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How dual-SIM works with Apple’s iPhone XS & XS Max

How dual-SIM works with Apple's iPhone XS & XS Max

How dual-SIM works with Apple’s iPhone XS & XS Maxhttps://appleinsider.com/articles/18/09/14/how-dual-sim-works-with-apples-iphone-xs-xs-maxOne of the new features of the iPhone XS and XS Max is dual-SIM support, which will let people wield two phone numbers on the same device. Here’s how it works in countries where eSIM is available. Only 10 countries support Apple’s eSIMs, namely Austria, Canada, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, India, Spain, the U.K., and the U.S.

Raspberry Pi-based ZeroPhone promises ‘an open-source, Linux-powered’ handset

Raspberry Pi-based ZeroPhone promises 'an open-source, Linux-powered' handset | ZDNet

Raspberry Pi-based ZeroPhone promises ‘an open-source, Linux-powered’ handset | ZDNethttps://www.zdnet.com/article/raspberry-pi-based-zerophone-promises-an-open-source-linux-powered-handset/A project to build the $50 phone has been launched on Crowd Supply.

Huawei caught passing off DSLR pictures as phone camera samples [again]

Huawei caught passing off DSLR pictures as phone camera sampleshttps://www.engadget.com/2018/08/20/huawei-caught-passing-off-dlsr-pictures-as-phone-camera-samples/Huawei’s back at it with the BS advertising. This is literally the third time the company’s been called out for deceptive marketing.

Chat is Google’s Next Big Fix for Android’s Messaging Mess

Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess - The Verge

Exclusive: Chat is Google’s next big fix for Android’s messaging mess – The Vergehttps://www.theverge.com/2018/4/19/17252486/google-android-messages-chat-rcs-anil-sabharwal-imessage-texting?ref=donvy.comA top-tier Android phone can cost upwards of a thousand dollars, and for that money, you’ll get some amazing features. It will have a stellar screen, top-flight camera, gobs of storage, and an absolutely atrocious texting experience. As a result of Google’s “try everything” approach to messaging, the company currently has four major competing messaging apps: Hangouts, Allo, Duo, and Android Messages.

Designing for VR: A Beginners Guide

Designing for VR: A Beginners Guide - Marvel Blog

Designing for VR: A Beginners Guide – Marvel Bloghttps://blog.marvelapp.com/designing-vr-beginners-guide/?ref=donvy.comThe VR age is rapidly approaching. When the world’s largest tech companies (Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple) are investing billions into the development of VR technologies, you know something big is on the horizon. Experts say that this VR revolution will be bigger than the advent of the mobile phone, and the first company to create a consumer VR product that is adopted by the masses will win big. Really big.

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How to Encrypt All of the Things

https://www.wired.com/story/encrypt-all-of-the-things/?CNDID=49046367&mbid=nl_122517_daily_list3_p5Want to keep outsiders from listening in on your chats, phone calls, and more? Encrypt them. All of them. – Signal, the smartphone and now-desktop encryption app, has become the darling of the privacy community, for good reason. It’s as easy to use as the default messaging app on your phone; it’s been open source from the start, and carefully audited and probed by security researchers; and it has received glowing recommendations from Edward Snowden, academic cryptographers, and beyond.

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Snowden’s New App Turns Your Phone Into a Home Security System

https://www.wired.com/story/snowden-haven-app-turns-phone-into-home-security-system/?CNDID=49046367&mbid=nl_122217_daily_list1_p1The NSA leaker’s latest project aims to secure your computer—and you—from not just digital but physical attacks. One of the world’s most well-known activists against digital surveillance has released what’s intended to be a cheap, mobile, and flexible version of a physical security system. On Friday, the Freedom of the Press Foundation and its president, famed NSA leaker Edward Snowden, launched Haven, an app designed to transform any Android phone into a kind of all-purpose sensor for detecting intrusions.

Haven is for people who need a way to protect their personal spaces and possessions without compromising their own privacy, through an Android app and on-device sensors