Nishant K. Shah

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Android Lollipop update for the Galaxy S5 is progressing nicely

Back at the beginning of October we had our first look at Samsung’s implementation of Android Lollipop, complete with its familiar Touchwiz user interface. <i>SamMobile</i> has managed to get its hands on a newer version of Lollipop running on the Galaxy S5, pretty much confirming that an updating is …

Here Comes The World's Thinnest Smartphone (For Now)

You’d be forgiven for not thinking the iPhone 6 is particularly "chunky" at .27 inches thick, but that didn’t stop Chinese manufacturer Oppo Electronics from one-upping it with its new R5 phone — now the slimmest on the market.<p>Coming in at a slender .19 inches thick, the R5 has been touted as the …

Ampy Is A Wearable Spare Battery That Charges As You Move

It was surely only a matter of time before someone thought to capitalize on the current trend for wearables with a battery designed to charge via kinetic energy. And so meet Ampy: a spare battery pack, currently bidding for crowdfunds on Kickstarter, that straps to your person and, its makers …

Facebook open sources project that lets you view your OS as a relational database

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>On Wednesday, Facebook said it is open sourcing a software framework called osquery that lets users see their operating system …

Oppo N3's motorized swivel camera takes selfies to the next level

If you thought Oppo was done with making eccentric selfie phones, you're wrong; the Chinese company is back with a new model dubbed the N3 to replace the N1 from last September. The iconic swivel camera at the top is here to stay, but this time we have a 16-megapixel f/2.2 module with Schneider …

Twitter partners with IBM on an enterprise social data platform

Twitter and IBM have announced a partnership to allow companies to use Twitter’s social data with IBM’s various enterprise software platforms.<p>In the announcement, Twitter explains that its collection of tweets is a vast and untapped source of “ideas, opinions and debates taking place around the …

5 Ways Money Can Buy Happiness, Backed by Science

The old saying that money can’t buy happiness? Not true, it turns out. But you have to spend strategically if you expect the Benjamins to put a smile …

Three glasses of milk a day can lead to early death, warn scientists

Drinking three glasses of milk doubles the risk of early death and does not prevent broken bones, new research has shown<p>Milk has long been recommended by doctors and nutritionists for boosting calcium intake and helping to keep bones strong.<p>But research suggests that it does little to strengthen …

Holistic Medicine

Milk Might Not Save Your Bones, Study Says

The bone-strengthening powers of milk have been claimed over and over again in advertisements, pop culture and around the dinner table. But a new …