Coronavirus: How COVID-19 is changing the way we live

The novel coronavirus, formally known as COVID-19, quickly spread throughout the world and has changed our daily lives and the way we interact. As cities shut down and people engage in social distancing, our tech has become essential to connect with others at a time of isolation. The impact will be long-lasting: Several nations have begun work on a vaccine, but it will take months before one can be distributed widely. Here’s the latest news about how the coronavirus is transforming the way we live.

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Shortage of laptops and PC components won’t be cleared until 2022

This year saw a huge boom in computer sales, and hardware manufacturers are not expected to clear the backlog until 2022.
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How Line’s successful online-only DevDay paves the way for a hybrid event future

Virtual events have become common in 2020, but will they go away in the near future? Messaging app Line shares why hybrid events are the way forward.
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Apple has revealed the best apps of 2020. Here’s what they reveal about us

Apple unveiled its picks for the best apps of 2020, a collection of games, tools, and utilities that have shone throughout this year.
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Speed, demand, and responsibility: How messaging app Line dealt with 2020

The offline world moved quickly online during 2020, and the CTO of messaging app Line spoke to Digital Trends about what how the global pandemic affected it.
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Amazon reveals how many of its workers have caught COVID-19

In a bid to be more transparent about its handling of the pandemic, Amazon has posted data showing infections rates among its front-line workers.
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Sniffer dogs could detect COVID-19 days before symptoms occur

Sniffer dogs trained to detect COVID-19 on infected individuals -- even before they develop symptoms -- are being deployed at international airports.
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Google Maps will now show coronavirus outbreaks in your area

The tool shows how many new confirmed coronavirus cases there have been in an area in the last seven days.
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Apple creates a face mask for its employees

The face mask was designed by the same teams that work on the iPhone and iPad designs.
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Black Lives Matter and MAGA hats: Activism and politics are flooding dating apps

Politics and social activism has become a deal breaker in online dating
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