Author Archives: Loknath Das

Vivo V7+ With 24-Megapixel Front Camera Launched at Rs. 21,990; Goes on Sale on September 15

HIGHLIGHTS Vivo V7+ price in India is Rs. 21,990 Vivo V7+ pre-bookings start on September 7 Vivo V7+ will go on sale from September 15 Vivo V7+ smartphone featuring a 24-megapixel selfie camera and soft ‘Moonlight Glow’ front flash has been launched in India at price tag of Rs. 21,990. The selfie camera has f/2.0 aperture, while the screen size ... Read More »

Education by the Numbers

There are as many American public school educations as there are students. One shared factor that affects a vast number of them, however, is race. Its impact drives the four narrative features in this week’s Education Issue. But numbers can tell their own stories too. The statistics here suggest how much has changed — and not changed — in the ... Read More »

Lenovo eyes ‘dynamic’ Indian market for its gaming portfolio

Lenovo has already launched Legion Y520 and Y720 gaming laptops. (Lenovo) Lenovo is looking at the Indian market to push its PC gaming brand Legion. The company says it is banking on the country’s “dynamic” market and a sizeable population, which is interested in high-end gaming devices. “India’s population is so big you do not need many people to get ... Read More »

This free Windows 10 update offer has been extended by Microsoft until next year

A Windows 10 free update offer has been extended by Microsoft Windows 10 is set to ramp up its user base numbers after a free update period was extended by Microsoft until March 2018. Microsoft have run a number of schemes to incentivise users of their flagship OS series to make the jump and upgrade to Windows 10. Those using Windows ... Read More »

Digital health is dead, says this health-tech investor

Mario Tama | Getty Images News | Getty Images Rob Coppedge is CEO of Echo Health Ventures in Seattle and has been investing and working in health care for 20 years. Let me be clear: I believe strongly in the need for substantive, consumer-centric transformation of the health care system and have been a long-term proponent of the power of ... Read More »

A Stock to Ride Two Hot Tech Trends

Take two of the hottest themes in the market, electric vehicles and new iPhones, and both lead you to a Korean tech company: Samsung SDI . The $11 billion company, 20% owned by Samsung Electronics , makes most of its revenue from batteries, yet the biggest profit driver in the next few years will come from something else, smartphone screens. ... Read More »

49ers tackle STEAM education

Kids work together to build a model of a stadium as they participate in the 49ers STEAM Education Program at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. From left are: Viridiana Falcon, 10, Melina Estevez, 10, Lea Serrano, 9, Josselyn Jimenez, 10, and Jesus Ramirez, 7. STEAM is an educational approach to learning that involves Science, Technology, ... Read More »

Technology in the classroom can improve primary mathematics

There’s much more to mathematics than computation, and that’s where more contemporary technologies can improve primary mathematics. Many parents are beginning to demand less technology use in the primary classroom due to the amount of screen time children have at home. This raises questions about whether technology in the classroom helps or hinders learning, and whether it should be used ... Read More »

9 Bizarre Social Media Apps That You Never Even Thought Actually Exist

The social media world is a fascinating one and with a multitude of online tools, there’s simply no room for boredom. From dating to that of gaming, social media apps play a massive role in our daily activities and are more often than not  tailored to one’s tastes. Apart from apps that help you book cabs and swipe right on Tinder, ... Read More »

Programme for government: Education remains number one priority

A new education bill was announced as part of this year’s programme for government The Scottish government wants to be judged on its record on education so it was fitting that it was the first big theme to be addressed by Nicola Sturgeon when she delivered her programme for government. Improving early learning, raising attainment in schools and helping more youngsters ... Read More »