Category: Technology

USAC to hold day-long workshop in Doon

The Uttarakhand geospatial services portal will be launched on Tuesday by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. This and other developments like release of the Kailash sacred landscape atlas are slated to take place in a day long workshop to be organised by the Uttarakhand Space Application Centre (USAC). Addressing the media here on Sunday, the USAC director MPS Bisht...

HP Ink Tank 419: Forget ink woes and print at 10 paise per page

In a society that is increasingly becoming paperless, a home printer is still top on a parent’s mind — both for homework as well as the experiential learning needs of their children. Beyond facilitating homework prints, a consumer-grade printer today has to be a cost-efficient device that is wireless, can be connected from a smartphone and helps in running...

Nokia 106 launched in India for Rs 1,299

Finnish company HMD Global, which sells Nokia-branded smartphones, on Thursday refreshed its feature phone segment with Nokia 106 for Rs 1,299 in India. The device would be available in dark grey colour across mobile retailers and on Nokia.com/phones. The Nokia 106 has a battery that comes with up to 15.7 hours talk time and up to 21 days of...

The best of 2018 and looking forward to 2019

The third-generation Suzuki Swift is rightfully sweeping all the awards but which were the cars that surprised me this year? By Kushan Mitra The Maruti-Suzuki Swift won most of the ‘Car of the Year’ awards, even the ones that I take seriously, and it thoroughly deserved to, despite strong competition from the Hyundai Santro, which is a more than...

Suzuki Motorcycle launches 2019 edition of Hayabusa priced at Rs 13.74 lakh

Suzuki Motorcycle India Pvt Ltd (SMIPL) Thursday launched the 2019 edition of its sportsbike Hayabusa priced at Rs 13.74 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The 2019 edition of Suzuki Hayabusa, powered by a 1,340 cc engine, will feature an added pair of side reflectors for Indian conditions, the company said in a statement. The new bike will have updated graphics and...

Kicking it up a notch

The Hyundai Creta is in a segment of its own. But can the newly launched Nissan Kicks give it a run for its money? We drive it and find out Nissan finds itself in the news for all the wrong reasons. It has been alleged by the company that their erstwhile Chief Executive and current Chairman Carlos Ghosn under-declared...

GSAT boosts IAF prowess

It will interlink airbases, augment drone operation by the satellite control The Indian Air Force (IAF) on Wednesday got a major boost for its communication systems with the successful launch of the GSAT-7A satellite by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from Sriharikota. The satellite will greatly enhance the network-centric warfare capacity of the IAF and all its assets,...

A form of perfection

The seventh generation BMW 3-series is better in every respect to the outgoing model. But can a car possibly be ‘too good’? It is a matter of pride at BMW headquarters that they were the company that invented the ‘sports sedan’ (or ‘saloon’ depending on where you live). The mid-sized four-door car that has been around since the mid-seventies...

ASUS launches 2 mid-range smartphones in India

Taiwanese handset maker ASUS on Tuesday introduced the Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 and the Asus Zenfone Max M2 in India at a starting price of Rs 12,999 and Rs 9,999, respectively. ASUS emerged among the top 5 online smartphone brands in India this year. “We are delighted to bring ZenFone Max Pro M2 that will offer Indian consumers...

Apple first Beddit sleep tracker for $150

Apple has released its new Beddit 3.5 sleep monitor for $150, the first since the tech giant bought the company in 2017. The new sleep monitor, with extremely thin, flat, and soft 2 mm thin sensor strip, can automatically track sleep, Apple wrote on its website. It works with the Beddit app on both iPhone and Apple Watch (requires...