Author Archives: Loknath Das

Apple Declines Invite to EU Hearing, Cites Appeal Against EU Tax Order

iPhone maker Apple has turned down an invitation to an EU lawmakers’ hearing, saying it does not want to prejudice its challenge to an EU order to pay up to EUR 13 billion ($15 billion or around Rs. 1.01 lakh crores) in back taxes to Ireland. A European Parliament committee is holding the hearing on tax evasion on June 21. In a letter to the committee ... Read More »

macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 With Messages in iCloud Released: How to Download and Install

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 The new update includes Messages in iCloud It brings some enterprise and security updates Just a few days following the release of iOS 11.4, Apple has released a macOS High Sierra 10.13.5 update. The latest version of macOS High Sierra brings Messages in iCloud to the Mac alongside some enterprise and security updates. Apple had introduced the ... Read More »

A 100cc Royal Enfield? The Copycat ‘Royal Indian Bike’ Looks Like A Poor Man’s Bullet

The Royal Enfield Bullet is the symbol of the ever aspirational Indian youth and it has been the mainstay of the Indian auto industry for decades. That too, despite a huge spike in its price over the years. While the original Bullet 350 or Bullet 500 are beasts that do not have a lot of competition in India, this carbon ... Read More »

Meet the Royal Indian ‘100cc Bullet’ motorcycle

Royal Enfield has gained a cult status in India and around the world for its timeless motorcycles. Even though the Royal Enfield bikes are equally popular among the youths and the experienced riders in India, the most affordable Royal Enfield bike is priced at Rs. 1.14 lakh. The big fat price tag keeps many away from the bike. So what is ... Read More »

2019 KTM Duke 390 to get Navigation

KTM has become extremely popular in India within a short span of time. The bike that made KTM a household name is the Duke 390. This bike had set new standards for small engine motorcycles and raised the bar much higher. The 2019 KTM Duke 390 is in the works and will be launched next year. This time the bike ... Read More »

How premium PC games continue to rise, surprise in China

Seemingly implausible only a few years ago, China has quickly become one of the world’s most robust markets for premium PC games. According to Steam’s Hardware & Software Surveyfrom April 2018, 30 percent of its users have Simplified Chinese set as their default language, second only to English at 34 percent. China lags behind in the number of titles its users own, ... Read More »

How to play PC games on Android with Steam Link

If you’ve ever dreamed of playing a big AAA gaming title on your phone, now you can. Sort of. Valve’s Steam Link ($32.00 at Amazon.com) system originally required a physical box to be plugged into a television and connected to the same network as your gaming computer. You would then use the processing power of your dedicated gaming rig to stream your favorite titles to ... Read More »

How would you change Steam?

If you were running Steam, how would it be different? Wait, that’s probably too broad: it’d be GOG but with every game ever published, wouldn’t it? Scratch that. Let’s try it this way: What’s one thing about Steam you wish Valve would change? Being the leading digital distribution platform, Steam gets a lot of (fair) criticism of just about everything it ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) plagued by reboots and bootloops after Oreo update

If after installing the Oreo update, your Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) randomly reboots or is stuck in bootloop, you’re not alone. A significant number of users are reporting these issues after the update. Last night my phone updated to Android 8 – Oreo. And today it is unusable. It keeps restarting again and again, and again. The battery drained in less than 4 ... Read More »

MIUI 10 Screenshots Leak Ahead of May 31 Launch, Show Android P-Inspired Design

  HIGHLIGHTS MIUI 10 may be unveiled alongside Xiaomi Mi 8 The Xiaomi Mi 8 is set to launch on May 31 MIUI 10 seems to be heavily inspired by Android P Xiaomi is set to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone on May 31, and at the event the company is even going to unveilthe Mi Band 3. Alongside, the MIUI 10 reveal has also been ... Read More »