Author Archives: Loknath Das

New Cinematic Trailer for Fan-Made Halo PC Game

The world of video game fan projects never ceases to amaze, as gamers everywhere continue to show-off their creativity and imagination by developing the kind of experiences that many of us wish would get an official release. The latest in this long line of “I can’t believe someone is doing that” projects is called Installation 01, and it intends to ... Read More »

2017 TVS Scooty Zest 110 launched with BSIV updates

TVS launches BSIV-compliant Scooty Zest 110 in new colours The latest iteration of the TVS Scooty Zest 110 has been launched in India at Rs 50,448 (ex-showroom Mumbai). This scooter comes with updates, thus making it BS-IV compliant, while also being offered with new colours. The exterior design of the TVS Scooty remains the same, but it comes with new ... Read More »

Never forget: keeping track of belongings with technology

Mamorio CEO Daiki Masuki | YOSHIAKI MIURA A Tokyo-based startup is offering a range of services to help people keep track of their belongings. Mamorio Inc. has created a small electronic tag that can be inserted in a wallet or attached to a keyring and other personal items, and used to track down the tag’s location. The 3.5 cm x ... Read More »

Britain’s May asks G7 to back moves to tackle internet extremism

  British Prime Minister Theresa May will urge the world’s major industrialized nations on Friday to unite to force technology companies to tackle “extremist material” and stop militants who are moving their fight “from the battlefield to the internet”. A senior British government source said May, attending her first G7 meeting since becoming prime minister last year, will say social ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Effect: Vodafone’s New Prepaid Packs Offer 4G Data, Unlimited Calls Starting Rs. 19

Vodafone has been revising its current plans, and offering new lucrative ones to combat the fierce competition from Reliance Jio. Now, the company has launched two more prepaid packs for its 4G customers at rock bottom prices. The first one is called SuperDay while the second one is known as SuperWeek, and they come with one day and one week ... Read More »

Vanquish PC review – Platinum port

There must be many gamers nowadays that associate Sega only with PC strategy games, a fate that would have seemed inconceivable during the heyday of the Mega Drive. It’s not as if most of those strategy games aren’t very good, but they’re as different as it’s possible to be from the arcade style games Sega was originally known for. Vanquish ... Read More »

Oppo R11 to be officially unveiled next month

The unveiling date for the Oppo R11 has been revealed – it’s June 10. The information comes in the form of a leaked poster shared by a Weibo user that has the date on it. The R11 has been the subject of several rumors and leaks so far. Recently, the device (along with its Plus variant) received certification from from ... Read More »

 The Best Days Of Indian Consumer Internet Are Yet To Come

Consumer Internet startups, the hottest ticket in Indian startup ecosystem for the last decade, appeared to have hit a massive speed breaker in 2016. Funding slowed down drastically. In the ecommerce sector alone, funding fell to $1.94 billion in 2016 from $4.7 billion in 2015, as per data from Venture Intelligence. Many were forced to shut shop. Tracxn counted over ... Read More »

2016 Triumph Bonneville T100: First Ride Review

British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph introduced the Bonneville line-up in the 1960s. Named after the famous Bonneville Salt Flats, where Triumph broke the land speed record for motorcycles in the 1950s and 60s, the Bonneville range is the best selling series of motorcycles for the iconic British bike maker till date. [Source”timesofindia”] Read More »

It’s time for PC game demos to make a comeback

I’ve been privately lamenting the lack of PC game demos lately. There was a time when demos were commonplace: a chunk of a brand new game you could try out for free before you bought the full game. Demos gave us a chance not only see what a game had to offer and whether or not we enjoyed it, but ... Read More »