Weekly Tech Roundup for November 5th 2021

Multi-functional devices such as the smartwatch and smartphone have been made possible by modern technology. Computers are becoming quicker, more portable, and more powerful than they have ever been. Technology has made our life easier, faster, better, and more enjoyable as a result of all of these revolutions.

“First we thought the PC was a calculator. Then we found out how to turn numbers into letters with ASCII — and we thought it was a typewriter. Then we discovered graphics, and we thought it was a television. With the World Wide Web, we’ve realized it’s a brochure.” ― Douglas Adams
Everything is getting better and we’re here to keep you in the loop. Take your time and digest each one. The world is fast evolving and so should your mind.

Tech Snippets

As we know that everything is moving to the cloud storage making our data more accessible and secure. For this we need more data centers. This has led Microsoft to try installing data centers on the ocean floor. -O.O

Understanding 5G
5G promises lightning-fast speed, barely noticeable latency (or communication response time) and vastly increased capacity. click the link to know more. -P.E

Patagonia is boycotting Facebook

Meta-critic: Patagonia announced plans to boycott Facebook, stopping all paid advertising until the company prioritizes “people and planet over profit.” -G.O

The isolation of China
The decoupling of China and the rest of the world takes various forms. Non-Chinese enterprises are becoming unable to bring their products to the country’s ports, according to one perspective. LinkedIn is no longer available. And now, despite having Tencent as a major shareholder, Epic Games has decided to stop working on a Fortnite version for China. -O.W

Serverless architecture
Serverless computing is a way to go for cloud infrastructure as it scales easily with increase in workload and can be called by an HTTP Endpoint easily. It also has its downsides as it cannot be used for large operations and sometimes takes time to start the servers. -O.H

Robot for crops
Iron Ox launches an indoor farming robot called Grover that is capable of lifting and laying about a thousand pounds of payload. Click the link to know more. -A.F

Whatsapp “delete for everyone” feature upgrade
WhatsApp is about to release the new version of “delete message for every one”  and this version will enables you to delete the message sent for over 3 months ago, as you know that currently WhatsApp allows it user to delete messages from personal and group chat within 1hour, 8min and 16sec. -L.O

Windows 11 update
Its is actually easier to upgrade to windows 11 compare to windows 10 base on windows 11 requirements,  major requirements for windows 11 upgrades include: 4GB of memory, 64GB of storage, UEFI secure boot, graphics requirements and TPM 2.0. I have included more details below on the principles that guided the  establishment of  Windows 11 minimum system requirements. -P.M

The word “META”
If you are confused as to what the Facebook company “META” means, it’s simply the short from of Metaverse. It is the future of communication where the virtual and physical world meet. -D.E

Best illustration websites for web developers
As a web developer, having a bank of UI illustrations can be a huge asset. The right stock can be an asset to any developer’s working process. They can save us both time and money. -P.V

Information architecture

Every product needs an Information Architecture to guide the designer through the process of designing a product, because it as a psychology effects on the users. –

Business launch
It’s not enough to create a great business or product. If you want to be successful, you need to take steps to plan and execute a well-timed, memorable launch that will bring your product to the attention of more people in more locations. -M.M

Native apps

You wanted to build Beautiful, Natively Compiled applications for mobile, web, desktop and embedded devices from a single Codebase and you don’t know about Flutter? -A.M

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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