Day: November 17, 2018

15 foods that contain zinc, an essential mineral

Zinc is an essential mineral – the human body needs enough zinc so the immune system can fight off different kinds of bacteria and viruses. To prevent zinc deficiency, which may cause slow growth in young children, consume foods that are full of zinc, such as garlic or almonds. The human body can’t

Microsoft to acquire XOXCO for its conversational AI and bot development capabilities

Microsoft today announced that it is acquiring XOXCO, the developer behind popular Howdy, the first commercially available bot for Slack that helps schedule meetings. Microsoft is acquiring this development studio because of its conversational AI and bot development capabilities. XOXCO’s Botkit provides the development tools used by hundreds of thousands

WhatsApp becomes the latest app to get snapcode feature along with the ability to add contacts directly

It looks like WhatsApp is playing catch up as we have seen the IM getting a couple of features from other apps added to it in the last couple of months. Facebook for some reasons has been hell-bent on copying Snapchat features into its apps and after adding Nametags to Instagram,

New Default Windows 10 Light Theme wallpaper now available at WallpaperHub at 4K resolution

With today’s Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18282 Microsoft also released a new default wallpaper, to go along with the new Windows 10 Light theme. If you are not adventurous enough to install a new, unstable build of Windows 10 on your PC you can still enjoy the new wallpaper, which is

Turmeric extract combats the joint-damaging effects of arthritis

Arthritis is an unfortunate part of getting older for many people. If you’re not experiencing it now, there’s a good chance you will as the CDC predicts that one out of every two individuals will develop osteoarthritis by their 85th birthday. The good news is that you might not be

Tomato wastes found to possess high nutritional value

The world produces more than 100 million tons of tomatoes every year, a large percentage of which goes to making tomato-based products. Unfortunately, not all parts of the tomato are used. A study published in the CyTA – Journal of Food evaluates the nutritional content of tomato waste and the possibility of

Thai black ginger prevents obesity-related skin disorders

Thai black ginger (Kaempferia parviflora) can improve obesity-related skin disorders, according to researchers from Japan. The study, published in the Journal of Natural Medicine, investigated whether Thai black ginger is effective in treating dermatopathy using an animal model. Obesity, defined as a condition that stems from an imbalance between energy intake

Microsoft’s Surface Headphones now available to pre-order in UK and USA, ships soon

Microsoft’s well-received Surface Headphones are only going to be available in USA and UK, and thankfully, on this occasion, UK residents will not have to wait forever to get their hands on them. The headphones, which are appealing especially to developers and other office workers who want to maintain their

Latest Skype for Android update allows you to share contacts in your conversations

Microsoft yesterday released a new update for Skype for Android app. This update allows users to easily share contacts into their conversations. This update also includes several stability and reliability improvements. Skype for Android features: Video calls – Don’t just hear the cheers, see them! Get together with 1 or

Studies show that peppermint can prevent sickness from coming on in the first place

Now that Christmas is fast approaching, more products containing peppermint are being released to the market. This commonly used herb is known for its menthol scent and flavor, which is why it is often added to foods and personal care products like toothpaste, mouthwash, and cosmetics. But aside from these,

Organic tea has a superior nutritional profile compared to conventional tea

Researchers have found that organically grown tea contains more antioxidants. The study, led by the Ministry of Agriculture in Hangzhou, China, linked these antioxidants to multiple health benefits, including a lower risk of disease and improved overall health. Their findings, which appeared in Biological Agriculture & Horticulture, compared the benefits of organically grown

Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 updated with TimeLine support

Microsoft has released updates for Office Mobile apps on Windows 10 devices including tablets and phones. This latest update takes the apps to version 16002.11029.20046.0 and bring the along support for Microsoft’s Windows 10 TimeLine. This means Windows 10 users using Word, PowerPoint and Excel on their tablets will be

Microsoft releases new Office Insider Slow build with a couple of new features for Windows

Microsoft today released a new build (Build 11029.20045) for Office Insiders on Windows Desktop enrolled in the Monthly Channel (Targeted) level. This build comes with a couple of new features. First feature is for Outlook app. Instead of changing Zoom level each time, you can now choose a default setting

Google’s revolutionary Night Sight camera feature now available for Pixel phones

Google announced the new Night Sight camera feature back last month with the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. While soon after the announcement, we saw people tearing apart the Pixel 3 Google Camera APK to get the feature which was still in beta, today the company is rolling it

Mediterranean diet significantly lowers your risk of cardiovascular disease

A study has found that following a Mediterranean-style diet cuts the risk of cardiovascular disease. The study, which appeared in the journal Metabolism, revealed that a Mediterranean diet lowers cardiovascular disease risk by reducing atherogenic lipoproteins. Researchers at the University of Connecticut aimed to determine the effect of a Mediterranean-style, low-glycemic-load diet on lipoprotein