Tag Archives: a

Samsung closed a deal with in-display FP sensor supplier for its A-series phones

The latest report going around is that Samsung is looking to equip its future A-series smartphones in 2019 with in-display fingerprint readers. Given that this is the latest trend in the smartphone world and the fact that Samsung has shifted its strategy to integrate new technologies and features in its mid-range smartphones first, that’s actually not far-fetched. It’s another way ... Read More »

Verizon will sell a special version of the Nokia 2.1 soon

Nokia is making inroads into the US, it seems, after HMD Global hired a team to expand the presence of its phones over there. Some of its smartphones can already be purchased unlocked in the States, but soon you’ll be able to buy one from Verizon. We’re talking about the Nokia 2.1V, which will be a special version of the 2.1 built for the ... Read More »

Take a vacation to boost your longevity and live a healthy lifestyle

Take a vacation to boost your longevity and live a healthy lifestyle It is always important to de-stress yourself once in a while. Especially, when you want to live healthy and longer life. While we know travel is a key for lot many people to relax, a new study has found that taking at least three vacations a year between ... Read More »

MAKE A LIFESTYLE CHANGE

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is an ailment which afflicts almost every household in the country, especially in the urbanpopullation. It is estimated that one in every third Indian suffers from high BP and this situation will lead to a hypertension epidemic by 2020. Normal blood pressure is counted in two parameters — systolic pressure of 120 mmHg and a ... Read More »

Too much of a good thing, even Christmas

Too early for Christmas? So here it is. I’m already suffering from Christmas onslaught. And it’s not even September. Dozens of memes a week on our Facebook feeds counting down the dwindling number of weekends left until the big day, trussed-up turkeys glistening at me from posters plastered in shop windows and pubs and restaurants, online pop-ups, those bumper-sized festive ... Read More »

What makes Yam (Suran) a magical vegetable for the human body

1. What is Yam? Whether you call it Zimikand, Elephant Foot Yam, Yam, Ole or Suran, this vegetable is known for its ‘itchy throat’ nature and probably that’s the reason it is not very popular. Regarded as a part of the compulsory Lakshmi Puja meal on Diwali in several part of India, Suran which is a variety of yam, grows ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 XL’s Slow Screen Unlocking Issue Is Getting a Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Google has confirmed a ‘proper’ fix for the screen unlocking lag The lag was found on some Pixel 2 XL after installing June Android update The fix is likely to debut sometime around the Android P public release If you were among the Pixel 2 XL users who were experiencing a lag in unlocking the screen after installing the June Android security update, Google has good ... Read More »

How a Plan Helped Financial Life

Pramod wants to ensure that the financial mistakes he committed do not get passed on to the next generation. Photo: Jithendra M/Mint One of the biggest money mistakes Sai Pramod G.N. says he made in his life was investing in a single asset class—real estate—by being in a hurry to clear off his home loan. He bought a house in ... Read More »

10 breakfast items from around India that are a must-have

1. Must have Indian breakfast items Simply put, the thing about waking up early is that it’s not something anybody likes to do. That is unless we’re being offered food that we really like, rather love. A wise man once said, “eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a pauper.” Here are 10 dishes from ... Read More »

Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

Government’s estimated schematic budgetary expenditure on health, education and social protection for 2018-19 is Rs 1.38 trillion. Photo: HT New Delhi: To increase investment in higher educational institutions, the Union Cabinet today approved a proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by expanding its capital base to Rs 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs 1 ... Read More »