Tag Archives: of

Fallout 4 VR review: An epic sense of scale bolsters this janky VR port

Fallout 4 VR makes a terrible first impression. Boot it up and it’s immediately clear it wasn’t built for VR first and foremost. The main menu does that thing where it’s just the original 2D menu projected in empty space. The “War never changes…” intro does the same. Then when you get into the actual game, you see a rudimentary version ... Read More »

Mothers’ gut bacteria could impact future health of children: new findings

THE bacteria in a mother’s gut before and during pregnancy can influence the future health of the offspring. These findings pave the way for women in the future to have their gut microbes tested upon pregnancy confirmation, to determine the prescriptive diet or supplements she needs to obtain a healthy microbiome for her and her infant. BACTERIA HOPE FOR BLOOD ... Read More »

Mandira Bedi’s workout and diet plan is what fitness goals are made of

One remembers Mandira Bedi for many things – for breaking new ground with the unconventional TV show, Shanti, on Doordarshan; for playing the demure Preeti in Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge; and for proving that women can host cricket matches too (and look great while doing it). In the recent years, we’ve also come to remember and admire Bedi for being ... Read More »

HP India Says It Hopes to Capture 30 Percent of Gaming Laptop Market

Tech giant HP is placing big bets on the Indian gaming market and aims to garner 30 percent share in the nascent but fast-growing category. The company had unveiled its ‘Omen’ lineup of gaming laptops in India earlier this year, and has already captured 25 percent share, HP India Managing Director Sumeer Chandra told PTI. “We have seen pretty good penetration in small amount ... Read More »

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000, Concealed Hack That Exposed Data of 57 Million Users

Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year. “None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it,” said a statement from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over at the ridesharing giant in August. Two members of the Uber information security team ... Read More »

‘Social gaming growing rapidly in India due to proliferation of smartphones, cheap data’

BENGALURU, NOVEMBER 22:   Much like banking, insurance and retail, among others, migrated from the brick-and-mortar model to the online model in the last few years, the gaming industry in India too has moved online. And this industry is growing big-time – by 60-70 per cent a year. But it faces certain challenges, such as those related to perception (gaming being ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Seen Passing Bend, Burn, and Scratch Tests Ahead of Its First Sale

HIGHLIGHTS Video conducted by JerryRigEverything includes series of durability tests OnePlus 5T’s display receives scratches at sixth level of Mohs scale Back panel of the smartphone is prone to scratches OnePlus 5T has made an appearance in durability tests conducted by YouTuber JerryRigEverything, showing the latest OnePlus smartphone has a tough build. The narrator in the five-minute-long video takes the OnePlus 5T (Review) through ... Read More »

The 40 best gadgets of 2017

1 TOY ROBOT UBTech Jimu Astrobot Kit (£190) You can assemble one of three robots with this Lego-like kit, each fully mobile and equipped with an infra-red sensor to help it detect and interact with its environment. Best of all, it can then be programmed using the child-friendly block-programming app, opening limitless opportunities. 2 CONSOLE Nintendo Switch (£280) FacebookTwitterPinterest While it can’t compete with ... Read More »

The Top 10 Gadgets of 2017

Technology companies like Apple, Samsung, Microsoft and more are constantly finding new ways to improve their cutting-edge products, whether it’s with stunning new hardware designs, useful software improvements, or by coming up with entirely new products we didn’t even know we wanted. When it comes to new gadgets and gizmos, 2017 was the year of several big changes. First and foremost, ... Read More »

Grandparents risk harming health of grandchildren by giving too many treats, say health experts

Grandparents may be raising their grandchildren’s cancer risk by giving too many sugary treats Grandparents are inadvertently exposing their grandchildren to cancer by giving them too many treats and allowing them to loaf around, public health experts have warned. A review of 56 studies found grandparents are killing youngsters with kindness, by overfeeding them with snacks and sweets, which sets ... Read More »