Author Archives: Loknath Das

Xiaomi Mi Mix 2 benchmark listing confirms Snapdragon 835 SoC, 6GB RAM

The successor to the Xiaomi Mi Mix has been the subject of several leaks and rumors so far. Back in April, a listing for the device was spotted on GearBest’s website, revealing some key specs. And now, a GFXBench listing – alleged to be of the handset – has surfaced, confirming some of the specs, including Snapdragon 835 chipset and 6GB of RAM. The listing also ... Read More »

OnePlus 2 Now Receiving OxygenOS 3.5.9 Update With 4G VoLTE Fix

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 2 users start receiving OxygenOS 3.5.9 This update fixes the 4G VoLTE reception issue OnePlus 2 users won’t get the Android 7.0 Nougat update Alongside the OnePlus 5 OxgenOS 4.5.5 update, OnePlus has also rolled out an update for OnePlus 2users as well. Before you rejoice thinking it’s an out-of-the-blue Android 7.0 update, this one brings the much waited 4G VoLTE ... Read More »

Top five upcoming sports bikes in India

  Top five upcoming sports bikes in India As the biking culture is gaining popularity in India, numerous people are upgrading their daily ride with faster sports bikes. That’s the reason more manufacturers are entering the segment with various advanced models, ranging from 150cc to over 1000cc bikes. However, here we will talk about the most celebrated range of sports bikes in India which ... Read More »

Should the Future of Education Include a ‘Personalized Prescription’ of Video Games?

Adam Gazzaley, a neuroscientist at the University of California at San Francisco who studies the effects of games and other physical and cognitive challenges, says they can improve memory and multitasking, and even treat attention-deficit disorders. This segment is part of a special series of video highlights from the ASU + GSV Summit produced by The Chronicle. Goldie Blumenstyk writes about ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mini Is The Compact Android Phone On Par With Google’s Pixel: Rumor

According to a rumor, Samsung might be rekindling its “mini” offering, and this time around, it could be one worth having. Why? Because it could be the Galaxy S8 mini. Now the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S7 skipped out on the mini deal. And sure, the Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, and Galaxy S5 all have mini versions, but even during ... Read More »

Telangana DOST 2017 allotment results to release today at dost.cgg.gov.in

DOST 2017 allotment results: The second allotment results for the Degree Online Services of Telangana (DOST) will be released today by the Telangana State Council of Higher Education (TSCHE) at dost.cgg.gov.in. Candidates can check their allotment results from the official website. According to reports, about 2,70,014 out of 4,10,047 seats remained vacant after the first phase of the allotment at 1,089 colleges. Out ... Read More »

Motorola Moto Z2 Play launched in China, BlackBerry KEYone arriving soon

Available to pre-order since last week, the Motorola Moto Z2 Play has now gone on sale in China. The device carries a price tag of CNY 3,299 ($485), and can be purchased through the company’s official website as well as retailer JingDong. Color options include gold. In a separate development, the BlackBerry KEYone has been okayed by the Chinese telecommunication authority TENAA, something which ... Read More »

Rs 3,000 crore deal: IndoStar to buy stake in ICICI Home Finance

  Photo: www.shutterstock.com IndoStar Capital Finance, a non-banking finance company (NBFC) controlled by private equity firm Everstone Capital, is all set to acquire a majority stake in ICICI Home Finance at an equity valuation of Rs 3,000 crore for the ICICI Bank subsidiary.   Everstone Capital will also invest in the deal. Together IndoStar and Everstone will own two-third of the business. The remaining one-third will continue to remain ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to Be Available for Purchase in India Today, via Flipkart and Mi.com

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 price in India starts at Rs. 9,999 The Redmi Note 4 will go on sale at 12pm IST The smartphone was first launched in January Xiaomi is making the Redmi Note 4 available to buy in India on Wednesday. The smartphone will go on sale via e-commerce site Flipkart and the company’s own site, Mi.com, ... Read More »

Laptop Ban: Emirates, Turkish Airlines Say Exempted From Electronics Restriction

HIGHLIGHTS The ban was lifted “effective immediately” on Dubai International Emirates blamed travel restrictions for a drop in demand on US flights The UK ban does not apply to flights from Dubai and Abu Dhabi The United States has lifted the in-cabin ban on laptops and other large electronic devices on US-bound flights from Dubai and Istanbul, Emirates and Turkish Airlines said ... Read More »