Education

JEE rank not good? Relax, here’s how you can still get into a great institute

There is a reason the JEE is considered one of the toughest examinations in India, if not the world. The difficulty level of the papers in the exam is not the only reason though. The sheer competitiveness of the exam, owing to a massive number of applicants, is also a …

TECH UPDATES

iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted some CPU and GPU test results that pitted the 2017 MacBook Pro models against the new iPad Pro 12.9 inch and …

TECH UPDATES

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 was launched in India on Tuesday at an event in Bengaluru. The productivity-focused tablet was first unveiled at MWC 2017 in Wi-Fi and LTE variants. It will be made available in India via offline retail stores and the Samsung India site from Tuesday itself. The highlight …

TECH UPDATES

Facebook’s Oculus Fights Sales Ban for Virtual-Reality Headset

Facebook wants a federal judge to let it continue sales of its virtual-reality headsets even though a jury said the social-media giant’s Oculus unit stole another company’s computer code. ZeniMax Media’s request for a court order blocking sales of unspecified models of the Oculus Rift, which is priced at $600 …

Education

DU Admissions: On the lookout for best college? Here’s the deserving ones and why

As the admission season sets in, every Delhi University (DU) aspirant dreams of making it to the best college in the varsity — be it the faculty, the infrastructure or the societies. Each college has something that the students can boast about. But which one really is the best? We …

Education

Campus Calling: Get your campus lingo on point before you join Delhi University

Imagine it is your first day in college. And as you walk into the campus, you feel out of place because of a conversation that flows like…‘DU se khaas expect nahi kiya tha, but it is Lit AF bro! Logon ki bhi OK report hai’ etc, and you have everything …

Education

Not so good: London School of Economics among low-ranked UK varsities

A new official system that ranks UK universities according to their teaching quality has given the thumbs down to some of the most known centres of higher education – including those better known in India such as the London School of Economics (LSE). The first Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) instituted by …

Social Media

Facebook Gives Users in India More Control Over Their Profile Pictures

Facebook has announced that it is piloting new tools that will give people in India more control over who can download and share their profile pictures. “In India, we’ve heard that people want more control over their profile pictures, and we’ve been working over the past year to understand how …

Gaming

Steam Summer Sale 2017 Dates Confirmed

The Steam Summer Sale 2017 begins on June 22. This has been confirmed by PayPal. The company revealed the Steam Summer Sale 2017 start date in a tweet. “It’s official. The #SteamSummerSale starts 22/06 at 6pm BST and PayPal customers get an extra £5 off *terms apply,” PayPal tweeted. While …

MOBILE

iPhone 8 Bezel-Less Display Tipped by Leaked Dummy Unit, Cases, and Screen Protector

iPhone 8 rumours refuse to die down even though the device is still months away. The smartphone is expected to have gone into mass production, and therefore leaks have started to come out in full force. Today’s bout of leaks bring a dummy unit which is then compared to the …