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Google Changes Its Sign-in Page After 6 Years, and It’s Underwhelming

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After a gap of six years, Google is updating the visual look of the sign-in and sign-up pages. The new update has a more modern look and brings changes in line with Material Design 3 principles. Google says it's strictly a visual change, and no changes have been made to functionalities. The login flow remains the same. The new updated look will be visible to both personal accounts and Google Workspace accounts in the next two weeks.
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What is PQ3, Apple’s New iMessage Security Protocol?

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Apple introduced PQ3, the new post-quantum cryptographic protocol for iMessage. PQ3 is the first messaging protocol that qualifies to reach what Apple calls "Level 3 security", and offers extensive defenses against even highly sophisticated quantum attacks. The new iMessage security protocol is claimed to surpass protocols in all other widely deployed messaging apps.
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How to Transfer Contacts From iPhone to iPhone [2024 Guide]

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There are several ways to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone. AirDrop is one of the best ways to transfer contacts to a new iPhone without iCloud. Second, you can share your contact list using iCloud syncing or iCloud backups. Third, if you've got a Mac, you can use Finder to sync your iPhone contacts. Lastly, you can also use a third-party app to transfer contacts from iPhone to iPhone with email.
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Apple Says the Most Common Method to Dry a Wet iPhone Can Damage It

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For years, a lot of users swear by the rice bag method to dry their wet phones. However, Apple warns users not to put their iPhones in a rice bag when the phone gets wet or a liquid-detection alert appears. The small particles of rice might get into the openings and damage your phone. The best way to dry a wet iPhone is to leave it in a cool area with some airflow. 
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Carl Pei Turns to “Carl Bhai” to Hype the Nothing Phone (2a) in India

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Nothing CEO Carl Pei started a viral marketing campaign on X by renaming his account to Carl Bhai, pulling together the Indian tech fraternity. This trend gained a lot of attention and engagement, creating hype for the Nothing Phone 2a in a price-sensitive market like India. But was this just a planned cheesy marketing campaign and did it work out in the favor of Nothing.
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Cybersecurity: A Trillion Dollar Challenge with No End in Sight

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The global cost of cyber attacks in just 2023 stood at $8 trillion. A recent IBM report revealed these numbers, while ExpressVPN made some predictions of its own based off said data. Going by these reports, we decided to give you an insight into that side of cyber security that often goes unnoticed - the cost of cyber attacks, how they are affecting us and effective ways to counter them.
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This New Android 15 Feature Makes Persistent Notifications Bearable

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The developer preview of Android 15 introduces a new feature called "Notification cooldown". It slowly, gradually reduces notification volume and vibrations for repeat notifications from the same app within a short period. The feature is enabled by default, but users can disable it or enable it for specific conversation apps. This feature is a welcome addition for those who receive a lot of notifications and want to reduce distractions.
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iPhone Flashlight Not Working? 12 Best Ways to Fix it!

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iPhone flashlight not working is one of the most commonly faced iOS issues. It's damn annoying when your iPhone's torch stops working or the flashlight icon is greyed out. You can check if anything is blocking the flash, close the Camera app, reboot the iPhone, update iOS, or reset all settings to fix the iPhone flashlight won't work problems. If nothing helps, you can contact Apple support and get your phone diagnosed.
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What is D2M Technology: Everything You Need to Know

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In a recent development, D2M technology will soon be tested in India. This new broadcasting tech will allow people to stream content on their mobile devices without being connected to internet services. It will use the LMRS (Land to Mobile Radio System) which is currently used for emergency broadcasts and for broadcasting educational and entertainment content as well. This could also prove beneficial for the people to stay in touch with the government in the face of a satellite failure or a national emergency.
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Windows 11 24H2: Features, Release Date, and Requirements

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The new Windows 11 24H2 update is going to bring a number of AI features to PC users. It doesn't have the new visual changes that we expected from Windows 12 this year, but you will get AI-powered features like Super Resolution, Cowriter in Notepad, Voice Clarity, Snap Layout suggestions, and more. Microsoft has also added a new CPU restriction for the 24H2 version. However, CPUs launched after 2010 are safe from the cut-off. The 24H2 update is expected to roll out in October.
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