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In Major Revamp, Draft Education Policy Does Away With 10+2 Model of Schooling, Brings in 5+3+3+4 Format

New Delhi: The draft New Education Policy (NEP), 2019, has recommended the restructuring of the school curriculum and pedagogy in a new “5+3+3+4 design”. This is a major departure from the legacies of the National Policy on Education, 1968, which follows the “10+2” format in the school education system. The NEP committee, headed by former ISRO chief K Kasturirangan, is of ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Band 3 First Software Update Brings Phone Mute Functionality

HIGHLIGHTS Mi Band 3 was launched back in May this year This is the first software update for the fitness tracker It will only be available on Android Xiaomi’s popular wearable Mi Band 3 was launched at the company’s annual product event, alongside the Mi 8 flagship, in China back in May this year. The Chinese electronics giant has now confirmed the rollout of the first software ... Read More »

New Samsung Gear S2 update brings battery life-related optimizations

Samsung has started pushing out a new update to its Gear S2 smartwatch. Arriving as build number XXU2EQJ2 and weighing in at 22MB, it’s not a big update, but does bring along some optimizations aimed at increasing the battery life. In addition, the update also includes some security enhancements. Currently, units in Europe (the Netherlands to be specific) are getting the update, ... Read More »

Donald Trump brings tough trade message in vision for Asia

Donald Trump says the US is ready to make a bilateral deal with any country in the India-Pacific region, but only on the basis of ‘mutual respect and mutual benefit’. Photo: AFP Danang, Vietnam: US President Donald Trump set out a strong message on trade at a meeting of Asia-Pacific countries in Vietnam on Friday, saying the United States could no ... Read More »

PS4 Software Update 5.00 Now Available for Download, Brings Improvements to Tournaments, Broadcasting, and More

HIGHLIGHTS PS4 firmware update 5.00 brings 1080p 60fps Twitch streaming to PS4 Pro Team tournaments is another new inclusion No, you can’t change your PSN ID just yet Sony has announced that PS4 software update 5.00 (codename: Nobunaga) is available for download right now. And no, unlike previous reports suggested, you won’t be able to change your PSN ID or let you play ... Read More »

Zeiss VR One Connect Brings PC-Powered SteamVR Games to Mobile Headsets

HIGHLIGHTS Zeiss VR One Connect streams SteamVR games to mobile VR headsets The VR games can be played using motion controllers Zeiss VR One Connect will retail for EUR 129 later this year Ahead of IFA 2017, Zeiss and SteamVR have together announced a new VR streaming solution called Zeiss VR One Connect that brings PC-powered VR gaming to smartphones inside mobile VR headsets. Alongside, ... Read More »

New Xiaomi Mi 6 update brings support for Mi Pay

The Xiaomi Mi 6 has started receiving a new update. Weighing in at around 125MB, the update brings support for Mi Pay, company’s own mobile payments service that was launched last year. For the uninitiated, Mi Pay is a NFC-based mobile payments solution, just like Apple Pay. It supports most credit/debit cards, and can also be used to make public ... Read More »

New OneDrive for iOS update brings support for animated GIF files

Microsoft has pushed out a new update to the iOS client of its OneDrive app. The update, which bumps the app to version 8.8.9, brings along several changes, including support for animated GIF files. Aside from animated GIF support, the updated app now also lets you instantly switch accounts by tapping and holding on the Me tab. Those with work ... Read More »

Latest Concept build for Sony Xperia X brings February security patch

Sony has started rolling out a new update to the Xperia X units that are part of the Japanese company’s Concept for Android program. The update arrives as version 38.3.A.0.107 and brings along Android security fixes for the month of February. The update brings along changes related to the modem software as well as some stability improvements. It is currently ... Read More »

Nougat update for ZTE Axon 7 brings Daydream VR compatibility

After a short delay, the Nougat update for the ZTE Axon 7 is finally rolling out and it brings Google Daydream compatibility. ZTE has as low as $50 its own VR headset. This makes the Axon 7 the cheapest way to get into Google’s VR ecosystem. Other supported phones include the Pixels and the Moto Zs, the Huawei Mate 9 ... Read More »