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WhatsApp backups won't count against Google Drive storage soon

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

WhatsApp users have received an email from Google informing them of a big new change: their backups will no longer count against their Google Drive data allotment. WhatsApp first introduced these backups in 2015, enabling users to store a copy of their messages in the cloud. Over time, depending on how heavily the app is used, these backups can grow...
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Gmail's new self-destructing emails are now rolling out to mobile devices

Gmail's new self-destructing emails are now rolling out to mobile devices

2 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

We first learned about Google's new "confidential mode" for Gmail back in April: a feature to help users better protect sensitive information they send to their contacts. After rolling out on desktop earlier this year, Google announced via its social channels on Thursday that confidential mode is now available on mobile devices as well.
"You can send messages and attachments with Gmail's confidential mode to help protect sensitive information from unauthorized access," Google explains on its support page for the new feature. "You can use confidential mode to set an expiration date for...
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Samsung's Black Friday sale is packed with some of our favorite devices

Samsung's Black Friday sale is packed with some of our favorite devices

When you're done here, everything you own will be smart. Usually on Black Friday, we're looking at major retailers like Walmart and Best Buy for the best deals. We're braving... Read more ...

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple likely to launch in India, suggests official tweet

OnePlus 6T Thunder Purple likely to launch in India, suggests official tweet

In the previous month, OnePlus had launched its OnePlus 6T and it has been only a few weeks since its launch and the device is already buzzing high in the Indian market... Read more ...

Apple is getting crushed after analysts predict that iPhone unit sales will...

Apple is getting crushed after analysts predict that iPhone unit sales will shrink next year - which is the same time it will stop disclosing iPhone sales

Apple shares are sliding on Monday after a series of bad data points for iPhone demand. JP Morgan analysts said that iPhone unit sales could decline on an annual basis in both... Read more ...

Microsoft is releasing the LTE Surface Go in Canada

Microsoft is releasing the LTE Surface Go in Canada

Microsoft's entry-level Surface Go tablet is getting even more portable now that the company is selling the version of the device that features LTE in Canada. The tablet/laptop... Read more ...

Walmart Canada announces its early Black Friday tech deals

Walmart Canada announces its early Black Friday tech deals

Following other retailers in delivering its ‘Early Black Friday” offers, Walmart Canada has unveiled its discounted tech items. The sale starts November 15th at 12:01am EST or... Read more ...

Twitter CEO Dorsey says the company has thought about offering an edit button

Twitter CEO Dorsey says the company has thought about offering an edit button

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey was speaking at the Indian Institute of Technology the other day, when he was asked whether Twitter plans on offering an edit function. This is probably... Read more ...

Intel Shows Off Its 5G Modem, Bound for Phones, PCs and More

Intel Shows Off Its 5G Modem, Bound for Phones, PCs and More

Intel today introduced the XMM 8160, a 5G modem that will bring high-speed connectivity to mobile phones, computers, and other broadband devices in 2020. The modem supports the... Read more ...

IFixit teardown suggests Apple Pencil could become more useful over time

IFixit teardown suggests Apple Pencil could become more useful over time

The online gadget gurus at iFixit recently tore apart the 11-inch iPad Pro and the Apple Pencil and discovered some interesting hardware related to the Apple Pencil. The new... Read more ...

Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

Fizz Mobile to offer home internet, in addition to LTE wireless service

Videotron mid-range flanker brand Fizz Mobile appears to be gearing up for the launch of a home internet product with “intelligent Wi-Fi coverage.” Based on information... Read more ...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the...

Surface Go tablets with LTE connectivity now available for pre-order in the U.S. and Canada

Back in July, when Microsoft unveiled its Apple iPad competitor, the Surface Go, the only models offered were those that support Wi-Fi connectivity. For those who would prefer... Read more ...