Author Archives: Loknath Das

Samsung Galaxy S7 duo getting an update

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge are getting a new update. Arriving as version G930W8VLS2BQF1 and G935W8VLS2BQF1, respectively, it brings Android security fixes for June. Aside from the latest patch, the update also includes stability and performance-related improvements as well as some bug fixes. As is usually the case with OTA roll outs, it might take some time for ... Read More »

New 2018 Volkswagen Polo revealed

Volkswagen has unveiled the new sixth-generation Polo at a media reception held at its Wolfsburg headquarters in Germany. The all-new hatchback is an outwardly larger, significantly roomier and more technically sophisticated model than today’s eight-year-old car. Set to make its public debut at the upcoming Frankfurt motor show, the new Polo will be produced in five-door hatchback form only, with ... Read More »

Next-gen Hyundai Verna teased ahead of launch

Hyundai has teased the all-new Hyundai Verna on its social media channels ahead of the car’s India launch in the coming months. The carmaker originally revealed the 2018 Verna as a concept in the 2016 Beijing auto show last August. In early February 2017, the Russian-spec production car was revealed under its local name the Solaris. Shortly after, Hyundai took ... Read More »

Upcoming new Maruti Suzuki cars to launch in India in 2017-18; Vitara Brezza Petrol, S-Cross facelift, new Swift, Ciaz facelift & Suzuki Vitara

Maruti Suzuki started the year 2017 with a bang by launching the Maruti Suzuki Ignis in January 2017. This was followed by the launch of Maruti Suzuki Baleno RS in March, while the Maruti Suzuki Dzire 2017 was launched in May 2017. The DZire has so far received well over 44,000 bookings since launch in India. The Indo-Japanese car maker recently moved the Maruti ... Read More »

Hands-on: Assassin’s Creed: Origins still feels like Assassin’s Creed

When Ubisoft announced last year that the Assassin’s Creed series would take a year off, retool, and return in 2017, I anticipated huge sweeping differences. The series needs huge sweeping differences—with a grueling yearly release schedule, Assassin’s Creed has suffered from consumer and critical malaise more than perhaps any Ubisoft property. MENTIONED IN THIS ARTICLE Assassin’s Creed Origins – PC ... Read More »

Declared! Jharkhand JAC Class 12 (Arts) Exam 2017 result now available at jac.nic.in

Result declared The result of Jharkhand Class 12 Board exam has been declared today, on June 20, by the Jharkhand Academic Council (JAC).  All those students who had appeared for the same can check their respective scores at the official website jac.nic.in. The results will also be available at jharresults.nic.in. JAC released the class 12 (Commerce and Science stream) exam ... Read More »

Jon Ossoff can thank Republicans for their secret health bill if he wins tonight

ROSWELL, Georgia — If Jon Ossoff wins, he’ll have the Republican efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare with a bill that could strip health insurance from tens of millions of people to thank. Many of the volunteers here say they’re being motivated by powerful fears of what losing health insurance may unleash. In particular, more than a dozen of Ossoff’s ... Read More »

Liberals Hope To Take Down Trump’s Judicial Nominee With A Controversial Blogging Past

Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty Images At a Senate hearing last week for one of President Trump’s judicial nominees, John Bush, the harshest criticism came from an unexpected source: a Republican. As expected, Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee pressed Bush about his controversial writings as a pseudonymous conservative political blogger, including his comments comparing abortion to slavery, and ... Read More »

We chatted to male plus sized bloggers to find out about male body positivity

The body positivity movement has been an amazing one.  It’s made women all over the world realise that they don’t have to be a specific dress size in order to feel beautiful or dress well. But the focus has, for the most part, been around women. There just aren’t anywhere near as many male plus size bloggers. According to research by ... Read More »

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

We’re reviewing our first Core i9 chip—Intel’s Core i9-7900X 10-core part—as a veritable CPU storm looms. Sure, Core i9 blew in as the most powerful CPU the company has ever sold to consumers, and it’s currently the fastest Core-series CPU available. But an ill wind is blowing: AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chips offer stiff competition in the low end, ... Read More »