Author Archives: Loknath Das

Tacoma review: Telling a tale of the future

Show, don’t tell. It’s one of filmmaking’s oldest adages—write for the screen. Don’t drag out in dialogue what’s better served through action, left unsaid, sequestered away in subtext. I bring it up because Fullbright’s first game, Gone Home, was a master of subtext. Arriving at your family’s empty house in the middle of the night, you’re left wandering room to room, ... Read More »

Kashmir’s education system comes to a halt: Exams postponed at Kashmir University following unrest

Kashmir’s education system comes to a halt: Exams postponed at Kashmir University following unrest Following the chaos caused due to the killing of eight people, all educational institutes remained closed today in Kashmir. All examinations scheduled for Monday have also been postponed. Representative image Following the chaos caused due to the killing of eight people — including three militants and ... Read More »

iPhone 8 back leaks in Foxconn videos

Two new videos have surfaced showing what looks like the iPhone 8 being assembled in a Foxconn plant. The videos are of very poor quality and don’t really show much of the upcoming phone. Even the back shell isn’t clearly visible. We are still over a month away from the announcement but we already know a few interesting bits about the iPhone ... Read More »

Nervous universities await clearing as student applications fall

The University of Sheffield offers campus tours to late deciders and their families. Photograph: Lee Brown/the Guardian While hundreds of thousands of sixth-formers across Britain anxiously await their A-level results on Thursday, university leaders across the country are waiting just as nervously in what is thought to be the toughest ever student recruitment season. Britain’s 160 higher education institutions have ... Read More »

Are you a gamer? Here are 4 best gaming laptops for the ultimate experience

NEW DELHI: The gaming market in India is growing at a rapid pace and consumers in India nowadays are showing more inclination towards the latest gaming tech. Gaming is emerging as a compelling segment of entertainment in India today. Gamers who are looking for best gaming laptops, with high-performance hardware that allows you to play video games at any resolution, ... Read More »

Upcoming Suzuki Swift Sport revealed in new pictures

Suzuki will turn up the heat on its show floor at the Frankfurt Motor Show with an entirely-new Swift Sport. The mini hot hatch, as we know, will make its public debut at the motor show in September. However, before the big reveal, Suzuki has put out new pictures showcasing more details of this much awaited performance model. We have ... Read More »

Mercedes-AMG GT R sets fastest production car lap at BIC

The leaderboard for the fastest lap around the Buddh International Circuit (BIC) in a production car, India’s only F1 track, has a new name at the top. It is the Mercedes-AMG GT R with a lap time of 2 minutes, 9 seconds and 853 milliseconds. The Mercedes-AMG GT R’s India debut is set for August 21 and it will become ... Read More »

I built my own PC and it was super easy – here’s how to do it

In the summer of 2016, I decided to build my own computer – specifically one that can handle running high-resolution video games.I could’ve just bought a ready-made PC from Asus or Alienware, two of the most well-known gaming PC brands. But I like the idea of choosing the parts that go into my computer so I know exactly how much they ... Read More »

How Education Can Solve The Global Youth Unemployment Crisis

For much of the last decade, global leaders in business, government and the non-profit world have been sounding a loud alarm about a mounting youth employment crisis. With good reason. According to the International Labour Organization (ILO), there are about 71 million unemployed 15-to-24-year-olds around the globe, many of them facing long-term unemployment. This is close to an historic peak of ... Read More »

The Full Nerd Episode 29: Threadripper review, final Core i9 specs, and an Intel eclipse

and Adam Patrick Murray talk Ryzen Threadripper, reveal the latest specs on Intel’s Core i9 CPUs, and wonder why on earth Intel scheduled its 8th-gen Core launch for the same day as the total eclipse? Gordon goes full John Madden and breaks out detailed benchmark charts on AMD 16-core Ryzen Threadripper 1950X. Find out why it’s now the biggest, baddest CPU in the valley of ... Read More »