Weekly Tech Roundup for October 14, 2022

“It’s still magic even if you know how it’s done.” ― Terry Pratchett

We bring you some interesting tech-update that will improve your knowledge of technology. Take a seat and enjoy this week’s tech update.

Tech snippets

Boston Dynamics Pledges Not To Weaponize Its Robots

As a child, I remember watching movies like Terminator and iRobot where robots attacked and destroyed humans. Weaponized robots in the wrong hands can cause serious problems, and that is why big robotics companies have decided to let their robots be weaponized. – Samuel O. Soaga

Mark Zuckerberg Is About To Reveal Meta’s Next VR Headset

CEO of Meta will be revealing the Cambria VR headset an eye-tracking and facial movement sensor later today at Meta’s annual Connect conference. It could also be used for health and fitness. – Michael Adeyemi

Apple Watch Continues To Dominate As AirPods Sales Go ‘flat’
Did you know Apple has grown 6.6% year over year? And that is mainly due to the “performance of Apple Watches”. Apple Watch has been doing really well with over 2 million units shipped and that is something from a device that is more than one and half years old. – Amen Aimiuwu

Jacob Bank Now Wants To Automate Mundane Tasks With Relay

Jacob Bank is getting ready to launch his new project. This time, with an emphasis on automating tedious, repetitive chores, almost seven years after selling his last business to Google. – Semeton Balogun

Google Wants To Kill Your Passwords On Android And Chrome

Google introduced a new security feature recently (Passkeys). Passkeys are safer replacements for passwords and other authentication factors. – Sarah Ibe

The 5 Best Types Of Website Layouts: Examples And Guidelines

Trying to structure your web pages matters in design and some types of website layouts work better than others but some best web design layout guidelines change depending on your brand. – Sofiyat O. Lawal

Google’s 3D video calling booths, Project Starline, will now be tested in the real world

Google’s 3D video calling booth is set to be tested in the real world.  It is set to be used in the offices of various enterprise partners, including Salesforce, WeWork, T-Mobile, and Hackensack Meridian Health. Samuel O. Ajala

Configuring Apache To Listen To A Different Port

By default, the Apache web server is instructed to listen for incoming connections and bind on port 80. To instruct the Apache web server to bind and listen for web traffic on other ports than the standard web ports, you need to add a new statement containing the new port for future bindings. – Michael Alex

Microsoft Designer Is The New Free Alternative To Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft is about to launch a new design software that will compete with Adobe Photoshop. – Olaoluwa Ogunleye

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