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Adam Conway
Adam Conway

A 21-year-old Irish technology fanatic in his final year of a Computer Science degree. Lover of smartphones, cybersecurity, and Counter Strike. You can contact me at [email protected] My Twitter is @AdamConwayIE and my Instagram is adamc.99.

Zero-click iMessage exploit was used to spy on journalists

Apple loves to tout how its iPhone is the most secure smartphone on the planet. They recently spoke about how their smartphones are the "most secure consumer mobile device on the market"... right after researchers discovered a zero-click iMessage exploit used to spy on journalists internationally. Amnesty International published a report the other day that was...

Google Pixel foldable could feature Samsung’s latest display tech

The Google Pixel foldable could feature Samsung's latest display tech, according to Ross Young, CEO of Display Supply Chain Consultants (DSCC). DSCC is a firm that often reports on display technology, and they've been reporting on foldable phones quite a lot recently. Today's leak - All 2021 foldables using panels from Samsung Display will be 120Hz...

Huawei will unveil the P50 series later this month

Huawei will be unveiling the P50 series on July 29, according to a post from Huawei on Weibo. Richard Yu, the company's CEO, also said the phone "has digital imaging breakthroughs that surpass our previous mark" and promises "new breakthrough tech in mobile imaging." This suggests that photography and image-taking will still be the focal...

WhatsApp is testing end-to-end encryption for cloud chat backups

Despite WhatsApp offering end-to-end encryption for chats, that doesn't extend to messages (and other media) backed up to Google Drive or iCloud. Instead, they're only protected by server-side encryption and the respective cloud services can decrypt them if ever the need arose. If you're a privacy-conscious individual, then that's less than ideal. A little while ago,...

Samsung app leaks all the details on the Galaxy Buds 2

Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked is likely scheduled for August 11th, though much of the event has been leaked in its entirety. We know pretty much everything about the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3, we've seen the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watches, and we have a rough idea of what to expect from the Samsung Galaxy Buds 2....

Apple removed an app that exposed fake reviews on Amazon

Amazon has been cracking down on sellers engaging in paid reviews, which has seen the likes of RavPower, Aukey, and Mpow exiled from Amazon. Paid reviews can be a problem on basically any storefront, and it can be hard to try and discern what's real and what isn't. Fakespot was an app that you could...

Google is updating nearly 1,000 emojis in Android 12

Emojis have become an important means of sharing emotion and intention in messaging, especially due to the difficulty in conveying your tone through just words. New emojis are frequently added to the Unicode Standard, and typically OS upgrades need to be released to support those new emojis on a system level. Google has been working...

You can now delete the last 15 minutes of search history in the Google App for iOS

Google is finally beginning to roll out a new privacy-oriented feature that will allow you to delete the last 15 minutes of your search history on mobile. The feature was announced at this year's Google I/O, and it's now rolling out to the Google app on iOS. It's not available on Android yet, but Google...

Samsung’s Galaxy Watch 4 could have the best hardware of any Wear OS watch

Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy Watch 4 series, and it's looking like August 11th will be the date for its unveiling. From the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and Z Flip 3 to the new Samsung watches with One UI Watch, there's a lot to look forward to at the next Unpacked...

ZenFone 8 update adds “tap to show” AOD and improves thermal performance

The ASUS ZenFone 8 is a phone with a lot of hype around it, and with good reason. We absolutely loved it in our review and dubbed it the small phone to beat in 2021, as it offers a flagship experience in a rather compact form factor. Since its launch, the phone has received quite...

Netflix is reportedly getting into video game development

Netflix is reportedly looking to get into video game development and has hired a former Electronic Arts and Facebook executive to lead the venture. The move comes just months after we first heard that the streaming platform was looking to introduce an Apple Arcade-like gaming service sometime in 2022. According to a report from Bloomberg, Netflix...

Android 12 Beta 3 Changelog: All the new features and changes!

Google released the third beta of Android 12 earlier today, and it comes with a litany of changes and improvements over the previous beta release. We're still a bit away from the stable release of Android 12, though, but when it does, many users will be in for a surprise. Android 12 is shaping up...