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Yubico unveils its latest YubiKey 5C NFC security key, priced at $55

Yubico, a maker of hardware security keys, has unveiled its newest YubiKey 5C NFC, which the company says offers the strongest defenses against some of the most common cyberattacks. Security keys provide a physical security barrier to your online accounts. Hackers can steal usernames and passwords, and two-factor authentication codes sent to your phone spoofed ...

Android 11 launches with streamlined conversations, screen recording, and more

09.08.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

Android 11's beta is over. The final version of the new OS starts to roll out Tuesday for owners of some Pixel, OnePlus, Oppo, Xiaomi, and realme phones. It's not the most revolutionary update Google has ever released, but folks who like to talk to f... ...

This Week in Apps: Apple delays mobile ad apocalypse, app review changes, TikTok deal gets complicated

TikTok deal talks got hung up over whether or not TikTok can export the app's algorithms, and Apple made headlines for delaying the rollout of a potentially disastrous iOS 14 change that's been panicking the advertising community. ...

Apple launches COVID-19 ‘Exposure Notification Express’ with iOS 13.7 – Android to follow later this month

Apple and Google are continuing to make good on their planned roll-out of exposure notification technology for helping with COVID-19 contact tracing efforts. The two partners are introducing new tools that make it much easier for public health authorities to implement digital exposure notification, without the need for developing and maintaining their own individual apps. ...

Google launches Google Kids Space, a ‘kids mode’ feature for Android, initially on Lenovo tablets

Streaming services have built-in kids’ profiles, so why not devices? Google today is responding to parents’ demand for a better way for their children to interact with technology with the launch of the new “Google Kids Space,” a dedicated kids mode on Android tablets which will aggregate apps, books, and videos for kids to enjoy ...

Podcast is social: How China’s Lizhi makes audio interactive

For Marco Lai, the founder of Chinese podcast network Lizhi, radio has always been social. Twenty years ago, the entrepreneur was a host at a radio station in southern China. He ran a late-night program where listeners could call in and chat about anything as they wished, often riffing on feelings, relationships or other intimate ...

Android security bug let malicious apps siphon off private user data

A security vulnerability in Android could have allowed malicious apps to siphon off sensitive data from other apps on the same device. App security startup Oversecured found the flaw in Google’s widely-used Play Core library, which lets developers push in-app updates and new feature modules to their Android apps, like language packs or game levels. ...

Many Canon cameras can now automatically back up pictures to Google Photos

Canon and Google today announced a new software integration that enables automatic Google Photos backup of pictures taken with select Canon cameras — a full list is available here, but it’s most of their recent interchangeable lens cameras dating back basically to when they started getting Wi-Fi on board. The auto-backup feature will work via ...

Polaroid’s new mobile printer turns your iPhone photos into stickers

08.24.2020 · Posted in Technology Articles

If you need a bunch of stickers of your cat to put on your laptop, Polaroid just came through in the clutch. Polaroid announced the launch of its new Hi-Print mobile printer on Monday morning. To start, it's available on Polaroid's website for $99.99... ...

Decrypted: The block clock tick-tocks on TikTok

In less than three months and notwithstanding intervention, TikTok will be effectively banned in the U.S. unless an American company steps in to save it, after the Trump administration declared by executive order this week that the Chinese-built video sharing app is a threat to national security. How much of a threat TikTok poses exactly ...