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Unicode Emoji 11 gets finalized, adds 157 new emoji

The Unicode Consortium has announced Emoji 11, the latest update to the emoji set that succeeds Emoji 5 (no idea what happened to Emoji 6-10), with an astonishing 157 new emoji. A huge bunch of these are just racial and gendered variations of existing emoji but there are some interesting new designs in there. While the Unicode set only gives ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 Gets a Cheaper Variant With 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 came in only 6GB RAM variants before this launch HIGHLIGHTS The new Mi Note 3 variant goes on sale starting Thursday It has been priced at CNY 1,999 The Mi Note 3 will be available in China A new Xiaomi Mi Note 3 variant has been launched in India, featuring 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Note 3 With Dual Cameras Gets a Cheaper Variant

Xiaomi on Monday launched an all-new cheaper variant of the Mi Note 3 smartphone. The latest 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model of the Mi Note 3 has been priced at CNY 1,999 (roughly Rs. 19,500) and will be going on sale in China starting Thursday. The new 4GB RAM and 64GB storage joins the already available variants: 6GB RAM with 64GB ... Read More »

Moto Z Series Gets Polaroid’s Insta-Share Printer Mod

HIGHLIGHTS Insta-Share Printer Mod is priced at $199.99 The printer Mod can print images directly from a Moto Z device It supports 2×3-inch Polaroid Premium Zink Zero-Ink Paper If there’s something that gives a sharp edge to the Moto Z series, it is its modular design that supports different Moto Mod accessories. And now, Lenovo’s Moto brand has partnered with Polaroid to ... Read More »

IIT Madras gets world’s largest combustion research centre

Promising a giant boost to the Indian scientific community, the world’s largest combustion research centre was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated by NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, a release by the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 Gets Over Half a Million Registrations in a Day, Ahead of Friday Flash Sale

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 has clocked over 600,000 registrations just a day after it was launched with much fanfare at Xiaomi’s event held in Beijing, where it also took time to introduce Mi Note 3 and Mi Notebook Pro laptop. While this is good news for Xiaomi, it should be kept in mind that these are just registration numbers and not pre-bookings. The Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 ... Read More »

HTC Vive VR Headset Gets a Price Cut, India Price Slashed to Rs. 76,990

HTC has given its virtual reality headset – the Vive – a Rs. 16,000 price cut in India, which brings the total cost down to Rs. 76,990. This follows on the heels of Monday’s $200 (about Rs. 12,800) price cut in the US, where the Vive now costs $599 (about Rs. 38,400). Even with the price cut, the HTC Vive in India still costs more ... Read More »

This week in games: For Honor gets dedicated servers, Destiny 2 PC beta dates revealed

We did it—we made it through July, the most boring month of the year. I hope you all enjoyed your vacation. Things are ramping back up for the fall though, as this week Dying Lightannounces ten new pieces of DLC (three years after release), Wolfenstein IIsends a quarterback to space, Bungie announces the Destiny 2 beta dates, For Honor gets (surprise!) dedicated servers, Mighty No. 9 continues to ... Read More »

Bridgeport Middle School gets technology coach

Bridgeport Middle School Principal Jonathan Colvin and technology coach Shannon McClain (Source: WAFF) JACKSON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) – A Jackson County middle school is partnering with Internet giant Google to better use technology in the classroom. It involves the hire of a full-time technology coach. This is actually the first of two Google grants that begin this school year. New technology ... Read More »

BlackBerry KEYone gets price cut in UK

If you are in the UK, and are planning to purchase the BlackBerry KEYone, you’ll be glad to know the device is currently available at discounted rates in the country. Specifically, retailer Carphone Warehouse has the phone listed on its website for £449. That, if you compare is a discount of £50 given that the phone usually goes for £499. A ... Read More »