News & Reviews: pandemic
Jan 27, 2022
If you were hoping for prices to fall this year, you might be disappointed. The pandemic has caused shortages across the globe, most as a result of the lower production of semiconductor chipsets. This situation is unlikely to change in 2022, at least not until later this year.
Acer expands Antimicrobial range with Enduro Urban N3, Enduro Urban T3, TravelMate Spin P4, VE246Q, KM501 and Eco-shell JacketOct 14, 2021
After the last next@Acer event, this time around Acer have expanded their Antimicrobial products to include the Acer Enduro Urban N3 laptop, Enduro Urban T3 tablet, TravelMate Spin P4, VE246Q monitor, Bluetooth Keyboard and Mouse KM501 and an Acer eco-shell jacket. While the silver ion antimicrobial agent isn’t something new, the way it has been applied throughout these products should reduce the growth rate of microbes upon contact making them ideal for today's current COVID-19 life.
Sep 22, 2021
The global chip shortage issue persists by having the wait time hit 21 weeks, the longest it has ever been. To put it simply, companies would now have to wait that long after placing their orders with the semiconductor manufacturers.
Sep 21, 2021
Other than producing tech devices like smartphones, smartwatches, and tablets, Korean tech giant Samsung could soon be on a task that can help to curb the pandemic. The latest report claims that the company could help develop and produce COVID-19 vaccines in the future.
Sep 19, 2021
As we learn to live with COVID-19, it really seems as if face masks are here to stay with the release of products like the LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier. We recently managed to get our hands on this face mask with a built-in air purifier, patented Respiratory sensor and voice amplifier, so here are our first impressions of the LG PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier.
Aug 30, 2021
Not long ago, we saw the news report saying that the upcoming iPhone 13 will be more expensive due to TSMC raising its chip prices amid supply shortages. Now, it looks like the chip shortage that has happened since early in the pandemic would continue to haunt affected businesses until 2023.
Aug 19, 2021
Mask is a necessity for us nowadays, and we're talking about the ones that help block out the virus. Other than surgical masks or even fabric masks, some of you might have come across the air purifiers which you can actually wear on your face. Not long ago, LG has launched the PuriCare Wearable Air Purifier, which serves the mentioned purpose. Until now, the company is finally opening the pre-order for Malaysians.
More than 3000 Facebook accounts got banned for spreading fake news and misinformation about covid-19Aug 19, 2021
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to know that misinformation can be deadly as the covid-19 virus. A huge amount of misinformation has been spread through social platforms such as Facebook and WhatsApp more than before due to the pandemic. To combat this, Facebook has been actively banning 3000 accounts (and counting), groups and pages from doing so.
Jul 16, 2021
Due to the rise of the BenderaPutih movement, many food banks have been established at several locations across the country to help those who are in need. OPPO has announced its own campaign #Care4U as well by giving out basic supplies to the public.
Jul 01, 2021
By now, you should be aware that the (PRODUCT)RED iPhone devices are for charity and spreading awareness of AIDS. But since the pandemic happened last year, Apple redirected the credits to the Global Fund's COVID-19 Response and it has been extended until the end of 2021.