In 2018, PC market could return to growth after several years – CMR

Indian PC market continued to be in throes of a prolonged recession in the first three months of 2018, according to data from CMR, but could report its first yearly growth rate in 2018. CMR said there was a decline of 9.2% in the number of computers sold to consumers in India in Jan-Mar period … Read moreIn 2018, PC market could return to growth after several years – CMR

Intel Under Threat? Qualcomm enters the PC business with Asus, HP & Lenovo

It’s been anticipated for years, but today at Computex, Qualcomm announced the launch of what can be called a world war in the semiconductor business. The smartphone chipmaker said three PC manufacturers — Lenovo, HP and Asus — will start making computers with its chips inside them. The move should be particularly bitter for Intel, … Read moreIntel Under Threat? Qualcomm enters the PC business with Asus, HP & Lenovo

New Cortex A73 chip easily beats Snapdragon 821 inside Google Pixel

The Snapdragon 821, based on Cortex A72 design from ARM, is supposed to be the best in the business, but it’s reign is likely to be cut short — very short — by the release of Huawei Mate 9. The Mate 9 comes equipped with a radically difference core technology known as Cortex A73. Though … Read moreNew Cortex A73 chip easily beats Snapdragon 821 inside Google Pixel

Zebronics launches Chromecast-like device at Rs 1699 to cast phone screen to TV

Zebronics, a Chennai based electronics manufacturer, launched ZEB Cast 100 — similar to Google’s Chromecast device which helps in casting the screen of your phone or device onto a TV or monitor. The device has been priced at just Rs 1,699, compared with Rs 3,399 for Google Chromecast. “ZEB CAST 100 is compact easily fits … Read moreZebronics launches Chromecast-like device at Rs 1699 to cast phone screen to TV

Wipro to sell its cloud service via Oracle platform

Wipro Limited, an India-based information technology, consulting and business process services company, said it had joined Oracle’s Cloud Managed Service Provider (MSP) Program. Wipro’s Boundary Less Data Center offering has been integrated with Oracle’s twin cloud offerings — Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service. ‘Cloud’ refers to the practice of leveraging the … Read moreWipro to sell its cloud service via Oracle platform

IIT Guwahati home to India’s latest super computer PARAM-ISHAN

IIT Guwahati unveiled one of India´s fastest and most powerful computer, PARAM-ISHAN. PARAM-ISHAN has power of 250 Teraflops and three hundred tera bites capacity. ¨This will not only augment the research initiatives in the Institute, but also help in creating an ecosystem for attracting right talents to the field of research,¨ said Gautam Biswas, Director, … Read moreIIT Guwahati home to India’s latest super computer PARAM-ISHAN

Aurion completes acquisition of Spikes Security; forms Cyberinc for enterprise security

Aurionpro Solutions, a technology solutions provider, said it completed the acquisition and merger of Spikes Security Inc., a software and hardware solutions company based in California, with its enterprise security division. The silicon Valley based subsidiary for enterprise security will operate under the new brand name of ‘Cyberinc – An Aurion Pro Company’ and will … Read moreAurion completes acquisition of Spikes Security; forms Cyberinc for enterprise security

AGC Networks to offer self-learning technology from UK’s Darktrace

Darktrace, a British cyber security company, said it partnered with AGC Networks, an India-based technology solutions provider to expand the market for the company´s self-learning technology. “This partnership allows more and more organizations to benefit from Enterprise Immune System technology across Asia, helping defend against today’s advanced cyber-threats,” said Sanjay Aurora, Darktrace Managing Director, Asia-Pacific. … Read moreAGC Networks to offer self-learning technology from UK’s Darktrace

Intex Launches New 2.1 Channel Speaker @ Rs 4000

Intex Technologies launched its new 2.1 channel speaker IT-Turbo SUF BT at a price of Rs 4000 thereby expanding its 2.1 speaker series to 25 models. There are 10 models in 5.1 series and 15 models in the 4.1 series taking the total speaker portfolio to more than 70 models, said the company. The new … Read moreIntex Launches New 2.1 Channel Speaker @ Rs 4000

Biostar launches its first SSD drive for gamers starting @ Rs 3,250

Biostar, one of the leading manufacturers for Motherboards and Graphic cards, announced the launch of its first Sold State Drive (SSD) category with G300 series for power users and gamers looking for high performance storage starting at Rs 3,250. SSD is similar to a hard disk and does functionally everything a hard drive does but data is … Read moreBiostar launches its first SSD drive for gamers starting @ Rs 3,250

Government launches online library for blind people with TCS

The government, in association with NGOs, set up an online library called Sugamaya Pustakalaya for visually impaired people. This online platform offers e- books across diverse subjects and languages and multiple accessible formats and is powered by TCS access. With the help of SugamAya Pustakalaya — set up with the help of Daisy Forum of … Read moreGovernment launches online library for blind people with TCS

Upcoming Intel Apollo Lake could disappoint going by Broxton Goldmont benchmarks

Intel’s upcoming Apollo Lake low-end tablet and PC processor could trail ARM-based chips by a big margin if a benchmarking result from a product using similar technology is any indication. Goldmont, the core inside Apollo Lake is to be the first major update to Intel’s Silvermont architecture and was supposed to take on ARM chips. When first … Read moreUpcoming Intel Apollo Lake could disappoint going by Broxton Goldmont benchmarks

Google Project Ara to soon release modular smartphone, not tablet; could surprise on price

Google could release one of world’s first truly modular mobile device — one with user-replaceable parts — as early as next month and it won’t be a tablet, but a smartphone, according to person close to the company’s Project Ara unit. “People are saying it’s a tablet because a benchmarking site said the screen size was … Read moreGoogle Project Ara to soon release modular smartphone, not tablet; could surprise on price

Reliance LYF brings 4K UHD TV models ahead of Jio launch, price Rs 55k

Reliance Retail, sister company of upcoming telecom operator Jio, is bringing out two 4K UHD smart TVs in India, sized 50 inch and 65 inch. The 50-inch model will be priced Rs 55,900, while the 65-inch model will be a premium one with a tag of Rs 1.55 lakh. Both prices are before discounts, and … Read moreReliance LYF brings 4K UHD TV models ahead of Jio launch, price Rs 55k

US kids earning lakhs per month using social media – Survey

A new survey conducted by one of Canada’s biggest colleges has found that many kids and teens are making serious money by posting promotional photos and videos on their well-connected social media accounts. The research, conducted by Centennial College of Toronto, found that some minors earn as much as $10,000 to $20,000 (Rs 6.5 lakh … Read moreUS kids earning lakhs per month using social media – Survey

Lenovo launches India’s first retina-display laptop, Yoga 900 priced Rs 1.22 lakh

One of the longstanding gripes of ‘serious’ users of gadgets the world over has been how the high definition display revolution bypassed laptops and arrived straight on smartphones, not the screen that people spend most of their working hours staring at. So, while most phones priced Rs 25,000 and above now come with QHD displays, … Read moreLenovo launches India’s first retina-display laptop, Yoga 900 priced Rs 1.22 lakh

LIst of Cheapest 4K Monitors and UHD TVs in India

So you’re upgrading your TV and want to make sure that you futureproof it by buying the best available within your budget. Perhaps you’re buying a new monitor for your PC and want to ensure that it’s got at least as much resolution as your latest phone? Welcome to the world of ultra-high-definition TVs and monitors. DO … Read moreLIst of Cheapest 4K Monitors and UHD TVs in India

Yu says use of Google-like services declining on mobile, introduces Around Yu

Yu Televentures has entered the local and classified search business in a big way, baking its app Around Yu into all its new phones, starting with Yutopia. The company is hoping that its ability to implant the app in all its phones will give it an edge over competitors like Foodpanda, Taxiforsure etc. It also … Read moreYu says use of Google-like services declining on mobile, introduces Around Yu

Install Android Lolipop on your PC with Android-x86 release candidate

For those who have too much time on their hands, or are plain curious or have more practical requirements for installing Android on their PC, the x86 project has come up with the ‘release candidate’ of Lolipop version of the mobile operating system. Release candidate is the final version of the software under development, with … Read moreInstall Android Lolipop on your PC with Android-x86 release candidate

Intel Skylake brings 4k to basic desktops, boosts battery life in cheap laptops, convertibles

Intel has unveiled 40 of its new chips belonging to the Skylake or 6th Generation family. While there many advancements all over, for the price-sensitive customers, the launch gives special reasons to celebrate. FOR DESKTOPS First, the Skylake processors bring 4K UHD display support at a silicon price of just $64 (Rs 4,200). This was … Read moreIntel Skylake brings 4k to basic desktops, boosts battery life in cheap laptops, convertibles