More useful than SMS, slicker than Hangouts and easier to use than Skype, it's no wonder Whats App is the number one communications service of choice for hundreds of millions of smartphone users.Both a blessing and a curse, Whats App’s ticks-based system shows when your sent messages have been delivered (one grey tick), received (two grey ticks) and read (two blue ticks).Just remember to close Whats App before turning Aeroplane Mode off.Group chats tend to be either too active or suspiciously quiet, the latter often the case immediately after you remind everyone that they owe you money. Put your mind at ease by long-pressing your sent message and hitting the Information key on Android, or swiping it from left to right on i OS.No replies after an hour when everyone was online and irritatingly chatty just a minute before you messaged? This will show you exactly who has read it and when.
At this biennial event, the participating companies exhibit their latest service robotic technologies and components A new Israeli Da-Vinci unmanned aerial vehicle manufactured by Elbit Systems is displayed during the 4th International conference on Home Land Security and Cyber in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv Connected company president Shigeki Tomoyama addresses a press briefing as he elaborates on Toyota's "connected strategy" in Tokyo.Seit geraumer Zeit sollen User von Whats App nun schon vor Hackern sicher sein.Eine Komplettverschlüsselung wehrt neugierige Spione ab, die sonst Nachrichten bei Whats App mitlesen könnten.On both Android and i OS, just tap the top bar above a chat and select Custom Notifications.Beyond showing off, there’s no need to italicise your Whats App messages, or make them bold – all phone users know that’s what Caps Lock is for.However, if you have the finger speed and are willing to commit the commands to memory, you can do exactly that.To make a message bold, place it between two asterisks, like *this*. A constant presence on Google Play and the App Store’s top apps charts, it’s one of the first apps you’ll download when you buy a new phone and almost certainly your biggest source of notification on a typical day.The app has developed dramatically since it emerged almost a decade ago, picking up the ability to transfer files and make voice and video calls – all now core features – along the way.Whats App can be a data-sapping terror if you’re not on a generous plan, with photos, videos and voice messages capable of gobbling through the lion’s share of your allowance in no time.In the app's settings, you’ll find the Data Usage option, which lets you limit the types of media you automatically download on a mobile connection. You can save shortcuts to your favourite Whats App conversations directly on your home screen by tapping and holding a chat and selecting the Add Chat Shortcut option from the menu.