Tag Archives: Life

‘On the Last Day of High School, I Almost Died. CPR Saved My Life.’

It was the last day of high school. With one exam left to go, a group of us were sitting in the senior class hangout, some watching Netflix, some cramming for the test. I was braiding my friend Jackie Acierno’s hair. I’d gotten midway down her back when I started to feel dizzy. I had been having similar spells for about ... Read More »

Brits eye overseas holidays as Sterling shows signs of life

Better-than-expected currency sales in the first quarter indicate strong and sustained demand for overseas holidays, Post Office Travel Money has declared in its latest Holiday Money Index. Announcing year-on-year increases of 55 per cent increase in currency sales made online for the year to 31 March and of 47 per cent for April to date, the Post Office said that ... Read More »

Blu Life Max With 3700mAh Battery, Fingerprint Scanner Launched

California-based Blu Products has launched a new smartphone to its Life series – the Blu Life Max. The Blue Life Max is a budget smartphone that comes with a large 3700mAh battery as its biggest highlight. The smartphone will be available in the US via Blu’s official retail partner, Amazon at a decent price of $118.87 (roughly Rs. 8,000) for ... Read More »

Some iPhone Users Complaining of Battery Life Issues After iOS 10.1.1 Update

Even though the battery capacity on Apple’s devices is not impressive when compared on paper with its Android competitors, the optimisation of hardware with iOS ensures that the battery life is never a concern for the users. However, the iOS 10.1.1 update has reportedly broken this perfect blend between hardware and the software for some users, resulting in certain devices ... Read More »

SBI Life Public Float Likely In Next 18-24 Months

Mumbai: SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya today said the bank is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its life insurance JV, SBI Life, in the next 18-24 months. Last month, SBI had said it would offload up to 5 per cent stake in its life insurance joint venture. “We have already said we want to divest a small portion through ... Read More »

Nokia Phone Saves Man’s Life by Allegedly Stopping Bullet

The Nokia phones of yesteryears have long been considered nearly indestructible, but the new ones aren’t too bad either. A Nokia feature phone is reported to have recently taken a bullet for its owner – literally – and saved his life. According to a tweet by Microsoft’s General Manager of Core UX for Windows Desktop, Tablet and Phone Peter Skillman, ... Read More »

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Have the Best Battery Life of Any iPhone: Apple

  Apple finally unveiled its latest smartphones – iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus – on Wednesday. One of the most pleasant surprises that the launch brought along was the announcement by the company that the new models carry the best battery life on any iPhone ever. In order to understand how the company accomplished this upgrade, we will have ... Read More »

Life Insurers’ New Business Premiums Up 4% At Rs 13,854 Crore In July

Life insurance companies had collected Rs 13,319.97 crore in new business premiums in July 2015. New Delhi: New business premiums of life insurance companies saw a four per cent rise to Rs 13,854.44 crore in July 2016 as against Rs 13,319.97 crore premium collected in the corresponding period last year. State-run Life Insurance Corporation’s (LIC) new business premium was the highest at Rs 10,737.92 ... Read More »

Google Buys Startup That Helps Smartphones Recognise Real Life Objects

Google on Wednesday announced a deal to buy Moodstocks, a French startup behind technology that helps smartphones recognize whatever they are aimed at. Moodstocks caught the US technology giant’s eye for its work in computer vision and machine learning, as well for accomplishments in enabling smartphones or other mobile devices to recognize images and objects. Google is among Silicon Valley ... Read More »

Prince became a ‘huge affect’ on Padma Lakshmi’s life

television personality and author Padma Lakshmi discovered that past due pop famous person Prince was a “big have an effect on” on her existence. “He turned into a large affect on my lifestyles and my childhood. I grew up with Prince,” Padma, 45, informed human beings mag on the TIME 100 Gala on Tuesday. “I don’t recall being this disillusioned ... Read More »