The edition of Tech Trends on Channels Television this past Monday started with the Tech News segment where you are served with the news of Madagascar being a beneficiary of a digital learning solution using interactive white boards, powered by small solar-charged batteries, aimed at introducing digital technology in primary and secondary schools around the world and also news on Periscope, Meerkat live-streaming apps gaining mass popularity for real-time live-streaming video broadcast. The news ended with the appeal, by a number of scientists, to the United Nations to adopt guidelines for electromagnetic radiations emitted by devices such as cell phones, laptops, etc., as these have been found to be destroying DNA in human cells, etc.
The Tech Tip segment focused on maximizing the usage of your Android device.
On the Gadget review segment, Pyle PDWM96 Lavailer wireless microphone system was unboxed and reviewed. You get to see the product and also taken round the design, features, capabilities, etc., in a comprehensive review.
The Mobile App of The Week featured CamScanner – Phone PDF Creator which is an app that helps you scan, store and sync your documents across your smartphones, tablets and computers and lots more.
The Guest Interview segment took a critical look at the topic “The role of technology in Africa’s economic development” and the Guest was Uyi Stewart, Phd, an IBM Distinguished Engineer and the Chief Scientist of IBM Research – Africa with 20 years’ experience in software and services research.
The discussion centered on the specific roles technology has to play in assisting in the development of the economies of African countries, the need for African tech enthusiasts to adapt and localize their ingenuity and innovations to suit the African environment in order to make technology relevant to the generality of the African people and a host of other important issues.
Tech Clinic segment on this edition, answered questions on the implication of copying/mimicking others websites as well as questions on how to participate on the future editions of Tech Trends show on Channels Television.
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