Why it’s taking so long to encrypt Facebook Messenger

Why it’s taking so long to encrypt Facebook Messenger

After a high-profile incident in which subpoenaed Facebook messages led to felony charges for a 17-year-old girl and her mother in a Nebraska abortion case, Meta said Thursday that it would expand of end-to-end encryption in Messenger ahead of a planned global rollout. This week, the company will automatically begin to add end-to-end encryption in … Read more

Android 13: 6 settings to update immediately

Android 13: 6 settings to update immediately

Android 13 contains a wealth of new features and updates, but many of these require a little digging to find. Unlike Android 12, which introduced sweeping design changes, Android 13 focuses on refining these changes. So you’ll need to delve into your Settings app to find many of the new additions to the OS. In … Read more

The best cheap Android phones

The best cheap Android phones

Enlarge / The camera bar returns but it’s a lot shallower than the Pixel 6 version. Ron Amadeo So you want to buy a cheap Android phone, but you’re overwhelmed by the countless options out there. Let us point you in the right direction. First, though, you should figure out if you even want to … Read more

How to pick the best MacBook so you’re not overspending for what you don’t need

How to pick the best MacBook so you’re not overspending for what you don’t need

A new MacBook Air running M2 chip is seen displayed during Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Jose, California, June 6, 2022. Peter Dasilva | Reuters Apple has five MacBook computers to choose from, which might be a little daunting if you’re in the market for a new laptop as we hit back-to-school season. … Read more

A Pixel 6a screen was coaxed into running at 90Hz

A Pixel 6a screen was coaxed into running at 90Hz

Good news: At least some Pixel 6a phones have a display that supports a 90Hz refresh rate, addressing one of the more pointless complaints against the $450 mid-range phone. Bad news: Getting the phone flipped over to a high refresh rate mode right now requires using an undocumented hack, there are currently a few issues … Read more