Xiaomi Mi Pocket Speaker 2 now available in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Xiaomi has launched its Pocket Speaker 2 in India. the device is already available through Mi.com. Comes in two colour variants, black and white and is Priced at Rs 1,499. Comes in a cylindrical design, similar to Amazon’s Echo series. It measures 9.3 x 6 x 6 cm. Upper surface of the speaker is made out of anodized aluminum while lower body of speaker is built with polycarbonate and ABS materials. It also has an LED indicator. MI 2 speaker has a 5W speaker, developed in partnership with Germany’s popular audio company, Tymphany. There’s also fabric net design which the … Continue reading Xiaomi Mi Pocket Speaker 2 now available in India

Garmin Forerunner 645 Music smartwatch launched in India

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Smart wearables maker Garmin India on Thursday launched “Forerunner 645 Music” — a global positioning system (GPS) enabled-running watch with built-in music and on-device music storage for over 500 songs. Supports a seven-day battery life on “smart watch mode” and five hours on GPS mode. Watch comes equipped with a 24×7 heart rate monitoring system, advanced running dynamics, performance monitoring tools, connected features and customisable free watch faces, widgets, data fields and apps through the “Garmin Connect IQ” store. Also works on compatible Bluetooth headphones and with features like wellness monitoring, stress tracking, relaxation based breathing timer and … Continue reading Garmin Forerunner 645 Music smartwatch launched in India

Airtel offers Google Pixel 2 at a down payment of Rs 10,599 along with free 50GB monthly data

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: Google’s flagship smartphones, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, are now available on Airtel’s Online Store. Airtel is offering the Google Pixel 2 64GB at a down payment of Rs 10,599, with up 18 EMIs at Rs 2,799. It also contains 50GB free postpaid data with monthly rollover facility, unlimited local and STD calls, free national roaming, one-year Amazon Prime subscription, free Airtel TV and free Airtel Secure device protection package. Google Pixel 2 XL 64GB model is available with a down payment of Rs 15,599 and EMIs for 18 months at Rs 2,799. The bundled benefits include 50 GB … Continue reading Airtel offers Google Pixel 2 at a down payment of Rs 10,599 along with free 50GB monthly data

Converting all-boys schools to co-ed, public toilets among many proposals to help make Delhi safer for women

Neighbourhood News Desk: Dedicated campus police force to secure universities, better last-mile connectivity from metro stations, phasing out all-boys schools and building more toilets for women are some of the recommendations made by a six-member panel to Delhi Police to make the national capital safer for its girls and women. Panel that submitted its report on Tuesday had various stakeholders from Delhi Police, National Commission for Women, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights, Delhi Commission for Women, National Institute of Urban Affairs and Urban Spaces and representatives from northeast support centre and other NGOs. In order to make public transports … Continue reading Converting all-boys schools to co-ed, public toilets among many proposals to help make Delhi safer for women

Delhi makes waste water drinkable by 2021

Neighbourhood News Desk: National capital may soon get its own version of Singapore’s NEW water, essentially sewage treated to make it potable and if all goes well, it could soon increase its existing water supply by a fifth. Last week, government’s think-tank NITI Aayog had released a report warning that 21 cities including Delhi will run out of groundwater by 2020, affecting 100 million people. Currently, Delhi produces around 916 MGD (million gallons per day) of water, roughly 3.5 billion litres, out of which only around 80 MGD comes from groundwater. Rest, which comes from the Yamuna and the Ganga, is … Continue reading Delhi makes waste water drinkable by 2021

Passionate About Fitness

Neighbourhood lifestyle desk/Simran Nijhawan: The idea which leads to an active and healthier lifestyle, happiness in life is not a new thing. It has come from science. According to Merriam Webster dictionary, “healthy” is defined, in part, as “showing physical, mental, or emotional well-being”. However, the aged people have more affect on their lifestyle  particularly the physical strength of the body.  This shows the results that how early as possible can have a different effect on  our overall well-being of a body.   If the person is participating in the exercise program, chances are greater that the healing process will be both easier and faster. … Continue reading Passionate About Fitness

Healthy Habits for Healthy livelihood

Neighbourhood Lifestyle Desk/Simran Nijhawan: According to the report of Researchers the programme was aimed at helping people for modifying the factors of lifestyle such as diet and exercise is full of  impact as medication at reducing blood pressure. The study, presented at the Nutrition 2018 meeting in Boston, suggested that the participants saw their blood pressure drop 19 points, on average, after taking part in a lifestyle programme for just 14 days. Researchers have found that the less amount of blood pressure accomplished by the programme was same to what can be achieved using three some of the standard medications for blood … Continue reading Healthy Habits for Healthy livelihood

Positive Behavior, Happy Life

Neighbourhood Lifestyle Desk/Simran Nijhawan: On June 20th CHICAGO,  there was a unacceptable behaviors which put the life of a people at risk in the lifestyle intervention of developing heart disease, colon & prostate etc in the north western university where the medical study found. They found 212 area adults in Chicago where there are 76 percent female, 59 percent minority, 69 percent college educated, with a mean age of 41 years old. All were suffering from many problems  like of low fruit  and vegetable and high fat intakes and high sedentary leisure screen time . Participants were using smartphone app which was … Continue reading Positive Behavior, Happy Life

Facebook launches interactive gaming show platform to woo content creators

Neighbourhood Technology Desk: On Tuesday Facebook announces that it’s offering a series of new formats for its online video platform including interactive game shows, quizzes and polls. New formats will be available to those creating video content on the social network, which is searching for a niche to compete against rivals ranging from Netflix to Google-owned YouTube. One of the features from Facebook will allow interactivity, which could be used for live game shows or challenges which offer cash prizes and has already begun offering original video content, said it already has partners for the new format.Facebook is offering a combination of … Continue reading Facebook launches interactive gaming show platform to woo content creators