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Don’t decorate your food with flowers. Botanist calls out on dangerous food trend

Instagram is full of pretty acai bowls decorated with pretty flowers. You know those picture-perfect smoothie bowls layered with chia seeds, nuts and adorned with flowers. But ever thought if these flowers are even edible? Recently, food writer and botanist James Wong took to Twitter to call out clean-eating bloggers on this dangerous trend. While these flowers look pleasing to ... Read More »

Burnout developers Criterion are working on an original game focused on melee combat

Criterion are best known as the makers of Burnout (rest in peace) and some of the more recent Need for Speed titles, but lately they’ve been working quietly in the background of EA to support development of titles like Battlefield Hardline and Battlefront II. Now it seems they’re working on a brand new title again, and before you ask – ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Listed on 3C Certification Site; 15W Fast Charging Support Expected

HIGHLIGHTS The listed variants have a 9.0V output at 1.67A (15W) Fast charging standards have remained constant since the Galaxy S6 All variants are expected to come with dual SIM support Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ are the talk of the town with an impending launch next month. While there are still a few weeks before we witness their official unveiling, the Galaxy ... Read More »

Wacom Bamboo Tip Stylus Allows for Seamless Pairing on Android and iOS Devices

HIGHLIGHTS The Bamboo Tip comes with an anodised aluminium casing It is available for iOS devices and most Android devices It has a claimed battery life of 20 hours on a single charge Accessory maker Wacom on Tuesday announced the launch of the new Bamboo Tip fine-tip stylus for Android and iOS devices. The stylus has been designed for Android phones/ tablets, iPhone, ... Read More »

Google Chromecast Wi-Fi Interruption Issue Fix to Be Issued on Thursday

HIGHLIGHTS Google has announced fix with a January 18 rollout The fix is coming via a Google Play services update Latest Google Play services beta is also reported to resolve the problem Google has announced a fix for the Wi-Fi issue that had affected a large number Google Chromecastusers worldwide. The new fix is coming through a Google Play services update that is scheduled ... Read More »

Dear teens, the advertisements on your favourite TV show may be making you fat

Junk food advertisements (ads) shown during programmes that are popular with young people, such as talent shows and football matches, drives youngsters to snack more on unhealthy food. Curbing these ads may help decrease the risk of rising obesity, which is a key factor in the development of deadly illness such diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer among others, suggests a ... Read More »

Baahubali 2 Is On A Rotten Tomatoes List With 100% On The Tomatometer

Jai Mahismathi! (courtesy YouTube) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Baahubali 2 featured on the list of Best Movies Off The Radar 2017 Baahubali 2 also topped Google India’s search trends in 2017  It was also the top Twitter trend in 2017 “Baahubali 2‘s the kind of film that reminds us why we love going to the movies,” writes Rotten Tomatoes, which has ... Read More »

Sony Permanently Drops Price on Select PS4-Exclusive Games in India: Here’s the Full List

HIGHLIGHTS Sony India has dropped the price on a host of PS4-exclusive games These are permanent price cuts They will be marketed under the term ‘PlayStation Hits’ Several PS4-exclusive games from Sony have received a price drop in India. Multiple retailers speaking to Gadgets 360 have confirmed that the likes of Horizon Zero Dawn, God of War 3 Remastered, and others will ... Read More »

WhatsApp on New Year’s Eve: 20 Billion Messages Sent in India, 75 Billion Worldwide

HIGHLIGHTS WhatsApp says this is the highest-ever user activity on a single day More than 13 billion images, 5 billion videos were shared worldwide Interestingly, WhatsApp suffered an outage late on New Year’s eve WhatsApp users in India sent over 20 billion messages on December 31 as they ushered in 2018 with wishes to family and friends. In a release, WhatsApp ... Read More »

Paypal founder and early Facebook investor Peter Thiel bets big on Bitcoins

Bitcoin has gained global fame in the past year, but it’s been popular at Peter Thiel’s venture firm since at least 2012. Founders Fund, Thiel’s San Francisco-based firm known for early bets on SpaceX and Airbnb, has been purchasing small amounts of bitcoin in recent years, totaling no more than $20 million, to establish a “toehold” in the space, according to a person with ... Read More »