All 2020 OnePlus Smartphones Become Android Enterprise Recommended

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All smartphones that OnePlus announced in 2020 are now ‘Android Enterprise Recommended’. This is a goal OnePlus set for itself earlier this year, and now all of its 2020 devices reached it. Just to be clear, those devices include the OnePlus 8, 8 Pro, and Nord.

Google has kicked off the Android Enterprise Recommended program back in February 2018. That program is supposed to have a list of certified devices that are recommended for enterprises to offer to their employees.

All OnePlus smartphones announced in 2020 are now Android Enterprise Recommended

At the moment, over 190 smartphones are certified as part of this program. In order for a device to become AER, it must mess some software update requirements. On top of that, it needs to meet specific hardware requirements.

Phones that are eligible for this certification need to offer at least 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and 8+

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5 Tech ETFs at the Forefront of the Latest Sector Rally

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After calming down for a few weeks, the technology sector regained its momentum over the past week. In fact, the sector rally pushed the S&P 500 to a new record high for the first time since the pandemic outbreak. It also sent the Nasdaq Composite Index to fresh all-time highs.

The gains were primarily driven by mega-cap companies, especially the FAANG stocks. Apple AAPL crossed the $2 trillion market cap for the first time ever. This has made the technology giant the first U.S. company to reach this level after more than doubling in five months. Tesla spiked to $2,000 per share for the first time in its history. Shares of Facebook FB, Amazon AMZN, Netflix NFLX, Alphabet GOOGL and Microsoft MSFT also rose. Notably, the information technology stocks make up more than 27% of the S&P 500 Index (read: 5 Top-Ranked ETFs to Taste Apple’s $2 Trillion Market Cap).

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Internet Access Low Among Economic Vulnerable

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People are working from home more than ever due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Access to the internet while working remotely is essential to keeping or looking for jobs, as well as for contacting friends and family people may otherwise not be able to see during social distancing restrictions. For those in more vulnerable economic positions, the lack of internet could significantly compound bad economic situations.


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In a recent poll from Gallup, just 24 percent of those in highly vulnerable economic situations had access to internet in some form across the world. Less than half labeled as moderately vulnerable had internet access, while nearly 75 percent of those in low vulnerability had internet access.

Economic vulnerability is defined by Gallup as having times during the past year where a person or household was unable to afford basic food or shelter requirements. High vulnerability also refers to those who

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Toshiba has made its last laptop as it quits computer business after 35 years | The Independent

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Toshiba has confirmed that it will no longer be making laptops, transferring its remaining share of PC business to Sharp.

In a short statement, Toshiba said that it had transferred its 19.9 percent of outstanding shares in Dynabook brand. This makes Dynabook wholly owned by Sharp.

Sharp paid £27 million for 80 percent of Toshiba’s shares in 2018.

Toshiba made the world’s first personal computer in 1985. Called the T1100, it had rechargeable batteries, a floppy disk drive, and 256K of internal memory according to Computing History.

There was no guarantee that machine would be a success. Its use of the 3.5-inch floppy disk drive was unconventional compared to the more common 5-inch type. It was also quite expensive, and some people thought it was released prematurely.

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Nevertheless, and despite being released only in Europe, it became a success.

While a pioneer in the computer industry, over recent

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