Author Archives: Loknath Das

Facepalm: Intel’s upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs won’t work with today’s motherboards

Get ready to facepalm, Intel fans. The company’s upcoming Coffee Lake CPUs apparently won’t work with existing stocks of motherboards, a manufacturer confirmed on Wednesday. In a Twitter post by Asrock last Saturday, the company flat-out said the new CPU won’t work with today’s motherboards. When asked by Evan Jensen “…will the Z270 Supercarrier get support for the upcoming @intel ... Read More »

Telangana DOST phase 3 allotment 2017: Last date to apply extended to August 3

  The Degree Online Services, Telangana (DOST) has announced that the last date to register for the third phase of the allotment has been extended to 5 pm on August 3, 2017. Candidates who wish to appear for the exam can apply for the same from the official website. “Students who have registered already in Phase-I or II can directly access web options ... Read More »

FC Barcelona Oppo F11 coming next week

Oppo is all set to announce a new variant of the R11 smartphone. The company has started sending out invites for an August 8 event, hinting that the phone’s FC Barcelona Edition will be the star of the event. The new model is expected to carry same specs as the standard R11 phone, but the UI is likely to be FCB-themed and ... Read More »

Lunar nanobots could bring AR gaming to the moon

  This nanobot concept could take gaming all the way to the moon. Lunatix If the European Space Agency has its way, gaming is going to be out of this world. Lunatix, a company created by a team of space engineers, developed a camera-equipped, jumping nanobot that would be used in augmented reality scenarios on the moon. Gamers would control ... Read More »

Trump’s Health-Care Threats Are Nothing but Spite and Fury

Other than sating his desire for vengeance, it’s hard to see what President Trump would get out of committing to this confrontation. Photograph by Jim Watson / AFP / Getty In the past few days, senior Senate Republicans have made it clear that they want to move on from Obamacare repeal. “We’ve had our vote, and we’re moving on to tax ... Read More »

Maserati to Begin Electric Car Production From 2019

Italian car brand Maserati has confirmed that its first fully electric model will be a version of the upcoming GT Alfieri, in turn based on a concept car of the same name. (Image: AFP Relaxnews) Sergio Marchionne, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), has announced that the car brand Maserati will spearhead the group’s move towards new energies, promising an ... Read More »

RCA Skybar amplified indoor HDTV antenna review: A digital TV antenna in a sound bar’s clothing

RCA’s Skybar amplified indoor HDTV antenna is tech chameleon, blending into your entertainment center with absolutely no effort. It’s designed to look like a speaker sound bar, a goal it performs so well that someone at a recent family gathering asked me what brand of sound bar I was using (I don’t own one). The RCA Skybar measures 32 inches ... Read More »

ICAI IPCC result 2017: AIR 2 topper Ronak Rajendra Jain aspires to become an entrepreneur

The Institute of Chartered Accountancy India (ICAI) announced the results for the Chartered Accountants Intermediate (IPC) exam on Tuesday and Ronak Rajendra Jain has secured All India Rank (AIR) 2 with 80.14 per cent. Ronak comes from a family of four who lives in a village called Nagad in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. His father is a pharmacist who owns a medical shop while his ... Read More »

New OnePlus 5 color option incoming

OnePlus is all set to launch a new color option for its 5 smartphone. The Chinese company has shared a teaser through its official Weibo account. The image shows the phone’s two exiting color options – black and gray – along with a new, colorless entry. There’s also a caption: “Who is coming?” So which color it could be? Well, we’ll place ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Now Supports SBI Debit Cards as Well

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Pay was launched in India in March this year It is now available for SBI debit cards Samsung has announced a Rs. 500 cashback offer as well Samsung and SBI have announced Samsung Pay support for SBI debit cards to expand the benefits of digital payments to more smartphone users in India. Higher variants of SBI debit cards ... Read More »