Meta will add “broadcast channels” to Facebook and Messenger
The feature lets creators and public figures share one-to-many messages to share updates with their followers. Only the creator of the channel can send messages, but viewers can react to messages and vote in polls. Users can join broadcast channels directly from a Page’s profile on Facebook, after which they will receive a notification every time a message is posted.
Google added five new updates to the Chrome address bar
According to Google, the Chrome address bar can now detect typos and display suggestions based on user history. Moreover, it will also suggest names of popular websites below the address bar.
Hackers connected to the governments of Russia and China are allegedly using a WinRAR zero-day bug
Google’s Threat Analysis Group said that in recent weeks it has seen multiple government-backed groups exploiting CVE-2023-38831, a vulnerability from WinRAR. The bug, which has been patched, was initially exploited by criminal groups throughout early 2023.
Google is working on a Repair Mode option for phones with Android 14
This feature aims to establish a secure environment to protect user privacy during device repairs. Entering and exiting repair mode would need the lockscreen credentials.
OnePlus Open will have a 7.8-inch 2K Inner AMOLED display and a 6.31-inch outer AMOLED screen. It will come with Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor and a 4800mAh battery.
Samsung Galaxy A05s
The phone has a 6.7-inch FHD+ screen, Snapdragon 680 processor, 6GB RAM and 128GB of storage. It comes with a 5,000mAh battery.