Weekly Tech Roundup for October 21, 2022

β€œTechnology like art is a soaring exercise of the human imagination.” – Daniel Bell

Hello guys,

This week’s tech updates are full of insight that makes you want to thirst for more. If you like your tech update to be an innovative, inspiring, and knowledgeable one, this week’s post is for you.

Tech snippets

How To Create Quiz In Google Forms

Google form is a Google product that makes it easy for you to create a questionnaire, survey, or poll online, it takes 5 mins or fewer to create one and it is entirely free. – Nurudeen Ajani

Could Solar-Powered Headphones Be The Next Must-Have?

Will this solar-powered headphone technology last? – Michael Adeyemi

Microsoft Edge Now Protects Against Typosquatter Scams

In a bid to protect against various types of fraud, Microsoft has implemented a ‘website typo-protection’ to its Microsoft Defender Smart Screen Device to aid against web threats such as ‘typo-squatters’ which can be as simple as misspelling a website’s URL. – Sarah Ibe.

Adobe Makes Selecting And Deleting Objects And People In Photoshop And Lightroom A Lot Easier

Thanks to its AI platform, Adobe recently launched some updates across its photo-centric tools that make manipulating images even easier. – Oluwaseun Hadizat

Meta Told To Sell Giphy By Regulator

Facebook Parent Meta is to find a suitable buyer following the UK’s court ruling. – Emmanuel Uwa

MTN Partners With Intelligra To Offer Nigerians Phones On Credit

In a way to make Smartphones and access to the internet easy. MTN has partnered with some firms to sell smartphones on credit to Our dearly Nigerian. – Ridwan Bello

Apple Launches New iPad Pro: Price, Specs, And More

The new iPad Pro comes in two display variants, 11-inch, and 12.9-inch. Which are available in silver and space gray finishes with 128GB, 256GB, 512GB, 1TB, and 2TB storage variants. – Amen Aimiuwu

Google’s Android Go For Entry-level Phones Is Now On 250 Million Devices

Google’s mobile operating system for low-cost smartphones, Android Go, has attracted more than 250 million active devices each month five years after the program’s initial introduction. – Elijah Moses

What Is Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) In Hard Drives?

In computing MTBF, a hard drive or other storage device is estimated to last for an average period before it fails. When calculating MTBF, we divide the hours the drive was tested by how many times it failed. The time usually ranges between 100,000 and 1 million hours. – Mohammad M. Pazouki

5 Reasons Typography Is Important

Typography is everywhere around us. It is a vital thing to consider when choosing a font to use. It is the arrangement of letters, numbers, and symbols in designs. We have various types of fonts. – Sofiyat O. Lawal

What Is Alignment?

Alignment is the arrangement of elements on a page that keeps them from being a complete disorderly mess. Aligning elements on a page tightens the design and creates a visual connection between them as a whole. In the real world, we use alignment. – Mojeed E. Adekunle

France Fines Clearview AI Maximum Possible For GDPR Breaches

Clearview AI has been fined by the France authority for infringing French citizens’ privacy by way of processing their information and data. – Samuel Oluwatosin Ajala

Amazon Glow Will Glow No Longer

Amazon shuts down Glow-C. Early customers are not happy with its expensive hardware with cloud connection functionality. – Olaoluwa Ogunleye

Arlo Is Now Protecting Residents When They Leave Their Residence

Arlo is strengthening its presence in the rapidly developing market for family tracking and personal safety apps and its newest solution is called Arlo Safe. – Blessing Itohan

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