Tag Archives: May

Brain Activity and Good Diet May Prevent Insomnia-Related Depression

al feedback as well as reinforce behaviours that are rewarded, while reducing behaviours that are not. The results showed that those who were less susceptible to the effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher brain activity in response to positive feedback or reward compared to negative feedback. The effects of poor sleep showed significantly higher brain activity “Poor sleep is ... Read More »

Destiny 2 Microtransactions Can Get You Items That May Affect Gameplay: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS Destiny 2 was launched on Wednesday Eververse lets you buy Bright Engrams for Silver Engrams can be decoded for items that may affect gameplay Destiny 2 was launched on Wednesday for the PS4 and Xbox One. The sequel to 2014’s original online-only sci-fi shooter game brings back some of the characters including Tess Everis and her Eververse Trading Company. ... Read More »

Does your teenager love fast food? Study says brain wiring may be to blame

Don’t blame your adolescent kid for eating high-calorie food. A new study says teenagers hooked to high-calorie food may be unable to control the urge for burgers, pizzas and french fries due to an impairment in the brain region linked to self-regulation. The findings have revealed that adolescents, who are at an increased risk of obesity, have progressively less neural ... Read More »

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger May Still Put User Information at Risk, Claims Study

HIGHLIGHTS Apps like Messenger, Whatsapp are leaving themselves exposed to hacking Users are unaware of security options like authentication ceremony Important to identify message recipient before sending out sensitive info Do you know that despite the end-to-end encryption provided by popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber, your sensitive information is vulnerable to hacking? A research report has highlighted the importance ... Read More »

A dirty stethoscope may spread superbug infections

If your doctor is monitoring you with unhygienic stethoscopes, chances are that you may contract infections by antibiotic-resistant superbugs, researchers have warned. Infection control guidelines from the Centres for Disease Control and Prevention state that re-usable medical equipment, such as stethoscopes, must undergo disinfection. However, the study showed that healthcare providers rarely perform stethoscope hygiene between patient encounters, despite its ... Read More »

Single-parent kids may have lower well-being in adulthood

Single-parent kids may have lower well-being in adulthood (Image: Shutterstock) Children who grew up in a single-parent family are more likely to have lower levels of well-being and life satisfaction in adulthood, according to new research. The study showed that children brought up by a single parentearn 30 per cent less and are more likely to be unemployed. Further, they are ... Read More »

iPhone 8 May Not Be as Fast as Rivals When It Comes to LTE Speeds: Here’s Why

Verizon, AT&T and the rest of the US wireless industry have a big boast for this year’s crop of smartphones: thanks to network upgrades, devices will be able to download as much as a gigabit of data in a single second – speeds 100 times faster than before. But that won’t be the case for Apple’s newest iPhones, devices to ... Read More »

Samsung, Qualcomm may have started work on Snapdragon 845 for use in Galaxy S9

Samsung may have just unveiled its Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ smartphone, but reports about what their successors might offer have already started doing the rounds of the web. Korean website, The Investor cites an article by Aju Business Daily, which claims that Qualcomm and Samsung have already started work on a chipset to be used in the next flagship ... Read More »

iPhone 8: Apple May Use New 3D Touch Module to Prevent Overheating by Wireless Charging

Many rumours indicate that Apple is looking to release three iPhone models this year, with one being an anniversary edition. It should be called either the iPhone 8 or iPhone X, and it will come with big changes in terms of design and specifications. This year’s iPhone models are tipped to come with wireless charging, and the latest KGI analyst ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus Battery May Be Smaller Than Expected

Two months away from launch, the Samsung Galaxy S8 is now being leaked almost every day. The latest bout of leaks gets more information on the battery capacity and the heavily rumoured Bixby assistant. According to The Investor, the Samsung Galaxy S8 and Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus will sport 3000mAh and 3500mAh batteries respectively. This refutes previous rumours that state ... Read More »