Author Archives: Loknath Das

Oxford University students unhappy with the elite scholar gowns, vote against it

An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates with scholarships or better scores wearing scholars’ gowns during examinations. Representative image – Image source: brookes.ac.uk An online poll was carried out by the Oxford University students’ union in which students had to express their opinions regarding undergraduates ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 review: This mid-range Android phone is speedy inside, but stale outside

There are certain things you can usually count on in a OnePlus phone: great performance, an awesome price, and a touch of originality. But with the OnePlus 5, you’re only getting the first two parts of the three-part equation. The OnePlus 5 is packed with the latest components on the inside, but its display is nothing special. It’s still a ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 sales go live on the official site

Some of you got their OnePlus 5 early thanks to the special code shown during the event, others bought theirs in person, now the floodgates are open – everyone can grab one from OnePlus.net. You’ve seen our review and our thoughts, you’re voting at the polls. Below is a reminder of the prices. You should have all the info to ... Read More »

Vivo X9S & X9S Plus with dual front cameras spotted on promotional poster

We recently reported that Vivo may unveil a new smartphone on June 28. Notably, not just any device, it is tipped to be the world’s first smartphone with an on-screen fingerprint scanner. That’s something! Well, looks like Vivo has more in store for its fans as it plans to launch two more smartphones soon. Dubbed as the Vivo X9s and ... Read More »

Alleged Nubia Z17 Lite spotted on TENAA: Features a slightly smaller battery

Nubia launched its flagship device Nubia Z17 in the beginning of this month. It is undoubtedly one of the best smartphones of 2017 with sleek design and powerful specifications. Now, it looks like the company is working on the launch of the Lite version of the Z17 with watered-down specs. We say this as a Nubia handset bearing the model ... Read More »

InFocus Turbo 5 with 5000mAh battery to be launched in India on June 28

Last week, the smartphone maker InFocus sent out invites as they were planning to launch a new smartphone with a big battery on June 28 in India. Now, the online retailer Amazon India confirms that the device will be dubbed InFocus Turbo 5 and reveals its specs and design too. The placeholder on the Amazon India website shows that the ... Read More »

Flipkart Unveils Rs. 999 per Month Laptop Offer Partnering With HP, Intel, Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Consumers can Rs. 999 per month in a 36-month EMI Flipkart has partnered ICICI Bank and Citibank The laptop sports a Intel Core i3 processor E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Monday announced that it has collaborated with HP, Intel, and Microsoft so that consumers can buy the HP Imprint, an Intel Core i3-powered Windows 10 laptop priced at Rs. 35,954, ... Read More »

EU Said to Fine Google With Record Fine This Week

HIGHLIGHTS EU to order Google a fine of around EUR 2 billion this Tuesday Google had been accused of dominating in its search results EU had earlier fined Apple a huge sum of EUR 13 billion The EU’s powerful antitrust regulator will slap Google with a record fine as early as Tuesday in another European blow against a US tech ... Read More »

Windows 10 Source Code Leak Confirmed by Microsoft; Data Removed by Beta Archive

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 source code leaked online this week New reports say leak is a minor one Leak could lead to potential Windows 10 exploits Microsoft has found itself in an embarrassing position once again with reports that a massive trove of Windows 10 source code has been leaked online this week. Some system builds related to Microsoft’s USB, storage ... Read More »

DU Admissions 2017: As admission season kicks off, here’s what to keep in mind

  With the Delhi University (DU) having announced its first cut-off list, applicants will now have three days to apply for admission into colleges and courses of their choice. For those who have not made it in the first cut-off list, the university will release its second list a week later, on July 1. Just like the registration process, the ... Read More »