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Private WhatsApp chats easily discovered through Google (Update: Facebook knew)

Private WhatsApp chats easily discovered through Google (Update: Facebook knew)

It turns out that Facebook knew about this problem as far back as November 2019, but didn't see it as a problem.
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Wi-Fi 6 not fast enough for you? Huawei P40 could offer in-house solution

Wi-Fi 6 not fast enough for you? Huawei P40 could offer in-house solution

Many flagship phones are now coming with Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, but Huawei might have its own solution for the P40 series.
Google testing double-tap gesture on rear of Pixel phones

Google testing double-tap gesture on rear of Pixel phones

Pixel phones already have Active Edge and the Pixel 4 has Motion Sense, but Google is working on another gesture feature.
Apparent LG V60 ThinQ render breaks cover, so what does it tell us?

Apparent LG V60 ThinQ render breaks cover, so what does it tell us?

It looks like the LG V60 might be an evolution over the LG V50, at least in terms of design.
10 best privacy web browsers for Android

10 best privacy web browsers for Android

Privacy is a big deal these days. Stay a bit safer with the best privacy web browsers for Android!
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Suunto 7 review: You win some, you lose some

Suunto 7 review: You win some, you lose some

Suunto got a lot of things right with the Suunto 7, but Wear OS' annoyances shine through a little too much.
Google testing Quick Settings shortcut in Android 11, just like back in the day

Google testing Quick Settings shortcut in Android 11, just like back in the day

The feature is very reminiscent of the shortcut we saw in custom ROMs of yesteryear.
Android 11 might move music player to Quick Settings, but it looks kinda weird

Android 11 might move music player to Quick Settings, but it looks kinda weird

If Google does make this change, it will take some getting used to.
Is the Samsung Galaxy S20 now the best Android phone for videographers?

Is the Samsung Galaxy S20 now the best Android phone for videographers?

The Samsung Galaxy S20 can record 8K video. Does that automatically put it at the top of the list for videographers?
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Mobvoi refreshes TicWatch Pro with more RAM, better durability

Mobvoi refreshes TicWatch Pro with more RAM, better durability

The RAM upgrade alone is enough to seriously think about getting one of these.
Google puts the hammer down, bans 600 apps from Play Store for disruptive ads

Google puts the hammer down, bans 600 apps from Play Store for disruptive ads

In a blog post, Google describes the ad policies of the apps in question as creating a "poor user experience."
Pinterest: How a once inspiring social media app was ruined by ads

Pinterest: How a once inspiring social media app was ruined by ads

A few years ago, Pinterest used to be a place for ideas. Today, ads have taken over the social media platform.
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Android 11 could let you easily see dismissed notifications

Android 11 could let you easily see dismissed notifications

Google could finally give users a simple way to see recently dismissed notifications.
Swiped back when you meant to open a menu? Android 11 could fix that

Swiped back when you meant to open a menu? Android 11 could fix that

Android 11 could make the back gesture play nicely with hamburger menus in apps.
Did you get a Find My Mobile alert on your Samsung phone? (Update: Just a test)

Did you get a Find My Mobile alert on your Samsung phone? (Update: Just a test)

It seems like Samsung accidentally sent out a test notification to users around the world.
Report: Verizon puts hold on sales of future Pixel phones (Update: Not so fast)

Report: Verizon puts hold on sales of future Pixel phones (Update: Not so fast)

Update: Verizon has denied a report that it's indefinitely halted sales of future Pixel devices.