Author Archives: Loknath Das

EXCUSE ME, I HAVE TO FEED THE COMPUTER

It is a staple of science fiction to see a brain in a jar or other container, maybe used as some sort of computer device. You are probably imagining a brain-powered supercomputer with a room full of humans with electrodes in their heads, or maybe some other primate. The reality though is it might be just a small dish full ... Read More »

Netflix Drops Patriot Act With Hasan Minhaj Episode Critical of Saudi Arabia

Netflix confirmed Tuesday that it removed an episode of a satirical comedy show that criticises Saudi Arabia, after officials in the kingdom reportedly complained. The move raises new questions about the limits of free online expression. In the episode of “Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj,” the American-born Muslim lashed Saudi Arabia after the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi ... Read More »

Google will reportedly launch both Pixel 3 “Lite” devices on Verizon this spring

We’ve been hearing rumors and speculation about two new Pixel devices said to be “Lite” versions of their already-available Pixel 3 counterparts. Renders of the phone have already leaked, giving us an idea of what these premium mid-rangers might look like – in the Pixel 3’s likeness. The latest piece of news from Android Police claims that the Pixel 3 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A8s is now for sale, costs less than $450

Samsung was the first company to officially introduce a smartphone with a camera under the display. The device is called Galaxy A8s and has just appeared for sale at the Chinese online retailer JD.com. There is only one memory choice and a single price tag of CNY2,999, or under $450. Samsung Galaxy A8s was announced with either 6 or 8 ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 7 Pro, Redmi 7 and Redmi 7A leaked: Launch likely in January, specs and key details

As the year 2018 comes to an end, it seems Xiaomi is already preparing to start 2019 with a few big-bang launches. According to details posted by TENAA, the website of Chinese regulator that certifies networking hardware in phones, Xiaomi is working on three new phones codenamed M1901F7E, M1901F7T and M1901F7C. In 2018, the codenames of Xiaomi phones had M18 ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley Says Snooping Powers For Agencies Came Up Under Congress

After the opposition came down heavily on the government for empowering several investigating agencies to intercept and monitor data on computers, Union minister Arun Jaitley defended the move saying that the authorisation was given under rules framed during the UPA regime in 2009. “Converting India into a police state isn’t going to solve your problems, Modi Ji. It’s only going ... Read More »

Computer Baba, Expelled From His Sect, May Set Up New Akhada

omputer Baba said he will mobilise saints and seers of India from December 22 to 30 in Allahabad (FILE) Indore:  Religious leader Computer Baba, who was recently expelled from the Digambar Ani Akhada, said he is mulling to set up a new “akhada“, or sect, when the Kumbh Mela takes places in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Computer Baba, a friend-turned-critic ... Read More »

5 Ways Online Rummy Reflects the New Age Gaming

New age gaming is one of the most popular ways in which people spend their free time, these days. Indoor sports were always popular, but today’s smartphone games or computer games are of varied kinds that do not even need you to look for playmates or partners. When people do not have partners to play with, they choose to play ... Read More »

Should You Invest In Mobile Home Parks? Only If You Like Consistent Returns

GettyGetty Mobile home park investing is not an exciting cryptocurrency, a high-flying tech startup or a trophy office tower you brag about owning. A mobile home park is just a parking lot filled with single- or double-wides that kicks off a lot of cash flow. I co-own a portfolio of 23 mobile home parks and help real estate investors grow ... Read More »

Our Honor Magic 2 video review is up

Xiaomi beat Honor to the full screen slider game by a few days back in October when it announced the Mi Mix 3 ahead of the Honor Magic 2. And yet Honor strikes back with a much cooler name – Magic is Magic, after all. The two devices seem to share the exact same display panel, which is partly to ... Read More »