If you use a screen - a computer, TV, tablet or smartphone - more than 2 hours of a day, chances are you've felt the symptoms of computer eye strain, also known as digital eye strain, an increasingly common condition. Dry itchy eyes, blurred vision, headaches and difficulty refocusing are some of the tell-tale symptoms. While for most people these symptoms go away after a good night's sleep, long-term eye strain can cause permanent damage to your eyes. However, its not too tough to counteract all these negative symptoms. From incorporating eye healthy habits into your day to gadgets that can help, our guide will outline 8 ways to protect your eyes in our ever-growing screen-centric world.
Your computer can do a lot more than just send emails, surf the web and run your favorite programs. It can also help you lose weight and stay fit. From following the best weight loss gurus on social media to brilliant weight loss apps for your browser and OS, turning to the PC to lose weight has never been a better idea. It's all about two methods - either plugging into a supportive community or using one of the smart services or apps that are available - to find the help you need to do your weight loss bidding. Our guide will outline how to lose weight and get the body you've been dreaming of using your computer.
Windows 8.1 introduced eight new apps, including Food & Drink and Health & Fitness. These apps are more impressive than the basics ones added, and we’ll show you why. Food & Drink and Health & Fitness are more than just the basic default apps. They’re fully interactive and immersive, taking full advantage of the Windows 8 Modern design. Food & Drink even offers a hands-off mode that lets you use gestures in the kitchen while you’re cooking, whereas Health & Fitness let’s you diagnose potential issues you may be facing from your symptoms. When using these two apps together, you
A few days ago, an 18 year old Chinese gamer died after 40 straight hours of playing Blizzard’s Diablo III. While Diablo III has been out for months, this young man apparently rented a run at a private Internet cafe in Taiwan to take part in his gaming session. After being woken by an employee, he stood up and took a few steps before collapsing. This is not the first time this year a similar fate met a gamer. In February, a 23 year old died after a session of League of Legends. The year before, a 30 year old
Keeping up with announcements last week, Apple has announced a new iPod nano as well. Apple Senior Vice President of Worldwide Product Marketing Phil Schiller revealed at the company’s press event this Tuesday that the new iPod nano will be easier to use than a watch. There will be 16 new different clock faces to choose from, ranging from Mickey Mouse to Kermit the Frog and more classic views, making up for a total of 18 choices for watch wearers. The new iPod will be very easy to use and it will enclose a fitness accelerometer that tracks your steps
Cell phone radiation and its effects on health have been a topic of debate since mobile phones became commonplace. Though there is no definitive conclusion to the debate, it is suggested that cell phone radiation can be harmful over a long time period based on a recent report published by WHO scientists. It’s becoming almost impossible to stop using a cell phone or even spend a single day without it. But this also means you are always in the vicinity of a device which can potentially cause cancer. If you haven’t heard about mobile phone radiation and what are its
Since the introduction of mobile phones into our lives, there has been controversy surrounding whether they are safe to use or not. Mobile phones are convenient and allow users to stay in touch on the go. Just how safe is it to use a mobile phone nowadays? The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on May 31, 2011 that mobile phones emit enough radiation to add it to the same carcinogenic list as exhaust from engines and lead. For years, the WHO assured mobile phone users that there were no significant risks from repeated use. Image Credit What is mobile phone
We all know how difficult it can be to maintain a regular workout schedule in everyday life. A personal trainer can motivate a person to exercise regularly, but he can’t be available for us 24/7. Sportlyzer is an online application that can act as your private trainer and motivate you to exercise regularly. Not only this, this online service can create different training zones and workout schedule for you, and tell you which ones you should focus on at a given time. In their own words: “Sportlyzer is a fun and social online workout application, where a digital coach advises