Tag Archives: ‘Star

How to become a YouTube star

We cannot imagine life without YouTube. It is the modern encyclopaedia that we consult whenever we need to know about anything and everything. Chris Anderson of TED Talk fame has compared its contribution to that of inventor and printer Johannes Guttenberg’s towards bulk communication. From education to journalism, to advertisement, politics, social awareness or popular culture YouTube’s influence is felt ... Read More »

Samsung patents Galaxy J3 Star and Galaxy J7 Star monikers

Samsung classifies its Galaxy smartphones in three major categories – S goes for the flagship devices, the A is for upper-midrange phones and the J series is where the lower-midrangers hang out. According to the US Patent and Trademark Office, the third family is about to get bigger – the Korean company trademarked the monikers Galaxy J3 Star and Galaxy J7 Star. The “Star” addition will ... Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes were on sale at GAME today for 10p

UK shop GAME sold Star Wars Battlefront 2 PC beta codes this afternoon for the sum of £0.10 – although the link has now been removed. The codes did work though – we tried it. We contacted GAME and the retailer told us that the now-removed offer was a mistake – part of the bundle for pre-order customers which was ... Read More »

Star Wars Battlefront’s season pass DLC given away for free as we barrel towards the sequel

The new Star Wars Battlefront II is mere months away, and back at E3 I said it seemed “like the game we should’ve received two years ago.” We won’t be able to tell for sure until review time, but space battles? All three eras of current Star Wars canon? A singleplayer campaign? Yeah, it’s a damn sight better than the Star Wars Battlefront half-game we got in 2015. THE ... Read More »

Samsung Connect Home: This router/smart-home hub combo isn’t a star in either role

A smart-home system has components distributed all over the house, controlled by a hub that’s connected to the internet via a router. That arrangement enables you to control the system from anywhere you have broadband access. So Samsung’s decision to meld a smart home hub with a mesh Wi-Fi router is a no brainer. But melding is always tricky. You might get ... Read More »

Sequoia, Norwest lead $50 million funding in Chennai-based Five Star Finance

Investment firms Sequoia Capital and US-based Norwest Venture Partners have led a round of Series C funding in Chennai-based lending company Five Star Business Finance, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. Five Star Business Finance is currently a loan provider focused in South India. Existing investors Matrix Partners India and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia also participated ... Read More »

Star Wars PC Games Now Available With Up to 77 Percent Discount in GOG Sale

Last year’s Star Wars Battlefront might have set a new bar for the Star Wars video games in terms of graphics fidelity but fans of the franchise would agree that the classic games still have their own charm. If you share the same opinion, we have exciting news for you as several classic entries from the Star Wars video game ... Read More »

Star Wars now part of UK academic courses

It is part of a range of courses that are open to the general public but do not carry degree credits, BBC News reported. Star Wars now in UK academic RELATED STORIES Gujarat Board decides to hold exam at two blacklisted exam centres Delhi Nursery admission: HC to deliver verdict today Single entrance examination for engineering courses from next year ... Read More »

Government to introduce star safety rating for new cars in India

The government of India is considering a proposal to introduce a star rating programme for new passenger cars in the country. The ratings will be given out based on the safety features that the cars might come with. The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Pon Radhakrihsnan informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply, “Proposal of Bharat ... Read More »

Star Trek VI and 11 other movies are now streaming online

These days too many movies neglect the importance of how they look, the overall aesthetic. Some movies adopt a thick, gray visual scheme, while others are merely flat-looking. Sloppy, tangled, indecipherable hand-held camera work is also a trend, as are movies smothered in sludgy, smeary digital effects. Happily, several new movies streaming this week have great visuals at the fore, ... Read More »