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News & Analysis

TRAI issues consultation on promoting local telecom equipment manufacturing

India needs to become more self reliant on telecom equipment manufacture to ensure that the telecom sector continues to thrive and grow.

News & Analysis

Xiaomi updates Mi Notebook Air range with latest Intel 7th-gen Kaby Lake processors

Xiaomi has announced a refresh for the 13.3-inch as well as the 12.5-inch Mi Notebook Air models.

Gaming

HP Omen gaming laptop, desktop and accesories launched in India

The new Omen range from HP features five new notebooks, a desktop and gaming accessories.

News & Analysis

Paytm adds an app password feature to protect your Paytm Wallet

'App Password' is the new feature on the latest update of the Paytm app on the Android platform. This basically enables you to set a password, secure PIN, pattern or even fingerprint as a means to secure the money stored in the Paytm wallet. So that even if your phone is misplaced, no one can access your Paytm wallet without the necessary password.

News & Analysis

Recruitment startup HackerRank aims at an effective hiring process in the coding industry

We recently wrote about the data driven recruitment startup Belong, and now meet HackerRank that focuses on technical recruitment but in a unique way.

News & Analysis

Samsung PC division being considered for a buyout by Lenovo

Looks like there is going to be yet another consolidation in the PC segment. After selling off its printer division to HP, Korean giant Samsung is thinking of selling off its PC division as well.

Auto

Maruti Suzuki expected to launch the Ignis crossover early next year

The Maruti Suzuki Ignis has been delayed for quite a while now and according to a report production backlogs of the Vitara Brezza and Baleno have made the company to push the launch to next year.

News & Analysis

Asus to launch ZenFone AR Google Tango smartphone at CES 2017

Taiwan based computer hardware and smartphone maker Asus is expected to announce its first ever AR-enabled smartphone called the ZenFone AR.

Auto

EICMA 2016: Husqvarna unveils Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 based on KTM 390 Duke platform

Swedish motorcycle manufacturer, has unveiled the production version of the Vitpilen 401 and Svartpilen 401 which is based on the 390 Duke platform.

News & Analysis

Google DeepMind AI can now learn things on its own

Thanks to their new hybrid system called Differential Neural Computer (DNC), it can pair a neural network with the data storage capacity of conventional computers, and learn from this external storage without any instructions.

Auto

BMW partners with TVS Motors to mass produce the G310R in India

BMW is said to be planning to bring the G310R, its smallest capacity engine motorcycle to India. According to a report, the company will be partnering with TVS Group and will be manufactured in India itself.

News & Analysis

Scientists unveil first prototype of Mars rover made in Mexico

The first prototype of a Mars explorer robot designed in Mexico by a team of 10 university students has gained the recognition of NASA and the International Astronautical Federation.

News & Analysis

Are these the Lightning EarPods for Apple iPhone 7?

Leaked images show what could be the upcoming pair of Lightning EarPods built for the iPhone 7

News & Analysis

Logitech UE Boom 2 Bluetooth speaker launched at Rs 15,995; features wider range and IPX7 rating

Logitech has unveiled a new Bluetooth speaker under its Ultimate Ears brand called the UE Boom 2. The speaker according to Logitech is "anywhere-you-go-proof", connects via Bluetooth wireless technology and is priced at Rs 15,995.

News & Analysis

Micromax Canvas Selfie Lens launched at Rs 8,299; to come with 0.4x lens on front camera

After the Canvas Selfie, you now have the Canvas Selfie Lens. It is called so because it comes with a clip on 0.4x lens unit integrated with the front camera

Reviews

Apple iPhone 5c review: Plastic body and colour not reasons enough to pick it

Old wine in new bottle? We find out how Apple's re-branding strategy has worked out for them.

Reviews

Apple iPad Air: Lighter and more powerful than ever before

While the Air is no doubt a great tablet, we fail to see why you'd buy this over the Retina iPad mini.

Reviews

Google Nexus 7 2013: Dressed to impress

The Nexus 7 has been the go-to 7-inch tablet in the Android realm and it’s easy to see why. Is that true for this year's model also?