Your phone’s water resistance rating doesn’t mean much, here’s why

Jamie Westenberg / Android Authority Like millions of people across sunburnt Europe, I have taken refuge from the heat at my local swimming pool. I saw more than a few people using their phones, smart watches, and even headphones in or around the water. At least one guy routinely wets his Galaxy S21 to record […]

Auto industry expects car sales in fast lane during holiday season

The auto industry expects car sales to be on the fast track this festive season thanks to new launches and improved production, but is cautiously optimistic about the road ahead once the festivities are over. The festive season, which usually sees a surge in auto sales, begins this year on August 11 with Rakshabandhan extending […]

Loneliness can be a real heartbreaker

By Sydney Murphy Health Day Reporterhealth day reporter FRIDAY, August 5, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Social isolation and loneliness put people at a 30% higher risk of heart attack, stroke or death, warns a new scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA). The statement also highlights the lack of data on interventions that may […]

So…Al-Qaeda is already back in Afghanistan? Biden Spox John Kirby faces quick questions

Along with many veterans and Americans, I this week celebrated the death of al-Qaeda leader and 9/11 plotter Ayman al-Zawahiri. I remember when I saw the twin towers being hit on 9/11. My life as a young adult was built a lot around my military service in and around Afghanistan, so having former Al-Qaeda No. […]

Pop quiz: How much do you know about foldables?

Eric Zaman / Android Authority Flip phones probably represent the smartphone world at its best, as manufacturers deal with different form factors, different hinge designs, camera placement, and other important factors like durability. Our ten question quiz covers almost every brand in the flip phone game, as well as software and hardware features. Do you […]

Black income of Rs 200 cr detected in computer raids on TN film producers, financiers: CBDT

The Income Tax Department has detected “undisclosed” income of more than Rs 200 crore after raiding some film producers, distributors and financiers in Tamil Nadu recently, the CBDT said on Saturday. The searches were launched on August 2 and around 40 entity premises, which have not been identified, were targeted in Chennai, Madurai, Coimbatore and […]

MAGA Victory: Trump-endorsed Kari Lake wins controversial Arizona GOP governor primary

Former President Trump’s track record of endorsing winning candidates continued this week, as the former news anchor and journalist Kari Lake won a close race in Arizona’s Republican gubernatorial primary. The race between Lake and Karrin Taylor Robson remained too close to report until Thursday, two days after Election Day, when The Associated Press called […]