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A Look at the History of Beverage Labels

A Look at the History of Beverage Labels

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When you pick up your favorite beverage, the label is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if there were no labels, you would not be able to identify your beverage from the thousands of others. Writing on the bottles would serve a purpose, but this method would likely be only a temporary solution. The First Wine Labels It is thought that the first wine labels were invented in 1798. Although crude compared to today’s labels, they did serve a purpose. They were printed using lithography and were rectangular in shape. These labels were also used on crates that held items such as boxes containing cigars, canned vegetables, and fruit. Colorful labels were preferable because they helped to catch the eye of the buyer. Some labels were made prior to this time, but they were hand wri
A Look at the History of Beverage Labels

A Look at the History of Beverage Labels

Food
When you pick up your favorite beverage, the label is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if there were no labels, you would not be able to identify your beverage from the thousands of others. Writing on the bottles would serve a purpose, but this method would likely be only a temporary solution. The First Wine Labels It is thought that the first wine labels were invented in 1798. Although crude compared to today's labels, they did serve a purpose. They were printed using lithography and were rectangular in shape. These labels were also used on crates that held items such as boxes containing cigars, canned vegetables, and fruit. Colorful labels were preferable because they helped to catch the eye of the buyer. Some labels were made prior to this time, but they were hand wri...
Healthy Kitchen Staples for Fast, Cheap Meals

Healthy Kitchen Staples for Fast, Cheap Meals

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Shopping for groceries can be overwhelming—you've got crowds to dodge and a budget to keep in mind, not to mention the candy aisle calling your name. But that trip to the supermarket "is one of the most important things you'll do all week," says Cynthia Sass, RD, Health's contributing nutrition editor, because the foods you put in your shopping cart can make or break your healthy-eating goals. And while there are plenty of trendy new health products on grocery store shelves—from pea protein chips to donkey milk—when you're trying to eat healthy and save, members of Reddit's r/Eat Cheap and Healthy forum know how important it is to stock up on basics. Whether you're in need of a quick pantry dinner recipe or creative new ways to use up your zucchini stockpile, this community of budget-consc
India May Get 5G Networks With the Rest of the World: Telecom Secretary

India May Get 5G Networks With the Rest of the World: Telecom Secretary

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India stands a chance to get 5G technology with the rest of the world as the country enters an era of Internet of Things (IoT), Telecom Secretary J S Deepak said in Bengaluru on Wednesday. "...We got 2G 25 years after the rest of the world, at least after the developed world. We got 3G more than a decade after it became ubiquitous in US, Europe. 4G may be, five years after its global launch. In 5G, we have the chance of being there with the rest of the world," Deepak said. He added that the probable simultaneous launch of 5G in India along with the rest of the world could be from bridging the gap that had prevailed and the country might as well take a step forward and acquire a leadership position in certain areas as it enters into an era of Internet of Things with connected devices and ma...
Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Spotted on Certification Site; Now Tipped to Launch on September 14

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 Spotted on Certification Site; Now Tipped to Launch on September 14

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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has seen its fair share of leaks in last few weeks. After the rendered images of the alleged smartphone were leaked last month, reports now suggest that the smartphone has been certified by Chinese certification authority 3C. This means that the rumoured launch date of September 14 might indeed be true for the Xiaomi smartphone. According to a report by Playful Droid, Xiaomi Mi Note 2 has been officially certified by Chinese 3C authority and now only requires Tenaa certification before it can be officially sold in the country. Past leaks suggest that Xiaomi Mi Note 2 will sport a dual-edge screen (like Samsung Galaxy Note 7) and a dual camera setup at the back. It is expected to come in an all metal body, and pack a 5.5-inch Oled screen. The smartphone is expected to come...
iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Launched

iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus Launched

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Apple has unveiled the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus at a special event in San Francisco. The latest iPhone models comes with a new design, doing away with the antenna lines, and they will be available in two new colours: (matte) black, jet (glossy) black, in addition to gold, silver, and rose gold, seen earlier. The iPhone 7 starts at $649 (approximately Rs. 43,000) for 32GB variant, doing away with the 16GB variant, while the iPhone 7 Plus start at $769 (Rs. 51,000), with a $100 premium for the next storage variants for both models: 128GB and 256GB. Pre-orders open this Friday and the new iPhone models will ship on September 13 in select countries. No word yet on India launch price and date. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus also feature a redesigned home button, and pack in dust and water re
Lyf Wind 4S With 4000mAh Battery, 4G VoLTE support Launched at Rs. 7,699

Lyf Wind 4S With 4000mAh Battery, 4G VoLTE support Launched at Rs. 7,699

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Just hours after launching the Flame 7S, Reliance Digital's Lyf has expanded its Wind series portfolio as well in India. The big highlight of the Lyf Wind 4S is the 4000mAh battery, VoLTE support, and a bundled in USB OTG adapter. The smartphone is priced at Rs. 7,699, and will be made available at all Reliance Digital stores. As far as the specifications go, the Lyf Wind 4S sports a 5-inch HD (720x1820 pixels) IPS display with 5-point multi touch technology. It is powered by a 1.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 MSM8909 quad-core processor paired with Adreno 304 GPU and 2GB of RAM. The smartphone offers 16GB of inbuilt storage, with the option to further via a microSD slot (up to 128GB). Optics on the Lyf Wind 4S include an 8-megapixel rear sensor with autofocus and LED flash. On the front, t...
Microsoft Reportedly Developing Its Own Slack Rival Called Skype Teams

Microsoft Reportedly Developing Its Own Slack Rival Called Skype Teams

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Team-messaging app Slack has recently developed a sizeable user base and earned envy from other apps that allow group messaging. Microsoft is now reportedly coming up with its own rival group chat app under its Skype brand named Skype Teams. In basic functionality, Skype Teams seems to be fairly similar to Slack as it allows you to chat with other users in the team individually or in groups, as reported by MSPowerUser. Skype Teams will also allow you to share files as well as send emojis just like Slack does. Ther's also a 'Fun Picker' that lets you add gif images and memes to your conversations. Further, users can respond to particular comments, as on Facebook threads, and also start video chats at any point during a conversation. Skype Teams will essentially provide users with Slack's f...
Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Review in 5 Points

Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime Review in 5 Points

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Xiaomi launched its Redmi 3S smartphone last month in India in the sub-Rs. 10,000 segment. The Chinese company in its attempt to strengthen its position in the segment unveiled two variants of the Redmi smartphone: the Redmi 3S, priced at Rs. 6,999, and the Redmi 3S Prime, which is available at Rs. 8,999. We got a chance to review the Xiaomi Redmi 3S Prime, which offers more RAM, more storage space, and a fingerprint scanner for a small price increase. The Redmi 3S Prime smartphone is available via Flipkart and Mi.com. If you are thinking of buying the Redmi 3S Prime, make sure you read our review before you complete the transaction. In case, you won't be unable to go through our entire review, here's our short review of the Redmi 3S Prime. 1. Looks good, built well The Xiaomi Redmi 3S Pr...
iPhone 7 Launch Jitters See Many Already Waiting for iPhone 8

iPhone 7 Launch Jitters See Many Already Waiting for iPhone 8

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The iPhone 7 is expected to make its global debut on Wednesday, but many consumers and investors are already setting their sights on Apple Inc's 2017 version of the popular gadget, hoping for more significant advances. At its annual product launch in San Francisco on Wednesday, the world's most valuable publicly traded company is expected by blogs and analysts to reveal an iPhone without a headphone jack, paving the way for wireless headphones, a touch-sensitive home button that vibrates, double-lens cameras for the larger 'Plus' edition and other incremental improvements. A large crowd of journalists, analysts and Apple employees crowded into the foyer of the Bill Graham auditorium in San Francisco on Wednesday morning ahead of the event, munching French toast sticks and asparagus quiche...