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Google Drive Protects Your Files And Documents With The iPhone Touch Id

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Google Drive Protects Your Files And Documents With The iPhone Touch Id

If you save delicate files and documents on Google Drive, on iPhone and iPad you have extra security: blocking the application with Touch ID and Face ID.

Although Google has its own Android operating system around which there is an entire ecosystem of devices, sometimes options and features arise for competing platforms, such as Apple.

As an example, the subject at hand, Google Drive, Google’s online storage service that you can use on any device, and this includes the iPhone and iPad. In addition, it offers very practical functions such as 15GB of free space, automatic synchronization, editing, and creation of documents …

Precisely, the iPhone and iPad have their own security measures, such as Touch ID and Face ID. The first is used to unlock the screen or any application using the fingerprint of your finger. Face ID, meanwhile, does the same using facial recognition.

More security on Google Drive

As well. It turns out that Google Drive for iOS and iPadOS allows you to activate extra security taking advantage of the Touch ID and Face ID technology of Apple smartphones and tablets. That is, in addition to serving to unlock the main screen, once the Google application is opened, without this second layer of security, Google Drive will not show the files associated with the configured account or accounts.

Apparently, this option is already available in previous versions of iOS, it disappeared, and it’s back again so that Apple users can further protect the files stored on Google Drive.

To activate this option you just have to open the Google Drive app on iPhone or iPad, if possible in its most current version. You can check if it is updated from the App Store. Once inside Google Drive, in the menu in the upper left corner, we will see the Settings option. Inside, click on the Privacy screen.

All we have to do is click on the gray button on that screen. On the left, it says something like “With the privacy screen enabled, you will need Touch ID and a password to access this application.”

Once activated, you can also configure the waiting time. Immediately to 10 minutes, 1 minute or 10 seconds.

Fast and easy

From now on, every time you open Google Drive, instead of having access to your files, as usual, you must enter your code or activate Touch ID or Face ID as you normally do.

All in all, Google cautions that there are a few options that can escape that security. That is, despite that additional crash, notifications or certain information may be displayed on Siri. But the important thing, your files, and documents will be blocked unless you activate Touch ID or Face ID.

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SpaceX Receives Dogecoin Payments for Next Year’s Moon Launch Mission

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SpaceX Receives Dogecoin Payments for Next Year's Moon Launch Mission!

SpaceX itself will launch its “DOGE-1 Mission to the Moon” in the first quarter of next year, with Elon Musk’s commercial rocket company accepting the meme-inspired cryptocurrency Dogecoin as payment.

“SpaceX launches the Doge-1 satellite to next year’s moon-paid mission in Doge – the first cryptocurrency in space – the first meme in space,” Musk said in a tweet.

On the other hand, Geometric Energy Corporation announced the previous Dogecoin-funded mission on May 9 yesterday, with a statement that did not reveal the financial value of the mission.

“This mission will demonstrate the application of cryptocurrency beyond Earth orbit and set the groundwork for interplanetary trading,” said Tom Ochinero, vice president of commercial sales for SpaceX, as quoted in a statement released by Geometric Energy.

Musk also said on Twitter in April that SpaceX would put “Dogecoin literal in the literal moon”. Dogecoin itself lost more than a third of its price on Sunday after Musk called it a “cacophony” during its guest-hosting place on the sketch comedy TV show “Saturday Night Live”.

On CoinGecko.com’s cryptocurrency tracking data, Dogecoin has surged more than 800 percent over the past month and is now the fourth-largest digital currency, with a market cap of US $ 73 billion.

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Cellphones to Laptops Can Be Expensive until 2022, Due to Global Chip Shortages

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Cellphones to Laptops Can Be Expensive until 2022, Due to Global Chip Shortages

Currently, a global shortage of semiconductors has hit several industries around the world, limiting not only smartphones, computers, and other electronic devices but also vehicles and other types of machines. And it looks like it won’t go away until 2022.

This is according to a Gartner report (first reported by IANS) which revealed that a global semiconductor shortage is expected to persist throughout 2021 and recover to normal levels in the second quarter of 2022.

A number of factors, both from the demand and supply side, have contributed greatly to Covid-19. There’s also the fact that everything we know – every gadget has a chip inside – from refrigerators, cars, smart speakers, and so on.

As the pandemic hit in early 2020, demand for consumer electronics and chips took a hit, but as production staggered back towards the end of 2020, demand for all kinds of chips in all types of devices from smartphones and laptops and more turned to hyper equipment. , and chip manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand.

And with preliminary conservative estimates, this chip shortage is expected to last at least a year or more.

The report highlights that device shortages across different categories are expected to extend into the second quarter of 2022, while substrate capacity constraints have the potential to expand into the fourth quarter of 2022.

“A semiconductor shortage will seriously disrupt supply chains and will limit the production of many types of electronic equipment by 2021,” said Kanishka Chauhan, principal research analyst at Gartner.

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Samsung Will Supply LTPO Screens and Circuit Boards for the Latest iPhone 13

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Samsung Will Supply LTPO Screens and Circuit Boards for the Latest iPhone 13

The iPhone 13 Series, which Apple will launch this year, is predicted to come with a new screen that supports high refresh rates. The reason is that many fans are waiting for Apple to present a screen upgrade on its newest iPhone.

Now, there is a recent report from South Korea which states that in the future almost all iPhone 13 produced by Apple will use Samsung’s LTPO screen.

Although later there will be a few screen components supplied by LG, the circuit board that connects the screen to the smartphone will come from Samsung Display.

More specifically, it is known that Apple will order 110 million screen panels from Samsung Display, 50 million from LG, and 9 million from BOE to meet consumer demand when the smartphone is launched.

The use of the LTPO (low-temperature polycrystalline oxide) screen made by Samsung is known to allow the iPhone 13 Series to come with a 120Hz refresh rate and use less battery thus extending its durability.

As information, the circuit board that will be used in the iPhone 13 itself is said to have a strong and flexible type of RF PCB. However, for the iPhone 13 and 13 Mini, Apple is said to be using a cheaper and conventional FPCB design.

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