Google Maps Now Shows Parking Spots, Gets Parking Difficulty Icon in More Cities

HIGHLIGHTS Google Maps is adding a new feature that car-riders will appreciate The company is also bringing Parking Spot feature to more cities Neither of the features are available in India just yet You can now count on Google Maps to help you find good parking spots in crowded malls and other places, thanks to the latest effort from Google as it continues to push the reach and use cases of its mapping service. Android users who rely on Google Maps will now see a new Find parking option when they type a destination, Google said….

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Hectic lifestyle push Metro Manilans to dine out more

QUICK-SERVE MEALS Diners often consider a restaurant’s accessibility to work and home, fast service and affordable prices when they eat out, a Nielsen survey said. —INQUIRER PHOTO It used to be that eating out was a way of celebrating special occasions.  These days, it has become a routine among Metro Manila consumers who have to contend with a hectic lifestyle and the worsening traffic. Online information on new dining places and food offerings has also fueled this phenomenon, according to the latest report by the market research firm Nielsen, which…

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Pesto Mania: From Moringa Pesto to Spinach, Peanut Butter and More!

Make cooking fun by daring to explore myriad flavours and reinventing old recipes to arrive at something new and spectacular. Pesto, the popular Italian sauce, is one such example that knows no bound in terms of creativity. Gone are the days when the recipe strictly called for basil leaves and pine nuts, the two main ingredients that are credited for giving pesto its appetising colour and flavour. Modern cooks are exploring all sorts of nuts and veggies to arrive at lip-smacking pesto variations to give a spin to their regular dishes. Making…

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Mumbai University declares 4 more no-teaching days for paper evaluation

After four no-teaching days for teachers to concentrate on exam paper evaluation, the University of Mumbai has extended the non-instructional days by four more days. In a circular issued Thursday evening, officiating Director of Examination Deepak Wasave extended the non-instructional days till July 31, for only the Arts, Law and Commerce faculties. The university has taken the decision in a bid to meet the July 31 deadline for result declaration set by Chancellor and Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao. The circular clarifies that the Science and Technology faculty is through with…

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All about Japan’s green tea and more: 5 most effective drinks that help in weight loss

Before we tell you what are the fluids that can help you lose weight, here are some of the things that won’t. Say goodbye to diet drinks and soda which are filled with carbon dioxide and trigger a hunger hormone which lead to over-eating and weight gain. Instead, here’s a list of 5 drinks to incorporate in your diet: Matcha green tea can help boost memory and lose weight. *Matcha tea: This green tea from Japan is the latest health food ingredient. And among its many benefits which range from boosting memory to helping you…

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YouTube TV to be available in more markets very soon

Announced back in February this year and launched in the month of April, YouTube TV is currently only available in a handful of markets in the US, including Chicago, LA, NYC, Philadelphia, and the San Francisco Bay Area. However, that’s soon going to change, as Google has now announced that the service will be available in more markets in near future. Specifically, the Mountain View, California based company said the service will be available in 10 more markets in the next couple of weeks. These include Dallas-Fort Worth, Washington, D.C.,…

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Will losing health insurance mean more US deaths? Experts say yes

Disability advocates hold a protest outside the office of Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell on 22 June. Senate Republicans have released their draft healthcare bill. Photograph: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images View more sharing options Shares 1,258 Mona Chalabi @MonaChalabi email Saturday 24 June 2017 12.00 BST The Republican healthcare bill announced on Thursday would cause thousands of Americans to die each year, according to physicians who study government data. Using national health surveys, doctors and academics have tested whether a lack of health insurance increases the probability of death. Most have concluded…

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Amazon Sale Offers: Deals You Can Get on OnePlus 3T, iPhone 7, iPhone 6, and More

The sale season continues with the new Amazon sale that started Monday and continues till tomorrow. The three-day Amazon Smartphone Sale offers deals and discounts on OnePlus 3T, Moto G5 Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, Coolpad Note 5 Lite, and many others. The new Amazon sale will end tomorrow, so if you are in the market for a new smartphone, then you should probably check out the deals here. But it’s not just smartphones that are on discount, as the new Amazon sale provides deals on laptops, televisions, earphones, power…

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Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Sale in India Today: Time, Variants, Where to Buy, and More

The much-awaited Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 sale will start on Wednesday at 12pm on the two official channels – Flipkart and Mi.com. Redmi Note 4 (Review) price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 for the variant with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. The variant with 3GB RAM/ 32GB storage is priced at Rs. 10,999, and the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model costs Rs. 12,999. The smartphone, available in Gold, Grey, Matte Black, and Silver colour options, was launched in India in January. Just a day ahead of the Redmi Note 4 sale, rival Honor 6X…

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Samsung Galaxy S8+ Variant With 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

It turns out the Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) variant increased RAM and built-in storage is not exclusive to just China and South Korea. Samsung India on Thursday announced that the Samsung Galaxy S8+ variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB inbuilt storage will be available in India from June 9, giving it a price tag of Rs. 74,900. Samsung adds that the higher RAM and storage variant of the Galaxy S8+ will go up for pre-orders via the Samsung Shop and Flipkart from Friday, June 2. As an introductory offer, the…

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