A smartwatch here to replace fitness bands



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Huami Amazefit BIP U was launched in India a few weeks ago. The company is known for making some of the most efficient fitness bands and smartwatches. Although the Huami smartwatches are often priced higher, the Amazfit BIP U is here to change the entire dynamics. The BIP U was launched in India for Rs 3499. Now the price point alone is reason enough to give the fitness bands a run for their money.

At Rs 3499, Amazfit BIP U packs the attributes of a smartwatch with a host of fitness tracking tools. It looks great and has a tracker for almost every activity that one can do and does not create a hole in the pocket. All the other efficient smartwatches by Huami Amazfit are priced between Rs 5000 and Rs 10,000 such as the Amazfit GTS and GTR, the Verge.

So in short, is the perfect fit for people who want a smartwatch but do not want to spend a fortune on it. It has lots of advantages over the fitness bands that are available at a much cheaper price in the market. But is it worth spending the extra few doughs for a slightly bigger screen? We will find out in the review

Amazfit BIP U review: Design

The Amazfit BIP U bears a strong resemblance to the Apple Watch. But they cannot be blamed for this as almost every other smartwatch is loosely based on the prototype set by Apple. With the Amazfit BIP U, Huami has introduced a more compact dial with rounded curves.

The body of Amazfit BIP U is made up of plastic but that does not make it look cheap. It comes with a matte finish on the rear and sides that enhance the look of the watch. However, it is nothing outlandish and no amount of metal highlights have been used on the smartwatch to give it a more premium feel. It is simple yet elegant and does the deed without much ado. For review, we got the standard black color but it is available in two other interesting colors such as pink and green.

Now coming to the display, the Amazfit BIP U comes with a 1.43-inch TFT display with a resolution of 320 x 302 pixels. For protection, it has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 coating along with anti-fingerprint coating on top of that. The display is quite vibrant, bright and even in outdoor conditions, it does not make the user squint his eyes to read stuff from the screen. It is a touchscreen display but to access the menu, you will have to use the physical button provided on the right side of the watch.

Huami has used soft silicone straps that are pretty comfortable to put on for hours. The smartwatch is surprisingly pretty lightweight. I wore the watch day and night but not even once did I feel any sort of discomfit. It is so comfortable that after a point you will not feel anything around

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Replace and Revise Health Insurance

If the Trump administration truly wanted to repeal and replace healthcare with all the right intentions, then their main focus would not only be targeted at the American people. The administration should include and focus their attention on these type of organizations as well: the large pharmaceutical companies, healthcare providers and insurers. This small list does not include attorneys whose legal expertise at hand is suing companies around the clock and another reason why healthcare cost is out of control. These manufacturers, providers, insurers and law firms are some of the main reasons why health insurance is so costly. Did you know there is no cap on the amount of money insurance companies can charge their customers' for the amount of their monthly premiums?

There is much talk about tax credits, the rising cost of insurance, social economic barriers, and the possibility of Medicaid being phased out altogether by the year 2020. These topics raise a concern. Where and how are people going to afford any type of insurance? In particular, how will those earning minimum wage and are not part of group coverage through their employer health plans afford insurance? The above complexities and legal jargon being used today is just another way to cause confusion.

This is not an hard fix and just another way to keep the American people bamboozled and baffled. One thing that had been done right to a certain degree was when insurers use to calculate and follow the underwriting process. Underwriting is a process when insurers would get information from the medical information bureau to review your medical history to determine risk tolerance. Today, this process has been eliminated; Therefore, insurance companies do not know who they are insuring which causes ridiculous premiums. One way to lower premiums again is to simply allow the underwriting process to begin again. No one's premiums should be higher than their monthly mortgage, even if the entire family is insured. Insurers need to have the freedom once again to underwrite people who are in good health and adjust monthly premiums based on consumers risk factors.

The mandates that are in place under the Affordable Care Act guidelines should remain intact and no one should be denied coverage. Everyone should still be able to get coverage regardless of their pre-existing conditions and if people are financially challenged then there should be financial assistance available to help people afford health insurance. More than enough money is being spent on everything else, such as defense spending and infrastructure, and not enough on humanity. Some states have what is known as cost share reduction plans (csr) which limits the amount of money people pay on their deductible and limits the maximum out of pocket cost consumers would pay in medical expenses.

Ohio, California, and Georgia to name a few have such plans. In addition, the state of New York, is an perfect example for caring for their residents who are economically challenged. They have insurance available for people based on their …

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