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Life of a Student in a Boarding school

You can have conflicting views about going to boarding school. You could be looking forward to meeting new people, getting out of the home, and spending time apart from your family. You could also be apprehensive about taking on that many responsibilities for yourself while being so far away from the home, relatives, and friends. You might be thinking about what ... Read More »

How the Internet Has Changed Everyday Life

WHAT HAPPENED? The Internet has turned our existence upside down. It has revolutionized communications, to the extent that it is now our preferred medium of everyday communication. In almost everything we do, we use the Internet. Ordering a pizza, buying a television, sharing a moment with a friend, sending a picture over instant messaging. Before the Internet, if you wanted ... Read More »

You’ll spend a DECADE of your life on gadgets and share nearly 100,000 posts, study suggests

THE AVERAGE Brit will spend the equivalent of a decade of their lives using smartphones, tablets and laptops – and share a staggering 92,053 social media posts, it has emerged. Researchers who carried out a detailed study discovered the true extent to which every element of our lives is conducted while holding, or staring at a high-tech device. 2 Social ... Read More »

Gift guide — what to get that techie in your life who has everything

  Finding the right gift can be a challenge, especially for that person in your life who seems to have everything already. Here’s a round up of six high-tech gadgets that will surely surprise and impress the tech-lover in your life this holiday season. [“source=cnbc”] Read More »

Your thoughts are hurting your money life

It is important to take the first step and know where you stand financially. The sooner you start getting involved in it, the better it will be for your financial health. Photo: iStockphoto Who doesn’t like a healthy body? To get into shape you have to focus on your diet and exercise—basically eat less junk and move a bit more. ... Read More »

Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »

Nokia 2 With a ‘2-Day Battery Life’ Goes Up for Pre-Orders in US

Nokia 2, HMD Global’s most affordable smartphone, is finally being made available in more markets. After going up for pre-orders in Russia, the Nokia 2 is now up for pre-orders in the US. Priced at $99 (roughly Rs. 6,500), the Nokia 2 can be pre-ordered via Amazon where it is available as an unlocked unit. The Amazon listing confirms that the Nokia 2 will support ... Read More »

“I cannot imagine life without the internet”: Yep, that basically describes Indians

It is exhaustively slow or exceptionally expensive, but Indians love their internet. According to a recent survey, 82% of internet users in the country agreed with the statement “I cannot imagine life without internet.” The poll, by market and opinion research firm Ipsos, included 18,180 adults across 23 countries and was conducted between Sept. 12 and Oct. 11, 2016. The availability ... Read More »

Logitech Slim Folio Bluetooth iPad Case Launched With 4-Year Battery Life

Logitech has launched a new Bluetooth keyboard accessory, called Logitech Slim Folio, meant for use with the latest generation 9.7-inch iPad that was launched earlier this year. Interestingly, the new accessory from the company has been claimed to have 4 years of battery life, before its batteries are required to be replaced. The company has priced the Logitech Slim Folio ... Read More »

Bored? No way. Ditching technology makes life complicated and beautiful

‘Gathering and chopping wood is more of a practical meditation than a chore.’ Illustration: Kirsty Alston Saturday 25 March 2017 05.00 EDTLast modified on Saturday 25 March 2017 05.02 EDT We are walking eyes half-open, half-asleep into a techno-dystopia even George Orwell couldn’t imagine. 1984 is starting to look primitive compared to what’s in store for us. Sex robots could soon make ... Read More »