Author Archives: Loknath Das

Planning to study abroad? Know how forex centers can ease the financial strain

Spending a semester in London, Milan or Paris can be the most thrilling experience in one’s life. Studying abroad, however, comes at a hefty cost and often delays graduating on time if not planned carefully. Foreign education is extremely expensive yet, India has been witnessing a steep rise in number of parents making this decision for their children. Apart from ... Read More »

Huawei unveils new color option for Honor 9 [Updated]

New reports suggest the new color option is called Robin-Egg Blue or Eggshell Blue. It comes only in 6GB/64GB memory configuration, and will be available in China starting August 16. Price tag is CNY 2,699 (around $405) Original story follows: Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has made official a new color option for its Honor 9 smartphone. Though the exact name isn’t yet ... Read More »

Upcoming Compact SUVs In India

The compact SUV segment in India is getting increasingly competitive with carmakers developing and designing vehicles exclusively for the Indian market. Carmakers price their models competitively, offer SUV styling all the while offering the ride and handling of a sedan. Here is the list of upcoming compact SUVs with their key specifications, features, expected price and launch date, to help you understand more ... Read More »

Goldman Sachs breaks down how Amazon can jump into health care

Shannon Stapleton | Reuters Jeff Bezos Amazon is speeding its efforts to crack the health care market, hiring a number of high-profile executives, testing Echo technology in top hospitals and creating a secret “1492” team dedicated to health-technology opportunities like telemedicine and electronic medical records. Goldman Sachs is now out with a 30-page report from five research analysts on Amazon’s likely ambitions in the ... Read More »

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology

Before technology came along, hazards were mostly self-explanatory.Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Granger Wootz/Thinkstock. Musk. Hawking. Gates. The tech visionaries have redoubled their warnings about how we could destroy ourselves with technology. But they’re not talking about deliberately pushing buttons to trigger annihilation—Kennedy and Khrushchev could have done that back in ’62. They mean accidentally killing ourselves with something that we invent for our own benefit, ... Read More »

2017 Maruti Suzuki S-Cross facelift India launch in September 2017

After launching the Maruti Suzuki Dzire in India three months back the market leader did get busy in inaugurating its Nexa service centers and also upgrading its True Value used car showrooms. The company will soon be shifting its focus in rolling out the facelift on its Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. 2017 Maruti Suzuki S-cross will be launched in India at the beginning of the festive season ... Read More »

Jio Phone Bookings on August 24: How to Book the Mobile Online and Offline

On August 15, the Jio Phone will be out in the market for beta testing. However, the Jio Phone beta trials will be for a limited set of people only, and most of us will have to wait for the public release. The Jio Phone booking date is August 24, and the handset will be delivered starting September on first come, first ... Read More »

‘Step up public spending on health, education’

The Survey has called for more public investments in social sectors — mainly education and health — at a time when the NITI Aayog is seen to be encouraging more privatisation, specifically in the health sector. “The public investment in social infrastructure like education and health is critical in the development of an economy,” the report said. While India has ... Read More »

Razer’s Base Station Chroma is a flashy headset stand with RGB lighting

Razer, the company that ushered in the apocalypse by unleashing the RGB mousepad upon the world, is back at it again. This week the company pulled back the curtain on an—I swear—RGB headset stand. RGB. Headset. Stand. If you’d told me when I started this job that I’d one day assemble those three words together I would’ve thrown out the first RGB ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts getting Nougat update

Shortly after doing it for the Galaxy A7 (2017), Samsung has now started pushing out the Nougat update to the Galaxy A5 (2017). Weighing in at around 1.3GB, the update is currently hitting units in Russia. As for changes included, the list is similar to the one for Galaxy A7 (2017), meaning things like refreshed UI, quick setting buttons, and multi window experience are ... Read More »