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Getting started working from home and facing your first video-conference? Here's some tips on how to make the best of it and not to screw up

"Over the years, I've done innumerable video conferences, webinars, and calls," recalls Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols in ZDNet. "But every time I'm still a little nervous. Here are battle-tested ways I and some friends and colleagues have found to do well at video -- or, at least, not mess up too badly.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE, NUTS AND BOLTS

Does your gear work? Are you sure? Check your camera, your computer, your microphone, and your internet connection. Then check it again...."


The wearable tech market soared in the 4th quarter with an 82% growth rate, thanks to hearables

Macy Bayern writes in TechRepublic, "Global wearable device shipments reached 336.5 million in 2019, IDC research found. The bulk of this growth comes from the fourth quarter, which reached a new high of 118.9 million devices shipped, or an 82% growth rate.

In September 2019, IDC predicted that hearables would be the new wearables. According to IDC's latest data in its Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker report, this prediction holds true: More than half (55%) of the growth of wearables was attributed to hearables..."

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