Beware! US lawmakers seeks FDA review ingredients in cosmetics

[...] The Environmental Working Group said that the current regulatory system allows companies to put potentially dangerous chemicals in personal-care products without having to prove they are safe. The group, maintains a database of 68,000 products to help consumers.

The first five chemicals the FDA would be required to review, includes a form of formaldehyde used in hair-smoothing treatments and a chemical that mimics estrogen.

Twitter now allows DM to and from any user


Twitter Senior Software Engineer Nhu Vuong in a blog post has announced a change t Twitter's direct messaging system, now allowing any twitter user to send a direct message (DM) to any other user, whether they follow the sender or not. 

However, users will have to opt in to the new functionality.

Twitter says the changes also tweaks messaging rules "so you can reply to anyone who sends you a Direct Message, regardless of whether or not that person follows you," and makes a new Direct Message button on profile pages for Android and iPhone.

Changes include:

  1. A setting that allows you to receive Direct Messages from anyone, even if you don’t follow them. To change your settings follow these instructions.
  2. Updated messaging rules so you can reply to anyone who sends you a Direct Message, regardless of whether or not that person follows you.
  3. A new Direct Message button on profile pages on Android and iPhone. You’ll see it on the profiles of people you can send Direct Messages to.

Several Twitter users are saying that the new change will lead to more online harassment.

Now you can "hand-write" in your Android device instead of typing


The "Google Handwriting Input" app which replaces the regular keyboard and lets you write in your device instead of typing, is now available and functional.

It features:

  1. Handwrite text on your phone or tablet in 82 languages.
  2. Supports printed and cursive writing, with or without a stylus. 
  3. Supports hundreds of emojis.
  4. Works across Android phones and tablets running Android 4.0.3 and up

Try it out: Google Handwriting Input - Google Play 

New audio: Nafunga Zipu - Soggy Doggy feat Baghdad na Nako


Baada ya miaka sita bila kurekodi hatimaye Soggy Doggy amekuja na kibao kipya kiitwacho NAFUNGA ZIPU. Katika kazi yake hii ameshirikiana na Baghdad na Nako.


Now you can buy OnePlus One and bamboo cover without invites


OnePlus announced the following today "Open Sales for the OnePlus One, Forever" and here is a scoop of what's in the post:

  1. In our first big celebration of the One’s successful year, we are opening up sales globally for everyone, every day of the week. ...we have matured enough to handle the increased complexity that comes along with opening up sales completely.

  2. ...the OnePlus 2. Yes, the 2 will initially launch with invites. 

  3. For just 24 hours, we’re offering a 75% discount on OnePlus Flip Covers and Premium Screen Protectors. 

  4. Bamboo StyleSwap covers will now be available without an invite (while supplies last).

To place orders, visit: oneplus.net
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