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From high-end tablets to powerful cameras, the year 2018 saw some cool gadgets arriving in India. Here are the top 5 picks from the lot.
1. Apple Watch Series 4
Call it guardian of your health. If you are constantly worried about an elderly person in your family suffering a fall in the bathroom or in the garden, the Apple Watch Series 4 is what you need.
The device houses a feature called “Fall Detection” that will alert emergency contacts saved in your iPhone in case you meet with a hard fall.
The new Watch has an electrical heart sensor with two new features — low heart rate notifications and faster heart rate reading. The moment you get furious, Watch Series 4 sends you an immediate notification about your heart rate going through the roof, requiring you to cool down.
In the US, Apple Watch Series 4 will now help users take an electrocardiogram (ECG) right from their wrist and check irregular heart rhythms (hope these features come to India soon).
Apple Watch Series 4 is now available in India — the GPS+Cellular variant starts from Rs 49,900 and GPS-only model from Rs 40,900.
2. Samsung Galaxy Tab S4
Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 for Rs 57,900 is packed with rich features — both for the workaholic and the lazy soul.
The 2-in-1 comes equipped with Samsung “DeX” (docking station) and S Pen, making it a perfect device for those who are always on the go and seek entertainment on the side.
The redesigned S Pen offers services like navigate, translate and organise notes — and even to send personalised texts via Samsung “Live Message”.
The device has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, runs Android 8.1 Oreo, has 4GB RAM in two 64GB and 256GB internal memory with microSD variants. There is a 13MP rear and 8MP front camera.
If you are a Samsung smartphone user, especially Note 9, and want the same experience on a bigger display, Galaxy Tab S4 is your default choice. Invest in a Book Cover Keyboard to give the tab a laptop-like form factor.
3. OnePlus 6T
Undoubtedly the flagship killer of the year in the Rs 30,000 – Rs 40,000 segment.
The company’s latest addition packs in all the goodness of OnePlus 6 along with meaningful upgrades such as the much-anticipated under-display fingerprint sensor, a smaller waterdrop-style notch and a bigger battery.
The 6T is OnePlus’ costliest smartphone so far with a price tag of Rs 37,999 (for the 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage base variant). It is also available in a configuration of 8GB RAM+128GB storage and 8GB RAM+256GB storage for Rs 41,999 and Rs 45,999, respectively.
OnePlus has brought a slew of meaningful upgrades to the 6T and the phone definitely looks and feels better this time. Topped with a bigger battery and some hardware improvements, OnePlus 6T makes for a highly desirable smartphone in the premium category.
4. Amazon Echo Plus (2nd Gen)
The Rs 14,999 All-New Echo Plus (2nd Gen) with a smarter Alexa comes with a built-in smart hub that helps you set up compatible Zigbee-enabled smart home devices directly, just using your voice.
Just ask Alexa to discover your devices and begin controlling compatible lights, plugs, locks, thermostats, sensors and in-wall switches.
With seven microphones, beam-forming technology and noise cancellation, Echo Plus will hear you from all directions.
One feature that is worth mentioning is the equaliser (EQ) feature that allows users to personalise sounds by adjusting the bass, mid-range and treble.
Just ask Alexa to increase or decrease a specific band like “turn up the bass” or “decrease the treble” and she does it for you.
The second-generation Echo Plus with a far more intelligent Alexa is a real upgrade if you have experienced the first generation Echo.
5. Canon EOS R
The first full-frame mirrorless camera from Japanese camera maker Canon, the 30.3MP EOS R is the show stopper.
With the new EOS R, four types of RF mount adapters have been introduced to complete the EOS R ecosystem.
The EOS R features an electronic viewfinder. The camera is equipped with features like advanced Dual pixel CMOS AF, Digic 8 imaging processor, High density AF points positions, Multi-function slider bar, Flexible AE Mode and High speed data communication RF mount.
The RF lens mount is a balance of optical, mechanical and electronic engineering excellence, enabling innovative full-frame lens designs, faster auto focus and high-speed communication between the camera and lens.
The 54mm diameter RF mount is what makes EOS R unique with its short back-focus of 20mm and 12-pin contact points for enhanced communication between the lens and body.
The camera costs Rs 189,950 and with the EOS R kit (RF24-105mm f/4L IS USM Lens), the price is Rs 278,945. (IANS)
By Isabella Thomas
Suffering a traumatic fall can lead to serious injuries, stress, and loss of work. Slip and fall victims often feel confused and overwhelmed long after the incident. In many instances, the property owners were negligent because of a failure to repair a known condition. Victims need to be aware of their legal rights. Discover how to combat a traumatic slip and fall case by first hiring a good attorney.
Always Seek Immediate Medical Attention
Often victims feel jarred and pressured in certain situations to try to get up after a fall. Always seek immediate medical attention after slipping and falling, as it may take some to feel certain injuries. While getting initial medical care, also reach out to an attorney or visit a website such as hirejared.com to get more information.
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Liability in Slip and Fall Cases
A property owner must be liable for the slip and fall to prove negligence. For example, negligence may exist if the property owner knew about a pothole or other dangerous condition and failed to make necessary repairs. Proving negligence is a crucial element of a successful slip and fall case. If the property owner had a remedy but did not exercise it, they could be liable for costs. An attorney finds out facts and applies the law for the best possible results. Insurance representatives and property owners are watching out for their own interests and not those of the victim. When you hire an attorney, someone is on your side.
When you suffer as a result of a slip and fall, many daily activities can be interrupted. Unsplash
Proving You Are Not at Fault
When you slip and fall, a property owner may claim it was completely or partially the victim's fault. An attorney researches to determine the cause of the slip and fall and what other conditions existed at the time. From the type of shoes to the weather, various factors are considered to make a final decision in slip and fall cases. Attorneys can help victims prove they were not at fault if the case results from the property owner's proven negligence. Choose an attorney who makes you feel comfortable discussing the case and confident about the results.
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Ways Victims Be Injured By a Slip and Fall
When you suffer as a result of a slip and fall, many daily activities can be interrupted. From driving and getting to work to sharing time with your spouse, it might be impossible to enjoy life as you used to before the occurrence. Furthermore, loss of pay and other costs may build up, leaving victims feeling despondent about the near future. In addition, many victims experience emotional distress after a slip and fall incident, especially with serious injuries that prohibit usual activities. An attorney helps you get justice and compensation based on your injuries and the property owner's negligence so you can move forward with life.
Nobody expects to experience a traumatic slip and fall, but that type of accident happens every day. When property owners are negligent, they should be held responsible for their actions. Victims deserve to get justice and are ensured of having their rights represented when they hire an attorney. Before pursuing any claim or speaking to insurance representatives, contact an attorney for a consultation. It makes a difference to have someone fighting for your rights after suffering a traumatic injury to get the best possible outcome for your case.
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I had the pleasure to meet you at a conference and you came across as likeable and intelligent. And I felt, we had in common that we both grew up as Christians but realized that Hindu or Sanatana Dharma is the better option.
That's why I was surprised by your tweet:
"I am a Christian by my faith but Hindu by my roots. That's me. You cannot accept this fact about me, then it is your problem, not mine."
Most Hindus don't know the essence of the Christian faith, and you may have thought you get away with this? Or maybe you yourself don't know the essence??
Here it is in short:
The essence of Christianity is that Christians have the right faith and will be saved and Hindus have the wrong faith and will be damned forever. And from this follows that missionaries who dedicate their lives to save Hindu souls by getting them baptized, are doing a great job.
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You would know about the claim "There is no salvation outside of the Church". However, hopefully, you won't take it seriously and for you "Christian faith" may basically mean seeing Jesus Christ as your guide and object of devotion, as Hindus are devoted to Krishna, Ram, Shiva, Devi….
To feel devotion for Jesus is of course fine. No Hindu has any objection. They would see you as belonging to Sanatana Dharma, which accepts many different ways to connect with the ultimate Cause of our existence, whom the Vedas call Brahman or Tat. But to declare devotion for Jesus as "Christian faith" is not honest, because it's not true. Other conditions apply.
I am a Christian by my faith but Hindu by my roots.Unsplash
You would know that, as a Christian, you don't have the option to pick and choose. You have to accept the whole doctrine of the "faith" which you may have repeated in Sunday mass umpteen times, and this doctrine postulates the exclusivity of the 'one Lord Jesus Christ, the only son of God…. For us men and our salvation, he came down from heaven…" (Nicene Creed)
So you owe an explanation to Hindus what you mean by "I am Christian by my faith".
If an amiable and influential person like you stands openly by his Christian faith, it will confirm Hindus in their belief, that all religions are the same, and it's only people who misunderstand their religion, who give trouble to Hindus and not certain tenets of the religion itself.
Yet the problem is precisely with the doctrine that "there is no salvation outside of the Church".
Please do clarify in a public post, whether you agree with this crucial tenet that there is no salvation outside of the Church and that, by extension, missionaries do a good job.
Yes, most missionaries really believe that they do a great job.
I am sure, you don't believe this. But please…. say it openly.
And hopefully you won't mind my plain speak…
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These huge dog cryptocurrencies are skyrocketing in value, making early holders wealthy. While it is attractive to join the pack and hop on the bandwagon, Floki's ascent is built on excitement rather than fundamentals. This may prompt some people to conclude that the dog's bubble of profit is weak, which wouldn't be a foolish assumption. It is crucial to be unbiased in reviewing your investment, and there are two probable warning signs for consumers concerned about losses, as well as one prospective investment, HUH Token.
This dog has a handful of fascinating perks. According to the whitepaper for Floki Inu, its creators intend to develop various core projects such as Valhalla, a game metaverse analogous to The Sandbox, and Floki Inuversity, an educational platform.
There is also a relationship with CyptoCart that allows you to use your Floki Inu money to shop at over 1000 merchants. These actions, however, seem unlikely to constitute the fundamental basis of Floki Inu's spectacular growth.
Rather than allowing the fundamentals to speak for themselves, the designers of Floki Inu have adopted aggressive marketing techniques. Floki Inu begun a big advertising campaign on London's metro trains which was promptly removed by the UK government on the grounds of it being to adjacent to advertising gambling. They plastered their offers and provoked people's anxiety of missing out, especially in light of Dogecoin's spectacular and rapid growth.
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In terms of big increases, according to coinmarketcap.com, Floki Inu today has a market cap of over two billion dollars and has climbed by around six thousand per cent since June. The meme-hungry cryptocurrency community appears to be uniting around two unofficial mascots: Tesla's CEO Elon Musk and the Inu dog variety.
On June 25th, Floki grabbed their crown as Tesla's Technoking revealed the name of his fated puppy. Because of its well-chosen name and inclusion on one of Ethereum's decentralised trading platforms called Uniswap, Floki Inu was able to separate itself from the rest of the litter. Numbers talk, and Flokis' amazing climb may be traced in part to the masses' terror of losing out on the next great wealthy maker.
Scammers prefer cryptocurrency because it typically falls outside of existing financial scope, and it has built-in anonymity and secrecy, which may help them evade legal implications. There is no actual obvious and indisputable proof to show that Floki Inu has dishonest intentions, and this is just speculation.
However, given the recent situation involving the Squid Game Token, you can never be too careful. Anyone would be sceptical of the platform's choice of a hype-driven protest and aggressive advertising techniques.
The HUH Token on the other hand is a new coin that shows promise
The HUH Token on the other hand is a new coin that shows both the promise of a climb with their impressive social media maneuverability and safe tokenomic stability. This new cryptocurrency is soon to leave pre-sale in the next few days with it announcing its release date as December 6th. It will be available on Pancake Swap and Uniswap when the Multi-chain launch happens.
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The HUH Token is releasing with $1,000,000 in liquidity that will be locked in for at least two years, if this doesn't guarantee initial stability and proof of intention then nothing will. They will have a finished Certik audit by the end of this week and have already been audited by Solidity Finance and Shellboxes.
In regards to social tokenomics, the HUH Token is taking a novel approach of referral momentum, it allows the owner of HUH Tokens to refer another individual, when this person then purchases HUH Tokens the original supplier of the code will receive ten per cent of the transaction as either ETH or BNB. This depends on the type of exchange the transaction is done on. This combined with the army of social influencers that the brand is promising could lead to a bullish release, even a small investment may be worth the payoff.
As with all investments in the risky environment that is cryptocurrency, you should do your own research and only invest that which you can afford to lose regardless of the desire to not miss out.
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