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ZenFone 3 Laser units in Canada not able to make 911 calls, Asus says working on a fix

Asus has issued a formal statement following reports that the Canadian variant of its ZenFone 3 Laser smartphone is unable to make 911 calls. The Taiwanese company has said that it’s working to fix the issue. “On July 6th, 2017 we were made aware that there had been a reported case of a ZenFone 3 Laser device in Canada being unable to ... 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 »

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was ‘just too ambitious’, says CI Games

CI Games’ Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 was delayed on two occasions in the lead up to its eventual April 25 release. Perhaps the writing was on the wall at that stage, given the developer has now admitted its plans were too ambitious—a fact galvanised by a small development team and pressing deadlines. Since launch, Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 has suffered ... Read More »

Google Slides: 3 Chrome extensions for better presentations

  Google Slides has become a popular presentation app for those who want to avoid the complexity and cost of Microsoft’s PowerPoint. It offers everything you need to create and collaborate on professional-looking slides. But like all Google’s productivity apps, its capabilities can be expanded and improved with a few choice Chrome extensions. Here are three you should use with ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) Price in India Slashed

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) smartphones have received price cuts in India. The Taiwanese handset maker on Thursday announced the price cut. The Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), which was launched at Rs. 27,999, will be now be retailing at Rs. 19,999. The ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL), which was launched at Rs. 21,999, will be sold at Rs. 17,999. ... Read More »

New Solid-State Batteries Said to Offer 3 Times More Capacity Than Li-Ion Batteries

HIGHLIGHTS New battery prevents metal whiskers called ‘dendrites’ from forming Researchers claim new battery is more eco-friendly Uses solid glass as an electrolyte Team of researchers led by John Goodenough, who worked in the development of lithium-ion batteries currently used in several electronic products, has announced that it has developed an alternative solid-state battery that can replace conventional ones. The ... Read More »

Top 3 changes on the 2017 Toyota Camry Hybrid

Toyota launched the updated Camry Hybrid in India yesterday. The carmaker hasn’t made any powertrain related changes to the car and it continues to be equipped with the same 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine. This is paired to an electric motor and is capable of generating a combined output of 202bhp, while being mated to an e-CVT gearbox. Now to the ... Read More »

This week in games: Morrowind comes to Elder Scrolls Online, Lego invades Arma 3, and more

February already, eh? This week we’ve got a bunch of successful Kickstarter campaigns, the first Stellaris expansion, Lego modded into Arma 3, the impending death of Denuvo, and Elder Scrolls Online pulling out the nuclear option: A Morrowindexpansion. It’s gaming news for January 30 through February 3. Weekend downtime Need something to play this weekend? You’ve got a few free ... Read More »

CBSE won’t apply its 3 Indian language plan for Class 10 Board exam till 2020

A senior official said that “even if the new plan is approved by the ministry and CBSE starts working on the scheme it would not” happen before 2019-20. RELATED STORIES Congress MP raises issue of student suicide in RS NEET UG 2017 Urdu Row: Students organisation to file petition in SC Civil aviation ministry approved mechanical and avionics aircraft courses ... Read More »

Nougat-powered Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro spotted on GFXBench

Looks like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 Pro may get the Nougat update soon. The device running the latest Android version (version 7.1.1) has been spotted on the GFXBench benchmarking website, indicating that the update is being tested by the company. This comes just over a month after the global variant of the phone started receiving the Marshmallow update. Sadly, ... Read More »