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HP Elite x3 is again available to pre-order from Microsoft in US and Canada

Days after going out of stock, the HP Elite x3 is once again available to pre-order from Microsoft in Canada as well as the US. Both US and Canadian Microsoft Store listings reveal a release date of September 26. A quick look, however, at HP’s official US website reveals that the device is available for purchase, but the listing – ... Read More »

First ‘Project Tango’ phone’s release gets pushed back from “Summer” to “Fall”

We’ve seen plenty of products that snap a lens over top of your existing smartphone lens, but nothing quite like this. The Hasselblad True Zoom is a Moto Mod that works with Moto Z phones, and completely replaces your phone camera with a point-and-shoot that gives you 10X optical zoom. It certainly doesn’t come anywhere near approximating the quality of Hasselblad’s ... Read More »

First ‘Project Tango’ phone’s release gets pushed back from “Summer” to “Fall”

The Lenovo Phab2 Pro was announced back in June at Lenovo Tech World in Silicon Valley and is the world’s first phone with Google’s Project Tango to soon become commercially available. You can check out our hands-on from back in June. AusDroid reports that the Project Tango smartphone will not be coming to Australia at all. As far as where ... Read More »

10 tips to get the most from your Samsung Galaxy Note 7

It’s got everything but the kitchen sink The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is jam packed with just about every feature it’s possible to fit in a smartphone, but it comes with a high price. The last thing you want to do is drop all that cash on a Note 7 and not take full advantage of all the cool stuff ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7 may be banned from US flights

Looks like the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is mulling banning Samsung Galaxy Note7 units with faulty batteries from flights. “The FAA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are working on guidance related to this issue,” the agency said in a statement. “If the device is recalled by the manufacturer, airline crew and passengers will not be able ... Read More »

This week in games: Stranger Things becomes an 80s-style SCUMM, Duke Nukem returns from the grave

I had to take a break last week from wrapping up the week’s gaming news and putting a big floppy bow on it, thanks to a 103-degree fever (40 degrees for you not-Americans). But now I’m back! I’d say “Better Than Ever,” but I’d be lying. Anyway, this week we’ve got a Stranger Things adventure game, some sort of Duke ... Read More »

Class 12 Mathematics paper will be easy from next year, says CBSE

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) said it will ease the difficulty level of class 12 mathematics paper from the next year, after this year’s tough question had forced many students to weep and to score less marks. (Read: CBSE Class 12 Results out: No leniency in Maths paper, high paper standard to be maintained in future) Have a ... Read More »

Hyundai cars to get costlier by Rs 3,000-20,000 from August 16

Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL) recently announced that the prices of all their car models will see an upward revision from August 16, 2016. These include cars ranging from their entry-level Eon to their flagship Santa Fe and will vary from Rs 3,000 to Rs 20,000. The price hike is due to the increase in input and operational costs and ... Read More »

Admission to medical, dental courses under NEET from 2017: Parliament gives approval

On Monday, August 1, the Parliament gave approval to two important bills regarding the conduction of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET). Once the bills are passed, the admission to medical and dental courses all over the country will be done through a single common entrance test from next year. The government said that NEET is designed to curb corruption by bringing ... Read More »

Hindu migrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh to get direct admission in MBBS, BE courses

The External Affairs Ministry on Wednesday said that the Hindu migrants, who belong from Pakistan and Bangladesh and are now based in India, can get direct admission into the MBBS and BE courses from this academic year. A self-financing scheme by the ministry has been running for foreign nationals from developing countries for admission in Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery ... Read More »