Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX down to $50

Deal: original Samsung Gear IconX down to $50

With the a new generation of Gear IconX headphones headed to stores, Samsung is clearing out the inventory of the older model – and it’s a great deal. The fully wireless earbuds are down to just $50, a quarter of their retail price (i.e. $150 off). Keep in mind that this deal is while supplies last (obviously) and only the White color option is available (the Black ones ran out before our eyes). Also, shipping isn’t very fast – it’s free, but you’ll wait 7-10 business days.    Samsung Gear IconX wireless…

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Obese Couples May Face Difficulty in Achieving Pregnancy, Can Take 50% Longer Than Others

Obese Couples May Face Difficulty in Achieving Pregnancy, Can Take 50% Longer Than Others

“Our results indicate that fertility specialists may want to consider couples’ body compositions when counseling patients,” Rajeshwari Sundaram of Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development was quoted by IANS. Overall, close to 40% of the men and 30% percent of the women were obese. The participating couples also had a sedentary lifestyle with most engaging in physical activity less than once a week. Few other factors that were taken into account during the course of the investigation included smoking habits, cholesterol and blood pressure status…

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Cancer Cases Up by 50% in Less Developed Countries: Study

Cancer Cases Up by 50% in Less Developed Countries: Study

While there has been a 33 per cent increase in the global cases of cancers between 2005 and 2015, the countries with the lowest development status saw a 50 per cent rise during the same period, a study by the Global Burden of Disease collaboration has found. In contrast, countries with a high development status had 44 per cent of new cancer cases. The findings showed that in 2015, there were 17.5 million new cancer cases worldwide and 8.7 million deaths. Although cancer is the world’s second leading cause of…

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50% Rise in Diabetes Deaths Across India Over 11 Years

50% Rise in Diabetes Deaths Across India Over 11 Years

With a genetic predisposition brought to the fore by changing lifestyles, deaths due to diabetes increased 50 per cent in India between 2005 and 2015, and is now the seventh-most common cause of death in the country, up from 11th rank in 2005, according to data published by the Global Burden of Disease (GBD). Ischemic heart disease continues to be the highest cause of death, followed by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, cerebrovascular disease, lower respiratory infection, diarrhoeal diseases and tuberculosis. In 2015, 346,000 people died of diabetes, which caused 3.3…

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Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple to Remove Outdated Apps From App Store; Limits Names to 50 Characters

Apple is cleaning out the trash. The Cupertino giant is sending out emails to developers informing them that the App Store is being scrutinised for unwanted apps. If the app is found to be outdated, no longer functioning as intended, or violating review guidelines, it will be removed from the App Store. Additionally, Apple is also restricting app names to 50 characters on the App Store to avoid search optimisation tactics. Apple will begin the process of review from September 7. “To make it easier for customers to find great…

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Redefining Fitness at 50: Milind Soman Unplugged

Redefining Fitness at 50: Milind Soman Unplugged

Image via Milindrunning/instagram An inexplicable enigma shrouds his personality. From far he looks poised, reserved and extremely private; up close he sheds all pretence, opens up like a book and jokes around. At 50, Milind Soman seems to have perfected what most people find elusive – an indomitable drive to remain fit. One of the first male supermodels of the country, Soman has featured in some of the most memorable music videos of our age, acted in films and TV series, and walked ramps in India and abroad. The actor,…

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46 per cent female cancer patients in India are below 50: Doctors

46 per cent female cancer patients in India are below 50: Doctors

Forty-six per cent of women suffering from cancer are under 50, a worrying trend that’s likely to continue in the coming years due to lifestyle changes, said doctors. Late marriages, multiple sex partners and late pregnancy have contributed to incidence of cancer among women, of which breast and cervical cancers are the commonest forms, they said. “Two per cent of the Indian women suffering from cancer are in 20 to 30 years age group, 16 per cent are in 30 to 40, 28 per cent are in 40 to 50…

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Diabetes u.s.a.risk of coronary heart attack demise with the aid of 50 consistent with Cent

Diabetes u.s.a.risk of coronary heart attack demise with the aid of 50 consistent with Cent

people stricken by diabetes are at nearly 50 according to cent elevated danger of loss of life from the results of a coronary heart attack, a new take a look at in Britain has discovered. The effects have been posted in the journal of Epidemiology and community health.”The effects provide robust evidence that diabetes is a sizeable lengthy-time period population burden amongst patients who have had a heart assault,” said lead researcher Chris Gale, consultant heart specialist and associate Professor at college of Leeds in Britain.The findings showed that humans…

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Logitech Buys Wireless Audio Wearables Maker Jaybird for $50 Million

Logitech Buys Wireless Audio Wearables Maker Jaybird for $50 Million

Logitech on Tuesday announced it has agreed to acquire Salt Lake City-based Jaybird for approximately $50 million in cash. The company in a press statement added that an additional earn-out of up to $45 million is planned “based on achievement of growth targets over the next two years.” Jaybird is best known for its wireless audio wearables, focused on athletes and other active users. The acquisition will help Logitech cater to the wireless audio wearables market, rather than develop such products from scratch. The move is also being speculated to…

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Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Chrome 50 Released for Windows, OS X, Linux; Retires Legacy Platform Support

Google has released Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux. The update brings several improvements, as well as bug and security fixes, apart from new features. An update for Android and Chrome OS is also expected to roll out soon. As announced back in November, Google has retired support for older operating systems, namely – Windows XP, Windows Vista, OS X 10.6, OS X 10.7, and OS X 10.8. Chrome 50 for Windows, OS X, and Linux updates the Push API to add push notifications payloads, which is meant…

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