Author Archives: Loknath Das

Samsung Mobiles Fest Sale on Amazon India Offers Deals on Galaxy C7 Pro and More

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy On7 Pro is available at Rs. 8,490 Gear S3 Frontier is being offered at Rs. 25,990 as part of sale The sale will continue till Wednesday Samsung is now offering discounts on its smartphones and the Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch as part of Samsung Mobiles Fest on Amazon India. As part of the festival, which started on Monday and will continue ... Read More »

Budgetary allocation for education should go up to 10 %: AIMSS

Members of All India Mahila Samskrutik Sanghatan taking out a rally in Dharwad on Tuesday. The budgetary allocation for education need to be enhanced to a minimum of 10 % of the total budget to ensure quality education to all, especially women, said All India Mahila Samskrutik Sanghatan (AIMSS) State vice-president M.N. Manjula. Addressing a rally organised in connection with ... Read More »

Moto packs power, performance in rugged Z2 Force Edition, coming to a carrier near you

Move over HTC U11 and OnePlus 5, there’s a new flagship in town. Lenovo-owned Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto Z2 Force Edition, a bumped-up version of both last year’s Z Force and the recently released Z2 Play, and it brings a whole lot of power to go with its ever-expanding library of mods. Like last year’s model, the Z2 Force Edition sports a 1440p ... Read More »

NEET: Tamil Nadu CM meets Prime Minister Modi; seeks exemption from medical entrance exam

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami today met Prime Minister Narendra Modiand asked for exemption from the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test for students of Tamil Nadu. “The chief minister insisted that exemption from NEET for Tamil Nadu should be given considering the welfare of the students of the state,” said an official release quoting what transpired at the two leaders’ ... Read More »

Official support for Fairphone 1 discontinued

The Fairphone 1 was launched way back in 2013. Specs-wise, it was a pretty standard Android smartphone, but what made it special was that the company behind it (Fairphone) claimed device longevity as one of its primary goals, along with use of conflict-free minerals in the production. Now, after nearly four years, Fairphone has announced that it has stopped supporting ... Read More »

Mac malware caught silently spying on computer users

Mac users typically think they’re immune to malware. But a new strain used for spying reminds us even Macs can be compromised. Researchers have found an unusual piece of malware, called FruitFly, that’s been infecting some Mac computers for years. FruitFly operates quietly in the background, spies on users through the computer’s camera, captures images of what’s displayed on the ... Read More »

2018 BMW S1000RR Spotted With Updates

BMW Motorrad seems to be busy working on its supersport BMW S1000RR, updating it for 2018, and now spy shots of the 2018 model have been snapped. The 2018 BMW S1000RR was caught testing somewhere in Germany, and appears to be an all-new motorcycle. The bike appears to have a new chassis, restyled bodywork and even upgrades to the engine. ... Read More »

Most Small Businesses Spend $1000 or More on Tax Administration Alone

Small businesses are spending way too much time and money on federal taxes, a new survey has found. According to the National Small Business Association 2017 Small Business Taxation Survey (PDF), federal tax burden is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses. The report finds the majority of small businesses (67 percent) are spending more than $1,000 each year on just ... Read More »

Asus ROG Zephyrus GX501 review: Nvidia Max-Q makes it incredibly thin and powerful

The  Asus Republic of Gamers (ROG) Zephyrus GX501 had us at “GTX 1080 graphics in a five-pound laptop that’s almost as thin as a MacBook Pro 15.” Pound for pound, this is the most powerful portable gaming laptop on earth today. But to get this much performance in a laptop this portable, some big compromises have been made. IDG/Gordon Mah UngHow thin? That’s ... Read More »

MP Ruk Jana Nahi class 10, 12 result 2017 declared at mpsos.nic.in

The Madhya Pradesh State Open School (MPSOS) has released the class 10 and 12 results for the state “Ruk Jana Nahi” (Do not stop) initiative exam 2017. Candidates who have appeared for this paper can check their result from the official website of the Open school. The exams were conducted from June 19 to July 13 this year for which ... Read More »