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Google has four tips for staying healthy in 2021 – Latest News

Stay Motivated “It’s one thing to kick off a new routine, but it’s quite another to stick with it,” said Kapil Parakh, Medical Lead, Google Fit in a blog post. Google says that in order to remain motivated is to “commit to a new healthy habit is to make it social and fun.” Sharing your workouts with friends and family helps keep you accountable to your goals, said Parakh in the blog. Apple Watch has a feature of sharing workout goals, targets met and so does Google Fit app. Invest in rest Google wants you to get enough rest and as Parakh puts it, “If you aren’t well-rested, it’s hard to do anything else.” Getting adequate sleep is a significant part of maintaining your health, as per Google. There are a number of sleep tracking apps around that can help you keep track of your sleeping habits. Apple, Samsung smartwatches have it in-built where as Google Fit to can connect with sleep apps to monitor sleep data. Making every move count A lot of people have an aversion to going to the gym for multitude of reasons, which is why Google says that brisk walking is a good option. Or any other form of exercise which can be used to track activity through a fitness band or smartwatches. Apple has its iconic ‘three rings’ whereas Google gives you Heart Points to keep a track of how well you’ve done in an attempt to keep fit. Measure those calories, steps and more The American Heart Association and the World Health Organization recommend getting at least 150 minutes of moderate to vigorous physical activity per week to improve your chances of getting better sleep and having more energy, as well as lowering your risk of diabetes and heart disease, as per Google. This is where keeping a track through Apple’s ‘rings’ or Heart Points from Google comes in handy.

January 2, 2021
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Fintech industry accelerates financial inclusion, to push faster digital adoption – Latest News

India has an opportunity to become a USD 1 trillion-digital payments market. The country witnessed 3,435 crore digital payments in 2019-20. While the government is making efforts to give a big push for digital India, the Reserve Bank is enabling the sector’s growth with regulatory interventions and there will also be a separate division for the fintech companies at the central bank.

January 1, 2021
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Shopkeepers can now turn their NFC-enabled Android phone into POS for RuPay cards – Latest News

“We are glad to associate with PayNearby, Paynext, Uvik and RBL Bank to facilitate the launch of the innovative RuPay PoS solution which will empower merchants across the country to onboard into digital payments ecosystem,” said Nalin Bansal, Head of RuPay & NFS, NPCI.

December 31, 2020
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eufy smart scale: Anker launches Eufy smart scale with Bluetooth connectivity at Rs 1,699

Eufy Smart Weighing Scale C1 is priced at Rs 1,699. It can be purchased online on e-commerce site Flipkart along with offline stores across the country. It comes in two colour variants- Black and White.

December 28, 2020
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Need help redeeming gift cards and codes on PS5? Look no further!

Need help redeeming codes on PS5? Look no further. As we move into an increasingly digital age, it’s more and more common to give gift cards and digital games. This is especially true with the PS5 Digital Edition, which can’t play physical media at all. If you’re wondering where to redeem those 12-digit codes, you’ll just need to visit the PlayStation Store online. It’s a simple process once you know what to do.

December 25, 2020
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In-car experience key to Apple’s interest, says partner bank

Apple Card partner bank Goldman Sachs has issued an investor’s note in which it argues that any Apple Car ambitions are likely focused on the in-car experience …

December 24, 2020
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[Update: Sold for $736K] Bidding for ‘exceptional’ Apple-1 with original box signed by Woz starts at $50K

We usually see a few Apple-1 computers go up for auction each year, but the latest one looks to be rarer than most. In addition to being in “exceptional” and “fully functional” condition, this Apple-1 includes all the necessary accessories and comes in the original box signed by Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak.

December 20, 2020
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Trump administration is adding China’s largest chipmaker to its trade blacklist

The U.S. government is set to add as many as 80 Chinese companies to its trade blacklist, according to a new report from Reuters. SMIC, which is China’s top chipmaker, is said to be among the companies that are expected to be added to the “entity list.” The move comes just weeks before President-elect Joe Biden assumes office.

December 18, 2020
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[Update: Confirmed] Here’s why Twitter may shut down Periscope live streaming app

Amid the expansion of its video/audio features in the Twitter app and increasing competition, it looks like Twitter may be planning to retire its live broadcasting app Periscope.

December 16, 2020
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Apple officially expands redesigned and rebuilt Apple Maps to Canada

Apple has announced today that it is now rolling out its all-new Apple Maps design across Canada. The company says that Apple Maps in Canada now features improved road coverage and pedestrian data, detailed land cover, and new ways to explore with Look Around, Guides, and more.

December 13, 2020
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This Motorola Razr 5G got destroyed and cost $1000 to repair, but it’s not all bad news

In today’s world, where many of the best Android smartphones cost upwards of $1000, breaking or losing one is not ideal. You might fall down, hear a crack, and hope with all your might that it was your leg and not your phone. Foldable phones have an especially fragile reputation, so everyone’s favorite phone guy, Michael Fisher, must have really felt the pain when he accidentally dropped his Motorola Razr 5G, completely destroying the outer display. But it wasn’t all bad:

December 12, 2020
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Google launches new health studies app

The importance of one’s physical and even mental health can’t be stressed anymore this year as COVID-19 surges and lockdowns are put back into effect. Google and Apple have even teamed up for a contact tracing API that’s being rolled out in various regions.

December 10, 2020
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Rumor: Apple memo to service providers suggests potential new hardware announcement next week

Apple has reportedly informed service providers that it has some sort of “AppleCare-related changes” planned for next Tuesday, December 8. It’s not explicitly clear what this could mean, but history suggests it could relate to some sort of new hardware announcement — or nothing at all.

December 6, 2020
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In-flight phone calls will remain illegal, says FCC

The nightmare scenario of people being allowed to make in-flight phone calls on their smartphones has finally been ended by the FCC, some seven years after it sought passenger feedback on the idea …

December 6, 2020
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Japan awaits spacecraft return with asteroid soil samples

TOKYO – Japan’s space agency said its final checks confirmed the Hayabusa2 spacecraft is on track to return to Earth a capsule containing samples from a distant asteroid that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on our planet.

December 5, 2020
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U.S. could finally resolve criminal charges against Huawei CFO

If you’re wondering how things went wrong with Huawei’s relationship with the US went wrong, Meng Wanzhou, the company’s CFO, might be able to tell you. That is if she decides she wants to talk. Reuters reports that Wanzhou, who has been the subject of an ongoing criminal case with the United States, could enter talks this Friday that would see her charges deferred and eventually dropped. The problem up to this point is that she denies any wrongdoing, making it difficult for negotiations to come to blows.

December 4, 2020
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Apple Cyber Monday 2020: Save on Mac Software, Apple Accessories, and More

Earlier today we shared the best deals you can find on Apple Products for Cyber Monday 2020, and now we’re highlighting the best discounts from popular companies like Incase, Nomad, Tile, Woot, Sonos, Mophie, and many more. You can save on software as well today, thanks to our exclusive promo code at StackSocial, as well as a discount on Parallels Desktop 16 for Mac.

December 1, 2020
Technology

Facebook News will pay UK outlets for content in 2021

Facebook has always insisted it doesn’t want to make editorial decisions. It outsources fact-checking to organisations like Full Fact, and will outsource curation of this news service to an organisation called Up-way, tasked with surfacing “reliable” and “relevant” news, whatever an on-the-day editor decides that means.

December 1, 2020
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This powerful portable projector plays media anywhere and is down to $439 for Cyber Monday

That big white wall in your basement is about to live up to its purpose! The Xgimi Mogo Pro Android TV mini portable projector has dropped to $439 at Amazon in celebration of Cyber Monday. This is a special deal straight from Xgimi and is easily the best price we’ve ever seen for the Mogo Pro. The projector normally sells for $550 and stays at that price fairly steadily. You can see other versions of this projector going for as much as $600 right now.

November 29, 2020
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Tasks app gets update with new features, macOS version, more

Earlier this year I wrote about Tasks, a new iOS app that let users manage reminders and organize personal and work projects with some really cool features. Tasks was updated today with some important tweaks and also a macOS version for the first time.

November 26, 2020
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