PC News Round Up, Issue 2
Published on 02 Dec 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng
Issue 2 of Neofiliac's PC News Round Up: This time, we bring 12 updates from ASUS, Lenovo, Microsoft, MSI, Samsung, Sapphire Technology, and SteelSeries.
This Round Up provides our summaries on these latest industry news. It is made possible with our NLP-based algorithms.
News Round Up
ASUS announced on 29 Nov 2021
ASUS and Medical Professionals Showcase Five Smart Healthcare Achievements
ASUS Intelligent Cloud Services (AICS) today introduced five smart medical solutions during its AICS Medical Open House. The xHIS platform, the Lumos EMR search platform, the Drug Safety Service, the Miraico smart medical coding assistant and the Personal Healthcare App have the potential to make a transformative impact in the healthcare industry. The event was graced by Dr. Jeng Wei, president of Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Dr. You-Chen Chao, superintendent of Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Dr. Ching-Hsiung Lin, vice superintendent of Changhua Christian Hospital, and Dr. Chih-Jen Tseng and Dr. Cheng-Chung Wei, vice superintendents of Chung Shan Medical University Hospital.
Lenovo announced on 02 Dec 2021
Work for Humankind: Lenovo Invites You to Work From One of Earth’s Most Remote Locations with Smarter Technology
Lenovo, December 2, 2021 – Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) announces the launch of Work for Humankind, a bold initiative that calls on volunteers from around the world to take part in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: to make a long-lasting difference while working from one of the most remote places in the world with some of the most advanced, smarter technology. Work for Humankind will send select volunteers with a range of skills, backgrounds, and specialties to Robinson Crusoe to help prevent the extinction of endangered species and support the local community as it works toward achieving sustainability, all while being able to continue working their current jobs remotely. This will be done through several life-changing restoration projects in partnership with Island Conservation and the local community on Robinson Crusoe Island, including developing much-needed connectivity solutions for the Island’s infrastructure.
Microsoft announced on 01 Dec 2021
Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22509
This build includes a set of improvements that make browsing the web in Microsoft Edge with Narrator easier. We have made it easier to type in edit fields, such as the address bar, because Narrator scan mode will now turn off faster. In addition to making it easier to type into edit fields, we have also made it easier to delete in edit fields.
Microsoft announced on 01 Dec 2021
Mexico Civilization comes to Age of Empires III
The latest release of Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition for PC has just arrived, bringing with it new downloadable content, Mexico Civilization, which includes the “Grito de Dolores” historical battle. Also included are unlockable U.S. and Mexico Explorer skins, six new U.S. cards, a new mod rating system and lots of AI improvements. Head over to AgeOfEmpires.com for all the details.
Paint app for Windows 11 update for Windows Insiders brings updated dialogs and more
Hello Windows Insiders, today we are beginning to roll out an update to the Paint app for Windows 11 to Windows Insiders in the Dev Channel. We have updated the “Edit Color”, “Resize and Skew”, and other dialogs to match the style of the new Windows 11 design and fit in with the new Paint app backdrop. Fixed an issue where some dialogs were not properly localized in Hebrew, Dutch, Norwegian, and other languages.
November recap includes Game Pass for PC launches, a special offer and performance prediction
Another busy month has passed for PC gaming at Xbox. More Xbox Game Studio releases came out on day one through Game Pass for PC, including Forza Horizon 5, Halo Infinite Multiplayer Beta and Football Manager 22. And if you haven’t tried Game Pass for PC yet, you can get the first three months for $1.
Caves & Cliffs: Part II update now available
Caves & Cliffs Update: Part II is now available on Minecraft: Bedrock Edition on Windows 10, Windows 11, Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and more. The Overworld gets new terrain generation, an increased world height, dripstone caves, lush caves, larger ore veins and candles. For all the details, head over to Minecraft.net.
MSI announced on 01 Dec 2021
Find the perfect Christmas gift, every Gaming or Business & Productivity components you need and want with the best offer.
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Samsung announced on 30 Nov 2021
Samsung Introduces Three New Logic Solutions To Power the Next Generation of Automobiles
Samsung Electronics, a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today introduced three of its latest automotive chip solutions; the Exynos Auto T5123 for 5G connectivity, the Exynos Auto V7 for comprehensive in-vehicle infotainment systems and the ASIL-B certified S2VPS01 power management IC (PMIC) for the Auto V series. “Smarter and more connected automotive technologies for enriched in-vehicle experiences including entertainment, safety and comfort are becoming critical features on the road,” said Jaehong Park, Executive Vice President of System LSI Custom SOC Business at Samsung Electronics. It delivers essential information to the vehicle in real-time via high-speed download of up to 5.1 gigabits per second (Gbps) and allows passengers to enjoy a host of new services such as high-definition content streaming and video calls on the go.
Samsung announced on 29 Nov 2021
Samsung’s Push To Leverage Artificial Intelligence on Display at RSNA 2021
Samsung Electronics will showcase its premium diagnostic imaging solutions in ultrasound, digital radiography and mobile computed tomography at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2021 Annual Meeting from November 28 to December 2. At the event, Samsung will showcase its new V8, which is a high-end ultrasound system that provides enhanced image quality, usability and convenience for ultrasound professionals. Crystal Architecture™ is the core of the V8’s image clarity and penetration and is built upon the combination of innovative beamforming (CrystalBeam™), sophisticated image processing (CrystalLive™) and advanced S-Vue Single Crystal Transducers™ to produce clear, uniform and high-resolution images.
Sapphire Technology announced on 29 Nov 2021
New GearBox 500 Thunderbolt™ 3 PULSE RX 6600XT 8GB eGFX Solution Delivers Fast Productivity and 1080P Gaming Performance.
November 29th, 2021 – SAPPHIRE Technology announces the new SAPPHIRE GearBox 500 Thunderbolt™3 eGFX Enclosure now available as a solution with the PULSE AMD Radeon RX 6600 XT 8GB AMD RDNA™ 2 Graphics Card. The Gearbox 500 eGFX Enclosure features an updated chassis design that with improved airflow that when connected to the latest graphics cards drastically improves the performance of Thunderbolt ™ 3 / 4 Mac or Windows 10 enabled devices. Designed for users that need the performance boost to run bandwidth intensive applications such as professional software and the latest 1080P games, the GearBox 500 eGFX Enclosure’s light weight and slim small form factor design is highly portable and as well as the PULSE RX 6600 XT, can host up to a 350W PCI-Express x16 Graphics Cards from both AMD and Nvidia’s consumer and professional GPU families.
SteelSeries announced on 23 Nov 2021
SteelSeries x Ubisoft Team Up for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Promo
CHICAGO | SAN FRANCISCO – NOVEMBER 23, 2021 – SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, and Ubisoft®, the creator, publisher, and distributor of Tom Clancy’s video game series, announced a new collaboration for the launch of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Extraction. Beginning today, gamers who purchase an award-winning SteelSeries Arctis 9 wireless gaming headset will receive a code to download the next mainline installment in the Rainbow Six franchise when it is released on January 20, 2022. “Ubisoft is happy to partner with SteelSeries to provide players a distinct edge when trying to launch successful incursions in unpredictable containments zones as they face off against an alien threat,” said Rose-Marie Nargaud, Associate Director of Technological Partnerships at Ubisoft.
- ^ ASUS and Medical Professionals Showcase Five Smart Healthcare Achievements. [ASUS]. https://www.asus.com/News/vribp5e2itbmqreq/. 29 Nov 2021.
- ^ Work for Humankind: Lenovo Invites You to Work From One of Earth’s Most Remote Locations with Smarter Technology. [Lenovo]. https://news.lenovo.com/pressroom/press-releases/work-for-humankind-lenovo-invites-you-to-work-from-one-of-earths-most-remote-locations-with-smarter-technology/. 02 Dec 2021.
- ^ Announcing Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 22509. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/12/01/announcing-windows-11-insider-preview-build-22509/. 01 Dec 2021.
- ^ Mexico Civilization comes to Age of Empires III. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/12/01/mexico-civilization-comes-to-age-of-empires-iii/. 01 Dec 2021.
- ^ Paint app for Windows 11 update for Windows Insiders brings updated dialogs and more. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windows-insider/2021/11/30/paint-app-for-windows-11-update-for-windows-insiders-brings-updated-dialogs-and-more/. 30 Nov 2021.
- ^ November recap includes Game Pass for PC launches, a special offer and performance prediction. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/11/30/november-recap-includes-game-pass-for-pc-launches-a-special-offer-and-performance-prediction/. 30 Nov 2021.
- ^ Caves & Cliffs: Part II update now available. [Microsoft]. https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2021/11/30/caves-cliffs-part-ii-update-now-available/. 30 Nov 2021.
- ^ Find the perfect Christmas gift, every Gaming or Business & Productivity components you need and want with the best offer.. [MSI]. https://www.msi.com/news/detail/FindtheperfectChristmasgifteveryGamingorBusinessProductivitycomponentsyouneedandwantwiththebestoffer122824. 01 Dec 2021.
- ^ Samsung Introduces Three New Logic Solutions To Power the Next Generation of Automobiles. [Samsung]. https://news.samsung.com/global/samsung-introduces-three-new-logic-solutions-to-power-the-next-generation-of-automobiles. 30 Nov 2021.
- ^ Samsung’s Push To Leverage Artificial Intelligence on Display at RSNA 2021. [Samsung]. https://news.samsung.com/global/samsungs-push-to-leverage-artificial-intelligence-on-display-at-rsna-2021. 29 Nov 2021.
- ^ New GearBox 500 Thunderbolt™ 3 PULSE RX 6600XT 8GB eGFX Solution Delivers Fast Productivity and 1080P Gaming Performance.. [Sapphire Technology]. https://www.sapphiretech.com/en/news/gearbox-500. 29 Nov 2021.
- ^ SteelSeries x Ubisoft Team Up for Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Promo. [SteelSeries]. https://steelseries.com/press/105-steelseries-x-ubisoft-team-tom-clancys-rainbow-six-promo. 23 Nov 2021.
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