Author Archives: Loknath Das

Google Home Will Now Let You Wake Up to Your Favourite Music

HIGHLIGHTS New feature wakes you up to your favourite songs or radio station You can also choose music from streaming services like Spotify or Pandora Assistant will help you keep up with TV shows Google is rolling out a new feature to Google Home devices that will let you set the music of your choice as an alarm to wake you up in ... Read More »

Bitcoin Set for Worst Week Since 2013 as Crypto Sell-Off Intensifies

Cryptocurrencies plunged on Friday, with several of the largest falling by more than 20 percent and Bitcoin sliding below $8,000 (roughly Rs. 5.12 lakhs) and headed for its worst week since 2013, as worries about a regulatory clampdown globally sent investors scrambling to sell. The slump in prices this week means the total market value of cryptocurrencies is down to $385 ... Read More »

Dell, VMware Said to Be Exploring Options Including Merger

HIGHLIGHTS Dell seeks new avenues for growth following acquisition of EMC in 2016 Company under pressure to boost profits after EMC deal failed to deliver VMware to form a special committee to consider a combination with Dell US computer maker Dell Technologies and business software provider VMware have decided to explore options that could include a potential merger of the two companies, people familiar with ... Read More »

Chrome OS 64 Announced With New Screenshot Feature, Android App Optimisations, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Chrome OS 64 comes with a new screenshot option The new Chrome OS update also includes Android app optimisations It will become available for devices over the next few days Days after the debut of a new Chrome web browser for Android, Windows, Mac, and Linux, Google has updated the Chrome OS to the version 64 build. The latest Chrome OS update includes a bunch of new features alongside ... Read More »

Windows 10 Finally More Popular Than Windows 7 Worldwide: StatCounter

HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 had 42.78 percent of the desktop market share Windows 7’s share stood at 41.86 percent, according to StatCounter In India, Windows 7 still has 59.38 percent market share Windows 10 might finally be the most popular version of Windows out there. As per web analytics firm StatCounter, Windows 10 received 42.78 percent of the desktop market, finally ... Read More »

Xiaomi updates Redmi 3S and Redmi 3S Prime to MIUI 9

The global MIUI 9 rollout continues with Xiaomi Redmi 3s and Xiaomi Redmi 3s Prime getting the Nightly update. The firmware version is MIUI V9.2.2.0.MALMIEK and is 376 MB in size and is based on Android Marshmallow with an April 2017 security patch. Bear in mind that this is a Nightly build. Xiaomi pushes Stable update to random users and if feedback is going ... Read More »

Exposed! Fake education board racket busted: DU graduate, two others arrested

Delhi Police on Monday has exposed a gang running 27 fake education websites which offered fake class 10, class 12, undergraduate degrees, postgraduate degrees and mark sheets. Three suspects including Pankaj Arora along with two other men, Pawiter Singh and Gopal Krishan have been arrested for selling fake degrees and mark sheets of popular universities and school boards.   THE ... Read More »

My Time at Portia PC preview: A relaxing game that will keep you hooked

In the modern gaming scene, explosive action is something many titles share. This is only natural, of course — who doesn’t love to participate in epic battles or tense combat? Despite this, it can also be nice for games to change pace and offer a more laid back experience. This is the market in which the “life simulator” type of ... Read More »

Taming the beast: how to build a gaming PC for 2018

Buying a new games machine is a major investment in these financially tricky times. A capable PC that will cope with the latest releases for at least 18 months will start at £600, but, whatever you pay, your quest will involve a series of challenging decisions and compromises. So, if you’re thinking about splashing out this year, we’ve pulled together tips and ... Read More »

See The Most Anticipated PC-Exclusive Games Of 2018

Despite the launch of two new consoles last year, PCdominated much of the conversation in 2017 thanks to the phenomenal success of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, which released in Early Access in March and proceeded to shatter player and sales records throughout the remainder of the year. But while PUBG may have been the platform’s biggest success story in 2017, it certainly wasn’t the ... Read More »