• Google update turns your iPhone into a physical account security key

    12 days ago - By The Next Web

    Google today updated its iOS Smart Lock app with a feature that essentially replaces a physical security key with your actual phone. Android phones have had this feature for months, but now iPhone owners can also use it. The update notes for the new version of the Smart Lock app read “With this new update, you can now set up your phone's built-in security key, the best second factor protection for your Google Account.” What this means is that, when you log into your Google accounts, you can confirm that it's you via your iPhone without the use of a two-factor...
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  • Hidden code found in Google Phone app hints at call recording feature for Pixels and other models

    Hidden code found in Google Phone app hints at call recording feature for Pixels and other models

    12 days ago - By Phone Arena

    The Google Phone app can screen calls, call 9-1-1 automatically in an emergency, make Duo video calls, warn about potential Spam calls, deliver visual voicemail and allow users to multitask while on a call. , the app will soon give users the opportunity to record phone calls. Strings of code hidden in version 43.0.289191107 of the Google Phone app revealed that there will be an in-call button that will start a new recording.
    The Google Phone app is used on Pixel and Android One phones, and also on some Xiaomi handsets. With Xiaomi making the move to the Google Phone ...
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