Author Archives: Loknath

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer hitting the stores on July 24

Xiaomi launched three flagship phones back in May – the vanilla Mi 8, the lite version called Mi 8 SE and the powerhouse variant with a see-through back called Mi 8 Explorer. While the first two have been on the shelves since early June, the third device is yet to arrive on any market, but at least it showed up on TENAA last week. According to ... Read More »

STRYKZ: Paas Fantasy sports platform

STRYKZ has launched an ICO to fund Football Stars, a blockchain-based fantasy sports platform that enables players worldwide to indulge in their favorite passion. Fantasy sports environments are now new on the blockchain, but STRYKZ does stand out because it offers Football Stars in a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) model, which enables the company to provide better and faster service through Cloud ... Read More »

FOLLOW THE SOONERS AT BIG 12 MEDIA DAY

Head coach Lincoln Riley, Rodney Anderson, Amani Bledsoe, Kenneth Murray and Ben Powers represent the Sooners at Big 12 Media Day Monday at The Star in Frisco. Follow OU’s official social media channels for behind-the-scenes coverage throughout the day, and tune in to FOX Sports Southwest and Big12Sports.com for live press conferences and interviews.  Social |  FSSW (Starting at 9 a.m.) |  Big12Sports.com 2018 ... Read More »

11 seemingly bizarre sports most Americans haven’t even heard of

America has a passion for sports. They entertain us, they teach us lessons, and they form a huge part of our national identity. Between our five most popular sports – football, basketball, baseball, ice hockey, and soccer – we have one for every season and every taste. But there are plenty of other fascinating sports that we’re missing out on in the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2, Mi A2 Lite Price, Specifications, Design Spotted Online Ahead of July 24 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Mi A2 Lite might be a rebranded version of Redmi 6 Pro Both were spotted on a Polish online retailer’s website Launch is expected in Spain in July 24 Xiaomi Mi A2 is expected to make an appearance at the company’s global event in Madrid, Spain on July 24. A recent development reveals that the Mi A2 Lite will also accompany the regular Mi ... Read More »

OnePlus Gallery App Updated for Older Phones; Brings OnePlus 6 Video Editing Features

HIGHLIGHTS Gallery app update is bringing OnePlus 6’s video editing tools It is available on the Google Play Store It has added a slow-motion video editing feature as well OnePlus has rolled out an update to its Gallery app on Google Play that will enable even older smartphones from the company to edit videos using features present in the OnePlus 6. The ... Read More »

Xiaomi Warns Downgrading From MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 Will Brick Redmi Note 5, Redmi Note 5 Pro; Introduces Anti-Rollback Feature

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature MIUI 10 Global Beta 8.7.6 testers will not be able to downgrade their ROM It is meant for “system stability” and “security of device” Xiaomi has announced a new Anti-Rollback feature as part of MIUI 10 update for Redmi Note 5 and Redmi Note 5 Pro users. As a part of a new policy, the ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ3 rumored to feature two camera on the front, two on the back

It took some time for Sony to catch up with that double camera craze, but it’s already done it with the XZ2 Premium and now we hear it will go one step further and add four cameras in total for its upcoming Xperia XZ3 flagship. News about the device are rather scarce although, with Sony’s biannual release cycle of flagships, we can ... Read More »

Higher education in India gets a Rs 8,000 crore boost

Government’s estimated schematic budgetary expenditure on health, education and social protection for 2018-19 is Rs 1.38 trillion. Photo: HT New Delhi: To increase investment in higher educational institutions, the Union Cabinet today approved a proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by expanding its capital base to Rs 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs 1 ... Read More »

Govt proposes to replace UGC with new commission

The new Higher Education Commission of India Act is likely to be tabled in Parliament during the monsoon session. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Union government on Wednesday unveiled the draft of a bill to replace higher education regulator University Grants Commission (UGC) with a Higher Education Commission. The new commission to be established through an Act will not have grant-making ... Read More »