Both smartphones have bright FHD+ Super AMOLED panels with Vivo hitting up to 1,200 nits in some scenarios. While iQOO advertises its 180Hz touch-sensing rate, we prefer the higher refresh rate on the Realme X50 Pro. Considering 90Hz refresh rate screens are common for most phones at this price point, it is a big letdown that the iQOO 3 5G doesn't offer this feature. … [Read more...] about iQOO 3 5G vs Realme X50 Pro 5G: Which is India’s best 5G smartphone?
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Recycling is the symptom: The fundamental problem is neglect of the system In a larger sense, human-centered design proposes that the entire purpose of our products is to make people’s lives better and more enjoyable. Manufacturers may have these goals for their products, but that only addresses one small part of the system. The system includes everything: mining the core materials and transporting them. Manufacturing, advertising, delivery, packaging, servicing, and disposal. Companies are very concerned about cost and productivity of their workers. There is insufficient concern about the harm to people and to society. Indeed, manufacturers often say, “These are not our concern, these are up to our customers.” Nonsense, I say. … [Read more...] about Waste is an enormous problem. But recycling is the wrong solution
Staying Strong Longer, Thanks To Robotics This collaboration between Fuseproject founder Yves Behar and the startup Superflex is an exoskeleton aimed at giving frail limbs an extra boost. Developed using military-grade technology originally intended to help soldiers carry their gear, the Aura Power Suit’s lightweight material is embedded with motors, sensors, and AI designed to lessen loads. The power suit could theoretically lie underneath a user’s clothes and make the trip to and from the grocery store a whole lot easier, making an active life for an older person who tires quickly or struggles to walk a bit easier to attain. … [Read more...] about Why You Should Be Designing For Your 73-Year-Old Self
The EPFO also has Rs 4,500 crore worth of investments in two troubled non-banking financial institutions (NBFCs) – Dewan Housing Finance (DHFL) and Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services (IL&FS) – monies it is unlikely to recover any time soon due to the ongoing resolution processes for both. … [Read more...] about EPFO may cut PF interest rates by 15 bps to 8.5% for FY20: Report
There are, of course, still plenty of other sources of single-use plastic: water bottles, utensils, the plastic bag that holds your loaf of bread. New York’s law isn’t a blanket ban on single-use plastic, but even though New Yorkers will still see a lot of plastic once the ban is in place (grocery stores may also be allowed to use up any existing single-use bag stock past March 1—the state government didn’t reply to our queries on that topic), it’s a step in the right direction. … [Read more...] about What to expect when New York bans plastic bags