EU Carriers To Use Location Data To Track The Spread Of The COVID-19 Virus
Understanding how the COVID-19 virus spreads is one of the ways that governments and healthcare officials around the world can help stop it or slow the infection down. However, sometimes people can be less than honest about who they’ve come into contact with, where they’ve been, and so on, which can make it very difficult.

2020 MacBook Air Teardown Reveals That It Is Now Easier To Repair
If there has been one constant criticism of today’s gadgets and electronics, is that for the most part they are not easy to repair. This is a contribution of many factors, such as to dissuade third-party repairs, encouraging customers to upgrade instead of repairing, and also a desire to slim everything down, which complicates the removal process of components.

Nintendo Switch Just Passed The Wii’s Lifetime Sales In Japan
When the Nintendo Wii U flopped really hard, many had expressed their concern that Nintendo might be losing it. However, when the Switch launched, it painted a very different story as the console started to gain a ton of popularity and favorable reviews from gamers around the world. It also led to speculation that the console could potentially beat the Wii’s sales.

Apple’s iPhone 12 Might Not Be Released This Year
Apple typically hosts an iPhone-related event in the fall of the year, which is usually in September. If you were looking forward to upgrading your iPhone this year, you might be out of luck because according to a report from Nikkei, they have heard from their sources that Apple could be considering delaying the launch of the iPhone 12 to 2021.

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Google Maps Listings Now Have A ‘Temporarily Closed’ Option
Due to the fact that the spread of the coronavirus doesn’t seem to be abating anytime soon, this means that many businesses that are deemed non-essential are being forced to change the way they operate. For some, this means temporarily suspending their operations for the time-being.

COVID-19 Home Testing Kits Will Be Launching In The UK Soon
There is a quite a lot of concern right now regarding the COVID-19 virus that is spreading throughout the world. The problem with this particular disease, unlike the flu, is that some carriers of the virus might be asymptomatic, meaning that they might have the virus but not display any signs.

Benchmarks Suggests That The Xbox Series X Could Outperform The Sony PS5
When it comes to choosing a console, different players have different needs from their gaming devices. If you’re in the camp that just loves pure power and being able to play the best-looking games possible, then you might want to consider Microsoft’s Xbox Series X as your next gaming console.

Zagg Unveils A Couple Of New Keyboard Cases For The iPad Pro
If you’re looking to turn your new iPad Pro into a productivity powerhouse, then you’ll definitely need to add a keyboard to it. This is because if you’ve ever tried typing long-form essays or documents using the virtual keyboard, you know what a terrible experience that can be. The good news is that it looks like Zagg might have a couple of new options for you.

Carriers Are Displaying ‘Stay Home’ Messages On Status Bars
While social distancing will not cure the coronavirus, it will help to flatten the curve in the number of infections and help ease the burden on healthcare workers, who seem to be dealing with more patients on a daily basis. To help remind people to stay home, it appears that various carriers around the world are starting to display messages in the status bar of phones to let customers know […]

Apple To Donate 9 Million Face Masks To Healthcare Facilities
With the world in dire need for certain medical supplies such as face masks, tech companies are starting to step up to the plate and do the right thing. Apple, for example, was recently announced to be donating as many as 9 million face masks to healthcare facilities around the US.

Latest Safari Update Will Fully Block Third-Party Cookies By Default
Cookies are useful for the internet because it helps websites know who we are, if we’ve already logged in, and so on. Unfortunately, over the years, cookies have gained a bad reputation for being used for tracking users across websites, meaning that over time, websites and companies will learn more about you and your activities, and can thus create extremely targeted ads.

The Samsung Galaxy S20’s 120Hz Display Found To Be Quite A Battery Hog
Many undoubtedly cheered when Samsung announced that the Galaxy S20 smartphones would finally be getting a 120Hz display. Given that companies like Razer introduced 120Hz displays to smartphones years ago, many have been wondering why it has taken companies this long to introduce it to their products.

ZTE Axon 11 5G Is A Mid-Ranger With 5G Connectivity
Back in 2019 when the first 5G smartphones started to roll out, it felt like the majority of 5G smartphones were pretty much limited to flagship handsets. This year, thanks to Qualcomm who started to push out mid-range Snapdragon chipsets with 5G, we’re starting to see more mid-range smartphones with support for 5G.

Coronavirus Vaccine Could Be Arriving This Fall For Healthcare Workers
Currently, there is no known cure for the coronavirus. There is also no vaccine either, or at least one that has been approved for public use. However, the good news on that front is that according to Moderna’s CEO, it seems that the company is optimistic that they’ll be able to deliver a vaccine as early as this fall.

UPS Looking To Develop Quieter Delivery drones
When you watch drone footage, it can sometimes look very epic and majestic, but the reality of filming with drones is that they can be incredibly noisy. If you’ve ever seen a drone being flown, you can definitely hear how loud it is, and this is a problem that UPS is looking to solve by working together with German drone-maker Wingcopter.

Instagram Launches New Video Chat Feature To Encourage Users To Stay At Home
The world is currently facing an unprecedented crisis with the coronavirus outbreak, and one of the ways to help prevent further spread of the virus is by staying at home and practicing social distancing. This is done to help lessen the burden on healthcare workers and hospitals, many of whom are currently under immense stress.

Apple’s AR Glasses Now Rumored For 2022 Launch
One of the long-standing rumored products that Apple is working on are a pair of AR glasses. Last we heard, the device was rumored to launch in 2020, but now a report from DigiTimes is claiming that the smart glasses from Apple is now set for a launch in 2022, meaning that if true, we probably can’t expect to see it anytime soon.

Apple Reportedly Planning To Start Reopening Its Stores In April
Apple had previously announced that they would be temporarily shutting down its physical stores until the 27th of March. However, given the severity of the coronavirus outbreak, the company cancelled this deadline and published on its website that all its physical stores will be closed until further notice.

Microsoft To Temporarily Pause All Non-Security Windows Updates
Microsoft has announced that starting in May 2020, they will be hitting the pause button on all non-security related Windows updates. According to the company, this is because they are looking to create as little disruptions as possible, especially in these trying times where more people are being forced to work from home to curb the coronavirus spread.

YouTube To Lower Video Stream Quality Worldwide
The other day, YouTube confirmed that they will reducing the quality of their streams in Europe. This is done to ease the amount of bandwidth users consume while they are stuck at home during the coronavirus outbreak, which in turn will lessen the burden for internet service providers.

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