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Oppo R11 Taiwan launch set for July 1, company confirms

Oppo has confirmed that its R11 smartphone – which is currently only available in China and Singapore – will go on sale in Taiwan next week. The launch is set for Saturday, July 1. Earlier, there were rumors that the device will land in the country on June 21, but that clearly didn’t happen. The R11 was made official earlier ... Read More »

Amazon has a tiny 64GB SanDisk Ultra thumb drive on sale for $19

Today’s the day for a good price on a 64GB low-profile thumb drive: Amazon is selling the SanDisk Ultra Fit 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive for $19. That’s about half the price of other online retailers. Just make sure you keep an eye on this thing, as it is tiny. It measures 0.75-by-0.63-by-0.34 inches and snuggles right up to the side ... Read More »

WhatsApp Support for Android 2.3 Gingerbread Extended till 2020

HIGHLIGHTS Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread will support WhatsApp until 2020 WhatsApp will also continue working on Windows 8 and later Nokia S60 platform will stop supporting WhatsApp after June WhatsApp clearly does not want to reduce its user base too early. With over 1.2 billion monthly active users in February, WhatsApp is available on a multitude of platforms, including ageing mobile ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

AIIMS MBBS 2017 topper Nishita Purohit stayed off social media for two years

  All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) declared the result of MBBS examination and 18-year-old Nishita Purohit from Surat (Gujarat) has secured AIR 1. Her father is an IIT alumnus and is currently the president of a private firm in Odisha. Her mother is a homemaker who has done graduation in pharmacy. Purohit aspires to become a cardiac surgeon ... Read More »