Familiar with the f.lux app? Here we walk through installation and configuration of the app on Windows. If you’re satisfied with the 2700k setting available for both daytime and nightime using default settings, then no further changes need to be made. … Continue reading F.lux for Windows: install and configure hidden settings
Sony launched the Xperia M4 Aqua in late 2015 and hardly anyone paid attention. It’s a small phone with a screen of just 5 inches diagonal and with mediocre performance and specifications, made attractive only by it’s low price tag … Continue reading Sony Xperia M4 Aqua review
Back in the 1960s, General Electric released a special cathode ray tube (“CRT”) television capable of displaying colors. It was a technological breakthrough at the time. It worked by shooting electrons from the CRT into the phosphor coating on the … Continue reading Trivia: does sitting too close to TVs damage eyesight?
Despite aging nearly four years since its release in October 2013, the Google Nexus 5 smartphone is still a capable device that can be acquired second-hand for between $75-$150 US dollars. As a budget-friendly device it will work reasonably well for … Continue reading Google Nexus 5: still kicking after all these years
In a study published on January 3, 2017, Finnish researchers studied a group of 2,601 Finnish men between the ages of 42-60 years old and found that lower levels of Vitamin D were linked with prevalence of headache. The average serum … Continue reading Early study links low Vitamin D levels with headache
In a fascinating study published in Nature, researchers found that astrocytes that exist in the brain to protect neurons take on a more toxic role following a brain injury. In a healthy brain, astrocytes assist with developing and protecting the … Continue reading Brain’s builder cells turn toxic following injury
Flicker from a faulty street light in Calgary, Canada, resulted in a seizure when Kathryn Mackay was inadvertently exposed to the flashing light. While the story is exceptional, it illustrates the danger of low frequency flicker, especially for those prone … Continue reading Flickering street light blamed for seizure
We had a look at the LG G Pad 3 8.0 (also known as the LG Gpad X 8.0 in the United States) in October 2016 and while we appreciated the built-in “Reader Mode” we didn’t find it as customizable as … Continue reading LG G Pad 3/X 8.0 – Comfort View arrives with Android 7.0 update