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Study finds black barbershops can help clients lower blood pressure

Study finds black barbershops can help clients lower blood pressure The findings were published today in The New England Journal of Medicine and presented as Late-Breaking Clinical Trial at the American College of Cardiology's 67th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in Orlando. Victor et al. noted one of the limitations of their study is pharmacists targeted blood pressure below 130/80 mm Hg, while primary care providers for control-group participants may have u... [Full Article...]

Check Price, launch offer, specifications here

Check Price, launch offer, specifications here With this, Vu is all set to challenge the No.1 disruptor in India. Saraf further stated that Vu counts itself among industry leaders such as Sony, Samsung, LG, and Panasonic. They are all powered by a quad-core processor with 2.5GB of RAM, and 16GB of storage. "We will also move towards on demand content", said Ajay Yadav, Vice President at Flipkart . [Full Article...]

Dota 2 gets subscription service Dota Plus

Dota 2 gets subscription service Dota Plus The service is being replaced by Dota Plus, which Valve states is an "evolution of the Battle Pass" that costs $3.99 per month. The Hero Leveling system allows experience to be earned towards leveling up a specific hero by completing matches with them. [Full Article...]

With Neymar hurt, Brazil turn to new faces

With Neymar hurt, Brazil turn to new faces With star attacker Neymar unavailable after foot surgery , uncapped Real Sociedad attacker Willian Jose was selected among the new faces. Both men were given the chance to impress in what was a larger than usual 25-man squad, Tite's last before naming the 23 who will go to the World Cup in Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Instagram and Snapchat remove Giphy sticker features over a racial row

Instagram and Snapchat remove Giphy sticker features over a racial row Instagram and Snapchat users will be temporarily unable to embed GIFs into their stories after a racist GIF was discovered in the library last weekend, according to TechCrunch . Below is the GIF in question. The company said it would manually search its database of looped images to find and remove similar offensive content. [Full Article...]

Apple Maps gets upgraded bike-sharing information

Apple Maps gets upgraded bike-sharing information To try the feature out for yourself, type "bike sharing" in the search field for the option to find out what's nearby. While this is certainly not new to Apple Maps, the update is seen as a big improvement over existing data. Apple Maps supports Citi Bike in NYC, Ford GoBike in San Francisco, BIKETOWN in Portland, Santander Cycles in London, bicing in Barcelona, BIXI in Montreal, CityCycle in Br... [Full Article...]

Spotify launched in South Africa

Spotify launched in South Africa Apple is now in battle with music streaming services from tech giants like Amazon.com Inc and Google as well as other dominant streaming music services like Spotify . "We're incredibly excited to launch Spotify in Israel with a revolutionary new music experience", said Veronica Diquattro, Spotify's managing director in southern and eastern Europe. [Full Article...]

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round

Neil deGrasse Tyson Explains How to Prove The Earth is Round Flat-Earth-curious cricketer Freddie Flintoff said in a podcast a year ago, 'The middle is the North Pole, around the outside is the South Pole which is like a big wall of ice. Bodies that have a flatter shape have been compressed because they rotate extremely fast, which the Earth does not. Scientists generally believe that asteroids do not have enough gravity to draw their masses into the shap... [Full Article...]

Microsoft Touts Progress Of Teams Chat App

Microsoft Touts Progress Of Teams Chat App Teams just turned one , and for its anniversary, Microsoft has unveiled new professional features for it that go well beyond what rivals like Slack offer. A future upgrade will include facial recognition so that comments can be assigned to specific individuals. Additionally, Microsoft is now working with more OEMs (like Lenovo and HP) and partners (like Logitech, Crestron, and Polycom) to mak... [Full Article...]

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One & PC

Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy Coming to Nintendo Switch, Xbox One & PC Instead, it's Toys For Bob, another developer that's quite familiar with working on big franchises. A new trailer for the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy has been embedded above. So fans shouldn't be anxious about his original adventures making their debut on a Nintendo platform - he'll spin in fine fashion. With the resounding success of the Crash Bandicoot N Sane Edition earlier this y... [Full Article...]

Will Nokia 9 Come Out With an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor?

Will Nokia 9 Come Out With an In-Display Fingerprint Sensor? But now a leak has emerged on the Internet which closely points out that the Finnish tech giant, HMD Global, is gearing to launch two smartphones with the Snapdragon 845 chipset this year. That said, the device is expected to drop later this year, competing with the likes of Samsung's S9 and other flagship devices. Rumors are rife that it can feature the same 12-megapixel dual camera module which ... [Full Article...]

Philips announces complete range of Hue outdoor lighting

Philips announces complete range of Hue outdoor lighting Like all Philips Hue products , the Philips Hue outdoor range is fully compatible with the Philips Hue ecosystem and works in the same way as the indoor range. The Home & Away function within the app can also be used to set the lights to come on a specific time and with Global Positioning System on your smartphone, you can get your outdoor lights to come on automatically when you return home. [Full Article...]

Cheaper 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June

Cheaper 13-inch Retina MacBook Coming in June Interestingly enough, Apple's alleged target of six million shipments is forecasted to fall short by a third as Digitimes believes the new price might not be enough to attract buyers. This would be the first Retina Display toting MacBook Air, which makes sense as a way to differentiate it from the new affordable MacBooks. Whilst it seems like it will be cheaper than the current 12-inch MacBook... [Full Article...]

'Face Unlock' feature now in Honor 7X

A 3,000mAh non-removable battery is also a part of this package, while Android 8.0 Oreo comes pre-installed on the Honor 7C, along with Huawei's custom UI called Emotion UI (EMUI), and we're looking at v8.0 of Huawei's skin here. After the Honor View10 and Honor 9 Lite, Honor 7X will be third smartphone in Honor's portfolio to support Face Unlock feature. The storage is expandable up to ... [Full Article...]

Now send video messages on Google Duo

Now send video messages on Google Duo Here is how video voicemail works in Duo: open the app [Duo], tap a name of a contact you want to call, while the call is ringing, tap " Leave a Video Message " or " Leave a Voice Message ". Google has announced a new video message update for its video calling app Duo. While Google already provides different ways for its users to send money to each other, it might soon allow its users to send m... [Full Article...]

Commuters can now 'tap on' with credit cards

Commuters can now 'tap on' with credit cards It will allow customers to tap on and off with a contactless-enabled American Express , Mastercard or Visa card, as well as smartphones, tablets and smart watches linked to their Opal cards. American Express welcomed the change, and pointed out that both Sydney residents and visitors to the city would benefit from the flexible payment options. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Get Android 8.0 Oreo Starting March 30th KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a new research note to investors, seen by Apple Insider, where he claims the successor to the Note 8 won't get a revolutionary in-display fingerprint scanner. Soon identical update should be out for the flagship models including Galaxy S8 , S8 Plus and Note 8. Don't fret, however, because we have got news! Tech giant Samsung Electronics plans... [Full Article...]

OnePlus 5 and 5T expected to refresh with Android 8.1 Oreo update

OnePlus 5 and 5T expected to refresh with Android 8.1 Oreo update The OnePlus 5T has an 18:9 aspect ratio display with no physical home button on the front unlike the OnePlus 5 . The OnePlus 5T Android 8.1 Oreo update also adds more clock styles for ambient display and full-screen gesture support. [Full Article...]

Florida Must Wait to Find Out NCAA Tournament Opponent

Florida Must Wait to Find Out NCAA Tournament Opponent To see the entire bracket , visit NCAA.com , where you can also find a printable bracket (PDF). The NCAA Tournament's selection committee chairman Bruce Rasmussen sat down with TBS after the teams were announced to explain how Virginia was chosen as the No. [Full Article...]

NASA has the hottest ticket in town - a trip to the sun

NASA has the hottest ticket in town - a trip to the sun As Zurbuchen pointed out, the Parker Sun Probe has been designed and built to withstand high amounts of solar radiation and heat. To perform these unprecedented investigations, the spacecraft and instruments will be protected from the Sun's heat by a 4.5-inch-thick carbon-composite shield, which will need to withstand temperatures outside the spacecraft that reach almost 2,500 F. [Full Article...]


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