Apple Resorts to Promo Deals, Trade-Ins to Boost iPhone Sales

Apple is experimenting with iPhone marketing strategies it rarely uses – such as discount promotions via generous device buyback terms – to help goose sales of its flagship product. Company executives moved some marketing staff from other projects to work on bolstering sales of the latest handsets in October, about a month […]

Regular Exercise May Boost Brain Power, Try These Foods Too!

HIGHLIGHTS Vitamin E is crucial in giving your brainpower a significant boost Berries are packed with antioxidants that fight free radicals in the body Lycopene in tomatoes helps in creating new brain cells According to a new study, conducted by researchers from Western Sydney University in Australia, regular exercise may […]

Lowest mortgage rates in a month barely boost weekly applications, up 0.4%

Mortgage rates moved decidedly lower last week, but neither homebuyers nor homeowners were particularly impressed. Total mortgage application volume rose just 0.4 percent seasonally adjusted compared with the previous week, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association. Volume is down 22 percent compared with the same week one year ago, due […]

Anti-gravity treadmill reduces load on knee joints, may boost recovery post surgery

Using space-age technology, a British scientist has developed an anti-gravity treadmill that can help people reduce their fears of re-injury as well as boost their confidence after knee operations. The anti-gravity treadmill could provide a great environment for healing and help restore the belief that injured people could make a […]

Scientists say controlling brain chemical may boost learning in adults

Learning language or music is usually a breeze for children, but the capacity declines dramatically with age. Scientists from St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the US showed that limiting the supply or the function of the neuromodulator adenosine in a brain structure called the auditory thalamus preserved the ability […]