Aspirin, a drug commonly available, may help prevent HIV

Aspirin, a drug commonly available, may help prevent HIV

An affordable, globally available drug – low-dose aspirin – could help prevent HIV transmission, scientists say. HIV infection rates remain unacceptably high, especially among young African women. Researchers including those from University of Manitoba in Canada tested the effect of acetylsalicylic acid (ASA or aspirin) and other anti-inflammatory drugs on HIV target cells in a group of Kenyan women who were at low risk for HIV. The pilot study, published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society, built on existing knowledge about the role of inflammation in HIV transmission….

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LG G6 Now Available in 8 Colour Variants, LG Q6 in 7 Colour Variants

LG G6 Now Available in 8 Colour Variants, LG Q6 in 7 Colour Variants

HIGHLIGHTS LG G6 will get Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose options LG Q6 will get Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants Raspberry Rose has been reserved only for the LG V30 and LG G6 LG on Tuesday announced that the LG G6 and LG Q6 will receive new colour variants in South Korea, added from LG V30’s lineup of colours. The LG G6 will get the Moroccan Blue, Lavender Violet, and Raspberry Rose variants. The LG Q6, on the other hand, will get only the Moroccan Blue and Lavender Violet variants. This takes…

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Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

Vivo V5s Gets a Price Cut in India, Now Available at Rs. 15,990

HIGHLIGHTS The new price tag is applicable to both offline and online channels Vivo V5s was launched in April at Rs. 18,990 It’s powered by MediaTek MT6750 SoC and has 4GB of RAM The Vivo V5s has received a permanent price cut in India and will now be available for a new price tag of Rs. 15,990. The Vivo V5s, originally launched in April at a price of Rs. 18,990, had received its first official price cut to Rs. 17,990, back in July this year. The revised pricing of Rs. 15,990 seems to be…

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Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Now Available at a Discount on Amazon India

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Now Available at a Discount on Amazon India

After announcing several discounts for the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro, Amazon India is now offering a Rs. 2,000 discount on the smartphone, which is an Amazon-exclusive. The Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro is now available at a price of Rs. 25,990. Amazon India is also offering Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro buyers an additional Rs. 2,000 discount on exchange, though that didn’t seem to apply when we tried. If you choose to pay using the credit card EMI option from select banks, you can further avail up to Rs. 2,000 cashback as…

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Facebook Messenger Lite Now Available in 132 More Countries; Not Yet in India

Facebook Messenger Lite Now Available in 132 More Countries; Not Yet in India

Facebook on Thursday announced the global expansion of the light version of Messenger, an Android-only app launched last year. The Facebook Messenger Lite app is now available in 132 more countries, catering to users that utilise smartphones with low processing power, memory, and bandwidth. This app is ideal for such an audience, and Facebook looks to bring them onto the social chat platform with the expansion in these countries. Additional countries include Germany, Colombia, Italy, Vietnam, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey, Japan, Taiwan, and the Netherlands, among others. The news…

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Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Side Unlocked Variants Now Available inside the US

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Side Unlocked Variants Now Available inside the US

Samsung will promote unlocked variations of its flagship Galaxy S7 telephones inside the US so consumers can transfer providers more without difficulty. Even though two-yr carrier contracts are now uncommon, customers are rather stuck with -12 months installment plans and can not take a smartphone to a rival until it’s paid off. Unlocked telephones have no such restrictions. They may be also free of carrier-precise apps for messaging, video and different duties, though Samsung nonetheless provides several past the usual version of Android from Google. Samsung’s Galaxy S7 will promote…

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iPhone SE, 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Now Officially Available in India

iPhone SE, 9.7-Inch iPad Pro Now Officially Available in India

Apple India has launched the new smartphone and tablet it unveiled globally last month, the 4-inch iPhone SE and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro. The iPhone SE (Review) and 9.7-inch iPad Pro (Wi-Fi | Cellular) are available through the company’s online and offline retail partners in the country. The iPhone SE is available in two storage variants – 16GB and 64GB, with the former priced at Rs. 39,000, and the latter at Rs. 49,000. The 9.7-inch iPad Pro on the other hand is available in 32GB, 128GB, and 256GB storage variants,…

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iOS 9.3 Now Available for Download; Brings Night Shift, Other New Features

iOS 9.3 Now Available for Download; Brings Night Shift, Other New Features

Alongside the launch of the iPhone SE, and the 9.7-inch iPad Pro, Apple also unveiled iOS 9.3, the latest iteration of its mobile operating system. iOS 9.3 features including Night Shift, and improvements to iOS for Education. iOS 9.3 is available to download from Monday as a free update for all iPhone, iPad, and iPod models that support iOS 9 including the dated iPhone 4s, the iPad 2, and the first-generation iPad mini. As always, iOS updates are available over-the-air (OTA) on your device (Settings -> General -> Software Update)…

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Oppo F1 Selfie-Focused Smartphone Now Available in Rose Gold Colour

Oppo F1 Selfie-Focused Smartphone Now Available in Rose Gold Colour

Oppo has announced that its selfie-focused F1 smartphone will be also available in Rose Gold colour in India. The Chinese company had earlier unveiled the Oppo F1 smartphone in India in just Gold colour. Priced at Rs. 15,990, the new Rose Gold edition of the Oppo F1 smartphone is now available to buy. To recall, the Oppo F1 went on sale in India last month however the exact availability varied from state to state. (Also see: Oppo F1 Smartphone: Everything You Need to Know) Oppo being the official global partner…

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Windows 10 Mobile Now Available for Windows Phone 8.1 Devices: Microsoft

Windows 10 Mobile Now Available for Windows Phone 8.1 Devices: Microsoft

After a series of delays, Windows 10 Mobile is finally ready for public exposure. Microsoft has announced the release of Windows 10 Mobile for a range of Lumia and other smartphones running Windows Phone 8.1. On Thursday, Microsoft announced it is making the latest iteration of its mobile operating system available for 18 smartphones. The smartphones include the Lumia 1520, Lumia 930, Lumia 640, Lumia 640 XL, Lumia 730, Lumia 735, Lumia 830, Lumia 532, Lumia 535, Lumia 540, Lumia 635 (1GB variant), Lumia 636 (1GB variant), Lumia 638 (1GB…

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