Author Archives: Loknath Das

Honor Confirms New Bezel-Less Smartphone Launching on December 5

HIGHLIGHTS The official teaser confirms slim bezels on the device Launching in London on December 5 Dual camera also confirmed Huawei brand Honor,has confirmed it will be launching a new bezel-less smartphone on December 5. The Chinese company has started sending event teasers confirming the launch date. The official ‘save the date’ teaser comes with “Max your view” tagline which ... Read More »

Home Credit Finance India looks to grow white goods financing

The company, which has its roots in Prague, is aiming a credit portfolio of Rs 4000 crore by December 2017, as against Rs 1570 crore at the end of December 2016. Non-bank lender Home Credit India Finance, predominantly a mobile handset financier, is now looking to finance more TV sets and washing machines to grow its footprints in India. The lender ... Read More »

What would happen if I ate my computer? Asking for a friend.

The Guinness book of world records states that Michel Lotito died at age 57, of natural causes. But not before this competitive eater had consumed 18 bicycles, 15 supermarket carts, seven TV sets, six chandeliers, two beds, a pair of skis, a low-calorie Cessna light aircraft, and a computer. It’s unclear what compelled Lotito to do this, and whether he was aware ... Read More »

2017 Honda CBR650F launched at Rs 7.3 lakh

Honda has given the CBF650R a serious upgrade for 2017 and we’re thrilled to see that the company has managed to keep the same Rs 7.3 lakh ex-showroom Delhi price as the old model. Updates to the bike are significant and we’ll start with the most significant, the new Showa Bending Valve forks. This is a similar technology seen on ... Read More »

‘Toughest places for girls to get an education’: Africa gets 9 slots in top 10

A development campaign group, ONE, has disclosed that countries in sub-Saharan Africa dominate a ranking of places unfavourable for the girl child to get an education. The One report released on the occasion of International Day of the Girl (October 11) was titled: “The Toughest Places For A Girl To Get An Education.” It said due to existing hurdles that girls ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

Here comes Android 7.0 Nougat for the Galaxy Tab E on Verizon and T-Mobile

Verizon and T-Mobile have released software updates for the Samsung Galaxy Tab E tablets bringing the OS version to Android 7.0 Nougat. Just Nougat, you say, when Oreo is already here? It’s still something for an entry-level/lower-midrange tablet that was launched close to 2 years ago and started out on Lollipop. Verizon has rolled out firmwares for both the Galaxy Tab ... Read More »

PS4 Software Update 5.00 Now Available for Download, Brings Improvements to Tournaments, Broadcasting, and More

HIGHLIGHTS PS4 firmware update 5.00 brings 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming to PS4 Pro Team tournaments is another new inclusion No, you can’t change your PSN ID just yet Sony has announced that PS4 software update 5.00 (codename: Nobunaga) is available for download right now. And no, unlike previous reports suggested, you won’t be able to change your PSN ID or let you play ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Set to Launch in India on October 10

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi launched Mi MIX 2 in China last month The original Mi MIX was never launched in India It is unclear if the company will also launch the special edition in Indi Mi MIX 2 India launch date has been announced by the company’s India MD Manu Kumar Jain via a tweet. He had confirmed soon after the bezel-less phone’s unveiling in China that ... Read More »

Facebook Says Digital India Initiative Is a Key Growth Enabler for It

Digital India is certainly a big opportunity for both economic growth and innovation and the growth Facebook is witnessing in the country is a clear example of that, a top company executive said on Wednesday. According to Kevin Martin, Vice President for Mobile and Global Access Policy at Facebook, the government’s digital initiative has opened several opportunities when it comes to innovate ... Read More »