Author Archives: Loknath Das

2017 Bajaj Pulsar 150 First Ride Review

HIGHLIGHTS Bajaj Auto has updated its entire range of Pulsar motorcycles for 2017 The Bajaj Pulsar 150 receives the most significant changes The only cosmetic changes are new colours, new decals, etc. Bajaj Auto has updated its entire range of Pulsar motorcycles for 2017 – and that is what essentially the bikes are – updated models to make them more ... Read More »

DU admissions 2017: Registration commences from today for UG courses, important information

The registration process for admission to DU’s undergraduate courses (UG) will finally be commencing today, on June 16. The first cut-off list for admission will be released by DU on June 23. Admission process begins for UG courses RELATED STORIES IIT Hyderabad: Two new BTech courses to be introduced next year AIIMS MBBS Result 2017: Only 4,905 out of 2.8 ... Read More »

vivo may be first to out a smartphone with fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen

For many months now rumors have claimed that Samsung, Apple, or both companies will come out with devices sporting a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display this year. When that didn’t happen for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the speculation switched its focus onto the upcoming Note8. And for Apple this has always been claimed with regard to the tenth ... Read More »

Twitter Starts Rolling Out New Look for Web, Apps, TweetDeck, and Twitter Lite

Twitter has unveiled a new look, and much like some previous changes the company has made to its short-messaging service, it’s not going over so well with the Twitterati. “Today, with lots of feedback and ideas from you, we’re refreshing our product too and making it feel lighter, faster, and easier to use. We listened closely and kept what you ... Read More »

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

Honor 8 Lite, UberPOOL Ola Share Ban, Reliance Jio Playing by Rules, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Stop using Windows XP or Vista by end of the year to continue using Gmail LG’s Android Wear smartwatches priced close to Apple Watches PS, Xbox piracy forums hacked, user details out in the open Globally, carpooling is seen as a viable solution for semi-public transportation. But a technicality is preventing services like UberPOOL or Ola Share to operate ... Read More »

iPhone 8 Price, HTC 10 evo Launch, YouTube Go Comes to India, and More: Your 360 Daily Rohan Naravane, 09 February 2017

HIGHLIGHTS It doesn’t seem like the sell-kidney-for-iPhone jokes are going to stop YouTube Go is a dedicated app for watching and sharing videos offline SoftBank loses $300 million in India after investing in Ola, Snapdeal The world has already had enough of the selling-kidney-to-buy-iPhone jokes, but unfortunately those may not stop, as the high-end variant of the iPhone 8 is ... Read More »

New Xiaomi Mi 6 update brings support for Mi Pay

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has started receiving a new update. Weighing in at around 125MB, the update brings support for Mi Pay, company’s own mobile payments service that was launched last year. For the uninitiated, Mi Pay is a NFC-based mobile payments solution, just like Apple Pay. It supports most credit/debit cards, and can also be used to make public ... Read More »

Google Slides: 3 Chrome extensions for better presentations

  Google Slides has become a popular presentation app for those who want to avoid the complexity and cost of Microsoft’s PowerPoint. It offers everything you need to create and collaborate on professional-looking slides. But like all Google’s productivity apps, its capabilities can be expanded and improved with a few choice Chrome extensions. Here are three you should use with ... Read More »

Google Drive Is About to Become Much More Useful

Google is turning its Drive app into a better tool for backing up your computer’s files. The company is launching a new feature called Backup and Sync, which can continuously back up your folders like the desktop, documents, and photo library. That means you’ll be able to select specific folders on your Mac or PC and have Google automatically back ... Read More »