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    Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen PC Review

    Nearly four years after Dragons Dogma: Dark Arisen released on the PS3 and the Xbox 360, Capcom, the company behind hits like Resident Evil and Street Fighter, has finally released the game for the PC. Has it been worth the wait? Although four years have passed, not much has changed since then, except for technical […]

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    SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD and Samsung Portable SSD T1 Review

    Solid-state storage, once restricted to the most expensive desktops and laptops, has now become affordable enough to be considered mainstream. With improvements in density and manufacturing capabilities, more data can be stored on each individual chip, bringing the cost per GB down and allowing solid-state drives to get physically smaller without compromising on capacity. SSDs […]

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    Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review

    The first thing that you’ll note when you see Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4 is that it is, beyond a doubt, cool to look at. Microsoft launched the tablet-hybrid in India in January, just a few months after the launch in the US. Microsoft loaned us a Surface Pro 4 (Core i5/ 4GB RAM/ 128GB SSD) […]

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    Asus GL552JX Laptop Review

    The new GL552JX from Asus’s Republic of Gamers (ROG) stable was launched in India towards the tail-end of last year, aimed at gamers who wanted something a bit more potent than the R510J (Review) while still staying under the Rs. 1 lakh mark. This latest model of the GL552JX is priced at Rs. 80,990 and […]

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    22 computers stolen from Link Hall computer lab

    Courtesy of Stephen Sartori Security will be updated in Link Hall following the theft of 22 computers from a lab. Twenty-two computers, LCD monitors, mice and keyboards were stolen from a Link Hall computer lab on Friday, according to an email sent Monday by Can Isik — senior associate dean of the College of Engineering […]

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    Google Cloud Vision Helps Computers To ‘See’ Pictures

    It’s a lady and she is joyful about being open for business in Spanish – Google knows that much just from the picture. Image: Google The Google GOOGL -1.66% Cloud Vision venture is developing. The project is designed to help computers ‘see’ images and understand what they depict and represent. Heavily aligned towards the needs of […]

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    YouTube Ban Lifted in Pakistan After Google Launches Local Version

    Pakistan Monday lifted a years-long ban on video-sharing site YouTube after Google launched a country-specific version ensuring the filtering out of content deemed blasphemous. The Supreme Court in 2012 had ordered a ban on the site after the “Innocence of Muslims” was uploaded. The American-made film depicted the Prophet Mohammed as a thuggish deviant and […]

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    HP Sprout Pro With Projector, Touch-Capable Second-Monitor Launched

    HP has announced a new model of its Sprout computer. Called the Sprout Pro, the new variant offers a specifications upgrade over the original Sprout, coupled with a range of suites. It starts at a price point of $2,199 (roughly Rs. 150,000) and will begin shipping in select regions starting next month. HP surprised everyone […]

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    Google Chrome to Soon Get Faster and Less Resource Intensive With Brotli

    If you think Google Chrome doesn’t load webpages fast enough for you, that could change soon. Google’s flagship Web browser will soon implement Brotli, a new algorithm that offers better compression, leading to lighter webpages and faster loading. You can test the feature on a Chrome beta build available via the Canary channel. Ilya Grigorik, […]

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    India Funding Roundup: Silvan, SnapBizz, ShabdaNagari, LocalCircles, Little, Housing, Fisdom, Just Buy Live, Easypolicy

    The week following the Startup India event has seen the largest investments going to startups specialised in online insurance, B2B distribution, and e-commerce enablement solutions. Silvan Silvan Innovation Labs, a Bengaluru-based company providing home security and automation products, has reportedly raised Rs 3.5 crores from Chennai Angels. The company will focus on offering its services […]