The latest update to Telegram turns messenger into a Clubhouse clone

Back in December 2020, Telegram received a big update with the new voice chat feature for groups. Today, the messenger got another major update with “Voice Chats 2.0.” The update focuses on new features for voice chats in groups and now in channels. Here what is new in this release which basically turns Telegram into a Clubhouse clone.

Telegram has fixed a serious privacy issue with self-destructing media

Dhiraj Mishra, a security researcher, has shared with Bleeping Computer interesting findings of two security bugs in the now-fixed Telegram messenger app for macOS. These issues made the app fail to properly remove self-destruct media in Secret chats and to store local passcode in plain text.

Telegram Desktop gets picture-in-picture support and more

Right now, Telegram Messenger is more popular than it ever has been. With the recent release of the Telegram Desktop client in the Windows Store, more and more users over the world find it a convenient alternative to WhatsApp, Viber or Facebook Messenger. The team behind it is also working hard on adding more and more features to all versions of the clients, including the Windows app. And the recent update to the app brings some features worth mentioning.

Restore Default Theme in Telegram Desktop (Remove Custom Theme)

Starting with version 1.0, Telegram Desktop allows the user to customize the appearance of the app in a flexible way. It supports themes which change the style of the app completely. If you are bored with a theme you have installed and would like to restore the default one, here is how to do it.