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Longer working hours, work related stress is the major cause of cardiac stroke: Study

Longer working hours, work related stress is the major cause of cardiac stroke: Study (Thinkstock photos/Getty Images) The case of young people fainting due to exhaustion is not an unknown factor in the current times in young people. When Prateek fainted in his office, his colleagues assumed that he was exhausted with the long hours he had been putting in ... Read More »

Oppo R9s is now available for purchase

As scheduled, the newly-unveiled Oppo R9s is now available for purchase. The device has gone on sale in China, where it can be purchased through both online and offline channels. It carries an RMB 2,799 (around $415) price tag. There have been reports that the Chinese company is expecting a high demand for the handset, and has already stocked around ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 is now official with a Snapdragon 821 and curved OLED panel

Xiaomi finally took the ribbon off the Mi Note 2 today. Right off the bat, we can’t fail to mention the phablet has taken more than a few pointers from the now late Samsung Galaxy Note7 and frankly, the timing couldn’t be better. The Mi Note 2 comes with a stylish dual-curved design on both the front and the back. ... Read More »

The BlackBerry DTEK60 is officially out with a $499 price tag

BlackBerry might pride itself on a unique security-oriented approach to Android, but that was hardly reflected in the DTEK60 development process. If you have been keeping an eye on the Canadian company over the past few months, then you definitely know about the leaked renders, followed by a full specs reveal on the official website, all topped off by a ... Read More »

Windows: When no growth is an improvement

Microsoft yesterday said that revenue in the September quarter for the More Personal Computing group was down 2%, the second consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines and the fifth contraction in the last six quarters. Windows revenue, which accounts for the bulk of More Personal Computing’s (MPC) total, was flat. But that was an improvement over the prior quarter, when sales ... Read More »

An IoT botnet is partly behind Friday’s massive DDOS attack

Malware that can build botnets out of IoT devices is at least partly responsible for a massive distributed denial-of-service attack that disrupted U.S. internet traffic on Friday, according to network security companies. Since Friday morning, the assault has been disrupting access to popular websites by flooding a DNS service provider called Dyn with an overwhelming amount of internet traffic. Some of ... Read More »

Why AMD FreeSync is beating Nvidia G-Sync on monitor selection and price

Let’s say you’ve just bought one of Nvidia’s slick new Pascal-based GeForce graphics cards such as the GTX 1070, and now you’re seeking a G-Sync monitor to go with it. Looking at what’s available, you’ll probably become envious of PC gamers on the Radeon side of the fence. Compared to G-Sync monitors, displays supporting AMD’s FreeSync adaptive sync tech are generally ... Read More »

Samsung’s ArtPC Pulse is a cylindrical desktop PC with 360-degree sound

Perhaps Samsung has more pressing matters to address, and that’s why we never received an official release on the ArtPC Pulse, a cylindrical desktop PC that’s now available for pre-order on Amazon. But if you’re interested in computers with modern art aspirations, check out the product page and consider, well, what it all means. Looking much like HP’s Pavilion Wave ... Read More »

iOS 10 is running on 66% of devices less than a month after release

iOS 10 officially went out on September 13. And today, less than one month from that moment, 66% of supported devices are already running the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system. This is a record breaking achievement, even compared to past iOS updates. They all do well when it comes to adoption (especially against Android), but iOS 10 has ... Read More »

Halloween is coming! Stream these gems to get an early start on your monster mash

October has arrived. Monster month is here. And there’s no shortage of horrific movies to stream, to celebrate, and to scare away unwanted spirits. To start, we have one of the scariest vampire movies ever made—despite its being nearly a century old—as well as one of the spookiest and most underrated ghost movies of recent years. We have a monster ... Read More »