Author Archives: Loknath

-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10

Home > T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 T-Mobile monthly fee increase happening on June 10 May 19, 2017 Alex Wagner 141 Comments Heads up, folks, because T-Mobile has announced a fee change that’s going to affect some T-Mo customers. Starting June 10, 2017, the Regulatory Programs & Telco Recovery Fee for select T-Mobile accounts will increase. The ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

Beautiful design with excellent attention to detail The fact of the matter is – the Triumph Bonneville Bobber looks good, very good. In fact, it looks even better in “flesh and blood” or “metal and oil”, if you will, than in pictures. But how different can a bike get on an engine which is shared with an existing model? And ... Read More »

What do brands buy on news channels?

Of total television viewership, the share of news in India was 7%, according to data for week 19 from television monitoring agency Barc India. Photo: Priyanka Parasher/Mint Is it sensationalism or credibility that brands look for when they buy ad spots on news channels? Or do they just blindly follow ratings? The head of a prominent entertainment channel who has ... Read More »

Gogoro 2 makes the electric scooter lifestyle more comfortable

About two years after we first rode the Gogoro Smartscooter, the company is back with a sequel. The Gogoro 2 and Gogoro 2 Plus lightly rework the original, with a second gen motor and powertrain that deliver the same amount of power (6.4kW), but promise smoother torque and more control. The choice of a Sport mode and Smart mode let ... Read More »

Old mobile phones bought and sold mostly by millennials, finds OLX study

New Delhi: Nearly 75 percent of pre-owned mobile phone buyers and 55 percent of pre-owned mobile phone sellers on leading consumer-to-consumer marketplace OLX are millennials in the age group of 19-29 years, a new study said on Wednesday. Representational image. Reuters According to the study by OLX, the desire to upgrade is the primary reason for selling mobile phones for ... Read More »

Magic mushrooms are the safest recreational drug, finds study

  Mushrooms are the safest of all the drugs people take recreationally, according to this year’s Global Drug Survey . Of the more than 12,000 people who reported taking psilocybin hallucinogenic mushrooms in 2016, just 0.2% of them said they needed emergency medical treatment – a rate at least five times lower than that for MDMA, LSD and cocaine. “Magic ... Read More »

Man found not guilty of Christmas Eve manslaughter

Neville Harris, 48, was on trial in the High Court in Hamilton over the death of 29-year old Tama Retimana on Christmas Eve last year. Mr Harris’ lawyer argued his client was defending a woman who he believed was being sexually violated by Mr Retimana. Mr Harris said he was disgusted by Mr Retimana’s behaviour because it was inappropriate, and ... Read More »

Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon first ride review

The new Mach 5.5 Carbon is Pivot’s solution for riders fed up with fads and finely diced market segments. It’s not cheap, but it’s nearly everything one could want in a trail bike. ADVERTISEMENT Pivot Mach 5.5 Carbon Highlights Designed around 27.5in wheels 140mm rear, 160mm front travel Equipped with 27.5×2.6in Maxxis Wide Trail tires Claimed frame weight of 5.2lb ... Read More »

OnePlus 5 Colour Variants Teased, Might Offer Interesting Choices

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus has referred to one of the colours as “Unicorn” OnePlus 5 is expected to come in Black and Red colours as well The smartphone will be launched in Summer If there is any smartphone that has the rumour mills set in overdrive right now, it is the upcoming OnePlus 5. While there are speculations regarding most of the ... Read More »