Google is rolling out RCS messaging without waiting for carriers – here’s what that means

“Almost two years after showing off the first glimpse of  its Rich Communication Services (RCS), Google is rolling it out without waiting for carrier support.”

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You Can Finally See All Of The Info Facebook Collected About You From Other Websites

“Users will now be able to see the reach of Facebook’s tracking outside of the social network through a new tool called “Off-Facebook Activity,” which Mark Zuckerberg announced as “Clear History” more than a year ago.”

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Google Confirms Password Replacement For 1.7 Billion Android Users, Starting Now

“Google has announced that it is to start replacing passwords as a method of verifying identity online for Android users.”

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Microsoft Issues Warning For 800M Windows 10 Users

“Windows 10 is in a rut. The platform has been hit with multiple problems in recent weeks and partners have been making things even worse. But now an important new Windows 10 warning (and the failure behind it) falls squarely on Microsoft’s shoulders.”

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Microsoft Your Phone app now lets you see all your Android notifications on PC

“Microsoft’s Your Phone app has been available on Windows 10 for a while, doing a solid job of enabling cross-platform connectivity between Android phones and your PC.”

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Make a Joint Email Address With a Gmail Filter

“When you have a partner, you inevitably sign up for memberships and accounts that equally affect both of you: a dual theater subscription, or health insurance that covers you both. Annoyingly, many of these memberships only let you sign up with one email address.”

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Google Confirms Apple iPhone Bricking iMessage Attack

“Google’s Project Zero exists to hunt down zero-day vulnerabilities such as the yet to be fixed Windows 10 Security issue I wrote about recently.”

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Google joins the dark side: Here’s how to turn on dark mode in Google apps

“Even though Google doesn’t yet offer a system-wide dark mode for its take on Android, the company has been busy updating its apps to include dark mode. They’re not true black, but the dark themes will nonetheless give your eyes some rest when using Google apps in low-light environments.”

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U.S. May Outlaw Messaging Encryption Used By WhatsApp, iMessage And Others, Report

“End-to-end encrypted messaging is a major issue for law enforcement—as the world shifts from easy to crack (for governments) cellular SMS messaging to various flavors of IP messaging, such as WhatsApp, iMessage, Signal and Wickr, governments are exploring their options.”

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Warning Issued For Apple’s 1.4 Billion iPad And iPhone Users

“With Apple’s (admittedly ugly) iPhone 11 now coming together quickly and recent iOS 12 releases looking rock solid, the company has been on something of a roll. But that just changed.”

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