• Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are down
Facebook, WhatsApp, and Instagram are down

The last major outage was on 14 March 2019 where Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Oculus platforms are down worldwide. Moreover, WhatsApp users can't update their status, "sent message status" is pending, and everything is stuck at the moment.

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  • Facebook Messenger could return to the main Facebook app
Facebook Messenger could return to the main Facebook app

It's possible that rolling chat back into the main Facebook app is part of this effort, though it's not clear if or when it will roll out to the general public. Messenger has been one of the troubled Facebook kids and it might be coming back home. Then, in 2014, it removed messaging functionality from the main Facebook app, prompting people ...

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  • Skype beta testing screen sharing for iOS and Android
Skype beta testing screen sharing for iOS and Android

Unfortunately, most devices don't have a built-in screen sharing option, and only a handful of messaging apps let you do that seamlessly. Microsoft is working on a new mobile feature that would allow Skype users on Android and iOS to share their screens during a call.

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  • Apple will break up iTunes into multiple apps in next macOS release
Apple will break up iTunes into multiple apps in next macOS release

Developer Steve Troughton-Smith says he is "fairly confident" that Apple is going in this direction by way of Marzipan, one of Apple's more recent technologies for porting iPad apps over to Mac systems with minimal fuss. To be honest, this shouldn't come to anyone as a surprise since iTunes has been a huge part of Apple and the company is s...

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  • Samsung Galaxy S10 5G may have 5G issues
Samsung Galaxy S10 5G may have 5G issues

However, no matter how great the Galaxy S10 phones look, the Galaxy S10 5G experience isn't ideal, according to complaints from early adopters. It is somewhat 100K more than the Samsung's claims for Galaxy Fold. A 4,380mAh battery is also a part of the package, and it is not removable. It remains to be seen if all of those color variants wi...

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  • You Can use Android Smartphone as a Physical Security Key
You Can use Android Smartphone as a Physical Security Key

First, there is a small dropper that collects basic info about a targeted device such as an IMEI number, phone number, and Global Positioning System location . "Analysis of these Android samples led to the discovery of infrastructure that contained several samples of an iOS port". The patch will bring the software version of Android Q Beta up ...

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  • 3-year-old boy locks dad out of iPad until 2067
3-year-old boy locks dad out of iPad until 2067

Apple wrote: 'Locking yourself out of your iOS device and retrying with the wrong password too many times leads to permanent removal of data from the device. Another user suggested Onos to "reboot" his 3-year-old. That equals out to be about 48 years . Because you know folks on social media are known for their patience.

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  • This year’s new iPhones might feature a completely different camera
This year’s new iPhones might feature a completely different camera

Now, a new report from MacOtakara does confirm some of the possible features of the upcoming iPhones , aka, the Apple iPhone XIS , the Apple iPhone XIS Max, and the Apple iPhone XIR. This is not the first we have heard about Apple moving to three rear cameras , but according to the latest chatter, the fancy setup will be part of two completely...

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  • U.S. House approves net neutrality bill but faces long odds
U.S. House approves net neutrality bill but faces long odds

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a pro-net neutrality bill largely on party lines. The White House said Tuesday aides would recommend President Donald Trump veto the bill, which would reinstate rules barring providers from blocking or slowing internet content or offering paid "fast lanes".

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  • Qualcomm announces its new AI chip - Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 accelerator
Qualcomm announces its new AI chip - Qualcomm Cloud AI 100 accelerator

It can offer over 1 billion shades of color. While offering similar benefits to the standard Snapdragon 730 , the SND 730G offers up to 15 percent faster graphics rendering over the SND 730 and up to 25 percent boost over the last generation Snapdragon 710 processor.

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  • Your Android phone is now a physical security key
Your Android phone is now a physical security key

Good news for the security conscious among us. Before, physical authentication keys were limited to dongles like Yubikey or Google's own Titan Security Key . Then visit the 2-Step Verification website on your computer and choose the " Add security key " button. If you have a phone running Android 7.0 Nougat or higher, you can now use it as a ...

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  • Huawei Is
Huawei Is "Open" To Selling 5G Modems Exclusively To Apple

Which is why the Cupertino company is relying on Intel for its future 5G modems, but Intel isn't doing so well on that front at the moment. It's 5G-ready XMM 8160 modems would be available for its customers in the second half of 2019. Why would Apple be interested in 5G modems in the first place, and why does Huawei want to serve them? Apart fr...

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  • OPPO Reno 5G Smartphone Announced with 10X Zoom Camera
OPPO Reno 5G Smartphone Announced with 10X Zoom Camera

The standard Reno costs 2,999 yuan ($450) for the 6GB/128GB model, 3,299 yuan ($490) for the 6GB/256GB variant, and 3,599 yuan ($540) for the 8GB/256GB edition. The Reno is first Oppo lineup to come enabled with this feature. This phone doesn't have the periscope zoom lens, leaving it with only two cameras on the back (when did we start com...

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  • Alleged OnePlus 7 Pro Real Life Images Leak, Reveal Specifications
Alleged OnePlus 7 Pro Real Life Images Leak, Reveal Specifications

The leaker notes that the trio will come with the model numbers; GM1901,03,03 for the vanilla Oneplus7, GM1911,13,15,17 for the Pro variant and GM1920 for the 5G variant, further noting that the 5G variant will be available on one carrier in the UK - EE.

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  • Trump club security breach accused had multiple devices
Trump club security breach accused had multiple devices

Officials said Zhang made it past the checkpoint "due to a potential language barrier issue" after a club manager thought she was the daughter of a member with the same surname. She was carrying two passports, four phones and malware on a computer drive. "This access does not afford an individual proximity to the president or other Secret Service...

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  • PSN name change: how to change your PlayStation 4 ID
PSN name change: how to change your PlayStation 4 ID

For PlayStation Plus members, it will cost $4.99 US/CAD for each change after the first one. Change of Online ID is here! Of course, players who are subscribed to PlayStation Plus will enjoy a 50% discount on subsequent PSN ID changes, and Sony revealed that there will be no limit as to how many times a player can change their usernames.

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  • Netflix Kills AirPlay Support
Netflix Kills AirPlay Support

The news regarding the removal of AirPlay support came after Apple's announced its Apple TV + service to take on Netflix . NETFLIX HAS DROPPED support for Apple AirPlay in what may well be an early shot across the bows at its newest streaming rival .

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  • Samsung officially drops the Galaxy J series, replaces it with Galaxy A
Samsung officially drops the Galaxy J series, replaces it with Galaxy A

If you were expecting another Galaxy J series phone from Samsung , you'll be disappointed to hear the South Korean company will no longer launch any products with this name. Samsung Galaxy A20 comes with a 6.4-inch display and offers a battery of 4,000mAh. In recent times, Samsung has initiated an onslaught of smartphone launches in India...

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  • Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4493509, KB4493464, KB4493441
Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Cumulative Updates KB4493509, KB4493464, KB4493441

The May 2019 Update for Windows 10 should reach the general public at. the end of May. Under "What pace do you want to get new builds?' It should say 'Release Preview". That's why the term "stable" has to be taken with a grain of salt: Microsoft thinks the May 2019 Update is feature complete and bug-free-but it also thought so with the October...

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  • Microsoft's New Chromium-Based Edge, Now Available to Download
Microsoft's New Chromium-Based Edge, Now Available to Download

We got our first look at the store's solid range of offerings a few weeks ago . It's also fairly functional for being so early in development. By default, Chromium-based Edge sends search traffic to Microsoft's Bing search engine, not to Google's dominant search service.

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