Dropbox officially launches its own password manager and a secure vault for your files

From The Verge: Dropbox is launching a bunch of new features today, many of which are security-focused, including the password manager that was first spotted earlier this month; a “vault” within your files intended for storing documents like birth certificates; and a new way to backup your computer to your Dropbox account.

EU targets Apple Pay, App Store with antitrust investigations

From CNET: Within the course of a single day, Apple has found itself the subject of two new EU antitrust probes. Europe's Competition Commission announced on Tuesday that it is opening dual investigations into Apple Pay and the App Store.

The App Store investigation was triggered by a complaint from Spotify over a year ago tied to the high fees Apple charges companies when consumers make in-app purchases. The investigation will focus on the restrictions Apple places on developers to inform consumers of payment options that may be cheaper outside of the app.

WhatsApp launches digital payments in Brazil after beta testing in India

From The Verge: After testing a beta version in India, WhatsApp has launched in-app payments in Brazil, the company announced in a blog post on Monday (via TechCrunch). The payments are enabled through Facebook Pay, which parent company Facebook said last year it would be rolling out to Instagram, Messenger, Facebook, and eventually WhatsApp.

Apple Boosts 16-Inch MacBook Pro Performance With Radeon Pro 5600M

From PC Mag: Apple and AMD have added a new GPU option to the 16-inch MacBook Pro which gives it a major performance boost if you're willing to pay the high upgrade price.

Until now, the best GPU offered for the 16-inch MacBook Pro was the Radeon Pro 5500M with 8GB of HBM2 memory. However, that changed today with the addition of an optional upgrade on both 16-inch models to the Radeon Pro 5600M with 8GB of HBM2 memory. Although only a small bump in the model number, it's actually a significant upgrade in performance from the 5500M to the 5600M.

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In the introduction of my Fractal Design Define 7 Dark Tempered Glass review last month, I told a story of a friend, who we nicknamed "HKG", was getting a lot of unwanted attention from a guy. It was understandable why she was getting the kind of attention she did not want, considering even my colleague Aaron Lai, in the Cooler Master MH650 review introduction, admitted she was indeed quite pretty. In my opinion, it goes way beyond her looks, considering her academic achievements -- faculty, grade, and institution -- was at least several leagues ahead of the guy trying to get her. Of course, neither my colleague Aaron nor my friends Chris and Jesse, as introduced in the beginning of the Western Digital Red WD140EFFX 14TB review, have met her in real life when all these things were going on.

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Since the beginning of social distancing measures, our children's program at our church had been cancelled. However, our director still wanted to do a year-end celebration for all the kids, so we decided to do one final meeting as an online gathering. We all logged into our devices and all the kids were on their computers or tablets. It was quite clear these kids had already used the meeting software for a while now, so some of them were even more rambunctious online than they were in person. Shielded by the wall of their screens, chaos started to ensue with kids randomly yelling something out loud to the group before they were identified. They also decided it would be fun to annotate on shared screens, drawing and scribbling all over the place. The coordinator called this behavior out multiple times, but kids will always be kids.

G.SKILL Releases DDR4-4400 CL17 Memory Kits with High-Capacity 16GB Modules

From G.Skill Press Release: G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd. is releasing new extreme-speed DDR4 memory kits that push 16GB and 8GB modules up to DDR4-4400 with a low latency of CL17-18-18-38 across the board, under the Trident Z Royal family. Upgrading specifications across all three fronts of memory frequency speed, module capacity, and low memory latency, these specifications are engineered with Samsung B-die ICs and designed for the latest Intel Z490 platform to achieve higher performance for gaming and content creation.

ASUS Republic of Gamers ROG Maximus XII Apex Hits 7.7 GHz on 10 Cores and Overclocks Memory to 6666 MHz

From ASUS Press Release: ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced that overclockers have used the latest ROG Maximus XII Apex powerhouse motherboard to break a slew of world records and secure a raft of global first place scores.

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