Smartphone games could help give early indication of cognitive decline

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Popular mobile games could help in the detection of serious conditions like dementia. More than just a fun pastime, researchers are finding that smartphone games like Tetris, Candy Crush Saga and Fruit Ninja could provide doctors with the advantage of spotting early signs of cognitive decline in their patients, including signs indicating the onset of serious brain disorders like dementia. An individual’s motions while playing certain mobile games correlates with their brain function. The new research, which was led by the University of Kent, investigated the link between patterns of tap,…

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New iPhones are among the world’s most advanced and expensive smartphones

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The newly announced iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone Pro Max deliver advanced user performance. These new iPhones, which were recently announced at Tuesday’s Apple Event, have caught the attention of consumers, not only for their impressive features, iOS 13, and support for Wi-Fi 6, but also for their expensive price tag. The most expensive phone costs nearly the same as a 13-inch MacBook Pro. The iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone 11 Pro Max will both be available in the colors silver, gold, midnight green and space gray, and in…

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Kona Coffee QR code to help Hawaiian company improve transparency with consumers

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Hala Tree Coffee has announced it will be putting QR code technology to good use. Hala Tree Coffee, a Hawaii-based organic coffee producer, is introducing a Kona coffee QR code to make their product more transparent to consumers. The move to add the 2D square barcode to their product packaging has been done in an effort to separate their product from other diluted Kona Coffee bean products on the market. Not all Kona Coffee products feature classic Kona Typica. Kona Coffee is the market name for coffee that is cultivated…

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Samsung to deliver “seamless” Galaxy Fold experience with the help of its partners

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Samsung has aimed to design a new mobile device that provides a complete foldable experience. The Galaxy Fold is set to launch with a new premier service in the coming weeks to consumers in the United States. Samsung has worked with Google, App Partners and Android developers to ensure that hundreds of apps that are available through the Google Play Store and Galaxy Store are updated and fully compatible with the foldable device to deliver a seamless experience. Samsung has worked hard to produce a first-of-its-kind mobile device. The Galaxy…

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Wearable gadgets may help improve safety for gas and oil operations

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Gas and oil companies are evaluating the potential benefits of deploying wearables to workers. According to research conducted by data and analytics company GlobalData, wearable gadgets may improve the day-to-day safety and efficiency of field technicians in oilfield operations. The wearables could help to ensure safety and provide audiovisual assistance. The initial research conducted by GlobalData focuses on enabling real-time monitoring of field technicians to make certain of their safety and to deliver audiovisual assistance to perform asset maintenance. It is thought that this could be made possible with the…

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