Sickweather is a rather interesting app that has been available in the Play Store for quite some time now, and contrary to what you may think based on its name, this is not a weather app. Sickweather app actually comes with a bunch of algorithms which scan social networks and third party data sources for indicators of illness, which allows you to check for the chance of sickness, as you would check for weather, hence its name. The company says that thousands of people update their social media sites on a daily basis with news regarding their own sickness, or sickness of someone they know, and the company is talking about your regular, contagious diseases, such as flu, chickenpox, and so on. When they make such info publicly available, and that info contains location info, Sickweather is able to take note of it, and its algorithms map it down. You can imagine how much such data can be collected this way. Sickweather actually allows its members and 3rd party partners to report directly … [Read more...] about Sickweather App Predicts The Chance Of Sickness In Your Area
Serving Thanksgiving dinner at home can be a daunting task for even a seasoned home cook. But don't panic -- you're about to become armed with some tips from professional chefs that will save you time and perhaps even offer some assurance to your dinner guests that they can go ahead and relax because you know what you're doing and have it all under control.Read more: How to use Google Home to prep your Thanksgiving mealMake dishes ahead of timeDon't attempt to roast a turkey and make all of the sides on Thanksgiving -- you'll burn out quickly and be exhausted by dinner.A lot of foods can be made ahead of time, with no sacrifice to flavor or quality.Casseroles Kathy Fang, who is a recipe developer as well as the chef/owner of tech favorite Fang Restaurant in San Francisco, advises home cooks to consider preparing certain baked items such as macaroni and cheese, au gratin potatoes, candied yams and pies at least a few days in advance. "That way, you free up the oven space for the … [Read more...] about 6 time-saving Thanksgiving cooking tips
The Samsung Galaxy A9 (2018) is all set to hit the Indian market. The top-end Galaxy A smartphone will be launched in the country on Tuesday, November 20 at an event in Gurgaon. Samsung India is sending out media invites for the event which starts at 12 pm. The device will be sold exclusively by retailer Flipkart.Samsung unveiled the Galaxy A9 (2018) in Malaysia last month with the tagline “4X Fun”, highlighting it as the world’s first smartphone to sport four rear cameras. The phone was launched with a price tag of 599 euros (approx. ₹51,300). While there’s no word yet on Indian pricing, various reports suggest it to be a sub-₹40,000 phone.Galaxy A9 coming to India next weekThe Galaxy A9 comes to India a few months after the Galaxy A7 (2018), which is the company’s first phone with three rear cameras. The Galaxy A9, meanwhile, goes one notch up by sporting a quad-camera setup at the back. In addition to a 24MP main sensor with f/1.7 aperture, … [Read more...] about Galaxy A9 (2018) launching in India on November 20
The Sonos Beam is our pick because it's the newer, more modern offering from Sonos that's small and compact but packs a powerful punch in terms of sound quality. It's great for filling small- to medium-sized rooms with rich sound from your TV or third-party streaming services. It also has Amazon Alexa integration built-in, and works with Apple's Siri through AirPlay 2. Our pick Compact but powerful TV soundbar Sonos Beam is small enough to fit in any room but provide rich and powerful sound. It works with plenty of third-party audio and video streaming services, has Alexa built-in, and works with AirPlay 2. Who should buy this smart and compact soundbar If you are looking for a powerful but still reasonably priced soundbar for your television, then the Sonos Beam is a great option to consider. The Beam looks sleek and modern, and will fit anywhere without requiring a lot of extra space. It fills small to medium sized rooms with high quality sound, and the Speech Enhancement feature … [Read more...] about Which Sonos Speaker Should you Buy for your TV?
Dear Maggie,My family is traveling over the holidays. Any advice for safe web surfing while on the road?Thanks,Insecure about securityDear Insecure,airports using their smartphones to surf the net and charging their devices ahead of a long flight. That makes airports prime targets for hackers.Here are a few tips to help you and your data stay safe. 1. Never use a public charging station. USB port can put you at serious risk of "juice-hacking." That's when hackers use that same USB connection to transfer malware directly to your device and access your email, text messages, photos and contacts. Some can even take command of your camera to record everything you type and look at.What can you do?• Use your own USB cable and AC adapter to plug directly into a power outlet.• Carry USB battery packs that are already charged and ready to go. 2. Beware of free public Wi-Fi. What can you do?• Use a VPN, which lets you set up your own private network on public Wi-Fi, … [Read more...] about Don’t get hacked while traveling for the holidays.