WhatsApp rolls out the ability to delete sent messages, but you'll have to be quick about it

It looks like WhatsApp has finished testing the ability to unsend messages that you feeling are inappropriate and wish you could take back. Yes, you will finally be able to delete WhatsApp messages that you sent to a contact, but you’ll have to be quick about it.

Although WhatsApp did not yet announce anything related to the new feature, the FAQ page of the application has been recently updated to reflect the addition of the new functionality. The new feature is called “Delete for everyone” and will be available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone users.

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How to use Apple's iPhone X: tips, tricks and a quick guide to all new gestures and shortcuts

The new $1,000 iPhone X is real and it’s official, and… it comes with no home button.
This is the future: an edge-to-edge, nearly bezel-less design that features a prominent cutout at the top, and an iPhone that is operated by gestures more than ever before.

So… how do you use the button-less new iPhone X?

There are a few main gestures that you need to learn in order to get started using an iPhone X. All of them are very intuitive and easy to learn, so it should only take a few moments to get used …

If Google Play Protect messed up Bluetooth on your Android phone, here is a quick fix

Google Play Protect combines several features that are already available for Android handsets, and puts them together under the Google Play Protect branding. This includes automatic scanning for viruses and the Find My Device feature. The Google Play Protect logo will soon appear on the packaging of every device with the Google Play Store pre-installed. The service has been pushed out to several Android models, and this has led to a problem with Bluetooth on some units.

For some reason, Google Play Protect red flags an app called Bluetooth Share 7.0, mistakenly listing it as being unsafe. …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 vs. LG V30: quick camera comparison

Samsung’s such a huge player in the mobile space that all too often we see companies being accused of playing copycat to its actions. And while the smartphone manufacturer’s been a leader plenty of times in the past, right now we’re witnessing Samsung itself acting as the company catching up to others, as it finally embraces dual-camera hardware with the new Galaxy Note 8 flagship.

Does being a latecomer to this trend mean that Samsung’s had more time than everyone else to get its hardware and software right? Considering how successful it’s been with single cameras on phones like …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 makes a quick appearance on Samsung's U.S. website

This coming Wednesday, we will see the introduction of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. Just the other day, Sammy’s U.S. website jumped the gun by accidentally posting the U.S. unlocked version of the high-end phablet. The model number, UZKAXAA, fits in with the stateside unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy S8. The listing has been since taken down and can no longer be found on the website.

There really isn’t much that we can take away from this brief appearance except that 64GB of native storage will indeed be found on the base model of the Galaxy Note 8. And it also suggests that the unlocked …

Bluetooth bug that crashes Google Play Music now repaired after quick update

A recent update to Google Play Music (version 7.9.4920) brought along some unwelcome features with it. The update included a Bluetooth related bug, that in many cases, caused the app to crash as soon as it was opened. The update was sent to add support for the notification channels that will be available with Android O, and to change the look of the search history view on the streaming music service.

Now, a new update for Google Play Music has quickly hit the Play Store. Carrying version number 7.9.4921, the new offering’s changelist simply reads “Bug fixes.” Before applying the new update, …

LG G6 Quick Cover flip case review

Gravity – it is a funny thing, isn’t it? While it’s great at making life possible and keeping the universe together, it is also known for its ability to turn smartphone screens into sea salt. Thankfully, there’s a protective case for pretty much every smartphone in existence, and today we’re taking a look at the official Quick Cover case for the LG G6.

In a nutshell, the LG G6 Quick Cover case is designed to protect the display and the rear glass panel of the phone, as well as its corners, from dirt and scratches. The accessory’s front and back pieces are made …

Nubia Z17 may be the first to support Qualcomm's Quick Charge 4.0+, but you won't be able to use it

Qualcomm announced an enhanced version of its quick charge technology last week and confirmed the first smartphone to feature Quick Charge 4.0+ is the Nubia Z17, a high-end smartphone recently launched in China.

Unfortunately, it turns out that Quick Charge 4.0+ won’t be usable with the Nubia Z17, at least at first. The Chinese company confirmed that its top tier smartphone comes with a Quick Charge 3.0 charger in the retail box, which doesn’t support the new technology.

Although the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 chipset inside the Nubia Z17 has Quick Charge 4.0+ …

Qualcomm announces Quick Charge 4.0+ featuring three new enhancements

It’s been six months since Qualcomm introduced its new Quick Charge 4.0 technology, which faster charging than its predecessor, allowing a smartphone to go from empty to 50% in just 15 minutes.

Well, it appears that Qualcomm has managed to stuff in new enhancements to its quick charge technology, but not so many or so important to call the new product Quick Charge 5.0. As such, Qualcomm unveiled the new Quick Charge 4.0+, which mainly offers three significant improvements over the last year technology.

The first one is called Dual Charge, which is present …

Smart Reply now gives you three quick responses on Gmail

Google announced today that Smart Reply is coming to both the Android and iOS versions of Gmail. If you’re a subscriber to Google’s Inbox or message app Allo, you probably have already had the privilege of seeing this feature in action. Google analyzes email that you’ve received, and offers up three quick responses to choose from. Each one is in a box at the bottom of the page, ready to be tapped as your response. Over time, the Smart Reply feature learns how you write. This means that eventually the three choices will seem as though they were really written by you. With Smart Reply, you can quickly …