Instagram Rolling Out Two-Factor Authentication
Feb 17, 2016, 8:21 AM by Eric M. Zeman
Instagram is providing an extra layer of security for users through the addition of two-factor authentication. The tool lets users add their phone number to the log-in processor, which would then require a username, password, and authentication code texted to the provided number. Instagram has more than 400 million users, including many celebrities who earn endorsements through their accounts. Facebook, which owns Instagram, has offered two-factor authentication for years.
Mar 23, 2021
OnePlus today announced the OnePlus 9 and OnePlus 9 Pro, its newest flagship phones. The 9 Pro is a true flagship-class phone with a QHD AMOLED display with variable refresh from 1 to 120 Hz, and IP68 water rating, starting at $969.
Feb 9, 2022
Samsung today announced its lineup of flagship phones for 2022: the Galaxy S22 series. The top-end S22 Ultra sees the biggest changes as it essentially absorbs Samsung's Note series with an integrated S Pen stylus and a more Note-like shape and design, instead of the Contour Cut design of the other models.
Nov 18, 2020
Google today launched a major revamp of its Google Pay app with a new interface and several major new features. Instead of a stack of cards and list of transactions, the new interface centers around the people and businesses you exchange money with, with a conversation-style interface for each person, group, and business.
Jun 6, 2022
Apple has given a name to its password-free account security solution: Passkeys. With Passkeys, users can log in to web sites and apps without remembering or entering a password.
Jun 26, 2020
Apple's Safari 14 web browser — part of the forthcoming iOS 14 for iPhones — adds support for the Web Authentication (WebAuthn) API, part of the industry-standard FIDO2 specification. This will allow mobile web sites to add an option for users to quickly log in via fingerprint or Face ID instead of entering a username and password.