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How to use Miracast to mirror your device’s screen wirelessly on your TV—even 4K

After the Wi-Fi Alliance announced the finalization of the Miracast wirelessdisplay standard at CES 2013, a plethora of Miracast-enabled devices and receivers followed, and include newer devices like Microsoft’s Surface Pro (2017) and Amazon’s Fire TV stick. But while Miracast continues to be developed—as of July 2017, Miracast hardware will support HD and 4K streaming, for example—it’s also lost some support to competing technologies. Keep reading ... Read More »

Deal: HTC 10 goes for €290 on eBay Germany

The HTC 10 went into the “old but gold” category after the U11 came out. It’s still a capable smartphone with a great camera and its Snapdragon 820 chipset still has plenty of oomph. Plus, it’s last call for those wanting a metal HTC, the company switched away to glass for the U-series. There’s an offer on eBay for €290 while HTC’s official site ... Read More »

CBSE Class 10 Compartment Exam results 2017 likely to be declared on 17 Aug, check results at cbseresults.nic.in

The CBSE Class 10 Compartment Exams were held from 17 July onwards for the students who failed in one subject. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is expected to declare the results of Class 10th Compartment Examination 2017 on Thursday on its official website cbseresults.nic.in. According to Rama Sharma, PRO, CBSE, the plan is to release ... 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 »

Micromax Confirms Infinity Smartphone Series Launch on August 22

HIGHLIGHTS Micromax Infinity phones to sport Galaxy S8-like design The Infinity series to be unveiled on August 22 Micromax also likely to debut the Evok Dual smartphone Micromax has started sending ‘Block your Date’ invitations to media for a launch event on August 22 where the company is expected to reveal the all-new Infinity series. Micromax, taking a page out ... Read More »

China to focus on online finance companies to further strengthen regulations over internet firms

China’s central bank plans to include large systemically important internet finance firms in its Macro Prudential Assessment (MPA), the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday. Representational image. AP The MPA risk assessment framework already includes checks of loans, bond investments, equity investments, and buy-backs of financial assets sold, and deposits at non-financial institutions. China will explore different methods of covering internet ... Read More »

Asus teases Zenfone 4, showing the dual camera on its back

Asus has been making the rounds in social media, building up hype for the Zenfone 4. The latest is a teasing peek at the back of the phone and its dual cameras. The photo features spokesperson Gong Yoo and sets the unveiling date to August 17. Asus Zenfone 4 teaser image starring Gong Yoo This will be one of several “Zenfone 4” devices, ... Read More »

Senate Voted Against Health Care Repeal on Anniversary of Approving Medicare

This Thursday and Friday have scored a place in the health-care history books, thanks to the U.S. Senate’s middle-of-the-night vote rejecting a bill that would have repealed part of a landmark achievement of the Obama presidency, the Affordable Care Act. Had the repeal passed, even in its “skinny” form, it could have led to changes to Medicaid and Medicare. But the dates in ... Read More »

Drowning case teaches lesson about social media’s impact on society

MELBOURNE, Fla. — The cellphone video taken by a group of teens while they watched a man drowning in a Cocoa pond — and not only did nothing to help him, but laughed at him — has shocked many here and beyond. And it raised questions about how to compel people to do the right thing and punish them if they ... Read More »