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Google App v6.13 to bring Google Assistant to non-Pixels, or at least maybe

Google’s personal assistant, quite creatively called Google Assistant, is so far only officially available on the Pixel and Pixel XL, as smartphones go. However, a new alpha release of the Google app (v6.13) for users signed up to the beta channel suggests that might be changing in the near future. The folks over at Android Police report that the app ... Read More »

Only the 5-inch iPhone 8 to have a glass back, wireless charging

Another day, another contradicting iPhone rumor – when will it end? Well, next September is a pretty safe assumption. Anyway, in today’s batch of supposed specs for the future iPhone we have a 5-inch model that will be fitted with wireless (or rather, inductive) charging capability. Based on ‘reliable sources’ from Taiwan, Japanese blog Macotacara reports that only this 5-inch ... Read More »

Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid spotted

A camouflaged Range Rover Sport plug-in hybrid test mule has been spotted in Europe. Land Rover would ideally want to keep the hybrid model unique from the regular versions. Which is why this prototype had redesigned bumpers, and new headlamps. In fact, the dashboard was covered up with a cloth which suggests it has been updated. Though the mechanicals have ... Read More »

Hindustan Motors sold the Ambassador brand to Peugeot for Rs 80 crore

The iconic Hindustan Motor Ambassador has been sold to the French manufacturer Peugeot for an agreed sum of Rs 80 crore. The C.K. Birla Group, who owns the Hindustan Motors, formalised the deal with the PSA Group for the sale of the Ambassador brand, including the trademarks. The proceeds from the sale will be utilised by Hindustan Motors to clear ... Read More »

Mercedes-Benz E350d LWB First Drive Review

What is it? The E-class was Mercedes’s first step on Indian soil and even today it remains the most important sedan in their line-up. Ever since Mercedes came to India, the E has been its most consistent performer and with over 34,000 units sold since its launch in 1995, the E-class is the same to Mercedes, as a daily loaf ... Read More »

2017 Volkswagen Vento spotted with LED DRLs

We have spotted the 2017 Volkswagen Vento with a new headlamp design and a few tweaks inside as well. The car was out being shot for a commercial which means, the launch is just around the corner. The new headlamps might be offered only with the highline trim to keep the price tag of the entry-level car at par with ... Read More »

IIT-Kharagpur to establish country’s first Quality and Reliability school

The aim for establishing the school is to improve the quality of life for the people of India as well as develop quality conscious global citizens, said Director, IIT-Kharagpur Prof P P Chakrabarti. The School will be truly interdisciplinary in which faculty members as well as students will be from various disciplines, said Director IIT-Kharagpur RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two ... Read More »

IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam from 2018

The ministry has decided to conduct single engineering entrance test every year and it will be designed in a way that the linguistic diversity of the country is taken into consideration IITs to come under Single Engineering Entrance Exam RELATED STORIES Bihar plus two exams 2017: Bar coding to be used in answer sheets Shahnaz Husain’s detailed interview makes its ... Read More »

JNU students block entry of teachers, officials in admin building

A nine-member delegation met the President and briefed him about various issues ranging from the issue of 100 per cent weightage given to viva-voce, intimidation and surveillance of faculty and students and the restrictions on freedoms of movement, assembly, speech and expression,” JNUTA president Ayesha Kidwai said. In picture, JNU students protesting against the new administration rules RELATED STORIES Shahnaz ... Read More »

How to join Microsoft’s Office Insider program on any platform

Microsoft is all about showing its work these days. You probably know Microsoft shares preview builds of Windows 10 leading up to major releases, such as the upcoming Creators Update. But did you know Microsoft offers an Insider program for Microsoft Office as well? If your heart starts racing at the thought of trying out new Excel power features, enhanced ... Read More »