Author Archives: Loknath Das

IIM placements: An insider’s view

For most students, and parents, campus recruitment is the entire point of the time, money and energy they have invested in education for the previous decade or so. Photo: Mint In 2004-05, campus placements at IIM Ahmedabad was part passionate salsa dancing and part Mexican stand off between the groups of people who form the three vertices of the Campus ... Read More »

The best online learning portals

The growth of the digital learning market is buoyed by the estimates that as many as 550 million Indians will have regular access to the internet. New Delhi: Some of the big challenges facing the education sector in India are the poor infrastructure and the shortage of trained teachers. However, the Indian education market is expected to be valued at ... Read More »

Attention DU aspirants! First cut-off list for UG courses releasing on June 23, other important dates

The first cut-off list for admission to the undergraduate courses (UG) will be released by the Delhi University (DU) on June 23. After the first cut-off list is announced on June 23 evening, admissions would begin the next day. DU’s first cut-off list releasing on June 23 RELATED STORIES IIT Hyderabad: Two new BTech courses to be introduced next year ... Read More »

US only: LG is giving you a free extra year of warranty for the G6 if you register

Bootloops? What bootloops? LG would definitely like you to forget all about that messy affair from previous years. And it’s willing to make things easier in this regard, at least in the US. The company is now offering an additional year of warranty for the G6 stateside at no extra cost to you. All that’s required is for G6 owners ... Read More »

iPad Pro 10.5-Inch and 12.9-Inch 2017 Models Come With 4GB of RAM

  Apple launched its new iPad Pro tablets with 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch display at WWDC 2017 last week. Now, it has been revealed that both new tablets from the company pack 4GB of RAM. Notably, both 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch variants of the new iPad Pro were spotted performing similarly in the benchmark tests as well. Geekbench listings of the Apple ... Read More »

Best of CES 2017: The 6 Most Interesting Things We Saw at CES

HIGHLIGHTS CES 2017 saw 3,800 exhibitors and nearly 200,000 visitors Amazon, Qualcomm, and Nvidia had the biggest impacts Multinational corporates and tiny startups shared space on the show floor To say that CES is enormous would be an understatement. Officially, there are 3,800 exhibitors spread out over 2.6 million square feet of hotel and convention centre floorspace, but there are ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Launched, iPhone’s 10th Birthday, Lenovo P2 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6 looks good, but has middling specs considering the price Apple could be coming up with three new iPad, no small sized ones Lenovo P2 packs a massive battery, set to launch in India this week CES 2017 is now officially over, and we can return to our normal pace of consuming tech news. Monday was a very momentous ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 India Launch Date, Flipkart’s iPhone Deals

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5 leaked even before Redmi Note 4 launches in India MumbaiWiFi offers 500 hotspots for unlimited free use till end of January Yahoo to be renamed to Altaba after Verizon acquisition Monday was the 10-year anniversary of the iPhone and Apple’s VP of World Wide Marketing Phil Schiller gave an interview where he talked about the glorious ... Read More »

Report says LG G7 and V30 may arrive earlier than usual

According to a new report out of South Korea, LG may launch its next G and V series flagships earlier than usual. The V30 is said to arrive in August this year, while the G7 may be launched in January 2018. Officially, however, LG isn’t committing to anything as of now. “Nothing has been decided on the launch schedule of ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro (2017) review: More power for more money

Set Microsoft’s Surface Pro (2017) next to its predecessor, the Surface Pro 4, and I defy you to tell the difference. With the same dimensions and weight, the two are virtually indistinguishable—a kickstand that reclines further and a few cosmetic changes are all that separate them. What sells the new Surface Pro, though, is on the inside: a dramatic upgrade to ... Read More »