iPhone 13: The latest rumors and reports on Apple's next smartphone

We're weeks away from September, which means the return of the NFL, pumpkin spice and the back-to-school season. It also typically marks the debut of a new iPhone. Traditionally, Apple has hosted an event every September, during which they reveal details of the next iPhone, follow

Wikipedia vandal adds swastikas to 53,000 pages

Wikipedia vandalism is hardly a new phenomenon, but one user was able to add swastikas to tens of thousands of articles. Among the pages that were defaced included ones for leaders such as President Joe Biden, Vice President Kamala Harris and Justin Trudeau, Canada's prime minister.

Facebook Encrypts Messenger Calls in Privacy Move

Facebook on Friday began rolling out encryption for voice or video calls made through its Messenger texting app, ratcheting up privacy for users. The move comes as the sanctity of data on smartphones becomes an increasingly sensitive topic. Encrypting text chats on Messenger has been an option s

Honor may launch a phone with 7 cameras and great specifications.

Some sites interested in technical affairs have leaked pictures and information related to a phone with very advanced specifications that Honor may reveal soon. According to the latest leaks, the company may launch several models of the expected Magic 3 devices, one of these models will outperfor

Microsoft Protests Amazon Win of Big US Cloud Contract

Microsoft on Thursday confirmed it is challenging a decision to award a multi-billion-dollar cloud computing contract to its rival Amazon. US media reports said the contract valued at $10 billion is for modernizing storage of classified data at the National Security Agency (NSA). "Based on the d

Egyptian college students create "robot nurse" to help medical teams during pandemics

A white-colored, feminine-looking android was standing imperturbably inside a lab of Cairo's Ain Shams University, with members of her development team and reports checking a touch screen on her chest.The android was the latest invention of some students and faculty members of Egypt's Ain Shams Un

New child safety features for Google, YouTube

Google on Tuesday unveiled a series of online safety measures for children including a private setting for videos uploaded by teens and safeguard for ads shown to users under 18. The new features, which come amid heightened concerns about online child exploitation and safety at a time of growing

Xiaomi is preparing to launch tablets with distinctive specifications

Xiaomi is preparing to unveil its new generation of Mi pad 5 tablets, which will have competing specifications for Samsung and Apple devices of the same category. According to the latest leaks, the company intends to launch several copies of these devices, the basic version of which will most lik

Instagram unveils new tools to reduce abuse, racist comments

 Instagram on Wednesday announced new measures to curb abusive and racist content on the image-centric social network, following an onslaught of hateful comments directed at UK footballers after the Euro 2020 final.The Facebook-owned platform said it would start using “stronger warnings

Galaxy Z Flip vs. Galaxy Fold: How do Samsung's first foldable phones compare

Samsung unveiled its original foldable phone in 2019 with the Galaxy Fold, and a year later came the Galaxy Z Flip. Since then, Samsung's foldable smartphones saw boosted features with the Galaxy Z Flip 5G and Galaxy Z Fold 2. Although rumors say that another upgrade could be coming to Samsung's f

This chip can fight off hackers

A team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) has designed and commissioned the production of a computer chip that implements post-quantum encryption very efficiently. These chips could provide protection against future attacks by hackers using quantum computers. The researchers also embe

WhatsApp tests breaking free from smartphones

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp has announced the launch of a trial aimed at freeing its users from smartphones.   In a blog post on Wednesday, Facebook engineers said the new feature would allow for the hugely popular service be used on multiple "non-phone" devices without needin

After September 27, “Google” will stop logging in with devices running certain versions of Android

Google has warned users of the Android operating system 2.3.7, or older, that it will not allow them to log into Google accounts and services as of the 27th of next month. As part of our ongoing efforts to keep our users safe, Google will no longer allow logging in on Android devices running Andr

Apple Update Will Check iPhones for Images of Child Sexual Abuse

Apple Thursday said iPhones and iPads will soon start detecting images containing child sexual abuse and reporting them as they are uploaded to its online storage in the United States, a move privacy advocates say raises concerns. "We want to help protect children from predators who use communica

WeChat Resumes New User Registrations in China

Tencent Holdings' WeChat has resumed registrations of new users in mainland China, after suspending them last month to upgrade its security technology. The resumption of new user registrations on China's dominant instant messaging platform was first spotted by social media users on Thursday morni

A three-pack of Google Wifi mesh routers is just $150 at Amazon

    If you have a solid internet connection, you owe it to yourself to get a mesh Wi-Fi system. It’ll help to cover more of your apartment or home in fast Wi-Fi. You can get Google’s Wifi in a three-pack for $150 at Amazon, down from $200. This 25 percent discount

A malfunction affects the “Instagram” platform around the world

Downdetector, which monitors social media, confirmed that a number of Instagram users around the world reported difficulties in entering the platform. The site indicated that "74% of users were unable to read the news feed, 14% had problems logging into the social network, and 12% had difficultie

Google Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will use AI everywhere

Smartphone launch season is typically in the fall, but Google has unexpectedly early news to share today. The company just announced that not only is the Pixel 6 coming this fall, but it’ll feature the very first system-on-chip designed by Google. The chip is called Tensor and it lever