The British developer who got 15 years banned from Facebook

A programmer from Great Britain created “Unfollow Everything”, which promoted as the solution to the problem of modern man who spends his whole day on “social media”. Yes, we do it in Greece too! What Louis Barclay created allows users to automatically “unfollow” all friends they have on Facebook and the pages they follow Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: forget the passwords; 2SV is coming; how we will log into our accounts

Google will automatically register 150 million of its users and 2,000,000 YouTube users in the new security service. Until now we have known it as “two-factor authentication” (in short “2FA”). The tech giant has called it “two-step verification (2SV)”. In any case, it is two-factor authentication, i.e. two ways of certification. In case you do not know, in “2FA” (which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Gmail: New filters make it easier to search for old emails

Google is introducing a new feature in “Gmail” for “Android” users, which will allow them to instantly and easily locate their emails, based on the new search filters it added to the app. The new filters that were added appear directly below the search bar. As shown in the screenshot, the new feature allows users to find “emails” based on the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Internet: Increased number of internet users arrested or mistreated

The number of countries where internet users were arrested, or mistreated because of their posts, reached a new record between June 2020 and May 2021, according to a report by the US non-governmental organization “Freedom House”. The most characteristic incidents of this period are the internet disruption in Myanmar and Belarus, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: Almost impossible to protect location privacy on devices

The issue of maintaining location privacy on users’ devices has always been an unresolved question. There are undoubtedly many features that allow you to disable the display of your location, however, if Google wants to constantly “see” your location, can it do so? Or is it already doing it? According to BusinessInsider, which Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Harmony: Huawei’s new operating system in June

Huawei Technologies has announced that it will launch its new smartphone operating system, “Harmony”, on June 2; in the biggest move it has made so far to recover from the damage caused by US sanctions on its mobile sector. As Reuters notes, using its own operating system will mean it is no longer dependent on Android.  Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

End titles in 2022 for Internet Explorer

The Web browser  “Internet Explorer”  will “expire”, after almost  27 years of life, and it will not reappear in versions of “Windows 10” after June 15, 2022, according to Microsoft. Discontinuing support also means that the company will not release periodic security updates for “Explorer”. The once hugely popular browser appeared in 1995 with “Windows 95” and between 2000-2005 had a market share of 90% Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

New apps on its maps announced by Google

After of course the search engine and email services, Google’s hugely popular service is the one with its maps. The online services giant has announced that it has created a number of new apps for “Google Maps”. The most interesting is an augmented reality app that the company called “Indoor Live View”. Users can activate it when they are indoors; such as airports, train stations, shopping malls, etc. The Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Messages: Ability to schedule messaging in Google’s app

The next feature to be added to Google’s “Messages” app will be especially useful to those who want to be the first to send wishes just as the day changes, but also to those who love to constantly reminding others of their tasks at certain times. As the “Techgear.gr” website states, “Android” devices that use the “Android Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google: Enables Android users to open Google Maps and Street View at the same time

For some years now there have been several “smartphones” and “tablets” on the market that offer the ability to split the screens into two parts (Split Screen) to have two apps open at the same time, but only now Google is starting to take advantage of this feature to enhance the experience of Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Google Pay available through Viva Wallet

“Viva Wallet” customers in Greece and 17 other countries can now enjoy the benefits of “Google Pay”, the most popular mobile payment method for “Android” device users. In more detail, on 27th of October the service became available for “Viva Wallet” customers in Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom, while as Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

GravityRAT spyware modified to infect macOS and Android devices

Kaspersky detected a previously unknown piece of Android spyware. This malicious section was introduced in a travel app for Indian users. A closer look revealed that it relates to “GravityRAT”, a spy “Remote Access Trojan (RAT)” known for conducting activities in India. Further research confirmed that the team behind the malware invested in Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …