The Morning After: Is Instagram no longer a photo sharing app?


Vinyl has been recovering, and the pandemic seems to have accelerated this trend. When Amazon launched the monthly club record to take advantage of it, you knew it had reached a tipping point. All of this means that many of us want to upgrade from cheap turntables and build our first HiFi system. Although there are many parts to this, perhaps the most important is the speakers. What’s the point if your speakers sound bad?

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To help, we evaluated some The best passive speakers under $600These require amplifiers, yes, but provide more flexibility for your HiFi settings. If you have been using built-in speakers or an all-in-one setup, we will explain exactly what you might need. I assure you-this is a beginner’s guide for recent vinyl addicts.

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On the contrary, it is a platform for people to “entertain”.

Instagram no longer sees itself as a platform for people to share photos. This is the main content of a series of comments made by Adam Mosseri, the head of the company. “To be honest, there is some very fierce competition right now,” Moseli said. “TikTok is big, YouTube is bigger, and there are many other upstarts.” In order to remain competitive, Mosseri said that Instagram must accept this aspect of itself, which means change. One way the app has changed is for Instagram to provide more recommendations. He also said that Instagram plans to accept video more widely, focusing on full-screen and immersive content. continue reading.

Its API update will make it easier for organizations to create digital vaccine cards.

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Google has updated the Passes API of its Pay app to simplify the process of storing and displaying digital cards on Android to display users’ COVID-19 testing and vaccination details. The tech giant has provided access to the API to healthcare organizations, government agencies, and organizations authorized to distribute COVID vaccines. This means that their developers can easily create digital COVID vaccines and test cards that users can store on their devices. continue reading.

The issue triggered an investigation by US regulators.

According to reports, Porsche is planning to recall the Taycan EV due to a sudden power failure

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Porsche is planning to recall its Taycan EV worldwide due to software issues that may cause sudden power outages. The operation was conducted after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) conducted an investigation, which began in May after reports that the car switched to emergency mode. According to sources familiar with the situation, there have been no reports of accidents or injuries, but NHTSA has also contacted Volkswagen (Porshe’s parent company) regarding Audi e-tron GT and RS e-tron GT, both of which use Power system similar to Taycan. continue reading.

About FaceTime and Safari

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With all the changes macOS Big Sur Last year, we did not expect Apple to provide a lot of things in this year’s update.It seems to be iOS 15 with iPad 15 This time received most of the upgrades. But with the major changes in Safari, FaceTime and the new SharePlay features, this update is worth your attention. Devindra Hardwar gave it a test drive. continue reading.

Nixxes is Sony’s second studio purchase in a week.

Sony just bought another studio, no, it’s not Bluepoint Games. On Thursday, the company announced the acquisition of Nixxes Software, a Dutch developer known for supporting Crystal Dynamics, IO Interactive and Eidos Montreal in porting some of their games to the PC. This transaction indicates that Sony may step up its efforts to introduce more exclusive products to Windows.The company released Horizon zero dawn with Days are gone Going to the Steam and Epic game stores, Sony President Jim Ryan said that more of the company’s first-party games will enter the PC. continue reading.

But wait, there is more…

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Aviation pioneer Wally Fink will join Blue Origin’s first manned space flight

Virgin Galactic plans to send Richard Branson into space on July 11

Facebook, Google, TikTok and Twitter pledge to improve women’s online safety

T-Mobile, AT&T and Verizon have taken steps to reduce fraudulent calls

Samsung Galaxy Watch 4 Classic leak reveals more familiar design

This summer, Prime Gaming members can get a trio of Lucasfilm Games classic games

The first three “Final Fantasy” pixel remakes will arrive on July 28

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‘Ratchet & Clank Rift Apart’ gains performance improvement on 120Hz monitor

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