with enterprising users tracking down the app that sent out the notification — the “Push” system app.

In an official statement, OnePlus said  [Read More…]