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The Question of Cellphone Radiation and Human Health Remains to be Answered

Does cellphone radiation cause cancer or other unwanted health effects? Two studies, carried out over a period of 10 years and costing $25 million, attempted to find out the answer to this long debated question. But their results do not give a definite explanation. Researchers at the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in US studied how exposure to cellphone radiation impacted ... Read More »

Drugs and plastics threatening ocean and human health

Human activities are flushing a toxic soup of pharamaceuticals and microplastics into the oceans. JOHN HOLCROFT / GETTY IMAGES In a series of presentations at the recent 2018 Ocean Science Meeting organised by the American Geophysical Union in Portland, Oregon, US scientists report that everything from Prozac to plastic microbeads and antibiotics are finding their way into the ocean at levels sufficient ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro’s Jio Rs. 2,200 Cashback and Double Data Offer Detailed

Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro launch saw the entry of Xiaomi’s latest offerings in India, with a starting price of Rs. 9,999. The Redmi Note 4 successors will soon be available for purchase on Flipkart. Meanwhile, buyers of the new Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro can get an instant Rs. 2,200 as cashback, courtesy a partnership between Xiaomi and Reliance Jio. Under ... Read More »

Steam Winter Sale 2017: GTA V, Tekken 7, CSGO, and More PC Game Discounts

HIGHLIGHTS The Steam Winter Sale 2017 sees deep discounts on games like GTA V It ends at 11pm IST on January 4, 2018 Every game on sale will have the same discount through its duration The Steam Winter Sale 2017 is now live. As usual, there are deep discounts on a host of games. Like recent sales, there’s a single discounted ... Read More »

Engineers, law graduates and MBAs are the new applicants for peons’ jobs

housands of engineers, law graduates and MBAs have applied and queued up for the interview for the post of peons on January 28. HERE’S WHAT THE PRINCIPAL REGISTRAR OF THE EXAM TOLD TOI: “Since the applications were filled online, I am not aware of the educational degrees of the candidates but in the past, engineers and law graduates have appeared ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Lava Red becomes available in the US and Europe

The sale of the Lava Red OnePlus 5T has begun – it’s launching in Europe and the US, following successful launches in China and India. This is a limited edition model so it won’t be available for long and it only comes with 8GB of RAM and 128GB storage (there’s no 6GB/64GB option). The price is the same as the equivalent Midnight ... Read More »

Flipkart Launches 10000mAh and 15000mAh Power Banks Starting at Rs. 799

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart Billion power banks come in two capacities 10000mAh power bank costs Rs. 799, while 15000mAh is Rs. 999 All USB ports on the power banks are capable of 5V / 2.1A output Flipkart on Friday expanded its Billion brand by launching new power banks. The new Flipkart Billion series power banks come in two models – a 10000mAh version ... Read More »

How to send Android SMS messages with Amazon Echo, and why it’s a big deal

If you got a Google Home Mini to go with your Android phone this Christmas, one of the first things you probably asked it to do was send a text. But instead of asking what you wanted to say, your Google Home said this: Sorry, I can’t send texts yet. But starting today, if you ask the same question to your Amazon Echo, it ... Read More »

Nokia 3310 4G Launched: Features, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 3310 4G is officially listed in China HMD Global has partnered with China Mobile to launch the new handset The 4G variant runs Alibaba-owned YunOS The Nokia 3310 4G has now been officially launched in China, weeks after receiving TENAA certification. HMD Global, the company licensing the Nokia brand, has silently listed the 4G variant of the Nokia 3310 on the official Nokiasite and has ... Read More »

Idea Offers Up to Rs. 2,000 Cashback on Karbonn Smartphones and Feature Phones

HIGHLIGHTS There is a Rs. 2,000 cashback on Karbonn Yuva 2 There is a Rs. 1,500 cashback on Karbonn A41 Power, A9 Indian There is a Rs. 1,000 cashback on several Karbonn feature phones Idea Cellular on Tuesday partnered with Karbonn Mobiles to announce cashback of up to Rs. 2,000 on select Karbonn 4G smartphones and feature phones. The offer entitles buyers to ... Read More »