Facebook Messenger now lets you share your screen on mobile devices

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Facebook has enabled its screen-sharing feature for Messenger on mobile devices, allowing you to share your phone or tablet screen when calling a friend one on one, in a group chat, or while taking part in even larger conversations via Messenger Rooms.

Right now, you can share your screen (or pictures from your camera roll, or your Instagram feed, or whatever you’d like) with up to eight people in group chats or up to 16 people in Messenger Rooms. However, Facebook says it’s working on expanding the feature for up to 50 people in Rooms. The update is available on

Apple has finally embraced key-based 2FA. So should you

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Enlarge / An Ars-branded Yubikey.

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Almost three years ago, Google introduced its Advanced Protection Program (APP), a security plan for high-risk users that requires hardware keys for account access and is arguably the industry’s most effective way to stop account takeovers in their tracks. But until now there was a major flaw that held APP back: its iPhone and iPad offerings were prohibitively limited for most users. Now that this has changed—more on the change in a bit—I feel comfortable recommending APP much more widely.

What is APP?

By requiring users to produce a physical security key in

Huawei FreeBuds 3i review: Great features on a budget

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Huawei may struggle with apps, but its hardware remains incredibly attractive. The company’s latest true-wireless earbuds, the Huawei FreeBuds 3i, combine an accessible price tag with good sound quality and features you’ll typically find on higher-end competitors like the AirPods Pro.

Are these affordable true wireless earbuds a good pick? Find out in our Huawei FreeBuds 3i review.

About this review: The FreeBuds 3i review unit was provided to Android Authority by the manufacturer. I used the earbuds for around two weeks, connected to my Mate 20 Pro and my Asus ROG laptop.

Huawei FreeBuds 3i: Tech and specs

Here’s a first look at the new emoji arriving in iOS and Android later this year

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To mark World Emoji Day today, we’re getting our first official look at some of the new emoji that are coming to smartphones later this year. Emojipedia has compiled some of the emoji designs coming to iOS and Android, and 9to5Google has some additional details on the designs coming to Android specifically.

Below you can see Apple’s take on some of the new emoji: a ninja, an all-gender sign, a coin (which has “The Crazy Ones” embossed on the top, a sneaky reference to Apple’s famous “Think Different” ads), bubble tea, a dodo, and a piñata. There’s also a

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review: Why you should want it — and why you shouldn’t

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For the longest time, the Galaxy Note line has represented the best of the best, the “kitchen sink” of Android phones where nothing was left out. With the Note 10 series, this has changed. The Note 10 Plus still delivers almost everything a power user could want, but the “regular” Note 10 seems like a watered-down version of what the Note has always been about. Despite the very real reasons to be less than impressed with the Note 10 at face value, it was still the one I wanted. Find out why in our Samsung Galaxy Note 10 review.

How to update Python and how to know if you should

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How to update Python

Knowing how to update Python is important if you want to ensure you have access to the latest features, bug-fixes, and security. So how do you keep up with the times? This post will show you how.

Also read: How to round in Python

The easy part: how to update Python

Updating Python is the easy part. Simply head over to the website and then download the latest version of the interpreter:

This will download an installer, and when you run that file, you’ll be taken through the next steps. Seeing as you want to know how to update Python,

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