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Engineering colleges with less than 30 per cent admissions to be shut down: AICTE

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) said on Friday that it will close down technical colleges which have, over the past five years, not managed to fill more than 30 per cent of the seats available. There are currently over 27 lakh vacant seats at engineer colleges across India, the Council said. “In the past few years, the ... Read More »

Live video of the iPhone 8 shows more than before

Another day, another iPhone 8 leak. This time we see a live video of a black device that looks like the flagship which Apple is going to launch in September. It might be just a dummy, but the evidence is mounting that Apple would have at least one phone, which will look like this given the increasing number of leaked prototypes. The ... Read More »

The Corsair Vengeance K65 mechanical keyboard is available for less than $60 today

Today’s a great day to be looking for a mechanical gaming keyboard that won’t take up too much room on your desk. Both Amazon and Newegg are selling the Corsair Vengeance K65 mechanical keyboard for $55 today. That’s a pretty good price, as Amazon was selling this keyboard for closer to $75 earlier in the week. Newegg’s sale ends on Friday night, while Amazon’s ... Read More »

12 reasons why gaming on a PC is better than game consoles

Ah, the old gaming PC versus video game console debate. Each have their merits, and each have their own league of fans who vehemently swear by one or the other. At the end of the day, it’s all about personal preference. Sure, it’s true that gaming consoles are easier for casual gaming on the couch, but there are 12 good ... Read More »

Good teachers need more than lofty qualifications

  ‘A good, effective teacher above all needs ­enthusiasm and some classroom skills. Perhaps a little knowledge helps too,’ writes Ann Gordon. Photograph: IPGGutenbergUKLtd/Getty Images/iStockphoto I doubt that Dr Claire Seymour (Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years?, Letters, 28 July) has ever had to be concerned with children’s safeguarding, controlling a class, or developing a range of pedagogies ... Read More »

iVoomi Me4 and Me5 With 4G VoLTE, Android 7.0 Nougat Launched at Less Than Rs. 4,500

HIGHLIGHTS iVoomi Me4 is available at Rs. 3,499 The Me5 is currently available for Rs. 4,499 iVoomi Me5 comes with a 3000mAH battery Chinese smartphone company iVoomi has launched two new budget smartphones called the iVoomi Me4 and iVoomi Me5 in India. Despite being in the affordable price segment, both the smartphones run Android 7.0 Nougat out-of-the-box, which will be welcomed by ... Read More »

Moto Z2 Force Leaked in Images, Said to Be Thinner Than Predecessor With Smaller Battery

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 Force to pack Snapdragon 835 processor Moto Z2 Force to be thinner than Moto Z Force It is said to come with shatterproof display Lenovo has already confirmed an event on Tuesday where the company is expected to reveal the next Moto Z smartphone. Now, famed tipster Evan Blass in a VentureBeat report claims that the phone in question is indeed the Moto ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 with rear fingerprint scanner will cost more than $800

As you know, the company said in the session that OnePlus 5 along with OnePlus 3T and OnePlus 3 will get Android O by the end of this year. Other than talking about older and current models, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer has also revealed some information about its upcoming flagship. Apparently, OnePlus is planning to move the fingerprint scanner on ... Read More »

New Solid-State Batteries Said to Offer 3 Times More Capacity Than Li-Ion Batteries

HIGHLIGHTS New battery prevents metal whiskers called ‘dendrites’ from forming Researchers claim new battery is more eco-friendly Uses solid glass as an electrolyte Team of researchers led by John Goodenough, who worked in the development of lithium-ion batteries currently used in several electronic products, has announced that it has developed an alternative solid-state battery that can replace conventional ones. The ... Read More »

Apple sells more Plus phones in Q4 2016 than ever

Apple is about to reveal its financial results for 4Q 2016 and they may contain a surprise – the company sold more iPhone 7 Plus units than any of the previous Plus-sized handsets. The company decided to equip the 7 Plus with more cameras, better battery life and more RAM than iPhone 7 and the result is said to be ... Read More »