Saturday, April 20, 2019

Smartphone-based mindfulness training ends with loneliness and isolation

Smartphone-based mindfulness training may help people feel less lonely and motivate them to interact with more people, according to a new study. The researchers also found acceptance skills training to...

Goodbye to the damn WhatsApp groups: invitations arrive

WhatsApp groups are sometimes a nightmare and that's why the company is already working on a new function: an invitation system that is already being tested although it is...

Firefox will block the automatic playback of audio and video

An interesting update will come with Firefox 66, which will improve the user experience. As Google and Microsoft have already done, Mozilla will implement a new feature that will block...

Track rejuvenating effect of smoking cessation in real time through wearables

Smoking is one of the major life-shortening factors that leads to accelerated aging and premature death. Quitting smoking increases lifespan and...

Need to improve concentration? This app may help you

A new 'brain training' game designed by researchers at the University of Cambridge improves users' concentration, according to new research published today. The scientists behind the venture say this...

Tik Tok, the Chinese social network that grows among western kids

Known by the name of Douyin in China, Tik Tok is a social network that, despite being almost unknown to many users, has exceeded 35 million downloads in iPhone...

Facebook collects information from your Android, even if you do not have Facebook

A new study has revealed that, although we do not have the Facebook application installed, or that we do not even have a Facebook account, the social network collects...

Biomedical engineers have developed a smartphone app for the noninvasive detection of anemia

Instead of a blood test, the app uses photos of someone’s fingernails taken on a smartphone to determine whether the level of hemoglobin in their blood seems low. “All other...

Best free software for your computer

You just unpacked your new laptop, you have logged in, you changed the wallpaper for a nicer one and ... now what? Here you have the best free software...

Get rid of Facebook with the best alternatives to the official application

If there is an application that has gone from essential to complementary, or even unnecessary, that is Facebook. The Zuckerberg team can not help but assimilate that we have...
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Help! My coworker complains all day!

Empathy is the affective participation of a person in the feelings of another person. That is to say, to be able to put yourself...

Check the availability of your username on more than 100 websites and social networks

Whether you're thinking of registering for the first time on social networks, thinking of changing your username, or preparing to launch a project, choosing...

Fortnite allows to caress dogs, dragons and other pets in its new version

The latest version of Fortnite allows you to interact with pets, which include not only dogs, but also dragons or chameleons. Specifically, the Epic Games...

Additional costs (not thought) of the opioid epidemic: $37B in tax revenue

The opioid epidemic may have cost state and federal governments in the United States up to $37.8 billion in lost tax revenue due to...

DNA test: a gynecologist inseminated 49 women without them knowing it

A DNA test has confirmed that Jan Karbaat, a doctor and former director of a sperm bank in the Netherlands who died in 2007,...

Depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse rise among Gen X-ers

Indicators of despair—depression, suicidal ideation, drug use, and alcohol abuse—are rising among Americans in their late 30s and early 40s across most demographic groups,...

Sending electricity to public grid, not home batteries, boosts profits of solar power

The energy produced over the lifetime of rooftop solar panels more than makes up for the energy it takes to make, mount, and eventually...

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