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The safest messaging apps

So you want to send a short, instant, text-based dispatch to another human. The options are endless — iMessage, Slack, Instagram, WhatsApp, Skype, Snapchat — but their security is variable. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/28/the-best-encrypted-messaging-apps/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?resize=2000%2C2000%2Cshrink&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fs.yimg.com%2Fos%2Fcreatr-uploaded-images%2F2019-08%2Fdd0d68f0-c506-11e9-bcff-59b87e84c4d5&client=a1acac3e1b3290917d92&signature=7fd938e7921630e6ac0959e463c0a913dafc36e2

Researchers use graphene-lined clothes to deter mosquitoes

Graphene, the highly flexible supermaterial used to build solar cells (and perhaps one day foldable phones), is also a powerful mosquito repellent. from https://www.engadget.com/2019/08/27/graphene-mosquito-repellent-boston-university-study/https://o.aolcdn.com/images/dims?quality=85&image_uri=https%3A%2F%2Fo.aolcdn.com%2Fimages%2Fdims%3Fresize%3D2000%252C2000%252Cshrink%26image_uri%3Dhttps%253A%252F%252Fs.yimg.com%252Fos%252Fcreatr-images%252F2019-06%252F3a6ffd40-91a5-11e9-bfff-4ec21b5c2099%26client%3Da1acac3e1b3290917d92%26signature%3Df391bbc2bf86daf6e1c3fc0db629195a3e686409&client=amp-blogside-v2&signature=415941db925f42a9a2f27b668afa2924641891c8

Microsoft announces Surface event for October 2, could launch new dual-screen hybrid

Microsoft today announced that it will hold a Surface-focused event on October 2nd in New York City. This event comes in the midst of Apple’s fall event season, with the company expected to introduce new iPhones, iPads, and a 16-inch MacBook Pro. from https://9to5mac.com/2019/08/27/microsoft-surface-event-october-2/https://9to5mac.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2019/04/msn-hotmail-email-hack.jpg?quality=82&strip=all&w=1500