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Tech News : WhatsApp Rolls-Out Emojis and Sharing Of Files Over 2GB

Tech News : WhatsApp Rolls-Out Emojis and Sharing Of Files Over 2GB

Following last month’s announcement, Meta’s WhatsApp is rolling-out emojis and the ability to share files within WhatsApp up to 2GB in size.  Communities  The new features are being added as part of WhatsApp’s “vision for Communities” where the idea is to “help people have the next best thing to an in-person conversation when they want to talk to an individual or a…

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Tech News : WhatsApp’s New Features To Improve Voice Messaging

WhatsApp’s New Features To Improve Voice Messaging

WhatsApp has announced that it will soon be introducing some new features to improve its voice messaging.   Voice Messaging   WhatsApp’s voice messaging, introduced back in 2013, saves typing and is a fast way and free way to send expressive, encrypted messages. WhatsApp says that its users send 7 billion voice messages on average every day. WhatsApp is owned by…

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Security Stop-Press : Trojanized Gaming Apps Spreading Social Media-Hijacking Malware

Security Malware Ransomware

Cybersecurity company ‘Check Point’ has warned that malware dubbed “Electron Bot” that can take control of social media accounts is being spread via trojanized gaming apps, mostly from the Microsoft Store. So far, the malware is reported to have infected 5,000+ Windows machines in Sweden, Bulgaria, Russia, Bermuda, and Spain. Games publishers reported to have pushed the trojanized apps…

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Tech News : Phone Recordings Via App – Police Investigation

The ICO launched an investigation after more than 1,000 Sussex and Surrey police officers were found to have downloaded a free app to covertly record calls with members of the public on police-issued phones. Google Play Store App The app, free to download for the Google Play Store, and called ‘Another Call Recorder’ (ACR), had been approved for use in…

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Tech Insight : What Was New at CES?

In this tech insight, we take a look at a selection of the latest B2B and B2C tech products and gadgets on show at the recent CES® tech trade show. Examples The more business-focused devices, hardware and software on show included: Laptops And Other Devices As you may expect, many new laptops and other devices were unveiled at CES®….

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Tech Tip – 3 Top Google Maps Tricks To Try

Tech Tip

The Google Maps mobile app now has many useful and surprising features. Here are 3 top Google Maps tips you may like to try: 1. Remember Where You Parked – When using Google Maps on Android, on reaching your destination, tap the blue location dot. – Select ‘Save your parking,’ which adds a label to the Maps app, identifying…

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Tech News : TikTok More Popular Than Google

Cloudflare’s Radar, which monitors Web traffic, has revealed that TikTok has now overtaken Google to become the world’s most popular online destination. TikTok Cloudflare has reported that back in 2020, the google.com domain was the undefeated leader in its ranking and was top from September to December, whereas TikTok.com was only ranked #7 or #8. TikTok first grabbed the…

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Tech News : Teams App Blocked Emergency Call

It was recently discovered that a bug in the Pixel 3 phone meant that users who had the Teams app installed (even though they weren’t logged in) couldn’t call the US emergency 911 number. What Happened? A Reddit user reported that they had needed to call an ambulance for their grandmother who appeared to be having a stroke. The…

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Tech Insight : Elon Musk : ‘Twick’ or Tweet?

In this tech-insight, we take a brief look at billionaire Elon Musk’s usage of Twitter, how and why he makes such use of the platform, and what Mr Musk’s interactions can teach businesses about using Twitter. Who Is Elon Musk? South African-born, business magnate Elon Musk, is the CEO, early investor and Product Architect of Tesla Inc, and Chief…

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