Lapid bats for donation, recycling system for electronic gadgets


MANILA, Philippines — Senator Lito Lapid has filed a bill seeking to establish a program where manufacturers and retailers of electronic gadgets will be mandated to set up donation and recycling booths in their outlets and service centers.

In filing Senate Bill No. 1846, Lapid said the booths will be set up for electronic gadgets such as laptops and mobile phones for donation or recycling. 

He explained that users frequently dispose of their old gadgets as they buy brand-new units, which in turn, contribute to the waste problem in the country. 

“Hindi natin masisisi ang ating mga kababayan kung gugustuhin nilang palitan ng bago ang kanilang mga gadget kahit hindi pa ito sira, lalo kung may pambili naman sila. Pero kung tutuusin ang mga lumang gadget gaya ng mobile phones at laptop, hindi naman kailangan itapon,” Lapid said in a statement on Friday.

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New life for old corporate computers so students can learn from home

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many school students around the world to embrace remote learning. But not all have computers at home.

Now a group of companies and non-profits in Hong Kong are taking part in a global program by Microsoft that breathes new life into old office PCs and distributes them to students from disadvantaged backgrounds.

“I live in a village in Sha Tin, and my family’s income is limited,” says Wu Jiahui, a Secondary 5 (Year 11) student at Toi Shan Association College. “We don’t have the ability to purchase computers.”

Instead, Jiahui has had to rely on her smartphone to study. “But the speed is slower, and the software is not sufficient,” she says. “Because of the small screen, it’s hard to read, and the long-term use of my mobile phone caused shoulder pain and dry eye syndrome.”

Without a proper device, students can’t learn efficiently. The

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Apple will launch a new iPhone SE Plus next year

In the coming weeks, we expect the release of a couple of smartphones especially the iPhone 12 5G series. This will be Apple’s first 5G iPhones so the expectations are high. Nevertheless, there are reports that Apple will not stop at the iPhone 12 series. The company is planning to release another “affordable” version of the iPhone SE next year. According to reports, the name of this phone could be iPhone SE Plus. The rumors claim that Apple will include the Touch ID buttons to reduce costs. 

Apple iPhone SE

Tianfeng Securities analyst, Ming-Chi Kuo, believes that the new iPhone SE will be able to reduce the overall price. According to him, this smartphone will come with a 5.5-inch or 6.1-inch screen and continue to use an LCD Display. The speculations so far believe that it will use the same case as the iPhone XR or iPhone 8. 

Unfortunately, this will not be

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Global Employee Onboarding Software Market Report Examines Top Company Analysis Forecast by 2029

Pune, Maharashtra, India, September 25 2020 (Wiredrelease) Prudour Pvt. Ltd :Synopsis: Employee Onboarding Software Market 2020 has published a latest and most trending report on, Employee Onboarding Software Market (Covering USA, EU, China, South East Asia and Japan) offers detailed insightful for value chain assessment, a comprehensive study on market dynamics enhancement including drivers, restraints and opportunities, industry performance analysis based on historical data of the market and predictions for 2020 to 2029 within the time-frame and also important factors supporting growth across various is also provided.

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Lito Lapid files bill creating second-hand gadgets donation program for Pinoy students

Lito Lapid wearing a suit and tie: Sen. Lito Lapid asks Education officials during the Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture hybrid hearing, Thursday, June 25, 2020, about the cost of implementing the basic education learning continuity plan under the new normal. “What would be the cost if all students in public schools will be given tablets? What would be the cost of printing self-learning modules?” Lapid asked. Education officials replied that a committee has already been formed to study the matter. (Screen grab/Senate PRIB)

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Sen. Lito Lapid asks Education officials during the Committee on Basic Education, Arts and Culture hybrid hearing, Thursday, June 25, 2020, about the cost of implementing the basic education learning continuity plan under the new normal. “What would be the cost if all students in public schools will be given tablets? What would be the cost of printing self-learning modules?” Lapid asked. Education officials replied that a committee has already been formed to study the matter. (Screen grab/Senate PRIB)

Senator Manuel “Lito” Lapid has filed a bill seeking to establish an electronics donation and recycling program in the Philippines to manage e-waste and bridge the digital divide among Filipino students amid the shift to distance learning.

Senate Bill No. 1846 or the Electronics Donation Recycling Act requires all manufacturers and retailers of electronic gadgets to set up donation and recycling booths in their sales outlets, stores,

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American Rifleman | High Speed Gear Move Hints at Increased Demand for Accessories

by Guy J. Sagi –
Thursday, September 24, 2020

This year’s record-setting pace of firearm sales has dominated headlines, but the dramatic increase in first-time owners—estimated to be 5 million—has resulted in an unprecedented demand for ammunition, training and gear.

Unlike the moderately accurate gun-purchase estimates made possible by NICS background checks, accessory manufacturers closely guard their sales figures. A recent announcement from High Speed Gear however, indicates holsters, pouches and associated equipment may be leaving the shelves at twice their traditional rate.

On Sept. 8, High Speed Gear began a second manufacturing shift at its North Carolina manufacturing facility. The move, according to the press release, was to increase production and fill orders for its American-made gear.

Staff was added for the move, and even before the gun-sales boom, the company was already the largest full-time employer in Swansboro, NC. It continues to invest

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Lenovo Is Making a Gaming Laptop That Weighs Less Than 4 Pounds

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Lenovo is shrinking the chassis of the Legion 7i from 0.79 in. to 0.7 in., and the weight from 4.6 lbs to 3.9 lbs., making the up-coming Legion Slim 7i the lightest and slimmest gaming laptop it’s ever made. The company is attempting to tackle the holy-grail of laptop design: a laptop that is light, thin, and aesthetically pleasing, but also one with well-designed thermals so it can pack some serious power.


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Max-Q graphics cards have helped shrink laptop chassis, but it often costs some performance. Even if a laptop has a non-Max-Q GPU, it doesn’t always mean the CPU heatsink or

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Ring the changes: the best mid-price smartphones

It used to be the case that you had to spend at least £700 to get a really good phone. But in 2020, that’s no longer true. With fantastic smartphones costing as little as half as much as an iPhone 11, here’s a quick guide to the best mid-priced phones.

Many of these smartphones will also be available on mobile phone contracts with no, or little, upfront cost. Just be sure to compare the total monthly fees over the 18- or 24-month contract against the cost of buying the phone outright, and using a cheaper sim-only or pay-as-you-go plan, to make sure you are getting a good deal.

Google Pixel 4a

RRP: £349

The Pixel 4a is a return to form for Google. A small, light and highly capable Android device that gets back to the basics of what a good phone is.

The 5.8in screen is big enough without

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Telematics Software Market Size, Share 2020 Top Manufactures Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast to 2025| Says Market Reports World

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Sep 18, 2020 (The Expresswire) —
Telematics Software Market 2020 Reports provides revenue Under COVID-19 outbreak globally with analysis from supply chain, import and export control to regional government policy and Considering COVID-19, Telematics Software Market report provides comprehensive and in-depth analysis on how the epidemic push this industry transformation and reform also Telematics Software Market Report offers Merger, Acquisition and New Investment, Market Restraints Analysis

Telematics Software Market Overview

The Telematics Software market revenue was Million USD in 2019, and will reach Million USD in 2025, with a CAGR of during 2020-2025.

List Of TOP KEY PLAYERS in Telematics Software Market Report covered in Chapter 12:-

  • Teletrac Navman
  • Chetu
  • SkyHawk Telematics
  • Mecomo
  • Digital Matter
  • Aptiv
  • ZF Friedrichshafen
  • Omnitracs
  • Key Telematics
  • Aplicom
  • Tieto
  • RentalMatics
  • Verizon Communications
  • Descartes

Key points Covered in Report

  • Objectives of the Study
  • Scope
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13 Best 10 Inch Tablets (2020)

The 2019 Apple iPad comes with numerous improvements over previous years, including a larger 10.2-inch screen, more RAM for better multitasking, and a Smart Connector port that works with the Apple Smart Keyboard. These improvements, in combination with the newly released iPadOS, make this entry-level iPad the best 10 inch tablet available today. 

The 2019 iPad is available in two storage capacities—32GB and 128GB—both of which can be purchased as Wi-Fi-only or cellular models. All four models are powered by a lightning-fast A10 Fusion chip, have up to 10 hours of battery life, and weigh slightly more than a pound (1.07 pounds for the Wi-Fi model and 1.09 pounds for the cellular model). 

One of the major upgrades in the latest iPad is the 10.2-inch screen, which is half an inch larger than last year’s version. The beefed-up screen is great for multitasking in iPadOS’s new Split View mode, which

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