How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

How to Use End-to-End Encryption in Facebook Messenger Right Now

Meta might not be a bastion of digital privacy (and very well may be an enemy of it), but the times might be a-changin’. The company announced on Thursday, Aug. 11 they are testing end-to-end encryption (E2EE) for Facebook Messenger as the default, meaning all Messenger users would have their chats protected from spying eyes … Read more

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

Everyone Should Be Using iOS 16’s Safety Check Feature

photo: rafapress (shutterstock) with iOS 16Apple is bringing even more privacy-focused features to your iPhone. We’ve already discussed Lockdown Modewhich protects your data when you suspect you may be targeted by a sophisticated cyber attack. Not exactly a universal use case—but another new feature, Safety Check, can benefit anyone with an iPhone. It lets you … Read more

Google’s ‘Get the Message’ Campaign is Just Embarrassing

Google’s ‘Get the Message’ Campaign is Just Embarrassing

Will Android and Apple ever play nice? photo: Florence Ion / Gizmodo This week, alongside massive unveiling of brand new foldable devices and accessories from Samsung, Google put out its own ad campaign in an attempt to rally the troops against Apple’s tyrannical reign on messaging. Google’s #getthemessage campaign hopes to stoke the flames of … Read more

How to pick the right MacBook

How to pick the right MacBook

A new MacBook Air running M2 chip is seen displayed during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 6, 2022. Peter Dasilva | Reuters Apple has five MacBook computers to choose from, which might be a little daunting if you’re in the market for a new laptop as we hit back-to-school season. … Read more

Why an analyst says sell these four big software stocks

Why an analyst says sell these four big software stocks

Salesforce Inc.’s stock gets a lot of love on Wall Street, with 43 of the 49 covering analysts tracked by FactSet rating the shares the equivalent of buy. But Guggenheim analyst John DiFucci bucked the trend in a big way, beginning coverage of the software giant at sell. The initiation was one of four bearish … Read more

Ethereum Goerli testnet merge goes live before move to proof-of-stake

Ethereum Goerli testnet merge goes live before move to proof-of-stake

Ethereum is the world’s second-biggest cryptocurrency, and it’s giving bitcoin a run for its money. getty Ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market value, just ran a final dress rehearsal ahead of a years-awaited upgrade that’s been billed as one of the most important events in the history of crypto. Since its creation almost a decade … Read more

New Partnership Combines Virtual Mental Healthcare With Mobile Integrated Health

New Partnership Combines Virtual Mental Healthcare With Mobile Integrated Health

Brave Health, whose telehealth platform delivers mental health services to patients in 18 states, is joining forces with MedArrive to collaborate on home-based services. Virtual mental healthcare consists of many things, but no one wouldn’t typically confuse it with “boots on the ground” care. Brave Health aims to change that through a partnership with MedArrive, … Read more

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Google pushes Apple to adopt RCS text messaging

Android mascots are lined up in the demonstration area at the Google I/O Developers Conference in the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Beck Diefenbach | Reuters Google, the developer of the Android, is increasing the pressure on Apple to adopt RCS, the next-generation standard for text messaging. It argues that Apple’s support of RCS would … Read more

How To Play Netflix Games On iPhone, Android

How To Play Netflix Games On iPhone, Android

Image: Digital Sun Yes, Netflix has some excellent games, but no one’s playing them. According to a recent report, less than 1 percent of people who subscribe to the streaming service actually avail themselves of their free games. That stat certainly isn’t helped by the process you’ve gotta go through to play, which, while not … Read more

Apple Card growth, vendors blamed for mishaps in Goldman card business

Apple Card growth, vendors blamed for mishaps in Goldman card business

Apple CEO Tim Cook introduces Apple Card during a launch event at Apple headquarters on Monday, March 25, 2019, in Cupertino, California. Noah Berger | AFP | Getty Images When it was unveiled in 2019, Apple touted its new credit card as a gamechanger with unheard-of levels of simplicity and transparency. Behind the scenes, however, … Read more