Day: November 11, 2018

Microsoft’s new Word technology aims to make it easier to stay in the “Flow” when creating documents

Microsoft has developed a new technology which makes it easier to track your remaining work on an Office document. Designed to avoid distraction and let you keep working without interrupting your “flow”, the technology would let you type:  TODO: finish this section or  TODO: <<insert closing here> and Word will automatically create a list of

Microsoft Launcher with Windows 10 TimeLine integration now available for everyone

At the Surface event last month, Microsoft announced an update to the Microsoft Launcher 5.0 for Android which brings a number of great new features to the app, including Windows 10 TimeLine integration. This allows Windows 10 users to easily continue work from their PC on their phone and vice versa. This

Microsoft Edge for iOS preview now allows you to specify a preference for the mobile or desktop version of websites

Microsoft today released a new preview update build for its Edge for iOS users. This new update version 42.7.3 comes with a new feature. With this update, users can now specify a preference for the mobile or desktop version of websites, and they can also set their preference as the

Eat more lychees for a stronger gut

According to a study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food, Litchi chinensis (lychees) may help prevent and treat gastroesophageal inflammatory diseases. The authors posit that the fruit can cure conditions such as acute reflux esophagitis (RE) and gastric ulcer (GU).  L. chinensis contains a polyphenol called oligonol, which is produced by an oligomerization process that

Samsung announce Infinity Flex Display

As expected, today at their developer conference, Samsung showed off their foldable screen technology, the Samsung Infinity Flex Display. Justin Denison, SVP Mobile Product Marketing, held up a device housing a smartphone hidden in a block to hide the design. It featured a 7.3-inch screen which appears to have a very

Kombucha prepared from ginger holds potential for treating breast cancer

A study published in the Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine reported that kombucha with ginger (Zingiber officinale) may help treat breast cancer. The authors observed the effect of the fermented tea on a murine breast cancer animal model. Abnormal metabolism is a hallmark in cancerous cells. To illustrate, the increase of reactive

Stumped with your grain-free diet? Try substituting your breads with cassava flour

There is a way to enjoy bread and similar foods without breaking your grain-free, gluten-free diet. An article in Good Housekeeping brought up cassava flour as a way to make bread without using grain-based flour. Wheat and other common grains are rich in gluten proteins. They are not dangerous for most people, though

Good news/Bad news: Samsung’s new OneUI may not come to the Galaxy S8 and Note 8

At yesterday’s Samsung Developer Conference the company took pains to make it clear that their new more user-friendly user interface, OneUI, will be coming to the Samsung Galaxy S9 and Note 9, which suggested that it will not be coming to the S8 and Note 8. Now TomsGuide reports that they have

A list of effective natural treatments for gingivitis

Gingivitis is an oral health condition wherein the gums are inflamed. If left untreated, this condition can lead to complications that are more dangerous, such as infections and cardiovascular disease. To prevent these from happening, there are natural remedies for gingivitisthat you can do in the comfort of your home. There

One of nature’s best medicines, garlic is better at removing parasites in your body than conventional drugs

People have used garlic for thousands of years, whether it’s to add spice to a dish or treat various diseases. If a study in BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine is to be believed, the well-known herb can also treat a parasitic infection called schistosomiasis. The chronic condition, which also goes by snail fever, is

Herbal additives such as cumin oil found to increase shelf life of fresh fish fillets

Researchers from Firat University in Turkey have uncovered yet another use for black cumin (Nigella sativa), a plant widely used in both medicine and food. In their study, published in the journal Food Science and Technology, the team found that black cumin oil can be used as a natural preservative for extending the

Cocoa found to have a powerful inhibitory effect on influenza virus infections

Cocoa can protect against an influenza infection by activating the body’s natural immunity and enhancing immune response, according to a study in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. The study, conducted by researchers in Japan, looked the protective effect of cocoa on the influenza virus using both laboratory testing and clinical trials.

Blood cancers can be treated safely and naturally with cinnamon

Cinnamon does more than add a pleasant and appetizing aroma to your favorite dishes – it can also help treat certain cancers. A study published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine found that cinnamon has the ability to modify the growth of and kill blood cancer cells. Myeloma is a type of blood

China Open: PV Sindhu, Kidambi Srikanth in quarters

India shuttlers started their day at China Open on a bright note as Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu entered the quarterfinals of the China Open with contrasting victories in Beijing on Thursday (November 8). Srikanth took to the court first in the morning and had a rough sailing against Indonesia’s

Sweet and versatile, carrots offer an impressive array of vitamins and minerals

Carrots are among the most recognizable vegetables in the modern world. Not only are they a mainstay in most supermarkets and grocery stores, but they also have a place in popular culture, thanks largely to their depiction as the favorite food of rabbits. But this popularity is not why you need carrots