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IIT, MIT students and faculty join hands to convert Shantiniketan into a model heritage city

In order to convert Bolpur-Shantiniketan into a model sustainable heritage city, students and faculty members from the IIT-Kgp and MIT, on Friday came together at a brainstorming session. Those from IIT-Kgp were mainly research scholars and students pursuing masters in architecture and city planning. Shantiniketan to become a model heritage city RELATED STORIES Father of Indian Supercomputer Vijay Pandurang Bhatkar ... Read More »

Hands on: Dell’s superb XPS 13 laptop twists into a 2-in-1 convertible

Dell has just improved its already brilliant XPS 13—it will now be available as a 2-in-1, which means the device has the versatility to be a laptop or a tablet. I had the chance to play around with the device prior to CES. It has a clever design and wowed me with its sleek design and edge-to-edge screen, but it ... Read More »

Hands on: AT&T’s DirecTV Now service provides a reason to cut cable TV

I cut cable TV earlier this year and switched over to online streaming services. I’ve tried Dish’s Sling TV and Sony’s PlayStation Vue, but will switch to AT&T’s new DirecTV Now service after it starts streaming on Nov. 30. The service was demonstrated at a media event in New York City on Monday, where I tried it out. You don’t ... Read More »

BMW India launches ‘Be in Good Hands’ after-sales campaign

In an attempt to strengthen their bond with the customers, BMW launched an after-sales service campaign, ‘Be in Good Hands’. The manufactuerer says that the campaign is designed keeping in mind the customer’s requirements – convenience, cost, time and quality. The German manufacturer will be offering multiple services under this campaign. Like the Mobility Offer, which will provide pick-up and ... Read More »

Hands on with Google Home: Your Google universe in a home-appliance wrapper

It’s impossible to discuss Google Home in a vacuum. It’s a direct, blatant, so-obvious-it-hurts competitor to the Amazon Echo—and if you spend just a few minutes with it, you may come away feeling it’s got the Echo’s number. Like the Echo, Google Home can start playing music with simple voice prompts. But itsounds better than the Echo, with much deeper ... Read More »

Hands on with the Polar M600: The ultimate fitness-centric smartwatch is just a little too big

I’m not a gym rat, nor do I get pumped up to ride my bike for hours on end. It takes a lot to convince me to leave the house and sweat. Still, there’s something particularly convincing about the new Polar M600 Android Wear smartwatch that makes me think I could start a disciplined work out routine of my own. ... Read More »