Tag: Messaging

How to join FaceTime calls on any device

Now that we are. After spending more time on all video calls, Apple has decided to make its FaceTime app available on more devices. With the rollout of iOS 15, iPad OS 15, and Mac…

WhatsApp corrected its biggest encryption error

Some, if any, Services have done more to deliver secure messaging to people than WhatsApp. Since 2016, the messaging platform has enabled end-to-end encryption by default for its billions of users. There are no complaints.…

Secret iPhone hacks that Apple still can’t stop.

This is shocking. Disclosure: The Bahraini government allegedly bought and deployed sophisticated malware against human rights activists, including spyware that did not require communication with the victim. But as disturbing as this week’s University of…

Secret iPhone hacks that Apple still can’t stop.

This is shocking. Disclosure: The Bahraini government allegedly bought and deployed sophisticated malware against human rights activists, including spyware that did not require communication with the victim. But as disturbing as this week’s University of…

There is a problem with messaging apps.

In early 2019, In group face-time calls, a bug allows attackers to activate the iPhone’s microphone, and even the camera, and the recipient hides it before doing anything. The implications were so severe that Apple…

A guide to RCS, and why it makes texting so much better.

Verizon next year. AT&T and T-Mobile will include pre-loading Android phones with Google Messages as the default texting app. This is a big win for RCS, the chat protocol that Google is urging us all…

WhatsApp has a secure fix for one of its biggest flaws

End everywhere The encrypted messaging service WhatsApp provides security and convenience for 2 billion people worldwide. But there is always a limit: the service depends entirely on your smartphone. You can use your account via…

Your favorite mobile apps can also run in a web browser

More apps than You may realize that they are available on the web as well as on your phone, allowing you to access all the data, files and conversations through the web browser of your…