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News, social media, gaming drive Indian millennials’ mobile app consumption, finds study

The average Indian user has 50 apps (including pre-installed ones) on their smartphone, a study by MoMAGIC Technologies revealed. MoMAGIC, a data science-driven mobile tech startup based in New Delhi, surveyed 6,000 Indian millennials to deconstruct their app usage behaviour. The study found that mobile app consumption in India is evenly distributed across genders, with an average man installing 50.5 apps, and an average woman ... Read More »

Google Drive Desktop App to Shut Down in March 2018 in Favour of Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream

HIGHLIGHTS Google Drive for Mac, Windows to end in March 2018 Backup and Sync, Drive File Stream are two alternatives for cloud storage Google Drive update for Mac adds support for High Sierra, APFS Google wants to make it easier to store and access your files from the cloud. For it to do that, the company needs to make some important ... Read More »

LaCie Porsche Design Type-C Mobile hard drive review: Style for miles and clever setup

Some would say that there’s rarely anything sexy or unique about a USB hard drive. Some would say never. LaCie disagrees, and makes its point with stylishly designed products such as the 2TB Porsche Design Type-C Mobile hard drive. It’s undeniably eye-catching, and features a clever dual-partition/file system setup that combines top performance and near-universal compatibility. Compatibility solved The compatibility ... 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 »

DJI Partners Hasselblad on Drone Platform, Seagate on ‘Fly Drive’ With MicroSD Card Slot

Drone maker DJI made a few announcements on Tuesday. Seagate collaborated with the company to launch a new hard drive that is aimed especially at drone owners, called the DJI Fly Drive, DJI also announced announced a new camera drone in partnership with Hasselblad, apart from DJI Goggles. Talking about Seagate first, the DJI Fly Drive’s main highlight is its ... Read More »

Gene Variant May Drive Hunger For High-Fat Foods

PARIS, FRANCE:  People with a variant of a particular gene prefer high-fat food compared to people without it, said a study Tuesday, suggesting our dietary preferences may be at last partly pre-coded. Unexpectedly, the same individuals had a reduced taste for sugar, according to a study in the journal Nature Communications. “Our work shows that even if you tightly control ... Read More »

We tear apart a hard drive and SSD to show you how they work

1 of 14 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Mike Homnick It’s what’s inside that counts It’s the day everybody dreads: You power up your PC and it sits dormant, failing to boot because your hard drive or SSD is dead. But after you stop cursing and reaching for your backups—you do create backups regularly, right?—you might as well make ... Read More »

Stampede at INS Hamla (Mumbai) for recruitment drive

Thousands of candidates who had come to sit for the Indian Navy recruitment exam this morning in Mumbai were caught in a severe stampede as the madding crowd forcibly rushed towards the entrance gate in an attempt to enter the premises. The venue for the navy exam was at the Malad naval base in Mumbai. Many are feared casualties in ... Read More »

Seagate Barracuda Pro 10TB hard drive review: Vast and amazingly fast (for a hard drive)

I’ve used “Vast and fast” to describe previous hard drives I’ve reviewed, but I’m not sure that it’s ever been this spectacularly well-deserved. Seagate’s 3.5-inch, 7,200rpm, SATA 6Gbps Barracuda Pro not only delivers a stunning 10TB of storage, it laid down some rather astounding transfer rates: 240MBps in both directions of our 20GB copy tests. At first, we didn’t quite believe ... Read More »

5 essential Google Drive extensions for Chrome

As the heart of Google’s productivity suite, Drive is the tool you access most. So why not make it easier to get to when you need it? These Chrome extensions will let you save emails, upload images, and create new Google documents all without leaving your current browser tab. Save to Google Drive Saving web content typically requires you to ... Read More »