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iMessage dodged EU"s "gatekeeper" label, but WhatsApp didn"t. Here"s why.

Apple has managed to avoid strict regulation in the EU when it comes to iMessage. Apple just received some rare good news from the EU.The European Commission announced on Tuesday that it closed its market investigation into four services &ndash.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableFeb 22nd, 2024

3 Samsung Galaxy S24 travel features that"ll make iPhone users envious

The Galaxy S24 series has several travel-friendly features that'll elicit envy from iPhone users. I didn't realize my Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra — hair flip — would elicit so much envy from my fellow travel companion. He proudly owns.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

Beeper Acquired by Automattic, Turns Off Waitlist

Beeper, the messaging company who tried to make an iMessage client for Android, only to be blocked at every turn by Apple, is still around and has now been acquired. As they announce big acquisition news, they are also releasing their newest Android.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News16 hr. 54 min. ago

AT&T: Data breach affects 73 million or 51 million customers. No, we won’t explain.

When the data was published in 2021, the company said it didn't belong to its customers. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) AT&T is notifying millions of current or former customers that their account data has been compromis.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

iPhone 12 Pro Review: Why I Didn’t Upgrade to iPhone 15 Pro

When Apple announced the iPhone 15 series in September I, like many others, went back and forth about an upgrade. Ultimately, I decided to stick with my trusty iPhone 12 Pro for another year. I’m not writing this to bad mouth Apple’s new.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  gottabemobileRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

Starting today, ISPs must display labels with price, speeds, and data caps

ISPs comply with FCC rule after protesting requirement to list all fees. Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Smith Collection/Gado ) A sample consumer label for home Internet service. (credit: FCC) Starting today, home Inter.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

The 10 best horror movie remakes of all time, ranked

Though many horror movie remakes didn't live up to the original, these 10 defied expectations and reinvented their source material for the better......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 10th, 2024

WordPress.com owner acquires Beeper, giving it two chat apps to rule them all

With iMessage battle over, Beeper merges with Texts.com to offer more networks. Enlarge / Beeper's new apps are now available, without waitlist, across nearly all mobile and desktop platforms. Beeper, the multinetwork m.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

WordPress owner acquires Beeper, giving it two chat apps to rule them all

With iMessage battle over, Beeper merges with Texts.com to offer more networks. Enlarge / Beeper's new apps are now available, without waitlist, across nearly all mobile and desktop platforms. Beeper, the multi-network.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 9th, 2024

Q&A: What to make of the earthquake that rattled the Northeast

The 4.8 magnitude earthquake that shook the Northeast on April 5 didn't seem to cause much damage, but it was enough to send tremors of concern through anyone who felt it. It's not that the region never experiences seismic shifts. It's just that most.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Astoundingly unsafe iMessage bridge Sunbird is back, and you still shouldn"t use it

Sunbird, the service that claimed to bring iMessage to Android, is back in beta as the firm vows it has fixed its legion of security issues.Sunbird powering an iMessage clone on Android.Sunbird was briefly popularized by the Nothing company, which an.....»»

Category: appleSource:  appleinsiderRelated NewsApr 8th, 2024

Here’s how much zero-day hacks for iPhone, iMessage, and more are worth

Considering a career change? The prices of zero-day hacking tools continue to rise. In a new pricing list published this week, spotted by TechCrunch, startup Crowdfense said that it will pay between $5 and $7 million for zero-days to break into iPhon.....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 7th, 2024

I smelled the world of Dragon’s Dogma 2 and it was putrid

We tried out the GameScent, an AI-powered device that lets you smell your games. It didn't exactly go as planned......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 6th, 2024

Sunbird, the security nightmare that tried to bring iMessage to Android, is returning

It’s pretty clear that iMessage for Android is not going to be an easy task, but one of the apps that tried to do it (before we found out that it was a terrible security nightmare), Sunbird, is giving it another shot. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  pcmagRelated NewsApr 5th, 2024

The Anthropocene epoch that isn"t—what the decision not to label a new geological epoch means for Earth"s future

For almost 15 years, scientists have debated whether the Anthropocene should be an official geological epoch marking the profound influence of humans on the planet. Then in March, an international panel of scientists formally rejected the proposal fo.....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 4th, 2024

Are WhatsApp and Facebook down? Here’s what you need to know

Are you having trouble using WhatsApp, Facebook, or other Meta apps. Unfortunately, you aren't alone. Here's everything we know about the ongoing outage......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2024

Whatsapp, Instagram, and other Meta services are down

Don’t throw your phone out of the window. Whatsapp, Instagram, and other Meta services are facing an outage of some kind for lots of users. more….....»»

Category: topSource:  theglobeandmailRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2024

New Catan game has overpopulation, pollution, fossil fuels, and clean energy

If pollution levels go too high, the game ends for everyone. It's a fun escape! Enlarge / If you didn't know what "New Energies" meant, this promotional image puts a windmill on it. (credit: Catan GmbH) In Klaus Teuber's.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2024

Apple wouldn’t let Jon Stewart interview FTC Chair Lina Khan, TV host claims

Tech company also didn't want a segment on Stewart's show criticizing AI. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart's interview with FTC Chair Lina Khan. The conversation about Apple begins around 16:30 in the video. Before the cancellation o.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated NewsApr 3rd, 2024

RIVIAN: Q1 deliveries rise 71% to 13,588, ‘in line" with its forecast

The EV maker reaffirmed its guidance for annual production of 57,000 vehicles for the 2024 calendar year, but didn't break down first-quarter sales by model......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2024

Rivian Q1 deliveries rise 71% to 13,588, ‘in line" with its forecast

The EV maker reaffirmed its guidance for annual production of 57,000 vehicles for the 2024 calendar year, but didn't break down first-quarter sales by model......»»

Category: topSource:  autonewsRelated NewsApr 2nd, 2024