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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 …

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

LG V30 Launch to Be Held Ahead of IFA 2017: Report

Last month, leaked LG V30 mockups suggested that the smartphone could possibly feature a secondary slide-out display and now the handset has been tipped to launch in September this year. The LG V30 will reportedly be unveiled right ahead of IFA 2017 event, which will kick off in Berlin on …

Education

NEET 2017: Only two rounds of counselling for all-India quota seats in medical colleges

The Union ministry of health and family welfare has limited the round of counselling for admission to medical colleges under the all-India quota. According to the directions issued to deemed universities and state governments, two rounds of counselling would be conducted instead of three. Common counselling to all-India quota and …

Education

NEET 2017: Stage set for CBSE to declare results, know how to check

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is all set to declare the results of the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), which was taken by 12 lakh students aspiring to join medical and dental colleges across the country. The process of declaring the result was set in motion after the Supreme …

Education

Forbes’ 13 Best Books for Summer 2017

1. Black Edge by Sheelah Kolhatkar Ambition: Investing by any means possible. Bottom Line: Stevie Cohen became a billionaire and earned a reputation as one of Wall Street’s greatest geniuses before his SAC Capital collapsed in disgrace and infamy. 2. Carpe Diem by Roman Krznaric Ambition: Tune out the noise. Bottom Line: With more than ever distracting …

Education

SSC CGL 2017 STATISTICS: MORE THAN 30 LAKH HAVE APPLIED, APPLICATIONS CLOSED

  Government job aspirants have given a huge response to recently notified SSC CGL 2017. A staggering 30,26,598 have submitted online application form. Staff Selection Commission closed CGL application form today, on 19 June 2017 at 5 PM. From 16 May to 19 June, applications came flowing in at ssconline. …

News

2017 Volkswagen Tiguan SUV Review

The Volkswagen Tiguan is like Jackie Chan. At first glance, it’s not intimidating; so not aggressive. Rather, it has a smile on its face and walks about, doing its things. It doesn’t even have a brawny look; so though there is a bit of muscle, it’s doesn’t really show. But, …

Education

Maharashtra MHT CET 2017 provisional merit list for BE/BTech admissions released, check it here

DTE Maharashtra has issued the provisional merit list for admissions to first year of under graduate technical courses in engineering and technology for the academic year 2017-18.(A P Dube/HT file) The Directorate of Technical Education (DTE) Maharashtra has issued the provisional merit list for admissions to first year of under …

Health

Nintendo at E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey, Rocket League, and The Legend of Zelda DLC

Nintendo’s E3 2017 event was the shortest of the lot, in part because it was a pre-recorded stream. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t enough to be excited about, including a popular third-party title, updates for Nintendo games on the way, and announcements for new games in development. If you don’t …