Weekly Tech Roundup for December 17 2021

“We’re in a moment now where quick and decisive action is receiving positive reinforcement. Inertia has gotten us to where we are. If we start to embrace this momentum, change comes.” – Nikki Darden

Technology is important in many parts of modern society, as well as in our personal lives. Technology plays a part in a variety of ways, from fundamental routine duties to burdensome responsibilities to be performed. As a result, each significant piece of information counts.

We have put together a list of technology trends for your perusal. Take your time and digest every one of them. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Tech Snippets

Tips to Grow Your Business Online

In today’s day and age, where the entire world has turned into one big global village, people have found new and innovative ways to generate stable incomes through Digital Marketing. Are you looking for ways to take your business to the next level. It’s notable that in previous world, many people were opposed to the rapid spread of technology because of a common perception that it would take over jobs. However, most people failed to realize that technology and the internet could provide numerous online business opportunities. -M.M

Keep Women Safe

Half of all women have felt unsafe at some point walking alone in the dark, according to recent figures from the Office for National Statistics. So could technology play a role in making women feel safer on our streets? read for more. -P.E

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888

Smartphones need a lot of components to operate, but two key parts that make a phone a phone are the application processor that acts as the brains of a device and a modem that connects it to a mobile network. With the Snapdragon 888, Qualcomm gets back to its SoC strengths, and phone users will benefit from it. -O.O

Intel’s First Foray Into the Metaverse

In their first public comments on its strategy for tapping into the “metaverse,” Intel executives said the firm is working on software that will help laptops tap into computing power from other devices, including chips from its rivals. -B.S

iPhone 14 Pro

iPhone 14 Pro Models May Come With Upgraded 48-Megapixel Wide Cameras, 8GB RAM. -M.A

Remote Working Monitored?

At-home monitoring techniques vary…but typically involve tools that track employees’ keystrokes, communication, social media accounts, desktops, or gulp – even webcams. Sneek, a service that snaps webcam photos of employees every 5 minutes, saw its signups boom tenfold and reached 10k+ users amid the pandemic. Sneek says it’s not for spying, but building office culture. -G.O

Announcing Ionic 6

Announcing the release of Ionic 6 and the features that comes with new release. -P.U

Instagram New Feature

Instagram has launched a new tool called “Reels Visual Replies,” which allows users to respond to comments on posts using Reels. When users choose to react to a comment, they’ll now notice a new option to create a video reply by selecting the Reels button. -O.W

MTN Nigeria wins 5G license

The advancement of technology around the world will continue as long as scientists keep researching and rolling out innovations. MTN finally secure license to operate on 5G in Nigeria, a  huge boost to better signal and data transmission. -P.M

How DNS Works

This article goes on to explain that DNS and how they help people reach out to remote servers and computers . This is done by linking IP addresses to domain names. -O.H

Augmented Reality (AR) vs. Virtual Reality (VR)

The world as we know it is changing with the growing expectations of the meta verse space. This article talks about the similarities and differences between Virtual Reality [VR] and Augmented Reality [AR]. -D.U

Introducing Angular DevTools

As a developer, you can tell how helpful the Chrome Dev tool is. In fact, debugging starts there. As an Angular developers, here is an update about the new Angular Dev Tool for debugging your application and handling performance issues. -J.I

Google’s Area 120 launches Qaya

A team at Google has come up with a solution for creators finding it difficult to build their digital business. Qaya would allow them to sell their products and services directly to their audiences. -O.O

Google new augmented reality device and operating system

It looked as though Google kept out of Augmented Reality after being one of pioneers in the field but, they’re getting back in game with a new AR device and also building a new operating system. -M.E

Olivia Wami

My name is Olivia Wami. I am a Project Manager and am passionate about solving meaningful problems, pursuing social impact-driven tech initiatives, and designing delightful customer experiences.

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