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Facebook’s Accounts Center lets you cross-post to Instagram

2c56bf00-026f-11eb-9f7a-6e6db372350cFacebook is stitching its main platform, Instagram and Messenger a bit more tightly together. It has revealed a unified Accounts Center, which it’s starting to test in the settings of all three apps this week.You can use it to post stories to Instagr…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/facebook-instagram-accounts-center-162605587.html
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TikTok introduces in-app election guide to fight misinformation

42cb1be0-01f3-11eb-bbff-99fcc52bc719TikTok is the latest social media app to push educational resources about voting and the upcoming election in an effort to stop misinformation from spreading. The app introduced a new election guide that will highlight “trusted information about the…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/tiktok-election-guide-150058696.html
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iOS doesn’t need to be more like Android, it just needs more Google

9be09b70-fedc-11ea-bfd7-0de715a3cd50Apple’s iOS 14 has taken some heat for copying Android features. The most obvious example being the new customizable widgets (iOS had widgets before, but it was limited to the left-most screen of the main menu). Another big change is the introduction…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/ios-14-android-google-apple-150007924.html
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Twitter’s changes since the June attack include requiring security keys

165a8380-52cf-11ea-add7-ec9a12fa2ad1Back in July, Twitter became the target of cyberattackers that hijacked high-profile accounts to run a bitcoin scam. Now, the company has published a post detailing how it’s keeping Twitter secure and making sure that incident won’t happen again, esp…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/twitters-security-changes-july-attack-054328827.html
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Roland’s synth engine comes to mobile devices with the Zenbeats 2.0 app

92642cf0-fef6-11ea-af57-b01740fff518Roland has rolled out an upgraded version of its cross-platform digital audio workstation app, and it comes with several feature and workflow enhancements. The biggest addition to Zenbeats 2.0, though, is ZC1, which brings the company’s Zen-Core synt…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/roland-zenbeats-2-app-zc-1-070016582.html
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HP’s first Intel 11th-gen laptops use recycled ocean-bound plastics

073fb9a0-fcad-11ea-97d4-47c4837d0715HP has unveiled its latest 13-, 14- and 15-inch Pavilion laptops that are its first to use 11th-generation Intel Core processors and Iris XE graphics that should deliver a huge GPU boost over last-gen Intel chips. They’re also among the company’s fir…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/hp-pavilion-laptops-ocean-bound-plastics-120034594.html
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You can now set Firefox as your default iOS browser

d4149980-fcc8-11ea-b8b4-9aec3fbb96d6One big benefit of iOS 14 is that you can set non-Apple-made apps as your default, including for email and web browsing. Hot on the heels of you being able to set Chrome and Gmail as your clients of choice, Firefox is enabling you to make its browser…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/mozilla-firefox-ios-14-130014162.html
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Jamstik Studio is the MIDI guitar you might actually want to use.

de6c1371-f9f5-11ea-bfe6-84d847426ddeThe Jamstik Studio MIDI Guitar is, as the name implies a guitar. But to be clear, if you’re just looking to buy a guitar, there is no reason to get one. It’s serviceable, but nothing special. The mahogany body and rosewood fretboard feel decent enoug…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/jamstik-studio-midi-guitar-review-controller-musical-instrument-133040066.html
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Homeland Security warns of a ‘critical’ security flaw in Windows servers

28952e10-fb67-11ea-befb-79e1462ebfccThe US government has a major server security headache on its hands. Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has delivered a rare emergency directive (via TechCrunch) urging government agencies to install a patch f…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/homeland-security-warning-zerologon-windows-server-flaw-175800739.html
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Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+ review: Samsung’s best can’t fix Android’s flaws

7b2a6510-f94f-11ea-ae77-8d4e7219b35cFor years, Samsung has been trying to make the perfect 2-in-1. It seems to have given up on the Windows-based Galaxy Book line to focus on the Galaxy Tab. That probably has something to do with Android’s far larger app library. But Google’s OS is not…

Source: https://www.engadget.com/samsung-galaxy-tab-s7-s7-plus-review-dex-120hz-specs-130043834.html
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