Weekly Tech Roundup for August 14th, 2020

“If future generations are to remember us more with gratitude than sorrow, we must achieve more than just the miracles of technology. We must also leave them a glimpse of the world as it was created, not just as it looked when we got through with it.”
Lyndon B. Johnson

“The advance of technology is based on making it fit in so that you don’t really even notice it, so it’s part of everyday life.”
Bill Gates

Though man can be extraordinary, there are so much upgrades in every area of Tech to make life better for Man;this is because we live technology.


Tech Snippets

Google new feature to assist Students

Google is rolling out a number of new education features to make virtual learning easier, including an Education Mode in Google Lens that lets students click a picture of the problem and offer solutions to it. For STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) homework.


Google Play Music

Google is making big moves now that its YouTube Music service is in full swing as Google Play Music replacement.


Using Twitter to raise Angel investment

This is useful for anyone that is looking to fund a start up. The key take home includes building an active twitter profile around yourself.


Tired of zoom calls?

The need for other better ways to communicate and collaborate during the pandemic has pushed for the innovation of holograms.


Remote working, now a normal

Indeed remote working is here to stay. “This is the new  normal” – Bade Adesemowo.


Neural networks need naps

The Rise of the Machines!
Sounds fictional right…yeah, I think so too. Apparently, studies have shown that Neural networks require periodic “downtime” (in other words, naps) to function optimally.


No touch-screens?

We can all agree that the current Pandemic has more or less “forced” innovations in the IT world, to increase significantly…at least, in a bid to save lives and facilitate continuity. In the light of this, some researchers in the University of Cambridge have come up with a “Touch-less touch screen” for smart devices, to reduce surface contacts, and reduce the spread of not only the deadly COVID-19 virus, but germs in general.


Crypto rise in Nigeria

Nigerian Crypto Activity Has Been On the Rise Since April.
Nigeria outperformed the rest of the world by the level of interest in Bitcoin over recent months.


Gaming headset

Are you a gamer? If yes, then you should check this out. Turtle Beach’s new gaming headset offers an audio as clear as ever during game play, with details like footsteps easy to pick out. However, this isn’t specific to gamers. Just anyone can utilize these fantastic headphones, especially during virtual meetings and collaborations


Best mesh Wi-Fi routers of 2020

You’re probably depending on your work/home’s Wi-Fi network more than ever these days, and few things are more frustrating than dead zones where the signal drops, or where you just can’t connect, period. The best way to eliminate them? Upgrade your home’s router to a mesh system that uses range-extending satellite devices to better spread a stable and speedy signal from room to room.


Google map on Apple watch

Google is relaunching Google Maps for Apple Watch that will help users navigate easily.


Twitter limited reply

Twitter has rolled out its limited reply feature for all users across the globe today, after nearly three months of testing. Before sending a tweet, users will now be able to choose who can reply to it.

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