93 percent of public schools already received online gadgets – DepEd

The Department of Education (DepEd) announced 93 percent of public schools nationwide have already received over 1 million devices and gadgets for use by students and teachers this upcoming school year.

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DepEd Director for Information and Communications Technology Service (ICTS) Abram Abanil, in a recent virtual press briefing, said a total of 1,042,575 of these devices have been distributed to 43,948 public schools nationwide.

“These devices will be used to support online learning of students and to augment existing devices which are already at hand in our schools,” he said in a mix of English and Filipino. “This accounts for 93 percent of all schools that have computers, laptops, and tablets which can be used by the students.”

Abanil noted these devices were procured as early as December.

“But because of COVID-19, the deliveries were affected but these will be done by the end of this year,” he

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Manila starts distribution of P1-B worth of gadgets, SIM cards to students, teachers

The Manila city government on Wednesday began its distribution of over P1-billion worth of gadgets and connectivity devices to public school students and teachers in preparation for the new blended distant learning setup.

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Manila Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, along with other government officials, turned over 136,950 tablets; 11,000 laptops; 11,000 pocket WiFi; and 286,000 SIM cards with a monthly allotment of 10 GB bandwidth to the different stakeholders and representatives.

They will then distribute them to around 296,000 public school students and 11,000 teachers before the opening of the Academic Year 2020-2021 on October 5, Department of Education said. 

Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna-Pangan said they aim to lessen the burden of parents, students, and teachers in spending money for gadgets for the new learning setup, as face-to-face learning is still discouraged amid the COVID-19 crisis.

“Ang ating pamahalaang lungsod ay patuloy na nagsisikap na makahanap

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Gadgets for back to school during COVID-19

Check out these back to school gadgets perfect for the classroom or home.

The start of the school year is quickly approaching. This year may look different than previous years, but luckily there are some products to help children, parents and teachers along the way.

The best part is these gadgets work whether learning is being done from the classroom or at home. Check out these gadgets recommended by Gadget Nation author, Steve Greenberg:

The Soluna Light Alarm Clock from La Crosse Technology — ensures there’s a glow for every day and every mood with a variety of light settings. Choose to illuminate your room with your favorite color or pick one of the vibrant color gradients. If you find it’s hard to choose you can set the clock to cycle through all the color options. This slim profile alarm clock offers all the features of a traditional alarm clock,

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scientists developed a new way to charge gadgets

MOSCOW, Aug. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Scientists from NUST MISIS have developed a new type of energy-efficient devices – thermocells that convert heat into energy. This will make possible creation of portable batteries that can be applied to virtually any surface, including clothing, to generate electricity directly from the surface of the body. The results are presented in the Renewable Energy journal.

Thermoelectricity – electricity obtained from heat due to temperature potential differences – is one of the most promising areas of “green energy”. This potential difference (the so-called temperature gradients) surrounds us everywhere – a building heated in the sun, a working transport, even the heat of the human body. The problem is that the modern thermoelectrochemical cells (thermocells) have a rather low output power.

Scientists from NUST MISIS have found solutions to this problem by developing a new type of thermocell consisting of metal oxide electrodes and

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These Accessories Can Charge Multiple Gadgets at the Same Time

One unintended consequence of using a bunch of gadgets with rechargeable batteries is managing when to plug them into a charger. If you’d like to keep all of your tech alive without clogging your outlets with power adapters, your best option is to get a multi-device charger. ” data-reactid=”19″One unintended consequence of using a bunch of gadgets with rechargeable batteries is managing when to plug them into a charger. If you’d like to keep all of your tech alive without clogging your outlets with power adapters, your best option is to get a multi-device charger.

These accessories allow you to charge two or more gadgets simultaneously, and have compact designs that fit well on a desk, kitchen counter, or nightstand. We’ve made sure to pick chargers that can charge all of your gadgets, from smart watches, to totally wireless earbuds, to phones, tablets, and computer. Each of our picks

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Techy Advice Offering the Customers with Various and the latest gadgets

28th August, 2020 – Electronic gadgets are among the highly demanded and most attractive products in the world market. So, this is not surprising why online stores are now filled with plenty of models of different gadgets. Now, if you want to avail of the most reliable cell phone or the best magnetic charger, then you will have to ensure that you choose the right site. Techy Advice is one of the most reliable and convenient websites, which offer you the best gadgets.

As the internet has revolutionized the way we choose and buy gadgets, we at Techy Advice also come up with various gadgets, which can be extremely beneficial for your daily use. Techy Advice is one of the popular online stores that you can visit at any point in time, and you are bound to come across huge electronic selections, right from a digital watch to a

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The best gadgets for making delicious ravioli

Experimenting in the kitchen can be a fun adventure—especially when it involves making heavenly, cheesy ravioli. If you’re in the mood for cooking up this Italian staple but have no idea where to start, these four helpful gadgets have your back. They’re straightforward, efficient, and will have you eating all the delicious ravioli in no time.



a close up of a piece of cake and ice cream on a plate: Choose your filling.


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Choose your filling.



Makes twelve at a time.


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Makes twelve at a time.

This compact press is quick, simple, and churns out plenty of ravioli in one go. You’ll be supplied with instructions on making pasta dough, along with recipes for making the ravioli itself. Use the plastic and metal presses to form indents for fillings and create the perfect square shape. If you’re inspired, the gadget can also be used to make dumplings, stuffed cookies, and mini pies.



a close up of a device: Create a variety of styles, from ravioli to linguine.


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Create a variety of styles,

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7 unique gadgets that make cleaning the house easier

Our editors independently selected these items because we think you will enjoy them and might like them at these prices. If you purchase something through our links, we may earn a commission. Pricing and availability are accurate as of publish time. Learn more about Shop TODAY.

Mops, vacuums and basic cleaning products are useful for tackling simple household tasks. However, there are plenty of innovative gadgets on the market that can make tidying up your home easier and more enjoyable.

“Gadget Nation” author and tech expert Steve Greenberg joined TODAY to share unique cleaning tools that everyone should own. He found products like magnetic window cleaners, reusable paper towels and laundry strainers that can simplify household tasks.

Learn more about how you can make your space spotless with these nifty cleaning gadgets.

Best expert-approved cleaning gadgets

1. Reusable Silicone Dishwashing Gloves

Reusable Silicone Dishwashing Gloves

Reusable Silicone Dishwashing Gloves $10.99

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31 Gadgets Under $30 For Every Room In Your House

“I’ve got gadgets and gizmos aplenty” —The Little Mermaid, and you eyeing the automatic pan-stirrer in this list.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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Globe string lights that’ll transform your backyard into the hipster haven you’ve always imagined it could be.


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Promising review: “Absolutely love the dim feature! These bulbs are more round than oval like others, but I love them. When they are off, there’s a cool yellow in them that offers a lovely aesthetic when not in use. Our pergola is wired for lights so we mounted them on and almost always

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30 Gadgets For Your Backyard You Didn’t Realize You Needed

Updated on Aug 5, 2020. Posted on Aug 1, 2020

From a portable projector for ultimate movie nights to a wall-mounted pool skimmer, your backyard is about to become *the* place to be.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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Globe string lights that’ll transform your backyard into the hipster haven you’ve always imagined it could be.


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Promising review: “Absolutely love the dim feature! These bulbs are more round than oval like others, but I love them. When they are off, there’s a cool yellow in them that offers

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