Get ready for Coronavirus apps

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As we struggle to find ways to re-open the economy and get people back to work during this Coronavirus pandemic, we’re starting to see technology and health companies explore ways to make this transition easier and limit the spread of the virus.

Microsoft and UnitedHealth are now working together to offer companies free app to screen employees for Coronavirus. The app will set up various protocols for health screenings and testing for employees depending on their role. This customization by employee role should make the app much more effective than a “one size fits all” approach.

The availability and reliability of tests is still a big issue as we try to ramping up wide-scale workplace testing, but this app will help companies target their resources. The apps are also designed to entice customers to return to restaurants and stores by “ensuring wait staff and clerks are infection-free.” That seems overly optimistic. There is no complete assurance. But this could make customers feel more comfortable that a process is in place to minimize risk.


You can listen to your podcasts on your Echo

Amazon Alexa Echo Dot

Podcasting is exploding in popularity as the convenience of being able to listen whenever you like has helped to drive usage by consumers. It’s so easy to listen on your phone while you’re working out or in your car on a long drive. Now it’s getting even easier to listen to podcasts as Apple and Spotify can now play podcasts on your Alexa-enabled devices like the Echo.


The Best Mobile Applications For The Latest Mobile Releases

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The best mobile applications have been released for modern mobile gamers and people looking to utilize convenient web applications. Remodel your office and give yourself a mobile platform by taking Microsoft Word, Excel, Google Calendar and other web based office products and keeping them close at hand or rather, on your mobile device.

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The joy of old computers

It would be pretty cool to find a computer this old and start playing the games again!


3 Amazing Tips Gamers Need To Know To Avoid Back Injuries


Gaming can be painful. You may not think it at first, but avid gaming causes extreme wear and tear on your body, especially if you’re not outfitted with a gaming setup designed to reduce the risk of injury. Carpal tunnel, eye strain, and back pain are some of the most common game-related injuries you can face. The human body wasn’t meant to spend hours and hours sitting at a desk and you could be doing irreparable damage unless you’re taking care of yourself. It’s not that you need to give up gaming. You just need to be smart about taking care of your body to prevent injury.

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