Google Chrome To Have Special Biometric Security For Incognito Mode
Google Chrome brings in a new fingerprint verification feature for incognito mode. The new feature will provide privacy and safety to users, especially at a time when cybercrime and online frauds are on the massive rise. "You can require biometric authentication when you resume an Incognito session that was interrupted. This is available to all Chrome users on iOS and currently rolling out to Android users," said Google.
Tags: cybercrime, cybersecurity, Google Chrome, iOS, New feature
Courtesy: India Today
Government Alerts Apple Watch Users About High-Severity Vulnerabilities
Apple Watch devices running OS versions older than 8.7 have several vulnerabilities. The Indian government has issued a warning to consumers, claiming that these flaws might allow hackers to circumvent security measures on any Apple Watch device. According to Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-in), Apple Watch has vulnerabilities caused by a buffer overrun in the AppleAVD component and an authorization problem in the… read-more
Tags: India, Government, Apple watch, Update, iOS
Courtesy: India today
WhatsApp’s New Feature Will Allow Users To Edit Messages After Being Sent
WhatsApp is developing a new edit function. The function will allow users to edit the text after it has been sent. WhatsApp is alleged to have begun work on the feature five years ago, but was soon shelved after it was exposed on Twitter. After a five-year hiatus, it has reconsidered working on the edit feature. The feature was being evaluated for Android, and is testing for iOS and Computer.
Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, iOS, Android, computer
WhatsApp To Introduce Rich Link Previews For Text Status Updates
WhatsApp is experimenting with creating rich link previews when sharing a link to a text status update. This will help both the sender and the recipient to verify the previews before opening or reading the message. Testing is presently being done on iOS platform, but it may also be expanded to Android users. WhatsApp is also working on a new approach to disappearing messages, which will be released in future.
Tags: WhatsApp, New feature, Android, Messages, iOS
Courtesy: Zee News
Android Users Can No Longer Buy Kindle Books Via App
Android users will no longer be able to buy Kindle books via the Amazon app. When an Android user tries to purchase a Kindle book on Amazon now, a message pops up that says, "...you will no longer be able to buy new content from the app." The move does not affect iOS users, as they were not allowed to buy books via the iOS Amazon app anyway.
Tags: Amazon, Kindle, App, iOS, Purchase
Courtesy: India Today
WhatsApp To Add New Feature Allowing 'Preview Of Voice Messages'
WhatsApp will soon allow its users to preview voice notes, before sending. Steps to do so are: record a voice message, then tap the stop button, play the message to preview it and at last click 'send'. "It may take a while for this to roll out to every Android and iOS device out there using WhatsApp, but it is definitely on the way now," said GSM Arena.
Tags: WhatsApp, Voice message, New Features, iOS, androids
Apple To Launch New Features With iOS 15.2 Version
Apple is set to add new features to their iPhone second-generation models. On December 12, the company released RC iOS 15.2 to beta users, which would enable new features like battery replacement info, legacy contact for iCloud data, information of parts, and service history new Siri features. The new features with enhanced security will soon come with iOS 15.2 for iPhone X, XR, second-generation phones.
Tags: Apple, New version, iOS, ICloud, New Features
Courtesy: Gadgets Now
Clubhouse Is No More 'Invite-Only' App For Users
The most talked-about social media platform Clubhouse has opened its gate for everyone as it is no more an invite-only app on iOS and Android. Reportedly, the app was in beta version when it was released during the pandemic. Notably, the app is a social audio platform where people can only speak and listen. It was released in April 2020, however, gained popularity after Tesla's CEO appearance.
Tags: Clubhouse, Invite-only, iOS, Android., beta version
Courtesy: NDTV Gadgets 360
Google Tests FaceID, TouchID To Unlock Incognito Tabs In iPhones
To prevent others from snooping into your phone, Google is incorporating FaceID & TouchID in iPhones & iPads to unlock incognito tabs in Chrome. The feature is yet to be rolled out, however, it can be used on iOS devices as the experiment is live. The experimental feature works on the latest version of Google Chrome, and post-activation it will ask the user for either of the IDs.
Tags: Google, Google Chrome, iOS, iphone, iPads
Courtesy: The Times of India
Action Game 'FAU-G' Gets Live On App Store; Only For iOS Users
Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G) is now obtainable for iOS users, with free downloads available on iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch through the Apple App Store. The 567.2 MB-sized Indian gaming app is compatible with only iOS 10 and successive operating systems and would track primary user data. Interestingly, FAU-G is tipped for a multiplayer Team Deathmatch mode, although developer nCore Games is yet to confirm the update.
Tags: FAU-G, iOS, Apple App Store, iPad, iphone, iPod Touch, nCore Games, Team Deathmatch Mode
Courtesy: The Indian Express