Author Archives: Loknath

How to get a bumper 10 day Christmas holiday by only booking three days off work

Glorious sun beams are beating down and the sky is blue – we’ll freely admit, it is FAR TOO EARLY to even be thinking about Christmas. That said, before we know it the John Lewis Christmas offering will be whipping everyone up into a frenzy of excitement and shops and businesses everywhere will be in full festive mode. So why not – just ... Read More »

REVIEW: Ducati 1299 Panigale R Final Edition..

Ducati is gearing up to release the final edition of its flagship superbike, which is due to be aptly named the 1299 Panigale R Final Edition. Since it first arrived, the 1299 has proved very successful and impressed with its performance. More recently Ducati released the jaw-dropping 1299 Superleggera, with the emphasis on lightweight performance. This was evident not only ... Read More »

Facebook Tracking Lawsuit Judge Says Keeping Online Activity Private Is Users’ Responsibility

A U.S. judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Facebook accusing it of tracking users’ internet usage between April 22, 2010, and Sept. 26, 2011, regardless if they’ve logged out of the network. U.S. District Judge Edward Davila on Friday, June 30, stated that the plaintiffs didn’t manage to prove that they had “reasonable expectation of privacy,” or suffered “realistic” economic harm or loss. Facebook ... Read More »

Pune University, colleges tweak syllabi for GST; spurt in crash courses’ demand

After Prime Minister Narendra Modilaunched the new syllabus for Chartered Accountancy on July 1, the Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) and even independent colleges in the city are working on revising the syllabus for BCom, MCom and all taxation and accounting related courses in the next few weeks. Even as the clarity on the provisions of the Goods and Services Tax ... Read More »

Nokia 6 becomes first to get July security update

A new update has started hitting the Nokia 6 smartphone. Weighing in at around 150MB and currently hitting units in Taiwan and Hong Kong, the new firmware comes with the Android security fixes for July. This makes the mid-range Nokia 6 the fist phone to get the latest update. According to the screenshot below, the update brings no new features and the ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone AR India Launch Set for July 13

HIGHLIGHTS The smartphone packs 8GB of RAM Asus ZenFone AR was unveiled at CES 2017 this year The smartphone supports Google’s Tango AR platform Asus launched its ZenFone AR smartphone with 8GB of RAM and support for Google’s Tango augmented reality platform at CES 2017 earlier this year and it seems like the company is now ready to bring the handset finally to India. After ... Read More »

Nubia N2 With 5000mAh Battery Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Nubia N2 price in India is Rs. 15,999 It will go on sale via Amazon India at 12pm IST It sports a 16-megapixel front camera ZTE brand Nubia on Wednesday launched the Nubia N2 selfie-focused smartphone in India. The Nubia N2 sports a 16-megapixel, its highlight feature, apart from a massive 5000mAh battery that’s said to deliver up to 60 hours ... Read More »

Reliance Jio to Unveil Rs. 500 4G VoLTE Feature Phone on July 21: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Jio 4G feature phone said to cost Rs. 500 It is expected to be unveiled at RIL AGM on July 21 The feature phone may hit the market on August 15 The long-rumoured Reliance Jio 4G VoLTE feature phone may be unveiled at a price of Rs. 500 on July 21, the day Reliance Industries Limited is holding its 2017 ... Read More »

Overwatch to Get New Hero Doomfist Soon: Report

Overwatch may get Doomfist – a long awaited new hero very soon. The latest tease for this addition to the hero shooter’s large roster of characters comes via Blizzard’s official Overwatch website which has a post that says the following: “However, after recent events in Numbani, it can now be confirmed that what occurred was an attack by the Talon organization with the express ... Read More »

Didn’t clear NEET or AIIMS exams? There are other options as well

Both NEET and AIIMS MBBS entrance examinations are regarded highly competitive in the country due to lower selection rate for admission to medical courses. If the competition is so tough and the seats are also limited, then why does a student take the risk to invest two years in preparing relentlessly for the exam? Common questions which trouble aspirants this ... Read More »