Author Archives: Loknath Das

Honda CBR 150R, CBR 250R will be replaced by newer, more exciting products

The CBR150R and CBR250R have been the company’s flagship products in the sub-2lakh price range for some years now. However, with the recent shift to BS4 norms, the two CBRs went out of production as they remained in BS3 spec. Instead of simply updated both to BS4 spec, we hear that Honda has chosen to replace them with fresher and ... Read More »

INTERVIEW: In fighting for girls’ education, UN advocate Malala Yousafzai finds her purpose

Nobel Laureate and UN Messenger of Peace Malala Yousafzai sits down for an interview with UN News during the high-level session of the General Assembly. UN Photo/Mark Garten 5 October 2017 – More than 260 million children, adolescents and youth are out of school around the world, according to the United Nations. Despite some progress in achieving gender equality in ... Read More »

iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Review

It’s not very often that two new iPhone models are upstaged at their own launch, but that’s exactly what happened at Apple’s September event this year. The iPhone X was the star of the show, the cool new kid everyone wanted to hang out with, while the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus were relegated to the role of the ... Read More »

Delhi govt’s mega PTM Part 2: Class 10 board exams primary topic of discussion

The AAP-led Delhi government on September 1 organised this academic year’s first mega Parents-Teachers-Meeting (PTM) in its 1,041 schools. According to reports, the comeback of class 10 board exam was the most discussed topic at the PTM. Not only in building a bond between teachers and parents, the mega meeting aims to start a positive dialogue and it is hoped ... Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and 2 XL pricing and availability detailed

Pre-orders for the Google Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL are live now in the US, Canada, the UK, Germany, India and Australia. The Pixel 2 will be available on October 17, the larger Pixel 2 XL will come out in mid-November. Note that in the US, you can get it through the Google Store (unlocked) or on contract with Google’s wireless partner – ... Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes were on sale at GAME today for 10p

UK shop GAME sold Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes this afternoon for the sum of £0.10 – although the link has now been removed. The codes did work though – we tried it. We contacted GAME and the retailer told us that the now-removed offer was a mistake – part of the bundle for pre-order customers which was ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Set to Launch in India on October 10

Mi MIX 2, the second-generation bezel-less smartphone by Xiaomi, will be launched in India on October 10. The Mi MIX 2 India launch date was announced by Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who had earlier confirmed that the handset will be released in the country soon after its unveiling in China without mentioning a date. According to a teaser shared by the company, the Xiaomi ... Read More »

Why The Private Internet Is Growing So Fast

If you’re not a fan of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, you’re missing one of the best pop culture takes on the tech world ever produced. Sure, it might not have fire-breathing dragons and zombie armies, and very few people watch it, but as a fictional representation of the historical origins of the computer and Internet world that we now all ... Read More »

Technology: The backbone of financial markets

In today’s dynamic financial markets, one needs to make intelligent, sound, and quick decisions, the key enabler of which, is technology. While it is true that the structure of financial markets is complex, with many pillars such as regulations, taxes, and legal compliance, technology is playing an extremely critical role, having the capacity to completely ruin the mechanism of a ... Read More »

Alcatel U5 HD With Front Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Indian variant comes with 2GB of RAM The new Alcatel U5 HD comes with a 5-inch HD display The booking for the smartphone will start from midnight Wednesday Back in August, Alcatel launched its U5 HD budget smartphone globally and on Wednesday, the company finally launched the handset in India. The new U5 HD has been priced by the company at Rs. ... Read More »