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Getting a good personal computer – even a second-hand model – and maintaining it well are paramount for staying productive in the pandemic age.
For tens of millions of Indian gamers, Tencent's PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) videogame was a welcome distraction from the coronavirus pandemic.
A robot at a hospital in the Mexican capital is providing a lifeline for coronavirus patients separated from their relatives and reducing the risk of infection for medical workers.
A dance studio in Florida. A martial arts centre in Missouri. Libraries in San Francisco. These and other places in the United States are taking on a somewhat unlikely new role this fall – welcoming children for supervised distance learning while their parents go to work.
Social apps and mobile phones let people stay connected by video or text at all hours of the day. And yet in the information age, loneliness only seems to have gotten worse; somehow, simply facilitating human contact isn’t enough to make people build solid relationships.
The trend toward robots and computers taking jobs people have held is getting a big push from Covid-19.
As the pandemic trashes the world economy, one business is booming. The number of ransomware attacks, where hackers encrypt a user’s data files and then demand payment to restore access, climbed by 20% in the first half of the year to reach 121.4 million assaults, according to data security firm SonicWall.
Studies around the world have, unsurprisingly, pointed to a surge in screen time among young children and adolescents during the pandemic. To reduce the risk of addiction, one digital media coach is calling on parents to draw up a screen-time "contract" with their children.
What might look like playful works of art or glorified egg-beating are in fact games and apps that, with a tap of the button, help users beat procrastination, reduce stress or take time for a pause in their day. Here's an overview of three such apps.