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Hangouts Chat makes G Suite more powerful productivity solution

Hangouts Chat faces competition from Microsoft Teams, which also allows users to chat, share and collaborate with team members over docs, sheets and slides in real time. Google has integrated its chat-based collaboration solution Hangouts Chat into G Suite, making it available to all. Until now it was only available under beta to a few companies. Like most collaboration apps ... Read More »

IIT-Delhi makes presentation on waste disposal

While the Delhi government proposed that land at a vegetable market in Narela be allotted to the North MCD for a waste-to-energy plant, IIT-Delhi and industry experts Thursday made a presentation to Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a “solution” to the city’s waste problem. For the landfills at Bhalswa and Okhla, it was decided that ... Read More »

Nintendo Switch Update Makes It Easier to Find Lost Joy-Con Controllers

HIGHLIGHTS Switch console got a substantial software update Users will be able to use the console to make the controllers vibrate The update also makes some additional adjustments to the console Nintendo’s Switch console got a substantial software update that literally helps it keep its act together. The portable console has detachable controllers – Joy-Cons – two adjectives that are ... Read More »

Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age

IANS | Nov 18, 2016, 05.20 PM IST Having last baby after 35 makes women sharper in old age (Representative image) Women have better brainpower after menopause if they had their last baby after age 35, says a study. “Based on the findings, we would certainly not recommend that women wait until they’re 35 to close their family, but the ... Read More »

Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote review: A peppier processor makes this streamer worthwhile

Picking the best low-cost media streamer just got a lot more complicated. AT A GLANCE Amazon Fire TV Stick with Alexa Voice Remote (2016) TECHHIVE RATING $39.99 MSRP $39.99 VIEW on Amazon The new Fire TV Stick combines good-enough performance with powerful voice controls and a smart user interface. COMMENTS Jared Newman | @onejarednewman TechHive Nov 11, 2016 3:00 AM ... Read More »

Samsung finally makes the W2017 Android flip phone official

Almost exactly one year after unveiling the W2016 high-end Android-powered flip phone in China, Samsung is back again with another such device. The successor for the W2016 is unsurprisingly called W2017, and it’s been leaking in one form or another since June. And today it’s been announced for the Chinese market. Like the W2016, the new W2017 comes with top ... Read More »

How The Food We Eat Makes Climate Change Worse

ROME: The way we produce and eat food must change urgently both to cut the amount of planet-warming emissions produced by agriculture, and to help farmers adapt to climate change, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Monday. Without swift action, climate change will put millions of people at risk of hunger and poverty, the UN agency said in ... Read More »

Sleep makes relearning faster and longer-lasting

Getting some sleep in between study sessions may make it easier to recall what you studied and relearn what you’ve forgotten, even 6 months later, according to new findings from Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. “Our results suggest that interleaving sleep between practice sessions leads to a twofold advantage, reducing the time spent relearning and ... Read More »

Five to Try: Reigns makes you king for a day, while Disney Mix delivers tween-friendly chat

Tired of using the same old apps and games, week in and week out? Well, that’s what our Five to Try column is designed to fix, as we spotlight new Android releases worth a look. Our latest entry is headlined by Reigns, a clever king simulation that uses a Tinder-like interface to let you quickly swipe through consequential decisions. Add ... Read More »

Psychologist’s magic makes a non-existent object disappear

Magicians use sleight of hand to confuse you about where an object is. But could they make you believe that you saw a non-existent object disappear? A team of experimental psychologists at Oxford University developed their own magic trick to find out. Their results are published in the journal Frontiers in Psychology. Matthew Tompkins led the study. He explained: ‘The ... Read More »