According to leading ophthalmologists and a recent report from GigaOm’s technology research platform, long-term exposure to blue light after dark can lead to chronic insomnia, and even breast cancer. This blue light however is only given off by devices using Light Emitting Diode (LED). These would include computer monitors, tablets, flat-screen TVs (such as those manufactured by Samsung, Sony, and LG), and OLED TVs with curved screens, including Panasonic, Samsung, and LG.
Swim suit? Check. Beverages? Check. Phone/tablet? Check. Time to hit the beach. But wait; there could be one more thing that you’re missing. We all enjoy having our beloved mobile devices next to us while relaxing by the beach. They are perfect for catching up on social media posts, taking and viewing pictures, reading the news or even watching videos.
The Microsoft XBox E3 conference kicked off with a huge press conference introducing new games by Microsoft. The presentation was also streamed live to over 1.7 million viewers. See presentation here.
Long gone are the days when troops stormed beaches without reliable information about enemy positions and capabilities. Today, our military relies on extensive information on the battlefield which helps to limit casualties and insures superiority on land, at sea and in the air.
Smartphones and tablets are becoming a common sight these days as almost everyone – including you – has at least one. Speaking of sight, those same mobile devices can take a toll on your eyes, especially if you can’t spend at least an hour without checking on your social media account, catching up on some TV series, or playing your favorite mobile game. You may not become totally blind, but your vision can decline if you’re using your mobile device with an unprotected screen. Thus, you would want to buy a screen protector, and listed below are some reasons why it’s important for your eyes whenever you’re using your mobile device.
If you are pilot of a small plane there is nothing more fun than flying around above the clouds. Attending airshows is a good way to meet other pilots, check out their planes and talk shop. There are numerous events taking place in 2018 and the Milavia website has a long list that goes on until November. Getting to the event requires navigation instrumentation and you probably rely on your laptop, tablet or even your phone that has an app such as ForeFlight Mobile, Garmin Pilot, Jeppesen Mobile FlightDeck, Flight Guide iEFB and WingX Pro7.
When Ricky Nelson sang “If you gotta play at garden parties, I wish you a lotta luck…” in his song Garden Party he certainly did not imagine that sun glare would be an impairment for the musician or D.J.
Every year, flu season starts around November (when the weather gets cold) and it continues into February and March of the following year. The 2018 flu season is expected to be more severe than others in the past. Medical experts have detected the presence of a nasty strain of flu, the H3N3 strain, which has been linked to more severe illnesses. Children and the elderly are under greater risk.
Computer Vision Syndrome refers to a collection of eye and vision-related problems that arise from prolonged exposure to digital-displays. Because the average American worker spends 7-hours a day in front of a computer screen, many people are at risk of CVS. In addition, poor lighting conditions and the glare given off by the screen also contribute to the strain and irritation in the eyes that characterize CVS.