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Techlife News #478

Read the most relevant news of the week about the world of technology and its influence on our lives. New products, Apps, acquisitions in the industry, highlights about the digital world and everything about your favorite iGadgets and upgrades. Everything you need to keep well informed. A new concept of light, intelligent, innovative reading at your fingertips. A global view of Tech LifeStyle and its influence on our lives.

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United States
Ivan Castilho de Almeida
52 Issues

in this issue

7 min
reinvent yourself: finding new ways to make money

Though millions of professionals are relying on technology to adapt to working from home, others do not have that luxury, with their jobs on the line due to the COVID-19 pandemic. With no end in sight, making the best of your circumstances and utilizing your talents during quarantine could help you to unlock a revenue stream and turn a side hustle into a career. CHANGING EVERY PART OF OUR LIVES As the coronavirus spreads to all four corners of the globe, businesses and individuals are beginning to feel the pinch. The airline industry has, quite literally, fallen from the sky, bars and restaurants have been forced to close in many countries, and actors, barbers, beauty therapists, and personal trainers are just some of the entrepreneurs who are suffering the most. Entering these…

7 min
front line: tech giants join fight against outbreak

As large parts of the world go into lockdown to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus, tech companies are rallying their troops to join the battle against COVID-19. From generous donations to breakthrough innovations, the biggest players in technology could be the key to unlocking a vaccine and helping to restore our world to a more normal state of affairs. CRISIS MODE Though news of the coronavirus outbreak in Wuhan, China has dominated headlines since January, it was only in March when governments began to wake up to the stark reality of what was ahead. Over the past several weeks, billions of people around the world have been forced into lockdown, as governments and healthcare facilities begin to grapple with one of the greatest challenges the world has ever faced. The…

7 min
classroom: using tech for kids’ home education

As parents grapple with school closures and working from home, they’re also facing a bigger challenge: homeschooling their children for the first time in their lives. Indeed, it might not be possible to recreate the classroom in your lounge, but with the right mindset, equipment and software, teaching your kids from the sofa doesn’t have to leave you scratching your head. INCREDIBLE FREE RESOURCES With half of the world now on a government-imposed lockdown and all-but-essential outdoor trips banned, kids are adapting to a new life at home; an extended Spring Break, if you will. Though it would be impossible to predict exactly when life will return to some kind of normal in the United States, one thing is for clear: schools will be remaining shut for a considerable period, and though…

8 min
2020: a monumentous year for apple

Whatever your background, there’s no denying that 2020 has been a challenging year for us all. COVID-19 has impacted virtually every aspect of our lives, yet for Apple, it’s been a year of monumental growth, cementing the company’s market dominance. At a time when we needed our devices more than ever to stay connected, Apple stepped up to the plate with new hardware and software. In this special edition, we look back at its biggest year to date… A CHANGE OF APPROACH Although Apple typically kicks off the year with a host of product announcements, this year the company was forced to take a different approach. As concern over the coronavirus grew, Apple made the decision to close all of its retail stores in the US and around the world, at the…

6 min
internet of things: innovations happening in every space

IoT is changing the way we live. Virtually every aspect of our lives has been digitized; from turning on our lights before we arrive home to prescribing medication without a doctor. As we look to automate and make our lives more agile, computerized and efficient, where do we go next? Let’s delve deeper into the evolution of IoT, and its next-generation developments... ENHANCED COMMUNICATIONS Perhaps one of the most exciting developments in the world of IoT is data, with 5G coming in to offer instant communications for data packages of any size, with just 0.004 latency. As countries begin to roll out their 5G technology to consumers, governments, and businesses, we can expect to see incredible new innovations changing the way we communicate and work. Current 4G offers data speeds of around…

9 min
drones: soaring innovations changing the world

There are few pieces of technology that excite us quite like drones. Though these unmanned ariel marvels aren’t new, it’s only now that we’re realizing their full potential across virtually every aspect of our lives, including entertainment, public services, travel, and distribution… SKY-HIGH ENTERTAINMENT Over the past ten years, drones have transformed the film, television, and photography industries, unlocking new possibilities, cutting costs, and allowing directors to show off the world from above without relying on expensive cranes and machinery. And thanks to increasingly advanced technology, drones have the potential to become an even greater part of the entertainment industry than they are today, transforming the way we create content. By attaching a camera to a drone, producers have more options than ever, filming from angles that would otherwise be difficult - or…