• COMPUTERS
    This Rs. 2,000 ‘Desktop PC’ Could Be the Computer You Need

    A new Indiegogo project out of Shenzen, China, promises to make low-cost computing accessible to all. Running the Android-based Remix 2.0 OS, the Unuiga S905 claims to be the cheapest 64-bit Android desktop PC in the world. The device is cheaper than any Android handset on the market, but of course, the maker can save […]

  • NEWS
    Casio Smart Outdoor Watch to Be Available From March 25

    Casio launched its first Android Wear smartwatch named the Casio Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 at CES and promised it to release in March. The Japanese company is indeed keeping its promise and is making the Casio Smart Outdoor Watch available to buy starting March 25. Casio has confirmed that the Smart Outdoor Watch WSD-F10 will […]

  • NEWS
    Soon You May Be Able to Share Your Xbox One Games Like Steam Games

    Although the Xbox One was designed as an always online console, much of these features had to be scrapped following an overwhelming surge of consumer backlash. It’s something that Microsoft hasnever quite recovered from. Nonetheless, it scrapped some of its intended functionality such as the need to be always online even when in single-player and […]

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    Online Harassment Must Be Met Head-On: SXSW Panel

    Online harassment and sexism is demeaning women and can no longer be brushed aside as an ugly side of social media and the gaming industry if they are to thrive, panellists on Saturday said at the South By Southwest (SXSW) tech meeting in Austin. The gaming summit at one of the premier events on the […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Nasscom proposes start-ups be exempt from direct, indirect taxes

    Nasscom also sought steps to increase investments in start-ups. New Delhi: Software lobby Nasscom on Wednesday proposed that all start-ups be exempted from direct and indirect taxes to reduce compliance burden and cash outflows. In its pre-budget recommendations submitted to the finance ministry, Nasscom also demanded removal of so-called angel tax levied on capital receipts. […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Start-up studies: Learning to be an entrepreneur

    IIM-B is ready to make entrepreneurship education part of its flagship PG programme from the coming academic year. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Two years into her job in a leading information technology (IT) company, Varsha Ramachandran, 27, got bored and decided to quit for a creative career—a start-up that would help organizations and companies “redefine green […]

  • NEWS
    Huawei P9 Expected to Be Launched at Company’s April 6 Event

    Huawei has finally confirmed that it will be hosting an event in London on April 6 this year. The company is rumoured to launch the much talked about Huawei P9 smartphone with a dual-camera setup. The event invitation states “#OO Change The Way You See The World,” further cementing the dual camera setup rumour. The […]

  • NEWS
    Apple’s New San Francisco Office Could Be a Tool in Tech Talent Wars

    From Apple’s earliest days, executives insisted that employees work from its headquarters in sleepy suburban Cupertino. The thinking, championed by Steve Jobs, was that a centralized campus would put the CEO “within walking distance of everyone,” said Steve Wozniak, who founded the company with Jobs. That stance may finally be softening as Apple prepares to […]