Author Archives: Loknath Das

LATEST: Zim suffers internet shutdown

Zimbabwe today experienced internet service disruption and challenges with landline phone calls due to faults on the main links in South Africa and Harare. The situation returned to normalcy after 5pm after the TelOne back-up link was restored. The disruption was attributed to the Liquid Telecom cables that were cut by a tractor, 17 kilometers into South Africa from Beitbridge ... Read More »

A new Portal game will launch this month—Bridge Constructor Portal

Valve’s ultra-smart, interdimensional puzzle-platformer Portal celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, and its equally intelligent sequel is somehow almost seven years old. Headup Games and Clockstone Software have now announced an official partnership with Valve that’ll see us back at Aperture Laboratories before the end of 2017. Due two weeks from today, December 20, Bridge Constructor Portal combines Headup’s lighthearted engineering sim ... Read More »

Best PC Game

BEST OF 2017 NOMINEES BEST PC GAME Be sure to check back on December 20 to see IGN’s Best PC Game of 2017 winner. And of course our opinion isn’t the only one that matters — cast your vote in the poll at the bottom of the page to help decide the IGN People’s Choice selection! Cuphead From IGN’s Cuphead ... Read More »

PC Gaming 2017 Report Card

PC is the age-old platform when it comes to gaming, but it’s always evolving. While 2016 brought us a new generation of Nvidia graphics cards that redefined performance-to-price value, 2017 was the year AMD got back into the fold in a big way with high-end video cards and multi-core processors. The PC wasn’t showered with exclusive games, but many of the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Price Leaked a Day Before Launch

Redmi 5 has previously been rumoured to go on sale on December 10 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant will allegedly cost $199.99 Redmi 5 Plus with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is said to cost $249.99 Both the listings were by a seller named Xiaomi Online Store With the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus launch event around the ... Read More »

LG V30+ India Launch Set for December 13

HIGHLIGHTS LG V30+ is LG’s second flagship to launch in 2017 Floating Bar to replace trademark secondary display Has 128GB built-in storage compared to 64GB on the V30 Launched originally in August at IFA 2017, the LG V30+ is now finally making its way to Indian shores on December 13. LG India sent out media invites for the launch event that is set to take ... Read More »

Delhi University To Launch Course In Cyber Security ‘Shortly’

  Delhi University To Launch Course In Cyber Security ‘Shortly’ Having received necessary approvals from statutory bodies, the Delhi University (DU) is “shortly” going to launch a year-long course in cyber security, it said on Monday. Education | Indo-Asian News Service | Updated: December 05, 2017 10:32 IST by Taboola Sponsored Links Sponsored Kid addicted to TV? Here is the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5 leaks again, this time in promo video

Xiaomi is launching the Redmi 5 on December 7. The phone will arrive in four colors and most of its specs are already known thanks to a TENAA listing. Now, a leaked Chinese commercial lets us see the phone in action. The video is set in a sanctuary where the main protagonists are always arguing. Our knowledge of Chinese is scarce, but what is ... Read More »

Holiday gift guide 2017: What to give the ultimate chef

Shopping for the chef in your life is no easy task. While sentimental presents like jewelry are always a winner, consider gifting something both thoughtful and practical this year with gadgets that’ll make their life in the kitchen a lot easier! Our favorites? This Swiss chef’s knife that will last for years to come and this KitchenAid classic mixer that belongs in any kitchen whether you are ... Read More »