Google’s AI-powered voice recorder and transcription app comes to older Pixel phones

December 5, 2019

Google’s AI-powered voice recorder app introduced at Google’s October hardware event was one of the company’s more impressive demos. The new app taps into advances in AI, speech processing and speech recognition in order to automatically transcribe a voice recording […]

Hackers can use a WhatsApp flaw in the way it handles video to take control of your phone

November 19, 2019

Category: Mobile Apps

Facebook has disclosed a vulnerability in WhatsApp that allowed an attacker to take complete control over your smartphone by creating a special MP4 file and sending it to you. Because of the way it is coded, playing the file would […]

Google is bringing RCS support to its Messages app

November 14, 2019

Category: Mobile Apps

Google today announced that the latest generation of person-to-person mobile messaging is now available for US Android users. We are, of course, talking about “RCS,” or Rich Communication Services, which is often considered the successor to traditional SMS messaging. RCS […]

Application Software, Development Software, Software Category

Cisco outlines silicon, software roadmap for next generation internet

December 11, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Cisco on Wednesday outlined new details behind its strategy to build next-generation internet technology. As a set up for what it dubs its ‘Internet for the Future’ strategy, the networking giant announced a multi-year plan for building and investing in […]

Mobile Apps

WhatsApp will soon pull support for older smartphones

December 11, 2019

Via: TechRadar

With more than 1 billion users across 180 countries, WhatsApp is one of the world’s most popular messaging platforms, but come next year, millions of those users could find themselves cut off, with the company announcing today that it will […]

iOS, MAC OS, Operating systems

Apple releases macOS Catalina 10.15.2, iOS and iPadOS 13.3

December 10, 2019

Via: ArsTechnica

As has become a custom, Apple has simultaneously released software updates for nearly its entire suite of consumer products today—including iOS 13.3, iPadOS 13.3, macOS Catalina 10.15.2, watchOS 6.1.1, tvOS 13.3—and an update for HomePods. All updates should be available […]

Software Security

NordVPN boosts security with new bug bounty program

December 10, 2019

Via: TechRadar

As part of its ongoing efforts to boost the security of its VPN service, NordVPN has launched its own bug bounty program on the HackerOne platform. The new program is inviting ethical hackers and security researchers to look for potential […]