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CES 2021 Spotlight Session: Enabling Richer Human Connections

Lenovo YouTube Channel – 1.12.21

 

In 2020 connectivity became the emotive vocal point of our human interactions. Technology has allowed us to stay together while apart, enabling us to continue working, learning, and talking. In this session we speak with filmmaker Ava Duvernay on the importance of empathy to drive human connection, hear the stories of how connectivity has helped improve the lives of every day innovators, and share connectivity trends for 2021 and beyond.

Source: CES 2021 Spotlight Session: Enabling Richer Human Connections

Breakout Rooms: Now available in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Blog – 1.12.21

There’s no “one size fits all” when it comes to classroom learning. That’s why Microsoft Teams is excited to offer Breakout Rooms to help teachers create meaningful connections through smaller, more comfortable group settings. The new feature allows you to easily divide students into separate groups to facilitate discussions, encourage participation, and foster collaboration.

Source: Breakout Rooms: Now available in Microsoft Teams

What Travelers Need to Know About Digital Health Passports

Tripit Blog – 1.12.21

If you’ve flown during the pandemic, you’re likely already familiar with the requirements many destinations have put in place based on your health status. In the U.S., many states require visitors to provide proof of a negative COVID-19 test upon arrival, or a period of quarantine in its stead.

Source: What Travelers Need to Know About Digital Health Passports

Plugable USB-C 7-in-1 Hub with Ethernet

Plugable YouTube Channel – 1.12.21

 

The USBC-7IN1E is positively packed with potential. Through one USB-C connection back to your computer, get instant access to 2x USB 3.0 ports, 1x 4K HDMI port, 1x Gigabit Ethernet port, 1x SD card reader, 1x microSD card slot, and 1x USB-C Power Delivery charging port. But the best part, you can actually use all seven ports at the same time. You’d be surprised how rare that is.

Source: Plugable USB-C 7-in-1 Hub with Ethernet

Introducing Surface Pro 7+ for Business: Purpose-built to empower people, teams and classrooms in the new digital age

Microsoft Blog – 1.11.21

Surface Pro 7+ joins the Surface for Business portfolio – offering the versatility, connectivity and security that business and educational institutions need to adapt to the changing landscape.

Source: Introducing Surface Pro 7+ for Business: Purpose-built to empower people, teams and classrooms in the new digital age

It’s time to get back to work, but let’s do it safely

Jabra Blog – 1.11.21 (1.7.21)

As we plan our longer term flexible working strategies, safely returning to office spaces whilst further enabling remote working will be key to organizational success. As technology investments continue to drive this, we spoke to Sandhya Rao, Principal Product Manager at Microsoft Teams, to ask her how, when used with the right devices, Teams can help.

Source: It’s time to get back to work, but let’s do it safely 

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