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WhatsApp backups won't count against Google Drive storage soon

5 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

5 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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