Friday, August 18, 2017

3 WhatsApp Tricks on Android You May Not Know

WhatsApp being one of the most popular messaging apps out there. Even so, there may still be many users who have not explored the messaging applications that are under this Facebook shade.

There are some simple tricks that may not be known by many people. Here Okezone collect some tips that you may not know that are summarized from various sources, Friday (18/08/2017).

Send Broadcast Message
To make a private message, you can send a broadcast message to a list of contacts that appear as if you have requested them separately. To do so, you just have to enter the menu (three dots), Settings then choose Chat> Menu> New Broadcast.

Hide Blue tick
That blue tick can get you in trouble, especially when you do not answer right away and someone sees you have read their message. You can turn it off, but note that if you do, you will not receive a receipt for your message either.

To do so, the Android WhatsApp user simply goes to Settings> Account> Privacy> Untick Read Receipts.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Preparing for the 5G Network

5G network technology is expected to be present globally in 2020, some countries even want to adopt earlier in 2019. Qualcomm mobile platform company assesses Indonesia needs to pay attention to three components in order to realize 5G.

"I think the main focus is on spectrum availability, just be sure," said Senior Director and Head of Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Pacific Qualcomm International Inc. Relations, Julie G. Welch, told reporters here on Tuesday.

In order to reach an adequate spectrum, the Indonesian government is deemed necessary to make the appropriate policies for 5G and the spectrum.

Qualcomm Indonesia Chief, Shannedy Ong, added the government needs to allocate the spectrum to 5G because the main requirement of the latest generation network migration is the spectrum.

Second, the government needs to prepare the latest technology regulation because apart from different speeds, 5G also has different aspects with 4G implementation.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Found Bug in MIUI Xiaomi, Data on Mobile Phone Can Leak

Latest report from eScan Antivirus called MIUI operating system OS contained in Android smartphone made by Xiaomi have security hole alias bug. More precisely, a bug was found in the default application system titled "Mi Mover".

Mi Mover allows users to transfer settings and data from the old smartphone to the new one with practical and easy. Unfortunately, Mi Mover turns off sandbox protection on Android, so apps can be unlocked.

The risks, settings (settings) and data in Xiaomi smartphone users can easily be cloned by others. Not explained by eScan, which version of OSUI OS keeps this bug.

What is clear, the bug also causes security applications listed on Xiaomi phones can be easily removed without permission from the administrator. This is demonstrated in an anti-theft application titled "Cerberus".

Cerberus on Xiaomi Mi Max 2 can be removed without passing the safety stages as it should. If the app is removed, the phone's security system will be weaker.


Xiaomi's response

Xiaomi spoke about the news circulating. The Chinese giant promised to make every effort to ensure its products and services meet privacy policy, as compiled KompasTekno, Monday (14/08/2017) from Gizmochina.