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Apple is finally turning the iPad into a computer

Tim Cook holds an iPad Pro after his keynote address to Apple’s annual world wide developer conference. It’s taken a while but Apple is finally following through on its leader’s desire for iPads to replace computers. In November 2015, Apple chief executive Tim Cook said: “I think if you’re looking at a PC, why would you buy a PC anymore? ... Read More »

Zelda remake turns BOTW into a free-to-play PC game

A NINTENDO FAN with a lot of time on his hands has created a 2D version of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild (BOTW). The INQUIRER has spent a lot of time playing BOTW, but perhaps not as much as Winter Drake, who is not only the man with the coolest name ever but also the brains behind this 2D Breath ... Read More »

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 »

Five arrested for hacking into ATMs and stealing $3.2 million

Law enforcement authorities from Europe and Asia have arrested five members of an international cybercriminal group that specialized in hacking into automated teller machine (ATMs). The investigation began in early 2016, according to Europol. Three suspects were arrested in Taiwan, one in Romania, and one in Belarus. Most of them had multiple citizenships and could travel easily between countries, the ... Read More »

Reliance Jio to foray into connected cars

Reliance Jio has been in the news for offering free unlimited data. After dominating the telecom space, Reliance is set to foray into automobiles. Connected cars is the future and Reliance seems to have developed the required systems and expertise to get into telematics. Reliance has developed after-market 2-DIN infotainment systems with embedded GPS trackers and a Jio sim card ... 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 »

Lenovo moves into the smart home market with an Amazon Alexa-powered speaker and a 6TB NAS box

Lenovo is dipping its toe into the smart home market with two new product announcements at CES: a new smart speaker that will be powered by Amazon’s Alexa Voice Service, and a wireless NAS box that that promises to help organize your digital photo library using onboard facial-recognition software. The Lenovo Smart Assistant ($130) looks like a mashup of an ... Read More »

Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung resigns, wants to get back into academics

The 65-year-old former bureaucrat will be going back to his “first love, which is academics”, said the press release issued by Jung’s office In picture, Former Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung (File Photo) RELATED STORIES Democratic decision making process cannot be threatened: IIT-Kharagpur Teacher booked under IPC section 323 and 341 for injuring student: Bihar NEET-UG in 6 additional languages ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge Nougat update moves into carrier testing

Looks like the Nougat update for the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge, which is currently being beta tested by the South Korean company, will soon be rolled out to the general public. That’s because the update has moved into the carrier testing stage. Specifically, Vodafone Australia has updated their website to reflect that the update is under testing. While ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »